Seventh Generation


545. Joanna Lynn Carter was born on 5 June 1952 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Joanna Lynn Carter and Kohler were married. Kohler was born (date unknown).

Joanna Lynn Carter and Paul Lester "Rusty" Crossman were married on 14 February 1968 in Bass Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were divorced before July 1969. Paul Lester "Rusty" Crossman, son of Raymond Daniel Crossman and Lillian Jeanette Davis, was born on 6 April 1944 in Frenchboro, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He served in the military in 1965 in US Air Force. He was cremated in 2005. Rusty was buried on 22 August 2005 in At Sea. He died of Throat Cancer on 6 October 2005 at the age of 61 in Southwest Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. SWAN'S ISLAND
Paul “Rusty” Lester Crossman, 61, died Oct. 6, 2005, in Southwest Harbor after a brief but strenuous battle with lung cancer. Born in Ellsworth, April 6, 1944, Mr. Crossman was the son of Lillian (Davis) Lunt and the late Raymond Crossman.
Rusty spent his childhood on Frenchboro, Long Island, until joining the Air Force in 1965. He was honorably discharged as a Staff Sargent E5 in 1968, then returned to his childhood home to pursue a career as a fisherman. In 1993, Rusty moved to the nearby island of Swan's where he continued to fish. While on Swan's Island, Mr. Crossman was involved in many clubs and organizations: Hockamock Players Community Theater, Odd Fellows, Swan's Island Lighthouse Committee, Garden Club, Swan's Island Electric Coop., and served as former president of the Swan's Island Fishermen's Cooperative. Rusty Crossman was a hard-working man best known for his love of nature, infectious sense of humor, quick wit and willingness to lend a hand in a time of need. He will be greatly missed by all whose life he touched.
Mr. Crossman is survived by his mother, Lillian (Davis) Lunt; two daughters, Tammy Crossman-Turner and Jennifer (Crossman) Sutherland; a son, Jon Crossman; three former stepchildren, Samantha Sawyer, Jake Betts and Carrie Betts; his sister, Barbara (Lunt) Sawyer; his brother, George Crossman; and his half sister, Mary Chase; 11 grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews, and one very special friend, Donna Wiegle. Rusty was predeceased by his sisters, Marilyn (Crossman) Chauvenne, Dottie Lewis and Harriet Harmon; and his father, Raymond Crossman.
Memorial services will be held aboard the Maine Sea Coast Mission boat, Sunbeam, and on land at the Swan's Island school on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005. For further details or to reserve a space on the boat, call Harmony Crossman at 244-0477. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the Swan's Island Ambulance Service, Swan's Island 04685.

Joanna Lynn Carter and Terry Alan Staples were married on 12 July 1969 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. They were divorced. Terry Alan Staples, son of Norman Barbour Staples and Marguerite Esther Joyce, was born on 29 August 1947 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Joanna Lynn Carter-31430 and Terry Alan Staples-4812 had the following children:

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Terrie Jo Staples-31871.

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Christopher Shannon Staples-31872.

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Keith Richard Staples-31873.

Howard "Howdy" Powers was born in Bass Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA.