Capt. John Gatchell of Brunswick. b. Sept. 19 1690-D. 10 May 1771
Buried Gatchell Cemetery Brunswick Maine.
He married Elizabeth Whitaker.
John Gatchell (name also spelled Getchell) b. 25 Apr. 1719
Samuel Getchell b. 25 Apr. 1720…Continue
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.
What we know is William Bryant along with his father and we thing two brothers, settled in Appleton (though I believe it was…Continue
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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…Continue
Joseph Getchell of Wells Maine. Married Eunice Hatch 19 Dec. 1716 in Wells.
Peninah Getchell b. Sept. 1717
Joseph Getchell b. 20 June 1726 in Wells
Hannah Getchell b. 1730 Wells
Joshua Getchell b. 1734 Wells
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Thomas Savage married Faith:
Children born in Boston
1. Abijah b. 1 June 1638 married Hannah Ting
2. Thomas b. 28 Apr. 1641
3. Hannah b. 28 Apr. 1641
4. Ephraim b. 5 Feb. 1645
5. Mary b. 1647…Continue
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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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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…Continue
In 1835, the Maine Legislature passed a "Resolve in favor of certain Officers and Soldiers of the Revolutionary War, and the widows of the deceased Officers and Soldiers," granting 200 acres of land to those who had served three years while residents of Massachusetts or the District of Maine. The land would be taken from the "Indian Purchase" in Penobscot County and from…Continue
In Maine we don't usually go to the county courthouse to find vital records. In this and other New England states, birth, death and marriage records have been kept by towns and cities since colonial days. Municipal clerks in Maine were sometimes expected to return copies of these records to the state, but only in 1892 did this become standard practice. There is, though, one important set of vital records that may be found at Maine courthouses.…Continue
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Hubbard History Blog
The history of the Hubbard Family from St.Savoirs, Isle of Jersey, England to the present with special emphasis on its' beginnings in America in 1690.
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This is the sixth in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.
The most entertaining parts of a town's history are often its legends, for which the best evidence is hearsay. The historian is obliged to relate these legends as such, but also to seek out any possible…Continue
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Hi, Randy Seaver over at GeneaMusings posted this challenge in April and I just now got around to trying it. Try it. It's actually fun.
The Great Grand Challenge
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Looking for descendants-Ackley family 1810-1818 Maine: Machias-Cutler-Whiting. Need Family Bible for Ackleys, Holmes, Pettegrew families for that period. Looking for a daughter Temperance Ackley born 1811-1818, possibly born 1815. Need her parents names. Please do not send me info from Ancestry. A Family Bible or Will is my only hope.
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Richard Pearson b. 1822 Ireland D. Jan. 22, 1893 Lewiston Maine. Married Margaret E. McCarthy.
Margaret b. 1830 Ireland D. Apr. 1, 1911 Lewiston Maine.
Both Buried Riverside Cemetery Lewiston Maine.
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I am looking for members of the Spreng and/or Clements family that lived in/near Ellsworth/Bangor, Maine. My grandfather's name was George William Spring, Sr. and was married to Barbara Clements (Spreng). They spent the last of their years in Bangor, Maine but did live for a short time in Ellsworth. If anyone has any information on this family please let me know. My email address is: email@example.com . Thanks, Mildred Carr
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Daniel Mckenney married Mary Hall
1. John b. 1734
2. Catherine b. 1736
3. Mary b. 1736
4. David b. 6 Sept. 1739
John b. 1734 married Sarah Kenney Oct. 24 1765 Wiscassett Me.…Continue
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John Nason married Elizabeth Rogers
Elizabeth b. Aug. 9, 1601
John b. Jan. 29, 1603
Philip b. 1604
Richard Nason b.…Continue
I write a family blog and just posted something about Litchfield. If you have ancestors from that part of Maine, you might want to take a look.
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This is the fifth in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.
For tips on finding records of Maine Civil War soldiers, see this…Continue
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