Asa Austin Macomber

11 May 1805–2 November 1892 (Age 87)
Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Asa Austin

When Asa Austin Macomber was born on 11 May 1805, in Jay, Franklin, Maine, United States, his father, Isaac Macomber, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Austin, was 19. He married Romelia Campbell on 20 March 1842, in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Dover, Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1850 and Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 2 November 1892, in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Asa Austin Macomber
Mary T Watson
Marriage: 24 March 1844
Mary Watson Macomber
Wallace William Macomber
Lysander Clarence Macomber

Spouse and Children

24 March 1844
Cornville, Somerset, Maine, United States


    Mary Watson Macomber


    Wallace William Macomber


    Lysander Clarence Macomber


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 15

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McComber .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa A Mac?Mber, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Asa A Macomber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Asa Macomber in household of Wallace Macomber, "United States Census, 1880"

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