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John Charles Jr. (1746 - 1831)

John Charles Jr.
Born in Brimfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Oct 1769 in Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Oct 2012
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Captain John Charles Jr. served during the American Revolution
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Fought in the Revolutionary War under General Gates at Saratoga

John was married three times:

  1. Phebe Russell, 12 Oct 1769, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts - she died in childbirth in 1780.
  2. Elizabeth Farrington, 10 March 1781
  3. Olive Abbott, 19 Dec 1782, Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine

Children with Russell:

  1. Mary (1770–1850) - m. Nathaniel Ordway
  2. John (1772–1831) - m. Hannah Carleton
  3. Phebe (1774–1850) - m. Zebediah Richardson
  4. Solomon (1776–1854) - m. Susanna Charles, his cousin (daughter of Samuel Charles and Susannah Abbott)
  5. Jonathan (1778–1779) - died young
  6. Jonathan (1780–1860) - his mother died when he was born - m. Abigail Charles, his cousin (daughter of Samuel Charles and Susannah Abbott)

Children with Abbott:

  1. Daniel SR (1783–1834) - m. Experience Howard
  2. Isaac I (1784–1865) - m. Lucy Charles, his cousin (daughter of Samuel Charles and Susannah Abbott)
  3. Elizabeth (1786–1875) - m. Thomas Page
  4. Simeon (1787–1869) - m. Sarah Wiley
  5. Dorothy (1789–1873) - m. Phineas Eastman
  6. Eleanor (1791–1862) - m. George Wiley
  7. Olive (1795-1876) - m. Nathaniel W. Charles, her cousin (son of Samuel Charles and Susannah Abbott)
  8. Dean (1798–1878) - m. Susan Howe



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  • Charles-665 created through the import of complete.ged on Oct 7, 2012 by Billie Walsh.
  • Charles-679 created through the import of nicholson.ged on Nov 16, 2012 by Jimmy Nicholson.


  • Charles-679 into Charles-665, 27 Nov 2019

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Charles-679 and Charles-665 appear to represent the same person because: Approx dob and tracking of son/daughter trees
posted by Mike Feeken
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), John Charles Jr. and Phebe Russell, 12 Oct 1769; citing Marriage, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 223,943.

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