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Some Newcastle Vital Records, 1844-1875

Source: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 95 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1941).

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VITAL RECORDS OF NEWCASTLE, MAINE
1844-1875
Compiled by Mrs. Franz H. Schwarz of Lawrence, Mass.

The following records of births and marriages and deaths, in Newcastle, Maine, and vicinity, from 1844 to 1875, have been copied from a journal, kept by Ebenezer Webb, now in possession of Mrs. Mabel R. Towne, his granddaughter.

Deaths
1844
Jan. 21 Mr. Coleman at John Halls 2nd
Jan. 21 Mr. Edward Kavanagh
Apr. 4 David Gorham Jr.
Apr. 4 ______ Austin drowned from Capt. Edward Lincoln Vessel
Apr. 4 ______ Rollins
June 2 Funeral service for David Gorham Jr.
Sept. 19 The wife of Dexter Erskine
Oct. 10 Cyrus Chapman

1845
Feb. 20 Major Charles Clark—Rev. Edwin Seabury preached. (Eben Webb and Eben Delano Robinson bearers at the funeral Feb. 23d)
Feb. 23 The wife of Wm. Tukey
Mar. 2 Robert Robinson
Apr. 5 Mrs. G. Barstow
Apr. 5 Funeral of Mr. Alex Teague's child
Apr. 21 Samuel Waters
May 25 Mr. Solomon Dodge


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June 22 Funeral of Roger Handley
July 14 Mrs. Montgomery, Mrs. Dunbar and a child lost from Capt. David Farnham's vessel. Mrs. Ford and child saved by Abraham Heath. The schooner was towed into Portland.
Aug. 9 Caroline Lincoln
Aug. 29 Child of Ephraim Hatch
Aug. 30 Child of J. L. Shuman
Oct. 19 Child of Rev. Edwin Seabury
Dec. 5 Luther Webber

1846
Feb. 22 Funeral of David Dodge
Apr. 27 William Hatch
May 3 Mrs. Madigan
May 16 Wife of Edmond Perkins
Sept. 13 Abner Stetson
Sept. 14 Henry Stinson
Sept. 22 Mrs. Bryant aged
Sept. 28 Child of Nathan Webb
Nov. 7 Mrs. Benj. Woodbridge
Dec. 14 William, son of Capt. Enoch Perkins

1847
Apr. 17 Mrs. Lincoln
July 8 Mrs. Beardsley
Aug. 15 The funeral sermon for Joseph Glidden, Jr.
Aug. 24 Capt. Ephraim Taylor
Aug. 26 Jack Rice drowned
Sept. 1 F. A. Lash
Sept. 11 Arletta Brown
Sept. 16 Josiah Myrick
Sept. 17 Dr. Moses Shaw
Nov. 4 Mr. John Rollins
Nov. 10 Isreal L. Kenney
Dec. 19 Mr. Glidden

1848
Jan. 1 John Lancaster
Feb. 24 Capt. James Cook
July 9 Capt. Francis Davis
July 21 Joseph Cotter
July 26 Mrs. Enoch Perkins
Sept. 29 Edwin Nickels
Sept. 30 Stephen Coffin Esq.
Oct. 20 Funeral of Emily Hall
Dec. 5 Stephen Frye
Dec. 21 A child of Stephen Kavanagh
Dec. 30 James Kavanagh Jr.

1849
Jan. 11 Funeral of child of James Kavanagh
Apr. 11 Child of James Plummer
Apr. 28 Bartlett Lancaster Esq.
May 10 Funeral of Mrs. David D. Stinson
May 22 Lucretia Wright
Nov. 10 George W. Webb
Nov. 29 Richard Dodge

1850
Feb. 22 Warren Rundlett
Feb. 26 Wife of Dr. Wright
___ __ Nathaniel Snow
Apr. 4 Mr. James Follansbee
Aug. 8 Benj. Barstow


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Aug. 9 Arad Hatch
Sept. 29 William Tukey Sr.
Nov. 9 Jane Webb, daughter of Nathaniel Webb Jr.
Nov. 12 Mrs. John Perkins
Nov. 12 Eunice Jones

1851
Mar. 4 Funeral of Henry Sprowl
Mar. 8 Paul Parsons
Mar. 26 Margaret Lancaster
Apr. 9 T. Perkins
Apr. 22 Julius Fisher
June 16 Mrs. Charles Nickels
Sept. 4 Lewis Webb age 47
Nov. 4 James Clark
Nov. 16 Mrs. Cyrus Packard

