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John Simonton (abt. 1750 - 1851)

John Simonton
Born about [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Nov 1771 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 101 in Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2009
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He was a ship-owner, but lost his ship in 1778 to the British and had to walk home from Charleston, SC. (from the ocean? I always "see" Biographies, and that's what popped into my head)


  • Bryce McLellan . . . His Children and Grandchildren, John A. McLellan, (n/a; privately distributed).
  • 1850 Census: "1850 United States Federal Census"
    Year: 1850; Census Place: Portland Ward 3, Cumberland, Maine; Roll: 252; Page: 90b
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8054 #9330845 (accessed 21 April 2022)
    John Simonton (54), Blacksmith, in Portland Ward 3, Cumberland, Maine, USA. Born in Maine.
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000: "North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000"
    D > Daughters of the American Revolution > Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 150 : 1919 > image 295 of 355
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Image (accessed 21 April 2022)
    Rachae McLellan.
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 27 June 2022), memorial page for John Simonton (unknown–7 Nov 1851), Find a Grave Memorial ID 101711071, citing Western Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Linda Scott (contributor 46947088) .
The Find A Grave Memorial ... use your best judgment. But now it's available to people who don't have Ancestry accounts, or access to one.

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