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Ebenezer b. in Newton, Mass., 23 Aug. 1767. See below.

Enoch b. in Newton, Mass., 14 Feb. 1770. See p. 226.

William b. in Newton, Mass., 25 May 1772. See p. 226.

Sally b. in Cape Elizabeth 20 Nov. 1773; m. 4 April 1791, David
Gross of Pejepscot. 12 ch; d. 28 June 1859. He died 3 Jan. 1837.

Daniel b. 5 Oct. 1775. Unknown.

John b. 20 July 1778; drowned when a young man.

Mary b. in Royalsborough 20 April 1781; m. Mr. Bond of Jay.

Jesse b. 20 July 1783; d. at sea. Unm.

Samuel b. 25 July 1785. Missionary. See Sketch.

Barstow, only child of second marriage, b. 19 April 1791; died in
War of 1812 of sickness.

Ebenezer Newell Jr. m. 10 June 1789 Elizabeth Jackson of
Cape Elizabeth, b. 19 Jan. 1771 and d. 21 July 185 1.

James b. 12 Jan. 1790; see p. 227.

Nancy b. 23 Jan. 1792; m. 4 Feb. 1813 James Gushing; lived in Atkin-
son.

Gathering b. 4 July 1793; m. 6 Dec. i860 George Grawford, Senr.

Elizabeth b. 19 Oct. 1795; d. 18 May 1798.

John b. 18 Sept. 1797; m. 20 Jan. 1820 Sagy Strout; moved to New
Portland.

Sarah b. 19 ^Nlch. 1800. Unm.

Eliza b. 4 Feb. 1802; m. (i) John Whitney of Freeman and had one
daughter who m. Israel Newell of Durham; (2) Mr. Gould.

Mary b. 30 Sept. 1803; d. 3 April 1805.
o



2 26 HISTORY OF DURHAM

Ebenezer 3D b. 7 Sept. 1805; see p. 227.

Lorenzo D. b. 13 Aug. 1807; m. (i) Sally Weathern; (2) her sister
Sibyl; (3) Ann Walker; he is living in New Vineyard.

Samuel G. b. ii May 1810; m. 15 Sept. 1833 Sophia Ann Tyler, b. in
Pownal 31 Mch. 1814. He died 2 Nov. 1883. Ch. Harriet C. b. 22 Aug.
1834; Mary E. b. 26 Dec. 1835; Roscoe G. b. 15 Sept. 1837; Zebulon T.
b. 15 July 1839; Charles E. b. 22 July 1841; Frederick H. b. 13 July 1843,
d. 2 Oct. 1844; Annie T. b. 29 April 1845, d. 17 April 1846; Alfreda B.
b. 8 Oct. 1846; Franklin H. b. i Sept. 1848; Everlin F. b. 17 May 1851 ;
Alfred E. b. 11 Jan. 1856, d. 31 Oct. i860.

Ralph J. b. 31 Aug. 1812; d. 11 Mch. 1814.

Enoch Newell m. 28 July 1793 Hannah Bagley ; d. 18 Mch.
1848. She was b. 14 June 1773 and d. 6 Oct. 1843.

O. Israel Bagley b. 5 April 1794. Minister. See sketch.

Enoch Jr. b. 19 June 1796; m., Mary W. Freeman. Had one son
Frank, who lives in Cal. Enoch died 2 Sept. 1825. His widow m. (2)
Edward Newell.

Hannah b. i June 1798; d. 25 Mch. 1805.

LoRA b. 20 April 1800; d. 22 Mch. 1805.

Ebenezer b. 16 April 1802; m. 29 Aug. 1830 Nancy Newell. They
had ch. Augusta b. 4 April 1831; m. Mark Knight. Israel b. 28 Sept.
1832; m. Whitney. Rose Anna ni. Joseph Varney.

Edward b. 16 Mch. 1804; see p. 228.

Freeman m. 21 July 1839 Harriet J. Gould of LcwistoiL Kept a
nuisic store in Lewiston many years.

Daniel b. 23 Nov. 1809; see p. 227.

Stillman b. 1816; m. Elvira Berry; d. 1847. His widow m. Rev. John
Elliott. Stillman Newell's daughter Mary m. S. J. Abbot and d. 20 Feb.
1861, aged 22 yrs. 3 mos. Another daughter Fhilo T. m. Daniel B.
Newell.

Mary m. 1844 Jeremiah Mitchell of Pownal.

Hosea m. and d. in Yarmouth. Had children Charles, Esther and
Ellen.

William Newell m. 19 Feb. 1797 Anna Hoyt. Their children
were.

John b. 7 April 1798; m. 30 Nov. 1820 Lucy Vining; d. 28 Dec. 1884.

Ch. Tila b. 19 Jan. 1823; m Thoits; Lucy Ann b. 21 Jan. 1825; Maria

b. 27 Jan. 1829; Joseph b. 14 June 1831; Harriet b. 18 Feb. 1834, m. 16
June 1857 Christopher Moses.

William b. 23 Mch. 1800; d. 3 Jan. 1881. Unm. Col. of Militia.

Nancy b. 3 Sept. 1802; m. her cousin Ebenezer Newell; d. May 1880.

David b. 20 Jan. 1805; see p. 228.

Samuel b. 3 April 1807; m. 30 Dec. 1832 Deborah Sawyer; d. 30 June
1864. A dau. Sarah N. was b. 3 Feb. 1835 and m. Frank Morrill Esq.

Joseph b, 29 Aug. 1810; d, in Havana, Oct, 18^0,




EBENEZER NEWELL.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES 227

Harriet A. b. 13 Jan. 1813; m. 25 Aug. 1830 Wm. Wallace Strout;
d. 21 June 1898.

Katharine b. 21 Nov. 1815; d. 1816.

Ebenezer Newell 3d m. 25 Mch. 1828 Mary Snow. He
lived as a farmer in Durham, and was a Christian man of
unblemished character. See portrait. He died in Lisbon 13
Dec. 1894. His wife died 20 May 1874.

Hannah b. 2 Dec. 1828; m. 9 Nov. 1849 Isaiah Philbrook.

Elizabeth C. b. 13 Mch. 1830; m. 14 Oct. 1856 James Green.

Joshua S. b. 12 Mch. 1832; m. 6 April 1855 Ann B. Dunning; lived
in Topsham.

Eben b. 17 April 1834; m. 31 Aug. 1855 Hannah R. Dunning; ch.
Nettie and Adelbert.

Matilda Caroline b. 14 Feb. 1840; m. 13 July 1869 Luther B. Newell
of Durham.

Elisha S. b. 2 Oct. 1836; m. 31 Aug. 1862 Angie M. Roak. Res.
Farmingdale.

Henry F. b. 6 July 1842; m. 22 Oct. 1864 Emma, dau. of George P.
Day. Res. Brunswick. P'armer.

Geo. Albert b. 2 Mch. 1847; m. 15 April 1875 Mary E. Lowell. Res.
Windham.

Daniel, son of Enoch and Hannah (Bagley) Newell b. 23
Nov. 1809; m. 13 Oct. 1839 Emily King Harmon. He died in
Durham 13 Jan. 1887. She died 3 Oct. i860, aged 43 yrs. i mo.
He m. (2) 4 June 1861 Sarah J. Owen. 4 ch. by first marriage.

Enoch b. 2 Dec. 1842; m. 1865 Etta M. Toothaker of Pownal. He is
a preacher in Michigan. See p. 73.

LoRA b. 15 May 1844; m. 7 March 1868 Gcorgiana Toothaker. sister
to his brother's wife. Went West.

Daniel B. b. 3 Jan. 1848; m. April 1869 Philo T., dau. of Stillman
Newell.

Harmon b. 2 Dec. 1850; m. Harriet Noyes in Gal.

James, son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (Jackson) Newell born
12 Jan. 1790; m 24 Dec. 1818 Mrs. Susanna (Vining) Tracy.

Henry J. b. 26 May 1819; m. Harriet Hutchins. See p. 7$.
Julia R. b. 27 Aug. 1820; m. Nov. 1848 Hiram J. Trask.
Susan G. b. 14 May 1822; m. 16 Dec. 1849 Wm. W. Knight.
James b. 14 April 1824. See p. 228.
Elhanan W. b. 8 Feb. 1826; d. 11 Nov. 1826.

