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BIRTHS 19 November 1700-1800

 

  • David LOWELL was born 19 November 1723 in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire[1]; son of Joseph and Sarah M. (PRESCOTT) LOWELL; husband of Abigail PERKINS.
  • Mercy CHIPMAN was born 19 November 1725 in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of Seth and Priscilla (BRADFORD) CHIPMAN; wife of Benjamin BRADFORD and John SHIELDS.
  • Mary DYER was born 19 November 1750 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine[3]; daughter of James and Mary (MARRINER) DYER; wife of Nathaniel CUSHING and John PETERS.
  • Susannah GREENLEAF was born 19 November 1767 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[4]; daughter of Stephen and Eunice (FAIRBANKS) GREENLEAF; wife of Doctor Simon STEVENS.
  • Dilley Sarah LADD was born 19 November 1775 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts[5]; daughter of Asa and Hannah (CLOUGH) LADD; wife of Clement CASTELL.

[1] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 24, David Lowell; #50.IV; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 11 October 2015.

[2] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 22 [Mercy Chipman #80].

[3] George Norbuary Mckenzie and Nelson Osgood Rhoades, Colonial Families of the United States of America: in Which is Given the History, Genealogy and Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled in the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May, 1607, to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 1775., print (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1966), vol. III, page 394; images online, Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 8 November 2018; John Peters [Peters Family].

[4] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family: in America, 1633-1897, print (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 71; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 16 July 2018; Susanna Greenleaf 8.e.

[5] 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 12 January 2018), Dilley or Sarah Ladd; FHL microfilm 14767.  Warren Ladd, The Ladd Family: a genealogical memoir of the descendants of Daniel Ladd, of Haverhill, Mass., Joseph Ladd, of Portsmouth, R. I., John Ladd, of Burlington, N. J., John Ladd of Charles City Co., VA, print (New Bedford, Mass.: Edmund Anthony & Sons, 1890), 32; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 11 January 2018; Dilley Ladd #351.

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Joseph Wescott

Joseph WESCOTT was my first cousin five times removed; grandson of my fifth great grandparents William PRESCOTT and his wife Margaret HANEY.  Joseph was born 13 July 1813, son of Archibald and Nancy (LIMBURNER) WESCOTT.  Joseph married Caroline H. (Carrie) BROWN 14 September 1839 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.  They had four children:  Ellen C. (Nellie), George P., Caroline B (Carrie) and Harriet B (Hattie).  Joseph was enumerated in seven censuses; two in Penobscot, Hancock County, three in Blue Hill, Hancock County, and two in Portland, Cumberland County.[1]  In all censuses upon his majority he was listed as a merchant; in 1869 he was listed as working (owning) Joseph Wescott & Son, located at 64 Commercial [Street], dealing in granite.[2]  He died 20 Jun 1883 of paralysis in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine.[3]


[1] 1820 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Penobscot [Sedwick], page 638 (stamped), line 29, Archibald Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M33, roll 34.  1830 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Penobscot, page 349, line 2, Archibald Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M19, 201 rolls.  1840 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 169 (stamped), line 5, Joseph Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 141.  1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 74 (stamped), dwelling 173, family 181, Joseph Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 254.  1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Blue Hill, page 1, dwelling 1, family 1, Joseph Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 438.  1870, U.S. census, Cumberland County, Maine, population schedule, Portland, Ward 5, page 194 (stamped), dwelling 656, family 782, Joseph Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls.  1880 U.S. census, Cumberland County, Maine, population schedule, Portland, Enumeration District (ED) 54, page 8D, dwelling 77, family 82, Joseph Wescott; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls.

[2] “U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989,” digital images, ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); Portland, Maine, City Directory, 1869, page 252, entry for Joseph Wescott (& Son), granite contractor, 164 Com’l, h 11 High.

[3] “Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013), entry for Joseph Wescott, 20 June 1883, Portland. citing: Maine State Archives; Cultural Building, 84 State House Station, Augusta ME; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll 103.

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