1852
Mar. 17 Capt. Edward Lincoln
[Mar. 17] Mrs. Roxey Gorham Lincoln and child lost at sea
Mar. 18 William Holmes
Mar. 18 Mrs. Carney age 87
Mar. 18 John W. Cone in Sheepscot
Mar. 18 Caroline Nickels
May 6 Eliza Webb
May 7 Mrs. Nathaniel Austin
May 7 Mrs. Wales
May 7 Matthew Madigan, son of John Madigan
June 29 Eunice I. Pool, wife of Joshua Pool
Sept. 17 Thomas Rowe
Dec. 1 Charles Nickels

1853
Jan. 26 Widow Martha Webb
Apr. 8 Joseph Gazette
July 25 Bartlett Sheldon
Aug. 7 John S. Wright
Aug. 8 John Perkins
Aug. 23 Mr. Job Hussey aged
Sept. 3 Almira, daughter of Lewis Webb
Sept. 16 Zelotes Lancaster
Sept. 24 Joseph Day
Sept. 26 Mrs. Carpenter
Sept. __ Two daughters of Col. Howe
Oct. 10 Enoch Dodge
Dec. 28 Mrs. Dana

1854
Jan. 29 William Cunningham
Jan. 29 Benjamin Woodbridge
Feb. 18 Funeral of Peter Jones
Feb. 20 Thomas Kennedy
Feb. 22 Mrs. Thomas Kennedy
Aug. 20 Capt. Packard's funeral sermon
Oct. 8 Funeral of Sewall Otis

1855
Feb. 19 Wife of Franklin Tukey
June 20 George Carlton
July 27 Daniel Weeks Jr.
Aug. 13 James Upham
Sept. 6 Mrs. Jane Barker
Sept. 17 Mrs. Mercy Lancaster of Woolwich


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Sept. 21 Mrs. T. J. Merrill
Sept. 29 Dea. Washington Dodge
Nov. 27 Col. Joseph Glidden
Dec. 10 Mrs. Lucinda Clifford

1856
Jan. 8 Col. Robert Day
Feb. 15 Edward Jones
Apr. 9 Mrs. Nancy Woodbridge
Apr. 8-9 Miss Martha Sherman
May 14 Mrs. Elizabeth Hatch
June 30 Capt. Richard Hiscock
July 21 Jonathan Hiscock
Aug. 24 Col. Daniel Waters 87 years
Nov. __ Mrs. Sarah Child
Nov. __ Old Mr. Edgerton
Nov. __ E. Buzzell—blacksmith
Nov. 23 Daniel Knight
Dec. 8 Joseph Waltz
Dec. 27 Mr. Carlton

1857
Jan. 11 Mrs. Charles Rundlett
Jan. 30 Robert Page old age
Mar. 9 Mrs. Martha D. Robinson
Aug. 1 Mrs. Madigan age 83

1858
Mar. 3 Sally Hopkins, 2d wife of John Hopkins
May 23 Thomas Hewes
June 5 Col. Cyrus Cotter
June 6 Hannah Hopkins
June 20 Pelena Tukey
June 22 Widow Jane Clark
Aug. 18 Mr. Benj. Clark
Sept. 30 Royal Wright's child
Dec. 30 Sophia Robinson

1859
Apr. 1 Capt. John Holmes
May 6 Col. Robert Murray
July 15 Daniel Robinson
Aug. 4 Oran Waters
Nov. 17 Mrs. Zilpha Taylor, wife of Ephraim
Dec. 21 Clara Holmes, wife of John Holmes

1860
Jan. 6 Mrs. Arletta Barstow
Apr. 28 Mrs. Eunice G. Clark
Apr. 28 Everett, son of Elias Bailey
Apr. 29 Col. Joshua Lincoln
Apr. 29 Peter Dow
May 12 William Hall in Conn.
May 27 Edwin Waters
June 16 Mrs. Matthew Cottrill
July 4 John Lancaster
Oct. 13 Mrs. Mary S. Smith
Dec. 1 Mrs. Wyman (T. J. Merrill's daughter)
Dec. 2 Mr. Chase (foundry man)
Dec. 15 Barnabas Barker

1861
Feb. 19 Winnie Bryant
Apr. 4 Mrs. Nancy Hitchcock
___ _ Mrs. Seiders
___ _ Nancy Dunbar


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May 28 Arletta Hustings
June 22 Wife of Avery Webb
July 8 Mrs. Wm. R. Webb
Oct. 17 Rebecca Perkins—widow of John
Oct. 25 Stoddard Curtis
Oct. 26 John R. Coffin
Nov. 16 James Dana
Dec. 18 Mrs. Arletta Bryant

