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Richard Small Ayer
Birth: Oct. 9, 1829
Montville
Waldo County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1896
Liberty
Waldo County
Maine, USA

U.S. Congressman. Successful in agricultural and mercantile pursuits, he served as a Captain in Company A, 4th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, during the Civil War. After the war, he settled in Virginia in 1865 and was a delegate to the Virginia constitutional convention, (1867-68). Upon the readmission of the State of Virginia to representation he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress, serving (1870-71). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he returned to Maine, served as member of the Maine State House of Representatives in 1888 and engaged in agricultural pursuits until death at age 67. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ayer (1803 - 1867)
  Caroline Small Ayer (____ - 1891)
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Ayer (____ - 1864)*
  Ann M Ayer (____ - 1854)*
  Joanna S Ayer (____ - 1855)*
  Richard Small Ayer (1829 - 1896)
  William Henry Ayer (1845 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Repose Cemetery
Montville
Waldo County
Maine, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2003
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