John V. b. 20 April 1829; m. Oct. 1853 Abbie Weeman of Lisbon.
Methodist minister. See p. 73.

f^LiZABETH P, b. 5 Dec. 1832; m. 26 Sept. 18^2 Joseph Weeman,



2 28 HISTORY OF DURHAM

David, son of William and Anna (Hoyt) Newell, was born
in Durham 20 Jan. 1805. See p. 68. He married 27 Aug. 1825
in Gorham, Me., Jane S. Brackett and died in Gorham 2 Mch.
1891. She died 2 April 1877, aged 71 years.

William B. b. in Portland 12 Jan. 1827; m. 16 June 1850 Susannah
K. Weeks. See Biog. Sketch and portrait. Two children. Ida Ella b.
12 Jan. 1852, and William Henry b. 16 April 1854. See Biog. Sketch and
portrait.

Charles C. b. in Otisfield 11 Aug. 1831. In the Rebellion he was
Capt. of Co. A, 24th Maine Regt. Died at Port Hudson, La. 14 July 1863.

Harriet Atwood b. 29 Sept. 1836; d. 7 Jan. 1886. Teacher for many
years in the public schools.

Margaret B. b. 22 April 1838; m. Joseph W. Libby. Died at Ocean
Park, Old Orchard, 7 Sept. 1896.

Henry H. b. 5 Nov. 1840; soldier in the Rebellion. Died at Alex-
andria, Va. 28 Nov. 1861.

Lizzie A. b. in Durham 27 Sept. 1846.

Edward, son of Enoch and Hannah (Bagley) Newell, b. 16
Mch. 1804, m. his brother Enoch's widow, Mrs. Mary W.
(Freeman) Newell, who was born 4 Nov. 1798 and died 6 Mch.
1889. Edward Newell lived as a farmer on lot 69, and died 6
Oct. 1864. Ch.

Edward lives at West Durham.

Freeman m. Mary Roberts; lives in Brunswick.

Howard lives in Cal.

Thomas lives in Cal.

Frances m. Bangs. Deceased.

James, son of James and Susanna Newell, was born 14 April
1824. He married, 11 June 1848, Sarah Webster Herrick, dau.
of Thomas Herrick, born in Harmony, Me., 8 May 1826. He
resides in Durham. The children were all born in Durham.

Delia Frances b. 9 Dec. 1849; d. Sept. 1852.
Cathie Susan b. 29 Dec. 1851; m. Wm. H. Thomas.
Delia Frances b. i July 1853; m. 5 Feb. 1880 Isaac Hacker of Bruns-
wick.

Mary Vining b. 17 Oct. 1854; m. 4 Aug. 1872 Revillo M. Strout.
Hattie Herrick b. 2"] April 1862; m. 3 Nov. 1880 George H. Hascall.
Fred Webster b. 22 Dec. 1865. See Biog. Sketch and portrait.




FRED "WEBSTER NEAATELL.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES 229

NICHOLS.

Capt. Samuel Nichols of Reading, Mass., married at Cape
Elizabeth, 10 Nov. 1767 Rebecca Wimble, who was born 7 Nov.
1748. He settled in Royalsborough earlier than 1778 on lot 80
and built his cabin where now is Prescott Strout's orchard. He
was a master mariner.

Thomas^ b. 1770; see below.

Betty b. 5 May 1778; m. 14 Nov. 1799 Oliver Stoddard.

Samuel Jr. b. 15 May 1780; see below.

Sarah b. 22 April 1782.

James b. 8 April 1784; moved "down East."

William b. 7 June 1786; m. 25 Jan. 1813 Margaret Coffin. Lived in
Lisbon.

Mehitabel b. 24 April 1788; m. 25 Dec. 1805 David McFarland.

John b. 7 June 1790. Lived in Boston. Sea-Capt. Soldier in War
of 1812, and two years in Dartmouth prison.

Lemuel b. 27 April 1792; m. 23 June 1811 Sally Merrill; d. in Bangor,
1887.

Thomas Nichols, born 1770, m. 20 Aug. 1794 Peggy Smith
and lived in Durham near New Gloucester line.

Margaret m. 3 Dec. 1818 Reuben Farr.
Betsey m. 3 April 181 7 Samuel McGray.

Thomas m. (Int. Rec. 3 Sept. 1828) Esther Pickett; d. 5 Nov. 1874.
aged 71 yrs. His wife d. 23 May 1872, aged 67 yrs.
Rebecca b. 12 July 1802; m. Abel S. Bowie.
Mary Jane m. i Dec. 1831 George Lufkin.
David m. 9 Feb. 1832 Margaret A. Doane.
John m. 21 Sept. 1837 Rebecca M. Dunham.
Ends. Unm.
William, died young.

Samuel Nichols Jr. married (Int. Rec. 24 Sept. 1803) Esther
Coffin of Freeport. They lived a long time on lot 87. He died
3 May 1861. His wife died 5 Aug. 1857, aged 76 yrs. 10 mos.

Eliza b. 14 Sept. 1806; m. 26 June 1836 John Davis of Freeport.

Herbert m. 1826 Mary Ann Wilson of Lisbon.

Barnard b. 3 April 1810; m. Penelope Blaisdell of Yarmouth.

Esther m. 21 Nov. 1833 John Fogg of Freeport.

Barton m. Sarah Hackett of Lewiston. Moved to Iowa.

Grace m. Roland Sylvester.

AuRELiA m. Roland Sylvester.

Ursula b. 11 May 1817; m. Roland Sylvester 2d.

Louise m. Charles Green of Lisbon.

Samuel, died at age of nineteen.

Mary, died young. . , j



230 HISTORY OF DURHAM

OSGOOD.

William Osgood, born in England in 1609, was in Salisbury,
Mass., as early as 1640. He died in 1700. The Osgoods of
Durham were descended from him through William, Nathaniel
and David. Two brothers, Nathaniel and Aaron came from
Salisbury to Durham in 1779. Feb. 7 of that year they bought
of Jonathan Bagley 542 acres of land on the west side of the
County Road near the Freeport line. They held these lands in
common till 1797.

Nathaniel Osgood was born in Salisbury, Mass., 12 Aug.
T747. He married Sarah Bradbury. Their three sons were
born in Deerficld, N. H. He died in Durham 10 Dec. 1838.
He was a soldier in the Revolution. His descendant, John D.
Osgood, has a gun taken by him at the surrender of Burgoyne.

Benjamin b. 8 Feb. 1775. See below.
David b. 25 July 1777. See below.
Joseph b. 13 Aug. 1779. See p. 231.

Benjamin Osgood, son of Nathaniel, settled in Durham on
lot 104. He married (i) 20 April 1797 Mary Weston of Free-
port. She died 8 Sept. 1817. (2) 23 March 1828 Hannah Hill
of No. Yarmouth.

Nathaniel b. 22 Nov. 1797; d. young.

Betsey b. 29 Sept. 1799; m. 5 May 1820 William Harrington.

Stephen b. 20 Dec. 1801; d. 27 Dec. 1871. Farmer in Wis. Unm.

Benjamin b. 6 May 1804. Lived in Marion, Wis.

Mary b. 13 Sept. 1806; m. 25 Nov. 1825 Benjamin Harrington of
Durham.

Joseph b. 14 Sept. 1809; m. 29 Nov. 1849 Jane Randall of Freeport.
Lived in Durham. Ch. Laura E. b. 30 Aug. 1850, m. 9 June 1872 Wm.
H. Merrill of Durham; Albro J. b. 31 March 1853; Sarah F. b. 29 June
1855, m- Willard N. Temple.

William B. b. 10 Oct. 1812; m. (i) 12 June 1841 Elizabeth Conant,
who died 21 Jan. 1853; (2) 12 March 1867 Maria H. McClee. 3 ch. He
lived in Lewiston.

Sarah b. 10 May 1815; m. 24 May 1840 Nathan Weston of Yarmouth.

John H. b. 24 Nov. 1829. Res. Bloomfield, Cal.

Lucy A. b. 29 Feb. 1832; m. Charles Brown.

David Osgood, son of Nathaniel, m. (i) 29 July 1798 Lettice
Hoyt, who died July 1810; (2) 25 Nov. 181 1 Elsie Duran, who
died 26 Jan. 1833; (3) i Jan. 1836 Mrs. Deborah Bicknell of
Freeport. He was a farmer of Durham.

Sarah b. 3 Feb. 1799; m. 24 Aug. 1817 Barzillai Richards of Durham.




JOHN D. OSGOOD.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES 23 1

Daniel b. 1800; d. young.

David b. 1802; d. young.

Florilla b. 6 Dec. 1803; d. 17 Sept. 1867 in Durham.

