September 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Ruth Monsell of Artful Heirlooms to do Silhouette talk at next Pejepscot Genealogy Meeting

Silhouettes talk and portrait cuttings at Pejepscot event Ruth Monsell of Artful Heirlooms will be on hand Sunday, October 10 at the invitation of the Pejepscot Genealogy Society of Brunswick to deliver a talk on the history of silhouettes and how she has gone about creating them over the past three decades. She will also be available to demonstrate her skill, creating freehand cut silhouette portraits of children and…

Added by Brian Bouchard on September 30, 2010 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Black Family Name

My Grandfather came to Colorado as a young man of 25 and to my knowledge left no family history. He is suppose to have been born in Calais, Washington County Maine, on December 31, 1865 and arrived in Colorado in 1890, Who is parents were are a large question? According to US census reports both parents were born in Ireland and that is all I know.

His name was George Frederick Black.

Does anyone have some suggestions on how to find any information on parents or his family if… Continue

Added by DOUGLAS JOHN SHACKLEY on September 26, 2010 at 9:52pm — 2 Comments


Looking for a obituary on Wilfrid Lavoie ..born 3/10/1901 in St.Pacome, Quebec, Canada..died..06-23 -1968 in Lewiston, Maine...his father was Belone Lavoie who had brothers Ignace and Joseph Lavoie ..his mother was Marie Lavoie(Collins) There parents i am not sure of ..wondering how far back i can get. Anyone have any info greatly appreciated

Added by Susan Blakeman(Lavoie) on September 24, 2010 at 2:51pm — 2 Comments

OK we are getting somewhere

I have found back w=to where Joseph Lewis has parents from England, now that was a shock. We didn't know there was English in our blood. Now Nelly Hayes is not helping at all. The searches on her come up with dead ends. But I will keep looking.

While looking for past relatives I have come across a shocking discovery that I have a missing uncle. There are hand and foot prints on his birth certificate, so that means it was a live birth. Now, how to go about finding the now while looking… Continue

Added by Sue Ann Schilling on September 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

History of Campbell Home Fayette Maine

Alva and Josie "Ham" Campbell's home on Rt#17-State Rd. Located across from Fayette Mills one room school now a library. She died in 1953, would like to know when built and owners up to their buying it.

Added by Eileen Gloria "Campbell" Pelleti on September 17, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

Orono Town Records 1840-1845

Does anyone have access to the town records to see if there were any land sales for Joseph Inman and Lettice Holmes? I have a feeling they sold their property and may have left with their children to go to Ohio at this time.




Added by Brenda Ozog on September 15, 2010 at 11:32am — 2 Comments

Tribou - Lizotte

Looking for an Obituary of Robertine Edna Pomerleau( Lizotte maiden name ..first marriage last name was Tribou) she died on Nov.1 1976. Also looking for any info or obituary on Charles Harry Tribou he died in 1944 ..i do have a 1930 Census for his parents that is about it. Those are my grandparents would apppreciate any help i can get,

Added by Susan Blakeman(Lavoie) on September 10, 2010 at 10:54am — 5 Comments

Maine Genealogical Society Annual Conference Sept. 26th

I've been working on behalf of the Maine Genealogical Society to get the word out about the Fall Conference and realized I haven't seen much (if anything) about it on this site, so I wanted to share with folks who may not know about the conference, or the Society itself.

The Maine Genealogical Society was founded in 1976 "to collect, exchage, preserver, and publish genealogical records, related documents, and information; and to promote and encourage interest and scholarship…


Added by Brian Bouchard on September 7, 2010 at 4:28pm — No Comments

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