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BIRTHS 1 March 1700-1800

  • Pracilla LOWELL born 1 March 1752[1]; daughter of John and Hannah (KELLEY) LOWELL; she died unmarried.
  • Paulina KING born 1 March 1759 in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine[2]; daughter of Richard and Isabella (BRAGDON) KING; wife of Doctor Aaron PORTER.
  • Hannah CALEF born 1 March 1763 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[3]; daughter of Joseph C. and Mehitable C. (MILLER) CALEF; wife of Major Samuel Niles THAYER.
  • Ezra Davis JORDAN born 1 March 1783 in Casco, Cumberland, Maine[4]; son of Hezekiah and Eunice (DAVIS) JORDAN; husband of Joanna GERRISH and Margaret “Peggy” BROWN.
  • Sarah Goodwin JORDAN born 1 March 1786 in Biddeford, York, Maine[5]; daughter of Rishworth and Sarah (GOODWIN) JORDAN; wife of William Tristram HOOPER.
  • Abel JELLISON born 1 March 1790 in Waterboro, York, Maine[6]; son of George and Elizabeth (WADLIN) JELLISON; husband of Mary “Polly” BEAN.
  • Captain Walter JORDAN born 1 March 1794 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[7]; son of Morrill and Anne (JORDAN) JORDAN; husband of Martha DYER.
  • Major JORDAN born 1 March 1798 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine[8]; son of Morrill and Anne (JORDAN) JORDAN; died 2 October 1817.

[1] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 48, Pracilla Lowell; #121.III; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 19 October 2015.

[2] Joseph W. Porter, A Genealogy of Richard Porter: who settled in Weymouth, Mass., 1635, and allied families : also some account of the descendants of John Porter who settled in Hingham, Mass, 1635, and Salem, (Danvers) Mass., 1644, print (Bangor: Burr & Robinson Printers, 1878), 285-286; images online, Ancestry, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com : online 7 February 2018; Aaron Porter, M.D. #285.

[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 12 February 2016), Hannah Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Hannah, daughter of Joseph and Mehitbale Calef March 1 1763.  Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston: and some of his descendants, print (Salem, mass.: Essex Institute Historical Collections, 1940), 44-45; images online, Dr. Dallen Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : onlline 17 November 2017; Joseph Calef #28 and family.

[4] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 126, 328 [Ezra Davis Jordan #1679].

[5] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 69, 180 [Sarah Goodwin Jordan #818].

[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] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Walter Jordan, 1 March 1794; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 7 February 2018); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[8] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Mayo Jordan, 1 March 1798; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 7 February 2018); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 122 [Major Jordan #1592].

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BIRTHS 23 January 1700-1800

  • Thomas ELLIS born 23 January 1705 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[1]; son of Dr. Robert and Elizabeth (PEMBERTON) ELLIS.
  • Rebecca VAUGHAN born 23 January 1719 in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts[2]; daughter of George and Rebecca (SAMPSON) VAUGHAN.
  • Rachel JOHNSON born 23 January 1737 in Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts[3]; daughter of Isaac and Rachel (THOMAS) JOHNSON; wife of Deacon Oliver NOYES and Zephaniah THAYER.
  • Hannah CHIPMAN born 23 January 1766 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts[4]; daughter of Benjamin and Betty (FREEMAN) CHIPMAN; died 6 November 1785.
  • Joanna CHIPMAN born 23 January 1767 in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts[5]; daughter of Thomas and Bethiah (FULLER) CHIPMAN; wife of Peter BENEDICT.
  • Joseph STOVER born 23 January 1776 in York, York, Maine[6]; son of John and Patience (YOUNG) STOVER.
  • Joel CHIPMAN born 23 January 1793 in Deep River, Guilford, North Carolina[7]; son of Perez and Elizabeth (SAUNDERS) CHIPMAN; husband of Luzene STANLEY; twin to Paris CHIPMAN
  • Paris CHIPMAN born 23 January 1793 in Deep River, Guilford, North Carolina[8]; son of Perez and Elizabeth (SAUNDERS) CHIPMAN; husband of Anna CHIPMAN; twin to Joel CHIPMAN.

[1] 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 29 December 2017), Thomas Ellis; FHL microfilm 0014734 V. 24, 592866.

[2] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 29 December 2017), Rebekah Vaughan; 28 January 1719; Middleborough Births, Marriages and Death; page 461.

[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 23 January 2016), Rachel Johnson; FHL microfilm 0873751 IT 6.  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 23 January 2016), Rachel Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 38 [Hannah Chipman #266].

[5] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 37 [Joanna Chipman #250].  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 23 January 2016), Joanna Shipman; FHL microfilm 0250313 IT 1, 234573.

[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 29 December 2017), Joseph Stover; FHL microfilm 12836.

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 83 [Joel Chipman #740] twin to Paris Chipman #739.

[8] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 83 [Paris Chipman #739] twin to Joel #740.

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Joseph C. CALEF

Joseph C. CALEF is my first cousin seven times; we are related through Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM) JORDAN.  He resided Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts and Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[1]  He appears in many court records as few are: 1757 plaintiff in trespass case with James JORDAN; 1758 plaintiff in trespass case with Thomas WORMWOOD; 1758 plaintiff in trespass case with Zebadiah BANKS; 1759 defendant in ejectment case with Gilliam PHILLIPS; and many others occurring in courts outside of Suffolk County.[2]  As a gift he and Mehitable received 40 ½ acres of land from her father in 1758.[3]  He was recorded in the diary of Reverend Thomas M.  SMITH that he visited with Dr. COOPER, Mr. BOWERS, Dr. WINTHROP, John HANCOCK, Mr. BRATTLE, Mr. HUBBARD and Joseph CALEF.[4]  Assuming these are the people we read of from history books, I believe the John HANCOCK was the one who was active in the signing of the Constitution.  And assuming that is correct I believe that Joseph CALEF was at least partially involved in the events of the day.  Joseph’s will and probate were dated 1776, there is an attached copy of his will and probate letter.[5]  Due to the writing I was only partially able to transcribe the will, which is also attached below.  It was said he was an unsuccessful merchant in his day, but due to his real estate holdings his Ebenezer was able to amass a small fortune for Joseph’s heirs.[6]  Most of his sons were active in the Revolutionary War serving in various capacities from guarding coasts to being stationed on ships in the harbors surrounding Boston.[7]

Joseph C. CALEF was born 4 November 1724 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[8].  He was christened 8 November 1724 at New South Church in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[9]  He is the son of Joseph C. and Hannah (JORDAN) CALEF.  He died 31 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[10]  His body is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[11].  Joseph married Mehitable C. MILLER 12 September 1758 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[12].  Mehitable C. MILLER was born 27 April 1735 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, christened 4 May 1735 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[13]  She is the daughter of Colonel Samuel and Rebecca (MINOT) MILLER.  She died 13 April 1790 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[14]  She is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[15]

Joseph and Mehitable had the following children:

  • Samuel CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[16] He died 22 October 1836 in either Kingston, Rockingham, New Hampshire or Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[17]  He was unmarried at his death.
  • Joseph CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[18]
  • Ebenezer Winter CALEF born 17 August 1760 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[19] He died 9 February 1829 in Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[20]  Ebenezer married Sarah Gardner GIBSON 1 or 21 February 1800 at Hollis Street Church by Reverend Samuel WEST in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[21]
  • Hannah CALEF born 1 March 1763 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[22]. She died 22 February 1855 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.  Hannah married Major Samuel Niles THAYER 23 July 1793 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[23]
  • Mehitable Miller CALEF born 1 September 1765 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[24]. She died of consumption 26 October 1844 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[25]  She married Colonel Thomas Balch LEGATE 19 February 1803, there were no children.
  • Stephen Miller CALEF born 9 September 1767 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[26] He married Rebecca EMMERSON 7 December 1807 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[27]
  • Robert Jordan CALEF born 9 May 1770 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[28] He died 22 March 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[29].  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[30]
  • Rebecca Thayer CALEF was born 17 September 1772 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[31]. She died of dropsy 4 October 1858 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[32]  She married Joseph Neals HOWE 28 July 1825 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, there were no children.[33]
  • John CALEF born 27 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts[34]. He died 30 August 1777 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[35]  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[36]

[1] Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), 91-96; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 17 June 2017; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.

[2] “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Jr., Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Jr., Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.  “Suffolk County Court of Common Pleas – Index to Cases, 1756-1776,” database online, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s division of Archives and Records Preservation.

[3] Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston: and some of his descendants, print (Salem, mass.: Essex Institute Historical Collections, 1940), 44-45; images online, Dr. Dallen Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : onlline 17 November 2017; Joseph Calef #28 and family.

[4] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[5] Massachusetts County District Probate Courts, “Massachusetts, Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1991,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calefs; case 16097; records vol. 74-75, 1774-1776.

[6] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[7] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  “U.S., Newspaper Extractions from t he Northeast, 1704-1930,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 17 June 2017), Calef, Ebenezer Winter, Rev. officer, d. in Walpole, aged 69 yrs. (C.C. Feb. 18, 1829); extracted from American Antiquarian Society, Newspapers and Periodicals (Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Societyn.d.), Columbian Centfinel; Death; p. 765.

[8] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[9] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[10] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Joseph Calef; 31 March 1776; Milton Vital Transcripts p. 212.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 212; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph Calef; 31 March 1776.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Joseph Calef; memorial 156676242.

[12] Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), ; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : accessed ., online; 17 June 2017; 91-96; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.  Ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[13] 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 November 2017), Mehetable Miller; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Godfrey Memorial Library, comp., “American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI),” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Mehitable Miller; vol. 118, p. 73; Boston Transcript 1906-1941; 26 February 1912, 1398.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[14] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  Mehitable Calef Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts: and his descendants, print (self, n.d.), ; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : accessed . (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), online; 17 June 2017; 91-96; VI Sarah Gardner (Sally) Gibson, and family.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Mehitable Miller Calef; memorial 156676359.

[16] 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 February 2016), Samuel Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph and Samuel twins of Joseph and Mehitable Calef 12 December 1758.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[17] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[18] 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 February 2016), Joseph Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 September 2017; Joseph and Samuel twins of Joseph and Mehitable Calef 12 December 1758.

[19] 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 June 2017), Ebenezer Winter Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT4.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96. Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Ebenezer Winter son of Joseph and Mehitable Calef Aug 17, 1760.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[20] “U.S., Newspaper Extractions from t he Northeast, 1704-1930,” database, Ancestry.com, Calef, Ebenezer Winter, Rev. officer, d. in Walpole, aged 69 yrs. (C.C. Feb. 18, 1829).  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[21] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 91-96.

[22] 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 February 2016), Hannah Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Hannah, daughter of Joseph and Mehitbale Calef March 1 1763.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[23] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 18 June 2017), Saml. Miller Thayer and Hannah Calef; FHL microfilm 0896885 IT 2.

[24] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  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 February 2016), Mehitable Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton, V. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 19 June 2017; Mehitable Calef; 1 September 1765.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 15: 72, Mehitable Legett; FHL mcirofilm 959807; FHL microfilm 4282859.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[25] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 15: 72.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.

[26] 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 February 2016), Stephen Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Stephen Calef; September 9, 1767.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[27] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHl microfilm 001205260, Stephen Calef and Rebecca Emerson, 7 December 1807; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 20 June 2017); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[28] 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 February 2016), Robert Jordan Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Robert Jordan; May 9, 1770.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[29] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 November 2017), Robert [Calef] son of Joseph; 22 March 1776; Milton Vital Transcripts p. 212.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), Robert Jordan Calef; memorial 156676441.

[31] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  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 February 2016), Rebecca Thayer Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200, Rebecca T. Howe; FHL microfilm 960174; FHL microfilm 4282859.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v. 1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; Rebecca Thayer Calef; September 17, 1772.

[32] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200.

[33] Coppenhagen, John Gibson of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 92.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  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 19 June 2017), Joseph N. Howe and Rebecca T. Calef; FHL microfilm 818094.

[34] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.  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 February 2016), John Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001–2016), Milton v.1, p. 13; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 November 2017; John Calef; May 27, 1776.

[35] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston, 44-45.

[36] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2017), John Calef; memorial 156676495.

