Norway Vital Records, 1915

 
Source: Annual report of the municipal officers of the town of Norway for the year ending January 31st, 1916 (Norway, Me.: Advertiser Print, 1916).
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BIRTHS
1915.
Jan. 7. To the wife of Hugh Pendexter, a son, 2nd child, Faunce Pendexter.

[Jan.] 8. To the wife of Benjamin F. Richardson, a son, 3rd child, Woodrow Franklin.

[Jan.] 9. To the wife of John Dunn, a daughter, 1st child, Clara Elizabeth.

[Jan.] 14. To the wife of Leon Dow, a son, 2nd child.

[Jan.] 16. To the wife of Philip A. Clifford, a son, 1st child.

[Jan.] 28. To the wife of Harold F. Ames, a son, 1st child.

Feb. 2. To the wife of Wilfred H. Scothorne, a son, 2nd child.

Mar. 1. To the wife of Urshal Gammon, a son, 1st child, Urshal Edwin.

[Mar.] 2. To the wife of John Merton Wyman, a daughter, 2nd child.

[Mar.] 14. To the wife of Roscoe S. Edwards, a daughter, 3rd child.

[Mar.] 19. To the wife of Chester A. Flint, a daughter, 5th child, Helen Louise.

[Mar.] 25. To the wife of Elmer C. Parker, a son, 1st child, Carroll.

Apr. 3. To the wife of Joseph A. Crooker, a son, 1st child, Herbert Allen.

May 7. To the wife of Charles Henry Pike, a son, 2nd child.

[May] 8. To the wife of Edwin Elton Howe, a daughter, 1st child, Esther Millett.

[May] 9. To the wife of Frank J. Witham, a son, 3rd child, Leland Alfred.

[May] 9. To the wife of Samuel Estes, a son, 3rd child, Wayne Garland.


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May 11. To the wife of I. W. Waite, a son, 1st child.

[May] 13. To the wife of Arthur F. Thompson, a son, 2nd child, (Twin).

[May] 13. To the wife of Arthur F. Thompson, a daughter, 3rd child, (Twin).

[May] 22. To the wife of Carl L. Brown, a daughter, 3rd child.

[May] 24. To the wife of Espo Polkinen, a son, 2nd child.

[May] 29. To the wife of Edgar E. Holden, a daughter, 2nd child, Ethel May.

[May] 31. To the wife of Harold S. Purington, a daughter, 3rd child, Ida Alma.

Jun. 5. To the wife of Edward Everett Brackett, a son, 1st child, Edward Everett, Jr.

[Jun.] 8. To the wife of Hosea A. McKay, a daughter, 1st child.

[Jun.] 9. To the wife of Freeman Hall, a son, 5th child.

[Jun.] 17. To the wife of Myron E. Farnham, a daughter, 2nd child.

[Jun.] 24. To the wife of W. Phineas Curtis, a son, 3rd child.

[Jun.] 28. To the wife of John Henry Millett, a daughter, 4th child.

[Jun.] 30. To the wife of Alfred John Dyer, a son, 3rd child, James Wesley.

July 9. To the wife of Richard E. Kimball, a daughter, 1st child.

[July] 10. To the wife of Estes G. Yates, a son, 1st child.

[July] 10. To the wife of Adelaide Morrisette, a son, 4th child.

Aug. 5. To the wife of Charles Edward Lever, a daughter, 2nd child, Catherine Elizabeth.

[Aug.] 26. To the wife of Alton Lester Noyes, a daughter, 2nd child.

[Aug.] 30. To the wife of Arthur A. Dustin, a daughter, 2nd child.

Sept. 5. To the wife of William Gatley, a daughter, 1st child, Dorothy Alberta.

[Sept.] 5. To the wife of John Joseph Delehanty, a son, 5th child.

[Sept.] 5. To the wife of Harold E. Holt, a daughter, 1st child.

[Sept.] 11. To the wife of Bert Leon Hutchins, a son, 2nd child, Bernard Arthur.

[Sept.] 21. To the wife of Nathan Noble, a daughter, 8th child.

Oct. 17. To the wife of Rodney Wilfred Verrill, a son, 1st child, Harold Warren.

[Oct.] 22. To the wife of Archille Poirier, a son, 8th child.

