Jenny (Harding) McLellan
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Jane (Harding) McLellan (abt. 1757 - 1845)

Jane (Jenny) McLellan formerly Harding
Born about in Wellfleet, Barnstable, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 27 Jul 1782 in Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 88 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Jane Harding was born around 1757 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Her parents were David Harding and Sarah (Brown) Harding[1].

She married William McLellan on 27 July 1782 in Maine[2]. They had eleven children[3]:

1. Elkanah, born 22 May 1783; married 1st Anna Roberts, 2nd Betsey (McLellan) Davis
2. Sarah B., born 9 Aug 1785; married Samuel McLellan
3. Rebecca, born 11 Dec 1787; married Samuel McLellan (2nd wife)
4. Elizabeth, born 2 Jul 1790; married Thomas Blake
5. Martha, born 15 Feb 1793; married James Harding
6. James, born 13 Jun 1795; married 1st Abigail Walker, 2nd Sarah Booker
7. Jane, born 21 Aug 1797; married Simeon Davis
8. Polly, born 17 Feb 1800; married 1st George Manson, 2nd John Boothby
9. Samuel, born 31 Mar 1802; married Susan Burbank
10. David, born 8 Apr 1805; married Mary Libby
11. William, born 8 Apr 1805; married Amanda Jones

Jane passed away on 1 September 1845[4] and is buried in Eastern Cemetery in Gorham, Maine[5].


  1. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 559.
  2. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), William Mclellan and Jenny Harding, 27 Jul 1782; citing , reference 34; FHL microfilm 10,928.
  3. McLellan, page 667.
  4. Headstone. See image.
  5. Find A Grave: Memorial #120497853

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Intention of William McLellan and Jenny Harding to marry, July 27, 1782:
posted by Isara (Chellis) Argent

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