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48. Pvt Daniel C.5 Huff Sr (George Banfield4, Thomas3, Thomas2, Ferdinando1) (#22098) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 6 Jan 1760.(529) age 57y on 9 Apr 1818

NOTE: Edgecomb wasn't formed until 1774 Individual flags: Rev War. Daniel died bef 4 Dec 1843 in Lincoln Co, ME, at approximately 83 years of age.(530) when his son, John Huff, was appointed administrator of his estate

He married Hepzibah Huff in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, c1782.(531) est date - 1st child b 1783

Granville Hough doesn't state who Hepzibah's parents were, nor does he indicate if there was any family relationship between Daniel and Hepzibah, but certainly gives the impression that she was a Huff. (Hepzibah Huff is #22100.)

Hepzibah was born 21 Mar 1758 in Shapleigh, York, ME.(532) age 63y in 1820

see Daniel Huff family records

Hepzibah died aft 1820 in Shapleigh, York, ME.(533) living 1820 (age 63 years) (and date of Rev War Pension No. S35442); but prob d bef 1830 when apparently not in Daniel's household (USC)

Daniel served in the military in ME, MA, c1780-1783.(534) Abstract from Huff Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 3, p 1:

Daniel was a Rev. War soldier from ME who served in MA units, including Capt. Spurr's Company of Edgecomb, and Capt. Davis' Comp, Col. Wigglesworth's Regt. When the town of Edgecomb was levied for soldiers, he enlisted for 3 years or the duration of the war. He continued to reside in Edgecomb in 1818 and received pension S35442.

Abstract from Maine Pensioners of 1835, p 206:

County: Lincoln Co. Name: Daniel Huff Rank: Private Annual Allowance: 96.00 Sums Received: 1526.66 Description of Service: Mass. Line When placed on pension roll: 20 Jan 1819 Commencement of Pension: 9 Apr 1818 Age: 74

Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census.(535) 1790 Census for Edgecomb Town, Lincoln County, Maine

Hough, Daniel 37a 1 - 0 - 5 - 0 - 0

Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME.(536) Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME.(537) In 1830, Daniel (ae 70-80 years) resided at Edgecomb with one female (ae 30-40 years) also in his household (USC)

Daniel's will was probated in Lincoln Co, ME, 4 Dec 1843.(538) Abstracts of Rev War Pension Files by White, p 1750:

Huff, Daniel, S35442, Cont & MA Line, appl 9 Apr 1818 Lincoln Co MA (ME) aged 57, in 1820 sol had a wife Hepsebeth aged 63 and children: Nancy aged 27 and Daniel aged 19. Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:158-159:

Daniel Hough/Huff, b Edgecomb 6 Jun 1760 s/o George Banfield and Susannah (Colby) Hough/Huff of Portsmouth, NH and Kennebunkport (Edgecomb VR; Charles Bradbury, History of Kennebunk Port (1837), p 252); d bef 4 Dec 1843 when his son John Huff was appointed administrator of his estate (Lin Co Probate 52:156; 55:106; 57:296; 58:4); m abt 1782 (1st child b 1783) Hepzibah Huff (Christine Huston Dodge, "Vital Records of Edgecomb and Newcastle Maine to the Year 1892" (TS, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, 1979),hereafter Dodge's "Edgecomb" 1:454), b 21 Mar 1758 (Daniel Huff family record in Edgecomb VR), living 1820 ae 63y (Rev War pension No. S35442), but prob d bef 1830 when apparently not in Daniel's household (USC). Daniel was a Rev War solider i Capt. Spurr's company and a pensioner (ibid; Fisher's Soldiers, p 391). On 24 Mar 1783, Joseph Huff sold to Daniel Huff, both of Edgecomb, land on the Sheepscot River for 9 pounds (Lin Co Deed 18:172). In 1830 Daniel ae 70-80y resided at Edgecomb with one female ae 30-40y also in his household (USC). Children: (births VR Edgecomb) (see indiv record for each for for additional info):

1. Susannah, b 12 Aug 1783; m 15 Oct 1801 Daniel Trask; d 1831 2. Mary, b 11 Feb 1785; m 23 Dec 1802 John McCobb; d 4 Apr 1850 3. Nancy, b 27 Feb 1787; d 4 Nov 1845; unm 4. John, b 1 Jan 1789; m 29 Oct 1812 Charlotte Billings; d 26 Dec 1854 5. Esther, b 2 May 1792; m 29 Sep 1808 James Trask 6. Phebe, b 18 Mar 1795; m int 4 Nov 1815 Asa Baker 7. Daniel Jr., b 9 Mar 1800; m 15 Jun 1823 Susan Colby; d 13 Dec 1842.

