Person:Peter Wardwell (1)

m. 5 Apr 1748
  1. Jonathan Wardwell1748/49 - 1780
  2. Peter Wardwell1752 - 1828
  3. Isaac Wardwell1753 - 1773
  4. Hannah Wardwell1756 - 1773
  5. Esther Wardwell1758 - 1825
  6. Rachel Wardwell1759 - 1763
  7. Dorcas Wardwell1761 - 1834
  8. Rachel Wardwell1764 - 1814
  9. Samuel Wardwell1766 - 1837
  10. Jedediah Wardwell1770 - 1773
  11. Child Wardwell1772 - 1772
m. 23 FEB 1775
  1. Sally Wardwell1778 - 1840
  2. Isaac Wardwell1780 - 1837
  3. Dorcas Wardwell1783 - BEF 1822
  4. Abigail Frost Wardwell1786 -
  5. Mary Wardwell1786 - 1786
  • HPeter Wardwell1752 - 1828
  • WBetty Frye1768 - 1861
m. 12 JUN 1788
  1. Peter Wardwell1789 - 1867
  2. Jonathan Wardwell1791 - 1878
  3. Hannah Wardwell1793 - 1851
  4. James Frye Wardwell1796 - 1875
  5. Betsey Wardwell1797 -
  6. Jacob Wardwell1800 - 1841
  7. Chloe Wardwell1803 - 1876
  8. Abigail Wardwell1805 -
  9. Zachariah Wardwell1808 - 1870
Facts and Events
Name Peter Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 25 FEB 1752 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Other 27 NOV 1774 Andover, Essex, MAMarriage Intention
with Dorcas Foster
Marriage 23 FEB 1775 Andover, Essex, MAto Dorcas Foster
Marriage 12 JUN 1788 Andover, Essex, MAto Betty Frye
Death[2] 9 DEC 1828 Otisfield, Cumberland, ME
Burial[3] Otisfield, Oxford, Maine, United StatesElmwood Cemetery

Revolutionary War Veteran. In Captain Henry Abbot's Company at alarm of April 19, 1775, served one and a half days.

In Andover at 1790 census which shows 1 male over 16, 2 under 16 and 3 females in his household.

He came to Otisfield soon after 1793 and settled on Phillips Gore, on Lot 16, Range 8, which he bought of Samuel Phillips, deed dated 04 November 1801, con. $200, 118 acres.- History of Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine from the original grant to the close of the year 1944, Oxford, Me, William Samuel Spurr, 1953

Became a member of the Andover South Church on 03 March 1776, discharged 09 September 1786.

The Massachusetts and Maine 1798 Direct Tax shows him the occupant of land owned by Samuel Phillips lying between Otisfield and Hebron.

References
  1. Andover, Massachusetts Vital Records.
  2. Gravestone.
  3. Gravestone.