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BIRTHS 8 August 1700-1800

 

  • Andrew PIERCE was born 8 August 1714 in York, York, Maine[1]; son of William and Mary (BEALE) PIERCE; husband of Jane CARR.
  • Isabella BRAGDON was born 8 April 1731 in York, York, Maine[2]; daughter of Samuel and Tabitha (BANKS) BRAGDON; wife of Richard KING Esquire.
  • Luce LOWELL was born 8 August 1752 in Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire[3]; daughter of David and Abigail (PERKINS) LOWELL.
  • Nathan ABBOTT was born 8 August 1765 in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire[4]; son of Reuben and Rhoda (WHITMORE) ABBOTT; husband of Phebe ABBOTT; twin to Ezra ABBOTT below.
  • Ezra ABBOTT was born 8 August 1765 in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire[5]; son of Reuben and Rhoda (WHITMORE) ABBOTT; husband of Mary WALKER; twin to Nathan ABBOTT above.
  • Joshua F. GRINDLE was born 8 August 1778 in Sedgwick, Hancock, Maine[6]; son of Joshua and Anna (LOWELL) GRINDLE; husband of Ruth STANLEY.
  • Christiana JORDAN was born 8 August 1782 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine[7]; daughter of Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN; wife of Captain John WHITTAKER.
  • John Spofford CHIPMAN was born 8 August 1788[8]; son of Samuel and Hannah (SPOFFORD) CHIPMAN.
  • Jeffrey CHIPMAN was born 8 August 1789 in Vermont[9]; son of Nathaniel and Sarah (HILL) CHIPMAN.
  • Robert Davis WINGATE was born 8 August 1789 in Buxton, York, Maine[10]; son of Snell and Mehitable (DAVIS) WINGATE; died 23 April 1806.
  • Ralph Tristram JORDAN was born 8 August 1793 in Biddeford, York, Maine[11]; son of Captain Ralph Tristram and Mary (FURNALD) JORDAN; husband of Abigail LEIGHTON and Betty FERGUSON.
  • Francis HALL was born 8 August 1796 in Kennebec County, Maine[12]; son of Calvin and Tabitha (JELLISON) HALL; husband of Martha GETCHELL.
  • Nancy PENDELTON was born 8 August 1796 in Islesboro, Waldo, Maine[13]; daughter of Joseph and Wealthy (THOMAS) PENDELTON; wife of Ephraim GOULD.

[1] 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 31 March 2015), andrew Pearce; FHL microfilm 12836.  Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 31 March 2015), William Pearce his children born in York of Mary his wife; vol. 110, page 283.

[2] 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; Isabella Bragdon.

[3] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 41, Luce Lowell; #97.II; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 15 October 2015.

[4] New Hampshire New Hampshire Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, “New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900,” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 May 2017), Nathan Abbott; FHL microfilm 1000480.  New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics, “New Hampshire, Births and Christenings Index, 1714-1904,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 May 2017), Nathan Abbott; FHL microfilm 100480.  AmericanAncestors.org, “New Hampshire: Births, to 1901, Deaths and Marriages to 1937,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 22 May 2017), Nathan Abbott (twin); vol. Births A-1901, page 1058.

[5] “New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904,” database online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 May 2017), Ezra Abbott; FHL microfilm 1000480.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, “New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900,” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 7 May 2017), Ezra Abbott; FHL microfilm 1000480.

[6][6] 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 19 February 2015), Joshua Grindel; FHL microfilm 27756.

[7] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 38 [Christiana Jordan #327].

[8] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 54 [John Spofford Chipman #410].

[9] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 50 [Jeffrey Chipman #371].

[10] 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 3 December 2014), Robert Davis Wingate; FHL microfilm 10594.

[11] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 70, 183 [Ralph Tristram Jordan Jr. #830].

[12] History of Litchfield and an Account of it’s Centennial Celebration (Augusta: Kennebec Journal Print, 1897), 152; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 August 2013; Calvin Hall.  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 December 2017), Francis Hall; FHL microfilm 11329.  Unknown, Gatchell/Getchell Descendants, print (self, n.d.), 94; images online, Newhouse Getchell, Newhouse Getchell (www.newhousegetchell.net : online 10 December 2017; Martha Gatchell [#251].

[13] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 116 [Nancy Pendelton #1544].

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Births 7 December 1700-1800

  • Judith Williams born 7 December 1707[1]; daughter of Thomas and Mary (LOWELL) WILLIAMS.
  • Captain Samuel Jordan MORRILL born 7 December 1744 in Biddeford, York, Maine[2]; son of Reverend Moses John and Hannah (JORDAN) MORRILL; husband of Sarah ALLEN.
  • Lydia COBB born 7 December 1748 in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts[3]; daughter of Stephen and Abigail (CHIPMAN) COBB.
  • Paulina CHIPMAN born 7 December 1763[4]; daughter of Henry and Mary (CARR) CHIPMAN; wife of Michael MORRISON.
  • Harriet SCAMMON born 7 December 1791 in Saco, York, Maine[5]; daughter of Colonel Nathaniel and Sarah (JORDAN) SCAMMON.
  • Robert WARDWELL born 7 December 1796 in Penobscot, Hancock, Maine[6]; son of Colonel Jeremiah and Elizabeth (BANKS) WARDWELL; husband of Sylvia WARDWELL.

[1] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 20, Judith Williams #47. VII. 6; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 9 October 2015.

[2] Edgar Yates, “Early Vital Records of Saco and Biddeford, Me.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 71 (1917), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestros.org : online 18 March 2014), Samuel Jordan Morrill 7 Dec 1744.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 31 [Captain Samuel Jordan Morrill #222].

[3] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 November 2017), Lydia Cobb; 7 December 1748.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 34 [Paulina Chipman #217].

[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 28 November 2017), Harriot Scamman; FHL microfilm 12243.

[6] 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 31 May 2017), Robert Wardwell; FHL microfilm 11752.

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Captain George W. WESCOTT

George is my third great grandfather; sixth cousin six times removed and seventh cousin four times removed through Joseph and Abigail (Paul) ALCOCK; he is my seventh cousin three times removed through John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.  George was a fisherman, mariner, farmer, master mariner, and merchant.[1]  He was enumerated in the 1860 and 1870 censuses while married to Drusilla.[2]  He was enumerated in the 1880, and 1900 censuses while married to Charlotte.[3]  George served in the Union Army in the Civil War as a sergeant in Company I, Maine 28th Infantry.[4]  His unit went from Maine to New York (Fort Schuyler), then to Fortress Monroe in Virginia.  They then were in Chalmette and Donaldsonville, Louisiana.  His unit then attached to another unite while in Louisiana.  His unit was engaged in the Assault on Port Hudson on 14 June 1863.  They went to Baton Rouge and then to Cairo, Illinois where he mustered out.[5]  He was 5 foot 11 inches tall, black hair, hazel eyes and had a dark complexion.[6]  He lived in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine his most of his life.

George W. WESCOTT was born 20 March 1830 in Blue Hill, Hancock, Maine.  He was the son of Thomas Jefferson and Mercy Haney (GRAY) WESCOTT.  He died 20 May 1908 from senile debility in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[7]  He is interred at Birch Harbor Village Cemetery in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.  George married twice.  He married first to Drusilla LINDSAY on 2 January 1853 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[8]  They divorced October 1873 in Hancock County, Maine.[9]  Drusilla was born 20 February 1836 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[10]  She was the daughter of James and Sarah (GROVER) LINDSAY.  She married second to George’s brother, Chelsea WESCOTT.[11]  George married second to Charlotte August (HANCOCK) JOY 26 December 1873.[12]  Charlotte was born 25 February 1845.  She died 12 July 1913.

George and Drusilla had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth “Eliza” WESCOTT born about 1854 in Maine.  She married Abraham Putnam “Put” CARR 18 November 1871 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.  She divorced him January 1880 in Penobscot County, Maine.[13]  He is my second cousin four times removed.  Elizabeth and Abraham were sixth cousins 2 times removed through John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.
  2. Frances “Fannie” Alma WESCOTT born 2 May 1857 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine. She died 30 March 1935 in Oso, Snohomish, Washington.[14]  She is interred at Camano Lutheran Cemetery in Camano, Island, Washington.[15]  Frances married Aldis E. HOPKINS 3 September 1876 in Otis, Hancock, Maine.[16]
  3. Georgianna WESCOTT was born about 1859 in Maine.
  4. James W. WESCOTT was born 20 Jun 1860 in Maine. He died of labor pneumonia on 17 March 1910 in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine.[17]  He is interred at Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine.  He married Anna H. TRACY 25 November 1886 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.
  5. Allura WESCOTT was born about 1862 in Maine. She married Captain William E. HUTCHINS 14 Jun 1879 in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine.[18]

George adopted the following child:

