Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Gileses in:
 • Wylie Cemetery
 • Boothbay
 • Lincoln County
 • Maine
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Joseph Rodman Giles
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 27, 1845
Boothbay Harbor
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1929
Lincoln County
Maine, USA

Joseph Rodman Giles was the son of Eleazar Giles and Syrena Tibbetts. He married Hattie B. McFarland in Boothbay Harbor, Maine June 24, 1874. He and Hattie moved to Middlesex County, Massachusetts. For a time he was a seaman but by 1880 he was employed as a salesman. Their first child, Helen, was born in 1876. Hattie (McFarland) Giles died during or shortly after childbirth with a second child, Hattie B. Giles. The child survived, but was left mentally defective.

Joseph married an Emma R. Davis in Boston, Massachusetts on June 22, 1880. In 1905 Joseph and Emma moved to Boothbay, Maine, where Joseph bought the Charles Rush farm. He spent the rest of his life as a farmer. 
Family links: 
  Eleazar S Giles (1816 - 1865)
  Syrena Tibbetts Giles (1821 - 1879)
  Harriet "Hattie" B. McFarland Giles (1851 - 1879)
  Emma Rich Davis Giles (1849 - 1917)
  Helen Ethel Giles Knollin (1876 - 1968)*
  Joseph Rodman Giles (1845 - 1929)
  Samuel Freemont Giles (1855 - 1885)*
  James William Giles (1858 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Helen Knollin & her daughter Eunice have indicated that Joseph was buried between his two wives at Wylie Cemetery, however no headstone now exists at the site, perhaps damaged & removed
Wylie Cemetery
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Created by: 2willcox
Record added: Jul 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55557271
Joseph Rodman Giles
Added by: 2willcox
Joseph Rodman Giles
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Wentworth Stone
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- sharon beaton
 Added: Feb. 19, 2011

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service