Stanley-Gilley Cemetery
Cranberry Isles, Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com


(updated 23 July 2011)





Location. Little Cranberry.

Directions. From the boat dock, follow the paved road to the left. In a short distance after passing a white church on the left, bear left at a fork in the road. The cemetery is along the left side of the road immediately after a small, shingled chapel.

History.

Notes. This cemetery, sometimes referred to as the Upper Stanley Cemetery, is bounded on three sides by a fence of concrete posts with two courses of rope stretched between them. The fourth side (parallel to the road) is bounded by an old stone wall. The grass is mowed and trimmed.

Names and dates on gravestones and other markers.
ALLEY
   Julie M. - b. 24 November 1954; d. 5 January 1998
BRADFORD
   Lena (BRYANT; wife of Lloyd C.) - b. 1932; d. 1997
   Lloyd C. (husb. of Lena (BRYANT)) - b. 1912; d. 1993
BRYANT
   Alonzo J. (husb. of Ida M.) - b. 1866; d. 1941
   Annette (LEBEL) - b. 23 May 1908; d. 22 December 1992
   Ida M. (wife of Alonzo J.) - b. 1876; d. 1960
   [Lena - see BRADFORD]
   Shirley W. (son of Alonzo J. and Ida M.) - b. 12 March 1906; d. 30 October 1918
BUNKER
   Alvah W. (husb. of Dorothy B.) - b. 1902; d. 1968
   Dorothy B. (wife of Alvah W.) - b. 1904; d. 1977
   infant (dau. of Alvah W. and Dorothy B.) - [b. and?] d. 1937
   Remona [sic] G. (dau. of Alvah W. and Dorothy B.) - b. 1924; d. 1968
CAMPBELL
   Benjamin S. [husb. of Catherine B.] - b. 30 April 1839; d. 10 November 1923
   Catherine B. [wife of Benjamin S.] - b. 21 May 1854; d. 8 February 1948
CROWLEY
   Allen C. (son of Allen C. [no stone] and Ruth L.) - d. [no date] Æ 5 d.
   Ruth L. (wife of Allen C. [no stone]) - b. 1909; d. 1935
DWELLEY
   [Elizabeth - see FERNALD]
FAULKNER
   Emma J. [wife of William J.] - b. 1890; d. 1990
   William J. [husb. of Emma J.] - b. 25 October 1890; d. 23 August 1966
FERNALD
   Arthur L. [husb. of Kathrine [sic] E.] - b. 1877; d. 1960
   Edward S. (Capt.; husb. of Lucinda G.) - d. 4 January3 1894 Æ 53 y., 5 m., 19 d.
   Elizabeth (DWELLEY; [wife of Francis Griffin]) - b. 18 February 1912
   Ella Frances (wife of Malcolm E. [no stone]) - b. 1907; d. 1930
   Emma J. (wife of George H.) - b. 1851; d. 1912
   Everett E. (husb. of Sadie M.) - b. 1873; d. 1958
   Francis Griffen [husb. of Elizabeth (DWELLEY)] - b. 13 August 1909; d. 29 July 1999
   Frederick G. - b. 26 September 1919; d. 13 March 1959
   George H. (husb. of Emma J.) - b. 14 May 1847; d. 29 October 1932
   Gerard F. - b. 28 October 1937
   Ilmi M. [wife of Lewis A.] - b. 1912
   Kathrine [sic] E. [wife of Arthur L.] - b. 1881; d. 1923
   Lewis A. [husb. of Ilmi M.] - b. 1915; d. 1988
   Lucinda G. (wife of Capt. Edward S.) - b. 1842; d. 1926
   Phebe (wife of Samuel S.) - b. 28 March 1837; d. 5 September 1907
   Reta [sic] R. [wife of Winfred F.] - b. 4 August 1910
   Rose Marie - [b. and?] d. September 1916
   Sadie M. (wife of Everett E.) - b. 1880; d. 1972
   Samuel C. (son of Everett E. and Sadie M.) - b. 1906; d. 1929
   Samuel F. - [b. and?] d. 1940
   Samuel S. (husb. of Phebe) - d. 11 February 1888 Æ 49 y., 5 m., 4 d.
   Winfred F. [husb. of Reta [sic] R.] - b. 5 May 1908; d. 9 November 1977
GILLEY
   Albert W. (husb. of Emily G. and Julia F.) - b. 1845; d. 1916
   Emily (wife of Capt. Samuel) - d. 7 September 1893 Æ 73 y., 2 m.
   Emily G. (wife of Albert W.) - d. 15 December 1879 Æ 32 y., 6 m., 5 d.
   Enoch S. (Capt.; “eldest son” of Capt. Samuel and Emily) - d. 24 December 1865 Æ 22 y., 9 m., 16 d.
   George E. - b. 25 March 1848; d. 25 April 1916
   infant (son of Verner A. and Wattie E.) - [no dates]
   Julia F. (wife of Albert W.) - b. 1867; d. 1921
   [Marcia - see MANRING]
   Samuel (Capt.; husb. of Emily) - d. 27 May 1906 Æ 91 y.
   Sylvia F. - b. 1913; d. 1995
   Verner A. (husb. of Wattie E.) - b. 1889; d. 1950
   Wattie E. (wife of Verner A.) - b. 1882; d. 1983
GRAY
   Charles S. [husb. of Vivian C.] - b. 28 September 1911; d. 15 September 1987
   Vivian C. [wife of Charles S.] - b. 20 September 1906
HAM
   Agnes M. [wife of Arthur E.] - b. 1872; d. 1957
   Albert E. [son of Arthur E. and Agnes M.?] - b. 1910; d. 1998
   Arthur E. [husb. of Agnes M.] - b. 1882; d. 1963
HARRISON
   Stanley H. - d. 12 March 1921 Æ 17 y., 4 m., 19 d.
JARVIS
   George S. (husb. of Hannah S.) - b. 1837; d. 1913
   Hannah S. (wife of George S.) - b. 18 February 1845; d. 12 October 19002
   infant (son of K. E. and M. E. [no stones]) - [b. and?] d. 1935
   Jennie M. (wife of Oscar E.) - b. 1873; d. 1959
   Oscar E. (husb. of Jennie M.) - b. 1870; d. 1928
JORDAN
   Alden H. [husb. of Margaret S.] - b. 1854; d. 1938
   Margaret S. [wife of Alden H.] - b. 1858; d. 1938
LEBEL
   [Annette - see BRYANT]
LIBBY
   Charlotte A. [wife of Clifford W.] - b. 1917; d. 1994
   Clifford W. [husb. of Charlotte A.] - b. 1918; d. 1978
MANRING
   Jones C. [husb. of Marcia (GILLEY)] - b. 1907; d. 1989
   Marcia (GILLEY; [wife of Jones C.]) - b. 1915; d. 1999
M[AY?]O1
   infant (dau. of William and Annie E. [no stones]) - [...]1
MOORE
   Belle (wife of Benjamin E.) - b. 1862; d. 1948
   Benjamin E. (husb. of Belle) - b. 1861; d. 1927
   Evelyn - b. 1897; d. 1944
PALMER
   Jeffery O. - [b. and?] d. 1954
   John A. (son of Robert M. and Gloria B. [no stones]) - b. 25 September 1950; d. 2 September 1983
   Tracy Ann (dau. of Robert M. and Gloria B. [no stones]) - [b. and?] d. 1962
PHIPPEN
   Fred W. [husb. of Inez] - b. 1870; d. 1930
   Inez [wife of Fred W.] - b. 1868; d. 1957
ROSEBROOK
   Jack H. - b. 2 August 1925
SPURLING
   A. Rudolph (son of Fred and Nellie) - b. 1905; d. 1928
   Archie S. (husb. of Lillian) - b. 1862; d. 1950
   Arthur M. [husb. of Cora M.] - b. 1873; d. 1975
   Cora M. [wife of Arthur M.] - b. 1877; d. 1965
   Earle W. (son of Archie S. and Lillian) - b. 1901; d. 1979
   Eleanor G. [wife of Elmer A.] - b. 1908
   Elmer A. [husb. of Eleanor G.] - b. 1901; d. 1984
   Fred (husb. of Nellie) - b. 1868; d. 1958
   Irving R. (son of Fred and Nellie) - b. 1893; d. 1984
   Lillian (wife of Archie S.) - b. 1863; d. 1942
   Marion E. (dau. of Fred and Nellie) - b. 1902
   Nellie (wife of Fred) - b. 1871; d. 1960
STANLEY
   Albert W. (Capt.; son of John and Margaret; [husb. of M. H.? [no stone]]) - d. 28 July 1863, “at sea”, Æ 39 y., 3 m., 23 d.
   Almenia G. (wife of Capt. Benjamin Franklin) - b. 1846; d. 1922
   Andrew E. Jr. [husb. of Eleanor M.] - b. 1915; d. 1981
   Andrew E., Sr. - b. 4 April 1891; d. 24 April 1969
   Benjamin Franklin (Capt.; husb. of Almenia G.) - b. 1842; d. 1917
   Eleanor M. [wife of Andrew E. Jr.] - b. 1918; d. 1998
   Elsie L. - b. 1893; d. 1938
   Francis A. “Frank” [husb. of Margaret F.] - b. 16 October 1922; d. 11 November 1994
   Freeman E. [husb. of Minnie E.] - b. 1876; d. 1955
   John (husb. of Margaret) - d. 25 March 1864 Æ 75 y.
   Joyce M. [STANLEY?] - b. 1946; d. 1947
   Lewis M. (son of A[lbert?]. W. and M. H. [no stone]) - d. 3 November 1865 Æ 3 y., 2 m.
   Margaret (wife of John) - d. 23 March 1874 Æ 76 y., 4 m., 12 d.
   Margaret F. [wife of Francis A. “Frank”] - b. 25 October 1918; d. 14 December 1997
   Minnie E. [wife of Freeman E.] - b. 1881; d. 1958
   Wanita [sic] L. - b. 4 May 1948; d. 25 April 1966
   Winfield E. - b. 1911; d. 1941
WAYLAND
   Jane (wife of Matthew [no stone]) - d. 7 September 1866 Æ 27 y., 6 m., 21 d.
YOUNG
   Hannah C. (wife of William W.) - b. 1831; d. 1918
   Lulu S. [wife of William A.] - b. 1874; d. 1956
   William A. [husb. of Lulu S.] - b. 1869; d. 1946
   William W. (husb. of Hannah C.) - b. 1836; d. 1924

Notes:
   1Stone broken.
   2The 9 of 1900 is backwards.
   3The N of “JANUARY” is backwards.



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