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David Elwell

Birthplace: Gloucester, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Eleazer Elwell and Emma Elwell
Husband of Sarah Elwell
Father of Loruhama Bangs; Rachel Morton; Jonathan Elwell; Bethia (Berthia) Tenney and Sarah Elwell
Brother of Jonathan Elwell; Mehitable Grant; Paine Elwell and Abigail Brock

Occupation: Fisherman
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About David Elwell

David Elwell born 05 02 1703 in Gloucester, MA. He sold his land his land in Gloucester on Oct 18 1732 and probably went soon after to Maine. In 1751 Sarah Elwell was mentioned as "the widow relict of David Elwell late of Falmouth dec'd.". (1)

  • parents: Eleazer Elwell and Em Denning


  1. 28 October 1727 to Sarah Mariner, born 01 07 1708/09 in Gloucester, MA. She was the daughter of John Mariner, Jr. and Sarah Sawyer.

Children include

  1. David b Dec 17 1728, Gloucester
  2. Sarah b July 1730, Gloucester
  3. Rachel "third child" b March 1732, Gloucester. Was "of Port Elizabeth" when she married Thomas Morton.
  4. Jonathan, "of Gorham, brother of Rachel Elwell" (Source: History of Gorham, ME)
  5. Berthia b abt 1738, Maine, married George Tenney (Source: Early Pleasant River Families, 553.),


  1. Genealogy of Edward Small: The Mariner Family. Page 1137.
  2. FTM CD 194, Elwell, of Gloucester (from Nicholas Davis, 1956)
  3. Walter Goodwin Davis, Maine and Massachusetts Families in the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis
  4. Leonard F. Tibbetts & Darryl B. Lamson, Early Pleasant River Families of Washington County, Maine
  5. Ellwelliana, Memorabilia of Levi Henry Elwell, 1854-1916 by Elizabeth Starr Versailles, privately published in Williamsburg, MA: 1974.


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David Elwell's Timeline

May 2, 1703
Gloucester, Massachusetts
July 1730
Age 27
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Age 26
Age 27
Cumberland, Maine, United States
October 18, 1732
Age 29
Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Age 29
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States