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John Stinchfield, Jr.

Also Known As: "DAR Ancester A110214"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Stinchfield, Sr. and Elizabeth Stinchfield
Husband of Mehitable Stinchfield
Father of Josiah Stinchfield; Rebecca Whitney; John Calvin Stinchfield; Elisabeth Stinchfield; Ephraim Stinchfield and 5 others
Brother of William Stinchfield; Elizabeth Walker; James Stinchfield; Thomas Stinchfield, Sr.; Roger M M. Stinchfield and 1 other

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About John Stinchfield, Jr.

This was the first marriage solemnized in New Gloucester.

They resided and died in Danville.

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References:

"History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine" Chapter III Pg136-145 (A digital copy of this reference can be found on ancestry.com)


The oldest son of John and Elisabeth Stinchfield, John Stinchfield Jr. married Mehitabel Winship in about 1760. Theirs was the first marriage performed in New Gloucester. They eventually had nine children. The John Stinchfield House, built in 1800, probably by their son John, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Thomas and Roger Stinchfield, also sons of John and Elisabeth, left New Gloucester in 1779 to settle in a place they called Leeds, after the birthplace of their father. Their log cabin was the first permanent structure in Leeds. Stinchfield Beach is located on the eastern shore of Androscoggin Lake in Leeds.

The name Stinchfield varies in different records. In some cases it is spelled Stenchfield, in others Stanchfield.

Sources: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/l/o/r/Keith-A-Lord/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0003.html, http://maineanencyclopedia.com/leeds/, http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/142-Gloucester-Hill-Rd-New-Gloucester-ME-04260/112646458_zpid/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Gloucester,_Maine

SOURCE OF THE ABOVE IS FROM THE FOLLOWING BLOG:

http://thefruitofthetree.wordpress.com/2013/10/13/john-stinchfield/

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John Stinchfield, Jr.'s Timeline

1738
October 23, 1738
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1761
February 11, 1761
Age 22
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA
1764
October 3, 1764
Age 25
New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine, United States
1765
August 18, 1765
Age 26
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA
1767
December 12, 1767
Age 29
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA
1769
December 28, 1769
Age 31
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA
1771
April 3, 1771
Age 32
New Gloucester, Cumberland County, Maine, United States
1773
April 4, 1773
Age 34
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA
1775
June 12, 1775
Age 36
New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine, USA