Biography of Zaccheus Mayhew
Farmington Franklin County, Maine Biographies





ZACCHEUS MAYHEW was a resident of Farmington in 1794, having come to the settlement three years before. He made improvements and built a large house upon the lot which he purchased of Joseph Greeley, and afterwards made a home on back lot No. 22, east side. Mr. Mayhew commenced the transportation of mails from Farmington to Hallowell about 1793, and was the first mail carrier between those points. He married Pamela, daughter of Ebenezer and Jean (Marchant) Smith of Martha's Vineyard, for his first wife, and afterwards her sister Love. The latter part of his life was spent in Nobleborough, where he died.

From:
A History of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine
From the warliest explorations to the present time,
1776-1885
By: Francis G. Butler
Member of the Maine Historical Society
Press of Knowlton, McLeary and Co.
1885.


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