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Stave Island - Clayton - off LDI

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Off Little Deer Isle, Maine:  North side of Little Deer Isle causeway
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The grave sites of Benjamin Eaton and his wife are purported to be on Stave Island. The graves have not been found by the Claytons, the present owners of the island.  Benjamin was the son of Solomon Eaton and the grandson of Major William Eaton, per Hosmer's history.  William Eaton was the very first permanent settler on Deer Isle in 1762. 

Clayton, Lois Mills b: Feb 22, 1914 Columbus, Ohio - d: Apr 18, 2003 DI - w/o Thompson “Tom” B. Clayton - d/o Maurice H. & Alta Mills - her ashes scattered on the Island 

Clayton, Thompson B. b.: June 8, 1904 Wash DC - died Apr 1, 1983 DI - h/o Lois Mills - s/o Richard & Grace Thompson Clayton - his ashes scattered on the Island 

Dumont, Ann Clayton - b: 1941 Tacoma Park, MD - d: Jan. 24, 1995 Honolulu, HI - d/o Thompson & Lois Clayton - w/o John Dumont, of Hawaii - her ashes scattered on the Island 

Eaton, Benjamin H. b: abt 1803 - d: Oct 25, 1887 on Stave Island - h/o Mariah C. Weed - s/o Solomon & Catherine (Howard) Eaton

Eaton, Mariah C. - b: abt 1806 - d: Sept 12, 1878 Stave Island - w/o Benjamin - d/o Jeremiah & Althea (Joyce) Weed 

Noyes, Mary Elizabeth - b: abt 1834 - d: ?? Stave Island - w/o 1. Antonio DeSilva & 2. George W. Gray (separated after 3 days) & 3. Isaac Noyes - d/o Benj. H. & Mariah C. (Weed) Eaton - source of preceding information - Eaton page 113

Weirs, Persis Clayton b: July 6, 1942 Stave Island - d: May 21, 2016 DI - d/o Thompson B. & Lois (Mills) Clayton - w/o 1. ? & 2. Patrick Weirs - wildlife artist

 Source of information -- Persis Clayton Weirs 

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