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Solomon Atwood

Male 1717 - 1805  (87 years)


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  • Name Solomon Atwood 
    Born 2 Nov 1717  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Feb 1805  New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • ATWOOD FAMILY Bible Record of New Gloucester, Me
      from the files of the Androscoggin Historical Society
      Robert Taylor's collection of Family Bible Register
      (c) 1997, Androscoggin Historical Society
      <http://www.rootsweb.com/~meandrhs>
      (c) 1998

      Solomon Atwood came from Plymouth Mass to New Gloucester and lived in the same
      spot for some 60 years By trade he was a mason and was an industrious and upright
      man See Gospel Banner , issue of Jan 13, 1844 Solomon died Dec 31, 1843 age
      93 years in New Gloucester
      Solomon's father was Solomon Atwood Sr., who died at New Gloucester Feb 8 1805
      in the 89th years of his age. He married Oct 13 1748 in Plymouth, Mass Lydia
      Cushman both of Plymouth. He married second to Hannah who
      died Mar 22 1807 age 77th year in New Gloucester
      Their son, Solomon Atwood was born Mar 22 1751 Plymouth Mass . and died
      at New Gloucester Dec 30, 1843 in the 93d year of age He married Oct. 30, 1773 Hannah
      Rogers both of Plymouth She born July 7, 1754 Plymouth and died Mar 31, 1836 in
      the 82 d year of age at New Gloucester
      Children
      1. Solomon, b Sept. 26 1776 ( he married Jan 14, 1800 in New Gloucester, Abigail
      Tufts
      2. Hannah b Nov 14, 1778
      3 Sarah, b Aug 10 1781, d May 4 1810
      4. John, b Mar 8, 1783
      5 Priscilla, b Mar. 30, 1785
      6. Samuel, b Apr. 20, 1787 in New Gloucester d Feb 10 1870 ae 82 yrs., 10 mos.
      Auburn He married Nov 9, 1809 in New Gloucester, Polly Pierce She b.
      Nov. 24, 1786 New Gloucester, daughter of Abdaham Pierce and died Nov 17,
      1863 ae 76 yrs Poland
      Children( all recorded in Poland)
      Solomon b Feb 13, 1810. d Apr. 8, 1854 Poland
      Martha Pierce b. Oct 11 1811, d Mar. 16, 1816
      William Henry b Jan. 13, 1815 d May 15, 1817
      Daniel Pierce, b Nov 28 1816
      Martha Pierce b Sept 26 1820
      Hiram H., b July 15, 1823
      Mary Abigail, b Aug 5, 1830
      Isaac, b July 30, 1789 (d July 21 1871 ae 82 yrs
      married Nov 21, 1811 Nabby Rowe in New Gloucester
      8. Deborah, b. Feb. 8, 1792
      9. Jacob, b May 9, 1794
      10 Job, b. June 2 1795
      11 Lucretia b. May 29. 1800



      Daniel Pierce Atwood married Celinda Harris, daughter of David and Sally Harris
      She born June 20, 1817 in Poland and died Apr 21, 1876 in Auburn They married
      at Poland Dec. 3, 1840 They had a son Adrain A. Atwood born Sept 15, 1841 and
      died Oct 22 1881 Portland David Harris Jr was born Sept 6 1794 and married
      Feb 10, 1816 Sally True who was born Mar 19, 1796 David Harris Jr., died
      July 5 1816 and his wife died Apr 15, 18'6 in Portland "Gospel Banner" issue 13 Jan 1844



      In New Gloucester, Dec 21, Mr Solomon At-

      wood. age 93. Mr Atwood was the oldest man
      in town probably. He came from Plymouth to
      New Gloucester. where he had lived on the same

      spot for some sixty years. By trade he was
      a mason, and on industrious and spright man. In
      his intercourse with his follow men he always rgareded
      the golden rule and often said he wanted

      no other inscription on his tomstone but honesty
      He has, for a long time been a believer is a world's
      salvation, and for years, like Simeon of old has

      been ready and waiting to depart in peace. He
      died as he had lived, trusting in God.

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    Person ID I1931  Reed
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2020 

    Father John Atwood,   b. 1 May 1684, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1754, Plimouth Colony, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Sarah Leavitt,   b. 27 Nov 1688, Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1796, Plimouth Colony, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1707  Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Cushman,   b. 31 Oct 1718, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1773, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1747  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Lydia Atwood,   b. 11 Sep 1749, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Solomon Atwood, Jr.,   b. 22 Mar 1750/51, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1843, New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Documents
    Solomon Atwood and Lydia Cushman
    Solomon Atwood and Lydia Cushman
    marriage record
    Solomon Atwood and Lydia Cushman
    Solomon Atwood and Lydia Cushman
    marriage record
    #2
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Nov 1717 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Oct 1747 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Feb 1805 - New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1199] John Wood Alias Atwood of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Alicia Crane Williams, p. 142.

    2. [S1199] John Wood Alias Atwood of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Alicia Crane Williams, p. 139.

    3. [S4] “Massachusetts, Town And Vital Records, 1620-1988”.