Ancestors of Laura Amelia Haskell


Generation No. 1


1. Laura Amelia Haskell, born December 11, 1853 in Cumberland Center, ME; died April 13, 1942 in Auburn, ME. She was the daughter of 2. Moses Haskell and 3. Elizabeth Whitney. On July 10, 1879, in Deering, ME, she married Henry A. Allen Jr. He was the son of Henry Augustus Allen and Isabella Maria Stiles.

Generation No. 2


2. Moses A. Haskell, born February 01, 1812 in Gray, ME; died April 06, 1882 in Cumberland, ME. He was the son of 4. Daniel Haskell and 5. Jane Adams. He married 3. Elizabeth Whitney November 17, 1852 in Cumberland, ME.
3. Elizabeth Whitney, born March 28, 1824 in Cumberland, ME; died October 27, 1884 in Cumberland Center, ME. She was the daughter of 6. Humphrey Whitney and 7. Sally.
Children of Moses Haskell and Elizabeth Whitney are:
  1. (1) Laura Amelia Haskell, born December 11, 1853 in Cumberland Center, ME; died April 13, 1942 in Auburn, ME; married Henry A. Allen July 10, 1879 in Deering, ME.
  2. Alice L. Haskell, born April 03, 1856 in Cumberland, ME.

Generation No. 3


4. Daniel Haskell, born March 24, 1770 in Portland, ME; died December 24, 1850 in Gray, ME. He was the son of 8. Moses Haskell and 9. Sarah Haskell. He married 5. Jane Adams July 21, 1803.
5. Jane Adams, born December 28, 1769 in Falmouth, ME; died January 21, 1839 in Gray, ME. She was the daughter of 10. Moses Adams and 11. Susanna Merrill.
Children of Daniel Haskell and Jane Adams are:
  1. (2) Moses Haskell, born February 01, 1812 in Gray, ME; died April 06, 1882 in Cumberland, ME; married Elizabeth Whitney November 17, 1852 in Cumberland, ME.
  2. Jane Haskell, born January 28, 1804 in Gray, ME; married Adam B. Pride.
  3. Daniel Haskell, born June 13, 1805 in Gray, ME; died August 08, 1806 in Gray, ME.
  4. Eliza A. Haskell, born August 13, 1806.
  5. Daniel Haskell, born March 14, 1808.
  6. Sarah Haskell, born September 24, 1809.
  7. Judith Haskell, born June 06, 1814.
6. Humphrey Whitney, born April 26, 1786 in Gorham, ME; died February 16, 1867 in Cumberland, ME. He was the son of 12. James Whitney and 13. Deborah Murch. He married 7. Sally.
It is recorded that Humphrey was in North Yarmouth in 1814 and 1817 and in Cumberland in 1824, 1830, 1840, 1850 qne 1860. He is buried in a single lot in the Morrison Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, with his wife, Sally, his daughter, Elizabeth, and her husband, Moses Haskell, and their two daughters, Laura Dexter and Alice Haskell. Also buried at Morrison Hill is his brother, Phineas.
7. Sally, born May 1788; died January 22, 1886 in Cumberland Center, ME. After the death of her husband, Sally Whitney and her daughter Elizabeth Whitney Haskell sold 35 acres of land in Cumberland to a Wescott family for $1000, May 13, 1867. - Portland, Maine, Deeds Office.
The only child of Humphrey Whitney and Sally is:
  • (3) Elizabeth Whitney, born March 28, 1824 in Cumberland, ME; died October 27, 1884 in Cumberland Center, ME; married Moses Haskell November 17, 1852 in Cumberland, ME.

