Lettice b. 30 June 1794; m. 28 Sept. 181 7 Jonathan Stevens of Nor-
Moses b. 18 Nov. 1796; m. and d. s. p. in Durham.
Aaron b. 26 July 1799; m. 11 Dec. 1823 Nancy Davis.
Elisha b. 10 Sept. 1801; m. i Dec. 1823 Louisa Weeks.
Paulina F. b. 1810; m. 1833 Daniel Fickett; d. 19 July 1847.
270 HISTORY OF DURHAM
Ezekiel Turner married, 12 Jan. 1792, Joanna, dau. of Vin-
cent and Susanna (York) Roberts. He was drowned while
mackerel-catching- at age of about 55 yrs. Joanna (Roberts)
Turner was a woman of remarkable character. She was born
1 Oct. 1773- Ihe date on her tombstone is earlier than this,
but it is an error. She had fifteen children. Her home was not
far from the Stone Mill. She possessed a deeply religious nature.
Her faith is illustrated in her daily prayer for twenty years that
her son William, supposed to have been lost at sea, might yet
return to her. One day he walked in with thrilling adventures
to tell of life among the islands of the sea and of hair-breadth
escapes from cannibals, etc. One night, when her husband was
away, the wolves surrounded her cabin. The watch-dog became
so furious that he had to be released and was torn in pieces by
Notwithstanding scanty means she was generous in feeding
the hungry and caring for orphans. She remembered the prayer-
meeting on Hezekiah Gerrish's hill, when she separated from
her brother, the Rev. Daniel Roberts, elsewhere mentioned in
She married (2) 2 Sept. 1824, Samuel Sawyer. Her death
occurred 27 Mch. 1858. Her children, all by first marriage, who
grew up were :
Lemuel m. (i) 22 Jan. 1815 Mary Wormell; (2) 1830 Olive Sawyer.
Ch. Ezekiel b. 29 April 1822; Henry; Susan F. b. 4 Sept. 1817; Mary
Jane b. 7 April 1819; William, Matilda, Caroline, Elizabeth and Nina.
Nancy m. 19 Mch. 1815 George Bragdon.
Eben m. Martia Roach. Moved to Portland. Ch. James and Eliz-
William m. Olive Jane Allen. Ch. Ezekiel, William and Henry.
Rachel m. 21 June 1824 Capt. William York of Portland.
Emery d. at age of 17 yrs.
Sally m. Wm. Cushing. Lived on Cousen's Island.
Nathaniel b. 6 Aug. 181 1; m. 13 Jan. 1833 Jennett Rogers Estes, b.
17 Jan. 1815. Lived on lot 126. Died 2 Feb. 1883. 5 ch. Mary Ann
b. 15 July 1834; d. 17 Jan. 1841. Elbridge York b. 20 June 1841; m. i
May 1895 Jennie Rich North of Bristol, Conn. Res. Auburn. Alonzo
Garcelon b. 28 Sept. 1843; m. Hala Blethen; d. 2 Jan. 1869. Sarah
Ellen b. 2J June 1838; m. 18 Sept. 1864 Joseph W. Perkins; d. 11 Feb.
1896. Georgiana b. 2 Aug. 1852; d. 20 Sept. 1853.
Submit b. July 1814; m. Sam'l Harmon of Durham.
Alpha, brought up as a son. See Biog. Sketch.
JOANNA (ROBERTS) TURNER.
GENEALOGICAL NOTES 27 I
John Tuttle, of Welsh origin, was in Dover, N. H., before
1642 ; d. 1662. Wife Dorothy. Their son John m. Mary
and d. 1720. John 3d, born 1671, m. Judith Otis and was kiUed
by Indians 17 May 171 2. Their son Thomas, born 15 March
1699, m. Mary Brackett ; d. abt. 1772. They had eleven children,
of whom Reuben was born 26 Mch. 1739 ; m. 26 May 1762 Eliza,
dau. of Tobias and Judith (Varney) Hanson, and had eight chil-
dren born in Barrington, N. H. He moved to Royalsborough
in 1780. He was a farmer and blacksmith. While in N. H.
the patriots annoyed him by tlieir demands on his skill for the
repair of the locks of their muskets, the fitting of bayonets and
the making of swords, all of which were in opposition to his con-
victions against war and its concomitants, he being a member of
the Society of Friends. So he sold out such of his possessions
as could not be moved, and embarked with the rest of his family
in a coaster. They disembarked at Mast Landing, Freeport.
