January 2010 Blog Posts (22)

Etta Y. Phynex Mitchell

I don't know how this works so this is the first time on here. I am looking for information about the above lady, Etta Y. Phynex Mitchell or her husband Amansel Mitchill. She was one of the first Police Matrons of Lewiston, Maine. She died in 1930. She was an amazing woman and she is my great great grandmother. She was involved with helping the poor, finding orphans homes and helped in starting the first children's home of Lewiston and Auburn. I know there are many articles in the Sun Journal… Continue

Added by Judith O'Brien Beck on January 4, 2010 at 12:39am — 2 Comments

Where are you, Uncle Earnest?

This has been a family mystery, still unsolved. While searching for my grandfather's birth record, in the South Berwick town hall, we came across a birth record of an unknown uncle. Ernest J. Woods, was recorded as being born the month prior to his brother William (my grandfather). Seems impossible, but true. Doris, my grandfather's step sister, remember's the child, along with a story. Seems that the paternal grandmother, requested a week long visit by Ernest, and shortly after receiving the… Continue

Added by Dennis Woods on January 3, 2010 at 1:03pm — No Comments

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