FERNALD, William[1]

Male 1640 - 1728  (88 years)


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  • Name FERNALD, William 
    Born 5 Mar 1640 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Shipbuilder  [2
    Residence 1671  Fernald’s Island (aka Lay Claim, Puddington, Dennett’s Island), York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 5 Jul 1728  Spruce Creek, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • During his last years he lived on his farm near Spruce-Creek where he died 5 July 1728.
    Person ID I3308  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2012 

    Father FERNALD, Renald,   b. Abt 1595, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 05/17/1656 and 10/7/1656 
    Mother WARBURTON, Joanna,   d. 1660 
    Family ID F2360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family LANGDON, Elizabeth,   d. 11 May 1740, Spruce Creek, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Nov 1671  [1
    Children 
     1. FERNALD, Elizabeth,   b. 17 Aug 1674,   d. 2 Jun 1745  (Age 70 years)
    +2. FERNALD, Tobias,   b. 26 Dec 1678,   d. 18 Aug 1701  (Age 22 years)
     3. FERNALD, Margaret,   b. 27 Mar 1681,   d. 12 Jan 1719 or 1720  (Age 38 years)
     4. FERNALD, Temperence,   b. 17 Sep 1683,   d. 19 May 1761  (Age 77 years)
    +5. FERNALD, William,   b. 11 May 1686,   d. 12 Jan 1728  (Age 41 years)
     6. FERNALD, Joseph,   b. 21 Dec 1688,   d. Bef 1724  (Age < 35 years)
     7. FERNALD, Sarah,   b. 24 Apr 1691,   d. 5 Nov 1748  (Age 57 years)
    +8. FERNALD, Lydia,   b. 19 Apr 1693,   d. 17 Apr 1743  (Age 49 years)
    +9. FERNALD, Benjamin,   b. 11 Jul 1695,   d. 8 Apr 1743  (Age 47 years)
    +10. FERNALD, Nathaniel,   b. 12 Jun 1697,   d. 18 Sep 1771  (Age 74 years)
    +11. FERNALD, Ebenezer,   b. 7 Oct 1699,   d. 29 Jan 1787  (Age 87 years)
    +12. FERNALD, Capt. Tobias,   b. 3 Dec 1702,   d. 11 May 1761  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F2367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1671 - Fernald’s Island (aka Lay Claim, Puddington, Dennett’s Island), York, ME, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1728 - Spruce Creek, York, ME, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Albums
    Renald Fernald and Descendants
    Renald Fernald and Descendants (22)
    Renald Fernald of Portsmouth, NH and photos, documents related to his descendants.

  • Notes 
    • Stackpole 376-377:

      William Fernald married 16 Nov. 1671, Elizabeth, dau. of
      Tobias and Elizabeth ( Sherburne ) Langdon of Portsmouth. He
      bought "Lay Claim" Island (purchased by the United States for
      a Navy Yard in 1800) of his brother Thomas in 1671. Here he
      lived for a number of years and is said to have built a vessel of
      148 tons for Isaac Boyd. He was a selectman in 1674 and 1692-
      1696. He was commissioned lieutenant of militia by Sir Edwin
      Andros 10 Feb. 1686 and is called "Captain" in town records,
      1695. During his last years he lived on his farm near Spruce
      Creek where he died 5 July 1728. His widow died 11 May 1740. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S380] Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, 1850-1927, (Press of Lewiston Journal Company, Lewiston, ME, 1903), p 375: WILLIAM b. 5 March 1640: m. Elizabeth Langdon 16 Nov. 1671.

    2. [S380] Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, 1850-1927, (Press of Lewiston Journal Company, Lewiston, ME, 1903).

    3. [S380] Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, 1850-1927, (Press of Lewiston Journal Company, Lewiston, ME, 1903), p 376-77: He-bought ‘Lay Claim’ Island (purchased by the United States for-a Navy Yard in 1800) of his brother Thomas in 1671.”.