Note N5004 Index
Ralph, a graduate of the University of Maine, was an electrical engineer. He worked for the U.S. Government on such projects as the Tennessee Valley Authority and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
When this writer first met the Haneys, on 6 October 1998, they were retired and living in Warren, Huntington County, Indiana. They told me of their visiting the Eaton Cemetery in Eaton, Maine, and how they copied vital information from the gravestones and markers on the graves of several related families there (the Neal, Springer and Webber families).
Ralph and Maxine are buried in the Thrailkill Cemetery, near Swayzee, Indiana.
Note N5008 Index
Maxine graduated from Bluffton High School in 1929. During World War II, she worked at a defense plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, testing airplane engines. She often remarked of how proud she was to have been able to do that important war-related work. In later years, she worked as a legal secretary for one of the largest law firms in San Diego, California. retiring in 1965, soon after she and Ralph were married.
After Ralph died, she moved to Sturgis, Michigan, and lived there with her son, Jack Brooks, until her death.
Note N5011 Index
Charles was a store clerk in South Paris, Maine. After his marriage to Mary Alice Pratt, he and Mary moved to Brattleboro, Vermont, where he ran a wholesale and retail boot and shoe business with two of his brothers.
Note N5012 Index
Elizabeth is remembered as "a woman of marked ability....a prominent worker in the church, the granges and Eastern Star." She was the local newspapers' correspondent from Bolster's Mills. She died of pneumonia (Elizabeth Scribner Obituary, "Norway Advertiser," Norway, Maine, 13 February 1925, page 2, column 5).
Note N5016 Index
Mary was a schoolteacher in South Paris and North Vassalboro. She was a member of the South Paris Universalist Church and the Paris Hill Baptist Church.
Note N5017 Index
Lee operated a men's clothing store in Norway, Maine, for many years. He left his family and was never heard from again. Several stories about seeing him in different places proved to be false.
Note N5022 Index
Delbert was a salesman, and worked in retail stores, in and around Los Angeles. In 1900, in Spokane, he gave his occupation as stenographer. By 1930, he was back in Los Angeles with a new wife, Marion. At the time of the 1930 Census, he was working as a building supplies salesman.
Note N5026 Index
Sidney was a Forest Supervisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He began his career in Colorado, then served in Lemhi and Valley Counties, Idaho.
Note N5028 Index
Elmer worked as a railroader in Michigan. It appears that he and Ida had a third child, who was born and died between 1900 and 1910. In the 1910 Census, she states that there had been three children, only one of whom (Mabel) was living in 1910 (NARA Microcopy T624, Roll 641, Vol. 16, E.D. 34, Page 252A, Dwelling 83, Family 83).
Note N5030 Index
Mabel was a schoolteacher in Brimley.
Note N5033 Index
In 1880, Granville and Fannie were living next-door to her uncle and aunt, Josiah and Euphemia, in Sault Ste. Marie, Chippewa County, Michigan. Granville was a farmer there.