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The Dennett Family of Maine
Posted by: Mike Thompson Date: December 05, 1999 at 17:56:33
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Any one researching any branches of this family? Available information is that this family is descended from Alexander Dennett (1634 England - 1698 New Hampshire). I'm interested in sharing and corresponding with other interested researchers.

Descendants of Eli Dennett - 5 Dec 1999
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FIRST GENERATION

1. Eli Dennett was born on 26 Jan 1835 in Lyman, York County, Maine. He was educated in the public schools until about 1850 in Lyman, York County, Maine. He was an employee in the cotton mills between 1853 and 1877 in Saco, York County, Maine. He served in the military between Apr 1861 and Jul 1864. He was a hack-driver, for a short time before 1877. He owned a farm between 1877 and 1879 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He owned another farm, with ninety acres of land and much valuable timber, between 1879 and 1915 in what is now Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. He retired before 1915 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He died on 18 Sep 1916 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. He was elected as a selectman, serving two years, in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He was elected as a member of the board of health for four years.

He was married to Eunice A. Patterson (daughter of Tristram Patterson and Eunice Lombard) in 1856 in Saco, York County, Maine. Eunice A. Patterson was born on 21 Oct 1839 in Porter, Oxford County, Maine. She died on 18 Apr 1916 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. She was educated in the public schools in Saco, York County, Maine. She was a Methodist. Eli Dennett and Eunice A. Patterson had the following children:

+2 i. George Prentiss Dennett Sr..
+3 ii. Cora B. Dennett.

SECOND GENERATION

2. George Prentiss Dennett Sr. was born on 4 Jun 1858 in Saco, York County, Maine. He was elected as mayor after 1915 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He died on 22 May 1940 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He was a blacksmith. He graduated from Saco High School, Saco, Maine.

He was married to Mary Ella Gerald (daughter of Rufus Gerald and Emily Daggett) in 1879. Mary Ella Gerald was born on 6 Dec 1856 in Potter's County, Pennsylvania or Canaan, Maine. She died on 26 Dec 1937 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. George Prentiss Dennett Sr. and Mary Ella Gerald had the following children:

+4 i. Mary Ella Dennett.
+5 ii. Eunice Louise Dennett.
+6 iii. Frank Eli Dennett.
+7 iv. Florence Rose Dennett.
8 v. George Prentiss Dennett Jr. was born in 1889 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He died in 1915. He served in the military about 1915 in Texas.
+9 vi. Cora Augusta Dennett.
+10 vii. Ruby Leona Dennett.
11 viii. Geneva Dennett was born in 1894 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She died in 1899.
+12 ix. Laura Love Dennett.
+13 x. Ralph Abel Dennett.
14 xi. Annie Dennett died in 1898. She was born in 1898 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine.

3. Cora B. Dennett was born on 10 Apr 1860. She resided about 1915 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine.

She was married to Guilford Harris. Guilford Harris was a carpenter in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine.

She was married to Richard Porter. Richard Porter died in 1913. He was a farmer in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine.

THIRD GENERATION

4. Mary Ella Dennett was born on 10 Jul 1880 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She resided in Nov 1900 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She died on 14 Nov 1973 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine.

She was married to Frazier Harden Pryor on 11 Nov 1900. Frazier Harden Pryor was born on 9 Jul 1878. He resided in Nov 1900 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He resided about 1966 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. He died in Nov 1966. He was a farmer. Mary Ella Dennett and Frazier Harden Pryor had the following children:

+15 i. Mildred Osborne Pryor.
16 ii. Lewis A. Pryor was born on 29 Nov 1923. He resided in Jul 1991 in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, Maine. He died on 25 Jul 1991 in Bridgeton, Cumberland County, Maine. He was an employee of the railroad.
+17 iii. Donald Dennett Pryor.

5. Eunice Louise Dennett was born on 20 Mar 1884 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She resided in Apr 1931 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She died on 1 Mar 1967 in Mars Hill, Aroostook County, Maine.

She was married to Merton L. Doe on 8 Apr 1931 in Maine. Merton L. Doe resided in Apr 1931 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine.

6. Frank Eli Dennett was born in 1886 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He was a clerk in a store about 1915 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. He died in 1920.

He was married to Birdie Pryor on 4 Dec 1907 in Maine. Frank Eli Dennett and Birdie Pryor had the following children:

+18 i. Madeline Dennett.
+19 ii. Ella J. Dennett.

7. Florence Rose Dennett was born on 28 Jun 1888 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She resided in Jun 1908 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She died on 11 Mar 1978 in Danforth, Washington County, Maine.

She was married to James Hanford Ritchie (son of John Ritchie and Laura Baird) on 30 Jun 1908 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. James Hanford Ritchie was born on 14 Apr 1883 in Greenfield, New Brunswick, Canada. He resided in Jun 1908 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He died on 27 Dec 1943 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. He was a farmer in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. Florence Rose Dennett and James Hanford Ritchie had the following children:

+20 i. Wallace Albert Ritchie.
+21 ii. George Hanford Ritchie.

9. Cora Augusta Dennett was born about 1891 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She was educated at the Aroostook State Normal School about 1915 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. She died.

She was married to Robert Monroe. Cora Augusta Dennett and Robert Monroe had the following children:

22 i. Muriel Monroe.
23 ii. Geraldine Monroe.

10. Ruby Leona Dennett was born about 1893 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She was an employee of Merchant's Trust Company about 1915 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine.

She was married to Daniel Burke.

12. Laura Love Dennett was born in 1896 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. She died in 1929.

She was married to Frank Pushaw.

13. Ralph Abel Dennett was born on 25 Sep 1897 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine. He died on 12 Jul 1972 in Mapleton, Aroostook County, Maine.

He was married to Margery Hannah Rand (daughter of George Manley Rand and Bertha E. Brown) on 23 Jun 1919 in Maine. Margery Hannah Rand was born on 19 Jan 1902 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. She died on 8 May 1981 in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Ralph Abel Dennett and Margery Hannah Rand had the following children:

+24 i. Shirley Anita Dennett.
+25 ii. Thelma Elizabeth Dennett.
+26 iii. George Hollister Dennett.

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