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Eleanor Ruth Sylvester Achorn
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1916
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1981
Knox County
Maine, USA

Eleanor was the daughter of Edward Nathaniel Sylvester (# 63362507) and Gertrude Johnston Sylvester Davis (# 64180756). Edward was married twice. Edward and Gertrude were married on 08 October 1914 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Edward and Gertrude had six children. They were: Eleanor Ruth Sylvester was born on 10 April 1916; Edward Charles Sylvester (# 62295035) was born on 26 April 1917; Laura Evelyn Sylvester (# 64180619) was born on 20 January 1921; Blanche Sylvester (# 64181310) was born on 25 February 1924; Betty Sylvester (# 87095592) was born on 20 December 1931; and Roberta Marie Sylvester was born on 30 December 1932. All the children were born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Edward married Lillian F. "Lynn" Tibbetts (# 63155498) on 07 May 1934 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Lillian and Edward had three children. They were: Donna L. Sylvester; Austin "Sonny" Nathaniel Sylvester was born on 21 September 1938; and Jerry Sylvester. All the children were born in Rockland, Knox County, Maine.

Note: Mrs. Eleanor R. Achorn, 65, widow of Clifford L. Achorn, died unexpectedly 26 December at her residence. She was born at Rockland, April 10, 1916, the daughter of Edward and Gertrude (Johnston) Sylvester. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Lanson (Linda) Dean of Union and Mrs. Richard (Sally) Brewster of Rockland, one son, Carl L. Achorn of Edgewater, Florida; four sisters, Miss Blanche Sylvester and Mrs. Bernard (Betty) Duffy, both of Miami, Florida, Mrs. Arthur (Roberta) Staples of South Hope, and Mrs. Donald (Laura) Davey of Saint Augustine, Florida; a brother, Edward Sylvester of Rockland, three grandchildren, two great- grandchildren, and several nieces, and nephews. Rev. Wesley Rafter officiated. Interment at the Achorn cemetery.

Her little grandson died. His name was: Andrew Lanson Dean. (# 83875857)

Note: 007-20-5006


An aunt is a gift whose
worth cannot be measured
except by the heart.
An aunt is a joy to remember
your whole life through.
I not only call you aunt,
I call you friend!
you're forever in my heart.
Aunts like you are
precious and few!
An aunt grows more treasured
as time goes by!
An aunt is someone special
to remember with warmth,
think of with pride,
and cherish with love.
An aunt is a gift
whose worth cannot be measured
except by the heart.
An aunt is a joy to remember
your whole life through.

By: Author Unknown
Family links: 
  Edward Nathaniel Sylvester (1894 - 1969)
  Gertrude Evelyn Johnston Davis (1895 - 1979)
  Clifford Leroy Achorn (1912 - 1971)*
  Patricia Ann Achorn (1934 - 1969)*
  Eleanor Ruth Sylvester Achorn (1916 - 1981)
  Edward Charles Sylvester (1917 - 1996)*
  Laura Evelyn Sylvester Davey (1921 - 1997)*
  Blanche Elaine Sylvester (1924 - 2011)*
  Betty Llewella Sylvester Duffy (1928 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Achorn Cemetery
Knox County
Maine, USA
Plot: Ave. D, Lot 959
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Originally Created by: sandpipertoo
Record added: Feb 09, 2011
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Eleanor Ruth <i>Sylvester</i> Achorn
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