Submitted by Arthur Dunn, 734 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Abstract from Huff Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 3, p 1:

Daniel and Hepzibah Huff of Edgecomb, ME: Daniel Huff (6 Jan 1760 Edgecomb, ME - ) was a Rev. War soldier from ME who served in MA units to incl Capt. Spurr's Comp of Edgecomb, and Capt. Davis' Comp, Col. Wigglesworth's Regt. When the town of Edgecomb was levied for soldiers, he enlisted for 3 years or the duration of the war. He continued to reside in Edgecomb in 1818 and received pension S35442.

Daniel Huff md Hepzibah Huff (21 Mar 1758 ME - ), and their ch incl:

1. Susanna ( ) md Daniel Trask, and Trask ch incl: [no children listed]

2. Mary ( ) md John McCobb Jr. and McCobb ch incl: [no children listed]

3. John (1 Jan 1789 Edgecomb - 26 Dec 1854) served on the "Constitution" during the War of 1812. On 16 Aug 1812, he md Charlotte Billings (1792 - after 1850) and their ch were: Sarah; William B; Rebeckah; Hepzibah; Daniel; Cordelia; Wyatt; Nancy; and Charlotte.

4. Nancy ( ) unm

5. Esther ( ) md James Trask and Trask ch incl: [no children listed]

6. Phoebe ( ) md Asa Baker and Baker ch incl: [no children listed]

7. Daniel II (1797 Edgecomb - ). Near Daniel Huff, Sr. in 1830 was Daniel Huff, Jr. showing 11001-20001. This indicates he had a family, which has not yet been defined. He does not show up in Edgecomb in 1840 or 1850.

Huff lineage is Daniel and Hepzibah (Huff) of ME; George Banfield and Suannah (Colby) of ME; Thomas and Hepzibah (Banfield) of ME; Thomas and Sarah (Ferris) of ME; Ferdinando and Mary (Moses) of MA and ME; prob. Atherton and Susanna (Kimball) of England and MA; [NOTE: I don't have any record of Atherton being married to Susanna; need to check on this.]

References for HuD&HH1, ME1, 25 Mar 1995: Daniel Huff enlisted in Capt Spurr's Comp from Edgecomb. Pension 35442. 1790 Lincoln Co, ME Edgecomb, Daniel Hough 1-0-5 Lincoln Co, ME p 426 Daniel Huff 200010-41110 1810 Lincoln Co, ME, p244, Edgecomb, Daniel Huff 10101-01101 1820 Lincoln Co, ME, p63, Edgecomb, Daniel Huff 000101-00011 1830 Lincoln Co, ME, p 233, Edgecomb, Daniel Huff Jr 11001-20001 1840 Lincoln Co, ME, p 232, Edgecomb, Daniel Huff, age 80, pensioner, 00000000001-00001001

Abstract from History of Kennebunkport by Bradbury, p 297:

Daniel Huff was in Capt Noah M. Littlefield's company, raised for defence of the seaborad in 1775, and in Capt. James Perkins' company on the North River in 1776.

Abstract from Mass Soldiers and Sailors by Fischer, p 465:

Huff, Daniel, Private. Capt. John Spurr's Co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (5th) Regt; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 20 Jan 1777 to 31 Dec 1779; also, same co and regt.; return of men who were in camp on or before 15 Aug 1777 and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, certied at Camp near Peekskill 16 Feb 1779; also, same co and regt; muster roll for May 1779 dated Highlands; enlisted 20 Jan 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Spurr's Co., 6th Mass regt; return for clothing for the year 1780; receipt for said clothing dated Peekskill Dec 1779; also, Capt. Spurr's co, Col. Nixon's (6th) regt; Continental Army pay accounts for service from 1 Jan 1780 to Feb 1, 1780; reported discharged 1 Feb 1780.

Huff, Daniel, Edgecomb. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army (year not given); residence, Edgecomb; enlisted for town of Edgecomb; joined Capt. Israel Davis's Co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; enlistment, 3 years or during war.

Abstract from Hough Families by G.W. Hough, p 4:

Daniel Huff - Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army (year not given). Residence Edgecomb, enlisted for town of Edgecomb, joined Capt. Israel Davis' Co, Col Wigglesworth Regt. enlistement 3 years or duration of war.

Pvt Daniel C. Huff Sr and Hepzibah Huff had the following children:

child 198 i. Susanna6 Huff (#22101) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 12 Aug 1783.(539) Susanna died 1831 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, at 47 years of age.(540) gravestone Her body was interred 1831 in North Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, New Cemetery.(541) gravestone She married Daniel Trask in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, 15 Oct 1801.(542) (Daniel Trask is #22102.)

