Note N25937 Index
Rufus was a grocer in Stockton Springs. By 1920 he had been named Postmaster. Ada was a saleslady in a dry goods store.
Note N25941 Index
Edwin was a woodworker in a factory in Belfast, Maine.
Note N25942 Index
Richard was Principal and Agriculture Instructor at the Madawaska Training School in Fort Kent, Maine.
Note N25951 Index
Edgar was a fisherman.
Note N25961 Index
Asa was a stonecutter in Prospect, Maine.
Note N25962 Index
Jeremiah was a farmer in Prospect, Maine.
Note N25963 Index
Elden was a stonecutter in Frankfort, Maine.
Note N25966 Index
Horace was a Dentist in Bucksport, Maine.
Note N25967 Index
Horace studied at Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, graduating in 1935. He had dental practices in Blue Hill and Ellsworth, retiring in 1976. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy, attaining the rank of Lt. Commander.
Note N25977 Index
Lewis was a lawyer in Stockton Springs, Maine.
Note N25979 Index
In the 1870 Census, we find Alden in Calaveras County, California, working a farm Living with him is brother Jackson (1870 Census of Twp. 7, Calaveras, CA: M593, Roll 70, Page 211).
Note N25980 Index
Jackson left Maine before 1860 to mine for gold in the California Gold Rush. In 1860 and 1870, he was living in Twp. 7, Calaveras County. In 1870, he lived with brother Alden.
Note N25988 Index
Frank was a blacksmith in Stockton Springs, Maine. By 1910, they were living in Milo.
Note N25994 Index
Albert was a lawyer in Watertown, Massachusetts. He and Olive had no children.
Note N25999 Index
Albert was a farmer in Belfast, Maine. There were no children from either of his marriages.
Note N26003 Index
In 1880, Barbara (widowed for the third time), was living in Belfat, Maine, with her daughter, Josephine Carter Hart (1880 Census of Belfast: T9, Roll 488, E.D. 74, Page 245B).
Note N26008 Index
On 28 May 1861, Lewis enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 2nd Maine Infantry Regiment. He was rapidly promoted, first, to Full Sergeant Major on 8 December 1861, and, second, to Full First Lieutenant and Adjutant on 25 February 1862.
The 2nd Maine was organized originally dor a three-month enlistment, but, after a short time, its term was extended to two years. Among the Civil War battles the regiment took part in were First and Second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. The soldiers were mustered out on 9 June 1863 at Portland, Maine.
Lewis then enlisted as a Major in the 86th U.S. Colored Troops Regiment on 1 September 1863. He was killed in action on 9 April 1864 near Mobile, Alabama.
After Lewis' death, Ruth moved to Portland, Maine, to live with her parents.