August 2010 Blog Posts (15)

Cemetery Vandalism in Lewiston

- First I heard about the vandalism here http://www.wmur.com/news/24702851/detail.html

and here

http://www.sunjournal.com/city/story/897508



- Then a "feel good" story about cleaning up the cemetery http://www.wmur.com/news/24735553/detail.html



- Finally, they caught the bad guys! Yippee!…

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Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on August 28, 2010 at 8:04pm — No Comments

A Confederate Yankee

I find it funny how things come full circle sometimes when doing research. I have been, for more years than I care to admit, researching the 7th Maine Regiment in hopes of doing a book on them. I came across a reference where Captain John Channing of Fairfield meets up with an old friend from Maine named Edward Drummond and who is serving with the Confederate army during the Peninsula Campaign. Today, I came across a book review from The Civil War News website…

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Added by Bobbie M Bowler on August 28, 2010 at 6:39pm — No Comments

THOMAS GREELEY - b. 1791

My gg grandfather, Thomas Greeley m. Susanna Marr Coolbroth in 1814 in N. Yarmouth, Maine. Thomas d. Dec 5, 1868. Though I have found Susanna's grave I cannot find where Thomas died; where he is buried and I can't find who his parents were or where they came from!

Thomas and Susanna had 9 children. I have the info on them but can't find any information beyond Thomas.

I believe Thomas was born in Gray, Maine. I think his father's name was William. Robert, one of Thomas'…

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Added by peter noyes greeley on August 22, 2010 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Free 1800 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1800 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide.



Reel 6 - Cumberland, Lincoln Counties



Reel 7 - Hancock, Kennebec Counties…



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Added by Chris Dunham on August 11, 2010 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Free 1790 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1790 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. The enumeration starts here. Here are links to the first page of each county: Cumberland (continued… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 10, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Harrington, ME

Looking for information on George W. McLaughlin of Harrington, married Virginia Savage also of Harrington in May of 1947, Thanks.

Added by Dorothy Amero Cummings on August 9, 2010 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Free 1820 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1820 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide.



Reel 33 - Cumberland County (part)



Reel 34 - Cumberland (part), Hancock… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 6, 2010 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Free 1810 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1810 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide. Note that the enumerations from several Oxford County towns are missing, but population totals from all towns are included in the recapitulation.…



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Added by Chris Dunham on August 6, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Free 1840 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1840 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide.



Reel 136 - Aroostook County



Reel 137 - Cumberland County (part), city of… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 6, 2010 at 12:34am — No Comments

CHARLES O. ELLINGWOOD 1845-1864

While going through the process of entering Ellingwood family

information from Florence O'connor's book to my Ancestry.com

family tree, I have come across entries that have piqued my

curiosity. I always keep in mind that Florence did all her research

the old fashioned PC (pre-computer) way and didn't have the

online resources I use today available to her, so I try to find

what I can and fill in the blanks, so to…

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Added by Bill West on August 5, 2010 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Genealogical Research Application

The new law restricting access to Maine vital records requires that a genealogist researching outside his own family submit an "Genealogical Research Application," along with a check for $50. The Maine Office of Data, Research and Vital Statistics now has this application online as a… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 5, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Free 1830 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images from the 1830 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide.



Reel 46 - Cumberland County



Reel 47 - Hancock, Washington Counties and a few entries for… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 5, 2010 at 2:58am — No Comments

Church Histories from the Lewiston Daily Sun and Evening Journal

From 1963 to 1968, the Lewiston Daily Sun and Evening Journal presented nearly every Saturday the history of a local church. Most of these histories are now available online.



I have provided the page number wherever an article could not be linked to directly.



1 Old North Church,… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on August 4, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Waterford Nutting Wilkins

Thanks Chris, I have the orginal land purchase( 1843) that had buildings on it,but not the house. The house stayed in the same family from around 100 yrs. Yes, I have been to S Paris.

Added by charlotte Huffman on August 3, 2010 at 7:20pm — 8 Comments

Waterford Maine

Looking for information on Rhoda Nutting Wilkins. Born on Otisfield, and lived in Waterford. Am doing geneology of this historic house. Can't find out when house was built exactly. Help

Thanks

Charlotte

Added by charlotte Huffman on August 3, 2010 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

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