Anna b. 2 March 1805; m. 24 Dec. 1829 Nathaniel Stetson of Durham.

David b. 27 Feb. 1807; m. 17 May 1832 Olive Nason of Minot. Lived
in Turner. Died 9 May 1873. 8 ch.

Bradbury b. 27 Nov. 1808; m. — Nov. 1832 Sabra Davis. Farmer
in Durham. Died 3 Sept. 1834. One son Henry B. b. 10 July 1833.
lives in Boston.

Joseph b. and d. 1810.

Children by second wife.

Nathaniel b. 5 Oct. 1812; d. 30 Aug. 1817.

RosELiNDA b. 27 Dec. 1814; d. i March 1846. Unm.

Mary J. b. 17 May 1817; d. 29 Dec. 1841. Unm.

John D. b. 8 June 1819; m. 30 May 1849 Sarah A. Richards. She died
9 Sept. 1869. Farmer in Durham. Selectman for many years. 4 ch.
Frederick W. b. 1849; d. 5 Sept. 1866; Isabel M. b. 19 Nov. 1853; d. 22
May 1864; Frank A. b. 3 Oct. 1S57; Sumner b. 8 May 1859.

Lucy M. b. 19 Nov. 1822; d. 28 Nov. 1848.

Rebecca L. b. 3 May 1827; d. 10 Aug. 1829.

Joseph Osgood, son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Bradbury)
Osgood, born 17 Aug. 1779, married 27 Nov. 1806 Loruhamah
Gerrish. Lived in Durham and Litchfiteld. Died 17 April 1868.

Sally b. 4 Sept. 1807; m. Daniel Libby of East Cambridge.

Nathaniel b. 14 Aug. 1809; m. Elizabeth Kittson. Merchant of No.
Bridgewater, Me.

Elbridge b. II Dec. 181 1; m- Maria Cobb; d. 18 Sept. 1838 in
Machias. His wife died 15 Nov. 1840. One child, Maria, b. 1839, d. 28
Mch. 1846.

Joseph b. 31 Aug. 1818; m. 27 Sept. 1848 Martha Usher of Hollis. He
was a celebrated physician; d. s. p. at Hollis Feb. 1849.

"Mr. Aaron Osgood, son to David Osgood, which was the
son of William Osgood of Salisbury, and Judah Gill his wife is
the daughter of Samuel Gill of Salisbury, born Feb. 5th 1754."
So say Durham Records. Judith Gill was born 19 Jan. 1758 and
died 5 Nov. 1843. They were married 5 May 1779. Besides the
land on the County Road he bought 44 acres of Jonathan Bagley
in 1780, marked on the Plan of the town. His name first appears
in Durham among the training men of 1787. His family, it is
said, moved to Durham 16 April 1786. He was one of the
Selectmen 1790-94 and 1799- 1800. He died 5 April 1823. Eight
children, of whom the first five were born in Salisbury.

Betty b. 10 April 1780; m. — Jan. 1822 Dea. Jabcz Merrill of Dur-
ham and d. s. p. 24 Aug. 1850.



^32 HISTORY OF DURHAM

David b. 28 Jan. 1782; d. 25 April 1784.

Samuel Gill b. 11 March 1784. See below.

David b. 2 Feb. 1786. See below.

Aaron b. 13 Aug. 1788; d. 3 May 1818.

Moses b. 11 Oct. 1791; d. in Durham, 3 Feb. 1879. Unm.

Nathaniel b. 13 Feb. 1794. See p. 233.

Isaac b. 7 March 1796. See p. 233.

Samuel Gill Osgood married 20 Nov. 1807 Sarah Gerrish of
Durham. He Hved in Durham as a farmer and had eight chil-
dren.

Lydia b. 29 April 1812; m. 24 Jan. 1838 Charles C. Stetson of Durham.

Orrin b. 22 Nov. 1813; m. 14 June 1838 Mary Richards. Lived in
Durham. Ch. Sarah E. b. 10 May 1840; d. 2 Feb. 1858. Everett b. 20
Aug. 1842; m. I Feb. 1866 Caroline S. Drinkwater, Lewiston. Carlton
G. b. ID Feb. 1848.

Elizabeth b. 23 Feb. 181 7; m. 2 April 1850 Jonas Davis of Poland
and Durham.

Israel N. b. 5 May 1820; d. 20 Sept. 1839.

