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SOLOMON HATHORN, OF BREWER AND MILFORD.
He was born in Marlborough, Mass. and married Mary Gates in that town. He was brother of Silas Hathorn, of Bangor. He was a soldier in the French War in Nova Scotia. He was at Owl's Head prior to 1770 and about 1772 came to Bangor. That year he and his brother built for themselves or Major Robert Treat a saw mill at the mouth of the Penjejawock stream, near Red Bridge, which was the first in Bangor. As an original settler he had lot No. 26, which be sold Robert Treat and lot No. 99 wbicb be sold William Forbes and lot No. 105, of which he had a deed of Jan. 22, 1805.
He moved directly across the river into what is now Brewer about 1784. He was living there in 1785 with bis wife and ten cbildren. He was a petitioner to General Court for land in 1785 and a grantee in 1788.
He held town offices in Orrington from the time of its incorporation in 1788 to 1795.
He moved to Sunkbaze, now Milford in 1796 and settled on the first lot northerly of Sunkbaze stream. Park Holland* found him tbere in 1797 with "a small house and nine acres cleared, four of which is corn.” I have not ascertained the date of his or his wife's death. I give his children, as near as I could
Eber, b. April 8, 1763; settled at Sunkhaze. Milford. He married
Hannah Nichols of Eddington, Nov. 4, 1797, by Rev. Seth Noble,
Jan. 21, 1819. She d. Oct. 19, 1877. He d. Sept. 6, 1856.
Twelve children. 4. Betsey; m. Charles Brown, of Milford, Sunkhaze. He d.
April 11, 1852; aged 56 years, 9 months. She d. Feb. 19,
1856, aged 56 years, 2 months. Several children. 5. Lucinda, m. Joseph Reed of Milford, 1826-7. He b. Winthrop,
July 9, 1800. Their daughter, Mary Belcher, m. Paul Dudley, second, June 15, 1850; she d. Oct. 14, 1854. Several
children. 6. Alexander G., of Milford; m. Eliza A. Low; she d. Aug. 17,
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1846, aged 32. He m. second Abby W. Howard, of Bangor,
May 18, 1847. He d. Sept. 25, 1852, aged 46.
10. Isaac, m. Elsie J. Riggs, March 19, 1849.
Eddy, said to have removed to Dixmont.
lutionary soldier. He d. Feb. 27, 1815, aged 79. His widow d. Jan.
*both of Sunkhaze" June 17. He d. 1817. Solomon Blake was
1. Robert, b. March 22, 1800. (?)
11, 1826, in Brewer. Three children, among whom was
Mary L., who m. Adoniram J. Darling of Enfield.
Kingsbury. Three children, one, “Lew
8. Daughter, in the West.
Sept. 13, 1809. vi. EUNICE, b. April, 1765; m. Jewell or Sewall and said to have
removed to New Brunswick.
Eddington. He was drowned at Great Works, 1822-8. Children:
Daniel Smith, of Chester.
second Charlotte Reed.
8. Franklin, d. in childhood.
m. second Lemuel Tozier, of Exeter, 1804. He removed to Brewer,
1. Jacob Gates.
2. Rheumah Gates. Did she marry Allen McLaughlin in Brewer
1828 ? ix. ELI, b. Jan. 17, 1785; settled in Milford; m. Hannah W., daughter of
Paul Dudley, Oct. 4. 1812, in Brewer by John Whiting, Esquire.
Sidney, Feb. 20, 1845. He went to California about 1852,
and I believe died about that time. 2. Paul Dudley, b. Nov. 27, 1813, of Milford, and Bangor. Mar
ried first Loantha Wyman, Dec. 29, 1847-8; she was b. Aug. 12, 1827 and d. 1850. He m. second Martha Wyman, sister of his first wife. Their daughter, Sada L., m. Dr. Thomas
U. Coe of Bangor; pub. in Bangor, May 18, 1867. 3. Martha, b. Dec. 4, 1815; m. Samuel Orcutt, Oct. 17, 1833. He
was the well known tavern keeper on Penobscot River; b. Aug. 19, 1805 and d. 1864. She m. second Col, Shepard Bean of Lee, 1868, and d. a few years since. He d. a year
or two since.
He b. 1808 and d. 1841.
PETITION FROM SULLIVAN, 1797.
(Communicated by Dr. J. F. Pratt, of Chelsea, Mass.) To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives in General
Court Assembled :
The memorial of Agreen Crabtree, Oliver Wooster, Phillip Hodgkins and the undersigners, humbly Sheweth That we are the Free holders and Inhabitants of above one third part of the Town of Sullivan, in County of Hancock, humbly sheweth that we are so separate from the Eastern part of said Town by the water of Frenchman's Bay and Taunton Bay that it is very Inconvenient and at some times impossible for us to Meet together, either for the Worship of God or schooling our children, or to meet in Town meetings, therefore we humbly pray, so that we may be set off from the East part of said Town as a separate body, and may be invested with full powers to vote money for the benefit of the people, and assess the Same, to receive our part of the State and County Taxes and assess the same.-In fact to be impowered with all the powers of a free precinct, and that our bounds may be as followeth : Beginning at the Southwest corner of said Town and run North by the town line to the North West corner of said town, then East to Taunton Bay, thence by said Bay and Frenchman's Bay to the first bonds as will fully appear by the Plan presented with this Memorial, and as in duty bound Shall ever pray. Sullivan, August 28th, 1797.
Steven W. Merchant
Reuben Abbot sen'r
DEATHS COPIED FROM NEWSPAPERS.
1815, In Bangor, Samuel W. Hayes, late of Scituate, R. I.
In Hampden, Mrs. Sarah, of Ezekiel Atwood.
Dec. 28, in Frankfort, Mrs. Oakman, wife of Tobias. 1816, In Orland, Joshua Hopkins, aged 42.
May 14, in Frankfort, John Pike, Counsellor at Law, aged 34.
Dec. 30, in Eddington, Isaac Spencer, aged 22. 1817, Jan., in Bucksport, Jonathan Brown, aged 54.
Jan. 28, Samuel Davis formerly of Oxford, Mass., miller, aged
70. Jan. 2, in Bath, Mrs. Harriet Hyde, wife of Major Zina Hyde,
and daughter of Capt. D. Buck of Bucksport, aged 27. Jan., in Orland, Joseph Gross, aged 8o. Jan., in Orland, Mrs. Mary, wife of Mr. John Hancock former
ly of Boston. She lived with her husband 56 years, and left a large family of children and grandchildren.
1817, Feb. 25, in Charleston, S. C., Samuel K. Whiting, Esquire.
Attorney at Law, of Portland, and not long since of Bangor. April, in Castine, Capt. John Perkins, aged 80.
Nov. 4, in Bangor, Mrs. Mary Wiggins, aged 72. 1818, March, Mrs. Dennett, aged 77.
April, Hannah, wife of Deacon Boyd, aged 74.
Saint Lucia, aged 52; also on board same vessel Mr.
Abraham Booden of Penobscot, aged 53.
Aug., in Castine, Capt. Joseph Perkins, aged 82. 1819, Nov., in New Charleston, Jacob Dennett.
Nov. 11, in Bucksport, Lois Colby, aged 40.
and daughter of Daniel Skinner, aged 43.
6o. June 9, in Blue Hill, Col. Nathan Parker, aged So. July 21, in Frankfort, Mrs. Elizabeth, wite of William
McGlathery, aged 67. 1820, March 1o, in Penobscot, Mrs. Elizabeth Winslow, aged 81.
March 17, in Bucksport, Mrs. Caroline Little.
formerly of Islesborough. Feb. 9, in Hampden, Gabriel Johonnot, aged 81. Dec., at Board Eddy, (Maxfield,) Mr. McIntosh. He lost
his way in the woods and perished. (From Hingham,
Dec., in Hampden, William Wheeler, mariner. 1821, in Exeter, Dea. Ebenezer Quimby, aged 65.
Aug., in Castine, Col. Abel W. Atherton, Clerk of Courts.
72. 1822, Oct 4,, in Bangor, John Emerson, of the firm of J. & W.
Emerson, aged 45.
Varney, aged 39.
Mass., formerly of Bangor, aged 40.