Vinalhaven Town Officers, 1790-1889

Source: Vinalhaven Centennial Committee, A Brief Historical Sketch of the Town of Vinalhaven, From Its Earliest Settlement (Rockland, Me.: Free Press Office, 1889).

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Following is a list of those who have held the office of town clerk, treasurer, and selectmen, each year for the past century, the names appearing in the order given:
*resigned; †died

1790—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; George White, Eleazer Crabtree, Samuel Young.

1791—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; George White, William Vinal, Stephen Carver.


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1792—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; William Vinal, George White, Stephen Carver.

1793—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; George White, Stephen Carver, William Vinal.

1794—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; William Vinal, Stephen Carver, Anthony Dyer.

1795—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; *William Vinal, Cyril Brown, Samuel Thomas, Benjamin Daggett.

1796—Thomas Beverage; Joseph Waterman; William Vinal, George White, Uriah Norton.

1797—Thomas Beverage; Samuel Thomas; George White, Uriah Norton, Thomas Beverage.

1798—Thomas Beverage; Anthony Dyer; Stephen Carver, Uriah Norton, Thomas Waterman.

1799—John Beverage; Anthony Dyer; Samuel Thomas, Cyril Brown, George White.

1800—John Beverage; Anthony Dyer; Cyril Brown, George White, William Vinal.

1801—John Beverage; Anthony Dyer; Cyril Brown, George White, Cushing Thomas.

1802—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; George White, Cyril Brown, Cushing Thomas.

1803—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Cyril Brown, George White, Cushing Thomas.

1804—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; George White, Cyril Brown, Cushing Thomas.

1805—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; William Vinal, Stephen Carver, Cyril Brown.

1806—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Benjamin Beverage, Cyril Brown, Stephen Carver.

1807—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Cyril Brown, Benjamin Beverage, Stephen Carver.

1808—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Cyril Brown, Benjamin Beverage, David Woster.

1809—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Cyril Brown, Benjamin Beverage, David Woster.


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1810—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; Benjamin Beverage, Cyril Brown, Thomas Beverage.

1811—John Beverage; Uriah Norton; James Calderwood, John Vinal, Thomas Waterman.

1812—John Beverage; William Norwood; Cyril Brown, Nathaniel Beverage, Benjamin Beverage.

1813—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Cyril Brown, Samuel Young, Jr.; David Woster.

1814—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Cyril Brown, Thomas Waterman, David Woster.

1815—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Cyril Brown, Benjamin Beverage, David Woster.

1816—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Benjamin Beverage, Thomas Waterman, Ebenezer Calderwood.

1817—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Benjamin Beverage, Ebenezer Calderwood, David Woster.

1818—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Ebenezer Calderwood, Nathaniel Beverage, Zebulon Stanly.

1819—George Dyer; Nathaniel Beverage; Benjamin Beverage, Ebenezer Calderwood, Cyril Brown.

1820—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; Ezekiel Philbrooks, Benjamin Crabtree, Benjamin Beverage.

1821—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; Benjamin Beverage, Benjamin Crabtree, Ebenezer Calderwood.

1822—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; James Babbidge, Benjamin Beverage, Benjmain Crabtree.

1823—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; Benjamin Crabtree, Ebenezer Calderwood, James Babbidge.

1824—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; Benjamin Crabtree, Ebenezer Calderwood, Josiah Thomas.

1825—George Dyer; Samuel Thomas; Ebenezer Calderwood, William Vinal, Benjamin Crabtree.

1826—George Dyer; Ebenezer Calderwood; Benjamin Crabtree, William Vinal, John Glover.

1827—George Dyer; James Thomas; William Vinal, John Carver, Benjamin Crabtree.


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1828—George Dyer; Ebenezer Calderwood; John Carver, George Dyer, Nathaniel Beverage.

1829—George Dyer; Ebenezer Calderwood; Rufus Calderwood, Benjamin Crabtree, William Vinal.

1830—John Vinal; Ebenezer Calderwood; George Dyer, David Woster, John Carver.

1831—John Vinal; Ebenezer Calderwood; John Carver, David Woster, William Vinal.

1832—John Kent; Ebenezer Calderwood; David Woster, Francis McMullin, John Kent.

1833—Rufus Calderwood; Ebenezer Calderwood; Francis McMullin, William Vinal, James Beverage.

1834—Rufus Calderwood; Ebenezer Calderwood; Francis McMullin, Joseph Woster, 2nd, James Beverage.

1835—Rufus Calderwood; Ebenezer Calderwood; Francis McMullin, Joseph Woster, David Woster.

1836—Rufus Calderwood; David Woster; Joseph Woster, Benjamin Beverage, Reuben Carver.

1837—Rufus Calderwood; David Woster; Benjamin Beverage, Luther Calderwood, Rufus Calderwood.

1838—Rufus Calderwood; David Woster; James Smith, David Vinal, Perez Babbidge.

1839—Rufus Calderwood; David Woster; John Carver, Benjamin Beverage, James Crockett, Jr.

1840—Rufus Calderwood; David Woster; James Crockett, Jr., Levi Dyer, Perez Babbidge.

1841—Rufus Calderwood; †David Woster, James Crockett; James Crockett, Jr., Francis McMullin, Levi Dyer.

