Driscoll - Dennis Driscoll (1843-1928)


Driscoll - Dennis Driscoll (1843-1928)

Dennis Driscoll (1843-1928) was born in August 1843 in Maine of Irish parents. Accepted family mythology is that he was a cabin boy on a schooner and left the vessel at Great Duck Island where he worked at farming, or more likely sheep herding, for the Harding family. Dennis married Rose Standish Gott (1845-1924), daughter of Samuel M. Gott and Hannah H. (Richardson) Gott.

Dennis and Rose had five children:

Lora Mae Driscoll (1869-1953) – later Mrs. Byron F. Horne
Clara Adelaide Driscoll (1872-1964) – later Mrs. Joseph Dana Phillips
Sara L. Driscoll (1880-1955) – later Mrs. Milton Saunders Capen
William Perry Driscoll (1883-1883) – born May 11, 1883 – died December 27, 1883
John Melvin Driscoll (1890-1918)


“Driscoll - Dennis Driscoll (1843-1928),” Southwest Harbor Public Library Digital Archive, accessed February 17, 2019, https://swhplibrary.net/digitalarchive/items/show/9056.Item 13072