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Sabattis Francis (1855 - 1919)

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Sabattis Francis
Born in Maine, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1875 in Old Town, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1870s - unknown)], [private daughter (1870s - unknown)], , , [private son (1880s - 1930s)], [private son (1880s - 1940s)], and
Died in Penobscot, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 Jan 2019 | Created 15 Apr 2009
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Biography

Sabattis Francis was born in March 1855 in Maine, United States. His parents were Joseph M Francis and Lydia Ranco.[1]

1870s

In Jun 1870, Sabattis Francis (11) lived in Old town, Penobscot county, Maine with Joe M (52), John (28), Mary (5), and Elizabeth (18). They were Penobscot Indian race. [2]

He married Marie Anne Nicolas in 1875. Mary had been born in Canada, the daughter of Thomas and Angelique Thomas. Together they had 7 children.

In Nov 1875, their daughter Louisa was born. [3] In Jan 1878, their daughter Nellie C was born. [3]

1880s

In 1880, Setattis Francis (23) lived in Greenbush, Penobscot county, Maine with his father Joseph M (65), mother Lydia (50), sister Louise (18), and daughters/nieces Mary L (4) and Helen (1). [4]

In Nov 1885, their son Joesph Francis was born in Maine. [3] In Oct 1886, their son Gilbert Francis was born in Maine. [3] In 1887, their son Birt Francis was born. [5]

1900s

In 1900, Sabatles Francis (45) lived with his wife Mary M (47), their daughter Louisa Mitchell (24), daughter Nellie C Loring (22), son-in-law Peter J Loring (24), son Joseph (16), and son Gilbert (15). Sabatles and Mary had been married 26 years; Mary was the mother of 7 children with 4 living. Louisa was widowed with no children. Nellie and Peter had been married 5 years; Nellie had no children. All were Indians of the Penobscot tribe: Sabatles was 1/2 white; Mary was 1/8 white; Louisa, Nellie, Peter, Joseph, and Gilbert were 1/4 white. Sabatles worked as a guide; Mary, Louisa, and Nellie were basket weavers; Peter was a wood carver; Joseph was a day laborer; Gilbert was at school. [3]

In Feb 1908, his son Birt (21) married Clara Polchies (21) in York, New Brunswick, Canada. Mary was the daughter of Louis and Mary Paul Polchies. [5] In Mar 1908, his daughter Louise E Mitchell married Stephen Sockbison in Indian Island, Knox county, Maine. Stephen was the son of Soch and Mary Anne Sullivan Sochbison. [6]

1910s

In 1910, Sabbattis M Francis (53) lived in Old Town City, Indian Island Indian Reservation in Penobscot county, Maine with his wife Mary A (56), son Joseph N (26), daughter-in-law Mary J (27), and grandsons Maurice (6) and Harry A (3 months). Sabbattis and Mary had been married 35 years; Mary was the mother of 7 children with 4 living. Joseph and Mary had been married 7 years; Mary had 2 children both living. Sabbattis worked as a laborer for woods and rivers; Mary and Mary were basket makers at home; Joseph was a retail merchant in a confectionary. [7]

On March 9, 1919, Sabattis M Francis (63) died in Old Town, Penobscot, Maine. [8] He was buried at Penobscot Indian cemetery in Old Town. [9]

Research Notes

1910 Census indian population Indian Island, Maine Lists him in family #27, Dwelling #29, at age 52. with his wife Mary Age 56, and having been married 37 years. His is listed as being 1/2 indian having a penobscot mother and a french father.

Sources

  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24F-T3QV : 13 March 2018), Sabatttis M Francis, Death 09 Mar 1919; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 10,116.
  2. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6DT-P5S : 12 April 2016), Sabattis Francis, Maine, United States; citing p. 3, family , NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,054.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSTW-JKG : accessed 17 May 2018), Sabatles M Francis, Old Town city (incl. Indian Island) Ward 2, 4, Penobscot, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 119, sheet 34B, family 673, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,598.
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFQ9-Z6M : 15 August 2017), Setattis Francis in household of Joseph M Francis, Greenbush, Penobscot, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district ED 49, sheet 476B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0486; FHL microfilm 1,254,486.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBF-C3GL : 13 March 2018), Sabatis Francis in entry for Birt Francis and Clara Polchies, 18 Feb 1908; citing , York, New Brunswick, Canada, p. 115, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 2,024,730.
  6. Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24J-WH64 : 13 March 2018), Sabat M Francis in entry for Stephen Sockbison and Louise E Mitchell, Marriage 01 Mar 1908; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 10,193.
  7. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MR3F-CV3 : accessed 17 May 2018), Sebbattl? M Francis, Old Town Ward 4, Penobscot, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 190, sheet 11B, family 29, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 545; FHL microfilm 1,374,558.
  8. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24F-T3QV : 13 March 2018), Sabatttis M Francis, Death 09 Mar 1919; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 10,116.
  9. Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKXM-QM5L : 16 March 2018), Sabattus M Francis, ; citing Old Town, Penobscot, Maine, United States, Cemetery Penobscot Indian, Maine State Library, Augusta; FHL microfilm 2,148,809.


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