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Wealthy b. 4 Nov. 1782; m. 2 Feb. 1806 Samuel Moulton; d. in Lee,
Me., 17 Aug. 1849.

Levi b. 1784; m. Rebecca Spear; moved to Litchfield; d. 1829. For
family see Hist, of Litchfield.

Sarah b. ; m. Joseph Philbrook.

Jeremiah, drowned in Sabattus Pond. Unm.

Jesse b. 22 July 1788; m. Hannah Jones; lived in No. Brunswick; d.
I July 1865. His wife was born 2 Nov. 1792 and died 12 Sept. 1893. See
below.

Josiali Day, Jr., born 1 1 Nov. 1774, married Jan. 1799, Mercy,
<iau. of Caleb and Peace (Goddard) Jones, and died 20 Oct. 1825.
She was born in Brunswick 21 Jan. 1777 and died in Durham
15 Sept. 1 86 1.

Thankful b. 17 Nov. 1799; m. 6 April 1820 Reuben Blethen; d. 4
July 1880.

Isaiah b. 30 Oct. 1802. See below.

Simon b. 20 Oct. 1804; m. (i) Lucinda Graves, (2) Hannah Skolfield,
(3) Kate Jordan.

Jeremiah B. b. 23 Feb. 1808; m. 4 April 1832 Mary Gerrish. Ch.
Alonzo, Albert, Charles H., Harriet m. David Stackpole, Caroline m.
Edward Crockett, and Wesley.

Phoebe b. 30 July 1810; m. Dec. 1830 Jeremiah Moulton.
\Xorenzo b. 19 Dec. 1812. See below.

Julia A. b. 1817; m. 18 Dec. 1836 Isaac Hopkins.

Charlotte b. 1820; m. 17 Nov. 1847 Elisha Lunt; (2) 29 May 1869
Peter Swett.

Family of Isaiah and Deborah (Philbrook) Day.

Caroline b. 22 Dec. 1805; m. 30 May 1833 John Plummer; d. 26
Nov. 1882.

Wealthy b. 11 Aug. 1807; m. Elijah Jenkins of Rochester, N. H.

Jeremiah b. 12 Aug. 1809; m. (i) Caroline Gerrish; (2) Phebe Blake
of Lisbon.

Lucy b. 6 Jan. 1812; m. Nathan Douglas.

George P. b. 27 June 1815; m. (i) Eunice Douglas; (2) Sarah P.
Estes. Eunice d. 5 Nov. 1866.

Jane b. 16 Feb. 1818; m. Waitstill W. Douglas; d. 28 Jan. 1892.

Susan P. b. 17 June 1820; m. Joseph Cartland.

Family of Jesse and Hannah (Jones) Day.
Lydia b. 8 May 1821; m. Charles B. Robinson of Brooks, Me.
James b. i April 1823. Unm.
JosiAH b. 14 July 1826; d. 18 Aug. 1850. Unm.
Levi b. 12 Sept. 1830. Unm.
Elisha b. 6 June 1832; m. Mercy E. Moulton; d. 4 May 1873.



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LORENZO DAY.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES I 69

Alvah b. 30 Mch. 1834; d. 12 Aug. i860. Unm.
Almira b. 4 Jan. 183- ; m. Stephen Cartland.

Family of Isaiah and Mary (Hanson) Day.

JosiAH b. 21 Oct. 1832.

George b. 22 Dec. 1833.

LoviSA b. 25 Mch. 1835.

Isaac b. 7 Jan. 1837; d. 2 July 1854.

Francis b. 17 Dec. 1838; d. 5 Jan. 1879 in Cal.

Augustus b. 21 Oct. 1840.

Julia b. 24 May 1842.

Mary J. b. 7 July 1844.

Louisa b. 26 July 1846; d. 15 Nov. 1854.

Isaiah b. 6 July 1848.

Lorenzo Day, son of Josiah, Jr., and Mercy (Jones) Day, was
born in Durham, 19 Dec. 1812. He married 14 Feb. 1837, Mar>
Louise Hopkins of Brunswick, who was born 27 Oct. 1818, and
died 8 April 1S97. He was a shoe manufacturer at North
Brunswick until 1850, when he moved to Brunswick village,
where he continued that business till. 1859.

He opened a retail shoe store, 1850, on the corner of Maine
and Mason Sts., in Hinkley Block, which after its partial destruc-
tion m 1853 he rebuilt under the name of Day's Block. Here he
did business till 1877.

He also had retail stores in Racine, Beloit and Jonesville,
Wisconsin, and for a short time in Topsham, Me. He died in
Brunswick, 27 March 1880.

Fessenden Irving b. 26 Nov. 1837; m. 20 Dec. 1861 Mary Alma Hol-
land. He is a shoe-merchant in Lewiston, Me.

Lizzie Hopkins b. 22 Aug. 1839; m. 4 July 1869 Elisha M. Whit-
ten, M. D.

Maria Louise b. 12 Aug. 1841; m. 25 Nov. 1863 John Furbish.

Leander Howard b. 23 Jan. 1844; m. 21 Oct. 1869 Nellie Seymour
Phelps.

Mary Ella b. 14 April 1849; d. 23 Feb. 1852.

Ellen Caro b. i Jan. 1851; m. 22 Oct. 1879 Fred Burns Valpey. Two
ch. Harold Day b. 22 Aug. 1880, and Frederick Louis b. 21 July 1882.

Children of Fessenden L and Mary A. (Holland) Day.

Herbert Irving b. 15 Feb. 1864; d. 29 July 1864.

Daniel Holland b. 19 May 1865.

Fessenden Lorenzo b. 18 June 1868.

Mary Alma b. 2 June 1872.

