Abraham 'Harry' Baxter TREFETHEN0202
(05 October 1836 - 16 August 1903)
Married Abbie R. HATCH & Mary Asenith PERHAM & Louise SWIFT
PARENTS: Henry TREFETHEN0051
(December 1767 - 21 February 1838) and Jemima STERLING & Isabella (ELLIOTT) McMURPHEY & Ann BAXTER
Born on Monhegan Island, Maine;
Died in Webster, Day County, South Dakota
Married Abbie on June 22, 1857 in Gorham, Maine. She died in Wilton, Maine on 10 August 1862. [s36 via 147]
Married Mary on 13 March 1865 in East Wilton. She was born in Wilton, Maine, 26 June 1837 daughter of Gould Perham & Asenith B. Woodward. She died 13 February 1885, in Webster, South Dakota [s36 via 147]
Was a farm laborer in 1860 Wilton, Maine.
He M(1) Ruth A. about 1857 (she born in Auburn, Maine about 1837). S129 says he m(2) Eliza H. ALLEN about 1862 (she was born in Smithfield 29 April 1842; daughter of Wm. & Hannah; died in Dexter 24 February 1922 [129:Dexter VR] . A resident of Dixfield, Maine, in 1858 - 60; and resided in Exeter, Maine in 1880 - 1900 [all from census]. But as he definitely died out West, this can't be so. Clint Trefethen wrote this and retained this info for further study.
NOTE: One forgotten source says he married Mary L. Spinney in June of 1828. Since he was born in '36, this "don't seem likely".
Samuel TREFETHEN1646 born in Maine
Edith E. TREFETHEN1647 (about 1858 - after 1906) born in Maine; married ? Elder and was living in Denver, Colorado in 1906. [s36]
Possibly Anna L. TREFETHEN0631 (unknown - 1903)
Eugene Byron TREFETHEN1648 (1866 - after 1915) Living in Ipswich, South Dakota in 1915[s36]
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