Mary Cates, d. June 12, 1816, na, Mar. 9, 1837, John
256 Annals of Oxford.
Aaron Warren, b. Mar. 6, 1818, m. Sept. 9, 1839, Mary
Ordway and had Josephine, b. 1840; Angelia A., b.
1842: Christiana, b. July 7, 1846; Edwin W., b, 1848
and George T. M., b. 1850.
Tabitha Ann, b. July 28, 182 1.
Warren Rich was found dead Sunday morning. Sepi,
Stephen Rich and Leafy Whitney, both of Oxford, were
married May 5, 1832, and had :
George Clinton, b. Aug. 16, 1833,
Charles Edgar, b. Nov, 27, 1834.
Albion Augustus, b. April 4. 1836.
Emeline Celestia, b. July 17, 1838.
Frances Ellen Warren, b. April 22, 1840,
John Richards settled in that part of Hebron (105) set
off to Oxford; name changed to John Lee, see page 221.
He had brothers Benjamin, at (106) Samuel, at (112) and
Isaac, d. in Oxford, April 6, 1845. Their father, Tristram,
lived with Samuel, where he d. 1845. See Hist, of Paris.
David Richardson is credited in Hebron with :
Hannah P., b. April 23, 1797 ; Sophia Darling, b. July
23, 1798 ; David, b. April 22, 1801 ; Otis, b. April 26,
1803 and Martin, b. July 25, 1805.
Eliab Richmond bought of Mr. Shepard, in 1780, lot 9
(100 acres) in the 5th range, for which he promised to pay
150 bushels of good wheat. In March, 1798, he bought of
Dr. Craigie, lot 8 in the 7th range, for $218. He was a
private in Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co. at the seige of Bos-
ton and was among the first to break ground in Oxford.
He was born in Middleboro. Mass. April 3, 1752, son of
Henry and Sarah (Washburn) Richmond, a lineal descen-
dant of the pilgrim, John. His wife was Hannah Holmes
of Plymouth and their oldest children were born in that
town. She was b. Sept. 9, 1753 and d. Mar. 19, 1848; he
was instantiy killed by falling from a load of hay July 13,
1831. Their children were: — -
Hannah, b. Aug. 3, 1774, m. Nathaniel Barrows who d.
Sept. 14, 1829 J she d. June 29, 1830.
Annals of Oxford. 257
Rtith, b. Mar. 3, 1776, m. Ichabod Bryant,
Israel, b. Jan. 9, 1778, m. Chloe Crooker.
Jane, b. D^c. 28, 1779, m. John Frost of Noway.
Polly, b. Nov. 26, 1781, m. Arodus Bryant of Paris.
Desire, b. July i, 1784, m. Zebulon Bryant.
Eliab, b. May 3, 1786, m. Sally Bullen,
Simeon, b. July 28, 1788, d, Aug. 6, 1791.
Jonathan, b. Sept. 28, 1790, lived about two years,
Simeon, b. Mar. 12, 1793, d. June 28, 1810.
Esther, b. April 30, 1795, m. Ezra Wright.
Rhoda, b. July 9, 1797, la- Jesse Witham.
IsREAL Richmond, son of EHab, m. Chloe Crooker of
Hebron ; he m. 2d in 1802, his cousin Sarah, b. Sept. 9,
1780, dau. of George and Zylpah (Richmond) Bramhall of
Plymouth. The family moved to Dixfield, Me. where he
was drowned Aug. 12, 1822; his widow became the wife
of William Worcester.
Martha, b. July 15, 1800, m. Eli Morse.
Chloe, b. Sept. 5, 1801, m. Benjamin Peterson.
Israel, b. May 10, 1803, m. Phoebe Bryant.
Sarah, b. Mar. 24, 1804, m. Erastus Hall.
Hannah, b. Oct. 31, 1806, m. James White.
Lydia, b. Dec. 8, 1808, m. Zebulon Bryant and I. Mann.
Simeon, b. May i, 1810, d. at the age of eighteen.
Reuben, b. Oct. 1812, m. Serena H. Foster, went to Cal'a.
