Note N5037 Index
John was a farmer in Eaton and Weston, Maine.
Note N5042 Index
John was a pattern maker at a paper mill in Westbrook, Maine.
Note N5043 Index
Annie was a school teacher in Windham, Maine. She died from tuberculosis.
Note N5044 Index
Ernest was a real estate broker in Boston. He never married.
Note N5048 Index
Isaiah was a farmer in Otisfield.
Note N5050 Index
Mahlon was a house carpenter in Maine, Haverhill, Massachusetts, and Newton, New Hampshire.
Note N5051 Index
Alban was a farmer in Otisfield. For several years, during the summer, he was the caretaker of a summer camp in Otisfield. His death was caused by cerebral thrombosis.
Note N5072 Index
Charles was a shoemaker.
Note N5080 Index
Philip was a farmer.
Note N5081 Index
Benjamin served in the Civil War as a Private in Co. B, 6th Maine Infantry Regiment, enlisting 15 July 1861 at the age of 18. He was killed in action, 7 November 1863, at Rappahannock Station, Virginia.
The 6th Maine Infantry Regiment was made up of rough-and-ready lumbermen from the eastern part of Maine. The unit arrived in Washington, DC, 19 July 1861, but saw no action until March of 1862, when they were engaged in battles at Manassas and, in April, Yorktown, Virginia. For the rest of their time of service, the men of the 6th Maine saw "the most arduous and active service." They took part in the battles at Williamsburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, among others. It was during the battle at Rappahannock Station that Benjamin lost his life, along with 138 of his comrades.
Note N5082 Index
Edward served for six months in the Civil War as a Private in Co. B, 22nd Maine Infantry Regiment, enlisting 10 October 1862. He received a disability discharge 27 May 1863, having already filed for a Civil War Pension on 27 April 1863 (GENERAL INDEX TO CIVIL WAR PENSION FILES, 1861-1934, op. cit.).
Note N5083 Index
William was a common laborer most of his life. In the 1900 Census of Unity (op. cit.), William is listed as an "Inmate" at the Unity Town Farm.
Note N5086 Index
Horatio and Helen are buried in the Deering Pine Grove Cemetery, Section 80, inside Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Maine (Ketover, WESTBROOK, MAINE, CEMETERIES (Plus the surrounding towns of Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Portland & Windham) [op. cit.], 135).
At the time of the 1900 Census, Horatio (age 66 and a widower) was living and working in Albion, Kennebec County, with a cousin, Edgar M. Wing, and his wife, Carrie (NARA Microcopy T623, Roll 593, Volume 10, Page 7B, Dwelling 168, Family 179).
Horatio was a farmer.
Note N5091 Index
Ashby and family left Maine in the 1880's for Massachusetts. He worked as a blacksmith in the towns of Hopkinton (Middlesex County) and Webster (Worcester County). Apparently, Alice died before 1920. In the 1920 Census of Webster, he states that he is a widower (NARA Microcopy T625, Roll 749, Vol. 141, Page 58A, Dwelling 50, Family 89). In that 1920 Census, he gives his middle initial as "W." Isabelle was living at home. They were still in Webster in 1930.