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Inscriptions from North Bucksport

Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 7 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1892).

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INSCRIPTION[S] FROM GRAVE STONES AT NORTH BUCKSPORT, MAINE.
Henry Atwood, died May 16, 1848; aged 82. Wife Betsey died Oct. 6, 1849; aged 80.

Henry Atwood, Jr., died Nov. 14, 1827; aged 32. Wife Ruth died Oct. 17, 1815; aged 21.

Capt. Stevens Avery, wife Thankful, died March 1, 1857; aged 79.

Moses Blasdell, born May 3, 1770; died Jan. 9, 1868. Wife Deborah Ryder, died Sept. 28, 1870; aged 72.

Simeon Birce (Bearce) died Oct. 16, 1847; aged 81.

Boyse Ballard, died Feb. 20, 1830; aged 84.

Widow Anna, died March 15, 1832; aged 87

William Ballard, born Nov. 7, 1786, died May 9, 1881; aged 94 years, 6 months. Wife Mary born Aug. 28, 1789, died Aug. 28? 1865; aged 76.

Solomon Collins, died Feb. 15, 1848; aged 86 years, 6 months and 10 days. Wife Jerusha, died Sept. 21, 1842; aged 77 years, 4 months

Rev. Jonathan Cobb, Methodist preacher came to Bucksport 1797, at age of 11. Died Dec. 27, 1860; aged 74 years 2 months. Wife Elizabeth Reed, died Jan. 19, 1874; aged 79 years 2 months.

Stephen Chipman, died Dec. 2, 1860; aged 70 years, 9 months, 4 days. Wife Mary died June 22, 1850; aged 52 years, 4 mont[h]s, 20 days.

Abner Curtis, died June 30, 1839, aged 78. Wife Tamzin, died May 19, 1848; aged 77 years, 10 months, 28 days.

Abner Curtis, died May 18, 1867; aged 66 years 11 months. Wife Hannah died Aug. 22, 1882; aged 80 years, 9 months.

Joseph Cole, died Dec. 18, 1843; aged 84 years, 5 months, 7 days. Wife Betsey died May 9, 1848; aged 83.

Sylvanus Chipman, died Sept. 27, 1872; aged 86. Wife Sarah died Jan. 21, 1865; aged 72 years, 10 months, 14 days.

Ambrose Dyer. Wife Rhoda died May 22, 1839; aged 72 years, 8 months.

Bangs Doane, died Mar. 8, 1852; aged 82. Wife Priscilla (Nickerson, June 29, 1797,) died Sept. 22, 1850; aged 80.

Capt. Elisha Eldridge, died Feb. 29, 1847; aged 65. Wife Phebe Lewis died Oct. 26, 1875; aged 94 years, 7 months.

Benjamen Gross, died Feb. 11, 1844; aged 84 years, 6 months. Wife Mary died Feb. 2, 1834; aged 75.

Winslow Hincks, died Mar. 21, 1847; aged 81 years, 11 months, 22 days. Wife Tamson died July 11, 1857; aged 92 years, 7 months, 9 days.

Elisha Hincks, died Mar. 15, 1851; aged 76 years, 11 months. Wife Mary died May 14, 1844; aged 67 years, 11 months.

Capt. Jesse Hincks, died Dec. 29, 1853; aged 78. Wife Ruth P. died April 19, 1856; aged 75.

Jeremiah Higgins, died Aug. 16, 1831; aged 64. Wife Hannah died Nov. 6, 1846; aged 75.


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James S. Higgins, died Dec. 20, 1843; aged 77 years, 6 months

David Kilburn, d. March 7, 1845, aged 83 years, 4 months, 23 days. Wife Rebecca d. Jan. 31, 1838, aged 76.

Stillman Kent, d. Dec. 27, 1862, aged 63 years, 7 months, 18 days. Wife Roxy Nickerson, d. March 1, 1880, aged 75 years, 4 months, 17 days.

