About Samuel Hathorn, II
The information about Capt. Samuel Hathorn II is found in 'Hathorn-Hathorne- The Ancestors and Descendants of William Hathorn of Cushing, Me.' [Sept. 1986, compiled by Laura W. Cliff, Warren F. Clark and Wayne A. Hathorn.] Capt. Samuel is my ancestor. They wrote, "Captain Samuel Hathorn is referred to as the son of Alexander Hathorn in a mortgage deed of 13 Aug. 1785. Samuel Hathron was given permission to sail the sloop 'Sally' to Ipswich, Mass. during the Revolutionary War. He was a private in Capt. Archibald McAllister's company, Col. Jos. Prince's Regt., and served un Gen. Peleg Wadsworth at Penobscot Bay. He enlisted 24 Apr. 1780 and discharged 3 Dec. 1780. He built the Hathorn-Olson house on Hathorn's Point on the St. George River in Cushing [now Maine] in the 1780's or 90's. The house was later occupied by his son Capt. Aaron Hathorn, and grandson Capt. Samuel IV." Capt. Samuel II married 1) int. 17 July 1772 to Elizabeth Tewksbury, who was baptized 30 Sept. 1750 and died in 1814, buried 4 June 1814, aged 64 yrs. She was the mother of Capt. Samuel II's children, who were: Elizabeth, Ward, Hannah Butler; Susanna Luce [my ancestor], Capt. Aaron, and Rhoda Cook. Capt. Samuel II mar. 2) 31 Oct. 1815 Mary (Fullerton) Singer, widow of Faithful Singer. She died 16 Nov. 1858 at Thomaston, Me. I need information about Elizabeth Tewksbury, and who her parents were. Capt. Samuel II is buried in the North Parish Cemetery at Wiley's Corner, St. George, Maine, near the old church.