Posted By:Chris Dunham
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Subject:Re: Robert Morrill, Sumner, Oxford 1814-1888
Post Date:November 16, 2000 at 21:25:46
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Forum:Oxford County, ME Genealogy Forum
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Robert Whitman Morrill was the son of David and Sally (Whitman) Morrill, b. Mar. 23, 1814 [Sumner VR], d. Oct. 5, 1880, aged 66 years, 7 months [Sumner VR; also g.s. Bisbee Cemetery, Sumner]. He married Oct. 22, 1837 in Sumner [Sumner VR], Hannah Sturtevant, dau. of Earl Percy and Hannah (Stubbs) Sturtevant. She was b. July 17, 1817 [Sumner VR], d. Nov. 27, 1885, aged 68 years, 4 months, 10 days [Sumner VR; also g.s. Bisbee Cem., Sumner].

Their children:
1. Robert Whitman, Jr., b. Nov. 21, 1838 [Sumner VR].
2. Thomas Guilford, b. Feb. 20, 1841 [Sumner VR]; d. Mar. 18, 1865 [Sumner VR].
3. David Winslow, b. Dec. 7, 1843 [Sumner VR]; d. Feb. 17, 1898 [Sumner TR]; m. Eliza J. Elliott, d. Mar. 23, 1888 [Sumner TR]. They had two children: Lillia Maria Morrill, b. Jan. 22, 1869 [Sumner TR], m. Moses F. Spaulding, son of George Greenleaf and Charlotte G. (Morrill) Spaulding, b. Nov. 22, 1865 [Sumner VR]; and Eliza Ella Morrill, b. Aug. 5, 1872 [Sumner VR].
4. Ignatius Atwood, b. July 13, 1847 [Sumner VR].
5. Seth Eugene, b. Feb. 18, 1850 [Sumner VR]; d. "by the explosion of a steamer on the Lake," date unknown [Sumner VR].
6. Caleb L., b. Apr. 18, 1852 [Sumner VR].
7. George Carroll, b. Sept. 27, 1855 [Sumner VR]; m. (1st) Lydia A. Farnum, dau. of John and Julia A. (Durgin) Farnum, b. Mar. 27, 1861 [Sumner VR], d. Aug. 27, 1888 [Sumner VR; dup. record says Aug. 7]; m. (2nd) Katie B. Shaw, b. in Buckfield. Children with first wife: George Wilson Morrill, b. July 16, 1881 [Sumner VR]; and Enoch B. Morrill, b. June 22, 1885 [Sumner VR]. Children with second wife: Gladys Shaw Morrill, b. Feb. 21, 1892 [Sumner VR]; Lura Belle Morrill, b. Nov. 14, 1893 [Sumner VR]; Alfred Robert Morrill, b. Oct. 6, 1896 [Sumner VR]; and Merlyn Carroll March Morrill, b. Mar. 17, 1901 [Sumner VR].
8. John Herbert, b. Feb. 15, 1858 [Sumner VR; g.s.]; d. Mar. 6, 1926 [g.s. Elmwood Cem., East Sumner]; m. L. Ora Marston, b. May 10, 1862 in Buckfield [Sumner VR; g.s.]; d. Feb. 16, 1923 [g.s. Elmwood Cem., East Sumner]. They had children: J. Clyde Morrill, b. Oct. 15, 1880 [Sumner VR]; Ethel F. Morrill, b. Dec. 25, 1881 in Buckfield [Sumner VR]; Nettie Ora Morrill, b. June 30, 1884 in Sumner [Sumner VR]; and Angie Mildred Morrill, b. July 25, 1893 [Sumner VR].
9. Lura Anna, b. Sept. 27, 1860 [Sumner VR]; d. July 12, 1861 [Sumner VR; also g.s. Bisbee Cem., Sumner {0.3.15}].