He drove a flock of sheep through the woods to his new abode
on Lot 2. He died 20 Jan. 1814. His wife died 28 Jan. 1828.
EHsha. son of Reuben Tuttle, b. 2y Sept. 1767; m. 1792 Sarah,
dau. of Caleb and Lydia (Bishop) Estes ; d. 21 Dec. 1854. His
wife died 15 Jan. 1857, aged 85 yrs. Their children were:
Lydia b. 5 Oct. 1793; m. John Jones of Brunswick.
Tobias b. 17 June 1795; d. 30 Jan. 1799.
Esther b. 13 Nov. 1798; m. Daniel Lunt.
Thomas b. 14 Jan. 1801; m. 7 Nov. 1822 Lydia Jones; d. 17 July 1837.
Judith b. 17 June 1803; m. (i) Robert Goddard; (2) Jesse Cross-
Philena b. 7 Jan. 1806; m. John Smith of Durham; d. 19 May 1884.
Patience b. 12 Feb. 1808; rri. 31 Nov. 1835 Isaac Blake of Lisbon.
Sarah b. 10 June 1811; m. (i) Rufus Jones of China, (2) John Cross-
man; d. 27 May 1872.
Elias b. and d. 2 May 1815.
Humphrey Varney was settled in Dover, N. H., in 1659. He
married, 2 March 1664, Mrs. Sarah Story, daughter of Edward
Starbuck. Their son Ebenezer married Mary Otis. Ebenezer,
Jr., was ¬їborn in Dover, N. H., 31 Mch. 1704, married, 24 Dec.
1729, Elizabeth Hanson, and died 30 Nov. 1776.
Nicholas, son of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (Hanson) Varney,
was born in Dover, N. H., Feb. 21, 1740. He married Nov. 28,
272 HISTORY OF DURHAM
1764 Mary, dau. of Edward and Patience (Carr) Estes. After
living a few years in Falmouth he purchased, in 1782, lot No. 17
of Stephen Hart in Royalsborough. Hart's buildings had just
been burned and Varney built his house on the hill southwest of
John Varney 's blacksmith-shop. The house is now occupied by
his great-grandson, George E. Varney.
He belonged to the Society of F"riends, and their rules pro-
hibited any active part in war. They protested against all taxes,
any part of which was to meet war expenses. Since it was
impossible to discriminate in tax-bills what portion was for war,
some of the Friends refused to pay any taxes at all. When the
collector of Royalsborough called on Nicholas Varney, he per-
sistently refused payment of the amount assessed upon him.
Consequently the sheriff came and seized a new milch-cow, and
sought also to take away her young calf with her. The boys,
unterrified by the officer's badge and ignoring the spirit of the
Quaker principle of non-resistance, mixed those calves up so
that the officer was unable to decide which was the right one;
and finding it difficult to catch and impossible to drive any one,
he went away with the cow alone. The animal was sold, and the
next time the officer came that way he brought the balance of
the sale money remaining after the deduction of the tax-bill.
Neither husband nor wife would touch the polluted currency, and
the officer could relieve himself of the responsibility for the
money only by laying it upon the high shelf at a corner of the
room. There the money remained untouched for many months.
When the next year the officer came round for another collection,
his demand was met only by an allusion to what he had done
the previous year and the statement that the money he had
placed on the shelf then was still there. The officer found it so
and withdrawing from it the amount required, returned the bal-
ance to its former position. It proved sufficient for the third
The family of Nicholas Varney is here given.