Generation No. 4


8. Moses Haskell, born May 15, 1736 in Gloucester, MA; died January 14, 1811 in New Gloucester, ME. He was the son of 16. Daniel Haskell and 17. Sarah Haskell. He married 9. Sarah Haskell December 15, 1763 in Gloucester, MA.
9. Sarah Haskell, born March 11, 1737/38 in Gloucester, MA; died in New Gloucester, ME. She was the daughter of 18. Ebenezer Haskell and 19. Elizabeth Goodhue.
Children of Moses Haskell and Sarah Haskell are:
  1. (4) Daniel Haskell, born March 24, 1770 in Portland, ME; died December 24, 1850 in Gray, ME; married Jane Adams July 21, 1803.
  2. Moses Haskell, born March 29, 1766 in Portland, ME; died Aft. 1830; met (1) Sarah Parsons 1793 in North Yarmouth, ME; married (2) Elizabeth Haskell 1802 in North Yarmouth, ME; married (3) Susannah Adams October 16, 1808 in Gray, ME.
  3. Ebenezer Haskell.
  4. Elizabeth Haskell, born March 02, 1768.
  5. Sarah Haskell, born 1775.
  6. Judith Haskell, born 1778.
  7. Ezra Haskell, born March 12, 1781.
10. Moses Adams, born November 05, 1737 in Newbury, MA; died in Falmouth, ME. He was the son of 20. John Adams and 21. Elizabeth Morse. He married 11. Susanna Merrill.
11. Susanna Merrill. She was the daughter of 22. James Merrill and <>23. Mary Adams.
Child of Moses Adams and Susanna Merrill is:
  • (5) Jane Adams, born December 28, 1769 in Falmouth, ME; died January 21, 1839 in Gray, ME; married Daniel Haskell July 21, 1803. IS THIS SABRINA???
12. James Whitney, born Abt. 1759 in Buxton, ME; died Abt. 1805 in Cumberland, ME. He was the son of 24. Isaac Whitney and 25. Hannah Payne. He married 13. Deborah Murch August 15, 1785 in Gorham, ME. James and Deborah were married in Gorham, Maine, where they are both listed as residents of Gorham. Their first child, Humphrey, was born in Gorham. The birth of another child is recorded in Cumberland, Maine. No record has been found for the birth of the other children. James probably died before 1810, as he is not listed in any census after 1800, but Deborah is. No record of his death has been found. The cemetery where his wife is buried did not exist at the time of his death.
13. Deborah Murch, born September 25, 1763 in Gorham, ME; died August 27, 1834 in Cumberland, ME. She was the daughter of 26. Samuel Murch and 27. Deborah Emery. The 1810 and 1820 census shows Deborah as head of household living in Yarmouth. In March 3, 1824 (Portland Land Records), Deborah, Humphrey, Alexander, James, Benjamin, Percy and Phineas Whitney together bought land in Cumberland, Maine, on from Amni R. Whitney for $84. Deborah died August 27, 1834 and is buried in the cemetery behind the West Cumberland Methodist Church, West Cumberland, Maine, in an unmarked grave, probably with her son, Benjamin, and his family. James and Deborah's marriage intentions were posted March 6, 1785. The marriage was performed by Caleb Jewett, Minister of the Gospel, Gorham.
Children of James Whitney and Deborah Murch are:
  1. (6) Humphrey Whitney, born April 26, 1786 in Gorham, ME; died February 16, 1867 in Cumberland, ME; met Sally.
  2. Alexander Whitney, born April 1788 in Maine; died December 12, 1871 in Cumberland Center, ME; met Barbery Winston February 15, 1818 in Cumberland, ME. According to Cumberland, ME, Birth records, children include Minerva, Sewall, and Phoebe. He was a neighbor of brothers Humphrey, Phineas, James, and Perez and is buried at Morrison Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Maine
  3. James Whitney, born 1791 in Cumberland, ME; died March 22, 1877 in Cumberland, ME; met Lucy Mountfort February 15, 1823 in Gray, ME. According to Cumberland, ME, Birth Records, children include Elmira, Lormma, Franklin, David, John, and Esther Ann. He was a neighbor of brothers Humphrey, Phineas, Alexander, and Perez and is buried at Morrison Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Maine
  4. Phineas Whitney, born 1798; died September 17, 1877 in Cumberland, ME; met (1) Rebekah; met (2) Eliza Haskell. According to Cumberland, Maine, birth records, children included Freeman, Rebekah Susan, and Mary. He was a neighbor of brothers Humphrey, James, Alexander, and Perez and is buried at Morrison Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Maine
  5. Benjamin Whitney, born 1793; died October 25, 1837 in Cumberland, ME; married Patience. According to Cumberland Birth records, children include Deborah Murch, Sarah Ann, Betsey, Michael, Caroline, Alfred/Alford, William. He may have lived in West Cumberland as he and his wife are buried at the West Cumberland Methodist Church Cemetery in West Cumberland.
  6. Perez Whitney, born June 02, 1795 in Cumberland, ME; died May 12, 1853 in Cumberland, ME; met Mary Bef. 1824. According to Cumberland, ME, Birth Records, children include Amanda Melvina, Julia Ann, Andrew Jackson, Sarah Jane, Benjamin, Charles W. He was a neighbor of brothers Humphrey, Phineas, Alexander, and James and is buried at Morrison Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Maine

Generation No. 5

16. Daniel Haskell, born December 16, 1688 in Gloucester, MA; died December 14, 1768 in Gloucester, MA. He married 17. Sarah Haskell December 31, 1716 in Gloucester, MA.
17. Sarah Haskell, born September 11, 1692 in Gloucester, MA; died July 10, 1773 in Gloucester, MA.
Child of Daniel Haskell and Sarah Haskell is:

  • (8) Moses Haskell, born May 15, 1736 in Gloucester, MA; died January 14, 1811 in New Gloucester, ME; met Sarah Haskell December 15, 1763 in Gloucester, MA.

18. Ebenezer Haskell, born February 22, 1689/90 in Gloucester, MA; died June 23, 1771 in Gloucester, MA. He married 19. Elizabeth Goodhue 1722.
19. Elizabeth Goodhue, born February 07, 1695/96 in Ipswich, MA; died in Gloucester, MA.
Child of Ebenezer Haskell and Elizabeth Goodhue is:

  • (9) Sarah Haskell, born March 11, 1737/38 in Gloucester, MA; died in New Gloucester, ME; met Moses Haskell December 15, 1763 in Gloucester, MA.

20. John Adams, born November 02, 1705 in Newbury, MA; died Abt. 1785 in Falmouth, ME. He married 21. Elizabeth Morse November 02, 1730.
21. Elizabeth Morse, born 1706 in Newbury, MA.
Child of John Adams and Elizabeth Morse is:

  • (10) Moses Adams, born November 05, 1737 in Newbury, MA; died in Falmouth, ME; married Susanna Merrill.

22. James Merrill, born in Newbury, MA; died 1757 in Falmouth, ME. On November 25, 1714 he married 23. Mary Adams. They lived in Newbury until 1725 when they moved to Stratham, New Hampshire, where they lived until 1738. They then moved to New Casco, also known as Falmouth, ME.
23. Mary Adams, born March 05, 1699/00 in Newbury, MA.
Children of James Merrill and Mary Adams are:

  1. Israel, born July 27, 1715 in Newbury.
  2. Humphrey, born January 18, 1717/18, in Newbury; d. January 1, 1815.
  3. Rebecca, born November 4, 1720, in Newbury; married Joh Calley or Cawley of Falmouth.
  4. Priscilla, born January 7, 1721/22, in Newbury; married Richard Merrill, October 24, 1742.
  5. Adams, born December 4, 1728 in Stratham; died December 26, 1802.
  6. James, born April 13, 1731 in Stratham; died November 16, 1806.
  7. Joshua, born March 15, 1732/33 in Stratham; September 21, 1808.
  8. Mary, born January 14, 1735/6 in Stratham; married September 29, 1750, Capt. Samul Noyes.
  9. Dorothy, born December 10, 1738 in Stratham; died unmarried.
  10. (11) Susanna Merrill, born January 11, 1739/40 in Falmouth, ME; married Moses Adams.
  11. Silas, born July 6, 1743.

24. Isaac Whitney, born March 09, 1719/20 in York, ME; died 1800 in Freeport, ME. He was the son of 48. Nathaniel Whitney and 49. Sarah Ford. He married (2) 25. Hannah Payne.
25. Hannah Payne.
Children of Isaac Whitney and Hannah Payne are:

  1. (12) James Whitney, born Abt. 1759 in Buxton, ME; died Abt. 1805 in Cumberland, ME; met Deborah Murch August 15, 1785 in Gorham, ME.
  2. Jonothan Whitney.
  3. Timothy Whitney.
  4. Barnabas Whitney.
  5. Mary Whitney.
  6. Henry Whitney.
Children of Isaac Whitney and Sarah Crosby are:
  1. Lucy Whitney, born July 31, 1745.
  2. Phineas Whitney, born June 05, 1747.
  3. Isaac Whitney, born December 28, 1748.
  4. Hannah Whitney, born November 28, 1750.
  5. Stephen Whitney, born March 19, 1755.

26. Samuel Murch. He married 27. Deborah Emery of Biddeford. Is this Maine of England??
27. Deborah Emery.
Children of Samuel Murch and Deborah Emery are:

  1. (13) Deborah Murch, born September 25, 1763 in Gorham, ME; died August 27, 1834 in Cumberland, ME; married James Whitney August 15, 1785 in Gorham, ME.
  2. Ebenezer, born December 30, 1769.
  3. Mary, born July 25, 1769.
  4. Elizabeth, born December 12, 1773.

Generation No. 6

48. Nathaniel Whitney, born April 14, 1680. He married in York, ME, 49. Sarah Ford.
49. Sarah Ford who was born in York.
Children of Nathaniel Whitney and Sarah Ford is:

  1. (24) Isaac Whitney, born March 09, 1719/20 in York, ME; died 1800 in Freeport, ME; married (2) Hannah Payne; married (1) Sarah Crosby September 05, 1743 in York, ME.
  2. Lydia, died young
  3. Lydia
  4. Nahum
  5. Abel
  6. Sarah
  7. Amos
  8. Joanna



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