July 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Sanford North Parish Congregational Church Records (1786-1823)

An article in today's New York Times shines a light on a project to preserve and digitize New England Congregational Church records. So far the Congregational Library & Archives' online collection includes records from one Maine church:…

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Added by Chris Dunham on July 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Looking for last names Dudley, Sabine, and Crowell

Anyone have any leads? 

Added by Ryan Ames on July 29, 2014 at 5:23pm — 1 Comment

ELEAZER DICKEY'S PARENTS FOUND

A big step forward has been taken in the search for the origins of Eleazer Boyd Dickey with the publication of "David Dickey of New Hampshire, Nova Scotia, and Maine" in the July 2012 edition of the New England Historical and Genealogical Register (vol. 166, pp. 205 - 218) by Ellen J. O'Flaherty.

She claims that Eleazer was the oldest son of David Dickey and Mary Boyd, who left Londonderry, New Hampshire with brothers Adam and Robert Dickey and became original grantees of the township…

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Added by John P. Ellis on July 16, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Leoneice Tracy Brown

She was born Sept. 25, 1897 in Mt. Desert Island Maine.  I have been unable to find any other information on her.  Her parents were Slyvester Brown 1868-1944, and  Mary Freeman 1864-1939.  Does anyone have any information on her,

Added by Janice Huntley on July 10, 2014 at 5:46am — No Comments

Broken Headstone Fished Out of Androscoggin River in Auburn

The Lewiston Sun Journal reports that a fragment of a headstone was found in the Androscoggin River behind Great Falls Plaza in Auburn on Monday.

The polished granite fragment of a headstone appeared to have been in the river some time because the broken edges had all been worn smooth. What little writing was discernible was "Herrick" and a…

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Added by Chris Dunham on July 1, 2014 at 2:02am — No Comments

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