19 years. In 1877 he received his honoi^ary degree at Col-
by College. After nine years pastorate of the Emmanuel
Church , Albany, N. Y. he, in 1891, became the pastor
of the First Church, Provid
he is now engaged. Hymns from his pen have found a
place in the hymnals, and his publications are accepted
as valuable contributions to literature.
William Appleton, b. Dec. 14^ 1840, d. Sept. 15, 1844.
Alonzo King, brother of Samuel Hall, was b. in Paris
Feb. 3, 1801, came to Craige's Mills to teach the school and
to join with his brother in business. He had excellent fac-
ulty, was well liked, and was much employed in the public
service. He m. Sept. i, 1825, Miranda, b. Oct. 8, 1802,
dau. of Dea. Caleb and Mary Webber (Morgan) Prentiss
of Paris ; moved into the house subsequently occupied by
Chas. Durell, where they resided until 1835, when they re-
moved to Paris and settled upon the Prentiss homestead, at
the foot of Streaked Mountain. Mrs. King died Sept. 2,
1881 ; he d. Nov. 26, 1886.
Isabella, b. 1827, d. in infancy.
Julius Alonzo, b. July 20, 1829, m. Feb. 3, 1850, Clara H.
dau. of James Ricker of Hartford; had the homestead.
Sarah Hall, b. Fed. 7, 1831, m. April 18, 1S50, Mark
Judson Batchelor of Westboro. Mass. slie d. Feb. 28, *5i.
George Mellen Prentiss, (D. D.) b. Dec. 12, 1833, m. Dec.
21, 1857, Mary, dau. of Timothy Smith of Turner. He
was, 30 years, Pres. of Wayland Sem'y- Washin-gton, D.
C, now lives in Richmond, Va. He m. 2d, Sep. 11, 1901,
Mrs. Coi-nelia Corwin Ward of Rochester, N. Y.
Samuel Mellen, b. July 6, 1837, m. Oct. 30, 1862, Em.ily
Augusta, dau. of Philip Ban-ows ; lives in Paris.
Joseph Addison, b. Sep. 14, 1840, m. July 15, 1866, Irene
Whipple, dau. of Gilbert Richmond Gladding oi Provi-
Annals at" Oxfca^ 219
deuce, R. T. He was the founder of the King ft Dexter
Co., hardware, Portland, Me.
Arthur Caleb, b. Mar. 25, 1845, m. July 15, 1874, AKce,
dau. of Charles Pierson Woodruff of Detroit- He is a
tea merchawt in Chicago, 111.
AzEL KiNGSLEY Came to Oicford to keep the Haysville
Manf'g. Co's. boarding house. He is credited, in the Histo-
ry of Paris, with ten children, four were with him at Ox-
ford, in 1850; viz. Sally, ae. 35, Julia, ae. 32, Laura, ae.
17, Maria, ae. 14, and boardere, as follows:
Henry Archibald, ae. 19, Emeline Bailey, ae. 21, Am-
anda Bennett, ae. 16, Anna Bennett, ae. 14, Florinda Bes-
sey, ae. 19, Lydia Bessey, ae. 16, Charles Bonney, spin-
ner, ae. 16, Orrilla Brock, ae. 16, Isaac Carman, joiner,
ae. 40, Augustus Cushman, 2d hand, ae. 19, Poll) Dean,
ae. 28, Lucinda Ellis, ae. 22, Betsey Faunce, ae. 20,
Nancy Faunce, ae. 17, Jerusha Fuller, ae. 15, Sarah Ful-
ler, ae. 15, Mary Hawke^ ae. 23, Laura Herrick ae. 20,
Ruth Herrick, ae. 19, Mary Huntress, ae. 19, Ruth
Knight, ae. 32, Elizabeth Lane, ae. 15, Sarah Lane, ae.
13, Sylvester Lee, overseer, ae. 28, James Lord, carder,
ae. 16, Rosilla Paine, ae. 23, Geneva Peterson, ae. 15,
Chlorinda Royal, ae. 17, Octavia Sampson, ae. 20, Re-
becca Soule, ae. 18, Abby Thayer, ae. 23, Elsey Thom-
as, ae. 19, Simeon Thomas, carder, ae. 17, Borredel Tm-
ner, ae. 25, Charles Turner, wheelwright, ae. 21, Lucy
Turner, ae. 19, Roxanna Washburn, ae. 16, Betsey White
ae. 19, Josephine Whittemore, ae. 17, Emeline Winship ,
ae. 16, Mai-garet Wright, ae. 17, and Mary Stevens, ae. 17.
The above list is copied to show the class of mill opera-
tives, at tliis time, almost all were town bom, labor was
cheap enough, to cheapen it, by the introduction of aliens,
was not then contemplated.
Enoch Knight, b. 17B5, son of Daniel of Falmouth,
came to Oxford (185) before 1840. His wife, Lydia (Rip-
ley) d. Jan. 2, 1852, aged 68 years. The following, fi-oni
marriage records, were probably theii- children.
Abigail, m. Aug. 13, 1843, EbÂ«Â»nezer Thayer.
Druscilla, m. Aug. 26, 1845, Silas Downing.
Thaddeus R., m, Nov. 20, 1850^ Sai-ah Jane Chesley.
220 Annals of Oxford.
Richard and Hannah Lajvib are credited on Hebron rec-
ords, with childi^en, as follows :
Stephen, b. Jan. 14, 1806. Samuel B., b. Jan. 8, 1808.
Hannah, b. April 30, 1810. Lydia, b. July 28, 1812.
Sarah, b. June 9, 1815. Richard, b. Jan. 16, 1817.
William, b. July 22, 1819. Eliza, b. Sept. 17, 1823,
Stephen and Mary Landkr are credited on Hebron re-
cords, with children, as follows:
Joanna, b. Aug. 19, 1779. Mary, b. Feb. 12, 1784.
It is Ikiely that Mercy Lander, who m. Peleg Wash-
burn, and Caroline Lander, who m. Henry Hutchinson,
were his daughters. Wife Mar}^, d. June 2, 1789, and he
m. 2d, Nov. 10, 1793, Huldah . He d. Dec. 25, 1824,
Ammi Ruhamah Lane, son of Francis, a revolutionary
pensioner, was b. in North Yarmouth Mar. 7, 1794; he
served in the war of 1812, also in the Madawaska war; his
widow received a pension. He m. Dec. 2, 1824, Eliza, dau.
of Benjamin Whitehouse, had res. in Oxford (118). He d.
June 16, 1863; widow d. in Taunton, Mass. Jan. 18, 1884.
Zenas, b. Nov. 10, 1825, m. Judith S afford ; s. Dixfield.
Betsey, b. July 4 1827, m. Samuel Rogers ; s. Taunton.
Oilman G., b. Dec. 26, 1829, m. Mary Guptill ; s. Portland.
America, b. Nov. 22, 1831, m. Eliza A. Furber; s. N. H.
PhilenaG., b. Dec. 26, 1836, m. Alonzo Palmer; s. Mass.
Ammi F., b. April 2, 1843, m. Mary Knight; went west.
Frances A., b. July i, 1845, m. Enoch E. Hall ; s. Mass.
Oscar G., b. Oct. 11, 1855, ^' Melly Talbot; s. Mass.
Simeon Lane, innkeeper at Welchville, ae. 54, d. June 8,
1849. "^^^ following year, the family consisted of Charlot-
te, ae. 48, Seth C. ae. 21, George E. ae. 18, Elizabeth
E. ae- 15, Sarah W. ae. 13, Melinda, ae. 10, Abby A.
ae. 7, and farmers, George W. Welch, ae. 25, and Nelson
Dennin, ae. 22. Mrs. Charlotte Lane and Thomas A.
Briggs of Otisfield, were m. Dec. 16, 1855.
Seth C. Lane, brother of Simeon, by wife Mary, is
credited in Oxford, with Leander, born December 2, 1825.
Annals of Oxford. 221
James Elliott, b. Aug. 7, 1838. Roxatma, b. June 19, 1840.
Others bearing the name of Lane, have lived in Oxford,
Jonathan, wife and two children, in 1840.
Nehemiah, wife and four children, in 1830.
Jacob Leach is credited in Hebron with children, as
follows: â€” Sally Phipps, b. Apr. 19, 1806; Jacob Barton,
b. Jan. 4, 1809, and Mary Fenno, b. Aug. 22, 1812,
John and Abigail Lkavitt, alias Lovitt, are credited in
Hebron with, James, b. Oct. 16, 1813 ; Mary, b. July ,
30, 1819; Freeman, b. Aug. 4, 1823, and John, b. Sept.
4, 1826, m. in Oxford, April 17, 1854, Angeline M. Hans-
come. The family were living in Oxford in 1830, consist-
ing of himself and wife, both under fifty, three girls and
James Le Baron, grandson of Dr. Francis, was born in
Middleboro. Mass. Dec. 16, 1759. He m. Elizabeth Wash-
burn and came to Hebron where his wife died ; he m. 2d,
in 1 791, Jane Russell of Gray and later removed to Paris,
where he died June 9, 1836. See Plistory of Paris.
John Lee, b. Jan. 18, 1794, son of Tristram and Abi-
gail (York) Richards, was settled in Oxiord (105) before
its incorporation. The Legislature changed his residential
and surnames at the same session, but by an oversight, did
not change the names of his wife and children until the
next session. He served in several town officies and in
1836 was a member of the Legislature. His wife, Abigail
(Bickford), died Feb. 5, 1850, aged 51 years, and April
26, 185 I, he m. 2d, tlarriet, dau. of John Daniels of Paris.
Louisa. N. Charles Francis, b. 1823. Maria L., m. Mar.
3, 1843, Thomas C. Deering of Bartlett, N. H.
Sarah Ann, m. Dec. 4, 1845, Samuel A. Webber.
Abigail C, b. Dec. 24, 1826.
Percis Delphina, b. Oct. 27, 1829, m. Oct. 6, 1849, Nathan
Walker of Paris.
222 Annals of Oxford.
Rhoda Jane, b- Oct. 20, 1831, m. Oct. 6, r849, William E.
Cushman of Oxford.
Fanii)^ Annette, b. Mar. 20, 1834. Joanna E., b. April
22, 1835. John F., b. 1840. Eugene, b. Feb. 5, 1845.
Thomas and Nancy Libby, had settled in Oxford (145);
before 1830. He d. Jan. 15, 1852, ^51.
Andrew Jackson, b. Nov. i, 1828, m. Dec. 26, 1852, Car-
oline E. Blake of Oxford.
Mary Louisa, b. 1832; William S., b. 1835 ; Esther A. ,
b. 1841 ; Harriet E., b. 1843 ; Francis Augustus, b. Dec.
27, 1844, and Sarah Jane, b. Aug. 7, 1848.
Luther Linnell, son of Samuel, was b. in Standish in
1803 ; a cooper, lived near the meeting-house, on King st.
His wife, Desire, dau. of Thomas and Hannah Lombard^
died in 1871, je 70, and he d. in 1875, ^ 72.
Emily Jane, b. July 24, 1824, m. Nov. 28, 1841, Aaron D.
Faunce of Oxford.
Frances, b. Nov. 24, 1825, d. Sept. 22, 1826.
Alpheus Leister, b. Aug. i, 1827, d. Sept. i, 1828.
Eveline, b. June 30, 1828, d. April 16, 1832.
Mr. Linnell had a brother John who occupied a farm
(54) in Oxford, w^ho had sons Jacob D., and Newell.
Samuel Littlefield had farm (87) in Oxford. He
succeeded Cyrus Shaw in the office of deacon in the Bap-
tist church ; he gave his age as 59, and that of his wife,
Nancy, as 58, in 1850. Children :
Richard, b. May 6, 1812.
Rhoda, b. Aug. 12, 1814.
William, b. Nov. 2, 1816, d. Feb. 9, 1817.
JohnW., b. Jan. 27, 1818.
Joshua, b. Mar. 17, 1820.
Emily, b. Sept. 6, 1823, d. July 26, 1826,
Harriet N,, b. June 19, 1825.
Emily, b. Aug. 21, 1828.
