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worthy man. He died March 22, 1825, aged 86. He married
Mrs. Abigail, widow of Josiah Rogers of Brewer, Oct. 15, 1806.
She belonged to Brewer church. They lived with her son Josiah
Rogers, Jr.

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COL. JOSHUA CHAMBERLAIN from Danvers, or Cambridge to Orrington about 1799. He settled near the first meeting house in the present town, which he had the care of for several years by vote of the town. He moved to Brewer prior to 1818, about half a mile above the toll bridge. He was a gentleman of the old school, a man of note and Colonel of the Regiment. He died Jan. 23, 1857, aged 86 years. He married Ann Gould, of Danvers, Mass.

She died Feb. 19, 1831, aged 68 years and 4 months. Children. i. AMELIA, b. Danvers, Dec. 18, 1793; m. Alden Nickerson, of Orring

ton. He d. May 6, 1833, aged 46. She d. Nov. 25, 1864. Several

children. ii. ANNA P., b. July 19, 1795; d. Sept. 14, 1796. iii. THOMAS GOULD, b. Cambridge, Sept. 26, 1796; d. Brewer, Sept. 6,

1818.
iv. ANNA, b. Sept. 8, 1798; d. Dec. 9, 1818.

JOSHUA, b. Orrington, Sept. 24, 1800. Lived in Brewer; County
Commissioner; officer in the Aroostook war; Lieutenant-Colonel,
and held other offices. He d. Aug. 10, 1880; he m. Sarah, daughter,
of Billings Brastow, of Holden, published Aug. 22, 1803. She d.
Nov. 5, 1888. Children :
1. Joshua Lawrence, b. Sept. 28, 1828 ; graduated at Bowdoin

College, 1852 and at Bangor Theological Seminary 1855.
Professor Bowdoin College, 1855. In 1862 he entered the
army as Lieutenant-Colonel and served to the close of the
war with distinction. Promoted to Brigadier-General and
then to Major-General. He returned home and resigned bis
professorship; Governor 1867-71; elected President Bow-
doin College 1871; in 1876 elected Major-General by State
Legislature. He is now engaged in promoting business
and manufacting enterprises in the South. He m. Caroline

F. Adams, Dec. 7, 1855. Several children.
2. Horace B., b. Nov. 14, 1834; graduated Bowdoin College 1857;

settled in Bangor as a lawyer. Married Mary A. Wheeler,

of Bangor, May 11, 1859. He d. Dec. 7. 1861.
3. Sarah B., b. Nov. 2, 1836; m. Charles 0. Farrington, merchant

of Brewer, July 14, 1867. Several children.
4. John Calhoun, b. Aug. 1, 1838; graduated Bowdoin College

1859, and Bangor Theological Siminary 1864. He was a
good valiant soldier in the Civil War. He m. Delia F.,
daughter of John H. Jarvis of Castine (now of Bangor,)
Sept. 13, 1866. He d. at Castine, Aug. 11, 1867, of disease

contracted in the war. No children.
6. Thomas Davee, b. April 29, 1841. He was in the Civil War,

and was a Lieutenant-Colonel in rank. He m. his brother
John's widow, Mrs. Delia F. Chamberlain, Dec. 13, 1871.
resides in Brewer, with an office in Bangor.

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vi. JEFFERSON, b. July 1, 1803; lived in Bangor and Brewer. He held

many oflicial positions to general acceptance. He d. in Brewer, Nov. 16, 1873. He m. Ann E. J. Burr; pub. Jan. 8, 1830. She d.

Feb. 21, 1864-5, aged 57 years, 4 mos. Several children.
vii. EBENEZER M., b. Aug. 20, 1805; d. a few years since.
viii. John Q. A., b. July 26, 1808; lived in Brewer, Orrington and Lowell,

Me.; moved west and d. there several years since. He m. Elizabeth
J. House in Orrington, Feb. 25, 1836, and m. second in Lowell, Mrs.

Melinda Millett, June 13, 1843.
ix. ELBRIDGE GERRY, b. Aug. 23, 1811; settled in Goshen, Indiana;

lawyer, and representative to Congress; low living. ISAAO CLEWLY frow Wrentham, Mass., born July 4, 1755; revolutionary pensioner; married Abiah, danghter of Daniel Hawes of Wentham, Mass. She was sister of Mrs. John Farringtop. She born Dec. 28, 1760, and died Dec. 26, 1840. Children probably not in order:

i. CYNTHIA, b. July 3, 1788; m. Abia Pond, May 20, 1808.
ii. WALTER, m. Jane Ellis; pub. Nov. 8, 1809.
iii. SALLY, b. Sept. 18.1792; m. Wm. Johnson of Eddington; pub. Feb. 9,

1811.
iv. ELIZABETH, m. Elijah Orcutt of Eddington; pub. April 24, 1816.
ABIAH B., b. July 5, 1793; m. Wing Spooner of Eddington; pub.

Brewer, Nov. 15, 1820. He b. Oct. 26, 1797 ; lived in Brewer and

Levant. Five children. vi. ISAAC, Jr., b. 1799; d. in Holden, Mar. 6, 1879, aged 80 years, 6 mos.;

married three times, vii. John C., b. Oct. 23, 1805; m. Jade A. Orcutt, July 29, 1827; lived in

Holden. viii. DORCAS (?) b. July, 1800; m. Aneas Sinclair; pub. June 30, 1832. ix. DANIEL, of Eddington; m. twice. NATHAN CLARK born May 10, 1778; in Holden about 1800. Married Nancy Hart; published Jan. 29, 1806; she born Nov. 8, 1786. Children all baptized in Brewer church :

i. ELIZA ANN, b. Aug. 18, 1806; m. Wm. S. Prichard.
ii. HARVEY DEXTER, D. Aug. 7, 1807, of Holden; m. Eliza A. Copeland;

pub. Nov. 8, (Dec. 25) 1833.
ii. Nancy J., b. March 9, 1812; m. Reuben Freeman, Jr., of Orrington,

1831.
iv. ELMIRA SPRAGUE, b. July 6, 1816.

ACHSAH S., b. Jan. 20, 1818. vi. ANGELINA, b. Jan. 13, 1823. JOSEPH COPELAND from Norton, Mass., son of Asa and Abigail (Newcomb) Copeland, born July 29, 1785; in Holden about 1800. He died there Jan. 8, 1864.

He married Wealthy, daughter of Nathaniel and Wealthy (Field) Brettun of Taunton, Mass. She was born April 11, 1787, and died Feb 10, 1846.

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He married second Widow Rosanna Haines of Bangor. She died
Nov. 22, 1866. Children by first wife :
i. JOSEPH BRIGGS, b. Mar. 22, 1810, of Holden, deacon; m. Clarissa

Rogers of Holden, Dec. 1, 1836. She b. Aug. 26, 1814. They have

had eight children. ii. ELIZA BRETTUN, b. Nov. 5, 1812 (11); m. William Jarvis Hart of Hol

den, May 26, 1831. He d. Aug. 29, 1860. iii. ALMIRA FIELD, b. Mar. 20, 1814 (13); m. William Rogers, Jr., of Hol

den, Nov., 1837. He d. April 14, 1878. iv. DAVID IRA, b. Feb. 23, 1817; d.

ALDEN BRADFORD, b. Feb. 18, 1820; d. Sept. 24. vi. LAURA B., b. Nov. 15, 1828; m. Deacon Joseph F. Rogers of Holden,

June 14, 1848; removed to Lynn, Mass., 1873.

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CROWELL COOK, married Betsey Jones of Camden, June 7, 1786. Ibrook Eddy sued him as of Orrington, Aug. 26, 1799.

WILLIAM Cook married Nancy Cogswell of Eddington, 1799, by Col. Eddy. He was in Brewer, 1814.

BENJAMIN GOODWIN was son of Enoch and Jane Goodwin, born in Salisbury, Mass., Jan. 28, 1789. The parents moved to

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Ware, N. H., where they died, and the son went to Bucksport,
then to Brewer Village, and commenced business on the Segunke-
dunk stream just above the Brewer mills, running a saw mill in
connection with his own business as a clothier or wool carder and
dresser of cloth. Mr. Goodwin was in the military and civil ser-
vice of the State. He was Representative 1822. His health
failing he went out of business and died June 10, 1835. He
married first Mercy Merritt, of Scituate, Mass., April 29, 1815.
She died Feb. 7, 1830. He married second Abigail H. Merritt,
sister of first wife, Dec. 23, 1830. (After the death of Mr.
Goodwin she married Hiram Nourse, Oct. 10, 1836. She died
at Brewer, April 17, 1854.) Children :

i. ROMELIA L., b. May 15, 1816; d. April 5, 1835.
ii. LAURA J., b. May 13, 1818; m. Horace B. Stone Nov. 14, 1841; she

d. Bangor, Oct. 6, 1843.
iii. GEORGE H., b. June 27, 1820; d. Sept. 1820.
iv. GEORGE Otis, b. Jan. 6, 1822; m. Miss Emily Sargent, of Amesbury,

Mass., Nov. 10, 1847. He was Representative to the Legislature
1861; removed to Merrimacport Mass., 1874; Representative to
Massachusetts Legislature 1886. He is now the only member of the
family living.

CAROLINE, b. Feb. 10, 1824; d. March 1824.
vi. BENJAMIN A., b. Sept. 6, 1825; d. Dec. 22, 1825.
vii. MERCY M., b. Dec. 15, 1827; m. John K. Mayo, Nov. 25, 1852; d.

Brewer Oct. 18, 1857. viii. HIRAM NOURSE, by second wife; b. May 22, 1832; d. Feb. 23, 1833.

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CALVIN GREEN, lived above the Dam. Died Oct. 10, 1836, aged 57, married Jane Abbott of Brookline Mass., pub. Aug. 4, 1809. She died Dec. 9, 1836, age 53. Children all baptized in Brewer church, July, 1821.

i. ALPHONSO W. b. June 28, 1811, d. Nov. 13, 1829. ii. CALVIN POLLARD, b. Jan. 1, 1814, married Mary W. Foster of Bangor

published Sept. 10, 1837. He d. Aug. 23, 1854. She d. Jan. 6, 1861,

age 40 years, 9 months. iii. John EMERSON, b. Oct. 26, 1817, of Brewer, married.

CALVIN HOLBROOK from Wrentham, Mass., son of David Holbrook, born there Jan. 31, 1763; in Holden, 1793. Died there April 11, 1813. He married Mary Bugbee of Wrentham, Mass., May 20, 1790. She died Sept. 14, 1826, aged 59 years, 11 mos. Children all born in Holden : i. CALVIN, b. Nov. 17, 1791; soldier in war of 1812; a famous singer. He

m. Martha Blood. She d. Sept. 6, 1861, aged 75. He d. Feb. 10,

1846. Children. ii. SALLY, Sept. 21, 1793; m. Nathan Kingsbury, 1815; moved to Brad

ford. She d. April 17, 1833. iii. HARVEY, b. April 28, 1796, of Holden; d. Dec. 15, 1839; m. Phebe Fitts

of Dedham, from Worcester, Mass., Sept., 1821. She d. Jan. 1,

1876, aged 81. Nine children. iv. WATSON, b. April 11, 1798; lived in Brewer; m. Mary Ann Burr, 1830.

He died; she died Feb. 25, 1879, aged 74. Children: Charles, 1833;
James W., 1837; John C., 1841; Samuel B., 1816; Mary A., 1851, and

others.