[Oct.] 24. To the wife of Wendall H. Tripp, a son, 8th child.

[Oct.] 30. To the wife of Joseph A. Woods, a son, 9th child.

Nov. 7. To the wife of George Earl Emerson, a daughter, 3rd child.

[Nov.] 11. To the wife of Edwin Richardson, a son, 3rd child.

[Nov.] 14. To the wife of Daniel F. Dellea, a son, 8th child, Daniel Franklin, Jr.


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Nov. 15. To the wife of Harry Isaacson, a daughter, 8th child, Esther.

[Nov.] 24. To the wife of Robert E. York, a son, 2nd child.

Dec. 1. To the wife of John N. Bean, a son, 2nd child.

[Dec.] 3. To the wife of Charles Damon, a daughter, 9th child.

[Dec.] 12. To the wife of Aubrey Ellsworth Pettengill, a daughter, 1st child, Audrey Ernestine.

[Dec.] 17. To the wife of Fred G. LaFrance, a son, 2nd child.

[Dec.] 18. To the wife of James Newhall Tubbs, a daughter, 2nd child, Irene Elizabeth.

[Dec.] 21. To the wife of George Orrington Hill, a son, 7th child.

[Dec.] 23. To the wife of Edward Joseph Sharon, a daughter, 3rd child.

1914
May 20. To the wife of Prudent Bedard, a daughter, Pearl Virginia. (This birth occurred in the year 1914, but was not reported by the attending physician. The report was obtained by the selectmen, in April 1915, as required by law. This of course was too late to include in my report for the year 1914.)

MARRIAGES
1915
In Norway, January 2, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, Arthur H. Welch, age 29, and Ursula M. McAllister, age 21, both of Norway.

In Norway, January 5, by Rev. Robert J. Bruce, Frank L. Young, age 24, of Auburn, and Fannie Stuart Boynton, age 26, of Norway.

In Norway, January 20, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, Abner Foster Jackson, age 46, and Lois Naomi Morse, age 31, both of Norway.

In Norway, February 1, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, John W. Ingersol, age 24, of Winthrop, and Ethel E. Jillson, age 18, of Harrison.

In Norway, February 20, by Alfred S. Kimball, Justice of the Peace, Henry Bouchard, age 21, and Irene Ashby, age 18, both of Norway.

In Norway, Feb. 20, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, Herbert Pratt, age 25, and Alice Bouchard, age 22, both of Norway.

In Norway, April 1, by Eugene F. Smith, Justice of the Peace, Richard E. Kimball, age 60, and Eliza A. Maitland, age 33, both of Norway.

In South Paris, April 12, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Herman Ellsworth Brown, age 34, of Albany, and Mildred Agnes Carmen Kelly, age 24, of Norway.


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In South Paris, April 21, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Lewis Granville Pushard, age 30, and Ada Everett Merrill, age 18, both of Norway.

In Norway, April 28, by Rev. Robert J. Bruce, Rufus N. Sidelinger, age 21, and Elva Bradbury, age 20, both of Norway.

In Norway, May 30, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, George Boulieu, age 31, of Norway and Cleora Hortense Pratt, age 21, of South Paris.

In Norway, June 3, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Elmer Douglass Packard, age 21, and Alma Eleanor Shepard, age 20, both of Norway.

In Norway, June 6, by Rev. Robert J. Bruce, Prince William Steward, age 27, and Addie Florence DeCoster, age 30, both of Norway.

In Norway, June 15, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Ralph Pratt Kneeland, age 26, of Chelsea, Mass., and Jennie Emma Mann, age 24, of Norway.

In South Paris, June 15, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Theodore Roswell Frost, age 21, and Eva Gertrude Richardson, age 20, both of Norway.

In North Waterford, June 15, by Rev. C. N. Eliopoulos, William Card, age 24, of Norway, and Florence McAllister, age 19, of Albany.

In Norway, July 7, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Vivian M. Akers, age 29, of Norway, and Edith Barton Verrill, age 39, of New Haven, Conn.

In Norway, July 10, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, James O. Flint, age 23, of North Fryeburg, and Ruth Elizabeth Glines, age 19, of North Bridgton.

In South Paris, July 15, by Rev. Charles I. Spear, Villard Earl Frost, age 24, of Norway, and Beatrice E. Shoff, age 16, of South Paris.