Sarah G. b. 28 Aug. 1822; m. 16 Oct. 1859 Judge John Smith of
Lewiston.

GiLMAN b. 14 Jan. 1825. Res. Abington, Mass. Shoe-manufacturer.

Abby b. 27 Feb. 1827; d. i April 1862. Unm.

Emma A. b. 24 Oct. 1829.

David Osgood, son of Aaron, married (i) 2 Feb. 1812 Sarah
Duran of Durham ; (2) 2 Feb. 1847 Hannah S. Small. Farmer
of Durham.

A. True b. 11 Oct. 1813; m. 6 April 1841 Caroline Randall, who died
24 Dec. 1863. Farmer of Durham. Six ch. Judith A. b. 3 Dec. 1843;
m. and d. soon after. Mary C. b. 24 June 1845; m. Orrin S. Vickery.
Emery A. b. 10 Sept. 1849; d. unm. Ellen S. b. 28 Oct. 1852. David
R. b. 27 Sept. 1856; m. and 1. in Freeport. Edward T. b. 12 June 1859;
m. and 1. in Freeport.

Aaron b. 23 March 1815; d. 27 April 1817.

Judith A. b. 9 June 1817; d. 16 Feb. 1837. Unm.

Aaron b. 23 June 1820; m. 14 Jan. 1848 Eunice S. Nevins of Lewis-
ion. Died in Durham 25 Aug. 1853. Carriage maker and farmer, Dur-
ham. Two ch. Eliza Etta b. 24 Jan. 1850; d. 27 Dec. 1853. Brainard
A. b. 23 Jan. 1853; m- Latina Todd. Lived in Lewiston. Died 9 March
1882. Two ch.

Emery b. 27 June 1825; m. 12 May 1850 Martha A. Woodbury. Cab-
inet-maker and farmer. Five ch. Residence, Gray.

David B. b. 7 Jan. 1830; d. 8 Oct. 1850.

William T. b. 2 March 1832; m. 21 Oct. 1855 Melissa J. Gerrish of
Portland. Farmer, Durham. Ch. Evelyn M. b. 23 Nov. 1857. Harri-
son G. b. 28 Dec. 1859. Sarah F. b. 26 June 1862 and Addie.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES 23^

Nathaniel Osgood, son of Aaron, m. (i) 15 May 1831 Elsie
Gerrish of Durham ; (2) 14 Jan. 1858 Pamelia Landers of Town-
send, Mass. Farmer and lumberman, Durham.

Mary L. b. 22 Feb. 1834; d. 16 Oct. 1863. Unm.

Edwin G. b. 18 Feb. 1836. He enlisted in N. Y., 1861, in 14th U. S.
Regulars. Killed in battle i Oct. 1864. Was one of Gen. McClellan's
body guard.

Jeremiah b. 21 Nov. 1840. Served three years in 13th Maine Regt.

Phebe a. b. 4 Feb. 1843.

Isaac Osgood, son of Aaron, m. 31 Aug. 1823 Mary Duran.
She was born 9 Oct. 1795 and died 4 June 1861. They lived in
Durham.

Aaron b. 6 June 1824; m. 6 Dec. 1848 Harriet S. Richards. Farmer
in Durham. Three children, George B. b. 6 Aug. 1850; Herbert J. b.
16 May 1861; Sarah R. b. 24 May 1863.

Isaac b. 9 March 1828; m. 7 June 1853 Eliza C. Scott. Was a mer-
chant at North Auburn. Six ch.

Moses b. 9 May 1832; m. 4 Oct. 1858 Adelaide W. Gerrish. Farmer
of Durham. Two ch. Jennie P. b. 4 June i860; Willis E. b. 20 Dec.
1862.

PARKER.

James Parker, b. at N. Yarmouth 16 April 1744, m. 4 April
1774 Hannah Mitchell, b. in N. Yarmouth 15 Jan. 1752. They
were in Durham earlier than 1786. He died 15 Oct. 1803.
There is no record of their family.

John Parker, said to have been a Rev. soldier, came from
Cape Elizabeth before 1775. Married 3 Jan. 1765 Sarah Marri-
ner. A sister m. Ebenezer Woodbury. Parker's children were.

