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James Weed (1753 - 1824)

Deacon James Weed
Born in Harpswell, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Died at age 70 in Knox, Waldo, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Sep 2009
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1776 Project
Private James Weed served with Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
James Weed is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A121460.

Deacon James Weed was born on 25 Jul 1753[1] in Harpswell, Cumberland, Maine to Daniel Weed Jr. and Elizabeth Thompson.

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.[2]

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.


  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2018), > image 1 of 1; multiple sources, Maine.
  2. Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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: Operations Inc, 1999.

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You may wish to add Anna to Wikitree and link her to her father Williams-26769
posted by Beryl Meehan
Weed-1286 and Weed-2 appear to represent the same person because: Same
posted by Mary (Spradley) Morken