I am looking for birth information (place and parents) of Eleazer Boyd Dickey (1760-1853) who told the 1850 census that he was born in New Hampshire, and died in Monroe, Waldo, Maine. He enlisted in…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben York May 9, 2012.
While I was researching descendants of Samuel Fuller who settled in Maine after the Revolutionary War, I stumbled across Charles Alton Ellis, who is my fourth cousin twice removed. He was born in Parkman, Piscataquis County, in 1876. He was the son of David Brainard Ellis and Eliza Wharff Lombard.
He attended Wesleyan University (Middletown,…
Posted on July 27, 2019 at 3:00pm
“Irregular warfare” is Richard Frothingham’s description of what took place during the Siege of Boston in the spring, autumn, and winter of 1775. Freeman and Isaac served in Colonel…Continue
Posted on September 16, 2014 at 2:00pm
My two 4 x great grandfathers from Plympton, Massachusetts were members of Theophilus Cotton’s Minute Regiment. Freeman Ellis and Isaac Fuller “marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 to [drum roll please] Marshfield; service 12 days…”
They didn’t march toward Lexington or Concord, or to Boston, but to Marshfield, a distance of 14 miles from Plympton (according to Google Maps). The history books have told us that all the action was in Boston, where the British regulars…Continue
Posted on August 28, 2014 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment
I have two great-great-great-great grandfathers who were members of the Massachusetts Colonial Militia in Plympton, Massachusetts. They are Freeman Ellis (1745 – 1802) and Isaac Fuller (1751 – 1833). Both of them settled their families in Oxford County, Maine in the 1790s. Freeman Ellis died in Hartford, Maine in 1802. Isaac Fuller died in Livermore, Maine in 1833. The son of…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2014 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment