Albert P. Fernald b. abt 1819 in Gilmanton,Belknap NH and d. 21 Nov 1884 in Manchester,Hillsborough, NH. He m. Mary H. Buswell in Lowell MA on 27 Mar 1849, they divorced before the 1880 census, where wife Mary was still living in Laconia, NH. Mary Buswell was b. abt 1826 and d. 21 Jan 1896 in Laconia.
Albert served in the civil war. 1st Sgt. 12 reg. NH infantry Company H one death record lists him as Lieutenant.
In 1850 they reside in Nashville, Hillsborough, NH with her parents John and Nancy (Morill) Buswell, there are 2 Fernald children listed with them, Rosett Fernald, age 2 (who would have been born before their marriage, unless the census age was off.) and Albert F. Fernald 5 months
In 1860 Albert Furnald is in Laconia with his mother Abigail, (Amos died shortly after he was released from prison, after 1830.) and his sister Mary A. Furnald. children listed with them are: Rosettia age 12 Ida J. age 0.
In 1870 Albert is still in Laconia but not with his family and his age is listed as 45 which is off 6 years from his death record.
1870 Laconia has Mary H. Fernald running a boarding house,perhaps a hotel, with a total of 43 people living there and her family is not listed in order, (only one daughter) Carrie B. age 10, born in MA (Mary H.'s daughter) also her sister in law, Alice age 46, (wife of Ransom) Alice's daughter, Mary F. Fernald age 20 Alice's son James Fernald age 13 sister in law Mary(Fernald)Leavitt,age 29 with her son, Fred E. Leavitt age 15,
In 1880 Albert Fernald, age 60 has apparently remarried to a much younger woman named Hannah age 20 in Allenstown, Merrimac, NH.
Mary H. Fernald age 52 is still in Laconia runs a hotel, her dau. Carrie B. is age 20, her sister in law Mary (Fernald)Lovett age 55 with her husband Horace age 52 are also there.