Genealogical Notes Of Durham, Maine.
By Everett S. Stackpole.
Published By Vote Of Town.
Lewiston: Press Of Lewiston Journal Company. 1899.

Genealogies - DINGLEY to GOODWIN

[Transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger]






DINGLEY.
    The ancestor of the Dingley family in the United States was John Dingley (1608-58) who came to Lynn in 1637 and settled in Marshfield, Mass., in 1640. The descent to the Dingleys of Durham is through Jacob (1642-91), John (1670-1763), Jacob (1703-92), Jacob (1727--- ) and William (1749-1812) to Jeremiah. William Dingley married in Cape Elizabeth, 7 Feb. 1771, Sarah Jordan and moved to So. Danville in 1793. He lived on the River Road, where Orin Libby now lives. Jeremiah his son was born in Cape Elizabeth 14 Jan. 1779. He married, 12 May 1805, Lucy, dau. of Rev. James Garcelon. She was born 13 July 1786 and died 6 Aug. 1831. He married (2) 24 Nov. 1833 Mrs. Sarah (Miller) Jordan, and lived thereafter on lot 88 in Durham. He died in Auburn 14 Feb. 1869, aged 90 yrs.
    • JORDAN b. 2 April 1806; m. Jane Gilpatrick of Unity; d. 20 Oct. 1877. His wife died 7 April 1873, aged 53 yrs. 4 mos. He lived at S. W. Bend. Ch. John b. 10 April 1839, now living in Auburn; Abby b. 23 Sept. 1841; Albion h. 31 May 1850, deceased; and Helen b. 2 Sept. 1856.
    • JULIA A. b. 16 July 1807; m. Socrates Dow.
    • NELSON b. 15 Nov. 1809; m. 1831, Jane Lambert. Their children were Nelson Jr. (See Biog. Sketch) and Frank L. b. in Unity 7 Feb. 1840, now Editor of Lewiston Journal.
    • JAMES b. 7 Jan. 1811; m. (1) Betsey Blethen; (2) widow Howard.
    • WILLIAM b. 27 Mch. 1814; see below.
    • NANCY b. 13 June 1814; m. Wm. Brewster and has a son William who lives in Auburn.
    • LUCY b. 18 Aug. 1819; m. 21 Dec. 1837 Isaac Lambert.
    • JEREMIAH JR. b. 13 April 1822; m. 29 May 1845 Minerva Williams; (2) Ruth P. McKenney. Res. Auburn.
    • SARAH E. b. 9 Aug. 1824. Lives in Auburn.
    • SUSAN G. b. 3 April 1828; m. 14 Dec. 1850 Cornelius Stackpole. She died in Auburn 4 June 1882.

      Dea. William, son of Jeremiah Dingley, m. 16 Mch. 1837, Maria Blethen. He was well known in Durham and Auburn as a good man and the religious leader of his neighborhood. He died 4 July 1898. His wife died in June 1898.
      • LUCY b. 6 Dec. 1837; m. William Stackpole.
      • SARAH b. 6 Dec. 1837; m. Rev. George Leavens; d. 22 Jan. 1886.
      • LAVINA b. 16 Mch. 1839; d. 6 June 1845.
      • WM. FRANKLIN b. 29 Sept. 1845. Lives on the homestead in So. Auburn.
      • MILLARD F. b. 9 Oct. 1850. Lives on lot 88 in Durham.

      Albion, son of Jordan Dingley, married Mahala, dau. of Benjamin Thomas, and died 28 Oct. 1894.
      • BELLE J. b. 28 June 1874.
      • FRED J. b. 18 Oct. 1875.
      • HELEN E. b. 23 Sept. 1878; d. 8 Sept. 1879.
      • ALICE L. b. 1 Sept. 1881.
DOANE.
    RICHARD DOANE, son of Edward and grandson of Ebenezer Doane who m. Elizabeth Skillin, was born in Cape Elizabeth 26 Dec. 1772. He married, (1) 26 Nov. 1793, Mary, daughter of John Randall, who was born in Portland 17 April 1775, and died in Durham 10 April 1829: (2) 17 April 1831 Mary E. Cobb of West Bath. He died in Durham 4 May 1848. He lived near Methodist Corner on farm recently owned by George Estes. He had ten children by the first marriage. He was a staunch adherent of the Methodist church.
    • JOANNA b. in Cape Elizabeth 13 Jan. 1795; m. 23 March 1824 Ammi Loring; d. 29 Dec. 1843 in Pownal.
    • SARAH C. b. in Durham 8 Jan. 1797; m. 24 Nov. 1820 Stephen H. Davis; d. 8 Aug. 1874 in Farmington.
    • JOHN R. b. in Durham 29 Jan. 1799; m. 19 May 1832 Lucy Strout of Poland and died in Durham 18 June 1834, leaving a dau. Mary Jane who married Samuel Churchill of Poland.
    • MARY R. b. 9 April 1801; m. 21 March 1821 David Loring; d. 13 Feb. 1879 in Guilford, Ind.
    • NANCY C. b. 25 Aug. 1803; m. 23 Aug. 1826 Benj. Randall of Pownal; d. 30 Sept. 1860.
    • OLIVE S. b. 7 July 1806; unm. d. in Durham 14 Feb. 1849.
    • WILLIAM b. 27 July 1808; d. in Durham 3 Aug. 1811.
    • MARGARET A. b. 10 April 1810; m. 9 Feb. 1832 David M. Nichols; d. 19 Oct. 1882 in Durham.
    • HARRIET A. b. 22 July 1816; m. 9 Oct. 1834 Joseph Nichols of Lisbon.
    • Lucy ANN b. 19 June 1820; m. 10 Aug. 1845 Charles Libby; d. 29 March 1850 in Pownal.
DOUGLAS.
    This family is of Scotch descent, claiming connection with the old Earls of Angus. John Douglas, born in 1695, was the first emigrant to America and settled in Middleborough, Mass. His oldest son Elijah b. about 1720 in Middleborough, m. (1) 27 April 1742 Phebe Taylor and had three sons; (2) Elizabeth dau. of Edward and Patience Estes, born in Hanover, Mass. 7 April 1731 and had 8 children. Lived in Harpswell for a while and settled in Royalsborough in 1775 on the Meadow Road. He died in 1814, aged 94. He was the first of the name to unite with the Society of Friends, having joined them at Falmouth 29 June 1754.

    Cornelius Douglas, son of John, was born in Middleborough, Mass., 12 Sept. 1749; m. 10 Nov. 1767 Ann, dau. of Edward and Patience Estes, who was born in Hanover, Mass., 14 March 1735. She was sister to his stepmother. He moved to Royalsborough in 1773 and bought Lot 28. His log house is said to have been the fifth built in Royalsborough, but this is doubted. It was on a little hillock some distance from where the highway now is. His wife d. 28 Jan. 1790. He m. 23 June 1791 Lydia, dau. of Joseph and Elizabeth Buffum of Berwick, Me. He was a Friend. Died in Durham 20 June 1821. His second wife died 31 Aug. 1837.
    Children by first wife.
    • JOHN b. 8 Sept. 1768; m. 14 Mch. 1791 Judith Collins, d. in Brunswick 17 June 1820.
    • EDWARD b. 30 June 1770; m. 4 May 1797 Esther Collins.
    • PHEBE b. 12 Nov. 1772; m. 24 Jan. 1793 Ebenezer Austin; d. 15 Jan. 1817.
    • JOSEPH b. 1 Aug. 1774 in Royalsborough; d. 6 June 1782.
    Children by second wife.
    • ANNA b. 15 July 1792; m. 7 Feb. 1822 Saml. Goddard; d. 4 Oct. 1840.
    • JOSEPH b. 28 May 1793; drowned at Hebron 27 Aug. 1814.
    • JOSHUA b. 8 Sept. 1794; m. (1) Jane Adams; (2) Lucy Beal.
    • DAVID, b. 16 July 1796; m. (1) Hannah Davis; (2) Chloe Davis.
    • CORNELIUS b. 12 June 1798; m. 27 Jan. 1820 Phebe Nichols of Berwick.
    • LYDIA b. 28 Dec. 1799; m. 15 Nov. 1827 George W. Morse; d. 29 Nov. 1843.
    • PATIENCE b. 15 Feb. 1803; m. 31 Dec. 1829 Benjamin Davis; d. 24 Apr. 1887.


    Joseph Douglas, brother of Cornelius and son of Elijah, was born in North Yarmouth (now Harpswell) 8 April 1753; m. 4 Sept. 1773 Mary McFall who was born 31 Dec. 1751. In 1781 he bought a farm of Stephen Chase in Royalsborough for 213 6s. 18d. in depreciated currency. The farm was 100 acres, half of lots 5 and 12. Here he built a log house. He was a powerful preacher in the Society of Friends, and a man of natural ability and deep piety. He died 22 Dec. 1821. 6 ch.
    • ELIJAH b. 24 June 1775; d. young.
    • DAVID b. 11 July 1779; m. Waite Hawkes.
    • MOSES b. 28 July 1784. Unm.
    • ELIZABETH b. 20 May 1786. Unm.
    • RACHEL b. 29 June 1788; m. 30 Oct. 1823 Hanson Hussey of Albion.
    • REBECCA b. 29 May 1790. Unm.


