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Deaths of Aged Persons in Gardiner and Pittston

Source: John Wesley Hanson, History of Gardiner, Pittston and West Gardiner (Gardiner Me.: W. Palmer, 1852).

Deaths in Pittston are labeled "(P.)," in West Gardiner "(W. G.)."

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Name of some of the persons who have died in Gardiner and Pittston, aged 60 years and upwards, not recorded in previous pages. Obtained from family Bibles, gravestones, Eastern Chronicle, Christian Intelligencer, American Standard, Gardiner Spectator, Ledger, Fountain, Sling, Transcript and Dispatch.

Elizabeth Blood, 77., Aug., 1848; Russel Braley, 60, March 22, 1845; John Blake, 90, January 20, 1848; Joseph Blodgett, 91, (P.) July, 1848; Nathaniel Bryant, 74, Oct. 10, 1850; Lydia Blanchard, 78, Sept. 14, 1850; Joseph Bowman, 66, July 10, 1830; Betsey Blake, 71, May 30, 1848; Joanna Bradstreet, 73, July 13, 1817; Frances Bowman, 65, (?) March 11, 1824; Nathaniel Bryant, 74, Oct. 10, 1850 [sic]; Leonard Blanchard, (P.) May 1, 1851; Hannah Ballard, 66, Oct., 1842.

Betsey Cowen, 72, Nov. 27, 1848; Joseph Col-


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lins, 89, Dec. 6, 1848; John Colburn, 67, (P.) April 15, 1850; Margaret Chapman, 76, August, 1844; Sally L. Cooper, 69, (P.) May 4, 1848; Elizabeth Clark, 74, (P.) Feb. 26, 1825; Isaac Clark, 76, (P.) July, 1825; Abigail Colcord, 88, August 1825; Rachel Colcord, 71, August, 1825; Samuel Clark, (P.) 72, May 27, 1851; James N. Cooper, (P.) 63, July 17, 1849; Gershom Cox, (P.) 83, April 12, 1849; Thomas Coss, 76, (P.) March, 1843; Wm. Crawford, 83, Oct. 1841; Hannah Chase, 80, Sept. 28, 1851; Henry Crawford, 86, Dec. 28, 1851; Nancy Clark, 76, Dec. 12, 1851.

Sarah Day, 81, Aug. 13, 1847; Dolly Damon, 78, Dec. 15, 1850; Amelia F. Dugann, 79; Feb. 1849; John Dockendorf, (P.) 79, April 30, 1841; Nancy Dockendorf, (P.) 53, June 17, 1829.

Sarah Eastman, 85, Dec. 1850; Mary Eldred, 64, (P.) Oct. 6, 1837; Micah Eldred, 70, (P.) Aug. 17, 1847.

Lucy Fuller, 83, May 4, 1846; S. Ferguson, 80, January 27, 1850; Francis Flitner, 76, (P.) April 3, 1850; Lucy Francis, 80, Dec. 29, 1831.

Seth Getchell, 91, (P.) Aug. 1844; Abigail Griffin, (P.) July 25, 1846; Moses Goodwin, 76, (P.) Dec. 27, 1840.

John Hutchinson, 61, (P.) Jan. 5, 1846; Mary Hunt, 101 years 7 months, (P.) March, 1847; Jane Hill, 64, Nov. 21, 1847; John Hazeltine, 70, Sept. 3, 1848; Andrew Hutchins, 64, February 9, 1851; Sarah Ham, 81, Jan. 20, 1851; Dr. Silas Holman, M. D.* 61, Sept. 17, 1850; Joseph Haskell, 62, Dec. 4, 1849; Wm. Haskell, 79, August 9, 1830; Jane Hanscom, 79, Sept. 5, 1838; Harlow Harden, 68,

*Graduated at Harvard, practised here 30 years.


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Oct. 19, 1843; Elizabeth Houghton, 83, March 22, 1851; Esther Hildreth, 71, Feb. 1841; Sarah Harding, 80, Nov. 29, 1851.

