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BIRTHS 2 March 1700-1800

  • Humphrey SCAMMON born 2 March 1717 in Saco, York, Maine[1]; son of Captain Humphrey and Elizabeth (JORDAN) SCAMMON; husband of Susannah SHAPLEIGH.
  • Anna WESTCOAT born 2 March 1729 in York, York, Maine[2]; son of Richard and Mary (WARDWELL) WESTCOAT.
  • Elizabeth JORDAN born 2 March 1751 in Saco, York, Maine[3]; daughter of Colonel Tristram and Hannah (GOODWIN) JORDAN; wife of William VAUGHAN.
  • Captain Ambrose SNOW born 2 March 1765 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine[4]; son of Reverend Elisha and Elizabeth (JORDAN) SNOW; husband of Frances “Fannie” CAMPBELL.
  • Sarah BRAGDON born 2 March 1771 in York, York, Maine[5]; daughter of Captain Thomas and Sarah (WEARE) BRAGDON; wife of William HINCKLEY, Daniel LUNT and Thomas HUGGETT.
  • Mary CHIPMAN born 2 March 1773 in Connecticut[6]; daughter of Jonathan and Catherine (REED) CHIPMAN; wife of Chauncy THRALL.
  • Horatio CHIPMAN born 2 March 1792[7]; son of Amos and Sarah (BOARDMAN) CHIPMAN.
  • Abijah JELLISON born 2 March 1792 in Eastbrook, Hancock, Maine[8]; son of George and Elizabeth (WADLIN) JELLISON; husband of Abigail HILL.
  • Ebenezer HERRICK born 2 March 1793 in Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine[9]; son of Joseph and Lydia (LOWELL) HERRICK; husband of Experience COBURN.
  • Betty JORDAN born 2 March 1796 in Sedgwick, Hancock, Maine[10]; daughter of Samuel and Abigail (HARDEN) JORDAN.
  • Elizabeth MORSE born 2 March 1797[11]; daughter of Captain Abner and Nancy (CHIPMAN) MORSE; wife of Deacon John WILSON.
  • Sally JORDAN born 2 March 1797 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine[12]; daughter of Ephraim and Ann (JORDAN) JORDAN; died 15 April 1846.
  • Elizabeth Lowell BLAKE born 2 March 1800 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts[13]; daughter of Thomas and Mary (BARNARD) BLAKE; died 7 October 1800, 2 other sisters with the same name born 20 September 1808, died 1 November 1802 and born 21 November 1803 and died 8 July 1883.

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 34 [Humphrey Scammon #64].

[2] 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 5 March 2015), Anna Westcoat; FHL microfilm 12836.

[3] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 33 [Elizabeth Jordan #244].

[4] Adelbert Jean Ann Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Newburyport, Sussex County: page 162, Sarah Huggett; FHL microfilm 96017; FHL microfilm 4282859.onson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 102, 280 [Captain Ambrose Snow #1316].

[5]

[6] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 27 [Mary Chipman #154].

[7] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 57 [Horatio Chipman #444].

[8] “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].

[9] Richard Leon Herrick, compiler, Herrick Genealogy; Herrick Genealogical Register: a genealogical register of the name and family of Herrick from the settle of Henrie Hericke, in Salem, Massachusetts, 3rd (Holt, Michigan: Herrick Family Association, 2010), 1901; images online, Dr. Dallan Quass, Genealogy Gophers (www.gengophers.com : online 12 December 2017; Ebenezer Herrick 584.  Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 47, Ebenezer Herrick; #116.VIII.2; digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 18 October 2015.

[10] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 80 [Betty Jordan #959].

[11] W.A. Calnek, History of the County of Annapolis: including old Port Royal and Acadia, with memoirs of its representatives in the Provincial Parliament, and biographical and genealogical sketches of its early settlers and their families, first (Toronto: William Briggs, 1897), 552; images online, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch (www.familysearch.org : online 22 October 2015; Abner Morse Jr.; #i.

[12] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 88 [Sally Jordan #399].

[13] Delmar R. Lowell, editor, The Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America: from 1639-1899 (1899; reprint, Rutland, Virginia: The Tuttle Company, 1899), 38, Elizabeth Lowell Young; #94.VII.1.(5); digital images, Google, Google (google.com/books : online 13 October 2015.

