Descendents of Swan's Island's Moses Staples
Moses Staples came to Swans Island in 1793 from Deer Isle. He was, next to David Smith, the oldest permanent settler. He was the first settler on the west side of the harbor. He was a ship builder and in 1797 moved to the property that eventually became the State Ferry Landing. He had his boat shop there where it was called the Yard.
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