Thursday, February 18, 2010

William Lois Small 1858-1939 Maud Faustina Hapworth 1868-1943



William Lois Small
Born 29 Oct 1858 East Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Note: Though there are official documents with the middle name "Lewis" he insisted it was Lois and was very adamant about it.
Parents: Otis Harriman Small and Dorcas Jane Quimby
Married Maud Faustina Hapworth 16 Jan 1886 East Eddington, Penobscot, Maine
Died 14 Jun 1939 Bangor, Penobscot, Maine
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Sources
http://www.hearthavenidaho.blogspot.com/
LDS deceased member record (note: his middle name is incorrectly given as Lewis in the record)
1910 US Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine page 8 (age 51)
His granddaughter, Bessie
Headstone: findagrave


Maud Faustina Hapworth
Born 19 Jun 1868 Holden, Penobscot, Maine
Parents: Horatio Southgate Hapworth and Henrietta Godfrey Nickerson
Died 12 May 1943 Bangor, Penboscot, Maine
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Sources
http://www.hearthavenidaho.blogspot.com/
1910 US Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine page 8 (age 41)
Her granddaughter, Bessie
Headstone:  findagrave


CHILDREN


Howard Edwin Small
Born 29 May 1889 East Bucksport, Hanocck, Maine
Married Janet Beatrice Giberson 20 Nov 1912
Children: Joy Clarence, Laurel Maud, Bessie Amelia, Valeda Irene
Died 25 Oct 1918 Bangor, Penobscot, Maine
Note:  died in flu pandemic of 1918
Buried 27 Oct 1918 Hillside Cemetery, Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Sources
http://www.hearthavenidaho.blogspot.com/
Marriage: Wedding Invitation and Certificate
1910 US Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine page 8 (age 20)
His daughter, Bessie

Georgia Etta Small
Born 8 Jul 1892 East Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Married 1) Herbert Leslie Ward 8 Jun 1918 Biddeford, Maine
2) Owen Guy Grey 2 Jul 1947 Maine
Note: unable to have children
Died 16 Jul 1969 Bangor, Penobscot, Maine
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Bucksport, Hancock, Maine
Sources
http://www.hearthavenidaho.blogspot.com/
1910 US Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine page 8 (age 17)
1920 US Census for Penobscot, Maine page 13 (age 27, visiting her parents)
1930 US Census for Bangor, Penobscot, Maine page 3A (age 37)
1940 US Census for Bangor, Penobscot, Maine page 11A (age 46)
Marriage certificate (Herbert)
Obituary from 17 Jul 1969 Bangor Daily News (they had her second husband's name, her age, the date of her birth, the spelling of her mother's name all wrong)
Her niece, Bessie
Walter Philip (Oree) Small (adopted)
Born 29 Mar 1890 Maine
Note:  1900 Census claims February
Biological Parents: Walter Oree and Mary Judge
Note: father was black, mother was mulatto
The story I heard from Bessie (Howard's daughter) was that his parents separated. He was in an orphanage, then lived with Otis (William's father) for a while and when Otis died, Walter came and lived with William and Maud. He officially took the surname Small when he married.
Married 1) Ellen Kitchen 21 Feb 1915 Maine
Children:  Alice, Ruth, Rachel, Howard
2) Evelyn Boyles
Occupation: Grocery - Retired meat cutter (at time of death)
Died 29 May 1968 Osteopathic Hospital, Waterville, Kennebec, Maine (heart disease)
Buried 31 May 1968 Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine
Sources
1900 US Census for Bangor Children's Home page 6B (age 10)
Note:  in this census, he is listed as black and surname spelled O'Ree
1910 US Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine page 8 (age 20)
Note:  listed as white, living with the Small's and he has their surname
1920 US Census for Kennebuc, Maine page 7 (age 29)
Note: with Ellen and three children
1930 US Census for Waterville, Kennebuc, Maine page 15A (age 40)
Note:  With Ellen and four children
1940 US Census for Waterville, Kennebuc, Maine page 3A (age 50)
Note:  With Ellen, 2 children, and five lodgers
Maine Death Certificate
His niece, Bessie

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