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FERNALD, Hercules Archelaus

FERNALD, Hercules Archelaus[1, 2]

Male 1749 - 1833  (83 years)

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  • Name FERNALD, Hercules Archelaus 
    Born 4 Dec 1749  Kittery, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Archelus Fernald  [4
    Also Known As Hercules Fernald 
    Military Private, Massachusetts Militia, Revolutionary War Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1830  Berwick, York, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 27 Oct 1833  North Berwick, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8
    Buried Fernald Cemetery (private), West Beech Ridge Road, North Berwick, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hercules Fernald & Miriam Persley headstone
    Fernald Cemetery, North Berwick, York, ME
    Notes 
    • Some discrepancy in deaths, and Old Kittery and Her Families lists as 27 Oct 1833. Have changed from prior records I had which listed death 22 Jul 1836, which I believe came from DAR records by Olive Fernald / Mabel Drennan. Also, a close look at his headstone reads what looks to be “81” or “811”(!) yrs, so still a bit of a mystery.

      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols:

      Fernald, Archelaus, Pepperellborough. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.; pay abstract for travel allowance from home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 1776; also, same co.; company receipts for wages for Aug.-Oct., 1776, dated Dorchester; also, Capt. Leighton's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from Dorchester Heights home; warrant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776; credited with 7 days allowance; also, same co. and regt.; company receipt for wages for Nov., 1776, dated Dorchester; also, Private, Capt. Elisha Shapleigh's co., (late) Col. Joseph Storer's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 123 days, travel (300 miles) included; roll sworn to at Kittery.

      From Miriam Fernald Bancroft’s DAR entry:

      Hercules Archelaus Fernald, 1776, enlisted in Capt. Samuel Leighton’s company, and in 1777 served under Capt. Elisha Shapleigh. He served at the siege of Boston, in the Burygone campaign, and was detailed to guard prisoners after the surrender. He was a pensioner when he died in North Berwick in 1836, aged eighty seven. [7, 9]
    Person ID I393  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2011 

    Father FERNALD, Hercules,   b. 8 Sep 1713 
    Mother TUCKER, Mary,   b. 23 Mar 1719 
    Married 18 Mar 1735/36  [9
    Family ID F2324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family PERSLEY, Miriam,   b. Abt 1747, York, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1826, North Berwick, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1772  York, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Married by Rev Sam. Langton
    Children 
     1. FERNALD, Oliver,   b. 25 Oct 1799, North Berwick, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1883, North Berwick, York, ME, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. FERNALD, Alpheus
     3. FERNALD, Sara/Sally
     4. FERNALD, Stephen
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Dec 1749 - Kittery, York, ME, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1772 - York, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Berwick, York, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Oct 1833 - North Berwick, York, ME, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fernald Cemetery (private), West Beech Ridge Road, North Berwick, 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 (27)
    Renald Fernald of Portsmouth, NH and photos, documents related to his descendants.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] American Genealogical-Biographical Index, Godfrey Memorial Library, comp., (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999), Online publication - Godfrey Memorial Library, comp.. American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.

    2. [S370] Daughters of the American Revolution, (Washington DC, 1900), “Descendant of Hercules Archelaus Fernald, of Maine”.

    3. [S229] DAR California Pioneers, Unpublished records of the families of California pioneers / gathered by the various chapters from original sources, (California : State Committee of Genealogical Research, Daughters of the American Revolution, [1927- ]), Charles Fernald was born in North Berwick Maine, 28 May 1830. He was the grandson of Hercules Fernald who died in North Berwick in 1839, ae. almost 100 years, a soldier in the Revolutionary War under General Stark, at Bunker Hill, and at Saratoga., Line of Charles Fernald.

    4. [S359] Lester MacKenzie Bragdon & John Eldridge Frost, (Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1992), Page 154: Book of marriages Apr 4 1724 - July 5 1816. P 79. “Archelus Fernald & Miriam Pursley both of York intend Marriage entered Dec 31. 1771. Joined in Marriage Jan. 30 1772 by the Rev Sam Langton”.

    5. [S212] Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols., Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998), Online publication - Ancestry.com. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1998.Original data - Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution. Vol. I-XVII. Boston, MA, USA: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896.

    6. [S5] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifth Census of the United States, 1830. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1830.M19, 201 rolls. Berwick, York, Maine, roll 52, page 366, image 738.

    7. [S370] Daughters of the American Revolution, (Washington DC, 1900).

    8. [S400] Hercules Fernald, Died Oct 27 1833.

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

    10. [S359] Lester MacKenzie Bragdon & John Eldridge Frost, (Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1992), Page 154: Book of marriages Apr 4 1724 - July 5 1816. P 79. “Archelus Fernald & Miriam Pursley both of York intend Marriage entered Dec 31. 1771. Joined in Marriage Jan. 30 1772 byt eh Rev Sam Langton”.




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