The following information was transcribed from Vital Records

Of Lebanon, Maine to the Year 1892 Volume 1 - Births

 

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Elizabeth, [ ____], w. Richard, chhd., Sept. 5, 1773, "husband at sea," H.D.

 

Abbreviations:

w.-week; wife

chhd.-churched, prayers offered for the safe deliveries of the mother in child-bearing immediately following a birth.

H.D.-Diaries kept by Rev. Isaac Hasey, first settled minister of Lebanon, covering the years, 1764 to 1809, inclusive. If there were diaries for the years 1765, 1794 to 1800 and 1810 to 1812, they have long been missing.