Brunswick Marriage Intentions, 1740-1764

Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 4 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1888).

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INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE IN BRUNSWICK, ME.
1740-1764.
1740, Mar. 24, Samuel Gatchell and Joanna Drisco.

1741, June 27, John Ross and Experience ______.

[1741,] April 1, George Coombs and Abigail Berry.

[1741,] Dec. 12, Thomas Berry and Bathsheba Atwood, of Falmouth.

1742, Sept. 24, Cipron Cornish and Ann Woots. (?)

[1742,] Oct. 4, Phillip Jenkins and Sarah Brown.

[1742,] Dec. 31, John Ross and Mary Hall, both of Sebascodegan.

[1742,] Nov. 6, John Gatchell and Mary Barbour, of Falmouth.

1743-4 [sic], Dec. 14, James Potter and Margaret Dunlap, both of Topsum.

[1743-4,] Dec. 30, David Stanwood and Mary Reed, of Topsum.

[1743-4,] Dec. 30, David Jenkins and Mercy Austin.

[1743-4,] Dec. 30, Clement Hinckley and Sarah Smith.

1744, Aug. 9, Benjamin Thompson and Abigail Philbrick, of Georgetown.

[1744,] Sept. 17, James Purrington, of Boston and Emeline (?) Tarr, of Mericoneag, pertaining to North Yarmouth Islands.

1745, Sept. 7, Joseph Smith and ______.

[1745,] Sept. 12, Jacob Anderson, of North Yarmouth and Agnes Jenney, (?) of Spurwink.

[1745,] Nov. 18, Isaac Hall, of a place called Sebascodegan and Johanna Coombs.

1845-6 [sic], Jan. 18, Aaron Hinckley and Mary Larrabee.

1746, May 22, George Fisher, of his Magestie's Fort Richmond and Elisabeth Wilson.

[1746,] Aug. 19, Alexander Wilson and Katherine Swanzey.

1746-7, Feb. 21, Francis Smith and E_____ Fernald. (?)

[1746-7,] Mar. 19, John Cornish and Rebecca Spooner.

1747, April 30, Capt. Wm. Woodside and Jean Christy, of Boston.

[1747,] July 2, Abijah Young, of York and Mary McNees, of a place called Mericoneag Neck Adjacent.

[1747, July 2,] Thomas Stodder and Mary Eaton.

1747-8, Jan. 20, John Reed, of a place called Topsum and Mrs.* Susannah Stanwood.

[1747-8,] Feb. 5, Wm. Malcomb, of Georgetown and Elisabeth Smart.

[1747-8,] May 14, Jonathan Webb, of North Yarmouth and Mrs. Margery Coombs.

1748, July 11, Wm. Tarr, of Mericoneag Neck and Mrs. Sarah Henery, not within the bounds of any township.

1748, Aug. 13, Peter Woodard and Judith Gatchell.

[1748,] Aug. 29, Wm. Gammons, of Falmouth, and Dorcas Getchell.

[1748,] Nov. 20, James Doye, (Doar) and Hannah Mathes, of N. Yarmouth.

Note:— I find no marriages on Record in Brunswick prior to Oct. 6, 1784. Where no residence is given the parties belonged in Brunswick. Many of these parties emigrated to the Eastern part of the State and their descendants are very numerous.

* On these old Records females were often called "Mrs." who were not widows.


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[1748,] Dec. 9, Reuben Tupper and Anna Wooden, of Topsham.

[1748,] Dec. 12, John Dunlap and Jennet Work, of a place called Birch Island.

[1748,] Sept, 17, Charles Smith and Lydia Woodsum, or Woodman, of Topsham.

1749, Jan. 7, William Stanwood and Elisabeth Reed, of Topsham.

[1749,] Feb. 6, James Beveridge and Jean White, of Georgetown.

[1749,] June 16, Nath. ? Larrabee and Priscilla Malcolm, of Georgetown.

[1749,] June 19, David (Daniel) Levitt, of Hingham, and Susan Hall, of Sebascodegan.

[1749,] July 3. Samuel Lumbert and Sarah ______.

[1749,] July 29, Wm. Wilson, of Topsham, and Isabella Larrabee.

[1749,] Aug. 12, Wm. Patten, of Biddeford, and Eleanor McFarland.

[1749,] Aug. 28, John Mustard, of Topsham, and Sarah Jackson, of Falmouth.

[1749,] Sept. 26, Thomas Means, of Biddeford, and Alice Finney.

[1749,] Sept. 27, John Oulton Esq., and Mrs. Mary Larrabee*

[1749,] Oct. 4, Samuel Kennedy, of a place called Newcastle, and Mrs. Mary Simpson.

[1749,] Dec. 31, Isaac Hinckley ? and Agnes Smith.

1750, June 29, Andrew McPhadden, of Georgetown, and Abigail Mustard, of Topsham.

[1750,] Oct. 19, Richard Starbird and Anna Woodside.

[1750,] Oct. 22, Abel Eaton and Dorcas Coombs.

[1750,] Nov. 30, James Winslow and Ruth Getchell.

[1750,] Dec. 31, Walter McDonald, of Georgetown, and Elisabeth Wilson, of Topsham.

1851 [sic], Mar. 16, Benj. Whitney, and Jean Brown, of Georgetown.

[1751,] May 29, Caleb Coombs and Nancy Coombs, of Dorchester.

[1751,] Aug. 12, Samuel Park and Elisabeth Wilson, of Topsham.

[1751,] Oct. 2, Capt. James Thompson, and ______ Harris, of Ipswich.

[1751,] Oct. 11, Daniel Hopkins, of Newcastle, and Jennie Simpson.

1752, Apr. 8, Judah Chase and Margaret Woodside.

[1752,] Apr. 26, Wm. Hasey, of Chelmsford ? and Mehetable Hall, of Sebascodegan.

[1752,] May 27, Daniel Eaton and Jean Dunlap, of Topsham.

[1752,] June 15, Benj. Whiting ? and Mercy Hinckley.

[1752,] Aug. 8, Daniel Weed, of Newberry, and Elis Thompson.

[1752,] Nov. 11, Anthony Coombs, Jr., and Ruth Getchell

[1752,] Nov. 29, Benj. Rideout, of Small Point, and Mary Getchell.

[1752,] Dec. 12, John Mustard and Charity Reed, both of Topsham.

1754, Mar. 19, John Mathews and Mary Thomas ? of do.

[1754,] May 16, Peter Woodward and Sarah Mariner, of Falmouth.

[1754,] June 27, Vincent Woodside and Hannah Larrabee.

[1754,] Aug. 18, Francis Carmant and Lydia Whiting.

[1754,] Aug. 24, Samuel Williams, of Georgetown, and Mercy Coombs.

1754, Sept. 8, Wm. Reed Jr. of Topsham, and Mary Dunning.

[1754,] Sept. 16, Eben Hinckley and Susannah Brown.

* Widow of Ben. Larrabee, sen.


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[1754,] Oct. 30, Matthew Patten* of Biddeford, and Susannah Dunning.

[1754,] Dec. 4, Archibald Haney or Hewey, and Margaret Howard.

1755, Jan. 4, Wm. Woodward and Elisabeth Hunter, of Topsham.

[1755,] Mar. 8, Samuel Allen, of Topsham, and Rosanna Asten.

[1755,] June 7, Jonathan Preble of Abigadasett, and Esther Henry.

[1755,] Oct. 11, George Headen of Richmond, and Elisabeth Potter, of Topsham.

[1755,] Oct. 24, Richard Knowles, of Topsham and Mary Orr.

1756, Jan. 24, Charles Robinson and Martha Malcom, of Topsham.

[1756,] Feb. 14, Robert Dunning and Sarah Spear.

[1756,] June 6, Stephen Getchell and Sarah Tebbetts, of Cathance.

[1756,] Dec. 24, John Hall, of Sebascodegan and Mary Jordan.

[1756,] Dec. 24, John Man, of N. Yarmouth and Esther Henry.

1757, July 5, Charles Cavenagh, Mariner and Elisabeth Dolly, (?) of Fort George.

[1757,] July 14, Isaac Snow, Jr. and Elisabeth Larrabee.

[1757,] July 26, Nath. Whiting, of Georgetown and Joanna Whitney.

[1757,] Oct. 19, Joseph White, of Abadagusset and Mary Hinckley.

[1757,] Oct. 25, Lieut. Samuel Moody, of Fort George and Mrs. Hannah Minot.

[1757,] Nov. 5, Thomas Cotton and Agnes Hinckley.

[1757,] Nov. 12, Wm. Cunningham, of Sheepscot and Mary Clark.

[1757,] Dec. 2, Samuel Thompson and Abiel Purrington, of Georgetown.

[1757,] Dec. 31, Wm. Mograge or Magray, of Merriconeag and Sarah Starbird.

1758, Feb. 8, Nath. Larrabee and Elis Harden or Haden.

[1758,] Mar. 4, Thomas Springer, of Cathance and Abigail Tibbetts.

[1758,] Mar. 11, Phillip Caul, of Kennebec and Deliverance Wyman.

[1758,] Mar. 11, Daniel Goodwin and Prudence Wyman.

[1758,] Apr. 29, John Hunt, of N. Yarmouth and Mary Stanwood.

[1758,] May 5, Joseph Mezeny, (?) of a place called Percentown and Mary Martin.

[1758,] Sept. 9, Ensign John Jordan and Mrs. Mary Young, (McNess) of Harpswell.

[1758,] Dec. 2, David Reed, of Topsham and Margaret Dunning.

1759, Mar. 17, James McManus and Mary Carrigan, (or Corbet) of Falmouth.

[1759,] Apr. 5, Wait Herrick, of Nobletown and Martha Dunning.

[1759,] July 2, Robert Clark and Mary Thomas, of Topsham.

[1759,] Apr. 21, Thomas Campbell†, of N. Yarmouth and Margaret Dunning.

[1759,] Sept. 5, Hugh Wilson, of Topsham and Elisabeth Henry.

[1759,] Sept. 15, Elisha Snow and Elisabeth Jordan.

[1759,] Nov. 28, Robert Dunlap and Mary Eaton.

[1759,] Dec. 5, James Patten, Jr., of Topsham and Mary Spear.

[1759,] Dec. 8, Thomas Gray and Sarah Thompson.

[1759,] Dec. 19, Robert Spear, Jr., and Anne Skofield.

* Of Surry, died there 1793-4.

† Of Orrington, Brewer; died there.


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1760, Feb. 9, John Bakeman,* of Harpswell and Christian Smart.

[1760,] Feb. 9, Samuel Whitney, Jr., and Mary Aston (Austin.)

[1760,] Nov. 4, Jabez Nevers, of Jeremy Squam and Hannah Thompson.

1761, Feb. 6, Joseph Snow and Hannah Baylie, of Falmouth.

[1761,] Mar. 24, Shubael Hinckley and Sarah Young, of Truso.

[1761,] Mar. 24, Wm. Spear and Jane White.

[1761,] Mar. 28. Robert Cleaves and Mary Smith.

[1761,] Aug. 28, Shubael Hinckley Jr., of Georgetown, and Mary ______.

[1761,] Sept. 24, Jno. Marston, Jr. and Lettie Wilson, of Topsham.

[1761,] Sept. 24, Abiezer Holbrook, of Georgetown, and Elis Snow.

[1761,] Sept. 30, Jona. Whitney and Mary Henden ?

[1761,] Sept., Samuel Tibbetts and Margaret Bussell.

[1761,] Oct. 10, Robert Douglas and Zerviah Rideout, of Georgetown.

[1761,] Oct. 10, John Mariner and Ruth Getchell.

[1761,] Nov. 14, Mr. John Wiswell of Falmouth, and Mary Minot.

[1761,] Nov. 17, David Seavy and Hannah Malcolm.

[1761,] Dec. 11, Samuel Wilson and Mary Read, of Topsham.

1762, Robert Alexander and Elis Potter, of Topsham.

[1762,] Mar. 24, Edward Moss and Huldah Andrews, of Georgetown.

[1762,] Apr. 17, Jona Perry and Margaret Robinson, both of Topsham.

[1762,] July 14, Le____ Stanwood and Hannah Fossett, of Topsham.

[1762,] Aug. 4, Ellen Fuller, (?) of Harpswell and Rachel Coombs.

[1762,] Aug. 5, Benj. Larrabee and Lydia Bailey, of Falmouth.

[1762,] Aug. 5, Dan or David Curtis and Ruth Thompson.

[1762,] Oct. 8, Samuel Heath, of Boston and Margaret Shepard.

[1762,] Oct. 30, Wm. Patten and Phebe Hinckley.

1763, Apr. 2, Samuel Nevers and Ann Burrill.

[1763,] Apr. 14, Wm. Elliot and Keziah Gray.

[1763,] Apr. 14, Richard Bryan and Abigail Cheek. (?)

[1763,] June 18, Peter Coombs, Jr., and Charity Coombs, of Harpswell.

[1763,] June 25, Peter Coombs, Jr.,† alters his mind and intends marrying with Elis Smith, of Harpswell.

[1763,] July 2, Benj. Ham and Martha Morton.

[1763,] July 29, Benoni Asten (Austin) and Jean Andrews.

[1763,] Aug. 6, James Thompson, Jr., and Mary Anderson.

[1763,] Oct. 22. John R_____ and Dorcas Getchell.

[1763,] Nov. 7, Paul Randall, of Topsham and Mary McFarland.

[1763,] Nov. 29. James Dunning‡ and Jane Woodside.

[1763,] Nov. 7, Gideon Owen and Jane White.

[1763,] Dec. 15, Anthony Woodard (?) and Sarah McFarland.

1764, Jan. 11, James Curtis and Mary Dunnell, of Georgetown.

[1764,] Mar. 3, Rev. Mr. Jno. Miller and Miss Margaret Rogers, of Georgetown.

[1764,] Mar. 7, James Thomson (Sen.) and Mary Higgins.

[1764,] Mar. 19, Capt. John Minot and Jemima Bradbury, of Falmouth.

[1764,] May 27, Peter Coombs and Jemima Coombs.

[1764,] Oct. 16, Wm. Owen, of Falmouth and Mary Dunning.

* Cape Rosier, Brooksville.

† Settled in Islesboro.

‡ Settled in Bangor.