Chris Dunham's Blog – May 2010 Archive (5)

The Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder

With his Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder, editor Stephen Marion Watson aimed to "put into print, and thus preserve to future generations all matters of history and genealogy pertaining to Maine, and any families who are or ever have been associated with the Pine Tree State, of whom we can learn anything worth while to publish." Nevertheless, most of the genealogies and transcribed records published in the… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on May 28, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

Society Seeks Sessions Descendants

The Berlin & Coos County Historical Society in New Hampshire is looking for Maine descendants of Berlin's first permanent residents. Descendants of William and Susanna (Blodgett) Sessions will be invited to the dedication of an historical marker at their home site in Berlin May 29.

William and Susanna married in Newry, Oxford County, Maine, 31 Aug. 1817, lived in… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on May 20, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Free 1910 Census Images

Having already added the 1920 census and 1930 census, Internet Archive has now added images of the 1910 U.S. Federal Census for Maine.

Reel 536. Androscoggin County

Reel… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on May 20, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Canadian Census Records

So many of our Maine ancestors came from across the border, and many appear in one or more of the censuses taken in Canada from 1831 to 1911. has indexed images from all of these censuses, but there are also some free alternatives online.



Library and Archives Canada - Images searchable by name or geographical location (Lower…


Added by Chris Dunham on May 7, 2010 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Free 1920 Census Images

In addition to the 1930 census, Internet Archive now has images of the 1920 U.S. Federal Census for Maine.

Reel 637 - Androscoggin Co. (EDs 1-33)

Reel 638 - Androscoggin Co. (34-42) and Aroostook Co. (1-26)…


Added by Chris Dunham on May 2, 2010 at 2:00am — No Comments

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