Hanson Family of New Hampshire and Maine

Generations #4 – 6

 

 

(IV.10) Benjamin4 Hanson, son of Tobias3 Hanson (Jr.), Tobias2, Thomas1; born probably in Dover, NH, before 1698, married Mary4 Horne,[1] daughter of John3 and Mary2 (Ham) Horne, by 1720. She was supposedly born in 1706,[2] a granddaughter of William2 and Elizabeth (Clough) Horne, of Dover, and of John1 and Mary (Heard) Ham, of Dover.[3]

Benjamin Hanson died by 1729, but no probate records were found for him in New Hampshire, and she remarried to William Foss/Fost, son of John and Mary (Chadbourne[?]) Fost, as his third wife, in ca. 1729. He was born on 11 Mar. 1673 in Dover,[4] and had married first to Margery Lord, and secondly to Sarah (Fernside) Heard, widow of Nathaniel Heard, on 26 Apr. 1703 in Dover.[5] He died intestate in 1764, and administration of his estate was granted to his son or grandson, William Foss, on 29 Mar. 1764, with Dr. Moses Howe and Isaac Horne as sureties.[6]

Benjamin Hanson had 3 children,[7] and Mary Horne had 4 more children by William Fost:

            A. Lydia5 Hanson, born on 27 Feb. 1722,[8] baptized on 26 July 1730 in Dover,[9] married William Stiles (Jr.), son of William and Deborah Stiles, as his second wife, before 1 June 1742. He was born on 1 Mar. 1709,[10] and had married first to Tryphenia Baker.[11] Her grandfather, Tobias Hanson, mentioned his granddaughter Lydia Stiles in his will in 1742. Administration of the estate of William Stiles, of Dover, blacksmith, was granted to his son, William Stiles, of Dover, blacksmith, on 30 July 1740.[12] Lydia (Hanson) Stiles supposedly died in Aug. 1824.[13]

            B. Timothy5 Hanson, baptized on 26 July 1730 in Dover,[14] was mentioned in the will of his grandfather, Tobias Hanson, in 1742, possibly the Timothy Hanson, of Somersworth, who married Ann McElary in ca. 1748.[15]

            C. John5 Hanson, baptized on 2 Aug. 1730 in Dover,[16] was mentioned in the will of his grandfather, Tobias Hanson, in 1742. He probably married Mercy Horne, daughter of a William Horne, in ca. 1750.[17] He died intestate in 1756 in Dover, and his widow, Mercy Hanson, was granted administration of his estate on 23 Sept. 1756, with Isaac Hanson and Robert Hussey, both of Somersworth, as her sureties. John Hanson and Joseph Hanson, Jr., both of Dover, were appointed to appraise his estate on 23 Sept. 1756.[18]

            D. Mary Fost, born on 24 June 1728 in Dover,[19] baptized on 26 July 1730 in Dover.[20]

            E. Chadbourne Fost, born on 26 Mar. 1731 in Dover,[21] baptized on 28 Nov. 1731 in Dover,[22] marriage not found.

            F. Daniel Fost, baptized on 26 Aug. 1733 in Dover,[23] marriage not found.

            G. Lydia Fost, baptized on 14 May 1738 in Dover.[24]

 

 

(IV.11) Tobias4 Hanson (3rd), son of Tobias3 Hanson (Jr.), Tobias2, Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, in Mar. 1702,[25] married 1.) Judith4 Varney, daughter of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, on 27 Dec. 1726.[26] She was born on 11 Apr. 1710 in Dover,[27] a granddaughter of Humphrey2 and Sarah (Starbuck) (Austin) Varney, of Dover,[28] and of Stephen2 and Mary (Pitman) Otis.[29] She died by 1750, and he remarried to 2.) Sarah Frye, daughter of William and Hannah (Hill) Frye, on 25 Oct. 1750.[30] She was born on 9 May 1710.[31] Tobias Hanson (3rd) was a Quaker, and he died testate on 27 Aug. 1765 in Dover, aged 64 [sic] years.[32] His will was dated 18 Nov. 1762, and probated on 30 Oct. 1765, and he named his son Aaron Hanson as executor of his estate. His will was published in Volume 7 of Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire in 1739, and is as follows:[33]

In the Name of God Amen the Eighteenth Day of November in the third year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the third Anno Domini One thousand Seven hundred and Sixty two I, Tobias Hanson of Dover In the Province of New Hampshire being Sick & weak of Body…

Item that for Natural Love & affection which I Do bare to my wife Sarah Hanson that She shall for her own use have, as Long as She shall Continue my widow (& no Longer) the whole of my household furniture of Every Kind whatsoever, & that She shall have the free Liberty & power to Dispose of my said household furniture to & among my Children as she shall think proper, but to no other Person or Persons, or to any other use, & I also Give unto my Said wife & for her own use as She Shall See Cause the two notes or Obligations that I now have against Joseph Fry & Jonathan Fry of Kittery which is all I Bequeath or will to my Said wife Excepting what the Law allows her as a widow—

Item I Give unto my Son Moses Hanson forty acres of Land in the Town of Rochester in the Province aforesd which sd Land Lyes adjoyning near Garlands mill (So Calld) in sd Rochester, as also all my other Land that is Divided or is to be hereafter Divided to my right in said Rochester (be the same more or Less) as also two Dayes or the one twelfth part of the Saw mill in sd Rochester Calld Garlands mill together with a proportionable part of all the Iron work Going Gears & Priviledges belonging or appertaining thereto, as also the two third parts of all the Lands & timber that I have or belongs to me in the Township Lying at the head of Berwick in the County of york in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay Called Lebanon as also one yoak of four year old Steers to be Dd or Gave him by my Executer when he Doth arrive at the age of twenty one years To him my Said Son moses & to his heirs & assigns forever—

Item I Give to my Daughter Anne Hanson five hundred Pounds Old Tenor money or in Spanish milld Dollars at the rate of Six pounds old Tenor Each to Comprehend Said Sum to be paid her by my Execur within five years after my Decease to be paid her yearly in proportion being one hundred pounds o Tenor pr year So as to Compleat within ye five years ye aforesd Sum & no more.

Item I Give unto my Daughter mary Varney one hundred pounds old Tenor to be paid her by my Execur within three years after my Decease yearly as aforesd & in the Same manner her Sister Anne is to be paid that is in Spanish milld Dollars at Six pounds old Tenor Each or in paper Currency Equivalent thereto & no more—

Item. I Give Unto my Daughter Elizabeth Tuttle four hundred & Seventy pounds old Tenor to be paid by my Execur yearly in Proportion in Dollars at the rate of Six pounds old Tenor Each or in paper Currency Equivalent thereto & no more—

Item I Give unto my Daughter Patience Meeder three hundred & ten pounds old Tenor in Spanish milld Dollars at the rate of Six pounds old Tenor Each or in paper Currency Equivalent thereto to be pd her by my Execr within Nine years after my Decase yearly one hundred pounds old Tenor So as to Compleat the whole in Said term of Nine years & no more—

Item I Give Unto my Daughter Marcy Hanson five hundred Pounds old Tenor in Spanish milld Dollars at the rate of Six pounds old Tenor Each or in paper Currency Equivalent thereto to be pd her within ten years after my Decease & yearly as her Sister is to be pd & no more—

Item for the Confidence which I have & Dot put in my son Aaron Hanson to See this my will to be truly & Justly Performed I appoint him y Executor & Do Give him all my Land in The Town of Dover or Else where not before gave away as also all the Building Priviledges & appurtenances thereto Standing or being thereon as also all my Stock of Cretures of any Kind whatsoever that I Shall Leave at my Decease & also all my Husbandry Utencils of any Kind whatever with all Debts Due to me Either by Bills Bonds notes or Specialties or Books of account whatever from any person or persons whatsoever (Excepting) what I before Gave to my wife Due from Joseph Fry & Jonathan Fry as also the one third part of all my Lands & timber in the New Township Lying at the head of Berwick in the County of york in the Province of massachusetts Bay Calld Lebanon—as also the one twelfth part of a Saw mill in the Town of Rochester aforesd Called Garlands mill together with the proportionable part of all the Going Geers Iron work & Priviledges thereto belonging & I also Give all my part of the Saw mill in Dover aforesd Called Tole end mill with all my right to the Iron work Going Geer & Priviledges thereto belonging unto my Sais Son Aron & also all my other Lands Goods or Chattles not before mentioined in this my will all which is to be to him his heirs & assigns forever after my Decease…

                                                                                                                Tobias Hanson

(Witnesses) Isaac Young, William Watson, Ephm Hanson

 

            Sarah (Frye) Hanson died on 17 Aug. 1800.[34] Tobias Hanson (3rd) had children by Judith Varney:

            A. Anne5 Hanson, married Joseph Cartland, as his second wife, on 27 Oct. 1763 in Dover.[35] He had married first to Lydia Allen, daughter of Francis Allen. Joseph Cartland died on 21 Jan. 1807.[36]

            B. Mary5 Hanson, married Jedediah5 Varney, her first cousin, son of Ebenezer4 and Elizabeth4 (Hanson) Varney (Jr.) He was born in 1732, a grandson of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, of Dover,[37] and of John3 and Elizabeth3 (Meader) Hanson. She died on 16 Mar. 1798 in Dover,[38] and he died on 25 Sept. 1799 in Dover, of “dropsy,” aged 67 years.[39]

            C. Elizabeth5 Hanson, married Reuben Tuttle, son of Thomas and Mary (Brackett) Tuttle, on 26 May 1762 in Dover.[40] He was born on 26 May 1739 in Dover.[41] They moved to Falmouth, ME, after 1778, and she died in Falmouth, ME.[42] They had children:[43]

                        1. Judith Tuttle, born on 16 Sept. 1762 in Barrington, NH.

                        2. Mary Tuttle, born on 24 Mar. 1765 in Barrington.

                        3. Elisha Tuttle, born on 27 Sept. 1767 in Barrington, died unmarried.

                        4. Reuben Tuttle (Jr.), born on 28 Apr. 1770 in Barrington.

                        5. Lydia Tuttle, born on 30 Mar. 1773 in Barrington.

                        6. Mehitabel Tuttle, born on 2 May 1775 in Barrington.

                        7. Anne Tuttle, born on 17 May 1778 in Barrington.

D. Aaron5 Hanson, married Abigail Caldwell, daughter of William and Elizabeth Caldwell, but had no children. He was executor of his father’s will in 1765, and the will of William Caldwell Sr., of Lee, NH, dated 23 June 1795 and probated on 29 May 1797, mentioned his daughter Abigail, wife of Aaron Hanson.[44] He died on 12 Dec. 1825.[45] [Note: This Aaron Hanson may be confused with Lt. Aaron5 Hanson, the son of Daniel4 Hanson.]

            E. Patience5 Hanson, born on 12 June 1743, married Benjamin4 Meader, son of Daniel3 and Elizabeth (Allen) Meader. He was born on 23 June 1736 in Dover, a grandson of Nathaniel2 and Eleanor Meader, of Dover. She died on 19 Mar. 1825, and he died on 6 Apr. 1827.[46] They had children, order uncertain:[47]

                        1. Hannah5 Meader, born in 1763, married David Roberts.

                        2. Mary5 Meader, born in 1765, married Paul Bunker. He was a blacksmith, and they moved to Sandwich, NH.

                        3. Tobias Meader, born in 1767.

                        4. Micajah Meader

                        5. Hanson Meader

                        6. Judith Meader

                        7. Stephen5 Meader, married Sarah Whitehouse.

                        8. Ephraim5 Meader, born in 1785, settled also in Sandwich, NH.

            F. Moses5 Hanson, born on 1 Feb. 1744/5,[48] married Mary5 Hanson,[49] daughter of Maul4 and Mary (Canney) Hanson, on 10 Jan. 1770 in Dover.[50] She was born ca. 1748 in Dover, a granddaughter of Thomas3 and Margaret (Maule) Hanson (3rd), and of John and Sarah (Austin) Canney. He died on 1 Dec. 1811, and she died on 1 Oct. 1838.[51] They presumably had at least one son:

            1. Moses6 Hanson (Jr.), married Sarah6 Varney, daughter of Stephen5 and Deliverance (Lamos) Varney (Jr.), on 6 Nov. 1793 in Dover.[52] She was born on 4 Feb. 1771, a granddaughter of Stephen4 and Mercy4 (Hanson) Varney. He died on 14 Nov. 1849.[53]

            2. (Probably others)

            G. Mercy5 Hanson, born ca. 1746, married Benjamin Conner, probably son of Joseph Conner, after 1762.[54] The will of Joseph Conner, of Dover, cordwainer, dated 14 Mar. 1768, and probated on 9 Apr. 1777, mentioned his son Benjamin Conner, and also mentioned his daughter Sarah Hanson.[55]

 

 

(IV.12) Joseph4 Hanson, Esq., son of Tobias3 Hanson (Jr.), Tobias2, Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 10 Jan. 1703/4 or 1704/5,[56] married 1.) Rebecca Shepard on 23 Nov. 1727 in Dover.[57] She was born in 1708, and died on 19 Apr. 1736 in Dover.[58] He remarried to 2.) Sarah Scammon,[59] daughter of Capt. Humphrey and Elizabeth (Jordan) Scammon (Jr.), of Biddeford, ME,[60] on 25 Aug. 1737 in Dover,[61] but she also died on 2 Sept. 1738 in Dover.[62] He remarried again to 3.) Susannah Burnham,[63] daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Burnham, on 6 June 1739 in Dover.[64] She was born on 1 Mar. 1715/16.[65]

Joseph Hanson, Esq., was an innholder in Dover, and was the Dover Town Clerk from 27 June 1743 until his death in 1758.[66] He died intestate on 5 Sept. 1758 in Dover, “Sun about two hours high at night after 4 Days Sickness with the Numb Palsie.”[67] Administration of his estate was granted to his son, Ephraim Hanson, of Dover, on 12 Sept. 1758, with Dependence Bickford and James Kielle, both of Dover, as sureties.[68] Susannah (Burnham) Hanson died on 4 Mar. 1758 in Dover, aged 41 years.[69]

Joseph Hanson, Esq., had a son by Rebecca Shepard, a son by Sarah Scammon, and 2 more children by Susannah Burnham:[70]

            A. Ephraim5 Hanson, born on 15 June 1728 in Dover, NH,[71] baptized on 4 Jan. 1730 in Dover,[72] married Margaret Lord on 24 Mar. 1756 in Berwick, ME.[73] She was born in 1737.[74] He was an “Inholder” in Dover,[75] succeeded his father as Dover Town Clerk on 18 Sept. 1758, and served until his death in 1772.[76] Margaret (Lord) Hanson died on 24 Aug. 1769 in Dover, aged 31 years,[77] and Ephraim died intestate on 24 Mar. 1772 in Dover, aged 42 [sic] years.[78] John Burnham Hanson and John Wentworth, Jr., were appointed as administrators of his estate,[79] but they both died without administering the estate, and his son Abraham Hanson, of Dover, was appointed as administrator of the estate on 12 Jan. 1789.[80] They had 2 sons:[81]

            1. Joseph Hanson, born on 1 Oct. 1756 in Dover,[82] died on 15 Nov. 1774 in Dover, presumably unmarried.

            2. Abraham6 Hanson, born on 15 July 1759 in Dover.[83] On 14 Aug. 1776 he chose John Wentworth, Jr., as his guardian,[84] and he married Susanna Odiorne on 4 Apr. 1782 in Dover.[85] He was granted administration of his father’s estate in 1789, after the appointed administrators had both died without completing administration.

