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John Lindell Maine (b. 1614, d. Aft. 14 Apr 1693)John Lindell Maine419 was born 1614 in York, York, England420, and died Aft. 14 Apr 1693 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts420.He married Elizabeth Lawrence Laurie on 1645 in York, York, Maine421.
Notes for John Lindell Maine:
JOHN MAINE, BORN: ABOUT 1614 Hatherliegh, Devonshire, England.Came to America in 1629/30 [Batten says he may have come from Plymouth, Devonshire, England].Died March 27, 1899 at Boston, Suffolk County, Maine.This John changed the spelling of the name from Mayne to Maine.He married 1st Elizabeth Laurie [Lawrence].Elizabeth was said to be from Exeter, Devonshire, England, born 1623. John married 2nd Mary Peacock of York.John was still living in April 1693, Elizabeth was still living Jan. 1684/5.
Batten wrote that "John Main and John Atwell came from England in 1630, probably from Plymouth Devonshire."In 1632 Richard Tucker and George Cleaves, fishermen of Wiscasset Point, settled on Casco or Fore River, and laid the foundation of the first settlement on the neck known as Machigone which is now Portland, Maine.First grants were to Atwell and Lewis between 1637 and 1640.John Maine lived on the Foreside on a point called "Maine Point" after him.John Maine bought 60 acres from Richard Carter on the west side of the Wescustogo River.John Atwell married one of Main's daughters, probably Dorothy." [Batten, from Maine Historical Society Collections, Vol. 1, page 65.]
John Maine was a juror on July 12, 1666 and living in Yarmouth in 1675.In 1681 John "Mayne" was in York, Massachusetts (where his name was written with a "Y") as he took the oath of allegience there.In 1687, John "Main" of Boston, in a petition to Governor Andros and the council, says that, thirty years since, he purchased house and lands at [what is now] North Yarmouth, Maine and when the
Indians burned his house and killed sons-in-law, he and his wife, with the rest of the family barely escaped.
Others say John Atwell married John Maine's daughter Rachel.Still others say John Atwell married John Maine's daughter Elizabeth.
More About John Lindell Maine and Elizabeth Lawrence Laurie:
Marriage: 1645, York, York, Maine.421
Children of John Lindell Maine and Elizabeth Lawrence Laurie are:
- +Elizabeth (or Dorothy) Maine, b. Abt. 1646, York, York, Maine, d. date unknown, ?.