LEVI MORSE POOR

Male 1844 - 1917  (72 years)


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  • Name LEVI MORSE POOR  [1, 2
    Born 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 2 May 2013 

    Father BENJAMIN JOY POOR,   b. 23 Sep 1811, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1868, Searsmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother ALZINA WALCOTT HEMENWAY,   b. Abt 15 Oct 1815, Belmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1901, Belfast, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1837  Searsmont, Waldo County, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abbie G. Wagner,   b. 30 Aug 1845,   d. 26 Aug 1872, Searsmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1866  Belmont, Me. (Waldo County) Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Cora Vesta Poor,   b. 31 Aug 1868, Searsmont, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1894, Belfast, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    Photos
    Levi  Abbie  Hattie grave
    Levi Abbie Hattie grave
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HATTIE LEE FOGG,   b. 26 May 1852, Appleton, Me., Knox county Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1934, Augusta, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1874  Searsmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    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 Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1956, Augusta, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F96  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Levi Poor, Gen
    Levi Poor, Gen
    LeviPoor1.16.1912
    LeviPoor1.16.1912
    LeviPoor10.25.1906
    LeviPoor10.25.1906
    LeviPoor5.17.1903
    LeviPoor5.17.1903
    LeviPoor6.15.1907
    LeviPoor6.15.1907
    LeviPoor6.17.1908
    LeviPoor6.17.1908
    LeviPoor8.26.1903
    LeviPoor8.26.1903
    Poor,Levi,obit1
    Poor,Levi,obit1
    Poor,Levi,obit2
    Poor,Levi,obit2

    Headstones
    Headstones of Levi Poor and both his wives! Hattie Fogg and Abbie G. Wagner
    Headstones of Levi Poor and both his wives! Hattie Fogg and Abbie G. Wagner

  • 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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      7/25/1862 mustered in at Belfast, Me.
      Comp. D 19th Maine regiment volunteers
      6/22/1864 prisoner at Petersburg, Va.
      Belle Isle, Danville, then Andersonville
      4/21/1865 parolled at end of the war
      hon discharge 6/12/1865

      Engagements
      • Fredericksburg, VA - December 13, 1862
      • Chancellorsville, VA - May 1 - 4, 1863
      • Gettysburg, PA - July 1 - 3, 1863 (Gettysburg Campaign)
      • Bristoe Station, VA - October 14, 1863
      • Mine Run, VA - November 26 - December 1, 1863
      • Wilderness, VA - May 5 - 7, 1864
      • Spotsylvania, VA - May 7 - 20, 1864
      • Po River, VA - May 9 - 12, 1864 (Spotsylvania Campaign)
      • North Anna, VA - May 23 - 27, 1864
      • Totopotomy, VA - May 26, - 30, 1864
      • Cold Harbor, VA - May 31 - June 12, 1864
      • Petersburg, VA Seige - June 1864
      CAPTURED
      • Deep Bottom, VA - August 14, 1864 (Petersburg Campaign)
      • Reams Station, VA - August 25, 1864 (Petersburg Campaign)
      • Boydton Road, VA - October 23, 1864 (Petersburg Campaign)
      • Hatchers Run, VA - December 8 - 9, 1864 (Petersburg Campaign)
      • High Bridge, VA - April 6, 1865 (Appomattox Campaign)
      • Farmville, VA - April 7, 1865 (Appomattox Campaign)
      • Appomattox, VA - April 9, 1865
      PAROLLED

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

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


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