Name: Mark W. Paul 1
Birth: 23 FEB 1834 in Durham, N. H. 1
Military Service: BET 20 JUL 1861 AND 13 NOV 1865 Civil War, U. S. navy as ship carpenter|
Father: Howard Paul b: 1808 in Durham, N. H.
Mother: Dorothy Garland b: 1812 in Durham, N. H.
Mary E. Walker
29 OCT 1854 1
From Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine Lewis Historic al Publishing Co., N. Y. 1909 page 650
...removed to Kittery with his father and mother when quite young, andhe h ad the advantages of the excellent schools of that place. He learned the t rade of ship-carpenter with Samuel Badger, ship-builder, and was in the Un ited States navy under the warrant accorded the office of carpenter in t he United States navy, being regularly appointed to the naval service Ju ly 26, 1861. His first service was on board the United States frigate, "Ro anoke," and he witnessed and took part in the battles between the Confeder ate ironclad "Merrimac," in Virginia, and the fleet of wooden frigat es of the United States navy, before releif came to them through the hero ic conduct of the commander of the iron-clad "Monitor," March 9, 186 2, in Hampton roads, Virginia. He had charge of the reparis made on all t he Untied States gunboats and other craft used in the sounds and rive rs of North Carolina, making his headquarters at Newbern, North Carolin a, for nearly three years, 1862-1865, returing to boston on board the Unti ed States steamship "Tuscarora," and he was detached and resigned his warr ant November 13, 1865. he then engaged in the grocery business in Kitter y, maine, selling out in 1874 to engage in the commission business in Wash ington Market, Boston, massachusetts, dealing in butter, cheese and egg s, in which business he was moderately successful. he sold out in 1887, re turned to Kittery, and engaged in business as a general storekeeper, a nd he has continued to successfully prosecute that business up to the pres ent time. he affiliates with the Republican party, was made twon treasur er and has held that responsible office for fourteen years. Zhe is also tr eaxsurer of the Robert W. Traip Academy and of the Kittery Street Improvem ent Society; a member of Constitution Lodge, knights of Pythias, of Kitter y, and has been master of the exchequer of that order for twelve year s. He is a comrade of the John A. Andrew Post, Grand Army of the Republi c, of Boston, a member of the Second Christian Church Society, and a memb er of the prudential committee that raised the money and erected a chur ch edifice.....
- No Children Paul
- Title: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine
Text: Lewis Historical Publishing Co. New York 1909