Family:Jedediah Leighton and Eunice Gerrish (1)

b. 1756
d. 11 OCT 1851
b. 03 Oct 1755
d. Oct 1821
m. 17 Apr 1777
Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 17 Apr 1777
  1. Gerrish, in Burrage, Henry Sweetser; Albert Roscoe Stubbs; and George Thomas Little. Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, c1909), Vol. III; p. 1261.

    (IV) Jonathan, son of Paul and Mary (Leighton) Gerrish, was born May 24, 1726, and settled in Falmouth (now Portland). He was a lieutenant in the company commanded by his brother, Captain Samuel Gerrish, and served under General Abercrombie and General Amherst. He participated in the battles at Crown Point, Ticonderoga and Fort Niagara. He married August 23, 1749, Eunice Tobey, of Kittery. Children: Nathaniel, born 1750; Mary, 1751; Martha, 1753, married Benjamin Frye, of Sumner, Maine; Eunice T., 1775. married Jedediah Leighton, of Falmouth.