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BIRTHS 5 February 1700-1800

  • John MOORE Jr. born 5 February 1714 in Maine[1]; son of John and Hannah (JORDAN) MOORE.
  • Mary JONES born 5 February 1725 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts,[2] also listed as 26 February 1726[3]; daughter of Joseph and Mary (PROWSE) JONES; wife of Joseph LOWELL; seventh great grandmother
  • Susan DYER born 5 February 1757 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine[4]; daughter of Micah and Hanna (MARINER) DYER; wife of Joseph MORTON.
  • Samuel Twycross GOODWIN born 6 January 1764 in South Berwick, York, Maine[5]; son of Dominicus and Hannah (HILL) GOODWIN; husband of Anna Thompson GERRISH.
  • Patience STOVER born 5 February 1770 in York, York, Maine[6]; daughter of John and Patience (YOUNG) STOVER.
  • John Gray JORDAN born 5 February 1779 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine[7]; son of Dominicus and Susannah (SIMONTON) JORDAN; husband of Anna Nancy MCKENNEY.
  • Edward Stearns ABBOT born 5 February 1797 in Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts[8]; son of Moses and Alice (STEARNS) ABBOT; died 1798.
  • Nathan BUTLER born 5 February 1799 in Hancock, Hancock, Maine[9]; son of Moses and Mary (MOON) BUTLER; husband of Maria DYER and Deidamia GILPATRICK.

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 20 [John Moore Jr. #84].

[2] 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 5 April 2015), Mary Jones; FHL microfilm 0599730 IT 3.

[3] 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.

[4] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Sussanna Dyer, 5 February 1757; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 9 November 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[5] John Samuel Goodwin, The Goodwins of Kittery, York County, Maine, print (Chicago: n.d.), 39; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 6 January 2018; Samuel Goodwin #41a.

[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 6 January 2018), Patience Stover; FHL microfilm 12836.

[7] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 58, 152 [John Gray Jordan #622].

[8] Town clerk offices Massachusetts, “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 17 May 2017), Edward Stearns Abbott; FHL microfilm 771074.

[9] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection – Individual Records,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 6 January 2018), Nathan Butler; 5 February 1799; 12 December 1851.

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Joseph LOWELL

Joseph and Mary are my seventh great grandparents.  He is the son of Joseph and Mary (HARDY) LOWELL.  She is the daughter of Joseph and Mary (PROWSE) JONES.

Joseph LOWELL was born 20 February 1721 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[1]  He married Mary JONES 11 February 1745 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[2]  Mary was born 5 February 1725 in Amesbury, Essex, MA.[3]

Joseph and Mary had the following children:

  1. Anna “Nanne” LOWELL was born 14 February 1746 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[4] She died 1 May 1819 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[5]  Anna married Joshua GRINDLE about 1769.  Joshua is my sixth great granduncle; Joshua and Ann are not related by blood.  Joshua was born 31 March 1746 in Berwick, York, ME.  He is the son of John and Elizabeth (DOOR) GRINDLE.  Joshua died 21 February 1819 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[6]
  2. Eliphalet LOWELL was born 13 August 1748 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[7] He died 18 October 1836 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  His body was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[8]  Eliphalet married Elizabeth HENEY 11 February 1774 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Elizabeth is my fifth great grandaunt through her parents, Archibald and Margaret Susannah (HOWARD) HANEY.  Elizabeth was born 26 June 1758 in Bath, Sagadahoc, ME.  She died 28 July 1833 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Her body is interred at Hillside Cemetery Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[9]
  3. Hannah was born 2 February 1748 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[10] She died 9 August 1759 at the age of 10.
  4. Francis was born 22 December 1751 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[11] He died 28 March 1763 at the age of 11.
  5. Mary was born 19 May 1754 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[12] She married Joseph WEBBER.  He was born 19 September 1745 in York County, ME.
  6. Stephen was born 18 July 1756 in Newbury, Essex, MA.[13] There is a belief that he was captured by Algerian pirates, but thus far no proof has been found.
  7. Hannah was born 23 January 1759 in Newbury, Essex, MA. She died 1802 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Johnson’s Point Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  Hannah married Reuben GRINDLE in December 1777 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.  He was born 20 March 1757 in Lebanon, York, ME.  He is the son of John and Elizabeth (DOOR) GRINDLE.  He died 15 July 1835.  Hannah and Reuben are my sixth great grandparents.
  8. Lydia was born January 1762 in Newbury, Essex, MA or Penobscot, Hancock, ME.
  9. Joseph was born 13 December 1765 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME. He died 8 January 1843. He is interred at Wescott Cemetery in Castine, Hancock, ME.[14]   He married Judith FREEMAN 22 January 1802.  Judith was born 28 December 1766.  She died 13 August 1835.  She is interred at Wescott Cemetery in Castine, Hancock, ME.[15]
  10. Nancy was born 7 April 1769. She married Captain David JENKINS.

[1] Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Joseph Lowell, 20 February 1721; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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.

[2] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 April 2015), Joseph Lowell and Mary Jones; FHL microfilm 886203.

[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 5 April 2015), Mary Jones; FHL microfilm 0599730 IT 3.

[4] Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Nanne Lowell, 3 February 1745; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), Nanne Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Anna Lowell Grindle; memorial 89992027.

[6] Mrs. Walter Meiggs Bush, “Vital Records of Brooksville, Hancock County, Maine,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 104, 105, 109 (1950, 1951, 1955), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 5 April 2015), Joshua Grindle; vol. 104, page 58.  Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 19 February 2015), Joshua Grindle; memorial 89992115.

[7] Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Eliphalet Lowell, 2 August 1747; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), Eliphalet Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), Eliphalet Lowell; memorial 107576186.

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), Elizabeth Haney Lowell; memorial 107576214.

[10] Massachusetts Vital Records: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Hannah Lowell, 2 February 1748; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), Hannah Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[11] Scituate, Massachusetts: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Francis Lowel, 22 December 1751; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), Francis Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[12] Scituate, Massachusetts: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Mary Lowel, 19 May 1754; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), 823653.

[13] Scituate, Massachusetts: Newbury vol. 1, page 290, Stephen Lowel, 18 July 1756; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  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 5 April 2015), Stephen Lowell; FHL microfilm 823653.

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), Joseph Lowell; memorial 77701834.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 5 April 2015), Judith Lowell; memorial 77701862.

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