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Graveyard Inscriptions Merrill Memorial Cemetery,
Gore Road, Otisfield, Maine


-----------------------------Last Updated October 8, 2003--------------------------------------

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Contributor Note:  Jean Hankins of the Otisfield Historical Society has given me permission to code her "Otisfield Cemeteries Transcription Project".  Otisfield was originally part of Cumberland County, but seceded to Oxford County in 1978.  Transcribed in 1980, updated in 1994 by Jean F. Hankins, Scribner Hill Press, Scribner Hill Road, Otisfield, ME.  Scanned for the Web in 1999 by Marilyn M. Strout, 58 Bean Road, Otisfield.
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[Arrangement: All inscriptions on left side of cemetery first, starting with front left  corner and moving horizontally to the right, row by row toward the back. Right side of  cemetery is recorded similarly.  Transcribed 1980, updated in 1994.  Contact person for  Cemetery Association (in 1994): Orrell E. Linnell, Gore Road, Otisfield (207-743-6098.]

Images marked with a * courtesy of Karen Jongeleen

1b. John Lombard, d.July 31, 1853, ae 89
Elizabeth his wife, d. Jan. 31, 1842, ae 77 ys. 8 ms. [Stone is broken.]
1a. Revolutionary War plaque
John Lombard, 1764-1853, of Gorham.  Rev. War.  He was in 1779 disastrous Penobscot Expedition with his old friend Joe Gammon, buried on Pikes Hill.  His wife Elizabeth 1765-1842 was dau. of Jona.Sawyer
2. Dillia S. Lombard,wife of Capt. Elisha Lombard, d. Nov. 18, 1863, ae 64 years 6  months.
3.   Capt. Elisha Lombard, d. Aug. 13, 1872, aged 75 yrs 3 mo 15 days.
4. George W. Lombard,d. Apr. 9, 1891, ae 67 years 10 mo 23 days.
5. Louisa A. L. Morrison, d. Nov. 18, 1902, ae 67 years 9 ms. 28 days.
6. E. A. Lombard, b.Apr. 18, 1842, d. June 25, 1905.
7a. Jonathan Sawyer.Maine, Capt., 31 (Phinney's) Mass. Regt., Revolutionary War 1736-1789. "Capt. Sawyer was 1st Lt.in Indian War 1757."
His Wife Martha Rich Sawyer, Dec.2, 1744 - Aug. [illeg.)
7b. Revolutionary War Plaque
Capt.Jonathan Sawyer 1756-1759 of Gorham Indian War 1759. Rev.War. His Grandfather kept first ferry at Cape Elizabeth.He was in siege of Boston and Fort Ticonderoga.
8.   Ruby Miller, b. Aug. 4, 1831, d. Mar. 19, 1917.
9.   Edward F. Wardwell, son of Peter & Joanna Wardwell, d. Mar. 19, 1858, ae 32 y 6 mos.  20 days.
10.   P. C. Wardwell.  Died June 3, 1885, ae 67 yrs 11 ms. 19 days.
11.   Henrietta Wardwell, wife of P. C. wardwell, d. Mar. 18, 1901, ae 73 ys 6 mos 19 days.
12.   Persis Wardwell, wife of Peter Wardwell, d. Aug. 16, 1857, ae 54.
13.   Peter Wardwell, d. Aug. 13, 1867, aet 78 years 3 mos 11 days.
14.   Temperance A. Miller, wife of John B. Miller, d. May 15, 1866, ae 51 years 2 mos 26  days.
15.   Nathaniel Brackett, d. Dec. 24, 1844, aet 72 ys 3 mos.
16. Elizabeth Brackett, wife of Nathaniel, d. Mar. 5, 1865, aet 88 ys. 5 ms. 23 days.
17.   Martha Brackett, dau. of Nathl. & Betsey Brackett, d. July 6, 1862, ae 53 y 9 ms. 28 days.
18. William S. Brackett,d. Dec. 20, 1875, ae 61 y 6 ms. 18 days.
19. Susan Brackett, d.Jan. 20, 1905, ae 92 ys 9 mos 12 days.
20.   Josiah W. Brackett, 1849-1925.
21.   John B. Miller, d. Sept. 18, 1883.
22.   Joseph B. Wardwell, d. May 3, 1895, aet 49 years 8 mos.
23.   Hannah D. Fitz, wife of Eben Fitz, d. Sept. 8, 1891, aged 73 years.  "Mother."
24.   John Linnell, Esq.  "Killed by Lightning."  June 13, 1868, aet 82 ys. 1 mo. 5 days.
25.   Polly Linnell, wife of John Linnell, Esq., d. May 28, 1860, ae. 70 ys 11 ms. 20 days. dau. of Ebenezer & Polly Files[?].
26.   Stephen W. Linnell, son of John & Mary Linnell, Esq. [sic], d.Nov. 21, 1852, ae 23y 4 mos 14 days.
27.   William E. F. Linnell, 1808-1865.
Rhoda Linnell, his wife, 1815-1886.
Cyrus H. Linnell, 1846-1847.
Henrietta W. Linnell, 1860-1874.
Francis H. Linnell, 1840-1901.
Marshall N. Linnell, 1850-1894.
Jennie cassidy Linnell.  His wife.  1848-1912.
Grovenor[?] W. Linnell, 1852-1907.
28.   Richard Edwards, d. May 31, 1871, aet 85 y 3 mo 13 days
29.   Martha Edwards, wife of Richard, d. Oct. 1, 1869, aet 81 y 5ms. 18 days.
30.   Nathaniel Haskell, d. Apr. 2, 1870, aet 80 ys 4 ms.
Anna Haskell, wife of Nathaniel, d. July 21, 1864, ae 74 y 4 mos.
31.   Elvira Haskell Lord, wife of C. F. Lord, d. June 12, 1870, aet 41 y 5 mos.
32.   Miranda Edwards, wife of Bryce M. Edwards, d. Apr. 19, 1888, ae 63 y 17 days
33.   Bryce M. Edwards, d. Sept. 6, 1894, ae 74 years 15 days.
34.   Russell S. Edwards, son of Charles & Eliza, d. Dec.  17, 1860[?], ae 13 years 2 mos.
35.   Jacob T. Linnell, d. Jan. 8, 1874, ae 50 yr. 8 mos. 4 days.
36.   Linnell [illeg.], son of [illeg.]
37.   Frank Davis, son of Nath. C. & Martha A., d. Feb. 9, 1861, ae 1 yr. 7 mos.
38. George R. Linnell, 1886 - 1960
Mary H. Linnell 1889-1965
39.   Nathaniel A. Green, 1897 - 1966.
40. Ruby M. Green, 1902- 1990
41. Florence E. Green, 1863-1939.
42. Nathaniel W. Green, 1860-1934.
43.   Payson J. Brett, May 7, 1898 - Aug. 4 1971
44.   Thelma D. Brett, wife of P. J., March 21, 1905 -
45.   Daniel L. Brett, d. Jan. 9, 1916, ae 77 y 1 mos 18 days.
46.   Julia A. Brett, wife of D. L. Brett, d. Feb. 12, 1915, ae 72 years 6 mos 26 days.
47.   Charles H. Brett, b. Sept. 10, 1866, d. Apr. 17, 1935.
48.   Mabel L. Brett, wife of C. H. Brett, April 13, 1868-May 30, 1931.
49.   Seneca Brett, d. oct. 5, 1872, ae 79 years 8 mos.
50.   Sarah P. Brett, wife of Seneca Brett, d. Feb. 24, 1892, aet 91 years 21 days.
51.   Jennie M. Brett, wife of L. T. Brett, d. Jan. 30, 1882, ae 37 y 8 mos 24 days.
52.   Loren T. Brett, d. July 12, 1900, ae 57 years 3 mos. 27 days.
53.   Marion S. Brett, wife of Loren, d. May 3, 1915, ae 60 years 11 mos. 12 days.
54.   Annie F. Jordan, dau. of Isaac H. & Julia A. Jordan, d. July 27, 1873, ae 12 years  2 mos. 4 days.
55.   Ellen A. Jordan, dau. of Isaac H. & Julia A. Jordan, d. May 7, 1877, ae 20 years  7 mos.
56.   Julia A. Jordan, wife of Isaac H., d. Jan. 5, 1901, ae 73 years 6 mos. 11 days.
57.   Isaac H. Jordan, d. Oct. 9, 1908, ae 84 years 3 mos. 19 days.
58.   Isabell M. Brett, dau. of Dea. C. F. & C. P. Brett, d. Aug. 16, 1876, ae 17 years.
59.   Cynthia P. Brett, wife of Dea. Cyrus F. Brett, d. June 6, 1874, ae 36.
William C. Brett, d. Apr. 2, 1873, ae 1 yr 3 5 mos 15 days.
60.   Dea. Cyrus F. Brett, b. Feb. 17, 1831, d. Mar. 27, 1917.
    Right side of cemetery, beginning from front left
61a

61b


[back] Joseph Haskell, d. May 5, 1875, ae 84 y 6 mos. 
[front] Father
62a

62b


[back] Jerusha Haskell, wife of Joseph, d. May 18, 1877, aet 81 years.
[front]Mother
63. Daniel Loren Brett, son of L. T. & M. B. Brett, June 20, 1958 - May 18, 1962.
64. Mary A. Haskell Andrews, wife of E. C. Andrews, d. July 7, 1902, ae 80 years 9 mos   5 days.
65. E. C. Andrews, d. Sept. 26, 1882, ae 57 years 2 mos.
66.   W. Scott Andrews, b. May 9, 1849
Daniel G. Andrews, b. May 29, 1851.Drowned June 29, 1867.
Children of E. C. and M. A. Andrews.
67. * Lizzie Andrews, d. Jan. 29, 1864, aet 4 years 10 mos.
Nellie Andrews, d. Feb. 19, 1864, aet 1 year 10 mos.
Daughters of E. C. and M. A. ews
68
68b

