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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 — 4 Comments

Anthony Baker & Mehitable Eldrigde of Mass.

Joseph Baker married Pricsilla Chase:

Children:

Anthony b. 25 Nov. 1765 in Yarmouth Barnstable Mass.

d. 24 Apr. 1853 in Harwich Barnstable Mass. (Headstone)

Married Mehitable Eldridge

Children:

Benjamin Baker b.…

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Added by T. Getchell on March 13, 2017 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Bakers of Maine & Mass

This blog is about the bakers of Maine and Mass. and there Families.

Some of the dates will be used from "Genealogy of the Family of Deacon Smith Baker, of Litchfield, Maine. by Baker & Smith.  I am looking for Information on James Baker who Married Bethia Noyes.  He is son of Anthony Baker & Mehitable Eldrigde.

You will find this line in Anthony Baker…

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Added by T. Getchell on March 12, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Yeatons of Maine -Mass.-N.H.

The Yeatons are from the Shoal of Maine.   Most of this work that I am writing from was not done by me it was done by Martin Hollick who has done a lot of work on the Yeatons line.  I will be searching for Cemetery info and where there buried.  I also will be using dates from Yeaton Family of New England. by William Haslet Jones.

Richard Yeaton b. abt. 1658  D. 1732 Married Hannah Davis  - Daug. of…

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Added by T. Getchell on March 6, 2017 at 2:30pm — No 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

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.     If you wish to email me. Please do at Pugz50@aol.com.  Hope you enjoy the blog.  Also Please Join Me on Facebook with The Getchells Genealogy Group  is where you will find us, hope to see you there also. 

In Memory of Sylvia Fitts Getchell…

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Added by T. Getchell on January 28, 2017 at 6:41pm — 13 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

Capt. John Gatchell of Brunswick

Capt. John Gatchell of Brunswick. b. Sept. 19 1690-D. 10 May 1771

Buried Gatchell Cemetery Brunswick Maine.

He married Elizabeth Whitaker.

Children:

John Gatchell (name also spelled Getchell) b. 25 Apr. 1719

Samuel Getchell b. 25 Apr. 1720…

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Added by T. Getchell on December 3, 2016 at 8:16pm — 2 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

Joseph Getchell of Wells, York Maine

Joseph Getchell of Wells Maine.  Married Eunice Hatch 19 Dec. 1716 in Wells. 

Children:

Peninah Getchell b. Sept. 1717

Joseph Getchell b. 20 June 1726 in Wells 

Hannah Getchell b. 1730 Wells 

Joshua Getchell b. 1734 Wells

Abel…

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Added by T. Getchell on October 22, 2016 at 5:04pm — 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

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