Tabitha (Longfellow) Lewis

Tabitha (Longfellow) Lewis (1774 - 1807)

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Tabitha Lewis formerly Longfellow
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Jan 1794 in Gorham, Mainemap
Died in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Oct 2018 | Created 11 Jun 2010
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Tabitha Longfellow was born on 9 October 1774 in Gorham, Maine. Her parents were Stephen Longfellow and Patience (Young) Longfellow[1]. She was the aunt of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Tabitha married Lothrop Lewis on 20 January 1794 in Gorham[2]. They had several children, but only two survived beyond infancy[3]:

1. Stephen Longfellow, born 14 Mar 1795; married Jane Thomas
2. Mary Longfellow, born 15 Nov 1796; married Jacob Smith

Tabitha passed away on 15 April 1807[4] and is buried in South Street Cemetery in Gorham along with her parents.


  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Tabitha Longfellow, 09 Oct 1774; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  2. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 November 2017), Lothrop Lewis and Tabitha Longfellow, Marriage 20 Jan 1794; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 9,819.
  3. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 613. [1]
  4. Headstone, see image.

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Longfellow-196 and Longfellow-2 appear to represent the same person because: did not come up when typing her in. Found her when adding hubby
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Tabitha is 17 degrees from Mary Pickford, 15 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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