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Benjamin GLIDDEN

Benjamin GLIDDEN

Male 1746 - 1833  (86 years)

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  • Name Benjamin GLIDDEN 
    Born 16 Sep 1746  Stratham, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth [BEFORE 1774]  [2
    Birth [BEFORE 1755]  [3
    Birth [BEFORE 1765]  [4
    Residence 1768  Head of the Tide, New Milford/Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Charles Glidden purchased a farm at the head of Damriscotta Salt River in 1752. He lived at a place called Walpole which was without the bounds of any town in 1768. In that year he sold his farm at the head of the Damariscotta Salt River on the east side of the Bay to his son Benjamin Glidden.
    Residence 1 Nov 1775  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1783  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1790  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benja Glidden
      [Benj Glidden]
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): New Castle, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 4 [Charles, Israel, David, Enoch]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 3 [Benjamin, Benjamin, Winthrop? Michael?]
      Free White Persons - Females: 5 [Eunice, Mary, Eunice, Ruth, Abigail]
      Number of Household Members: 12
      Year: 1790; Census Place: New Castle, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 260; Image: 151; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Residence 1800  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benjamin Glidden
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Balltown, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2 [Enoch, Ezekiel]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 3 [David, Israel, Charles]
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [Benjamin]
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 3 [Abigail, Ruth, Eunice]
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1 [Eunice]
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 10
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Balltown, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 345; Image: 331; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Residence 1810  New Milford, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benjamin Glidden
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): New Milford, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 2
      Numbers of Slaves: 8
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 4
      Number of Household Members: 16
      Source Citation
      Year: 1810; Census Place: New Milford, Lincoln, Maine; Roll: 12; Image: 272; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Residence 1820  Alna, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Ben Glidden
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Alna, Lincoln, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 2
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 4
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 4
      Source Citation
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Alna, Lincoln, Maine; Page: 30; NARA Roll: M33_36; Image: 28
    Military REVOLUTIONARY WAR 
    • Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 6
      p 503
      Benjamin Glidden
      Private, Captain Archibald McAllister's company, Colonel William Jones's regiment
      service 2 days re-taking and guarding the mast-ship "Gruell" roll dated New Castle 15 September 1777
      also
      Captain Archibald McAllister's company, Colonel Samuel McCobb's regiment
      enlisted 11 July 1779
      service to 24 September 1779
      2 months 13 days
      on expedition against Majorbagaduce
    Died 26 Jan 1833  Alna, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Alna Cemetery, Alna, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Benjamin Glidden
      Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records
      Name: Benjamin Glidden
      Event Type: Death
      Event Date: 1833
      Event Place: Alna, Maine, United States
      Birth Date: 1746
      Birthplace:Alna, Maine
      GS Film number: 001001838 , Digital Folder Number: 005246548 , Image Number: 00585
      "Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXQ8-382 : accessed 23 May 2015), Benjamin Glidden, 1833; citing Death, Alna, Maine, United States, State Archives, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,001,838.
      Date of enlistment: 10 September 1777
      Date of discharge: 12 September 1777
      Army
      Private
      Upright family monument SAR Marker & Flag
      Capt Archibald McAllister's Co Col William Jones Regiment Retd and guarding ship "Ginell" in 1777
      2nd Elistment 11 July 1779 - 24 September 1779 Capt Archibald McAllister's Co Col Samuel McCobb's Regt 1779
      Service at Newcastle and Majorbagaduce
      Source: Mr Munsun Mass SS of Revolutionary Vol 6 Page 503
    Person ID I38055  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2019 

    Father Charles GLIDDEN,   b. [1725], Exeter, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1776, Sheepscot, Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Abigail WEATHERN,   b. Bef 1727,   d. Bef 1 Dec 1817, [Palermo, Waldo, ME] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 90 years) 
    Married C 1745 
    Family ID F11043  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eunice AVERILL 
    _MARI 10 Apr 1771  Wiscasset, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907," Benjamin Glidden, 1771
      groom's name: Benjamin Glidden
      bride's name: Eunice Averll
      marriage date: 10 Apr 1771
      marriage place: Civil, Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine
      indexing project (batch) number: M52118-1
      system origin: Maine-EASy
      source film number: 12309
    Married 19 Apr 1771  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary GLIDDEN,   b. Whitefield, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1848
     2. Benjamin GLIDDEN,   b. 2 Jun 1774,   d. 12 Dec 1856  (Age 82 years)
     3. Eunice GLIDDEN,   b. 29 Jul 1775,   d. 1847  (Age 71 years)
     4. Charles GLIDDEN,   b. 21 Mar 1778,   d. 1830  (Age 51 years)
     5. Ruth GLIDDEN,   b. 24 Oct 1780,   d. 7 Dec 1877  (Age 97 years)
     6. Israel GLIDDEN,   b. 9 Feb 1783,   d. 31 Mar 1868  (Age 85 years)
     7. David GLIDDEN,   b. 17 Mar 1785,   d. 18 Mar 1833  (Age 48 years)
     8. Abigail GLIDDEN,   b. 16 Jan 1787,   d. 7 Mar 1873  (Age 86 years)
     9. Enoch Averill GLIDDEN,   b. 1 Feb 1789,   d. 13 Apr 1859  (Age 70 years)
     10. Ezekiel Averill GLIDDEN,   b. 9 Oct 1791,   d. Bef 1860 CENSUS?
    Family ID F11061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Balltown Assessment 1791: Nil
      Balltown Assessment 1792: Nil
      Balltown Assessment 1797: Nil
      Balltown Assessment 1801: Nil
      Whitefield 1810: Nil
      Lincoln County Probate Index: Nil
      Maine Probate: Nil
      Revolutionary War Land Bounty Pension: Nil

      Census 1830: Nil. Need to check children.
    • A List of the Polls and Estate, Real and Personal, of the several Proprietors and Inhabitants of the Town of Whitefield in the County of Lincoln taken pursuant to and Act of the Genera Court of this Commonwealth, passed in the year of our Lord, one thousands eight hundred and eleven, entitled, "An Act for ascertaiing the rateable property within this Commonwealth," by the subscribed of the said Balltown being duly elected and sworn.
      Peron's Name: Benj Glidden
      Polls rateable 16 years old and upwards to 21 years:
      Polls rateable twenty-one years old and upwards:
      Male Polls not rateable, not supported by the Town:
      Male Polls not rateable, supported by the Town:
      Dwelling-Houses:
      Shops within; or adjoining to Dwelling-Houses:
      Other Shops:
      Distill-Houses:
      Sugar-Houses:
      Tan-Houses:
      Slaughter-Houses, and other Working Houses:
      Pot and Pearl-Ash Works:
      Ware-Houses:
      Rope-Walks:
      Grist-Mills:
      Fulling-Mills:
      Saw-Mills:
      Sitting-Mills:
      Other Mills:
      Iron Works and Furnaces:
      Barns:
      All other Buildings and Edifices of the value of 20 dols, and upwards:
      Superficial feet of Wharf:
      Tons of Vessels and small Craft, of five Tons burthen and upwards, at House or abroad, computing the same according to the rules established by the laws of the United States:
      The amount of every person's whole stock in trade, goods, wares and merchandize, at home or abroad paid for or not paid for:
      The amount of securities of the United States, of this State, or any of the United States, and at what rate of interest:
      The amount of money on hand, including such as may be deposited in any Bank or with any agent, and exclusive of such as may belong to any stockholders as such:
      The amount of stock held by the stockholders in any Bank:
      Ounces of Plate:
      Shares in any toll bridges or turnpikes, and the value of such shares with the annual income thereof:
      Acres tillage land, including orchards tilled:
      Bushels of wheat:
      Bushels of rye:
      Bushels of oats:
      Bushels of Indian Corn:
      Bushels of Barley:
      Bushels of peas and beans raised on the said tillage land per year:
      Pounds of hops:
      Acres of English and upland mowing including orcharding mowed:
      Tons of hay, the yearly produce of the same:
      Acres of fresh meadow:
      Tons of hay, the yearly produce of the same:
      Acres of salt marsh:
      Tons of hay, the yearly produce of the same:
      Acres of pasturage, including the orcharding pastured:
      Cows the same will keep, with the after seed of the whole farm:
      Barrels of cyder, which can be made yearly upon the whole farm:
      Cow Rights:
      Acres woodland, exclusive of pasture land inclosed:
      Acres of unimproved land:
      Acres of land unimprovable: 50
      Acres of land owned by the town:
      Acres owned by any other proprietors: 298
      Acres of land used for roads:
      Acres of land covered with water:
      Horses three years old and upwards:
      Oxen four years old and upwards:
      Steers and cows three years old and upwards:
      Swine six months old and upwards:
      Amount of estate doomed:
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/581614?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Court records, 1761-1989
      Authors: Maine. Court of General Sessions
      Court dockets 1834-1842 Court records v. 1-4 1761-1816
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1765424
      7856980
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007856980?cat=581614
      [375/1111]
      [378/1111]
      Benjamin Glidden yeoman Newcastle pleads Guilty
      taking cow and money in lieu of collecting taxes from James Shepard r Ballstown
    • https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352440?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 20-21 1786-1788
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11368
      7919200
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/007919200?cat=352440
      [91/515]
      Volume 20 Page 79
      John Fish yeoman Balltown
      Asa Smith housewright Pownalborough
      80 pounds
      land in Balltown
      ...Macrest Carr...
      200 acres
      27 September 1779
      John Fish
      Huldah Fish
      Wit: James Ayer, Lucy Carver

      [117/515]
      Volume 20 Page 106
      John Fish yeoman Balltown
      Benjamin Glidden yeoman Newcastle
      6 13 4
      250 acres Newcastle
      ...John Plummer...Benjamin Glidden...
      1 November 1775
      John Fish [His mark]
      Huldah Fish
      Wit: Thomas Prince, James Ayer

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/352440?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 34-35 1795
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11375
      8128468
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008128468?cat=352440
      [30/570]
      Volume 34 Page 14
      John Fish yeoman Lewistown Gore
      Benjamin Glidden yeoman Newcastle
      3 10 -
      quit claim
      land in Balltown
      ...Benjamin Glidden bought of Stephen Belden...Trask...Kennedy...Chamberlain...
      John Plummer...
      16 January 1795
      John Fish [His mark]
      Wit: Josiah Plumer, Moses Jewett

  • Sources 
    1. [S3821] The descendants of Charles Glidden of Portsmouth and Exeter, New Hampshire, Mrs. Lucia Mabel Glidden Strong, (1925).

    2. [S332] Census, US Federal, 1790, Department of Commerce, (1790).

    3. [S2920] Census, US Federal, 1800, Department of Commerce, (1800).

    4. [S2922] Census, US Federal, 1810, Department of Commerce, (1810).