|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1767|
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1847|
Jonathan Beal, Jr. was born on January 13, 1766 in Bath, Maine. He was the son of Mary (Joy) and Jonathan Beale, Sr.
About 1790, Jonathan settled in Durham, Maine living on the west end of Lot 61. This was farmland, so he was a farmer, while his father operated Beal's Landing and Ferry site on the east end of Lot 61.
Jonathan married Lucy Doughty of Topsham, Maine on January 13, 1792 in Topsham, Maine. Lucy's parents were Hannah (Wallace) & Stephen Doughty. Stephen was a veteran of the Revoluationary War. Lucy was born on August 16, 1768 in Harpswell, Maine. The name of Doughty can also be found spelled as Doty. Jonathan & Lucy filed their marriage intention in the Town of Durham, Maine on December 18, 1791.
They had the following children:
All born in Durham, Maine.
i Hannah, b November 14, 1792
ii Joseph B., b Julyu 17, 1794
iii Stephen, b March 17, 1796
iv William, b April 14, 1798
v Jane, b January 6, 1800
vi Ephraim S., b September 11, 1801
vii Benson, b April 3, 1803
viii Elisha, b December 27, 1804
ix Jonathan, b September 16, 1807
x Lucy E., b July 28, 1812
Jonathan lived most of his life in Durham, Maine. The United States Census Index shows that he was living in Durham in the years 1810, 1820, 1830 and 1840.
Lucy died on January 17, 1844 in Durham, Maine. Jonathan died on January 13, 1847 (on his birthday) in Durham, Maine. They are buried next to each to each other at the Littlefield Cemetery on Brickyard Hill Road near Newell Brook Road. The cemetery is located a short distance where Lot 61 was in Durham, Maine.
Jonathan's upright headstone reads:
Jan. 13, 1847
aged 80 yrs.
Lucy's upright headstone reads:
died Jan. 17, 1844
aged 75 yrs.
Cemetery on Old Brickyard Hill Road in Durham.
Jonathan is buried not too far from where his father operated Beal's Ferry on Cedar Pond Road in Durham. Jonathan farmed on the 100 acre lot his father owned.
GPS Coordinates of Cemetery:
Lucy Doughty Beal (1768 - 1844)*
Stephen Beal (1796 - 1835)*
Elisha Beal (1804 - 1895)*
Created by: Charles Lewis Beal
Record added: Apr 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18933377