Eunice (Elder) McLellan
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Eunice (Elder) McLellan (1745 - 1784)

Eunice McLellan formerly Elder
Born in Windham, Cumberland, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1767 in Gorham, Cumberland Co., MEmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 38 in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Eunice Elder was born on 29 November 1745 in Windham, Maine. Her parents were Samuel Elder and Mary (Huston) Elder.

She married Cary McLellan on 1 January 1767 in Gorham, Maine[1]. They had ten children[2]:

  1. Mary, born 2 Aug 1767; married John Clemons
  2. Eunice, born 13 Aug 1769; died young
  3. Nancy, born 17 Mar 1772; died young
  4. Nancy, born 13 Feb 1774; married Samuel Staples
  5. Cary, born 16 Mar 1776
  6. Eunice, born 16 Jun 1778; married Ai Staples
  7. Alexander, born 28 Feb 1780; married 1st Chloe Davis, 2nd Belinda Donaldson
  8. William, born 14 May 1782; married Mehitable Harmon
  9. Samuel, born 12 Aug 1784; married 1st Sarah McLellan, 2nd Rebecca McLellan, 3rd Tabitha Flood

Eunice passed away on 18 August 1784[2] in Gorham and is buried in South Street Cemetery.


  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2017), Carey Mclellan and Eunice Elder, Marriage 01 Jan 1767; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,002,650.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dole, Samuel Thomas. Windham In The Past. Auburn, Maine: Merrill & Webber Company, 1916. Page 374. [1]

See also:

  • Burrage, Henry S. and Albert Roscoe Stubbs. The Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Volume 3, published online by Google Books, 2006 [2]; original publisher: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., NY, 1909.

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