Eliza S., b. April 4, 1833.
Annals of Oxford.. 223
Thomas IvOMBArd of Gorham and Hannafi "Linnell of
Standish, who were in. in 1785, appear to have settled in
Otisfield, and to have had a large family. He and sons
Joshua and Enoch had lots in Hebran, on t^e line of Otis-
field, in 181 1, and town records credit Joshua, with a son
Jacob Tewksbury, b. May 10, 1828, and he appears to have
had at the time four boys and two girls whose names are
not given. Enoch, with wife, two sons and three daughters
were in Oxford in 1830 , and so were Daniel and Henry,
both married. John Lombard, cooper, wife Polly (Rob-
bins), widow of Zebedee Cushman, and son John C., je 16
and dau. Rebecca M., ^ 9, were in Oxford in 1850; wife
Polly died in Paris, June 19, 1874, je 81.
Richard and Eunice Lombard are credited on Hebron
records with children, as follows :-
Lorenzo D., b. Mai". 16, 1808, m. Jan. 12, 1831, Jane
Doughty, dau. of Abner Shaw of Oxford. They settled at
Wilsons Mills, where he d. Apr. 9, 1853. Samuel, b. Dec.
I, 1810 ; David, b. Feb. 11, 1812 ; Catherine, b. May
28, 1814; Nancy, b. July 5, 1816, and Eliza, b. Oct. 9, *i8.
Sewell L. Lombard and Theodotia Loring, both of
Hebron, were m. Aug. 26, 1821, and had Sewell B., b.
May 29, 1822, and Betsey Sewell, b. July 4, 1825. He d.
Sept. 5, 1825.
Nathan Lombard, housewright, a very large strong
man, m. Sept. 14, 1829, Henrietta Maria, dau. of Adin
Cleaveland, lived at (83; Oxford until 1850, when he re-
moved to Portland.
Lc^ario Danielson, b. Dec. 2, 1830. He was a mute, at-
tended the Hartford school, m. Martha Pond of Dorches-
ter, Mass., s. at Cape Elizabeth, housewright.
Lydiajane, b.Sept. 30, 1832, m. Edwin Whitchurch, s.
in Maiden, Mass.
Henrietta Angelia, b. July 30, 1834, m. Lemuel Dyer of
Cape Elizabeth; m. 2d, Joseph Harris of Norway.
George Henry, b. Sept. 6, 1836, lives at So. Portland.
Eleanora Luena, b. Nov. 27, 1838, m. Alfred E. Haskell
of Portland. Diana S., b. 1841, unmarried.
Ivewis Weld, b. Jan. 25, 1843, m. Clara Scribuer Miller,
lives in Portland.
224 Annals of Oxford.
Mary Louisa, h. April 12, 1847, m. Robert H. Miller of
Ida Estella, b. in Portland, October 10, 1850 j m. William
Hobbs of Cape Elizabeth.
Nathaniel Lord, son of Nathaniel, was b. Nov. 3,
1800, and d. Mar. 7, 1884. He was a blacksmith, came to
Craigies Mills about 1826 ; had shop next south of the fac-
tory and house (78). A quiet industrious man, devoted to
the church in which he and his wife were admitted in i 840
and for ten years served in the office of deacon, succeeding
Esquire Keith. His wife, joined with him in marriage, Feb.
12, 1828, was Joanna, b. Aug. 4, 1804, dau. of Enoch
Staples; she died Sept. 11, 1863.
Emma Staples, b. Aug. 12, 1830, m. Francisco Hecha-
barria, b. in Cuba; she d. Aug. 15, 1890.
Maiy Helena, b. Dec. 21, 1833, m. Dec. 31, 1855, Thom-
as J. Dawes of New Gloucester ; lives in Oxford.
James Wentworth, b. Feb. 5, 1835, d. Feb. 22, 1858^
Joanna (Anna), b. Aug. 5, 1838, d. Oct. 29, 1869.
John, b. March 5, 1841, m. Nellie Huff of Braintree, Ms.
he died Nov. 29, 1883.
Asa Loring, son of Bezaleel, was b. Mar. 3, 1765 ; m.
