March 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Mayo and Lessor question

The Mayo family has a problem that has not been resolved in over 119 years.  Actually, it may have been understood years ago but the knowledge did not filter down to their descendants.

John Mayo came to Maine before the detailed records of border crossings came into being about 1895. George Lessor came here before that date, too. 

I can easily track John Mayo's family through the census. George Lessor is not so easily tracked. but there are records of him living in Dover, ME.…

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Added by Carroll Nichols Holmes on March 8, 2015 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

Obituaries-CHASE, MELCHER, MORSE, PLOURDE, SAYWARD...

8/19/1916-The news of the death of A.E. Chase of Brooks, in Portland, Thursday forenoon, was received with great regret by Belfast friends. Mr Chase was one of the most prominent business men of the progressive little town of Brooks; senior member of the A.E. Chase company, and a prominent Democrat. He had not been in good health for sometime, but died suddenly while on a business trip to Portland, on Thursday. He was very well known in Portland, and was frequently here on…

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Added by Lorelie B Kimball Linton on March 6, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

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