Search for content in message boards

Peter (1756-1840) and family

Replies: 6

Peter (1756-1840) and family

Posted: 982770551000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1125076270000
Surnames: Walker, Edes, Sargent
Ben...
Peter was born 17 Dec 1756 in Boston, Suffolk Co, MA.
He married possibly Elizabeth Walker on 15 Nov 1781 in Boston MA.
According to Sprague's Journal of Maine History, Vol. 9, No. 1, page 32-35, "The Edes Family" by Edgar C. Smith (USGenWeb Archives Files) states that when Peter sold the Bangor Register (about 1817) he went to Baltimore and lived with his son, Benjamin, who was a printer. He stayed until the son's death in 1832. Peter then returned to Bangor to live with his daughter, Mrs. Michael Sargent, until his death.
The Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, Penobscot Co, ME (www.mthopebgr.com/) lists Peter Edes with a summary of his life. It also lists Michael Sargent (b Oct 1785, d 2 Jun 1869 at the age of 83 years 8 months) and Maria (d at the age of 86 years 2 months) and their child Edward (b Aug 1819, d 15 May 1868 at the age of 49 years 9 months). All were buried in Lot #69CG.
Therefore, I think the Benjamin that printed the Minerva and Emerald from 1829 to 1830 is probably Peter's son. I also feel that the Benjamin and Maria referred to in the History of Printing book was probably Peter's children.
Please let me know if you happen to find more about Benjamin Jr (1755-1801). Especially data concerning his wife and children, such as names and dates.
Hopefully this info leads you onto a successful road.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
chandler25645 982770551000 
Joseph Edes 1007615942000 
talbman1 1007642443000 
Connie Chandler 1007677693000 
Joseph Edes 1007853191000 
ben talman 1239196697000 
chandler25645 1239596356000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic