Sea Stories in Stone
Hiram Sinnett (1826-1860) - Bailey Island cemetery
A Harpswell Fisherman
Hiram Sinnet was a fisherman on Bailey's Island, in Harpswell. Born September 15, 1826, the son of Hugh(b. 1792 Orr's Island) and Susanna (Orr) Sinnett (b. 1798 Bailey's Island). His father was both a farmer and a fisherman.
In November 1856, Hiram married Priscilla Jane Littlejohn (b.1838). Their son Hiram Granville Sinnett was born January 8, 1859. 19 months later, Hiram died in Harpswell, at age 34.
Little Hiram grew up to be a fisherman as well.
Sources: Harpswell Vital Records; US Census: 1850-1860
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