Lewis Bruce TREFETHEN, Captain Lewis T. TREFETHEN or Louis B. TREFETHEN1032
(1850 - after 1872)
Married to Annie E. WADE
PARENTS: Captain George B. TREFETHEN 1502
and Louisa unknown & Sarah H. BRUCE
Born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire [Portsmouth New Hampshire 1850 Census]
A son of his was born in Taunton, Massachusetts about 1859. The same died there not long after[Source 36: Massachusetts DEATH RECS]
A House Painter, living in Boston in 1873 when son was born[Massachusetts BIRTHS]
Married on 06 January 1872 in Monmouth, Maine[S36]
Wife born in Lancaster, New Hampshire
Assumed single and dead at the time of his mothers will, 7 November 1893.[Geo. E. Meloon, Sun City, FLA.]. In the will his mother leaves 'to my son Lewis, whom I have neither seen or heard from for many years... one dollar'
Burton Waid TREFETHEN1468 (27 September 1873 - 10 January 1876) (one source says he born around 1859 making "Dad" aged 9 at the time [no way]) Born & died in Taunton, Massachusetts (died of Diphtheria). [S36:Massachusetts DEATH RECS]. Born at 11 Central Square, Boston, Massachusetts[S36: Massachusetts BIRTHS AT SLC]
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