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Pownalborough Marriage Intentions, 1760-1780

Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 4 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1889).

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INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE, COPIED FROM THE RECORDS OF POWNALBOROUGH,* 1760 to 1778.

(Contributed by William D. Patterson, Esq.. of Wiscasset.)
1760, Aug. 5, Daniel Brookins,† of Jeremy Squam Island,‡ and Hannah Young.

[1760,] Aug. 16, Jacob Metcalf and Deborah Danford.

[1760,] Nov. 5, Thomas Williamson and Sarah Blackledge.

1761, Feb. 4, Henry Griffis and Abagail Nights, both of Jeremy Squam.

[1761,] May 2, Moses Tomson and Elisabeth Taylor.

[1761,] Aug. 1, Abraham Nason and Anna Erik. (?)

[1761,] Sept. 5, Joshua Young and Elenor Whittam.

[1761,] Sept. 5, Solomon Backer and Ruth Pike, of Freetown.§

[1761,] Sept., Dennis Gatchel, of Abagadusett** and Mary Holmes.

[1761,] Oct. 31, James Hodge, of Freetown and Susannah Avrill.

1762, May 10, Peter Paterson, of Newcastle and Elisabeth Taylor.

[1762,] Oct. 4, Nathan Gove and Hannah Trask, both of Freetown.

[1762,] July 17, John Gray and Betty Boyinton.

[1762,] Sept. 2, John Decker, of Jeremy Squam and Anna Bradbury.

[1762,] Sept. 16, Samuel Gwoodwin, Jr. [sic], and Anna Gove.

1763, Jan. 1, Ebenezer Dean and Patience Brokins.

[1763,] Jan. 20, Doctor William Low and Mary Avrill.

[1763,] Jan. 25, James Paterson and Margaret Howard, of Cushonock.||

[1763,] Mar. 5, Abigah Smith and Jerusha Spofford.

[1763,] Mar. 10, Benjamin Coffin and Anna Kincard. (?)

[1763,] Mar. 26, John Bryant and Hannah Hilton.

[1763,] July 9, Benj. Pumroy and Hannah Pearce.

[1763,] Aug. 10, John Hughs and Elisabeth Kingsbury.

[1763,] Sept. 29, Thomas Jackson and Elisabeth Kincard.

[1763,] Oct. 16, Thomas Slooman and Lyda Honewel.

[1763,] Oct. 16, Alex. Gray and Abygal Young.

[1763,] Oct. 20, Israel Avrill and Mary Hilton, of Broad Cove.

[1763,] Oct. 21, Joseph Hilton and Anna Gray.

[1763,] Oct. 22, Nemiah Heventon, Jr., and Abygal Rines, both of Jeremy Squam.

[1763,] Dec. 17, Benj. Avrill and Mary Hunter.

[1763,] Dec. 31, ______ Honewell and Jane Jeleson.

1764, Feb. 4, Benjamin Albee and Abygal Clifford, both of Freetown.

[1764,] Mar. 8, Abigah Dickeson and Hannah Sevey.

[1764,] Mar. 17, Solomon Trask, of Freetown and Hannah Bucker.

[1764,] April 5, Benj. Kelley and Dorothy Robinson, both of Freetown.

* Pownalborough, incorporated 1760, as contained are now the towns of Dresden, Alna, Wiscasset and Perkins.

† When no town is named, the person belonged in Pownalborough.

‡ Jeremy Squam Island, now Westport.

§ Freetown, now Edgecomb, incorporated March 5, 1773.

** Abagadusett, now Bowdoinham.

|| Now Augusta.


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[1764,] April 5, Thomas Kelley and Abigal Crowel, both of do.

[1764,] April 9, Edmund Bridge and Phebe Bowman, of Lexington, (Mass.)

[1764,] June 2, Levi Powers, of Kennebec River and Sarah Danford.

[1764,] Nov. 2, Capt. Robert Twyeroe, (?) of Waterperry, England and Lyda Goodwin.

1765, Jan. 14, John Backer, Jr., and Elisabeth Pottle.

[1765,] Mar. 23, Paul Twambly and Mary Goudy, both of Harenton.*

[1765,] Mar. 23, Amos Goudy and Sarah Clark, both of Harenton.

1766, Nov. 12, Timothy Smellidge and Jemimah Black, both of Jeremy Squam.

[1766,] Dec. 2, Thomas Rice, Esq., and Rebecka Kingsbury.

[1766,] Dec. 18, Enoch Averill and Ruth Hilton.

[1766,] Dec. 28, Solomon Gove and Johannah Moore, both of Freetown.

1767, July 4, Benj. Harford and Anna Spaldin.

[1767,] Aug. 20, Noah Cross and Abygal Hammock, both of Freetown.

[1767,] Aug. 28, Samuel Webber and Marriam Crocker, both of do.

[1767,] Sept. 13, John Curier and Judah Prese. (?)

[1767,] Oct. 2, John Decker, Terts and Hannah Kean.

[1767,] Oct. 3, Willard Spaldin and Hannah Jordan.

[1767,] Oct. 30, Caleb Cresey and Meriba Hutchins.

[1767,] Nov. 4, John Jones, of Newcastle and Mary Runlet.

[1767,] Nov. 20, Hollis Hutchins and Elisabeth Boyinton.

[1767,] Dec., Oliver Boyinton and Sarah Hutchins.

1768, Mar. 28, Joseph Richards and Sarah Payrl. (?)

[1768,] Mar. 28, Gabriel Hambleton and Sarah Metcalf.

[1768,] May 28, Timothy Brown and Mary Lambert.

1765, Mar. 30, Robert Lambert and Abygal Urin, of New Castle.

[1765,] Mar. 30, Benj. Laten and Jane Webber, of Freetown.

[1765,] May 1, Adyno Nye and Mary Weeks, of Richmond.

[1765,] May 11, Robert Lumbert, Jr., and Abygal Savage, of Woolwich.

[1765,] May 25, William Sevey and Abygal Smith, of Woolwich. (?)

[1765,] July 12, Robert Hood, of Georgetown and Sarah Williamson Rowel.

[1765,] July 25, Asa Gore and Abygal Trask, both of Freetown.

[1765,] Aug. 30, Benj. Honewell and Abygal Rines, of Jeremy Squam.

[1765,] Aug. 30, Joseph Rines, of Jeremy Squam and Abygal Rickers.

[1765,] Sept. 12, Wm. McCallister, of Sheepscot River and Jerusha Spofford.

[1765,] Sept. 15, John McKenney and Sarah Kenney, of Georgetown.

[1765,] Nov. 59 [sic], Asa Smith and Ruth Averill.

[1765,] Dec. 21, Wm. Cunningham and Dolby Colbee, both of Freetown.

1766, Jan. 11, Samuel Williamson and Lyda Pike.

[1766,] Fe[b]. 18, James Richards and Elisabeth Hason, both of Freetown.

1765, Dec. 10, Nehemah Herenton, Jr., and Martha Smith, of Jeremy Squam.

1766, Feb. 15, Samuel Sylvester, Jr., and Mary Horner.

[1766,] Mar. 15, John Sevey and Maria Bradbury.

*Now Bristol.


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[1766,] April 5, Abraham Preble and Mary Gray.

[1766,] April 12, Jona Spofford and Mary Cothrin, of Freetown.

[1766,] May 3, John Johnson and Elisabeth Kenney.

[1766,] Oct. 4, William Slooman and Lyda Gray.

1768, June 7, Charles Cushing, Esq., and Elisabeth Sumner, of Roxbury, (Mass.)

[1768,] June 25, John Boyinton and Hannah Taylor.

[1768,] July 7, David Averill and Elisabeth Hilton.

[1768,] July 10, John Kingsbury and Elisabeth Place.

1770, June 7, Edward Springer, of Georgetown and Mary Stain.

[1770,] June 8, Thomas Murphe and Presilla Wallis, of Boston.

[1770,] June 14, Benj. Glidden, of New Castle and Youred Avrill.

[1770,] Aug. 16, John Woodman and Mary Cooper, of New Castle.

[1770,] Sept. 15, Moses Laiten and Rebecca Worster.

[1770,] Sept. 29, Samuel Averill and Mary McClanin.

[1770,] Sept. 29, John Call and Sarah Lewis, of Boothbay.

1769, June 25, Obdiah Robinson and Sarah Silvester.

[1769,] July 3, Oliver Peasley and Sarah Preble.

