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Seward B. Ackley, b. 1841 Cutler, Maine; m. Margaret E. Ramsdell, b. 1846, Cutler, Maine; moved to Washington State

Seward B. Ackley was born 3 October 1841 at Cutler, Maine, son of Nathan and Abigail (Bryant) Ackley.  On 2 June 1864, he married Margaret E. "Maggie" Ramsdell.  She was born in 1846 at Cutler, Maine, daughter of Bartlett and Ruth (Andrews) Ramsdell.

They moved to the new settlement of Port Gamble, Washington, started by merchant William Talbot of the Machias area.  Margaret died there in 1885 and is buried in a neglected cemetery at Port Gamble that overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  There are no graves for Maggie's husband Seward or William Talbot.

Other Mainers and Maritimers who migrated to Port Gamble and are buried in the same cemetery include William T. Reese and John T. Connick of New Brunswick and James Maloney of Prince Edward Island.

Also buried in the cemetery is Joseph Corbett, who was 28 when he was accidentally killed aboard the bark Friendship on 12 January 1858.

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