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Mount Desert Marriage Intentions, 1789-1809

Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 5 (Bangor, Me.: J.W. Porter, 1890).

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INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE IN MOUNT DESERT, 1789-1809.*
(CONTRIBUTED BY LYMAN H. SOMES, ESQ., OF MT. DESERT.)

1789, July 2, (?) Charles Gott and Louis Hooker, of Deer Isle.

[1789,] Nov. 4, Smith Hopkins and Rebekah Higgins.

1790, April 1, David Hamor and Experience Thompson.

[1790, April 1,] Gideon Mayo and Ester Hadley.

[1790,] May 21, John Manchester Jr., and Mary Hadlock.

[1790,] Nov. 2, William Wasgatt and Thankful Hopkins.

1791, Feb. 26, Samuel Hadlock and Sarah Manchester.

[1791,] May 2, David Higgins and Olive Hadley.

[1791,] April 20, Daniel Hamor and Polly Hodgkins.

[1791,] May 2, Moses Wasgatt and Eunice Higgins.

[1791,] May 22, Chandler Branscombe and Rebekah Tinker.

[1791,] Oct. 17, Elkanah Remick and Mrs. Phebe Doane.

[1791,] Oct. 8, Nath'l Marcyes and Hannah Higgins.

[1791,] Sept. 17, Thomas Manchester and Hannah Hadlock.

[1791,] July 30, John Rich, second and Susanna Tucker.

1792, Jan. 30, David Stanwood and Eunice Wasgatt.

[1792,] Oct. 15, Nicholas Thomas and Jane Richardson.

[1792, Oct.] 27, John Somes and Judith Richardson.

1793, Feb. 23, Thomas Wasgatt, 3d, and Polly Frye.

[1793, Feb. 23,] Andrew Monach and Hannah Rodick.

[1793,] April 6, Stephen Salisbury and Anna Young of Eastham, Mass.

[1793, April] 20, Lieut. Col. Cornelius Thompson and Peggy Thomas.

[1793,] March 2, William Leland and Reliance Higgins.

[1793, March 2,] Isaac Reed, of Sedgwick, and Sarah Freeman.

[1793,] Aug. 10, Eleazer Higgins and Sarah Hadley.

[1793, Aug.] 24, Samuel Moore and Mrs. Sarah Pecke. (?)

[1793,] Nov. 23, Stephen Richardson and Margaret Webber.

[1793,] Dec. 2, William Davis and Sally Rich.

[1793,] July 30, Joseph Burt of Boothbay, and Mary Bartlett.

1794, Jan. 4, Isaac Bunker, Jr., and Polly Hadlock.

[1794,] May 24, Billy Richardson and Lucy Hadlock.

[1794,] July 12, Benj. Benson of New Vineyard, and Hannah Norwood.

[1794,] Sept. 16, Reuben Freeman, Jr., and Rhoda Richardson.

[1794, Sept.] 15, Samuel Hadley and Lydia Higgins.

[1794,] Sept. 24, Joseph Mayo and Widow Janet Higgins.

1795, July 11, David Heath and Sally Bullin.

[1795,] Nov. 19, Daniel Hamlin, of Deer Isle and Hannah Richardson.

[1795,] Oct. 24, Jonathan Rich and Margarett Gott.

[1795,] Dec. 3, Amos Lunt and Mary Bartlett.

1796, April 25, Welch Moore and Sarah Spurling.

*Mount Desert was incorporated February 17, 1789. This record included the whole island, up to Feb. 22, 1796, when Eden was incorporated.


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[1796,] July 16, Charles Gott and Susanna Thompson, of Deer Isle.

[1796, July 16,] Benjamin Gott and Lydia Morgan.

[1796,] Feb. 26, Wm. Roberts, of Penobscot and Molly Rich.

[1796,] Feb. 9, Judah Chase Jr., of Brunswick and Lucy Bartlett.

[1796,] Sept. 19, Geo. Freeman and Tamasaie Richardson.

1797, June 26, Elias Bartlett and Eliza Cooper.

[1797,] Sept. 27, Benjamin Davis and Mary Hodgdon.

[1797,] Aug. 7, Nathaniel Davis and Abigail Bunker.

[1797,] Dec. 29, Jonathan Kent and Jenney Hodgdon.

[1797, Dec.] 1, Daniel Somes and Clarissa Beal.

1798, Feb. 10, Joseph Moore and Nancy Rich.

[1798,] July 7, John Gott and Ruth Barton.

[1798,] Sept. 12, Alexander Nutter and Betsey Kent.

