Dominicus Scammon1

b. 22 May 1719, d. 1745
Dominicus Scammon|b. 22 May 1719\nd. 1745|p10040.htm|Capt. Humphrey Scammon|b. 10 May 1677\nd. 31 May 1734|p10011.htm|Elizabeth Jordan|b. s 1690\nd. s 1746|p10027.htm|Humphrey Scammon|b. s 1640\nd. 1 Jan 1727/28|p10055.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Scammon)||p10056.htm|Dominicus Jordan|||Hannah Tristram|||

5th great-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
7th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Dominicus Scammon was born on 22 May 1719 in Saco, York County, Maine.2,1 He was the son of Capt. Humphrey Scammon and Elizabeth Jordan.1 Marriage intention of Dominicus Scammon and Rebecca Smith, both of Biddeford, was published 13 June 1741 at Biddeford, York County, Maine.3 He married Rebecca Smith, daughter of Capt. Daniel Smith and Rebecca Emery, in 1741.4 He died in 1745.1
     When the York County lands and other property of his father Capt. Humphrey Scammon were divided in 1736, Dominicus, the second son, received 200 acres, lying on the northwest side of Moses Deering's lot, together with one-third of the remaining two-thirds in the mills, and other small lots.5 Dominicus and Rebecca lived on the Ferry Road in Saco, York County, Maine. They both died of the malignant fever (typhus) contracted by some of those who returned from the Cape Breton expedition against Louisburg during King George's War, and of which Dominicus' brothers Nathaniel and Benjamin, who were there, died the same year.6

Children of Dominicus Scammon and Rebecca Smith


  1. [S905] Benjamin N. Goodale, Material for a Genealogy of the Scammon Family (Salem, Massachusetts: The Salem Press, 1892), 4.
  2. [S761] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register; (Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001), (Orig. Pub. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 148 vols., 1847-1994) 71: 127.
  3. [S761] NEHGR, 71: 133.
  4. [S905] Benjamin N. Goodale, Scammon Family, 5.
  5. [S1072] George Folsom, History of Saco and Biddeford, with notices of other early settlements, and of proprietary governments, in Maine, including the provinces of New Somersetshire and Lygonia (Saco, Maine: A.C. Putnam, 1830; reprint Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1984).
  6. [S905] Benjamin N. Goodale, Scammon Family, 6.