Hannah Haskell of New Gloucester, and s. in Hebron.
He d. Dec. 1834; she d. Apr. 9, 1857.
Elizabeth, b. May 16, 1790, d. unm. Sept. 13. 1822.
Hannah, b. 1792, d. 1796. Mary Richmond, pub. Feb.
16, 1819, with Samuel Bradford of Minot.
Lydia, m. Nelson. Hannah.
Theodotia. b. Mai'. 27, 1801, m. Sewell L. Lombard.
Ammi M., b. Sept. 1803, m. May, 1827. Abigail Teague.
Judith H., b. May 15 1805, m. May 20, 1825, Licrease
S. Sargent of Buckfield.
Richmond, b. Feb. 14, 1807, m. Mary Smith.
Julianna, b. Aug. 23, 1809, m. Isaac Phillips of Turner.
Dorothy, b. Aug. 12, 181 2, d. in infancy.
Asa Tewksbury, (Rev.), b. May 13, 1813, tn. Lovinia
Webster oi Orono, Me.
Annals of Oxford. 225
Peres Loring, brother of Asa, lived in Hebron, and la-
ter in Leeds. His first wife was Celia Cobb, she had dau.
Alice, both mother and child died. He m. 2d, Hannah
Stinchfield of New Gloucester, who had as per town records,
Samuel Tarbox, b. Apr. 3, 1808.
Celia Cobb, b. June 17, 1810.
Sally Chase, b. Aug. 11, 1812.
Mary Sewell, b. Aug. 21, 1814.
John, b. July 14, 1816, and Nicholas, b. Apr. 5, 1820.
Elnathan Lucas, bought in 1797, lot 10 in the 8th
range, 2d div. No record of his family has been found, but
prob. Mehitable Lucas, who d. in Hebron Dec. 14, 1810,
^ 82, was his widow. Jonathan Lucas and Elizabeth Rob-
bins, both of Hebron, were m. Jan. 21, 1802. They died in
Oxford in 1863 ; he Sept. 29, ^ 86, and she Nov. 16, m
96. In the family lived Priscilla Lucas who died Jan. 21,
1856, ^ 54. Sarah Lucas of Hebron and David Briant of
Paris were m. Jan. 21, 1796.
Joshua and Polly Lunt are credited with children in
Hebron and Oxford as follows :
William Emery, b. Jan. 22, 1815, m. Dec. i, 1836, Jane
Morton, and had Emily Caroline, b. April 9, 1838 ;
Mark Jefferson, b. Nov. 12, 1840.
Esther, b. Mar. 26, 1816. Sally, b. June 23, 1818.
John, b. Aug. 28, 1821, m. May 5, 1844 Lydia P. Cobb.
Margaret Maxwell, b. May 16, 1828.
Joshua Lewis, b. April 21, 1837.
He had lot 3 in the 7th range, adj. William E. Brooks ,
east side of Thompson Pond.
Henry Maddox, b. 1789, farmer and tin-peddler, hot.
1817, with Samuel Littleheld, lot 7 in the 3d range 4th div.
east bank of Thompson Pond, called the Richmond lot. He
later lived (97) west bank of Whitney Pond. By wife Han-
nah, b. 1794, he had dau. EHza, who m. Feb. 12, 1845,
Dr. John S. Steadman.
Benjamin Maddox and wife C , are credited on Ox-
ford records, with dau. Harriet E., b. Nov. 13, 1847.
226 Annais of Oxford.
John NoYKS Marr, son of John and Lovey (Frost) Marr
of Freeport, s. in Bath, in the leather and shoe business.
The family came to Oxford before 1840, occupied a two
story wooden house on Pleasant street, nearly opposite Dr.
Tewksbury's. He succeeded Amasa Winslow in the tanner-
y on the east bank of the mill-poiid, where he had a good
business until about 1849, when he sold out" to William Far-
ris and removed to Portland. In that cit}"^ Mr. Marr was en-
gaged in trade, and continuing to within a short time of his
death, in 1874. His sons, under the firm name of Man*
Bros, built up a large business as manuf rs and dealers in
mens furnishing goods in Portland ; they later removed to
Boston. The wife of Mr. Marr was Mary Knowlton, dau.
of William and Ann (Masters) McCurdy of Pootland ; she
and her daughters removed to Philadelphia, immediatel}
after the death of her husband ; she died there in 1879.
