Lawler - Edwin Albert Lawler (1856-1930)

13239

Lawler - Edwin Albert Lawler (1856-1930)

Edwin Albert Lawler was born to William and Elizabeth Cook Carroll Lawler in 1856 in Tremont, Maine. Edwin married Vienna Sophia Dix, daughter of John and Emily Mayo Bartlett Dix. Vienna was born on August 31, 1871 on Bartlett's Island, Maine. Edwin Albert Lawler died on December 23, 1930 in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Vienna Sophia Dix Lawler died in 1955 in Bar Harbor, Maine.

“The Odd Fellows lodge was organized in Southwest Harbor May 7, 1895, with twenty-two charter members. E. A. Lawler was the first Noble Grand. He had joined the order in Massachusetts…” – “Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine” by Mrs. Seth S. Thornton, p. 121 - 1938

“The value of the work of the Village Improvement Association cannot be overestimated. It was organized July 27, 1914, with Dr. J. D. Phillips as president, E. A. Lawler, Dr. G. D. Latimer, Dr. Charles H. Cutler and Miss Mary S. Snow, vice presidents and George R. Fuller, Esq., secretary and treasurer. During the years of its existence the permanent residents have worked with the summer folk for the betterment of the village and much has been accomplished.” – “Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine” by Mrs. Seth S. Thornton, p. 118 - 1938

"E.A. Lawler who for several years has run a grocery store in Odd Fellows block, is closing up his accounts preparatory to selling his stock to E.L. Higgins & son." - Bar Harbor Record, Wednesday, November 11, 1905.

Edwin Albert Lawler (1856-1930) and his wife, Vienna Sophia (Dix) Lawler (1871-1955), lived in the William Wallace House, built in 1894, at 29 Clark Point Road - MHPC #405-0083 – Tax Map 6 – Lot 100, one house lot away and across the street from his painting business at 40 Clark Point Road - MHPC #405-0165 - Tax Map 3 – Lot 108

“The E. A. Lawler house was built about 1902 by William Wallace, who sold it to Mr. Lawler.” - "Traditions and Records of Southwest Harbor and Somesville, Mount Desert Island, Maine" by Mrs. Seth S. Thornton, p. 158 – 1938

Citation

“Lawler - Edwin Albert Lawler (1856-1930),” Southwest Harbor Public Library Digital Archive, accessed December 14, 2018, https://swhplibrary.net/digitalarchive/items/show/9226.Item 13239