Barry Michael "Mike" West
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T. Getchell commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"You might want to try Findagrave also I found a lot of my history with pics of the headstones.  Hope this helps."
Sep 5, 2016
Chris Dunham commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"I'm not sure of the explanation of the Richards/Carmichael discrepancy. I found a family record here that says that they married 5 Sept. 1835, and that she was the daughter of Benjamin Richardson. (Original record here.) It's possible…"
Sep 4, 2016
Barry Michael "Mike" West commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"Thanks again Chris.  While I can understand the Emmeline's last name being recorded as Richards or Richardson, the inclusion of Carmichael seems to be a bit of a stretch.  How common is this kind of finding during a search?  The…"
Sep 4, 2016
Chris Dunham commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"You'll find Nova Scotia vital records here, and FamilySearch has some as well. The births/baptisms of several children of Joseph and Emeline West were recorded in Granville, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, including that of William. I found the church…"
Sep 2, 2016
Barry Michael "Mike" West commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"THANK YOU Chris!  It is amazing how much information that you found in such a short time. It must take a long time to develop the skills that you have displayed above. Most surprising to me was the my grandfather and great grandfather were both…"
Sep 2, 2016
Chris Dunham commented on Barry Michael "Mike" West's blog post 'Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help'
"Records of the Maine Old Cemetery Association have this information on the West lot at Mt. Hope Cemetery: West, W. Benjamin, 1868-1946. [B2-652] Charles H., his son, 1891-1970. Sarah L., his wife, 1897-1987. I found this abstract of Charles H.…"
Sep 1, 2016
Barry Michael "Mike" West posted a blog post

Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help

Hello everyone, I am new to this genealogy searching and seem to spend more time spinning my wheels than getting any traction.  I have made marginal progress in some areas and have hit a wall in others.At this point I am trying to get more information on my father's (Howard Fletcher West) side of the family. I have learned that my Grandfather was Charles Howard West (12/1/1891 - 11/21/1970 I think) he was a baker in Augusta Maine.  He and my grandmother (Ethel May Fletcher of Canton) were…See More
Aug 31, 2016
Barry Michael "Mike" West is now a member of Maine Genealogy Network
Aug 31, 2016

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What Maine surnames are you researching?
West and Fletcher
What locations in Maine are you researching?
Augusta and Canton

Barry Michael "Mike" West's Blog

Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help

Hello everyone, I am new to this genealogy searching and seem to spend more time spinning my wheels than getting any traction.  I have made marginal progress in some areas and have hit a wall in others.

At this point I am trying to get more information on my father's (Howard Fletcher West) side of the family. I have learned that my Grandfather was Charles Howard West (12/1/1891 - 11/21/1970 I think) he was a baker in Augusta Maine.  He and my grandmother (Ethel May Fletcher of…

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