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BIRTHS 9 January 1700-1800

  • Prudence Mary “Polly” WESTCOAT born 9 January 1731 in Maine[1]; daughter of Richard and Mary (WARDWALL) WESTCOAT; wife of Captain George HASLAM.
  • Thomas HARDISON born 9 January 1734 in Berwick, York, Maine[2]; son of Stephen and Alice (ABBOT) HARDISON; husband of Mary CHADBOURNE.
  • Benjamin MILLIKEN born 9 January 1763 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine[3]; son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (BANKS) MILLIKEN; husband of Lucy BANKS.
  • Stephen Skiff CHIPMAN born 9 January 1771 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts[4]; son of Benjamin and Betty (FREEMAN) CHIPMAN; husband of Phebe HOXIE.
  • Thomas HASKINS born 9 January 1775[5]; son of John and Hannah (UPHAM) HASKINS; husband of Elizabeth FOXCROFT.
  • Ebenezer JORDAN born 9 January 1795 in Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine[6]; son of John and Dorcas (LORD) JORDAN; husband of Harriet SPURLING, Harriet Rosebrook YOUNG, Lucinda PARSONS and Louisa LORD.

[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 5 March 2015), Prudence Westcoat; FHL microfilm 12836.

[2] 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 18 December 2017), Thomas Harrison; FHL microfilm 9800.

[3] Edmund West, comp., “Family Data Collection – Individual Records,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 18 December 2017), Benjamin Milliken; 9 January 1763.

[4] Bert L. Chipman, The Chipman Family: A Genealogy of the Chipman’s in America, 1631-1920 (N.p.: n.p., 1920), 39, 82 [Stephen Skiff Chipman #268].

[5] F. K. Upham, Upham Genealogy: the descendants of John Upham, of Massachusetts, who came from England in 1633, and lived in Weymouth and Malden, embracing over five hundred heads of families, extending into the tenth generation, print (Albany, N.Y.: Joel munsell’s Sons, Publishers, 1892), 90; images online, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 14 August 2017; Ruth Haskins; 26.II.J.

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 94, 246 [Ebenezer Jordan #1187].

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Hannah JORDAN

Hannah is my fourth great grand aunt through her parents Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN, my fifth great grandparents.  She is also my fourth cousin nine times removed through her third great grandparents, John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents.  Her husband George HASLAM is my second cousin seven times removed through his great grandparents, Richard and Hannah (HALEY) WESCOTT, my eighth great grandparents.  This makes their children my first cousins five times removed, third cousins six times removed and fifth cousins eight times removed.  Many of them married people also related to me.  Hannah and George are not related by blood.

Hannah JORDAN was born 11 April 1775 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[1]  She is the daughter of Solomon I. and Christiana (SIMONTON) JORDAN.  She died 29 March 1857.  Her body is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[2]  Hannah married George HASLAM 16 June 1791 in Sullivan, Hancock, ME by Paul Dudley SARGENT, justice of the peace.[3]  George was born 6 May 1770 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.  He is the son of George and Prudence Mary (WESTCOAT) HASLAM.  George died 23 April 1856.  His body is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[4]

Hannah and George had the following children:

  1. Mary T. “Polly” was born 30 April 1792 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[5] She died 20 November 1880 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  Mary married Richard COOK in 1813.  Richard was born 1785 in New Brunswick, Canada.[6]  He died 28 November 1841 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[7]  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.
  2. Emma J. was born in 1793 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME. She died in 1816.  She married David MCFARLAND.[8]  David was born 12 April 1786 in Hancock, Hancock, ME.  He is the son of Thomas and Jane (SMITH) MCFARLAND.  He died 4 February 1868 in Hancock, Hancock, ME.  He was interred at Pine Tree Cemetery in Hancock, Hancock, ME.
  3. John P. was born 8 March 1799 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[9] He died 25 November 1877 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[10]  John married Louisa P. HOPKINS 10 July 1825.  Louisa was born 2 October 1808 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of David Ross and Olive (MOORE) HOPKINS.  Louisa is my third great grandaunt.  She died 5 February 1886 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[11]
  4. George III was born 1800 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME. He drowned, unknown as to what age he was.[12]
  5. Solomon was born 28 April 1801 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[13] He died 21 January 1864 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred in Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[14]  Solomon married Clarissa MOSELY 21 September 1829.[15]  Clarissa was born 1805 in Hancock, Hancock, ME.[16]  She is the daughter of James MOSELY.  She died 8 November 1875 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[17]
  6. Eliakim Westcott “Like” was born 16 March 1803 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[18] He died 17 January 1880 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[19]  Eliakim married three times; first to Elizabeth “Eliza” INGALLS about 1827.[20]  Elizabeth was born 16 June 1806 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Samuel and Sarah (MITCHELL) INGALLS.  She died 12 October 1829 in Waltham, Hancock, ME [just five days after the birth of her daughter Elizabeth].  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[21]  He married second, Susan WILBUR 24 January 1831 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[22]  Susan was born 28 April 1813 in Eastbrook, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Ebenezer “Eben” and Elizabeth “Betsey” (FORD) WILBUR.  She died 24 June 1854 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[23]  He married last to Hannah W. BOWDEN after 1853.[24]  Hannah was born in October 1817 in Hancock, Hancock, ME.  She was the daughter of Twisden and Lydia (FORD) BOWDEN.  She died 12 October 1904 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[25]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME in an unmarked grave.[26]
  7. Nahum Jordan was born 19 June 1806 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[27] He died 27 March 1879 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred in Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[28]  Nahum married Harriet J. KIMBALL 16 April 1828.[29]  Harriet was born 2 March 1808 in Amherst, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Moses and Elizabeth (NORCROSS) KIMBALL.  She died 5 October 1901 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[30]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[31]
  8. Hannah L. was born 10 August 1808 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[32] She died 1 February 1897 in Mariaville, Hancock, ME.[33]  She is interred at Brimmer Cemetery in Mariaville, Hancock, ME.  Hannah married Alanson JORDAN 1 January 1829 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[34]  Alanson was born 7 February 1807 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  He is the son of Ebenezer and Phebe H. (SMITH) JORDAN.  He is my second cousin five times removed through his great grandparents Nathanial and Dorothy (HILL) JORDAN, my sixth great grandparents and my fifth cousin eight times removed through his fourth great grandparents, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents. He died 20 February 1892 in Mariaville, Hancock, ME.[35]  He is interred at Brimmer Cemetery in Mariaville, Hancock, ME.[36]
  9. Christiana W. was born 26 October 1809 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[37] He died 26 November 1853.  She is interred at Simpson Cemetery in Sullivan, Hancock, ME.[38]  Christiana married Moses SMITH 1 January 1828.[39]  Moses was born 7 March 1804 in Waterboro, York, ME.  He is the son of John E. and Experience (HAMILTON).  He died 6 June 1870 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  He is interred at Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.[40]
  10. Walter J. was born 3 October 1811 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[41] He died 9 February 1890 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[42]  Walter married Phebe H. Woodward 9 May 1839 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME by Rev. Allen Barrow.[43]  Phebe was born 15 January 1819 in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  She is the daughter of Captain Stephen Gage and Lucy Elizabeth (JORDAN) WOODWARD.  She is my third cousin four times removed through her second great grandparents Nathaniel and Dorothy (HILL) JORDAN, my sixth great grandparents; and my sixth cousin seven times removed through her fifth great grandparents John and Elizabeth (BIRCHARD) ALCOCK, my ninth and twelfth great grandparents.  Phebe and Walter are second cousins once removed.  Phebe died 17 May 1900 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[44]  She is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[45]
  11. Phebe J. was born 21 December 1814 in Waltham, Hancock, Me.[46] She died of heart disease on 30 January 1892 in Sanford, York, ME.[47]  She is interred in Ellsworth, Hancock, ME.  Phebe married John Ford WILBUR 20 March 1834.[48]  John was born 1 January 1811 in Eastbrook, Hancock, ME.[49]  He is the son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (FORD) WILBUR.  He died 19 November 1889 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  He is interred at the Church Cemetery in Eastbrook, Hancock, ME.
  12. Sarah Colby “Sally” was born 16 February 1816 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.[50] She died 30 November 1901 in Sanford, York, ME.[51]  She is interred at Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford, York, ME.[52]  Sarah married Horace BENNETT 7 June 1837.  Horace was born 9 October 1813 in South Sanford, York, ME.  He is the son of Rufus and Anna (BATCHELDER) BENNETT.  He died 15 October 1880.[53]

[1] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98 [Hannah Jordan #323].

[2] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Hannah Jordan Haslam; memorial 83220060.

[3] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 12 April 2015), George Haslem and Hannah Jordan; FHL microfilm 12217.

[4] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), George Haslam; memorial 83220098.

[5] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 262 [Mary “Polly” T. Haslam #1249].

[6] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 262 [Mary “Polly” T. Haslam #1249].

[7] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9918, Richard S. Cook, 19 January 1894; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[8] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98 [Emma J. Haslam #1250].

[9] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 263 [John Haslam I #1252].

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), John Haslam; memorial 83225588.

[11] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Louisa P. Grant Haslam; memorial 83225631.

[12] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98 [George Haslam III #1251].

[13] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 263 [Solomon Haslam #1253].

[14] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 27 August 2013), Solomon Haslam; memorial 104482474.

[15] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 263 [Solomon Haslam #1253].

[16] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 263 [Solomon Haslam #1253].

