Rowland Luce

Born March 13, 1776 in Sharon, Litchfield, CT 7 or in MA 7 (1850 US Census)
Died December 22, 1862 1 in Industry, Franklin, ME 7
Buried: Cottle Cemetery, Industry, Franklin Co., ME 1

Notes: 1796 settled near his father and brothers in what was to become Industry
1806 chosen as constable and collector of the rapidly growing town of Industry, which much of its land was in legal dispute between its owners (mostly englishmen in other towns who had never set foot on it) and its occupants (who had spent a great deal of effort at clearing and improving it, thinking the land was forefeit and owned by the state after the war)
March of 1823 hired to build a pound for stray livestock that kept getting in to people's crops - but found the instructions to be more than he could do and sought and obtained release from the obligation. (the pen - a large fortress like enclosure with rock walls was built two years later and was demolished in 1858 by vote of the town)

Married 1)

Hannah Daggett on June 21, 1796 in Farmington, Franklin, Maine 7, 121

Children of Rowland and Hannah Luce:

Married 2)

Eunice Mason on July 23, 1807 7 in Industry, Franklin, ME by Esq. Cornelius Norton, Jr of Industry 124

Children of Rowland and Eunice Luce:

Siblings of Rowland Luce:

Miriam Luce, Rhoda Luce, Judith Luce, Daniel Luce, Truman Luce, Mary Luce, Naomi Luce, Betsey Luce, David Luce

      Jonathan Luce
    Rowland Luce Lydia Burgess
      David Butler
  Daniel Luce Mary Butler Anna Hatch
Rowland Luce      
  Elizabeth Merry Joseph Merry Samuel Merry
      Remember Luce
    Mary Cottle James Cottle
      Elizabeth Look