    John Douglas, son of Elijah, b. in Harpswell, 8 Nov. 1774; m. 5 Aug. 1796 Sarah Booker; (2) Catherine (Briry) Booker. Settled on a part of his father's farm in Durham. In 1820 bought a farm near the River. Died in Brunswick 18 Oct. 1853.
    • POLLY b. 16 May 1797; d. same day.
    • ELIZABETH b. 18 June 1798; d. 5 April 1814.
    • HUGH b. 18 Aug. 1800; m. Julia A. Goddard.
    • JOHN b. 21 Mch. 1803; d. Sept. 1820.
    • JOANNA b. 20 Aug. 1805; d. 1808.
    • NANCY B. b. 6 Feb. 1808; m. 8 Mch. 1829 John B. Douglas.
    • ISAAC b. 7 Feb. 1811; m. Abigail K. Webber.
    • SALLY b. 30 Jan. 1814.
    Children by second wife.
    • ENOS b. 2 Sept. 1816; m. Nov. 1842 Nancy M. Jordan; m. (2) Sept. 1895 Mrs. Hannah (Foss) Hanscomb. Res. Lewiston.
    • WAITSTILL WEBBER, b. 1 Nov. 1818; m. Jane Day; d. 1 Apr. 1876.


    Joshua Douglas, son of Cornelius and grandson of Elijah, was born in Royalsborough 8 Sept. 1794; m. (1) 11 June 1818 Jane, dau. of Andrew and Ruth (Lufkin) Adams; (2) 29 Aug. 1839, Lucy, dau. of Jonathan and Lucy Beal of Durham. Bought his father-in-law's farm near Gerrish's mill in 1818, which he sold in 1835 to Henry Plummer and bought of Caleb Jones a farm on the River. He died 21 Jan. 1881. He was an excellent man, a worthy minister of the Society of Friends.
    • JOSEPH b. 24 Mch. 1819, m. Ann G. Beal.
    • ELIZA JANE b. 28 Feb. 1822; m. James Goddard.
    • GEORGE b. 11 May 1825; m. Elizabeth A. Prescott; d. 20 April 1888.
    • JOHN b. 26 Feb. 1828; m. Ann Maria Hamblin.
    • CHARLES b. 24 Aug. 1830; m. Annie E. Fisher.
    • JOSHUA LUFKIN b. 17 April 1833; m. Helen L. Harvey. Res. Bath.
    • WM. HENRY b. 13 Oct. 1847; m. (1) Ella H. Rolfe; (2) Mrs. Eliza B. (Tibbetts) Clason.
As an excellent Genealogy and History of the Douglas family has been published by Joshua Lufkin Douglas, of Bath, it is not deemed necessary to give further particulars about this family.

DOW.
    John Dow of Gilmanton, N.H., was born about 1764. He went to Portland, Me., and failed in business. Came to Durham about 1790 as a school-master. Married 1 Mch. 1791 Betsey, dau. of Joshua Strout. They lived at first in a house fronting that of Benjamin Vining, on the east side of the County Road. Here he had a small store and also made potash. He sold this place, 11 Aug. 1792 to Eben H. Goss of Brunswick. He afterward lived on the River Road, where the late Dea. Wm. Dingley lived. About 1825 he sold this farm to Simeon Blethen and Dea. Isaac Lambert and moved to Avon, where he died and was buried about 1834, aged 70 yrs. He was a tall, spare man, of dark complexion and thin face. His wife died in Wilton in 1847. He was a Revolutionary soldier.
    • EDMUND b. 28 March 1793. See below.
    • JOHN JR. b. 23 April 1796; died young.
    • SALLY b. 24 Mch. 1798; m. Moses Sanborn.
    • BETSEY b. 24 May 1800; died young.
    • SOCRATES b. 16 July 1802; m. Julia Dingley; d. in Foxcroft.
    • MARY m. Isaac Clark.
    • JOSHUA.
    • WILLIAM died in Vienna, Me.
    • JAMES.

      Edmund Dow bought a farm adjoining that of his father, one tier of lots back from the river, in what is now So. Auburn. Here he built a house and lived till 1828. The farm is still called the "Ned place." He moved to Wilton and died there 25 Nov. 1879. In his youth he was well known throughout Durham. He married 20 Aug. 1820 Jane, dau. of Samuel Robinson of Durham; (2) 1856, Sara Mace; (3) 1864, Sarah Eames. He drew a pension for his service in the War of 1812. His children were;
      • BETSEY b. 1821
      • SAMUEL R. b. 6 April 1823
      • JOHN D. b. 1825; living in Lowell, Mass.
      • CHARLES R. b. 25 July 1827, living in Brookline, Mass.
      • EDMUND b. 1829
      • MARY JANE b. 1832;
      • JAMES HILLMAN b. 1834, d. 1865
      • JOSHUA b. 1836, d. 1863
      • LORENZO b. 1874, d. 1875.
        Edmund, James and Joshua were soldiers of the Union Army in the Rebellion.
DRINKWATER.
    Thomas Drinkwater of Taunton married Elizabeth Haskell before 1700. His family had then been in New England many years. Their eighth child was Joseph, born about 1710. He moved to No. Yarmouth in 1730 and married May 18, 1732, Jane Latham. The ninth child of Joseph and Jane Drinkwater was Daniel, who married Rebecca Fisher, and these were the parents of Retiar Drinkwater, born in Cumberland 9 Nov. 1789. He married Feb. 16, 1815 Mary Whitney, who died 2 May 1823; (2) Dec. 16, 1824, Elsa D. Jones of Pownal. By the first marriage were three children, Mary and Retiar, both of whom died young, and Roxana who married Charles Hicks of Falmouth. By second marriage were eight children.
    • MARY W. b. Sept. 27, 1828; d. 29 Sept. 1828.
    • RETIAR b. 29 May 1827; m. 10 Feb. 1853 Sarah E. Noyes, who died 5 Dec. 1868; m (2) Betsey Jane Dunn of Cumberland.
    • HIRAM J. b. 22 Nov. 1828; m. 29 April 1861 Clarissa D. Sylvester; d. 3 April 1892. A daughter Marion died in infancy.
    • FRANCES E. b. 22 March 1830; d. 8 May 1874; m. Benj. F. Nason.
    • Lois U. b. 4 June 1832; m. 28 Sept. 1854, Allen Weeks.
    • MARY W. b. 22 July 1834; m. 20 Sept. 1859 Nath'l B. Welch of Portland; m. (2) 4 July 1871 Charles Whitman of Detroit, Mich.
    • HENRY C. b. 10 May 1839; d. 8 Sept. 1841.
    • CAROLINE S. b. July 13, 1842; m. Everett B. Osgood. 3 ch. m. (2) Adelbert J. Benton.

