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6-50 BIDLONS OF SACO, MAINE.

Magnus Ridlon 4 (7), seventh son of Lewis 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., Nov. 8, 1805 ; married Mary Edgecomb, of Saco, Dec. 17, 1837,
and died Dec. 28, 1850, leaving four children, of whom hereafter. His
widow died Aug. 22, 1856. He was a farmer on the " Ferry Road," but I
think died at the village ; was of medium height and light complexion.

Abraham Ridlon 4 (5), eighth son of Lewis 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
Oct. 11, 1808; married Jane Ridlon, daughter of his uncle Richard, and
died without issue March 5, 1834.



Richard Ridlon 4 (2), eldest son of Richard 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., Jan. 8, 1795 ; married Hannah, daughter of Dea. Edward Chamber-
lain, of Abington, Mass., and worked for many years as a carpenter,
builder, and contractor in Boston. He was very successful in business
and acquired wealth. He had a fine residence on Chambers Street. At-
tended Unitarian church. Was large and quite a corpulent man; weighed
about two hundred pounds, but was not tall. Had regular features, fair com-
plexion, and was called fine-looking. He was somewhat reserved in ap-
pearance ; nevertheless, courteous and cultured after the old-school-gentle-
man pattern. In latter years was troubled with paralysis and softening
of the brain, and in 1879 was very much demented. Died in 1880, aged
85 years. His portrait in India-ink is in my collection.

jane Ridlon 4 (2), eldest daughter of Richard 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., Nov. 14, 1796 ; was married to her cousin, Abraham Ridlon, and
died in her native town, without issue.

Lydia Ridlon 4 (3), second daughter of Richard 3 (1), was born in
Saco, Me., Nov. 2, 1798. Probably died unmarried.

James Ridlon 4 (3), second son of Richard 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
Jan. 2, 1801, married in England, and was lost at sea when a young man.

Noah Ridlon 4 (1), third son of Richard 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
Nov. 8, 1805 ; married Sarah H., daughter of Capt. Thomas Hunt, of
Abington, Mass., Jan. 1, 1834 (she was born Oct. 3, 1808), and had issue
one son, of whom hereafter. Mr. Ridlon once lived in Roxbury. He
was many years engaged in contracting and building. Died October,
1856, and was buried at Abington. His widow died in 1881. Mr. Rid-
lon is said to have been below the medium height, broad-shouldered, and
quite corpulent. He was quiet and somewhat reserved in appearance.



Nancy Ridlon 4 (1), supposed to be the eldest daughter of Gibbins 3 (1),
was baptized in Saco, Me., Sept. 12, 1794, " between meetings," and died
of canker-rash, Jan. 31, 1798. Called " Naney."

George Ridlon 4 (1), eldest son of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
May 30, 1796; baptized Sept. 18, 1796; died unmarried July 18, 1818,
and was buried at " Old Orchard," so called.

Mary Ridlon 4 (6), second daughter of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., Feb. 25, 1798; baptized July 15, 1798, and died unmarried, April 16,
1821. Said to have been a beautiful vounsc woman.

Mark Ridlon 4 (1), second son of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
Feb. 25, 1800, and died young, unmarried.

Capt. Gibbins* Ridlon 4 (2), third son of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in

* The name Gibbins -was probably taken from the Gibbens family. James Gib-
bens was "master of the magazine " and a landed proprietor in Saco and Bidde-
ford. He married a daughter of Thomas Lewis, one of the original owners of the



BIDLONS OF SAGO, MAINE. 651

Saco, Me., Feb. 18, 1802; married Abigail Bachelder Feb. 4, 1825, and
settled at "Old Orchard," so called. This family and that of James Bid-
Ion were called "the Old Orchard Ridlons," to distinguish them from
others known as "the Ferry Ridlons." His wife died Sept. 14, 1827;
he died Sept. 3, 1830. This pair had several children, but I cannot find
their records. His name was, by some, called and spelled "Gibbon" and
"Gibeon." The family lived, died, and were buried, on the farm since
owned by Ivory Fenderson. I do not know whether he was captain of
the military, or of a vessel.

John Ridlon 4 (10), fourth son of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
Jan. 22, 1804, and died when young; some say was lost at sea.

