Fifth Generation

174. Ernest Victor (Tainter) Watling was born on 14 March 1917 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died before 2006 at the age of 89. He was adopted. Raised by cousin Erdine Kent & husband Jack Watling following parents death from 1918 flu. Goes by the name, 'Ernest Watling'. Lived at Rockland.

Mary Louise Burns, daughter of Charles Albert Burns and Jeanie Marguerite Martin, was born on 23 August 1924 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died Died following long illness with cancer and dimentia at the Deer Isle Nursing Center. on 22 November 2010 at the age of 86 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Monday, November 22, 2010 at 9:56 am

SWAN’S ISLAND — Mary L. Staples, 86, died Nov. 18, 2010, at a Deer Isle health-facility. She was born Aug. 23, 1924, the daughter of Charles and Jeannie (Martin) Burns.
Mary was always “on the go.” She was the first to help when help was needed. She loved knitting, crafts, gardening, took painting lessons and was part of what Islanders lovingly called “The Roadrunners.” Above all she was a good friend! Mary was a member of the Swan’s Island Methodist Church, Ladies Aide and choir.
She is survived by son, Wesley Staples of Los Angeles and Houston; daughter, Carolyn McEachern of Stonington; brother, Russell Burns and wife, Margaret, of Ellsworth; sisters, Charlene Carter and Helene Billings, both of Stonington; nieces, Gwen and Lotti;  nephew, Clint; a special friend, Linette Smith; and countless friends and neighbors. She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Wesley W. Staples Sr.; brothers, Norman, Wilson and Buster Burns; and sister, Marguerite Bacheller.
There will be a memorial service July 2011 on Swan’s Island. Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to the Swan’s Island Methodist Church, P.O. Box 324, Swan’s Island, ME 04685. Condolences may be expressed at
She was buried on 9 July 2011 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Ernest Victor (Tainter) Watling-7266 and Mary Louise Burns-4755 had the following children:



Carolyn Williams-12911.

Ernest Victor (Tainter) Watling and Olive Vivian Colson were married. Olive Vivian Colson was born in Hampton, Maine, USA.

Ernest Victor (Tainter) Watling-7266 and Olive Vivian Colson-93662 had the following children:



Ernest Victor Tainter Watling Jr. was born (date unknown).



Deena Belle Watling-93664.



Barbara Louise Ann Watling-93665.



Audrey Vivian Watling-93666.



Jacqueline Eldie Watling-93667.



Jennie Mae Watling-93668.