      Retiar Drinkwater had six children by first marriage. He died 29 Oct. 1892; his wife died 15 Dec. 1868.
      • CHARLES d. 3 Oct. 1856.
      • EDITH E. b. 9 Nov. 1858; d. 16 Oct. 1863.
      • WINNIFRED ADELAIDE b. 23 Oct. 1860.
      • HATTIE N. b. 28 Feb. 1862; d. 29 Oct. 1892; M. 11 Oct. 1882 Jarvis Lamson of Boston. 4 ch.
      • FRANK M. b. 19 Nov. 1860; m. 24 Nov. 1887 Maria L. dau. of Wm. Stackpole. Lives in Somerville, Mass. 2 ch. Harlan Retiar b. 19 Dec. 1890; d. 6 Nov. 1894; and Ethel Stackpole b. 28 Jan. 1889.
      • SARAH E. b. 24 Nov. 1868.
DUDLEY.
    Micajah, son of Samuel Dudley, was sixth in descent from Gov. Thomas Dudley of Mass. He was born in Brentwood, N.H., 27 Sept. 1751; m. Susanna, dau. of Timothy and Sibylla (Freeman) Forster. She was born at Attleboro, Mass., 16 Mch. 1751, and died at China, Me., 8 Jan. 1838. He died in Durham Mch. 1798. He lived in South Durham, about opposite Chas. W. Webber's. The "Dudley Spring" in his pasture is still shown. There are some remains of his old cellar. The maples he planted are two feet in diameter. He was a minister of the Society of Friends from 3 Sept. 1795 till his death. He lived in Winthrop for some years before moving to Durham.
    • JOHN b. 5 Nov. 1775; m. Eunice Winslow; lived in Durham till 1812; d. in China 27 Oct. 1847.
    • SAMUEL b. 22 Feb. 1777; m. Anna Wing; d. in Sidney, 1 Feb. 1847.
    • SUSANNA b. 18 Dec. 1778; m. Ephraim Jones. Their daughter Sibyl Jones became a distinguished preacher among the Friends, as was also her husband Eli Jones.
    • MARY b. 3 Sept. 1780; m. Aaron Buffum.
    • SIBYL b. 16 Mch. 1782; m. Benj. Dunham.
    • THANKFUL b. 31 Mch. 1784; m. Chandler Allen of Greene.
    • MICAJAH b. 26 Jan. 1786 in Durham; m. 17 Jan. 1810 Experience Wing; died at China 24 Mch. 1837. 11 ch.
    • LYDIA b. 22 Oct. 1789; m. 2 Mch. 1807 Robert Jones of Durham.
    • WILLIAM b. 5 July 1790; m. 22 Nov. 1814 Sarah Davis of Lewiston; d. 1860, in China.
    • AUSTRAS b. 30 April 1792; d. 1796. DAVID b. 15 April 1794. Preacher. See p. 69.
DURAN.
    Dea. Matthew Duran was born 17 March 1747, and according to tradition came from England when a young man and settled in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. He was a Revolutionary soldier. He married (1) Sarah Strout of Cape Elizabeth, who was born 13 May 1756. As early as 1769 he owned a farm of 60 acres on Fore Rim, opposite Portland, which he sold, 8 Feb. 1782. He bought, 22 Oct. 1782, of Vincent Roberts 50 acres of land at Durham, Me., which was the south-western side of lot 32. Ebenezer Roberts then lived on the other half. He probably moved to Durham soon after this purchase. April 14, 1794, he exchanged the above land for 90 acres in "Bagley's Gore," on the Freeport line, with Joseph Paul. His wife died 25 Mch. 1821, aged 71 yrs (?) He married (2) 18 April 1822 Eleanor Gee of Scarboro. He died 1 Jan. 1844. Eight children.
    • JOHN b. 2 April 1772; m. 21 Sept. 1794 Jane Davis.
    • MARY b. 13 Nov. 1774; m. 7 Dec. 1800 Jeremiah Gerrish.
    • SAMUEL b. 2 Oct. 1776; m. (1) 26 Sept. 1798 Kezia Cash; (2) 6 Aug. 1828 Hannah (Runnels) Tukey. Twelve children by first wife, three by second. He died in Portland 3 June 1857.
    • MATTHEW Jr. b. 3 April 1781; see below.
    • FRANCIS b. 13 Mch. 1783; m. Apphia Sawyer. Had eight sons and a daughter.
    • ELSIE b. 18 Oct. 1785; m. 25 Nov. 1811 David Osgood; d. 26 Jan. 1833.
    • NATHANIEL b. 2 Feb. 1788; m. (Int. Rec. 27 Jan. 1815) Mary Young of Limington. Ch. Nathaniel, Betsey and Mary.
    • SARAH b. 28 Nov. 1791; m. 2 Feb. 1812 David Osgood Jr.; d. 22 June 1855.

      Matthew Jr. b. 3 April 1781; m. (Int. Rec. 10 Jan. 1807) Betsey Dyer of Limington, Me. They had ten children.
      • DANIEL b. in Pownal 7 Aug. 1809.
      • JOSEPH b. in Pownal 8 Aug. 1812.
      • MATTHEW b. in Pownal 25 June 1814; m. (Int. Rec. 6 April 1829) Jerusha Berry of Gray.
      • RUTH b. 1 Sept. 1816.
      • STEPHEN b. in Durham 22 Feb. 1819.
      • JOHN b. 25 Feb. 1821.
      • MARY ELIZABETH b. 12 March 1823.
      • THATCHER DAVIS b. 7 Feb. 1825.
      • SAMUEL HOLBROOKS b. 15 Jan. 1827.
      • BENJAMIN b. 25 Jan. 1830.

        Benjamin Duran, son of John and grandson of Dea. Matthew, was born in New Gloucester 15 Feb. 1816; m. 8 May 1845 Mary, dau. of Theophilus S. Thomas; d. 21 Jan. 1895. His wife died 1 June 1885.
        • EMMA C. b. 2 May 1846; d. 28 Aug. 1864.
          • MARIETTA d. young.
          • EDWIN B. b. 3 May 1851.
DYER
    The intentions of marriage of Micah Dyer and Hannah Marriner were recorded in old Falmouth 8 April 1749. David, their son, was born in Cape Elizabeth 13 Jan. 1754: Married 22 Aug. 1775 Tamisin Dennison, who was born at Cape Ann 15 March 1757. Settled in Royalsborough in 1773. He built the house where Wesley Day now lives, at the junction of the old "Hallowell Road" with the County Road. Barnabas Strout kept store and hotel in this house earlier than 1814. David Dyer died in 1807.
    • DAVID Jr. b. 3 Aug. 1776.
    • JANE b. 25 Jan. 1780; d. 10 Nov. 1780.
    • EZEKIEL b. 22 Nov. 1779; m. Mary Dyer of Cape Elizabeth.
    • GEORGE DENNISON b. 15 Aug. 1771.
    • WILLIAM b. 4 July 1782.
    • BENJ. B. b. 25 Jan. 1784.
    • SARAH OSGOOD b. 7 July 1789.
    • JONATHAN b. 25 Dec. 1791.
    • JOHN b. 5 April 1799; m. Margaret Mars who was b. in Pejepscot 2 Nov. 1800. They lived in Brunswick. 8 ch.


    Family of Moses and Mary Dyer.
    • MARY b. 30 Sept. 1798; m. 15 June 1828 Benj. Spiller of Raymond.
    • HANNAH b. 1 Feb. 1801; m. 1 Nov. 1827 Samuel Duran Jr. of Raymond.
    • ELEANOR b. 1 June 1803; m. 1 Nov. 1828 Isaac Deering of Lisbon.
    • ALMIRA b. 7 June 1807; m. 27 March 1831 Jabez Deering of Lisbon.
    • MOSES b. 1 Oct. 1809; m. int. 3 Oct. 1830 Anna B. Nason of Minot.
    • CHARLES b. 30 Dec. 1811.
    • ISRAEL b. 24 Aug. 1815.

    Micah Dyer, brother of David, b. in Cape Elizabeth 28 Oct. 1751, came to Royalsborough in 1772. Lived by the river near S. W. Bend; m. 29 Oct. 1772 Sarah Holland.
    • SALLY b. 13 Oct. 1773; m. 25 April 1793 Robert Mitchell (?)
    • NATHAN b. 9 July 1775; d. 16 July 1775.
    • BETSEY b. 15 Oct. 1776; m. 18 Oct. 1798 Francis Harmon.
    • JANE b. 15 Nov. 1780; d. 14 June 1799.
    • MARY b. 15 Nov. 1778; m. 14 Dec. 1809 Timothy Hibbard.
    • MICAH Jr. b. 13 Sept. 1782; m. 24 Nov. 1803 Mary Murray. Ch. Sally b. 27 Aug. 1804.
    • BENJAMIN b. 20 Sept. 1784; d. 20 June 1799.
    • RICHARD b. 21 June 1787; m. int. 29 Oct. 1808 Mary Merrill.
    • DAVID Jr. b. 11 March 1790; d. 10 Sept. 1792.
    • SUSANNAH b. 11 Jan. 1793; m. 16 Jan. 1812 James Clark. Lived in Monmouth; d. 19 Oct. 1834.


    REUBEN DYER b. at Cape Elizabeth 9 Sept. 1770, m. 21 April 1794 Elizabeth Bagley in Durham. She was born in Salisbury, Mass. 26 April 1770.
    • O. ISRAEL BAGLEY b. 18 April 1796.
    • MARY b. 25 March 1798.
    • REUBEN Jr. b. 14 Feb. 1800; m. Margaret Snow of Harpswell; d. s. p. in Bath.
ESTES.
    The Estes family, it is claimed, is descended from Albert Azo II, Marquis of Liguria, Italy, born about 1097. He was the founder of the noble Houses of Este and of Brunswick, and hence the ancestor of the more recent British sovereigns.

    Richard Estes, son of Robert and Dorothy Estes of Dover, Eng., born March 1647, came to N. Eng. in 1684, married Elizabeth Beck of Dover, N.H. 23 April 1687. They lived in Lynn and Salem, Mass. Their son Edward was born 20 Feb. 1703 in Lynn; m. 27 Aug. 1730 Mrs. Patience (Carr) Peckham and died in Royalsborough, 1788. He resided in Hanover, Mass., and in Harpswell before moving to Durham with his son. He had 12 children, of whom Caleb was born in Hanover, Mass., 26 Nov. 1747; m. 24 June 1769, Lydia dau. of John Bishop, and died in 1822. She was born 20 Aug. 1749 and died 4 May 1815; he m. (2) 17 Oct. 1816 Eunice (Nichols) Estes. Nov. 12, 1770 he received deed of Lot 18, in Royalsborough, though it is evident that he had been living there for some time. By his first marriage there were eleven children. He was one of the founders of the Society of Friends in Durham.

    Caleb Estes lived in the two-story house west of the Friends meeting house. One day he moved back from the dinner table and said, "I have breakfasted with you and dined with you, but I shall sup in my Father's kingdom," and died immediately.
    • LYDIA b. 8 May 1770; m. (Int. Rec. 28 June 1794) Wm. P. Story; d. s. p. Nov. 1855.
    • SARAH b. 4 March 1772; m. Elisha Tuttle; d. 15 Jan. 1857.
    • SIMEON b. 17 Feb. 1774; m. 9 March 1797 Sarah, dau. of Daniel and Mary (Collins) Davis of Lewiston. Farmer in Pownal. Died 6 July 1863. 12 ch.
    • PATIENCE b. 29 Jan. 1776; m. (Int. Rec. 19 June 1794) James Estes; d. 20 March 1805.
    • CALEB b. 6 April 1778; m. (1) 1805 Charlotte, dau. of Josiah and Thankful(?) (Blethen) Day; m. (2) 2 Sept. 1823 Sarah Robinson. 7 ch. by 1st marriage; 3 by 2d. He moved about 1814 to China, Me., and died 25 May 1864.
    • JOSEPH b. 5 Sept. 1780; m. 1 Oct. 1801 Mary, dau. of Noah Jones; died 16 Nov. 1851. 7 ch.
    • ISRAEL b. 25 Aug. 1782; m. (Int. Rec. 19 Oct. 1803) Sarah Booker; m. (2) 20 Feb. 1840 Mrs. Charlotte (Blake) Johnson. 11 ch. by 1st marriage. He died 25 Mch. 1875.
    • THOMAS b. 20 Aug. 1784; m. Dec. 1811 Bettie H. Alden of Greene, Me. Died 16 Oct. 1870. She was b. 19 Oct. 1786 and d. 23 Jan. 1857; 12 ch.
    • JOHN b. 19 Oct. 1786; d. 22 Nov. 1787.
    • DESIRE b. 15 Oct. 1788; d. 15 July 1880; m. Isaac Cox. 12 ch.
    • MARY b. 15 Feb. 1792; m. 3 Feb. 1811 James Cox; d. 22 Feb. 1865. 11 ch.

      Thomas Estes, named above, was a farmer in South Durham. See Biog. Sketch. His children were:
      • STILLMAN b. 13 Dec. 1812; m. (1) 14 April 1841 Irene Jones of China, Me.; m. (2) Statira Allen. Farmer in St. Albans. 5 ch. Died in Westbrook, Me. 28 April 1885.
      • LYDIA b. 30 March 1814; m. 14 May 1843 Wm. D. Larrabee; d. 17 Nov. 1871. 3 ch.
      • LEWIS A. b. 11 Dec. 1815; m. See Biographical Sketch.
      • BETTIE H. b. 6 June 1817; m. Chas. C. Smith.
      • HORACE b. 14 June 1819; educated at Kent's Hill; a teacher in the West; d. near Des Moines, Iowa, 23 Feb. 1884, leaving a daughter.
      • EMILY b. 6 Aug. 1821; m. Silas Plummer of Lisbon.
      • CHARLOTTE b. 4 Aug. 1823; m. Randolph C. Michaels of Durham. Lives in Plymouth, Ill.
      • THOMAS A. b. 19 April 1825; m. Mary P. Alexander of Harpswell. Res. Des Moines, Ia.
      • GEORGE H. b. 12 March 1827; m. Emeline Trufant of Durham.
      • PHILENA b. 14 Aug. 1828; m. Wm. W. Patch of Rutland, Vt.
      • WM. ROSCO GREENE b. 22 Nov. 1830; m. (1) 7 July 1857 Maria E. Osgood; (2) 30 April 1865 Caroline Walker. See Biog. Sketch.
      • CHRISTINA b. 5 Oct. 1834; d. 25 Aug. 1884. Unm.


    Edward Estes, brother of Caleb, was born in Hanover, Mass. Nov. 11, 1745; m. 6 Sept. 1770 Prudence, dau. of James and Sarah Goddard. June 10, 1771 received deed of Lot 6 in Durham. Their children were.
    • JAMES b. 13 Oct. 1771; see below.
    • SARAH b. 8 Feb. 1773; m. Isaac Hoxie; d. Nov. 1863.
    • SILAS b. 3 Nov. 1776; see p. 181.
    • PHEBE b. 26 Feb. 1779; d. 18 Feb. 1785.

      James Estes b. 13 Oct. 1771; m. (1) 8 July 1794 his cousin Patience, dau. of Caleb Estes. (2) 9 April 1808 Joanna Blethen. The following children by first marriage were born in Durham. After his second marriage he lived in Canton and Livermore and had other five children. Died Nov. 1863, aged 91 yrs.
      • JOHN b. 27 April 1795; d. s. p.
      • WILLIAM b. 8 Feb. 1797; d. s. p.
      • LYDIA, twin to William; d. 11 March 1797.
      • PHEBE b. 11 Nov. 1798; m. 14 March 1816 Abijah Douglas. Lived in Hebron, Dixfield and Passadumkeag. 3 ch.
      • CALEB b. 20 Sept. 1800; m. Annie Libby; d. s. p. 25 Dec. 1888.
      • JOSHUA BISHOP b. 9 Nov. 1803; d. S. p. at sea.

      Silas Estes b. 3 Nov. 1776, m. 14 May 1794 Mary Sargent of Bath. Died 8 Dec. 1855 in Durham. 9 ch.
      • EDWARD b. 20 Sept. 1796; m. 8 May 1825 Mary Goddard; d. s. p. 7 Jan. 1863.
      • PRUDENCE b. 22 July 1798; m. 28 Aug. 1818 John V. Davis; d. 2 Aug. 1880. 11 ch.
      • WEALTHY b. 22 May 1800; m. 18 Feb. 1819 Henry Plummer; d. 15 Jan. 1830. 5 ch.
      • MIRIAM b. 20 Sept. 1802; m. 29 May 1832 Ezekiel McIntosh; d. 13 Oct. 1864. 5 ch.
      • JOSIAH b. 29 July 1804; m. Hannah Hoxie of Vassalboro. Lived in Lewiston; died 20 Feb. 1862. 11 ch.
      • JOSEPH b. 9 Nov. 1806; m. 7 Nov. 1833 Joanna Bibber of Freeport; d. 20 June 1872. Lived in Durham. 6 ch.
      • SARAH H. b. 3 March 1809; m. 17 April 1845 Alpheus Fairfield of Vassalboro. 4 ch.
      • SAMUEL b. 3 March 1809; m. 13 Oct. 1831 Miriam Frye of Falmouth. Had six children born in Durham.
      • ISAAC H. b. 9 Dec. 1812; m. Sept. 1831 Dorothy Doughty; d. 13 July 1871. 9 children.


    Joseph Estes, son of Edward and Patience, brother of Caleb, born in Harpswell 21 July 1750, married Mary Goddard 29 Nov. 1775. Moved to Royalsborough in 1776. Settled on lot 3. Was a tanner. Died without issue and was succeeded in the business of a tanner by Nathan Hawks of Windham.

    There was also a Matthew Estes, saddle maker, and Elizabeth his wife. Came from Mass. Had children born in Durham, George b. April 1816 and Esther b. 23 June 1819. Is said to have had a son Thaxter Estes who practiced law in Readfield.
EVELETH
    Silvester Eveleigh or Eveleth was a baker in Boston in 1642. He removed to Gloucester in 1644 and died there 4 Jan. 1689. His son Joseph, m. Mary Bragg, was one of the jurors in the witchcraft trials at Salem, in 1692, He died Dec. 1745, aged 105 yrs. His son Isaac m. Sarah ---- and had a son Isaac who m. Elizabeth Parsons. Their son Nathaniel was one of the early settlers of New Gloucester, Me., coming from Gloucester, Mass. as early as 1756. He was Town Clerk in New Gloucester 1774-1816 and often Selectman. He m. Mary Glass. Their son James m. Hannah Austin.

      James Henry Eveleth, son of the last named, was born in New Gloucester 6 Feb. 1816. He came to Durham in 1831 and resided at S. W. Bend as a shoemaker till his death, 14 April 1889. He was Postmaster many years, Representative in 1866, and one year Town Treasurer. He was one of the early advocates of temperance, and left the memory of an unblemished character. He m. (1) 3 Dec. 1839 Mary S., dau. of Orlando and Sarah (Wagg) Merrill of Durham, b. 6 Oct. 1819, d. 15 July 1844; m. (2) 3 April 1845 Sophronia W., dau. of William and Olive (Woodman) Jackson of Minot, b. 1 Feb. 1824, d. 24 Oct. 1851; m. (3) 11 July 1852, Martha B., dau. of William and Anna (Norris) Lang of Durham, b. 30 Sept. 1829, d. 2 June 1861; m. (4) 16 Nov. 1862 Mary E. dau. of John and Joanna (Larrabee) Roak of Durham, b. 13 Jan. 1826. Two children by first marriage.
      • JULIUS EDWIN b. 2 July 1841. See Biog. Sketch.
      • FREDERICK HOWARD b. 21 Mch. 1843. See Biog. Sketch.

