Descendants of Cyrus Wakefield

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  Cyrus6 Wakefield  (Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 03 Aug 1798 in Stuben, ME, and died 07 Jan 1862 in Lubec, ME.  He married Mahala Huldah McDonald 08 Jun 1820 in Lubec, ME, daughter of John McDonald.  She was born Abt. 1800 in Lubec, Washington, ME, and died 10 Jun 1869 in Chelsea, MA1,2.

 

More About Cyrus Wakefield:

Individual Reference: Wakefield Mem, Chap. II, 1897, pg126, 1303

Residence: 1850, Lubec, Washington, Maine4

 

More About Mahala Huldah McDonald:

Individual Reference: 1897, Wakefield Mem, Chap. II, pg 130

       

Children of Cyrus Wakefield and Mahala McDonald are:

+      2                 i.    Nathaniel M.7 Wakefield, born 28 Apr 1821 in Lubec, ME; died 22 Apr 1892 in Calais, ME.

+      3                ii.    Emily Wakefield, born 09 Mar 1826 in Lubec, ME.

        4               iii.    Louise Wakefield, born Abt. 1831 in Lubec, ME.

+      5               iv.    Hannah Wakefield, born 01 Jan 1831 in Lubec, ME; died 27 Jan 1913 in Prob. Hyde Park, MA.

+      6                v.    Catherine M. Wakefield, born May 1831 in Lubec, ME.

        7               vi.    Cyrus Wakefield, born Abt. 1837 in Lubec, ME.

        8              vii.    Aaron Wakefield, born Abt. 1839 in Lubec, ME; died 20 Oct 1898 in Tewksbury, MA.  He married (1) Rebecca Simmons; born Abt. 09 Oct 1843; died 09 Aug 1872 in Walpole, MA.  He married (2) Eliza H. Wilson 18 Feb 1875 in Cambridge, MA; born Abt. 1844.

 

More About Aaron Wakefield:

Residence: 10 Sep 1889, Hyde Park, Norfolk, MA

 

+      9             viii.    James Frederick Wakefield, born 04 Aug 1842 in Lubec, ME; died 28 Dec 1898 in Louisville , KY.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Nathaniel M.7 Wakefield (Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 28 Apr 1821 in Lubec, ME, and died 22 Apr 1892 in Calais, ME.  He married (1) Caroline Amelia Ward 14 Oct 1845 in Calais, Wash, ME..  She was born Abt. 1827 in Calais, Wash, ME..  He married (2) ? Abt. 1856.    He married (3) Teresa Ann McCasslin Abt. 1868.  She was born Abt. 1852.  He married (4) ? Aft. 1880. 

 

More About Nathaniel M. Wakefield:

Residence: 1850, Lubec, Maine

       

Child of Nathaniel Wakefield and Caroline Ward is:

        10               i.    Nathaniel8 Wakefield, born 22 Apr 1850 in Campobello Island, Charlotte, NB, CAN; died 13 Jun 1855 in Campobello Island, Charlotte, NB, CAN.

 

More About Nathaniel Wakefield:

Baptism: 10 Jun 1855, St Anne's Anglican Church, Campobello Island, Charlotte, NB, CAN

Burial: Jun 1855, St Anne's Anglican Church, Campobello Island, Charlotte, NB, CAN

 

       

Children of Nathaniel Wakefield and ? are:

        11               i.    John M.8 Wakefield, born Abt. 1860 in New Brunswick, Canada.

        12              ii.    Ella Wakefield, born Abt. 1857.

 

       

Children of Nathaniel Wakefield and Teresa McCasslin are:

        13               i.    Teresa A.8 Wakefield, born Abt. 1871 in ME.

        14              ii.    Nathaniel M. Wakefield, born Abt. 1874 in New Brunswick, Canada.

 

 

        3.  Emily7 Wakefield (Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 09 Mar 1826 in Lubec, ME.  She married John Spinney 10 Nov 1844 in Calais, Wash, ME..  He was born Abt. 1818 in Magadavic, NB.

       

Children of Emily Wakefield and John Spinney are:

        15               i.    Mary Ellen8 Spinney, born 30 Jul 1845 in Calais, Wash, ME.; died 07 Jan 1847 in Calais, Wash, ME..

+      16              ii.    Charles Albert Spinney, born 21 Jun 1847 in Calais, Wash, ME..

        17             iii.    John H. Spinney, born Abt. 1849 in ME..

        18             iv.    Clara Spinney, born Abt. 1854.

        19              v.    Aaron Spinney, born Abt. 1856.

        20             vi.    Lily A. Spinney, born Abt. 1859.

        21            vii.    Etta M. Spinney, born Abt. 1864.

        22           viii.    Frederick W. Spinney, born Abt. 1870.

 

 

        5.  Hannah7 Wakefield (Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 01 Jan 1831 in Lubec, ME, and died 27 Jan 1913 in Prob. Hyde Park, MA.  She married (1) Andrew Jackson Joy 28 Feb 1852 in Lubec, ME.  He was born 25 Jul 1830 in Lubec, ME, and died 14 Oct 1862 in Camp Parapet, New Orleans, LA.  She married (2) Daniel Joy 17 Oct 1864 in Lubec, Maine. 

       

Children of Hannah Wakefield and Andrew Joy are:

        23               i.    Andrew Jackson8 Joy, born 04 Oct 1853 in Lubec, ME5; died 24 Jan 1889 in Prob. Hyde Park, MA5.

 

More About Andrew Jackson Joy:

Residence: 30 Sep 1885, Canton, Norfolk, MA6

 

        24              ii.    Child Joy, born 1855 in Lubec, ME; died 04 Mar 1855 in Lubec, Maine.

+      25             iii.    Martha A. Joy, born 07 Jan 1857 in Lubec, ME.

+      26             iv.    Josephine W. Joy, born 03 Sep 1858 in Lubec, ME.

        27              v.    Catherine W. Joy, born 09 Jun 1860 in Lubec, ME7.

 

More About Catherine W. Joy:

Residence: 10 Jun 1880, Home of Frank & Josie Crooker, Bath, ME8

 

        28             vi.    James Henry Joy, born Abt. 1862 in Lubec, ME; died 13 Apr 1862 in Lubec, Maine.

 

       

Children of Hannah Wakefield and Daniel Joy are:

        29               i.    Carrie Alberta8 Joy, born Abt. 1868.

+      30              ii.    Frank E Joy, born Jul 1870.

 

 

        6.  Catherine M.7 Wakefield (Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born May 1831 in Lubec, ME.  She married Zadock S. Washburn Abt. 1852, son of John Washburn and Sarah Pease.  He was born Jun 1831 in New Hampshire.

       

Children of Catherine Wakefield and Zadock Washburn are:

+      31               i.    George Frederick8 Washburn, born Feb 1859 in Calais, ME.

        32              ii.    Carrie D. Washburn, born Abt. 1860.

        33             iii.    Charles A. Washburn, born May 1867 in MA.  He married Mable T. ?; born Nov 1873 in ME.

+      34             iv.    Albert Z. Washburn, born Dec 1868 in Hopedale, MA.

 

 

        9.  James Frederick7 Wakefield (Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 04 Aug 1842 in Lubec, ME, and died 28 Dec 1898 in Louisville , KY.  He married (1) Susan A. Cooley 19 Feb 1862 in Augusta, ME9,10.  She was born Abt. 1844, and died 1880 in Augusta, ME.  He married (2) Armonia A. McPherson 11 Sep 1890 in Boston, MA11, daughter of Norman McPherson and Sarah.  She was born Abt. 1859 in Nova Scotia ?.

 

Notes for James Frederick Wakefield:

Used both "James Frederick" and "Frederick James"

 

Served in the Maine Infantry during Civil War in the same company as his brothers Nathaniel and Aaron and brothers-in-law Zadock Washburn and Andrew Joy.

 

Civil War Service Record:

Enlisted as a Private in Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Maine on 16 December 1861 at the age of 19. Promoted to Full Sergeant (1863). Reenlisted in Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Maine on 09 February 1864. Deserted Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Maine on 17 September 1864. Absent, without leave (1864)

 

His pension medical record lists him as 5 ft. 8 1/2 inches tall, light hair & blue eyes.

 

Census Records:

09 Jul 1860: Calais, ME; Age 17 Yrs; Occupation "Mariner"

11 Jun 1870: Chelsea, MA; Age 26; Occupation "Iron Moulder"

19 June 1880: Lawrence, MA; Age 35; Occupation "Iron Moulder"

 

He is referred to in several sources as a "Salve Peddler" or "Chairopodist".

Second Wile Armonia also went by "May". His second child Hazel Wakefield is unproven but probable based on Census records.

 

Appears to have spent the last several years of his life in the Dayton, OH / Louisville, KY / Indianapolis, IA area, possibly as a travelling salesman or peddler.

