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  • Name Ezekiel STEARNS 
    Born 20 Feb 1743 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 6 Mar 1743 
    • Zekill Stearns
      in the Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850
      Name: Zekill Stearns
      Gender: Male
      Event Type: Birth
      Birth Place: Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
      Baptism Date: 6 Mar 1743
      Father: Ebenezer Stearns
      Boston, Massachusetts; Vital Records of Sharon, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850

      Source Information Massachusetts, U.S., Compiled Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1700-1850 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2018.
    Baptism 6 Mar 1746  Sharon, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 for Zekill Stearns
      p 59
      Abigail d Ebenr bp 21 April 1754
      Joshua s Ebenr bp 6 August 1749
      Mary d Ebener bp 5 May 1745
      Sarah d Ebenr bp 6 Aug 1749
      Zekill s Ebr bp 6 March 1743
    Birth [1740] 
    Residence 13 Sep 1777  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death BY 1795 
    Died Bef 1790 CENSUS 
    Person ID I59722  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Ebenezer STEARNS 
    Mother Thankful CLAPP,   d. 22 May 1761 
    Married 19 Sep 1734 
    • Ebenezer Stearns
      in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: Ebenezer Stearns
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1734
      Marriage Place: Walpole, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: Thankfull Clap Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
      Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
      Ebenezer Stearns and Thankfull Clap were married Septer 19th 1734
    Family ID F19278  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah DODGE,   d. Aft 1822 
    _MARI 13 Jul 1771  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 19 Aug 1771  Pownalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Ezekiel Sterns
      Spouse's Name: Sarah Doge
      Event Date: 19 Aug 1771
      Event Place: Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M52118-1
      System Origin: Maine-ODM
      GS Film number: 12309
      Citing this Record
      "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Ezekiel Sterns and Sarah Doge, 19 Aug 1771; citing Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 12,309.
      Marriages in Pownalborough, 1760-1786
      Source: The Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 7 (Bangor, Me.: J. W. Porter, 1892).
      [p. 81]
      Aug. 19, 1771, Ezekiel Sterns and Sarah Doge of a place called Freetown.
     1. Ezekiel STEARNS,   b. 25 May 1774,   d. 2 Apr 1848, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Jane Phillips STEARNS,   b. [3 Sep 1774], Balltown [Jefferson], Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1859, Cambridge, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah STEARNS,   b. Bef 1777
     4. Louisa STEARNS,   b. *[1776-1780],   d. Bef 1850 CENSUS
    Family ID F19270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Samuel Johnson Revolutionary War Military Service
    Samuel Johnson Revolutionary War Military Service
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution

  • Notes 
    • MeSS: p 746 Ezekiel Starns r Balltown
      Pension: Nil
      MSS: See Volume 14: Page 860 Starns for enlistment February 1778; Page 875 for 3 Ezekiel Stearns entries. It is unclear if he is the same as enlisted at Gardiner in February 1778
      Balltown 1791: Nil
      Balltown Assessment 1792: Ebz Sterns [no polls listed]
      Balltown Assessment 1799: Eben Sterns [no polls] [Dated at Balltown 10 October 1801]
      Balltown 1801: Nil
      Jefferson 1810: Nil
      Jefferson 1811: Nil
      Pownalborough 1766: Nil
      Pownalborough 1771: Nil
      Pownalborough 1777: Nil
      French and Indian Index Mass Archives: Nil
      Readex: Nil

      Lincoln County Probate: Nil
      Lincoln County Registry Books 1760-1810: Checked. Extracted.

      Who is Jane widow Stearns in 1801 deed below?
      Muster/payrolls, and various papers (1763-1808) of the Revolutionary War [Massachusetts and Rhode Island]
      Authors: Massachusetts. Secretary of State
      Vol. 43, Enlistment rolls, bounties, officers 1775-1781
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      Volume 43 Page 59
      The Names of the Men engaged in Service. The Towns they belong to. The Towns for which inlisted or hired. The Captains Names under which they inlisted. The Serjents Names under which they serve. The Time for which they engaged.
      [?]ro Perrom. Bowltown. Bawltn. Davis. Wiggles. 3 years.
      [Jam]es Shepard. do do do do do
      Joshua Chamber. do do Unknown. Unknown. do
      John Bawl. do do Baly do do
      Willm Carr. [same]
      Prince Rogers
      Joseph Bartlet
      Ezekl Starns do do unknown do do
      Benj Kinney
      Steph Grover
      John Glidden
      Gadinerston Feb 2d 1778
      Joseph North Coln
      2d Regiment in the County of Lincoln

      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War (Images Online)
      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 14
      p 875
      Ezekiel Stears. Private. Capt John Spurr's Co, Col Thomas Nixon's 6th Regiment, Continental Army pay account for service 20 January 1777 - 30 May 1779, term 3 years
      Capt John Spurr, Col Thomas Nixon, Return of men who were in camp on of before 15 August 1777 and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc, certified at Camp near Peekskill 16 February 1779
      Capt Thomas Barns's Light Infantry Company, 6 Massachusetts Regiment, pay roll for July and July 1779, reported transferred to Capt Spurr's Co 1 July 1779
      Capt Spurr's co, 6th Massachusetts Regiment, pay roll for June and July 1779, James Cambell reported as having joined 1 July 1779, vice said Stearns

      Ezekiel Stearns. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of 5 June 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj Peter Harwood, of 6th Massachusetts Regiment, at Springfield 2 July 1780, ae 40 years [1740], 5'7", complexion light, engaged for town of Newburyport; marched to camp 2 July 1780, under command of Capt Phineas Parker
      pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Newburyport for service in the Continental Army during 1780, marched 29 June 1780, discharged 18 December 1780, service 6 months 3 days, including 13 days travel home.

      Name: Stephen Grover
      Event Type: Military Service
      Event Date: 01 Jul 1777
      Event Place: Massachusetts, United States
      Military Rank: Privat
      Affiliate Publication Number: M246
      Affiliate Publication Title: Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783.
      Affiliate Film Number: 37
      GS Film Number: 000830316
      Digital Folder Number: 007196971
      Image Number: 00153
      Citing this Record
      "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Stephen Grover, 01 Jul 1777; citing 01 Jul 1777, Massachusetts, United States, citing NARA microfilm publication M246. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1980. FHL microfilm 830,316.
      Stephen Grover
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783
      Name: Stephen Grover
      Gender: Male
      Military Date: 1 Jul 1777
      Military Place: Massachusetts, USA
      State or Army Served: Massachusetts
      Regiment: Regiment of Foot
      Rank: Private U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2007.
      Original data: Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M246, 138 rolls); War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Record Group 93; National Archives, Washington. D.C.
      U.S., Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783 for Stephen Grover
      Massachusetts 06th Regiment, 1777-1780 (Folder 9) - 9th Regiment, 1778-1781 (Folder 12)
      A Muster Rool of Capt John Spurrs Company of the Massachusetts Regiment of Foot in the Service of the United States Commanded by Thomas Nixon Esqr
      James Robbins Jany 20 3 years killd Apr 28
      John Glidden Jany 28 3 years Ditto
      Stephen Grover [Enlisted 20 January 1777?]
      Benjm Turner
      Ezekil Stirnes Sick prest
      Nathl Cheney
      Joseph Bartlett May 29 3 years
      July 1 1777
    • Massachusetts State Archives Collection
      Volume 322 Page 180
      Bawltown letter dated 13 September 1777

      Massachusetts State Archives collection, colonial and post colonial period 1626-1806
      Authors: Massachusetts. State Archives
      Volume 321 -- Treasury (continued--page 104), 1770-1797 ; v. 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777.
      Granite Mountain Record Vault
      United States & Canada Film
      Index [528/1579]
      Volume 322 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 131-3), 1738-1777 ; v. 323 -- Valuations and taxes (continued--page 141), 1778-1787.
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film

      Balltown [727/1604]

      A list of the Mens names in the Plantation of Bawltown [Balltown, Whitefield/Jefferson] from sixteen years and upwards agreeable to an act of Cort [sic] December 9th 1776

      Mecres Carr Capt [m Elizabeth Wait s Sylvanus Carr m Lydia Macrest]
      Joshua Little 1st Lieut [m Lydia Brown s Samuel Little m Sarah Follansbee]
      Benjn King 2 Lieut [m Ruth Bartlett s Benjamin King m Sarah Taylor]
      Ephraim Brown Sergt
      Jonathan Bartlett [Sergt] [m Lydia Chase s Christopher Bartlett m Mary Clement]
      Jacob Rowel [Sergt] [m Hannah Carlton s John Rowell m Mary Wadlin]
      James Murphy [Sergt] [b Ireland m Sarah Linsey]
      Samuell Parmer Corpl [Palmer?] [m Ann Pearson s Timothy Palmer m Jane Stickney]
      Samuell Whitman [Corpl] [m Rhoda Parkman s John Whitman m Abigail Hollis]
      Timothy Ferrin [Corpl]
      Thomas Grover [Corpl] [s Ebenezer Grover m Martha Grant]

      Petter Dow [m Elizabeth Huse s Peter Dow m Susannah Page]
      Solln Clark
      Wllm Boynton [m Esther Wyman s Caleb Boynton m Christian Parsons]
      Saml Bawl [Ball]
      John Boynton
      Jeri Brand [Bran, Brann]
      Isaac Brand
      Stephen Belden
      Thoms Cunningham
      Moses Cooper
      Thoms Day
      John Decker
      John Fish
      John Philbrook [Philbrick]
      Ebenezr Philbrook
      Jonathn Philbrook
      Andrew Gledden [Glidden]
      Arnold Gledden
      Asse Heath
      Saml Jonson [Johnson]

      Joseph Rogers
      James Reves [Reeves, Reaves]
      James Turner
      James Shepard
      John Duely [Dooley]
      Ebenez Grover [m Martha Grant]
      Benjn Dow
      Charles Gledden
      Enoch Averil
      Caleb Bartlet [Bartlett]
      Leonard Cooper
      Caleb Cressis? [Curtis? Cressey?]
      Patrick Callon
      James Jonston Davis
      James Emery
      Stephen Grover [s Ebenezer Grover m Martha Grant]
      David Hutchens [Hutchins, Hitchings]
      Jonathan Heath
      Isaac Heath
      Daniel Lambord
      Nathan Longfello [Longfellow]
      Jonn Norris
      Samll Per????
      Oliver Peasley
      Ezekiel Peasley
      Prince Rogers
      Ezekiel ?

      Ezekiel Sterns [Stearns]
      Thomas Turner
      Nicklas Turner
      Jonah Vining
      John Woodman Senr
      Ralph Chiney [Cheney]
      Willm Carr
      John Woodman Junr
      Abner Ford
      Ebenezer Philbrook Senr?
      Jonathan Bartlet Junr?
      Michael Gledden
      Joseph Bartlett
      Benj Kinney [Kenney]
      Joshua Chamberlin [Chamberlain]
      Richard Turner

      Benjn Stickney Clerk

      Mecres Carr Capt
      Joshua Littl Lieut
      Benjn King Lieut
      Land records, 1761-1912; indexes to land records, 1761-1901
      Authors: Lincoln County (Maine). Register of Deeds
      Land records v. 65-66 1807-1808
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      Volume 66 Page 148
      Jane Stearns widow Ballstown
      William Cunningham 4th yeoman Ballstown
      land in Ballstown described
      ...Joseph Carr...
      ...Great Beaver Dam...
      ...Timothy Ferrin
      100 acres
      2 February 1801
      Jane Stearn
      Wit: Saml Waters, Timothy Ferrins
      Rcd 30 November 1807
    • Volume 101 Page 279
      Ezekiel Stearns yeoman Newcastle
      John Sullivan Wright physician Edgecomb
      land in Newcastle