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Births November 16, 1724-1791

BIRTHS NOV 1

  • Sarah CHIPMAN born 16 November 1724 in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts[1]; daughter of Reverend John and Rebecca (HALE) CHIPMAN; wife of John Leach, jr.
  • Mary LADD born 16 November 1746 in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut[2]; daughter of Samuel and Hannah (HARTSHORN) LADD.
  • Ruth BISHOP born 16 November 1759 in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts[3]; daughter of James and Deborah (SAMPSON) BISHOP; wife of Noah STURTEVANT.
  • Barnabas CHIPMAN born 16 November 1768 in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts[4]; son of Thomas and Bethiah (FULLER) CHIPMAN; husband of Mary SMITH.
  • Nahum Moses MORRILL born 16 November 1768 in Biddeford, York, Maine[5]; son of Reverend Moses John and Hannah (JORDAN) MORRILL; husband of Sarah Elisha LITTLEFIELD.
  • Moses JELLISON born 16 November 1776 in South Berwick, York, Maine[6]; son of George and Elizabeth (WADLIN) JELLISON. He died 16 January 1777.
  • William APPLETON born 16 November 1786 in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts[7]; son of Reverend Joseph and Mary (HOOK) APPLETON; husband of Mary Ann CUTLER.
  • Amos ABBOT born 16 November 1791 in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire[8]; son of Nathan and Phebe (ABBOT) ABBOT; husband of Sally Gould FOSTER.

[1] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 20 [Sarah Chipman #56].  Susan E. Roser, “Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 14 November 2017), Sarah Chipman; 16 November 1724.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 13 November 2017), Sarah Chipman; Beverly Family Records page 90.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 26 October 2017), Mary Ladd; FHL microfilm 7450345.

[3] 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 14 November 2017), Ruth Bushup; FHL microfilm 0874028 IT 2.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 37, 79 [Barnabas Chipman #251].  Heritage Consulting, compiled, “Millennium File,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 14 November 2017), Barnabas Chipman; 16 November 1768, 21 February 1832, 9 October 1791.

[5] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 32 [Nahum Morrill #233].

[6] “Early Vital Records of Waterborough, Maine: From the original records in the custody of the Town Clerk,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 90, 91 (1936, 1937), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 10 September 2013), George Jellerson [Jellison].

[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 14 November 2017), William Appleton; FHL microfilm 0547195 IT 1.

[8] New Hampshire New Hampshire Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, “New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900,” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 November 2017), Amos Abbot; FHL microfilm 1000480.  “New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904,” database online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 14 November 2017), Amos Abbot; FHL microfilm 1000480.

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Leonard Goodwin FROST

Leonard is my eighth cousin four times removed; we are related through Percival and Rebecca LOWELL.  He had many professions: carpenter, sawmill worker, electrician, and farmer.[1]  He was enumerated with his parents in 1850 and 1860 in Eliot, York, Maine.[2]  He was enumerated with his wife and brother George in 1870 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts.[3]  He was enumerated with his wife and children in 1880 and 1900 in Berwick, York, Maine.[4]

Leonard Goodwin FROST was born 29 January 1848 in Eliot, York, Maine.[5]  He was the son of Joseph Dependence and Sarah M. (JELLISON) FROST.  He died 11 January 1909.[6]  He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Berwick, York, Maine.[7]  Leonard married Ellen Frances SHAPLEIGH 4 June 1870 in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire by Rev. Clark Carter.[8]  Ellen was born 13 April 1849 in Lebanon, York, Maine.[9]  She was the daughter of Edwin and Abbie H. (CARPENTER) SHAPLEIGH.  She died 8 January 1918 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts of hypertrophy and dilatation of heart.[10]  She is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Berwick, York, Maine.[11]

Leonard and Ellen had the following children:

  1. Ernest Albert FROST was born 23 July 1874 in Berwick, York, Maine.[12] He died 24 November 1919 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts of apoplexy and cerebral hemorrhage.[13]  He never married.
  2. Grace Lillian FROST was born 14 July 1876 in Berwick, York, Maine.[14] She died 7 September 1965 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Grace married Alfred Willard DURGIN 9 June 1897 in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire by Rev. G. H. SPENCER; intentions filed 29 May 1897.[15]  Alfred was born 29 January 1871.[16]  He was the son of Benjamin and Mary (COLE) DURGIN.  He died 28 November 1935 in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Grace and Alfred had no children.
  3. William Edwin FROST was born 15 November 1880 in Berwick, York, Maine.[17] He died in 1960.  William married Ruby CLINE.[18]  Ruby was born in 1899.  She died 28 September 1986.  She was interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida.[19]  William and Ruby had two children.

[1] 1870 United States census, Essex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Haverhill, ward 6, page 12, dewlling 74, family 111, Leonard Frost; NARA microfilm publication M593,  1880 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, Enumeration District (ED) 180, page 21, 36 (stamped), dwelling 175, family 236, Leonard G. W. Frost; FHL microfilm 1254490; NARA microfilm publication T9, 490.  1900 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, Enumeration District (ED) 0222, page 109A, 37 (stamped), dwelling 94, family 101, Leonard Frost; FHL microfilm 1240602; NARA microfilm publication T623, 602.  John Eldridge Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family (Milford, N.H.: Cabinet Press, 1985), 89, 114; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016; Leonard G. Frost #829.

[2] 1850 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, 256 (stamped), dwelling 338, family 371, Dependence Frost; NARA microfilm publication M432, 274.  1860 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, page 11, dwelling 104, family 105, Joseph D. Frost; FHL microfilm 803450; NARA microfilm publication M653, 450.

[3] 1870 United States census, Essex County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Haverhill, ward 6, page 12, dewlling 74, family 111, Leonard Frost.

[4] 1880 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, ED 180, page 21, 36 (stamped), dwelling 175, family 236, Leonard G. W. Frost; FHL microfilm 1254490.  1900 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Berwick, ED 0222, page 109A, 37 (stamped), dwelling 94, family 101, Leonard Frost; FHL microfilm 1240602.

[5] Hannah Chandler Shapleigh Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant: a series of historical papers and records, first (United States: Shapleigh Family Association, 1968), 65; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 21 June 2016; Ellen Frances Shapleigh.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Wilbury Daniel Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922 (1922; reprint, Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1922), 65, Leonard G. Frost; online images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016.

[6] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.

[7] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 June 2016), Leonard G. Frost; memorial 164474634.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[8] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh; FHL microfilm 1000992.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh; FHL microfilm 1000992.  “New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestr.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 June 2016), Leonard Frost and Nellie F. Shapleigh.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Ralph Sylvester Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 95 (1941), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 June 2016), Ellen Frances Shapleigh; vol. 95, page 332.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.

[9] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348, Ellen Shapleigh Frost; FHL microfilm 5254085.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Ellen Frances Shapleigh; vol. 95, page 332.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[10] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348.

[11] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005093407: certificate 12, page 348.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[12] Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005203441: certificate 636, page 471, Ernest Albert Frost; FHL microfilm 5254085.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.  “U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016), Ernest Albert Frost; citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, roll 1674358; serial 2068.

[13] Massachusetts, FHL digital folder 005203441: certificate 636, page 471.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Leonard G. Frost; FHL microfilm 001315208.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Spencer, Burial Inscriptions and other Data of Burials in Berwick, York County, Maione to the year 1922, 65.

[14] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), Grace Frost; FHL microfilm 9789.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002340, 000009789, Grace Frost, 14 July 1876; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016), Grace Frost.

[15] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 June 2016), Alfred W. Durgin and Grace L. Frost; FHL microfilm 1000984.  Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 June 2016), Alfred W. Durgin and Grace L. Frost; FHL microfilm 1000983.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 22 June 2016), Grace L. Frost and Alfred W. Durgin; FHL microfilm 1000984.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.

[16] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.

[17] Tibbetts, The Descendants of Alexander Shapleigh the Immigrant, 65.  Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016), William E. Frost; FHL microfilm 9789.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001002340, 000009789, William E. Frost, 15 November 1880; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 June 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  William Edwin Frost, 263-32-9691, April 1943, Application for Account Numbers (Form SS-5), Ancestry.com, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 June 2016), William E. Frost.  Harry Gardner Cutler, History of Florida Past and Present: historical and biographical, first (Chicago and New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1923), page 267; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 22 June 2016; William E. Frost.

[18] Frost, The Nicholas Frost Family, 89, 114.  Cutler, History of Florida Past and Present, page 267.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 23 June 2016), Ruby C. Frost; memorial 29900154.

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Dependence FROST

Dependence is my sixth cousin, six times removed; we are related through Percival and Rebecca LOWELL.  He was enumerated with his wife and children in the 1850 and 1860 censuses taken in Eliot, York, Maine.[1]  He was listed as a laborer in both censuses.

Dependence FROST was born 31 December 1795 in Eliot or Kittery, York, Maine.[2]  He was baptized in June 1803 at the Second Parish Church in Kittery, York, Maine.[3]  Dependence was the son of Major Joseph and Mary (SHAPLEIGH) FROST.  He died 19 May 1863.[4]  He is interred at Frost Cemetery in Eliot, York, Maine.[5]  Dependence married Jemima Libby GOODWIN 9 February 1818 or 19 February 1822 in Eliot, York, Maine.[6]  Jemima was born 3 December 1799 in Eliot, York, Maine.[7]  Jemima was the daughter of Elisha and Jemima (LIBBY) GOODWIN.  She died 24 January 1872.[8]  She is interred at Frost Cemetery in Eliot, York, Maine.[9]

Dependence and Jemima had the following children:

  1. Elisha Whidden FROST was born 19 June 1824 in Eliot, York, Maine.[10]  It is believed that he was lost at sea in 1847.[11]
  2. Sarah Maria FROST was born 18 December 1826 in Eliot, York, Maine.[12] Sarah died 26 April 1905 on 4 Judson Street in Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts of a cerebral hemorrhage.[13]  She is interred in Saco, York, Maine, at an unknown cemetery.[14]  Sarah married William Currier MERRILL 21 June 1847 by Rev. Leonard Withington in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts with intentions filed 5 June 1847 in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts.[15]  William was born in 1822.  He was the son of Jacob and Dorothy (SANBORN) MERRILL.  He died in 1885.  They had four children.
  3. Joseph Dependence FROST was born 11 January 1828 in Eliot, York, Maine.[16] He died 17 April 1905 of apoplexy in Eliot, York, Maine.[17]  Joseph married Sarah M. JELLISON 31 July 1847 in Eliot, York, Maine.[18]  Sarah was born 14 September 1827 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine.[19]  She was the daughter of Alexander and Hannah (LIBBY) JELLISON.  She died 19 January 1897 of intestinal blockage in Eliot, York, Maine.[20]  They had ten children.
  4. Mary Jane FROST was born 29 March 1830 in Eliot York, Maine.[21] She died 3 July 1911 of angina pectoris in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[22]  She is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[23]  Mary married Oliver Wormwood HAM 10 August 1848 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[24]  Oliver was born January 1826 in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[25]  He is the son of Oliver W. and Mary (GREEN) HAM.  He died 10 October 1865 of consumption in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[26]  He is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire.[27]
  5. Avoline or Evelyn FROST was born 13 April 1834 in Eliot, York, Maine.[28] Avoline married Edward H. DELANO 16 June 1858.[29]
  6. Dorcas Treadwell FROST was born 2 February 1838 in Eliot, York, Maine.[30] She died 18 April 1909.  She is interred at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in North Berwick, York, Maine.[31]  Dorcas married Charles A. R. WILEY 26 December 1855 in Eliot, York, Maine.[32]  Charles was born in 1834.  They had at least one child.
  7. Elizabeth (Lizzie) FROST was born 18 April 1844 in Eliot, York, Maine.[33] She died in 1877.  She is interred at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco, York, Maine.[34]  Elizabeth married Benjamin Franklin RIDLON 12 January 1874 in New Hampshire.[35]  Benjamin was born in 1849 and died in 1919.  They had one child.

