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LEVI MORSE POOR[1, 2]
 1844 - 1917

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  • Birth  4 Nov 1844  Belmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1870  Searsmont Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Intentions(Marriage)  22 Feb 1874  Belmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1894  Augusta Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  1917  [7, 8
    Buried  1917  Oak Grove Cemetary, Searsmont, Waldo County, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID  I197  Welcomer and Poor Relatives
    Last Modified  18 Mar 2011 00:00:00 
     
    Father  BENJAMIN JOY POOR, b. 23 Sep 1811, Maine  
    Mother  ALZINA WALCOTT HEMENWAY, b. Abt 15 Oct 1815, Belmont, Me., Waldo County  
    Family ID  F101  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Abbie G. Wagner, b. 30 Aug 1845 
    Married  22 Nov 1866  Belmont, Me. (Waldo County) Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Cora Vesta Poor, b. 31 Aug 1868, Searsmont, Me.
    Photos Levi Abbie Hattie grave
    Family ID  F100  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  HATTIE LEE FOGG, b. 26 May 1852, Appleton, Me., Knox county  
    Married  4 Jul 1874  Searsmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • in the presence of Charles H. Fogg and Margaret A. Fogg - signed OliverStoddard

      also listed somewhere else as married in Waldo, Me
    Children 
    >1. CHARLES WALTER POOR, b. 9 Sep 1877, Searsmont, Me., Waldo County
    Family ID  F96  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos Levi Poor, Gen
    LeviPoor1.16.1912
    LeviPoor10.25.1906
    LeviPoor5.17.1903
    LeviPoor6.15.1907
    LeviPoor6.17.1908
    LeviPoor8.26.1903
    Poor,Levi,obit1
    Poor,Levi,obit2
     
    Headstones Headstones of Levi Poor and both his wives! Hattie Fogg and Abbie G. WagnerHeadstones of Levi Poor and both his wives! Hattie Fogg and Abbie G. Wagner
    Status: Located.
     
  • Notes 
    • friends of L.M. Poor sent roses to Cora Vesta Stephenson's funeral(office of W.H. Gannett, Augusta) [obit of C V Stephenson]


      FROM ANDERSONVILLE POW DATABASE @ ANCESTRY.COM
      Surname Given Name Rank Company Regiment State Arm of Service Death DateCause of Death Remarks Reference Location of Capture Date of Capture PageNotes More Information Code Grave
      POOR LEVI M. CORPORAL D 19 ME INFANTRY - - - p 212, 215 [107] JERUSALEMPLANK, VA 18640622 0 - - - - NO 48813 0
      POOR LEVI M SGT D 19 ME EXCHANGED APRIL 1, 1865 48813 0 580510

      D Company, 19th Maine Infantry is how I read it-P

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      On page 451 of Marriage Records of Waldo County Prior to 1892 is this entry (quoted verbatim):

      "July 4, 1874 Also-- Levi M. POOR to Hattie L. FOGG of Searsmont."

      Reading up the page, I must assume the marriage was performed by OliverStodard. I assume this because it is after his first entry that the term"also" occurs repeatedly.

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      Chris has a book on the Andersonville prison - afterwards in Maine Levi and another man were instrumental in getting a statue raised honoring the captured

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      >
      > As far as directions are concerned, here is what I have come up with onOak
      > Grove Cemetery in Searsmont. "Oak Grove Cemetery is in SearsmontVillage
      > on the New England Rd., heading north, on the right, beyond the 'PondRd',
      > between the property of Dodge and Norman Roberts." This cemetery was
      > catalogued by Isabel Morse Maresh and Annie Cilley (her sister). Ihave a
      > copy of the cemetery records if there is a particular person you areseeking.
      >
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S179] Poor family history, typed

    2. [S448] Andersonville Monument Book

    3. [S152] Obituary - Levi Morse Poor, General, gives date and place

    4. [S209] Census - Maine - Searsmont

    5. [S460] Belmont, Maine records

    6. [S130] Obituary - Cora Vesta Stephenson

    7. [S132] Obituary - Elzina Poor - BELFAST, Me. Paper, gives me after 1901

    8. [S211] Searsmont, Maine, cemetary records, gives me 1917

    9. [S125] Oak Grove Cemetery pictures

    10. [S460] Belmont, Maine records, show date as Nov. 22, 1866

    11. [S224] Marriage records - Waldo County, Maine - vols. 1-3, 1802-1887

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