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Capt Charles Lee Wadsworth
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1776
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1848
Hiram
Oxford County
Maine, USA

In 1795, Captain Charles Wadsworth, eldest son of General Peleg Wadsworth, settled at Hiram in Oxford County, Maine. He was appointed one of the first Captains of the local militia and he held several town offices. Charles' father gave him a mansion on 500 acres in Hiram, and that is where he lived with his first wife, Ruth, and after she died, with his second wife, Jane. Initially Charles and Ruth were buried on their property, in what is known as the Wadsworth-Barnes Cemetery. Later both were disinterred and re-buried in the Hiram Village Cemetery. A marker in memory of Charles' second wife, Jane, sits beside those of Charles and Ruth. Charles died at the age of 72, leaving behind a large family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peleg Wadsworth (1748 - 1829)
  Elizabeth Bartlett Wadsworth (1753 - 1825)
 
 Spouses:
  Jane Ingalls Wadsworth (1781 - 1847)*
  Ruth Clemons Wadsworth (1771 - 1839)*
 
 Children:
  Peleg Clemons Wadsworth (1797 - 1885)*
  Henry Wadsworth (1803 - 1886)*
  Alexander Wadsworth (1806 - 1898)*
  Eli Wadsworth (1810 - 1851)*
  Samuel Wadsworth (1815 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Lee Wadsworth (1776 - 1848)
  Zilpha Wadsworth Longfellow (1778 - 1851)*
  John Wadsworth (1781 - 1860)*
  Henry Wadsworth (1785 - 1804)*
  Alexander Scammel Wadsworth (1790 - 1851)*
  Peleg Wadsworth (1793 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hiram Village Cemetery
Hiram
Oxford County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: Jo-Ann
Record added: Jun 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70916235
Capt Charles Lee Wadsworth
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Capt Charles Lee Wadsworth
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May GOD Bless You Captain Charles Lee Wadsworth! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
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