Support Maine Genealogy by making a donation or making a purchase!

Maine Genealogy Archives

Belfast Municipal Officers, 1773-1875

Source: Joseph Williamson, History of the city of Belfast in the state of Maine. (Portland Me.: Loring, Short, and Harmon, 1877-1913), Vol. 1.

[p. 851]
MUNICIPAL OFFICERS. 1773 to 1875.
Selectmen.
1773. John Brown. Benjamin Nesmith. James Patterson.
1774. John Brown. Benjamin Nesmith. James Patterson.
1775. John Brown. Benjamin Nesmith. James Patterson.
1776. John Tuft. John Brown. James Patterson.
1777. Solon Stephenson. Robert Patterson. Alexander Clark.
1778. Solon Stephenson. Robert Patterson. Alexander Clark.
1779. Solon Stephenson. Robert Patterson. Alexander Clark.

(Municipal organization suspended from 1779 to 1785.)
1785. James Patterson. John Cochran. Samuel Houston.
1786. James Patterson. John Cochran. Samuel Houston.
1787. Samuel Houston. Solon Stephenson. John Cochran.
1788. Solon Stephenson. John Cochran. Tolford Durham.
1789. John Cochran. Solon Stephenson. Tolford Durham.
1790. Jonathan Wilson. Robert Steele. John Cochran.
1791. Samuel McKeen. Robert Steele. Alexander Clark.
1792. Samuel McKeen. Jonathan Wilson. Samuel Houston, Jr.
1793. Jonathan Wilson. Samuel Houston, Jr. James Miller, Jr.
1794. Robert Steele. Samuel Houston, Jr. James Nesmith.
1795. Robert Steele. Samuel Houston, Jr. James Miller.
1796. Robert Steele. Alexander McMillan. Robert Houston.
1797. Nathaniel Patterson. Henry True. Alexander McMillan.
1798. Alexander McMillan. Robert Houston. Daniel Clary.
1799. Robert Houston. Daniel Clary. Ephraim McFarland.
1800. Robert Houston. James Nesmith. James Miller.
1801. Robert Houston. James Nesmith. Thaddeus Spring.
1802. James Nesmith. Samuel Houston, Jr. James Miller.
1803. Robert Houston. James Miller. John Cochran.
1804. Robert Houston. Thomas Cunningham. John Cochran.
1805. William Crosby. Tolford Durham. Reuben Derby.
1806. William Moody. Bohan P. Field. Samuel Houston, Jr.
1807. William Moody. Bohan P. Field. Samuel Houston, Jr.
1808. William Moody. Samuel Houston, Jr. Isaac Senter.
1809. William Moody. George Watson. Henry Goddard.
1810. Samuel Houston, Jr. John Merriam. Henry Goddard.
1811. Benjamin Poor. George Watson. Samuel Houston, Jr.
1812. George Watson. Benjamin Whittier. Samuel Houston, Jr.
1813. George Watson. Joseph Houston. Jonathan White.
1814. Asa Edmunds. Robert Patterson, 2d. Nathaniel Eells.
1815. George Watson. Jonathan White. Joseph Houston.
1816. George Watson. Robert Patterson, 2d. Jonathan White.
1817. John Merriam. Manasseh Sleeper. Nathaniel Eells.
1818. John Merriam. Manasseh Sleeper. Nathaniel Eells.


[p. 852]
1819. Manasseh Sleeper. James McCrillis. John S. Kimball.
1820. John Merriam. James McCrillis. Nathan Swan.
1821. John Merriam. James McCrillis. Nathan Swan.
1822. John Merriam. James McCrillis. Manasseh Sleeper.
1823. Philip Morrill. James McCrillis. William Avery.
1824. George Watson. James McCrillis. Salathiel Nickerson.
1825. Rufus B. Allyn. Joseph Smith. Samuel Gordon.
1826. Bohan P. Field. Robert Patterson, 2d. John Palmer.
1827. Bohan P. Field. Robert Patterson, 2d. John Palmer.
1828. Bohan P. Field. James McCrillis. Samuel Gordon.
1829. Bohan P. Field. James McCrillis. Samuel W. Miller.
1830. Peter Rowe. James McCrillis. Samuel W. Miller.
1831. Peter Rowe. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Henry Goddard.
1832. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Henry Goddard. James Gammans.
1833. James W. Webster. James McCrillis. Peter H. Smith.
1834. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Isaac Allard. Joseph Eayres.
1835. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Isaac Allard. Dennis Emery.
1836. Ralph C. Johnson. Isaac Allard. Arvida Hayford, Jr.
1837. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Isaac Allard. Arvida Hayford, Jr.
1838. Nathaniel H. Bradbury. Thomas Marshall. James Gammans.
1839. Nathaniel H. Bradbury. Thomas Marshall. James Gammans.
1840. Nathaniel H. Bradbury. Thomas Marshall. James Gammans.
1841. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Benj. F. Blackstone. Samuel Haynes.
1842. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Benj. F. Blackstone. Samuel Haynes.
1843. Nathaniel M. Lowney. Benj. F. Blackstone. Samuel Haynes.
1844. Thomas Marshall. Benj. F. Blackstone. Samuel Haynes.
1845. Thomas Marshall. Benj. F. Blackstone. Daniel Putnam.
1846. Thomas Marshall. Benj. F. Blackstone. Daniel Putnam.
1847. Nathaniel M. Lowney. James Gammans. Abram N. Noyes.
1848. Nathaniel M. Lowney. James Gammans. Abram N. Noyes.
1849. Prescott Hazeltine. James Gammans. Abram N. Noyes.
1850. Prescott Hazeltine. James Gammans. Abram N. Noyes.
1851. James P. White. Ansel Lennan. Franklin Brier.
1852. Daniel Haraden. William T. Colburn. Franklin Brier.

UNDER CITY ORGANIZATION
Mayors.
1853. Ralph C. Johnson.
1854 to 1857. Sherburn Sleeper.
1857 to 1860. William PItcher.
1860. Richard Moody.
1861 to 1863. James P. White.
1863 to 1865. Albert G. Jewett.
1865 to 1867. Nehemiah Abbott.
1867 to 1868. Albert G. Jewett.
1868 to 1871. Axel Hayford.
1871 to 1874. William C. Marshall.
1874. John G. Brooks.

Aldermen.
1853.
Ward 1. Rowland Carlton (to April 4).
Ward 1. Hiram O. Alden (from Apr. 4).
Ward 2. Stephen S. Lewis.
Ward 3. Thomas Marshall.
Ward 4. Ephraim K. Maddocks.
Ward 5. William Rust.

1854.
Ward 1. Nathaniel H. Bradbury.
Ward 2. Andrew T. Palmer.
Ward 3. Calvin Hervey.
Ward 4. Joshua Towle.
Ward 5. William Rust.

1855.
Ward 1. Nathaniel H. Bradbury.
Ward 2. Andrew T. Palmer.
Ward 3. Calvin Hervey.
Ward 4. William E. Mitchell.
Ward 5. Elijah Morrill.

1856.
Ward 1. James P. White.
Ward 2. Ephraim Swett.
Ward 3. James White.
Ward 4. William E. Mitchell.
Ward 5. Cyrus Patterson.


[p. 853]
1857.
Ward 1. James P. White.
Ward 2. H. N. Lancaster.
Ward 3. Charles C. Edmunds.
Ward 4. Harrison Hayford.
Ward 5. Joseph H. Kaler.

1858.
Ward 1. James P. White.
Ward 2. Sherburn Sleeper.
Ward 3. Hiram Chase.
Ward 4. George B. Ferguson.
Ward 5. George Woods.

1859.
Ward 1. Columbia P. Carter.
Ward 2. Robert O. Patterson.
Ward 3. Charles C. Edmunds.
Ward 4. George Hemenway.
Ward 5. George W. Reed.

1860.
Ward 1. William O. Poor.
Ward 2. Daniel Lane, Jr.
Ward 3. Silas M. Fuller.
Ward 4. Charles Moore.
Ward 5. David M. Patterson.

1861.
Ward 1. Prescott Hazeltine.
Ward 2. Daniel Lane, Jr.
Ward 3. Silas M. Fuller.
Ward 4. Charles Moore.
Ward 5. Benjamin Kelley, Jr.

1862.
Ward 1. Prescott Hazeltine.
Ward 2. Daniel Lane, Jr.
Ward 3. Cyrus Patterson.
Ward 4. Charles Moore.
Ward 5. Benjamin Kelley, Jr.

1863.
Ward 1. William H. Burrill.
Ward 2. Horatio H. Johnson.
Ward 3. Cyrus Patterson.
Ward 4. Benjamin F. Blackstone.
Ward 5. William Davis.

1864.
Ward 1. Wakefield G. Frye.
Ward 2. Stephen S. Lewis.
Ward 3. George McDonald.
Ward 4. Benjamin F. Blackstone.
Ward 5. George D. McCrillis.

1865.
Ward 1. Columbia P. Carter.
Ward 2. Sherburn Sleeper.
Ward 3. George McDonald.
Ward 4. Benjamin F. Blackstone.
Ward 5. George D. McCrillis.

1866.
Ward 1. Columbia P. Carter.
Ward 2. Augustus Perry.
Ward 3. George McDonald.
Ward 4. Charles Moore.
Ward 5. William Cunningham.

1867.
Ward 1. William M. Rust.
Ward 2. Seth L. Milliken.
Ward 3. Silas M. Fuller.
Ward 4. Ebenezer Newell.
Ward 5. George Woods.

1868.
Ward 1. Columbia P. Carter.
Ward 2. Seth L. Milliken.
Ward 3. Silas M. Fuller.
Ward 4. Ebenezer Newell.
Ward 5. Joseph H. Kaler.

1869.
Ward 1. Reuben Sibley.
Ward 2. Seth L. Milliken.
Ward 3. Silas M. Fuller.
Ward 4. George B. Ferguson.
Ward 5. Timothy C. Ellis.

1870.
Ward 1. Henry H. Forbes.
Ward 2. Seth L. Milliken.
Ward 3. L. D. Woodward.
Ward 4. George B. Ferguson.
Ward 5. George W. Reed.

1871.
Ward 1. Nathan F. Houston.
Ward 2. John G. Brooks.
Ward 3. William H. Fogler.
Ward 4. George B. Ferguson.
Ward 5. Joseph H. Kaler.

1872.
Ward 1. Nathan F. Houston.
Ward 2. John G. Brooks.
Ward 3. William H. Fogler.
Ward 4. George B. Ferguson.
Ward 5. Joseph H. Kaler.

1873.
Ward 1. Nathan F. Houston.
Ward 2. John G. Brooks.
Ward 3. William H. Fogler.
Ward 4. Albert Gammans.
Ward 5. Joseph H. Kaler.

1874.
Ward 1. Harrison Mahoney.
Ward 2. William Pitcher.
Ward 3. M. P. Woodcock.
Ward 4. Albert Gammans.
Ward 5. Benjamin Kelley.


[p. 854]
Presidents Common Council.
1853. Joseph Williamson.
1854. William T. Coburn.
1855. Samuel G. Thurlow.
1856. Samuel G. Thurlow.
1857. Samuel G. Thurlow.
1858. Samuel G. Thurlow.
1859. Oakes Angier.
1860. Oakes Angier.
1861. J. W. Frederick.
1862. Noah M. Mathews.
1863. Daniel Putnam.
1864. Isaac M. Boardman.
1865. George R. Sleeper.
1866. Fred. Barker.
1867. Marshall Davis.
1868. Marshall Davis.
1869. Henry H. Forbes.
1870. Lewis W. Pendleton.
1871. Charles Baker.
1872. Asa A. Howes.
1873. Asa A. Howes.
1874. William M. Woods.

Town Clerks.
1773 to 1775. John Mitchell.
1775 to 1779. Samuel Houston.
1784 to 1791. Samuel Houston.
1791 to 1800. Alexander Clark.
1800 to 1813. Jonathan Wilson.
1813 to 1814. William Moody.
1814 to 1815. Benjamin Whittier.
1815 to 1816. William Moody.
1817 to 1822 Benjamin Whittier.
1822 to 1825. Herman Abbott.
1825 to 1830. Nathaniel H. Bradbury.
1830 to 1831. Joel Hills.
1831 to 1834. James W. Webster.
1834 to 1838. David W. Lothrop.
1838 to 1841. Henry Colburn.
1841 to 1845. David W. Lothrop.
1845 to 1846. Henry Colburn.
1846. Joseph Wheeler (to July 1).
1846. Henry Colburn.
1847 to 1850. Nathaniel Patterson.
1850 to 1853. Joseph Wheeler.

City Clerks.
1853 to 1856. Joseph Wheeler.
1856 to 1860. John H. Quimby.
1860 to 1861. William T. Colburn.
1861 to 1864. Otis B. Woods.
1864 to 1873. John H. Quimby.
1873 to 1875. Emery Boardman.

Town Treasurers.
1773 to 1779. John Barnet.
1779. John Cochran.
1785. John Tuft.
1786 to 1796. Tolford Durham.
1796. Jonathan Wilson.
1797. Solon Stephenson.
1798 to 1802. Tolford Durham
1802 to 1805. James Nesmith.
1805. Bohan P. Field.
1806. James Nesmith.
1810 to 1812. John Wilson.
1812. John Huse.
1813. John Angier.
1814. John Merriam.
1815 to 1817. John Cochran.
1817. Asa Edmunds.
1818. John S. Kimball.
1819. John Merriam.
1820 to 1823. John S. Kimball.
1823. Samuel French.
1824 to 1830. Thomas Marshall.
1830 to 1834. Frye Hall.
1834. Samuel French.
1835. Rufus B. Allyn.
1836 to 1838. James White.
1838 to 1841. John Haraden.
1841 to 1847. Timothy Chase.
1848 to 1852. Daniel Haraden.
1852. Augustus Perry.

City Treasurers.
1853. Augustus Perry.
1854 to 1857. John S. Caldwell.
1857. Charles Palmer.
1858 to 1860. Augustus Perry.
1860. James White.
1861 to 1867. Thomas Marshall.
1867 to Sept. 1, 1868. Daniel Haraden.
1868 to 1871. Timothy Thorndike.
1871 to 1875. Daniel Haraden.