Transcription of Will (as best I could do)

In the name of God Amen the thirenth Day of March Seventeen Hundred and Seventy Six I Joseph Calef of Milton in the County of Suffolk & Province of the Massachusetts Bay — England Gentleman labouring under Bodily disorder, but of Perfect Mind & Memory Thanks be given to God therefore calling to Mind the Mortality of my Body and Knowing that it is appoint for all Men once to die do make & Ordain this my last Will and Testament That is to to say — first of all i give & recommend my Soul into the hand of God that gave it and my Body Recommend to the — to be Burried in decent Christian Burial at the Descretion of my Executor Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection & that receive the same again by the mighty Peace of God and as touching such Worldly Estate wherewith is has Please God to bless me in this life. I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner & form. … –; It is my Will that after — shall be made of the support of Mehitable my dearly Beloved Wife out of my Estate as the Law does of shall direct my Children should each & all of them have an Equal share of my Estate and accordinly Give and bequest the whole of my Estate both Real & Personal in whatever it consists when and if may be found, to all my Children in Equal shares and — make and ordain my two Brothers, Samuel Calef and Winter Calef to be the Executor of my last Will and Testament and do utterly — allow — and dispose all — other forms Testament Wills, Legacies and Bequests and Executors by me in any ways before named. Willed and Bequeath ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will in Witness when of they hereunto set my hand & seal the Day and Year above written.
signed Sealed, published —
Seal declared by the said Joseph Calef as his Last Will & Testament
in presence of us this — Joseph Calef & seal
Nathaniel Robins, Mary X Calf, Rebecca X Daniel

 

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Moses Abbot

Moses is my first cousin nine times removed.  We are related through John and Judith Elizabeth (GREENE) BLOTT.  According to the Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire he was living in 1707.[1]  He inherited land from his father at Strawberry Bank, in Berwick, York, Maine.[2]  He was also deeded land about 1729 according to Maine: Early Wills and Deeds Moses served from September 1710 to 26 November 1710 in the Massachusetts Militia under Captain Samuel Partridge.[3]  Moses, son of John Abbott, was born Sept. 1, 1704, in Berwick. He is credited with the following colonial service: private, thirty-one weeks, six days, Captain William Gerrish’s company, scouting between Lebanon and Saco river, March 5 to November 1, 1756; private, thirty-eight weeks, five days, Captain Humphrey Chadburn’s company, March 5 to Nov. 30, 1760, fourteen days billeting house.[4]  He was a mariner, it’s unknown if he was a captain or a deck hand.  He was bAbbot, Moses 7875 Boston mapaptized and became a member of the Second Church in Boston 10 January 1702.[5]

Moses ABBOT was born 20 January 1667 in Berwick, York, Maine.[6]  He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (GREENE) ABBOT.  He died at sea in February 1716.[7]  Moses married Rebecca KNIGHT 11 September 1701 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts by Pen Townsend, Esquire.[8]  Rebecca was born 14 October 1680 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts to Richard and Hannah (TOWNSEND) KNIGHT.[9]  She died 3 October 1741.[10]

Moses and Rebecca had 7 children, little is known about most of his children.

  1. Reverend Hull ABBOT was born 15 June 1702 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[11] He was baptized 1 July 1702 at the Second Church of Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[12]  Hull attended 2 years of Harvard paid Thomas Hollis of England.[13] He was ordained 5 February 1724 by Reverenced Cotton Mather.[14]   He died 19 April 1774 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.  He married Mary BRADSTREET 27 July 1731 by Reverend W. Simon BRADSTREET.[15]  Mary was born 9 September 1703 in Charleston, Massachusetts.[16]  She was the daughter of Reverend Simon Bradstreet and Mary Long.  Mary died 13 May 1763[17].  Hull ABBOT was active in many of the colonial events of the time.[18]  They had 10 children.
  2. Moses ABBOT was born 28 March 1704 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[19] Moses was baptized 2 April 1704 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[20] He died 1706 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[21]
  3. Elizabeth ABBOT was born 10 March 1706 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[22] She was baptized 16 April 1707 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[23]  She died 18 July 1788 in Princeton, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth, she married twice first to John DOWSE 17 April 1740 in Charleston, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[24]  She married second to Michael BRIGDEN 17 April 1740.[25]
  4. Richard ABBOT was born 18 February 1808 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[26] Richard was baptized 20 February 1708 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[27]  He died 6 July 1774.  He married Hannah Thayer 8 May 1739 at the First Church of Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[28]  He died 6 July 1774.  Richard married Hannah THAYER 8 May 1739 at the First Church of Boston, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
  5. Moses ABBOT was born 3 August 1711 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[29] Moses was baptized 5 August 1711 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[30]  He died 1 May 1734 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[31]
  6. Rebekah ABBOT was born before 6 September 1713 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[32] Rebekah was baptized 6 September 1713 in Boston, Suffolk Massachusetts.[33]
  7. Ebenezer ABBOT was born in July 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[34] Ebenezer was baptized 7 July 1717 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[35]

[1] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 57.

[2] William M. Sargent A.M., compiled and edited, Maine Wills: 1640-1760 (Portland: Brown Thurston & Company, 1887), 162-165; digital images online, Family Search, Family Search (dcms.lds.org : online 30 March 2014.

[3] New England Historical and Genealogical Society, “Colonial Soldiers and Officers in New England, 1620-1775,” online database, New England Historical and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot; citing Massachusetts Officers and Soldiers, 1702-1722; page 1.

[4] Rootsweb, Northern New York: Genealogical and Family History of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people and the making of a commonwealth of the founding nation (freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com : online 10 November 2017), Moses Abbot; second entry (IV).

[5] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), vol. Second Church, p. 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 2 October 2017; Received into the Covenant and baptized same date.

[6] Anderson, “Eleven Thomas Abbotts of Berwick, Maine, and Vicinity,” Moses Abbott.  William Richard Cutter, editorial supervisor, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts (1908; reprint, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, n.d.), 1021, Walter Abbott; digital images, The Internet Archive, Internet Archive Open Library (archive.org : online 21 August 2013.  Sabin Association, “Historical Note,” Sabin/Sabine/Sabean Genealogical Newsletter, 6 (1988): 3.

[7] Rev. Abiel Abbot and Rev. Ephriam Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, print (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847), 167; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 2 September 2017; Moses Abbot #3.

[8] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbott and Rebecca Knight marriage 11 September 1701.  Cutter, Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs, 1021.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; Boston, marriages 1649-1799, page 2.  Dodd Jordan, Liahona Research, “Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; FHL microfilm 0818093-0818095.  Association, “Historical Note,” 3.  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 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; FHL microfilm 818093.  Boston Massachusetts Registry Department, “Boston, Massachusetts, Marriages 1700-1809,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017), Moses Abbot and Rebecca Knight; vo. 1, p. 3.  Everett Schermerhorn Stackpole, Old Kittery and her families (Lewiston, Maine: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903), 271; image online, Google, Google (books.google.com : online 2 October 2017; 11 September 1701.  Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, 167.