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Clarissa Mosley Haslam; memorial 104482463.

[18] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 264 [Eliakim “Like” Wescott Haslam #1254].

[19] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Eliakim Wescott Haslam; memorial 8220811.

[20] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 264 [Eliakim “Like” Wescott Haslam #1254].

[21] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Eliza Ingalls Haslam; memorial 104482379.

[22] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 264 [Eliakim “Like” Wescott Haslam #1254].

[23] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), susan Wilbur Haslam; memorial 83220833.

[24] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 264 [Eliakim “Like” Wescott Haslam #1254].

[25] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9960, Hannah Haslam, 12 October 1904; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[26] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 264 [Eliakim “Like” Wescott Haslam #1254].

[27] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 265 [Nahum Jordan Haslam #1255].

[28] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Nahum J. Haslam; memorial 83220149.

[29] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 265 [Nahum Jordan Haslam #1255].

[30] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9960, Harriet Haslam, 5 October 1901; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[31] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Harriet J. Haslam; memorial 83220130.

[32] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 252, 265 [Hannah L. Haslam #1196].

[33] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9972, Hannah L. Jordan, 1 February 1897; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[34] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 12 January 2015), Hannah L. Jordan Haslam Jordan; memorial 98512514.

[35] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHl microfilm 9972, Alanson Jordan, 20 February 1892; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[36] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 12 January 2015), Alanson Jordan; memorial 98512492.

[37] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, 1914-5, Ebenezer Smith and Mrs. Rachel Dyer, 24 November 1898; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 3 October 2013); 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), 98, 265 [Christiana W. Haslam #1257].

[38] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 13 April 2015), Christiana W. Haslem Smith; memorial 42142913.

[39] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 265 [Christiana W. Haslam #1257].

[40] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 13 April 2015), Moses Smith; memorial 42077663.  Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 265 [Christiana W. Haslam #1257].

[41] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 249, 266, 539 [Walter J. Haslam #1258], [Phebe H. Woodward #3605].

[42] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Walter J. Haslam; memorial 83226338.

[43] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 249, 266, 539 [Walter J. Haslam #1258], [Phebe H. Woodward #3605].

[44] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9960, Phebe H. Haslam, 24 May 1900; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[45] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 31 March 2015), Phebe H. Woodward Haslam; memorial 83225645.

[46] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 10062, Phebe J. Wilbur, 30 January 1892; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[47] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 10062, Phebe J. Wilbur, 30 January 1892; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 12 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[48] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 266-7 [Phebe J. Haslam #1259].

[49] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98, 266-7 [Phebe J. Haslam #1259].

[50] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98 [Sarah “Sally” Haslam #1260].

[51] Maine, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, FHL microfilm 9894, Sally C. Bennett, November 1901; images online, Family Search, Family Search (https://familysearch.org : online 13 April 2015); Maine Division of Vital Statistics. Maine State Board of Health.

[52] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 21 March 2015), Sarah Colby Haslem Bennett; memorial 77127562.

[53] Adelbert Jean Annonson, Compiled, The Family Jordan, 3 volumes in 1 book (Maine: Penobscot Press, 1998), 98 [Sarah “Sally” Haslam #1260].

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Richard WESTCOAT

Richard is my seventh great granduncle we are related through his parents, my eighth great grandparents, Richard and Hannah (HALEY) WESCOTT.  Richard was a shipwright in York County, ME.[1]  The family resided in in York County, ME.[2]  Richard wrote his will 8 September 1756, about two years before his death.[3]

Richard WESTCOAT was born 1700 in York, York, ME.  He died 5 August 1758.  Richard married Mary WARDWELL 14 May 1729 in York County, ME.[4]  Mary was born 9 March 1711 in York, York, ME.[5]  Mary was the daughter of Eliakim and Ruth (BRAGDON) WARDWELL.  She married second Thomas HASKELL 5 Aug 1758 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.  He was born about 1710.

Richard and Mary had the following children:

  1. Anna was born 2 March 1729 in York, York, ME.[6] She was not named in the will, not sure if she died before him or if she was married and out of the house.
  2. Prudence Mary “Polly” was born 9 Jan 1731 in York, York, ME.[7] She died in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  Prudence married George HASLAM 9 November 1754 in Portland, Cumberland, ME.  George was born in 1735 in East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK.  He died 1798 in Waltham, Hancock, ME.  She was not named in the will, not sure if this was an oversight or intentional.
  3. Josiah was born 28 April 1734 in York, York, ME.[8] Josiah married Mary HOYT 14 December 1760 in Scarborough, Cumberland, ME.  She was the daughter of John and Lettice (HASTY) HOYT.
  4. Eliakim was born in 1740. He died 3 November 1816 in Scarborough, Cumberland, ME.  Although no records were found, he is named in his father’s will.
  5. Joseph was born in 1742. Although no records can be found for him, he is named in his father’s will.
  6. Abigail was born in 1744 and died in December 1798. Although no records can be found for her, she is named in her father’s will.
  7. Although no records can be found for her, she is named in her father’s will.

