Fifth Generation


591. Burton Leon "Bert" Smith was born on 3 December 1883 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was a Telephone Central Operator in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 20 November 1957 at the age of 73 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Bert was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Assisted his wife as telephone operator. Outstanding carver of gulls.

Burton Leon "Bert" Smith and Lillian Evelyn "Lil" Ash were married on 18 February 1918 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Lillian Evelyn "Lil" Ash, daughter of Horace Ash and Rose L. Sadler, was born on 22 February 1885 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA. She was a Telephone Central Operator in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 18 January 1975 at the age of 89 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. LILLIAN SMITH
Swan's Island: Mrs. Lillian E. Smith, 89, widow of Bert Smith, died Jan 18 at a Bar Harbor nursing home. She was born in Rockland Feb. 22, 1885, daughter of Horace and Rose (Sadler) Ash. She was a member of the Advent Christian Church, Swan's Island. She had worked as an operator of the Swan's Island Telephone Co. for 40 years. She is survived by several cousins. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Advent Christian Church, Swan's Island. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. Lil was buried on 20 January 1975 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Swan's Island telephone operator for 40 years. 1920-1925 & 1939-1966.