James Weed
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James Weed (1753 - 1824)

Deacon James Weed
Born in Harpswell, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Jul 1777 in Harpswell, Cumberland, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 70 in Knox, Waldo, Maine, United Statesmap
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Biography

1776 Project
Private James Weed served with 2nd Regiment, Cumberland County Militia, Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
James Weed is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A121460.
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James Weed is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: 315598
Rank: Private

Deacon James Weed was born on 17 Jul 1753[1] in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine to Daniel Weed Jr. and Elizabeth Thompson.

"James Weed of Thomaston & Anner William of Harpswell, were married 16 July 1771." [2]

He married Anna Williams on 17 Jul 1777 in Thomaston, Knox, Maine. Children: Daniel, James, Betsy, Elizabeth, Samuel, Sarah, Ruth, Reliance, Judith, Adam, Deborah, Abner Edward, Hannah. He died on 4 Jun 1824 in Knox, Waldo, Maine, and is buried in the Knox Ridge Cemetery.[3]

James Weed served in 1781 as a Private under Captain Washburn in the Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution as per the DAR Patriot record. He married Anna Williams. Son Abner m. Sarah Ryan; son Daniel m. Mary Mingerson.

Sources

  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BJ-J9YR-N?cc=1803978 : 28 November 2018), > image 1 of 1; multiple sources, Maine.
  2. The Records of the Congregational Church of Christ in Harpswell, Samuel Eaton, Bowdoin College Collection, pt.2, p. 6 https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/109681569
  3. Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/36045438/james-deacon-weed : accessed 01 May 2021), memorial page for James Deacon Weed (25 Jul 1754–7 Jun 1824), Find a Grave Memorial ID Find A Grave: Memorial #36045438, citing Knox Ridge Cemetery, Knox, Waldo County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Sue Butler (contributor 47526191)
  • Maine, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1800-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
  • Death Record, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HKQ-SRH : 2 March 2021), James Weed, 07 Jun 1824; citing Knox, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.




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Record in Maine Vital Records list the children of Daniel and Elizabeth Weed as; 1.James Weed, born in Brunswick, July 17,1753. 2. Reliance Weed born in Brunswick, Oct. 7 1754. 3. Patience weed, born in Sibascodigon (?) Aug. 3, 1756. Should his birth date be changed?

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