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Joseph Sawyer (1791 - 1882)

Joseph Sawyer
Born in Thompsonborough, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 90 in Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine, United Statesmap
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Joseph was born in 1791 in Thompsonborough, Maine. He passed away in 1882 Lisbon, Maine. Thompsonborough became Lisbon in 1799 [1]

Joseph was the son of George Sawyer (b. 1758 NH) and Hannah Dains. Joseph married Mary Blanchard on 24 December 1815 in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine. They had five children. [2]

In 1850, the Sawyer family lived in Lisbon, Lincoln, Maine. The household included

  • Jeremiah Sawyer, 32, born in Maine, a farmer, with $800 in real estate
  • Sarah Sawyer 32 Maine
  • George K Sawyer 7 Maine
  • Dexter Sawyer 3 Maine
  • Joseph Sawyer 59 Maine, a farmer (father of Jeremiah) [3]

Joseph Sawyer, 27 September 1791 - 14 May 1882, was born and died in Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine. He passed away, aged 90, and is buried at Hillside Cemetery, Lisbon Falls, Maine, with two children, Jeremiah, 1819-1905; and Mary Jane, 1828-1842 (14); his wife Mary (Blanchard), 1789-1848 (58-59); and her mother, Hannah (Mooar) Cutler, 1768-1860. [4]


  1. Title: SAWYER> Sawyer families of New England 1636-1900. Note: Source Medium: Book, Publisher; 1995: Strafford NH, by Mrs. Eleanor Grace (Rideout) Sawyer, Repository Information: Name: Personal library of books, Address: Higginson Book Co Salem MA, reproduced August 1998. Found on 1/30/2021.
  2. Family Tree, with sources (
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2020), Joseph Sawyer in household of Jeremiah Sawyer, Lisbon, Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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