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BIRTHS 5 September 1700-1800

 

  • François BOUCHARD was born 5 September 1751 in Petite-Riviére, Charlevoix, Québec[1]; son of Étienne and Marie-Geneviève (GAGNÉ) BOUCHARD; died 5 December 1784.
  • Nathaniel ANDREWS was born 5 September 1765 in Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; son of Jacob and Mary (HOLT) ANDREWS.
  • David SEARLE was born 5 September 1766 in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts[3]; son of David and Judith (SAYWARD) SEARLE; husband of Judith CRAGIN.
  • Susan LOWELL was born 5 September 1767 in Nottingham, Rockingham, New Hampshire[4]; daughter of Stephen and Lydia (MESSER) LOWELL.
  • Betsey MCKENNEY was born 5 September 1786 in Danville, Androscoggin, Maine[5]; daughter of Lieutenant William and Miriam (JORDAN) MCKENNEY; wife of Isaac MARTIN.
  • Nathaniel CHADWICK was born 5 September 1781 in Berwick, York, Maine[6]; son of William and Elizabeth (BUTLER) CHADWICK; husband of Charity ABBOT
  • Alpheus CHIPMAN was born 5 September 1793 in Vermont[7]; son of Lemuel and Assenath (FITCH) CHIPMAN.

 

[1] Father Cyprien Tanguay, Dictionnaire généalogique des famiies canadiennes depuis la foundation de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours (Québec, Canada: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871), 124, 370.

[2] “Descendants of Robert Andrews of Rowley Village (Boxford),” The Essex Antiquarian, 3 (1899), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 October 2015), Nathaniel Andrews; #124-III; vol. 3, page 117.

[3] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 16, David Searle; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 29 September 2015.

[4] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 57, Susan Lowell; #153.V; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 22 October 2015.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 9 August 2018), Betsy McKenney; FHL microfilm 10822.

[6] George H. Butler M.D., Thomas Butler and His Descendants: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas and Elizabeth Butler of Butler’s Hill, South Berwick, ME. 1674-1886 (New York: Trow’s Printing and Bookbinding Company, 1886), 124; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 9 June 2015; Nathaniel Chadwick #1201.  Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, compiled, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892), 72; image online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 18 March 2014.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014), Nathaniel Chadwick; 5 Sep 1791; FHL microfilm 9763.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009763, 001002392, Nathaniel Chadwick, 5 September 1791; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 8 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 51 [Alpheus Chipman #382].

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BIRTHS 15 August 1700-1800

 

  • David RYTHER was born 15 August 1719 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts[1]; son of Daniel and Elizabeth (ADAMS) RYDER; husband of Martha SHATTUCK.
  • Marie-Geneviève GAGNÉ was born 15 August 1726 in Petite-Riviére, Charlevoix, Québec[2]; daughter of François-Xavier and Marie- Geneviève (FILION) GAGNÉ; wife of Étienne BOUCHARD; she is my seventh great grandmother.
  • Brigadier General John FROST was born 15 August 1738 in Kittery, York, Maine[3]; son of Colonel John and Sarah (GERRISH) FROST; husband of Mary NOWELL.
  • Joseph BRAGDON was born 15 August 1742 in York, York, Maine[4]; son of Daniel Wittum and Mary (BANKS) BRAGDON; husband of Sarah SAYWARD.
  • Joseph CATES was born 15 August 1752 in Cumberland County, Maine[5]; son of Joseph and Deborah (COBB) CATES; husband of Mary Abigail “Molly” SINCLAIR.
  • Samuel BRAGDON V was born 15 August 1761[6]; son of Samuel IV and Mariam (MILBERRY) BRAGDON.
  • David UNDERWOOD was born 15 August 1769 in Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts[7]; son of David and Bathsheba (ADAMS) UNDERWOOD; died 19 March 1842.
  • George Dennison DYER was born 15 August 1781 in Durham, Androscoggin, Maine[8]; son of David and Thomasine (DENNISON) DYER; interred in Royalsborough, Androscoggin, Maine.
  • Rosanna JORDAN was born 15 August 1793 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine[9]; daughter of Abijah Y. and Elizabeth (STANWOOD) JORDAN; wife of Benjamin RANDALL.
  • Frederick BANKS was born 15 August 1797 in Annapolis, Annapolis, Nova Scotia[10]; son of Joshua and Dorthea (CRAFT) BANKS; husband of Hannah W. GRAVES.

[1] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 20 June 2015), David Rider; FHL microfilm 164693, 872789.  Lucy Cutler Kellogg, Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts: 1736-1900. With Genealogies (Greenfield, Mass.: Press of E.A. Hall & Co., 1902), 470; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 June 2015; Lieut. David Ryther #2.  Bryant B. Brooks, Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks: Cowboy, Trapper, Lumberman, Stockman, Oilman, Banker and Governor of Wyoming (Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1939), 49; database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2015; Ryther, Lieutenant David.

[2] Father Cyprien Tanguay, Dictionnaire généalogique des famiies canadiennes depuis la foundation de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours (Québec, Canada: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871), 124.

[3] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection-Births,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 6 August 2018), John Frost; 15 August 1738.

[4] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 8 June 2017), Joseph Bragdon; FHL microfilm 12836.