Nancy Ridlon 4 (2), third daughter of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., May 7, 1806; was married to her cousin, Henry Ridlon, April 11,
1826, and died March 20, 1835.

Daniel Ridlon 4 (5), fifth son of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in Saco, Me.,
May 26, 1809, and died Jan. 14, 1834.

Elizabeth Ridlon 4 (4), fourth daughter of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in
Saco, Me., Feb. 4, 1812.

Mary Ridlon 4 (7), youngest daughter of Gibbins 3 (1), was born in
Saco, in 1814, and died when a child.



Rnhama Ridlon 4 (1), eldest daughter of James 3 (2), was born in Saco,
Me., Dec. 8, 1804. She is a maiden-lady, who lived many years in her
native State; now (1882) living with her sister in Monmouth, 111. I have
her portrait in my collection.

Martha Ridlon 4 (2), second daughter of James 3 (2), was born in Saco,
Me., April 26, 1806 ; was married to a Mr. Noe, and is now a widow living
at Monmouth, 111. I have her portrait.

Alexander Ridlon 4 (1), eldest son of James 3 (2), was born in Saco,
Me., May 3, 1808; married Anna, daughter of Luke and Lucy-Ann (Miner)
Brown, and has issue three children, of whom hereafter. Mr. Ridlon
lived on a farm at "Old Orchard," in Saco, till 1845, when, with his brother,
he emigrated to Monmouth, 111., where he lived till 1870, when he moved
to Kansas, and now resides on a large farm in Middleton or Coyville, in
that State. His portrait, finished in India-ink, is in my collection. One
who knew him well, pronounced him one of the best men he had ever
known. Deceased in March, 1883.

Peter- W. Ridlon 4 (1), second son of James 3 (2), was born in Saco,
Me., Aug. 29, 1810; married Abigail W. Ross, of Scottish extraction, and
settled on a farm at "Old Orchard," in his native town. He emigrated to
Monmouth, 111., in 1845 ; but he subsequently removed to Kansas, and is now
living at Gardner, in that State, in prosperous circumstances. He is a
carpenter and stone-mason, — possessing the natural ingenuity of the Rid-
lon family, — and carries on farming and stock-raising. Is a great reader,
well informed, and possessed of good abilities. He is quite a religionist,
holds peculiar theological views, loves discussions, and is as firm as adamant.
His memory of the early Ridlon families' of Saco is remarkable, and he

" Lewis and Bonython Patent," and became the heir, through his wife, of his father-
in-law. Rachel Edgecomb, Patience Annabel, Rebecca Wakefield, Hannah Mace,
and Eliza Sharp, received portions of the estate of James Gibbens, when it was
divided in 1730. There was a Gibbins Mace, Gibbins Elden, Gibbins Edgecomb,
and two Gibbins Ridlons, at Saco, in early days.



652 REDLONS OF BUXTON, MAINE.

has communicated much interesting information for this book. He mar-
ried a second wife, named Mary-Lyman Root. He has had issue four chil-
dren, of whom hereafter. I have his portrait.



Eunice-Cutts Ridlon 4 (2), eldest daughter of Nathaniel 3 (1), was
born in Saco, Me., Aug. 8, 1800; was married Sept. 30, 1822, to Abraham
Forsskal (or Forsskoll), who was a native of Sweden, * and resided in her
native town. She had issue, and died June 10, 1833. Mr. Forsskol died
May 27, 1864, aged 74 years.

Betsey Ridlon 4 (4), second daughter of Nathaniel 3 (1), was born in
Saco, Me., Feb. 25, 1803, and is presumed to have died young and un-
married.

Bradstreet Ridlon 4 (1), only son of Nathaniel 3 (1), was born in Saco,
Me., April 6, 1806, and died unmarried.

Francis Ridlon 4 (1), third daughter of Nathaniel 3 (1), was born in
Saco, Me., Oct. 29, 1808, and died Feb. 3, 1830. I find no record of her
marriage, and presume she died single.

Olive-Seammon Ridlon 4 (2), fourth daughter of Nathaniel 3 (1), was
born in Saco, Me., Sept. 22, 1811 ; was married to Cyrenus Field, of Saco,
Aug. 20, 1843, and had issue. She is still living, and the only surviving
member of her father's family; a very intelligent, active, and useful
woman. She is the youngest of the fourth generation of the Ridlon fam-
ily. I have her portrait.

