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Abraham CHOATE

Abraham CHOATE

Male - 23 Apr 1800?

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  • Name Abraham CHOATE 
    Gender Male 
    Assessed 1777  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1777 
    Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME 
    Residence 1790  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Abraham Choat
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abraham Choat
      [Abraham Chor]
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lincoln, Ball Town, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 4
      Free White Persons - Females: 4
      Number of Household Members: 9
      Source Citation
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 343; Image: 204; Family History Library Film: 0568142

      Abraham Choat
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abraham Choat
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Lincoln, Ball Town, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Source Citation
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Ball Town, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 343; Image: 204; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Residence 4 Jun 1793  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Apr 1800? 
    Person ID I56305  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 31 May 2021 

    Family Sarah POTTER,   b. 1736,   d. 1811  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nehemiah CHOATE,   b. 1757,   d. 1775  (Age 18 years)
     2. Abraham CHOATE,   b. 1759,   d. 12 Apr 1837  (Age 78 years)
     3. Sarah CHOATE,   b. 1761
     4. John CHOATE,   b. 1763,   d. 1800  (Age 37 years)
     5. Francis CHOATE,   b. 1764,   d. 1799  (Age 35 years)
     6. Aaron CHOATE,   b. 1766,   d. 1853  (Age 87 years)
     7. Moses CHOATE,   b. 1767,   d. 1851  (Age 84 years)
     8. Hannah CHOATE,   b. 11 Aug 1777
    Family ID F17814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Balltown Loyalists Map Schematic

  • Notes 
    • Pownalborough 1777: Abraham Chote
      Pension: Nil
      Maine Bounty: Nil
      Lincoln County Probate Index: Nil
      MSS: 3: 432 Chote. Private Capt John Blunt, Col Samuel McCobb 28 June 1779-28 September 1779 2 months 16 days at Penobscot also Capt John Blunt, Maj William Lithgow detachment 10 October 1779-11 ovember 1779 1 month defending frontiers of Lincoln Co. [92+31=123]
      Readex: Nil
      MeSS: p 132 Capt Blunt; r P mil P; r Ipswich b I 1732 d Whitefield 1800 m Sarah

      There could be other children than Hannah mentioned in the records of Josiah Winship's church in Woolwich.
    • 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
      [485/1111]
      p 13
      Lincoln Ss At a Court of General Sessions of the Peace held at Pownalborough within and for the County of Lincoln on the first Tuesday of June being the second day of said Month, Anno Domini 1789

      [490]
      p 17
      Messrs Abraham Choate, Joshua Little, John Woodman, Oliver Peasley and Benjamin King appointed a Committee to lay out a road across Sheepscutt River at the head of the Tide, near David Plummer's, aggreable to the petition of Orchard Cook & others.
    • 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
      [559/1111]
      p 85
      Lincoln Ss
      At a Court of General Sessions of the Peace held at Pownalborough within and for the County of Lincoln on the first Tuesday of June, being the fourth day of said Month, Anno Domini 1793
      ...
      [563/1111]
      Saml Waters, Abraham Choate and Saml Jackson all of the Town of Balltown...appointed as Assessors

      [809/]
      retailer
    • The Two Face of Ballstown: Religion, Governance, and Cultural Values on the Maine Frontier 1760-1820. Marie L Sacks. Maine History.

      p 49
      The father of Abraham Choate, the largest mill-owner in Whitefield, had been a founder and deacon in a Separate Church in Ipswich led by John Cleveland, a preacher expelled from Yale for the Separatist sentiments of his parents. Ebenezer Stearns, a small mill owner, had been pastor of a Separate Baptist Church in Massachusetts. John Woodman from Rowley had a sizeable library, includig a biography of George Whitefield and two books of his sermons.