In Cape Elizabeth, August 2, by Rev. Albert Willis Jefferson, George L. Sanborn, age 28, and Claribel T. DeCoster, age 29, both of Norway.

In North Woodstock, N. H., July 24, by Rev. T. Ross Hicks, Horace L. Cleveland, age 23, and Hazel A. Bennett, age 23, both of Norway.

In Norway, August 14, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Ossie Albert Ballard, age 21, and Effie Altena Morgan, age 17, both of Norway.

In Norway, August 17, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Thaddeus Blaine Roberts, age 30, and Lena Schenk, age 30, both of Norway.

In South Paris, August 23, by Walter L. Gray, Justice of the Peace Guy Stowell Culbert, age 22, of South Paris, and Gladys McKay, age 17, of Norway.


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In South Paris, August 31, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, George H. Austin, age 49, and Etta May Skinner, age 26, both of Norway.

In Old Orchard, September 1, by Rev. Alexander Hamilton, Russell Wendall Davis, age 23, of Waterville, and Dorothy Horr Tubbs, age 23, of Norway.

In Portland, September 22, by Rev. William B. Tuthill, Oliver Coy Buck, age 32, of Norway, and Violet May Gammon, age 23, of Waterford.

In Norway, October 12, by Rev. H. L. Nichols, Virgil Edwin Dunn, age 51, and Ethel Florence Upton, age 28, both of Norway.

In Norway, October 18, by Eugene F. Smith, Justice of the Peace, Jacob Hill, age 31, and Alma Pontio, age 21, both of Otisfield.

In Norway, October 19, by Rev. Robert J. Bruce, Nathaniel Abbott Green, age 18, of Otisfield, and Cora Mabel Day, age 19, of Oxford.

In Norway, November 17, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Charles Ryerson Howe, age 19, and Elsie May Morey, age 17, both of Norway.

In Medford, Mass., November 22, by Rev. Francis D. Taylor, Don John Whitney, age 24, of Norway, and Hazel Doris Tobin, age 21, of Medford, Mass.

In West Paris, November 25, by Rev. Dwight A. Ball, Rollin Dinsmore, age 24, of Norway, and Laura Belle Hill, age 18, of West Paris.

In Portland, November 25, by Rev. C. Snowden, Harold Leander Woodward, age 22, and Leah Arthur Wetherbee, age 25, both of Norway.

In South Paris, November 24, by Rev. Charles I. Spear, Frederick Wight, age 18, of Norway, and Beatrice E. Swett, age 17, of South Paris.

In Norway, December 12, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Julius Emmanuel Peterson, age 39, of Boston, Mass., and Bertha Hill Mann, age 32, of Norway.

In Norway, December 16, by Rev. Robert J. Bruce, Carl T. Foss, age 28, and Edith E. Palmer, age 22, both of Norway.

In South Paris, December 22, by Rev. Chester G. Miller, Earl Wade Farnham, age 23, and Carlene Beryl Millett, age 23, both of Norway.

In Norway, December 25, by Rev. Philip J. Boivin, Harry Maynard Farr, age 29, of Portland, and Josephine Lachance, age 18, of Norway.


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DEATHS
1915

January 3, Mrs. L. A. Huntington, age 78 years, 9 month. Birthplace, Milford, Canada. Cause of death, carcinoma of the ascending colon.

January 9, Fred J. Locke, age 36 years, 8 months, 4 days. Birthplace, Linden, Vt. Cause of death, electrocution, (accidental).

January 19, Viola E. Swan, age 78 years, 1 month, 4 days. Birthplace, Lincoln, Me. Cause of death, cancer of stomach.

January 21, Amos Barker, age 84 years. Birthplace, Newry, Me. Cause of death, senile dementia.

January 23, Samuel Horace Legrow, age 75 years, 9 months, 21 days. Birthplace, Gray, Me. Cause of death, arterio sclerosis with cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation.

January 27, William Curtis Brooks, age 88 years, 10 months, 11 days. Birthplace, Franklin, Vt. Cause of death, arterio sclerosis with cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation.

January 29, William O. Linnell, age 37 years, 3 months. Birthplace, Boston, Mass. Cause of death, suicide, gun shot wound in head.

January 29, Esther R. Whitehouse, age 70 years, 3 months, 14 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, pneumonia.