 

More About James Frederick Wakefield:

Burial: 28 Dec 1898, Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville, KY ; Section C Site 4095

Individual Reference: Wakefield Memorial, Chap. II, pg 130

Military service: Bet. 1861 - 1864, Company K, 15th Infantry Regiment Maine12

       

Child of James Wakefield and Susan Cooley is:

+      35               i.    James Frederick8 Wakefield, born 27 Jul 1865 in Windsor, ME; died 05 Apr 1908 in Philadelphia, PA.

 

       

Child of James Wakefield and Armonia McPherson is:

        36               i.    Hazel8 Wakefield, born Feb 1897 in Indiana.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        16.  Charles Albert8 Spinney (Emily7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 21 Jun 1847 in Calais, Wash, ME..  He married Dalia.  She was born Abt. 1855.

       

Child of Charles Spinney and Dalia is:

        37               i.    Frederick9 Spinney, born 1879.

 

 

        25.  Martha A.8 Joy (Hannah7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 07 Jan 1857 in Lubec, ME13.  She married John Howard Eames 15 Oct 1883 in Wilmington, MA14.  He was born Sep 1853.

       

Children of Martha Joy and John Eames are:

        38               i.    Meyron A9 Eames, born Aug 1884 in Wilmington, MA.

        39              ii.    Edna H. Eames, born Sep 1885 in Wilmington, MA.

        40             iii.    Helen M. Eames, born Sep 1889 in Wilmington, MA.

        41             iv.    Hubert Brooks Eames, born 19 Mar 1895 in Wilmington, MA; died May 1968 in East Falmouth, MA.  He married Celin W. Abt. 1920.

        42              v.    Helen M. Eames, born Abt. 1900 in Wilmington, MA.

        43             vi.    ? Eames, born Bef. 1900 in Wilmington, MA.

 

 

        26.  Josephine W.8 Joy (Hannah7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 03 Sep 1858 in Lubec, ME15.  She married Frank W. Crooker 19 Feb 1879 in Chelsea, MA16.  He was born Abt. 1855 in Bath, ME, and died Bet. 1880 - 1900.

       

Children of Josephine Joy and Frank Crooker are:

        44               i.    Warren G.9 Crooker, born Jan 1880 in Bath, ME17.

        45              ii.    Phillip L. Crooker, born 1882 in MA.

        46             iii.    Willa L. Crooker, born 1883 in MA.

        47             iv.    Frank B. Crooker, born 1886 in MA.

 

 

        30.  Frank E8 Joy (Hannah7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born Jul 1870.  He married Ida B. McCoy Abt. 1893, daughter of Abel McCoy and Sarah Leonard.  She was born Jan 1874 in Vermont.

       

Child of Frank Joy and Ida McCoy is:

        48               i.    Leonard Wakefield9 Joy, born 12 Aug 1894 in Claremont, New Hampshire.

 

More About Leonard Wakefield Joy:

Individual Reference: Wakefield Mem, Chap. II, 1897, pg130

 

 

        31.  George Frederick8 Washburn (Catherine M.7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born Feb 1859 in Calais, ME.  He married Mabel V. Griffin Feb 1859 in Calais, ME.  She was born 23 Apr 1861 in MA.

 

Notes for George Frederick Washburn:

Bio by Stephen Washburn Mileham found in the Book "The Washburn Family in America", compiled by Brenton Washburn, 2001

 

George owned a department store and the first movie houses in Boston. He owned two hotels in Florida (Grass Moss Inn) at Clearwater, and the Dunedin Lodge at Dunedin and the Winvirden Hotel at Monument Bluffs, MA. This last uses the names of all three children. WIN VIR DEN.

       

Children of George Washburn and Mabel Griffin are:

        49               i.    Winnifred9 Washburn, born Nov 1885 in MA.

        50              ii.    Virginia Washburn, born Dec 1887 in FL.

        51             iii.    Alden F. Washburn, born Mar 1890 in MA.

 

 

        34.  Albert Z.8 Washburn (Catherine M.7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born Dec 1868 in Hopedale, MA.  He married Laura Peart.  She was born Jan 1871 in MA.

       

Children of Albert Washburn and Laura Peart are:

+      52               i.    Frederick9 Washburn, born Sep 1892 in MA.

        53              ii.    Roger Washburn, born 1908.

