Marcia Diederich
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Chris Dunham replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"Eben W. Graves today sent me the following information regarding the parents of Joanna and Thomas:"
Sep 27, 2015
Chris Dunham replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"That's great! I was wondering if you would recognize any of those names."
Jun 18, 2014
Marcia Diederich replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"Chris, I am so grateful to you. On the second page of Joanna Sewell Lemont's will (thank you for attaching the link!) she bequeathes $50 each to her nephews and niece, by name, including my grandmother and her brother, Lizzie Jackson and Witham…"
Jun 18, 2014
Marcia Diederich replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"That's amazing work, Chris. I am just blown away. Give me a few days to work with it and I'll get back to you. Thank you so much!"
Jun 18, 2014
Chris Dunham replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"This was a tricky problem, but I think I've solved it. Thomas G. Young's will mentions "my beloved sister Joanna S. Lamont." Joanna S. Lemont, born about 1819-21, lived in Augusta as early as 1850. Here is her own…"
Jun 18, 2014
Marcia Diederich replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"Thank you, Bill! I have been searching with Google exhaustively since ancestry.com gives limited help. That's how I found that Young sailed on the Favorite six times, twice as Master. What I can't find are his parents' names.…"
Jun 17, 2014
William D. Hubbard replied to Marcia Diederich's discussion 'Thomas G Young, ship's master' in the group Seafaring Ancestors
"Marcia, Do you have the name(s) of his ship(s).  That would go a log way toward finding more about him.. I just did a quick Google search for Thomas G. Young, Shipmaster and there are quite a few contacts there that you could follow up -…"
Jun 17, 2014
Marcia Diederich added a discussion to the group Seafaring Ancestors
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Thomas G Young, ship's master

I am researching my great great grandfather, Thomas G. Young, who captained the bark Favorite out of Fairhaven in 1865 and whose ship was captured in the Bering Straits by the confederate ship Shendendoah and burned two months after General Lee had surrendered at Appomattox. Young's wife (whom he divorced in 1867) was Sarah S Vining. He became librarian for the state of Maine and died in 1875. His grave is in Hallowell.His daughter Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Young is my great grandmother. Lizzie…See More
Jun 17, 2014
Marcia Diederich joined Chris Dunham's group
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Seafaring Ancestors

A group for those researching Maine's maritime history.
Jun 17, 2014
Marcia Diederich is now a member of Maine Genealogy Network
Jun 17, 2014

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What Maine surnames are you researching?
Young, Vining, Strout, Cobb
What locations in Maine are you researching?
York, Androscoggin

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