      Two by second marriage.
      • JAMES ALPHEUS b. 1 Aug. 1847; went to Cal. in 1867. He is a Commission Merchant of Fruit and Produce in San Francisco. Married 11 Feb. 1877 Cordelia, dau. of Barton England of Santa Rosa, Cal. 6 ch.
      • MILLARD FILLMORE b. 2 and d. 21 Sept. 1849.

      Three by third marriage.
      • MARCUS WILLIAM b. 17 March 1854; m. 15 Nov. 1876 Ada, dau. of Roland Sylvester of Durham. They have one son Julius Greenleaf. Res. Durham.
      • HARLAN FREMONT b. 30 Dec. 1855; m. 10 Jan. 1894 Alice W., dau. of Daniel and Sarah (Tappan) Ames. Res. Arlington, Mass. One son, Harlan Alpheus.
      • MARY SOPHRONIA b. 3 Nov. 1859; d. 19 Oct. 1877.

      One dau. by fourth marriage.
      • MARTHA LOUISE b. 26 Feb. 1870.
FARR
    Henry Farr Jr., was on the military list in 1787 and his father Henry Farr was on the alarm list of same date. The latter is mentioned in 1782. Henry, Jr.'s family is recorded as follows. He m. 1790 Asenath Brown of Brunswick.
    • SIMEON, b. 24 Aug 1791
    • JOHN, b. 3 Mar 1793
    • ELIZABETH, b. 11 May 1795
    • REUBEN, b. 8 Apr 1797; m. 3 Dec 1818 Margaret Nichols of Durham
    • WILLIAM, b. 20 Mar 1799, m. 3 Jan 1828 Anne Ridlon
    • BARBAREE, b. 22 Jul 1801; m. 1825 Wm. Blackstone of Pownal
    • DAVID, m. 16 Dec 1830, Eliza Bowie
FARRAR
    John Farrar of Royalsborough was the descendant of John Farrar who in 1635 came from hingham, Eng., with his wife Frances and settled in Hingham, Mass. The family is said to be of Norman origin, dating back to the time of William the Conqueror. The emigrant, John Farrar, died in 1678 at a great age. He had four daughters and two sons, one of whom, Nathan, b. 17 Sep 1654, m. 5 Dec 1683 mary Garnett, and had five children. Of these, Jonathan, b. 20 Jun 1789, m. Johannah ----- and had sons Jonathan, David and John. David settled in Buckfield, Me., and John, b. 1724, settled in N. Yarmouth, marrying 21 Jun 1747, Jael, dau. of Richard Stubbs. She was born 26 Dec 1724 and died 9 Oct 1809. John Farrar of N. Yarmouth died 25 May 1803. They had Rachel, Hannah, JOHN bap. 17 Nov 1754, Nathan, bap. 25 Nov 1759, Huldah and Sarah.

    John Farrar married in N. Yarmouth 9 Apr 1776 Mary Vining, probably sister of Benjamin Vining afterward of Durham. She lived but a little while and had no children. Her married 20 Sep 1781 hannah Shaw of Woolwich, whose ancestors are said to have come form the Isle of Guernsey. His farm in Durham is shown on the surveyor's map, near Methodist Corner. A deed shows that he was living in Durham in 1780. He was road surveyor in 1784 and on the training band in 1787. He moved to what is now Webster in 1793. He died in the fall of 1828. His wife died several years later. Their first five children were born in Durham.
    • MARY, b. 20 Sep 1782, m. Joshua Haley, lived in Lisbon.
    • NATHAN, b. 16 Dec 1784, m. Esther Garcelon of Lewiston
    • BENJAMIN b. 5 Nov. 1786; lost at sea.
    • REUBEN b. 8 Jan. 1789; m. (1) ---- Carville; (2) Jane Small. JOHN b. 29 Dec. 1792; m. 1815 Martha Ham.
    • JAMES b. 21 Aug. 1794; m. (1) 21 April 1819 Emily Hamilton; (2) Desdemona Wilson.
    • JOSIAH b. 6 Aug. 1796; m. Mary Ann Handy.
    • SUSANNA b. 6 Aug. 1799; m. --- Clifford.
    • DAVID b. 30 May 1802; m. (1) Abbie Atwood; (2) Phoebe Flint; (3) ----.
    • HANNAH b. 6 Jan. 1806.
    • IRA b. 29 June 1809 m. ---- Hinkley.
FERGUSON.
    GEORGE FERGUSON, b. at Pelham, N.H. 13 Oct. 1765; m. at Truro, Mass. 19 Sept. 1788 Thankful Rich who was born at Truro 15 March 1766. They settled in Durham in 1788. He died 17 Aug. 1829. She died 13 Feb. 1846. This was a very prominent Methodist family. The sons died unmarried or without issue and so the family name has long been extinct in Durham. The Town Records mention the following children.
    • JANE b. 26 June 1789; m. 7 April 1807 Rev. Allen H. Cobb; d. 13 Feb. 1815.
    • ANNA b. 12 Nov. 1790. Is this the "NANCY" who m. 16 April 1816 Rev. Allen H. Cobb; d. 1871.
    • DAVID b. 29 Jan. 1793; d. 12 June 1816.
    • JONATHAN b. 4 March 1797; d. 26 Mch. 1815.
    • AMMI C. b. 5 July 1799; m. 10 Mch. 1818 Jane Gerrish of Lisbon. Died soon after marriage.
    • BETSEY b. 29 May 1802; m. 3 April 1821 Zebulon Tyler of Pownal.
FICKETT.
    Two brothers, Thomas and Joshua Fickett came from Scarboro. Joshua settled in Durham about 1794. He married Mary Hunnewell. Lived and died near Rice's School House. His son Abner married 2 Dec. 1830 Roxana Edwards and died 25 April 1885. Other children were John, Sarah and James. The last married 4 Mch. 1838 Nancy Ann Larrabee.

    Thomas Fickett married 23 July 1807 Ruth, sister of George Rice. He died 20 Aug. 1848, aged 67. His wife died 3 Feb. 1873 aged 91 yrs. 1 mo. 24 dys.
    • DANIEL b. 1810; m. (1) 1833 Paulina F. Turner, who died 19 July 1847, aged 37; (2) 21 May 1848 Hannah Stackpole. He died 14 Nov. 1852. By second marriage there were two sons; Henry, b. 26 May 1850, m. Cora Anderson of Yarmouth, d. 29 Dec. 1875; and Daniel Jr. b. 10 Oct. 1851, d. 23 Nov. 1852.
    • SIMON b. 2 Feb. 1822, d. 3 Nov. 1890; m. (1) Angelia Pennel of Westbrook, by whom there was one dau. Angelia; (2) Lydia A. Sawyer of New Gloucester who died 17 Aug. 1870, aged 45 yrs. 1 mo. 21 days. They had ch. Rev. Benjamin F. (see p. 74) Lydia Ella, Adriana and Simon Lewis; (3) Mrs. Sarah Shepherd of Greene; (4) Mrs. Harriet C. Hutchinson of Brunswick, by whom there was one son, Daniel W. All the children are now living.
    • MARY m. 11 Feb. 1836 Thomas Murray of Portland.
    • ELIZA m. Lemuel Dyer of Westbrook.
    • FANNIE NEWELL.
    • LYDIA m. ---- Hatch of Portland.
    • ANNA m. 10 July 1831 Jacob Wilbur.
    • ABIGAIL m. 26 July 1835 Eliphalet S. Haskell.
FIELD.
    Samuel Field was a shoemaker and tanner. He lived first at the Bend and was afterward associated in business with Nathan Hawkes in So. Durham. He died 22 Feb. 1854. Hs wife Anna died 21 Jan. 1845. 10 ch.
    • MARY b. 8 July 1782; m. Nicholas Varney; d. 30 Nov. 1871;
    • JOHN b. 22 Nov. 1784;
    • STEPHEN b. 13 April 1787;
    • HANNAH b. 5 Feb. 1790, m. John Crossman;
    • SARAH b. 13 Oct. 1792, m. Ezra Sawyer;
    • JAMES b. 24 Mch. 1795, d. 21 Mch. 1798;
    • ABSALOM b. 18 Aug. 1799, d. 4 Jan. 1802;
    • ABIGAIL b. 23 Nov. 1801; m. Oliver Conant, d. 1888;
    • SAMUEL b. 23 July 1804.
FIFIELD.
    EDWARD FIFIELD was in Royalsborough as early as 1784. He was born at Kingstown, Mass., 10 July 1765. He married 1 March 1787, Mary Bagley, who was born in Salisbury, Mass., 22 Nov. 1768. His family is given below. All moved to Greenwood, Me., 1814-1817. He built the house in Durham where Mrs. Thompson now lives, lot 105.
    • O. ISRAEL BAGLEY FIFIELD b. 15 April 1787; m. 13 March 1808 Comfort Ring.
    • JOHN b. 17 Dec. 1788; m. Hannah Roak.
    • ELIZABETH b. 31 May 1791.
    • WINTHROP b. 17 April 1793; d. 21 April 1794.
    • DOLLY b. 25 May 1795. Unm.
    • MARY SNOW b. 20 Nov. 1796; d. 8 Feb. 1805.
    • SUSANNAH b. 28 Feb. 1799; d. 12 Feb. 1805.
    • ANNA b. 20 June 1801.
    • LORA NEWELL b. 20 Aug. 1806.
FROST.
    Phinehas Frost was living on the County Road when it was built in 1770. Wife's name was Margaret. Their ten children are recorded in Freeport. He sold his land in Royalsborough to Eliot Frost of Berwick in 1775, who sold to Stephen Weston and Nathaniel Gerrish. There is no evidence that Eliot Frost lived in Royalsborough. His brother Ichabod Frost, bought lots 72, 80 and part of 79. So he was the first owner and settler of the land where the village of S. W. Bend now is. In 1777 he sold 25 acres of lot 80 to Elias Davis and Bethiah, his wife, who did not long remain in town. He sold the rest of lot 80 to Samuel Nichols in 1780. Ichabod Frost's wife was Susanna, and they were then living in No. Yarmouth. The births of two of their children are recorded in Royalsborough, viz: George, b. 4 Mch. 1774 and Amos Adams, b. 20 Feb. 1778.
GERRISH.
    Capt. William Gerrish, born in Bristol, Eng., 20 Aug. 1617, came to New England as early as 1639 and settled in Newbury, Mass. He m. (1) 17 April 1645, Joanna, widow of John Oliver and dau. of Percival Lowle. She died 14 June 1677. He moved to Boston and m. (2) Ann, widow of John Manning. He died in Salem, Mass. 9 Aug. 1687. His oldest son John, born 15 May 1646, married in 1665 Elizabeth, dau. of Major Richard Waldron of Dover, N.H., where he settled and became a prominent citizen. He died in 1714. Of his ten children Nathaniel was born in 1672 and married Bridget, dau. of Hon. Wm. Vaughn of Portsmouth. They had children Nathaniel, William, CHARLES, George, Richard and Bridget.

    Charles Gerrish, born in Berwick, 1716, married Mary Frost. Their first two children were born in Berwick; the rest, in old Falmouth.
    • WILLIAM b. 27 June 1744.
    • CHARLES b. 18 Oct. 1746.
    • NATHANIEL b. 7 April 1751.
    • GEORGE b. 16 June 1753.
    • JAMES died in the Revolutionary Army, at age of 20 yrs.
    • MARY, m. Abner, son of Lawrence Harris of Lewiston, Int. Rec. in N. Yarmouth 2 Mch. 1782. Ten children. The parents moved to Ohio in 1813 and died soon after.


        Lt. William Gerrish, son of Major Charles, married 3 April 1767 Esther Parker of N. Yarmouth b. 6 Feb. 1745. He settled on lots 73 and 74 Durham. He died there 6 June 1812 and is buried in the cemetery near by. His wife died 14 April 1839.
        • NATHANIEL b. 29 Aug. 1767. See below.
        • BETSEY b. and d. 3 Oct. 1769.
        • RICHARD b. 10 Jan. 1772; settled in Aroostook Co.
        • BENJAMIN b. 22 April 1774.
        • JANE b. 29 May 1776; m. 26 Aug. 1796 Dr. Symonds Baker.
        • JAMES b. 16 Sept. 1778.
        • SARAH b. 13 Sept. 1781; m. 12 April 1801 Meshack Purington.
        • MOLLY b. 25 June 1783; m. 29 Nov. 1802 John Hoyt.
        • WILLIAM b. 20 May 1786. See p. 189.


        Charles Gerrish, son of Major Charles, married 7 Aug. 1770 Phebe Blethen. She was probably dau. of John Blethen. The marriage is recorded in Brunswick. They lived on the County Road, in Durham. Their children were.
        • HULDAH b. 21 May 1771
        • BETSEY b. 1 Oct. 1772 m. 4 Oct. 1789 Henry Warren of Freeport; JEREMIAH b. 10 Oct. 1774; see p. 190
        • MARY b. 4 Jan. 1778;
        • CHARLES b. 9 Mch. 1780
        • WILLIAM b. 25 July 1782
        • MARGARET b. 25 Mch. 1785
        • SALLY b. 4 Feb. 1789.


        Nathaniel Gerrish, son of Major Charles, married 30 Oct. 1777 Sarah, dau. of Joseph and Abigail (Hanscom) Marriner of Cape Elizabeth, born 27 Aug. 1757. They lived on the County Road. He was a Revolutionary soldier, was for several years on the Board of Selectmen, and was Capt. of Militia at the time of his death 28 Nov. 1799. An iron rail surrounds his grave in the cemetery near that of the North Meeting-House. His wife died 27 July 1831.
        • GEORGE b. 24 Jan. 1779. See p. 190.
        • HANNAH b. 18 Jan. 1781; m. 18 Jan. 1803 Peter Sanborn. She died 10 May 1849.
        • JOSEPH MARRINER b. 24 March 1783.
        • LORUHAMAH b. 9 Oct. 1785; m. 27 Nov. 1806 Joseph Osgood; d. 18 Sept. 1864.
        • SARAH b. 27 Feb. 1788; m. 26 Nov. 1807 Sam'l. G. Osgood; d. 30 Sept. 1837.
        • ABIGAIL b. 16 April 1790; m. 25 Nov. 1813 Stephen Sylvester.
        • THIRZA b. 26 April 1792; m. 1 Jan. 1815 Christopher Lincoln.
        • MOSES b. 9 Aug. 1794.
        • NATHANIEL b. 16 Dec. 1797. Settled in Michigan.


        George Gerrish, son of Major Charles, married 20 Dec. 1781 Mary Mitchell of Freeport, who was born 21 June 1758 and died 7 Dec. 1816. He lived on the original Gerrish homestead and eared for his father in old age. Died 23 May 1814.
        • SUSANNAH b. 10 Sept. 1782; m. 22 Mch. 1801 Thomas Bagley; moved to Troy, Me. Died June 1868.
        • JAMES b. 22 Nov. 1784. See p. 190.
        • JOHN b. 10 June 1787. See p. 190.
        • CHARLES b. 7 Aug. 1789; m. 23 April 1812 Betsey Woodbury; moved to N.Y. State and died there. Three ch.
        • MARY b. 3 Feb. 1792; m. 18 May 1817 Thomas Winslow of Freeport. Died 7 May 1819.

          Nathaniel, son of Lt. William Gerrish, married in Harpswell, 1791, Sarah, widow of Lemuel McGray and dau. of Joshua Strout. He built the house where Prescott Strout now lives at S. W. Bend and kept hotel there in 1812. Moved to Lisbon Factory in 1817 where he owned a mill and kept hotel. His wife died 17 Nov. 1829 and he married (2) Phoebe Weymouth, who died 8 June 1856, aged 64 yrs. He died 8 Jan. 1856.
          • ELIZABETH b. 11 Jan. 1792; m. 13 Feb. 1813 Joseph H. Hoyt.
          • JOSHUA STROUT b. 27 May 1794; m. 21 Oct. 1817 Charlotte Sydleman. Died in Lisbon 23 Sept. 1875. His wife died 22 Jan. 1879. Ch. Everett of Lisbon,
          • Edward H. of Lewiston and Charlotte who m. Dr. David B. Sawyer.
          • ESTHER b. 9 April 1799; m. Zadock Jones and d. in W. Bowdoin.
          • SOPHIA b. 7 May 1803; m. Caleb Jones. Died in China, Me.
          • MARY b. 26 July 1806; m. David McFarland of Lisbon.
          • JOSEPH b. 26 July 1806; d. 16 Jan. 1807.
          Children by second marriage.
          • CHARLES WM. b. 19 Sept. 1830; d. in Lisbon.
          • ALPHEUS S. b. 18 June 1836. Lives in Nevada.


          Benjamin, son of Lt. William Gerrish, married 28 Nov. 1798 Sally True. Lived on a portion of his father's farm. Died 20 Aug. 1854. His wife died 26 June 1852, aged 74 yrs.
          • ALMIRA b. 6 July 1799; m. 1817 Abram True and moved to Ohio.
          • ARZILLA b. 9 Feb. 1801; m. 1820, Andrew Blethen.
          • HANNAH b. 9 Jan. 1803; m. 13 Aug. 1823 James Strout; d. 7 May 1881.
          • MARY b. 13 Jan. 1805; m. 4 April 1832 Jeremiah B. Day.
          • SALLY m. 23 June 1836 Greenfield H. Harris.
          • ABIGAIL b. 9 Sept. 1814; m. 1 May 1853 Leonard Macomber; d. Mch. 1868.
          • DAVID T. b. 3 Sept 1815; see p. 191.
          • CAROLINE m. 1 Jan. 1840 Jeremiah Day; d. 29 Oct. 1840, aged 30 yrs. 4 mos.


