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WOODBURY FAMILIES IN PJEPSCOT (NOW DANVILLE) MAINE

According to the Ludden Family Bible, Hannah Woodbury was born on 16 February 1796 was born in Pjepscot Claim  (now Danville), Maine. This information was quoted directly from the handwritten record in the Bible. Her parents were not listed and location of her mother and father have not, thus far, been proven.

 

She married o 8 March 1818, at Turner, Maine, John Brown Ludden, who was born at Turner, the son of Joseph and Sarah (Brown) Ludden.…

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Added by Alan H. Hawkins on September 21, 2011 at 6:48pm — 3 Comments

BURLINGTON, MAINE VITAL RECORDS

Am currently typing pages from the early vital records of Burlington, Maine. Using the CD of Burlington records and checking with copies made years ago, this volume will contain what records are available from settlement in 1824 to 1892. The vital records series for towns all over Maine published by Picton Press are such valuable additions to the genealogical materials available to people working on Maine families. Accuracy is extremely important. So many copies have been made with mistakes…

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Added by Alan H. Hawkins on September 17, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY

My work in the area of local history and genealogy began over 51 years ago when I was thirteen years old. After a 42 year career in education, I retired in December and am know beginning to work of reviewing and compiling my years f research for publication. One project that I worked on in the early 1980's was a magazine entitled THE MATTANAWCOOK OBSERVER. That magazine, published in three volume sets, contained local history and genealogical information on the towns of Lincoln, Burlington,…

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Added by Alan H. Hawkins on September 12, 2011 at 8:10pm — No Comments

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