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Susannah (Davis) Wheeler of Rockport, Mass. He died 1833 ; she
died 1835. ^^^- Thurston was a fisherman in Rockport, Mass., after
on Rutherford's Island, Bristol, Me. In 1820 he removed to Cape
Elizabeth, Me., and built a house at Simonton's Cove, in 1824.

Children, born in Rockport.

1397 Stephen," b. 1797; d. Jan. 29, i860; n.m. ; a fisherman.

1398 Lois," b. April 21, 1799; m., June 6, 1822, Robert Thrasher, a farmer and

fisherman in Cape Elizabeth; d. Oct. 2, 1878. She was a member of the
Methodist church ; d. Sept. 14, 18S6. They had :
1399 John Thurston (Thrasher), b. Dec. 10, 1823; a mariner in Willard, Me.;
m., Nov. 23, 1856, Maria Antoinette Loveitt, b. Feb., 1837; d. at sea,
May 2, 1889. They had eight children; the four oldest d. young.

1400 Ellen Maria (Thrasher), b. Oct. 10, 1S66; m., Jan. 15, 1885, Freeman

Loveitt, a carpenter in Willard.

1401 Abbie Estelle (Thrasher), b. Aug. 28, 1870; m., Dec. 7, 1S88, Thomas

Woodbury, a fisherman in South Portland, Me.



1402 Myrtie Sophia (Thrasher), b. Mar. 12, 1873.

1403 Lois Mabel (Thrasher), b. March 29, 1878.

1404 Lois (Thrasher), b. Jan. 13, 1826; d. Feb. 15, 1852; a.m.

1405 Alfred (Thrasher), b. Jan. 16, 1828; a grocer in Willard, Me.; m., Mar.

31, 1851, Sarah Barrett Baker of Cape Elizabeth, Me., b. Mar. 22, 1830.
They have :

1406 Adeline Lucretia (Thrasher), b. Dec. 9, 1851 ; m., Oct. 19, 1S75, Wm.

Henry Manchester, a cooper in South Portland.

1407 George Melville (Thrasher), b. Feb. 22, 1854; a fisherman in Willard;

ni., Nov. 19, 1884, Pamelia Angell of Willard.

1408 Alfred (Thrasher), b. Aug. 30, 1856; a grocer in So. Portland; m.,

July II, 1885, Mary Annie Tracy of Portland.

1409 Frances Ellen (Thrasher), b. Feb. 22, 1859; m., Aug. ir, 1886. Charles

Bertrand Carter, an engineer in Brewer, Me.

1410 Mary Annie (Thrasher), b. Jan. 24, 1862; d. Aug. 13, 1S78.

141 1 Orrin Richardson (Thrasher), b. March 20, 1864; d. Oct. 13, 1877.

1412 Cora Melvina (Thrasher), b. July 2, 1S69 ; a compositor in Portland,Me.

1413 John Baker (Thrasher), b. Jan. 13, 1872.

1414 Adeline (Thrasher), b. Nov. 5, 1831 ; d. Sept. 10, 1837.

1415 Charles Gott (Thrasher), b. Nov. 3, 1838; served in the war against the

rebellion in the 13th Me. reg. ; d. Jan. 31, 1885.

1416 Mary Gott,'' b. Jan., 1802; m., Aug. 2, 1846, Joshua Woodbury Pilsbury, a

grocer in Willard; d. Oct. 6, 1865.

1417 Joseph,'' b. 1804; d. June 4, 1877; n.m. ; a fisherman. He was one of the

fathers of the Methodist church in Cape Elizabeth.

1418 John,'' b. 1S07 ; a fisherman ; d.


William Thurston s {Capt. John,'* Joscph^^ Joseph,'' Daniel^),
brother of the preceding, and son of Capt. John and Eunice (Gott)
(Stockbridge) Thurston of Rockport, Mass. ; born there Aug. 27,
1778; married, Dec. 24, 1800, Nancy Foster, born Feb. 12, 1783.
He died June 11, 1852. He was a pilot in Castine and Pemaquid,
Me. ; a Congregationalist. His father moved to Deer Isle, Me., when
he was very young.


1419+William,*' b. Nov. 9, 1802; m. Margaret McKay.
l420-j-Solomon,** b. Feb. 16, 1804; m. Margaret McKay.
1421 Matilda,'' b. May 15, 1808; n.m.

