Matching family tree profiles for Capt. William Chandler, of Kittery
About Capt. William Chandler, of Kittery
William CHANDLER Birth Abt 1650 in Deptford, Dedford County, Kent, England
child: William CHANDLER1689-1748
- Birth 1689 in Deptford,Kent,Eng in Kittery, York County, Maine or Deptford, Kent, England
- Death 1748 in Kittery, York County, Maine
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Those researching this family have reported the earliest Chandler ancestor to be identified is William Chandler Sr. He was a seaman and captain from Deptford, Dedford County, Kent, England, and sailed to America before 1700. Among his children was a son named William Chandler Jr.
William Chandler Jr. was born in Kittery, York County, Maine, where he died in 1748. He was married in 1714 in Massachusetts Bay Colony (present day Portsmouth, Maine) to Elizabeth Lucy, daughter of Thomas and Mary (Brookings) Lucy. William Jr. and Elizabeth had 10 children: William J., Benjamin, Mary, Lucy, Joseph, Thomas, Samuel, Alexander, Catherine and John.
The first son listed, William J. Chandler, was married to Mary Pope, and they reared at least two sons, Joseph and Eliphalet. William J. lived until 1756 and died in either Maine or New Hampshire.