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Benjamin DOW

Benjamin DOW

Male 1732 - Bef 1800 CENSUS?

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  • Name Benjamin DOW 
    Born 9 Feb 1732 
    • Name: Benjamin Dow
      Event Type: Birth
      Event Date: 9 Feb 1732
      Event Place: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
      Gender: Male
      Digital Folder Number: 007009726
      Image Number: 00224
      Citing this Record
      "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG12-4T71 : 29 November 2018), Benjamin Dow, 9 Feb 1732; citing Birth, Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009726.
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      Peter Dow & Susannah Page Married Novemr 12 1730
      Abigail Born July 6 1731
      Benjamin Born Feby 9th 1732/3
      Moram Born March 31 1735
      Peter Born Sept 16 1737
      Lydia Born Decr 8 1739
      James & Josos Twins Born Aprill 4 1742
    Gender Male 
    Residence 30 Sep 1777  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 15 May 1778 
    Cooper 
    Residence FORMERLY  Balltown, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 15 May 1778  Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1790  Vassalborough, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Benj Dow
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benj Dow
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Vassalborough, Lincoln , Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 3
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Vassalborough, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 135; Image: 81; Family History Library Film: 0568142

      Benj . Dow
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benj . Dow
      [Benj Doughan]
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Vassalborough, Lincoln , Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females: 1
      Number of Household Members: 5
      Year: 1790; Census Place: Vassalborough, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 135; Image: 81; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Died Bef 1800 CENSUS? 
    Person ID I59915  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Peter DOW,   b. 27 Jan 1709 
    Mother Susannah PAGE 
    Married 12 Nov 1730  Haverill, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deliverance HASELTINE,   d. Bef 1800 CENSUS? 
    Married 1754  Plaistow, Rockingham, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Benjamin Dow
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 1754
      Spouse's Name: Deliverance Haseltine
      Clerk's Jurisdiction Place: Plaistow, Rockingham, New Hampshire
      GS Film number: 1000986
      Digital Folder Number: 4242909
      Image Number: 2803
      Citing this Record
      "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLXW-ZCL : 4 November 2017), Benjamin Dow and Deliverance Haseltine, 1754; citing , Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,000,986.
    Children 
     1. Moses DOW,   b. 12 May 1755,   d. 30 Sep 1755  (Age 0 years)
     2. Benjamin DOW,   b. [1763], ME Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Abigail DOW,   b. 1 Aug 1756,   d. Bef 1820 CENSUS?
     4. Susannah DOW,   b. [1768],   d. 14 May 1848
    Family ID F19354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution
    Military Service of Balltown Men During the American Revolution

  • Notes 
    • Balltown 1791: Nil
      Lincoln County Registry Books -1785: Checked, extracted.
      Lincoln County Probate Index: Nil
      Revolutionary Pension: Nil
      Maine Land Bounty: Nil
      Readex: Nil

      Children: See will of Timothy Ferrin for a few
    • The book of Dow : genealogical memoirs of the descendants of Henry Dow 1637, Thomas Dow 1639 and others of the name
      Book two descendants of Thomas Dow of Newbury in 1639
      p 613
      Benjamin Dow...b 9 February 1732...pension
      "In 1830, when Benjamin was 98, he applioed for a pension, but one would presume this was for an increase. He was then of Penobscot County."

      m1 Plaistow 1754 Deliverance Haseltine
      m2 ?
      Moses b 12 May - d 30 September 1755
      Abigail b 1 August 175?
      Benjamin b 1763
      Jacob
      David [Jacob and David only known from mention in family records. Several families of interior Maine, now unconnected, may have coe from them.]
      Moses b Jones Plantation 8 December 1784 [4th child by m2]
      Isaac b 1798 according to family record, but date surely earlier, as he was a veteran of 1812


      Where is this pension file?

      Whos is this? Probate r Sebec October 1837

      Benjamin Dow
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872
      Name: Benjamin Dow
      Year Range: 1820-1840
      Pension Office Place: Maine, USA
      The National Archives; Washington, D.C.; Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury; Record Group Title: Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group Number: 217; Series Number: T718; Roll Number: 3
      Last pension March 1838

      Benjamin Dow
      in the U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835
      Name: Benjamin Dow
      Rank: Private
      Pension Enrollment Date: 1 Jan 1830
      Residence Place: Penobscot, Maine, USA
      Service Description: 4th infantry
      Ancestry.com. U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
    • Benjamin Dow
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pensioners, 1801-1815, 1818-1872
      Name: Benjamin Dow
      Year Range: 1820-1840
      Pension Office Place: Maine , USA
      The National Archives; Washington, D.C.; Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury; Record Group Title: Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury; Record Group Number: 217; Series Number: T718; Roll Number: 3
      Benjamin Dow begins 1829 last is March 1838
    • 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. 12-13 1776-1781
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      11364
      8296947
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008296947?cat=352440
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      Volume 12 Page 267
      Benjamin Dow cooper "Hodgcom"
      James Rivice boat builder Dyers Meado
      100 pounds
      "land situated in a place called Bowl Town"
      which lot I formerly lived on
      ...Dyer Great Pond...Joseph Rogers...Dyers little pond...Mecres Carr...Jacob Rowell
      220 acres
      15 May 1778
      Benjamin Dow
      Wit: Moses Davis, John Cunningham,
      Edgecomb 16 may 1778