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John Fickett

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Son of John Fickett and Susannah Fickett
Brother of Thomas Fickett; Margaret Quint; Sarah Fickett; Abigail Fickett; Rebecca Fickett and 1 other

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John Fickett (abt. 1729 - 1823)

John Fickett
Born about 1729 in Kittery, York, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
ANCESTORS ancestors
Son of Thomas Fickett and Mary (Moulton) Fickett
Brother of Benjamin Fickett, Thomas Fickett II, Mehitable Fickett, Jonathan Fickett, Nathaniel Fickett [half], Abner Fickett [half], Mary (Fickett) Libby [half], Mehitable (Fickett) Patrick and Daniel Fickett [half]
Husband of Isabel (Dyer) Fickett — married after 13 Dec 1749 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
DESCENDANTS descendants
Father of Benjamin Fickett Jr, John Fickett Jr., Hannah (Fickett) Dinsmore, Vinson Fickett, Isaac Fickett, Mary (Fickett) Collins, Nathaniel Fickett, Sarah Fickett and William Fickett
Died 9 Feb 1823 at about age 94 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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1 Biography
1.1 Birth
1.2 Death
1.3 Marriage
1.4 Note
2 Sources
3 Acknowledgments

1776 Project
Private John Fickett served with Cumberland County Militia, Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
John Fickett is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A038423.
Fickett, John, Sr, MA b Cape Elizabeth 1722 d 1823 m Isabel CL4, 1: 234: MOCA Fickett, Nathaniel, MA r Cape Elizabeth Capt Morton'a co 1S ... [1]

He enlisted in Capt. Brient Morton's Co 05 Feb 1776 service to 01 Sept 1776. His company was stationed on the seacoast of Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough. [Ficketts of Cumberland Co Maine]

Notes for JOHN FICKETT: John Fickett married Isabell Roberts (widow of Vincent Roberts who was killed by the Indians at Pemaquid, ME. Their marriage intention was published Dec 13, 1749.[2] He was Private in the Revolutionary war enlisted in Capt. Brient Morton's Co. FEB 5, 1776 service to Sep 1, 1776.Company stationed on seacoast of Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough (also Capt. Morton's Co service from Sep 1, 1776 to date of discharge on Nov 25, 1776)Company stationed on seacoast of Cape Eliabeth and Scarborough.Roll endorsed Col. Mitchell's Reg't (also) Private Capt. Joshua Jordoan's Co. Jonathan Mitchell's Reg't.Service from July 7, 1779 to Sep 25, 1779 on Penobscot expedition roll dated Cape Elizabeth.John Fickett's wife owned about 1,000 acres of land on Barron Hill.He was a mariner, farmer, and wheel wright._ Descendants of Christopher Strout, Sr.

(V) John (3), son of Thomas and Mary (Moulton) Fickett, was baptized at Scarboro, August 1, 1736; he owned a thousand acres of land at Barren Hill, where he died about 1820. He was published to be married to Mrs. Isabel Roberts, daughter of William and Hannah (Strout) Dyer, who was born at Truro, Massachusetts. One John Fickett, perhaps the one here considered, or his son of the same name, was in Captain Briant Merton's company at Cape Elizabeth and Scarboro, in 1776; also in Captain Joshua Jordan's company, Colonel Jonathan Mitchell's regiment. William Dyer, father of Isabel, wife of John Fickett, was born at Barnstable, October 30, 1690. He married (first) at Eastham, Massachusetts, April 15, 1709, Hannah, daughter of Christopher Strout, the Strout family having removed from Truro, Massachusetts, to Cape Elizabeth, Maine. William Dyer married (second) July 26, 1749, Hannah Higgins, of Truro; they resided at Truro, whence they removed to Cape Elizabeth. William Dyer's father, grandfather of Mrs. Fickett, was Dr. William Dyer, born 1653, a physician of Barnstable, who later removed to Truro where he died July 27, 1738. He married, in December, 1686, Mary, daughter of Dr. Henry and Lydia (Hatch) Taylor, who was born at Barnstable in 1658, died at Truro, October 8, 1738. Dr. Henry Taylor was a physician of Barnstable and Boston, the son of John Taylor, of Scituate, Massachusetts; he married (first) December 19, 1750, Lydia, daughter of Thomas Hatch, of Barnstable, and second, Mary . Of Thomas Hatch, father of Mrs. Taylor, little is known; he was made freeman in Massachusetts, May 14, 1634, went to Yarmouth, and thence to Barnstable in 1641. The name of his first wife, who was the mother of Lydia, is not known, his second wife was Grace . He died in 1661.

John Fickett served as a private for Massachusetts in the Revolutionary War, under Captain Jordan and Col. Mitchell[3]



31 AUG 1722 Kittery, Maine (York)[4]

9 FEB 1823 Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Cumberland)[4]

Husband: John Fickett
Wife: Isabel Dyer
Marriage intentions 13 DEC 1749 Falmouth, Maine (Cumberland)[5]

Benjamin, John & Vincent have been proven to be their sons and Nathaniel, Abner(brother) and Zebulon(son in law) All six (6) served in the Revolutionary War from Cape Elizabeth ME. REF: Desc of Edward Small 3:1019 (1910 version) Marriage of daughter Mary to Richard Collins from Maine Families in 1790 4:59. In vol 1:107 Isaac Fickett son of John & Isabel (Dyer) Fickett md Polly Dyer 21 Oct. 1790. no dates other than marriage for Isaac and Polly He is listed as the last child. Additional children: Sally md Cape Elizabeth Me 6 Aug 1790 Zebulon Fickett; Hannah b 1756 da Milbridge 20 Aug 1811 md Jon Dinsmore; William md Cape Elizabeth 17 Apr 1783 Abigail Fickett and 2/ Hannah (

Submitted to the Maine Volumes by Perley M Leighton 177 Myrtle St Westbrook ME 04092[AWM]
"Of Cape Elizabeth" according to Father in-law William Jun Dyer sources.
3 children & 13 grandchildren listed.
Son of Thomas, probably was grandson of "John ffeckett," of Scarborough, Maine, who testified, in 1670, that he was then twenty five years of age. John Fickett, of Cape Elizabeth, was a mariner, farmer, and wheelwright; "he owned about a thousand acres of land at Barren Hill," Cape Elizabeth. He died at Barren Hill, about 1820, aged ninety-eight years. "He had as many as ten children," writes a descendant; but three only can be named.
[Genealogy of Edward Small (The Dyer Family)]
He was a mariner, farmer, wheelwright; served in Rev War as a Pvt in Capt. Bryant Morton's Co. 1775 and in Capt. Joshua Jordan's Co 1779 (MS&S 5:644) Had eight other children listed in addition to Isaac.
intention date
↑ Compiled by Carleton E. Fisher and Sue G. Fisher, Soldiers, Sailors and Patriots of the Revolutionary War - Maine (The National Society of the Sons of the Revolution, Louisville, Kentucky, 1982, 917 pages), p. 255
↑ "Records of Falmouth, now Portland, Maine" The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-. (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2018.) Reference Volume 16 (1862), page 317 Subscription.
↑ Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed Sept 12, 2018), "Record of John Fickett Sr.", Ancestor # A038423.
↑ 4.0 4.1 Source: #S2300
↑ Lora Altine Woodbury Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England and the Allied Families, with Tracings of English Ancestry (Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1934), Vol. 3, p. 1139
Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley ..., Volume 3 page 1066
"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), King Philip's War to Spanish-American War > Cushman, T.-Young > image 354 of 3452; State Archives, Augusta.
"Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2014), Delayed returns for vital records 1670-1891 > Farrington, 1867-Finch, 1872 > image 3006 of 4813; State Board of Health, Augusta.
Cumberland County ME Archives Biographies.....FICKETTS OF CAPE ELIZABETH,
Lora Altine Woodbury Underhill, Descendants of Edward Small of New England and the Allied Families, with Tracings of English Ancestry (Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1934), Vol. 3, p. 1139
Ruth Gray, editor; Alice MacDonald Long, associate editor, Maine Families in 1790, (Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 2, Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1988, 372 pages), Vol. 1, p. 107
Descendants of Edward Small of New England, Vol. 1 Author: Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury Publication: Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston & New York, 1934 Abbreviation: Descendants of Edward Small of New England, Vol. 1
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Vital Records from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) [1]
Intention 12/13/1749
Location Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Original Text Records of Falmouth, now Portland, Maine
Spouse Isabella Roberts
Volume Name 16 Page 317
"Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ([2] : 2 March 2021), John Fickett, 18 Feb 1823; citing Cape Elizabeth, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
John Fickett
Age 93
Death Date 18 Feb 1823
Death Place Cape Elizabeth, , Maine, United States
Birth Year (Estimated) 1730

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