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Updated March 26, 2013

*I am researching the Beale/Beal family that originated from York, ME on or after 1664. Also see Beal Surname DNA Project link at bottom of this web page. Also see links at the bottom of this site for my Civil War Veteran Graves of Orange County, California project I completed in March, 2007.
*23rd and 29th Maine Units from the Civil War
*Charles Ward GAR Post #62 in Newton, MA
*George Armstrong Custer GAR Post #7 in Lewiston, ME
*Descendant of Judge John Hawthorn/Hathorn of the Salem Witch Trials.
*Also a descendant Rebecca (Blake) Ames who married Robert Ames. Rebecca was condemned as a witch on Sept. 17, 1692. She got a general reprieve on July 22, 1693.
*Mayflower lines of William Brewster (3 lines), George Soule, and James Chilton. I have a pending line through Stephen Hopkins that I am currently researching.
*Researching Ford, Goodyear/Gudger, Pike, Sweetland, Combdon, Locke families from Newfoundland: 1700's - 1800's Waston family of South Carolina:

*I have the following Revolutionary War ancestors approved by the Sons of the American Revolution which I am a Life Member:
1. Jonathan Beale, Sr. was my first approved line for the Sons of the American Revolution. He was a seaman on the Brigantine Freedom and Brigantine Tyrannicide in the MA Navy. He was taken prisoner when the Freedom was captured. He was probably on the prison ships in New York. He was released in prisoner swap six months later. Probably buried at Monmouth, ME area.
SAR Supplemental Lines:
2. Stephen Doughty, A Private in Captain William Lithgow, Jr's (Seacoast) co.; service from Aug. 31, 1776 to Nov 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co. (Maine) Roll endorsed “Col. Mitchel’s regt.” He is buried in a small private cemetery in Topsham, ME.
3. Tobias Lord, Sr. An officer in the militia. The rank of Lieutenant in 1775 in a York County militia. The rank of Captain in 1776 where he served at the SeaCoast Defense at Falmouth Neck (Casco Bay), Maine. He is buried at the Thompson Cemetery, Arundel, ME.
4. Tobias Lord, Jr. A 2nd Lieutenant in the York County militia. He was part of the militia sent to reinforce the Northern Army in August 1777. He was at the surrender of General Borgoyne at Saratoga, NY in October 1777. He is buried at Hope Cemetery, Kennebunk, ME.
5. Josiah Newell, Sr. Public Service: Justice of the Peace. He swore in the local militia, muster rolls and pay rolls for the local militia. Josiah also served as moderator of town meetings during the war. He is buried at the Needham Cemetery, Needham, MA.
6. Josiah Newell, Jr. A minuteman at Lexington and Concord alarm from Needham. Public Service to help provide for families whose men were in the Continental Army. He is buried at the Needham Cemetery, Needham MA. Both Jr. and Sr. are buried about 6 yards apart.
7. David Ellis, A minuteman at Lexington and Concord alarm from Dedham. He is buried at Old Cemetery, Westwood, MA.
8. Joseph Drinkwater, A Private in Capt. George Roger's Co.; service 4 days; company detached from 2d Cumberland Co. regt. by order of Col. Jonathan Mitchel to work on the fort at Falmouth (ME) in Nov., 1775.
9. Daniel Drinkwater, A Private in the North Yarmouth Company that was sent to New York. A seaman in the State Navy that sailed to Bermuda and was in the Naval battle in the Penobscot Expedition (Maine) in 1779.
10. James Ames - Oakham, MA
11. Samuel Fisher - North Yarmouth, ME
12. James Garcelon - Lewiston, ME Buried at the Garcelon Cemetery, Lewiston, ME
13. Andrew Simonton - Cape Elizabeth, ME
14. Amos Davis - Lewiston, ME Buried-Davis Cem. Lewiston, ME
15. Jacob Dingley - Duxbury, MA
16. James Turner, Jr. - Andover, MA
17. Jeremiah Jordon - Cape Elizabeth, ME
18. Thomas Adams - Harpswell, ME
19. Waitstill Lewis, Sr. - Boston, MA
20. Waitstill Lewis, Jr.- Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
21. Abijah Locke (future submittal)
22. Nathaniel Locke (future subm

Charles Lewis Beal
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