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Of the McFarland Family 

Of Hancock County, Maine 


Daniel Y. McFarland 

1910 . 

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• JAN 28 1911 



The first permanent English settlements in that part of the Dis- 
trict of Maine now known as Hancock Coimty date from near the year 
1762.* By 1764 six townships of land^ each six miles square^ were 
granted by the General Court of Massachusetts to David Marsh and 
S5^ other citizens of Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Six other 
townships on the east side of Donaqua River, three of them in Han- 
cock County, were granted upon similar terms. The survey of the 
two grants of six townships on each side of the river was made by 
Samuel Livermore and the name of the river was changed to Union 
River, a name that it has since borne. 

Even before the above grants were legalized by the General Court 
settlements began to be made in different parts of the county. In the 
spring of 1761, Capt. Abraham Somes of Gloucester, Mass., took up 
a land grant at the head of the inlet now known as Somes' Sound in 
Mount Desert, where he built a mill and made other improvements. 
In 1762, Col. Jonathan Buck and four other men from Haverhill, 
Mass., settled in Township No. 1, now Bucksport. Joseph Goss 
moved to No. 2 in 1764 and gave it the name Orland. The first per- 
manent settler in Penobscot was Charles Hutchings in 1768. Town- 
ship No. 5, now Blue Hill, was settled in 1762 by Joseph Wood and 
John Roundy from Beverly, Mass. In the same year a settlement 
was begun at Sullivan by Sullivan, Bean, Simpson and others. Ben- 
jamin Milliken settled in Ellsworth in 1763, which is also the date of 
the settlement of Eden by the Thomas family. 

Trenton, which at first included Lamoine and parts of Hancock 
and Ellsworth, was first settled by Ebenezer Thomdike in 1765, 
The first permanent settlement in Hancock was made by Capt. Agreen 

*A discussion of the early French settlements and land grants in Hancock 
County will be found in the author*s forthcoming "History of Trenton and 

4 McFarland Genbalooy. 

Crabtree, Philip and Shemuel Hodi^kins and their families. They 
came from the western part of Maine, Crabtree from Portland and 
the Hodi^kins from the western part of Maine. These three fiimilies 
came up Skillings River in 1764 and settled on the east side of 
the river above the narrows. A year or two later the Hod^^kins re- 
moved to the west side of the river (Marlboro). In 1765, Oliver 
Wooster and &mily came from Newburyport, Mass. 

About this time Thomas and James McFarland, James Smith, 
and Rogers, Thomas and Joseph Goofi^ns began a settlement at Kil- 
kenny stream,* at the head of Skillings River. The exact date of the 
coming of the McFarlands to Hancock County cannot be ascertained. 
That they came previous to 1768 is shown by an item in the account 
of Ebenezer Thomdike, agent for Township No. 1, (Trenton) : '*To 
going up Skillings River to forewarn McFarlands Co. from building a 
mill on their falls." The McFarlands and their companions came 
from the vicinity of Saco, in 1765, according to a tradition that has 
been handed down in the family of Thomas McFarland. The McFar- 
land brothers married sisters, James marrying Margaret, and Thomas 
marrying Jane Smith about the year 1770, at Londonderry, N. H., it 
is said. With few exceptions, the McFarlands of Hancock County 
trace their ancestry back to these brothers, and, as will appear later, 
most of them are traceable to Thomas rather than to James Mc- 

James McFarland and his Descendants. 

James McFarland, one of the early settlers at Kilkenny stream, 
Trenton, took up a lot of 54 acres 124 rods on the west side of Skil- 
lings River and adjoining the lot of his brother Thomas on the south 
where he engaged in farming and milling. His farm house was 
located about four rods south of the present road and thirty rods from 
the river bank. We have no knowledge of his parents or when and 

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^Kilkenny, a district in the northern part of Trenton, was set off to fonn 
a part of Hancock in 1898. 

McFarland Genealogy. 5 

where he was bom^ nor of his wife's parents or the date and place of 

her birth. 

During the Revolutionary War he was first Lieutenant in Capt. 

Daniel Sullivan's Company^ Col. Bei^amin Foster's 6th Lincoln G>. 

Militia Regt. and served at Machias. His commission was dated 

April 30, 1777; he was discharged Oct. 7, 1777. The Company was 

called out for service three times. The town records show that James 

McFarland was selectman of Trenton for several years. Late in life 

he moved to Grand Manan, N. B., where it is supposed he died in 

1816-18. He married Margaret Smith, who died in Trenton in 1833- 

34. Their children (probably not in order) were: 

(A.) Robert,* who probably settled at Grand Manan. (B.) Hannah, 
d. in Trenton in 1856, unmarried. (C.) Isabella, d. in Trenton in 1831, 
unmarried. (D.) Sally, b. April 99, 1779, m. Thomas McFarland, d. 
Feb. 1, 1867. (E.) Margaret, b. Dec. 97, 1780, m. Joseph Moore of 
Trenton, Dec. 10, 1799. (F.)Lucinda, d. in Trenton in 1836, unmarried. 
(G.) James, drowned at Grand Manan when a young man. 

(E.) Margaret McFarland. 

Margaret, daughter of James and Margaret (Smith) McFarland, 

married Joseph Moore, Jr., of Trenton, (Bayside), Dec. 10, 1799. 

Mr. Moore was bom April 4, 1776, died Jan. 9, 1842. Their 

children were: 

(1.) James, b. Feb. 18, 1800. (9.) Catherine, b. April 1, 1809. (3.) 
Sally, b. April 10, 1804. (4.) Nahum, b. March 10, 1806, died Aug. 17, 
1841. (5.) Lemuel, b. April 1, 1808. (6.) Joseph 4th, b. Marcth 11, 
1810. (7.) Heard Lord, b. April 6, 1819, m. Bathsheba Higgins, April 
11, 1840. (8.) Mary Jane, b. April 5, 1815. (9.) Calvin P., b. June 1, 
1817. (10.) BeUnda, b. June 1, 1817. 

*Robert and Hannah, son and daughter of James and Margaret McFar- 
land were baptised July 14, 1776. (Records, First Congregational Church, 
Biddeford, Me.) 

6 Thomas McFarland 

Thomas McFarland and his Descendants. 

Thomas McFarland, one of the pioneers of Hancock County and 
the first in a long line of the same name, was a man of large frame, 
six feet in height, with heavy but slightly rolling shoulders. He pos- 
sessed unusual physical strength, was energetic, of a jolly disposition, 
and deeply interested in all that pertained to himself and his family. 

The task that Thomas McFarland undertook in common with 
other pioneers of his time was that of carrying colonial civilization into 
the virgin wilderness of that region. At the time, Hancock County 
was unorganized and unknown by its present name, Maine was a Dis- 
trict of Massachusetts, and the old Bay State itself a colony of Great 
Britain. The forest was felled, the log cabin built, saw mills con- 
structed on the falls of the streams, com planted in the small clear- 
ings. The frontiersman labored long and hard, his increase in fields 
and crops depended mostly upon the labor of his own hands, assisted 
by help from his children and his good wife, who in those days labored 
indoors and out of doors alike. We of a later day hardly realize that 
the good roads, and cleared acres, and framed houses that we have 
as an inheritance from our ancestors were purchased by them through 
days and years of manual labor. It was the work of a race of giants 
to build civilized homes in the primeval forest, and our knowledge of 
the early settlers shows that Thomas McFarland acquitted himself 
well in comparison with other pioneers of Hancock County. 

He took up a lot of land of 43 acres 84 rods located north of the 
present county road and adjoining Kilkenny stream on the east and 
north. His title was received from the DeGregoires. His house was 
located about thirty rods west of the stream and twenty from the road. 
He engaged in farming and lumbering, and was part owner of the 
mills built on the lower falls; he also was owner of much timber land 
and' of a saw mill built about twenty rods below the upper falls of the 
Kilkenny which he sold to Abner Lee in 1809. His son David settled 
on a part of his homestead and that part of his estate has always re- 
mained in the McFarland family; it is owned at present by his great 
grandson, Horace A. McFarland. We find the name of Thomas 

AND HIS Descendants. 7 

McFarland among the lists of officers of the town of Trenton many 
times. At the time of his death, November, 1824, he was living with 
his son David. During the day he had attended some kind of a pub- 
lic meeting and a short time after his return homc^ he dropped dead, 
aged about eighty years. His wife died about two years previously. 
Thomas McFarland married *Jane Smith in 1770. This venerable 
couple had eleven children and 107 grandchildren. Their children 

I. James, bom Sept. 1, 1771, died Feb. 13, 1867. 

II. Thomas, " Aug. 1, 1773, " Apr. 20, 1845. 

III. John, " July 3, 1776, " Apr. 26, 1866. 

IV. Jane, " Nov. 21,1778, " Jan. 20,1831. 
V. Phoebe, " 1780, " 1792. 

VI. Polly (Mary), " March 23, 1782, " May 15, 1832. 

VII. Nathaniel, " July 17, 1784, " June 12, 1851. 

VIII. David, " Apr. 12, 1786, " Feb. 4, 1868. 

IX. William, " Aug. 23, 1788, " Oct. 1, 1876. 

X. Meanes, " May 2, 1790, *' Aug. 13, 1846. 

XI. Anna, " Apr. 2, 1792, " Dec. 6, 1886. 

(I.) James McFarland. 

James, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, married 
Jane Patten of ]^lsworth, Maine, in 1794. She was bom Dec. 24, 1774, 
and died Feb« 21, 1832. James McFarland was a man of large stature 
and noble character. He settled in Surry near the Ellsworth line. 
In addition to his farming he worked as a millwright and ship-carpen- 
ter. Their children were : 

(A.) Susanna, b. Sept. 18, 1796, d. 1863. (B.) Jane, b. Dec. 4, 1798, 
d. Oct. 30, 1870. (C.) Charlotte, b. Apr. 4, 1801. (D.) John, b. Nov. 
28, 1803, d. July 21, 1857. (£.) James, b. July 19, 1805, lost at sea. 
(F.) Phoebe, b. Oct. 29, 1808, d. in infancy. (G.) George, b. May 28, 

*On the monument erected in the cemetery on McFarland*s Hill her name 
appears as Mary. This evidently is an error, for in a deed to Abner Lee in 1809 
it is Jane. Tradition says that she was a sister to James Smith who settled in 
Kilkenny and that James Smith married a sister of the McFarland brothers. 

8 Thomas McFarland 

1811, lost at sea. (H.) Robert P., b. April 97, 1814, d. March 9, 1891. 
(J.) David, b. Jan. 9, 1817, d. Oct. 3, 1901. (K.) Abiel, b. Sept. 13, 
1819, d. July 4, 1891. 

(A.) Susanna McFarland. 

Susanna, daughter of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland^ mar- 
ried Meltiah Lord of Ellsworth. Their children were: 

(1.) Charlotte, m. William A. Abbott (9.) Susanna, m. Samuel 
Bonsey. (3.) Samuel, m. Emma Smith. (4.) Meltiah. (5.) Phoebe, 
m. George Grant. (6.) Mary m. Michael Ballatty. (7.) Abigale, 
m. Daniel Adams. (8.) Nancy, m. Michael Ballatty. (9.) Simeon, m. 
Susan Ray. 

(B.) Jane McFarland. 

Jane, daughter of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland, 

married Alfred Austin of Ellsworth. Their children, probably not in 

order, were: 

(1.) Mary Jane, m. William James. (9.) Charles, m. Rebecca 
James. (3.) Judson. (4.) Charlotte, m. Austin. (5.) Philander, m. 
Celista Saunders. (6.) Isedore. (7.) Susan, m. Brigham Haynes. 
(8.) Frank, m. Laura Haynes, 

(C) Charlotte McFarland. 

Charlotte, daughter of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland, 

married Lord of Ellsworth. Their children, probably not in order, 


(1.) James. (9.) Donald Ross, d. March 19, 1908, aged 79 years. 
(3.) Harriet. (4.) Norman. 

(D.) John McFarland. 

John, son of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland, married Sally 
FuUerton of Ellsworth in 1 833 . She died May 22, 1 86S, aged 63 years. 
They settled in N. Ellsworth* Their children were: 

AND HIS Descendants. 9 

(1.) James H., b. Sept. 4, 1834, d. Jan. 20, 1904. (9.) Geoige W., 
b. Oct. 15, 1836, d. March 17, 1907. (3.) Sarah, b. Dec. 3, 1838, d. Oct. 
16, 1900. (4.) Augusta, b. Feb. 15, 1841. (5.) Georgianna, b. Feb. 15, 
1841, d. Jan. 5, 1908. (6.) Helen, b. Oct. 20, 1844, d. July 7, 1903. (7.) 
John H., b. Sept. 1, 1846, d. June 9, 1903, in Methuen, Mass. 

(1.) James H. McFarland. 

James H., son of John and Sally (FuUerton) McFarland, 
went west when a young man, and little is known of him. He was 
living in Helena, Montana, at the time of his death. 

(2.) George V/. McFarland. 

George W., son of John and Sally (Fullerton) McFarland, mar- 
ried Nancy A. Maddocks of Ellsworth in Monticello, Miiln., April 30, 
1862. They settled in Princeton, Minn. Their children were: 

(a.) Julia F., b. Sept. 29, 1865. (b.) Frederick E., b. March 3, 
1867. (c.) Arthur G., b. Jan. 14, 1869. (d.) Minnie M., b. Jan. 22, 
1871, d. March 24, 1892. (e.) Mary A., b. May 27, 1875, d. June 11, 
1875. (f.) Walter C, b. April 30, 1877. (g.) Willie J., b. July 1, 
1879. (h.) Llewellyn J., b. Dec. 19, 1883, d. Oct. 18, 1901. (i.) Roy 
P., b. Oct. 15, 1885. 

(a.) Julia F. McFarland. 

Julia F., daughter of George W. and Nancy A. (Maddocks) Mc- 
Farland, married Charles O. Moore, April 14, 1886. Their children 

Eva May, b. April 24, 1888, d. April 28, 1888. George A., b. Mar. 
1, 1890. Peari A., b. Jan. 21, 1893. Leon E., b. April 5, 1897. 

♦ (b.) Frederick E. McFarland. 

Freddie E., son of George W. and Nancy A. (Maddocks) McFar- 
land, married Mary L. Orton, Nov. 22, 1891. Their children were : 

10 Thomas McFarland 

Gwy E., b. Nov. 3, 1893. Earnest A., b. May 99, 1895. Floyd 
H., May 33, 1897. Edna M., b. March 3, 1903. Rodney G. S., b. 
April 33, 1906. 

(c.) Arthur G. McFarland. 

Arthur G,, son of George W. and Nancy A. (Maddocks) Mc- 

Farland^ married Orpha T. Bkkney^ June 1^ 1890. Their children 


Earl A., b. Dec. 11, 1893. Helen B., b. Dec. 9, 1895. George D., 
b. Feb. 34, 1897. 

(f.) Walter C McFarland. 

Walter C, son of George W. and Nancy A. (Maddocks) McFar- 
]and, married Clara Belle Hatcher^ Sept. 13, 1899. She died Sept. 
29> 1900. Their one child^ Clara Belle^ was bom Sept. 8, 19OO. 
Secondly, Walter C. married Elnor Hinton^ July 4^ 1902. Their 
children were: 

Madline Irene, b. May 4, 1904. 

(3) Sarah McFarland. 

Sarah^ daughter of John and SaUy (FuUerton) McFarland, mar- 
ried Francis McGown of N. Ellsworth, where they settled. Their one 
child Jenesse was bom Oct. l6, lS6l, and married Aseneth Leach. 

(4) Augusta McFarland. 

Augusta, daughter of John and SaUy (Fullerton) McFarland, 

married Lewis M., son of William and Meriba (SaUsbury) King of N. 

Ellsworth, Oct. 80, 1859. They settled at N. Ellsworth, but late in 

life they moved to Eden, Me. Their children were : 

(a.) Effie, b. Aug. 11, 1861, m. Woodbury McCartney, Oct. 1881. 
(b.) Sadie A., b. Jan. 13, 1864, m. Frank Dutton, April 4, 1880. (c.) Laura 


C, b. Jan. 19, 1866, m. George Loring, April 4, 1888. (d.) Charles, 
b. March 16, 1870, m. Florence Seeley, Aiken, Minn, (e.) 
George, b. June S5, 1873, m. Minnie Haines of Eden, (f.) Josie, b. 
July 6, 1876, m. Eugene Leland, Jan. 1. 1895. (g.) Helen, b. Nov. S4, 

(5.) Georgianna McFarland 

Georgianna^ daughter of John and SaUy (Fullerton) McFarland, 

married Melvin McGown of N. Ellsworth, Sept. 8^ I860. Their 

children were : 

(a.) Watson P., b. Dec. 10, 1861, m. Alida Haslem. (b.) Adoni- 
ram J., b. June 16, 1866, m. Kate M. Ober, Dec. S6, 1894. (c.) Caddie A., 
b. July 1, 1870, m. Geo. L. DeWitt, Nov. 19, 1889. (d.) Alexander M., 
b. July 96, 1874. (e.) Hattie R., b. Feb, 39, 1880, m. Fred Starkey. 

(6.) Helen McFarland. 

Helen, daughter of John and Sally (Fullerton) McFarland, mar- 
ried Robert Hamilton of Ellsworth. Their children were: 

(a.) Annie J., b. Jan. 15, 1870, m. Charles Camber, Jan. 36, 1894. 
(b.) Ralph H., b. Feb. 33, 1876, m. Bessie McGown, April 30, 1894. 
(c.) Inez, b. Nov. 1, 1879. 

^ (7.) John H. McFarland. 

John H., son of John and Sally (Fullerton) McFarland, never 
married. He enlisted in Co. C, 26th Me. Inft., Oct. 11, 1862, was 
discharged Aug. 17, 1863. He re-enlisted in U. S. Navy, Aug. l6, 
1864, for one year, and was discharged August, 1865. 

(H.) Robert P. McFarland. 

Robert P., son of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland, married 
Ann Anderson of Trenton, Dec., 1836. She was bom Jan. 6, 1814, 
died Aug. 4, 1894;. They settled in Ellsworth, where he worked at 

12 Thomas McFarland 

his trade^ ship and house carpentering. He was a religious man in 

the true sense^ and was highly respected by all the people. He was 

a member of the Maine Legislature in 1859-60. Their children were : 

(1.) Caroline T., b. Nov. dO, 1837. (2.) Hamilton, died in infancy. 
(3.) Edmund, b. Aug. 15, 1843, d. Feb. 6, 1897. 

(1.) Caroline T. McFarland. 

Caroline T., daughter of Robert and Ann (Anderson) McFarland, 
married Charles Haynes of Ellsworth Falls. Mr. Haynes was a soldier 
in the Civil War, and sacrificed a leg that right might prevail. For 
many years he has been engaged in the lumbering business under the 
firm name Whitcomb Haynes Co. Their children were : 
(a.) Harry, (b.) Martin. 

(3.) Edmund McFarland. 

Edmund, son of Robert P. and Ann (Anderson) McFarland, mar- 
ried Enuna Phillips, April 15, 1866, and settled in Ellsworth. He 
enlisted in theU. S. Navy, Aug. 17, 1864, for one year, and was dis- 
charged Aug. 19, 1865. Their only child, Annie L., was bom April 
12, 1874, and married Harry E. Walker, Nov. 26, 1902. 

00 David McFarland. 

David, son of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland, when quite 
young took to following the sea, and in due time became a prominent 
sea captain and sailed ships to many parts of the world; late in life 
he was associated with John M. Hale and others of Ellsworth in the 
livery business. He resided at Ellsworth ; he married firstly, Lydia 
Bonsey. Secondly, he married Mary E. Joy of Ellsworth. Thirdly, 
he married - Hden Hale of Ellsworth. ^^j^A^ ,2^ \ hC €i^ 

By his second wife he had one child, Andrew P., who was bom 
Feb. 10, I860, and married Clara E. Kent of EUswortli.'^'^IPheir only 
child, Mary Ellen, was bom Dec. 9» 1885. Vv\ . ^^-^^^^ YA'^'^* 

AND HIS Descendants. 13 

The children by his third wife were : \, \^\ii^\jL » . \ Y t M.-\.,^vv!l z ^ \^i,L 

(1.) Fred H., b. Nov. 2, 1861. (2.) Susan B.^(3) Mary H. (4.) 
Carrie G. l-D*e„3|\^C7 J^W- 

(K.) Abial McFarland. 

Abial, son of James and Jane (Patten) McFarland^ married 
Alcey Dyer, daughter of Moses and Hannah (Thayer) Abbott, Jan. 
15, 1843. She died Oct. 17, 1896. They settled in Ellsworth, and 
during his early manhood he followed the sea. He enlisted in the U. 
S. Navy, Dec. 6, 186l, was Acting Master on the Gunboat Sciota in 
Farragut's Fleet, and was one who helped take the forts on the 
Mississippi river in the vicinity of New Orleans. He was discharged 
Sept. 14, 1865, and returned to his native town, where he was hon- 
ored and respected by his fellow men. Their children were: 

(1.) WeUington, b. Oct. 10, 1843. (2.) Caroline J., b. Sept. 19, 
1845. (3.) Adelaide A., b. Feb. 16, 1847, d. July, 1889. (4.) Harriet, 
b. March 31, 1860, in Brooklyn, N. Y. 

(1.) Wellington McFarland. 

Wellington, son of Abial and Alcey D. (Abbott) McFarland, 
married Abbie Dutton of Ellsworth. They settled in Bar Harbor, 
where they now reside. He enlisted in Co. C, First Maine Heavy 
Artillery, Aug. 21, 1862, and was mustered out June 6, 1865. Their 
children were : 

(a.) Mabel, b. July 8, 1876. (b.) William S. 

(a) Mabel McFarland. 

Mabel, daughter of Wellington and Abbie (Dutton) McFarland, 
married Ernest Graham of Bar Harbor. They had one child, Nina. 
Secondly, Mabel married Mr. Emery of Eden. Their children were : 
Doris, William, Margaret. 

14 Thomas McFarland 

(2.) Caroline J. McFarland. 

Caroline J., daughter of Abial and Alcey D. (Abbott) McFarland^ 
married Roscoe G., son of Thomas M. and Matilda C. Lord of Blue- 
hill. Their one child, Willie A., was bom May l6, 1870, died Sept. 
5, 1870. 

(3.) Adelaide A. McFarland. 

Adelaide A., daughter of Abial and Alcey D. (Abbott) McFar- 
land, married George F. Davis of Ellsworth. They had five children, 
three of whom died young. The living were : 

(a.) Arthur W., b. Feb. 19, 1871, m. Ernestine Sargent, (b.) 
George Herbert, b. Feb. 16, 187S, m. Hattie Beach. 

(4.) Harriet McFarland. 

Harriet, daughter of Abial and Alcey D. (Abbott) McFarland, 
married Herman Hooper. Their one child, Carol A., was bom Aug. 
8, 1884. 

(II) Thomas McFarland. 

Thomas, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, settled on 
what is known as McFarland's Hill about one and one-half miles west 
of Kilkenny stream and on the south side of the road. The house he 
built in 1814 is occupied at the present time. It is an old landmark 
and the oldest house in that part of Hancock. Thomas gave his at- 
tention to farming and lumbering. He married Sally, daughter of 
James and Margaret (Smith) McFarland. Their children were: 

(A.) Samuel, b. Oct. 36, 1799, d. July 93, 1874, unmarried. (B.) 
Elisha, b. March 23, 1801, d. Aug., 1875. (C.) Nathaniel, b. March 
16, 1806, d. Sept. 13, 1890. (D.) Polly, b. Dec. 24, 1807, d. April 
34, 1834, m. Wilkinson of Sullivan, Me. (E.) Emily, b. Aug. 4, 
1809, d. Feb. 34, 1893, m. Wm. Russell of Lowell, Mass. (F.) Sarah, 
b. Dec. 30, 1811, d. Oct. 3, 1893, m. David Connar of Lowell, Mass. 

AND HIS Descendants. 15 

(G.) Leonard, b. Dec. 1, 1813, d. 1890. (H.) Jane, b. May 1, 1817, 
d. March 3, 1858, m. Jacob McKinzie of Tremont, Me. (I.) Thomas, 
b. March 31, 1819, d. Jan. 99, 1840. 

(B.) Elisha McFarland. 

Elisha^ son of Thomas and Sally (McFarland) McFarland^ settled 

first at No. 8, but later in life removed to Ellsworth FaUs. He was a 

mill man. He married Hannah, daughter of James and Mary 

(Springer) Springer of Hancock; pub. Jan., 1827. Their children 


(1.) William Augustus, b. Nov., 1830, d. Nov. 8, 1863. (3.) Elisa- 
beth, b. 183S, d. July, 1881. (3.) Francis O., b. 1833, d. 185d. (4.) 
Winfield S., b. Dec. d, 1835, d. Aug., 1893. (6.) Emily Susan, b. July, 
1838, d. 188S. 

(1.) William A. McFarland. 

William A., son of Elisha and Hannah (Springer) McFarland, 

married Mary E. Grindle of Penobscot, Me. He enUsted in Co, D, 

Second Regt., Berdan Sharpshooters, Nov. 1, 186l; was killed in 

battle. Their children were : 

(a.) Frank Owen, b. May SO, 1854, living in Derby, Conn, (b.) 
Horace A., b. April 98, 1856, uving in Winsted, Conn, (c.) Wm. Henry, 
b. May 96, 1859, living in Titusville, Fla. 

(2.) Elizabeth McFarland. 

Elizabeth, daughter of EUsha and Hannah (Springer) Mc- 
Farland, married Thomas Cunninghaijn of Penobscot. Their children 


(a) Thomas Henry, living in Providence, R. I., and (b) Sarah Jane, 
who died in her youth. 

l6 Thomas McFarland 

(4.) Winfield S. McFarland. 

Winfield S., son of Elisha and Hannah (Springer) McFarland, 
was a soldier in the Civil War, enlisting as corporal in Co. C, ^6th 
Me. Regt., Oct. 11, 1862; he was discharged Aug. 17, 1863. He 
married Laura E. Grindle of Penobscot in I860 and settled in Edding- 
ton. Me. No children. 

(5.) Emily S. McFarland. 

Emily Susan, daughter of Elisha and Hannah (Springer) Mc- 
Farland, married George Pearsons of Cherryfield, Me. They had 
a large family. Fred Irving is living in Shelton, Conn., and William 
is living in Mariville, Me. We have no record of other members of 
the fiunily. 

(C) Nathaniel McFarland 

Nathaniel, son of Thomas and Sally McFarland, settled on his 

father's homestead and engaged in Arming and lumbering. In 1854 

he was elected County Commissioner and served three years. He 

married Isabella K., daughter of William and Abigail (Willey) White 

and granddaughter of Tilly and Tamson (Willey) White of Addison, 

Me., May 19, 1836; she died at Northboro, Mass., in June, 1900. 

Their children were : 

(1.) George W., b. April 20, 1837, died and buried at sea March 3, 
1858. (2.) Mary J., b. Ajjril 30, 1837, d. Sept. 17, 1838. (3.) DeWitt 
Clinton, b. Oct. 6, 1838, d. Aug. 13, 1881, m. Amelia Higgins. No chil- 
dred. (4.) Alvah, b. Oct. 14, 1839, d. Sept. 94, 1869, Greytown, Cen. Am. 
(5,) Susann C, b. March 93, 1841, d. Sept. 8, 1860, m. James M. McFar- 
land. (6.) Joseph W.. b. March 31, 1843, d. July 8, 1863. Drowned 
at Bangor. (7.) Sarah Jane, b. March 19, 1845. (8.) Thomas, b. Nov. 
3, 1847, d. Aug. 16, 1864. (9.) Francis O., b. April 99, 1851. (10.) 
Frederick, b. April 18, 1853, d. Oct. 8, 1879. (11.) Calvin G., b. April 
16, 1855. 

AND HIS Descendants. 17 

(3.) DeWitt ainton McFarland. 

DeWitt Clinton, son of Nathaniel and Isabella (White) McFar- 
land^ married Amelia, daughter of Robert and Mary Higgins of Han- 
cock. They removed to some place in Wisconsin, where she now 
lives. V 

(7.) Sarah Jane McFarland. 

Sarah Jane, daughter of Nathaniel and Isabella (White) McFar- 
land, married Helon, son of George F. and Eliza (Whitaker) Brooks 
of Lamoine. Mr. Brooks served as a private in Co. D, 3 1st Maine 
Regt., in the Civil War; he was one of many who were lost on steamer 
Ct/y of Columbus off Gay Head, Jan. 18, 1884. Their one child, Ida 
Anna, married Alford W. Colbum of Leominster, Mass. Secondly, 
Sarah Jane married Wm. H. Carpenter of Northboro, Mass. 

(8.) Thomas McFarland. 

Thomas, son of Nathaniel and Isabella (White) McFarland, en- 
listed in Co. A, 11th Me. Inft., in Dec., 1863; he was mortally 
wounded at Deep Bottom, Va., Aug. l6, 1864. 

(9.) Francis O. McFarland. 

Francis O., son of Nathaniel and Isabella K. (White) McFarland, 
married, and when last heard from, he was living at Salt Lake City, 

(11.) Calvin G. McFarland. 

Calvin G., son of Nathaniel and Isabella (White) McFarland^ 
married Minnie B. Chick of Clifton, Me. About 1885 they moved 
to South Framingham, Mass. In 1908 was living in Pittsfield, Mass. 
Their children were : 

Clarence H., b. June 16, 1881, d. Feb. 9, 1887. Walter B., b. Aug. 

18 Thomas McFarland 

13, 1887. Marion Edna, b. Oct. 7, 1888. Warren Francis, b. Sept. 38, 

(G.) Leonard McFarland. 

Leonard^ son of Thomas and SaUy (McFarland) McFarland^ set- 
tled near E^le Lake, Eden, and married Sally Brewer of Eden. She 
was bom April 28, 1823, died I9OI. Mr. McFarland served as a pri- 
vate in Co. £, 26th Me. In£uitry, in the Civil War. Their children 

(1.) Edward T., b. 1839, d. Nov. 39, 1864. (3.) Anganora, b. 1843, 
d. Sept. SO, 1866. (3.) Mary J., b. Oct. 34, 1845, m. George Towle of 
New Hampflhire. (4.) Melvina J., b. 1849, d. March 15, 1888. (5.) 
John M., b. Sept. 4, 1855, d. April, 1905. (6.) I. Washburn, b., July 4, 

(1.) Edward T. McFarland. 

Edward T., son of Leonard and Sally (Brewer) McFarland^ mar- 
ried Laura Richardson of Mt. Desert. He served in Co. G^ 8th Me. 
Inft. in the Civil War^ and died in Andersonville Prison, Nov. 22, 
1864. The number of his fi^rave is 12084. 

(2.) Anganora McFarland. 

Anc^anora, daughter of Leonard and Sally (Brewer) McFarland^ 
married John S. Babson of Mt. Desert, who died Sept. 17^ 1868. 
Their one child, Frank Irving, was bom in I860, died July 80, 

(4.) Melvina J. McFarland. 

Melvina J., daughter of Leonard and Sally (Brewer) McFarland, 
married Eugene Richardson of Tremont, Me. Their one child, 
Eugene, died, aged 4 years. 

AND HIS Descendants. 19 

(5.) John Milford McFarland. 

John Milford, son of Leonard and Sally (Brewer) McFarland^ 

married Lizzie Alby or Alley of Mt. Desert. The family reside in 

Bar Harbor. Their children were : 

(a.) Harry Oscar, b. July 16, 1879. (b.) Edward Thomas, b. Jan. 
15, 1889. (c.) Eva Maria, b. March 9, 1883. (d.) John Milford, b. Nov. 
34, 1884. (e.) Ethel May, b. Feb. 92, 1886. (f.) Eugene Everard, b. 
April 11, 1887. (g.) George Leonard, b. Sept 94, 1889. (h.) Shirley 
Linwood, b. Feb. 91, 1899. 

(6.) Israel ^Vashbum McFarland. 

Israel Washburn, son of Leonard and Sally (Brewer) McFar- 
land, married Lillian D. Barron, of Mt. Desert. They reside at Bar 
Harbor. Their children were: 

(a.) Mary Emeline, b. Feb. 99, 1887. (b.) Pearl Marion, b. May 
19, 1891. 

(IIL) John McFarland. 

John, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, settled on a 

lot on the north side of the road leading from Goose Cove to Oak 

Point in Trenton. Besides being a farmer, he was a mechanic. First 

he married Martha, daughter of William and Elizabeth (Anderson) 

Hopkins of Trenton, in 1798. She was bom 1773, died Jan. 6, 1818. 

Secondly, he married Hannah, daughter of Ezra and Sarah (Hamor) 

Leland of Eden, Jan. 14, 1819* She was bom 1788, died Sept. 12, 

1828. Thirdly, he married Mrs. Mary (Stanley) Salisbury of Mt. 

Desert, published Feb. 21, 1831. She was bom Jan. 24, 1796, died 

July l6, 1859. Children by his first wife were: 

(A.) Thomas, b. Feb. 9, 1799, d. Aug. 6, 1889. (B.) John, b. May 
9, 1801, d. Dec. 19, 1888. (C.) Benjamin, b. Dec. 95, 1809, d. Dec. 31, 
1879. (D.) Joanna, b. Aug. 30, 1805, d. Aug. 1897. (£.) William, b. 
1807, lost at sea. (F.) Mary Ann, b. Aug. 3, 1809, d. Dec. 6, 1897. 
(G.) Washington, b. 1811, lost at sea in 1836. (H.) Betsy, b. May 9, 

20 Thomas McFarland 

1813, d. Aug. 7, 1863. (J.) David, b. 1815, d. Jan. 13, 1840; he wm 
drowned when Steamer Lexington was burned at sea. 

(A.) Thomas McFarland. 

Thomas, son of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, set- 
tled in Trenton on a lot on the west side of the road leading firom 
Narrows Bridge to Ellsworth, and north of the road leading to Oak 
Point. He married Mary, daughter of Nathaniel and Abigail (Bun- 
ker) Davis, Aug. 15, 1822. She was bom Jan. 22, 1801. Their 

children were: 

(1.) Franklin C, b. Jan. 19, 18!^, d. at Marseilles, France, Sept. 9, 
1844. (d.) Anderson H., b. July 9, 1826, lost at sea Sept. 9, 1846. (3.) 
Abigail D., b. July 19, 1827, d. Feb. 7, 1910. (4.) Arabella, b. June 20, 
1829. (5.) Jane D., b. June 20, 1829, d. May 8, 1908, unmarried. 
(6.) Mary A., b. April 26, 1832, d. June 2, 1897. (7.) John W., b. Sept. 
12, 1834, d. Nov. 2, 1846. (8.) Edward W., b. March 16, 1837, d. Jan. 
16, 1879. (9.) Sarah A., b. Feb. 21, 1840. (10.) Abial, b. May 10, 
1842. (11.) Hannah"^, b. June 6, 1844. (12.) Frances V.,b. Dec. 11, 
1847, d. in infancy. 

(3.) Abigail D. McFarland. 

Abigail D., daughter of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, 

married Enoch, son of Twisden Bowden of Hancock, May 10, 1849* 

They settled in the north part of what is now known as Marlboro, 

Hancock, and for a time lived in Trenton. Their children, probably 

not in order, were: 

(a.) Benjamin F. (b.) Jefferson, (c.) Mary A. (d.) Almedia, m. 
Frank C. Casson. (e.) Belle, (f.) Alonzo F., m. Rose B. Garland, 
May 27, 1891. (g.) Vietta, m. Abraham Duffy, (h.) Woodbury, m. 
Fanny Closson. (i.) Tilden H., m. Myra F. Hodgkins, Nov. 4, 1896. 
(j.) Gardner. 

(4.) Arabella McFarland. 

Arabella, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, 
married Samuel Fairfield of Salem, Mass. Their children were : 
(a.) Edward W. (b,) Samuel. 

AND HIS Descendants. 21 

(6.) Mary A. McFarland. 

Mary A., daughter of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, 
married Frank £., son of Anderson and Polly (Anderson) Hopkins 
of Trenton, Aug. 6, 1885. They had no children. 

(8.) Edward W. McFarland. 

Edward W., son of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, mar- 
ried Lizzie Maning of New York City, June, 1866. Mr. McFarland 
served in the U. S. Navy three or more years during the Civil War. 

(9.) Sarah A. McFarland. 

Sarah A., daughter of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland^ 
married, first, Wilber C, son of William and Abigail (Anderson) 
Murch of Trenton, Sept. 22, I860. Their one child, Charles, was 
bom 1862. Secondly, she married Charles Richardson of Middleton, 
Mass., published Oct. 7, I869. Their children were: 
David. Ethel. Gertrude. 

(10.) Abial McFarland. 

Abial, son of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, married 
Sophia Abbott of Deny, N. H., where he settled. 

(11.) Hannah^ McFarland. 

Hannah A., daughter of Thomas and Mary (Davis) McFarland, 
married Charles H., son of David and Betsey (Kimble) Copp, Jan. 
18, 1866. He was a soldier of the Civil War. They settled in Tren- 
ton, their house being the one next south of the Memorial church. 
He was bom July 23, 1839, died April 14, 1907. Their children 


(a.) Edward K., b. Jan. 19, 1867. (b.) Nellie F., b. Aug. 96, 1869, 
m. James Brown, (c.) Rodney F., b. May 14, 1879, m. Addie E. Hig- 

22 Thomas McFarland 

gins, (d.) Harry C, b. April 7, 1877, m. Catherine Maran. (e.) Har- 
vard L., b. Oct. 1, 1878, m. Hola D. Anderson, (f.) Mary £., b. June 
17, 1881, m. Charles I. Casson. (g.) Eva P., b. Feb. 15, 1883. (h.) 
Frederick, b. Nov. 12, 1885. 

(B.) John McFarland. 

John, son of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, was bom 
at Oak Point in Trenton, May 9> 1801, and died at Eden, Me., Dec. 
12, 1888. He married Sarahs daughter of Eben and Thankful (Salis- 
bury) Leland, of Eden, Oct. 22, 1822; they settled on a farm at 
Salisburys Cove. For many years he followed the sea, as Master 
Mariner, and made many foreign voyages. He was a n^n of high 
moral character, and was respected by all who knew him. Mrs. Mc- 
Farland was bom Sept. 23, 1803, and died April 20, 1893; she was 
a worthy woman and loved by all. Their children were : 

(1.) Peninnah, b. June 19, 1894, d. May 10, 1856, at Rio Janeiro, 
Brazil. (S.) Sherman P., b. Jan. 5, 1826, d. Nov. 15, 1857, lost at sea in 
the Gulf of Mexico. (3.) Endora, b. Jan. 19, 1898, d. Jan. 11, 1908. 
(4.) Ira Leland, b. May 30, 1830, d. Feb. 96, 1899. (5.) Sanford M. H., 
b. Oct. 14, 1839, d. Aug. 5, 1867, in Cuba. (6.) Edward H., b. April 7, 
1835, d. Sept. 1866, lost at sea. (7.) Dexter F., b. April 3, 1838, d. Oct. 
1909, at Pacific Grove, Cal. (8.) Sarah A., b. May 13, 1841. (9.) Mary 
Jane, b. March 95, 1845, d. Oct. 96, 1849. (10.) Hannah A., b. Oct. 19, 
1848, d. Nov. 8, 1849. 

(1.) Peninnah McFarland. 

Peninnah^ daughter of John and Sarah (Leland) McFarland, 
married Ephraim, son of Ephraim and Phila (Bartlett) Alley of Tren- 
ton, Sept. 25, 1842. They settled at Salisbury Cove, near her 
father's home. Mr. Alley, during his early married life, was a prom- 
inent sea-captain, and sailed ships to most all parts of the world. 
Their children were : 

(a.) Josephine C, b. July 31, 1843, d. Jan. 17, 1847. (b.) Marcus 
Morton, b. Dec. 14, 1845. Last known of in S. Carolina, (c.) A daugh- 

AND HIS Descendants. 23 

ter b. Aug. 3, 1847, d. Aug. 3, 1847. (d.) Josephine C, b. Dec. 31, 
1848, d. Jan. 38, 1849. (e.) Ada Maria, b. Oct. 36, 1850, d. Oct. 16, 

1889, in N. Y. City, m. Hays, (f.) John Sydney, b. Dec. 29, 

1855. He was bom in New South Wales; believed to be living, but not 
known where. 

(2.) Sherman Prescott McFarland. 

Sherman Prescott, son of John and Sarah (Leland) McFarland, 

married Rebecca Sugat, of £^en, published April 24, 1847. They 

settled in Eden, but after his death Mrs. McFarland and her children 

lived for many years in Cambridge, Mass., and the vicinity; we think 

her children married there. Their children were : 

(a!) Edgar H., b. June 30, 1850, d. March 5, 1908, in Boston, (b.) 
Ahneda S., b. April 31, 1854. 

(&) Edgar H. McFarland. 

Edgar H., son of Sherman P. and Rebecca (Sugat) McFarland, 
married twice. Two children were bom of the first marriage, Edgar 
H. and Eugene H., both of whom died young. 

(b.) Almeda S. McFarland. 

Almeda S., daughter of Sherman P. and Rebecca (Sugat) Mc- 
Farland, married Chauncey Fields. Their children were Florence and 

(3.) Endora McFarland. 

Endora, daughter of John and Sarah (Leland) McFarland, mar- 
ried George Higgins of Eden, Oct. 9, 1847; he died April 17, 1849. 
Their one child was bom Jan. 1, 1848, and died Jan. 12, 1849- 
Secondly she married John Salisbury, of Eden, March 23 1851. 
Their children were : 

(a.) Triplets, died at birth, Dec. 10, 1851. (b.) Marston B., b. Dec. 
3, 185d. (c.) Wilbur R., b. July 10, 1855, m. Julia Ann Hamor of Bar 

24 Thomas McFarland 

Harbor, Sept. 9, 1883. (d.) Sarah A., b. Oct. 9, 1858, d. Feb. 11, 1900. 
Name was changed to Myra, m. Liewis Conners of Bar Harbor, Dec. 95, 
1878. (e.) Bayard T., b. March 5, 1861, m. Mm. Annie Hadley, June 
1883. (f.) Jennie £., b. March 8, 1863, m. Pearl Manchester, Jan. 19, 
1882. (g.) John R., b. Oct. 10, 1863, m. Emma Shaw, Dec. 3, 189S. 
(h.) Warren, b. Dec. 14, 1864, d. Aug. 31, 1866. 

(b.) Marston Burritt, son of John and Endora (McFarland) 

Salisbury, married Elizabeth Robinson, at Carmel, July 1, 1883. 

They reside in Bar Harbor, Me. Their children were : 

(1.) George L., b. Feb. 8, 1884, d. Feb. 9, 1903. (3.) Persia Mars- 
ton, b. Oct. 1, 1885. 

(c.) Wilbur Ruggles, son of John and E^ndora (McFarland) 

Salisbury^ married Julia Ann Hamor^ at Bar Harbor, Sept. 9» 1883. 

Their children were: 

(1.) Lucy Maria, b. Nov. 6, 1885. (3.) Infant d. at birth, June 
19, 1890. 

(d.) Sarah Almira, daughter of John and E^ndora (McFarland) 

Salisbury, married Lewis Conners of Bar Harbor, Dec. 25, 1878. 

Their children were : 

(1.) Merrill Salisbury, b. April 18, 1879, married Victorine Lawton, 
Jan. 3, 1899. Their children were: Richard Lawton, b. Oct. 34, 1899. 
John Salisbury, b. Feb. 38, 1901. 

(e.) Bayard Taylor, son of John and Endora (McFarland) Salis- 
bury, married Mrs. Annie Hadley, at Bar Harbor, June, 1883. They 
reside at 141 Elm St., W. Somerville, Mass. They had one child, 
Leroy Kendall, bom July 30, 1885. 

(f.) Jennie E^ndora, daughter of John and Endora (McFarland) 

Salisbury, married Pearl Manchester, Jan. 19* 1882. They reside in 

Arvada, Colo. Their children were : 

(1.) John Guy, b. Nov. 30, 1883. (3.) Lucinda Pearl, b. March 30, 

AND HIS Descendants. 25 

(ff.) John Reuben, son of John and Endora (McFarland) Salis- 
bury, married Emma Shaw, at Brewer, Me., Dec. 3, 1892. They 
reside at 9 Devons St., Charlestown, Mass. They had one child: 
(1.) Endora Agnes, b. June 37, 1896. 

(4.) Ira Leland McFarland. 

Ira Leland, son of John and Sarah (Leland) McFarland, married 
Columbia Thomas of Eden. They settled at Salisbury s Cove, and he 
followed the sea as master mariner for many years. His wife died 
Sept. 15, 1906. Their one child, A^rnes Mabel, was bom Oct. 1867, 
and died in 1878. 

(5.) Sanford M. H. McFarland. 

Sanford M. H., son of John and Sarah (Leland) McFarland, 

married Mary Ann Brewer of Eden, Jan. 24, 1856. Their children 


(a.) Lester Matilo, b. Feb. 13, 1857. (b.) Vernon H., b. July 18, 
1869. (c.) Sherman P., b. June 19, 1861. (d.) Harry S., b. June 33, 
1863. (e.) Alyaro R., b. June 17, 1865. (f.) Edward S., b. July 1, 

(a) Lester M. McFarland. 

Lester M., son of Sanford M. H. and Mary Ann (Brewer) Mc- 
Farland, married Mabel Dalton^ Jan. 19^ 1888. They settled at 
Salisburys Cove, and their children were : 

Conrad L., b. Oct. 13, 1888, d. April 11, 1889. Sarah A., b. April 3, 
1890. Irving C, b. Feb. 94, 1899. Beulah A., b. Jan. 7, 1894, d. Feb. 
4, 1894. Georgia E., b. March 13, 1909. 

(b.) Vernon H. McFarland. 
Vernon H., son of Sanford M. H. and Mary Ann (Brewer) Mc* 

26 Thomas McFarland 

Farland, married Abbie Thurber, Dec. 20, 1891. They reside at 
Salisbury s Cove. Their children were : 

Sanford M. P., b. Oct. 3, 1892. Chauncey A., b. Oct. 93, 1897. 

(c) Sherman P. McFarland. 

Sherman P., son of Sanford M. H. and Mary Ann (Brewer) Mc- 
Farland, married Alice Homer, Nov. 27, 1897. They reside at Salis- 
burys Cove. Their children were : 

Howard H., b. Feb. 17, 1899. Helen A., b. May IS, 1903. 

(d.) Harry S. McFarland. 

Harry S., son of Sanford M. H. and Mary Ann (Brewer) McFar- 
land, married AHda Wood, Oct. 28, 1886. They reside at Hulls 
Cove, Eden. No children. 

(f.) Edward S. McFarland. 

Edward S., son of Sanford M. H. and Mary Ann (Brewer) Mc- 
Farland, was adopted by his uncle Orient H. Carpenter, and is known 
as Edward S. Carpenter; married Mrs. Mattie White, in Jacksonville, 
Fla., May 13, 1891. They reside at Hulls Cove. Their children 

Sherman, b. March 17, 1899, d. aged 13 months. Pearl E., b. July 
97, 1893, d. aged 5 months. Frank E., b. Sept. 97, 1894. 

(7.) Dexter Foylet McFarland. 

Dexter Foylet, son of John and Sarah McFarland, married Ma- 
hala, daughter of Stephen and Prudence (Abbott) Higgins of La- 
moine, Me., in 1861. They reside in Sacramento, Calif. Their one 
child, Georgia, married a Mr. Rivett. They reside at Pacific Grove, 

AND HIS Descendants. 27 

(8.) Sarah Adelma McFarland. 

Sarah Adehna^ daughter of John and Sarah McFarland^ married 

Walter R., son of Philhp and Mary (Blunt) Hodgkins of Lamoine, 

March 27, 1858. They settled at SaUshurys Cove on her father's 

homestead, and cared for her father and mother in their declining 

years. Later in life they moved to Hancock, where they reside. 

Their children, horn in Lamoine, were : 

(a.) Lillian A., b. Jan. 35, 1860, m. Calvin B. Young of Haneock, 
Nov. 98, 1884. (b.) Charlotte W., b. June 11, 1866, m. Charles W. 
Hodgkins of Hancock, Dec. 34, 1886. (c.) Eugene H., b. April 14, 1871, 
m. Bertha M. Emery of Eden, May 30, 1893. (d.) Percy E., b. Jan. 17, 
1880, m. Lena G. Reed of Auburn, April 14, 1907. The children of Percy 
and Lena G. Hodgkins were Kenneth E. and Gordon R. (twins) bom at 
Worcester, Mass., Dec. 3!2, 1907. 

(C) Benjamin McFarland. 

Benjamin, son of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, mar- 
ried Betsey, daughter of Ezra and Sarah (Hamor) Leland, of Eden, 
pub. Jan. 14, 1823. She was b. 1797 and died 1859. They first 
settled in Eden, but after a time moved to Trenton. Their children 


(1.) Martha A., b. April 99, 1893, d. March 3, 1907. (9.) Sarah L., 
b. April 99, 1896, m. Rodney Eaton of Nashua, N. H., d. Oct. 19, 1906. 
(3.) Julietta, b. April 4, 1897, d. Aug. 14, 1845. (4.) William L., b. 
Sept. 14, 1830, d. Nov. 16, 1846. (5.) George W., b. 1833, d. Nov. 90, 
1861, at sea. (6.) Daniel L., b. Nov. 16, 1835. (7.) Caroline D.,b. 
April 18, 1837, d. April 10, 1887. (8.) Marion L., b. 1839. 

(L) Martha A. McFarland. 

Martha A., daughter of Benjamin and Betsey (Leland) McFar- 
land, married Nelson, son of Anderson Jr. and Mary (Anderson) 
Hopkins of Trenton, May 4, 1845. Their children were: 

(a.) Julietta, b. March 7, 1846. (b.) Laprelette S., b. March 95, 
1847, m. Vandalia A. McFarland. (c.) Cemanthia O., b. Jan. 97, 1850. 

28 Thomas McFarland 

(dO Nelson L., b. July 6, 1854. (e.) William L., b. July 6, 1857. (f.) 
George M., b. Nov. 3, 1866. 

(6.) Daniel L. McFarland. 

Daniel L., son of Benjamin and Betsey (Leland) McFarland, 
married Mary A., dau£^hter of Wm. W. and Sarah (Williams) Hop- 
kins of Trenton, pub. Feb. 1, I869. They settled on his father's 
homestead, where they now reside; no children. Mr. McFarland in 
early manhood foDowed Uie sea as Master Mariner, later in life he 
devoted himself to farming; he has held many responsible offices 
in town. 

(7.) Caroline D. McFarland. 

Caroline D., dau^^hter of Benjamin and Betsey (Leland) McFar- 
land, married Oliver M. Sawyer of Nashua, N. H., Feb. 5, I860. 
Their one child, Almenia M., was bom Nov. 15, I86I. Secondly, 
Caroline D., married Edward L. Moore of Worcester, Mass. Their 
children were: 

(a.) Estella May, b. Dec. 15, 1866, d. Feb. 29, 1868. (b.) Edie 
May, b. May 30, 1868. (c.) Benjamin L., b. Dec. 4, 1876. 

(8.) Marion L. McFarland. 

Marion L., dau^^hter of Benjamin and Betsey (Leland) McFar- 
land, married Charles, son of Charles and Martha (Clark) Williams of 
Franklin, Me., Aug. 1868. Later the family removed to Everett, 
Wash. Their children were : 

(a.) Vera, b. 1869. (b.) Carrie, b. 1870. (c.) Oril, b. 1873. (d.) 
John, b. 1876. (e.) Inez, b. 1878. (f.) NelUe, b. 1880. 

(D.) Joanna McFarland. 
Joanna, daughter of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, 

AND HIS Descendants. 29 

married Sans Bunker of Trenton, May, 1826. Their children were: 

(1.) Sabine, b. Jan. 9, 1897, d. 1849, at sea. (9.) Martha J., Jan. 7, 
1899. (3.) William T., b. July 99, 1831, d. June 98, 1889, m. Susan Put- 
man of Searsport. (4.) Lydia L., b. June 19, 1834, d. in infancy. (5.) 
Eaton H., b. Nov. 93, 1836. (6.) Lydia L., b. April 93, 1839. (7.) 
David A., b. Feb. 93, 1849. (8.) Aaron S., b. Nov. 93, 1845. (9.) £1- 
mira, b. Jan. 96, 1850. 

(F.) Mary Ann McFarland. 

Mary Ann, daughter of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, 

married Thomas H., son of Ebenezer and Thankful (Salisbury) Le- 

land of Eden in 1827. Their children were: 

(1.) Orrin, b. 1898. (9.) Herman D., b. 1830. (3.) Arvilla. (4.) 
Ansel. (5.) Plymouth. (6.) George. (7.) Ida. 

(G.) \Vashington McFarland. 

Washington, son of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, 

married Hannah daughter of Ebenezer and Thankful (Salisbury) Le- 

land of Eden, 1833. Their children were: 

(1.) Alphonzo O., b. May 95, 1834, d. Sept. 95, 1865, m. Harriet 
Googins of Lamoine. (9.) Elenora, b. Nov. 13, 1835, d. 1906, m. Rufus 
R. Emery of Eden. 

(H.) Betsey McFarland. 

Betsey, daughter of John and Martha (Hopkins) McFarland, 
married Peter A., son of Peter and Anna (Hopkins) Haynes of Tren- 
ton. Their children were : 

(1.) Varanes M., b. March 18, 1831, m. Prudence Pomoroy. (9.) 
Louisa J., b. June 5, 1834, m. Rodney Copp. (3.) Lenora, b. April 18, 
1838, m. Valdus Squires, Ellsworth. (4.) Nancy B., b. March 17, 1840. 
(5.) EUzabeth, b. Oct. 16, 1841, m. George Rich, Eden. (6.) Cedelia 
A., b. Aug. 99, 1843, unmarried. (7.) Howard B., b. March 3, 1845, 
(8.) AUena, b. April 5, 1847, m. John Green. (9.) Medora C, b. April 

so Thomas McFarland 

7, 1849, m. Chas. Purington, Richmond. (10.) John F., b. May 3, 1851, 
m. Lottie Williams. (11.) Almenia F., b. July 91, 1853, m. Wm. Brooks, 

John McFarlarfd's children by his second wife Hannah Leland, 


(A.) Amariah L., b. Oct. 96, 1819, d. Sept. 96, 1876, at sea. (B.) 
Bainbridge, b. Sept. 95, 1891, d. May 5, 1844. (C.) Feidinand P., b. 
Oct. 10, 1893, d. Jan. 19, 1873. (D.) Allen H., b. Feb. 8, 1896, d. May 
16, 1904. 

(A.) Amariah L. McFarlancL 

Amariah L., son of John and Hannah (Leland) McFarland^ mar- 
ried Mary J. Anderson of Trenton, Sept. 22, 1843. She was bom 
April 12, 1825, and died Oct. 12, 1891. They settled on a lot at 
the head of Goose Cove. He was a sea-faring man, and was master 
of vessels engaged in foreign trade. Their children were : 

(1.) Bainbridge M., b. July 95, 1845. (9.) Norman W., b. Aug. 10, 
1848, d. June 93, 1909. (3.) Alice M., b. May 97, 1851, d. May 91, 1896. 
(4.) Amariah, b. 1853, d. in infancy. (5.) Princeton B., b. June 10, 
1855, d. Feb. 16, 1894. (6.) Bertha J., b. Aug. 1, 1858. (7.) Lizzie B., 
b. Sept. 96, 1861. (8.) Amariah P., b. Aug. 19, 1863. 

(l.) Bainbridge M. McFarland. 

Bainbridge M., son of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 
Farland, married, firstly, Elizabeth A., daughter of Shield and Mary 
Lacount of Trenton, pub. Nov. 27, I869. They had one child, Alta. 
Secondly he married Lauraetta, daughter of Eld ward W., and Abigail 
(Leland) Cousins. She was bom in 1858. 