[9] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017), Rebecca Knight; Boston births, 1635-1744; 1670-1689 image 115 of 219.

[10] Abbot, A Genealogical Register of the descendants of George Abbot of Andover, George Abbot of Rowley, Thomas Abbot of Andover, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich, Robert Abbot of Brandford, CT and George Abbot of Norwalk, CT, 167.

[11] 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 1 February 2016), Hull Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866, 0014734 V. 24  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 11 May 2017), Hull son of Moses Abbot and Rebecca his wife; 15 June 1702.  Massachusetts Historical Society, Colonial Collegians: Biographies of Those Who Attended American Colleges before the War for Independence (Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2005), Harvard page 2365; images online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 May 2017; Hull Abbot (Harvard, 1720).

[12] Chandler Robbins, “TEG Feature Article: Admissions and Baptisms at the Second Church [Boston],” The Essex Genealogist, 12 (1992), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbotts family.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[13] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[14] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.  “Diary of Jer. Bumstead from January 1722, to January, 1728: from a series of Almanacs,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, 15 (1861), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 11 May 2017), Mrs. Hull Abbot was ordained at Charlestown (MA) 1724.

[15] Dean Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, first (Boston: self published, 1848), 117, 746; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 11 May 2017; Mary Bradstreet.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[16] Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, 117, 746.

[17] Dudley, The Dudley Genealogies and Family Records, 117, 746.  Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[18] Society, Colonial Collegians, Harvard page 2365.

[19] 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 1 February 2016), Moses Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866, 0014734 V. 24.

[20] Chandler Robbins, “TEG Feature Article: Admissions and Baptisms at the Second Church [Boston],” The Essex Genealogist, 12 (1992), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 21 August 2013), Moses Abbotts family.

[21] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, “Boston, MA: Deaths, 1700-1799,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 18 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston City Hall Archives.

[22] 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 10 March 1706), Elizabeth Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 582886, 0014734 V. 24.  Azro Milton Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America: a genealogy of the descendants of Lawrence Dows, including the genealogy of the Masterman Family, two branches of the Newman family , a branch of the Morse family, and many genealogical lines of other families, print (Lowell, Mass.: S. W. Huse & Co., 1890), 21; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 2 October 2017; John Dowse; 27.86.v..

[23] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[24] Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America, 21.

[25] Dows, the Dows or Dowse Family in America, 21.

[26] 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 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 592866.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; v. 5, p. 112.  “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; Registry of Births; Boston, page 112.   “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 23 May 2017), Richard Abbot; City Document #43, page 54.   Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 May 2017; Richard Abbot; Second Church Records.  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 2 October 2017), Richard Abbot; FHL microfilm 0014734 v. 24.

[27] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[28] Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), 397; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 May 2017; Richard Abbot and Hannah Thayer; First Church.

[29] 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 1 February 2016), Moses Abbot; FHL microfilm 14734, 5992866, 0014734 V. 24.  Commissioners of the city of Boston, “Boston, MA: Births 1700-1800,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; 3 August 1711.  S.G.D., “: Subscribers to Prince’s Chronology,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, 6 (1852), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Mr. Moses Abbott; page 371.

[30] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.  Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, transcribed, Boston, MA: Church Records: Second Church (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), Second Church, page 4; online images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017; Moses Abbot, child of Rebecka.

[31] “Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988,” digital images, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston, births, 1689-1744, deaths, 1721-1744, page 397.  Robert J. Dunkle and Ann S. Lainhart, “Boston, MA: Deaths, 1700-1799,” database online, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 17 May 2017), Moses Abbot; Boston City Hall Archives, Index to Deaths, 1700-1799.  “,” Mr. Moses Abbott; page 371.

[32] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[33] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[34] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

[35] Robbins, “TEG Feature Article,” Moses Abbotts family.

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Joseph Chipman

Joseph is my third cousin seven times removed through two lines:  John and Hope (HOWLAND) CHIPMAN and Henry and Sarah (HINKLEY) COBB.  There was little information on Joseph and his family other than a few books that mention one or more members.  The dates are unknown but he lived in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut; Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut; Essex, Chittenden, Vermont; and Granville, Licking, Ohio.[1]

Joseph CHIPMAN was born 5 August 1761 in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut.[2]  He was the son of Jonathan and Catherine (REED) CHIPMAN.  He died 25 March 1826 in Granville, Licking, Ohio.[3]  Joseph married Anne “Amy” REED in 1789 in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut.[4]  She was born 18 April 1765 in Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut.[5]  She was the daughter of Peter and Thankful Northrup (BEECHER) REED.  She died 31 December 1851 in Allen County, Ohio.  She was interred at Shawnee Cemetery in Fort Shawnee, Allen, Ohio.[6]

Joseph and Anne had the following children:

  1. Parthenia “Patience” CHIPMAN born 11 April 1790 in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont.[7] She died in 1834 in Warren, Iowa.  Parthenia married Vinson S. NASH.[8]  Vinson was born 10 September 1787 in Cumminton, Hampshire, Massachusetts.  He was the son of Caleb and Rachel Ann (SMITH) NASH.  He died 20 November 1835 in Licking County, Ohio.  He is interred at Old Fredonia Cemetery in Licking County, Ohio.[9]  He served in the War of 1812.[10]  They had 11 children.
  2. Philene CHIPMAN born 7 January 1792 in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont.[11] She died 25 March 1879 in Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri.  Philene married Parker Hezikiah KEMP 16 April 1816 in Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont.[12]  Parker was born 25 August 1792 in Plymouth, Grafton, New Hampshire.[13]  He was the son of John and Hannah (CHILLIS) KEMP.  He died 30 May 1880 in Shelbina, Shelby, Missouri.  They had 1 daughter.
  3. Gillin CHIPMAN born 29 June 1795 in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont.[14] She died 9 March 1868.[15]  She is interred at Linwood Cemetery in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.[16]  Gillin married Salmon WHEELER 23 November 1819 in Homer, Licking, Ohio.[17]  Salmon was born 6 July 1792 in Fairfield, Franklin, Vermont.[18]  He was the son of Zalmon and Hannah (BUTLER) WHEELER.  He died 1 April 1874.[19]  He is interred at Linwood Cemetery in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.[20]  They had 8 children.
  4. Emma CHIPMAN born 29 June 1795 in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont.[21]
  5. Norman J. CHIPMAN born 12 May 1797 in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont.[22] He died 6 November 1881 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa.[23]  Norman married Sarah Wilson PARKER 21 June 1821 in Licking County, Ohio by S. Bancroft, Justice of the Peace; with intentions filed 9 May 1821 in Licking County, Ohio.[24]  Sarah was born 3 May 1799 in Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont.  She died 18 February 1861 in Washington, Washington, United States.[25]
  6. Holton Cassius CHIPMAN born 11 January 1799 in Rutland, Rutland, Vermont.[26] He died 1859 in Bristol, Elkhart, Indiana.  Holton married Lucy B. HOPKINS 244 February 1825 in Licking County, Ohio by Bryant Thornbill, Justice of the Peace.[27]  Lucy was born 24 April 1809 in Rutland, Rutland, Vermont.[28]  She died 24 January 1893 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.  She married second to John PENOYER, Jr. in 1860.  Holton and Lucy had 10 children.
  7. Donald Lonzo CHIPMAN born 17 April 1801 in Chittenden County, Vermont.[29] He died 21 February 1892 in Fort Shawnee, Allen, Ohio.  He is interred at Shawnee Cemetery in Fort Shawnee, Allen, Ohio.[30]  Donald married three times; first to Elizabeth “Betsey” DICKEY 11 March 1830.[31]  Elizabeth was born 4 April 1806 in Virginia.  She died of heart issues 16 May 1860 in Allen County, Ohio.[32]  Donald and Elizabeth had 6 children.  Donald married second to Cynthia Ann MORRIS 6 September 1860 in Allen County, Ohio.[33]  She had previously been married to James CONNETT.  She died 18 August 1868.  She was interred at Greenlawn Cemetery in Elida, Allen, Ohio.[34]  Donald and Cynthia did not have any children.  Donald married third to Mary Ann THAYER.[35]  Mary was born 15 May 1834 in New York.[36]  She was the daughter of Daniel and Margaret (GATES) THAYER.  She died 19 November 1905 in Lima, Allen, Ohio.[37]  She had previously been married to Reason JENNINGS.  Donald and Mary had 3 children.
  8. Orrin CHIPMAN born 4 October 1803 in Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont.[38] His gravestone lists a birthdate of 1 July 1803.[39]  He died 4 March 1886 in Iowa.[40]  He is interred at Richmond Cemetery in Washington County, Iowa.[41]  Orrin married twice; first he married Maria/Siata THURSTON 27 April 1828 in Licking County, Ohio by Rev. Asa Church; also listed on records are 2 March 1828 and 2 November 1828.[42]  She was the daughter of Peter and Hannah (BUTLER) THURSTON.  She died 4 March 1860.[43]  She was interred at Richmond Cemetery in Washington County, Iowa.[44]  Orrin and Maria had 3 children.  Orrin married second to Elizabeth RANNEY 28 May 1861.[45]  She was born 28 August 1835.[46]  She died 5 December 1882.[47]  She was interred at Richmond Cemetery, Washington County, Iowa.[48]
  9. Amy CHIPMAN born 4 August 1806 in Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont.[49] She died November 1849 in Carroll County, Illinois.[50]  Amy married Wesley Presley CHURCH 9 October 1828 in Licking County, Ohio.[51]  Wesley was born 13 February 1807 in Vermont.  He was the son of Rev. Asa and Lydia (LEWIS) CHURCH.  He died 26 September 1867 in Freedom, Carroll, Illinois.[52]  He was interred at Arnolds Grove Cemetery in Carroll County, Illinois.[53]  Amy and Wesley had 10 children.
  10. Allanson CHIPMAN born 16 June 1812 in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont.[54] He died before June 1814.

[1] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 27, 60 [Joseph Chipman #148].

[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 31 May 2016), Joseph Chipman; FHL mcirofilm 7450315.  Chipman, The Chipman Family, 27, 60 [Joseph Chipman #148].

[3] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 27, 60 [Joseph Chipman #148].

[4] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 27, 60 [Joseph Chipman #148].

[5] 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 31 May 2016), Anne Read; FHL microfilm 7450360.  Chipman, The Chipman Family, 27, 60 [Joseph Chipman #148].

[6] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 May 2016), Amy Ann Reed Chipman; memorial 39149248.

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Parthenia Chipman #148].

[8] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60 [Parthenia Chipman #148].

[9] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 1 June 2016), Vinson S. Nash; memorial 160426343.

[10] National Archives, “U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 1 June 2016), Vinson Nash; citing National Archive and Records Administration microfilm M602, roll 152; private; 3 reg’t (Tyler’s) Vermont militia.

[11] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Philene Chipman #478].

[12] Vermont, United States State Capitol Building, Montpelier, “Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008,” records online, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 1 June 2016), Parker Thimp and Philina Chipman; FHL microfilm 27507, 27707.

[13] New Hampshire New Hampshire Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord, “New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900,” online images, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 1 June 2016), Parker Kemp; FHL microfilm 1001010.  “New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904,” database online, Family History Library, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 1 June 2016), Parker Kemp; FHL mcirofilm 1001010.  New Hampshire Bureau of vital Records, “New Hampshire, Birth Records, 1659-1900,” database online, ancestry.com, ancestry.com (ancestry.com : online 1 June 2016), Parker Kemp; citing New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records.  New Hampshire Registrar of Vital Statistics, “New Hampshire, Births and Christenings Index, 1714-1904,” database online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 1 June 2016), Parker Kemp; FHL microfilm 1001010.  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 1 June 2016), Parker Kemp; vol. births I-J-K to 1901, page 13563.

[14] Albert Gallatin Wheeler, The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, first (Boston, Mass.: American College of Genealogy, 1914), 250; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 1 June 2016; Salmon Wheeler #3135.  Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Gillian Chipman #479].

[15] Goodspeed’s History of Hamilton, Knox and Shelby Counties of Tennessee, reprinted from Goodspeed’s History 1887 (Nashville, Tennessee: Charles and Randy Elder Booksellers, 1974), 1012; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 1 June 2016; Xenophon Wheeler.  Wheeler, The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, 250.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 1 June 2016), Gillin Wheeler; memorial 83913290.

