Fenwick Light Keepers

Our Light Keeper’s

Keeper John Smith 2/28/1859 – 7/17/1861
Asst. H. Hickman  6/14/1859 – 10/28/1859
Asst. Levin Smith  10/28/1859 – 8/15/1861
Keeper William R. Hall 7/17/1861 – 7/26/1869
Asst.  John C. Hall  8/15/1861 – 12/28/1865
Asst. George Lloyd  12/28/1865 – 4/25/1867
Asst. John C. Hall  4/25/1867 – 8/10/1869
Keeper David M. Warrington 7/26/1869 – 1/30/1874
Keeper James H. Bell 1/30/1874 – 2/13/1874
Keeper David M. Warrington 2/13/1874 – 7/18/1876
Keeper James H. Bell 7/24/1876  – 8/17/1876 (Deceased)
Keeper Samuel H. Vaughn 8/17/1876 – 9/18/1876
Keeper John A. Gumm 9/1/1876 – 4/28/1880 (Resigned)
Asst. William E. Pepper  8/10/1869 – 10/23/1885
Keeper John D. Bennett 4/28/1880 – 7/7/1907
Asst. Elias T. Elliot  11/6/1885 – 3/21/1889
Asst. William T. Brasure Jr. 6/10/1889 – 11/1/1895
Asst. James K. Rickards  11/15/1895 – 4/30/1906
Keeper Samuel Soper 12/16/1907 – 7/22/1910
Asst. Oather  4/30/1906 – 5/8/1906
Asst. Samuel D.  Bennett  5/8/1906 – 4/1/1908
Asst. John S. Pusey  4/8/1908 – 9/8/1909
Keeper William D. Pardee 7/23/1910 – December 1912
Asst. W. B. Paradee  9/9/1909 – 7/9/1910
Asst. Charles Truitt  7/23/1910 – 8/15/1910
Asst. Alva F. Stites  8/8/1910 – 1914

We believe to be the following service years to be closely accurate.

Keeper Alva F. Stites 1914 – 1927
Asst. B. W. Hitchens  1927 – 1934
Keeper Charles Gray 1927 – 1940
Asst. George Walker  1934 – 1936
Asst. Levin Day   (service years unknown)
Asst. Mr. Bell   (service years unknown)
Keeper Arthur Aydelotte 1940 – 1945
Keeper Neil Gray 1945 – 1948

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