  1. Lilla C. JOY born April 1870 in Maine. Her father was Zenas JOY, she was adopted by George Wescott upon marriage to Charlotte.  Lilla married William F. DAVIS 26 October 1892 in West Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine by Justice of the Peace Arthur B. Kingsley[19].  Banns were published 15 October 1892 in West Gouldsboro.[20]

[1] 1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, page 13, Dwelling 76, family 85, George Wescott; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957,” digital images, Family Search, Family Search (www.familysearch.org : online 1 May 2014), George Wescott; citing State Archives, Augusta; FHL digital folder 4388598.  George Wescott, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsborough, page 18, dwelling 126, family 140; microfilm M593, 545.  1880 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, Enumeration District (ED) 161, page 13, page 416 (stamped), dwelling 119, family 137, George W. Wescott; NARA microfilm publication T9,  George Wescott, 1900 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, sheet 9B, Enumeration District (ED) 56, dwelling 214, family 221; microfilm T623, 593.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, page 13, Dwelling 76, family 85, George Wescott; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.  George Wescott, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsborough, page 18, dwelling 126, family 140; microfilm M593, 545.

[3] 1880 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, Enumeration District (ED) 161, page 13, page 416 (stamped), dwelling 119, family 137, George W. Wescott; NARA microfilm publication T9,  George Wescott, 1900 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Gouldsboro, sheet 9B, Enumeration District (ED) 56, dwelling 214, family 221; microfilm T623, 593.

[4] Historical Data Systems, “U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 11 April 2014), George Wescott; citing Report of the Adujant General of the State of Maine.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957,” digital images, Family Search, Family Search (www.familysearch.org : online 1 May 2014), George Wescott; citing State Archives, Augusta; FHL digital folder 4388598.  National Park Service, “The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database,” database online, United States of America, National Park Service (www.nps.gov : online 20 March 2016), George Wescott.

[5] Service, “The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database,” database online George Wescott.

[6] Maine State Archives, “Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957,” digital images, Family Search, George Wescott.

[7] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 April 2014), Geo. W. Wescott.

[8] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : http://www.familysearch.org 1 March 2013), Drusilla Lindsey and George Westcott.

[9] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Divorce Records, 1789-1891,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 11 April 2014), George W. Wescott and Drusilla Wescott divorce October 1873.

[10] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 May 2014), Drewsilla Lindsey 20 February 1836, film 10925.

[11] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 September 2015), Chelsea and Drusilla Wescott; FHL microfilm 11729.

[12] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 12 April 2014), George W. Wescott and Charlotte A. Joy marriage 26 December 1873.

[13] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Divorce Records, 1789-1891,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 20 March 2016), Eliza A. Carr and Abram P. Carr; court SJC; vol. 57, page 130.

[14] Washington, 1907-1960, 16, Frances Alma Hopkins, 30 March 1935; database, Family History Library, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.com : online 22 April 2014); Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia.  Washington compiled from various counties, “Washington, Select Death Certificates, 1907-1960,” database, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 22 April 2014), Frances Alma Hopkins 30 March 1935.

[15] Francis A. Hopkins, 2 May 1857-30 Mar 1935, Camano Lutheran Cemetery, Island County, Washington, USA.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 22 April 2014), Francis A. Hopkins.

[16] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 1 March 2013), Alldis E. Hopkins and Frances C. Wescott, 3 Sep. 1876, film 11729.

[17] Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : ancestry.com 2 March 2013), James W. Wescott.

[18] Alice MacDonald Long, Marriage Records of Hancock County, Maine Prior to 1892 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1882), 344.

[19] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9926, William F. Davis, Jr. and Lilla Joy, 26 October 1892; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 20 March 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine Family History Library, “Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 20 March 2016), William F. Davis Jr. and Lilla C. Joy.  Maine Ancestry.com, “Maine, Marriages, 1892-1996,” database online, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 March 2016), William F. Davis Jr. and Lilla C. Joy.  Maine Department of Health and Human Services, “Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1985,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 20 March 2016), Jr. William Davis and Lilla C. Joy.

[20] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9926, William F. Davis, Jr. and Lilla Joy, 26 October 1892.

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On this day, October 20…

Family events

 

Births

1854 Hanne Sophie HANSEN great grandmother

 

Marriages

1742 John JELLISON 1s cousin 8x removed and Lydia HUTCHINS
1841 Moses Lyman CARR and Mary Osburn MOORE 1st cousin 5x removed

 

Deaths

1694 George VAUGHAN 9th great grandfather
1760 Deborah WEBBER 7th great grandmother
1887 Mary Ann STEVENSON 3rd great grand aunt

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