Wm. James, 70, July, 1845; Enoch Jewett, 69, (P.) Feb. 22, 1846; Christopher Jackings, 78, Feb. 9, 1826, (P.); Mehitable Jones, 79, April 29, 1843; Hannah Jones, (P.) 62, Nov. 12, 1849; Samuel Jones, (P.) 69, Oct. 22, 1849; Jesse Jewett, Aug. 22, 1842, (P.) 73*; Benj. Jackson, 70, (P.) June 14, 1842; Christopher Jackings, 76, (P.) Nov. 1843; Andrew Johnson, 75, Aug. 1843.

Charles Kinsman, 66, (P.) April 16, 1847; Lydia Keith, 87, (P.) Dec. 1, 1848.

Deborah Leighton, 85, Sept. 29, 1844; Samuel Little, 79, (P.) Dec. 21, 1848; Reuben Libby, 60, March 13, 1825.

Lydia Meroe, 87, April 29, 1848; John Merrill, 74, May, 1849; Mary McCausland, 88, Dec. 8, 1848; Nathaniel Marston, 72, Jan. 18, 1848; James Marston, 74, Dec. 23, 1850; Abigail Mussey, 67, Aug. 8, 1825; Joseph Mathews, 84, Aug. 26, 1850; Anna McLellan, 61, Sept. 22, 1850; Widow Marson, (P.) 93, May 16, 1832; Daniel Merrill, 71, Sept. 7, 1851.

Zebulon Newell, 74, Dec. 1825; John Nichols, 78, Oct. 30, 1824; John Nickels, (P.) 92, July 20, 1849.

John Oliver, 82, Oct. 1848; Samuel Oakman, Dec. 18, 1822.

Ebenezer Pierce, 75, December 5, 1851; Edward Philips, 64, Dec. 12, 1851; Mary Potter, 71, June 1842; Sarah Peacock, 61, Dec. 3, 1846; Nancy Pray, 71, April 6, 1849; Mary Palmer, 60, Nov.,

*Died at Windsor, was deputy sheriff, lived at Bowman's Point.


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1848; Mary Parker, 88, Jan. 7, 1817; Catharine Porter, 74, (P.) March 10, 1831; Dr. James Parker, 69, Nov. 9, 1837; his widow, Dorcas, (Marble), yet living; b. June 2, 1773; m. March 25, 1798; Ebenezer Preble, 75, Dec. 5, 1851.

Joseph Roberts, 69, April 15, 1846; Priscilla Roberts, 69, Aug. 2, 1848; Eunice Robinson, 71, Nov. 9, 1848; James Rollins, December 6, 1830, aged 60.

Rebecca Smith, 67, Nov. 18, 1850; Chapin Sampson, 86, Dec. 30, 1850; Isaac Sawyer, 85, May 11, 1847; Hannah Sumner, 75, April 24, 1828; Miriam Shepherd, 91, June 10, 1825; Sarah Sampson, 83, (W. G.) June, 1851; Esther Savels, 77, May 28, 1851; Susan Springer, 73, October 3, 1842; John Stevens, 69, (P.) Dec. 1842; Asa Stevens, 65, Feb. 1841.

Elihu Thorp, 75, April 7, 1850; Betsey Thurston, 74, July 24, 1844; Lucy Troop, 97, (P.) April, 1847; Royal Tarbox, 70, Sept. 5, 1848; Michael Tappan, Aug. 1831; Mary Tilton, 73, Nov. 6, 1847.

Jane Wells, 75, July 12, 1848; Margaret Warren, 75, April, 1845; Lucy Woodward, 69, Feb. 15, 1848; Wm. Whitmore, 82, May 27, 1850; Lydia White, (P.) 77, Dec. 20, 1841; Daniel Woodward, 68, April, 1843; Lois Williams, 89, Dec. 11, 1841. Mrs. Whipple, 79, March 13, 1829.