Children, born in Bath:
A son died in infancy.
Imogine Miranda, b. Oct. 21, 1824, unm. lives in Phil'a.
Harriet Flavilla, b. Oct. 7, 1826,
Augustus Dexter, b. Oct. 14, 1830, m. Mary, dau. of Na-
than Barnes of PoiiJand. He was Capt. of the Portland
Rifle Corps, and served several terms in the City Coun-
cil. He died in Boston, soon after his brother.
Llewellyn Masters, b. June 21, 1832, m. Belle Shapleigh
of Boston; he d. May 18, 1899.
Lemuel M. Marriner, b. in Sumner, July i, 1809, m.
Feb. 3, 1833, Permelia, dau. of Alpheus Drake; s. Oxford
(113). He d. in Auburn, Aug. 5, 1871 ; she d. in Burling-
ton, Vt. April 21, 1889.
Louisa M., b. March 25, 1842, m. July 15, 1861, John
Fruean ; she d. May 28, 1864.
Stephen Levi, b. Sept. 24, 1844, d. Dec. i, 1864.
Sybil Drake, b. Feb. 9, 1846, m. July 7, 1864, Rev. Al-
bert Parsons ; s. Burlington, Vt.
Lorenzo Dow, b. July 29, 1848, m. April 9, 1868, Ellen
B. Brown of Waterville, Me.
Annals of Oxlord. 227
David Marshall, son of Thomas, Jr. and Beriah ('Grant)
Marshall, was b. in Holliston, Mass. Dec. 13, 1750; s. in
New Hampshire, was a private in Col. Reed's Regt. at the
battle of Bunker Hill and siege of Boston, he also served in
Col. Gilman's Regt. N. H. line. His wife and child died,
(names not reported) and he removed to Bethel ; he m. 2d,
Lucy, b. May 30, 1753, dau. of Moses and Lydia (Knapp)
Mason, and in 1781, being alarmed by the Indian raid, tlic
family fled through the wilderness to Hebron, where the
permanently located. In 1796 he bought of Wm. Stedman,
lot 4, in the 3d range, 2d div. and the following year, he
bought of Job Cushman, Wm. and Joseph Barrows, lot 5,
adjoining, together with the Barrows' interest in the mHl
privilege on the outlet of Matthews Pond. Thomas Marsh-
all, Esq. of Weston, Mass. bought at auction, in 1790, lots
5 and 6 in the ist range, and lots 4, 5 and 8 in 2d range,
first div. of Shepardsfield ; he did not occupy the land, but
reconveyed the same to Simon Jackson in 1791. The name-
of his wife was Lucy. David Marshall died Nov. 20, 1828,
wife died Aug. 25, 1824.
I David, b. Feb. i, 1777, m. April, 1811, Sally, dau. ol
Dr. Ebenezer H. Goss, s. Paris.
II Asahel, b. Mar. 9, 1779; lived in Hebron, and hac
Heni-y, b. May 16, 1807, m. â€” Rowe, s. Minot.
Sarah Knights, b. June 25, 1809, m. â€” Lord of Minot.
Moses, b. Jan. 23, 1812, s.  Oxford. Marion,
no. â€” Lord of Minot. John, s. Minot.
Lydia. d. in girlhood. Hannah, m. â€” \\^itt of N. H.
Mason, d. in boyhood. George, killed in the civil war.
â– Lucy, b. May 8, 1783, d. unmarried.
' Walter, b. Aug. 17, 1785, m. Nov. 25, 1813, Abigail
Gurney of Paris.
John, b. Nov. 15, 1787, m. Nov. 8, 1814, Sally Gur-
ney of Hebron ; s. r207] Oxford, and had Maria, b
Aug 8, 1815, m â€” Irish of Buckfield. John, b. Feb
21, 1817, d. Nov. 8, 1818. David, b. Oct. 17, 1818.
Seth, b. May 24, 1820; drowned in the outlet of Mat-
thews Pond. John, s. Bangor. Mary Ann, m. Hen-
ry Wood, s. Brookline, Mass. Zilpah, m. Ken-
dall, lives at Jamaica Plain, Mass. Cyrus, m. Miss.
228 Annals of Oxford.
Hodgkins, lives at Jamaica Plain. Walter, a Baptist
minister. Nathan, s. Jamaica Plain. Robert, d. y'g.
VI Moses, b. July 25, 1789, m. Dec. i, 1814, Ruth, dau.
of Isaac Whittemore of Hebron, and had Isaac
Whittemore, b. Dec, 24, 1815, m. Mehitabte F. dan. of
Dr. Robert Carr ; he m. 2d, Lydia H. dau. of Nathl.
Keen, lives in Hebron. Miranda Greenwood, b. Jan.
15, 18 18, m. Robert Glover of Hebron. Deborah
Whittemore, b. May 14, 1820, m. Horatio K. Pratt of
Oxford. Moses Mason, b. June 9, 1822, m. Caroline
Newton, lives in Cambridge. Thomas Crooker, b.
Jan. 3, 1825, m. Helen Hudson, s. Marlborough, Mass.
Joseph Irish, b. Mar. 26, 1817, m. Velona Jones, s.
Southborough, Mass. Elizabeth Bucknara. b. Dec.
22, 1829, d. April 18, 1831. Elizabeth Jane, b. June
4, 1832, m. Rev. Stephen Richardson. Albert Quin-
cy, (M. D. ) b. Aug. 12, 1835, m. Ellen Dunn of Po-
land, s. New Gloucester. Adalbert Franklin, b. June
16, 1838, m. Eva Stone, s. Marlborough, Mass.
VII Aaron, b. July 19, 1792, m. Mar. 25, 1821, Bethany,
dau. of William Bumpas ; she d. April 8, 1854; ^^ ^â€¢
Aug. 27, 1865. Their children, born in Hebron, were
Silas Seward, b. Jan. 11, 1822; drowned May 23,
1843. William F., b. April 3, 1823, ra. May 30, 1847,
Mary Elizabeth, dau. of Lewis Packard. Alden B.,
b. Jan. 18, 1825. Cornelius Bumpas, b. July 15, 1826,
m. -^.. Hemingway; s. Newton, Mass. Ezra, b.
Sept. 24, 1828; s. Hebron. Horace Barrows, (Rev.)
b. Nov. 25, 1832, m. Vesta Ann, dau. of Alvan Tur-
ner of Hebron. Sarah H., b. May 22, 1841.
II Nathan, b. Jan. 26, 1795, m. Jan. 1817, Zilpha, dau.
of Eleazer Dunham, s. Paris.
IX Miriam, b. April 1798, m. May 4, 1820, Joseph Irish,
Jamks and Margaret Martin lived on the Craigie
Farm and later had a farm near the Otisfield line.
I Anthony, b. Sept. 5, 1808, m. Lydia Ordway, b. in
N. H. 1810, and had Orin Augustus, b. Mar. 7, 1833.
John F., b. Sept. 12, 1834. -l^iana L., b. June 21,
1835. 111. John F. Rich. Jacob Smith, b. Mar. 27, 1837.
Annals of Oxford. 229
Dustin O., b. 1840. Aaron M., b. 1843. Caroline
M., b. June 20, 1845, and James, b. 1849.
II John, b. April 4, 1812, m. Mar. 9, 1837, Mary Ricli
lived (6) and had John Colby, b. Jan. 7, 1842
Charles Herman, b. Nov. 27, 1844. Elizabeth Miran
da, b. Aug. 3, 1847, d. Sept. 26, 1849. Edwin Maj
berry, b. Sept. 4, 1849. Leafy Louisa, b. April 15
1855. George Albion, b. Dec. 4, 1857.
in Sarah, b. June 5, 1816.
IV Phoebe, b. Feb. 22, 1819, m. Reuben Rich, Jr.
V James, b. Nov. 28, 1823.
VI Sullivan, b. May 24, 1826.
Thomas Martin and Miss Caroline Eaton, both of 0>.
ford, were married Feb. 21, 1833.
