Second Generation


13. Roseann "Rosie" Martin7 was born on 10 August 1911 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine, USA.8 She died on 27 April 1999 at the age of 87 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.8 She was buried on 1 May 1999 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.8 SWAN’S ISLAND
Rose Staples, 87, wife of the late Lester Staples, died April 27, 1999, in Swan’s Island. She was born Aug. 10, 1911, in Stonington, the daughter of William and Hattie M. (Matthews) Martin.
For many years, Rose worked in home health care for the elderly on the island.
She is survived by three daughters, Eva Wheaton and her husband, Burton, of Swan’s Island, Betty Ward of Warren, and Janet Gilley and her husband, Edward, of Southwest Harbor; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Rose was predeceased by six brothers and six sisters.
A funeral service was held May 1, 1999, at the Atlantic Baptist Church, with Pastor Paul Joy officiating. Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic. Friends who wish may make contributions in Rose’s memory to the Swan’s Island Ambulance Fund, care of Debbie Staples, Atlantic Road, Swan’s Island, ME 04685. Arrangements by Fernald Funeral Chapel, Mount Desert.

Roseann "Rosie" Martin and Lester Cecil Staples were married on 4 May 1928 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Lester Cecil Staples, son of Charles S. Staples and Minnie E. Dunham, was born on 9 December 1908 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died on 20 April 1991 at the age of 82 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried on 22 April 1991 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Roseann "Rosie" Martin-4481 and Lester Cecil Staples-1859 had the following children:

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Eva Mae Staples-4245.

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Betty Louise Staples-23471.

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Janet Edna Staples-4650.