68a

Front of Brett Stone
Back of Brett Stone
Brett House
[front] BRETT

[back] Willard A. Brett, 1884-1971.
Ruth M. Brett, 1884 - 1927.His wife.
Lois B. Brett, 1916-1916
Howard E. Brett, 1918-1918

Image of Brett House

68c Willard
68d Ruth
68e Lois
68f Howard
68g Willa
69. * Julia Andrews, dau. of David & Harriet Andrews, d. May 31, 1853 [rest of stone illegible]
70. * David Andrews, d. Apr. 7, 1851, ae 47 years
71. * Harriet S. Andrews, wife of David Andrews, d. Apr. 2, 1880, ae 71 years 10 days.
72. * Charlie S. Andrews, youngest son of David & Harriet Andrews, B.Dec. 19, 1851, d. Apr. 12, 1883.
73. * Helen M. Andrews, dau. of David & Harriet Andrews, b. Aug.13, 1846, d. Aug. 24, 1886, ae 40 years 11 days.
74. BUCK
Winona H. Buck, 1899 - 1963.
Ernest D. Buck, 1897 - 1965.
75a [front] David S. Andrews, Feb. 9, 1830 - Feb. 1, 1901.
Mary E. Howe Andrews, his wife, Aug. 1, 1832 - Oct. 22, 1887
Cora Emma Andrews1 Apr. 16, 1863, ae 1 year 6 mos 20 days
Franco Andrews, Feb. 17, 1858, ae 18 days.
Ada Viola Andrews, Apr. 3, 1858, ae 2 years 11 mos.
75b [back]George B. Andrews, MD/ May 21, 1862-Aug 31, 1912/ Florence M. Andrews, His Wife/ Mar 10, 1864-May 6 1911
76. Sarah W. Cleaves, d. Sept. 25, 1870, ae 75 years.
77.   Lathrop Edwards, d. Mar. 19, 1847, ae 45 years 5 mos.
78. Sergt. David A. Edwards, Co. I, 5th Me. Inf. [No dates; GAR flag]
79. Wm. W. Andrews, June 18, 1839 - Jan. 4, 1924.
Addie A. Andrews, his wife, Apr. 5, 1844 - Feb. 24, 1905.
80. * Bertrand M. Andrews, son of S. L. & Sarah J. Andrews, d. Oct. 1, 1854, ae 2 years  [remainder illegible]
141 * Sarah I, dau of S.L. & Sarah J. Andrews, ? 24, 1854
81. * Luther Abner Andrews, son of W. W. & A. A. Andrews, d. Oct. 26, 1876, ae 1 year   6 mos. 10 days.
82. * Sarah J. Andrews, wife of S. L. Andrews, d. Jan. 28, 1856, ae 33 years 10 mos. 19 days.
83. * S. L. Andrews d. Sept. 22, 1869, ae 48 years 1 mo.
84. * Lillian M. Andrews, Oct. 2, 1870 - Dec. 23, 1957.
85. Moses D. Andrews, d. Jan. 17, 1846, aet 23 years 6 mos.
86. * Nathaniel Andrews, d. Sept. 26, 1853, ae 39 years 2 mos 9 days
87. * Nelson D. Andrews, adopted son of Nathl. & Joann Andrews, d. Jan. 21, 1858, ae 14  years 11 mos. 18 days.
88. * S. Alazander Andrews, wife of Asa Andrews, d. Apr. 14, 1905, ae 86 years 6 mos. 20  days.
89. * Asa Andrews, d. Dec. 27, 1893, ae 84 years 9 mos. 12 days.
90. * Henry L. Andrews, son of Asa & Alazander S. Andrews, d. Sept. 19, 1859, ae 22 years 3  mos.
91. * J. Arvesta Andrews, dau. of Asa & Sarah A. Andrews, d.Jana. 5, 1888, aet 34 years 5   mos.
92. * Abner L. Andrews, son of Asa & Alazander Andrews, d. May 4, 1873, at Lake Tahoe, Cal., aged 28 7 mos. 12 days.
93. * John Andrews, d. Dec. 7, 1845, ae 43 years 7 mos.
94.   Harriet F. Andrews, wife of John, d. Mar. 27, 1868, aged 62 years 10 mos.
95. * Amos F. Andrews, d. Sept. 7, 1839, ae 2 years 4 mos.
Nathaniel S. Andrews, d. Sept. 9, 1845, ae 4 years 9 days.
Sons of John [& Harriet Andrews--illeg.]
96. Samuel Andrews.  D. Oct. 10, 1861, ae 55 years 4 mos.
97.   Barnabas Sawyer, d. Feb. 6, 1832, aged 25 years.
98.   David Sawyer, d. Dec. 21, 1811, aged 40 years.