1862
Jan. 18 Alexander Gerrish
Mar. 15 Laura Anne Brown
Apr. 19 Widow of Wm. Robinson
June 3 Capt. Parkman Lennix
July 10 Capt. John Madigan
July 10 George, son of Asa Hutchings from wounds in battle
July 16 Daniel Curtis
July 19 Mrs. Horace Curtis
July 21 Dea. Wm. Glidden's olders [sic] dau.
Nov. 28 Mark Hall
Dec. 1 Daniel Flye

1863
Jan. 11 Widow Mary Gorham
Mar. 5 Mrs. Susan Clark, wife of Henry and dau. of Capt. James Robinson
Mar. 18 Mrs. Erskine age 89 at Wm. Tukey's
Mar. 21 Franklin Merrill
Apr. 7 Capt. John Borland (aged)
Apr. 22 James Mulligan the elder (aged)
May 28 Capt. James N. Robinson
June 16 Joshua Pool
June 29 Willard Hopkins—in battle
July 31 Stephen C. Whitehouse
Oct. 6 Major Cushing Bryant
Oct. 9 Mrs. Asa Hutchings
Oct. 11 Mrs. Robert R. Richards (Hannah)

1864
Feb. 5 Mrs. Elizabeth Mooney (aged)
Feb. 9 Mr. John Place
Feb. 12 Abial W. Knight
Feb. 20 Col. John Glidden (aged)
Mar. 10 Capt. Thomas Lennox
Mar. 14 William Chase (aged)
Mar. 14 Joseph Hitchcock
Mar. 15 Hiram Chapman
Mar. 27 Horace Osgood
Apr. 2 Mrs. Sherman, Wm. Clifford's mother (aged)
Apr. 24 Mrs. Nancy Borland, aged, wife of John
Apr. 24 Mrs. Andrew Elliot—aged
June 1 Edwin Bartlett Pool
June 4 Isreal Chapman age 80
Aug. 15 Mrs. Ruth Robinson, aged 86
Aug. 18 Mrs. William Gove
Aug. 19 Mrs. Sarah Call
Aug. 20 Child of John Hopkins
Oct. 13 Mrs. Susan, wife of Wm. Tukey Jr.
Oct. 25 Mrs. Mary Farley (aged)

1865
Feb. 16 Nathaniel Bryant (old age)
Feb. 19 Funeral of Nathaniel Bryant Sr.


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Feb. 19 Widow Abigail Melcher age 92
Mar. 6 Mrs. Charlotte wife of Geo. W. Webb
Mar. 21 James Gilmore Huston
Apr. 27 Eben Farley Esq. age 88
June 6 Isabelle Clifford
Aug. 14 Mrs. Ephraim Hall
Oct. 7 Capt. Samuel Borland aged 81

1866
Feb. 10 Capt. Thomas Chase age 82
Feb. 12 Asa Hutchings
June 22 Widow Abigail Curtis aged 92
Aug. 17 Mrs. Margaret Tibbetts
Sept. 13 Herbert Nathan Webb age 6 months
Oct. 1 A child of John Vinal's

1867
Jan. 1 Eben Delano Robinson age 79
Feb. 19 Andrew Elliot Sr. age 91
Feb. 26 Mrs. Jothan Clifford
Mar. 7 Martha Jane Newhall, dau. of E. D. Robinson
Mar. 22 Capt. Joseph Borland
Mar. 22 Sarah Jane Hopkins Newhall
Apr. 23 Widow Flagg
May 9 Widow of Washington Dodge
June 9 Widow of J. Gilmore Huston funeral
July 29 Waterman Stetson
Aug. 6 Mrs. Nancy Dodge (aged)
Aug. 29 Mr. Franklin Pinkham
Sept. 23 Kingsbury Donald
Sept. 30 Susannah Waters, widow of Edwin
Oct. 13 Joseph L. Haines
Nov. 3 George Place—funeral
Nov. 9 Elias Bailey

1868
Mar. 3 Sally, 2d wife of John Hopkins
Sept. 28 Nelson Shaw

1869
Jan. 24 Capt. Samuel Glidden
Feb. 6 Daniel T. Weeks
Feb. 12 Joseph Perkins
Feb. 18 Mrs. Hannah Myrick
Apr. 10 Daniel Jones age 92
Apr. 26 Elisha Clapp
May 10 Mrs. James Brainswith
Sept. 8 James Bailey and his vessel's crew lost at sea in a tornado
Oct. 6 Col. William Hitchcock
Dec. 19 Mrs. Hannah, wife of Artell Austin

1870
Jan. 7 Robert Campbell age 60
Feb. 21 Elias Chapman
Mar. 4 Huldah Flye, widow of Daniel
Mar. 13 A daughter of Dea. Wm. Glidden
Apr. 18 A daughter of Jotham Perkins
May 13 Anne Merrill
Aug. 31 Nathaniel Webb Jr. age 73
Oct. 22 John Madigan, naval officer
Nov. 1 Widow Asenath Davis
Nov. 18 Blackstone Merrill
Dec. 29 Mrs. Wm. Otis


