Seventh Generation

108. Matthew Duran 2nd236,237 was born on 3 April 1781 in Royalsborough, Maine (Androscoggin).193,195,197,237 Another source says Portland, Maine was his birthplace. He was born on 3 April 1781 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).238 He died on 22 June 1848 at the age of 67 in Maine.236 Matthew died on 23 June 1849 at the age of 68.35 A Mathew Duran married Eleanor Gee 16 Apr 1822 per the Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, pg. 240.

1790 census for Durham lists 2 males over 16, 4 males under 16, and 2 females.

"A purpose of marriage between Mr Mathew Duran, Jr of Durham and Miss Betsy Dyer of Limington. Both of County Cumberland. Jan 10, 1807. Martin Rourke, Town Clerk." Marriage recorded in the town records of Limington, ME Betsey Dyer and Matthew Duran 2nd had marriage banns published on 11 January 1807 in Limington, Maine (York).197,236,239 They197,236,239 were married on 4 February 1807 in Limington, Maine (York).35,193,238

109. Betsey Dyer was born on 7 September 1787 in Limington, Maine (York).35,193,238 She died after 1870 at the age of 83 in Charleston, Maine (Penobscot).238

Children were:


Daniel Duran was born on 7 August 1809 in Pownal, Maine (Cumberland).197,198


Joseph Duran was born on 9 August 1812 in Pownal, Maine (Cumberland).197,198



Matthew Duran 3rd-56276.


Ruth Duran was born on 1 September 1816 in Pownal, Maine (Cumberland).197,198


Stephen Duran was born on 22 February 1819 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,198


John Duran was born on 25 February 1821 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,198


Mary Elizabeth Duran was born on 12 March 1823 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,198


Thatcher Davis Duran was born on 7 February 1825 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,198


Samuel Holbrooke Duran was born on 15 January 1827 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).35,195,197,198 He died on 20 February 1857 at the age of 30.35


Benjamin Duran was born on 25 January 1830 in Durham, Maine (Androscoggin).197,198