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Thomas McLellan (1753 - 1829)

Thomas McLellan
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Mainemap
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Husband of — married 20 Sep 1777 in Mainemap
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Died in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jun 2010
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Biography

Thomas McLellan was born in October 1753 in Gorham, Maine. His parents were Hugh McLellan and Elizabeth McLellan

He married Jane Patterson on 20 September 1777

Thomas Mclellan and Jane Patterson, 20 Sep 1777; citing , reference 26; FHL microfilm 10,928. They had nine children

1. Hugh, born 1 Apr 1779; married Rhoda Morris
2. Elizabeth, born 6 Jan 1781; married 1st Ebenezer Hatch, 2nd Nathaniel Phinney
3. Robert, born 30 Sep 1782; married Rebecca Patten
4. Polly, born 14 Sep 1785; married Joseph Hunt
5. Benjamin, born 6 Jul 1787; married Lydia Fitch
6. Jenny, born 1 Nov 1789; married Thomas Harding (2nd wife)
7. Mary Ann, born 1 Aug 1791; married Thomas Harding (1st wife)
8. Thomas, born 19 May 1794; married Mercy Willis
9. John, born 19 Oct 1798; married 1st Rebecca Hersey, 2nd Eliza (Cross) Cary

Thomas, the youngest son of the eldest Hugh, lived and died in the old paternal mansion, the brick house north of the Academy ; he married Jenny Patterson; she was his cousin, and they had nine children — Hugh, Elizabeth, Robert, Polly, Benjamin, Jenny, Mary Ann, Thomas, and John. Mr. McLellan lived in the two story brick house built by his father about the commencement of the Revolutionary war. It is now standing and in good repair, and is said to have been the first brick house erected in the County, and that it was four years in building. Thomas died in 1829, aged 75. Thomas passed away on 13 January 1829 in Gorham.


Sources


Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910," database, FamilySearch

"Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch

(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F48F-F4Z : 10 February 2018),

McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 666.

"Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4MX-Y86 : 10 February 2018), Thomas Mclellan, Oct 1753; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,930.

(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F486-TZ5 : 11 February 2018), Thomas Mclellan, 13 Jan 1829; citing reference p 234; FHL microfilm 10,930.

ttp://books.google.com/books?pg=PA192&lpg=PA191&dq=mclellan%20family%20of%20gorham%20mai ne&sig=0oqb6k_PackQTht5-n6P7YUt5Cc&ei=FKHcS_ukCI7-sgO2ztW2Bg&ct=result&id=jr8-AAAAYA AJ&ots=RP_f7V46-G&output=text History of the town of Gorham



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