1842—Rufus Calderwood; James Crockett; Hiram Woster, James Crockett, Jr., James Beverage.

1843—Rufus Calderwood; Joseph Woster; James Crockett, Jr., Perez Babbidge, Francis McMullin.

1844—Rufus Calderwood; Joseph Woster; Perez Babbidge, James Crockett, Jr., David Woster.

1845—Rufus Calderwood; Joseph Woster; Rufus Calderwood, Francis McMullin, David Ames.


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1846—Rufus Calderwood; Joseph Woster; Francis McMullin, Josiah Beverage, Lewis Leadbetter.

1847—Rufus Calderwood; James Fernald; David Vinal, Rufus Calderwood, Joseph Ginn.

1848—Rufus Calderwood; David Vinal; Reuben Carver, Ezra Calderwood, Isaiah Pierce.

1849—Watson H. Vinal; David Vinal; William Vinal, John Carver, Ebenezer Calderwood.

1850—Watson H. Vinal; David Vinal; John Carver, Francis McMullin, Luther Calderwood.

1851—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Elisha Smith, Rufus Calderwood, John Ginn.

1852—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Fitz A. Hunt, Elisha Smith, Watson H. Vinal.

1853—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Joseph Ginn, Ezra Calderwood, Elisha Smith.

1854—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Watson H. Vinal, Nathan H. Carver, Joel Philbrooks.

1855—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Watson H. Vinal, F. A. Hunt, Joel Philbrooks.

1856—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Joel Philbrook, F. A. Hunt, Seth Calderwood.

1857—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Watson H. Vinal, James Roberts, Rufus Calderwood.

1858—Watson H. Vinal; William Vinal; Rufus Calderwood, David Smith, 3rd, F. A. Hunt.

1859—Watson H. Vinal; John Vinal; Reuben Carver, Elisha Smith, Willard Calderwood.

1860—Watson H. Vinal; John Vinal; W. B. Calderwood, Elisha Carver, Moses Webster.

1861—Watson H. Vinal; John Vinal; Moses Webster, Elisha Carver, †W. B. Calderwood, Isaac Murch.

1862—Watson H. Vinal; John Carver; Reuben Carver, Elisha Smith, Isaac Murch.

1863—Watson H. Vinal; John Carver; S. G. Webster, Reuben Carver, Elisha Smith.


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1864—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Simon G. Webster, Elisha Smith, Jesse Calderwood.

1865—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; F. A. Hunt, James Roberts, E. P. Walker.

1866—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; James Ginn, Jr., F. A. Hunt, Elisha Smith.

1867—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; F. A. Hunt, Elisha Smith, James Ginn, Jr.

[1868 is omitted; town records show that W. H. Vinal was elected town clerk, F. A. Hunt treasurer, and F. A. Hunt, James Ginn, Jr., and Elisha Smith selectmen.]

1869—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; William H. Paige, W. H. Vinal, L. J. Calderwood.

1870—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; John B. Carver, Freeman C. Carver, James C. Calderwood.

1871—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; James C. Calderwood, Freeman C. Carver, Otis Mills.

1872—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; James C. Calderwood, Freeman C. Carver, Otis Mills.

1873—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; James C. Calderwood, Otis Mills, Ezekiel Burgess.

1874—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Martin H. Kiff, Calvin Smith, Martin N. Hopkins.

1875—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Martin H. Kiff, Calvin Smith, Charles B. Vinal.

1876—Watson H. Vinal; William B. Kittredge; Martin H. Kiff, Calvin Smith, Charles B. Vinal.

1877—Watson H. Vinal; Calvin Smith, Mark Arey, Thaddeus C. Creed. [Treasurer William B. Kittredge is omitted.]

1878—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Charles B. Vinal, Levi W. Smith, Daniel H. Glidden.

1879—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Levi W. Smith, Daniel H. Glidden, David L. Carver.

1880—Watson H. Vinal; F. A. Hunt; Daniel H. Glidden, David L. Carver, Charles B. Vinal.

1881—Justin S. Hopkins; F. A. Hunt; David L. Carver, Charles B. Vinal, Jonas Mills.

1882—Justin S. Hopkins; F. A. Hunt; Daniel H. Glidden, Jonas Mills, Levi W. Smith.


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1883—Justin S. Hopkins; F. A. Hunt; Daniel H. Glidden, Thaddeus C. Creed, Jonas Mills.

1884—*Justin S. Hopkins, F. S. Walls; F. A. Hunt; Levi W. Smith, O. P. Lyons, F. B. Vinal.

1885—F. S. Walls; F. A. Hunt; O. P. Lyons, F. V. Crocker, F. B. Vinal.

1886—F. S. Walls; F. A. Hunt; O. P. Lyons, F. V. Crocker, F. B. Vinal.

1887—E. W. Arey; F. A. Hunt; Fred J. Ware, Leroy Calderwood, C. E. Boman.

1888—Daniel H. Glidden; William V. Hunt; Fred J. Ware, Leroy Calderwood, C. E. Boman.

1889—Daniel H. Glidden; William V. Hunt; C. E. Boman, C. H. Healey, J. C. Calderwood.