Nancy and Ruth, died young.
Rosanna, b. Feb. 1822, d. unm. 1857.
Rosella, b. 1824, m. Alden Savery.
Nathan, went to California.
Eliab Richmond, Jr. m. June 13, 1811, Sally Bullen.
He was a Captain in the militia and held other public offi-
ces. He moved to Dixfield in 1815 and removed to Rum-
ford in 1827. Children:
Sarah Chase, b. June 10, 1812, d. in her fourth year.
Eliza Rawsan, b. June 12, 18 14, m. Samuel M. Smitiii of
Julia Ann, b. May 30, 1816, m. Dec. 30, 1857, Ephraim
Bartlett of Bethel.
Daniel Eliab, b. Sept, 18, 1818, d. at the Theological
Seminary, May 4, 1842.
Benjamin Franktin, b. July 14, 1820, m. Miss Wyman of
Runaford, He died in Dixfield,
268 AnnaJH of OxiorcL
Sarah Jane, b. Feb. 9, 1823, d. May 14, 1825.
Diantha Augusta, b. Sept. 14, 1825, m. Warren Robin-
son, s. California.
William Crawford, b. Feb. 3, 1828, m. in California, J.
/Abigail Rawson, b. Aug. 25, 1831, d. Oct. 15, 1846.
Vurelia Malvina, b. Jan. 31, 1834, m. Charles B. Plum
mer and died in California in 1856.
IsREAL Richmond, Jr. m. June 30, 183 1, Phoebe Bry-
ant. They lived in Canton, Jay and (164) Oxford; both
died in So. Boston; she Sept. 14, 1886 and he Feb. 8, '87.
Augustus C, b. Mar. 18, 1832, m. Mar. 17, 185 1, Cynthia
H. Crooker and had Augustus P. b. in Oxford Jan. 26,
1852, died June 29, 1861.
Albion K., b. Aug. 22, 1834, "^- Nov. 21, 1858, Harriet
A. Whitney of Charlestown. They had, born in Oxford,
Warren A., b. Sept. 29, 1859, ^- Maggie E. Pratt.
Henry L., b. Dec. 19, 1861. Edwin F., b. Aug. 20,
1864, m. Louisa Ann (Robinson), wibow of Dr. Edwin
Wood, has a beautiful home on King street. Tracy L,
b. So. Boston July 8, 1873, "*• Lillian Whitney Holden.
Karl Denton, b. So. Boston Mar. 2, 1881.
Israel A., b. in Jay Mar. 11, 1836.
Irene A., b. Aug. 22, 1837, "i- Jol^*^ Whitney and d. ii;
Paris Nov. 7, 1874.
Chloe E., b. May 6, 1840, m. Daniel Sands.
Emerson Israel, b. Aug. 20, 1842, ra. Elizabeth Styles of
Norway, had Daniel S., b. in Oxford May 23, 1873 and
died Sept. 30, 1898.
Julia A., b. Sept. 9, 1845, m. Elbridge McKuhn.
Jane P., m. James Farris and died at Oxford Aug. 1886.
Timothy Hunt Ricker, son of Noah, was b. 1803 in
Shapleigh, Me. He was a blacksmith, came from Otisfield
to Craigies Mills in the fall of 1830, leasing house and shop
on north side of King street, from Major Nortou. He later
moved to a new house and shop ne^r tlie brick school-house
and in 1848, he moved his family to Harrison. In that town
he and his sons built up a large business manufacturing pla-
ing and other machines, their own patents. His wife, Dm-
silla, was born May 9, 1802, dau. of Nathan and Olive
Annals of OziorcL 260
(Weymouth) Wiggin of Parsonsfield ; she d. Oct. 19, '79;
he d. July 29, 1891.
Nathan Wiggin, b. April i, 1828, m. Louisa Sanford of
New York City, he lives there.
Sherburne Haskell, b. Dec. 17, 1830, m. 1854, Amelia
Martin of Bridgton who d. in 1861 ; he m. 2d, the next
year, Abbie Merrow of Harrison who d. in 1867, and in
Aug. 1871, he m. 3d, A. Maria Kneeland of Harrison.