          James, son of Lt. William Gerrish, married 26 Nov. 1801 Susanna Roberts. He lived on a portion of the homestead. Died 8 Oct. 1865. His wife died 27 Aug. 1865.
          • MERCY b. 4 May 1802; d. young.
          • ANSEL b. 25 Feb. 1804; m. Phebe Beal; see p. 70; d. 19 Aug. 1859.
          • SALLY b. 25 Sept. 1806; m. 20 Aug. 1831 John Marston 3d of N. Yarmouth.
          • IRENA b. 31 Jan. 1809; d. young.
          • SUSANNA b. 14 April 1812; m. Ammi Vining.
          • ANGELINA b. 12 July 1813. Unm.
          • SALINA b. 17 Jan. 1816; m. 3 June 1845 Joel H. Trafton; d. 20 Aug. 1874 in Durham.
          • MARY b. 29 April 1819; m. Merrill W. Strout; lives in Woburn, Mass.
          • JAMES WM. b. 25 Dec. 1820; m. (1) Lucy Hersey; (2) Sarah West. Ch. by first marriage, John H. and Albertha m. John Allen. James W. Gerrish died at Auburn, Me., 6 Jan. 1899.
          • JOHN b. 7 June 1825; d. 13 Nov. 1847. Unm.


          WILLIAM GERRISH, son of Lieut. Wm. and Esther (Parker) Gerrish was born in Royalsborough 20 May 1786; m. (1) 25 Nov. 1811, Mary Sydlernan; (2) 13 May 1821 Sophia Thomas who died June 1835; (3) 1849 Mrs. (Hoyt) Adams of Readfield. He built the brick house where Andrew Fitz now lives about 1832. The bricks were made on the bank of the river in front of the house where he lived for many years. He died, in 1862, in Durham. Old residents will be glad to see his portrait.
          • EMILY b. 1812; m. 29 Nov. 1837 Moses Atkinson; d. abt. 1850 in Hartland.
          • JANE M. b. 1813; d. in infancy.
          • WILLIAM b. April, 1815; m. 7 Dec. 1843 Rachel C. Whitney; both are living.
          • ALBERT H. b. 8 Oct. 1816; m. 27 April 1843 Lydia Ann Lunt of Brunswick; lives at Berlin, N.H.
          • MARY JANE b. 1818; m. 5 May 1850 Albert Wyer; d. in Lynn, Mass. abt. 1854.
          • MARIA b. 1820; d. at age of four years.
          • JABEZ WOODMAN b. 1824; m. 15 April 1849 Harriet J. Weston. Residence, Brockton, Mass.
          • CHARLES b. 1826; d. abt. 1848.
          • EDWIN b. 1829; d. in Berlin, N.H. 25 March, 1897.
          • HENRY b. 1832; d. 1855.
          • SOPHIA b. 1835; d. 1838.


          Jeremiah Gerrish, son of Charles, 2d, married, 7 Dec. 1800 Mary Duran. Lived near Pownal line in West Durham. Died 25 July 1822. His wife died 10 Sept. 1851, aged 80 years.
          • HEZEKIAH b. 1 Nov. 1801; m. 19 Mch. 1845 Mary Carsley of Pownal.
          • MATTHEW b. 8 Mch. 1804; m. 11 Mch. 1833 Phebe Bishop of Freeport.
          • ELSY b. 1 Oct. 1806; m. 13 May 1831 Nathl Osgood.
          • SEWALL b. 17 Jan. 1809; d. 20 June 1849.
          • PHEBE JANE m. 23 Nov. 1843 Ammi Loring of N. Yarmouth.
          • SALLY b. 24 Jan. 1813; m. Ira B. Richards.


          George Gerrish, son of Nathaniel, married 24 Nov. 1805 Esther Woodbury. Besides one who died in infancy they had;
          • ANGELINE b.11 Mch. 1809; d. 7 Jan. 1817.
          • GEO. WASHINGTON b. 10 May 1811.
          • JOSEPH MARRINER b. 10 May 1811.
          • PRISCILLA b. 19 Dec. 1812.
          • REBECCA b. 27 Mch. 1815.
          • ABNER HARRIS b. 27 Aug. 1817; lived in Lee, Me.


          James, son of George and Mary (Mitchell) Gerrish, born 22 Nov. 1784, married 8 Oct. 1808, Mary, dau. of Barstow Sylvester of Freeport. Lived near the homestead on County Road. Farmer. Died 8 June 1824. His wife, born 1787, died 20 Aug. 1859.
          • HARRISON S. b. 27 Jan. 1810; m. Jane T. Small of Lisbon. Three children grew up; Melissa Jane, born 29 Jan. 1836, m. Wm. T. Osgood of Durham; Charles Harrison b. 22 April 1838, m. 21 Sept. 1860 Emily F. Chaffin of Portland and d. there 9 Mch. 1864, leaving two ch., Charles Edward and Harry; Mary Adelaide, b. 27 Feb. 1841, m. Moses Osgood of Durham.
          • GEORGE BARSTOW b. 3 July 1811; m. 17 NOV. 1841 Eliza Field. Died in Freeport 28 Aug. 1850. Two daughters.
          • EMELINE b. 7 Mch. 1817; m. 29 Mch. 1840 Amos Field of Freeport.
          • STEPHEN S. b. 23 Mch. 1820; m. 18 Oct. 1848 Harriet N. Conner of Troy, Me. Died in Canaan, Me. 6 May 1864. Six ch.
          • JOHN JORDAN b. 21 Dec. 1821.


          John, son of George and Mary (Mitchell) Gerrish, born 10 June 1787, m. 15 Sept. 1811 Joanna West of Freeport. Lived on the old homestead. Died 5 July 1821.
          • Lucy B. b. 15 June 1813; m. 17 Jan. 1841 James Meguier of Portland.
          • GEORGE b. 28 Dec. 1814; d. 13 Oct. 1839.
          • MARY b. 20 Aug. 1816; d. 6 July 1817.
          • ALBIN b. 1 May 1818; m. 16 May 1841 Julia Lane of Auburn. Died Jan. 1850. At his death the old Gerrish homestead, that had been held by the family 98 years, passed into other hands.
          • LYDIA b. 29 April 1820; d. 3 Dec. 1820.


            Joseph Marriner, son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Marriner) Gerrish, born 24 Mch. 1783, m. 25 Mch. 1807 (by the Rev. Samuel Deane D. D.) Barbara, dau. of Capt. John and Mary (Burnham) Scott. He married (2) 16 Nov. 1842 Mrs. Mary Ann Hersey, who died 28 Mch. 1897. He died in Portland 30 April 1853.
            • ADELINE b. 23 Dec. 1808; m. 2 Nov. 1828 Wm. E. Edwards of Portland. Died 11 Jan. 1875. He died 16 Sept. 1877.
            • FRANCIS ANN b. 13 Oct. 1810; m. (1) 28 June 1842 Wm. Bartol; (2) Reuben Ordway. Died 30 Aug. 1895.
            • JOSEPH FREDERICK AUGUSTUS b. 14 June 1812; d. 28 Sept. 1813.
            • MARTHA MARTIN b. 10 Mch. 1814; m. 12 Aug. 1833 Rufus Read of Portland. Died 26 Sept. 1847. He died 9 Sept. 1848.
            • ELLEN LUCRETIA b. 29 Feb. 1816; d. 11 Sept. 1817.
            • JOSEPH b. 26 Dec. 1817; d. 26 Oct. 1836.
            • EDWARD PAYSON b. 8 Nov. 1819; m. 9 May 1844 Julia W. Scott. Died 26 Nov. 1871.
            • ELLEN LOUISE b. 8 Oct. 1821; m. 24 Dec. 1846 Henry W. Hersey. Died 27 Mch. 1898. He died 27 Mch. 1890.
            • FREDERICK AUGUSTUS b. 30 July 1823; m. 25 Sept. 1849 Martha J. Ordway. Died 9 April 1873. She died 4 Oct. 1881.
            • AUGUSTUS FRANKLIN b. 30 July 1823; m. 27 Dec. 1848 Caroline Elizabeth, dan. of Col. James March of Gorham. She died 30 Nov. 1893. He lives in Portland.
            • WM. OLIVER b. 3 Jan. 1827; d. 18 Oct. 1831.
            • MARY KIDDER b. 28 Sept. 1828; d. 20 Oct. 1831.
            • WM. SCOTT b. 28 June 1830; m. 1854 Hannah Bailey. Died 29 June 1887. She died Mch. 1890.


