Eighth Generation


216. Deacon Matthew Duran 1st237 was born on 17 March 1747 in London, Middlesex, England.193,238,268,269 Age 34 when son Mathew Jr. was born in 1781. He served in the military between 1775 and 1783 in the Revolutionary War, 1775 - 1783.268 He lived in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin) about 1783.197 Matthew died on 1 January 1844 at the age of 96 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).35,193,197,238,269 [Rayburn, Duran.GED] "Mathew was kidnapped off the street in London, put aboard a ship as cabin boy to Capt James Wolff. The British were sent to fight the French in Quebec Canada. Capt Wolff was killed in the first day's battle and Mathew escaped into Nova Scotia, on into Maine. Then a boy 12 years old did the work of a man. He later was in the Rev. War - in the Navy in 1776, again in 1812 he served again for a short time." Sarah Strout and Deacon Matthew Duran 1st were married on 8 June 1770 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Cumberland).35,193,238

217. Sarah Strout237 was born on 13 May 1756 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Cumberland).35,193,268 Age 31 when son Mathew Jr. was born in 1781. She died on 25 March 1821 at the age of 64 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).193,197,238

Children were:

i.

John Duran35 was born on 2 April 1772 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Cumberland).35,197,270 He died on 23 April 1859 at the age of 87 in Charleston, Maine (Penobscot).35,270 He died in 1859 at the age of 87.35

ii.

Mary Duran was born on 13 November 1774 in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (Cumberland).197

iii.

Samuel Duran 1st was born on 2 October 1776 in Royalsborough, Maine (Androscoggin).35,197,269,271,272 Age 74 in 1850. In 1850 he was a farmer in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).271 He lived in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin) in 1850.271 Samuel died on 3 January 1857 at the age of 80 in Portland, Maine (Cumberland).35,197

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iv.

Matthew Duran 2nd-56275.

v.

Francis Duran was born on 13 March 1783 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).35,197,269 He died in Raymond, Maine (Cumberland).35,269

vi.

Elsie Duran was born on 18 October 1785 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197 She died on 26 January 1833 at the age of 47 in Maine.197

vii.

Nathaniel Duran273 was born on 2 February 1788 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,274,275 He lived next dooor to his son David's family in Casco, Maine (Cumberland) in 1850.274 In 1850 he was a farmer in Casco, Maine (Cumberland).274 Nathaniel died in June 1854 at the age of 66 in Raymond, Maine (Cumberland).275

viii.

Sarah Duran was born on 28 November 1791 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197 She died on 22 June 1855 at the age of 63 in Maine.197