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The Getchells of New England

This blog is about the Getchells History going back to 1600's.   The lines will go like this- Samuel Getchell-

Joseph Getchell of Wells- Capt. John Gatchell of Brunswick along with any new updates and comments made for this blog.

I wish to thank all of you who spent time sending emails etc to me on the lines of the Getchells.  I hope these blogs explain the history and most important the marriages and where they are buried in Maine.  The Getchells are related by…

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Added by T. Getchell on April 10, 2014 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

First members of the Milo Free Will Baptist Society, 1827

From The History of Milo, Vol. II, by Lloyd Treworgy, page 372:

“In 1827, nevertheless, only a step in time beyond the pioneers’ life-and-death struggle for subsistence in a hostile environment – and only four years after its organization as a town- Milo’s voters authorized the expenditure of $300, a large sum to them then, ‘To support the preaching of the gospel.’

“That same year, twelve of the old settlers united in organizing the…

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Added by Lauren Mahieu on April 6, 2014 at 5:41pm — No Comments

SEARCHING FOR MOM

Male born on November 17, 1965 in Yonkers, NY to a 19 year old who was at St Faith's For Unwed Mothers in Tarrytown, NY. The Birth Mother was from another NORTHEAST STATE and came to Westchester County, NY to work as a Domestic Employee. The Birth Mother's Father was a Carpenter and the Birth Mother's Mother was a Housewife and an Aide for an elderly woman who vacationed in their hometown. The Birth Mother had 2 Sisters ages 17 & 14 in 1965. If anyone remembers her, please email me…

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Added by Judy W on March 31, 2014 at 10:49am — No Comments

George Levi Cramp (1942-2013)

I have not seen the actual Obituary notice but I am aware that George Levi Cramp (Jr) born in Woolwich or Wiscasset, Maine died in Lakeland, Florida on Nov 26, 2013.  George was my Uncle by my birth family.  I was put up for adoption after I was born and had found George as part of my genealogy research.  Unfortunatly the family was estranged and I was not able to get a lot of information but George was very nice and shared what he knew.  Thank you George and RIP.  

Added by Robert Kevin Reid on February 6, 2014 at 1:16pm — 2 Comments

Mitchell's of Harrington

Pls share any info, stories, photos etc. about the Mitchells of Harrington. John b 1760; John b 1800; William b 1826; Reuben b 1850; Walter b 1877. I can be reached at mitchell1832@att.net

Added by Bob Mitchell on February 4, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Abbie M Hodgkins in household of Elisha Hodgkins, United States Census, 1900

Name: Abbie M Hodgkins…
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Added by Charlene Morang Hoyt on January 22, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

White Genealogy

I am looking for more information on the family of Lewis and Almira White who were first found in Chester Penobscot County Maine. They had a daughter , Martha A who was born about 1848 and died  1906 to 1920. Martha was first married to Johnathan McLoud and before 1884 Married John Young in Kingman Maine.

Added by Raymond A. Young on January 14, 2014 at 12:08pm — 6 Comments

Marston - Thurston Genealogy

Hi there. I'm looking for any photographs or information about the Marston or Thurston families, or where I can find info of the history of Hampton, Yarmouth, (Cumberland) Falmouth, and Rye.  Any help is appreciated.

Thank you kindly. Robin

Added by Robin Dunlop on January 12, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Hodgkins/Tripp family

"Any info - Elisha and Abbie (Tripp) Hodgkins (My great grandparents) My Grandmother Eunice R. Hodgkins Winslow - Married Lyman E. Winslow" (Abbie Tripp is David Tripp's daughter - I do not have much info.) Thanks!"

Added by Charlene Morang Hoyt on January 8, 2014 at 8:49am — No Comments

William and Mary smith

Looking for William H Smith Born in New Durham, New Hampshire William was Married to Mary. Their is daughter Florence M.(Smith) Fogg b Nov 24 1912 d Oct 17 1988 Biddeford, got married on march 1 1930 in Fyrburg, Maine to Kenneth Lee Fogg b Jan 7 1905 Waite, Maine d April 30 1947 Haverhill, MA

Added by Aric Junkins on December 16, 2013 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Mosher Material

I would like to thank everyone that answered my post.  I have had a lady help me with getting the material to where it belongs. 

