I am looking for the parents of Elizabeth or Betsey Clark who married Lazarus Rand. I believe she is connected to both the Minot and Woodstock areas. I believe she was born in 1757 and died in 1839…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Carter Aug 22, 2012.
I am trying to find the parents and grandparents of Dominicus Smith who died 22 Jan 1821. He served in the Revolutionary War. I believe his parents may be Roger Smith & Mary Jordan. Roger's…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Carter Apr 12, 2012.
A cousin of mine has enlistment papers for a Benjamin P. Philbrick. We are trying to figure out where he fits into our family tree. We think he is linked to the Cotton family - possibly a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex W Magocsi Aug 5, 2011.
The Lewiston Daily Sun - July 24, 1923
Edward Carter, aged 43, of Bethel died at Ste. Marie's hospital yesterday morning from injuries sustained when he jumped from a wagon on the Lisbon-Lewiston road about midnight Sunday directly into the path of an automobile owned and…
Posted on November 12, 2012 at 4:04pm
The Geneabloggers daily prompt of Shopping Saturday got me thinking about my earliest shopping experiences. When I was born, we lived on the same farm as my dad's parents. There were two houses with the barn dooryard between the two. I was the first grandchild and my grandmother spoiled me rotten. She took me everywhere with her. One of her favorite places to shop was the Mammoth Mart in Rumford (Maine). We would go in her VW bug and my favorite place to ride was in the well above the motor…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2012 at 11:19am — 2 Comments
Catherine Cornish and possibly Thomas Footman and/or John Hull, Jr. murdered Richard Cornish, Catherine's husband. He was found in the river with a head wound and a pole stuck in his side. His canoe had been filled with clay and sunk. He bled to death. My 12th great-grandfather, Roger Garde, presided over he trial. Thomas Footman is my 10th great-grandfather and her suspected lover. (See disclaimers below)
Catherine was indicted, tried, and hanged for her husband's murder. Catherine…Continue
Posted on August 23, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment
I'm sure you've heard the term "brick wall" in genealogy. Well, I have a "fire wall." I am trying to find the parents of Elizabeth "Betsy" Clark born 9 Oct 1758 in Falmouth (Portland) and died 23 Feb 1839 in Minot (Auburn), according to records in Woodstock, Maine. Betsy married Lazarus Rand just about time that the Revolutionary War broke out. She was recovering from the very difficult birth of their first child, James, when Lazarus sailed on the Bagaduce Expedition (more on that in…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment