Added by Chris Dunham on July 26, 2010 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Elizabeth, i'm not finding much " on the internet" about Elijah & Elizabeth Winslow's family around Penobscot Area being connected to Mercy / Marcey Winslow and Jeremiah from Freeport, Yarmount areas. Can you tell me where to find this information ?
Hi Elizabeth, yes, I found them shortly after i wrote back, I was looking under the list of Penobscot names, and diden't have the their names linked to the the cemetery site properly...... Glad you could find them ok...... Glad i could help you. and others. I refuse to pay at other sites to look up family information, so i started this as a hobby.
A member sent me a link to this eBay auction, now ended, for a Civil War carte-de-visite labeled on the back "A. A. Mitchell / Saddler Sergt. / 2d Me Cavalry / Photographed by / J. S. HENDEE / Rooms, New Block, Water St. / Opposite Stanley House AUGUSTA, ME." I thought I would use this as a case study for tracking Maine people on the Internet. I will do so using only free…Continue
Revolutionary War service of my ancestor Elisha Houghton.
I'm starting off with his testimony from his Pension Request
file as given to Justice Samuel Putnam :
"Commonwealth of Massachusetts
(“District of” crossed out) Berkshires of Commonwealth of
On this sixth day of May 1818 Before me the subscriber one of
the Justices of the…Continue
Added by Bill West on July 19, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments
I have them on the list, but don't remember adding their cemetery photo's yet. I if have, evidently you found a link to it, that i don't remember adding. ( I can't find the photo on my own website) LOL,
anyhow, If you havent.t found their photo.s , on the site, let me know, and it will go and get it for you to see.
Tombstone photo's from Hancock County, Penobscot & Blue Hill can be viewed at
www.penobscot-maine.com/names Photo's and stone information added daily.
One of my ongoing genealogy projects is entering the
information on my Ellingwood ancestors and relatives onto
my Ancestry.com tree from Florence Evelyn O'Connor's
book "The Ancestors and Descendants of Asa Freeman
Ellingwood and Florilla(Dunham) Ellingwood". I've started
with the descendants first because there are so many of
them and there are sources and images of records
that aren't available for earlier…Continue
Added by Bill West on July 15, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments
The new regulations governing access to Maine vital records went into effect on Monday:
Individuals who may access vital records less than 100 years old include:Continue
- The person named on the record;
- The person's spouse or registered domestic partner;
- The parent(s) named on the record;
- Descendants of the person named on the…
Back in November of last year I wrote my first two posts about
my 5x greatgrandfather Elisha Houghton, including one which
told how he lost his rifle in the aftermath of Bunker Hill. Looking
over his service record and the muster rolls for his regiment, it
struck me he was a colorful fellow and I decided to do a series
transcribing his Pension Request file. But the busy Christmas
season at work and then my illness at the start of the year…Continue
[p. 86]ContinueBUCKFIELD BAPTIST CHURCH.
ELDER James Potter, the early pioneer to the Baptists in the central part of the District of…
Added by Chris Dunham on July 6, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments
I first published this list a few years back, but in honor of the
4th of July I'm publishing it again.We know about Washington
and Knox and Lafayette, but we should never forget that it
was the unknown citizens who served under them who fought
and bled to win us all our freedom.
The italicized names are those whose Pension Files I've found.
I've already shared some of their stories here and plan to do so
with the rest,…Continue
Added by Bill West on July 5, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Added by Mary L Ennis on July 4, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments