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James R. PEARY

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James R. Peary

Posted: 15 Oct 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Jan 2005 9:10AM GMT
Surnames: Peary - Boston
Oxford County Maine

1. JOSEPH PEARY was born about 1735 in WATERBORO, ME.

JOSEPH PEARY had the following children:

+2 i. STEPHEN PEARY.



SECOND GENERATION

2. STEPHEN PEARY was born about 14 Nov 1759 in BERWICK, ME. He resided before 1790 in SANFORD, ME. He resided about 1790 in DENMARK, ME. He died about 1839 in DENMARK, ME. He was buried in DENMARK, ME - STEPHEN PEARY CEMETERY. They became parents of eleven children. Stephen is referred to as "deacon" and "reverend". He was a man of many interests- a soldier at an early age, a farmer, a sheep-man with his own mark registered in the town records as " a right ear croft and a hole through the same", a builder, a musician, a religious man and a patriot. At the age of 53, Stephen and his oldest son, Moses Peary, enlisted in the War of 1812: Stephen as a musician and Moses as a Corporal.

He was married to RHODA BOSTON (daughter of THOMAS BOSTON and ANN HIGGINS) about 12 Feb 1783. STEPHEN PEARY and RHODA BOSTON had the following children:

+3 i. MOSES PEARY.

+4 ii. LOVE PEARY.

+5 iii. STEPHEN PEARY.

6 iv. ANNAH PEARY was born about 8 Mar 1794 in DENMARK, ME.

7 v. JAMES R. PEARY was born about 19 Apr 1799 in DENMARK, ME. He remained in Denmark, Maine until 1863-64 when he moved his family to the Aroostock County and settled in Castle Hill, Mappleton, Pernham and Washburn.

8 vi. JOHN PEARY was born about 19 Apr 1804.

9 vii. THOMAS PEARY was born about 21 Apr 1808.



THIRD GENERATION

3. MOSES PEARY was born about 7 Jun 1788 in SANFORD, ME. He died about 1878.

He was married to HULDAH KIMBALL PORTER. MOSES PEARY and HULDAH KIMBALL PORTER had the following children:

+10 i. STEPHEN PEARY.

+11 ii. RHODA PEARY.

+12 iii. HULDAH PEARY.

13 iv. MOSES PEARY was born about 9 Oct 1817 in DENMARK, ME. He went to Tennessee.

+14 v. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS PEARY.

+15 vi. BETSEY PEARY.

+16 vii. DAVID PEARY.

17 viii. JOHN C. PEARY was born about 24 Jul 1824 in DENMARK, ME.

+18 ix. ASA KIMBALL PEARY.

19 x. CHARLES A. PEARY was born about 20 Oct 1828 in DENMARK, ME. He went to Pennsylvania.

20 xi. ALVIAN PEARY was born about 16 Dec 1830 in DENMARK, ME. He went to Pennsylvania.

4. LOVE PEARY was born about 28 Feb 1790 in SANFORD, ME.

She was married to THOMAS HOBBS.

5. STEPHEN PEARY was born about 5 Jan 1792 in DENMARK, ME.

He was married to EUNICE INGALLS.



FOURTH GENERATION

10. STEPHEN PEARY was born about 15 Jun 1813 in DENMARK, ME. He died about 3 Jun 1899.

He was married to SUSAN ROWE (daughter of EBENEZER ROWE and BETSEY ALLEN) about 5 Dec 1842. SUSAN ROWE resided in PHILLIPS, ME. STEPHEN PEARY and SUSAN ROWE had the following children:

21 i. JAMES PEARY was born about 25 Dec 1843 in PHILLIPS, ME. He died about 17 Aug 1864. He served in the military in the CIVIL WAR.

+22 ii. MARY B. PEARY.

+23 iii. RHODA A. PEARY.

+24 iv. ELMAN A. STEPHEN PEARY.

+25 v. EDWIN A. PEARY.

+26 vi. LUCIAN PEARY.

11. RHODA PEARY was born about 15 Nov 1814 in DENMARK, ME. She died about 10 Jun 1905.

She was married to WILLIAM HOER.

12. HULDAH PEARY was born about 11 Mar 1816 in DENMARK, ME.

She was married to JOHN ABBOTT.

14. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS PEARY was born about 13 May 1819 in DENMARK, ME. He died about 12 Jan 1890.

He was married to ABIGAIL HEATH. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS PEARY and ABIGAIL HEATH had the following children:

+27 i. EMMA S. PEARY.

28 ii. STEPHEN PEARY was born about 25 Mar 1841.

29 iii. BETSYANN PEARY was born about 14 Apr 1843.

30 iv. EZRA H. PEARY was born about 19 Mar 1845. He died about 1862 in the CIVIL WAR.

+31 v. BELLE PEARY.

32 vi. ASA H. PEARY was born about 14 Apr 1849.

+33 vii. ELDUSTY PEARY.

+34 viii. SAMUEL A. PEARY.

+35 ix. ABBIE E. PEARY.

+36 x. LILLA ADA PEARY.

15. BETSEY PEARY was born about 28 Dec 1820 in DENMARK, ME. She died about 13 Dec 1905.

She was married to DAVID ABBOTT.

16. DAVID PEARY was born about 4 Sep 1822 in DENMARK, ME.

He was married to DEBORAH TOOTHAKER.

18. ASA KIMBALL PEARY was born about 1826 in DENMARK, ME. He died about 1898.

He was married to MARY ELLIS.
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