            B. Humphrey5 Hanson, born on 27 Aug. 1738 in Dover,[86] baptized on 3 Sept. 1738 in Dover,[87] married Joanna Watson, daughter of Isaac Watson, in ca. 1759.[88] She was baptized 16 June 1742 in Dover,[89] a granddaughter of Jonathan Watson. Joanna Hanson was mentioned in the division of the estate of Isaac Watson, on 11 Aug. 1795.[90] Humphrey Hanson died intestate on 13 Nov. 1766 in Dover,[91] and administration of his estate was granted to Moses Varney, of Dover, on 22 July 1767, with Ichabod Canney and Benjamin Libby, Jr., as sureties. On 21 Apr. 1772 Moses Varney, administrator of the estate of Humphrey Hanson, and John Burnham Hanson and John Wentworth, administrators of the estate of Ephraim Hanson, petitioned for permission for a division of land owned in common by the two estates.[92] Joanna (Watson) Hanson died in 1826.[93] They had children:[94]

            1. Dominicus6 Hanson, born on 17 Mar. or 19 Dec. 1760 in Dover.[95] He was the Dover Town Clerk from 4 Nov. 1799 until his resignation on 29 Oct. 1816.[96]

            2. Sarah Hanson, born on 22 Dec. 1762 in Dover.[97]

            3. Joseph Hanson, born on 18 Dec. 1764 in Dover.[98]

            4. Servia6 Hanson, supposedly baptized on 5 Oct. 1765,[99] married Lt. Samuel Stackpole.

            5. Elizabeth6 Hanson, born posthumously on 12 May 1767 in Dover,[100] married John Phillips Gilman, of Dover, on 7 Dec. 1788 in Dover.[101] He was appointed as guardian of the twin sons of her uncle, John Burnham Hanson, on 27 May 1793. He died before 1832, and she died a widow on 8 June 1832 in Dover, aged 65 years.[102] They had children:

            a. Sarah Gilman, born on 4 May 1790 in Dover.[103]

            b. Eliza Gilman, born on 20 June 1794 in Dover.[104]

            c. Mary Ann Gilman, born on 22 Aug. 1797 in Dover.[105]

            d. Joanna Gilman, a twin, born on 22 Mar. 1800 in Dover.[106]

            e. Hannah Phillips Gilman, a twin, born on 22 Mar. 1800 in Dover,[107] married Asa A. Tufts on 13 Nov. 1820 in Dover.[108]

            6. (Supposedly) David Hanson, died in 1795.

            C. Rebeckah5 Hanson, born on 28 Dec. 1739 in Dover,[109] married Jonathan Gage, son of Col. John and Elizabeth (Roberts) (Hubbard) Gage, on 29 Mar. 1759 in Dover.[110] He was born ca. 1734,[111] and died on 14 Oct. 1800, aged 66 years.[112] She died on 30 Mar. 1806.[113] They had children, order uncertain:[114]

            1. Susanna Gage, born on 30 Oct. 1759 in Dover,[115] married Thomas Footman on 14 Aug. 1779 in Dover.[116] He was born on 28 Sept. 1751. She died on 3 Nov. 1797, and he died on 3 Aug. 1804.[117]

            2. Hannah Gage, born on 25 June 1763 in Dover,[118] married Col. Jonathan Rawson in ca. 1786.[119] He was born in 1759, and died intestate on 10 May 1794 in Dover, aged 35 years, of “consumption.”[120] Administration of his estate was granted to Caleb Hodgdon, of Dover, on 20 May 1794, with Otis Baker, Esq., and John Riley, mariner, as sureties.[121] She died on 1 Sept. 1814.[122]

            3. Elizabeth Gage, born 4 June 1768 in Dover,[123] married Shadrack Hodgdon in ca. 1791. He was born in 1766, and died on 24 June 1805. She died on 1 May 1816.[124]

            4. Peggy Gage, born on 5 Jan. 1771 in Dover,[125] died unmarried in 1811.

            5. Joseph Hanson Gage, born on 4 Mar. 1779 in Dover.[126]

            D. John5 Burnham Hanson, Esq., born on 29 Nov. 1741 in Dover.[127] Valentine Mathes was appointed as his guardian on 22 Jan. 1759,[128] and he married Elizabeth Rogers on 20 Sept. 1764 in Dover.[129] She was born on 20 May 1744 in Durham, NH.[130] He was co-administrator of the estate of his brother, Ephraim Hanson, and was the Dover Town Clerk from 25 Apr. 1785 until his death in 1788.[131] He died intestate on 17 Dec. 1788 in Dover, “insane, found dead in the river.”[132] His widow, Elizabeth Hanson, was granted administration of his estate in Dover on 18 Feb. 1789, with Ebenezer Thompson, of Durham, and Thomas Footman, of Dover, as her sureties,[133] and she was granted administration of his estate in York Co., ME, on 24 June 1789, with Ichabod Goodwin and Dominicus Goodwin, Esq., as sureties.[134] His New Hampshire estate was divided among his heirs, namely his widow Elizabeth Hanson, eldest son Daniel Hanson, sons Burnham, Humphrey, Ephraim and Joseph Hanson, and daughters Hannah, wife of Peter Cushing, Jr., Susanna, wife of William Man, Sally, wife of John Odiorne, and Betty Hanson, on 22 Feb. 1794. His estate in York Co., ME, was divided on 21 July 1794 among his heirs, namely his widow, John B. Hanson, Humphry Hanson, Susanna Mann, Ephraim Hanson, Elizabeth Hanson, Daniel Hanson, Joseph Hanson, Hannah Cushing, Sarah Odiorne, Love Roberts, Elizabeth Cushing, and Benjamin Drew.[135] They had children:[136]

            1. Susanna Hanson, born on 15 June 1765 in Durham, NH, died on 3 Sept. 1765 in Durham. [137]

            2. Hannah6 Hanson, born on 11 July 1766 in Durham,[138] married Peter Cushing (Jr.), son of Peter and Mary Cushing, of Dover, on 11 Apr. 1784 in Dover.[139] He was born on 22 Feb. 1757 in Dover.[140] The will of Mary Cushing, widow of Peter Cushing, Sr., of Dover, dated 26 June 1798, mentioned her son Peter Cushing, Jr., whom she appointed as executor of her estate.[141] Hannah (Hanson) Cushing died in 1800, and he remarried to Sally Hall, of Berwick, ME, on 8 June 1802. He died in May 1804.[142] Hannah (Hanson) Cushing had 2 children:

            a. John Cushing, born on 25 Oct. 1784 in Dover.[143]

            b. Elizabeth “Betty” Cushing, born on 26 Nov. 1786 in Dover,[144] mentioned in the division of her grandfather’s estate in York Co., ME.

            3. Susanna6 “Susey” Hanson, born on 25 May 1768 in Durham,[145] married William Mann on 2 Oct. 1791 in Dover.[146] They had children:

            a. Susanna Mann, born on 25 June 1792 in Dover.[147]

            b. George Gains Mann, born on 5 Dec. 1795 in Dover.[148]

            c. Statira Mann, a daughter, born on 16 Oct. 1797 in Dover.[149]

            4. Daniel6 Hanson, a twin, born on 30 Apr. 1770 in Durham,[150] named as the eldest son in the division of his father’s estate in 1794.

            5. Robert Hanson, a twin, born on 30 Apr. 1770 in Durham,[151] died on 4 May 1771.[152]

            6. Sarah6 “Sally” Hanson, born on 18 Dec. 1772 in Dover,[153] married Capt. John Odiorne, son of Benjamin Odiorne, on 27 Nov. 1790 in Dover. He was born on 23 July 1763, and died on 29 Nov. 1811.[154] She died on 14 June 1847 in Dover.[155]

            7. Robert Hanson, a twin, born on 14 Mar. 1776 in Dover,[156] died on 6 June 1777.[157]

            8. Betsey Hanson, a twin, born on 14 Mar. 1776 in Dover.[158] On 7 May 1793 she chose Dr. Jacob Kittridge, of Dover, as her guardian,[159] and she was still unmarried in the 1794 division of her father’s estate.

            9. John Burnham Hanson (Jr.), born on 13 June 1778 in Dover.[160] On 17 May 1793 he chose John Odiorne, of Dover, “sadler,” as his guardian,[161] and he married Dorcas Libby, of Berwick, ME, on 21 June 1801 in Berwick.[162]

            10. Ephraim Hanson, a twin, born on 16 Sept. 1780 in Dover.[163] On 27 May 1793 Ephraim and his brother Humphrey Hanson chose John Phillips Gilman, of Dover, trader, as their guardian.[164]

            11. Humphrey Hanson, a twin, born on 16 Sept. 1780 in Dover.[165] On 27 May 1793 Humphrey and his brother Ephraim Hanson chose John Phillips Gilman, of Dover, trader, as their guardian.[166]

            12. Joseph Hanson, born on 12 Mar. 1783 in Dover.[167] Ebenezer Smith was his guardian by 1801, when he signed an agreement relating to the estate of John Burnham Hanson on behalf of Joseph Hanson.

 

 

(IV.13) Isaac4 Hanson, son of Tobias3 Hanson (Jr.), Tobias2, Thomas1; born probably in Dover, NH, in, say 1710, married Susannah Canney,[168] daughter of Thomas and Rose (Pinkham) (Tuttle) Canney, on 12 Dec. 1741 in Dover.[169] She was born on 4 Apr. 1715,[170] a granddaughter of Joseph and Mary Canney.[171] He was a co-executor of his father’s will in 1742. He died intestate on 15 Jan. 1758,[172] “in an apperplect fit,” and administration of his estate was granted to his widow, Susanna Hanson, on 30 Aug. 1758,[173] with Ichabod Canney, of Dover, and Benjamin Canney, of Somersworth, as her sureties, but Susannah (Canney) Hanson died on 9 Aug. 1760,[174] and Administration de bonis non was granted to Ichabod Canney, of Dover, on 23 Sept. 1760. The division of the estate of Isaac Hanson was made by Joshua Wingate, Joseph Roberts, and Elijah Estes, and was published in Volume 6 of Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire in 1931, as follows:[175]

We the Subscribers being apointed with others by the Honble John wentworth Esqr Judge of Probate of wills for said Province as Pr Warrant to us directed To Devide the Rale Estete of Isaac Hanson Late of Dover Decsd among his Childrin by the Request of the oldest Son, we have divided the Estate as hereafter to them as it appeared to us it might be done.

First—To Tobias Hanson the oldest Son Two Shires the Dweeling House and Part of the homestead Land bounding as followeth viz Beginning by the main Road that Leeds through Cochecho South 12d west Eighteen Rods from the west Cornor of the aforesd Land Runing Noth 80d East Eight Rods then South 10d east five Rods then noth 80d East Seventy four Rods to Sheffelds Land So Calld then by Sheffelds Land south 45d east Eleven Rods to George Hansons Land then by sd Georges Land South 31d west Sixty Two Rods then noth fifty eight Degrees west fifty Seven Rods then south 89d west Sixteen Rods to the Road then by sd Road to the first bound Containing nineteen acres more or less all within these aforesd bound we set of to the aforesd Tobias Hanson for his Two Shers in the aforesd Estate Together with the barn now standing on his sisters Hannah Right or Loot of Land in the aforesd Estate we alowing the aforesd Tobias Hanson six months from the Date hearof to take of the aforesd barn. If sd barn is not Removd with in the aforesd time alowd then his aforesd sister Hannah Hanson to keep the aforesd barn—

2ly—To Lydia watson part of the home Stead Land beginning noth 69d East Seven Rods and a half from the west Cornor of saide Land Runing South 18d East fifteen Rods then noth 76d East Twenty Two Rods then Runing noth 18d west Twelve Rods then South 76d west eleven Rods then noth 29d west three Rods then to the first bounds Containing one acre and Three Quarters, more Land eight acres and half Lying on the south Sid of the Road that Leeds from Cocheco to Jona Bickford in Dover bounding Notherly by the way and Southerly by Elijah Tuttels Land and Westerly Partly by Moses and Aron Wingate and Partly by Caleb Hodgdon there Land all within these aforesd Lydia bounds more or less we set of to the aforesd Lydia Watson for her Right in the foresd Estate.

