Nuptials for BF Dutton’s Great Great Great Granddaughter

On Saturday, July 12, Lizzie Anderson married Neel Ray in New York City. Lizzie is a daughter of the late Harry B. Anderson III, granddaughter of Claire Matz Anderson of Princeton, N.J., great granddaughter of Claire Dutton McGregor Matz, great great granddaughter of Claire Dutton McGregor, and great great great grandaughter of Benjamin Franklin Dutton. In addition to Lizzie, B.F. Dutton descendants in attendance were her grandmother Claire Matz Anderson; uncles Alexander M. Anderson, Joseph C. Anderson, and Jeffrey M. Anderson; sister Claire M. M. Anderson; cousins Alexander M. Anderson Jr., Christopher A. Anderson, Sara B. Anderson, Louise E. Anderson, and Stephanie M. Anderson; and first cousin once removed Jennifer Horn Schuppert. It was a happy occasion enjoyed by all.

From The New York Times:

AndersonRay Wedding


Harry Dutton’s Lighthouse Today

The power of the Internet never fails to amaze me! Yesterday evening, I received an email from Mark [last name not given] who is familiar with Metallak Island in Lake Umbagog, the site of Harry Dutton’s camp. It would seem that Mark lives in the area and had seen this blog. He wrote:

 I took this picture of the lighthouse over the winter. The current owner built a gazebo on the old foundation. There has been a mobile home on the island for years. The old foundations are still intact. If I get a chance I will try to get you current pictures of the island.

The two pictures he attached are shown below:

Lighthouse Gazebo

Metallak Island mobile home

This confirms that the two structures seen on the aerial photo of the island (see my blog post below of April 3, 2014) are indeed the lighthouse and the mobile home pictured above.

My thanks to Mark for taking the time to send these interesting photos.