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Closson/Comstock Cemetery

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North Deer Isle, Maine:  Route 15 North to St. Brendan’s Episcopal Church; 
0.2 mile farther north, on left in corner of field behind Hubert Billings house
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Sources: Dr. Benj. Lake Noyes, Gravestones, ME Vital Records, Obituaries, US Census & SS [discrepancies in brackets]





Closson,  John b: Mar 5, 1764 Sedgwick, ME - d: Mar 12, 1854 DI @ 90 - h/o 1. Keturah Tobin & 2. Thankful Snow - s/o Nathan & Sarah (Keene) Closson

Closson, Truthful (or Thankful?) b: Aug 6, 1771 Eastham, MA - d: Nov 8, 1862 DI @ abt 90 - 2nd w/o John Closson - but previously w/o Parker - d/o Herman & Jedidah (Smith) Snow

Comstock, Silas Jonathan b: Aug 2, 1768 Hampden, MA - d: Nov 11, 1792 @ 24 yrs, when crossing Eggemoggin Reach on thin ice; he broke through and drowned - s/o Ichabod & Margaret (Sackett) Comstock

Note:  There are ten other sites marked by fieldstones, and the cemetery is enclosed by a stone wall

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