Person:George Wardwell (30)

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George Colby Wardwell
d.22 FEB 1978 Bangor, Penobscot, ME
m. 7 MAR 1885
  1. Nella F. Wardwell1888 - 1923
  2. George Colby Wardwell1893 - 1978
m. 12 SEP 1925
  1. Elaine Wardwell1927 - 1980
Facts and Events
Name George Colby Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 NOV 1893 Penobscot, Hancock, Maine
Marriage 12 SEP 1925 to Celia P. Leach
Death[2] 22 FEB 1978 Bangor, Penobscot, ME
Burial? 19 MAY 1978 Hillside Cemetery, North Penobscot, ME
Occupation? Farmer & Butcher in 1917. Farmer in 1920, State Police Filling Station Worker in 1930, State Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff in 1945, 1952 & 1960

World War I Draft Registration Card says he was of medium height and stout build with blue eyes and brown hair.

World War I Navy Service:

Ind: Ellsworth, Hancock Co., June 22/18. Private. Org: 151 Dep Brig to Nov. 4/18; Co A 212 Engrs to disch. Overseas service: None. Hon disch on demob: Jan. 21, 1919.

Called "Colby", living in Bangor at 1930 census, renting for $22.50/month

Listed in 1930 Bangor Directory living at 170 Forest Avenue. Living at 42 Winter in Bangor in 1931 & 1933. Listed in 1932 Bangor City Directory as State Police Officer. 1945 Bangor Directory lists him living at 45 Boutelle Road. 1952, 1960 & 1965 Bangor Directory shows him living at 15 Boutelle Road. Retired in 1965.

He was originally buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Bangor and then moved three months later to the Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot.

References
  1. Maine Military Men, 1917-18 Ancestry.com.
  2. Index to Maine Deaths, Online, 1960-1996, Maine State Archives.