Joseph Estes
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Joseph Estes (1805 - 1892)

Joseph Estes
Born in Windham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 15 Jun 1834 in Gorham, Mainemap
Died in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Sep 2009
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Joseph Estes was born on 3 February 1805 in Windham, Maine. His parents were Robert Estes and Dorcas (Chesley) Estes[1].

He married Maria Edwards on 15 June 1834 in Gorham, Maine[2]. They had eight children[3]:

1. Martha M., born 19 Jul 1835; married William Jones
2. Albert S., born 21 Feb 1837; killed at the Battle of Manassas in 1862
3. Dana, born 4 Mar 1840; married 1st Louise Reid, 2nd Grace Couse
4. Abba A., born 13 Jun 1842
5. Mary H., born 11 Aug 1844; married E.P. Pennell
6. George H., born 10 Jul 1847; died young
7. Ellen M., born 14 Jun 1849; married Edward Hooper
8. Harriet A., born 12 Aug 1851; married A.P. Ayer

Joseph passed away on 30 May 1892 in Augusta, Maine[4], and is buried in Eastern Cemetery in Gorham.


  1. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 489.
  2. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Joseph Estes and Miss Maria Edwards, 15 Jun 1834; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, reference p 196; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  3. McLellan.
  4. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 6 November 2017), Joseph Estes, Death 30 May 1892; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 9,937.

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