Rev. John Kinney, d. July 28, 1825, aged 69. Hannah Kinney, d. Oct. 7, 1840, aged 84.

Capt. Jesse Kilburn, (?) d. Sept. 7, 1850, aged 82 years, 1 month, 3 days. Wife Desire, d. Sept. 27, 1852, aged 85 years, 5 months.

Capt. Jesse Kilburn, d. July 28, 1855, aged 54 years, 5 months. Wife Mehetabel, d. April 12, 1864, aged 67.

Capt. John Lewis, d. March 25, 1825, aged 67 years, 3 months. Wife Elizabeth, d. Feb. 26, 1849, aged 90 years, 6 months.

John Lewis, d. Oct. 3, 1843, aged 51 years, 3 days.

Benjamin Lowell, d. March 11, 1834, aged 77 years. Wife Lydia, d. March 17, 1836, aged 75.

Abraham Lowell, d. Feb. 14, 1881, aged 80 years, 9 months, 9 days. Wife Ruth Rider, d. Feb. 11, 1880, aged 76 years.

Abner Lowell, d. Dec. 29, 1876, aged 78 years, 7 months, 25 days. Wife Zubiah, d. Oct. 25, 1883, aged 85 years, 5 months, 21 days.

Abner Lowall [sic], b. Bucksport; m. Polly Lowell; [d]. April 22, 1799.

James Nichols, b. Cohasset, June 16, 1777; d. June 1, 1825. Wife Cynthia, b. Truro, Feb. 20, 1777; d. Feb. 20, 1849.

Capt. Nehemiah Nickerson, d. Jan. 12, 1857, aged 73 years, 1 month. Wife Anna Brown, d. Dec. 22, 1860, aged 75 years, 6 months.

Aaran Pendleton,* died July 25, 1882; aged 81 years, 3 months, 25 days. Wife Rebecca died June 21, 1868; aged 67 years, 8 months, 18 days.

Seth Pratt, born Aug. 2, 1793, died Aug. 19, 1874. Wife Betsey born May 10, 1797, died Oct. 26, 1881.

Thomas Rich, died Feb. 10, 1850; aged 73 years, 11 months, 23 days. Wife Anna died Sept. 11, 1848; aged 67.

Capt. Sylvanus Rich, died Jan. 10, 1836. Wife Lucy died Jan. 3, 1853; aged 77 years, 6 months.

Capt. Sylvanus Rich, died Bangor April 18, 1880; aged 85. Wife Susan died May 8, 1833; aged 37. Wife Mary died, 1854. Wife Rebecca C., died Mar. 13, 1872; aged 49.

Capt. Isaah Rich, died Jan. 7, 1847; aged 73 years, 4 months. Wife Wife Sally died May 3, 1849; aged 74 years, 9 months.

Joanna Wife of Isaiah Rich died July 28, 1828; aged 85.

Reuben A. Rich of Winterport, died Sept. 8, 1883; aged 46 years 5 months. Wife Elvira Kilbourne died Nov. 28, 1856; aged 37.

Ebenezer Rider, died Feb. 7, 1852; aged 86. Wife Ruth died Mar. 15, 1863; aged 93 years, 3 days.

William B. Reed, born Snow Hill, Worcester Co., Maryland, Aug. 23, 1767. He was killed at Orrington by a 36 pound cannon Ball fired from

* From Islesborough.


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English Sloop of War Sylph Commanded by Commodore Barrie Sept. 13, 1814. Wife Elizabeth born Truro Nov. 20, 1767, died Sept. 27, 1844; aged 77.

Capt. Littleton Reed, died Mar. 26, 1863; aged 79 years, 7 months. Wife Cyntha Lewis died Nov. 17, 1875; aged 76 years, 7 months.

Samuel Stubbs, died Sept. 4, 1866; aged 85. Wife Hannah (Kent published Sept. 2, 1797) died Dec. 27, 1840, aged 63.