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Agnes PATTEN

Agnes is my sixth great grandmother.  She is the daughter of Dr. William and Jane (KOHLER) PATTEN.

Agnes PATTEN was born 1726 in Wells, York, Maine.  She died about July 1795 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[1]  She married Benjamin JELLISON 8 July 1849 in Wells, York, Maine.[2]  Benjamin was born 1720 in Berwick, York, Maine.  He is the son of Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  He died 13 April 1792 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[3]  He was part of the Louisburg Expedition and in the Revolutionary War.[4]

Agnes and Benjamin had the following children:

  1. Patience JELLISON born 30 December 1750 in Biddeford, York, Maine.
  2. Sarah JELLISON born about 1752 in Biddeford, York, Maine. She died 31 August 1767 in Biddeford, York, Maine.
  3. Benjamin JELLISON was born about 1752 in Biddeford, York, Maine. He was baptized 21 January 1753 at First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[5]  He died June 1830 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[6]  He served as a private in the Revolutionary War.[7]
  4. William JELLISON was born about 1752 in Biddeford, York, Maine. He was baptized 21 January 1753 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[8]  He died November 1810 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.  He served in the Revolutionary War.[9]  William married Martha BOURNE 18 November 1776 in Wells, York, Maine.[10]
  5. Joseph JELLISON was born about 1754 in Biddeford, York, Maine. He was baptized 22 September 1754 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[11]  He died 17 July 1727 in Mariaville, Hancock, Maine.  He served as a private in the Revolutionary War.[12]  Joseph married Maria JORDAN about 1780.  He and Maria are my fifth great grandparents.
  6. Elizabeth JELLISON was born 3 January 1757 in Biddeford, York, Maine. She was baptized 8 November 1757 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[13]  She died 22 February 1819 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[14]  Elizabeth married Col. Melatiah JORDAN Esq. 20 August 1776 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[15]  He is my second cousin six times removed.
  7. Nathaniel JELLISON was born 9 March 1759 in Biddeford, York, Maine.[16] He was baptized 10 Jun 1759 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[17]    He died 6 August 1827 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.  Nathaniel married twice; first to Elizabeth MADDOX in 1778.[18]  He married second to Sarah YOUNG 13 July 1801 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[19]
  8. John JELLISON was born 13 January 1761 in Biddeford, York, Maine. He was baptized 18 January 1761 at the First Congregational Church in Biddeford, York, Maine.[20]  He died of old age 23 February 1850 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.[21]  He served in the War of 1812 as a major in Lt. Col. J. Black’s Co.[22]  John Married Elizabeth Tarbox MILLIKEN.[23]  She is my fourth cousin, six, seven and eight times removed.  John and Elizabeth were not related by blood.
  9. Nancy JELLISON was born about 1762 in Biddeford, York, Maine. She married twice; first to Solomon BURNHAM.[24]  She married second to a Mr. AYERS.[25]
  10. Jane JELLISON was born about 1764 in Biddeford, York, Maine. She married George Ross LORD 2 Mary 1789 in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine.[26]  George is my third cousin seven times removed.  They were not related by blood.
  11. Martha JELLISON was born and died 6 April 1766 in Biddeford, York, Maine.

[1] William Macbeth Pierce, Old Hancock County Families: containing genealogies of families resident in Hancock County in 1933, whose ancestors of their surnames settled in the town in which they live, in or before 1790, first (Ellsworth, Maine: Hancock County Publishing Co., 1933), 23; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 5 April 2016; Benjamin Jellison.

[2] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 4 April 2016), Benjamin Jellison and Agnes Patten; FHL microfilm 12622.  Priscilla Eaton, “The Family of Captain John Bourne of Wells and Kennebunk, Maine: Ships and Shipwrights,” The Maine Genealogist, 31 (2009), online archives, AmericanAncestrors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2016), Martha Bourne; vol. 31, page 34.  Walter Goodwin Davis, The Ancestry of James Patten 1747?-1817: of Arundel (Kennebunkport) Maine, original (Portland, Maine: The Southworth-Anthoesen Press, 1941), 83; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 5 April 2016; Agnes [Patten] m. int. July 8, 1749, Benjamin Jellison.

[3] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[4] Unkown, “Benjamin Jellison and Family,” The Maine Historical Magazine, 9 (1894-1895), online archives, Google Books (books.google.com : online 28 August 2013), Benjamin Jellison.  E.E. Bourne, “Names of Some of the Officers and Men in the Louisburg Expedition,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2016), Benjamin Jellison; vol. 22, page 116.  Hon. Charles Hudson, “Louisburg Soldiers,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 25 (1871), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2016), Benjamin Jellison; vol. 25, page 254.  Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[5] John D. Beatty, Vital Records of Biddeford, Maine: Prior to 185 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1998), 70.  Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[6] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[7] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23

[8] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.  Edwin Emery, “Marriages Solemnized in Sanford, ME., by Rev. Moses Sweat,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 1, 2, 6, 7-9 (1884), book image online/online archive, Google Books (books.google.com : online 6 April 2016), William Jellason; Jane 21, 1753.

[9] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[10] Priscilla Eaton, “The Family of Captain John Bourne of Wells and Kennebunk, Maine: Ships and Shipwrights,” The Maine Genealogist, 31 (2009), online archives, AmericanAncestrors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2016), Martha Bourne; vol. 31, page 34.

[11] John D. Beatty, Vital Records of Biddeford, Maine: Prior to 185 (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1998), 70.  “Benjamin Jellison and Family,” Joseph Jellison.  Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.  Emery, “Marriages Solemnized in Sanford, ME., by Rev. Moses Sweat,” Joseph Jellison; Sept. 22, 1754.

[12] Secretary of the Commonwealth, prepared and published, Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: prepared in accordance with Chapter 100, Resolves of 1891, 17 (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1901), 8:739, 8:740.  “Benjamin Jellison and Family,” Joseph Jellison.  Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[13] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.  Emery, “Marriages Solemnized in Sanford, ME., by Rev. Moses Sweat,” Benjamin Jellison; vol. VII-IX, page 19, 21.

[14] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[15] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[16] Paul I. Firlotte, “Nathaniel Jellison of Otis, Maine, and Montana,” The Maine Genealogist, 24 (2002), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2016), Nathaniel Jellison of Ellsworth and Surry; vol. 24, p. 78.

[17] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.  Emery, “Marriages Solemnized in Sanford, ME., by Rev. Moses Sweat,” Benjamin Jellison; vol. VII-IX, page 19, 21.

[18] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[19] “Intentions of Marriage at Ellsworth and Vincinity 1800 to 1810,” The Maine Historical Magazine, 8 (1893), online archives, Maine Genealogy Archives (archives.mainegenealogy.net : online 6 April 2016), Nathaniel Jellison and Sarah Young; July 13, 1801.

[20] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.  Emery, “Marriages Solemnized in Sanford, ME., by Rev. Moses Sweat,” Benjamin Jellison; vol. VII-IX, page 19, 21.

[21] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[22] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[23] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[24] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[25] Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

[26] C. C. Lord, A History of the Descendants of Nathan Lord of Ancience Kittery, Me., firs (Concord: Rumford Press, 1912), 63; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 4 April 2016; George Lord, … married Jane Jellison 2 March 1789.  Pierce, Old Hancock County Families, 23.

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On this day, October 25…

Family events

 

Births

1720 Martha RANKIN 1st cousin 8x removed
1850 George Millard JELLISON 1st cousin 4x removed

 

Marriages

1722 Abraham SMITH and Mary DONNELL 7th great aunt
1801 Aaron CUTTER and Olive JORDAN 1st cousin 6x removed

 

Deaths

1900 William Hazen COLBY 1st cousin 5x removed

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Ichabod Jellison

Ichabod JELLISON is my sixth great grand uncle; we are related through his parents, my seventh great grandparents Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  Ichabod is a twin of Nathaniel, they are born in a family of six children, and they were born 10 March 1723 in York, Maine.  Ichabod joined the Louisburg Expedition in 1745 the First Massachusetts Regiment, Sir Pepperrell’s, 3rd Company, Captain Storer’s unit.[1]   He married Eleanor JUNKINS, 3 November 1751, intentions filed 12 October 1751 in York.[2]    Ichabod died 4 October 1787 in Bowdoinham, Maine.


[1] Henry Sweetser Burrage, State Historian, Maine at Louisburg in 1745 (Augusta: Burleigh & Flynt, 1910), 59, 62, 68, 76. 84, Ichabod Jellison; digital images, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 9 September 2013.  E.E. Bourne, “Names of Some of the Officers and Men in the Louisburg Expedition,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 22 (1868), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 9 September 2013), Ichabod Jellison.  Hon. Charles Hudson, “Louisburg Soldiers,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 25 (1871), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 9 September 2013), Ichabod Jellison.  Charles Edward Banks, author, History of York Maine: Successively known as Bristol (1632), Agamenticus (1641), Gorgeana (1642), and York (1652) (Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1967), 337; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 September 2013.

[2] Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112, 115 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 9 September 2013), Ichabod Jillison and Elinor Junkins both of York intend Marriage enterd Octr 12. 1751. Joind in Marriage Novr 3 1751 by the Revd Mr. Joseph Moody.

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Tabitha Jellison

Tabitha JELLISON is my first cousin seven times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  She is the daughter of Job and Susannah (KINCAID) JELLISON, born 23 September 1757 in York, Maine.[1]  She married Calvin HALL 22 November 1781 in Topsham, Maine.[2]  They had seven children:  Martin, Calvin, Susanna, John, Zilpha, Job and Francis.  She died about 1798 in Litchfield, Maine.

As with other names there are many variations found with Jellison.  Just with Tabitha’s name I found: Jellison, Jillison, Geleson and Geleeson.  Remember to use all possible variations when looking for your ancestors.


[1] Lester MacKenzkie Bragdon, “Vital Records of York, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 109, 110, 111, 112 (1955, 1956, 1957, 1958), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 28 August 2013), Tabitha Jillison born Sept 23d 1757 //.

[2] 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.  Wm. P. Merrill, “Topsham, ME., Marriages Solemnized by Esq. John Merrill: copied from original record,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 3 (1893), online archives, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 28 August 2013), Marriage Calvin Hall and Tabitha Geleson.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 28 August 2013), Calvin Hall and Tabitha Jellison.  Mary Phelham Hill, editor, Vital Records of Topsham Maine: to the year 1892 (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1930), 2:104; digital image, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 28 August 2013; Geleeson Tabitha and Calvin Hall, Nov. 22, 1781 (intention not recorded).

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Patience Bridges

Patience BRIDGES is my first cousin, seven times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents, Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  Patience was born to Daniel and Thankful (JELLISON) BRIDGES, 13 August, 1742 in York, Maine[1]; she was their oldest child of six children.  Patience married Moses EATON 2 May 1768,[2] they had seven children: Theophilus, John, Benjamin, Judith, Moses, Patience, and Jonathan.  With their seven children they had at minimum thirty-five grandchildren.  Patience died 24 August 1819 in Sedgwick, Maine, is buried in Sedgwick rural cemetery.[3]


[1] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges.

[2] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah compiled, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges and Moses Eaton.

[3] Beverly J. Francis Hovanec, “Theophilus Eaton of Salisbury, Mass.: and his Descendants who Migrated to MAINE,” The Essex Genealogist, 18 (1998), American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges and Moses Eaton.

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