[1769,] July 15, John Dorin and Barshaba Webber, both of Freetown.

[1769,] Aug. 12, John Pumroy and Jane Chapman.

[1769,] July 15, Thomas Stuart and Sarah Averill.

[1769,] July 25, Henry Runlet and Mary Chapman.

[1769,] Aug. 9, Zenas Studson and Molly Perkins.

1770, Aug. 13, Benj. Colby and Elisabeth Foy.

[1770,] Oct. 29, John Hutchins and Moly Albee, both of Freetown.

1769, Dec. 26, James Gray and Susannah Walker, of Woolwich.

1770, Dec. 1, Henry Quint and Sarah Honewell.

[1770,] Dec. 8, James Moore and Mary Eastman, both of Freetown.

[1770,] Dec. 22, John Hilton, Jr. and Hannah Prat, near said town.

[1770,] Dec. 22, John Bryant and Lucy Stephens, both near Damariscotta River.

1771, Jan. 5, Thomas Bates and Catharen Kennedy, both of Freetown.

[1771,] Jan. 31, Charles Rundlet and Olive Chatland, of Boothbay.

[1771,] Feb. 19, Nathan Peasley and Lydia Bartlett, both near Pownalboro.

[1771,] Feb. 19, Jona Bartlett and Mary Peaslee, do do.

1769, Dec. 10, John Chapman and Hannah Blackledge.

[1769,] Dec. 17, David Danford and Mary Young.

1770, Feb. 12, Jona Bowman, Esq., and Mrs. Mary Emerson, of Boston.

[1770,] May 6, Joseph Taylor, Jr., and Ester Chapman.

1771, Mar. 29, Amos Hutchins and Mary Collar.

[1771,] April 20, John Smithson Leighton and Sarah Barey, both of Freetown.

[1771,] May 8, David Young and Rnchel Grant, of Woolwich.

[1771,] May 10, Abraham Lord and Mary ______.

[1771,] July 13, Timothy Langdon and Miss Sarah Vans, of Boston.

[1771,] July 13, Zekiel Sterne and Sarah Doge, of Freetown.

[1771,] July 13, Wm. Slooman and Abygail Greenleaf, of Georgetown.

[1771,] Aug. 10, John Patrick and Mary Colby, both of Freetown.


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[1771,] Sept. 8, Jonas Fitch and Anna Miller, of Bristol.

[1771,] Oct. 1, John Collier, of Whitehaven and Cathren Hungenford.

[1771,] Nov. 1, Elkanah Elemes and Elisabeth Thompson.

[1771,] Nov. 14, William Avrill and Abygal Gray.

[1771,] Nov. 21, Benjamin Tomson and Sarah Eastman, of Freetown.

[1771,] Dec. 27, Solomon Hersey and Bety Preble.

1772, Feb. 8, Isaac Clifford and Rachel Decker, both of Freetown.

[1772,] Mar. 19, Benjamin King and Ruth Bartlett, adjacent to Pownalboro.

[1772,] April 11, Azariah Pottle and Lucy Silvester.

[1772,] April 17, Timothy Parsons and Elisabeth Silvester.

[1772,] May 2, Thomas Rines, of Jeremy Squam and Mary Danford.

[1772,] May 2, Nath. Leeman and Elisabeth Blackledge, both of Freetown.

[1772,] May 9, Aaron Tomson and Elisabeth Runlet.

[1772,] May 12, Jonathan Heath, near ______ and Ann Glidden.

[1772,] June 1, John Wilson, of Workenton in Old England and Mary Smith.

[1772,] June 20, Ebenezer Silvester and Ann Hutchins.

[1772,] Aug. 2, William Fog and Anna Sutton.

[1772,] Aug. 30, Timothy Ferrin and Abygal Dana.

[1772,] Oct. 10, William Hersom and Phebe Gray.

[1772,] Oct. 10, Stephen Merril and Phebe Clifford, both of Freetown.

[1772,] Oct. 17, Solomon Sevey and Sarah McNear, of New Castle.

[1772,] Nov. 21, Charles Runlet and Anna Chase, of Freetown.

[1772,] Dec. 2, Paul Nute and Margaret Munsay. (?)

[1772,] Dec. 30, James Ayers and Mary Woodbridge, Newcastle.

