5. Minnie Ivy Carter was born on 18 February 1925 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.
Minnie Ivy Carter and Sheldon Harvey were married on 13 February 1943 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA.5 Certificate Number:
Bride Name: CARTER MINNIE I
Bride Town/State: VINALHAVEN, ME
Groom Name: HARVEY SHELDON
Groom Town/State: PORTLAND, ME
Date of Marriage: Saturday February 13, 1943
Sheldon Harvey6, son of Maroni A. Harvey and Ruth Esther Stockbridge, was born on 26 January 1918 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 26 February 2001 at the age of 83 in Waldoboro, Lincoln County, Maine, USA. WALDOBORO
Sheldon Harvey, 83, passed away Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta. Sheldon was born Jan. 25, 1918, on Swan's Island, the son of Maroni and Ruth Stockbridge Harvey.
He grew up and attended schools on Swan's Island. He spent his life clamming and lobstering. His family said, "Lobstering was never a job, it was his life and he loved it". One of his favorite things to do was to go to Swan's Island and Jonesport every summer. He loved the ocean and enjoyed watching lobster boat races, hunting, fishing, camping and walking on the shore. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was always happy. He loved his dog "Tippy" and all of the other animals that were in his care. He was a member of the West Waldoboro Church for more than 45 years and he was considered a community father to all of the children who knew him.
He was a boat builder and built his own lobster boat. He also helped his sons build their own lobster boats.
He was predeceased by two grandchildren, Jeffrey Wayne Harvey and Crystal Lynn Harvey. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Minnie Carter Harvey; sons, Neil Harvey and his wife, Barbara, of Waldoboro, Wayne Harvey and his wife, Sheryl, of Waldoboro, John Harvey and his wife, Debbie, of Waldoboro; daughter, Rhoda Harvey and her companion, Randy Dudley; grandchildren, Rebecca and Dana Collyer, Shannon, Jennifer, Joshua, Sheldon, Rachel, Israel, Randi, Wayne II, Rhonda, Heather, Matthew, John, Jeremy and Cassandra Harvey, all of Waldoboro, Jessica Harvey and fiance, Ricky Ellis, of Waldoboro, Jason Harvey and fiancee, Lindsay Little, of Waldoboro, Karen Glidden and her husband, Troy, of Waldoboro, Kristine Ellis and her husband, Milford, of Waldoboro, Tamiko Harvey and her son, Shawn Day, Stephanie Dudley and companion, Lee Bennett; 11 great-grandchildren; two nieces, Neota Merry and her husband, Gordon, of Waldoboro, Jean Hildings and her husband, Tom, of Waldoboro; nephew, Malcolm Martin and his wife, Carolyn, of Swan's Island; Two brothers-in-law, Burton and Fernald Carter; sister-in-law, Mina Hildings of Vinalhaven.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2001, at the Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro, with the Rev. Michael Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery on Swan's Island in the spring.
Donations can be made to a memorial fund which has been set up in Sheldon's memory at the West Waldoboro Community Church, c/o John Blamey, 75 Ledges Circle, Waldoboro, ME 04572. Arrangements are by the Hall Funeral Home, Waldoboro. He was buried on 18 May 2001 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Lived at Waldoboro.
Minnie Ivy Carter-4228 and Sheldon Harvey-2592 had the following children: