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Re: Wyman's born in Maine Bradford
Posted by: Sabra Soucie (ID *****5250) Date: December 12, 2003 at 12:39:59
In Reply to: Wyman's born in Maine by John Wyman of 942

In the "History & Genealoghy of Chester, Maine" on page 175
" Joseph Wyman came from Oxford. He bought lot 31 recorded Jan 22, 1838. He lived in the northern part of Chester. m. Jennie Sibly of Burlington, Maine" the wife appears to be wrong she is listed in Maine state archives married to a Joseph on 12-31-1898. The 1850 ceneus lists Joseph Wyman's wife as Sally.
Cemetries in Chester list Wyman, Marandia dau of Joseph & Sally Wyman died Sept 19, 1850 AE 2 yrs 7 mo. 11 days. Wyman, Joseph died Oct 24, 1853 Ae 44yrs 2 mo.
The children listed in the book are Richmaond Wyman b. in Oxford m Cynthia Chesley, Bradford, Roscoe M. Wyman d Feb 23, 1900
Mattawamkeag Cemetry is where Bradford May 28, 1835-Feb 23, 1909 and his wife Abbie A. Jan 5, 1841-Jan 13, 1923 are buried. Richmond 1823-1888 and wife Cynyhia 1833-1913 are buried in South Winn Cemetry.
In the History of Lincoln page 428 under Wyman
"Bela Wyman of Woodstock had seven children, of whom the eldest three. William, Joseph, and Seward, came to Lincoln about 1828; the last probably did not remain long. Joseph was a resident many years and had a family. He was a blacksmith and lived in the north part of the town. William resided in lincoln more than thirty years , having made a farm in the morthern section of the town. He was a good citizen and a successful farmer until 1860, when he sold his farm and moved to Bangor in the interior of California. Here he remained during his lifetime and d. 11 May 1893. He was b. in Woodstock, 4 July 1803. Mr. Wyamn m. 21 Oct. 1833, Mary B., dau of Abraham B Adams of Lincoln, and had four children. She was b. 22 Mar. 1817, and d. in Bangor, 10 Dec. 1867."
IN the history of Woodstock, Me under Wyman
"Bela Wyman came here form Paris about 1828. His wife was Hepsibath Drinkwater; both were born in North Yarmounth. They lived in a house, in the Perham neighborhood, which has long since been torn down. They had sons, William, Joseph, Seward and Richmond, and daughters, Eliza, Mercy and Sophronia."
Hope that you can use some of this
Sabra Campbell Soucie


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