Person:Virgil Wardwell (1)

Virgil Paris Wardwell
d.31 JAN 1901 Camden, Knox, ME
m. 1 SEP 1864
  1. Warren Wardwell1865 -
  2. Evelyn Wardwell1867 -
  3. Julia E. Wardwell1868 - 1967
  4. Virgil Paris Wardwell, II1871 -
  5. Alice Longfellow Wardwell1877 - 1949
m. 8 OCT 1891
Facts and Events
Name Virgil Paris Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 29 OCT 1839 Penobscot, Hancock, ME
Marriage 1 SEP 1864 Bangor, Penobscot, MEto Lucy Jane Warren
Marriage 8 OCT 1891 Camden, Knox, MEto Mary Elizabeth Lee
Death[2] 31 JAN 1901 Camden, Knox, ME
Occupation? Seaman in 1860, School Teacher in 1870, Reverend in 1880 & 1900

Enlisted as a Lieutenant 2nd Class on 15 July 1861 at the age of 23 Commission in Company E, 6th Infantry Regiment Maine on 15 July 1861 Promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 15 June 1863 Resigned on 15 September 1863 -Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine. (MERoster) Published in 1861-1866 by Stevens & Sayward

Recruiting Office in Bucksport in 1862.

Living in Bucksport at 1870 census with personal estate valued at $1000. In Newport, ME at 1880. Methodist Pastor in Dover, ME in 1882. In Camden at 1900 census, where his step-son Charles Lee is shown.

"Rev. V.P. Wardwell, pastor of the M.E. Church at Hampden, has been confined to his bed for three weeks with malarial fever and rheumatism, At present, he is as comfortable as could be expected." -Bangor Daily Whig and Courier 07 June 1892

Civil War Pension Application lists wife as "Mary E" filed 23 February 1911.

References
  1. History of Ellsworth, Maine, Davis, Albert H.. Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop, 1927.
  2. History of Ellsworth, Maine, Davis, Albert H.. Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop, 1927.

    History of Ellsworth, Maine, Davis, Albert H.. Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop, 1927