Robert Martin of New Gloucester and Deborah
Hutchinson of Hebron, pub. int. of m. May 31, 1810. The
Hebron records credit Robert and Betsey Martin with Han-
nah P., b. July 19, 1812; Caroline, b. Mar. 5, 1818, and
Ezekiel, b. Mar. 19, 1820.
Dr. Edwin Maybery, b. 1825, was graduated at the
Bowdoin School of Medicine in 1849, commenced prac-
tice in Oxford, residence on Pleasant street. Dr. Hersey
was his pupil, lived in his family and succeed to his prac-
tice soon after his graduation. Dr. Mayberry m. Nov. 29,
1849, Miss Leanora Hall of Windham, and had Caroline,
b. Sept. 6, 1850. Family removed to Edgartown, Mass.
Ezekiel Merrill, d. in Hebron, Jan. i, 1823, ^87;
Mary, his wife d. Dec. 15* 1815. Others of the name were
among the early settlers, and probably, some of them were
their children. He appears to have been a wheelwright, s.
in New Gloucester. Ezekiel Merrill of Shepard sfiekl and
Hannah Eveleth of New Gloucester were ra. Sept. 4, 1782.
He was a cordwainer, held land in common with Gideon
Bearce, tanner, and is credited with children, as follows :
I Isaac, b. April 2, 1794, d. Feb- 15, 1816.
II Ezekiel, b. Feb. 16, 1796.
Ill Joseph, b. Oct. 30, 1798, d. Dec. 27, 1875. Sarah, his
wife, d. April 21, 1873. They had Mary Elizabeth, b.
Oct. 2, 1820, d. Mar. 22, 1828. Caroline Chandler,
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b. June 2S, 1823, d. Mar. 20, 1828. Zilpha Augtista,
b. Mar. 25, 1826. Sarah Freeman, b. Oct. 2, 1827.
Isaac, b. Nov. 28, 1829, d. July 7, 1837.
IV Mary, b. Nov. 15, 1801, d. Aug. 1819.
V Zilpha, b. Dec 31, 1802, d. Sept. 1826.
VI Seth Mitchell, b. Feb. 20, 1805.
VII Samuel, b. Jan. 21, 1808, m. Parmelia Fuller.
VIII Thomas Fessenden, b. Jan. 29, 1812, d. Oot. 22, 1831.
Jabez Merrill, cordwainer, bought in 1784, lot 3, in
ist range, and in 1798 he bought lot 7, in the san>e range.
By wife Barbara, he is credited with James, b. Aug. 26,
1783, m. Aug. 23, 1807, Mrs. Chloe Curomings of
Norway, and had Barbara Eliza, b. Mar. 28, 1808.
Anna, b. Feb. 19, 1785. Abigail, b. Jan. 27, 1787.
Mary, Aug. b, 29, 1792. Hannah, b. July 19, 1794.
Sally, b. Mar. 15, 1796. Jabez, b. May 8, 1799.
William, b. Oct. 28, 1803, m. Dec. 2, 1824, Elvira Bum-
pas of Hebron, and had Wm. Lawson^ b. Jan. 28, 1826.
Moses Merrill bought of Simon and Sarah (Spring)
Jackson, in 1805, lot 6, in the first range. He and Celia
Barrows, both of Hebron, were m. Jan. 20, 1796; she d.
Feb. 21, 1838. Children;
Charlotte, b. May 10, 1798, m. Ara S. Fuller, s. Oxford.
Moses, b. Mar. i, 1800, m. Nov. 4, 1821, Sally Perry of
Hebron. They had Louisa Melissa, b. Sept. 24, 1822.
Lydia Jane, b. Feb. 16, 1824. Cyrus Shaw, b. June
Jonathan Barrows, b. April 13, 1802, m. April 6, 1825,
Elizabeth, dau. of Charles Bearce, and had Sarah Eli-
zabeth, b. April 2, 1827, d. Aug. 30, 1829.
Louisa, b. Feb. 23, 1804, d. Oct. 12, next year.
Nathaniel, b. April 28, 1806, d. Feb. 29, following.