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Bellamy, Squire, Honorable Charles Gerrish

Male 1811 - 1899  (88 years)


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  • Name Bellamy, Charles Gerrish  [1
    Title Squire, Honorable  
    Born 1811  Kittery Point, Kittery, York County, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation a builder. He bought, with Thomas O. Hoyt, the 1682 Pepperrell Mansion in 18?? from Elder Jesse Meader and heirs of Capt. Jesse Frisbee. In 1845 he bought Mr. Hoyt's share in the mansion. In 1848 he removed 15 feet from the east end and10 feet from the west end, leaving the mansion about the original size. Also about 1848, he used the pieces to build two more houses, one of which was owned by the Frisbee family and before 1947 was destroyed by fire.
    Additional statements about him:
    -walked the Kittery streets in "true Websterian fashion."
    -studied architecture and building construction in Boston.
    -built the first Kittery Point bridge and many buildings in the vicinity.
    -served as Captain in the Maine militia.
    -served as Senator in the Maine legislature.
    -served as Sheriff of York Co., Maine.
    -served as naval inspector of timber.
    -organized the defense of Kittery at Fort McClary circa 1861.  [2
    Reference Number 6907 
    Reference Number G06907 
    Died 1899  Kittery Point, Kittery, York County, Maine, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I6907  Goodwin
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2018 

    Mother Haley, Tamsen,   b. Abt 1790 
    Family ID F2964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
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