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1871
Jan. 17 Mrs. D. S. Hilton
Feb. 9 Mrs. Jane Perkins, wife of Daniel
Mar. 1 Mr. Jeremiah Knowlton
Mar. 13 Mr. William Hopkins
May 4 Mrs. Abigail, wife of Capt. James Robinson
May 10 Mr. Joshua Hilton
June 21 Widow Jane Merrill, in Boston
July 24 Mrs. Daniel Hopkins
July 26 Benjamin Lincoln
Aug. 26 Mrs. Lydia Clark
Oct. 29 Mr. Asa Clark
Nov. 3 Mrs. Deborah Knowlton, widow of Jeremiah
Oct. 4 Robert Cushman Webb, age 71

1872
Jan. 1 Benjamin Givins
May 2 Widow Margery Robinson
May 14 Mrs. Alexander Teague
June __ Eugene, son of John Glidden
July 18 Mrs. Frederick Webb
Aug. 11 An infant of Joseph Waters
Aug. 12 Mrs. Thomas Woodward
Dec. 15 Ruth Brown in Bath
Dec. 15 Sarah Jane Clark in Mass.

1873
Jan. 11 Bradford Winslow
Jan. 29 Mrs. Moses Chase in Sheepscot
Feb. 4 Widow Margaret Waters
Feb. 23 Mrs. John Hopkins, 3rd wife
Mar. 7 Capt. Simon Handley age 88
July 7 Robert Hanley
July 7 A son of Sewell Clapp age 12
Aug. 10 Seth Jones
Oct. __ Hannah Perkins
Dec. 6 Eunice, wife of Alex Farnham
Dec. 10 Eben Dow
Dec. 18 Edward A. Glidden
Dec. 18 Charlotte, widow of Thom Rowe

1874
Jan. 28 Mrs. Jane, widow Simon Handley
Jan. __ Mr. Zachias Hatch (old age)
Feb. __ Mr. Wm. Dodge (aged)
Apr. 10 Abbie Vinal Kendall
May 5 Mr. Chase
May 8 Albion Winslow
May 8 Winnie, dau. of Rev. E. B. Webb
May 16 Capt. James Robinson (age 90)
June 4 Michael Furlong
Aug. 13 Capt. Alexander Farnham
Sept. 4 Mr. Elbridge Norris, ship builder
Oct. 9 Wm. P. Harrington age 74
Oct. 11 Capt. Robert Kennedy
Oct. 14 Mrs. Mary Glidden, widow of Joseph
Nov. 28 Widow Waterman Stetson
Dec. 10 Dea. Richard Bailey
Dec. 10 Thomas Boyd age 53

1875
Jan. 13 William W. Ames
Mar. 10 Ebenezer Webb


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Births
1855 July 6 A child to John P. Clark
1865 July 21 A daughter to Joseph & Elizabeth Waters
1866 Jan. 31 A daughter to Edward & Emily Robinson
1866 Feb. 27 A son to E. S. & Mary Webb
1868 Apr. 29 A daughter to Edward & Emily Robinson
1869 Jan. 1 A daughter to E. S. & Mary Webb
1870 Feb. 22 A daughter to Edward & Emily Robinson
1871 Feb. 1 A son to Joseph & Elizabeth Waters
1872 Mar. 9 A son to Joseph & Elizabeth Waters
1873 Oct. 28 A son to Joseph & Elizabeth Waters
1875 Jan. 25 A daughter to Edward & Emily Robinson
1875 Feb. 4 A son to Joseph & Elizabeth Waters

Marriages
1846 Oct. 8 Joshua Lincoln
1846 Oct. 19 William Clark
1846 Nov. 15 Willard Brown
1847 July 4 Mary Ann Tibbetts
1848 July 17 Benj. Franklin Webb & Mary G. Melcher
1855 Mar. 28 Daniel Perkins & Jane Robinson
1856 Dec. 16 Joshua Pool & Clarissa Hill by Rev. Carpenter
1859 June 20 William Clifford & Isabel Curtis
1862 Sept. 11 Elbridge G. Webber & Caroline Robinson
1862 Sept. 18 Joseph Waters & Elizabeth Pool
1864 Jan. 14 Eben Stafford Webb & Mary Ann Mathilda Hunt
1864 Feb. 24 Edward K. Robinson & Emily E. Farnsworth
1864 ___ __ Mark Chase & Mary Webb Wright
1864 Oct. 4 William Newhall & Martha Jane Robinson
1870 Sept. 28 Edward Kavanagh & Mary Furlong