[1772,] Dec. 31, Jonathan Colburn, of Stafford in Coneticut and Abehail Young.

1773, Jan. 16, Amos Pearson and Marcy Sevey.

[1773,] Jan. 16, William Decker and Johanna Marshal.

[1773,] Mar. 20, Samuel Gray and Sarah McCleland.

[1773,] Mar. 20, George Lewis, of Boothbay and Dorcas Lambert.

[1773,] Mar. 27, John Hilton and Rebeca Chase, of head of the Tide,

[1773,] April 3, Samuel Jonson, Newcastle and Lydia Reonix.

[1773,] June 12, Nath. Knight, of Jeremy Squam Island and Judah Eastman, of a place called Freetown.

[1773,] July 31, Jonathan Munsey, Jr., and Jane Jones.

[1773,] Aug. 8, Barth'w Fowler and Hannah Briant.

[1773,] Aug. 8, Joseph Gray and Lowes Rundlet.

[1773,] Sept. 5, Naphth Munsey and Christian Kincaid.

[1773,] Oct. 17, Rothins (?) Blagdon and Martha Laiton.

[1773,] Oct. 17, Joseph Lowell and Abigal Danford.

[1773,] Nov. 7, Joseph Thompson and Elisabeth Arnold.

1774, Jan. 9, David Carlton and Miriam Brown, of Brunswick.

[1774,] Jan. 9, John Sokey and Mary Colby, of Freetown.

[1774,] Jan. 22, Oliver Boynton and Sarah Fletcher.

[1774,] Feb. 27, John Gray, Jr., and Mehetable Brown, of Woolwich.

[1774,] Mar. 25, Job Averill and Mary Tuckermore.

[1774,] Mar. 30, Nymphas Bodfish and Mercy Goodwin.


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[1774,] April 9, John Averill and Mary Stewart.

[1774,] April 12, Dennis Linch and Abigal Chaples.

1774, April 24, Joseph Gray and Elenor Gray.

[1774,] April 24, Henry Thomas and Lydia Hall, of a place called Darmariscotty Pond.

[1774,] April 23, James Savage, of Woolwich and Anna Young.

[1774,] April 21, George Erskine and Elona McNear, of Newcastle.

[1774,] June 20, John Dunton, Edgecomb and Lucy Hammon.

[1774,] June 20, Abraham Decker and Ruth Chaples, both of Hoothbay.

[1774,] June 25, Samuel Averill and Jane Foy.

[1774,] July 23, Benjamin Young and Mary Hambleton.

[1774,] July 31, Aaron Tomson and Joanna Beal.

[1774,] Sept. 17, Carr (?) Barker and Sarah Harnden, of Woolwich.

[1774,] Sept. 17, Robert Foy and Barahabe Hutchins.

[1774,] Sept. 27, John Stain and Rebecca Emerson.

[1774,] Oct. 29, John Barber, of Charlestown and Molly Whither.

[1774,] Nov. 3, Moses Gray and Hannah Gray.

[1774,] Nov. 5, Jonathan Munsey and Betty Winslow.

1775, Feb. 10, Benjamin Thomson and Molly Fletcher.

[1775,] April 16, John Molloy and Hannah Hutchinson.

[1775,] April 23, John Chatman and Rachel Bointon.

[1775,] April 29, Ebenezer Greenlief and Elisabeth Chatman.

[1775,] May 18, Thomas Johnson and Abigale Goodwin, was published by the Rev. Parson Baley, by the desire of Samuel Goodwin, Esq.

[1775,] June 10, David Nash and Elisabeth Ordway.

[1775,] June 10, Jethro Delano and Abigail Eldred.

[1775,] Jun[e] 24, David Plummer and Sarah Hutchins.

[1775,] July 15, Samuel Gray and Susanah Cooper, of Newcastle.

[1775,] July 29, Asa Heath and Rebecca Philbrok.

[1775,] Aug. 12, Anthony Nutter and Betty Holbrook.

[1775,] Sept. 17, Jonathan Arad Powers and Abial Buckmaster.

[1775,] Sept. 23, Benjamin Gray and Katherine Bradbury.

[1775,] Oct. 7, Jacob Woodman and Elisabeth Rundlet.

[1775,] Oct. 14, John Quint and Lydia Young.

