Person:Francis Wardwell (4)

Francis Asbury Wardwell
b.ABT 1844 Maine
d.BEF 1930 Long Beach, CA
  1. Francis Asbury WardwellABT 1844 - BEF 1930
m. 1878
  1. Mary Winona Wardwell1878 -
  2. Sidney Lorenzo Wardwell1880 -
  3. James C. Wardwell1882 -
  4. Edith Wardwell1884 - 1982
  5. Frank Arthur Wardwell1886 - 1981
  6. Mabel Wardwell1887 -
  7. Marjorie Wardwell1890 - 1976
  8. Frederick Chaffee Wardwell1893 - 1980
  9. Theodore Maxwell Wardwell1895 - 1965
  10. Robert Hayes Wardwell1897 - 1982
  11. Adna Romanza Chaffee Wardwell1900 - 1988
Facts and Events
Name Francis Asbury Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] ABT 1844 Maine
Marriage 1878 to Winona G. Chaffee
Death[2] BEF 1930 Long Beach, CA
Occupation? School Teacher in 1880, Newspaper Publisher in 1900, Newspaper Editor in 1910

The son of Lot Page of Penobscot, adopted by Lorenzo Dow Wardwell. --Marjorie Wardwell Otten

Land Patent granted in Pembina for 160 acres 23 July 1887. Liviing in Pembina, North Dakota at 1880, 1890 Veteran's Census,1900 and 1910 Census. Listed as City Treasurer in 1885 North Dakota Census Editor of Pembina Pioneer Express.

Listed in Surviving Civil War Veterans and Widows, Pembina County, North Dakota, 1890 Rank: Seaman Unit Name: Tuscarora Enlist Date: 3 Dec 1864 Discharge Date: 20 Jan 1868 Service Length: 3yrs 1mo 19days Disability Incurred: No

Living in Colorado Springs, CO at 1920 census, occupation listed as retired newspaper editor, along with sons Robert and Adna. Listed in 1921 Colorado Springs Directory, living at 845 E. Yampa.

The first public schoolteacher in North Dakota. For most of his life he published the newspaper in Pembina. He retired to Long Beach, CA about 1925 and died there. - Gladys Wardwell Lehman

"F.A. Wardwell of Pembina has sent to the state historical museum some excellent highbush cranberries which have been place on exhibition" -Bismarck Daily Tribune 30 August 1916

References
  1. 1850 United States Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine Page: 19 Roll: M432_254.

    1850 United States Census for Bucksport, Hancock, Maine Page: 19 Roll: M432_254

  2. 1930 United States Census.