He d. in Harrison, Jan. 3, 1902.
Horatio Swasey, b. Jan. 10, 1832, went to Cal'a. in 1849.
Charles Franklin, b. Aug. 24, 1834, m. Zilpah Brickett
who d. in 1881 ; he m. 2d, Cora Burnham, s. Harrison.
Olive Jane, b. Dec. 14, 1836, m. Hartley Lewis.
Freekuid Holmes, b. July 19, 1839, ™* ^"^ary Tourtellotte ;
he is a trader in Han-ison.
Alvin Parsons, b. Aug. 13, 1841, m. Fannie Tibbetts, he
lives in Harrison.
Mary Ellen, b. Dec. 16, 1843, m. John N. Smith.
Isaac Roberts and Abigail Merrill, both of Hebron, m.
Dec. II, 1808; a child of theirs d. the following year.
Joseph Robbins was a Serg't. in Capt. Jacobs' Plymoutli
Co, in 1780, and was, probably, the Joseph Robbins who
died in Hebron Sept. lo, 1819, ^ 57; his wife, Lucy, d.
Oct. 26, 1816, ^58.
Children, as per Hebron records :
Sally, b. May 18, 1788; Thomas, b. May 7, 1790;
Calvin, b. Nov. 29, 1792, m. Jan. 24, 1822, Sally Cous-
ms and had Sally, b. Oct. 17, 1825; Joseph Thomas,
b, April 5, 1827, d. in second year; Clarissa, b. Nov.
14, 1828, and a child, b. Dec. 22, 1829.
Leander, b. Oct. 29, 1795.
Nathaniel Robbins of Plymouth bought, in 1801, of
Elnathan and Lydia Lucas of Hebron, one half of lot 10, in
the 9th range, 2d div. and the whole of the adjoining lot in
the 8th range. He is credited in Hebron, name of wife not
given, with children, as follows : Nathaniel, b. Feb. 7,
1803 ; Charles, b. Aug. 26, 1804, d. in his second year;
Oliver, b. Mar. 15, 1805 and Charles, b. June 2, 1806.
260 Annals of Oxford.
Kizabeth Ro?>b!ns and Jonathan Lucas, both of Hebron,
were ra. Jan. 1802
Sally Robbins and Abraham Heath, m. July 21, 1803.
V Samuki. Robinson, sou of Elijah of B»rre, Mass., late
•A Paris, came to Hebron before the town wse incorporated *
He had lot 7 in the 5th range and was the Captain of on
of the companies that maixhed to the defence of Portland.
He m. Feb. 11, 1793, Sally, b. Mar. 16, 1763, daughte
A Ebenezer and Sarah (Chase) Rawson of Paris. She c-*^
it Oxford Mar. 2, 1835 and he m. 2d, Nov. 24, 1835, Mrs
ll^lizabeth Williams ; she was living in the family of Sam-
uel, Jr. in 1850, M 86. Mr. R. was b. Mar. 25, 1761, ai ^
d. at Oxford Dec. 28, 1836.
Prescott, b. Jan. 27, 1794, a cadet at West Point in i8i'7 '
G?eorge, b. May 28, 1797, m. Feb. 16, 1820, Hannah, 1'
Jan. 31, 1789, dau. of Stephen March of Worsester, Ma.?.-
They lived at (190) Oxford, where she d. Jan. 2, 1877
he d. April 8, 1890. Their children were : George Oli
ver, b. Mar. 13, 1821, graduated from Bowdoin Collegi
in 1849, taught school, read law and settled in the prac
tice in Blomington, 111. He m. Aug. 23, 1854, Mariannt
Greene and is now living in Cambridge, Mass. Stepher
March, b. May 7, 1822, lived three weeks; Milton, b.
April 19, 1823, m. Sylvia Jane Farrington, and died at
Mechanic Falls, Aug. i, 1876. Everline Prudentia, d.
May 16, 1826, d. Oxford^ Aug. i, 1893; Julia, b. Aug.
19, 1828, d. in her fourth year, and Sally Rawson, b.