3ly—To Hannah Hanson Part of the home Stead beginning by the main Road the Leeds through Cocheco att Benja Hanson Land Runing noth 12d east eight Rods then noth eighty nine Degrees east Sixteen Rods then South 58d east fifty seven Rods to George Hanson Land then by sd Georges Land South 31d west thirty eight Rods then noth 82d west Twenty nine Rods then noth 37d west Teen Rods and a half to Enock Hoige Land then by sd Hoiges Land noth 16d east twenty Rods then noth Two Degrees east Twenty four Rods by the wid Sarah Hanson Land then noth 58d west Partly by the wid Sarah and Partly by Benja Hanson their Land to the first bounds Containing Thirteen acres all within these aofresd Hannah bounds more or Less we set of to the aforesd Hannah Hanson for her Right in the aforesd estate excepting the barn Standing on the aforesd Hannah Land lowd to her brother Tobias If the aforesd Tobias Hanson moves it of from the aforesd Hannah Land with the time we alowd him If not Removd within the Time alowed then the aforesd Hannah Hanson to have the aforesd barn for her own—

4ly—To Isaac Hanson Part of the homestead Land beginning att the west Cornor of sd Land by the Road Runing South 12d west Eighteen Rods by sd Road then noth 80d East eight Rods then South 10d East five Rods then noth 80d east Seventy four Rods to Sheffelds Land so Cald then noth 45d west Twenty eight Rods by Sheffeld then noth 67d west six Rod then South 67d west twenty severn Rods by Humphry Hansons Land Late of Dover Decesd then South 18d east twelve Rods then South Seventy six Degres west Twenty Two Rods then noth 18d west fiften Rods then a strate Corse to the first bounds Containing nine acres more or Less all with in these aforesd Isaac bounds we set of to the aforesd Isaac Hanson for his Right in the aforesd Estate—

5ly To Susannah Hanson and Rose Hanson the out Land Lying on the west side of the mane Road that Leeds from Cocheco to Rochester att black water So Cald and Lying Partly in the Town of Summerworth and Partly in Dover aforesd Containing Eighty acres to be Equelly Divided between the aforesd Susannah and Rose acording to Quonitty and Quolity for there Part of the aforesaid Estate.

All which is Humbly Submitted by us acording to the best of our Judgement. Dover april 6th 1771—

                                                                                                Joshua Wingate

                                                                                                Joseph Roberts    } Committee

                                                                                                Elijah Estes

 

            Isaac Hanson and Susannah Canney had children, order uncertain:[176]

            A. Lydia5 Hanson, born on 5 Nov. 1742[?], married Benjamin Watson, son of Isaac and Elizabeth Watson, in ca. 1767. He was born on 3 Apr. 1734 in Dover,[177] and died intestate on 29 or 31 Jan. 1785 in Dover.[178] His widow, Lydia Watson, was granted administration of his estate on 8 June 1785, with Benjamin Titcomb and Benjamin Libbey as her sureties.[179] She died in 1827, aged 85 years.[180] They had children:[181]

            1. Susan Watson, born on 2 May 1768, drowned in infancy.

            3. Susan Watson, born on 15 Apr. 1770, married 1.) Lewis Wentworth,[182] and 2.) Thomas Burleigh/Burley.

            3. Benjamin Watson (Jr.), born on 26 Jan. 1772, married Elizabeth Whitehouse, daughter of Richard Whitehouse, in ca. 1799. She was born on 26 July 1772. He died on 16 Nov. 1847, and she died on 26 May 1857.[183]

            4. Samuel Watson, born on 7 July 1774, married Priscilla Hodgdon on 19 Sept. 1803 in Dover. She was born on 31 Jan. 1779, and died on 31 Oct. 1822. He died on 14 Apr. 1847.[184]

            5. Isaac Watson, born on 21 Apr. 1777.

            6. Sarah Watson, born on 6 July 1780, married a Samuel Hanson,[185] son of (___) Hanson, on 26 Jan. 1807 in Dover,[186] but had no children.

            7. John Watson, born on 8 May 1782, died on 17 Oct. 1799 at sea.

            B. Tobias5 Hanson, named the eldest son in the division of his father’s estate in 1771, marriage not found.

            C. Hannah5 Hanson, married Col. Benjamin Titcomb, son of Daniel and Anne Titcomb, on 30 Dec. 1773 in Dover.[187] He was born in 1743, baptized on 12 June 1743 in Dover,[188] and he was named a son in the will of Anne Titcomb, of Dover, widow, dated 8 Mar. 1776.[189] He died testate on 4 May 1799 in Dover, aged 56 years, of “consumption.”[190] His will was dated 16 Aug. 1798, and probated on 22 June 1799, and he named his wife Hannah, sons Benjamin, Jr., Joseph, Daniel, Isaac and William, and daughters Anna, Susannah, Hannah and Betty. He also mentioned his sister Mary Woodman, and her son Ebenezer Woodman. Witnesses were Benjamin Libbey, Joseph Jenkins, and J.P. Gilman.[191] They had children, order uncertain:[192]

            1. Benjamin Titcomb Jr.

            2. Joseph Titcomb

            3. Daniel Titcomb

            4. Isaac Titcomb

            5. William Titcomb

            6. Anna “Nancy” Titcomb, married Ephraim Wentworth before 1817.

            7. Susannah Titcomb

            8. Hannah Titcomb, married Nicholas Peaslee, and she died before 1817.

            9. Betty Titcomb

            D. Isaac5 Hanson (Jr.), married (___) Jones, and died in Farmington.

            E. Susannah5 Hanson, possibly married Richard Hanson,[193] son of (___) Hanson. He was born ca. 1752, and died on 8 June 1801 in Dover, aged 49 years, of “consumption.”[194] Susanna Hanson was mentioned in a division of real estate from her father “set off” to his daughters Susanna Hanson and Rose Hanson, deceased, on 6 June 1783.[195]

            F. Rose5 Hanson, married Robert Rogers, of Durham, NH, on 7 Aug. 1774 in Dover,[196] but she apparently died soon after, and he remarried to Sarah Evans, of Dover, on 28 Aug. 1776 in Dover.[197] She had one son:

            1. Hanson Rogers. His father, Robert Rogers, was appointed as his guardian on 11 Dec. 1782,[198] and he was mentioned in the division of a portion of the estate of his grandfather, Isaac Hanson, that was “set off” to his two daughters, Susanna Hanson and Rose Hanson, deceased, in 1783.[199]

 

 

(IV.14) William4 Hanson, eldest son of Benjamin3 Hanson, Tobias2, Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 11 Sept. 1705,[200] married 1.) Bathsheba (___) in ca. 1731,[201] and the lived in Dover, NH. She died, and he remarried to 2.) Margaret (___) before 1785. He died testate on 14 June 1787 in Dover, aged 83 [sic] years. [202] His will was dated 9 May 1785, and probated 20 June 1787, and he mentioned his wife Margaret, sons Joseph, Israel and Jacob, daughters “Kimbal,” wife of Richard Kimbal, Mary Roberts, Joanna Randel, children of his daughter Bridget Clements, and William Hanson, clark, “who lives with me,” witnessed by John Wentworth, Jonathan Bickford and Moses Wingate. His son Joseph Hanson was administrator of his estate.[203]

William and Bathsheba Hanson had children:[204]

            A. William5 Hanson (Jr.), born on 19 Dec. 1732 in Dover,[205] married Mehitabel Wingate, daughter of John Wingate, of Dover, on 2 Feb. 1769 in Dover.[206] The will of John and Sarah Wingate, dated 12 May 1764, and proved on 26 Sept. 1764, mentioned his daughter Mehetabel Winget, and was witnessed by William Hanson, Jr.[207] He died intestate in 1777 in Dover, and administration of his estate was granted to his widow, Mehitable Hanson, and Aaron Wingate on 12 Mar. 1777, with Elijah Estes, blacksmith, and Paul Pinkham, yeoman, both of Dover, as sureties.[208] Mehitabel (Wingate) Hanson remarried to James Libbey in 1777, and received her dower share of the estate of William Hanson as “Mehitabel Libbey, late wife of William Hanson, Jr.,” on 9 Apr. 1777.[209] The division of his estate, on 4 May 1793, mentioned his heirs, son William Hanson, Jr., and daughters Mehitable Hanson, Sally Hanson, and Elizabeth Drew.[210] They had children, order uncertain:

            1. William6 Hanson (3rd), mentioned the division of his father’s estate in 1793, and may have been the “William Hanson, clark, who lives with me” in the will of his grandfather, William Hanson, in 1785.

            2. Elizabeth6 Hanson, born ca. 1773,[211] married Enoch Drew before the 1793 division of her father’s estate. He died on 11 Dec. 1862, aged 96 years, and she died on 14 Oct. 1863, aged 90 years.[212]

            3. Mehitable “Hitty” Hanson, born before 1778, chose her stepfather, James Libbey, of Dover, as her guardian on 27 Nov. 1792,[213] was still unmarried in the 1793 division of her father’s estate.

            4. Sally Hanson, still unmarried in the 1793 division of her father’s estate.

            B. Anna5 Hanson, born on 27 Feb. 1735 in Dover,[214] married Richard Kimbal in ca. 1754. He was born in 1730, and died intestate in 1792 in Dover. His widow, Anna Kimbal, was granted administration of his estate on 23 Oct. 1792, with Ezra Young and Ezra Kimbal, of Dover, as sureties.[215] She died on 19 Feb. 1825.[216]

            C. Mary5 Hanson, born on 19 June 1737 in Dover,[217] married Aaron Roberts, of Somersworth, NH, on 5 May 1768 in Dover.[218] He may have been the son of Aaron Roberts, of Dover, who died testate in 1797 in Dover, naming a son Aaron Roberts Jr., in his will dated 1 Jan. 1793, as his executor.[219]

            D. Bridget5 Hanson, born on 13 Oct. 1739 in Dover,[220] married Ebenezer Clements, of Dover, on 10 Dec. 1767 in Dover.[221] She apparently died before the 1785 will of her father, leaving children.

            E. Joseph5 Hanson, born on 13 June 1742 in Dover,[222] baptized on 25 July 1742 in Dover,[223] marriage not found. He was administrator of the will of his father in 1787.

            F. Israel5 Hanson, born on 12 Mar. 1744 in Dover,[224] baptized on 22 Apr. 1744 in Dover,[225] mentioned in his father’s will, married (____), and they had at least one son:

            1. Israel6 Hanson (Jr.), born on 11 Nov. 1770, married 1.) Sarah Howard, who died on 11 June 1815, and 2.)  Eunice Twombly, daughter of Samuel Twombly, of Rochester, NH, on 20 Apr. 1817 in Rochester. She was born on 25 Mar. 1787, and died on 26 Mar. 1853. He died on 21 Feb. 1844.[226]

            G. Jacob5 Hanson, born on 14 Mar. 1747 in Dover,[227] baptized on 26 Apr. 1747 in Dover,[228] married Abigail Clements, of Dover, on 23 Jan. 1772 in Dover.[229] He was also mentioned in his father’s will. They had at least one son:

            1. John6 Hanson, born on 7 Apr. 1777, married Sally Runnels, daughter of Samuel Runnels, of New Durham, NH, on 9 Oct. 1806.[230] She was born ca. 1783.[231] He died on 12 Mar. 1844, and she died on 4 June 1871, aged 88 years.[232]

            2. (Probably others)

            H. Bathsheba5 Hanson, born on 14 Sept. 1749 in Dover,[233] baptized on 29 Oct. 1749 in Dover,[234] married Nathaniel Ham, of Dover, on 16 Mar. 1769 in Dover.[235] He was born in 1749. She died, and he remarried to Hannah Watson, daughter of Capt. Dudley Watson, on 1 Aug. 1771 in Dover. She was born in 1752, baptized on 17 May 1752 in Dover.[236] He died in 1803, and Hannah (Watson) Ham died on 6 Feb. 1842 in Madbury, aged 90 years.[237] Bathsheba (Hanson) Ham probably had no children, because none were mentioned in the will of her father in 1785.

            I. Joanna5 Hanson, born on 11 Feb. 1752 in Dover,[238] baptized on 26 Apr. 1752 in Dover,[239] married (___) Randel/Randall before the 1785 will of her father.

            J. Ephraim Hanson, born on 6 Feb. 1754 in Dover,[240] baptized on 21 Apr. 1754 in Dover,[241] probably died young, not mentioned in his father’s 1785 will.

            K. Elizabeth Hanson, born on 18 May 1757 in Dover,[242] baptized on 24 July 1757 in Dover,[243] probably died young, not mentioned in her father’s 1785 will.

 

 

(IV.15) Benjamin4 Hanson (Jr.), second son of Benjamin3 Hanson, Tobias2, Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 26 Oct. 1709,[244] probably married 1.) Abigail King in 1732 in Salem, MA,[245] and possibly 2.) Mercy Watson before 1742.[246] He may have married thirdly to Sarah Conner, daughter of Joseph Conner, of Dover, on 11 Feb. 1768 in Dover.[247] The will of Joseph Conner, of Dover, dated 14 Mar. 1768 and probated on 9 Apr. 1777, mentioned his daughter Sarah Hanson.[248]

He may have been the Benjamin Hanson, of Dover, blacksmith, who died intestate on 22 Oct. 1787 in Dover,[249] age not stated, and administration of his estate was granted to David Hanson, of Dover, blacksmith, presumably his son, on 6 Mar. 1788.[250] Benjamin Hanson (Jr.) presumably had children by Abigail King and Mercy Watson:

            A. Anthony5 Hanson, married Hannah Davis on 24 Jan. 1771. He died on 15 Dec. 1806 in Strafford Co., NH.[251]

            B. (Probably other earlier children.)

            C. (Possibly) Mary Hanson, baptized on 25 Nov. 1753 in Dover,[252] marriage not found.

            D. (Probably) David5 Hanson, baptized on 24 Aug. 1755 in Dover,[253] marriage not found. He was apparently also a blacksmith in Dover, and was granted administration of his father’s estate on 6 Mar. 1788, with Benjamin Hanson “3d,” yeoman, and Thomas Cushing, husbandman, both of Dover, as his sureties.

            E. (Possibly) Benjamin Hanson (3rd), baptized on 20 Nov. 1757 in Dover,[254] evidently died young.

            F. (Possibly) Jonathan Hanson, baptized on 30 Sept. 1759 in Dover,[255] marriage not found.

            G. (Probably) Benjamin5 Hanson (3rd), baptized on 1 July 1764 in Dover,[256] probably the Benjamin Hanson “3d” who was surety to the bond of his brother, David Hanson, as administrator of the estate of his father, Benjamin Hanson, in 1788, marriage not found.

 

 

(IV.16) Thomas4 Hanson (4th), eldest son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born probably in Dover, NH, in 1702, married Patience Mason on 8 Dec. 1724,[257] and settled in Dover, NH, where he was also a Quaker. She died on 3 Feb. 1772, and he died “suddenly” on 17 June 1773 in Dover,[258] aged 71 years, but no probate records were found for him in Strafford Co., NH.

Thomas Hanson (4th) and Patience Mason one son:

            A. Thomas5 Hanson (5th), born say 1725, probably in Dover, married 1.) Hannah Sawyer[259] ca. 1751.[260] They were also Quakers, and they lived in Dover. She died on 13 Apr. 1781 in Dover,[261] and he remarried to 2.) Bethiah (___). He died testate on 27 Dec. 1795 in Dover, of “jaundice.”[262] His will was dated 10 Dec. 1795, and probated 16 Feb. 1796, and he mentioned his wife Bethiah, sons Thomas, Jr., and Bitfield, and daughters Patience Hanson and Sarah Estes. His son Thomas Hanson, Jr., of Dover, was administrator of his estate, with Stephen Sawyer, blacksmith, and Mesach Robinson, cabinetmaker, of Dover, as sureties. He had children by Hannah Sawyer:[263]

            1. Patience6 Hanson, born on 28 May 1752 in Dover,[264] married Nicholas Hanson, son of (___) Hanson, on 26 Nov. 1777 in Dover. He was born on 19 Apr. 1750.[265]

            2. Sarah6 Hanson, born on 26 Aug. 1754 in Dover,[266] married Robert Estes on 23 Dec. 1772 in Dover. He was born on 15 Feb. 1749/50 in Dover, and was a blacksmith in New Durham, NH. He died intestate on 13 Aug. 1789[267] in New Durham, NH, and his widow, Sarah Estes, was granted administration of his estate on 14 July 1790, with Thomas Hanson “Sr” of Dover and Ebenezer Varney, of Rochester, as her sureties.[268]

            3. Elizabeth Hanson, born on 23 May 1756 in Dover,[269] probably died young, not mentioned in the 1795 will of her father.

            4. Lois Hanson, born on 11 Apr. 1758 in Dover,[270] probably died young, not mentioned in the 1795 will of her father.

            5. Merriam/Miriam6 Hanson, born on 21 Feb. 1760 in Dover,[271] married John5 Varney, son of Ebenezer4 and Elizabeth4 (Hanson) Varney (Jr.), in 1782. He was a grandson of John3 and Elizabeth3 (Meader) Hanson. Merriam (Hanson) Varney was not mentioned in her father’s 1795 will. John Varney died intestate in 1790, and administration of his estate was granted to Thomas Hanson “Sr” of Dover, with Thomas Shannon and Hanson Varney, both of Dover, as his sureties.[272] Miriam (Hanson) Varney supposedly died in 1815.[273] They had one daughter:

            a. Hannah6 Varney, born on 16 Apr. 1783 in Dover.[274] Thomas Hanson “Sr” was appointed as her guardian on 12 Dec. 1792, with Ebenezer Tuttle and Ezra Kimbal, of Dover, as his sureties,[275] mentioned in the division of the estate of her grandfather, Ebenezer Varney, of Dover, dated 13 Dec. 1792,[276] and she chose Richard Dame, of Rochester, as her guardian on 19 Aug. 1799, with John Cate of Barrington and William K. Atkinson of Dover, as sureties.[277] She married Festus Varney on 1 Oct. 1800 in Dover. He was born on 24 Apr. 1777.[278] On 25 July 1801 Festus Varney and wife Hannah gave a receipt to Richard Dame for her share of the estate of her father, John Varney, and discharged him as her guardian.[279] Festus Varney died on 5 Sept. 1842, and Hannah (Varney) Varney died on 14 Apr. 1853.[280]

            6. Thomas6 Hanson (6th), born on 30 July 1763 in Dover,[281] married Susanna Lougee.[282] He was administrator of his father’s will in 1796.

            7. Eunice6 Hanson, born in 1767, died on 29 June 1796 in Dover, of “fit,” aged 27 [sic] years,[283] unmarried.

            8. Judith Hanson, born in 1769, probably died young, not mentioned in her father’s 1795 will.

            9. Bitfield6 Hanson, born in 1771, mentioned in his father’s will in 1795, marriage not found.

 

 

(IV.17) Robert4 Hanson, second son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born, probably in Dover, NH, in say 1705, married Lydia4 Varney, daughter of Peter3 and Elizabeth Varney, on 23 Oct. 1728 in Dover.[284] She was a granddaughter of Humphrey2 and Sarah (Starbuck) (Austin) Varney.[285] The will of Peter Varney, of Dover, dated 2 Mar. 1732 and proved 18 May 1732, mentioned his daughter “Ledy.”[286] No death or probate records were found for Robert Hanson in Dover.

Robert Hanson and Lydia Varney had children:[287]

            A. Stephen5 Hanson, born ca. 1729, married Mary Austin, daughter of Nathaniel and Catherine (Neale) Austin, of Dover, on 26 Oct. 1749 in Dover.[288] She was born on 17 Oct. 1730 in Dover,[289] a granddaughter of Thomas and Ann Austin. She died on 1 June 1812 in Dover,[290] and he died on 14 Nov. 1812 in Dover.[291] They had children, order uncertain:[292]

            1. Susannah6 Hanson, born on 7 Aug. 1767, married Jonathan Lamos, son of Nathaniel and Abigail (Roberts) Lamos, on 23 Sept. 1795. He was born on 5 Jan. 1769. She died on 12 Jan. 1797.[293]

            2. Sarah6 Hanson, born ca. 1770, married Ichabod Canney.[294]

            3. Elijah6 Hanson, born on 12 Mar. 1771, married Mary Ricker in ca. 1806.[295] She was born on 18 Dec. 1782. He died on 11 Mar. 1848, and she died on 9 Apr. 1868.[296]

4. Stephen6 Hanson (Jr.), born on 18 Nov. 1774 in Dover,[297] married Lydia Brown, daughter of William and Abigail Brown, of Dover, on 25 May 1797 in Berwick, ME. She was born on 26 Apr. 1781 in Dover,[298] and died in Dec. 1849. He died on 18 Feb. 1847.[299] They had children:

            a. Ivory Hanson, born on 16 July 1798 in Dover,[300] drowned in the Cochecho River “opposite the Landing” on 25 June 1809.[301]

            b. Parmela Hanson, born on 23 Mar. 1801 in Dover.[302]

            c. Mary Ann Hanson, born on 2 Feb. 1803 in Dover,[303] died on 24 Nov. 1816 in Dover.[304]

            d. Lydia Rotch Hanson, born on 30 Mar. 1808 in Dover.[305]

            e. William Rotch Hanson, born on 26 Apr. 1810 in Dover.[306]

            f. Albert Franklin Hanson, born on 11 Oct. 1813 in Dover.[307]

            g. Mary Ellen Hanson, born on 23 Dec. 1818 in Dover.[308]

            5. Micajah6 Hanson, married Ann Rogers.[309]

            B. James5 Hanson, born ca. 1732, married Abigail5 Varney, daughter of Ebenezer4 and Elizabeth4 (Hanson) Varney (Jr.), on 24 Nov. 1756 in Dover.[310] She was a granddaughter of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, of Dover,[311] and of John3 and Elizabeth3 (Meader) Hanson. James Hanson died intestate in 1769 in Madbury, NH, and his widow Abigail Hanson was granted administration of his estate on 28 June 1769, with John Hanson and Jedediah Varney, of Dover, as sureties.[312] He had at least one son:

            1. Isaac Hanson, born before 1764, chose John Wingate, Jr., as his guardian on 11 Nov. 1778,[313] marriage not found.

            C. Elijah5 Hanson, possibly the Elijah Hanson who married Martha5 Varney, daughter of Thomas4 and Dorothy (Martin) Varney, on 18 Sept. 1762 in Dover.[314] She was born on 16 Jan. 1742/3, a granddaughter of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, of Dover.[315] She may have been the widow Martha Hanson who died on 4 Jan. 1782 in Dover.[316] No death or probate records were found for Elijah Hanson in Strafford Co., NH.

            D. Susanna5 Hanson, possibly the Susanna Hanson, born on 15 June 1738 who married Ezekiel5 Varney, son of Thomas4 and Dorothy (Martin) Varney, on 10 Sept. 1761 in Dover.[317] He was born on 26 Nov. or Dec. 1736,[318] a grandson of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, of Dover. He died intestate on 13 Apr. 1769 in Dover,[319] and administration of his estate was granted to his widow, Susanna Varney, on 28 June 1769, with Paul Welland and Samuel Heard Jr. as her sureties. His inventory was appraised by Elijah Estes and Jacob Sawyer, of Dover.[320] They had 2 children:

            1. Dorothy Varney, born on 2 Sept. 1766 in Dover.[321]

            2. Ezekiel Varney (Jr.), born on 6 Mar. 1769 in Dover.[322]

 

 

(IV.18) Timothy4 Hanson, third son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born probably in Dover, NH, in ca. 1708,[323] married 1.) Kezia Chesley, daughter of Samuel Chesley, in ca. 1732,[324] and 2.) Mary (Tuttle) Twombly, daughter of Thomas Tuttle, and widow of Daniel Twombly, on 8 July or Sept. 1755 in Dover.[325] She was born on 29 Feb. 1723/4, and had married Daniel Twombly on 22 July 1747 in Dover.[326]

Timothy Hanson died on 24 Feb. 1801, aged 93 years,[327] and Mary (Tuttle) (Twombly) Hanson died on 17 May 1793.[328] He had children, probably most by Kezia Chesley, and at least one by Mary (Tuttle) Twombly, order uncertain:[329]

            A. Sarah5 Hanson, born on 23 Mar. 1733 in Dover,[330] married Jacob Sawyer, of Amesbury, NH, son of Stephen Sawyer, of Newbury, as his second wife, on 10 July 1751 in Dover. He had married first to Susanna Estes on 7 Nov. 1743 in Dover. He died on 26 Apr. 1799, aged 79 years, of “dropsy,”[331] and she probably died on 7 May 1802 in Dover, of “dropsy.”[332] Sarah (Hanson) Sawyer had children:

            1. Stephen Sawyer, born on 8 June 1752 in Dover.[333]

            2. Patience Sawyer, born on 26 Sept. 1753 in Dover.[334]

            3. Susanah Sawyer, born on 17 Dec. 1758 in Dover.[335]

            4. Micajah Sawyer, born on 19 May 1760 in Dover.[336]

            5. Kezia Sawyer, born on 12 Jan. 1762 in Dover.[337]

            6. Lydia Sawyer, born on 30 Nov. 1763 in Dover.[338]

            7. Timothy Sawyer, born on 5 Oct. 1766 in Dover.[339]

            8. Jacob Sawyer (Jr.), born on 1 Oct. 1769 in Dover.[340]

            B. Margaret5 Hanson, married Joseph4 Hanson, son of Benjamin3 and Elizabeth (Trask) Hanson, on 9 Dec. 1754 in Dover.[341] He was born on 15 Oct. 1714 in Dover,[342] and died on 28 Aug. 1798 in Dover, of “old age,” aged 84 years.[343] She may have been the “widow M. Hanson” who died of a fever on 11 Feb. 1799 in Dover,[344] but no probate records were found for either of them in Strafford Co., NH, through 1799.

