Chris Dunham's Blog – April 2010 Archive (4)

Wikis for Maine Genealogy Research

Ancestry.com's new wiki has a section on Maine Family History Research, with links to pages on specific research topics such as census records and probate records. The original articles are from Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, but entries may be edited by anyone, and should improve and expand over… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on April 30, 2010 at 5:08pm — No Comments

History of the North Paris Baptist Church

Source: Deacon George B. Crockett, Consolidated History of the Churches of the Oxford Baptist Association, State of Maine, and a Historical Sketch of the Association (Bryant's Pond, Me.: A. M. Chase & Co., Printers, 1905).



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PARIS AND WOODSTOCK, OR NORTH PARIS BAPTIST CHURCH.

THIS church is not a pioneer in the adoption and dissemination of Baptist sentiments in this vicinity;…

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Added by Chris Dunham on April 25, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

History of the Harrison Baptist Church

Source: Deacon George B. Crockett, Consolidated History of the Churches of the Oxford Baptist Association, State of Maine, and a Historical Sketch of the Association (Bryant's Pond, Me.: A. M. Chase & Co., Printers, 1905).



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HARRISON BAPTIST CHURCH.

THE Harrison Baptist Church was organized March 26, 1827, at the house of Samuel Scribner. Ebenezer Bisbee was ordained deacon, and…

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Added by Chris Dunham on April 25, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

New Maine Vital Records Law Amended to Allow Genealogists Access

Governor Baldacci has signed into law the bill discussed here, but with an important amendment. Subsection 8 states that "Custodians of certificates and records of birth, marriage and death may permit inspection of records by and issue noncertified copies to researchers engaged in genealogical… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on April 12, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

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