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Aaron Chamberlain
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Birth: Mar., 1752
Death: Sep. 11, 1831
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

A Saddler by Trade. In 1789 Aaron with others, purchased 1800 acres of land adjacent to Thompson's Pond, now in the town of Poland, and may have gone there to reside. On 21 Aug 1793, the 1800 acre land purchase was divided and he recieved 3 shares. In 1795 he was a resident of Portland, in in 1798 he sold his entire land interest to General John K. Smith, then a trader at Stroudwater. At this date [1798] Aaron had a 2nd wife, Bethiah Pearson.

m [1] 8 Nov 1774 died bef 1798
Elizabeth Waterhouse dau of
William Waterhouse / Elizabeth Hatch

They had children

Mary m Jacob Yeaton
Joseph m Abigail Jordan
Aaron d umarried
Eliza m George Turkey [Jr.]
Lydia m Leonard Merrill

m [2] ca1798
Bethiah Pearson

No children

Upon the westerly side of the Congress street entrance to the Portland Eastern cemetery, a few paces off from the recieving tomb, may be seen two white memorial slabs inscribed as follows:

Sacred
to the memory of
AARON CHAMBERLAIN
who died Sept 11,
1834
Aged 79 yrs. 6 mos.
An honest man
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Sacred
to the memory of
BETHIAH CHAMBERLAIN
who died Jun 25,
1837,
Aged 81 yrs.
Blessed are the peace makers.

ref: The Waterhouse and Other Families of Stroudwater Village, a suburb of Portland, ME by Leonard Bond Chapman 1906

Contributed by: BluMoKitty 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Bethiah Chamberlain (1756 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Chamberlain (1775 - 1821)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Revolutionary War
 
Note: 79y 6m
 
Burial:
Eastern Cemetery
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Scott Leonard
Record added: Dec 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101639646
Aaron Chamberlain
Added by: Nancy Moore
 
Aaron Chamberlain
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