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Elizabeth (Tenney) Mitchell (abt. 1686 - abt. 1748)

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11. William2 Mitchell (CHRISTOPHER1) died 18 Apr 1724 in Killed by Indians. He married (1) Honor. He married (2) Elizabeth Tenney Bef. 22 Aug 1715, daughter of John Tenney. William bought land at Smuttynose, Isle of Shoals in 1683, and with wife Honor, sold the land in 1702, when they apparently were living in Newcastle, NH. They lived in Kittery, Me. in 1715, Scarboro, Me. in July 1717 and in Jan. 1724 when his mother deeded him the Kittery place where she was living. William was a selectman in Scarboro, Me. in 1724. During the Three Years War William was killed by Indians. Elizabeth was living in Nov.1750, age about 64 years. Elizabeth's father John Tenney lived at Black Point, husbandman, ±40 in 1676. He settled about 1657 on 50 acre on west side of Spurwink river he bought from Ambrose Boaden. John was a constable 1668; com. t.e.s.c. 1682, 1683, 1686; selectman 1671, 1673, 1679, 1683-1686, 1688; j. 1675; trustee under Danforth 1684. He received a grant of 80 acres in 1671. Sued by John Williams 1666, by Capt. Scottow 1678, by Capt. Hooke 1682. As John Senior, he acknowledged judgement to Mr. Francis Tucker in York ct. 1694. His 1st w. was Agnes Boaden. When Scarborough, Maine was abandoned, due it the Indians Wars, he fled to Gloucester, Mass. where on 17 Jan. 1692-3 Jane Waddock, the mo. of his 2d w., Margaret Waddock, gave him power of attorney. Settled at Kittery, Maine by 1694, selling the Waddock property to Scammon in 1700. On 22 Aug. 1715 he deeded the Spurwink land to his daughter Elizabeth Mitchell and some yrs. later he and his wife left Kittery,and went to live with their daughter, where John and Margaret died. 'Dath of John Tenney Husbant to Margaret Tinney march 22th day 1722.' Ch. by 1st w: 1)John, b. ab. 1665. 2)Agnes, m. Gloucester, Mass. 2 Jan. 1691 John Hammans who d. at Casco Bay 1717-8, ag. ±54. By 2d w: 3)Sarah, ±23 in 1702 when John Amee was acc. of trying to rape her, the court judging her to be at fault. 4)Mary, ±18 in 1702, wit. in Sarah's case. 5)Elizabeth, ±64 in 1750, m. 1st William Mitchell(16), m. 2d Benjamin Haskins. In 1752 the Boadens (the original owners of the property) disputed the Haskins title at Spurwink. [Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire page 677]

Children of William Mitchell and Honor are: 45 i. Israel3 Mitchell, died 1749 in New Meadows, Me.. He married Mary Berry 24 Dec 1730 in Scarborough, Me.. He moved to New Meadows and was downed there in 1749. 46 ii. Christopher Mitchell. He married Deborah Mills Aft. 05 Apr 1734. He was living in Scarborough, Maine in 1746, he moved to Brunswick, Me. 47 iii. John Mitchell. John was living in Scarborough, Maine in 1746 and living in Scituate, Mass. in 1761. 48 iv. Elizabeth Mitchell. She married Joseph Drisco Aft. 21 Jul 1736.

Children of William Mitchell and Elizabeth Tenney are: 49 i. Job (twin)3 Mitchell, born 24 Apr 1720. He married Susanna Brown 05 Jan 1743/44. He was living in Scarborough, Maine in 1746. 50 ii. William (twin) Mitchell, born 24 Apr 1720. He married Hannah Berry 31 May 1744. He was living in Scarborough, Maine in 1746. Called grandson of William Tenney, not John Tenney. 51 iii. Mary Mitchell. She was unmarried in 1745. One Mary Mitchell was recorded in Scarborough, Maine 1 May 1717. 52 iv. Relief Mitchell, born 31 Dec 1724. She married John Berry. 53 v. Mercy Mitchell. She married James Marr Aft. 1745. Mercy was single in 1745. The birth of a Mercy Mitchell was recorded in Scarborough, Maine 30 Sept 1722.


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