            C. Maul Hanson

            D. Elisha Hanson

            E. Kezia5 Hanson, born on 27 Dec. 1757, married Stephen Young, of Barrington, NH, on 4 Apr. 1775 in Dover.[345] He was born ca. 1746, and died in 1826, aged 80 years.[346]

            F. Patience5 Hanson, married an Isaac Hanson, “Jr.”, of Dover, son of (___) Hanson, in Apr. 1792 in Madbury, NH.[347]

            G. Lydia5 Hanson, probably the Lydia Hanson who married 1.) Aaron Rogers, of Hampton, NH, on 29 Oct. 1777 in Dover, and 2.) Isaac5 Varney, son of Ebenezer4 and Elizabeth4 (Hanson) Varney (Jr.) on 28 Nov. 1781 in Dover.[348] Isaac Varney was born in 1752, and died in Aug. 1826.[349]

            H. Timothy5 Hanson (Jr.), born on 23 Sept. 1763, married Kezia Neal, daughter of James Neal, of Kittery, ME, on 28 Feb. 1797 in Kittery, ME. He died in Apr. 1806.[350]

 

 

(IV.) Maul4 Hanson, fourth son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born probably in Dover, NH, before 1711,[351] married 1.) Sarah Twombly, daughter of John and Sarah (Dame) Twombly, on 28 Nov. 1733 in Dover.[352] She was born on 21 Feb. 1714 in Dover.[353] She died in ca. 1748,[354] and he remarried to 2.) Mary Canney, daughter of John and Sarah (Austin) Canney, in ca. 1748, but she died also in 1750,[355] and he remarried again to 3.) Anne Austin, daughter of Nathaniel and Catherine (Neale) Austin, on 23 May 1751 in Dover.[356] She was born on 17 Aug. 1721 in Dover,[357] a granddaughter of Thomas and Ann Austin.

Maul Hanson died testate on 16 May 1798 in Dover.[358] His will was dated 29 Aug. 1788, and probated 5 Nov. 1798. He named his wife Anne, daughters Mary, Sarah and Anna, and sons Robert, Nathaniel and Andrew, witnessed by Tobias Twombly, Marble Osborne and Nathan Varney. Administration of his will was granted to his sons Robert and Nathaniel Hanson.[359] He had children, order uncertain:[360]

            A. Mary5 Hanson, born ca. 1748 in Dover,[361] mother Mary Canney. Thomas Millett, of Dover, was appointed as uardian of Mary Hanson, infant daughter of Maul Hanson by his wife Mary Hanson, deceased, on 25 Oct. 1752, with Maul Hanson, yeoman, as his surety,[362] and then on 25 Mar. 1761 Maul Hanson was appointed as guardian of Mary Hanson, his daughter by his late wife Mary Hanson, who was daughter of John Canney, deceased, with James Young and Daniel Evans as his sureties.[363] She married Moses5 Hanson, son of Tobias4 and Judith4 (Varney) Hanson (3rd), on 10 Jan. 1770 in Dover.[364] He was born on 3 Feb. 1744/5, a grandson of Tobias3 and Ann (Lord) Hanson (Jr.), and of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, of Dover.[365]

            B. Sarah5 Hanson, married Isaiah Jenkins, of Rochester, NH, as his second wife, on 26 Apr. 1786 in Dover. He was born in 1750, and had married first to Abigail Cartland on 10 Nov. 1779 in Dover.[366]

            C. Robert5 Hanson, born on 9 Feb. 1753/4, married 1.) Miriam Sargent in 1782 in Hampton, NH. She died by 1796, and he remarried to 2.) Anna Austin on 23 Aug. 1796 in Dover. She was born on 11 Oct. 1765. He died on 8 Dec. 1813.[367] He had a son:

            1. Elijah6 A. Hanson. He was named as the heir of Robert Hanson, deceased, as an heir to Maul Hanson, along with Nathaniel Hanson, in a division of part of the estate of Maul Hanson on 11 Oct. 1814, at which time he was still a minor.[368]

            D. Nathaniel5 Hanson, named in his father’s will, was living in Barrington, NH, in 1814, marriage not found.

            E. Anna Hanson, named in her father’s will, marriage not found.

            F. Andrew Hanson, named in his father’s will, marriage not found.

            G. Catherine Hanson, apparently died young, not named in her father’s will in 1788.

 

 

(IV.20) Solomon4 Hanson, probably seventh son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 29 Jan. 1719/20 in Dover,[369] married Anne4 Varney, daughter of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney, on 2 Dec. 1741 in Dover.[370] She was born on 6 July 1718 in Dover,[371] a granddaughter of Humphrey2 and Sarah (Starbuck) (Austin) Varney,[372] of Dover, and of Stephen2 and Mary (Pitman) Otis.[373]

Solomon Hanson was also a Quaker. Anne (Varney) Hanson died on 13 Dec. 1780 in Dover, and Solomon Varney probably died in 1791,[374] but no probate records were found for him in Strafford Co., NH, through 1799.

Solomon Hanson and Anne Varney had children:

            A. Zacheus5 Hanson, born on 17 Sept. 1742 in Dover,[375] married Sarah Sawyer, daughter of Jacob and Susanna (Estes) Sawyer, on 22 Oct. 1767 in Dover.[376] She was born on 8 Nov. 1744 in Dover,[377] and died in 1829. He also died in 1829.[378] They lived in Dover, and had children:[379]

            1. Susanna Hanson, born on 3 Mar. 1768 in Dover,[380] marriage not found.

            2. Sarah Hanson, born on 3 Mar. 1771 in Dover, died on 26 Jan. 1777 in Dover.[381]

            3. Ezra6 Hanson, born on 22 May 1773 in Dover,[382] married Anne Hanson,[383] daughter of (___) Hanson.

            4. Amos6 Hanson, born on 1 June 1776 in Dover,[384] married Mary Drew.[385]

            5. (Unnamed child), died on 12 Feb. 1777 in Dover.[386]

            6. Stephen6 Hanson, born on 26 Mar. 1779 in Dover,[387] married Eunice Wentworth in 1832.[388]

            7. Abijah6 Hanson, born on 16 Aug. 1783 in Dover,[389] married Hannah Bean.[390]

            B. Abijah5 Hanson, born, say 1745, died on 16 Jan. 1781 in Dover, [391] presumably unmarried.

            C. Jacob5 Hanson, born on 19 Apr. 1747 in Dover,[392] married Phebe Jenkins, daughter of William and Phebe (Hoag) Jenkins, on 2 Apr. 1777 in Dover.[393] She was born on 8 July 1746 in Dover.[394] He died on 19 June 1810, and she died on 30 June 1815.[395] They lived in Rochester, NH, and had children, order uncertain:[396]

            1. Phebe6 Hanson, was murdered by Andrew Howard in Sept. 1843. He was hanged for the crime.[397]

            2. Abijah6 Hanson, born on 5 Dec. 1779, married Mehitabel Tuttle.[398]

            3. William Hanson

            4. Jacob Hanson (Jr.)

            5. Solomon Hanson

            D. Solomon5 Hanson (Jr.), born ca. 1749, married 1.) Mary Chase, daughter of John Chase, in 1776,[399] and they moved to Hampton, NH, in 1783.[400] She was born on 25 May 1756, died by 1790. He remarried to 2.) Elizabeth Horne, of Dover, possibly a widow, in June 1790 in Madbury, NH.[401] She was born in 1740, and died in 1802.[402] They had children, order uncertain:[403]

            1. Sarah6 Hanson, married Samuel Morrison.

            2. Anna6 Hanson, married James Wedgewood.

            3. Lydia Hanson

            4. Abiah6 Hanson, married Jonathan Chase.

            5. Nathan Hanson

            E. Otis5 Hanson, born ca. 1751, married Ruth Gore/Gove[?], and moved to Falmouth, ME, in 1782.[404] They had children, order uncertain:[405]

            1. Solomon Hanson

            2. Sarah Hanson

            3. (A daughter), married Amos Chase.

            F. Mary/Mercy5 Hanson, married Nathaniel4 Meader, son of Daniel3 and Elizabeth (Allen) Meader, on 6 Nov. 1770, and settled in Rochester, NH. He was born on 23 Apr. 1741, a grandson of Nathaniel2 and Eleanor Meader, of Dover, and he died on 11 May 1821. She died on 5 Jan. 1822.[406] They had children, order uncertain:[407]

            1. Anne Meader

            2. Jedediah Meader

            3. Elizabeth Meader

            4. Otis5 Meader, married Lydia6 Varney, daughter of Tobias5 and Eunice (Cartland) Varney.

            G. Sarah5 Hanson, born ca. 1754, married Oliver Winslow, of Falmouth, ME.[408]

            H. Judith5 Hanson, married James Torrey, of Falmouth, ME.[409]

            I. Anna5 Hanson, born in 1757, died on 23 Dec. 1843,[410] presumably unmarried.

            J. Martha Hanson, born in 1760, marriage not found.

 

 

(IV.21) Ebenezer4 “Eben” Hanson, youngest son of Thomas3 Hanson (3rd), Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 16 Apr. 1726,[411] married Anna Hodgdon, daughter of Shadrack and Mary (Ham) Hodgdon, in ca. 1745.[412] She was born on 25 Nov. 1728.[413] He died intestate on 6 Dec. 1782 in Dover,[414] and his widow, Anna Hanson, was granted administration of his estate on 8 Dec. 1784, with Zacheus Hanson and Richard Hanson, of Dover, as her sureties.[415] Anna (Hodgdon) Hanson died on 27 Aug. 1803.[416]

Eben Hanson and Anna Hodgdon had children:[417]

            A. Hannah5 Hanson, born on 29 Oct. 1746, baptized on 9 Dec. 1753 in Dover,[418] married Patrick Furness, and died in Jan. 1808.[419]

            B. Mary5 Hanson, born on 9 Jan. 1754, baptized on 28 July 1754 in Dover,[420] married Capt. John Riley on 13 Oct. 1777 in Dover.[421] He was born in 1752 in London, England, and died on 6 Nov. 1818. She died on 24 Aug. 1841.[422] They had children:

            1. Mary Riley, born on 5 Mar. 1779 in Dover.[423]

            2. Capt. John Riley (Jr.), born on 24 Jan. 1781 in Dover,[424] married Ann Boardman, of Dover, on 29 Sept. 1813 in Dover.[425] She died a widow on 17 Feb. 1874 in Dover, aged 84 years.[426]

            3. Catherine Riley, born on 15 Mar. 1783 in Dover.[427]

            4. Anna Riley, born on 28 Oct. 1785 in Dover.[428]

            5. Sarah Riley, born on 22 Feb. 1787 in Dover.[429]

            6. Susannah Riley, born on 25 Mar. 1791 in Dover.[430]

            7. Eliza Riley, born on 19 Feb. 1793 in Dover.[431]

            C. Abigail5 Hanson, born on 23 May 1756, baptized on 22 Aug. 1756 in Dover,[432] died supposedly on 10 Dec. 1842.

            D. Sarah5 Hanson, born on 19 Aug. 1758, baptized on 8 Oct. 1758 in Dover,[433] married Samuel Small, of New Durham, NH, on 11 Feb. 1779 in Dover.[434]

            E. Enoch5 Hanson, born on 25 Sept. 1762, baptized on 10 July 1763 in Dover,[435] married Anna (___). He was a mariner, and he died intestate in 1789. His widow, Anna Hanson, was granted administration of his estate on 18 Nov. 1789, with Josiah Folsom and James Libbey as her sureties.[436]

            F. Ebenezer5 Hanson, born on 12 Dec. 1765, baptized on 7 Apr. 1766 in Dover,[437] married Lucy Jordan.[438]

            G. Shadrack5 Hanson, born on 19 Oct. 1768, baptized on 19 Mar. 1769 in Dover,[439] married Hannah Patten, daughter of Stephen Patten, on 4 Nov. 1792 in Dover.[440] Children -?

            H. Anna Hanson, born on 19 Nov. 1770, baptized on 23 June 1771 in Dover,[441] marriage not found.

            I. Thomas5 Hanson, born on 2 Jan. 1772, possibly the Thomas Hanson who married Elizabeth Waldron.[442]

 

 

(IV.22) John4 Hanson (Jr.), eldest son of John3 Hanson, Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 17 Mar. 1712/13,[443] married 1.) Phebe Austin, daughter of Nathaniel and Catherine (Neale) Austin, of Dover, on 27 Feb. 1734/5 in Dover.[444] She was born on 14 Mar. 1718 in Dover,[445] a granddaughter of Thomas and Ann Austin. She died, and he remarried to 2.) Sarah Tuttle, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Brackett) Tuttle, on 21 Nov. 1750 in Dover.[446] She was born on 16 June 1727 in Dover.[447] The will of Thomas Tuttle Sr., of Dover, dated 21 Apr. 1772, and proved on 12 Mar. 1777, mentioned a daughter Sarah Hanson.[448]

            John Hanson (Jr.) was also a Quaker, and he died testate on 9 Jan. 1784 in Dover.[449] He named his wife Sarah, sons John Jr., James, Samuel, and Isaac, and only his daughters Mary, Hannah, and Anna, in his will, which was dated 8 Nov. 1782, witnessed by Caleb Hodgdon, William Young and John Wentworth, Jr., and probated 11 Feb. 1784. His son John Hanson (3rd) was granted administration of his estate.[450] Sarah (Tuttle) Hanson died on 12 Nov. 1804, possibly in Portsmouth, York Co., ME.