Sarah- Abigail Ridlon 4 (6), youngest daughter of Nathaniel 3 (1), was
born in Saco, Me., Oct. 31, 1814; was married to Barnabas Cutter, Jan. 8,
1834, and resided in Biddeford. She died in 1881, leaving issue. A bril-
liant, amiable, and cultivated lady. Her portrait is in my collection.

FIFTH GENERATION.

Eliza-Sanborn Redlon 5 (1), eldest daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born
in Buxton, Me., Aug. 25, 1806, and died unmarried March 20, 1827. An
amiable and greatly beloved young woman.

William-Emery Redlon 5 (4), eldest son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in
Buxton, Me., Jan. 7, 1808; married Grace, daughter of James Clay, of
said town, and had issue three children, of whom hereafter. I am not ac-
quainted with Mr. Redlon's early life, but he carried on milling during his
latter years, at a little hamlet in his native town called "Bog Mills. ,n He
was a large, somewhat corpulent man, weighing about two hundred and
twenty pounds. Complexion sandy. He died in the year 1872.

James-Madison Redlon 5 (4), second son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., Sept. 20, 1809; married March 18, 1835, Mehitable- Webster, daugh-
ter of Lemuel and Lovie (Dunnell) Sawyer, and settled on a large farm
near his birth-place, at the "Duck Pond," so called. He at one time worked
on the Penobscot River about five years. He commenced life with his
wife on his grandfather's old homestead farm, but sold, and purchased his
present place. Mr. Redlon is a devoted Christian of the Primitive Free-

* Abraham Forsskoll was born at Gottenburgh, Sweden, Jan. 22, 1790, and
came over to America with Captain Tucker, an old shipmaster of Portland, before
the war of 1812, intending to return ; but the vessels of Tucker were taken for the
privateering service, and young Forsskoll learned the cabinet-maker's trade iu Port-
land. He was a son of John-Carl Forsskoll, a physician, and left a brother and five
sisters in Sweden. One uncle was a bishop. He settled in Saco and carried on
business with Mr. Buckminster. Was many years town-clerk; a neat penman.



REDLONS OF BUXTON, MAINE. 653

will Baptist persuasion, and has frequently supplied as a lay-preacher.
He is large and portly, weighing more than two hundred pounds ; has
sandy complexion ; is moderate in movements and speech ; quiet and
peaceful in his habits, and an excellent farmer. Has four children, of
whom hereafter.

Mary-Eniery Redlon 6 (8), second daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born in
Buxton, Me., Oct. 20, 1811 ; was married to Joseph Sawyer, of that town,
and died July 21, 1848.

Hannah Redlon 6 (3), third daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., Nov. 1, 1813; was married to Jesse Strong, of Garland, and died
May 10, 1884.

Lucy-Ann Redlon 5 (2), fourth daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born in
Buxton, Me., Dec. 8, 1815; was married to her cousin, Marquess Emery,
of that town, and died in Parsonfield, York County, where she resided,
May 21, 1849, leaving a daughter.

Ammy-L. Redlon 5 (1), third son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Buxton,
Me., Jan. 27, 1818, and died unmarried in the eastern section of the State
of Maine, July 7, 1840.

Benjamin-Emery Redlon 5 (1), fourth son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in
Buxton, Me., June 2, 1820 ; married a Miss Cleverly, and lived several
years in Saco, where he buried three children. He kept a shoe-store for
some years at Gorham Corner, Cumberland County, but was afterwards
employed as a journeyman in a shoe-factory in the city of Portland. He
has settled in Kennebunk (1880), where he works at shoe-making and farm-
ing. He is said to be very stout and of light complexion. He has had
issue seven children, of whom hereafter.

Charles Redlon 5 (2), fifth son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Buxton, Me.,
Sept. 1, 1822; married Sarah MacLaughlan, and settled in Garland, where
he now (1880) resides. He is six feet and two inches in height, and a
very large, powerful man. Complexion light. Farmer. No children.

