Captain George Strout

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George Strout, Sr.

Birthplace: Truro, Barnstable, MA, USA
Death: Died in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME, USA
Place of Burial: Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Christopher Strout and Sarah Collins
Husband of Bridget Ann Strout
Father of George Strout, Jr.; Sarah Strout; Elisha Strout; John Strout, Sr; Eleazer Strout, Sr. and 2 others
Brother of Joanna Atwood; Sarah Webber; Hannah Dyer; Joseph Strout; Christopher Strout and 7 others

Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Captain George Strout

  Capt. George Strout came about 1737 to Cape Elizabeth, now South Portland and settled on the south side of Long Creek and is fifth lot west from the point, (Long creek is a body of water that flows up by the Boy's School, also at back of Calvary Cemetery at Cash corner). He is probably buried at Skillings Burying Ground, Long Creek, South Portland. He lived to over 90 years of age and on October 22, 1782, he bid off at auction, a piece of land "at or near the brook that runs into Barberry Creek which was sold for taxes and on the same day made it over to his son George. "Capt." George Strout, Gentlemen, sold land to his son Eleazer Strout, adjoining land of his son Elisha and land of his son George, February 15, 1754." Capt. George Strout was mentioned in Cape Elizabeth records as late as March 1788.

George Strout and Bridget Cooley were married by Joseph Doane Esq on the second day of August 1708 George married Widow Bridget Ann COOLEY on 2 Aug 1708 in Eastham/Orleans MA. 1 Widow was born on 2 Aug 1686 in Truro, Barnstable Co. MA and died in Maine.

Children from this marriage were:

1. Elisha STROUT Sr b. 1715 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co. ME. d. after 1810 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co. ME. Elisha married Elcy SMITH before 1737. Elisha next married Bathsheba SMALL Apr. 13,1750 Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ME.

2. George STROUT Jr b. May 7,1709 in Truro, Barnstable Co. MA d. Aug. 7,1792 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland Co. ME at age 83. George married Keziah DOANE. George next married Ruth STROUT Feb. 13,1783.

3. Sarah STROUT was born on 25 Jul. 25,1711 in Truro, Barnstable Co. MA.

4. Eleazer STROUT Sr b. 1727 and died 1800 in Limington, York Co. ME at age 73.

5.John STROUT Sr b. abt. 1716 and died after 1776. John married Ruth MAYO d. Feb. 1,1811.

6. Isaac STROUT

7. Sarah STROUT b.1735. Sarah married John YORK abt. 1748. John was b. Dec. 8,1728. Sarah next married Israel THORN abt. 1772.

8. Ann STROUT b. Truro, Barnstable Co. MA

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Captain George Strout's Timeline

Truro, Barnstable, MA, USA
May 7, 1709
Age 20
Truro, Barnstable, MA
July 25, 1711
Age 22
Truro, Massachusetts, United States
Age 26
Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
January 1, 1716
Age 27
Truro, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Age 38
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME, USA
October 22, 1788
Age 99
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, ME, USA