January 31, Lydia A. Titcomb, age 65 years, 7 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, organic heart disease (endocarditis).

March 2, Cassie Smith, age 67 years, 2 months, 1 day. Birthplace Lovell, Me. Cause of death, organic heart disease and arterio sclerosis.

March 10, Silas Rowe, age 74 years, 9 months, 15 days. Birthplace, Oxford, Me. Cause of death, arterio sclerosis with cardiac dilatation.

March 16, Edith Hadley, age 6 years, 14 days. Birthplace, Sumner, Me. Cause of death, organic heart disease.

March 20, Agnes Tucker Brown, age 40 years, 17 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, recurrent carcinoma, following hysterectomy.

April 4, Caroline A. Wetherbee, age 77 years, 27 days. Birthplace Vermont. Cause of death apoplexy.

April 12, Alfred S. Kimball, age 72 years, 3 months, 22 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, chronic nephritis.

April 15, Mary E. French, age 68 years, 9 months, 20 days. Birthplace, Freeport, Me. Cause of death, burned to death, accidental, while fighting brush fire.


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April 17, Dianna Starbird, age 79 years, 7 months, 2 days. Birthplace, Paris, Me. Cause of death, cerebral haemorrhage.

April 17, James L. Partridge, age 77 years, 4 months, 19 days. Birthplace, West Poland, Me. Cause of death, la grippe and organic heart disease.

April 30, Susan Pike Kelley, age 82 years, 1 month, 30 days. Birthplace, Oxford, Me. Cause of death, general senility.

April 30, Dorothy Florence Thurston, age 1 year, 22 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death broncho pneumonia.

May 4, Ava Y. Bradbury, age 53 years, 6 months, 21 days. Birthplace, Bethel, Me. Cause of death, carcinoma of mesentery.

May 10, Seba Hovilla Gammon, age 74 years, 3 months, 18 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, pneumonia.

May 27, Mary Elizabeth Hooper, age 24 years, 7 months 22 days. Birthplace, Taunton, Mass. Cause of death, valvular disease of the heart.

May 31, Rose Nettie Magown, age 49 years, 5 months, 6 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, bullet wound of the skull and brain, suicidal.

May 31, Bertha Gray Nichols, age 11 years, 11 months, 7 days. Birthplace, Madison, Me. Cause of death, acute infections endocarditis.

June 4, Chester W. Horne, age 65 years, 8 months, 19 days. Birthplace, Rochester, N. H. Cause of death, acute Bright's disease.

June 7, Kent Belmont Joslin, age 11 years, 2 months, 30 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, chronic pacchymeningitis.

June 21, Ethel May Holden, age 23 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, spina-bifoda.

June 24, Margaret Evelyn Farnham, age 7 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, omphalorrhagia.

July 16, Merritt Damon, age 84 years, 11 months, 6 days. Birthplace, Buckfield, Me. Cause of death, epithelomia of face.

July 16, William J. Lewis, age 70 years, 9 months, 28 days. Birthplace, St. Sthepens [sic], N. B. Cause of death, suicide, cut throat with razor.

July 19, Madeline Rose Nevers, age 18 years, 6 months, 16 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, chronic endocarditis.

July 20, George W. Wood, age 52 years, 9 months, 10 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, suicide, gun shot wound of head.


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August 4, Josephine Teague, age 88 years, 5 months, 8 days. Birthplace, Wilton, Me. Cause of death, apoplexy.

August 5, Albion Buck, age 91 years, 3 months, 9 days. Birthplace Norway, Me. Cause of death, senility.

August 14, Clara B. Noble, age 71 years, 9 mouths, 16 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, apoplexy.

September 1, Ephraim Wood, age 89 years, 3 months, 23 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, organic heart disease.

September 19, Herbert O. Brown, age 67 years, 1 month, 12 days. Birthplace, Lancaster, N. H. Cause of death, cerebral hemorrhage.

September 25, Sewall Austin, age 73 years, 2 months, 7 days. Birthplace, Oxford, Me. Cause of death, pulmonary tuberculosis.

September 27, Vania Niemi, age 9 mouths, 28 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, acute ileocilitis.

September 30, Sylvester Abbott, age 75 years, 5 months, 28 days. Birthplace, Stow, Me. Cause of death, endarteritis obliterans of popliteal artery.

