April 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Drew Family from PEI to Portland - c.1898

Looking for information on the Drew family that immigrated to the Portland Maine area before 1900. My grandmother was part of this group of 2 brothers and 4 sisters (plus her) that came from PEI.  I have found census records from 1900 and work records, for the older girls, from 1899.  One brother (Harry D Drew) and 3 sisters (Lulu Mooney (Drew), Myra Crandon (Drew) and Bertha Allen (Drew)) are accounted for via census, marriage and death records.  The other two brothers (John and Charles)…

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Added by Karen Irwin-Jacobs on April 30, 2014 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

LOOKING FOR MY FATHER

Male adoptee born on November 17, 1965 searching for his biological Father.  Not much information is available via the adoption records.  The biological Father was 32 years old, a Truck Driver, and may have resided in the Bangor, Maine area. The adoptee's biological Mother was 19, Strawberry Blonde, and was originally from Sorrento, Maine.  She gave birth in Yonkers, NY.

If anyone remembers the biological Father, please email me: blackdress1966@yahoo.com

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Added by Judy W on April 19, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

First members of the Milo Free Will Baptist Society, 1827

From The History of Milo, Vol. II, by Lloyd Treworgy, page 372:

“In 1827, nevertheless, only a step in time beyond the pioneers’ life-and-death struggle for subsistence in a hostile environment – and only four years after its organization as a town- Milo’s voters authorized the expenditure of $300, a large sum to them then, ‘To support the preaching of the gospel.’

“That same year, twelve of the old settlers united in organizing the…

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Added by Lauren Mahieu on April 6, 2014 at 5:41pm — No Comments

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