Note N2021 Index
John was a farmer, as well as a worker in sawmills. He and Susie-Belle divorced 13 May 1909 at Deerfield. John charged her with adultery (NEW HAMPSHIRE RECORD OF DIVORCES. Alphabetized. N.H. Bureau of Vital Records).
When he registered for the World War I Draft on 12 September 1918, he was said to have blue eyes and was bald. He died from cancer of the pancreas.
Note N2025 Index
Joseph was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
Note N2030 Index
Samuel was a wheelwright and carriage maker.
Note N2031 Index
Bela was a maker of masts and spars for sailing ships.
Note N2032 Index
Daniel was a farmer and a well digger.
Note N2033 Index
Luther was a farmer at Casco, Maine.
Note N2037 Index
Abial and Sophronia were divorced before 1860. In July of 1860, she was living with her sister, Apphia, in Portland and working as a seamstress [1860 Census of Portland, NARA Microcopy 653, Roll 436, Page 205, Dwelling 43, Family 58). She married her second husband, Charles Gardner of Otisfield, sometime after Charles' first wife, Eliza Brackett Gardner, died on 16 December 1868 (OTISFIELD HISTORY [op. cit.], 397; OTISFIELD VRs [op. cit.], 300).
Apparently, Abial and Ruth's marriage was also short-lived. In 1883, she married Arthur Flood in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Note N2039 Index
Emily never married. She was a milliner (maker of women's hats).
Note N2040 Index
Frances was a millman. In 1845, he and his father bought Joseph Scribner's mill at East Otisfield. In 1847, he sold that mill to Merrill Spurr and Samuel Edgerly. Francis was the first Postmaster at East Otisfield. He and the family moved to Oxford about 1859, where he built and operated a store. At his death, he was the oldest man in Oxford.
Note N2042 Index
Amos was a farmer in East Otisfield, Norway and Oxford.
Note N2044 Index
Ruth was a dressmaker.
Note N2048 Index
In 1880, Samuel and Persis were proprietors of a boarding house in Lewiston, Maine.
Note N2054 Index
John was a farmer.
Note N2062 Index
Bourdon enlisted in Co. H, 17th Maine Infantry Regiment, on 18 August 1862, the date the regiment was assembled at Camp King, Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
The men of the 17th Maine were to serve for three years.The regiment left Maine 3 days later, and went directly to one of the forts along the north side of the Potomac River. They first saw action in the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862. Other battles that they took part in were Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, among others.
Bourdon was one of 52 Maine soldiers killed at the Battle of Mine Run, at Orange Grove in Orange County, west of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Dorothy applied for a Civil War Pension in Bourdon's name. It was dated 28 February 1872, according to the GENERAL INDEX TO CIVIL WAR PENSION FILES, 1861-1934, Alphabetized (NARA Microcopy T-288, Roll 420).