Elizabeth b. i Nov. 1765; d. i Mch. 1836.
Estes b. ii Aug. 1768; d. 8 Feb. 1828; m. Sargent.
Ebenezer b. 7 Jan. 1771; d. 21 Mch. 1840.
Carr b. 22 July 1773; d. 14 Jan. 1859; m. Anna Tuttle.
Patience b. 5 Nov. 1775; d. 19 Feb. 1843.
Joseph b. 30 May 1778; d. 19 Mch. 1835; m. Bethana Getchell.
Nicholas b. 25 Aug. 1780; d. 2 Oct. 1843.
GENEALOGICAL NOTES 273
Mary b. 12 Oct. 1783.
Sarah b. 20 April 1786; d. 27 April 178G.
Jeremiah b. 25 Mch. 1789; d. 12 May 1836.
Nicholas Varney Jr. married 7 Mch. 1805 Mary Field. She
died 30 Nov. 1871. Their children were:
John b. 8 May 1806; m. Maria Hawkes.
Hannah b. 10 April 1808; d. 17 June 1886; m. Jonathan Meader of
Amos b. 30 Jan. 181 1; d. 8 June 1887; m. Lydia Hawkes.
Sarah b. 13 June 1813; still living; m. Benj. Frye of China.
Anna b. 13 Oct. 1815; d. 15 May 1820.
Isaiah b. 18 May 1818; d. 21 April 1871. Unm.
Eunice b. 15 Mch. 1820; d. Feb. 1848. Unm.
Mary Ann b. 7 April 1822; still living. Unm.
Children of John and Maria (Hawkes) Varney.
Julia m. (i) 25 Oct. 1850 John Coombs; (2) Rev. George Cravi^ford;
d. 2 April 1898.
George E. m. Rachel A. Snow; lives in So. Durham.
Nathan m. Emily A. Shopp; lives in Los Angeles, Cal.
John d. young.
Joseph m. Rose Newell; lives in Freeport.
Amos F. m. Miss Wyat.
Charles m. Cox; lives in Bath.
Leonard m. Lydia A. Stimpson; d. in Portland.
Emery V. d. in Farmington.
Children of Amos and Lydia (Hawkes) Varney.
Alfred m. Georgia A. Smith.
John H. m. Maria Andrews.
Lewis d. young.
Lydia Ella m. Charles F. Andrews.
Lindley M. m. Martha Osborne.
Benjamin Vining (see p. 19) m. (i) 22 Oct. 1761, Mehitabel
Brooks. She died 9 April 1774, leaving five children; (2) 20
Aug. 1776, Lydia Turner of Hingham, Mass., who had five chil-
dren ; (3) 1789 Bathsheba Davis of Portland. His family was as
John b. 5 Sept. 1762. See p. 274.
Benjamin Jr. b. 3 Aug. 1764. See p. 274.
Bela b. 12 Nov. 1766. See p. 275.
2 74 HISTORY OF DURHAM
LuciNDA b. II Mch. 1769; m. 17 Mch. 1789 Thomas Mitchell; d.
Hannah b. 10 June 1771; d. 3 May 1774.
Mehitabel b. 17 Feb. 1778; m. 6 Dec. 1792 Henry McKenney of
Sarah b. 22 Dec. 1779; m. 9 Nov. 1797 Jonathan Strout; d. 25 Feb.
Reuben b. 2 May 1782; d. 21 Jan. 1783.
JosiAH b. 15 May 1784; m. 24 May 1807 Esther Clough. He joined
the Society of Friends and moved to St. Albans. For family see Hist,
Abigail b. 9 July 1786; m. (i) 3 Mch. 1803 Daniel Jordan of Pejep-
scot; (2) a Mr. Titcomb; d. 1863.
John, son of Benjamin Vining, is said to have come from
Pepperrellborough (Saco) in 1787. See MiHtary Record. He
m. 30 Nov. 1786 Mary Goodwin and died in Durham 27 Oct.
1837. His wife was born 11 April 1765 and died 14 Nov. 1839.
He was a farmer and Hved on Lot 75. His family is here given.
Susanna b. 24 Aug. 1787; m. (i)''2i April 181 1 Samuel Tracy; (2)
James Newell^ 24 Dec. 1818.
John b. 27 April 1789; d. 24 Mch. 1791.
Molly b. 20 Aug. 1791; d. 7 Oct. 1793.
Benjamin b. 23 Aug. 1793; m. 15 April 1819 Hannah Merrill; d. 9
Samuel b. 26 May 1795; m. Polly Smith of Lisbon; d. in Troy, Me.,
26 July 1842.
John 2d b. 27 Jan. 1798; m. 1825 Martha S. Ross of Brunswick; lost
at sea Feb. 1838. Their children were: Elbridge C. b. 28 May 1827.
Harrison b. 28 Mch. 1832. Martha A. b. 27 July 1834; m. Charles E.
Clark of Gt. Falls, N. H.
Reuben b. 20 July 1799. See p. 275.
David b. 8 April 1801. See p. 273.
Jonathan, twin to David; d. unm. 12 Dec. 1820.
Betsey b. 20 April 1803; d. 12 Nov. 1805.
Ammi b. 4 Sept. 1805. See p. 276.
Sally b. 3 June 1807; d. 10 Dec. 1892.
Benjamin Vining Jr. was born at New Casco 3 Aug. 1764;
m. 23 Mch. 1797 Sarah, dau. of Batchelder Ring, who was born
in Royalsborough 19 Sept. 1777. They lived for a time in Dur-
ham, but moved to Avon where he died 9 Sept. 1833. Their
children were :
Batchelder Ring b. 17 Feb. 1798.
Benjamin Brooks b. 30 March 1799.
Thomas b. 31 March 1800.
1 vVID VINING.
GENEALOGICAL NOTES 275
Daniel b. 15 Jan. 1802.
Page b. 29 March 1803.
Seward b. 8 Feb. 1805.
Converse b. 27 Feb. 1807.
Edward b. 17 May 1809.
John b. 2 May 181 1.
Nathaniel b. 16 March 1813.
Sally b. 4 Sept. 1814.
Bela, son of Benjamin Vining, born 12 Nov. 1766; m. 15 July
1790 Thankful Millbanks of Lewiston. She died in Durham 7
Aug. 1864, aged 92 yrs. 7 mos. He w^as a farmer and lived on
Lot 65. He died 17 Feb. 1846. Their children were:
William b. 20 July 1791; m. Nancy .
Hannah b. 19 March 1793; m. 5 March 1815 Asa Dyer of Harmony.
Ammi b. 3 April 1795; m. 21 Sept. i8i7 Betsey Strout.
Lucy b. 6 May 1798; m. 30 Nov. 1820 John Newell 2d.
Bela Jr. b. 3 April 1800; d. in Havana. Cuba, 19 Aug. 1821.
Samuel b. 3 April 1802.
Sarah b. 17 Oct. 1805; m. 13 Oct. 1826 Joseph Davis.
Sewell b. 29 Jan. 1808; m. (i) 1831, Hephzibah Blanchard of N.
Yarmouth; (2) Mrs. Randall.
Mary Millbanks b. 4 May 1810; m. 14 Oct. 1832 William H. L.
Blanchard of N. Yarmouth.
Reuben, son of John and Mary (Goodwin) Vining, born 20
July 1799, married Mercy Lunt of Brunswick, lived on the home-
stead, Lot 75, and died 6 Aug. 1857.
Martha R. b. 3 Dec. 1837.
John A. b. 21 Sept. 1839; m. 8 June 1869 Letitia McMullen of N. Y.
Died at Walpole, Mass., 20 Oct. 1869.
Josiah L. b. 23 Sept. 1842. Unm.
George H. b. 13 Aug. 1846; d. unm. i Jan. 1895.
