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HELP! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Martha  EDWARDS

  (b. 17 February 1798 Gorham, Massachusetts (District of Maine)   d. 22 January 1843 Gorham, Maine, USA )  

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Martha EDWARDS was born 17 February 1798 in Gorham, Massachusetts (District of Maine)

Martha EDWARDS was the child of Samuel EDWARDS   and   Martha MCLELLAN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Richard EDWARDS and Hannah LATHROP (maternal)  James MCLELLAN and Abigail MCLELLAN

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Martha  married  Clark SWETT 7 June 1823 in Gorham, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Clark SWETT  was born 6 December 1790 in Falmouth, Maine, USA.  Clark died 5 May 1839 in Gorham, Maine, USA.  Clark was the child of Joshua SWETT and Mary BAILEY.

Martha EDWARDS died 22 January 1843 in Gorham, Maine, USA.
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Martha EDWARDS married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Clark SWETT-- Date: 7 June 1823 Place: Gorham, Maine, USA
Clark SWETT was the child of Joshua SWETT and Mary BAILEY




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birth1798 Birth
17 February 1798
Gorham, Maine, USA

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News1803 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain. (October 20)
News1805 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific (November 15)

Gorham, Maine, USA
Gorham Academy, Erected 1806, Gorham, Me.
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NewsThe War of 1812 was a conflict between the United States and Great Britain, lasting from 1812 to 1815. It was primarily fueled by issues such as trade restrictions due to Britain's ongoing war with France, impressment of American sailors into the British Navy, and British support of Native American tribes against American expansion. The war ended with the Treaty of Ghent, restoring pre-war boundaries but resolving few of the initial disputes.
1819 Birth of Child
Lucretia Ann SWETT was born 22 October 1819, Gorham, Maine, USA
marriage1823 Marriage / Partner
Martha EDWARDS and Clark SWETT 7 June 1823, Gorham, Maine, USA
News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
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News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.

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1839 Death of Spouse/Partner
Clark SWETT died 5 May 1839, Gorham, Maine, USA
NewsFrom the 1840s through the 1880s, thousands trekked westward, carrying only a few belonging and supplies for the journey, and settling on the western frontier, forever changing the American West.
Martha EDWARDS - Grave
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North Gorham Cemetery Gorham Cumberland County Maine, USA Plot: Sec-A Lot-18
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death1843 Death
22 January 1843
Gorham, Maine, USA

Martha is buried at: North Gorham Cemetery Gorham Cumberland County Maine, USA Plot: Sec-A Lot-18
Added: 9/12/2016 8:37:30 AM - Updated: 9/29/2017 10:04:24 AM
Did You Know?America - Did you know? The National anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, was written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812. The song was adopted as the national anthem in 1931.
Did You Know?The name Maine is probably a practical nautical term which refers to the region being a mainland (separate from the many surrounding islands). Reference to the area as 'Maine' in writing first appeared in 1622. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1820 - Massachusetts (District of Maine)
March 15, 1820 - Maine becomes 23rd U.S. state

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