Trying to connect Wait/Waite families of Maine and Rhode Island.

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Trying to connect Wait/Waite families of Maine and Rhode Island, Thomas of Portsmouth 1636 and James Smellege Waite of Maine in porticular.
in Genealogy Help by Rosalind Alley G2G2 (2.6k points)

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Thomas Waite's children and further descendants etc. are listed in this NEHG's edition viewable online.  You could start tracing from there.  See: Pages 292- 305

(p. 292) THOMAS WAITE of Portsmouth RI husbandman born probably in England about 1615 died shortly before 14 Dec 1669 He married Eleanor ___. 

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section:  Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters., 1919

https://books.google.com/books?id=FBNAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA292&dq=Thomas+Waite+:Eleanor&hl=en&sa=X&ei=D_-jVITRHIqfggTHt4HwCQ&ved=0CB8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Thomas%20Waite%20%3AEleanor&f=false

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (741k points)
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Maine, Vital Records

Citing this Record: "Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ", index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2HK3-H8G), James Swellage Waite, 1811.

Name: James Swellage Waite

Birth Male  16 Sep 1811  Portland, , Maine, United States

Father: John Waite

Mother:  Sally N

 

Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980

Name: John Waite

Burial  1838  Portland, Cumberland, Maine

Age: 87 Birth (Estimated): 1751

Death Date: 16 Mar 1838

Cemetery: Western

Spouse: Sally N.  Died Feb. 3, 1853 age 80

There are user submitted pedigrees - which would require further confirmation/sources -  for John Wait and Sally - indicating John's parents are Benjamin Wait and Abigail Isley.

https://familysearch.org/search/tree/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Ajohn~%20%2Bsurname%3Await~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1750-1755~%20%2Bany_place%3Ame%20%2Bany_year%3A1740-1888~%20%2Bspouse_givenname%3Asally~

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (741k points)
hi,

Here's the finagrave link to the James S. Waite family.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40315383

Getting closer, thank you!

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