Ebenezer Jewell was born 220 years ago – August 16, 1791 – in Coos County, New Hampshire. Ebenezer was the son of John Jewell and Hannah Quimby. He married Patience Quimby November 12, 1812, in Grafton County, New Hampshire. They moved to Maine shortly after their marriage. Ebenezer and Patience had four children: Enoch, Thomas, Mary and Ebenezer. Ebenezer died May 14, 1819, just before the birth of his last child in June of that year.