[an. 19, 1831, d Feb. 8, 1836.
imuel, b. July 15, 1802, m. Mar. 21, 1825, Mary W.
Williams of Hebron. They lived at (203) Oxford, where
he d. May 20, 1872. Their children were: Samuel
Williams, b. Feb. 6, 1830; Mary Ann, b. Nov. 21,
1832, ra. Nov. 22, 185 1, Abiatha Richmond of Gri'eene, ^
and Caroline Elizabeth, b. Jnne 16, 1837.
Joseph Robinson, son of James and Mary (Aspen)
Robinson, was b. May 9, 181 2 in Hunslett, near Leeds,
Eng. His father was a wool dyer, and he "began to work
and picen behind a spinning-jack before he was nine years
old". He served a regular apprenticeship in dyeing, at
Leeds, worked at his trade in Germany and Austria, and in
AnDaia of Oxiora. 261
1838 he arrived in New York with less than the price of a
dinner in his pocket. Men of his capability are always in
demand, he was a born **Captain of Industry" and after a
few years employment at his trade, he was promoted to the
superintendency of mills, and about 1850, he was induced
by John Hall to come to Oxford and take an interest in the
factory. On the retirement of Mr. Hall, Mr. R. commenc-
ed extensive improvements, greatly improving and increas-
ing the product of the mills, and in 1862 the Robinson Man-
factiiring Co. was incorporated, with himself as manager.
He was united in marriage, Mar. 26, 1833, in the church
at Leeds, with Frances Ann, b. Nov. 28, 1814, daughter of
Thomas Lewis. She bore him sixteen children and died
sincerely loved and respected, Nov. 18, 1890. Their home
in Oxford was in the little cottage, opposite the head of
King street; increasing wealth made no change in their
habits or manner of living. He d. Mar. 6, 1895.
Isabel, d. in her fifth 3'-ear.
Mary Sarah, m. George J. Parrott, s. Oxford.
ames, b. Oct. 27, 1836, d. Dec. i, 1838.
lizabeth, b. at sea, Sept. 11, 1838, d. Oct. 2, 1838.
- rancis, twin with Elizabeth, m. George E. Andrews.
Thomas Lewis, b. Aug. 3, 1840, m. Louisa Weeks, had
sons Jos. Lewis and Chas. Albert. He d. June, 1890.
Joseph R., b. May 7, 1842, d. Jan. 15, 1843.
'lily, b. Nov. 27, 1843, d. Sept. 12, 1883.
iam, b. Oct. 6, 1845, d. at sea, June 8, 1847.
ouisa Ann, b. May 19, 1848, m. Dr. Ebwin Wood and
had Arthur; both husband and son d. in 1887. She m.
2d, Edwin F. Richmond, lives in Oxford,
ucretia Adeline, b. June 9, 1850, m. Robert A. Whyte,
had Oena M. and d. Sept. 10, 1890.
U>hn Baliey, b. Aug. 16, 1852, m. Cora B. Millett and
had Joseph and Leotine. He is Pres. of the Mfg. Co.
ciina Almira, b. Dec. 5, 1854, ^- Tho^^^s Carr.
Henrietta L, b. Feb. 16, 1857, d. May 18, 1877.
A chjlf;. d, unnamed.
x\lbei i [Edward, b. May 20, 1862, d. Jan. i, 1898. He
was tiie company's Agent.
Zacheus Rowe, in Hebron before the incorporation, had
lot 5, in the 4th range, by agreement with Mr. Shepard, '*in
262 Annals of Oxfoed,
his life time". Bethiah, his wife, d. Aug. 13, 1831, m 77 y.
5 m. Children, as per Hebron records :
Bethiah, b. Feb. 12, 1775, m. Aug. 9, 1800, Joseph J^r-
rett of Sumner.
Solomon, b. Oct. 14, 1776.
Zacheus, b. Sept. 6, 1778.
Dimick Day, b. Sept. 4, 1780, m. Mar. 17, 1802, Hannal;
Drake and had Susannah, b. Apr. 20, 1805, m. 1826,
Ivory Tarbox; Solomon, b. Sept. 19, 1807; Rebecca,
b. Aug. 10, 1810; Zachariah, b. Sept. 9, 1813, d. in
his 2d year; Zachariah, b. Dec. 30, 1816; Martha, b.
Dec. 29, 1819; Mahala, b. Apr. 22, 1823; Bethiah, b.
Oct. 12, 1824 and Polly, b. Dec. 24, 1825.
:Jenjamin, b. May 16, 1782, m. Nov. 18, 1802, Hannah
Decoster and had Priscilla, b. May 8, 1803, m. Nov.
7, 1822, Ebenezer Irish of Buckfield. L#ouisa, b. Feb.
6, 1805, m. Apr. 1822, Solomon Doble of Sumner.
Sally, b, Apr. 14, 1807; Caroline, b. Apr. 21, 1809;
Samuel, b. May 6, 1811 ; Betsey, b. Dec. 14, 1812 and
Chloe, b, Feb. "13, 1817.
Betsey, b. Sept. 23, 1783, m. Rogers Decoster.
Joseph, b. May 23, 1785, m. Apr. 9, 1807, Eleanor Irish
and had Almeda, b. Mar. 21, 1808; Eleanor, b. Nov.
8, 1809, m. George Bicknell of Buckfield; Rebecca,
b. Aug. 3, 1812; Charles G., b. May 10, 1814; Syl-
vira, b. June 28, 1816; Joseph W., b. June 27, 1818 ;
Abigail B., b. Aug. 27, 1820.
Polly, b. Aug. 24, 1786, m. Solomon Morgan.
Sally, b. Sept. 23, 1791, m. Seth Keene.
John Rowb, b. Dec. 16, 1757, son of David of Glouces-
ter, Mass. served in the Revolution and was pensioned for
his service. He m. Aug. 9, 1791, Mary Gardiner; resided
in Minot, and later in that part of Hebron known as the
Webber district. He was living in Oxford in 1830, and in
1840, was living in the family of Maiy Sturtevant, in Paris.
His wife d. in Oxford, Aug. 20, 1832, je 74 years; he d.
June 28, 1845.
John, m. Polly Davis, lived in Oxford, names of children
not reported, but in 1830 his family consisted of 3 males
and 3 females, all under twenty years of age. Both him-
self and wife were living in 1850 ; he aged 69 and she 74
years. Their son John, m. Dec. 26, 1831, Jane Hill of
Annais oi Oxford. S63
Paris; he m. ad, Oct. 18, 1837, Miranda Pike of Oxford
and kad Granville, b. 18^.
Joseph, ditd in infancy.
Siiaan, b. Sept. ai, 1785, d. at: (a6) Oxford, umnarried,
Awg. 9, 1871.
Joseph, b. Jan. 7, 1788, m. Jan, 6, 1811, Mrs. EHrabeth
Eaton, b. Apr. 24, 1786, dau. of David Whittemore.
By her first husband she had tJiree daughters, viz : —
Ehza Eaton, m. Archelaus Fuller of Norway and 2d,
Sumner Frost of the same town. Ann Eaton, m.
Mclntire, and Caroline Eaton, m. Feb. 21, 1833,
Thomas Martin of Greenwood.
They had, born in Hebron, Samuel Allen, b. Nov. 16,
181 1, m. Sept. 15, 1830, Jerusha G. Webber, who witii
her infant, d. Dec. 9, 1842. He m. 2d, Aug. 17, 1843,
Martha Pierce of Norway, had Adnah Dennison, b. Mar.
22, 1846 and d. July 23, 1850. Susan, b. July 14, 1813.
d. April 22, 1823. Stephen Pottle, b. July 4, 1815, m.
April 13, 1840, Elizabeth P._Mixer; he m. 2d, Jan. 6,
EUvira Stevens, lives at Bryants Pond. Isaac Atwood,
b. Aug. 10, 1817, m. Jan, 15, 1843, Judith Rowe ; he
d. Mar. 4, 1868, at Woodstock. Abigail, b. Mar. 20,
1819, m. Jan. i, 1840, ZeI)ulon Rowe. Joseph Gardi-
ner, b. Oct. 21, 1820, m. Nov. 13, 1845, Deborah R.
Whitehouse, s. (107), had Frederick, b. Sept. 19, 1847.
David Whitreraore, b. Oct. 12, 1822, m. Aug. 10, 185 1,
Emily C. Billings; he d. at Oxford, April 3, 1861. Tim-
othy, b. Oct. 17, 1824, ra. Oct. 8, 1848, Lucinda Bil-
lings. Hannah, b. July 13, 1827, m. Simon Billings.
Gideon, b. and d. in Oct, 1829.
Mary, b. Sept. 25, 1789, m. Andrew Caije ; she d. at her
sister Susan's, in 1852.
David, died young.
Nathan, m. June, 1822, Harriet J. Dyer of Otisfield, and
had George, b. Mar. 26, ^23 and Emily, b. June 14, ♦24.
SiMKON and Rkbecca Rowb had in Hebron, Merrill
Jordan, b. Oct. 18, 1819.
William and Sarah Row^e had in Hebron, Newell V.
b. Oct. 19, 1821 ; Loramautlia, b, June 25, 1824 and Wil-
liam E., b. Sept 26, 1828.
Lydia Rowe and William Stanley, both of Oxf. pub. 1834.
Olive Rx)we and James Stanley, both of Oxf. pub. 1834.
204 Annate of Oxford.
Solomon Riiseell uud Nabby Wright, both of H«bron,
were m. May ai, 1807.
Ephraini Ru8»ell of Hebrou and Betsey Crooker of ikick-
field, pub. iiit. m. in 181 1, and in 1824, Epliraim Rnseell
of Hartford and Sally Crooker of Hebron were pub.
Nathaniel Ruiisell, upwarda of 70 years of age, and fam-
ily, consisting of one female under 60, two under 30, two
under 20, and two males under 30, were living in Oxford
It the time of its incorporation.
Joseph Russell and Zylpha W. Morae were m. July 29,
1837 ; lived at (m) Oxford. He was b. in 1812 and his
wife was two years older. Their children were .
Joseph B., b. 1840; Octavia K., b. 1842; Daniel R., b.
1844; George, b. May 22, 1845; Horace M., b. June
29, 1847, and John, b. 1849. Family went out West.
Philo E. Russell, brother of Joseph and two years hia
•uior, occupied the farm after his brother's removal. He
ad wife Aurelia, b. 1807, ^^ sons Sylvester, b. 1839 ^"^
Tcorge, b, 1841.
Nathanikl Sampson, b. 1802, with wife Lydia settled
11 Oxford before 1840, and is credited with children as fol-
ows : Oclavia, b. 1830; Louisa C, b. 1832; Sarah
vlaria, b. Oct. 2, 1834- Angelia, b. April 8, 1836, and
^ydia A., b. 1841.
LuTHKR and Mary Sampson are credited in Oxford with
vndrew L., b. May i, 1844.
' Benjamin Sanborn, Jr. and Sally Hilboru, both of Ox-
ford, were m. Jan. 14, 1834. ^^ ^^ ^"^" ^^^ 1811, Hved
on Pidgeon Hill: his fatlier was living with him in 1850,
JE 77 years. Children*
Francis Augustus, b. Feb. 27, i8'35, ^- ^^^V ^^44*
Ellen Maria, b. July 4, 1841.
Harlan P., b. Sept. 20, 1848.
Nathaniel J. Saunders, b. 1806, hved (15) Oxford.
Annals of Oxford. 2266
-y wife Hannah, he had Mary, b. 1838; Jane, b. 1840 ;
John C, b, 1843, aiid Eliza C, b. July 14., 1845.