Robert Whitman Morrill's father, David, was the son of John and Sarah (Winslow) Morrill, and was b. Apr. 23, 1782 [Sumner VR]. He d. Oct. 5, 1861 [Sumner VR]. He married Sally Whitman, b. July 22, 1782 [Sumner VR], d. Dec. 23, 1852 [Sumner VR].
Their children:
1. Thankful Skillings, b. Jan. 7, 1810 [Sumner VR].
2. David, Jr., b. May 11, 1812 [Sumner VR]; d. Nov. 5, 1868 [Sumner VR]; m. Dec. 6, 1832 [Sumner VR], Julittea Keen, dau. of Judah and Susanna (Robinson) Keen, b. July 4, 1808 [Sumner VR], d. Jan. 11, 1891 [Sumner VR]. They had four children.
3. Robert Whitman, b. Mar. 23, 1814 [Sumner VR]; m. Hannah Sturtevant.
4. James Whitman, b. Apr. 20, 1816 [Sumner VR].
5. Sarah Winslow, b. June 21, 1819 [Sumner VR]; d. Nov. 19, 1821 [Sumner VR].
6. Enoch, b. Feb. 20, 1820 [Sumner VR]; perhaps the Enoch Morrill who d. Aug. 22, 1857 [Sumner VR].
7. Winslow, b. Feb. 21, 1822 [Sumner VR]; d. Aug. 11, 1825 [Sumner VR].
8. Sarah, b. May 5, 1825 [Sumner VR]; d. Dec. 19, 1850 [Sumner VR]; m. Luther Hollis, son of Joseph and Nancy (Keen) Hollis, b. June 23, 1813 [Sumner VR; Hartford VR], d. May 20, 1891, aged 77 years, 11 months [g.s. Pleasant Pond Cem., West Sumner]. Sarah was the second of Luther's three wives.
9. Atwood, b. Apr. 27, 1830 [Sumner VR]; d. Dec. 30, 1845 [Sumner VR].

There is additional information on David's ancestry (I cannot vouch for its accuracy) at http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jjsorby&id=I14921

Earl Percy Sturtevant was the son of Seth and Abigail (Cushing) Sturtevant of Sumner. He was b. June 20, 1790 in Halifax, Mass. [Sumner VR], and d. Sept. 9, 1836 in Sumner [Sumner VR]. He m. June 3, 1811 in Hartford [Sumner VR], Hannah Stubbs, dau. of Jonathan and Joanna (Merrill) Stubbs of Hartford, b. Sept. 17, 1792 [Sumner VR].

Their children:
1. Dura Sturtevant, b. July 11, 1811 [Sumner VR]; d. Aug. 17, 1833 [Sumner VR].
2. Eunice Stubbs Sturtevant, b. Feb. 6, 1813 [Sumner VR]; d. Mar. 14, 1836 [Sumner VR].
3. Earl Percy Sturtevant, b. Feb. 11, 1815 [Sumner VR]; d. July 4, 1902 [g.s. Elmwood Cem., East Sumner {87.4.24}]; m. Dec. 27, 1836 in Paris [Paris VR] Parazina Dunham of Paris, dau. of Asa and Polly (Cleaves) Dunham, b. Oct. 2, 1813 [Sumner VR], d. Oct. 13, 1877 [Sumner VR; g.s. Elmwood Cem., East Sumner {62.11.- [sic]}]. He prob. m. (2nd) Dec. 8, 1891 in East Sumner [Oxford County Marriage Returns] Laura S. York of Sumner. He had two children with his first wife.
4. Hannah Sturtevant, b. July 17, 1817 [Sumner VR]; m. Robert Whitman Morrill.
5. Thomas Cushing Sturtevant, b. Nov. 15, 1819 [Sumner VR]; d. Mar. 12, 1820 [Sumner VR].
6. Roxellana Sturtevant, b. Feb. 6, 1821 [Sumner VR]; d. Jan. 16, 1899 [g.s. Mt. Abram Cem., Greenwood {77.11.10}]; m. Oct. 1842 in Bethel [Bethel VR], Abraham Bryant of Bethel, b. Jan. 5, 1796 in Cape Elizabeth, d. Dec. 21, 1873 [g.s. Mt. Abram Cem., Greenwood {77.11.16}]. Roxellana was Abraham's second wife, and the mother of six children.
7. Ignatious(?) Sturtevant, b. Mar. 13, 1823 [Sumner VR].
8. Joanna Sturtevant, b. July 6, 1825 [Sumner VR]; d. Sept. 2, 1843 [Sumner VR].
9. Almira Thomas Sturtevant, b. Aug. 4, 1828 [Sumner VR]; m. Jan. 20, 1847 in Sumner [Sumner VR; Oxford County Marriage Returns] Nathaniel Frye of Portland. This was perhaps Nathaniel Gerrish Frye, son of James and Betsey (Gerrish) Frye, b. Nov. 5, 1820 [Sumner VR].
10. Elizabeth Sturtevant, b. Feb. 7, 1831 [Sumner VR]; d. Feb. 11, 1834 [Sumner VR].
11. Salina Adelaide Sturtevant, b. Mar. 11, 1833 [Sumner VR]; m. Oliver Bonney, son of David and Sally (White) Bonney, b. Jan. 7, 1828 [Sumner VR]. They had six children recorded in Sumner.
12. Son, b. Mar. 10, 1835 [Sumner VR]; d. Mar. 13, 1835 [Sumner VR].