James P. Lansil

Birth Name James P. Lansil
Gender male
Age at Death unknown


History of Penobscot County, Maine (1882)
Author: Williams, Chase & co., Cleveland, Ohio, pub.

Captain James P. Lansil is a son of Charles V. Lansil, who was born in Bordeaux, France, in the year 1768, where he lived about eighteen years, when he emigrated to this county, and settled at Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There he lived about twenty-four years, and then moved to Bucksport, Maine, then to Sunkhaze, and then to Bangor, Maine, where he died in the year 1831, aged sixty-three years. His occupation was that of sailor. His wife was Ruth C. Paine, born on Cape Cod in the year 1778. She died in the year 1837, aged fifty-three years. James P., the sixth child, was born at Bangor, September 30, 18 16. His life has been passed at sea mostly, he being captain of a vessel. The other members of his father's family were: Thomas P., .Mary P., Betsey, Charles V., Asa P., Ephraim P., and George W. James P. Lansil was married on the 4th of February, 1838, to Martha Colby, who died in October, 1855. He was a second time married December 27, 1857, to Mrs. Thankful S. Mitchell. The names of children by his first wife are: George, unmarried, resides at Bangor; John F. died in the year 1867; Elbridgc T., living, resides at Bangor; Francis S. died in the year 1867; Arthur J., married to Annie Douglass; Oscar, married, and resides at Saratoga Spring, New York ; Edward P., married to Fannie S. Carr, and has one child; he is at present at sea with his family. Captain Lansil has a good residence on Lincoln street, Bangor, where he is living as retired ship-master.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth September 30, 1816 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, United States    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Charles V. Lansilbetween 1768 and 17791831
Mother Ruth C. PaineSeptember 17, 1783November 25, 1837
    Brother     Thomas P. Lansil about 1800 1871
    Sister     Mary P Lansil about August 1804 March 15, 1853
    Sister     Betsey Lansil October 10, 1806
    Brother     Charles V. Lansil September 16, 1808
    Brother     Asa Paine Lansil October 17, 1812 June 5, 1890
         James P. Lansil September 30, 1816
    Brother     Ephraim P. Lansil
    Brother     George W. Lansil about 1852