Note N26009 Index
William became a Brigadier General in the Army.He first enlisted as a Private in Co. B, 2nd Maine Infantry on 28 May 1861. He was quickly promoted to 1st Lieutenant on 9 September 1861, and to Captain on 15 July 1862. His enlistment in the 2nd Maine concluded on 9 June 1863, when the unit was mustered out in Portland, Maine. Three months later, on 1 September 1863, he was commissioned a Lt. Colonel in the 80th U.S. Colored Troops Regiment. On 7 March 1865, he was promoted to Full Colonel, then, less than a week later, was promoted to Brevet-Brigadier General on 13 March 1865. He was mustered out of the Army on 1 March 1867, having served almost six years.
He refused the post of military governor of Louisiana, was in the New Orleans Customs House and was a cotton planter in Red River Parish. He died in a Soldier's Home in Hampton, Virginia.
William never married.
Note N26017 Index
Charles was a blacksmith in Stockton, Maine, and Barre, Vermont.
Note N26019 Index
Samuel was a blacksmith in Stockton, Maine.
Note N26022 Index
In 1918 (when he registered for the World War I Draft), Ernest was living in Essex, Connecticut, working as a chauffeur for the E.E. Dickinson family.
Living with Ernest and Mary in 1920 was his grandfather, Samuel H. West.
Ernest and Mary had no children.
Note N26023 Index
Harold was a railroad car inspector in Malone, New York.
Note N26030 Index
In 1900, Florida was a music teacher in Chicago. Her mother was living with her that year.
Note N26033 Index
Charles was a carpenter by trade. In 1870, they lived in Warren, Knox County, Maine. In 1880, they were in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.
Note N26035 Index
Willie was a Customs Inspector.
Note N26036 Index
Harry was a machinist working for the Atcheson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.
Note N26042 Index
Isaac was a sea captain sailing out of Prospect, Maine, and ( by 1880) Quincy, Massachusetts. Apparently, Harriet went with him when he sailed to China in 1877. Their daughter, Clara, was born in China in 1877.
Note N26046 Index
Parker was a sea captain, sailing out of Jacksonville. In 1920, he was listed as widowed and living with his mother and step-father (Charles Besman) in Jacksonville. Margaret had died sometime prior to 1920. The children, Leolia and Albert, were living with their grandparents (Margaret's parents) Thomas and Francis Clements, in San Mateo, Florida.
Note N26049 Index
Margaret died sometime between 1910-1920. In 1920, Parker was widowed and living with his mother and step-father in Jacksonville.. The children, Leolia and Albert, were living in San Mateo, Florida, with their grandparents (Margaret's parents), Thomas C. and Francis V. Clements (1920 Census of San Mateo, Putnam, FL: T625, Roll 228, E.D. 148, Page 164A).
In 1900 Macon, Georgia, Margaret was the wife of William Patterson. They were living with her parents, Thomas and Francis (1900 Census of Macon, GA: T623, Roll 181, E.D. 32, Page 298A). Apparently, Margaret and Parker Dickey were married in 1901.