Retracing my steps: Sylvester - Friend connection
- Retracing my steps: Sylvester - Friend connection -
Daniel Sylvester born 11 January 1811 in Etna, Penobscot County,
Maine son of Calvin Sylvester (Edmund 5, Zebulon 4, Zebulon
[Silvester] 3, Israel 2, Richard 1) and Huldah Barden (Joseph 6,
Benjamin 5, Joseph 4, Abraham 3, William 2, Thomas 1). Daniel died
20 December 1867 in Etna and is buried in Etna.
Eliza Wolf Friend born 1838 in Etna daughter of Amos Friend
(Phineas 6, Benjamin 5, John 4, John 3, James 2, John 1) and Sally
DeWolf Fuller (Francis 7, Francis 6, John 5, Lt. John 4, John 3,
Matthew 2, Edward 1 [Mayflower passenger]). Eliza died 28 November
1908 in Belfast, Waldo, Maine.
Married 4 December 1861 as his second marriage. Daniel had
previously married 20 May 1838 in Etna Mary Jane Mitchell who was
born 1820/21 daughter of Dummer Mitchell and Mary Getchell and died
23 July 1851. Daniel and Mary had seven children.
Children of Daniel and Eliza:
1. Albie Warren Sylvester born 6 July 1863, married Gertrude E
Redding 13 June 1894 in Baileyville, Maine. Two daughters. He
compiled "The Sylvesters or Silvesters and Their Name" in 1937.
2. Dummer Michael "Mike" Sylvester born 19 January 1865 in Etna,
Penobscot, Maine, died 1 March 1958 in Searsport, Waldo County,
Maine. Married Evelyn Lissie Cochran of Etna daughter of Randall
Nelson Cochran and Phebe Elizabeth Glidden 4 July 1891. Two sons
and one daughter.
3. Daniel Sylvester born 20 February 1867 in Etna, married Harriet
[Laiten] Beal 20 April 1895 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine.
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