Joseph b. 21 Nov. 1765; John b. 11 Oct. 1767; m. 21 Mch. 1799 Sally
Vining (?); Sarah b. 29 Jan. 1770, m. (i) 1791 John Spades; (2) 10 Feb.
1799 Wm. Pitt Oliver; Mercy b. 21 June 1772, unm.; Mary b. 18 May
1775, m. 28 Aug. 1794 John Robinson; Nathaniel b. 29 Sept. 1777;
Ebenezer b. 14 May 1780; Peter b. 17 Nov. 1782, see below;
Deborah b. 8 May 1782; unm. Burned to death in her house at a
very old age.

Peter Parker, b. 17 Nov. 1782, m. 26 Nov. 1812, Mercy, dau.
of John Mcintosh and d. 7 July 1855. He was a farmer in the
southern part of the town. His wife d. 21 June 1868, aged 74
yrs. I mo. 8 days. Their children were.

Nathaniel m. 1831 Dorothy Plummer, d. 11 June 1854, aged 41
years, 6 mos.; John d. 9 Feb. 1853, aged 25 yrs.; Wealthy d. 23 Sept.



^34 HISTORY OF DURHAM

1854, aged 2S yrs. ; Anna m. George Pollard, d. 21 Jan. 1855, aged 22
yrs. Her dau. Marcia m. Lyman Sawyer of Pownal; Eunice d. 23 Sept.
1854, aged 32 yrs.; Mary C. b. 23 Mch. 1816, m. 10 Nov. 1842 Charles H.
Knight; Alexander M. ; see Biog. Sketch; Jacob S. m. 7 Feb. 1848
Ruth, dau. of Nathaniel Parker. He lives in Deering.

Nathaniel Parker married in Kittery, in 1769, Elizabeth
, who was born there in 1745. He died at sea. She



moved with her family from Gorham to Durham in 1802, where
she died in 1858, lacking but few months of being 113 years of
age. Of her daughters Rebekah m. Nathan Kimball of Buxton;
Polly m. William Riggs of Portland ; Lydia m. Abner Wescott of
Gorham ; Sally m. Samuel Fickett ; Anne m. Thomas Larrabee
of Durham ; Deborah m. Isaac Jenkins of York ; Hannah m.
Benjamin Fickett ; and Elizabeth m. William Larrabee of Dur-
ham. Of her sons, Amos married (Int. Rec. 28 Jan. 1819) Char-
lotte Wormell ; William married (Int. Rec. 8 Nov. 1816) Priscilla
Wormell (both these settled in Guilford). Joseph lived in Cum-
berland ; and Nathaniel lived in Durham.

Nathaniel Parker married (i) 11 May 181 1 Ruth Stetson,
who died 25 Sept. 1826; (2) 14 Feb. 1828 Abigail Stetson, sister
to Ruth ; (3) 9 Oct. 1845 Abigail Wright, widow of Dr. Abijah
Wright. She died 30 Sept. 1886, aged 91 yrs. 8 days. He lived
on Parker Hill, lot 119. He was famous as a mover of btiild-
ings. His own house was the first one he moved, from near
Methodist Corner to Parker Hill. I can see him now standing
in the window of a gable in his old age (when younger he stood
on the ridge-pole) and hear him shouting, "a little harder on
your off string." Fifty yoke of cattle were tugging away. He
was a genial man, much respected and beloved. He died in
1875, aged 95 years.

Washington b. 28 April 1812. See p. 235.

Charles b. 30 May 1813; m. Lucy Libby. Lives at Pov^^nal Corner.

Elbridge b. 15 Sept. 1815. Unm.

Nathaniel b. 18 April 1817; m. 23 Jan. 1843 Sally Weeks. Lived
and died in Durham.

Sew^ell b. 18 Sept. 1819. Unm.

Seward twin to Sewell; d. 10 Feb. 1845. Unm.

Rebecca b. ii June 1821 ; m. 9 Nov. 1851 Joshua, son of Wm. Parker
of Guilford.

RuFus b. 27 Feb. 1824; m. 23 March 1851 Lucy Stetson. Lives in
Durham.

Edward b. 3 June 1825; d. 12 Sept. 1826.




WASHINGTON PARKER.



GENEALOGICAL NOTES 'IT^^

Ruth b. 31 March 1829; m. Jacob, son of Peter Parker.

RouiNA Caroline b. 23 March 1831; m. 15 May 1850 Joshua Robin-
son Jr. Lives on Orr's Island.