            John Hanson (Jr.) had 5 children by Phebe Austin, and 9 children by Sarah Tuttle:[451]

            A. Sarah5 Hanson, born on 27 July 1737 in Dover, married Thomas Tuttle (Jr.), son of Thomas and Mary (Brackett) Tuttle, of Dover, as his second wife, on 2 Jan. 1760 in Dover.[452] He was born on 21 June 1733, and had married first to Sarah Varney. Sarah (Hanson) Varney was not named in her father’s will in 1782. Thomas Tuttle (Jr.) died on 7 or 31 July 1803,[453] and Sarah (Hanson) Tuttle died on 22 Apr. 1812.[454] They had children:[455]

            1. Phebe Tuttle, born on 27 Sept. 1762 in Dover.

            2. Catherine Tuttle, born on 6 Feb. 1765 in Dover.

            3. Samuel Tuttle, born on 10 June 1767 in Dover.

            4. Abigail Tuttle, born on 25 June 1770 in Dover.

            5. Sarah Tuttle, born on 22 July 1772 in Dover.

            6. Patience Tuttle, born on 15 Mar. 1775 in Dover.

            7. Thomas Tuttle (3rd), born on 15 June 1779 in Dover.

            B. Patience Hanson, born on 12 Aug. 1739 in Dover, apparently died young, before her father wrote his will.

            C. Phebe5 Hanson, born on 18 Apr. 1744 in Dover or Berwick, York Co., ME, married William Hussey (Jr.), son of William and Hannah (Robinson) Hussey, on 6 Jan. 1768 in Dover.[456] He was born on 2 Sept. 1739 in Dover.[457] She apparently died before 1784, probably childless, since no children by her were mentioned in her father’s will, and William Hussey remarried to Sarah5 (Hanson) Hussey, daughter of Isaac4 and Sarah5 (Horne) Hanson, and widow of Bachilor Hussey.

            D. John5 Hanson (3rd), born on 17 Jan. 1746/7 in Dover, probably the John Hanson who married Mercy Evans on 12 Nov. 1786 in Dover.[458] She was born on 7 Dec. 1759.[459] He was administrator of his father’s will in 1784,[460] and he died on 17 Dec. 1820.[461] They had children:[462]

            1. John6 Hanson (4th), born on 18 Mar. 1787 in Dover,[463] married Sarah Austin in Dec. 1833. She was born on 3 Nov. 1792, and died on 3 May 1877. He died on 5 May 1877.[464]

            2. Samuel6 Hanson, born on 24 May 1789 in Dover,[465] married Clarissa Varney, daughter of (___) Varney, on 25 Jan. 1827 in Dover.[466] He died on 12 Dec. 1871, aged 82 years.[467]

            3. Phebe Hanson, born on 21 Jan. 1793 in Dover,[468] marriage not found.

            E. Catherine5 Hanson, born on 17 July 1747 in Dover, married Solomon Evans, son of Joseph and Elizabeth4 (Hanson) Evans (Jr.), of Madbury, NH, on 7 Dec. 1768 in Dover.[469] He was born in Aug. 1743 in Madbury, a grandson of Benjamin3 and Elizabeth (Trask) Hanson. Catherine (Hanson) Evans was not named in her father’s will in 1782. He died on 2 May 1832, and she died on 13 July 1849, aged 102 years.[470] They had children:[471]

            1. Tobias Evans, born on 22 Nov. 1770, married Sarah Austin, of Madbury, on 15 Nov. 1801, and lived in Madbury, NH. She was born on 7 Sept. 1763, and died on 11 Mar. 1855. He died on 4 Nov. 1859.[472]

            2. Elizabeth Evans, born on 10 Mar. 1774.

            3. David Evans, born on 24 May 1778.

            4. Aaron Evans, born on 17 July 1781.

            5. John Evans, born on 15 Oct. 1785.

            F. James5 Hanson, born on 25 July 1751 in Dover or Portsmouth, York Co., ME, married Mary Evans on 12 June 1777 in Dover.[473] Children not found.

            G. Elizabeth5 Hanson, born on 1 Apr. 1754 in Dover or Portsmouth, married Marble Osborne on 28 Nov. 1781. He was born on 12 Mar. 1752. Elizabeth (Hanson) Osborne was not named in her father’s will in 1782. She died on 24 Oct. 1785 in Dover,[474] and Marble Osborne remarried to Mercy Nock on 21 Mar. 1787. He died on 18 Oct. 1826.[475] Elizabeth (Hanson) Marble had one child who died in infancy:

            1. (Unnamed child), died on 4 Feb. 1783 in Dover.[476]

            H. Mary5 Hanson, born on 17 Feb. 1756 in Dover or Portsmouth, married Nathaniel Austin on 4 May 1785. He was born on 17 Aug. 1758, and died on 23 June 1834. She died on 25 Mar. 1851.[477]

            I. Isaac Hanson, born on 5 Nov. 1758 in Dover or Portsmouth, died young.

            J. Abigail Hanson, born on 10 Dec. 1760 in Portsmouth, ME, probably died young, was not named in her father’s will in 1782.

            K. Hannah Hanson, born on 7 Oct. 1762 in Portsmouth, named in her father’s will in 1782.

            L. Anna Hanson, born on 7 Mar. 1765 in Portsmouth, named in her father’s will in 1782.

            M. Samuel5 Hanson, born on 11 Mar. 1767 in Portsmouth, possibly the Samuel Hanson, of Dover, who married Anna Chase, of Barrington, on 20 Nov. 1787 in Madbury, NH.[478]

            N. Isaac Hanson, born on 11 July 1768 in Portsmouth, named in his father’s will in 1782, marriage not found.

 

 

(IV.23) Isaac4 Hanson, second son of John3 Hanson, Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 25 Feb. 1714/15,[479] married married Sarah5 Horne, daughter of William4 and Mary4 (Varney) Horne, on 31 July 1734 in Dover, NH.[480] She was born on 1 Aug. 1714 in Dover,[481] a granddaughter of John3 and Mary2 (Ham) Horne, and of Ebenezer3 and Mary3 (Otis) Varney.

            Isaac Hanson died testate on 15 Jan. 1758 in Somersworth, NH, “on Sabbath Day about 4 oclock afternoon of an apperplect fit.”[482] His will was dated 25 June 1757, and probated on 25 Jan. 1758. His widow, Sarah Hanson, was appointed as administratrix with will annexed, with Daniel Hanson, of Somersworth, and Nathaniel Downs, of Berwick, ME, as her sureties, and Dr. Moses Carr and Moses Sturtevant, tanner, both of Somersworth, were appointed to appraise his estate. His short will was published in Volume 6 of Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire in 1938, and is as follows:[483]

In the Name of our Lord and Saviour Jeses Chrust Amen—Now I give to my well beloved Wife Sarah Hanson, all my homestead Lands, and Buildings thereon, and mills and Marsh together with all the movables appertaining thereto, During Her Widowhood State, and She to pay all Honest Debts, and when She marryeth to carry nothing off from the Sd Estate only what the Law allows Her, and the Sick Child to be taken Care of at the Cost of the Sd Estate So long as he Shall Remain Sick, and I Give to my three Daughters, each fifty Pounds old Tenr out of the Same Estate, and Isaac Hanson Junr (Now being out in the Kings Service) if he Shall return, to be heir of the same and if not then John Hanson to have it and his Heirs, and hold it forever, And Ebenezer Hanson to have all I own in Berwick old Town except the wood below: and All the Rest of my out Lands, or all that ever Shall appear to be mine to be Destributed equally amongst the Rest of my Children, and John to come in with them if Isaac shall Return.

Somersworth June 25th 1757                                                             Isaac Hanson

(Witnesses) Nathanal Downes, Daniel Hanson, William Jons

 

            Sarah (Horne) Hanson supposedly remarried to Thomas Tuttle, presumably widower of Mary (Brackett) Tuttle, on 2 Jan. 1760.[484] Thomas Tuttle was born on 15 Mar. 1699/1700 in Dover,[485] a son of John and Judith (Otis) Tuttle (Jr.), and he died testate in 1772. His will was dated 1 Apr. 1772, and probated on 12 Mar. 1772, and he mentioned his son Ebenezer, and daughters Mary, Hope, Sarah, Abigail, and Bathsheba, but no wife was mentioned.[486] Sarah (Horne) (Hanson) Tuttle died in Apr. 1812.[487] Isaac Hanson was also a Quaker, and they lived near Dover.

            Isaac Hanson and Sarah Horne had children, order uncertain:[488]

            A. Isaac5 Hanson (Jr.), born in 1737 in Dover, NH, the eldest son, married Amey Clark, daughter of William and Ruth (Goodwin) Clark (Jr.), of Berwick, ME, in 1758. She was born in 1740, a granddaughter of William and Joyce (Potts) Clark, and of Moses and Amy (Goodin) Goodwin, of Berwick. Isaac Hanson (Jr.) served in the Revolutionary War as a private in Capt. Sam Libby’s Company, Benjamin Foster’s Regiment, in 1777.[489] He died in 1807 in Lebanon, NH, and she died in 1810. Children not found.

            B.25 John5 Hanson, born in 1739 in Dover, married Elizabeth “Betty” Clark, daughter of William and Ruth (Goodwin) Clark (Jr.), of Berwick, ME, in say ca. 1761. (Continued in Hanson of New Brunswick Generation #5.)

            C. Ebenezer5 Hanson, born ca. 1741, married Martha Wentworth, daughter of Thomas Wentworth, by 1763, and they settled in Somersworth, NH. She was born on 17 Jan. 1738.[490] No death or probate records were found for him in Strafford Co., NH, through 1799. They had children:[491]

                        1. Peter6 Hanson, born in 1765 in NH, possibly married Abigail Tibbets, of Rochester, NH, on 30 Oct. 1797 in Berwick, ME.[492]

                        2. Patience Hanson, born in 1786 in NH, marriage not found.

            D. William5 Hanson, born in 1744, married Lydia Guptill, daughter of Thomas Guptill, in 1770. She was born in 1753, and died in 1837. He died in 1824.[493] Children not found.

            E. Sarah5 Hanson, married 1.) Bachilor Hussey on 12 Dec. 1768 in Berwick, ME, and 2.) William Hussey (Jr.), son of William and Hannah (Robinson) Hussey, and widower of Phebe5 (Hanson) Hussey. She supposedly had 8 children.[494]

            F. Joshua5 Hanson, born ca. 1750, married Abigail Miller, daughter of Thomas and Abigail Miller, of Berwick, ME, on 4 Dec. 1773 in Berwick.[495] He died on 14 Feb. 1815 in Sanford, ME.[496] Children not found.

            G. Caleb5 Hanson, born in 1756, married 1.) Judith Jepson, daughter of William Jepson, in 1775. They lived in Vassalboro, York Co., ME, and moved to China, Kennebec Co., ME, by 1810. She died by 1817, and he remarried to 2.) Lucinda Prentice, daughter of Valentine Prentice, in 1819[497]. He died in 1828 in China, Kennebec Co., ME. He had children by Judith Jepson:[498]

            1. Sarah6 Hanson, born on 13 Oct. 1776 in York Co., ME, married James Cole.

            2. Mary6 Hanson, born on 26 Oct. 1778 in York Co., ME, married Caleb Cole.

            3. Caleb6 Hanson (Jr.), born on 15 May 1781 in York Co., ME, married Sally Clark.

            4. Elihu6 Hanson, born on 22 Feb. 1783 in York Co., ME, married Rachel Fox.

            5. Elizabeth6 Hanson, born on 17 May 1784 in York Co., ME, married Robert Hanson, son of (___) Hanson.

            6. Judiah Hanson, born on 20 June 1787 in York Co., ME.

            7. Andrew Hanson, born on 19 Aug. 1789 in York Co., ME.

            8. Abigail6 Hanson, born on 8 Sept. 1791 in York Co., ME, married Josiah Braley.

            9. Anna Hanson, born on 25 Dec. 1793 in York Co., ME.

            10. Samuel6 M. Hanson, born on 8 Jan. 1796 in York Co., ME, married Sarah Coleman.

            11. William Hanson, born on 25 Feb. 1798 in York Co., ME.

            12. Bachelor6 Hanson, born on 11 Feb. or 24 Apr. 1801 in Sanford, York Co., ME,[499] married Alice McKay, daughter of Henry and Elise McKay. She was born on 4 Feb. 1805, and they lived in China, ME. He died on 21 Apr. 1862 in China, ME, and she died on 30 Dec. 1888.[500]

            13. Judith Hanson, born on 12 Mar. 1813 in York Co., ME.

            H. (Possibly) Jonathan Hanson

            I. Rose Hanson, died in infancy, aged 1 month, 4 days.

            J. (Supposedly some more daughters, as inferred in their father’s will.)

 

 

(IV.24) Silas4 Hanson, third son of Nathaniel3 Hanson, Thomas2 (Jr.), Thomas1; born in Dover, NH, on 5 Apr. 1727,[501] married Abigail5 Varney, daughter of John4 and Sarah (Robinson) Varney, on 1 Nov. 1749 in Dover.[502] He was executor of his father’s will in 1748. He died on 8 Jan. 1775 in Dover, and his widow Abigail Hanson and eldest son, Richard Hanson, were granted administration of his estate on 8 Feb. 1775. John Kielle and Stephen Hanson were appointed to appraise his inventory, and Caleb Hodgdon, John Kielle, William Kielle, William K. Atkinson, and Ezra Young were appointed to divide his estate among his heirs, which was presented in probate court on 19 Nov. 1799.[503] Abigail (Varney) Hanson remarried to Moses Roberts before 1799.[504]

Silas Hanson and Abigail Varney had children, order uncertain:

            A. Huldah5 Hanson, born on 14 Oct. 1750, married 1.) Thomas5 Varney (Jr.), son of Thomas4 and Dorothy (Martin) Varney, on 11 Oct. 1769 in Dover. He was born on 3 Feb. 1744/5 in Dover, and died on 11 Aug. 1791,[505] but no probate records were found for him in Strafford Co., NH. She remarried to 2.) Mordecai5 Varney, son of Moses4 and Phebe (Tuttle) Varney, on 13 Sept. 1797 in Dover. He was born on 18 Jan. 1744 in Dover, and died on 1 Jan. 1829. Huldah (Hanson) Varney supposedly died on 20 June 1849.[506] Huldah (Hanson) Varney had children by Thomas Varney (Jr.),[507] order uncertain:

            1. Oliver Varney, born in 1770

            2. Nicholas Varney

            3. Sarah Varney

            4. James Varney

            5. Silas Varney

            6. Samuel Varney

            7. Abigail Varney

            8. Isaac Varney

            B. Richard5 Hanson, born on 6 Feb. 1752 in Dover, married Patience Sawyer on 4 Oct. 1780 in Dover. She was born on 26 Nov. 1755 in Dover.[508] He was co-administrator of his father’s estate, named as the eldest son in the division of his father’s estate in 1799.[509] He died on 6 Aug. 1801, and she died on 30 June 1832.[510]

            C. Elizabeth5 Hanson, married Reuben Twombly, son of Isaac and Lydia Twombly, of Madbury, NH, before the 1799 division of her father’s estate. Ruben Twombly was named in the will of his father, Isaac Twombly Sr., of Madbury, dated 25 Nov. 1784, and probated in Jan. 1785.[511]

            D. Anna5 Hanson, born on 16 Nov. 1756 in Dover, married Pelatiah Catling/Cartland on 30 Oct. 1776 in Dover. He was born on 14 Dec. 1746.[512] They probably lived in Rochester, NH.[513]

            E. Olive5 Hanson, born before 1771, chose Peter Hodgdon, of Dover, as her guardian on 13 July 1785.[514] She married Micajah Hussey, probably son of Paul Hussey, of Dover,[515] before the 1799 division of her father’s estate.

