BOLSTRIDGE Martha A.

Female 1859 - 1943  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name BOLSTRIDGE Martha A. 
    Born Jun 1859  Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Based on age 20 in the 1880 census.)
    Gender Female 
    Census 24 Jun 1880  Pleasant Ridge, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (age 20.)
    Census 21 Jun 1900  Caswell, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (age 40; married 22 years; 10 children, 8 of whom were living in 1900.)
    Census 2 Feb 1920  Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (age 60.)
    Census 12 Apr 1930  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (age 69; head of household; widow; married at age 18; renting a home for $13 per month.)
    _UID A7930D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000AE07 
    Died 20 Aug 1943  Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (OBIT: - Limestone - Mrs. Martha Finnemore, 84, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Bolstridge, born in Fort Fairfield, died Friday, Aug. 20 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Kate Moran, in Presque Isle, where she has made her home much of the time during her illness of the past three years.

      In early life the deceased married Sidney Finnemore and moved to the Wallace Getchell place, Limestone, where he engaged in farming and milling. There were 11 children, eight of whom are living, George Finnemore of Old Orchard; Norman Finnemore of U.S. Navy; Clyde Finnemore of Plainville, Conn.; Miles Finnemore, Caribou; Jonas Finnemore, Caswell; Bert Finnemore, Limestone; Mrs. Kate Moran, Presque Isle. She also had 29 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

      She was very fond of children and brought up two near relatives, now Mrs. Nettie True Thornton, Plainville, Conn., and Mrs. Evelyn Bolstridge of Plainville, Conn.

      Funeral services were Sunday, Aug. 22 at the Adventist Church, the Rev. Fred Flewelling officiating. The Rev. and Mrs. Flewelling sang duets, "Will There be Any Stars in My Crown," and "Does Jesus Care," accompanied by Mrs. Gertrude Willey, organist.

      There was a great profusion of flowers arranged by Mrs. G. Willey. Bearers were Jim Phair, Floyd Finnemore, Leonard Finnemore and Emery Getchell. Interment was in the family lot in the Episcopal Cemetery.

      Out of town relatives present were Mrs. Kate Moran, Miss Lois Moran and Lloyd Moran of Presque Isle; Sergeant and Mrs. Brown of Presque Isle; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Finnemore; Mrs. Nettie Thornton; Mrs. Evelyn Bolstridge of Plainville, Conn.; Mr. and Mrs. Miles Finnemore and family, Mr. and Mrs. Mason Finnemore of Caribou; Mr. and Mrs. Lynwood Noyes, Henry Burke, Robert Burke, Miss Mame Burke, Mr. and Mrs. Ottie Palmer of Fort Fairfield.)
    Buried 22 Aug 1943  Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery 
    Person ID I14819  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2015 

    Father BOLSTRIDGE George,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F26246  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family FINNEMORE Sidney R.,   b. 1855, , , New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1930  (Age < 74 years) 
    Married 1878  [6
    Children 
     1. FINNEMORE George W.,   b. May 1880, Pleasant Ridge, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. FINNEMORE Wilbert "Bert" Angus,   b. 12 Sep 1883, Caswell, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 72 years)
     3. FINNEMORE Inez R.,   b. Jan 1886, , Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. FINNEMORE Clyde L.,   b. Aug 1891, , Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. FINNEMORE Kathryn,   b. Mar 1893, , Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1968, Castine, Hancock, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     6. FINNEMORE James "Norman",   b. Nov 1894, , Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. FINNEMORE Jonas F.,   b. Jun 1895, , Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. FINNEMORE Miles,   b. Jul 1898, Caswell, Aroostook, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jun 1859 - Fort Fairfield, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jun 1900 - Caswell, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Feb 1920 - Caribou, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1930 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Aug 1943 - Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine Link to Google Earth
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    Episcopal (Advent) Cemetery - 22 Aug 1943 - Limestone, Aroostook, Maine
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2205] Census-1900-ME-Aroostook-Caswell, Roll: T623 588; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 12.

    2. [S2146] Census-1880-ME-Aroostook-Pleasant Ridge, Roll: T9_476; Family History Film: 1254476; Page: 132D; Enumeration District: 203; Image: 0266.

    3. [S1852] Census-1920-ME-Aroostook-Caribou, Roll: T625_638; Page: 22B; Enumeration District: 8; Image: 592.

    4. [S2291] Census-1930-ME-Aroostook-Limestone, Roll: 829; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 197.0.

    5. [S82] Death-obit, Aroostook Republican (no date on clipping).

    6. [S54] Person-Noyes, Ruth (Morgan).
      10/3/97 from grandaughter of Sidney - Marie (Churchill) Brown