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Inscriptions from Books of Barker & Butterfield of Bangor

Source: The Maine Historical Magazine, vol. 9 (Bangor, Me.: Joseph W. Porter, 1895).

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INSCRIPTIONS FROM GRAVESTONES*.
ADDISON.
Benjamin Alline, died Feb. 25, 1853, aged 74 years, 4 mos., and 2 days; wife Lydia died April 15, 1850, aged 62.

Althea Drisko, died Feb. 10, 1850, aged 70.

Emma, wife of John Drisko, died Oct. 31, 1854, aged 88.

Abraham Norton, died Sept. 2, 1844, aged 76; wife Eunice died Nov. 22, 1850, aged 76 years, 7 mo.

Eusebius Norton, died March 10, 1846, aged 71 years, 8 mos.

Moses Plummer, died Sept. 5, 1846, aged 78.

Jesse Plummer, died Oct. 19, 1818, aged 48.

BLUE HILL.
Dea. John Grindle, died Jan. 17, 1841, aged 73 years, 5 mos., 20 days.

Andrew Witham, died April 29, 1851, aged 82.

Jacob Ingalls, died May 6, 1848, aged 76.

John Wight, died May 25, 1837, aged 77. Revolutionary soldier.

BROOKLIN.
John Herrick, died Nov. 24, 1854, aged 85 years, 4 mos.; wife Rachel, died March 15, 1855, aged 78 years, 5 mos.

Josiah Dodge, died Nov. 15, 1852, aged 76.

John Dority, died June 4, 1850, aged 77.

BROOKSVILLE.
Sarah G., wife of Reuben Gray, died July 10, 1846, aged 78 years, 10 mos., 4 days.

John Bateman, died May 8, 1844, aged 81; wife Sarah, died July 22, 1842, aged 74.

Joseph Smith, died Jan. 29, 1847, aged 86 years, 7 mos.

Pelatiah Tapley, died Oct., 1830, aged 74; wife Salley, died Aug. 1, 1823, aged 66.

Ichabod Grindle, d. Feb. 19, 1844, aged 70; wife Miriam, d. May 21, 1826, aged 57.

John Wasson, d. Mar. 20, 1846, aged 91 yrs, 3 mos.

John Walker, d. June 20, 1831, aged 74 years, 2 mos.

William Henry Bakeman, d. Nov. 12, 1839, aged 64.

Archibald Haney, d. Jan. 28, 1848, aged 62, in Deer Isle, N. B.; formerly of Brooksville.

* These inscriptions were copied from the books of Barker & Butterfield of Bangor. It is possible that the town designated may refer to the place where they shipped (Always by water). The names of persons are mostly names of original settlers, or of their children.


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Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Stevens, d. Dec. 27, 1849, aged 75 years, 9 mos., 6 days.

Richard Condon, d. Dec. 23, 1849, aged 75 years, 8 mos., 5 days.

CAMDEN.
Lewis Ogier, a Rev. Soldier, died Jan. 30, 1849, aged 88 years, 3 mos.; wife Lucy died Oct. 13, 1845, aged 93.

John Pendleton (formerly of Islesborough), died Oct. 13, 1845, aged 93 [sic; note previous entry].

CASTINE.
James Douglas, died Dec. 17, 1842, aged 83 years; wife Lydia Avery, died June 11, 1813, aged 48.

Andrew Steele, born Perth, Scotland, died March 3, 1851; wife Deborah, died Feb. 23, 1850, aged 85 years, 7 mos., 6 days.

John Stevens, N. Castine, died Sept. 7, 1837, aged 61 years, 3 mos., 4 days.

Dea. Elias Shepard, died May 15, 1842, aged 60.

COLUMBIA.
Hannah, wife of Richard Coffin, died Mar. 8, 1842, aged 60.

Matthew Coffin, died June 17, 1830, aged 70; wife Jane, died Dec. 28, 1853, aged 92 years, 4 mos., 10 days.

David Wass, died Jan. 29, 1827, aged 83.

Mary, wife John Bucknam, died Aug. 15, 1804, aged 52.

Rev. John H. Floyd, born April 23, 1770, died Feb. 23, 1831; wife Phebe, daughter of Joseph Smart, born Sept. 16, 1777, died Dec. 30, 1829. (Jesse Floyd.)

John Nash, died Columbia Nov. 15, 1819, aged 65; wife Hepsibah, died Mar. 16, 1848, aged 74 years, 5 mos., 15 days.

Abraham Nash, died do, Dec. 11, 1849, aged 83 years, 8 mos.

Susan S. Nash, wife of Jesse L., died do, May 26, 1839, aged 38.

CUTLER.
James Ackley, died Sept. 12, 1847, aged 64 years, 8 mos.; wife Mary died Oct. 1, 1837, aged 48 years, 10 mos.

Ebenezer Green, died Sept. 24, 1845, aged 80.

Rev. Joseph Henderson, died Jan. 10, 1850, aged 78. (?)

CHERRYFIELD.
William Shaw, died Jan. 1, 1839, aged 72; wife Dorothy died Aug. 15, 1839, aged 67; children, Nathaniel, died March 28, 1820, aged 23; Elizabeth, died Dec. 25, 1838, aged 28. (Erected by Samuel Shaw.)

John Lawrence, died Sept. 6, 1844, aged 62. Wife Jane died Jan. 11, 1842, aged 70. (?)

Robert Foster, died April 24, 1854, aged 80 years, 4 mos.


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Ichabod Willey, died March 20, 1828, aged 90; wife Elizabeth died Feb. 19, 1834, aged 90.

Hannah Willey, wife of Charles, died Dec. 7, 1849, aged 65 years, 6 mos., 27 days.

Ann Strout, wife of Joseph, died April 11, 1847, aged 70.

Gowen Wilson, died Aug. 29, 1847, aged 72.

John Ward, Revolutionary soldier, died Jan. 14, 1842, aged 79.

Martha, wife of Alex. Nickels, died Aug. 16, 1846, aged 68.

Simeon Brown, died Sept. 24, 1842, aged 65. (Cherryfield Harbor.)

DEER ISLE.
Mary, wife of John Campbell, d. Jan. 27, 1830, aged 87.

Thomas Small, Mar. 8, 1846, aged 78.

Samuel Pickering, Feb. 3, 1845, aged 70.

Samuel Webb, Sept. 5, 1826, aged 72.

Joseph Noyes, May 24, 1849, aged 67 years, 1 mo., 15 days.

Henry Lufkin, May 15, 1839, aged 64 years, 8 mos. 11 days.

Isabel, wife of John Stimpson, Dec. 18, 1837, aged 68.

Hannah, wife of Samuel Stimpson, Apr. 27, 1833, aged 67.

William Greenlaw, Oct. 16, 1832, aged 71; wife Rebecca Mar. 8, 1843, aged 82.

Thomas Greenlaw, (formerly Deer Isle,) died Saint Andrews, N. B., June 17, 1847, aged 77.

John Closson, Mar. 12, 1854, aged 90 years, 7 mos.

DEDHAM AND HOLDEN.
Isaac Bates, died Sept. 11, 1849, aged 71 years, 3 mos.

Daniel Treworthy, died Nov. 22, 1840, aged 76.

Sarah, wife of David Mann, died Aug. 19, 1854, aged 91.

ELLSWORTH.
Joseph Milliken, died Jan. 26, 1850, aged 84.

Dea. Elisha Austin, died Oct. 17, 1841, aged 71.

Matthew Means, died July 22, 1843, aged 61.

Abigail, wife of Elias Lord, died May 20, 1830, aged 36.

EDEN.
Ebenezer Salisbury, died April 6, 1848, aged 74; wife Abigail, d. Feb. 9, 1821, aged 44.

Deborah, wife of Stephen Higgins, died Nov. 26, 1845, aged 74.

Ebenezer Leland, died Oct. 14, 1849, aged 71 years, 6 mos.; wife Thankful, died May 31, 1854, aged 69 years, 2 mos.

John Thomas, died Jan. 29, 1829, aged 51 years, 2 mos., 23 days.


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EDDINGTON.
Levi Lancaster, died July 26, 1851, aged 84 years, 7 mos., 17 days.

Hon. William Thompson, died Jan. 23, 1851, aged 83 years, 8 mos., 26 days.

William Cook, died July 5, 1849, aged 75.

Joshua Stockwell, (East E.) died May 4, 1841, aged 72.

GOULDSBOROUGH.
Olive, wife of Marshall Hill, Oct. 28, 1850, aged 71.

Peletiah Moore, died Dec. 16, 1830, aged 57.

Betsey Sargent, wife of Jonathan Herrick, died Feb. 8, 1843, aged 79.

Abijah Cole, Revolutionary soldier, died June 17, 1845, aged 83 years, 7 mos.

Nathaniel Allen, died Nov. 13, 1839, aged 77; wife Lucy, died Feb. 21, 1847, aged 84.

Moses Goodwin, died Feb. 24, 1836, aged 60.

Elisha Jones, died Dec. 14, 1842, aged 71; wife Lois died June 11, 1842, aged 75.

Thomas Hill, died Nov. 4, 1821, aged 75; wife Rebecca died April 12, 1843, aged 88.