Annie Hol^land b. 19 Oct. 1873; d. 2 April 1875.

Helen Louise b. 8 April 1877; d. 29 July 1880.

Ethel Wilson b. 21 Aug. 1884.



170 HISTORY OF DURHAM

Children of Leander H. and Nellie S. (Phelps) Day.

Rena Ells b. 29 Oct. 1870.

Irving Seymour b. 22 Sept. 1873; d. 23 Oct. 1895.

Bessie Florence b. 27 Oct. 1875.

Jesse Gould b. 2 June 1882.

Children of John and Maria !>. (Day) Furbish.

Edward Fayson b. 12 Oct. 1864; d. 10 Aug. 1878.

Benjamin Lincoln b. 10 Dec. 1866.

Mary Alice b. 20 Sept. 1869.

Charles Weston b. 5 March 1872; d. 20 July 1872.

Samuel Benson b. i Aug. 1874.

John Arthur b. 14 Oct. 1878.

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
Marshtield, Mass., in 1640. The descent to the Dingleys of Dur-
ham 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
l^oad, 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. 183 1. 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 b. 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. (i) Betsey Blethen; (2) widow Howard.

William b. 27 Mch. 1814; see below.

Nancy b. 13 June 1S14; 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.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES I7I

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, daiL of Ben-
jamin 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. i Sept. 1881.

DOANE.
Richard Doane, son of Edward and grandson of Ebenezer
Doane who ni. Elizabeth Skillin, was born in Cape Elizabeth 26
Dec. 1772. He married, (i) 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. i860.

Olive S. b. 7 July 1806; unni. d. in Durham 14 Feb. 1849.

William b. 27 July 1808; d. in Durham 3 Aug. 181 1.



172 HISTORY OF DURHAM

Margaret A. b. 10 April 1810; m. 9 Feb. 1832 David M. Nichols; d.
19 Oct. 1882 in Durham.

Harriet A. b.' 22 July 18 16; 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. (i) 27 April
1742 Phebe Ta3dor 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 Bufifum 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. i 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. (i) Jane Adams; (2) Lucy Beal.
David, b. 16 July 1796; m. (i) Hannah Davis; (2) Chloe Davis.
Cornelius b. 12 June 179S; m. 27 Jan. 1820 Phebe Nichols of
Berwick. See p. 68 and portrait.





CORNELIUS DOUGLAS.



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GENEALOGICAL NOTES I 73

Lydia b. 28 Dec. 1799; m. 15 Nov. 1827 George W. Morse; d. 29 Nov.
1S43.

Patience b. 15 Feb. 1803; m. 31 Dec. 1829 Benjamin Davis; d. 24
Apr. 1887.

Joseph Douglas, brother of CorneHus and son of EHjah, was
born in North Yarmouth (now HarpsweU) 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. iSd. in depreciated currency. The larm 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 HarpsweU, 8 Nov. 1774;
m. (i) 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 ]:')runswick 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. 1S14.

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. i Nov. 1818; m. Jane Day; d. i Apr. 1876.

Joshua Douglas, son of Cornelius and grandson of Elijah,
Vvas born m Royalsborough 8 Sept. 1794; m. (i) 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



174 HISTORY OF DURHAM

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. ii May 1825; ni. 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. (i) 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 i 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, II Aug. 1792 to Eben H. Goss of Brunswick. He after-
vvard lived on the River Road, where the late Dea. Wrn. 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. tie 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 tlie river, in what is now So. Auburn.
Here he built a house and lived till 1S28. The farm is still called
the "Ned place." He moved to Wilton and died there 25 Nov.
1879. Li his youth he was well known throughout Durham.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES I 75

He married 20 Aug. 1820 Jane, clau. of Samuel Roljinson 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 soldieis 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 17 10. He
moved to No. Yarmouth in 1730 and married May 18, 1732, Jane
Latham. The ninth child of Joseph and Jane Drinkwater was
J3aniel, 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 mar-
riage 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 Port-
land; 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. 2Z Oct. i860.

Hattie N. b. 28 Feb. 1862; d. 29 Oct. 1892; m. 11 Oct. 1882 Jarvis
Lamson of Boston. 4 ch.



176 HISTORY OF DURHAM

Frank M. b. 19 Nov. i860; 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.
175 1, 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, i 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. i860, 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 (i) 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.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES I 77

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.
1 82 1, aged 71 yrs {?) He married (2) 18 April 1822 Eleanor Gee
of Scarboro. He died i 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. (i) 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; ni. 25 Nov. 1811 David Osgood; d. 26 Jan. 1833.

Nathaniel b. 2 Feb. 1788; rn. (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; ni. (Int. Rec. 6 April 1829)
Jerusha Berry of Gray.
Ruth b. i 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.



178 HISTORY OF DURHAM

DYER.
The intentions of marriage of Micah Dyer and Hannah Marri-
ner were recorded in old P'almouth 8 April 1749. David, their
son, was born in Cape EHzabeth 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 "Hallo-
well Road" with the County Road. Barnabas Strout kept store
and hotel in this house earlier than 18 14. David Dyer died in
1807.

David Jr. b. 3 Aug. 1776.
Jane b. 23 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; ni. 15 June 1828 Benj. Spiller of Raymond.
Hannah b. i Feb. 1801 ; m. i Nov. 1827 Samuel Duran Jr. of Ray-
mond.

Eleanor b. i June 1803; m. i Nov. 1828 Isaac Deering of Lisbon.
Almira b. 7 June 1807; m. 27 March 1831 Jabez Deering of Lisbon.
Moses b. i 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.
1 75 1, 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.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES I 79

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 Eliz-
abeth 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 181 5 ; 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 mar-
riage 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.


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