[1] 1850 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, 256 (stamped), dwelling 338, family 371, Dependence Frost; NARA microfilm publication M432, 274.  1860 U.S. census, York County, Maine, population schedule, Eliot, 12, dwelling 109, family 110, Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 803450; NARA microfilm publication M653, 450.

[2] Ralph Sylvester Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 95 (1941), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.  Norman Seaver Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families: I. Edmund Frost, Cambridge, Mass., 1635; II. Nicholas Frost, Kittery, Maine, 1634; III. George Frost, Winter Harbor, Maine, before 1635; IV. Nicholas Frost, the Apprentice York County, Maine, 1662; The Frostburg Line, Frostburg, Maryland (West Newton, Massachusetts: Frost Family Association of America, 1926), 271-272; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Dependence Frost #133224.  The Essex Institute: Historical Collections, vol. XXXIX (39) (Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press Co., 1903), 83; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; The Pepperrells in America; by Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard; Dependence Frost #515.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependance Frost; birth 31 December 1795; FHL microfilm 11322.

[3] Dr. John Eldridge Frost, “Kittery, Maine, Second Parish Baptisms 1721-1831,” The Maine Genealogist, 26 (2004), online image, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.com : online 26 April 2016), Dependence son of Joseph Frost; v. 26, p. 184.

[4] Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.

[5] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207.

[6] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dependence Frost and Jemima LIttlefield Goodwin; marriage 9 February 1818; FHL microfilm 10851.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 423; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 27 April 2016; Dependence Frost #25.  Charles T. Libby, prepared and published, The Libby Family in America: 1602-1881 (Portland, Maine: B. Thurston and Co., 1882), 27; images on line, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016; Jemima Libby #10-4-6-2-2.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Bartlett, “Alexander Shapleigh of Kittery, Maine, and Some of His Descendants,” Dependence Frost; v. 95, p. 269.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery, Now Eliot, vol. v (5) (Eliot, Maine: self, 1902), 117; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Nathan Libbey; Jemima L. m. Dependence Frost.  The Essex Institute: Historical Collections, vol. XXXIX (39) (Salem, Mass.: The Salem Press Co., 1903), 83; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; The Pepperrells in America; by Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard; Dependence Frost #515.

[7] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Jemima L. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Libby, The Libby Family in America, 27.  John Eldrige Frost, “Capt. Elisha Goodwin’s Record Book,” New England Hirstorical and Genealogical Register, 97 (1942), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 27 April 2016), Jemima L. Goodwin born December 3rd 1799; vol. 97, p. 141.

[8] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207.  Libby, The Libby Family in America, 27.

[9] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch, Dependance Frost; FHL microfilm 001315207

[10] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Elisha Whidden Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[11] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.

[12] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Sarah Mariah Whidden Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 004703837, Sarah M. Merrill, 26 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208, Sarah M. Merrill; FHL microfilm 2070051; FHL microfilm 4282859.

[13] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 004703837, Sarah M. Merrill, 26 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208, Sarah M. Merrill; FHL microfilm 2070051; FHL microfilm 4282859.  New England Historic and Genealogical Society, “Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915,” online database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost; death 26 April 1905; certificate 208.

[14] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Beverly: certificate 208.

