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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 20 February 1700-1800

  • Hepzibah PIERCE born 20 February 1719 in York, York, Maine[1]; daughter of William and Mary (BEALE) PIERCE.
  • Joseph LOWELL born 20 February 1721 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts[2]; son of Joseph and Mary (HARDY) LOWELL; husband of Mary JONES; he is my seventh great grandfather.
  • Hannah CHIPMAN born 20 February 1737[3]; daughter of Deacon Barnabas and Elizabeth (HAMBLEN) CHIPMAN; Mayflower descendant [John and Elizabeth (TILLEY) HOWLAND, John and Joan (HURST) TILLEY]
  • Lydia GERRISH born 20 February 1765 in Berwick, York, Maine[4]; daughter of Alexander and Sarah (CLARK) GERRISH.
  • Amasa SYLVESTER born 20 February 1798 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine[5]; son of Marlborough and Merch (HALL) SYLVESTER.

[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), Hephzipah 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] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 27, Joseph Lowell; #68.V; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 11 October 2015.  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 31 March 2015), Joseph Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Joseph Lowell, 20 February 1721; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[3] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 22 [Hannah Chipman #86].

[4] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1715-1922,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 1 February 2018), Lydia Gerrish; 20 February 1765.

[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 1 February 2018), Amasa Sylvester; FHL microfilm 11033.

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Pelatiah PERKINS

Pelatiah is my sixth great granduncle through John and Elizabeth (PIERCE) PERKINS; my third cousin nine times removed and fourth cousin seven times removed through Joseph and Abigail (PAUL) ALCOCK; and he’s my fourth cousin six times removed through John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK.  He served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Captain Edward Grow’s Company and in Captain Philip Hubbard’s Company, protecting the seacoast in Kittery Point and other nearby locations.[1] He lived in York County, Maine his entire life a portion of it on the west side of Brandy Brook on the Old Post Road.[2]

Pelatiah PERKINS was born 1754 and baptized 8 December 1754 in Wells, York, Maine.[3]  He was the son of John and Elizabeth (PIERCE) Perkins.  He died sometime after 1840.[4]  He married Eunice TRAFTON 1776, with the dates of 13 July 1776 listed as both marriage and intentions and 7 August 1776 as another date all taking place in York County, Maine[5].  Eunice was born 25 January 1752 in York, York, Maine.[6]  She was the daughter of Thaddeus and Abigail (LEWIS) TRAFTON.  She died 26 May 1822 in York County, Maine.[7]  Eunice is my third cousin six times removed through William and Dorothy (DIXON) MOORE.  Pelatiah and Eunice are not blood relations.

Pelatiah and Eunice had the following children:

  1. Lucy PERKINS She was baptized 31 August 1777 in Wells, York, Maine at the First Church of Wells.[8]  She died 10 December 1862; her gravestone says she was born 10 October 1782 in York, York, Maine.[9]  She is interred at Locust Grove Cemetery in Ogunquit, York, Maine.[10]  Lucy married Ebenezer LITTLEFIELD 11 May 1804.[11]
  2. Stover PERKINS was born before 1784 in York, York, Maine.[12] He died in September 1838 in York County, Maine.  Stover married Sarah “Sally” STEVENS 25 April 1821 in Kittery, York, Maine with intentions filed 26 August 1820 in York, York, Maine.[13]
  3. Samuel PERKINS was born about 1784 in York, York, Maine.[14] Samuel died March 1850 of a tumor in York, York, Maine.[15]  Samuel married Ruthy LUNT 1 November 1807 in York, York, Maine.[16]
  4. Pelatiah PERKINS was born in November 1786.[17] He died 1 Mar 1817 unmarried in York County, Maine.[18]
  5. Elizabeth “Betsy” PERKINS was born 1793 in York, York, Maine.[19] She was baptized 7 September 1797 in Wells, York, Maine at the First Church of Wells.[20]  She died between 12 January 1860 and 17 January 1860.[21] Elizabeth is interred at York Cemetery in York, York, Maine.[22]   Elizabeth married Samuel O. PARSONS 27 November 1825 in York, York, Maine with intentions filed 3 November 1825 in York, York, Maine.[23]
  6. Abigail “Nabby” PERKINS was born 1795 in York, York, Maine.[24] She was baptized 7 September 1797 in Wells, York, Maine at the First Church of Wells.[25]  She died 29 May 1876.[26]  Abigail married Captain William SEAVEY 3 February 1818 in York, York, Maine with intentions filed 24 December 1817 in York, York, Maine.[27]

[1] Thomas Allen Perkins and Harold Clarke Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants: 1583-1936, first (Haverhill, Mass.: Record Publishing Company, 1947), 26; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 11 September 2015; Pelatiah Perkins.  Department of Veterans Affairs, “U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900,” digital images, National Archives, Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins; citing National Archives and Records Administration M804 record group 15; book E, vol. 1, page 42.  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), 166.  The State of New Hampshire, rolls of the soldiers in the Revolutionary War, 1775, to May 1777: volume 1 of war rolls. volume XIV of the series, first (Concord, N. H.: Parsons B. Cogswell, State Printer, 1885), 237; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.genealogygophers.com : online 21 March 2016; Lieut. Bragdon’s Party at Kittery Point Novr 5th 1775; private Pelatiah Perkins.  Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, descendant of Pelatiah Perkins; National Sons of the American Revolution, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky.

[2] Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[3] Ron V. Jackson, “Maine, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1800-1890,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins; age 86; York Co. ME; ME 1840 Pensioners List; page 004.  Department of Veterans Affairs, “U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Pelatiah Perkins.  Christopher Dunham, Maine Genealogy Network (www.maingenealogy.net : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins.  Saints, A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services, 4.  Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  George Shawn Stewart, “Records of the First Church of Wells, ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 75, 76 (1921), online archieves, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins; Decr; 8th; 1754.  Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, Sons of the American Revolution.

[4] Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Jackson, “Maine, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1800-1890,” database online Pelatiah Perkins; age 86; York Co. ME; ME 1840 Pensioners List; page 004.

[5] Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, Sons of the American Revolution.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins and Eunice Trafton; FHL microfilm 12836.  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 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins and Eunice Trafton; marriage intention 13 july 1776.  Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[6] Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[7] Durrell, Jacob Perkisn of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Samuel G. Webber, “Diary of Jeremiah Weare, Jr., of York, ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 64, 66 (1910, 1912), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 March 2016), Eunice Perkins; vol. 66, page 159.

[8] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  George Shawn Stewart, “Records of the First Church of Wells, ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 75, 76 (1921), online archieves, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 March 2016), Lucy Perkins; 1777 Aug. 31.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 March 2016), Lucy Perkins Littlefield; memorial 61256454.  Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 March 2016), Lucy Perkins Littlefield; memorial 61256454.

[11] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Ebenezer Littlefield and Lucy Perkins; FHL microfilm 12836.  Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[12] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[13] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Stover Perkins and Sally Stevens; FHL microfilm 12836.   Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Stover Perkins and Sally Stevens; FHL microfilm 11322.

[14] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[15] 1850 United States census, York County, Maine, mortality schedule, York, 1, line 15, Samuel Perkins; March 1850; farmer; tumor.

[16] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Samuel Perkins and Ruthy Lunt; FHL microfilm 12836.

[17] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Samuel G. Webber, “Diary of Jeremiah Weare, Jr., of York, ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 64, 66 (1910, 1912), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 March 2016), Pelatiah Perkins Jr.; March 1st 1817; aged 30 Nov. last; vol. 64, page 181.

[18] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Webber, “Diary of Jeremiah Weare, Jr., of York, ME.,” Pelatiah Perkins Jr.; March 1st 1817; aged 30 Nov. last; vol. 64, page 181.

[19] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[20] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  George Shawn Stewart, “Records of the First Church of Wells, ME.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 75, 76 (1921), online archieves, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 March 2016), Betsy and Nabby Perkins; 7 September 1797; vol. 76, page 254.

[21] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Betsey Parsons; FHL microfilm 001316106.   Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[22] “Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, 1780-1980,” images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Betsey Parsons; FHL microfilm 001316106.

[23] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), Samuel O. Parsons and Betsey Perkins; FHL microfilm 12836.

[24] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, Sons of the American Revolution.

[25] Stewart, “Records of the First Church of Wells, ME.,” Betsy and Nabby Perkins; 7 September 1797; vol. 76, page 254.

[26] Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, Sons of the American Revolution.  Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.

[27] Durrell, Jacob Perkins of Wells, Maine and his descendants, 26.  Membership application, Harold G. Taylor, national 5688, Minnesota state 1243, Sons of the American Revolution.  Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 March 2016), William Levey and Abigail Perkins; FHL microfilm 12836.

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