Many of the "Door's" found in Maine and New Hampshire may very well be descended from Richard Door of Portsmouth, NH. Before the early 1800's it was commonly spelled Door in the early sources - sometime after 1800 more common spelling changed to Dore, Doar, Dorr, or Doore; few families in the Maine/New Hampshire area kept Door.
My own GGG grandfather Joel Door was married (to Hannah Hussey) in Shapleigh, ME in 1800 as Door, moved north to Harmony, ME where the town record used Doore…Continue
The May meeting of the Pejepscot Genealogy Society will be held on the second floor of Brunswick's Curtis Memorial Library at 2:00 pm. Hubbard Goodrich of Harpswell will show us how to find hidden genealogy in ledgers.
Hubbard has been doing research on the commerce (exchanges of goods) in Colonial America prior to 1790. Who would think of looking in old ledgers for genealogy…
Added by Brian Bouchard on April 29, 2011 at 4:06am — No Comments
I am looking for any information about Eli Gerry b. abt. 1820 in Maine. His first wife was Nancy Keazer <Keisor?>. She passed away in Old Town, Penobscot, Maine, in 1860. Eli moved to the Hersey/Daton Plantation area in the early 1860's. He should be showing up there with his children <at the least 3 of them>. My mother and I have spent so many hours for years trying to track this family down. We are trying to figure out where he met and married my gggGrandmother Emily J House,…Continue
Added by Nancy Lecompte on April 25, 2011 at 1:08pm — No Comments
I'm not sure as to whether this is the best place to start, so if I'm wrong please push me in the right direction.
My name is David Ramsdale, and in conjunction with my father we are researching our family history.
I believe my Great Great Grandfather on my fathers maternal side emigrated to the US in the mid 1880's
The facts as we understand them.
His name was William Rawlinson.
He was born in "Cartmel" Lancashire in 1829l
His last known…Continue
The first Union soldier to fall in the Civil War is said to have been Sumner Henry Needham—a Maine native who served in a Massachusetts company. Let's see what we can find out about Needham using only free Internet resources.
Needham's Wikipedia entry is brief, and incorrect. He was wounded April 19, 1861, in the…Continue
Eileen Burnett was the Stepdaughter of Judson Heath Sawyer of Bar Harbour Maine
They were both listed in 1930 census
Has anyone any idea of what became of them?
Added by Amy Abbott on April 1, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments