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T. Getchell is now friends with Brian Bouchard and Donna Lancaster
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Judy W posted a blog post


Male adoptee born on November 17, 1965 searching for his biological Father.  Not much information is available via the adoption records.  The biological Father was 32 years old, a Truck Driver, and may have resided in the Bangor, Maine area. The adoptee's biological Mother was 19, Strawberry Blonde, and was originally from Sorrento, Maine.  She gave birth in Yonkers, NY.If anyone remembers the biological Father, please email me: blackdress1966@yahoo.comWe are truly sincere in our search, and…See More
Susan (Lizotte) Miller is now a member of Maine Genealogy Network
Roland Rhoades replied to Roland Rhoades's discussion 'My Colonial ancestors' in the group Colonial Ancestors
"Hi Cousin Jeanette This link is the Libby Family Assn that has your line."
Jeanette Berry Heath replied to Roland Rhoades's discussion 'My Colonial ancestors' in the group Colonial Ancestors
"Looks like we are distant cousins!  I am a descendant of Thaddeus Trafton b. 1716 > David TRAFTON, Capt. b.1781 > Joseph TRAFTON b. 1811 > Sewell Calvin TRAFTON b.1844.  I am looking for information about Sewell Calvin Trafton aka…"
Jeanette Berry Heath joined Chris Dunham's group

Colonial Ancestors

A group for those whose ancestors lived in Maine prior to the American Revolution.
Maine State Library posted discussions


March Genealogy Newsletter from the Maine State Library

The Maine State Library March 2014 genealogy newsletter, Genealogy Notes from Emily, is…Continue

Tags: genealogy_notes, state, msl, maine, library

Started by Maine State Library in Open Forum on Wednesday.

Genealogy Event to Focus on Mayflower Ancestry (April 24 in Augusta)

What: Discussion by Mayflower genealogist, Scott SampsonWhen: Thursday, April 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 PMWhere: Maine State LibraryWho: Open to the public and free of chargeGenealogy Event to Focus on…Continue

Tags: msl, mayflower, maine state library, genealogy club

Started by Maine State Library in Announcements on Wednesday.

Free Access to Civil War Collection at Fold3

Fold3 is offering free access to its Civil War collection through April 30th.Explore Civil War documents featuring…Continue

Tags: military records, Civil War, Fold3

Started by Chris Dunham in Announcements on Tuesday.

James S. Shortwell b. 1812 Newcastle, Lincoln Maine - Searching for ancestors 2 Replies

Hello,I am looking for the parents of James S. Shortwell b. 1812 Newcastle, Lincoln, Maine. Married Ellen Bryant in 1835. James fought in the Civil War and was wounded in 1864 - I believe.I am…Continue

Started by Darlene Smith Cates in Surname Queries: Q-S. Last reply by Darlene Smith Cates Apr 8.

Bar Harbor newspaper resouce

I would like to share this great newspaper archive called "Friends of Island History"  I found with any who are researching in the Bar Harbor,Hancock County area .These newspapers also mention news…Continue

Tags: Couny, Hancock

Started by Loretta in Open Forum Apr 5.

Parmenas Dyer Trial 2 Replies

We found an indictment of Dr.Dyer for an illegal abortion in 1871. We also found a ruling that the woman could testify against her husband and Dr.Dyer. We cannot find the outcome of the trial. This…Continue

Started by Angelina Wilson in Open Forum. Last reply by Angelina Wilson Mar 18.

Blog Posts

The Getchells of New England

Posted by T. Getchell on April 19, 2014 at 7:46pm — 3 Comments


Posted by Judy W on April 19, 2014 at 10:55am

George Levi Cramp (1942-2013)

Posted by Robert Kevin Reid on February 6, 2014 at 1:16pm — 2 Comments

Mitchell's of Harrington

Posted by Bob Mitchell on February 4, 2014 at 1:19pm

White Genealogy

Posted by Raymond A. Young on January 14, 2014 at 12:08pm — 6 Comments

Marston - Thurston Genealogy

Posted by Robin Dunlop on January 12, 2014 at 11:36pm

Hodgkins/Tripp family

Posted by Charlene Morang Hoyt on January 8, 2014 at 8:49am

William and Mary smith

Posted by Aric Junkins on December 16, 2013 at 8:32pm

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