 

 

        35.  James Frederick8 Wakefield (James Frederick7, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1)18 was born 27 Jul 1865 in Windsor, ME, and died 05 Apr 1908 in Philadelphia, PA18.  He married Anne Marie Hafner 25 Jun 1890 in Boston, MA19, daughter of George Haffner and Mary Klein.  She was born 11 Sep 1862 in New York, NY, and died 13 Jan 1913 in New York, NY.

 

Notes for James Frederick Wakefield:

Travelled on the east coast entertainment circuit. His son Harry's birth certificate lists his occupation as "Chiropodist". Death Certificate lists his occupation as "Palmist"

 

Marraige record to Annie Hafner lists occupations for both as "Actor"

 

More About James Frederick Wakefield:

Burial: 08 Apr 1908, Ivy Hill Cemetary, Philadelphia, PA20

 

Notes for Anne Marie Hafner:

Death Certificate lists occupation as "Costumer"

 

More About Anne Marie Hafner:

Burial: 16 Jan 1913, Lutheran Cemetary, Middle Village, NY

       

Children of James Wakefield and Anne Hafner are:

        54               i.    Charles9 Wakefield, born Bef. 1893; died Bef. 1893 in Philadelphia, PA.

        55              ii.    Frederick Wakefield, born Bef. 1893; died Bef. 1893 in Boston, MA.

+      56             iii.    William Harry Wakefield, born 20 Mar 1893 in New York, New York; died 28 Aug 1949 in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

        52.  Frederick9 Washburn (Albert Z.8, Catherine M.7 Wakefield, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born Sep 1892 in MA.  He married Frances Bucknam Ingersoll.  She was born 28 Sep 1891.

       

Child of Frederick Washburn and Frances Ingersoll is:

        57               i.    Robert10 Washburn.  He married Isabelle Marie Lally; born 28 Feb 1919.

 

 

        56.  William Harry9 Wakefield (James Frederick8, James Frederick7, Cyrus6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, James2, John1) was born 20 Mar 1893 in New York, New York, and died 28 Aug 1949 in Martinsburg, West Virginia.  He married Hazel Stoddard 1920, daughter of Rollette Stoddard and Susan Silence.  She was born Feb 1891, and died 06 Jun 1970 in Pittsfield, MA.

 

More About William Harry Wakefield:

Baptism: 20 Mar 1893, Church of the Ascension, NY, NY

Burial: 01 Sep 1949, Arlington National Cemetary, Section 34 Site 1046

       

Children of William Wakefield and Hazel Stoddard are:

        58               i.    William Robert10 Wakefield, born 29 Jul 1921; died 12 Aug 1991.  He married Elnora Temple 1948; born 1917.

 

More About William Robert Wakefield:

Burial: 06 Sep 1991, Arlington National Cemetery, Section 68 Site 3698

Military service: Bet. 01 Nov 1942 - 31 Dec 1965, US Air Force

 

        59              ii.    John Stoddard Wakefield, born 06 Aug 1924 in Missouri; died 14 May 1968 in Orange County, CA.  He married Phyllis Brandon 1948; born 1928.

        60             iii.    Albert James Wakefield, born 01 Mar 1926 in Kansas City, MO; died 07 Sep 1985 in Fairfax, VA.  He married Martha Babits 1947; born 23 Jan 1927 in Bath, OH.

 

More About Albert James Wakefield:

Burial: 14 Jul 1989, Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Section W Site 974-C

Military service: Bet. 28 Oct 1943 - 04 Jun 1946, United States Navy

 

        61             iv.    Walter Frederick Wakefield, born 07 Mar 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri.  He married Stella Marjorie Swope 24 Sep 1949 in Sidling Hill Christian Curch; Needmore, Pennsylvania; born 14 Oct 1928 in Needmore, PA.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  Federal Death Census 1870, Chelsea, MA.

2.  Death Certificate

3.  Wakefield Memorial

4.  United States Federal Census 1850

5.  Andrew Jackson Joy, Pension File.

6.  Pension Application File - James Frederick Wakefield.

7.  Andrew Jackson Joy, Pension File.

8.  United States Federal Census 1880.

9.  Pension Application File

10.  Marriage Record

11.  Massachusetts Marriage Record

12.  Pension Application File

13.  Andrew Jackson Joy, Pension File.

14.  Marriage Record

15.  Andrew Jackson Joy, Pension File.

16.  Marriage Record

17.  United States Federal Census, 1880

18.  Death Certificate - James Frederick Wakefield (1908).

19.  Massachusetts Marriage Record

20.  Death Certificate - James Frederick Wakefield (1908).

 

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