This is the third in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.
The advance and final retreat of the Laurentide ice sheet shaped the landscape of Greenwood, exposing and eroding ancient bedrock and depositing untold tons of sand, silt and gravel within its borders. But it was a…Continue
Added by Chris Dunham on March 23, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
.........A Genealogical and Geometric study 165 pgs, vbe bind (lays flat)
The material is intended to represent a genealogical account of the early settlers, who resided as head of household within the current town boundaries of Freeport, prior to founding plus 1 year (which gives the convenient data base of the first Census—the year 1790). Obviously, these people lived beyond 1790 and this research attempts to follow them to the end…Continue
This is the second in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.Continue
FamilySearch has collection pages for town records from Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire, but not from Maine. Nevertheless, images of the records from many Maine towns are in fact available on FamilySearch, if you know…Continue
I am trying to find where and when Timothy Burnham was born in N.H. and who his parents were. What I know so far is that he married in Winthrop, Maine Sarah Prescott on Aug 8, 1799. Sarah was also born in N.H. but migrated to Monmouth, Maine with her family. They had two children, 1st a son, Nathan, born in Monmouth July 23 1801 died in Corinth, Maine 14 Jan. 1838. and 2nd a daughter, Anna. I have no info on Anna. Thank you for any information.
This is the first in a series of posts I am writing in celebration of the bicentennial of my hometown of Greenwood in Oxford County, incorporated February 2, 1816.Continue
Trying to find if there was two Solomon Jordan,s, one born in 1744 and another born in 1755? Which one was a Veteran of the Rev. War? And which one relocated to Trenton, Maine. Thanks for any help to clear this up.
I will add a note about the Niskanens. I saw this online, but no one has added since 2013, so I am not sure this will be seen.
I am related to quite a few Niskanens through Julia Kuula Stein, who came to Maine in the early 1900's. Julia moved to New Hampshire after marrying my grandfather, John Elmer Stein. Her mother was Gustava Niskanen Kuula, who moved to Fithcburg, Mass around that time.
Brother of Gustava Niskanen is Johan Niskanen. Distant couisns are Matts Niskanen ,…Continue
Added by Ellen Zinder on December 11, 2015 at 5:14pm — No Comments
I am looking into my grandmother's family; Irene M. Potter Brown. She married my grandfather Hector MacNeil Brown. I believe her father's name was George B. Potter and mother was Blanch S. Kilgore. I believe her brothers were Rufus L. Potter (1902-1937) and Lawrence Potter. I am wondering if Robert Leon "Bob" Potter is related. Rufus Potter married Margaret F. Gillman. Irene M. Potter Brown lived in Gray, Cumberland, Maine.
Greetings: Am looking to follow lineage from Chad Brown of Rhode Island to Benjamin Brown - Surgeon who settled in Waldoboro, Maine. Family names pops up in Waldoboro, Rockland, and in Camden, Maine. Benjamin's son Hector MacNeil Brown married Deborah Haupt. (father was John Haupt of Waldoboro, Maine) Their son Hector MacNeil Brown married Clara A. Grant. Their son, Hector MacNeil Brown (third in line) married Nellie I. Blood. Their son, Ralph W. Brown married Ethel D. Bartlett aka…Continue
Added by hilary Anne brown Chinnery on November 10, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
We have a web site for our research of the Stephens Mills area of Woodstock. It is www.stephensmills.net. It will be an ongoing work in progress as we have new information and photos to add.We both hope that our journey in this research will be fun and interesting.
Added by Belinda Hagar on October 14, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments
Have been doing research for Captain Samuel Stephens of Woodstock. He was noted for his brick mills at what was Stephens Mills or Woodstock corner. I have been trying to discover what he was a captain of. My sister and I have been doing research on this and other who lived in the Captain Samuel Stephens homestead as we did. We are putting together what we can find to preserve the history of this area where we grew up. We are working on a web site to be able to share with others what we have…Continue
Added by Belinda Hagar on October 9, 2015 at 6:22pm — No Comments
The October meeting of the Pejepscot Genealogical Society (PGS) will be held in the Morrell Meeting Room of the Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Maine on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 2pm.
Our guest speaker will be Brian Bouchard, former president of PGS and current vice president of the Maine Genealogical Society. Mr. Bouchard will discuss the history around those early Brunswick settlers interred in what he calls…
Added by Brian Bouchard on October 8, 2015 at 10:26am — No Comments
I've been trolling the new Wills and Probate records resource at Ancestry. Very useful!
I write a blog about what I find for my family history. If you are a Smith cousin, you might be interested in this:
Added by Christine Fitzgerald on September 13, 2015 at 11:25am — No Comments
My name is Sherry Torres. I am the granddaughter of Melvina and Cecil Boulier of Fort Fairfield Maine. I am looking for relatives and genealogy information and would love to hear from family. I have just seen several notices from my 2nd cousin Jodi Ann Creel, granddaughter of Edward James Boulier who was my uncle and brother to my mother Marian (nickname Kitty). I also read a note from a Larry Morgan Boulier, who's grandfather is my grandfather's brother. I am very excited to learn more…Continue
Added by Sherry Torres on August 19, 2015 at 10:59pm — No Comments
Benjamin F. Prosser Born 1805 New Brunswick
Married 12 June 1832 Wakefield Carleton County New Brunswick
Elizabeth Shaw Born 1810 Wakefield Carleton County New Brunswick
Samuel Prosser Born 1848 Brighton Carleton County New Brunswick
Samuel is the only one listed in the 1851 Census(Taken in 1852) and
There are no Prossers Listed in the 1850 Census for Maine.USA.
Added by Glendon James Hovey on August 11, 2015 at 1:20pm — No Comments
I am transcribing the VRs of Mount Vernon, Maine, and have recently discovered many pauper records from the 1840-1870 era. This has led to much curiosity about how paupers were treated during this period. It looks like people bid at the town meeting to keep paupers in their homes. However, the curious part is that it looks like they were bidding to take care of their own parents or other relatives. Another curious aspect is that sometimes they were paid in shillings - why would this happen…Continue
I found my birth mothers first marriage certificate, and from that I was able to locate her first husband. I contacted him and was directed to his and my mothers daughter. She talked to me and contacted my mother. My mother accpeted contact and from there I was able to find out the name of my father. I still have work to do but I am at a point I never thought I would be as someone that was adopted.