[1775,] Nov. 18, Henry Seaman and Sarah Chatman.

[1775,] Dec. 2, Moses Dudley and Apphia Sleeper, of a place called Eastern River without the bounds of any town.

[1775,] Dec. 25, Sobester (?) Murphy and Jane Murphy.

1776, Jan. 20, Joseph Stevens and Jane McNear, of Newcastle.

[1776,] Jan. 20, James McNear and Jane Erskine, of Bristol.

[1776,] Mar. 3, Timothy Williams, of Woolwich and Mariam Tomson.

[1776,] May 20, Rev. Mr. Thomas Moore and Mrs. Anna Kingsbury.

[1776,] Oct. 20, James Preble and Martha Turner, of Newcastle.

[1776,] Oct. 27, James Turner, of Sheepscot River and Rachel Sylvester.

[1776,] Nov. 20, David Boynton and Hannah Holbrook.

[1776,] Nov. 27, Israel Averill and Jenny Clark.

[1776,] Nov. 29, Samuel Emerson and Marcy Dudley.

[1776,] Nov. 30, John Johnston and Rebecca Goodwin.


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[1776,] Dec. 17, Daniel Lambert and Elisabeth Tar, of Ballstown.*

1777, Feb. 7, Abraham Southard, of Boothbay and Jenny Lambert.

[1777,] Feb. 8, Samuel Grover and Marv Trow.

[1777,] Mar. 19, Benjamin Abeat and Sarah Brown, of Brunswick.

[1777,] Mar. 24, John Ball and Thankful Brown, both of Ballstown.

[1777,] Mar. 29, David Kincaid and Mary Brown.

[1777,] April 4, Barnabas Baker and Mrs. Elisabeth Springer, of Bowdingham.

[1777,] April 12, Lemiual Williams, of Woolwich and Mrs. Anna Hilton.

[1777,] May 3, Obadiah Call and Experience Howling.

[1777,] June 11, Jacob Randall and Mrs. Nancy Harford, of Georgetown.

[1777,] Oct. 11, Ebenezer Hilton and Abigail Arnold.

[1777,] Oct. 13, William Young and Margaret Pomroy.

[1777,] Oct. 26, James Kincaid and Abigail Lambert.

[1777,] Nov. 9, Daniel Dunton, of Edgecomb and Abigal Smith.

[1777,] Nov. 23, Peter Holbrook and Martha Greenleaf.

[1777,] Nov. 23, John Moody, of Darmiscotta Pond and Olive Preble.

[1777,] Dec. 17, Reuben Gray and Rachel Young.

1778, Jan. 2, Capt. Daniel Scot and Elisabeth Nelson.

[1778,] Jan. 8, Caleb Bartlett and Molly Cooper, both of Head of the Tide.

1778, Mar. 13, Thomas Prince and Hannah Prince, of North Yarmouth.

[1778,] June 6, Amos Moody and Betty Chamberlain, both of a place called Head of the Tide.

[1778,] Aug. l5, Smith Baker and Elisabeth Bunker.

[1778,] Aug. 23, Ezekiel Peasley, of Head of the Tide and Nancy Preble.

[1778,] Oct. 3, Benjamin Arnold and Sarah Greenleaf.

[1778,] Oct. 18, Moses White, of Holewell and Margaret Caslaud.

[1778,] Dec. 6, Major John Huse and Miss Jemima Elwell.

[1778,] Dec. 30, Benj. Davis and Elisabeth Stilsin.

1779, Feb. 11, John Bagley and Mary Turner, both of Head of the Tide.

[1779,] Mar. 2, Israel Hunnewell and Molly McKenney.

[1779,] May 13, John Boynton and Hepzebah Fletcher.

[1779,] June 11, Stephen Call and Rezia Hatch, of Bowdoinham.

[1779,] Nov. 20, Stephen Marson and Jane McGoon.

1780, Jan. 20, Abraham Walker and Sarah Gray.

[1780,] Jan. 25, Morril Hilton and Anna Williams, of Woolwich.

[1780,] Feb. 10, Peletiah Boynton and Lydia Blackledge.

[1780,] Feb. 17, Samuel Kincaid and Sarah Steward.

[1780,] Feb. 23, Richard Kidder and Hannah Eastman, resident in Pownalboro'.

* Now Jefferson.