[15] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intentions 5 June 1847; Newburyport Marriages; Newburyport, vital transcripts.  The Essex Institute, “Essex County, Massachusetts Marriages to 1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intention 5 Jun 1847; Newburyport.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, creator, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; intention 5 June 1847; FHL microfilm 0890256.  Massachusetts, United States State Archives, Boston, “Massachusett, Marriages, 1841-1915,” images online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), William C. Merrill and Sarah M. Frost; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 001428256.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), William C. Merrill and Sarah M. Frost; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 760382.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; marriage 21 June 1847; Newbury, vital record transcripts.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, creator, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost and William C. Merrill; marriage 21 June 1847; FHL microfilm 0886202 IT 3.

[16] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9944, Joseph D. Frost, 17 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Joseph Dependence Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[17] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9944, Joseph D. Frost, 17 April 1905; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Joseph D. Frost; death 17 apr 1905; roll 20.

[18] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Joseph D. Frost and Sarah M. Jellison; FHL microfilm 10851.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery now Eliot, vol. IX (9) (Eliot, Maine: Augustine Caldwell, Printer, 1909), 79; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Joseph D. Frost and Sarah M. Jellison; marriage 21 July 1847.

[19] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” copy of old death records, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Sarah M. Frost; death 19 January 1897; roll 20.

[20] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, Sarah M. Frost; death 19 January 1897; roll 20.

[21] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911.

[22] New Hampshire, United States New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records, 1645-1949,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911; FHL microfilm 2080190.  New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911.  New Hampshire, United States New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Burial Records, 1645-1949,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary J. Ham; death 3 July 1911; FHL microfilm 986098.

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost Ham; memorial 156495146.

[24] New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham and Mary Jane Frost; marriage 10 August 1848; FHL microfilm 1001265.  New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham and Mary Jane Frost; marriage 10 August 1848; FHL microfilm 1001265.  New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, “New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947,” online database, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Mary Jane Frost and Oliver W. Ham; FHL microfilm 1001265.

[25] New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 27 April 2016), Olive W. Ham; death 10 October 1865;.

[26] New Hampshire, “New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947,” images online, Ancestry.com, Olive W. Ham; death 10 October 1865;.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 April 2016), Oliver W. Ham; memorial 156495125.

[28] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Avoline S. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[29] L. Vernon Briggs, History of Shipbuilding on North River, Plymouth County, Massachusetts: with genealogies of the shipbuilders, and accounts of the industries upon its tributaries, first (Boston: Corburn Brothers, Printers, 1889), 227; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 27 April 2016; Edward h. Delano.

[30] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dorcas T. Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 April 2016), Dorcas T. Willey; memorial 97625960.

[32] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Dorcas T. Frost and Charles A. R. Willey; FHL microfilm 10851.  J. L. M. Willis, editor, Old Eliot: A Quarterly Magazine of the History and Biography of The Upper Parish of Kittery now Eliot, vol. IX (9) (Eliot, Maine: Augustine Caldwell, Printer, 1909), 213; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 28 April 2016; December 26 [1855] Charles A.r. Willey of So. Berwick and Dorcas T. Frost, of Eliot.

[33] Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families, 423.  Frost, Frost Genealogy in Five Families, 271-272.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 26 April 2016), Elizabeth Frost; FHL microfilm 10851.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 28 April 2016), Lizzie Ridlon; memorial 147156869.

[35] New Hampshire Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920,” database online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 28 April 2016), Benjamin F. Ridlon and Lizzie Frost; FHL microfilm 1001297.

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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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Harriet “Hattie” Sally JELLISON

Harriet is my third grandaunt; we are related through her parents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON, my fourth great grandparents.  Harriet and her husband Luther were enumerated with their children in the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 censuses in Township 8/Plantation 8 [Ellsworth vicinity], Hancock, ME.[1]

Harriet “Hattie” Sally JELLISON was born 11 April 1822 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She died 7 June 1900 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Juniper Cemetery in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[2]  Harriet married Luther HAPWORTH 7 December 1842.  Luther was born 2 Jun 1818 in Aurora, Hancock, ME.  He died of erysipelas on 24 February 1902 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[3]  He is interred at Juniper Cemetery in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[4]

Harriet’s Obituary:

Mrs. Harriet S. Hapworth, aged 68 years and 2 months. We wish to render our sincere thanks to the choir and the many friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted and sympathized with us in our bereavement, in the loss of our beloved wife and mother, and for the many tokens of respect shown her in her sickness and death. LUTHER HAPWORTH, LAURA A. MOORE, HERBERT E. HAPWORTH. Her body was interred Juniper Cemetery in Ellsworth Falls, Hancock, ME.

Luther’s Obituary:

DIED HAPWORTH – At Ellsworth, Feb. 24, Luther Hapworth, age 83 years, 8 months, 22 days Luther Hapworth, one of Ellsworth’s aged and esteemed citizens, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William T. Moor. Mr. Hapworth was in the eighty fourth year of his age. He was a native of Aurora, but most of his life had been spent in Ellsworth.  He had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Hapworth was a house carpenter by trade, and worked at it many years in this city. For several years past he was engaged in farming at No. 8 plantation. He leaves besides his daughter, Mrs. Moor, a son, Herbert Hapworth, of Bar Harbor. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the house, Rev. David Kerry, of the Baptist church, officiating. His body was interred Juniper Cemetery in Ellsworth Falls, Hancock, ME.

Harriet and Luther had the following children:

  1. Laura was born 2 April 1844 in ME. She died 30 November 1917 in GA.  She is interred at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Tifton, Tift, GA.[5]  Laura married William Thompson MOOR 31 October 1871 in Bangor, Penobscot, ME.[6]  William was born 17 June 1847 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  He died 14 February 1925 in Tifton, Tift, GA.  He is interred at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Tifton, Tift, GA.[7]
  2. Herbert Elmer was born 15 September 1852 in ME. He died 9 July 1926 in Bronx, Bronx, NY.[8]  He is interred at Grace Cemetery in Trenton, Hancock, ME.  Herbert’s death certificate states he is widowed, but I am unable to find any traces of a wife at this time.

[1] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Township 8, page 538, dwelling 3, family 3, Luther Hapworth; NARA microfilm publication M432, 255.  1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Township 8 [Ellsworth Falls], page 1, dwelling 4, family 4, Luther Hapworth; FHL microfilm 803438; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.  Luther Hapworth; FHL microfilm 552043, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Ellsworth, page 24, Dwelling 187, family 187; microfilm M593, 544.  1880 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Ellsworth, Enumeration District (ED) 142, page 1A, 83 (stamped), dwelling 1, family 2, L. Hapworth; FHL microfilm 1254480; NARA microfilm publication T9, 480.

[2] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 February 2015), Harriet S. Jellison Hapworth; memorial 125204056.  “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 19 April 2015), Luther Hapworth; FHL 001315223.

[3] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, vital records 1892-1907, Hamm-Harding, 1899, imgage 3751/4053, Luther Hapworth, 24 February 1902; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 21 September 2014); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[4] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 19 April 2015), Luther Hapworth; FHL 001315223.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 April 2015), Luther Hapworth; memorial 125204555.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 April 2015), Laura A. Moor; memorial 78695640.

[6] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 19 April 2015), William T. Moor and Laura A. Hapworth; FHL microfilm 11950, 10585.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 April 2015), William T. Moor; memorial 78695728.

[8] New York Municipal Archives, “New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 19 April 2015), Herbert Elmer Hapworth; FHL microfilm 2188702.

