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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Samuel  EDWARDS

  (b. 27 January 1770 Gorham, Maine, New England   d. 23 February 1847 Gorham, Maine, USA )  

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Samuel EDWARDS was born 27 January 1770 in Gorham, Maine, New England

Samuel EDWARDS was the child of Richard EDWARDS   and   Hannah LATHROP and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John EDWARDS and Elizabeth CROCKETT

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Samuel  married  Martha MCLELLAN 8 July 1792 in Gorham, Massachusetts (District of Maine) .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Martha MCLELLAN  was born 6 November 1774 in Gorham, Maine, USA.  Martha died 20 July 1842 in Gorham, Maine, USA.  Martha was the child of James MCLELLAN and Abigail MCLELLAN.

Samuel EDWARDS died 23 February 1847 in Gorham, Maine, USA.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Samuel EDWARDS


Samuel EDWARDS married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Martha MCLELLAN-- Date: 8 July 1792 Place: Gorham, Massachusetts (District of Maine)
Martha MCLELLAN was the child of James MCLELLAN and Abigail MCLELLAN

Children of Samuel EDWARDS and Martha MCLELLAN:

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Martha EDWARDS (b.17 February 1798, Gorham, Massachusetts (District of Maine)  d. 22 January 1843, Gorham, Maine, USA)
m. Clark SWETT 7 June 1823 in Gorham, Maine, USA

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birth1770 Birth
27 January 1770
Gorham, Maine, USA

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News1775 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord. (April 19)
News1776 - American Declaration of Independence (July 4)
News1776 - Congress renames the nation 'United States of America' (September 9)
News1777 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted (November 15)
News1787 - U.S. Constitution ratified (September 17)
News1791 - The Bill of Rights takes effect (December 15)
marriage1792 Marriage / Partner
Samuel EDWARDS and Martha MCLELLAN 8 July 1792, Gorham, Maine, USA
1798 Birth of Child
Martha EDWARDS was born 17 February 1798, Gorham, Maine, USA
News1803 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain. (October 20)

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News1805 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific (November 15)

Gorham, Maine, USA
Gorham Academy, Erected 1806, Gorham, Me.
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.
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.
News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
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.
1842 Death of Spouse/Partner
Martha MCLELLAN died 20 July 1842, Gorham, Maine, USA
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1843 Death of Child
Martha EDWARDS died 22 January 1843, Gorham, Maine, USA
Samuel EDWARDS - Grave
South Street Cemetery Gorham Cumberland County Maine, USA
death1847 Death
23 February 1847
Gorham, Maine, USA

Samuel is buried at: South Street Cemetery Gorham Cumberland County Maine, USA
Added: 9/12/2016 8:41:31 AM - Updated: 9/29/2017 10:04:58 AM
Did You Know?America - Did you know? The 1962 escape from Alcatraz, the only successful one, is still under investigation by the U.S. Marshals Service.
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. (

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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