            F. Miles Hanson

            G. Jedediah5 Hanson, born on 4 July 1759 in Dover, married Mary Young, of Madbury, NH, in Mar. 1787 in Madbury. He died on 23 July 1822.[516]

            H. Abigail5 Hanson, married Isaiah Gould, as his second wife, on 23 Sept. 1795 in Dover. He had married first to Mary Hoag on 27 Mar. 1782 in Dover. He was a cooper, and died testate on 11 Oct. 1798 in Dover, aged 43 years.[517] His will, dated 1 Aug. 1798, and probated on 23 Feb. 1799, mentioned his wife Abigail, sons Isaiah Jr., William and John Gould, and daughters Hannah and Abigail. Executors were his widow Abigail Gould, Marble Osborne and Richard Dame, but Marble Osborne and Richard Dame refused to accept administration of the estate, and his widow Abigail Gould was granted administration on 2 Feb. 1799.[518] Abigail (Hanson) Gould died on 10 Sept. 1816.[519] It is not know which children were by wife Abigail, but she was named in the will to be guardians of all his children.

 

 

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        [1] Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1988, [hereinafter Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary], p. 308.

        [2] Ham, John R., Dover New Hampshire Marriages, 1623-1823, Dover, NH, reprinted by Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA, 1997, [hereinafter Ham, Dover Marriages], p. 88.

        [3] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 349-350, under 2 JOHN HORNE (6).

        [4] Vital Records of Dover, New Hampshire, 1686-1850, Heritage Books, 1977, from “Collections of the Dover, N.H., Historical Society, Vol. 1,” Dover, 1894, [hereinafter Dover VRs], p. 40; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 67.

        [5] Dover VRs, p. 130, married by Rev. John Pike; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 67.

        [6] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 241; Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 8, 1764-1767, 1940, p. 32.

        [7] All from Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308, as mentioned in the will of their grandfather, Tobias Hanson, in 1742.

        [8] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 196.

        [9] Dover VRs, p. 139, from baptisms by Rev. Jonathan Cushing of the First Church of Dover.

        [10] Dover VRs, p. 24.

        [11] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 196, including the birth date of Lydia Hanson.

        [12] Metcalf, Henry Harrison, Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 2, 1718-1740, 1914, p. 791.

        [13] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 196. This is doubtful because of her age.

        [14] Dover VRs, p. 139, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [15] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [16] Dover VRs, p. 139, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [17] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89. He appears to be the only John Hanson of the right age to have married Mercy Horne in about 1750.

        [18] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 5, 1754 – 1756, pp. 494-495.

        [19] Dover VRs, p. 40.

        [20] Dover VRs, p. 139, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [21] Dover VRs, p. 40.

        [22] Dover VRs, p. 140, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [23] Dover VRs, p. 140, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [24] Dover VRs, p. 143, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [25] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 1st month of 1702.

        [26] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 27 10th month 1726, in the Quaker style.

        [27] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 11 2nd month 1710.

        [28] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 703.

        [29] [29] Otis, Horatio N., “The Otis Genealogy,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, Vol. 5 [Apr. 1851], [hereinafter Otis, “Otis Genealogy”], pp. 185, 197, 214; Quint, Alonzo H., “Genealogical Items Relating to Dover, N.H.,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, Vol. 6 [Oct. 1852], [hereinafter Quint, “Dover”], Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [30] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 25 8th month 1750.

        [31] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, pp. 248-249, under 3 WILLIAM (1); Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 9 3rd month 1710.

        [32] Dover VRs, p. 48; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [33] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 7, 1760 – 1763 , pp. 365-367.

        [34] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [35] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 26; [35] Otis, “Otis Genealogy”, p. 214.

        [36] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 26.

        [37] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” pp. 197, 213.

        [38] Dover VRs, p. 200.

        [39] Dover VRs, p. 201; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 215.

        [40] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 208, which has the date as 26 5th month 1762.

        [41] Quint, Dover, Vol. 8, pp. 133-134; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 208, which has the date as 26 3rd month 1739.

        [42] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214.

        [43] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 134.

        [44] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 16.

        [45] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214.

        [46] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214. Her birth date from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 143.

        [47] All from Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214.

        [48] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 1 12th month 1744.

        [49] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [50] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 10 1st month 1770.

        [51] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [52] Dover VRs, p. 83; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [53] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [54] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 36.

        [55] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 28.

        [56] Dover VRs, pp. 3, 43, which conflicts with the birth year of his sister Judith Hanson; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the date as 10 Jan. 1704-5.

        [57] Dover VRs, p. 43, married by Rev. Mr. Hugh Adams; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [58] Dover VRs, p. 44; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [59] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308.

        [60] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 612, under 1 HUMPHREY.

        [61] Dover VRs, p. 44, married by Rev. Mr. Samuel Willard; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [62] Dover VRs, p. 44; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [63] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308.

        [64] Dover VRs, p. 44, married by Rev. Mr. Jonathan Cushing; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [65] Dover VRs, p. 44.

        [66] Scales, John, Colonial Era History of Dover, New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, 1923, reprint, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, 1989, [hereinafter Scales, Dover], p. 254.

        [67] Dover VRs, p. 48.

        [68] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 6, 1757-1760, 1938, p. 315.

        [69] Dover VRs, p. 44; Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88.

        [70] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [71] Dover VRs, p. 44; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [72] Dover VRs, p. 139, from baptisms by Rev. Jonathan Cushing of the First Church of Dover.

        [73] Dover VRs, p. 50, married by Rev. Mr. Moses, pastor of the upper Parish Church in Berwick; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, married by Rev. Mr. Wise.

        [74] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [75] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [76] Scales, Dover, p. 254.

        [77] Dover VRs, p. 51.

        [78] Dover VRs, p. 51; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [79] From the petition for the division of common lands of the estates of Ephraim and Humphrey Hanson, from Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 9, 1767-1771, 1941, p. 25-26.

        [80] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71.

        [81] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [82] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [83] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [84] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of The Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 69.

        [85] Dover VRs, p. 81; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [86] Dover VRs, p. 44; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [87] Dover VRs, p. 144, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing, “in private.”

        [88] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331; Scales, Dover, p. 353; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90; the date estimated from the birth of their eldest child.

        [89] Dover VRs, p. 149, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [90] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 179.

        [91] Dover VRs, p. 55; Scales, Dover, p. 353; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [92] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 9, 1767-1771, 1941, pp. 24-25.

        [93] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [94] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Scales, Dover, p. 353, who differ slightly.

        [95] Dover VRs, p. 55, which has 19 Dec. 1760.

        [96] Scales, Dover, p. 255.

        [97] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [98] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [99] Her baptism was not found among the baptisms of Rev. Jonathan Cushing in the Dover VRs.

        [100] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [101] Dover VRs, p. 83, which calls her daughter of Humphrey & Joanna Hanson.

        [102] Dover VRs, p. 221.

        [103] Dover VRs, p. 83.

        [104] Dover VRs, p. 83.

        [105] Dover VRs, p. 83.

        [106] Dover VRs, p. 83.

        [107] Dover VRs, p. 75.

        [108] Dover VRs, p. 75, married by Rev. Joseph W. Clary.

        [109] Dover VRs, p. 44; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 71.

        [110] Dover VRs, p. 50; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 71, married by Rev. Jona. Cushing; Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 74.

        [111] Calculated from his age at death.

        [112] Dover VRs, p. 56; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Scales, Dover, pp. 398, 399; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 71.

        [113] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 71.

        [114] All from Scales, Dover, p. 399.

        [115] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [116] Dover VRs, p. 80.

        [117] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 66.

        [118] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [119] Dover VRs, p. 212, Hannah Gage, wife of Jonathan Rawson, admitted to the First Church of Dover on 2 July 1786.

        [120] Dover VRs, p. 198.

        [121] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 135.

        [122] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 172.

        [123] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [124] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 109.

        [125] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [126] Dover VRs, p. 55.

        [127] Dover VRs, pp. 44, 59; Scales, Dover, p. 255; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [128] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 6, 1757-1760, 1938, p. 315.

        [129] Dover VRs, p. 59; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has 28 Sept. 1764; Scales, Dover, p. 255, has the date as “20 Sept. 1764.”

        [130] Per Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [131] Scales, Dover, p. 255.

        [132] Dover VRs, p. 195; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332, which says he committed suicide; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [133] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71.

        [134] Frost, Maine Probate Abstracts, Vol. 2, p. 948, from York Co. Probate Vol. 15, p. 224.

        [135] Frost, Maine Probate Abstracts, Vol. 2, p. 1072, from York Co. Probate Vol. 16, p. 480.

        [136] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [137] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [138] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [139] Dover VRs, pp. 59, 82.

        [140] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [141] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 30-31.

        [142] Second marriage and death date from Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 43.

        [143] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [144] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [145] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [146] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 139.

        [147] Dover VRs, p. 61.

        [148] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [149] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [150] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [151] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [152] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [153] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [154] Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 140.

        [155] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 155, which doesn’t give the date of their marriage. John Odiorne, “sadler” was chosen by her younger brother, John Burnham Hanson, to be his guardian on 17 May 1793.

        [156] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [157] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [158] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [159] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 69.

        [160] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [161] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 72.

        [162] Frost, John Eldridge, and Joseph Crook Anderson II, Vital Records of Berwick, South Berwick and North Berwick, Maine, to the Year 1892, Picton Press, 1993, [hereinafter Berwick VRs], p. 47.

        [163] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [164] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71. He was the husband of Elizabeth Hanson, first cousin of Ephraim Hanson.

        [165] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [166] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71. He was the husband of Elizabeth Hanson, the first cousin of Humphrey Hanson.

        [167] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [168] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308.

        [169] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 12(31) 10th month 1741.

        [170] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 4 2nd month 1715.

        [171] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 126-127; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 5, p. 453.

        [172] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 15 1st month 1758.

        [173] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308.

        [174] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [175] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 6, 1757-1760, 1938, pp. 304-307.

        [176] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [177] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [178] Scales, Dover, p. 355; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 225, which has the date as 31 Jan. 1785; Dover VRs, p. 192, which has the date as 31 Jan. 1785.

        [179] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 179.

        [180] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 225.

        [181] All from Scales, Dover, p. 355.

        [182] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 230.

        [183] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 225.

        [184] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 225.

        [185] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 93.

        [186] Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [187] Dover VRs, p. 173; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 203, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap; Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 190.

        [188] Dover VRs, p. 150, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [189] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 163.

        [190] Dover VRs, p. 201; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 203, which has the date as 4 June 1799.

        [191] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 163-164.

        [192] Per the will of Col. Benjamin Titcomb, and the petition for division of his estate, dated 25 Mar. 1817.

        [193] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [194] Dover VRs, p. 203, his birth year calculated from his age at death.

        [195] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74.

        [196] Dover VRs, p. 174, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [197] Dover VRs, p. 175, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [198] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 140.

        [199] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74.

        [200] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330; Trask, William Blake, “Capt. William Traske and Some of His Descendants,” New England Historic Genealogical Register, Vol. 55 [Oct. 1901], [hereinafter Trask, Traske Genealogy”], p. 387, which has his birth date as 11 Sept. 1705; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which has the birth date as 9 Nov. 1705; Dover VRs, p. 28, which has his birth date as 11 Sept. 1705.

        [201] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88. The date is estimated from the birth of their eldest child on 19 Dec. 1732.

        [202] Dover VRs, p. 194; Trask, Traske Genealogy,” p. 387.

        [203] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, pp. 74-75.

        [204] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [205] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [206] Dover VRs, p. 171; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, married by Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [207] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 8, 1764-1767, 1940, pp. 51-54.

        [208] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74.

        [209] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74.

        [210] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74.

        [211] Calculated from her age at death.

        [212] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 53, which doesn’t list the date of their marriage.

        [213] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 73.

        [214] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [215] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 100.

        [216] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 129.

        [217] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [218] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 177, married by Dr. Belknap.

        [219] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 136.

        [220] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [221] Dover VRs, p. 170, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap, of the First Church of Dover.

        [222] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [223] Dover VRs, p. 149, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [224] Dover VRs, p. 49.

        [225] Dover VRs, p. 151, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [226] All from Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [227] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [228] Dover VRs, p. 154, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [229] Dover VRs, p. 172, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [230] All from Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement #2, 1630-1870, 2000, p. 112.

        [231] Calculated from her age at death.

        [232] Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement #2, 1630-1870, 2000, p. 112.

        [233] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [234] Dover VRs, p. 155, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [235] Dover VRs, p. 171, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [236] Dover VRs, p. 156, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing, and calculated from her age at death.

        [237] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 84; Dover VRs, p. 211 (death of Hannah, wife of Nathaniel Ham.)

        [238] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [239] Dover VRs, p. 156, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [240] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [241] Dover VRs, p. 157, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [242] Dover VRs, p. 50.

        [243] Dover VRs, p. 159, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [244] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330; Trask, Traske Genealogy,” p. 387, which has 26 Oct. 1709; Dover VRs, p. 28, which has 26 Oct. 1709.

        [245] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 308, intentions recorded at Salem, 21 Oct. 1732.

        [246] Dover VRs, p. 209: Mercy Watson, wife of Benjamin Hanson, joined the First Church of Dover on 20 June 1742.

        [247] Dover VRs, p. 170; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap, called “Benjamin Hanson, junr” in the marriage record.

        [248] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 28.

        [249] Dover VRs, p. 194.

        [250] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 69.

        [251] Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [252] Dover VRs, p. 157, “Mary, Dr of Benja. Hanson,” baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [253] Dover VRs, p. 158, “David, son of Benja. Hanson,” baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [254] Dover VRs, p. 160, “Benja., son of Benja. Hanson,” baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [255] Dover VRs, p. 160, ‘Jona., son of Benja. Hanson,” baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [256] Dover VRs, p. 162, “Benja., son of Benja. Hanson,” baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [257] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [258] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [259] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [260] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [261] Dover VRs, p. 191, “wife of Thomas Hanson.”

        [262] Dover VRs, p. 199; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [263] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [264] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [265] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [266] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [267] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 60.

        [268] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 48.

        [269] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [270] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [271] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [272] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 171.

        [273] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 213. It is more likely that Miriam died before 1790, however, since she was not named as administratrix of her husband’s estate in 1790, and she was not named in her father’s 1795 will.

        [274] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 217.

        [275] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 171.

        [276] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 170.

        [277] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 171.

        [278] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 217.

        [279] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 171.

        [280] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 217.

        [281] Dover VRs, p. 53.

        [282] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [283] Dover VRs, p. 199.

        [284] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88, which gives the date as 23 8th month 1728, in the Quaker style.

        [285] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 704.

        [286] Metcalf, Henry Harrison, Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Volume 2, 1718-1740, Bristol, NH, 1914, pp. 464-465.

        [287] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [288] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 26 8th month 1749.

        [289] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 5, [Oct. 1851], p. 450.

        [290] Dover VRs, p. 66.

        [291] Dover VRs, p. 66.

        [292] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [293] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 132.

        [294] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 24.

        [295] Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89, marriage intentions recorded 7 June 1806 in Dover.

        [296] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92; and Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [297] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [298] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [299] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [300] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [301] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [302] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [303] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [304] Dover VRs, p. 66.

        [305] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [306] Dover VRs, p. 65.

        [307] Dover VRs, p. 66, “10th Mo 11th 1813.”

        [308] Dover VRs, p. 70.

        [309] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [310] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 24 11th month 1756.

        [311] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” pp. 197, 213.

        [312] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 9, 1767-1771, 1941, pp. 297-298.

        [313] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71, called Isaac Hanson of Madbury, son of James Hanson, deceased. At the same time Ezekiel Twombly, Jr, “reputed” son of Ezekeil Twombly Sr., of Madbury, also chose John Wingate, Jr., as his guardian.

        [314] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [315] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214.

        [316] Dover VRs, p. 191.

        [317] Dover VRs, p. 59.

        [318] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 215; Dover VRs, p. 59, which has his birth date as 20 Dec. 1736 in the marriage record.

        [319] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [320] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 9, 1767-1771, 1941, p. 298.

        [321] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [322] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [323] Calculated from his age at death.

        [324] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 88; Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement #2, 1630-1870, 2000, p. 112.

        [325] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [326] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 211.

        [327] Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement #2, 1630-1870, 2000, p. 112.

        [328] Canney, Robert Sayward, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement #2, 1630-1870, 2000, p. 112.

        [329] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [330] Dover VRs, p. 54, daughter of Timothy and Kezia Hanson.

        [331] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 183; Dover VRs, p. 201 for his death record.

        [332] Dover VRs, p. 204.

        [333] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [334] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [335] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [336] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [337] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [338] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [339] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [340] Dover VRs, p. 54.

        [341] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 9 10th month 1754; Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [342] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330; Trask, Traske Genealogy,” p. 387, which has 15 Oct. 1714; Dover VRs, p. 28, which has 15 Oct. 1714.

        [343] Dover VRs, p. 201.

        [344] Dover VRs, p. 201.

        [345] Dover VRs, p. 174, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 243, has his name as “Solomon” Young. She was called “of Madbury” in the marriage record.

        [346] All from Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 214.

        [347] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, married by Rev. Mr. Hooper.

        [348] Ham, Dover Marriages, pp. 180, 216.

        [349] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 216.

        [350] All from Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [351] Was evidently 21 or over on 20 Mar. 1728/9 since no guardian was appointed for him at that time.

        [352] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 28 9th month 1733.

        [353] Scales, Dover, p. 483.

        [354] Scales, Dover, p. 483: the will of John Twombly, dated 20 Dec. 1747, and probated on 27 Apr. 1748, mentioned a daughter Sarah Hanson.

        [355] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [356] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [357] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 5, p. 450; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [358] Dover VRs, p. 200.

        [359] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, pp. 72-73.

        [360] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330.

        [361] The accounting of the estate of John Canney by his administratrix, Sarah Canney, later Sarah Caldwell, wife of Alexander Caldwell, included “nursing & suport of Mary Hanson from her berth untill She was four Years old,” and the death of Mary Hanson, who was a daughter of John Canney and sister of Sarah. [Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 4, 1750-1754, p. 153.] The assumption is that Mary Hanson was four years old when Thomas Millett was appointed as her guardian on 25 Oct. 1752.

        [362] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 4, 1750-1754, 1933, p. 214.

        [363] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 4, 1750-1754, 1933, p. 520.

        [364] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 10 1st month 1770.

        [365] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” pp. 197, 214.

        [366] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 122.

        [367] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91. His birth date written as 9 12th month 1753.

        [368] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 73.

        [369] Dover VRs, p. 10; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, has the date as 29 1st month 1719.

        [370] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 2 10th month 1741, in the Quaker style.

        [371] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 6 5th month 1718.

        [372] Noyes, Libby & Davis, Genealogical Dictionary, p. 703.

        [373] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” pp. 185, 197, 215.

        [374] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 330, but Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, says that she died in 1780, and he died in 1791. Dover VRs, p. 191 says “wife of Solomon Hanson died on 13 Dec. 1780.”

        [375] Dover VRs, p. 43; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 17 9th month 1742.

        [376] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 22 10th month 1767.

        [377] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, [Jan. 1854], p. 65.

        [378] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90.

        [379] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [380] Dover VRs, p. 62, “3rd day 3rd month 1768.”

        [381] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [382] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [383] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [384] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [385] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [386] Dover VRs, p. 189.

        [387] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [388] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [389] Dover VRs, p. 62.

        [390] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [391] Dover VRs, p. 191; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [392] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91, which has the date as 19 2nd month 1747.

        [393] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91, which has the date as 2 4th month 1777.

        [394] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 7, [Apr. 1853], p. 158; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91, which has the date as 8 5th month 1746.

        [395] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [396] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [397] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [398] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [399] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91; Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [400] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [401] Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89, married by Rev. William Hooper.

        [402] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91, married by Rev. Mr. Hooper.

        [403] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [404] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [405] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [406] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 143.

        [407] All from Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [408] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 240.

        [409] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332; Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 204.

        [410] Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 216.

        [411] Dover VRs, p. 11. Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, has the date as 6 4th month 1826.

        [412] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 7, [Apr. 1853], p. 156; Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 88.

        [413] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 25 9th month 1728.

        [414] Dover VRs, p. 191.

        [415] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 70.

        [416] Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 88.

        [417] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [418] Dover VRs, p. 157, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [419] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 70.

        [420] Dover VRs, p. 157, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [421] Dover VRs, pp. 60, 79, married by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap, Minister of Dover.

        [422] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 176, which has her birth date as 4 Jan. 1754.

        [423] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [424] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [425] Dover VRs, p. 176.

        [426] Dover VRs, p. 238.

        [427] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [428] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [429] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [430] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [431] Dover VRs, p. 60.

        [432] Dover VRs, p. 159, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [433] Dover VRs, p. 160, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [434] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 188, married by Dr. Belknap.

        [435] Dover VRs, p. 162, baptized by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [436] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 70-71.

        [437] Dover VRs, p. 163, baptized “in private” by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

        [438] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [439] Dover VRs, p. 165, baptized by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Belknap.

        [440] Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [441] Dover VRs, p. 166, baptized by Dr. Langdon.

        [442] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92.

        [443] Dover VRs, p. 13; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 17 1st month 1712-13.

        [444] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 27 12th month 1734-5, in the Quaker style.

        [445] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 5, p. 450; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [446] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 21 9th month 1750.

        [447] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 133; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [448] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 168.

        [449] Dover VRs, p. 192; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89.

        [450] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71. It is not know why he did not mention his married daughters Sarah Tuttle, Catherine Evans, and Elizabeth Osborne in his will, unless he felt that they had already received their portions upon their marriages.

        [451] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331, except last 5 children from the I.G.I., from records of Portsmouth, York Co., ME.

        [452] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 208.

        [453] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 134; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 208.

        [454] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 134.

        [455] All from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 134.

        [456] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 118.

        [457] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 118.

        [458] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [459] Dover VRs, p. 68; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [460] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 71.

        [461] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [462] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 332.

        [463] Dover VRs, p. 68.

        [464] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 94.

        [465] Dover VRs, p. 68.

        [466] Dover VRs, p. 184. He was called “Saml Hanson 2nd” in the marriage record.

        [467] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 93.

        [468] Dover VRs, p. 68.

        [469] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 61.

        [470] Scales, Dover, pp. 411, 412; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 61.

        [471] All from Scales, Dover, p. 412.

        [472] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 62.

        [473] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91, married by Dr. Belknap; Dover VRs, p. 79, married by Jeremy Belknap, Minester of Dover.

        [474] Dover VRs, p. 193, “wife of Marble Osborne.”

        [475] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 155.

        [476] Dover VRs, p. 192.

        [477] All from Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 7.

        [478] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 92, married by Rev. Mr. Hooper.

        [479] Dover VRs, p. 13; Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 25 12th month 1714.

        [480] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 31 5th month 1734; Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 7, [Apr. 1853], p. 156.

        [481] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 89, which has the date as 1 6th month 1714.

        [482] Dover VRs, p. 47.

        [483] Hammond, Otis G., Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire, Vol. 6, 1757-1760, 1938, pp. 91-92.

        [484] However Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 197, says she married 2nd, Samuel Gould. He was not found in the Dover VRs.

        [485] Dover VRs, p. 5.

        [486] Dates of his will from Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 8, p. 133, and Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 188, and Scales, Dover, p. 359, although no mention is made in any of the three of a second wife for Thomas Tuttle.

        [487] Quint, “Dover,” Vol. 6, p. 331.

        [488] Per Mary Hawker’s “Hanson Family Tree” typescript, 1997, and letter of Charlotte Nicely. These children have not been verified or proven yet.

        [489] Mary Hawker’s “Hanson Family Tree” typescript, 1997, and letter of Charlotte Nicely.

        [490] Mary Hawker’s “Hanson Family Tree” typescript, 1997.

        [491] Births from the I.G.I.

        [492] Berwick VRs, p. 41.

        [493] Per letter of Charlotte Nicely. No children were listed.

        [494] Per letter of Charlotte Nicely.

        [495] Berwick VRs, p. 10.

        [496] Per letter of Charlotte Nicely.

        [497] Per Kitty Scott e-mail letter of 9 Feb. 1998.

        [498] Children’s names and birth dates from the I.G.I., with additional information from Hanson, Justus G., The Hanson Family, From Roger deRastrich 1251, 1936, page numbers not cited, which should be used with caution, as there are many errors within.

        [499] I.G.I. has 11 Feb., Justus Hanson has 24 Apr., which may be correct.

        [500] All from Justus G. Hanson’s The Hanson Family.

        [501] Dover VRs, p. 39.

        [502] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 90, which has the date as 1 9th month 1749.

        [503] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 73-74.

        [504] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 74, per the division of the estate of Silas Hanson.

        [505] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 215.

        [506] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 217.

        [507] All from Otis, “Otis Genealogy,” p. 214.

        [508] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [509] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 73-74.

        [510] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 91.

        [511] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 168.

        [512] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 27.

        [513] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 110, on 22 Aug. 1787 Pelatiah Cartlan of Rochester was granted administration of the estate of George Meader of Rochester, along with George’s widow Margaret Meader.

        [514] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 73.

        [515] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 89, on 2 July 1798 Mary Hussey, Micajah Hussey and Daniel Hussey signed a release allowing Elijah Hussey, second son of Paul Hussey, administration of the estate of Paul Hussey, over his widow and eldest son, with Aaron Varney and Thomas Hanson Jr., of Dover, as sureties.

        [516] All from Canney, Robert S., Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire, Supplement, 1630-1870, 1997, p. 89.

        [517] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 77.

        [518] Evans, Helen F., Abstracts of the Probate Records of Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1771-1799, Heritage Books, 1983, p. 64.

        [519] Ham, Dover Marriages, p. 77.