Note N2084 Index
Cyrus was a millman. In partnership with his father, he purchased the Barrows Mills [later to become known as Scribners Mills] property in 1851. Cyrus owned 3/4 and Elijah 1/4. Cyrus operated the mill until he retired, then turned it over to his sons, Jesse and Bourdon.
In her obituary published in the 3 October 1919 edition of "The Norway Advertiser," we are told that Hannah "was loved and respected by all....She was especially fond of her home and her children."
Children of CYRUS SCRIBNER and HANNAH PRINCE are:
1. NELLIE JONES SCRIBNER, b. 18 June 1867, Otisfield; d. 7 Mar 1866, Bridgton, ME;
m. GARDNER HOWARD RANKIN, 6 June 1894, Harrison, ME; b. 22 Nov 1867, Hiram, ME;
d. 30 June 1940, Hiram, ME.
2. BOURDON CUSHING SCRIBNER, b. 16 Feb 1869, Otisfield; d. 2 Oct 1941, Portland, ME;
m. (1) ANNE JOSEPHINE STANLEY, 28 Feb 1912, Portland, M
b. 3 Dec 1879, Parsonsfield, York, ME; d. 24 September 1920, Portland, ME;
m. (2) NELLIE J. RANKIN, 7 July 1923, Gorham, ME; b. 25 January 1878, Hiram, ME;
d. 10 February 1960, West Baldwin, Oxford, ME.
+ 3. JESSE PRINCE SCRIBNER, b. 20 September 1870, Harrison, ME.
4. EUGENE ARTHUR SCRIBNER, b. 10 Nov 1877, Harrison, ME; d. 3 Oct 1899, Harrison.
Note N2089 Index
After James and Hannah were married in Unity, New Hampshire, they moved to Eden, Vermont, for two years, then returned to New Hampshire for a short time before finally moving to, and settling in, Wilton, Maine, in 1824. He was a farmer.
Note N2098 Index
A few years before his death, Harlan gave his property to the town and moved into the town farm (poor farm). A few days before Harlan died, he wandered away into the nearby woods. When night came and he didn't return, several persons searched for him, but didn't find him until the next day. He was found in a dazed condition, sitting on a boulder next to an old logging road. He lived for only a few days after that.
Note N2104 Index
Thanks to Allen F. Potts of Murray, Utah, for his research on this family.
Note N2108 Index
Frank was a teacher in Bradford and Charleston.
Note N2109 Index
Fred was a farmer in Charleston, Maine.
Note N2110 Index
Albert was a mason and plasterer. He died after being thrown from a carriage.
Note N2112 Index
Eunice was first married to Edward Weston, a Civil War veteran who died at the Soldiers' Home, Togus. They had divorced in 1866.
Her second husband, Isaiah Caldwell, was a teamster (one who drives a team of horses, or oxen, to haul cargo) and a farmer. He had first been married to Melinda Lane, who died in 1862.
"As a young girl, she was very active, learning to knit, spin and weave, and was an expert needle woman" (Eunice Caldwell Obituary, "Norway Advertiser," [op. cit.], 5 September 1930, page 5, column 5). She is buried in the Rayville Cemetery in Otisfield.
Note N2114 Index
Hosea was a farmer in Otisfield and Norway, Maine.
Note N2117 Index
Richard, who never married, preferred to be called "Boardon," his middle name.
On his death record, his occupation is given as "tramp." He was a farm laborer.