GENERAL SAMUEL VEAZIE, the son of John Veazie and Rachel Jones, was born 22 April 1787 in Portland, Maine (baptized 6 May 1787). He died 12 Mar 1868. He married first 3 Jul 1809, SUSANNA (LYDIA? [N1]) WALKER, the daughter of Gideon and Mary Perkins Walker. She was born 28 Mar 1792 in Topsham, Maine. She died 27 Jun 1852, probably in Bangor. He married second 17 May 1859, Mrs. MARY C. BLANCHARD[N2,N3], born about 1808. She died 7 Jan 1886 in Boston.
General Samuel Veazie was a tireless entrepreneur. He built ships, a railroad and a bank and influenced legislation in the State of Maine. The Town of Veazie, Maine, was named in his honor. There are many books, publications and online resources which discuss General Samuel Veazie, the search for and the examination of which will provide more information than can be detailed here.
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Children of GEN. SAMUEL VEAZIE and SUSANNA WALKER:
VEAZIE, b. 2 Jun 1811, Topsham, ME; d. 15 or 16 Feb 1875; m1. MARY
JANE WINSLOW. m2. SUSAN B TOWNSEND.
JOHN WALKER VEAZIE,
b. 30 Oct 1812, Topsham, ME; d. 1891; m. RUTH MARIA BARLETT.
HUNT VEAZIE, b. 18 Jul 1818; d. 21 Apr 1866; m1. NATHANIEL LORD.
m2. REV. WILLIAM M WILLIAN[sic].
a. "Bangor Historical Magazine," Vol. 2, p. 70, Veazie Genealogy
b. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, George Thomas Little, Lewis Historical Publishing Co: New York, 1909; starting p. 2165.
c. Mayflower Families Though Five Generations, Volume Twenty, Part 3, Family of Henry Samson; Fiske, Sherman, Sherman; pub. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006
d. 1850 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Bangor - Samuel Veazie, "Bank President; "Lydia," age 58
e. 1860 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Veazie
f. 1860 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Bangor
g. 1870 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Bangor
h. 1880 Fed Census ME, Penobscot Co., Bangor
i. 1850 Fed Census ME, Suffolk Co., Boston
j. Bangor City Directory (1818-1949) - www.ancestry.com
k. The Atlantic Reporter, Volume 24, St. Paul: West Publishing Co., 1892. books.google.com
l. ibid, Volume 30, 1895. books.google.com
m. The History of Newport, New Hampshire, Edmund Wheeler, Concord, N.H.: Republican Press Assoc., 1879
n. Norwich University, 1819-1911, History, Graduates, Roll of Honor, Volume 2; Grenville M. Dodge, Montpelier, Vt.: The Capital City Press, 1911.
N1. [d], enum. 1 Aug 1850, dwelling 421, family 455, occupants: Samuel Veazie, age 60?, Bank President, prop. value $125000, b. Me; Lydia Veazie, age 58, b. Me; others prob servant, employee.
N2. [d], enum. 22 Jul 1850, dwelling 5/92, family 6/110, occupants: Mary C. Blanchard, age 43, b. Me; Cadelia[sic] Blanchard, age 19, b. Me; others - Ange M., Adalaid B, Albert C. Blanchard, etc.
N3. [e], enum. 18 Jun 1860, dwelling 140, family 140, occupants: Samuel Veazie, age 73, Banker, b. Me; Mary C. Veazie, age 52, b. Me; Cordelia H Blanchard, age 22, b. Me; other servants.
N4. Little[b] incorrectly lists Wildes Perkins Walker Veazie, born April 3, 1870, as the son of John Walker Veazie, son of Gen. Samuel Veazie. The 1870 census lists "Willie" Veazie, born Apr 1870, in the household of Jones P. and Susan Veazie. The 1880 census for Bangor lists "Wildes P W Veazie," age 10, as "son" of Susan T. Veazie, widow. John Walker Veazie's will and admin [k,l] mentions his 2 ch. Alfred and Annie and does not mention W P W Veazie (alive at the time); etc.