February 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Seeking info on Joshua Towle-Nancy Elkins-Lydia Elkins Corson, Exeter, Corinna area ME

Lydia Elkins of Fayette  married Ebenezer Corson, April 5, 1831 (Corinna town records). Nancy Page Towle, her sister, married Joshua Towle Feb. 4, 1827  in either Exeter or Fayette. Lydia and Ebenezer were probably parents of Calvin T. Corson born in Corinna 1832 - 1835. At age 21, Calvin legally changed his name to Calvin T. Towle, and his death certificate reads "name of father - Joshua," birth place Exeter, NH and "maiden name of mother  N. Elkins" of Fayette. Looking for more info on…


Added by Frances Townsend on February 26, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments


I am looking for info on Joseph E Pooler and his spouse Minnie Raven Pooler of Washburn Maine.  Does anyone have any pictures of them?

Added by Dawn Soucy on February 17, 2012 at 3:39pm — 3 Comments

Smalls of Houlton, Littleton, Monticello etc

I am looking for any info on Cyrus Sanderson Small of Monticello Maine.  He was born 1841 in Maine, served with 6th Maine Light Artillery during Civil War and died 1901 in Maine.  I am interested in who he married, his children etc.

Any info would be most welcome.

Added by Dawn Soucy on February 17, 2012 at 3:37pm — 1 Comment

Sumner Mat(t)hews, b 1815 d 1885, buried Riverside Cemetery in Stillwater

Sumner Mat(t)hews has been a dead end for me for some time. Does anyone know more details than this? Born: 1815 per tombstone but I don't know where. Dies 1885 per tombstome. Buried Riverside Cemetery, Stillwater Maine. Paid poll tax in 1837 in Lincoln, Maine. Married Lucia Rounds on 5 Jul 1845 in Lincoln. Listed on 1850, 60 & 70 census in Lincoln. On 1880 in Aroostook County visiting "family?". Wife still living and listed as married in Lincoln on 1880 census. Who were Sumner's parents?…


Added by Gary Hatfield on February 12, 2012 at 8:07pm — 7 Comments

Pleasant Cemetery, Canaan, Maine

Looking for Pleasant Cemetery in Canaan, Maine for final resting place of a Family relative. here is an obituary for her.

Added by Ben York on February 7, 2012 at 12:58pm — 1 Comment

White School House Cemetery location

 I'm looking for a White School House Cemetery, In possibly Winthrop, Me. Here is a copy of an ancestor's death record and I am trying to find her burial place. Any Ideas?

Added by Ben York on February 7, 2012 at 12:32pm — 2 Comments

Chaisson/Cotter family

My father's mother's name at his birth was Ruth Chaisson and she was living in Bangor, Maine.  She was originally Ruth Cotter, daughter of John Cotter from Ireland.  Does anyone know this family line.  She had several siblings but some of died young of some disease.  Ruth was probably born in the early 1900's.  Thank you.

Added by Laura Cook on February 4, 2012 at 3:14pm — 6 Comments

Maritime Careers of the Fullers of Portland, Maine

David and Mary Cary Fuller removed from Nova Scotia and arrived in Portland, Maine between 1840-1849 (they first appear in Portland in the 1850 US Census). It is unclear that they followed their sons to Portland or the sons followed them, but their six sons made Portland their home.  I have several other posts regarding David and Mary Fuller in "Can a Published Genealogy be…


Added by Chris Harvey on February 1, 2012 at 11:16am — No Comments

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