[17] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60 [Gillian Chipman #479].  Wheeler, The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, 250.  Who’s Who in Tennessee: A biographical reference book of notable Tennesseeans of to-day (Mephis: Paul & Douglas Co., Publishers, 1911), 71; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 1 June 2016; Xenophon Wheeler.

[18] Wheeler, The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, 250.

[19] Goodspeed’s History of Hamilton, Knox and Shelby Counties of Tennessee, 1012.  Wheeler, The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, 250.

[20] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 1 June 2016), Salmon Wheeler; memorial 83913311.

[21] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Emma Chipman #480].

[22] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60, 126 [Norman Chipman #481].

[23] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 126 [Norman Chipman #481].

[24] “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997,” images online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 June 2016), Norman J. Chipman and Sarah Parker; FHL microfilm 384300.  Genealogical Society of Utah, “Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 2 June 2016), Norman J. Chipman and Sarah Parker; FHL microfilm 0384300 V 1.  Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 126 [Norman Chipman #481].

[25] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 126 [Norman Chipman #481].

[26] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60, 127 [Holton Chipman #482].  Copy of letter Ancestry.com, posted 17 Feb 2015 by Falconsfire101.

[27] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 June 2016), Holton Chipman and Lucy Hopkins; FHL microfilm 0384300 V. 1.  “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997,” images online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 June 2016), Holton Chipman and Lucy Hopkins; FHL microfilm 384300.

[28] Copy of letter Ancestry.com, posted 17 Feb 2015 by Falconsfire101.

[29] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60, 127 [Don Alonzo Chipman #483].  History of Allen County, Ohio: containing a history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, ets.; portraits of early settlers and prominent ment; biographies; history of the northwest territory; history of Ohio; statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc. (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885), 788; images online, Google, Google (www.play.google.com : online 31 May 2016; Joseph B. Chipman.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 May 2016), Don Lonzo Chipman; memorial 39149252.

[31] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127 [Don Alonzo Chipman #483].  History of Allen County, Ohio, 788.

[32] 1860 United States census, Allen County, Ohio, mortality schedule, Shawnee, page 2, line 17, E. Chipman; NARA microfilm publication T1159, 29.

[33] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 9 June 2016), Alonzo Chipman and Cynthia Ann Counett; FHL microfilm 091413 V. A-B.  “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997,” images online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 9 June 2016), Cynthia Ann Counett and Alanzo Chipman; FHL microfilm 901413.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 9 June 2016), Cynthia Chipman; memorial 127324279.

[35] History of Allen County, Ohio, 788.

[36] County Courthouses, “Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001,” database online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 9 June 2016), Mary Ann Chipman; FHL microfilm 901425.

[37] Courthouses, “Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001,” database online Mary Ann Chipman; FHL microfilm 901425.

[38] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].

[39] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 June 2016), Orrin Chipman; memorial 1968247.

[40] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].  Ray Irman Smith, Thurston Family Genealogy, first (self: self, 1972), #2; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 10 June 2016; Maria or Siata Thurston.

[41] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Orrin Chipman; memorial 1968247.

[42] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].  Genealogical Society of Utah, “Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 10 June 2016), Orrin Chipman and Mariah Thurstain; FHL microfilm 0384300 V. 1.  “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997,” images online, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 10 June 2016), Orrin Chipman and Mariah Thurstain; FHL microfilm 384300.  Smith, Thurston Family Genealogy, #2.

[43] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].  Smith, Thurston Family Genealogy, #2.

[44] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 June 2016), Maria Thurston Chipman; memorial 19698246.

[45] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].

[46] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].

[47] Chipman, The Chipman Family, 60, 127-128 [Orrin Chipman #484].

[48] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 10 June 2016), Elizabeth C. Chipman; memorial 19698244.

[49] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Amy Chipman #485].

[50] 1850 United States census, Carroll County, Illinois, mortality schedule, , page 103, line 17, Ana Church; NARA microfilm publication T1133, 58.  Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties, Illinois: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of the state, and of the presidents of the United States, first (Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1889), 228-229; images online, Google, Google (www.google.com : online 18 June 2016; Alfred S. Clay.

[51] Genealogical Society of Utah, “Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958,” online database, The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 18 June 2016), Amy Chipman and Wesley Church; FHL microfilm 0384300 V. 1.

[52] Portrait and Biographical Album of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties, Illinois, 228-229.

[53] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 18 June 2016), Wesley Church; memorial 42920999.

[54] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 60 [Alanson Chipman #486].

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Joseph C. CALEF

Joseph is my first cousin seven times removed through Dominicus and Hannah (TRISTRAM) JORDAN.

Joseph C. CALEF was born 4 November 1724 and/or baptized 8 November 1724 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[1]   His parents were Joseph C. and Hannah (JORDAN) CALEF.  He died 31 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[2]  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[3]  Joseph married Mehitable C. MILLER 12 September 1758 in Boston, Suffolk, Maine also listed as intention 21 September 1758 in Boston, Suffolk, Maine, which I believe was a typographical error.[4]  Mehitable was born 27 April 1735 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts other dates listed for her are 3 and 4 May 1735, I believe one of the May dates may be her baptism date.[5]  She was the daughter of Col. Samuel and Rebecca (MINOT) MILLER.  She died 13 April 1790 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts there is also recorded date 30 September 1790 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[6]  She is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[7]

Joseph and Mehitable had the following children;

  1. Joseph CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[8]  He died 29 March 1797 in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine.[9]  He was a yeoman.[10]  He served in the Revolutionary War for twelve days guarding the shores of Maine in Capt. Jonah Voses’s Co. 1776.[11]  Joseph married Abigail MARR 29 March 1797 in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine.[12]  Abigail is my second cousin seven times removed; we are related through Roger and Mary (CROSS) HILL.  Joseph and Abigail are not related by blood.
  2. Samuel CALEF born 12 December 1758 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[13] He died unmarried in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[14]  He served in the Revolutionary War for twelve days guarding the shores of Maine in Capt. Jonah Voses’s Co. 1776.[15]
  3. Ebenezer Winter CALEF born 17 August 1760 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[16] He died 9 February 1829.[17]  He was a merchant in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[18]  Ebenezer married Sarah GIBSON 1 February 1800 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[19]
  4. Hannah CALEF born 1 March 1763 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[20] She died 1855 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York.  She is interred in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.  Hannah married Samuel Miller THAYER 24 July 1793 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[21]
  5. Mehitable Miller CALEF was born 1 September 1765 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[22] According to her death record she was born 30 September 1765 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[23]  She died in 26 October 1844 or November 1844 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[24]  Mehitable married Col. Thomas LEGETT.[25]  They had no children.
  6. Stephen Miller CALEF was born 9 September 1767 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[26] He died after 1820.[27]  Stephen married Rebecca 7 December 1807 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine by George E. Vaughan, justice of the peace; intentions filed 26 November 1807 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine.[28]
  7. Robert Jordan CALEF was born 9 May 1770 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[29] He died 22 March 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[30]  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[31]
  8. Rebecca Thayer CALEF was born 17 September 1772 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; although there are three dates listed as her birth date, 17 September 1772, 27 May 1772 and 17 September 1762, I believe that the 17 September 1772 date is the correct date since her birth records are showing that date the other dates are from other records recorded at a later time.[32] She died of dropsy 4 October 1858 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[33]  She is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[34]  Rebecca married Joseph Neals HOWE, they had no children.[35]
  9. John CALF was born 27 May 1776 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts; as with other children in the family there are numerous birth dates listed for him; 1767, 9 May 1776 and 27 May 1776, I believe the 27 May date to be correct since that is the date of both birth records on file.[36] He died 30 March 1777 in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[37]  He is interred at Milton Cemetery in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[38]

[1] Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, first (Salem: Essex Institute, 1940), 13, 22, 44-45; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016; Joseph Calef and family.

[2] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 212, Joseph Calef, 31 March 1776; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Daniel T. Hunton, “Deaths in Milton, Mass.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 44 (1890), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 3 April 2016), Mr.. Joseph Calf; vol. 44, page 45.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2016), Joseph Calef; memorial 156676242.

[4] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 100, Joseph Calefe of Boston and Mehitebel Miller of Milton, 1758; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Boston Massachusetts Registry Department, “Boston, Massachusetts, Marriages 1700-1809,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 April 2016), Joseph Calefe of Boston and Mehitebel Miller of Milton; vol. 2, page 308.  Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 12 February 2016), Josephe Calafe and Mehitebel Miller; FHL microfilm 818081.  Boston Massachusetts Registry Department, “Boston, Massachusetts, Marriages 1700-1809,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 April 2016), Joseph Calef Jr. & Mehitable Miller of Milton; v. 2, page 29.

[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 3 April 2016), Mehetable Miller; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, first (Salem: Essex Institute, 1940), 13, 22, 44-45; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016; Joseph Calef and family.

[6] Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 212, Mehetabel Calef, 13 April 1790; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2016), Mehitable Miller Calef; memorial 156676359.

[8] 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 February 2016), Joseph Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Joseph Calef twin to Samuel, 12 December 1758; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[9] Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, first (Salem: Essex Institute, 1940), 70; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016; Joseph Calef #68.  G. T. Ridlon Sr., Saco Valley Settlements and Families: Historical, Biographical, Genealogical, Traditional, and Legendary prefacing the most important events in the towns wof Saco River, from their Plantation to the present, with memorials of families and individuals instrumental in their settlement, advancement and prosperity, first (Portland, Me.: self published, 1895), 904; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 3 April 2016; Abigail, m. Joseph Calef, Dec. 29, 1797.  Charles T. Libby, prepared and published, The Libby Family in America: 1602-1881 (Portland, Maine: B. Thurston and Co., 1882), 39; images on line, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 3 April 2016; Abigail (Marr) m. 29 Dec. 1797 Jos. Calef.

[10] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70.

[11] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70.

[12] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70.  Ridlon, Saco Valley Settlements and Families, 904.  Libby, The Libby Family in America, 39.

[13] 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 February 2016), Samuel Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Samuel Calef twin to Joseph, 12 December 1758; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[14] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[15] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70.

[16] 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 3 April 2016), Ebenezer Winter Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Ebenezer Winter, 17 August 1760; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[17] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70-71.

[18] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70-71.

[19] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 70-71.

[20] 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 February 2016), Hannah Calef; FHL mcirofilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Hannah Calef, 1 March 1763; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[21] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016), Saml. Miller Thayer and Hannah Calef; FHL microfilm 086885 IT 2.  Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, first (Salem: Essex Institute, 1940), 71; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016; Hannah Calef #70.

[22] 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 February 2016), Mehitable Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Mehitable Calef, 1 September 1765; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[23] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, v. 15: 72, Mehitable Legett; FHL microfilm 959807; FHL microfilm 4282859.

[24] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, v. 15: 72.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[25] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, v. 15: 72.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[26] 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 February 2016), Stephen Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Stephen Calef, 9 September 1767; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[27] Anne Calef Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, first (Salem: Essex Institute, 1940), 71; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016; Stephen Miller Calef #71.

[28] Maine, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 001205260, Stephen Calef and Rebecca Emerson, 7 December 1807; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 April 2016); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 71.

[29] 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 February 2016), Robert Jordan Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, Robert Jordan Calef, 9 May 1770; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[30] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Daniel T. Hunton, “Deaths in Milton, Mass.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 44 (1890), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 3 April 2016), Rober Calf son of Mr. Joseph Calf.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2016), Robert Jordan Calef; memorial 156676441.

[32] 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 February 2016), Rebecca Thayer Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, p. 13, Rebecca Thayer Calef, 17 September 1772; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200, Rebecca T. Howe; FHL microfilm 960174; FHL microfilm 4282859.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[33] Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 121: 200.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2016), Rebecca Thayer Calef Howe; memorial 156675920.

[35] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.

[36] Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 212, John Calef, 30 March 1777; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.  Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  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 February 2016), John Calef; FHL microfilm 0873761 IT 4.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 13, John Calef, 27 May 1776; New England Historical and Genealogical Society, online.

[37] Boardman, Robert Calef of Boston and Some of his Descendants, 13, 22, 44-45.  Massachusetts Vital Records: Milton v1, page 212, John Calef, 30 March 1777.  Daniel T. Hunton, “Deaths in Milton, Mass.,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 44 (1890), online archives, AmericanAncestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 3 March 2016), John Calf son of the late Mr. Joseph Calf; vol. 44, page 45.

[38] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 April 2016), John Calef; memorial 156676495.

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Isaac JOHNSON

Isaac is my third cousin eight times removed; we are related through his second great grandparents, my tenth great grandparents, Robert Thomas and Susannah (SELBEE) BLOTT.

Isaac JOHNSON was born 12 April 1713 in Marlborough, Middlesex, MA.[1]  He is the son of William and Hannah (RIDER) JOHNSON.  He died 16 February 1801 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[2]    He is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[3]  Isaac married Rachel THOMAS 2 October 1733 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[4]  Rachel was born 8 March 1710 in Lebanon, New London, CT.[5]  She is the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth THOMAS.  She died 18 March 1794 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[6]  She is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[7]

Isaac and Rachel had the following children:

  1. Elizabeth “Betsey” was born 23 July 1734 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[8] She died 22 April 1828 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA.  Elizabeth married twice; first to Richard PRATT.  Richard was born about 1730 in Worcester, Worcester, MA.  She married second, Stephen SADDLER.  He was born about 1730 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.
  2. Isaac was born 28 February 1736 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[9] He died 1 February 1769.  Isaac married Patience JOSLIN 22 June 1758.  Patience was born about 1737 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She died 1 August 1809 in Northfield, Franklin, MA.
  3. Rachel was born 23 January 1738 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[10] She died 3 March 1832.  Rachel married twice; first to Deacon Oliver NOYES 31 May 1774 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  Oliver was born 31 May 1744 in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.  He is the son of Peter and Mary (CLAPP) NOYES.  He died 26 February 1803.  He is interred at Revolutionary Cemetery in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.[11]  She married second, Zephaniah THAYER 23 March 1806.  Zephaniah was born 1733 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  He is the son of William and Sarah (KEITH) THAYER.  He died 11 February 1818 in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.  He is interred in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.[12]
  4. Jacob was born 23 December 1739 in Southborough, Worcester, MA. He died 23 December 1739 in Southborough, MA.
  5. Hannah was born 10 May 1741 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[13] She died 14 November 1823 in Upton, Worcester, MA.  Hannah married Tyrus NEWTON 30 November 1775 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  Tyrus was born 3 December 1743 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  He is the son of Gideon and Hannah (LAWRENCE) NEWTON and brother of Abigail NEWTON, wife of Hannah’s brother Elisha.  He died 17 September 1826.
  6. William was born 14 July 1743 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[14] He died 14 June 1830 in Westborough, Worcester, MA.  He is interred at Midland Cemetery in Westborough, Worcester, MA.[15]  William married three times; first to Zeruiah BRAGG 1 January 1767.  Zeruiah was born 1 March 1740 in Shrewsbury, Worcester, MA.  She is the daughter of Ebenezer and Sarah (BURNAP) BRAGG.  She died 27 March 1776 in Westborough, Worcester, MA.  He married second, Mercy TAYLOR 21 November 1776.  Mercy was born April 1737 in Worcester, Worcester, MA.  She died 31 August 1812.  Mercy is interred at Midland Cemetery in Westborough, Worcester, MA.[16]  He married third to Sally BRACKETT May 1814.  Sally was born 1793 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She died 27 March 1833.  Sally is interred in Upton, Worcester, MA.[17]
  7. Hepzibah was born 26 August 1746 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[18] She died 1 November 1756 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She was interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[19]
  8. John was born 9 June 1748 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[20] He died 19 April 1833 in Southborough, Worcester. MA.  He was interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[21]  John married twice; first to Persis SHERMAN 23 May 1771.  Persis was born 26 September 1746 in Grafton, Worcester, MA.  She was the daughter of Ephraim S. and Thankful (TEMPLE) SHERMAN.  She died 5 May 1789 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[22]   He married second to Lydia GOODENOW 30 June 1790.  She was born 24 February 1764 in Sudbury, Middlesex, MA.  She was the daughter of John and Mary (READ) GOODENOW.  She died 3 November 1843 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[23]
  9. Stephen was born 18 July 1750 in Southborough, Worcester, MA. He died 8 September 1750.
  10. Elisha was born 1 July 1753 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[24] He died 25 November 1832 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  He is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[25]    Elisha married twice; first to Abigail NEWTON 29 November 1774.  Abigail was born 3 April 1750 in Southborough, Worcester, MA.  She was the daughter of Gideon and Hannah (LAWRENCE) NEWTON and sister of Tyrus NEWTON husband of Elisha’s sister Hannah.  She died 30 March 1776 in Southborough, Worcester, MA. She is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[26]   He married second, Sarah PERRY 9 June 1778.  Sarah was born 27 November 1752 in Worcester, Worcester, MA.  She was the daughter of Nathan and Hannah (FISKE) PERRY.  She died 10 October 1847.  She is interred at Old Burial Ground in Southborough, Worcester, MA.[27]

[1] 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 3 May 2015), Isaac Johnson; FHL microfilm 0844943 IT 2.

[2] Genealogical Society of Utah Salt Lake City, data collected, “Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910,” database index, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 May 2015), Isaac Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 December 2014), Isaac Johnson; memorial 76426502.

[4] Massachusetts Genealogical Society of Utah custodian, publisher, “Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910,” online database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 3 May 2015), Isaac Johnson and Rachel Thomas; FHL microfilm 861127.

[5] 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 3 May 2015), Rachel Thomas.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah Salt Lake City, data collected, “Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910,” database index, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 3 May 2015), Rachel Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Rachel Thomas Johnson; memorial 76819811.

[8] 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 4 May 2015), Elisabeth Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[9] 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 4 May 2015), Isaac Johnson; FHL microfilm 860127.

[10] 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 3 May 2015), Rachel Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 May 2015), Oliver Noyes; memorial 87787544.

[12] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 May 2015), Pvt. Zephaniah Thayer, Sr.; memorial 43881246.

[13] 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 3 May 2015), Hannah Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[14] 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 3 May 2015), William Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[15] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 May 2015), William Johnson; memorial 109917917.

[16] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 May 2015), Mercy Johnson; memorial 109917961.

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 4 May 2015), Sally Johnson; memorial 22591217.

[18] 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 3 May 2015), Hephzibah Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Hepsabah Johnson; memorial 76525035.

[20] 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 3 May 2015), John Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127.

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), John Johnson; memorial 76523264.

[22] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Percis Sherman Johnson; memorial 78720388.

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Lydia Goodnow Johnson; memorial 76523508.

[24] 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 4 May 2015), Elisha Johnson; FHL microfilm 861127

[25] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Elisha Johnson; memorial 76432843.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Abigail Johnson; memorial 78720376.

[27] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 3 May 2015), Sarah Perry Johnson; memorial 76432932.

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