1422-l-George Washington,'' b. March 13,1810; m. 1st. Sarah McKay; 2d, Mrs.
Mary Sproul.

1423 Nancy,'' b. May iS, 1812; m. John Blaisdel of Bristol, a joiner in Pemaquid.

1424 Susan Foster,'' b. in Pemaquid, April 3, 1S22; m. ist, March 29, 1S51, Eben

Trask ; he d. Oct. 13, 1851, at East Boston, Mass., aged 28; 2d, May 27,

1856, Capt. Charles D. Ferrin of Brunswick, Me. He sailed for Aspin-

wall in September, where he contracted the local fever, together with all

his crew. He shipped another crew, and sailed for the West Indies Dec.

12, and d. when ten days out, aged 42; his mate d. same day. The brig

. . was taken into Carthagena after being out fifty-two days. 3d, 1863, John

t^-^-c£- TjYf f Andr ews, son of John and Lucy (Coombs) Andrews of Brunswick; a

.farmer, residing in West Jefferson, Me. ; a Methodist. She had :

1425 Eben Austin (Trask), b. in East Boston, Jan. 29, 1852; resided in Reno,

Nev. ; since a lumberman in California; n.m.


John Thurston s {Capt. Jokn,^ Joseph,^ Joseph,^ Dafiiel'), brother
of the preceding, and son of Capt. John and Eunice (Gott) (Stock-
bridge) Thurston of Rockport, Mass.; born there 1781 ; married.


1804, Sarah Foster, born 1781, daughter of John and Susannah
(Robinson") Foster of Bristol, Me. He died Nov. 9, 1835 ; she died
Nov. 26, 1847.

He was a farmer, mariner and school teacher in Christmas Cove,
South Bristol, Me. A Baptist, not ordained, but used to preach
wherever he was, and the people had no supply. He was a man of
great physical strength and agility. It used to be said of him that
" he was one of nature's noblemen, with free and inalienable rights
written all over him."


1426 Susan Sproul,'^ b. 1805; d. 1831 ; n.m.

1427 Nancy,^ b. April 21, 1S08; ra., 1828, Robert Russell, a master mariner of

Bristol, b. Feb. 6, 1804, son of George and Nancy (Hanly) Russell of Bris-
tol. He d. April 14, 1862; she d. April 21, 1865. They had:

1428 Rachel Ann (Russell), b. Aug. 23, 1829; went on board a schooner in

Boston, Capt. Jonathan Pierce, master, bound for Bristol, and on the
morning of Nov. 24, 1854, foundered in a squall in the Sheepscot river,
and all were drowned, and only her body was recovered, which was bur-
ied in the cemetery at South Bristol.

1429 Ellen (Russell), b. March 22, 1831 ; m. Capt. Loring Thorpe of Bristol.

1430 Margaret Ann (Russell), b. March 15, 1837; m. Capt. Edward Thorpe of


1431 Mahala (Russell), b. Aug. 23, 1841; m. Edward .Marr, a merchant in

Southport, Me.; d. 1872, and she ni. 2d, 1877, Nelson Gamage, a mer-
chant in South Bristol, Me.

1432 Mary Elizabeth (Russell), b. April 6, 1845; '"'''• Llewellyn Gamage, a

yachtsman in South Bristol.

1433 Hannah (Russell), b. Nov. 4, 1851 ; m. Albion Gamage, a farmer and

yachtsman in .South Bristol.

1434 Sarah,'' b. 1809; d. Aug. 20, 1848; n.m.

1435 Eliza," b. March 13, i8r2 ; m., Nov. 25, 1S38, Capt. Loring Pierce, b. July 12,

181 2, son of Jonathan and Lydia (Rand) Pierce of Southport; he is a
master mariner in Southport; d. Aug. 24, iSS7. They had:

1436 Thomas Warren (Pierce), b. Aug. 13, 1839; d. Aug. 20, 1845.

1437 Susan Elizabeth (Pierce), b. Dec. 9, 1841 ; m., Dec. 7, 1852, Dr. Elisha

Meiritt Whitten of Southport; d. Dec. 7, 1863, and he moved West.