[1798, Sept.] 21, Enoch Richardson and Polly Grow.(?)

[1798,] Oct. 27, Isaac Ober, of Sedgwich [sic] and Anna Milliken.

1799, Oct. 12, David Bunker and Esther Tarr. Said David Bunker was married to the Widow Esther Tarr by Rev. Jonathan Powers of Penobscot.

1800, Aug. 20, Samuel Kent and Patty McVickar.

[1800,] Nov. 27, John Buffit and Widow Peggy Rooms. (?)

1801, Jan. 3, James Alley and Polly Bartlett.

[1801,] July 10, Joseph Hodgdon Jr., and Pamelia Young.

[1801,] Dec. 19, Alex Robertson and Eunice Nutter.

1802, July 2, Moses Staples, of Swan's Island, and Betsey Rafnell.

[1802,] Oct. 4, Charles Higgins and Nancy Bartlett.

[1802,] May 19, Abraham Richardson and Mary Wormwell of New Casco.

[1802,] Nov. 24, Wm. Gilley, Jr., and Hannah Lurvey.

[1802,] Dec. 30, Moses Ladd and Sally Lurvey.

1803, March 16, John Bowden and Jane Richardson.

[1803,] Dec. 5, Wm. Norwood and Deborah Winslow, of Vinal Haven.

1804, Jan. 28, John Billings and Jenny Hodgdon.

[1804,] Jan. 26, Jonathan Tinker and Abigail Davis.

[1804,] Oct. 2, Jesse Higgins, of Eden, and Hannah Reid.

[1804,] May 22, John Rich and Comfort Manchester.

[1804,] April 11, Wm. Peachey (?) and Easter Richardson.

[1804,] Oct. 20, Daniel Dix and Sally Brown.

[1804,] Nov. 2, Peter Lancaster and Anna Stanley.

[1804,] Oct. 20, Jacob Night (Knight) of Falmouth, and Rachel Richardson.

[1804,] Nov. 3, Isaac Mayo and Joanna Young.

[1804,] July 2, John Crane and Naby Bunker.

[1804,] Dec. 1, Robert Spurling and Mary Stanley.

[1804,] Dec. 8, Simeon Milliken and Rachel Wasgatt.

[1804,] Nov. 1, James Somes and Betsy Gott.

1805, Feb. 20, John Royal and Susan Richardson.

[1805,] Oct. 31, Isaac Somes and Sally Kitteredge of Billerica.

[1805,] Sept. 31 [sic], Abner Lunt and Jenny Daws.

[1805,] Sept. 4, John Hamilton and Eunice Gilley.


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1805, Dec. 10, James Kelly and Anna Norwood.

[1805,] Sept. 30, Nathan Clark and Mercy Higgins.

1806, June 27, Lewis Clark and Pamelia Page.

[1806, no month or day given] John Lear and Prudence Reed.

[1806,] Sept. 6, James Tinker and Sally Davis.

[1806, Sept.] 23, John Davis and Lois Rich.

[1806, Sept.] 26, Ebenezer Lane and Jane Bowdan.

[1806,] Oct. 4, Joseph Lancaster and Nancy Moore.

[1806, Oct.] 7, Wm. Gott and Susanna Milliken.

1807, Feb. 12, James Brown and Sukey Lurvey.

[1807,] Mar. 9, Wm. P. Cummings and Mary Richardson.

[1807, Mar.] 21, James Means, of Surry and Elisabeth Heath.

[1807, Mar.] 24, Tobias Fernald and Comfort Tarr.

[1807,] April 7, Daniel Pepper, of Brooksfield, (Brooksville) and Louisa Ward.

[1807,] June 17, Spencer Holmes and Phebe Stanley.

[1807,] July 29, same to same.

[1807,] Oct. 12, Daniel Burnam and Betsey Norwood.

[1807,] Oct. 12, John Brown and Susanna Norwood.

[1807,] Oct. 29, Pelta (?) Scott and Puah (?) Richardson.

[1807,] July 29, John Clark and Sarah Wasgatt.

[1807,] Aug. 3, Thomas Spurling and Hannah Spurling.

[1807,] Oct. 29, Jacob Rotchwood and Elisabeth Gott.

1808, Mar. 5, Charles McDamon and Eliza Gott.

1808, May 27, Joseph Wormell and Hannah Wasgatt.

[1808,] Nov. 3, Joshua Sawyer and Abigail Milliken.

1809, Sept. 26, Josiah Smellidge and Patience Rodick.