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Some Hampden Gravestone Inscriptions

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

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DEATHS IN HAMPDEN, MAINE.
COPIED FROM INSCRIPTIONS ON GRAVESTONES.
Dea. Timothy Adams, died April 20, 1835, aged 54.

Betsey, wife of Dea. Daniel Perkins, formerly wife of Dea. Timothy Adams, died Oct. 19, 1847, aged 68.

Stevens Atwood, died Sept. 7, 1844, aged 71.

Wife Anna, died Sept. 28, 1848, aged 78.

Richard S. Blasdell, died Oct. 27, 1846, aged 85 years, 4 mos.

Wife Rebecca, died Nov. 7, 1844, aged 77 years, 9 mos.

Jacob Curtis, died Oct. 16, 1852, aged 76 years, 11 mos.

Wife Catharine (Swan,) died Aug. 31, 1854, aged 74.

Mrs. Betsey Covel, died July 31, 1833, aged 84.

Solomon Covel, died Aug. 27, 1833, aged 48 years, 11 mos.

Wife Mehetable, died Sept. 18, 1861, aged 77 years, 16 days.

Amos Dow, died Aug. 7, 1872, aged 90.

Wife Hannah, died Aug. 8, 1870, aged 80.

Elias Dudley, died Jan. 29, 1867, aged (78.)

Daniel Done, died Nov. 27, 1847, aged 58.

Wife Mehetable, died April 14, 1869, aged 74 years, 10 mos.

John Dillingham, died April 10, 1858, aged 58 years, 4 mos.

Wife Azubah, died Aug. 11, 1871, aged 65 years, 11 mos.

Jesse S. Dean, died Mar. 12, 1873, aged 89 years, 3 mos.

Wife Dorcas, died May 4, 1861, aged 71.

George Dillingham, died Aug. 21, 1881, aged 79 years, 9 mos.

Wife Priscilla, died July 17, 1852, aged 46 years, 6 mos.

Samuel Emerson, died Nov. 30, 1826, aged 47 years, 9 mos.

Wife Esther, died Nov. 16, 1865, aged 80 years, 5 mos.

Nahum Emery, died Feb. 14, 1846, aged 83.

Wife Betsey, died Jan. 4, 1851, aged 78 years, 4 mos.

Capt. Daniel Emery, died Aug. 10, 1864, aged 71.

Wife Hannah (Sabin,) died Feb. 27, 1825, aged 40.

Wife Lydia, died Jan. 8, 1828, aged 24. (?)

Major John Emery, Jr., drowned Jan. 7, 1819, aged 33.

Wife ______, died April 29, 1844, aged 56.

John Emery, Jr., died Aug. 2, 1849, aged 39.

Ziba, (?) wife of Col. Andrew Grant, died Oct. 28, 1816, aged 53.

Capt. Gooden Grant, died July 28, 1822, aged 61.

Major Daniel Grant, died Oct. 24, 1825, aged 33 years, 11 mos.

Wife Ruth, died Jan. 13, 1849, aged 53.

Elisha Grant, died Oct. 3, 1871, aged 78 years, 10 mos.

Wife Rachel, died Nov. 7, 1821, aged 31.

Simeon Gorton, died May 28, 1828, aged 78.

Catherine, wife of Dea. Jonathan Haskins and widow of Simeon Gorton, died April 14, 1844, aged 79.

George Haliburton, died June 10, 1842, aged 75.

Wife Catherine, died Oct. 25, 1855, aged 68.

Perez Hamlin, died July 21, 1835, aged 80.


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Wife Sabra, daughter of Elisha Cobb, of Wellfleet, died Feb. 13, 1850, aged 57.

Allen Hopkins, died Dec. 23, 1819, aged 68.

Wife, died Jan. 3, 1833, aged 44.

Jonathan Hopkins, born Bucksport; died Jan. 13, 1822, aged 38.

Wife Mary, died Jan. 15, 1860, aged 70 years, 4 mos.

Solomon Hardy, died Mar. 16, 1852, aged 77.

Wife Anna S. Pearson, died Feb. 26, 1345. aged 75.

Benjamin Hardy, died Sept. 13, 1851, aged 80.

Wife Polly, born [sic] June 6, 1863; aged 94 years, 9 mos.

Gen. Jedediah Herrick, born Jan. 9, 1780; died Oct. 13, 1849.

Wife Mehetable ______.

Samuel Hatton, born Hampton, Virginia Dec. 24, 1784; died in Iowa, Sept. 25, 1851.

Wife Elisabeth Service, born Boston, May 19, 1783; died Hampden, Jan. 13, 1856, aged 74.

William H. Hatton, b. Nov. 19, 1816; died Sept. 13, 1853.

Robert Hatton, born Boston, June 3, 1824; died at Panama, July, 1849.

John Lane, died April 13, 1874, aged 88 years, 3 mos, 13 days.

Wife Abigail, died Mar. 15, 1843, aged 53 years, 4 mos.

Wife Pamelia R., died Oct. 10, 1871, aged 69.

John Pomroy, died Sept. 1, 1842, aged 71 years, 4 mos., 22 days.

Wife Elisabeth, born Jan. 17, 1778; died Mar. 12, 1853.

Lucy Pomroy, died Sept. 18, 1825, aged 80.

Arad H. Pomroy, born Jan. 15, 1787; died Oct. 28, 1853.

Wife Charity Emery, born Nov. 14, 1785; died Oct. 24, 1854.

Moses B. Patten, born Sept. 12, 1787; died Sept. 2, 1874.

Wife Sarah, died Sept. 3, 1846; aged 54 years, 7 mos.

Capt. David Patten, born Aug. 31, 1792; died Oct. 18, 1837.

Dorcas, wife of Asa Porter, died Sept. 13, 1867; aged 76 years, 3 mos., 8 days.

Major William H. Reed, died Mar. 31, 1858, aged 78 1-2.

Wife Lucy, died Apr. 12, 1858, aged 63 years, 6 mos.

Dr. Allen Rogers, died July 18, 1864, aged 78 years, 5 mos.

Wife Mary, died May 18, 1858, aged 72.

William Sewall, died July 9, 1840.

Wife Aurelia, died Sept. 7, 1854, aged 61.

Andrew Strong,* died Jan. 28, 1847, aged 78.

Wife Sarah, died Corinth, Aug. 18, 1863, aged 85.

Benjamin Snow, died Mar. 24, 1854, aged 57.

Wife Betsey, died Sept. 15, 1863, aged 68 years, 11 mos.

Eldad Stubbs, died April 9, 1873, aged 86.

Wife Huldah, died Oct. 3, 1857, aged 66 years, 11 mos.

Benjamin Swett, died Oct. 13, 1854. aged 85.

Wife Joanna, died May 16, 1801, aged 27.

Second wife Mehetable died Jan. 17, 1839, aged 64 years, 6 mos.

Mordecai Thayer, settled in Hampden, 1800; died May 4, 1835, aged 82.

* The well known Land Surveyor.


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Wife Rachel, died Oct. 26, 1846, aged 62.

Capt. Joseph Wardwell, died June 21, 1834, aged 73.

Wife Elisabeth, died January, 1851, aged 82 years, 7 mos.

John Wallace, died Aug. 28, 1861, aged 81.

Wife Betsey, died Dec. 19, 1860, aged 72.