ABIGAIL, b. June 12, 1803; d. June 14. vi. JULIA ANN, b. Feb. 10, 1804; m. John Holyoke of Brewer, Feb. 17,

1831. vii. JAMES HASTINGS, b. Mar. 29, 1806. viii. NANCY, b. July 20, 1808; d. Mar. 20, 1830. ix. SAMUEL BUGBEE, b. July 15, 1811; of Warren, R. I. x. CHARLOTTE, bap. Brewer church, 1815. xi. DANIEL, bap. Brewer church, 1815.

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ALLEN HODGES, was son of Tisdale Hodges born in Norton, Mass., Sept. 29, 1775. In Brewer about 1800, school master, died Jan. 24, 1926. He married Abigail, daughter of George and Mary Brooks of Orrington Mar. 10, 1805, by Rev. E. Mudge. She born March 14, 1785, died March 21, 1864. Children :

i. Emily, b. Dec. 10, 1805, married Capt. Dauiel Shed of Brewer. ii. THOMAS, b. April 13, 1898, married Lydia White, of Brewer. iii. DANIEL, b. April 4. 1810, married Sarah of Sanzuel Bartlett of Orring

ton, Sept, 10, 1837. He d. in Orrington. iv. MARIA, b. June 12, 1812, married Daniel Snow of Orrington, and Capt.

Joshua Hopkins of Hampden.

V. MARY E. b. May 24, 1817, married Capt. Samuel Bartlett, Jr. of Orring

ton, Sept. 3, 1839. Both deceased. vi. JOANNA, b. Dec. 23, 1814, d. unmarried, Mar, 5, 1848. vii. GEORGE TISDALE, b. Feb. 14. 1823, of Brewer, married Laura Smith.

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GIDEON HORTON lived below the ferry. Married Temperance Kenney, Dec. 25, 1798, both of Orrington, now Brewer.

i. TEMPERANCE, b. Oct. 5, 1799.. ii. MARY A., b. Jan. 30, 1800. iii. ALMIRA, b. Dec. 9, 1802; d. 1803. iv. Rosina, b. Dec. 13, 1814. v. Probably Mrs. Horton's daughter Sarah Field bap. Brewer church,

Aug. 7, 1814. SIMEON JOHNSON, petitioner for land, 1783, grantee 1786, lived balf mile above toll bridge; next above Ryder farm. Died June, 1817, aged 73. Wife —; children :

i. Lydia, m. Thomas Low of Hampden; pub. Dec. 18, 1800. li. DANIEL. iii. SUKEY, m. Isaac Watson of Bangor, May 13, 1801. iv. EPHRAIM, b. Dec. 25, 17(85), of Brewer; m. Nancy, of Silas Hathorn

of Bangor. Nov. 20, 1806. Children: Daniel, 1807; Silas drowned
June 26, 1825, aged 17; Susan, 1811; Ephraim, 1812; Maria, 1814;

Nancy, 1817; and William Dole, 1822.
WILLIAM, b. Nov. 8, 1787, of Brewer; m. Sarah Clewly about 1810. She

b. Sept. 18, 1782. Children : William, 1812; Sally T., 1813; Samuel
B., 1815; Eliza J., 1818; Dorcas C., 1824; Emeline J., 1826; Ann

L., 1829. PHILLIP B. KING, was son of Phillip King of Norton; married Mary Hodges of Norton, moved to Brewer, 1810, bought a farm just above the dam. In a few years the family returned to Norton. They had two children born in Brewer, one died in infancy the other: i. CARMI E. KING, b.-; a leading merchant in Boston. President of

Mount Vermon Bank. He died 1888-9. CHARLES LEAVENS, born June 3, 1784, son of Elijah. In Holden early about 1800, married Mehitable Rich, April 7, 1805. . She was sister of Dr. Hosea Rich of Bangor. Children : Francis Rich, 1806, Sopbia, 1810; Louisa A., 1813; Mary E., 1816 ; Sally, 1818; Harriet, 1821.

ELIJAH LEAVENS, of Holden, or Jarvis Gore. Wifejoined Brewer church, 1817. Children : Charles, born June 3, 1783; Rachel, married Loring Pond, 1810. Ruth married Benjamin Winchester of Holden,

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