Sunday, November 14, 2010

Ancestry of Captain Wesley Ober

Wesley True Ober in 1841 in Tremont, Hancock, ME and died at sea bet. April 10-13, 1894. He was the son of Addison Ober and Lydia M. Robinson. (After Addison's death, Lydia remarried to George Gott).

On 23 Nov 1869, Wesley married Cathelena Eldora Holmes, daughter of Lewis Holmes and Ann Louise Peyson Atherton. Cathelena was born in Tremont, Hancock, ME on 23 Nov 1869 and died in Eden, ME on 4 Jan 1904. (Her father followed the sea as a livelihood but never went on an ocean voyage.)

Found on U.S. Federal Census:

1860 ~ Tremont, Hancock, ME
Name: Wesley Ober
Age in 1860: 19
Birth Year: abt 1841
Post Office: Eden 
Household Members: Name Age
Isaac G Gott 25
Maria Gott 22
Willard Gott 5
Wesley Ober 19
Robert Gott 22
Sylvenus Gott 24
Daniel Gott 17

1880 ~ Tremont, Hancock, ME 
Name: Wesley T. Ober
Age: 32
Estimated birth year: abt 1848
Birthplace: Maine
Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
Spouse's name: Catha E. Ober
Father's birthplace: Maine
Mother's birthplace: Maine
Occupation: Sea Captain
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Wesley T. Ober 32
Catha E. Ober 29

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