Wallace Leighton Farnsworth

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Wallace Leighton Farnsworth

  • Birth 1 Oct 1903 Steuben, Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Death 22 Jul 1972 Beddington, Hancock County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Washington County, Maine, USA
  • Plot Lot 19 Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 57418643

BEDDlNGTON -- Wallace L. Farnsworth, 68. died July 22 at his home following a long illness.

He was born at Steuben, Oct. 1, 1903, the son of Frank G. and Angie (Leighton) Farnsworth. He was a Selectman for 46 years and was formerly owner and operator of the Airline Snack Bar.

He ls survived by his widow. Dorothy (Brooks) Farnsworth: one stepson, Boyd Brooks of Cherryfield; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the residence Tuesday at 2 pm. Burial will be In the family lot in the Beddlngton Cemetery.

Obituary: Bangor Daily News - Jul 24, 1972, page 18.

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Maine Marriages Database: Wallace Farnsworth married Dorothy L. Brooks of Cherryfield on 28 May 1932.

Maine Birth Records: Parents of Dorothy were James Raleigh and Florice Brooks.


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  • Maintained by: D (Huntley) Carter
  • Originally Created by: John W. Van Dyke
  • Added: 21 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57418643
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wallace Leighton Farnsworth (1 Oct 1903–22 Jul 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57418643, citing Beddington Cemetery, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by D (Huntley) Carter (contributor 47177961) .