Edwin R. b. 22 Feb. 1850. See p. 276.
David, son of John and Mary (Goodwin) Vming, born 8
April 1801 ; m. June 1S33 Betsey Smith of Lisbon. He died
Sept. 1869. Tinsmith and farmer. Lived in Durham till 1849.
Then moved to Lewiston, where he died. See portrait.
James b. 19 May 1834; m. 21 Aug. 1868 Susie Clark of Wales, Me.
Mahala S. b. April 1836; m. 24 Oct 1854 Edward Goold of West-
Maria C, twin to Mahala; m. 24 Oct. 1856 Luther Ferley of Har-
David A. b. 13 May 1843; m. 5 May 1868 Libby of Lewiston.
276 HISTORY OF DURHAM
Ammi, son of John and Mary (Goodwin) Vining, born 4
Sept. 1S06; m. 3 June 1832, Susanna Gerrish. He was a farmer
and lived near Gerrish's Mill. He d. i Alay 1868. His wife,
born 12 April 181 1, died 11 April 1896.
Mary V. b. 22 Mch. 1834; d. 18 Nov. 1871.
Benjamin F. b. 2 April 1836; m. March, 1867 Sarah J. Richardson
of New Gloucester; d. 23 Mch. 1886.
Laura P. b. 17 July 1839; m. Aug. 1867 L. E. Dennison; d. 17 Nov.
Matilda G. b. 17 July 1839; m. 28 Feb. 1861 Joseph W. Thomas.
Israel H. b. 9 June 1844; d. 24 Sept. 1846.
Etta P. b. 29 June 1851; d. 2-] Aug. 1880.
Emma E. b. 9 Sept. 1855; d. 2 March 1863.
Edwin R. Vining, son of Reuben and Mary (Lunt) Vining,
born in Durham 22 Feb. 1850, married, i Jan. 1873 Ada L.
Morse, who was born m Bangor 22 Jan. 1854. They live in
Auburn. The following children w^ere born in Durham :
John A. b. 7 Dec. 1873.
Everett L. b. 15 Dec. 1874.
Willis J. b. 17 July 1877.
E. Warren b. 6 Jan. 1879; d. 20 Mch. 1880.
Murray H. b. 12 Oct. 1882.
Addie p. b. 29 Sept. 1885.
Merton b. 10 Jan. 1888.
Albert E. b. 31 May 1892.
Infant d. 22 Jan. 1898.
William Wagg married 24 Feb. 1780 Dorcas Strout in Cape
Elizabeth and was the first settler on the River Road in old
Pejepscot or Danville. His descendant of the same name still
holds the old homestead. He died 31 Mch. 1845, aged 91 yrs.
William Wagg, Jr., was born 23 Oct. 1792 and died in Dur-
ham 14 Oct. 1S20. He married Elizabeth Miller. Their chil-
dren were : * ^
Mary b. 9 Nov. 1814; m. 3 May 1835 Rev. Ira G. Ridlon, who was b.
3 July 1815.
William 3d b. 25 July 1816. See below.
Elizabeth b. 3 Sept. 1818; m. Horatio N. Jordan; d. 5 April 1857.
Ann S. b. 28 Aug. 1820; m. William D. Roak.
William Wagg, 3d, born 25 July 1816 in Danville, married
17 May 1840 Sarah Yeaton Bowie, who was born in Cape Eliza-
GENEALOGICAL NOTES 277
beth 8 June 182 1. Residence, Lisbon, Me. All but the last of
their children were born in Durham.
Wm. Henry b. 11 April 1841.
Greenlief Goodwin b. 24 Jan. 1843; m. Nellie C. Howe of Rumford.
Alvenia Moses b. 26 June 1845; m. Delia M. Dempsey of Oswego,
Frederic Alphonso b. 17 May 1848; m. Ella E. Decker of Lagrange.
Nelson Howard Gary b. 7 July 1852; m. Lizzie R. Webb of Skow-
Ann Amelia b. 15 Oct. 1838.
