Sunset: Thomas Small

Deer Isle, Maine: Route 15A, south of Sunset Post Office

Private lot in back of former Gary Webb residence on the right side [near the Historical Society]

Sources: Dr. Benj. Lake Noyes, Gravestones, ME Vital Records, Obituaries, US Census & SS [discrepancies in brackets]

Small, Thomas Sr. - b: 1741 Cape Elizabeth, ME - d: Mar 23, 1827 DI - h/o Sarah Roberts - s/o Edward & Abigail (Barnaby) Small - Thomas was a 2nd Lt., 4th Militia, Revolutionary War🇺🇸

Thomas Small came here in 1767 from Cape Elizabeth. He settled on land near what is is now known as Small’s Cove. He lived here with his wife Sarah Roberts until his death in 1827. We do not know where Sarah is buried, but she also died in 1827.

Thomas and Sarah Roberts Small had eleven children:

Mary B., who married Micajah Lunt;

Thomas, who married Anna Saunders;

Sarah, who married her cousin Edward Small;

Ebenezer G., who married Anna Webster;

Abigail “Nabby,” who married William Sellers, Jr.;

Hannah, who married Joseph Randall;

Betsey, who married George Choate;

William, who married Lydia Colby;

Joseph B., who married Mary Chase Pettingill;

Lydia , who married Simon Smith;

Benjamin, who married Mary Muzzy Lunt