Eunice Redlon 5 (3), fifth daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Buxton,
Me., Aug. 30, 1824; married Jacob Whitten, and has issue.

Dorcas-E. Redlon 5 (2), sixth daughter of Isaac 4 (2), was born in
Buxton, Me., Jan. 12, 1827; was married to John D. Spinney, a blacksmith,
and lives at West Gorham, Cumberland County.

Isaac Redlon 5 (3), youngest son of Isaac 4 (2), was born in Buxton,
Me., March 30, 1830; married Lydia-Ann Cleaves, — daughter of that
Katherine Cleaves, of Saco, who was married to Abraham Ridlon, — and
had issue four children, of whom hereafter. He had charge of the repair-
shops of the Portland & Rochester Railroad Company, at Portland, for
several years, but subsequently carried on business for himself at Bux-
ton Centre depot. He was considered a good blacksmith. Mr. Redlon was
tall and well formed, weighed about two hundred pounds, had dark-brown
hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, and features of the old Redlon type; withal
a fine-looking man. He was sarcastic, humorous, and greatly enjoyed a
joke. He served in Company C, Twenty-seventh Regiment, Maine Volun-
teers, and was employed as regimental blacksmith. His wife died Jan.
10, 1878, and he lived with his sons several years. Deceased in 1884.



Benjamin Redlon 6 (2), eldest son of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., Jan. 19, 1803 ; married Hannah Gibson, of Waterford, and had issue
ten children, of whom hereafter. He lived in the towns of Buxton,
Standish, and Harrison, in Cumberland County, Me., and carried on farm-



654 REDLONS OF BUXTON, MAINE.

ing and blacksmithing in the latter town many years. His house and
shop were near the centre of the town, and on the bank of " Newcomb's
Brook," so called; the barn was standing in 1880. He removed from
Harrison to Springfield, in the eastern section of the State, where he con-
tinued several years; thence to Granger, N. J., and finally to Plainfield,
Wis., where he was living in 1875. Mr. Redlon was a man of extraordi-
nary natural ability; was a great reader, full of argument, retentive of mem-
ory, and tenacious in his grasp of principle. Has served as Justice of the
Peace, and in other positions of responsibility. In early life he was an
active member of the Freewill Baptist Church, but passed under the
shadows of infidelity and is supposed to have maintained that position. He
was of medium height, light-complexioned, nervous, impulsive, and pas-
sionate. A man of integrity and honesty in all his relations, and
esteemed as a useful citizen. Deceased.

Sally Redloil 5 (5), eldest daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., June 23, 1804 ; was married to Joseph McCorrison, of Standish, had
issue, and died in Buckfield, Sept. 21, 1874.

Thomas-Jefferson Redlon 5 (3), second son of Amos 4 (1), was born
in Buxton, Me., May 21, 1806; married Phebe McCorrison, of Standish,
and settled in Sebago, where some of his children were born. He has
also lived in the city of Portland. He is a carpenter by trade. Wife
died many years ago, and he has married a second time. Resides in Ken-
nebunk. Has been a lay-preacher many years : formerly Freewill Bap-
tist, but now inclined to Second Adventism. Good height, well formed,
portly; sandy complexion when in his prime; his hair and beard now
snow-white. Mr. Redlon is possessed of many good natural parts ; a
great reader and easy talker ; generous to a fault, charitable, and kind-
hearted. Has had issue five children, of whom hereafter.

Dr. Nathaniel Redlon 5 (4), third son of Amos 4 (1), was born in
Buxton, Me., April 5, 1808 ; married Jane H. Mayberry, and had issue
eight children, of whom hereafter. Mr. Redlon settled in Portland in
1824, and resided there till his death. He owned valuable property on
Congress Street, which has greatly increased in valuation, by the growth
of the city in that section. The same small dwelling and a little shop upon
which his sign has hung since 1835, remain just as they were many years
ago, and attract the attention of strangers, in consequence of their anti-
quated appearance. He was a peculiar man ; extremely eccentric ; a
great student of books ; profound in ancient lore ; philosophical, critical,
persistent, and single-minded. He was a practical botanist, mineralogist,
and pharmacist. A shoe-maker by trade, he worked at his bench as long
as his health would admit of it, and yet he was always within reach of his
books, and kept a small druggist-store in a part of his shop. He accom-
plished many remarkable cures during his practice of medicine in Port-
land. He was tall, slender, and somewhat stooping ; had sandy hair and
beard, prominent features, bald crown, long, outstanding brows, gray eyes,
and florid cheeks. Died in Portland, Oct. 21, 18S1. See portrait in Red-
lon group in this book.