(2.) Norman \V. McFarland. 

Norman W., son of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 
Farland, married Henrietta L., daughter of Edward W. and Abagail 
(Leland) Cousins of Trenton, pub. April 3, 1874. 

AND HIS Descendants. 31 

(3.) Alice M. McFarland. 

Alice M,, dau£^hter of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 
Farland, married John, son of George C, and Elizabeth A. (Steavens) 
Hajmes of Trenton, July, 1872. Their children were: 

(a.) Grace, b. July 91, 1873, m. Guy Emery, Bar Harbor, (b.) 
Delta, d. Jan. 2, 1905, m. Harry Sargent, (c.) Blanche, b. June 90, 
1891. (d.) Ruth, b. Sept. 97, 1893. 

(5.) Princeton B. McFarland. 

Princeton B.^ son of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 
Farland, married Carrie, daughter of Edward W., and Abigail (Le- 
land) Cousins of Trenton, in 1876. She was bom April 23, 1854, 
died May 3, 1907. They settled in Trenton. Theur children were: 

(a.) Winnie Etta, b. Oct. 11, 1877. (b.) Richard A., b. Oct. 18, 
1880. (c.) Myrtle Belle, b. Jan. 6, 1886, m. Harold F. Higgins, Jan. 11, 
1906. (d.) Ralph Allen, b. July 4, 1883. (e.) WilUam C, b. Feb. 14, 
1899. (f.) Alta Mae, b. Sept. 1893. 

(a.) \Vinnie £. McFarland. 

Winnie E., daughter of Princeton B., and Carrie (Cousins) Mc- 
Farland^ married Edward, son of Nelson E., and Betsey (Hajmes) 

(b.) Richard Anderson McFarland. 

Richard Anderson, son of Princeton B. and Carrie (Cousins) Mc- 
Farland, married Nora Emery of Eden, Jan. 20, I906. They had 
one child: 

Princeton B., b. July 15, 1906. 

(6.) Bertha J. McFarland. 
Bertha J.^ daughter of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 

32 Thomas McFahland 

Farland^ married Frank Femald of Ellsworth. Their children were : 

(a.) George, (b.) Frederic, (c.) Ralph, (d.) Mary, (e.) Mil- 

(7.) Lizzie B. McFarland. 

Lizzie B.^ daughter of Amariah L., and Mary J. (Anderson) 
McFarlandy married Orin Joy of Dover, N. H. 

(8.) Amariah P. McFarland. 

Amariah P., son of Amariah h,, and Mary J. (Anderson) Mc- 
Farland^ married Girrie, daughter of Wm. H., and Sophia (Bums) 
Ober of Elsworth, Sept. 29, 1888. She was bom Oct. 3, 1867. 
They settled in Trenton. Their children were: 

(a.) Addle B., b. April 1, 1889. (b.) Galan C, b. Dec. 18, 1891. 
(c.) Mildred S., b. Feb. 16, 1894. (d.) Bertha K, b. Aug. 8, 1897. 
(e.) Shirley J., b. April 34, 190d. (f.) Marion E., b. Sept. 9, 1905, d. 
July 38, 1908. 

(C) Ferdinand P. McFarland. 

Ferdinand P.^ son of John and Hannah (Leland) McFarland, 

married Nancy K,, daughter of Grilbert and Penelope (Young) Fish 

of Eden. Mr. McFarland was for many years a prominent Master 

Mariner and served his town as selectman for a number of years. 

Their children were : 

(1.) Montford G., b. March 10, 1865, d. March 38, 1880, m. Jennie 
V. Trewoigy of Surry, pub. July 16, 1878, (3.) Nellie Bemice, b. Mar. 
10, 1857, d. Dec, 1, 1875. (3,) AmeUa J., b, 1868, d, July 37, 1869. 

(D.) Allen H. McFarland. 

Allen H.^ son of John and Hannah (Leland) McFarland, married 
Sophronia P., daughter of Benjamin and Nancy (Hasmes) Bunker of 

AND HIS Descendants. 83 

Trenton, Feb. 11, 1848. She was bom in 1825, d. in Nov., 1903. 
They settled at the head of Goose Cove near his brothers, Amariah 
and Ferdinand. He gave his attention to farming, carpentering and 
was a Master Mariner; he also served his town as a selectman. Their 
children were : 

(1.) Vandalia A., b. June 17, 1849. (9.) Zellia R., b. Aug. 5, 1855. 

(l.) Vandalia A. McFarland. 

Vandalia A., daughter of Allen and Sophronia P., (Bunker) Mc- 
Farland, married LAprelette L., son of Nelson and Martha A. (Mc- 
Farland) Hopkins of Trenton, pub. Feb. 12, I869. They settled in 
Trenton. Their children were: 

(a.) Lessie M., b. May 99, 1871, m. George W. Murch. (b.) Mintie 
O., b. Oct. 19, 1873, m. Stephen H. Young, Lamoine. (c.) Allen £., b. 
Jan. 95, 1876, d. Nov. 99, 1895. 

(2.) Zellia R. McFarland. 

Zellia R., daughter of Allen H. and Sophronia P., (Bunker) 
McFarland^ married Eld ward A. Hopkins of Trenton, pub. Oct. 8, 
1874. Their one child, Josephine, was bom May 12, 1877. 

John McFarland 's children by his third wife, Mrs. Mary Salis- 
bury were: 

(A.) William B., b. Dec. 7, 1831. (B.) Caroline £., b. Nov. 14, 
1833, d. Aug. 93, 1899. (C.) Martha J., b. March 7, 1836. (D.) Edward 
B., b. Sept. 96, 1838, d. Nov. 99, 1868. 

(A.) William B. McFarland, 

William B., son of John and Mary (Salisbury) McFarland, mar- 
ried Sarah D. Branch of Portsmouth, Va. We are informed that he 
was employed at the Navy Yard there, prior to the Civil War, and 
his friends in Trenton have had no knowledge of him since. 

84 Thomas McFarland 

(B.) Caroline £. McFarland. 

Caroline E.^ dau^^hter of John and Mary (Salisbury) McFarland^ 

married Benjamin F. Smith of Trenton, pub. Jan, 24t, 1859* He was 

bom 1888, died Dec. 28, 1885. Their children were: 

(1.) Edward E., b. May 11, 1861, d. May, 1876. (9.) Gertrude M., 
b. May 31, 1863, m. Edgar A. Jordan. (3.) Mattie B., b. June 4, 1871, 
d. young. 

(C.) Martha J. McFarland. 

Martha J,, daughter of John and Mary (Salisbury) McFarland, 
married Simeon A. Bayley of Boston. Later they moved to Dayton, 
Ohio. They had one child, O. W. Bayley. 

(D.) Edward B. McFarland. 

Edward B., son of John and Mary (Salisbury) McFarland, mar- 
ried Mary B., daughter of David and Sally (Anderson) Haynes of 
Trenton, May, 1868. She was bom July 5, 1841, died July 15, 1871. 
They had one child, Edward B., bom July, 1869> said to be living in 
Chicago. Edward B., was adopted, July l6, 1872, by his aunt 
Olive (Haynes) Martin of Lowell, Mass. 

(IV.) Jane McFarland. 

Jane, daughter of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, married 
Benjamin, son of Roger and Elizabeth (Welch) Croogins of Lamoine 
Point, Nov. 4, 1796« They settled at Lamoine Point. Their child- 
ren, all bom in Lamoine, were : 

(A.) Hannah, b. Oct. 9, 1797, d. March 3, 1845, m. Lewis Young, 
Jan. 11, 1818. (B.) Mary, b. Jan. 30, 1800, d. Sept. 27, 1872, m. John 
King, July 30, 1820. (C.) Jane, b. Jan. 9, 1803, d. 1824, m. Wm. Whit- 
taker, Dec. 24, 1821. (D.) Charlotte, b. April 8, 1804, d. May 5, 1849, 
m. James King, Oct. 9, 1823. (E.) Eliza, b. Aug. 7, 1806, m. first, 
Jeremiah Gilpatrick, second, Chas. Butler. (F.) Eunice, b. Nov. 20» 

AND HIS Descendants. 35 

1808, m. Elkanah Young, 3rd, June 3, 1830. (G.) Benjamin, b. 1809, d. 
young. (H.) William, b. Dec. 10, 1810, d. 1904, m. Hannah Alley. 

(VI.) PoUy McEarland. 

Polly, daughter of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, married 

James Milliken^ Dec, 1808. He was bom in Ellsworth, Jan. 1780; 

he died Feb. IS, 1849. They first settled on a lot about thirty or 

forty rods east of Killkenny Stream, and about the same distance 

north of the present road ; later he built a fine residence on top of 

McFarland's Hill, on the north side of the road. Their children were 

all bom in Trenton, or what is now a part of Hancock, except Maria 

S., who was bom in Surry. Their children were: 

(A.) Ann, b. Oct. S, 1804, d. 1890, m. Alexander Bartlett, Ellsworth, 
1837. (B.) John, b. July 34, 1806, d. March, 1884, m. Rosilla Coates, 
Hancock. (C.) Maria S., b. Feb. 33, 1808, m. Ebenezer Bartlett, Ells- 
worth. (D.) Thomas, b. Oct. 13, 1809, d. 1883. (E.) EUmi T., b. Oct, 
14, 1811, m. Mr. Elwell, Ellsworth Falls. (F.) James A., b. Sept. 8, 1813, 
d. 1893. (G.) Charlotte, b. Sept. 1815, d. 1818. (H.) Calvin P., b. 
Nov. 7, 1819, d. 1907. (J.) Mary Jane, b. March 10, 1833, d. Feb. 36, 
1908, m. Wm. J. Sanborn of N. Andover, Mass. (K.) Almira C, b. April 
34, 1834, d. 1903, m. Mr. Packard, Ellsworth. 

(VII.) Nathaniel McFarland. 

Nathaniel, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, married 
firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob Springer, and grand-daughter of 
Roger Googins, Sr., June 26, 1807. Secondly, he married Hannah 
Gilpatrick. Elizabeth Springer was bom at Plantation No. 10 
March 28, 1789; she died in 1831. They settled at Lamoine 
Point, in a house that stood in the field opposite the present residence 
of Samuel Y. Desisles; later he purchased a tract of land at Partridge 
Cove, and built a house on the southerly side of the road, a few rods 
east of a small brook. After many years this house was moved to the 
northeasterly side of the road by his son Jacob. It is now occupied by 
his grand-son, Edward E. McFarland. During the War of 1812, he 

S6 Thomas McFarland 

and his brother-in-law, Moses Sprin^^er, were taken prisoners and 

carried to England; in after years, Mrs. McFarland told her daughter 

Eunice that many days all they had to eat were clams, which she dug 

.from the nearby flats. Mr. McFarland and his sons owned and 

operated a saw mill on Mud Creek for a number of years, also a grist 

mill, where they bolted flour. Their children were : 

(A.) Betsey, b. Sept. 9, 1808, d. Oct. 23, 1870. (B.) Varanes, b. 
Feb. 30, 1811, d. Aug. 26, 1832. (C.) Moses, b. Dec. 20, 1812. d. June 
25, 1884. (D.) Eunice, b. Aug. 19, 1815, d. Feb. 17, 1908. (E.) Jacob 
S., b. Dec. 25, 1822, d. Jan. 15, 1895. (F.) Emma J., b. May 25, 1830, 
d. June 5, 1851, m. Joel E. Young, Dec. 25, 1850. 

(A.) Betsey McFarland. 

Betsey, daughter of Nathaniel and ElizabeUi (Springer) McFar- 
land, married Stephen^ son of Elkanah Jr., and Thankful (Lyon) 
Young. They settled on a part of his father's homestead. Stephen 
was bom in Boston, Aug. 25, 1805, died in Lamoine, Nov. 11, 1890. 
Their children were : 

(1.) Martha, b. Dec. 16, 1829, m. Mark King. (2.) Charles L., b. 
March 2, 1831, d. May 5, 1893, m. Betsey Cousins. (3.) Calyin C, b. 
Dec. 21, 1833, d. March 8, 1854. (4.) Hannah H., b. March 5, 1835, m. 
Eben H. King, Nov. 5, 1853. (5.) Caroline, b. July 5, 1840, d. in infancy. 
(6.) Joshua W., b. Nov. 30, 1842, m. Margaret Milliken. (7.) Frances, 
b. April 30, 1846, d. April 14, 1866. (8.) Emma J., b. Sept. 16, 1847, m. 
James G. Bunker. (9.) Daniel Y., b. Nov. 30, 1849, m. Ida Huddns. 

(C.) Moses McFarland. 

Moses, son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Springer) McFarland, 
married Mary, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Higgins) Eaton, Jan. 
3, 1838. They settled on the northern half of his father's home- 
stead lot. About the beginning of the Civil War the family moved to 
Brooklin, Me., where he engaged in the fishing business. Their chil- 
dren, all bom in Lamoine, were : 

(1.) Varanes, b. July 10, 1838. (9.) Phebe W., b. Aug. 31, 1840. 

AND HIS Descendants. 37 

(3.) Aliine, b. Jan. 9, 1843, d. Aug. 34, 1904. (4.) Maiy Jane,^). Oct. 
3, 1844. (5.) Geoige H., b. July 36, 1846, d. Aug. 31, 1874, in Virginia. 
(6.) Rodney, b. June 37, 1848, d. June 39, 1894, in Richmond, Me. (7.) 
Webster, b. Sept. 9,1850. (8.) Emma Y., b. Aug, 3,1853. (9.) Eva 
Marie, b. July 4, 1855, d. in 1859. (10.) Stephen E., b. June 13, 185^. |*. 

(l.) Varanes McFarland. 

Varanes^ son of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland^ married, 
firstly, Patrona, a Spanish woman in Brazil. Secondly, he married 
Naomi, daughter of Lorenzo and Miranda Crough of Virginia, July l6, 
1876. She was bom July 2, 1844, died May 27, 1890. Thirdly, he 
married Catherine A., daughter of Isaac and Mary McAuther of Vir- 
ginia, May 11, 1892. Varanes McFarland's child by his first wife^ 
Patrona, was: 

(a.) LucuB, who married Emma Whaley; they had one son bom in 

Varanes McFarland's children by his second wife, Naomi Gough, 


(a.) A child, b. July 31, 1877, d. July 38, 1877. (b.) Moses L., b. 
Aug. 35, 1883, d. Sept. 38, 1898. (c.) Malcolm V., b. May 31, 188-. 

Varanes McFarland's children by his third wife, Catherine A. 

McAuther, were: 

(a.) A child, b. Aug. 18, 1893, d. June 34, 1894. (b.) Rodney J., 
b. Oct. 13, 1895. (c.) Ruble A., b. Aug. 1896. 

(2.) Phebe "W. McFarland. 

Phebe W., daughter of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, 
married Augustine D. Bray of Brooklin, where they settled. He died 
Feb. 23, 1908. Their one child, Irving Nelson, was bom in 1878, 
and died in 1890. 

88 Thomas McFarland 

(3.) Alline McFarland. 

Alline, daughter of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland^ married 

George B. Flye of Brooklin. Their children were: 
(a.) Owen, b. 1865. (b.) Clara W., b. 1870. 

(4.) Mary J. McFarland. 

Mary J.^ daughter of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, mar- 
ried Florington D. Young of Eden. They first settled in Lamoine, 
but after a few years they moved to Webster City, Iowa, where they 
now reside. Their children were : 

(a.) AUtta M., b. 1865, d. in 1891. (b.) Elvin, b. 1871. (c.) 
Allene, b. 1884. 

(5.) George H. McFarland. 

George H., son of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, married 

Ella G. Reed of Brooklin. They moved to Fairport, Va., where he 

died. Their children were : 

(a.) Mary R., b. Dec. 3, 1869. (b.) Frederic, b. Aug. 11, 1873, d. 
Aug. 7, 1874. (c.) George H., b. Jan. 19, 1875. 

(6.) Rodney McFarland. 

Rodney^ son of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, married 

Ruble H. Forhan of Brooklin, Oct. 1, 1873. For a number of years 

they lived in Rockland, Me., where he engaged in the fish business. 

He died in Richmond, Me. At the present time the fiunily live at 

217 High St., Portland, Me. Their children were: 

(a.) Blanche M., b. in Brooklin, Aug. 9, 1874, m. Bartrand F. Har- 
mon, Nov. 39j 1905. (b.) John Lawrence, b. Rockland, Oct. SI, 1886. 

(7.) \Vebster P. McFarland. 
Webster P., son of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, married 

AND HIS Descendants. 39 

Edner Herrick of Brooklin, and settled there. Their children were: 

(a.) Adell E., b. Sept. 99, 1879. (b.) Ella R., b. Feb. 99, 1880, 
m. WilUam Wilkins. (c.) Helen B., b. Feb. 6, 1899. 

(8.) Emma Y. McFarland. 

Emma Y., dau^^hter of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, 
married George E. Holden of Brooklin in 1873, where they now re- 
side. Their children were : 

(a.) Eugene H., b. Oct. 14, 1874. (b.) Florence H., b. Not. 13, 
1883. (c.) Everett H., b. June 3, 1888. (d.) Hazel A., b. 1890, d. 

(10.) Stephen £. McFarland. 

Stephen Eaton, son of Moses and Mary (Eaton) McFarland, mar- 
ried Lizzie G. Allen of Brooklin, Feb. 24, 1880. They reside at N. 
Brooklin. Their children were : 

(1.) Agnes M., b. May 14, 1883. (9.) Gertrude H., Aug. 11, 1887. 
(3.) Margie A., b. 1890, d. 1891. 

(D.) Eunice McFarland. 

Eunice, daughter of Natlmniel and Elizabeth (Springer) McFar- 
land, married Isaiah, son of iElkaiiM^U an d ^Mary^<'^(jfce wig ^ Young of 
Lamoine. They settled in what is known as North Lamoine, where 
they lived long and happy lives. He was bom Dec. 13, 1810, and 
died Aug. 4, 1907. This venerable lady, when she was 90 years old 
walked one mile and back to attend a meeting. Their children were : 

(1.) Rachel M., b, Nov. 96, 1836, m. Edmund B. Hodgkins. (9.) 
Daniel Y., b. Jan. 5, 1840, d. Oct. 19, 1841. 

(E.) Jacob S. McFarland. 

Jacob S., son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Springer) McFarland, 
married Ann G., daughter of Benjamin and Clarissa (Googins) Salis- 

40 Thomas McFarland 

bury of Lamoine^ Sept. 22, 1847. They settled on the southern half 

of his father's estate, where they spent their lives. She died April 

24, 1898. Their children were: 

(1.) Edmund, d. Jan. 17, 1850, aged 6 weeks. (9.) Benjamin S., b. 
June 7, 1861. (3.) Edward Everett, b. Jan. 27, 1853. (4.) Gardner, b. 
Nov. 28, 1859. (5.) Hattie Blanche, b. Feb. 4, 1863, d. July 28, 1891. 

(2.) Benjamin S. McFarland. 

Benjamin S., son of Jacob and Ann G. (Salisbury) McFarland, 

married Mary B. White of Oroville, Cal., Dec. 24, 1876. For many 

years they lived in Alameda, Cal. Their children were : 

(a.) Eva B., b. at Chico, CaL, Jan. 1877, d. Oct 11, 1877. (b.) Caro 
M., b. at San Rafael, CaL, Aug. 1, 1878, m. John W. K Van. (c) Amy 
P., b. at San Francisco, CaL, Aug. 26, 1880, m. Corless E. Nettleton. (d.) 
Iva Belle, b. at San Francisco, CaL, Sept. 23, 1882, m. Elmer B. Hunt, 
(e.) Warren H. S., b. at San Francisco, CaL, Nov. 23, 1884. (f.) Bessie 
K, b. at Alameda, CaL, Aug. 22, 1889. (g.) Eunice Dorothy, b. at Ala- 
meda, CaL, May 18, 1900. 

(3.) Edward Everett McFarland. 

Edward E., son of Jacob S. and Ann G. (Salisbury) McFarland^ 

married Adelaide B., daughter of George F. and Eliza (Whitaker) 

Brooks of Lamoine, Jan. 11, 1873. She was bom Jan. 5, 1855. 

They settled on his father's estate. Their children were: 

(a.) Everlaide, b. at Lamoine, Sept 2, 1873, d. March 6, 1899. (b.) 
Lillian E., b. at Lamoine, June 27, 1877. (c) Ruel B., b. at Lamoine, 
April 21, 1880. (d.) Annie May, b. at Ellsworth, June 20, 1883. (e.) 
Harriett B., b. at Ellsworth, June 9, 1885. (f.) Sarah J., b. at Bar Har- 
bor, May 12, 1888. (g.) Roy K, b. at Bar Harbor, Feb. 12, 1890, d. 
March 26, 1908. (h.) Charlotte B., b. at Bar Harbor, April 4, 1894. (j.) 
Adelaide B., b. at Bar Harbor, June 7, 1895. 

(a.) Everlaide McFarland. 
Everlaide, daughter of Edward £. and Adelaide (Brooks) Mc- 


Farland, married Everett J. Salisbury of Bar Harbor, June 1^ 1893. 
Their children were : 

Clarence, b. May 84, 1894. Frances E., b. Feb. 35, 1899. 

(b.) Lillian £. McFarland. 

Lillian E.^ daughter of Edward E. and Adelaide (Brooks) Mc- 
Farland^ married J. Clark Swazey of Washin^i^n^ D. C.^ in I906. 

(c.) Ruel B. McFarland. 

Ruel B.^ son of Edward E. and Adelaide (Brooks) McFarland^ 
married Mertie E. Abbott of Hancock^ Dec. 31, 19OI. Their one 
child, Helen, was bom Dec. 11, 1902. 

(d.) Annie M. McFarland. 

Annie M., daughter of Edward E. and Adelaide (Brooks) Mc- 
Farland, married Frank E. Walls of Bar Harbor, Nov. 18, 1903. 

(e.) Harriet B. McFarland. 

Harriet B., daughter of Edward E. and Adelaide (Brooks) Mc- 
Farland, married George M. Haskins of Rockport, Mass., at Bar Har- 
bor, Nov. 29, 1905. Their one child, Virginia, was bom at Bar 
Harbor, March 25, I9IO. 

(f.) Sarah J. McFarland. 

Sarah J., daughter of Edward E. and Adelaide (Brooks) McFar- 
land, married Jesse E. Young of Lamoine, at Bar Harbor, Eden, July 
14, 1909. 

42 Thomas McFarland 

(4.) Gardner McFarland. 

Gardner, son of Jacob S. and Ann G. (Salisbury) McFarland, 

married Francesca Marquez of Sonoro, Mexico, June 15, 1883. Their 

children were; 

(a.) Gardner J., b. April 89, 1884, at San Francisco, CaL (b.) 
Harold H., b. Oct 18, 1885, at Brush Creek, Cal. (c.) Harriet B., b. May 
18, 1887, at Brush Creek, CaL (d.) Russel A., b. April 10, 1889, at San 
Francisco, Cal. (e.) Francis W., b. July 8, 1891, at Alameda, CaL (f.) 
Cecil R., b. July 5, 1893, at Alameda, CaL (g.) Camille J., b. 1896 at 
Alameda, CaL (h.) Norman J., b. 1903 at Alameda, CaL 

(5.) Hattie Blanche McFarland. 

Hattie Blanche, daughter of Jacob S. and Ann G. (Salisbury) 

McFarland, married George H. Bibber of Eastport, Me., Nov. 30, 

1882. Their children were: 

(a.) George H., b. Nov. 18, 1883, d in 1904. (b.) Ray O., b. Oct. 
6, 1885. (c) Noel C, b. Oct. 84, 1888. 

Secondly, Nathaniel McFarland (VIl), married Hannah, daugh- 
ter of Robert & Mary (Berry) Gilpatrick of Lamoine, April 25, 1833. 
She was bom Feb. 14, 179^, and died Oct. 12, 1869 in Waltham, 
Mass. Their only child, Mary Augusta, was bom Sept. 23, 1834, 
died in Waltham, Mass., April 1, 1891. She married Thomas, son of 
Benjamin and Mary Ann (Young) King of Lamoine, Nov. 8, 1853. 
Their son, Thomas, was bom in 1854, and is living in Waltham, Mass. 

(VIII.) David McFarland. 

David, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, settled on a 
part of his father's homestead lot. He built his house in 1822 on the 
north side of the present road and about one-fourth of a mile from 
Kilkenny stream. He engaged in farming and lumbering, and for 
many years had a grist mill. He was postmaster of North Hancock 
or many years, a deacon of the Baptist church, and a highly respected 

David and Betsey McParland. 

AND HIS Descendants. 43 

citizen. Firstly, he married Emma J., daughter of George and Han- 
nah (Jordan) Haslem of Waltham. Secondly, he married Betsey, 
daughter of James and Betsey (Cook) Mosley of Hancock, pub. Feb. 
18, 1817. She was bom March 12, 1798, died in Sept, 1871. Her 
father was bom in England and came to this country during the Revo- 
lutionary War as cabin-boy on a British man-of-war. He deserted the 
ship and later settled in that part of Hancock, west of Skillings River 
known as Marlboro. 

David McFarland's only child by his first wife, Emma J. Haslem, 
was (a.) Emma J., bom Nov. 26, 1811, died Aug. 11, 1856, at 
Dighton, Mass. She married Leonard S., son of Solomon and Sarah 
(Lord) Young of Lamoine. Mr. Young was bom July 22, 1814, 
died June 4, I860, in Dighton. Their children were: 

(1.) Leonard Ivy, b. Feb. 3, 1843. (2.) George W., b. Aug. 16, 

1844, d. Nov. 28, 1890. (3.) Laura A., b. Nov. 5, 1846, d. May 6, 1871. 

(4.) Sarah Elizabeth, b. May 29, 1849. (5.) Willard P., b. Sept. 13, 
1851, d. Oct. 26, 1851. 

David McFarland's children by his second wife, Betsey Mosley, 


(A.) Susan C, b. Feb. 12, 1818, d. Sept 16, 1820. (B.) Samuel 
Newell, b. Sept. 20, 1820, d. April 16, 1888. (C.) John Dean, b. Sept. 
29, 1822, d. Aug. 12, 1862. (D.) Clarinda S., b. Jan. 19, 1824, d. 
March 3, 1899. (K) Eliza Ann, b. April 16, 1828, d. Jan. 1, 1901. 
(F.) James Monroe, b. Feb. 4, 1830, d. Nov. 23, 1901. 

(B.) Samuel Newell McFarland. 

Samuel Newell, son of David and Betsey (Mosley) McFarland, 
settled at Hancock Point on a lot of land north of and adjoining that 
of his brother-in-law, Ephraim Crabtree. In his early manhood he 
engaged in farming and fishing; later, when summer visitors began to 
frequent the region, he refitted his house for their acconmiodation and 
enlarged it until it became what is known as the Tarrantine Hotel. 
Mr. McFarland was intellectual, progressive and held in high esteem 

44 Thomas McFarland 

by his fellow citizens. That Hancock Point today is one of the attrac- 
tive summer resorts of Frenchman's Bay is due, in no small degree, 
to his foresight and labor. 

Mr. McFarland married, firstly, Hannah B., daughter of Samuel 
and Lucy (Bean) Crabtree. She died Aug. 24, 1885, aged 74 years. 

Secondly, he married Mrs. Amelia B. Allen of Gouldsboro, Me., 
daughter of John and Lydia (Moore) Holway of Machias, Sept. 23, 
1886. They had one child, (l.) Grace Newell. 

(l.) Grace Newell McFarland. 

Grace Kewell, daughter of Samuel N. and Amelia (Allen) Mc- 
Farland, was bom at Hancock Point, Dec. 12, 1887. She is now a 
member of the Senior class at Mt. Holyoke College. 

(C.) John Dean McFarland. 

