Jonathan Flanders

M, (8 October 1771 - 24 March 1816)
Father-Biological*Jedidiah Flanders b. 29 Aug 1748, d. 6 Dec 1823
Mother-Biological*Judith Tuxbury b. 13 Feb 1752
Last Edited=14 May 2023
Gravestone of Jonathan and Tamzin Flanders
     Jonathan Flanders was born on 8 October 1771 at Salisbury, Massachusetts.1,2,3 He was the son of Jedidiah Flanders and Judith Tuxbury. Jonathan Flanders moved to Cornville, Maine, with Jedidiah Flanders and Judith Tuxbury in 1795.4,2,5,3

Jonathan Flanders married Tamzin Whittier, daughter of Nathaniel Whittier and Anna Carlton, at Salisbury, Massachusetts.

1. Betsey Flanders (1802-1884)
2. Jeddidiah Flanders (1805-1862)
3. Reuben Flanders (1811-1902)
4. Rachel Flanders (1812-____)
5. Jonathan Flanders (1814-1865)
6. Cyrena Flanders (1816-____.)2

He was a Selectman of Cornville, Maine between 1804 and 1807.4 He served in Lt. Col. J. Waugh's regiment raised at Cornville, Maine, from 14 September to 24 September 1814 making him a War of 1812 veteran.6,3 Jonathan Flanders died on 24 March 1816 at Cornville, Maine, at age 44.7,8,9 He was buried at West Ridge Cemetery, Cornville, Maine. Jonathan's epitaph reads:

Mar. 24, 1816
Æ. 44

his wife
Died Apr. 4, 1841
Æ. 67.8


  1. Chatto, Clarence I and Turner, Clair E. Historical Sketch of Cornville. Auburn, Maine: Chatto & Turner, 1912.
  2. Dunbar, Edith Flanders. The Flanders Family from Europe to America. Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, 1935.
  3. Taylor, Ellery Kirke. Descendants of Stephen Flanders of Salisbury, Mass., 1646 being a Genealogy of the Flanders Family. Rutland, Vermon: Tuttle Company, 1932.
  4. Amazeen, Laurence. Some Cornville History. Skowhegan, Maine: privately published, 1997.
  5. Prescott, William. "The Flanders Family", New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XXVII (1873).
  6. Pearson, Gardner W. Records of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia Called out by the Governor of Massachusetts to suppress a Threatened Invasion during the War of 1812-14. Bostpm: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1913.
  7. Flanders, Charles M. The Flanders Family: From Europe To America, 2nd ed. volume I. N.p.: privately published, 2000.
  8. Find-a-Grave. Online
  9. Gravestone Inscription.