Eighth Generation


312. Arthur Duane Stinson15 was born on 7 August 1937 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA. He was born on 7 August 1937 in Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine, USA. He died Bladder Cancer on 13 October 2001 at the age of 64 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Arthur was cremated in October 2001. He was buried on 21 October 2001 in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. He served in the military in US Army. SWANS ISLAND - Arthur D. Stinson, 64, died after a battle with cancer at his home on Swans Island, Oct. 13, 2001, surrounded by family and friends.He was born on Vinalhaven, Aug. 7, 1937, the son of Walter and Hilda (Lawry) Stinson. He served his country as a spec 5 in communications in the Army. He fondly remembered his travels during his tour of duty in Germany and Europe. He held many jobs during his lifetime including lobsterman and dealer, mason, carpenter, caretaker, boat and trap builder, bus driver, telephone operator, meat cutter, and ferry terminal agent. However, he most enjoyed supervising the local teams when he ran The Coffee Shop and cooking at his take out, Our Place. Arthur was also called often to dowse a well around the island, a service he was very successful at.He is survived by Marion, his devoted wife of 31 years; and a son, Isaac, both of Swans Island; three sisters, Pauline of Marietta, Ga., Ruth of Franklin, and Dot and her husband, Dan of Swans Island; three nieces, Lorraine, Pat, and Melanie and their families; also two stepchildren, Kim and Gary and their families. He will be missed very, very much as a loving grandfather by his four grandchildren, Colleen, Cameron, Derek and Keyona.Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at Grindle Hill Cemetery, Swans Island. Pastors Paul Joy and Paul Spearing officiating. Arrangements by Direct Cremation of Belfast.


Arthur Duane Stinson and Marion Frances Turner were married on 26 September 1970 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Marion Frances Turner, daughter of Austin Turner and Evelyn Annie Banks, was born on 18 March 1933 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Arthur Duane Stinson-13861 and Marion Frances Turner-4559 had the following children:

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Isaac Adam Stinson-31948.