John Dean, son of David and Betsey (Mosley) McFarland, was a 
man of mechamcal turn of mind, capable of building a ship from keel 
to truck or of constructing anything that came his way. He was a 
close student of military tactics and knew thoroughly the theoretical 
side of army maneuvers. Mr. McFarland was one of the first to re- 
s^nd to the call for volunteers in '6l. He was foremost in organiz- 
ing the first Ellsworth company, being its drill-master, and, at its 
formal organization April 29» 186], he was elected second Lieutenant. 
The company later became Co. B of the Sixth Maine Regiment which 
was organized at Portland, July 15, and Lieutenant McFarland 
was appointed Adjutant of the regiment. He was injured by the 
bursting of a shell at the battle of White Oak Swamp, Va., June 30, 
1862, and died at Citizens' Hospital, New York City, in August of 
that year. 

General Winfield S. Hancock, in speaking of Adjutant McFarland 
in later years, said: ''l consider Adjutant McFarland as brave a man 

t John Dean McFarland. 


as I ever had under my command." In a report* dated April 7, 
1S62, General Hancock writes: ^'l may mention here the names of 
several persons whose conduct was marked: (two of them were) 
Lieutenant-Colonel Chandler and First Lieutenant John D. McFar- 
land^ adjutant^ Sixth Maine Volunteers. The latter, on horseback, 
took a prisoner within 150 paces of the enemy's battery, chasing him 
on horseback to that point in a direct range of the enemy's infantry 
and artillery, and in unobstructed view of the fort. The parapet was 
lined with infantry and the gunners were at their posts. The officer 
was not iired at, probably because he kept the prisoner between the 
fort and himself. . . . Lieut.-Col, Chandler and this Adjutant 
(McFarland) captured three other prisoners." And in the report of 
Gen. D. H. Keyes to General McClellan further mention of the inci- 
dent is made as follows : ''One of the prisoners was pursued 150 
yards by Lieutenant McFarland on horseback directly toward the 
enemy's fort and in easy range of his guns, captured, and brought off. 
This act of gallantry deserves special notice." 

John Dean McFarland married Emma J., daughter of Solomon 
and Sarah (Lord) Young, April 27, 1845. She was bom Oct. 26, 
1820 and died July 20, 1894. They settled near the home of his 
grandfather, Thomas McFarland, The house was burned in 1852 and 
the fiunily moved (o S. Thomaston in 1855, returning to N. Hancock 
in the fall of 1858. The family settled at Lamoine in 1865. Their 
children were: 

(1.) Daniel Young, b. Nov. 39, 1845. (9.) Abbie Ella, b. Nov. 31, 
1847. (S.) Adelia Frances, b. July, 1850, d. Aug. 36, 1859. (4.) John 
W., b. Feb. 3, 1852. (5.) Charles M., b. Feb. 23, 1856. 

(1.) Daniel Y. McFarland. 

Daniel Young, son of John Dean and Enuna J. (Young) McFar- 
land, enlisted at the age of seventeen years in Co. I, 6th Reg't, Maine 

♦War ofthe Rebellion, Official Records, Series I, Vol. XI, part I, pp. 
310 and 359. 

46 Thomas McFarland 

Inft., March 2, 1862: he was discharged Oct. 30, 1862; he re-enlisted 
in Co. A^ 11th Maine Reg't, Dec. 1, 1863, and was wounded in an 
engagement near Bermuda Hundred, Va., June 2, 1864, losing his 
right arm near the shoulder and the first three fingers of his left hand ; 
he was discharged from the service Dec. 1, 1864. He married Han- 
nah B.J daughter of George F. and Eliza (Whitaker) Brooks of La- 
moine, where they reside. She was bom Feb. 11, 1852. Mr. Mc- 
Farland was selectman of Lamoine for ten years, retiring from office 
after being chairman of the Board seven years. He is an authority on 
local and county history, and at present is writing a History of Tren- 
ton and Lamoine. Their children were : 

(a.) Helen Brooks, b. July 16, 1869. (b.) Melvin Folsom, b. 
Jan. 19, 1871. (c.) Raymond, b. April 15, 187S. (d.) Adelia Care, b. 
April 99, 1883. 

(a.) Helon B. McFarland. 

Helon Brooks, son of Daniel Y. and Hannah (Brooks) McFar- 
land, was graduated from the Bucksport Seminary in 1891 and from 
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, June, 1894; he received the degree 
of Master of Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in I9O8. 
He married Olive F. Chadwick of Bucksport, Sept. 5, 1895. For a 
number of years Mr. McFarland engaged in teaching. He was Assis- 
tant Professor of Thermo-dynamics at Armour Institute of Technology, 
Chicago^ from 1903 to 1909* Since that time he has been Engineer 
of Tests of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. 

Professor McFarland has been editor of "Gas Power" since 1905. 
He is a contributor to scientific magazines and has published Stand- 
ard Reduction Factors for Gases," "Superheater Tests," "Solution 
Exponential Equations," and other technical monographs. 

(b.) Melvin F. McFarland. 

Melvin Folsom, son of Daniel Y. and Hannah (Brooks) McFar- 
land, was graduated from the Bucksport Seminary in 189 1 <u^d later 

AND HIS Descendants. 47 

from the Bryant and Stratton Commercial Colle^re, Boston. Mr. Mc- 
Farland has been in business in Boston for several years ; he is an ex- 
pert accountant^ and is office manager of the Boston Consolidated Gas 
Company. He married Mina A., daughter of Josiah and Sarah 
(Dyer) Smith of Trenton, Oct. 18, 1897. They have one child, 
Howard Lawrence, bom in Trenton, April 20, 1904. 

(c.) Raymond McFarland. 

Rasrmond, son of Daniel Y. and Hannah (Brooks) McFarland, 
was graduated from the Bucksport Seminary in 1892, from Amherst 
College in 1897, and received the degree of Master of Arts from Yale 
University in 1902. He is an educator by profession and has taught 
in secondary schools in New England and New York. He was princi- 
pal of the Leicester (Mass.) Academy from 190d-'08, and of Ithaca 
(N. Y.) High School the following year. He was elected Assistant 
Professor of Secondary Education at Middlebury College in 1909* 

Professor McFarland was collaborator to the Carnegie Institution 
of Washington from 1904 to 19O8. He is a reviewer of educational 
literature, a contributor to periodicals and author of a ' 'History of New 
England Fisheries." In the summer of 19 10 he organized, with the 
cooperation of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, a scientific ex- 
pedition into the interior of the Labrador peninsula. Raymond Mc- 
Farland married, firstly, Addie A. Clark of Lamoine, April 15, 1899. 
She died March 11, 19OI; secondly, he married Mary Elizabeth, 
daughter of Fordyce W., and Adella (Goodnow) Bacon of Rutland, 
Vt., June 29, 1904. She was bom April 8, 1885. Their children 

Hannah Elizabeth, b. Dec. 35, 1907, in Leicester, Mass., and Ray- 
mond Bacon, b. May 7, 1910, in Middlebury, Vt. 

(d.) Adelia C McFarland. 

Adelia Caro, daughter of Daniel Y. and Hannah (Brooks) Mc- 
Farland, was graduated from Cobum Classical Institute, Waterville, in 

48 Thomas McFarland 

1903. She married Alfred McFarland, son of Roscoe E. and Lydia 
(Smith) Frye of Prospect, Me., June 29, 1905. Mr. Frye was grad^ 
uated from Colby College in 1905; for two years he was a teacher in 
Leicester Academy, Mass. He is now in business in Worcester. 
Their children are : 

Ruth Adelia, b. Aug. 5, 1906. Marjorie Evelyn, b. Jan. 18, 1908« 

(2.) Abbie E. McFarland. 

Abbie E., daughter of John Dean and Emma J. (Young) Mc- 
Farland, married Carlton M., son of Samuel and Eliza (Parker) Aus- 
tin of Lamoine. Mr Austin was Second Lieutenant in Co. C, First 
Maine Heavy Artillery ; he was twice wounded. Their children were : 

(a.) Josiah C, b. Aug. 6, 1869, d. Sept. 8, 1875. (b.) HoUis Eaton, 
b. July SO, 1871. (c.) Emma Eliza, b. June 9, 1873, m. J. Wesley Bow- 
den of Castine. (d.) Elvira Lake, b. Sept. 30, 1879, m. Daniel Cham- 
pion of Lakeport, N. H. Their children are: Hollis R., b. Oct. 31, 
1904. Doris Ella, b. Oct. 22, 1906. Flora Clark, b. April 13, 1910. 

(4.) John W. McFarland. 

John W., son of John Dean and Emma J. (Young) McFarland, 
has followed the sea from boyhood. As a young man he was em- 
ployed in American merchant marine engaged in the West Indian and 
South American trade. In 1874 he went to Gloucester and started in 
the fishing business^ soon becoming master of a schooner. He early 
won a position in the front ranks of Gloucester skippers, a place which 
he has held ever since. 

Capt. McFarland holds several records for high-line catch, big 
fares and quick voyages. In 1878 he landed the first fare of cod and 
haddock in the Boston markets from the farofi^ Le Have bank. In 
the Newfoundland winter herring fishery he made a record that still 
stands, being successful in one season in bringing to the New York 
market two successive fares of fresh herring before ice closed naviga- 

AND HIS Descendants. 49 

tion on the Newfoundland shores. He has served several years as 
president of the Master Mariners' Association of Gloucester. 

John W. McFarland married, firstly, Myra A., daughter of 
Simeon and Eliza (Smith) Young of Lamoine; pub. Dec. 2, 1875. 
She died May 1, 1877. Their one child, (a.) Nelson Young, was 
bom in Lamoine, Nov. 26, 1876. 

Secondly, John W. married Jenet M. Gregory of Shelbum 
County, N. S., Nov. 21, 1881. Their one child, (b.) Lena J., was 
bom in Gloucester, Oct. 24, 1884. 

(a.) Nelson Y. McFarland. 

Nelson Young, son of John W. and Myra (Young) McFarland, 

married Mary W. Anderson of Gloucester, Dec. 27, 1900. They 

reside in Lynn. Their children were : 

Sidney C, b. Feb. 26, 1905. Harry Allen, b. Nov. 18, 1906. Gard- 
ner £., b. Sept. 16, 1908, d. Feb. 1, 1910. 

(b.) Lena J. McFarland. 

Lena Jeanette, daughter of John W. and Jenet (Gregory) Mc- 
Farland, married Charles LeSeur of Gloucester, July 22, 1909. 

(5.) Charles M. McFarland. 

Charles Melville, son of John Dean and Emma J. (Young) Mc- 
Farland, married Mary A. Thompson of Northboro, Mass., Aug. 18, 
1890. For a number of years he was engaged in the jewelry business 
in Worcester. Later Mr. McFarland was graduated from the School 
of Law of the University of Tennessee. At the present time he is 
practicing law at Jackson, Tenn. 

50 Thomas McFarland 

(D.) Clarinda S. McFarland. 

Clarinda S., daughter of David and Betsey (Mosley) McFarland, 

married Jered Mead of Greenwich^ Conn., May 28, 1843. Mr. Mead 

was bom July 25, 18l6, died Oct. 14, 1852. His vessel, the John- 

ithan Bohram, was run into and simk on the Hudson River by the 

steamer Francis Skiddy and all on board were lost. Their children 


(1.) Watson Newell, b. Feb. 15, 1844, d. June 88, 1863. He en- 
listed in Co. D, SSrd Conn. Regt., served in Louisiana, was in the battle 
of La Forge, and died of fever in a New Orleans hospital. His Lieuten- 
ant, in a letter to his bereaved mother, wrote, ''All who knew Watson 
Mead loved him.*' (8.) Susan £., b. March 10, 1845, m. Frank J. Dewey 
of Stonington, Conn. Their children were Evelyn Clark, b. Jan. 85, 1869; 
Frank Earl, b. July 85, 1874; Watson Mead, b. Dec. 83, 1877, d. Jan. 
83, 1879. (3.) David Newton, b. Sept. 9, 1846. (4.) Adelia Rachel, b. 
Oct. 84, 1849. d. Dec. 8, 1849. (5.) Enuna Huldah, b. Nov. 30, 1858. 

(£.) Eliza Ann McFarland. 

Eliza Ann, dau^^hter of David and Betsey (Mosley) McFarland, 

married Stephen Decatur Joy of Hancock, Aug. 12, 1851, where they 

settled. Their children were : 

(1.) AlUe D., b. Nov. 88, 1853, drowned Oct. 84, 1878. (8.) Clara 
Evelyn, b. May 9^^ 1857, d. Sept. 18, 1900, m. Rufiis Hodgkins of La- 
moine, Aug. 84, 1879. (3.) Herman Elwood, b. April 13, 1859, m. Mary 
L. Fatte of Sullivan. (4.) Eugene E., b. June 5, 1861, d. June 30, 1884. 
(5.) Watson Newell, b. Sept. 1, 1864, m. Georgia B. McKay of Hancock, 
June 1, 1895. (6.) Barton Kendall, b. June 1, 1866, m. Lena Bragdon 
of Franklin, Oct. 80, 1891. (7.) CharloUe A., b. March 8, 1868, d. May 
8, 1868. (8.) Gertrude B., b. Nov. 17, 1873, d. June 83, 1896. 

(F.) James M. McFarland. 

James Monroe, son of David and Betsey (Mosley) McFarland 
began a seafaring life at an early age and for a time was master mari- 
ner. During the period of gold excitement in California in the early 

AND HIS Descendants. 51 

fifties he went to the gold fields in company with other young men of 
his neighborhood via Cape Horn. After remaining in California about 
three years he returned home by way of the Philippine Islands and 
and Cape of Good Hope. He settled on his father's homestead and 
cared for his aged parents. 

James M. McFarland married, firstly, Susann C, daughter oi 
Nathaniel and Isabella (White) McFarland of Hancock. Secondly, 

he married Fannie S., daughter of William and (Stratton) 

French of Eastbrook. She died March 2, 1899* By his first wife> 
Susann C. McFarland, he had one child, Susie C. She was bom 
March l6, I860, m. John Oliver of Surry. Their children were : (a.) 
Florence S., b. Aug. 18, 1881. (b.) Alice A., b. Aug. 5, 1886. 

James M. McFarland 's children by his second wife, Fannie S. 

French, were: 

(1.) Emma C, b. March 14, 1864. (3.) Lena Bell, b. April 15, 
1866, d. in infancy. (3.) David Monroe, b. Aug. 13, 1868. (4.) Horace 
Arthur, b. April 89, 1878. (5.) Lena F., b. Feb. 93, 1874. (6.) Effie 
B., b. Feb. 13, 1876. (7.) Fannie L., b. June 7, 1879, d. in infancy. 
(8.) Blanche J., b. Sept. 93, 1889. 

(1.) Emma C McFarland. 

Emma C, daughter of James M. and Fannie (French) McFar- 
land, married John McKay of Hancock, where they settled. Their 
children were : 

(a.) Everard Lee, b. April 99, 1893. (b.) John Arthur, b. June 6, 
1895. (c.) Roy E., b. Nov. 96, 1896. (d.) Fannie Louise, b. Aug. 15, 
1898. (e.) Sumner Laughton. b. Aug. 7, 1900. 

(2.) David Monroe McFarland. 

David Monroe, son of James M. and Fannie (French) McFarland, 
married Annie B. Phillips of Franklin. She died March 21, 1910, 
aged SS years 1 1 months. Their children were : 

(a.) Fannie L., d. in infancy, (b.) Arthur, b. Aug. 90, 1896. 

52 Thomas McFarland 

(c.) Blanche M., b. Sept. 99, 1900. (d.) Gertrude L., b. Feb. 10, 1903. 
(e.) Howard Edward, b. May 7, 1907. WU)Ujcl.^ \\\ V "Da^ 

(3.) Horace A. McFarland. 

Horace A. ^ son of James M. and Fannie (French) McFarland^ 
married £da M. Dunham of Bucksport, June 27 > 1900. Their chil- 
dren were : 

(a.) Harald S., b. Jan. 2, 1909. (b.) James I., b. April 91, 1905. 

(4.) Lena F. McFarland. 

Lena F.^ daughter of James M. and Fannie (French) McFarland, 
married George Stewart of Hancock, where they reside. 

(IX.) WiUiam McFarland. 

William, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, married 
Nancy ^ daughter of Charles and Margaret (Googins) Coats of Han- 
cock, Feb. 26, 1814. She was bom Dec. 13, 1793; died July 24, 
1875. Mr. McFarland took down a house that stood near the shore 
on land of Stephen Clark and rebuilt it on the hill, south of the road 
and east of the stone bridge that crosses Kilkenny Stream ; later he 
built a house about a half mile south of the County Road and about 
eighty rods east of the foot of McFarland 's Hill; here he cared for his 
farm and did such millwright work as came his way. He and his wife 
were excellent singers, kind and generous hearted people, and were 
loved by all who knew them. Their children were: 

(A.) Eliza J., b. July 16, 1814, d. Oct. 14, 1860, m. Thos. Curry, 
Oct. 15, 1838. (B.) Abigail B., b. Aug. 14, 1816, d. Aug. 30, 1853, m. 
Thos. Townsend, April 25, 1835. (C.) Charlotte M., b. Oct. 18, 1818, d. 
March 16, 1839. (D.) Richard C, b. Feb. 18, 1831, d. April 27, 1851. 
(E.) Nancy, b. Jan. 26, 1823, d. June 5, 1825. (F.) William, b. Jan. 26, 
1823, d. Feb. 7, 1823. (G.) Charles E., b. March 96, 1825, d. 1893, m. 
Mary E. Higgins, Oct. 7, 1855. (H.) James Henry, b. Aug. 9, 1827, d. 

AND HIS Descendants. 5S 

Nov. 35, 1905, m. Mildred A. Heath, Mar. 6, 1859. (J.) Mary Ann, b. 
Aug. 9, 1897, d. July 16, 1850, m. Chas. Whitcomb, July 4, 1849. (K.) 
Margaret G., b. Aug. 6, 1899, d. Oct. 90, 1860, m. Frank Ball, Nov. 13, 
1850. (L.) William, b. Feb. 9, 1839, d. Mar. 3, 1851. (M.) John, b. 
Mar. 96, 1836, d. Mar. 96, 1836. (N.) Susann C, b. July 16, 1839, d. 
July 14, 1840. 

(D.) Richard C. McFarland. 

Richard C, son of William and Nancy (Coats) McFarland, mar- 
ried Elizabeth, daughter of Leonard and Mary (Manchester) Holmes^ 
Dec. 31, 1843. She was bom July 23, 1823, and died Oct. 18, 
1887^ Secondly^ she married Thomas Townsend of Ellsworth in 
1853. The children of Richard C. and Elizabeth (Hohnes) Mc- 
Farland were: 

(1.) Charlotte A., b. Oct. 95, 1844. (9.) Albert I., b. Sept. 95, 
1846, d. 1851. (3.) Charles L., b. Aug. 4, 1849. 

(1.) Charlotte A. McFarland. 

Charlotte A., daughter of Richard C. and Elizabeth (Holmes) 

McFarland, married Edwin Franklin of Ellsworth. Their children 


(a.) Richard M. (b.) Nellie, (c.) Lizzie T. (d.) AdeUa W. 
(e.) Edwin. 

(3.) Charles Lewis McFarland. 

Charles Lewis, son of Richard and Elizabeth (Holmes) McFar- 
land, married Orissa, daughter of Charles and Adah (Smith) Garland 
of Ellsworth, Dec. 21, 1872. They reside in Trenton, and their chil- 
dren were : 

(a.) Albert I., b. Nov. 95, 1873, d. Nov. 91, 1874. (b.) Mary E., 
b. Oct. 16, 1875. m. Howard R. Buzzell of Bangor, Me. (c.) Eva F., 
b. Dec. 96, 1877, d. Nov. 95, 1881. (d.) Inez B., b. April 99, 1881, m. 
Earnest L. Haynes of Trenton, (e.) Florence L., b. June 90, 1883, d. 

54 Thomas McFarland 

Jan. d9, 1886. (f.). Elmer E., b. Oct. 8, 1886. (g.) George F., b. Aug. 
4, 1888. (h.) Lewis A., b. March 8, 1895. 

(G.) Charles £. McFarland. 

Charles Edwards, son of William and Nancy (Coats) McFarland, 
married Mary Elizabeth^ daughter of Robert and Mary (Somes) Hig- 
gins of Hancock, Oct. 7, 1855. Mr. McFarland was a mariner, and 
spent the greater part of his life at sea; the last few years he was 
cared for by his children, then living in Midland, Mich. Mrs. McFar- 
land died July 27, I860, aged 24 years. Their children were: 

(1.) Melville O., b. July 9, 1856. (9.) Laura E., b. Sept. 11, 1867, 
m. Edwin Rice of Midland, Mich. 

(H.) James Henry McFarland. 

James Henry, son of William and Nancy (Coats) McFarland, 

married Mildred, daughter of Hosea and Lyda (Bowen) Heath of 

Hancock, March 6, 1852. When a young man he had the misfortune 

to lose the thumb and three fingers of the left hand, while working in 

a saw mill. They settled on his Other's estate. Their children 


(1.) Abigail A., b. July 19, 1853, d. March 99, 1876. (9.) Irving J., 
b. Oct. 16, 1855, d. Aug. 17, 1860. (3.) William H., b. Sept. 7, 1857, d. 
Dec. 7. 1900. (4.) Annie M., b. Jan. 19, 1861, d. Jan. 91, 1895. (5.) 
Helen A., b. Jan. 14, 1863, d. Feb. 16, 1887. (6.) Sherman J., b. March 
3, 1865. (7.) Susie C, b. May 10, 1867. (8.) Irving M., b. Nov. 97, 
1870. (9.) Margaret F., b. April 91, 1877, d. June 3, 1878. 

(1.) Abigail A. McFarland. 

Abigail A., daughter of James H. and Mildred (Heath) McFar- 
land, married Alphonzo T. Smith of Franklin, June 19, 1870. Their 
children were : 

(a.) Victor R., b. Jan. 14, 1879, m. Augusta Smallidge, Jan. 95, 

AND HIS Descendants. 55 

1905. (b.) Lena B., b. Jan. 14, 1874, m. Alfred E. Foren, March 97, 

(4.) Annie M. McFarland. 

Annie M., daughter of James H. and Mildred (Heath) McFar- 
land^ married Richard S. Dodge, May 15, 1889* Their one child^ 
James I., was bom Jmie 14, 1894. 

(5.) Helen A. McFarland. 

Helen A,, daughter of James H. and Mildred (Heath) McFar- 
land, married George W. Young of Hancock, Sept. 1, 1884. Their 
one child, Mildred V., was bom Feb. 24, 1886 and married Ralph W. 
Moore of Ellsworth, Aug. 11, 1904. 

(6.) Sherman J. McFarland. 

Sherman J., son of James H.« and Mildred (Heath) McFarland^ 
married Pearl Gallison, Dec. 19, 1905. They live on his Other's 

(7.) Susie C McFarland. 

Susie C, daughter of James H. and Mildred (Heath) McFarland^ 
married Watson C, son of Luther and Sarah (Marshal) Springer of 
Hancock, July 10, 1899. 

(8.) Irving M. McFarland. 

Irving M., son of James H. and Mildred (Heath) McFarland, 
married Lena Joy of Franklin, Nov. 25, 1903. She died Nov. 17, 

56 Thomas McFarland 

(X.) Means McFarland. 

Means, son of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland^ married 

Polly, daughter of Charles and Margaret (Googins) Coats of Hancock, 

Dec. 23, 18 19. She was bom Aug. 24, 1797; died Aug. 24, 1875. 

They settled on a part of his father's estate; later they settled on the 

easterly side of the road leading around McFarland 's Hill, and a little 

more than a half mile from the County road. The house is occupied 

at the present time by Mr. Abbott. Their children were : 

(A.) Marion C, b. April S, 1890, d. Feb. 13, 1840. (B.) Lorenda, 
b. April 95, 1891, d. Feb. 5, 1890. (C.) Jane S., b. July 8, 1893, d. Feb. 
15, 1839. (D.) Nancy, b. Oct. 95, 1895, d. May 5, 1886. (£.) Augusta, 
b. Oct. 5, 1897, d. Oct. 98, 1897. (F.) Rosilla C, b. Oct. 98, 1899, d. 
1898. (G.) Caroline, b. March 99, 1831, d. Dec. 1908. (H.) Amanda 
J., b. July 93, 1833, d. Oct. 93, 1833. (J.) Betsey R., b. Dec. 5, 1834, d. 
July 6, 1846. (K.) Olive, b. May 3, 1836, d. May 4, 1837. (L.) Mary 
Susan, b. July 90. 1838, d. Oct. 1, 1875. (M.) Thomas W., b. Oct. 1, 
1843, d. July 99, 1878. (N.) Polly, b. in 1844, d. in infancy. 

(B.) Lorenda McFarland. 

Lorenda, daughter of Means and Polly (Coats) McFarland, mar- 
ried Robert H. Sinclair. They lived about one hundred rods east of 
Means McFarland, where their children were bom; later they moved 
to Gouldsboro, where they died. Their children were: 

(1.) William. He m. Julia, daughter of Henry and Jane (King) 
Salisbury of Lamoine. They reside in California, where they have lived 
for many years. No children. (9.) Joseph, who died many years ago, 
unmarried. (3.) Alide, m. William Remick. (4.) Alwilda, m. Adolfiis 
Newman. (5.) Truman. (6.) Richard. (7.) Frances, m. Thomas 
Femald. (8.) Nancy. (9. ) Julia, m. Charles Dyer. 

(F.) Rosilla C. McFarland. 

Rosilla C, daughter of Means and Polly (Coats) McFarland, 

married William H. Whitehom of Lowell, Mass. Their children 


(1.) Rosilla. (9.) Mercena. 

AND HIS Dkscbndants. 57 

(G.) Caroline McFarland. 

Caroline^ daughter of Means and Polly (Coats) McFarland^ mar- 
ried Lewis Austin of Lamoine^ in 1862. Their children were: 

(1.) Mary Elisabeth, b. Jan. 1864, m. Mr. Leach. (2.) Elmer M., 
b. Dec. 1867, m. Miss Farley. (3.) Lovinia L., b. Feb. 1870, m. Mr. 
Babbats. (4.) Caddie, b. Jan. 1873, m* Mr. Thorsen. (5.) Addie, b. 
Jan. 1873, m. Henry Linscott. 

(L.) Mary Susan McFarland. 

Mary Susan, daughter of Means and Polly (Coats) McFarland, 
married Ransom Springer of Hancock. Later they moved to Califor- 
nia. Their children were : 

(1.) Llewellyn. (3.) Anna, (3.) Mary. 

(M.) Thomas Watson McFarland. 

Thomas Watson, son of Means and Polly (Coats) McFarland, 
married Mary £. Watson of Springfield, Me. Nov. 3, 1866. Their 
child, Herbert M., married Efiie E. Adams, Sept. 30, 1903, and they 
reside in Lincoln, Me. They have one child, Annie E., bom Dec. 3, 

(XL) Anna McFarland. 

Anna, daughter of Thomas and Jane (Smith) McFarland, mar- 
ried Daniel West, Nov. 7, 1810. They settled on a lot lying between 
the present County road and Franklin Bay, about one fourth mile 
west of Taunton stream. This venerable lady died in her 9^th year 
and was loved by all who knew her. Their children were : 

(A.) Liman M., b. Jan. 16, 1811, d. Sept 16, 1862. (B.) Mary 
Ann, b. Sept. 96, 1813, d. July 90, 1885. (C.) Thomas H., b. May 5, 
1814, d. Jan. 9, 1891. (D.) William W., b. April 14, 1816, d. Feb. 3, 
1893. (E.) James N., b. May 11, 1818, d. Sept. 8, 1891. (F.) Eunice 


58 Thomas McFariand 

N.,b. March 9, 1890. (G.) WiUiam N., b. Feb. 6, 1893. (H.) John 
C. R., b. Nov. 9, 1834. (J.) Emma J., b. Aug. 4, 1897, <L Oct. 90, 1847. 
(K.) Elizabeth E., b. Aug. 4, 1899, d. 1861. (L.) Daniel M., b. March 
31, 1831, d. 1868. (M.) Martha A., b. Oct. 8, 1833, d. Sept. 8, 1834. 
(N.) Maria L., b. Noy. 19, 1836, d. Jan. 8, 1843. 



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