I was wondering if anyone had any information about the following line:
>From a chapter called "Old Foxcroft" (title of book unknown)page 159
Asa Bearce of Halifax Mass, a Lieutenant in the Rev. War was a son of
one of the grand-daughters of Elder Brewster of the Mayflower passengers and
the first Plymouth Church. Asa Bearce married Mary Randall, dau. of Job
Randall, a soldier of the French and Indian Wars who was present at the fall
of Quebec. He died from effects of wounds received there. Asa and Mary
(Randall) Bearce's children were: Ursula b. at Halifax, 1762; Asa b. at
Halifax Jan 20, 1765; Job b. at Halifax Sept 29 1767; Charles b. in Halifax
March 26, 1770; Seth, b. in Halifax Feb 15, 1774; Isaac b. in Halifax Aug
22, 1776; Polly, b. in Halifax ; Lucy b. in Hebron Me Mar 12, 1786.
Job Bearce b. Sept 29, 1767 was one of the early settlers of Hebron
Maine, moving there early in the 1780's with his father's family. He m. Apr.
11 1793, Betty Turner, b. Apr 20, 1773; dau of Adam and Chloe Turner and
elder sister of Abel Turner who with his wife "Daffy" and five children came
to "old Foxcroft" in 1814. The children of Job and Betty (Turner) Bearce,
born in Hebron, were a son, died unnamed; b. Feb 11, 1794; Almira, b. Aug 29
1795; Alvin, b. Dec 17, 1796; Libbeus b. Oct 3, 1798; Seth, b. Aug 26, 1800;
Job, b. Sept 6, 1802; Syria, b. Oct 6, 1806; Sydney, b. Aug 18, 1808;
Permelia b. Apr. 28, 1810, m. Josiah Cole; Albert, b. May 15, 1815.
>From the 1850 Census, Foxcroft, ME
Josiah Cole 45 m Blacksmith 100 Hebron
Permelia Cole 41 f "
Clara Cole 19 f Foxcroft
H Cole 18 m none "
A Cole 16 m " "
F A Cole 13 m "
Chloa(?) Cole 9 (m)? "
I was wondering if anyone has any information about
Josiah Cole who married Permelia Bearse...who his parents were
and what Cole line he might be descended from...?
Thanks for any help you can provide.