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On this day…

Births:

Tristram JORDAN 11 April 1726-18 March 1727

Jacob ABBOT 11 April 1774-3 September 1813

Hannah JORDAN 11 April 1775-29 March 1857

Abigail MORRILL 11 April 1777-1837

John ADAMS 11 April 1787-

Peter BUTLER 11 April 1788-5 December 1865

Elizabeth A. JORDAN 11 April 1805-26 June 1847

Mary Ann JORDAN 11 April 1817-

Gardner JORDAN 11 April 1818

Harriet Sally JELLISON 11 April 1822-7 June 1890

Margaret JORDAN 11 April 1827-15 March 1897

Marilla JORDAN 11 April 1841-

Washington JORDAN 11 April 1844-15 January 1869

Andrew Austin HINCKLEY 11 April 1852-

Lucy Ann JORDAN 11 April 1862-12 January 1948

Warren MOSES 11 April 1893-January 1965

MARRIAGES

Clement JORDAN and Sarah WENTWORTH

James JORDAN and Anna CAREY

Eliot Frost SCAMMON and Sarah A. BRACEY

Heard Lord MOORE and Bathsheba HIGGINS

Asa JORDAN and Harriet WESTON

George R. PAGE and Sarah Sadie GOODWIN

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Some of my ancestors who died too young

Many of us believe that the death of child is becoming rarer than in the past, but ten million children die before their fifth birthday each year.  With numbers like that, death will touch each family in one way or another.  Leading causes are birth asphyxia, pneumonia, pre-term birth complications, diarrhea, malaria, measles and malnutrition.[1]  In modern history death was even more prevalent then it is today.  Children and youth were subject to many more diseases and physical hardships.  Plagues were a big part of childhood deaths, and many things that current medicines can cure easily, were deadly in those days.  Diet or lack thereof was another factor in childhood deaths.  30% of England’s children died before the age of 15 between the 16th and 18th centuries.  Death was higher in urban than rural areas.  Accidents were another common source of death, drowning was one of the number one causes of death in children.  Children were also killed when working in dangerous situations.  It was also rare to hire a doctor to care for family members, especially children in the average family, due to cost, if a doctor’s help was sought for, it was only to give a diagnosis, not the care of the child.[2]

 

With this information in mind here are ten children from my family tree:

 

Hannah CALEF was baptized 22 February 1735 at the New South Church, Boston, Suffolk, MA.[3] Hannah is the daughter of Joseph C. and Hannah (JORDAN) CALEF.  She died before 12 December 1742 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.  Hannah is my first cousin seven times removed through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM) JORDAN. [her date of birth is unknown, only the date of baptism, and date of death is also unknown, only that she had a sister that was named Hannah baptized 12 December 1742.]

 

Antoine BOUTEILLIER was born February 1788 in Chambly, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.  He was christened 15 February at St. Antoine de Lonqueuil, in Lonqueuil, Quebec, Canada.[4] He was the son of Joseph and Marie Veronique (ARCHAMBAULT) BOUTHEILLER.   He died 18 December 1802 in Lonqueuil, Quebec, Canada.[5]  He is interred at St. Antoine de Lonqueuil, in Lonqueuil, Quebec, Canada.  He was my fourth great granduncle, related through his parents.

 

Elizabeth A. JELLISON was born February 1843 according to her headstone or 20 February 1837 in Waltham, Hancock, ME according to The Family Jordan book.[6]  She was the daughter of Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON.  She died 20 July 1853 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[7]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[8]  She is my third great grandaunt through her parents, and my fifth cousin eight times removed through her fourth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents.

 

Eva M. JELLISON was born 13 January 1853 in ME.[9]  She is the daughter of Moses Adams and Clarinda R. (GILES) JELLISON.  She died 13 February 1862 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[10]  Her death notice appeared in the Ellsworth American 28 February 1862.  She is my first cousin four times removed through her grandparents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON and my sixth cousin seven times removed through her fifth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents.  Copied from The Ellsworth American February 28, 1862 edition Friday DIED Waltham-13th inst., Eva M, daughter of Moses A. Jellison, aged 9 years. “The flowers that bloomed the brightest, Are soonest doomed to fade; The forms that move the lightest, In earth are soonest laid.”

