Born in Friendship, Knox County, Maine [S36:ME VR] [Birth date from Cushing, Maine Census]
Died in Cushing [S36:ME VR]
Was placed in the care of Thomas B. Seavey, Monhegan's Just. o' Peace, on 06 June 1826, along with his sister Eliza TREFETHEN, after their father drowned [129:22]
Married Nancy PAGE on 01 January 1838 in Friendship, Maine (their home town) She was born in Maine about 1820; Her first marriage was to Robert Rivers on 10 September 1837 both of Cushing. She died on 09 January 1849
Married Jane on 27 September 1855 or 1856 on Monhegan Island, Both of Friendship. She was born on 24 February 1830; daughter of Josiah & Hannah (THOMPSON); She died in 1928
A Sailor/Fisherman, resided in Friendship in 1850 and on Monhegan Island in 1860
Elected Monhegan Island Fence Viewer & Field Driver in 1861
Resided in Cushing, Maine during 1870 - 1880
Link to Captain Joseph TREFETHEN0724 was originally from Source 129: assorted sources, including Josiah Starling Family Bible. Confirmed by Source 36
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