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William Webster (1774 - 1843)

William Webster
Born in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Mainemap
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Husband of — married 12 Apr 1796 [location unknown]
Died at age 69 in Durham, Cumberland County, Maine, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2009
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Biography

Life Sketch

According to Little, "He was a captain of the war of 1812. He became one of the original settlers of Durham, Maine, the number of his lot being 89, and his farm was cleared by him from the unbroken forest; he also engaged in the manufacture of plows; ox yokes; and other implements for the use of farmers. He married Hannah, daughyter of John and Elizabeth (Dunning) Stackpole, sister of his brother Joseph's wife, who died at Durham, June 29, 1851."

Birth

William Webster was born on April 30, 1774 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland County, Maine, son of William Webster (abt. 1740–1808) and Jane Little (abt. 1739–abt. 1816).

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Marriage

William (21) married Hannah Stackpole (17) (born October 7, 1778 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; daughter of John Stackpole (1749–1829) and Elizabeth (Dunning) Stackpole (1751– )) on April 12, 1796.

Death

William died on October 1, 1843 in Durham, Cumberland County, United States, aged 69.

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Hi again! Being a former resident of Durham myself, I just created http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Durham%2C_Maine, which links to this profile as well. An important aspect of the WikiTree project (but so far underutilized) is the potential for adding historical context to family history and the unusual collaboration this can spark. By creating general pages with links to individual ancestors we're giving Google something to index. This way, down the road if someone out there searches for "Durham" or "Durham, Maine", they have a good chance of ending up here and hopefully participating - and connecting. Crystal
posted by [Living McCann]
Hi Emily! This public profile caught my eye when I saw Durham, Maine. I lived in Durham until I was 20... On Stackpole Road... The house I was raised in was moved by oxen... Fascinating! I wonder if there are some connections here... Crystal Williams - WikiTree Community Assistant - crystal @ wikitree.com (no spaces)
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