Laura Farnsworth
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  • Westbrook, ME
  • United States
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Forest City
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My great grandfather, William Jones, came from Forest City to Island Falls in the 1880s with his wife, Liza (Lyde) VanTassell Jones.  Another couple, Lyde's sister Emma and her husband Forrey came…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arlie Sullivan Mar 31, 2014.

 

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Laura Farnsworth and Richard Case Norwood are now friends
Aug 30
Laura Farnsworth and Valerie Tompkins Brown are now friends
Sep 7, 2014
Arlie Sullivan and Laura Farnsworth are now friends
Sep 7, 2014
Laura Farnsworth left a comment for Arlie Sullivan
"Hi Arlie, Darlene said someone in her family was working on the Hartin genealogy way back when I was just getting started.  I live just down the road from you in Westbrook, so we could get together for lunch.  I lived in the De Witt house…"
Mar 31, 2014
Arlie Sullivan replied to Laura Farnsworth's discussion 'Forest City'
"Hello, Laura. I just joined MGN and saw your posts. I am a great granddaughter of Emma Angela VanTassel and John Stanley Hartin, Sr.  I descend through their SON Forrest Fenwick Hartin and Lottie Viola DeWitt of Island Falls, Maine. …"
Mar 31, 2014
Laura Farnsworth replied to Laura Farnsworth's discussion 'Forest City'
"There may be a time traveler in the family???  That would be a good explanation for why William left such a thin paper trail.  My elderly aunt (b.1920) went to visit her grandmother when she was in school in the Boston area (19.  She…"
Mar 3, 2014
Chris Dunham replied to Laura Farnsworth's discussion 'Forest City'
"So William must have been living as late as 1897, when son Wilford was conceived, but had died by the time of Wilford's death in April 1899. The 1900 census confirms that Liza/Lyde was as a widow, living in Houlton.  I see from their…"
Mar 2, 2014
Laura Farnsworth left a comment for Tabitha King
"Hi Tabitha--I'm Laura Farnsworth--sister of David Jones.  I'm on the site looking for my great grandfather's(William Jones) family.  Saw your name and wanted to say "Hi!"  It's been years since I have…"
Mar 1, 2014
Laura Farnsworth posted a discussion

Forest City

My great grandfather, William Jones, came from Forest City to Island Falls in the 1880s with his wife, Liza (Lyde) VanTassell Jones.  Another couple, Lyde's sister Emma and her husband Forrey came with them.  I'm assuming they came to work in the tannery. William died young, leaving Lyde destitute and with young children.  William is a cold trail on Ancestry.com.  There is no record of his death in Island Falls.  Oral history is that he died of leukemia.I have a large number of DNA clues for…See More
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Oct 26, 2012

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What Maine surnames are you researching?
Rendle
Mac Arthur
Bradford
Jones
Mc Rimmon
Witherspoon
Van Tassel
Fulton
Norton
Farnsworth
Platts
McKenzie
Chase
What locations in Maine are you researching?
Island Falls
Norway
Forest City
Jonesport
York

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