Third Generation


75. Eva Mae Staples was born on 4 May 1928 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.

Eva Mae Staples and Burton Edwin "Burt" Wheaton were married on 23 March 1946 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.8 Burton Edwin "Burt" Wheaton, son of Edward Berton Ulysess Wheaton and Georgia Albertina White, was born on 1 May 1924 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Also reported as 12 January 1921. He died from Injuries received in an auto accident the week before. on 7 March 2005 at the age of 80 in Bangor, Maine, USA hospital. Publish Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2005
BURTON E. 'BURT' WHEATON Swans Island - Burton E. "Burt" Wheaton, 80, died March 7, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. He was born May 1, 1924, on Swans Island, the son of Edward B. and Georgia (White) Wheaton. Burt started his career when he was nine years old, working as a stern man. Throughout his life he also worked as a longlinner, fished for tuna and was a lobsterman. When Burt wasn't fishing he built and repaired houses and served as a caretaker. He was a member of the Advent Christian Church in Minturn. Burt is survived by his beloved wife of almost 59 years, Eva M. (Staples) Wheaton; two sons, James Wheaton and wife, Suzette and Stephen Wheaton and wife, Jacqueline, all of Swans Island; two brothers, John Wheaton of Swans Island and Robert Wheaton of Plymouth, Mass.; two sisters, Ethel Staples of Swans Island and Annie Wheaton of Bar Harbor; and four grandchildren; Betsy, Benjamin, Patrick and Heather. Burt was predeceased by a brother, Nelson Wheaton and one grandson, Jamie Wheaton. Friends are invited to call 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, 2005, at the Atlantic Baptist Church, Minturn, where funeral services will be held at 12 Noon, with the Rev. Benjamin Redman officiating. Interment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic. Contributions in Burt's memory may be made to the Swans Island Fire Department or the Swans Island Ambulance, Swans Island, ME 04685. Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main Street, Mount Desert.
He was buried on 11 March 2005 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Burt was a Fisherman. He was a Carpenter. Fisherman & carpenter.

Eva Mae Staples-4245 and Burton Edwin "Burt" Wheaton-4356 had the following children:

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James Lester Wheaton-13200.

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Stephen Wayne Wheaton-32138.

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Betsy Lynn Wheaton was born on 31 May 1965 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 31 May 1965 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.