James Warren, a native of Berwick, Scotland, was settled at
South Berwick, Me., as early as 1656. His wife was Alargaret
a native of Ireland. Their children were Gilbert, who left
no male issue ; Margaret, who married James Stackpole before
1680; Jane; James ; and Grizel, who married Richard Otis of
Dover, N. H., and was captured by Indians and carried to
Canada. James married Mary and had children, Mary,
]\Iargarct, James b. 8 June 1698; Rachel; Gilbert b. 30 April
1703; and John b. 16 Dec. 1705. Gilbert's will is dated 21 Feb.
1755 ^^d ^'^6 mentions wife Abigail and children Gideon, Alden,
Gilbert, Abigail, Rachel and Lucy. Of these Gideon lived at
South Berwick. He married 12 Jan. 1748 Hannah Morrill, and
had children, Adriel, Kesiah, Peltiah, Peace, Phineas, Ruth, Asa,
Charlotte and John Morrill. The last was born 28 May 1774.
He married in N. Yarmouth, Anna True. Their children were :
Hannah b. 18 Aug. 1806; d. 9 April 1893.
Ardelia b. 1807; d. 181 1.
Asa b. 2 Dec. 1809; d. 2 April i860.
True b. May 1811; d. 22 Aug. 1832.
Israel True b. i Feb. 1815; d. 23 Aug. 1865.
Celestia b. June 1816; d. 7 Sept. 1852.
William True b. 8 May 1818; d. 9 Sept. 1896.
Henry M. b. 28 Feb. 1820.
Ardelia M. b. 7 May 1822.
Sarah Ann b. 5 Sept. 1824.
Salome R. b. 19 April 1827; d. 29 April 1865.
Israel True Warren married 11 Sept. 1836 Rebecca Fulton of
Lisbon. She was born Sept. 1816 and died 4 Feb. 1890. He
lived many years at S. W. Bend. Their children were :
True b. 9 July 1838; d. 18 Aug. 1838.
278 HISTORY OF DURHAM
John Henry b. 12 Sept. 1839; d. s. p. 13 Dec. 1893; m. Nellie Clark
Lucy Ann b. 8 Jan. 1841; lives in Biddeford.
Cynthia b. 14 Feb. 1844; d. 6 April 1861.
Clara Little b. 20 May 1846; m. Sept. 1871 John Austin Elliott.
Two ch. Isabel and Florence. He died June 1890. Res. Biddeford.
Charles Israel b. 10 June 1850; m. Feb. 1883 Ida Fisher of Balti-
more. He is a commercial traveler. Residence, Philadelphia.
Elizabeth E. b. 24 Nov. 1852; d. 28 Dec. 1852.
Edgar Lindley b. 3 Nov. 1858. See Biog. Sketch.
John Warren, grandson of the emigrant James, born 16 Dec.
1705, married Mary, daughter of Moses and Abigail (Taylor)
Goodwin in So. Berwick. His will was probated Jan. 1769. It
mentions children John, Tristram, Nathaniel, Ichabod, Pelatiah,
Kesiah, Margaret, and Mary. John, born 5 Mch. 1731, married
25 Dec. 1755 Jane Johnson and was the ancestor of the Warrens
of Westbrook. Ichabod Warren b. 14 Mch. 1736, married Han-
nah (Oilman?) who was born in York i Dec. 1734. He moved
to Fryeburg about 1780. His children were Betsey b. 4 Oct.
1762; Ebenezer b. 5 Sept. 1764; Henry b. 26 Nov. 1767; Hannah
b. I May 1770; John b. 25 April 1772; Ichabod b. 8 July 1774;
Susannah b. 12 Aug. 1779.
Ebenezer Warren, above named, was born in Berwick, Me.
