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Births 5 July 1700-1800

  • Sarah JORDAN was born 5 July 1724 in Winter Harbor, Hancock, Maine[1]; she was the daughter of Captain Samuel and Olive (PLAISTED) JORDAN; wife of Reverend Samuel HILL.
  • Ezra JORDAN was born 5 July 1741 in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine[2]; he was the son of William and Abigail (ALLEN) JORDAN; husband of Phebe SAWYER.
  • Nathaniel I. BUTLER was born 5 July 1761 in Maine[3]; he was the son of Lieutenant Thomas and Bridget (GERRISH) BUTLER; husband of Tabitha JOY.
  • Cornelius JORDAN was born 5 July 1773 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine[4]; he was the son of Ebenezer and Lucy (TARBOX) JORDAN.
  • Asa JORDAN was born 5 July 1773 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine[5]; he was the son of Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN; he died 22 April 1792.
  • Sarah JORDAN was born 5 July 1782 in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine[6]; she was the daughter of Robert and Deborah (VEAZIE) JORDAN; wife of Joshua PURINGTON.
  • Samuel JORDAN was born 5 July 1786 in Saco, York, Maine[7]; he was the son of Colonel Tristram and Hannah (FROST) JORDAN.
  • Jonathan MCKENNEY was born 5 July 1787 in Pejepscot, Androscoggin, Maine[8]; he was the son of William and Mary (JORDAN) MCKENNEY; husband of Sarah JORDAN.
  • Fanny CHIPMAN born 5 July 1798 in Vergennes, Vermont[9]; daughter of Samuel and Hannah (SPOFFARD/SPAFFORD) CHIPMAN; wife of Justus SMITH.

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 31 [Sarah Jordan #54].

[2] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 42 [Ezra Jordan #332].

[3] George H. Butler M.D., Thomas Butler and His Descendants: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas and Elizabeth Butler of Butler’s Hill, South Berwick, ME. 1674-1886 (New York: Trow’s Printing and Bookbinding Company, 1886), 21, 22; image online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 18 March 2014.  Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, compiled, Genealogy of the Cutts Family in America (Albany, NY: Joel Munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892), 72; image online, Google, Google Books (books.google.com : online 18 March 2014.

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 37 [Cornelius Jordan #315].

[5] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 38 [Asa Jordan #326].

[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 4 July 2018), Sarah Jordan; FHL microfilm 10595.

[7] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 33 [Samuel Jordan #254].

[8] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 000009829, 001002649, Infant Jonathan Mckinny, 5 July 1787; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 4 July 2018); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[9] Dr. Jeremiah Spofford, A Genealogical Record: including two generations in femal lines of families spelling their name SPOFFORD, SPAFFORD, SPAFARD, and SPAFORD, descendants of John Spofford and Elizabeth Scott who emigrated, in 1638, from Yorkshire, England and settled at Rowley, Essex County, Mass., print (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1888), 79; images online, Ancestry, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com : online 4 July 2018; Fanny Chipman.

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BIRTHS 16 April 1700-1800

  • Hannah JORDAN born 16 April 1774 or 11 April 1775 in Hancock County, Maine[1]; daughter of Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN; wife of George HASLAM.
  • Sarah WEARE born 16 April 1777 in Granville, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia[2]; daughter of Elias and Ruth (BANKS) WEARE; wife of Daniel CHUTE.
  • Willard LOWELL born 16 April 1783 in Washington, Sullivan, New Hampshire[3]; son of David and Phœbe LOWELL.
  • James JORDAN born 16 April 1790 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[4]; son of Jeremiah and Hannah (MARR) JORDAN; husband of Sophia MOODY.
  • Sarah CHIPMAN born 16 April 1794[5]; daughter of Samuel and Hannah (SPOFFORD) CHIPMAN; wife of Lester HOADLEY.
  • Captain Moses Stearns ABBOT/ABBOTT born 16 April 1795 in Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts[6]; son of Moses and Alice (STEARNS) ABBOT/ABBOTT; husband of Susan JACQUITH.
  • Benjamin JORDAN born 16 April 1795 in Webster, Androscoggin, Maine[7]; son of William and Eunice (JORDAN) JORDAN; husband of Polly GOLDER.

[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 24 August 2017), Hannah Jordan; FHL microfilm 12268.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 38, 98 [Hannah Jordan #323].

[2] Canada Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, “Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 (FHL),” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 12 February 2015), Sarah Wear; FHL microfilm 928972.

[3] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 74, Willard Lowell; #214.VI; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 31 October 2015.

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 294 [James Jordan #1398].

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 54 [Sarah Chipman #413].

[6] 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), Moses Abbott; FHL microfilm 771074.  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 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; FHL microfilm 0873746 IT 1.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 January 2016), Benjamin Jordan; memorial 84690113.

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