Penobscot Tombstone Project / Winslow's

Elizabeth, i'm not finding much " on the internet" about Elijah & Elizabeth Winslow's family around Penobscot Area being connected to Mercy / Marcey Winslow and Jeremiah from Freeport, Yarmount areas. Can you tell me where to find this information ?

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Comment by Elizabeth Irwin Kane on July 25, 2010 at 6:26pm
Hi Glen,

I went to the Maine Genealogy section that says "Search Databases. I put Elijah Winslow's dates 1739-1822 and he comes up often with his wife Eliza and their children. Nancy is #10 and Marcy is #13 if you search this way. One of my many great grandmothers Esther Clough was the daughter of Jeremiah Clough of Freeport and Mercy Winslow. I owe my thanks to Chris Dunham for helping me find Mercy/Marcey. Please let me know what you think about the possibility of twins. At this point, I don't know what to think.
Comment by Elizabeth Irwin Kane on July 25, 2010 at 6:29pm
Just an added note: Esther Clough married Thomas Winslow (b. 1792) in Freeport. Thomas was the son of Abraham Winslow and Betsey Welch. Abraham was a private in the Revolutionary War; Elizabeth received his pension after his accidental death in 1806 (a tree fell on him in Feb 1806).
Comment by Elizabeth Irwin Kane on July 26, 2010 at 3:56pm
Glen, Have you seen this?
Penobscot Expedition

Order of Council. Council Chamber Sept 10t, 1779 Petition of Joseph Perkins and Others. To the Honhle Council & House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts Bay The Petition of Joseph Perkins & Sparks Perkins in behalf of themselves & families & the Families of Chae Hutchings Thomas Nutter, Elijah Winslow, Stover Perkins, Sam1 Avery, Daniel Perkins Inhabitants of Penobscot — Humbly Sheweth, That they being friendly to the American Cause were forced upon the Enemies taking possession of Penobscot to leave their Homes & their families with the Enemy in the most Distressed Situation Several of them having their Habitations burnt & their stock &c taken by the Enemy — Your Petitioners humbly pray the Honhle Court to take their Case under yr wise Consideration and grant a Flag for the redemption of their said Families or otherwise to effect their exchange as you in your Wisdom may think best And as in Duty bound will pray Joseph Perkins Boston Sept 1O" 1779 Sparks Perkin. p. 112 Collections of the Maine Historical Society


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