Jonathan Wight (1783 – 1869)

”Jonathan, youngest child of. Joseph and Abigail (Ware) Wight, was born in Wrentham, Massachusetts, September 7, 1783, died in Naples, Maine, March 1, 1869. He removed in 1783 with his father, as above stated, to Otisfield, but after his marriage he bought a large estate in Naples, Maine, and resided there a long time. He married, in Otisfield, July 6, 1805, Mercy, born December 10, 1788, died February 13, 1861, daughter of Edward and Mary (Plaisted) Harmon, of Alfred, Maine. Children: Elvira, Hermon, Priscilla Loud, Abigail Ware, Edward, Tabor, Olive, David Ray, Joseph, Nathan, Mary and Addison.”

Source:  Genealogical and Family History of Maine, Vol. 1, by George Thomas Little, A.M., Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York, 1909, page 35


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