Jonathan Redloil 5 (3), fourth son of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., March 25, 1810; married Mary, daughter of Daniel Bryant, of Saco,
when only nineteen years of age, and by her had one son. His first wife
was sometimes insane, and died about the year 1840 ; she was married to
Mr. Redlon June 24, 1829. He married, secondly, Nov. 2, 1841, Mary,
daughter of Isaac Redlon (his cousin), aud widow of Joseph Sawyer ;



BEDLONS OF BUXTON, MAINE. 655

she had twin daughters, and died July 21, 1848. He married, thirdly,
March 13, 1849, Louisa M. Cobb. He first settled in Buxton, where he
worked as a joiner, shoe-maker, and farmer ; moved to Saco subsequent
to 1830, and lived about two miles from the " Falls." He afterwards re-
moved to Gorham, where he lived many years, and died there Nov. 6,
1865. Mr. Redlon embraced religion in early life, and united with the
Freewill Baptist Church ; was a lay-preacher of acceptability, and a
very useful man. He was associated with the Methodists in his latter
years. He was tall, broad-shouldered, and weighed about two hundred
pounds. His hair and beard were sandy, eyes gray, complexion fair, crown
bald, — a pleasant, conversational, fine-looking man.

Mercy Redlon 5 (2), second daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., March 12, 1812; was married to Nathaniel Knight, of Scarbor-
ough, and has issue.

Miranda Redloil 5 (1), third daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., Feb. 12, 1814 ; was married to Joseph Elwell, of Buxton, and
had issue.

CyrilS Redlon 5 (1), fifth son of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton, Me.,
March 4, 1817; married Mary A. Jordan, and had issue two sons, of
whom hereafter. He settled at Vineland, N. J., but when last heard from
was at Rockford, Minn. I have not received an answer to any commu-
nication forwarded to this man, and know but little concerning him.

Rev. AlUOS Redloil 5 (2), sixth son of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., Nov. 17, 1818, and married Eliza Sanborn. He was converted in 1834,
united with the Freewill Baptist Church, and commenced preaching in
1841. Ordained in 1842, and has preached at Boston and Charlestown,
Mass., Pawtucket and Scituate, R. I., Kingsley, Conn., Laconia, N. H., Ber-
wick, Saco, Gorham, Gray, Dover, East Corinth, Dexter, Abbot, and other
towns in Maine. He became editor of the Providence Transcript (R. I.), in
1849. Was agent for the Christian Commission, during the Rebellion. Has
united with the Congregationalists within a few years, and is now settled
at Hallowell, Me. Elder Redlon is a ripe scholar, able theologian, pleasant,
practical preacher, and is qualified to fill any capacity where a strong,
ready, well-balanced mind and executive energy are required. He is
genial, social, communicative, and knows how to act the man as well as
the minister. The missionary field has been successfully filled by him
since his return to Maine. He is large and well-formed (weighs more
than two hundred pounds), bald, light-complexioned, and withal a good
type of the early Redlons. Has married a third wife. In 1873 exjjected
to preach twenty-five years. Seven children.

Alillira Redlon 5 (1), fourth daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., Oct. 26, 1820, and married Kezar.

Mary Redlon 5 (9), fifth daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., Feb. 26, 1823; was married to James Knight, of Scarborough, and
had issue.

Appllia Redlon 5 (1), sixth daughter of Amos 4 (l),was born in Bux-
ton, Me., Aug. 5, 1826; was married to Tristram Elwell, of that town,
and had issue.

Eliza Redlon 5 (3), seventh daughter of Amos 4 (1), was born in Bux-
ton, Me., April 26, 1828 ; was married to Jacob Whitney, and resides in
Boston, Mass.

Nathan Redlon 5 (1), youngest son of Amos 4 (1), was born in Buxton,
Me., Sept. 27, 1830; married Sarah Files, and has one sou. Early settled



656 IiEDLONS OF NEWCASTLE, MAINE.

in Portland, where he has been a mason and contractor for many
years. Mr. Redlon is a man of marked ability, well informed, and has
represented the city of Portland in the State Legislature very efficient-
ly. His lady is also very active in benevolent and charitable work in her
city, and stands at the head of organizations of this character. Mr. Red-
lon is of medium height, light complexion, and pleasant deportment; a
useful and highly esteemed citizen and public servant.*

Olive Redloil 5 (3), eighth and youngest daughter of Amos 4 (1), was
born in Buxton, Me., Sept. 25, 1832 ; was married to Capt. Isaac Sawyer,
of Standish, and resides in that town.



John Redlon 5 (11), eldest son of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in Buxton,
Me., May 5, 1820 ; married Abigail Chandler, settled at "Duck Pond," in
Buxton, and has issue three children, of whom hereafter. He is known
in his neighborhood as " Honest John," and the name is appropriate to
the character of the man. Wheelwright by trade. Tall, round and
compact in build ; has dark hair and gray eyes, and the Scottish type of
features ; resembles his late father.

Albion Redlon 5 (1), second son of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in Gardi-
ner, Me., Sept. 26, 1825; married Caroline Brown, April 14, 1850; was a
private soldier in the Eighty-third Regiment Indiana Volunteers, and
died at home, in 1863, from disease contracted while in the army. He
was a highly respected man.

Mary-P. Redlon 5 (10), eldest daughter of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in
Buxton, Me., in 1827, and was carried to the West by her parents, when
young. Was married to James D. Knight, in 1862, and resides at Iron-
town, Iowa.

Dr. Daniel-M. Redlon 5 (6), second son of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born
in Gardiner, Me., Sept. 25, 1829, and was taken to the West by his parents,
when young. Now a practising physician at Ripley, Ind. Served two
years as assistant-surgeon in the Union army ; subsequently as quarter-
master of the Thirty-seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteers. Married
Missouri Hall, Dec. 4, 1865, and has issue, of whom more hereafter. Dr.
Redlon resembles his late father in many respects; head bald, features
Scottish, beard long and full. Successful as a practitioner, esteemed as a
citizen. See his portrait in this book.

Eliza-P. Redlon 5 (3), second daughter of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in
Gardiner, Me., in 1831 ; was married to Dudley Brown, in 1859, and re-
sides at Ripley, Ind.

Ebenezer Redlon 5 (-4), fourth son of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in
Gardiner, Me., in 1834; went West with his parents in 1837; served in
the Thirty-seventh Regiment Indiana Volunteers, and died in 1861, in
Kentucky.

Ellen Redlon 5 (1), third daughter of Ebenezer 4 (3), was born in
Pierceville, Ind., in 1848 ; was married to John Tucker, and resides at
Millhousen, Ind.

Mary Redlon 5 (11), eldest daughter of John 4 (5), was born in New-
castle, Me., Jan. 23, 1795 ; was married to Peleg Hall, and lived in Wal-
doborough in 1881. Her portrait is in my collection.



* Nathan Redlon, of Gorham, Me., married Alsadia A. Cushing, of Portland,
June 22, 1856. Possibly Sarah Files was a second wife.



BIDLONS OF HOLLIS, MAINE. 657

John Redlon 5 (12), eldest son of John 4 (5), was born in Newcastle,
Me., Sept. 10, 1797, and was lost at sea when young.

Jane Redlon 5 (3), second daughter of John 4 (5), was born in New-
castle, Me., July 10, 1799 ; was married to William Dodge, of that town,
and had issue. She lived to old age. An excellent woman. I have her
portrait, finished in India-ink.

Rosilla Redlon 5 (1), third daughter of John 4 (5), was born in New-
castle, Me., April 15, 1801 ; was married to John W. Hall, and was living
in South China in 1880.

Lydia Redlon 5 (5), fourth daughter of John 4 (5), was born in New-
castle, Me., Feb. 24, 1803 ; was married to Andrew W. Keith, and resided
in Chelsea, Mass.

Seth Redlon 5 (1), second son of John 4 (5), was born in Newcastle,



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