Fourth Generation


32. Vesta E. Stanley was born on 21 October 1881 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Vesta E. Stanley and Chester Roland Stewart were married on 19 December 1900 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Married by Rev. Fred V. Stanley. Chester Roland Stewart, son of Roland George Stewart and Emily O. Bridges, was born on 2 October 1879 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 13 July 1940 at the age of 60 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. The death last Saturday of chester Roland Stewart of this city, following a brief illness, came as a great shock to his many friends throughout this vacinity.
The deceased was born at Swan's Island Oct. 2, 1880, son of Roland and Emily Bridges Stewart. During his early life Mr. Stewart was captain of a yacht sailing out of Bar Harbor and Dark Harbor. In 1923 he gave up his work to be at home with his family and went to work for Fuller-Cobb-Davis and later for Mansfield. He was also janitor of the Rockland Public Library for many years. Mr. Stewart was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vesta E. Stewart; a son, Russell d. Stewart; two grandchildren, Janet and Jeanne Stewart; two sisters, Mrs. Maud Wilber of this city and Mrs. Harry Johnson of Swan's Island; two nieces, MRs. John Hughes of Providence and Mrs. Robert C. Gregory of Rockland; two nephews, Lowell Stewart of Waterville and Harry E. Wilber of this city.
Funeral services were held at the Burpee Funeral Home with the Rev. Guy Wilson officiating and burial was in the family lot at Achorn cemetery. The bearers were Maynard L. Marston, Charles Thornton, Lawrence Mansfield and Robert C. Gregory. He was buried in Achorn Cemetery, Rockland, Maine.

Vesta E. Stanley-305 and Chester Roland Stewart-302 had the following children:

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Donald Russell Stewart-306.