 

Thank you,

John Mosher     ( Son of elizabeth Mosher)

Added by John Edward Mosher on December 2, 2013 at 6:01am — 1 Comment

1900 Maine Adoptions

I'm trying to find  adoption papers for Abby R. Burgess of Monroe, Maine. She is listed in the 1900 Census as the adotped daughter of William K and Jennie  Burgess.  I bellieve her biological parents are William and Mary Smith of Brownville, Maine, relatives of mine.  Both biological parents died and left five children.

How does one go about finding Maine adoption papers for 1900?

Thank you,

Angela

Added by Angela R. Rockwell on November 10, 2013 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Morang family

Looking for any information on the Morang family - Gardner/Randolph Maine area. My father was Charles P. Morang and my Grandfather was John K. Morang. My Grandmother was Grace T. (Suitter) Morang.

Added by Charlene Morang Hoyt on November 9, 2013 at 8:43am — 10 Comments

Frederick A. Baker/Margaret McCann Marriage

I was recently at a antique mall in Washington, Va and I purchased the framed Marriage Certificate for Frederick A. Baker and Margaret McCann dated August 28, 1918.  It includes a photo of the bride and groom.  I'm just wondering if anyone is researching this family and might have an interest in this Marriage Certificate.  …

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Added by Kay Scruggs on October 22, 2013 at 12:46pm — 2 Comments

DENNIS GETCHELL'S DESCENDANTS

I understand Samuel Getchell (born 1770 & married Olive Pierce 1790)

was the son of Dennis & Abigail Getchell.  I need Samuel's siblings & children.  I would appreciate help on this.

Thank you, Arloha

Added by Arloha L. Scriver on September 30, 2013 at 7:09pm — 4 Comments

John B Armstrong, Civil War Veteran or Not?

I am unsure any of ancestors fought in the Civil War.  Which seems strange, since many of my ancestors resided in the United States during the war.  I have uncovered evidence that two of my relatives took part in the Civil War Battle of Portland, Maine which I blogged about in a previous post.  I don't believe either of those relatives were active…

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Added by Chris Harvey on September 19, 2013 at 9:56am — No Comments

NEED HELP in Swanville!!!

Looking for some generous person who either lives in or around Swanville, Maine who would be willing to visit a private cemetery and document the graves for me. It lies on an old piece of property that my 4th great grandfather used to own. Message me if you are interested, thanks!

Added by Elizabeth Estock Zollinger on September 14, 2013 at 10:03pm — 3 Comments

Griffin/Bourgeois Search

I am searching for my grandfather, Francis T. Griffin who was married to my grandmother, Elizabeth M. Bourgeois in Nov 1929.  Last known address was Portland, ME, but divorced later as I've been told.  Any information is greatly appreciated.

Added by Terry Kolbe on September 8, 2013 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Danville home

Hello,

I have been doing family geneology for Dunham and Wilbur- all in the Rangeley area but today my interest is different.

A house is being purchased in Danville and it was built in 1789 and I would love to know, if possible who built the home and who were the prior owners. The last owner was Dr. Paul and Barbara Beegel.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you, Lori

Added by Lori A Wilbur-Dunham on September 5, 2013 at 12:24pm — 2 Comments

Hughey family

My Grandfather Henry J Hughey born in Canada 1870 married in Maine (Moose River) to Bernice ( maiden name Orr) had 5 boys including my Father Thomas Theodore Hughey + 3 girls.

Three family members worked as Guides and were involved with a Sporting Camp in the Moose River area.

I believe my Great Grandfather left Northern Ireland arriving in Canada and then on to Maine.

I cannot continue my search without his full name - any ideas /help would be appreciated.....thank you…

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Added by Robert Thomas Hughey on August 29, 2013 at 5:15pm — 4 Comments

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