November 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Pepperrell Plaque Rededicated

There was a ceremony last Saturday at Sir William Pepperrell's family tomb at Kittery Point.
A memorial plaque, which had been obscured by trees for 30 years, was rededicated at the site of the Pepperrell tomb and cemetery, off Pepperrell Road across from Frisbee's Market.
The Pepperrell Tomb was built in 1720 as a family cemetery site. When Col. Pepperrell died in 1734, Sir William…

Added by Chris Dunham on November 11, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Wilkinson Surname Project in Maine and Northern New England

Donald and Janet Wilkinson, photographed in Salem, Massachusetts about 1905

Wilkinson Surname Project in Northern New England

It seems that everyone is familiar with the Wilkinsons of Rhode Island and the book “Memoirs of the Wilkinson Family in America” written in 1869 by the Reverend Israel Wilkinson. It outlines the descendants of Lawrence Wilkinson, one of the original settlers at Providence, and it… Continue

Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on November 10, 2009 at 9:56pm — 8 Comments

Toivo F. Tamlander Obituary

The obituary of Toivo Fredrik Tamlander, who died 15 December 1968 in Norway, Maine,

Greenwood — Toivo F. Tamlander, 72, died Sunday at the Pike Hill Nursing Home, Norway, after a long illness.

He was born in Alakeere, Finland, Oct. 5, 1896, the son of Nestor and Edla Tamlander. He moved to this country in 1915 and had lived here since 1936.

He moved here from…


Added by Chris Dunham on November 8, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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