He came to Royalsborough in 1787 on foot with an axe on his
shoulder. He bought, 13 July 1789, fifty-six acres of John Cush-
ing's 500 acre lot and built a log house on the ridge of land
south of where the old Warren farm buildings now stand. He
married 11 Jan. 1788, in Berwick, Hannah P.eed and brought her
to his home and also a cow from Berwick. He was a prominent
man in town affairs and was Captain of Militia. He died 18 Sept.
1852. His wife died 3 June 1848, aged 84 yrs. 7 mos. Their
children, besides two named Ebenezer, who died young, were :
Henry b. 1795; m. 8 Aug. 1815 Sarah Thompson of Pownal; d. s. p.
23 July 1877. His wife died 30 Oct. 1858, aged 65 yrs. 10 mos. '
Ivory b. 10 May 1791. See p. 279.
RuFUS b. 8 Oct. 1793; m. 4 Sept. 1814 Hannah Harmon; d. 24 Feb.
1875. His wife died 20 Dec. 1855. Ch. Ebenezer m. 8 Sept. 1853 Louisa
S. Royall; Sarah m. Dennis Libby; Maria, unm. ; Rufus m. 19 May 1850
Mary L. Davis, d. 17 Mch. 1890, aged 66 yrs; Hannah m. George W.
Lang; Daniel d. young; Matilda d. young; Richmond; Mary N. m. Dex-
ter Strout of Boston.
Nancy b. 18 Mch. 1798; m. 21 Sept. 1823 Paul Douglas; d. 5 Mch.
EMERY S. WARREN.
GENEALOGICAL NOTES 279
Joseph b. 14 July 1804; m. 24 Nov. 1825 Abigail Strout. Farmer in
Durham. Representative and town official. Ch. Martha Curtis b. 26
Oct. 1826; Henry b. 26 Aug. 1828; Joseph b. 11 April 1832; d. 13 Nov.
1857; Albert Smith b. 7 Aug. 1834; lives in Lynn, Mass.; Hannah b.
14 Aug. 1836; m. 19 Nov. 1857 George W. Bailey of Woolwich.
Ivory Warren married 26 Sept. 1818 Liisannah Curtis Strout,
who was born 2 Aug. 1796 and died 26 Nov. 1872. He was a
prominent business man at South West Bend. Died 10 Aug.
Emery S. b. 18 Nov. 1819. See below.
Julia S. b. 9 May 1824; m. 1852 Dr. Nelson H. Cary.
John Quincy b. 7 Dec. 1829; m. 15 Nov. 1855 Ellen M. Cary; d. 26
April 1863. Their son is Prof. Fred M. Warren. See Biog. Sketch.
Another son William C. born i June 1861, died 4 Sept. 1862.
Emery S. Warren, born 18 Nov. 1819, entered into partner-
ship in trade with his father at South West Bend in 1840, and
continued to do business at the old stand for fifty-four years, till
his death, 17 Aug. 1894. His business integrity was never
questioned. He was held in high esteem by his fellow-citizens.
He was Postmaster and Town Clerk many years. He also
served as Selectman, Representative to the Legislature and
County Commissioner. The last olBce was held the first year in
the history of Androscoggin County. For some time he acted
as Treasurer of Acacia Lodge of Free Masons. His portrait is
presented as a worthy representative of the Warren family, that
has had many good and useful men.
He married (i) 31 Dec. 1849, Elizabeth M., daughter of
Samuel Miller. She was born in Gorham 20 Aug. 18 18 and died
in Durham 25 Aug. 1869. He married, (2) i June 1871, Louisa
A. Whitney, born 9 Feb. 1831. By first marriage there were
Ella b. 20 May 1853; died the next day.
George E. b. 19 Nov. 1854. He succeeded his father in trade, and is
the present Postmaster and Town Clerk. Married 18 Mch. 1896 Ella
L. Dunn of Poland, b. 23 April 1871. Their daughter, Louise, was born
12 Jan. 1897.
Pelatiah Warren, son of John of Berwick and uncle of Eben-
fzer Warren of Durham, married, 18 June 1777, Sarah Parker
and settled in Royalsborough. He was a blacksmith and farmer.