Daniel was born 1771.(543) gravestone

Daniel died 1831 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, at 60 years of age.(544) gravestone

His body was interred 1831 in North Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, New Cemetery.(545) gravestone

Daniel's will was probated in Lincoln Co, ME, 26 May 1838.(546) intestate estate, represented as insolvent and insufficient to pay all of the just debts which he owed; on 24 Sep 1838 John S. Wright was appt administrator. Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:158:

1. Susannah, b 13 Aug 1783; d 1831 (g.s., New Cemetery, No. Edgecomb); m Edgecomb 15 Oct 1801 Daniel Trask (VR), b 1771 (g.s., New Cemetery, No. Edgecomb), d 1831 (ibid). His intestate estate on 26 May 1838 was "represented as insolvent and insufficient ot pay all of the just debts which he owed"; on 24 Sep 1838, John S. Wright was appt adm (Lin Co Probate 33:194; 37:338; 42:449; 46:47, 394, 406).

child 199 ii. Mary Huff (#22103) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 11 Feb 1785.(547) est from age at death; gravestone Mary died 4 Apr 1850 in Lincoln Co, ME, at 65 years of age.(548) age 64 years 2 months; gravestone Her body was interred aft 4 apr 1850 Boothbay, Lincoln, ME, Boothbay Center Cemetery.(549) gravestone She married John McCobb Jr in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, 23 Dec 1802.(550) (John McCobb Jr is #22104.)

John was born 3 Jan 1778 Boothbay, Lincoln, ME.(551) John was the son of John McCobb and Mary Beath. John died 22 Jun 1862 in Lincoln Co, ME, at 84 years of age.(552) age 83 years 19 days; gravestone

His body was interred aft 22 Jun 1862 Boothbay, Lincoln, ME, Boothbay Center Cemetery.(553) gravestone Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:159:

ii. Mary, b 11 Feb 1785 (from ae at death); d 4 Apr 1850 ae 65y 2m (g.s., Boothbay Center cem, Boothbay); m Edgecomb 23 Dec 1802 John McCobb of Boothbay (VR), b 3 Jan 1778 s/o John and Mary (Beath) McCobb (Green's Boothbay, p 570), d22 Jun 1862 ae 83y 19d (g.s., Boothbay Center cem). ON 30 Jun1800, John McCobb, yeoman, sold land in Boothbay to John McCobb, Jr., both of Boothbay (Lin Co Deed 46:15-16). He was a farmer, "going to sea but little" (Greene's Boothbay, p 571).

child 200 iii. Nancy Huff (#22107) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 27 Feb 1787.(554) age 27y in 1820

unmarried; poss b 1793??? Nancy died 4 Nov 1845 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, at 58 years of age.(555) age 58 years Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:159:

iii. Nancy, b 27 FEb 1787; d Edgecomb 4 Nov 1845 ae 58 years (Dodge's "Edgecomb"). She was poss the female ae 30-40 y listed in Daniel Huff's household in 1830 (USC).

child + 201 iv. John Huff was born 1 Jan 1789.

child 202 v. Esther Huff (#22108) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 2 May 1792.(556) She married James Trask in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, 29 Sep 1808.(557) Abstract from NEHGR 83 (1929):418 "Extracts from the Diary of Moses Davis, J.P., of Edgecomb, Me., 1775-1823":

"Thursday September 29 1808 afternoon went to Daniel Trask's and married James Trask to Esther Huff"

(James Trask is #22109.)

James was the son of Moses Trask and Agnes (Trask). Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:159:

v. Esther, b 2 May 1792; m Edgecomb 29 Sep 1808 James Trask (VR) ("Thursday September 29 1808 afternoon went to Daniel Trask's and married James Trask to Esther Huff" ("Extracts from the Diary of Moses Davis, J.P., of Edgecomb, Me., 1775-1823," NEHGR 83 (1929):418)). James was prob a s/o Moses and Agnes (?) Trask (Dodge's "Edgecomb").

child 203 vi. Phoebe Huff (#22110) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 18 Mar 1795.(558) She married Asa Baker in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, 4 Nov 1815.(559) intentions (Asa Baker is #22111.)

Asa was born 25 Apr 1790 in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME.(560) Asa was the son of Amos Baker and Rebecca (Baker). Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:159:

vi. Phebe, b 18 Mar 1795; m int Edgecomb 4 Nov 1815 Asa Baker (VR), b Edgecomb 25 Apr 1790 s/o Amos and Rebecca (?) Baker (Dodge's "Edgecomb").

child 204 vii. Daniel Huff Jr (#22112) was born in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME 9 Mar 1800.(561) age 19y in 1820 Daniel died 13 Dec 1842 at 42 years of age.(562) age 42 years He married Susan Colby in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME, 15 Jun 1823.(563) (Susan Colby is #42210.)

Daniel was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME.(564) Abstract from ME Fams in 1790 by Anderson, 5:159:

vii. Daniel, Jr, b 9 Mar 1800; d 13 Dec 1842 ae 42y (Dodge's "Edgecomb"); m Edgecomb 15 Jun 1823 Susan Colby (VR). He res Edgecomb in 1830 (USC).

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