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Joseph McLellan (1762 - 1844)

Captain Joseph McLellan
Born in Falmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Husband of — married 11 Sep 1788 in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died at age 82 in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Joseph McLellan was born Apr 18, 1762 in Falmouth, Maine [then part of Massachusetts]. He was son of Joseph McLellan and Mary McLellan.

Joseph and his wife Rebecca had at least 9 children. He led quite the adventurous life on the sea, being among other things a privateer raiding the British.

A pastel portrait of Joseph McLellan, attributed to Johann Baptist Hirschmann, is owned by the Portland Museum of Art.


  • Bryce McLellan . . . His Children and Grandchildren, John A. McLellan, (n/a; privately distributed), 9.
  • Pages from vol. 7 of "Maine Families in 1790" Vol. 7 about Joseph McLellan, Rebecca Stone, their children and spouses. Copy courtesy Brenda Pajor/ McLellan researcher.

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