Person:Roland Wardwell (1)

Roland B. Wardwell
d.5 MAR 1934
m. 11 JAN 1853
  1. Roland B. Wardwell1856 - 1934
  2. Norman Wardwell1859 - 1906
Facts and Events
Name Roland B. Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 DEC 1856 North Castine, Hancock, ME
Death[2] 5 MAR 1934
Occupation? Seaman in 1880, Farmer in 1900, 1910 & 1920
Burial? Castine Cemetery, Castine, Hancock, Maine, United States

Rowland B. Wardwell was Captain of the Schooner, D.K. Ham on April 9, 1890. In the following year, on June 22, 1891, the D.K. Ham sailed for Boston with a crew wich included Captain Rowland Wardwell and his brother-in-law Captain Barker Wardwell. -Eliakim Wardwell of York, Maine With an Informal Collection of His Descendants through the 7th Generation, Majorie Wardwell Otten 2002

"Roland Wardwell of North Castine has sold his steers to Maurice Grindle of Penobscot." -Daily Kennebec Journal 11 December 1907

Single, living with mother in Castine at 1900, 1906, 1910 and 1920 Census. Living alone in Castine at 1930 census.

"Role went to the Sailors Snug Harbor Dec 4 1932 came home May 13, 1933. He went again Dec 25, 1933, Died Mar 5, 1934." Georgia Facteaux, Diary of Georgia Wardwell Bowden Facteaux, (1934). (Sailors Snug Harbor was a maritime home and hospital for retired seamen. There was one in Boston and another on Staten Island, NY)

References
  1. Eliakim Wardwell of York, Maine With an Informal Collection of His Descendants through the 7th Generation, Majorie Wardwell Otten 2002.
  2. Georgia Facteaux, Diary of Georgia Wardwell Bowden Facteaux, (1934).