"I think with the 2 census records, perhaps the census taker toon the info directly from the Penobscot census assuming they were living on the island at the time- and probably why the wife's name is wrong. She was also listed as Indian on that…"
"I have a copy of a letter written to one of his sons by the church in Old Town that says that Loren brought all the children in the same day to be Baptized, and that the year Sockalexis was born, the family was living in New Hampshire at the time.…"
Meridith.. nice to meet you. I have Hilda on my ancestry.com and I have 7 children: Grace, Richard, Kenneth, Janice, Marion, Roger and Dana... which one are you related to ?? I would be glad to invite you to view my page on ancestry.com.. but I will need your email address. And any blanks you can fill in would be great. Even tho we are not related.. I still find it absolutely amazing that I was probably living in Locke Mills while some of Sockalexis' family was living there and we had a shared history we never knew!