January 2012 Blog Posts (14)

request for info

have had such great luck doing this and have "met" some very nice people so i am going to try again..i think an ancester named luke riley arrived in the area of shawnee peak/newry around 1790 and there was a small community named riley plantation...he maybe the ancester that came from ireland...but i can't get any info on him or who his children might have been...any info would be so greatly apperciated...thanks in advance

Added by sue hooper on January 31, 2012 at 10:18am — 3 Comments

John L Holt

My name is Peter Locke Holt and I live in Telford, England. I am originally from Wrexham in North East Wales and the fifth generation to have Locke as a middle name.

The name is given to the first born son of the first born son and the original Locke Holt was just that, plain (?) old Locke Holt, he came from Leigh in Lancashire and was a foundry worker who eventually owned his own foundry in Wrexham in the 1870's.

It's such an unusual name I was quite surprised to see it elsewhere,… Continue

Added by Peter Locke Holt on January 29, 2012 at 2:26am — 3 Comments

Mulligan family in Maine

I am looking for any persons who have  Mulligan relations in the Island Falls, Crystal, Haynesville (Aroostook County) area.  I'm having a lot of problems with my great-grandfather Melvin M. Mulligan.  He died approx. 1923 (per family lore, in a lumbering accident,) however, I cannot find anything on Ancestry.com regarding his birth, supposedly New Hampshire, or death.  He was married to Rose Glidden and had several children, one of whom is my maternal grandmother.  Any help?

Added by Vina Muncey Waldon on January 26, 2012 at 11:09am — 4 Comments

A nice surprise...

not at all related to Maine but I needed to share...

I have a big tree on Ancestry, pay the fee and am working on several branches that go back to Ireland. My paternal grandmother married a nice "maine boy" but really had no family of her own as various disease made her an…

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Added by Laurie Davis on January 22, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Who are parents of Aaron Winslow b 1804

I am looking for information on Aaron Winslow who was born in  1804 in  either Fayette or Greene Maine.  Available information indicates that he was raised for most of his youth in the home of Benjamin Palmer in Fayette Maine in Kennebec Co. 

Aaron married Hannah French in 1828 in Fayette.   They lived either there or in Greene until the 1860's when they moved to Valparaiso, Ind.  Benjamin was a deacon in the Fayette Baptist Church.   Aaron was known for being the singing schoolmaster…

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Added by BillFTimmons on January 17, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

I am looking for the parentage of Thomas Mitchell of Leeds Maine

I am looking for the parentage of Thomas Mitchell of Leeds Maine  1st let me say i deal in facts and the fact is  william Mitchell and Elizabeth Clarke  son  Thomas was lost at sea and they had no son Joseph Mitchell Maine familys in 1790 is wrong wrong wrong !!!!!!!

1. WILLIAM8…

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Added by Norman K Mitchell on January 17, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

I this Stillman A. Guptill the same person as Alfred guptill?

There is another Stillman A. Guptill, buried in Fairhaven Baptist Cemetary, on Deer isle Nb, Canada. The dates on 

the Gravestone are 1828-1860. My anscestor Alfred Guptill, born on Deer isle and married Charlotte Wentworth, was also born 1828 and died 1860. I am wondering if these may be the same person.

I am having such a hard time trying tp find Alfred Guptill's parents.

Alfred Guptill moved to Eastport, Maine after getting married in 1851, Has 4 children: Franklin W.…

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Added by Kim B Kitsos on January 17, 2012 at 4:43pm — 10 Comments

request for info

since i've had such good luck, i am going to request info on the following people

isabella york born 1864 waterford me-married to rueben m riley

ephraim riley born 1770 not sure of where but according to info i received from this network he had a son born in baldwin

many thanks in advance...using this nework has been wonderful

Added by sue hooper on January 14, 2012 at 6:27am — 2 Comments

Jeremiah Tripp Jr.

I am looking for info on my great great great grandfather Jeremiah Tripp Jr. 1830-1865.  I am at a dead end with his mother Patience York.  His father was Jeremiah Tripp son of Silas Tripp. 

I have been told many times that an Indian connection might have come into the family threw Patience York.  Can't find her father or mother.  Would appreciate any help.

Jeremiah Tripp Jr. died in civil war battle in virginia.  Battle of Antietam, Battle of Ford Steadman.  I have found a…

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Added by Florence J. Francis on January 13, 2012 at 7:08pm — 10 Comments

thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

just wanted to make sure ben york got my thanks so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i have been working on this family history almost 2 years now..saved the hardest till last....and since it's only in my spare time i am not really all that good at digging out information...just a question to ben....did you have an ancester named isabelle or isabella york born about 1864 in waterford me????? again thanks so very very much

Added by sue hooper on January 13, 2012 at 10:12am — 1 Comment

seeking info

had such good luck the first time i tried this i decided to try again...this name is a little tougher..all i have is the name moses f sawyer born somewhere in maine 1828 and married to louisa larrabee...their daughter-my great grandmother was rozener..any help greatly appreciated

Added by sue hooper on January 12, 2012 at 6:52pm — 5 Comments

trying to get info

have been working on a family tree for almost 2 years now...have run into a roadblock with a granfather on my mother's side...a william riley supposedly born 1811 in denmark me...historical society has a record of his birth by no parents...just curious if anyone out there has any info..his wife is listed on ancestry.com as elizabeth jordan...any ino would be greatly greatly apperciated....

Added by sue hooper on January 4, 2012 at 9:04pm — 3 Comments

Langley/Longley Genealogy in process

A book "James Langley of Oyster River, NH, is planned for 2012. Many Langleys moved into Maine after the RevWar moving into York, Somerset and Penobscot Counties.  I would like to include your Langley line. One branch changed to Longley in 1850s (Somerset/Androscoggin Cos). Contact me at lindalongley@comcast.net or see me on FB.

Added by Linda Longley on January 2, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

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