Betsy (Phinney) McLellan
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Betsy (Phinney) McLellan (1787 - 1865)

Betsy McLellan formerly Phinney
Born in Gorham, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 5 Nov 1808 in Gorham, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 77 in Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
Problems/Questions Profile manager: Melanie Armstrong private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 26 Sep 2009
This page has been accessed 410 times.




Betsey Phinney was born on 1 May 1787 in Gorham, Maine. Her parents were Edmund Phinney and Sarah (Hamblen) Phinney[1].


She married David McLellan on 5 November 1808 in Gorham[2]. They had seven children[3]:


  • Emeline, born 7 Apr 1810; married James Edwards
  • Mary P., born 31 May 1813; married Royal Twombly
  • Thomas, born 17 May 1815
  • David, born 19 Feb 1818
  • Betsey, born 22 Aug 1820; died 1827
  • James, born 6 Jul 1823; married Angie Jordan
  • Sarah J., born 27 Jul 1826; married Giles Heath


Betsey passed away on 21 April 1865 in Gorham and is buried in Eastern Cemetery.


  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2017), Betsey Phinney, Birth 01 May 1787; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,205,237.
  2. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), David Mclellan and Betsy Phinney, 05 Nov 1808; citing Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, reference p 14; FHL microfilm 10,930.
  3. McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 669.

Is Betsy your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Betsy: Have you taken a test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

Featured Asian and Pacific Islander connections: Betsy is 22 degrees from 今上 天皇, 19 degrees from Adrienne Clarkson, 20 degrees from Dwight Heine, 20 degrees from Dwayne Johnson, 16 degrees from Tupua Tamasese Lealofioaana, 19 degrees from Stacey Milbern, 16 degrees from Sono Osato, 30 degrees from 乾隆 愛新覺羅, 20 degrees from Ravi Shankar, 22 degrees from Taika Waititi, 20 degrees from Penny Wong and 16 degrees from Chang Bunker on our single family tree. Login to see how you relate to 33 million family members.

P  >  Phinney  |  M  >  McLellan  >  Betsy (Phinney) McLellan

Categories: Eastern Cemetery, Gorham, Maine