George,this family spelled their name File in the early records.Soon added the s, rolls off the tongue better I guess.Samuel File born in York, province of Mass. became York, Maine when Maine became a state.-August 4,1759-died in Gorham April 7, 1835,buried in Fort Hill Cemetery. Widows application W-23033. Esther born 1763,diedMarch 1, 1844,buried Fort Hill Cemetery. More to follow.