[5] William Samuel Spurr, A History of Otisfield, Cumberland County, Maine: from the origianal grant to the close of the year 1944, print (1944; reprint, Maine: 1944), 354, Joseph Cates and family; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 25 June 2017.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 June 2017), Joseph Cate; FHL microfilm 11728.  William S. Spurr, Vital Records of Otisfiel, Maine: to the year 1892; births, marriages and deaths, print (1946; reprint, Maine: Maine Historical Society, 1946), 30, Joseph Cate; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 25 June 2017.

[6] William F. Goodwin, Records of the Proprietors of Narraganset Township, No. 1: now the town of Buxton, York County, Maine, from August 1st, 1733 to January 4th, 1811 with a documentary introduction, print (Concord, N.H.: self, 1871), 378; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 12 June 2017; Children of Samuel Bragdon the 4th.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, collected data, “Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 29 March 2018), David Underwood; FHL microfilm 859332, 0599197 IT 3.  Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 29 March 2018), David Underwood; FHL microfilm 859332.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 16 January 2018), George Dennison Dyer; FHL microfilm 10821.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 17 August 2015), Rosanna Jordan; FHL microfilm 11033.

[10] Wm. E. Chute, A Genealogy and History of the Chute Family in America: with some account of the family in Great Britain and Ireland with an account of forty allied families gathered from the most authentic sources (Salem, Mass: self published, 1894), xv; images online, Internet Library, Archive.org (us.archive.org : online 10 October 2015; Frederick Banks; #13.vi.  W.A. Calnek, History of the County of Annapolis: including old Port Royal and Acadia, with memoirs of its representatives in the Provincial Parliament, and biographical and genealogical sketches of its early settlers and their families, first (Toronto: William Briggs, 1897), 473; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 October 2015; Jacob Banks; #3.x.

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BIRTHS 27 March 1700-1800

  • Mary/Mercy/Marcy WEAR born 27 March 1707 in New Hampshire[1]; daughter of Elias and Magdalena (HILTON) WEARE; wife of Alexander MCINTIRE.
  • Hannah DYER born 27 March 1755 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine[2]; daughter of Micah and Hannah (MARINER/MARRINER) DYER; wife of Captain Thomas MCLELLAN.
  • Bathelemi BOUCHARD born or baptized 27 March 1755 in Petite-Riviére, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada[3]; son of Étienne and Marie-Geneviève (GAGNÉ) BOUCHARD.
  • Jacob CHIPMAN born 27 March 1769 in Halifax, Plymouth, Massachusetts[4]; son of Jacob and Anna (WATERMAN) CHIPMAN; husband of Orpha LEECH.
  • John Morrill JORDAN born 27 March 1800 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[5]; son of Morrill and Anne (JORDAN) JORDAN; husband of Almira MAXWELL.

[1] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Statistics, “New Hampshire, Birth Index, 1659-1900,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 March 2018), Marcy Weare; 27 March 1708.

[2] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Hannah Dyer, 27 March 1755; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 9 November 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 18 January 2018), Hannah Dyer; 27 March 1755.

[3] Father Cyprien Tanguay, Dictionnaire généalogique des famiies canadiennes depuis la foundation de la colonie jusqu’à nos jours (Québec, Canada: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871), 124, 370.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 35, 72 [Jacob Chipman #226].

[5] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, John Morrell Jordan, 27 March 1800; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 December 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

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Surname GAGNÉ

Surname variants:  GAGNE, GAGNÉ, GAGNER, GONYEA, ENGAINE, INGAYN, GAIN, GAYN, GAINES, INGAIN, ENGHAM, ENGAINE, D’ENGAIN, E’ENGAYNE, ENGAME, ENGAM, GAYNE, GAYNES, ANGAIN, GAYNEY, DENGAINE, DENGAYNE, DANGAIN, D’ANGAIN

Name meaning: French occupational name for a farmer or peasant, from Old French ga(i)gnier “to cultivate or work (the land)”, Numerous variants and Americanized forms are found.[1]

Early origins:

The surname GAGNE was first found in Huntingdonshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor.  After the Battle of the Hastings in 1066, many became under-tenants and adopted the Norman system of surnames which identified an under-tenant with his holdings.

There are many variations on the spelling of the name.  Old and Middle English lacked defined spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English.  French and Latin also influenced the spellings, finally Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded.[2]

GAGNÉ in my family:

    1. Ignace GAGNÉ 12 March 1656-20 July 1702; husband to Louise TREMBLAY (9th great grandparents)
      1. François Xavier GAGNÉ 24 February 1698-March 1743 husband to Marie-Geneviève FILON (8th great grandparents)
        1. Marie-Louise GAGNÉ 1720-1796; wife to Paul SIMARD
        2. Marie-Joseph GAGNÉ 1722-1776; wife to Pierre SIMARD
        3. Marie-Anne GAGNÉ 1724-1766; wife to Joseph AMOIT-VILLENEUVE AND Augustin DELAVONE
        4. Marie-Geneviève GAGNÉ 1726-1798; wife to Étienne BOUCHARD (7th great grandparents)
        5. François GAGNÉ 1728-1749
        6. Marie-Michelle GAGNÉ 1729-1767; wife to Étienne TREMBLAY
        7. Jean-Baptist GAGNÉ 1732-1792; husband to Marguerite-Appoline SIMARD
        8. Joseph GAGNÉ 1733-1784
        9. Louis GAGNÉ; husband to Cecile-Victorie SAUTON
        10. Raphaël GAGNÉ 1738-1813; husband to Marie-Geneviève DUFOUR
        11. Ignace GAGNÉ 1740; husband to Victoire-Apolline LAFOREST
        12. Basile GAGNÉ 1743-1748

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