            David, son of Benjamin and Sally (True) Gerrish, married 8 April 1849 Lorenda Wood. Lived many years on the homestead. Present residence, Somerville, Mass.
            • FREDERICK HERBERT b. 6 Mch. 1850; d. 16 Sept. 1868.
            • EMMA b. 22 Mch. 1853; d. 10 Mch. 1855.
            • ELLA CAROLINE b. 29 Dec. 1855; m. 28 Sept. 1876 Daniel A. Bolton.
            • ALMON ADELBERT b. 26 Mch. 1858; m. 24 Feb. 1891 Mary N. Arnold. Died 16 Feb. 1893.
GETCHELL.
    John Getchell, son of Samuel of Salisbury and grandson of Samuel the emigrant of 1638, came to Brunswick in 1736; and settled near Bull Bridge. There were baptized in Scarborough, 19 July 1736, Elizabeth, Dorcas, Mary and Ruth, children of John and Elizabeth Getchell. Their children born in Brunswick were Abigail, 10 May 1737, and William, 6 Sept. 1740.

    John Getchell m. (2) 1742, Mary Barber of Falmouth. They had twelve children. He died 10 May 1771, aged 74 yrs.
    • DORCAS b. 25 Feb. 1743; m. (Int. Rec. 22 Oct. 1763) John Blethen.
    • SAMUEL b. 15 Aug. 1745; m. 16 July 1765 (1) Sarah Simmons in Harpswell; (2) 12 April 1809 Mary Tibbetts. He settled in Litchfield and died 1822. 12 ch. born in Brunswick, 6 in Litchfield.
    • JOHN b. 3 Dec. 1748; m. in Cape Elizabeth 10 Sept. 1771 Elizabeth Robinson. He was then "of Royal's Town." Their children recorded in Durham were Daniel b. 8 Sept. 1775;
    • Abigail b. 21 Dec. 1777; Betty b. 6 Dec. 1772. There were probably others.
    • MARY b. 23 March 1750; m. Solomon Tracy.
    • HUGH b. 26 Dec. 1752. See below.
    • ROBERT b. 21 Sept. 1754; m. 27 Mch. 1777 Sarah Hall. He was drowned while crossing the river in a snow storm, just above Lisbon Falls in 1807. His son Winslow was born 14 Jan. 1785 and moved to Bowdoin in 1808. Winslow's son, David B. of Auburn was born 14 June 1813.
    • JUDITH b. 18 Aug. 1756; m. 25 Dec. 1775 Clement Orr of Harpswell, afterward of Durham.
    • SUSANNA b. 21 June 1757.
    • NATHANIEL b. 14 May 1759; see below.
    • ANNA b. 14 June 1761; m. Christopher Tracy.
    • ELIZABETH W. b. 15 Feb. 1764; m. Samuel Tracy.
    • JOSEPH RIGGS. See below.


      Hugh Getchell came with his father to Royalsborough about 1770; m. 26 Jan. 1775 Mary Wailes of Brunswick and died in Durham in 1838. Their children were.
      • DAVID b. 11 Nov. 1776; m. Susanna Davis; (2) 16 July 1815 Sally (Davis) Douglas. He died in Litchfield 11 Aug. 1858.
      • JOSIAH b. 4 Oct. 1778; d. 25 June 1797.
      • BETHANY b. 19 Oct. 1780; m. Joseph Varney of Brunswick.
      • JEREMIAH b. 30 March 1783; m. 13 Sept. 1804 Sarah Babb of Durham.
      • ELISHA b. 13 Jan. 1785; m. 17 June 1824 Eliza Owen; (2) Mrs. Mary (Duran) Douglas, widow of Rev. Wm. Douglas. See below.
      • HUGH b. 15 Mch. 1787; m. Prudence Davis; d. 1 Sept. 1864.
      • MARY b. 14 April 1789; m. 30 July 1815 Josiah Magoon of Litchfield. Lived. in Hartland.
      • Lucy b. 14 Feb. 1792. Unm.
      • SARAH b. 28 Sept. 1793; m. 17 May 1820 Wm. Beal of Durham.
      • LYDIA b. 24 July 1795; m. 1827, James Booker of Durham.
      • ISAAC b. 12 July 1797; m. 1824, Susannah Getchell of Brunswick. Lived in St. Albans.
      • ELIHU b. 22 Mch. 1799. Unm.
      • ISRAEL b. 24 Mch. 1802; m. 10 Oct. 1830 Alice Skolfield of Brunswick. Ch. Emery b. 4 Feb. 1831. Unm. Lives in St. Albans; Lindly b. 4 July 1833 m. ---- Bibber, lives in Harpswell; Emeline Lovina b. 2 July 1835.


      Nathaniel Getchell, mentioned above, m. 6 Dec. 1781 Merriam Blethers in Brunswick. Their ch. born in Durham were.
      • PHEBE b. 19 Jan. 1783; m. 30 Oct. 1798 Timothy Dunton.
      • JAMES b. 26 June 1784; d. 2 June 1802.
      • JUDITH b. 26 May 1786; m. 15 April 1812 Wm. Jones of Brunswick.
      • RHODA b. 12 Oct. 1789; d. 21 June 1802.
      • NANCY b. 22 Jan. 1792; m. 13 Feb. 1814 Joseph Malcolm of Lisbon.
      • WEALTHY b. 18 Mch. 1794; m. 11 April 1813 Abel Kimball of Lisbon.
      • NATHANIEL Jr. b. 20 Mch. 1797; m. 1825 Deborah Bicknell of Buckfield.
      • MERRIAM b. 2 Aug. 1799.
      • LOVEY b. 26 July 1801; m. 1 July 1819 James Coombs of Bowdoin.
      • PHEBE b. 7 June 1803.
      • ANNA b. 19 Dec. 1804.


      Joseph Riggs Getchell married, Nov. 1786 Grace Springer. Their children seem to have been as follows.
      • MARGARET b. 6 April 1787; m. 7 Jan. 1810 Christopher Tracy.
      • LOVE b. 5 Sept. 1789; Riggs b. 5 Nov. 1791; Daniel b. 16 Mch. 1794.
      • MARY b. 26 Nov. 1798; Grace b. 5 July 1804; James b. 3 Oct. 1806; Louis b. 13 Dec. 1808.
      • Elisha, son of Hugh Getchell m. (1) Eliza Owen; (2) Mrs. Mary (Duran) Douglas. He died 26 Jan. 1882. Their children were.
      • ALFRED b. 11 Oct. 1823; m. Sarah Prescott.
      • JEREMIAH b. 3 April 1825; m. Harriet Doughty of Topsham; d. in Raymond.
      • HUGH b. 1 April 1827; d. 21 Oct. 1843.
      • ARNEE b. 27 April 1829; d. in Cal.
      • ELIZA ANN b. 14 Feb. 1832; m. Wm. Stimpson.
      • ELISHA A. b. 1 July 1842; m. --- Nash; d. 29 Aug. 1882 in Deering.
      • HANNAH J. b. 4 Dec. 1843; m. Orlando Cash; d. 17 July 1886 in Westbrook.
GOODWIN.
    Samuel Goodwin, probably son of Thomas and Hannah (Wells) Goodwin of Wells, Me., was born about 1738 and married (1) 26 Nov. 1761 Elizabeth Libby of Scarboro, where their first three children were baptized. He was living on the County Road next to Freeport line earlier than 1780. His name appears on the Alarm List in 1787. He married (2) 13 April 1791 Margaret Haskell and died in 1806, leaving, in his will, his small farm to six children after the decease of his wife Margaret. After her death, later than 1821, the farm passed into the possession of Josiah Burnham.
    • GEORGE b. I2 April 1762; see below.
    • MARY b. 11 April 1765; m. 30 Nov. 1786 John Vining; d. 14 Nov. 1839.
    • SAMUEL bap. 5 June 1768; was in the training band in 1787; owned a farm in Durham in 1820.
    • WILLIAM (?) said to have died at sea. If so, before 1806.
    • ELIZABETH m. 28 Jan. 1791 John Cushing; d. 26 May 1843, aged 76 yrs.
    • JONATHAN M. 26 April 1793 Persis, dau. of Jeremiah Smith. She was born 9 Feb. 1778. He was taxed in Durham only in 1794. Persis Goodwin m. 30 July 1811 Russel Hinkley in Lisbon.
    • DANIEL m. 1 Mch. 1801 Sarah Haskell; d. at St. Albans, Me.


      George Goodwin, soldier of the Revolution, m. in No. Yarmouth 24 Sept. 1786 Mary Davis. Both were then of Royalsborough. She was born Oct. 1763 at Cape Ann and died at Avon to Oct. 1839. He died at Avon 7 July 1855. His second wife was --- Jones of Avon. He lived in Durham near Methodist Corner and moved to Avon about 1820.
      • SAMUEL b. 1790; m. 24 Jan. 1813 Wealthy Jones; 9 ch.; moved to Phillips.
      • ELIZABETH m. Reuben True (?)
      • SALLY m. (1) 1817 Reuben Roberts and went West; m. (2) Daniel Miller.
      • ABIGAIL m. 1812 Rev. Daniel Roberts.
      • HANNAH b. 16 July 1797; m. in Avon, Samuel Jacobs.
      • ANDREW DAVIS b. 2 Feb. 1800; m. 15 May 1828 in Avon, Jane Smith; d. 3 April 1875 in Farmington. Benjamin Goodwin of Farmington, Register of Deeds, is his son.




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