Maine Genealogy Archives

Bristol Marriage Intentions, 1758-1797

Source: Genealogical Advertiser: A Quarterly Magazine of Family History, Vol. 4 [Ancestry.com] (Cambridge, Mass., 1901).

Notes in brackets are original to the text.

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BRISTOL, MAINE.
Intentions of Marriage Prior to 1800.
From the manuscripts of Prof. John Johnston, LL.D., author of the "History of the Towns of Bristol and Bremen in the State of Maine, including the Pemaquid Settlement."
COMMUNICATED BY ALBERT W. JOHNSTON OF PRINCE'S BAY, N. Y.
April 1758. John Randall and Jeany Clark.
Dec. 1763. Thomas Clark and Rebecca Burns.
Nov. 7, 1768. Joseph Eaton and Jane McGlathery.
Mar. 25, 1769. Henry Fassett and Ruth Nichols.
Oct. 7, 1769. William Sproul and Rebecca Fassett.
Oct. 28, 1769. Alexander McGlathery and Mary Maxwell.
May 7, 1770. William Russell and Mary Line.
July 18, 1770. David Drowne and Elizabeth Martin.
July 21, 1770. Oliver Nash and Margaret Yates.
Sept. 8, 1770. Samuel Boyd and Frances Fletcher.
Nov. 10, 1770. Samuel Clark and Mary Goudy.
April 27, 1771. Rev. Joel Benedict of Norwich, Conn., and Sarah McKown.
Nov. 16, 1771. William Fassett and Elizabeth Young.
April 9, 1773. William McIntyer and Susanna Simonton.
Aug. 7, 1773. William McClintoch and Margaret Fullerton.
About 1773-75. Benjamin Bradford of Long Island and Vistia [?] Studley.
Mar. 27, 1774. Henry Fassett and Annah Clark.
Dec. 12, 1775. Alexander Fassett and Martha McCordy of St. George.
Dec. 12, 1775. Ebenezer Cox and Sarah Dickey.
July 18, 1776. Alexander Robinson and Jane Nickels.
Sept. 29, 1776. Rev. John Urquart and Mary McIntyre.
Sept. 20, 1776. William Askins and Ruth Cox.
Nov. 2, 1776. Richard Maigher and Lydia Yates.
Feb. 15, 1778. Caleb Turner and Margaret McKown.
Mar. 28, 1778. James Given and Jane Fossett.
May 16, 1778. Thomas Calderwood of Warren and Elenor Fossett.
May 23, 1778. Capt. James Nickels and Agnes Miller of Georgetown.
Jan. 9, 1779. William Gatherly and Elizabeth Stinson of Georgetown.
Jan. 9, 1779. Rev. Alexander McLean and Sarah Given.
Sept. 20, 1781. Elisha Clarke, Jr. and Margaret Sproul.
Oct. 14, 1781. Joshua Dillingham and Mary Palmer.
Dec. 3, 1781. Alexander Nickels, Jr. and Mary McKown.
Feb. 2, 1782. Jacob Fountain and Elizabeth Sproul.


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June 17, 1782. Cornelius Turner and Abigail Soul of Waldoboro.
Oct. 14, 1782. James Nickels and Sarah Hutchins.
Oct. 26, 1782. William Hilton and Mary Sprague of Duxbury.
Oct. 20, 1783. William Keen and Selena Wadsworth of Duxbury.
Feb. 6, 1785. James Sproul, 3d and Mary Greenlaw.
Feb. 20, 1785. Robert Miller and Nancy Winslow.
Mar. 14, 1785. William Fossett, Jr., and Mary Fossett.
June 13, 1785. Ephraim Snow of Thomaston and Jane McKown.
Oct. 3, 1786. William Burns and Mrs. Margaret McClintoch of Boothbay.
Dec. 14, 1786. Barnabas Fountain of Muscongus Island and Lydia Davis of Medumcook.
Jan. 14, 1787. William Nickels and Hannah Nickels of Newcastle.
Jan. 21, 1787. Thomas McClure and Nancy Hunter.
Jan. 28, 1787. Israel Cox and Jane Given.
Nov. 10, 1787. Alexander Stevens and Katharine Johnston.
Jan. 29, 1789. Alexander Greenlaw and Lydia Cox.
Nov. 28, 1789. John Johnston and Polly Sproul.
Jan. 1, 1790. John Nickels and Betsey Given.
April 18, 1790. William Skinner Barnett of Halifax and Sally Johnston. [His name is given as William B. Skinner in the marriage record. See ante vol. I, page 12.]
Aug. 19, 1790. Ephraim Upham and Betsey Greenlaw.
Aug. 28, 1790. John Sproul and Marshy [?] Goudy.
Dec. 5, 1790. William Sproul and Jenny Johnston.
Oct. 8, 1792. William Young of St. George and Eleanor Sproul.
Nov. 21, 1792. James Young and Polly Clark.
Nov. 28, 1792. Francis Sproul and Nancy Young.
Jan. 19, 1793. Ebenezer Blunt and Jeany Sproul.
Jan. 5, 1794. Thomas Miller and Hannah Given.
Jan. 8, 1794. George Young of St. George and Anna Johnston.
June 6, 1794. Samuel Tebbits and Hannah Sproul.
June 6, 1794. Thomas McGoyn of Waldoboro and Katey Johnston.
June 15, 1794. Richard Given and Vilet McKown.
Feb. 5, 1795. William Chamberlain and Sarah Hunter.
Sept. 4, 1795. Col. William Jones and Janey Young.
Sept. 29, 1795. William Johnston of Glasgow [Scotland] and Hannah Porterfield.
Dec. 20, 1795. James Johnston and Betsey Clark.
Jan. 6, 1796. David Hunter and Elenor Fosset.
Feb. 10, 1797. David Harris and Hannah Allen.
July 24, 1797. John Sproul and Susannah Sproul.
Aug. 20, 1797. Thomas Johnston and Annah Clark.
Aug. 24, 1797. Joseph Cudworth and Betsey Clark.
Aug. 25, 1797. Rev. William Riddel and Lucy Hopkins of Hadley.
Sept. 28, 1797. Robert McIntyre and Nancy Russell.
Nov. 25, 1797. William McKown and Sally Simonton.
Dec. 20, 1797. Daniel Eliot and Deborah Drummond.