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Looking for a full date of marriage for the following couple

Hello,

     I am looking for a full date of marriage for the following couple:  Patrick Voisine and Rita A. Nadeau, in the Maine Genealogy Database it only states Jul 1960.  Family tells me the marriage occurred in Millinocket.  I would be grateful for the day in which they were married.  Thank you very much, please e-mail me directly at itismoi9@aol.com. Allen

Added by Allen J. Voisine on April 30, 2017 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Mary A (Fickett) Campbell

I am looking for information on a Mary Fickett born roughly 1815 (died after 1870) who married a Levi Campbell in Calais Maine.  I found their intent to marry which said her family was from Perry Maine but nothing more than that.  Does anyone have information on a Mary Fickett?  Some family members that I have spoken to have suggested that she could possibly be an Indian.  

Added by Laura S on April 17, 2017 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

Edward Stephen Harris

I'm searching for Edward Harris, born 1802 in Portland, Maine, died 1883 in Dixmont, my GGGrandfather. I have direct descendants in Dixmont - various Stephen Edwards (my namesake). i can't seem to get any further back. I'm interested to know where he came from. I've found some hints that he came through Newfoundland, but I don't know when that would have been. Any hints, etc., greatly appreciated. 

Added by Stephen Harris on March 18, 2017 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Stone Family

I am looking for information on theStone Family who moved to the Jay, Maine area from Cambridge , Massachusetts. any info would appreciated. My great grandfather was Dr. Moses C Stone who settled in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Added by Mary Pirro on March 16, 2017 at 4:52pm — 5 Comments

Searching for Thelma E Mitchell

I am in search of this lady. 

I have True Court papers from Detroit Michigan in May 1925.

Through familysearch.org I found her parents their families & her brother..

I have posted on the facebook group search squad with no luck in help

I have done the Ancestry & 23&me DNA test & have results as cousins distant but names I do not know from the ine.

She was born in Hartford Oxford Maine on June 28 1903 as Thelma E. MITCHELL in 1020 census she…

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Added by Judith Roberts on March 5, 2017 at 6:59pm — 2 Comments

Hello Laura.

T.%20Bryant.pdf

Hey there!  I just saw a post to you from Skip Bryant about your search for info on Thomas Bryant and 'Salome'. This rattled my cage and I realized that with my new scanner/printer I could scan a page from the Bryant Genealogy that you need. It turned out to be page 70....I think. The above…

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Added by Marsha Whittemore on February 6, 2017 at 4:49pm — 1 Comment

In search of Almira(Elmira) C Bartlett Harris

I'm having the hardest time finding a record proving that Almira C Bartlett , born 1824 Bethel Maine area, is the daughter of Tilden Bartlett (son of patriot Josiah Bartlett who moved to Norway Maine from Plymouth). I have found birth, marriage and death on siblings which state that Tilden is father and Elizabeth Buck of Bucksfield is parents.  Almira married Alfred G Harris and I have found her lowell mass marriage vital and Norwood death, but parents are not listed. Census from Bethel…

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Added by Janet Harris Pancoast on February 3, 2017 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Pikes

I am looking for information on the Pike family of Saco Maine.  My great great Grandmother was Elizabeth D. Pike, born 1807 in Saco, married Pliny Groves in 1825/1826, died and is buried in Hamlin, New York in 1881.  

Added by Kim on January 23, 2017 at 10:27pm — 1 Comment

Almira Curtis

I am trying to find the parents of Almira Curtis Smart, wife of Reuben Staples Smart. According to family history, she was born in Waldo County, the daughter of Capt Jacob Curtis of Hampden. According to her death certificate, her parents were John and Sally. She died in 1879 and is buried in Swanville.

Added by Linda A Bush on January 11, 2017 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

Rev. John Clark of Prospect

Looking for parents of Rev. John Clark. He was likely born in Newcastle, Maine abt 1793 and died in Prospect, Waldo Maine 8 Aug 1871. He was a Baptist circuit Preacher. He is buried in what is known a Clark Cemetery in Prospect. He married Elizabeth (Betsey) Walter 1817 in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine. He had a brother, Robert Clark. Both brothers served in War of 1812. John and Betsey's daughter Nancy Jane Clark was born 1826 and married Calvin Whitney 1847 in Rockport, Knox Co., Maine. This…

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Added by David A Gilliard on January 5, 2017 at 10:34pm — No Comments

Mitchell - Livermore, ME

My MITCHELL family lived in Carmel, ME.

Grandfather - Rossell (1889-1972)

Gr-grandfather - Phineas (1866-1963)

Gr-gr-grandfather was William (1817-1898)…

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Added by C Ferrante on January 5, 2017 at 2:34pm — 13 Comments

1928 Map of Upton Maine

Added by Carolyn Marshall Craven on December 14, 2016 at 3:10pm — No Comments

1880 Map of Upton Miane

Added by Carolyn Marshall Craven on December 14, 2016 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Lowells

If you are a Lowell or a Lowell cousin, you may be interested in some photos that have turned up. Names mentioned include Lowell, Newell, Cumming and others. The families involved lived around Auburn and Lewiston. I have written a blogpost about it.

http://leaftwigandstem.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-small-bonuses-of-family-genealogy.html

The guy who found these would love to return…

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Added by Christine Fitzgerald on December 1, 2016 at 8:15am — No Comments

Maine Civil War Enlistment Papers, 1862-1865

The latest collection of Maine Civil War records at FamilySearch features indexed images of enlistment papers, acquired from the Maine State Archives. Not every enlistee is included, but many thousands are.

From the Library…

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Added by Chris Dunham on October 22, 2016 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Verrill

I am a descendent of the Verrill's of Patch Mountain.  I am trying to piece together their geneology.  My grandmother was Ruby Verrill Rogers and she passed away in August 1934 when my mother and her twin were born.  One twin lived with the uncle and grandfather, George and Charles while the other (my Mom) went to live with an unrelated person (Celia Davis) in Lovell.

Would love any information on the Verrills.

Added by Wendy Williams on September 13, 2016 at 1:41pm — 3 Comments

Bryant Family Of Appleton/Hope

We have hit the proverbial brick wall. I am hoping that maybe I can get some suggestions or if anyone has any documents or notes that may help.

What we know is William Bryant along with his father and we thing two brothers, settled in Appleton (though I believe it was…

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Added by Kristen Bryant on September 9, 2016 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

War of 1812 Pension Application Files

The campaign to digitize 180,000 War of 1812 pension files has reached its fundraising goal. About two-thirds of the total are already online and free to view at Fold3. I counted 359 pension application files for Maine soldiers, with many more still to come.

The first applications were based on disability or death of a soldier. Beginning in…

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Added by Chris Dunham on September 3, 2016 at 12:43am — No Comments

Genealogy Neophyte Can Use LOTS of Help

Hello everyone, I am new to this genealogy searching and seem to spend more time spinning my wheels than getting any traction.  I have made marginal progress in some areas and have hit a wall in others.

At this point I am trying to get more information on my father's (Howard Fletcher West) side of the family. I have learned that my Grandfather was Charles Howard West (12/1/1891 - 11/21/1970 I think) he was a baker in Augusta Maine.  He and my grandmother (Ethel May Fletcher of…

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Added by Barry Michael "Mike" West on August 31, 2016 at 4:57pm — 6 Comments

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