*^ Abnkr Shaw was b. Mar. 6, 1784, son of Abner* and
x\bigail (Eaton) Shaw. His mother was a lineal descend-
ant of the Ma)^f lower Pilgrims, Francis Eaton and John
Alden. His parents had sixteen children, only seven sur-
vived infancy. The family came to Paris soon after 1790
and settled on lot 6, in the 7th range, the same being now
occupied by their g. grand-son, William C. Shaw. The
Oxford Shaws are descendants of Abraham' and Bridget
(Best) Shaw, who cume from Halifax, Eug. about 1635,
and died at Dedham, Mass. in 1638, in line as follows, viz :
John* and Alice (Phillips) of Weymouth ; Benjamin* and
Hannah (Bicknell) of Taunton ; Benjamin-* and Margaret
(Dean) of Middleborough ; John* and Hannah [White] of
Middleborough; Abner*. Abner^ was a housewright, set-
tled at Craigies Mills, about 1812, and engaged in trade.
He later sold his stock to his brother Cyrus, built himself
a house on Pleasant street  and worked at his trade and
in the saw-mill until a short time before his death, Oct. 16,
1858. He m. Mar. i, 1807, Hannah, b. Sept. 9, 1787, dau.
of Daniel and Phoebe [Doughty] Gary , who d. Feb. 8, *(^.
fane Doughty, b. at Paris, Sept. 2, 1808, m. Lorenzo D.
Lombard; she d. at her bro. Albert's, New York city,
Oct. 8, 1899 and was buried at Oxford,
larriet Eaton, b. at Otisfield, Ju^ie 3, 1811, m. David W.
Cates ; she d. at Blackstone, Mass. Aug. 1895.
vlbert Eaton, b. April i, 1823, m. Nov. 28, 1849, Harriet
Ehza, dau. of Wm. R. Cobb of Portland; he d. in New
York city, Sept. 11, 1901.
Emily Rosella, b. Feb. 19, 1828, d. the following Oct.
Edwin Augustus, b. Sept. 11, 1829, m. Oct. 4, 1853,
Clara, dan. of Wm. G. Copeland ; he d. at Buffalo, N.
Y. Feb. 5, 1883.
Cyrus Shaw, brother of Abner', was b. Mar. 25, 1790.
See sketch paok 116. He m. Nov. 16, 1816, Hannah,
dau. of Edward and Betty f Shaw^ f King^ Keith of Paris
and d. Jan. 12, 1833. His wife was b. in Bndgewater, Ma.
Feb. 12, 1797, m. 2d, Dennis Hayes, and d. Oct. 18, 1888.
266 Annate of Oxford.
Diana Eaton, b. May 33, 1819, m. June 8, 1844, Dr. S
H. Tewksbury ; she d. iu Portland, Sept. 21, 1899.
Albion Keith, b. Mar. i, 1822, lived eighteen months.
Albion, b. Aug. 22, 1824, lived tliiileeu months.
Coinelia E., b. Feb. 5, 1827, m. 1847, Francis Blake, s
Portland j she d. Feb. 6, 1859 leaving one daughter.
Edward Shepard is credited in Hebron with daught.
Adoline, b. Jan. 8, 1807; he was probably a kiusmau t-
Alexanber, the grantee ; see page 9.
Isaac Shurtleff is credited in Hebron with Asaph, b.
Dec. 10, 1797, d. Nov. 16, 1805 ; Sopliia, b. Oct. 26 .
1800; Isaac, b. April 19, 1804, and Irene, b. March 21,
1807. The Hist, of Paris says that he was a son of Zach-
ariah of Plympton, that he died at Paris in 1818, jB 44,
leaving two daughters, Soj)hia, ra. Henry Knight, s. Dex-
ter, and Irene, m. Moses Kilgore of Newry. His wife was
Abiah Soule, she became the second wife of John Kilgore
of ]3ethel, and d. at Dexter, Apr. 4, 1875,
6 months and 21 days.
Jaib Shurtleff, under 40, had a family at Oxford in
1830, consisting of one female under 40, and one under 20,
')ue male untler 30, one under 20, and one under 10.
Perhaps an error in spelling christen name, may have
been intended for Giles.
GiLiis Shurtleff, son of Jonathan, Jr., was b. in Paris
Mar. 31, 1798. He was a school teacher and farmer, ser-
ved on the lirst School Board in Oxford, and continued an
active friend of the schools here, also in Paris where he re-
turned before 1840. He m. Jan. 15, 1828, Claiissa, daugh-
ter of Daniel Bullen, and lived with him on what is now
the town farm. Children:
Harlem P., b. Sept. 23, 1837, d. in the army, Apr. 11, ♦63.
