Note N24838 Index
Robert was a house painter and farmer in Jackson, Maine.
Note N24839 Index
Hiram was a school teacher in Dixmont, Maine. By 1910, he changed careers and was a real estate broker in Newport.
Note N24857 Index
During the early to mid-1900's, George was a professional touring actor with the Otto Whapler Drama Organization. R.D. Sedgley (a great-grandson) relates that George was a tightrope walker and bullwhip trick artist. He could snap the top off a bottle of soda with one crack of the whip ("Sedgley Family Tree"; PUBLIC MEMBER TREE. Ancestry.com [The Generations Network, 2007] "Electronic").
Note N24861 Index
Delbert enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, on 6 March 1946.
Note N24873 Index
James worked as a bakery driver in Somerville, Massachusetts (1900).
Note N24874 Index
James was a chemist for a cement producer in Thomaston, Maine. He and Alice were divorced before 1930. They re-married 3 July 1933.
In the 1900 Census, Alice's birthdate is given as June 1889. On their Marriage Record, Alice gives her age as 27. She died at the age of 86 in 1982.
Note N24883 Index
Eli was a carpenter by trade.
From the information given in the 1870-1920 Censuses, it appears that, for some reason, Eli, Ann Mary and Frederick changed their last name from Drake to Hunter when they moved to San Francisco sometime between 1870-1880.
1870 Dixmont, Maine (M593, Roll 553, Page 455)
1880 San Francisco (T9, Roll 76, E.D. 141, Page 342D)
1900 Alameda (T623, Roll 81, E.D. 310, Page 20A)
1910 Los Angeles (T624, Roll 81, E.D. 243, Page 17A)
1920 Los Angeles (T625, Roll 111, E.D. 294, Page 145A)
Note N24896 Index
Samuel was a farmer in Dixmont, Maine.
Note N24899 Index
Levi lived with a mental illness. In the 1870 Census, he is considered to be "insane."
Note N24904 Index
William was a lawyer. He graduated from Bowdoin College, Maine, in 1867, and from Columbia Law School in 1869.
He had served only briefly (13 August 1862 - 19 November 1862) as a 2nd Lieutenant in Co. K, 11th Maine Infantry.
Note N24917 Index
In 1880, 8-year-old Mary was being cared for by her grandmother (her father's mother), Hannah A. Humphrey, in Bangor. Her siblings, Hattie and George, were living with their mother in Newburgh. In later years, Mary lived with her mother, and brother George, in Newburgh (1900) and Bangor (1910), Maine, and (by 1930) Merrimac, Massachusetts.
Note N24918 Index
Walter preferred to be known by his middle name, Roy. He was a druggist in Bangor and South Partland, Maine.
Note N24926 Index
Fred was a Railroad engineer in Kansas and St. Joseph, Missouri.
Note N24928 Index
Benjamin was a Railroad Engineer in Missouri and Illinois.
For several years (1907, 1909, 1911-1916, 1926, 1928, 1930), he would take a vacation trip by ship to Panama, leaving from and returning to New York City. Some years, he'd go alone. Often, he was accompanied by wife Minnie. In 1912, daughters Edith Torrey and Georgie Mudgett went along. From the "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" database at Ancestry.com [op.cit.] , we learn Benjamin and Minnie's dates and places of birth and current residence.
After Benjamin died, Minnie went on that cruise to Panama twice more (1933, 1939).