Eunice (McLellan) Staples
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Eunice (McLellan) Staples (1778 - 1841)

Eunice Staples formerly McLellan
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 28 May 1801 in Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 63 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Eunice McLellan was born on 16 June 1778 in Gorham, Maine. Her parents were Cary McLellan and Eunice (Elder) McLellan[1].

She married Ai Staples on 28 May 1801. They had nine children[2]:

1. Statira R., born 1 Mar 1802; married John Curtis
2. Alexander M., born 26 Oct 1803; married Bethiah Lincoln
3. Ai, born 8 Mar 1806; married Ann Merrill
4. Jeremiah, born 22 Apr 1810; married 1st Ann Murray, 2nd Sarah Emery
5. Robert, born 5 Sep 1812; married Eliza Marks
6. Eunice E., born 18 Dec 1814; died 1815
7. Charles A., born 9 Oct 1816
8. Eunice J., born 7 Jan 1820; married Charles Frost
9. Ellen R., born 11 Apr 1823

Eunice passed away on 24 September 1841[3] and is buried in Eastern Cemetery in Gorham.


  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Eunice Mclellan, 16 Jun 1778; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  2. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 771.
  3. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2017), Mrs. Eunice Staples, Death 24 Sep 1841; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 9,863.

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