 

Louis LAGÜE was born 11 October 1727 in Chambly, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.  He was the son of Michel and Catherine (LECLERC) LAGÜE SANCARTIER.  He died 20 February 1728 in Chambly, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.  He is my sixth great granduncle related through his parents.

 

Georgianna T. SNELL was born 1 March 1851 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[11]  She is the daughter of Albion King and Martha Jane (JELLISON) SNELL.  She died of diphtheria on 18 March 1862 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[12]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[13]  She is my first cousin four times removed through her grandparents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON and my sixth cousin seven times removed through her fifth great grandparents, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.

 

Abbey E SNELL was born 24 October 1852 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.[14]  She was the daughter of Albion King and Martha Jane (JELLISON) SNELL.  She died of diphtheria on 6 August 1862 in Waltham, Hancock, ME, just 19 days after her sister Georgianna (above).[15]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[16]  She is my first cousin four times removed through her grandparents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON and my sixth cousin seven times removed through her fifth great grandparents, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.

 

Susan STEVENSON was born 16 February 1855 in Hemmingford, Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Quebec, Canada.  She is the daughter of William and Elizabeth (FLUKER) STEVENSON.  She died about 1860 in Hemmingford, Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Quebec, Canada.  She is my first cousin four times removed through her grandfather my fourth great grandfather Robert STEVENSON and Jane SNOWDEN (not related to me).

 

Nancy WESCOTT was born 15 March 1771 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[17]  She was the daughter of Captain William Post and Elizabeth (PERKINS) WESCOTT.  She died 24 February 1775 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[18]  She is my fifth great grand aunt through her parents my sixth great grandparents and sixth cousin removed through her fifth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents.

[1] Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.org), “Infant Mortality,” rev. 29 March 2015.

[2] Lynda Payne, “Health in England (16th–18th c.),” in Children and Youth in History, Item #166, http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/primary-sources/166 (accessed March 30, 2015).

[3] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), ; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 30 March 2015; Hannah Calef.

[4] Canada Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, “Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 (FHL),” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Antoine Bouteiller; FHL 1031706.  “Québec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967,” images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 15 February 2015), 15B D’Antoine Bouteiller; Cathédrale St-Antoine-de-Pade; 1784-1795.

[5] The Genelogical Society of Utah, “Canada, Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 15 February 2015), Antone Boutheiller; FHL microfilm 1031706.

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 30 March 2015), Elizabeth A. Jellison; memorial 130002758.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 101 [Elizabeth A. Jellison #1302].

[7] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 101 [Elizabeth A. Jellison #1302].

[8] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 101 [Elizabeth A. Jellison #1302].

[9] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 274 [Eva M. Jellison #3954].

[10] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 274 [Eva M. Jellison #3954].

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 9 September 2013), Georgiana T. Snell 1 Mar 1831 [1851], Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine.

[12] Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine Mrs. Shirley Rhodes transcribed, “Index of Deaths and Marriages as published in the Ellsworth Herald and Ellsworth American 24 October 1851 through 29 December 1865,” abstracts online, Mrs. Arthur Ward, Jeans’s Maine Genealogy Page

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Georgianna Snell; memorial 130003519.

[14] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 September 2013), Abby E. Snell 24 oct 1852 Portland, Me.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 9 September 2013), Abby E. Snell 24 Oct 1852, Portland, Cumberland, Maine.

[15] Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine Mrs. Shirley Rhodes transcribed, “Index of Deaths and Marriages as published in the Ellsworth Herald and Ellsworth American 24 October 1851 through 29 December 1865,” abstracts online, Mrs. Arthur Ward, Jeans’s Maine Genealogy Page

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Abby E. Snell; memorial 130003629.

[17] Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penboscot, Maine,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 31 March 2015), Nancy Wescott; vol. 70, page 218.

[18] Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penboscot, Maine,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 31 March 2015), Nancy Wescott; vol. 70, page 218.

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