Hi Chris, I got a note from a distant cousin, Doug Record (located through dna). He is a descendant of Christiana Cox (b. abt. 1830) and John H. Cotton (Civil War veteran). If I remember correctly,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Dunham Feb 14, 2018.
I am looking for information on Elizabeth Dunel/Donnell (Dunnell?, Donald?) m. John Elwell on 20 Jan 1732 in Biddeford, ME. (NEHGR 71, April 1917, Vital Records of Saco and Biddeford). Spelling in…Continue
Started Aug 11, 2017
I'm trying to link Harriet C. Bean with her parents. She was born on December 22, 1832 and died on January 8, 1885. She married Simeon F. Brown and had two daughters, Isabella C. (1857) and Phebe…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Dunham Feb 20, 2016.
I am looking for the cemetery locations/grave stones of Gilbert W. Yates 1835-1925 and his wife, Laura (Emmons) Yates 1852-1894. Also Sidney/Sydney Hayes 1820-1893 and his wife, Apphia Delphina…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Dunham Aug 13, 2015.
The Lewiston Daily Sun - July 24, 1923
Edward Carter, aged 43, of Bethel died at Ste. Marie's hospital yesterday morning from injuries sustained when he jumped from a wagon on the Lisbon-Lewiston road about midnight Sunday directly into the path of an automobile owned and…
Posted on November 12, 2012 at 4:04pm
The Geneabloggers daily prompt of Shopping Saturday got me thinking about my earliest shopping experiences. When I was born, we lived on the same farm as my dad's parents. There were two houses with the barn dooryard between the two. I was the first grandchild and my grandmother spoiled me rotten. She took me everywhere with her. One of her favorite places to shop was the Mammoth Mart in Rumford (Maine). We would go in her VW bug and my favorite place to ride was in the well above the motor…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2012 at 11:19am — 2 Comments
Catherine Cornish and possibly Thomas Footman and/or John Hull, Jr. murdered Richard Cornish, Catherine's husband. He was found in the river with a head wound and a pole stuck in his side. His canoe had been filled with clay and sunk. He bled to death. My 12th great-grandfather, Roger Garde, presided over he trial. Thomas Footman is my 10th great-grandfather and her suspected lover. (See disclaimers below)
Catherine was indicted, tried, and hanged for her husband's murder. Catherine…Continue
Posted on August 23, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment
I'm sure you've heard the term "brick wall" in genealogy. Well, I have a "fire wall." I am trying to find the parents of Elizabeth "Betsy" Clark born 9 Oct 1758 in Falmouth (Portland) and died 23 Feb 1839 in Minot (Auburn), according to records in Woodstock, Maine. Betsy married Lazarus Rand just about time that the Revolutionary War broke out. She was recovering from the very difficult birth of their first child, James, when Lazarus sailed on the Bagaduce Expedition (more on that in…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment