First Generation


1. James Joyce was born on 16 May 1757 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 23 June 1833 at the age of 76 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Came to Deer Isle from Marshfield in about 1782. Came to Swan's Island in 1806.
Lived at sometime in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada.

James Joyce and Mary "Molly" Staples were married in 1784 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Mary "Molly" Staples, daughter of Samuel Staples and Mercy Caine, was born on 1 August 1761 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 26 February 1836 at the age of 74 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

James Joyce-9 and Mary "Molly" Staples-58 had the following children:

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Althea Joyce-561.

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Mercy Joyce-560.

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Ruth Joyce-566.

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Olive Joyce-564.

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Deacon James Joyce II-59.

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Abigail H. Joyce-565.

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Ebenezer Joyce-563.

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Capt. William B. Joyce-562.