1438 Mahala Thurston (Pierce), b. March 26, 1844; d. Oct. 7, 1845.

1439 HoUis Loring (Pierce), b. Aug. 8, 1846; d. Feb. 10, 1868.

1440 Ida Ella (Pierce), b. Sept. i, 1849; ^^i., June 21, 1874, Wilber Grover, a

merchant in .Southport, Me.

1441 Harvey Thomas (Pierce), b. Oct. i, 1851, a government fish inspector in

Southport, Me. ; m. Hattie Orne.

1442 Almira,** b. 1813; d. 1831 ; n.m.

1443 John,'' b. 181 5; m. Mrs. Almira Given; was passenger on a vessel bound

from Bristol to Boston, wrecked on Rye beach, N. H., Nov., 1850, and was
the only one lost ; his body was recovered and buried in the cemetery at
Bristol Mills ; no children.

1444 Mahala,'' b. 1817; m., March, 1841, Capt. Daniel Cameron 2d, of Southport;

d. Aug. 9, 1841.
1445+Thomas Foster,'^ b. Sept. 21, 1822; m. Alice Vose Albee.

1446 Ambrose,'' b. 1824; d. 1826.

1447 Harvey,'' b. 1S26; d. 1830.

1448 Arvilla Lyons.'J b. June 27, 1827; m., Dec. 16, 1845, Capt. Daniel Cameron

2d, formerly husband of her sister Mahala. He has been for years senior
member of the firm of Cameron & Orne of Southport, and is engaged in
farming, navigation and trade, selectman several years, town treasurer,
and held other offices of trust. They had :

1449 Mahala (Cameron), b. Dec. 22,1846; m. Emerson McKown, a mariner

in Southport.

1450 Sarah Alice (Cameron), b. Oct. 29, 1848; d. May 17, 1851.

1451 Charles (Cameron), b. Oct. 27, 1849; a stone cutter; d. Dec. 9, 1872.


I 1452 Melissa Alice (Cameron), b. Oct. 2, 185 1 ; d. March 24, 1S63.

1453 John (Cameron), b. Aug. 31, 1853 ; grad. at mercantile school; a naviga-

tion business agent in Southport, Me.; m., Sept. 11, 1878, Eliza Todd
of that place.

1454 Thomas Thurston (Cameron), b. June 15, 1855; grad. at mercantile

school; a merchant in Southport; m., Jan. 4, 1S80, Lizzie Maddocks ;
he d. Sept. 4, 1886.

1455 William (Cameron), b. Sept. 15, 1857; m. Maria Todd of Southport, and

works the homestead farm.

1456 Emma (Cameron), b. Nov. 27, i86r ; d. June 3, 1873.

1457 P^eddie (Cameron), b. March 14, 1863; d. April 20, 1873.

1458 Moses Nickerson (Cameron), b. May 5, 1S66; d. Jan. 10, 1870.


Solomon Thvrston s (y^o/ui,^ y^osep/i,^ Joseph,- Daniel'-), brother
of the preceding, and son of Capt. John and Eunice (Gott) (Stock-
bridge) Thurston of Rockport, Mass. ; born in Gloucester, Mass.,
Feb. 21, 1783; married Sarah Gott, born on Gott's Island, Me.,
May 26, 1786, daughter of Daniel and Hannah (Norwood) Gott of
Mt. Desert, Me. He died in Rockport, at his son William's, Aug. 4,
1854; she died Aug. 23, 1869.

He was a sea captain in Deer Isle, Rockport, and Camden, Me. ;
a member of the Baptist church since the age of fifteen. He and
his vessel were taken by the British while getting wood and M^ater at
Seal cove, and carried to Halifax. The vessel was not condemned,
and he returned late in the season, losing his summer's work.


1459 Sarah,'' b. Nov. 9, 1809; m. Enos Cooper of Rockport, b. in North Il^en,
Me., July 3, 1813, son of Lemuel and Margaret (McDonald) Cooper; he
was a ship master and member of the Baptist church. She d. July 23,
1874, beloved by all who knew her, and inscribed on her tombstone was
, t_ "she always made home happy." They had, born in North Haven :

»-''^^**^^i46o Mattie (Cooper), b. April 6, 1S39; m. ist, James B. Arnold, a cooper in
^ ^ Rockland ; d. ; 2d, Virgil Keith Parris, a civil engineer in Paris, Me.


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