99. Polly Jordan, wife of David Jordan, d. Mar. 11, 1858.
100. David Jordan, d. Mar. 30, 1861, ae 64 years 9 mos.
101.   Mary Andrews, wife of Robert Andrews, d. Sept. 25, 1841 [rest of stone illegible].
102.   Timothy Jordan, son of David & Polly Jordan, d. Sept. 14, 1824, ae 2 years.
103.   Eudora E. Jordan 1 dau. of John G. H. & Emeline E. Jordan, d Oct. 6, 1859, aet 1 year  11 mos 25 days.
104.   John G. H. Jordan, d. Jan. 16, 1884, ae 62 years 11 mos. 9 days.
105.   Emeline F. Jordan, wife of John G. H. Jordan, d. June 26, 1887, ae 52 years 8 mos 9  days.
106.   Mary E. Jordan, daughter of John G. H. & Emeline F. Jordan, d.May 29, 1863, aet 3  years 2 mos 17 days.
107.   Bertrand M. Jordan, son of John W. & Jane F. Jordan, d. Mar. [?], 1852, aged 2 years  12 days[?].
108.   Mary A. Brooks, wife of Wm. M., d. June 6, 1869, aet 27 y 10 mos 3 days.
109. Esther Jordan,wife of Timothy, d. July 6, 1847, aet 75.
110a. Timothy Jordan, d. Mar. 20, 1849
110b. Revolutionary War Plaque
Timothy Jordon [sic], 1764 - 1849.  Born in Gorham, Rev. War, was in siege of Yorktown and surrender of  Cornwallis.  His wife was Ester [sic] Mann, 1772-1847, dau. of Obed Mann.
111. M. Helen Smith, May 27, 1935 - Oct. 16, 1974.
112. Delbert J. Smith, Dec. 29, 1914 -
113. Ralph 0. Merrill, 1888 - 1962
Myrtle I. Merrill, 1889 - 1955.
137 EDWARDS
114. Albion Edwards, 1826 - 1913.
115. Lydia Noble Edwards, his wife, 1831 - 1903.
116. Marshall Edwards, 1864 - 1865.
117. John H. Edwards, 1860 - 1941.
118. John Edwards, 1791 - 1886.
119. Eliza Raynes Edwards, his wife, 1799 - 1894.
120. Solomon Raynes, 1801 - 1875.
121.   Harriet Wilbur, wife of Daniel, d. Nov. 4, 1871, ae 53 years 6 mos.
122.   Celenor Wilbur, d. Dec. 16, 1864, ae 3 years 4 mos.
Franklin Wilbur, d. Dec. 18, 1864, ae 9 years 9 mos. 4 days.
Children of Danl. & Harriet Wilbur.
123.   Levi Sargent, d. Oct. 2, 1861, ae 75.
    Following stone is out of order; located in extreme left rear corner
124.   Franklin Lloyd Flanders Jr., July 25, 1943 - Oct. 3, 1943.
    Inscriptions Recorded in 1994
125.
Right side
Madeline B. Brett, 1922 -1999
126.
Right side
Loren T. Brett, 1913 - 1983.
127.
Right side
HOLT
Fred Edward Holt, Sept. 30, 1915 - Apr. 12, 1990.
Helen Brett Holt, Sept. 13, 1911 - Apr 15, 1997
128
Right side
Anna BORHECK 1892-1983
129.
Right side
Robby A. Allen, Oct. 16, 1972 - Nov. 15, 1991
130.
Left side
Theodore R. Brett, Mar. 1, 1904 - Nov. 25, 1993
Charlotte A. Brett, Mar. 17, 1912 - June 9, 1990.
131.
Left side
[Undertaker's Plaque]George Capitan 1957-1997
133.
Left side
Walter 0. Johnson, 1913 -1995
Dorothy E. Johnson, 1918 - 1993.
134.
Left side
Orrell E. Linnell, 1910 -
Lottie A. Linnell, 1916 - 1983
135
Right side
Cameron H. Brett, Aug 17, 1975-March 15, 1996
136
Right side
Glenn Russell Smith, Sr, PFC US Army, World War II, Feb 23, 19??- Feb 14, 1996
138
Left side
E. Arthur Woodworth 1913-1996
Rita M. Woodworth 1913-2002
139
Left side
Glenna D. Dresser, Feb 8, 1942-
140
Left side
Sharon L. Bannister, Jan 14, 1946

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