Mary E., b. May 14, 1844,
Adolphus Shurtleff and Mary A. Parsons, both of
Oxford, m. Mar. 12, 1839. He was a brother of Giles, b.
July 2. 1804; farm (175), no children reported.
William Shurtleff was living in Oxford in 1830, but was
)robably without a family.
AnnalR c^* Oxford. 267
Joseph Smrrn is credited ia Hebron witn t
Rosanaa, b. Aug. 2q, 1800, d. Jan. 32, 1818.
Sally, b. Oct. 11, 1803.
Solomoa, b. Sept. 26, 1806, d. Mar. 30, 1833.
Sullivan, b. Mar. 23, 1809.
Clemena, b. Nov. 6, 1812, d. Aug. 23, 1834.
He died Feb. 23, 1836, m 64. Ruth, his widow die
April 6, 1845.
Da2«el Smith, sou of Josiah and Esther (Pool) Smil.
A'as b. in New Gloucester Jan. 27, 1775, m. Dec. 2, 179^
Susan, b. July 12, 1778, dau. of Jonathan and Betty (Ha.s
kell) Bennett. She died Sept. 29, 1835, and he m. 2d, Ju
ly 13, 1828, Susan Cobb, who was b. Mar. 22, 1788. Ht
was a shoemaker but a lar^^e portion of his time was spent
on a farm. His three eldest children were born in New
Gloucester, the others in Norway ; he came to Craiges Mills
in 1828, and soon after took a farm 1 iiol on Fore street,
vhere he died July 20, 1870.
fonathan Bennett, b. Aug. 17, 1800, m. Lydia, dau. 01
Joseph Rust; he s. at Norway and d. Oct. 15, 1853.
Lavinia, b. May 4, 1803, d. unm. at Norway, Apa. 11, '96.
vlark Pool, b. Aug. 2, 1806, m. Jane, dau. of Benjamii
and Mary (Pike) Tucker. He lived at Norway, servec
in town offices, Representative, County Treasurer, etc
He m. 2d, Susan, dau. of William Tenney of Weirs. >
H. and died in 1870.
Luther Farrer, b. Sept. 6, 1808, d. Aug. 26, 181 1.
-^ebiistian Streeter, b. Feb. i, 1819, m. Nov. 16, ib43-
Nancy, b. July 5, 1816, dau. of Joseph Mixer; sIr- d.
Feb. 19, 1884. He lived with his latlier on Fore street,
and is a leading citizen ; both his father and himself ser-
ved a^ Treasurer of Oxford, he served 18 years on tht
Board of Selectmen, was a member of the State Board ot
Agriculture, and for twelve yeai-s, he was Treasurer of
the State Grange P. of H. He has a son, Howard Dan-
iel, b. Aug. 16, 1844, m. Sept. 22, 1869, Mary Cole ,
dau. of Elhanan and Sally (Curtis) Whitman. He hves
at Norway, has been Cashier of the National Bank since
1875. He is a prominent Freemason, a P. G. Warden, etc.
Ruth Bennett, b. Mar. 3, 1820. ra. Solomon S. Hall of
Norway ; sh€ d. Nov. 8, 1850.
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268 Annals of Oxford.
John Smith, laborer, and wife Rachel are credited in
Oxford, with George F., b. June 4, 1846, and Ann, b.
Oct. I, 1848.
John Smith of Oxford and Rebecca York of Pownal,
pub. int. in. Feb. 25, 1853.
Lewis Smith, farmer, b. 1815, lived at "Moose Yard'
v33) in 1850; his family consisted of Dully, .« 55 an*
.k'tsey, AL 19.
Robert and Polly Snlll are credited in Hebron, with
Polly, b. Nov. 23, 1788, d. Oct. 12, 1800.
Robert, b. Feb. 2, 1790. Azel, b. July 3, 1794-
Joanna, b. Jul)*^ 28, 1797. Moses, b. Feb. 4, 1801.