28o HISTORY OF DURHAM
Lived on the Northeast end of lot 36. Revolutionary soldier.
Moved to Monmouth in 1797. Ch.
Rebecca b. 24 Mch. 1778; William and Nathaniel b. 2 Sept. 1779;
Pelatiah, Jr., b. 21 June 1781; m. Joanna, dau. of Enoch Strout of Mon-
mouth; Sarah b. 23 Aug. 1783; Samuel b. 29 Mch. 1786; Lydia b. 9 May
1789; Sabina b. 9 June 1791.
Thomas Waterhouse, son of Theophilus and Hannah Water-
house, was born in Scarboroug^h 17 Dec. 1751. He married 23
Nov. 1774 Hannah, dau. of Thomas and Susannah (Downing)
Goodwin of Wells, who was born 18 Oct. 1754. They had nine
children, Mary, Thomas William, Theophilus, Asa, Theophilus
2d, Susannah, Ai and Hannah. Of these the oldest son, Thomas
was born in Scarborough 23 March 1777, came to Durham in
1804; married Ruth Ayer 16 Jan. 1806. She was born 23 April
1784, and was daughter of Thomas and Esther Ayer of New
Gloucester. They settled in the northwestern part of Durham,
on Lot [57. Rufus Waterhouse, their grandson, still lives on
the old homestead. Thomas Waterhouse died 24 July 185 1 ; his
wife died 9 May 1856. They had nine children.
Thomas b. 15 Jan. and d. 18 April 1807.
Lorenzo b. 23 July 1809; d. 8 Nov. 1845.
Hannah b. 25 Nov. 1810; m. 4 June 1843 John M. Ayer of New
Thomas 2d b. 9 May 1813; d. 2 July 1816.
Ai b. 12 April 1816. See below.
Charles b. 10 June 1818; m. Olive Waterhouse; d. 1853.
John b. 19 May 1821 ; d. 16 Sept. 1845.
James b. 15 Oct. 1826; d. 2 Nov. 1847.
Esther Ann b. 23 March 1824; d. 29 Jan. 1826.
Ai Waterhouse spent his life on the old homestead as a suc-
cessful farmer. He was also a Justice of the Peace and Pension
Agent. He married (i) 31 Dec. 1840 Catherine C. Gording of
Livermore. She was born 10 Feb. 1821 and died 14 Oct. 1843.
He married (2) 5 Dec. 1844, Caroline W. Dawes, who was born
in New Gloucester 6 Aug. 1826 and died 30 Jan. 1896. He died
17 Oct. 1895. By first marriage there was one son.
Mark Alphonso b. 3 July 1843. He became a successful merchant
in Boston. He married 31 July 1876 Mary B. Monto; (2) Mary Ester-
brook. Died in 1897, leaving one daughter, Mabel M., born 26 Mch. 1882.
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By second marriage there were :
RuFUS Wesley b. lo Mch. 1845; m. 10 Aug. 1872 Eliza Larrabee.
Lorenzo Dow b. 22 Oct. 1846; m. 8 Oct. 1873 Emma J. Doolittle.
John Francis b. 26 Dec. 1848; m. 4 Dec. 1880 Clara Larrabee; d. 2
Flavilla Augusta b. 2 May 1853; m. 16 Jan. 1886 Thomas F. Monto
of Allston, Mass.
Susan Harriet b. 8 Oct. 1856; m. 22 Feb. 1888 George R. Hunne-
The Webbers came from Holland in the seventeenth century.
Thomas Webber was living on the northern part of Parker's
Island, at the mouth of the Kennebec river in 1649. He married
Mary, daughter of John Parker, Senr. In 1660 he bought of
Indian chiefs land stretching four miles from Winnegance south
and reaching from the Kennebec river to Casco Bay. He had a
daughter and five sons, John, Joseph, Samuel, James and
Nathaniel. Samuel Webber was granted a mill privilege in
old Falmouth in 1681, and built the first mill at Stroud-