John b. 3 March 1833; ni. 28 Feb. 1856 Emeline Roak, dau. of John
Roak. Lived in Durham.

Washington, son of Xathaniel Parker. 1)orn 28 April 1812,
married, 22 Oct. 1836, Elizabeth Haskins, who was born in Cape
Elizabeth 25 July 1819. He lived in Dvirham till old age. Now
resides in Auburn. He served two years as Selectman and was
Captain in the militia. He was a successful farmer and a good
citizen, and still affectionately remembers his native town.

Ruth Ellen b. 16 March 1838; m. i Jan. 1859 Azariah Libby of So.
Auburn.

Cordelia Frances b. 12 March 1840; m. Ivory Bowie. Lives in
Auburn.

Sarah Elizabeth b. 23 Oct. 1831; m. Sumner Merrill of Durham.

Lendall C. b. 14 May 1844; m. 21 Nov. 1869 Hattie W. Merrill. See
below.

Seth Augustus b. 25 April 1846; m. Abbic. dau. of Wm. Proctor of
So. Auburn.

William H. b. 16 May 1848; m. Abbie North of Auburn; d. 17 May
1887.

Almira S. b. 17 May 1850; m. Wm. G. Bessie.

Eben H. b. 19 May 1852; m. Sarah Wagg.

Rose Emma b. 26 1854; m. Lewis W. Haskell of Auburn.

Clarence M. b. 7 July 1856; m. Jennie Damon.

Flora M. b. i Aug. 1858; m. Dr. Emery Bailey of Auburn.

W. Irving b. 17 Aug. i860. Unm. Lives in Auburn.

Children of Lendall C. and Hattie W. (Merrill) Parker.

Delia M. b. 22 April 1871; Annie B. b. 12 Sept. 1877.
Lizzie S. b. 13 Sept. 1879; Flora B. b. 4 Aug. 1883.
Alice M. b. 4 Mch. 1885; Grover L. b. 6 July 1888.
Clara E. b. 6 April 1891.

PEARSON.

Thomas Pearson of Amesbury was settled on the County
Road when it was built in 1770. On Noyes's Plan ninety-five
acres are doubtfully assigned to "Fenner." It is quite certain
that this is a mistake of some early copyist, and that Thomas
Pearson owned that lot and sold it about 1795 to Nathaniel Ger-
rish and Enoch Bagley. He was not taxed after that date. He
was supported, in old age, by the town, and was living in 1825.



236 HISTORY OF DURHAM

Samuel Webb married, 23 March 1786, Louisa Pearson.
Daniel Green married, 11 May 1786, Martha Pearson. Samuel
Harris married, 30 Oct. 1796, Rachel "Parson." These are
thought to have been of the family of Thomas Pearson.

PIERCE.
Thomas Pierce, Esq. was descended from Capt. Michael
Pierce who came from England to America in 1645. He settled
in Scituate, Mass., and was killed by Indians 26 March 1676.
Thomas was son of Seth B. and Jemima (Turner) Pierce of
Scituate. He was born 26 Aug. 1767; m. (i) 2 June 1793, Anna
Beal, b. 4 Oct. 1771, d. 28 Feb. 1827; m. (2) 23 Jan. 1833 the
widow of his brother John Pierce, rice Mercy Merritt of Scituate,
b. 24 Jan. 1784, d. 4 April 1838. In his early years he was a
sea- going man and made voyages to the West Indies as master
mariner. He moved to Durham in 1800 and settled on lot 35,
bought of Ezekicl Jones, the farm now owned by David Crockett.
He was a surveyor and ran out many a line in Durham, Free-
port, and Lisbon. Tradition says that he was sometimes shot
at with salt and peas by discontented parties, while he was sur-
veying. He was one of the Selectmen of Durham and for many
years Justice of Peace. Twenty-seven marriages were per-
formed by him in Durham between 1818 and 1831. After the
latter date he moved to Lisbon and died there 21 June 1850.

Seth b. 3 June 1796; practiced medicine at Webster Corner. Justice
of Peace; d. in Durham 5 May 1826.

Lucy B. b. 30 June 1798; m. 5 Nov. 1820 Solomon Grossman; d. 12
April 1868.

Emily b. 30 Dec. 1804; m. 28 Nov. 1824 James Booker; d. 21 Aug.

1897.


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