Will of Richard WESTCOAT[9]
Will Text: In the Name of God Amen, I Richard Westcot of Falmouth in the County of York, and Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England Shipwright being Weak and infirm of Body, But thro Gods Goodness of a Sound mind & Memory, for which I bless him, and expecting Speedily to be called by Death to appear before God, and be disposed of by him for Eternity; Do therefore make this my last Will & Testament committing my immortal Soul to God, who gave it, and my Saviour who redeemed it; and my Body to the Earth for a Decent Interment, hoping for a part in the Resurrection of the just. And as touching Such Worldly Estate as God has given me, I will & dispose of it in the following Manner.I. My whole Estate real & personal of Land Housing Stock Goods & Chattels Money & Moveables Debts owing to me, excepting as hereafter excepted, I give & bequeath to my eldest Son Josiah Westcot his Heirs & Assigns, under Such Limitations Conditions and Restrictions as Shall hereafter be mentioned.II. But it is to be understood that my Said Son Josiah Westcot on Consideration of his having my Estate as above do be at the Expence of my having a decent Burial that he take good Care that his Mother be well Subsisted & maintained as to every thing She Shall want during her Naturl Life, and that he pay to each of my other Children eight Shillings lawful Money, to each Son the Said Sum when they Shall arrive to the Age of twenty one; and to each Daughter at the Age of Eighteen.III. It is also my Will that my two youngest Sons namely Ioseph Westcoat & Eliakim Westcot do live with my Said Son Josiah Westcot he well providing for them till they Shall arrive to the Age of fourteen Years he having ye profit of their Labour during that term; And also that my two youngest Daughters Abigail Westcot & Alice Westcot do likewise live with my Son Iosiah Westcot till they Shall arrive to age convenient for them to go to live abroad; and that then they do accordingly go abroad to live. And I would have Said Sons Joseph & Eliakim at Liberty to go & live with whom they Shall incline to live after they Shall have arrived to ye Age of fourteen years as before mentioned.IV. I appoint my Said Son Josiah Westcot, Sole Executor of this my last Will & Testamt.V. Though I have given my Son Iosiah Westcot the most of my Estate as above, yet it is to be understood that I reserve So much of it as Shall answer all the above Articles in Case of any Default by him. And I do hereby utterly revoke disallow all former Wills Testaments Legacys & Bequests whatsoever, ratifying this to be my last Will & Testamt. The thirteenth line interlined wth the word Care.In Witness to all above I hereunto Set my Hand & Seal this eighth Day of Septemr in the Year of our Lord 1756 One Thousand Seven hundred & fifty six.Richard Westcot (Seal)Signed Sealed published pronounced & declared by the Sd Richard Westcot as his last Will & Testamt in the Presence of us ye Subscribers Ionathan Freeman Ionathan Freeman junr Willm Tompson.Probated 25 Oct. 1756.

 

[1] Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 719 [WARDWELL], 739 [WESCOTT].

[2] Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penobscot, Maine: Their Ancestry and Descendants,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 August 2013), William Wescott.  Sybil Noys Charles Thornton Libby, Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 719 [WARDWELL], 739 [WESCOTT].

[3] Steven Edward Sullivan, “Andrew and Deborah (Webber) Wescott of Cape Neddick, York, and Penobscot, Maine: Their Ancestry and Descentants,” The American Genealogist, 70 (1995), online archives, American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online 23 August 2013), William Wescott.  “Wills Recorded in District of Maine Prvious to 1750, and in York County to 1774: Until 1692 wills were recorded in the Records of the Inferior and Superior Courts,” Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, 9, number 4 (1898), online archives, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 5 March 2015), Richard Westcoat, Oct. 25, 1756; page 116.

[4] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 21 July 2013), Westcoat & Wardwell 13 May 1729.

[5] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 March 2015), Mary Wardwall; FHL microfilm 12836.

[6] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 March 2015), Anna Westcoat; FHL microfilm 12836.

[7] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 March 2015), Prudence Westcoat; FHL microfilm 12836.

[8] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 March 2015), Josiah Wescott; FHL microfilm 12836.

[9] William M. Sargent, data, “Maine Wills, 1640-1760,” online database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : online 5 March 2015), Richard Westcot; Probate Office, 9,179.

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