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Old Sailors Home

Posted: 14 Mar 2005 9:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 31 Mar 2005 1:40PM GMT
Surnames: White
I am wondering if someone might be able to help me. I have a great-great- grandfather who was a sailor on whaling ships out of New Bedford, Massachuetts during 1860 to about 1880.
I have been told that he died ( I have no death date, just sure it was before 1900) in an Old Sailors Home in Maine. We know this because a daughter went there to stay with him, and when he died she brought him back to Massachuetts for burial.
I haven't been able to find anything about a home for sailors on the Internet. Since I live in Texas I was hoping someone from Maine might know about this Sailors Home.
Can anyone help? I am sure it doesn't exist any more, but perhaps some one may know where it may have been, so I could find a death certificate. Thanks, Diane
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DianeReed61 14 Mar 2005 4:44PM GMT 
fstuart11 25 Mar 2005 2:13AM GMT 
Robert L 21 Jun 2005 11:22PM GMT 
Sharyn McGlin... 22 Jun 2005 9:37AM GMT 
BarryGates1 26 Feb 2006 3:28PM GMT 
Beverly 15 Nov 2006 2:57AM GMT 
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