Captain Daniel Flanders

M, #15282, (28 April 1789 - 28 April 1858)
Gravestone of Capt. Daniel Flanders
Last Edited=13 May 2023
     Captain Daniel Flanders was born on 28 April 1789 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.1,2,3 He was the son of Jedidiah Flanders and Judith Tuxbury.

Captain Daniel Flanders married Betsey Collins

1. Henry T. Flanders (1812-____)
2. Osbourne Flander
3. William C. Flanders (1817-____)
4. Cerena F. Flanders (1818-____)
5. Barnett C. Flanders (1820-1905.)

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.3,4 He was the Cornville Town Treasurer in 1816.5 Captain Daniel Flanders died on 28 April 1858 at Mayfield, Somerset County, Maine, at age 69.3,6 He was buried at Mayfield, Somerset County, Maine. Daniel's epitaph reads:

May 3, 1858.
Æ. 49 yrs. 6 ms.3


  1. Prescott, William. "The Flanders Family", New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XXVII (1873).
  2. Taylor, Ellery Kirke. Descendants of Stephen Flanders of Salisbury, Mass., 1646 being a Genealogy of the Flanders Family. Rutland, Vermon: Tuttle Company, 1932.
  3. Dunbar, Edith Flanders. The Flanders Family from Europe to America. Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, 1935.
  4. 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.
  5. Amazeen, Laurence. Some Cornville History. Skowhegan, Maine: privately published, 1997.
  6. Flanders, Charles M. The Flanders Family: From Europe To America, 2nd ed. volume I. N.p.: privately published, 2000.