September 30, Cecil C. Goodwin, age 14 years, 13 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, general infection sterptococcus.

October 4, William W. Pride, age 78 years, 3 months, 27 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, enteritis.

October 9, Susan E. Ryerson, age 80 years, 4 months, 2 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, apoplexy.

October 9, Jason F. Rowe, age 74 years, 1 month, 28 days. Birthplace, Danville, Me. Cause of death, chronic myocarditis.

October 9, George W. T. Doughty, age 77 years, 10 months, 8 days. Birthplace, Greenwood, Me. Cause of death, acute cardiac dilation.

October 13, Mrs. Persis R. Bradbury, age 80 years, 4 months, 10 days. Birthplace, Buckfield, Me. Cause of death, arterio scelerosis.

October 21, James H. Hodgdon, age 75 years, 2 months, 16 days. Birthplace, Buckfield, Me. Cause of death, uremia.

November 11, Edith A. Brown, age 38 years, 4 months, 2 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, miliary tuberculosis.

November 11, George Frank Monroe, age 72 years, 4 months, 29 days. Birthplace, South Paris, Me. Cause of death, apoplexy.

December 24, Harriet N. Foster, age 71 years, 4 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, cancer of the liver.

DEATHS REPORTED FROM OTHER PLACES
1915
January 5, in Yarmouth, Maine, Helen M. Austin, age 49 years, 2 months, 23 days. Birthplace, New Hampshire. Cause of death, intestinal toxemia and meningitis.


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January 8, in Lewiston, Me., Frank Vigue, age 16 years, 9 months, 27 days. Birthplace, Otisfield, Me. Cause of death, shock due to traumatic injury to intestines.

February 17, in Lewiston, Me., Edwin H. Allen, age 48 years, 9 months, 17 days. Birthplace, Denmark, Me. Cause of death, sepsis following necrosis of tibia.

March 13, in Lynn, Mass., David Wellington Young, age 79 years, 2 months, 5 days. Birthplace, Greenwood, Me. Cause of death, injury to brain, blow on head, homicide.

April 7, in Woodstock, Me., Minnie M. McDaniels, age 37 years, 11 months, 5 days. Birthplace, Waterford, Me. Cause of death, pernicious anaemia.

March 23, in Somerville, Mass., Julia A. Ford, age 83 years, 1 month, 5 days. Birthplace, Greenwood, Me. Cause of death, heart disease, chronic myocarditis.

May 1, in South Paris, Me., Clara Gertrude Bartlett, age 41 years, 10 months, 22 days. Birthplace, Paris, Me. Cause of death, not given.

July 8, in Lewiston, Me., Ethel L. Rogers, age 27 years, 4 months, 25 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, embolism—heart clot.

June 14, in Westbrook, Charles G. Rowe, age 68 years, 6 months, 26 days. Birthplace, Norway, Me. Cause of death, acute dementia.

July 21, in Buffalo, N. Y., Caroline W. Jewett, age 32 years, 1 month, 9 days. Birthplace, Edinburgh, Scotland. Cause of death, chloroform onaesthesia.

July 30, in Brockton, Mass., Alice Wise, age 57 years, 7 mouths, 8 days. Birthplace, Oldtown, Me. Cause of death, cancer.

August 15, in Elgin, Ill., Benjamin Fogg, age 62 years, 2 months, 25 days. Birthplace, Harrison, Me. Cause of death, acute alcoholism.

September 7, in Lewiston, Me., Melissa J. Spring, age 48 years, 8 months, 12 days. Birthplace, Woodstock, Me. Cause of death, pne[u]monia.

October 2, in Lynn, Mass., George B. Dunham, age 71 years, 1 month, 10 days. Birthplace, Paris, Me. Cause of death, cancer of the gall bladder.

October 21, in Portland, Me., Emma Belle Tubbs, age 36 years. Birthplace, Fryeburg, Me. Cause of death, organic heart disease.

November 21, in Brockton, Mass., Mattie J. Doyle, age 52 years, 7 days. Birthplace, Greenwood, Me. Cause of death, apoplexy.

December 27, in Boston, Mass., Claraman Walker, age 74 years, 16 days. Birthplace, Hebron, Me. Cause of death, heart disease.