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

Free 1880 Census Images

The latest Maine census images added to Internet Archive are from the 1880 U.S. Federal Census:

Reel 475 - Androscoggin County

Reel 476 - Aroostook County (part: EDs 1-216, sheet 2)

Reel 477 - Aroostook (cont'd: ED 216, sheet… Continue

Added by Chris Dunham on July 26, 2010 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Case Study: Saddler Sergeant A. A. Mitchell

A member sent me a link to this eBay auction, now ended, for a Civil War carte-de-visite labeled on the back "A. A. Mitchell / Saddler Sergt. / 2d Me Cavalry / Photographed by / J. S. HENDEE / Rooms, New Block, Water St. / Opposite Stanley House AUGUSTA, ME." I thought I would use this as a case study for tracking Maine people on the Internet. I will do so using only free…


Added by Chris Dunham on July 22, 2010 at 1:30am — 7 Comments

New Maine Vital Records Regulations Now in Effect

The new regulations governing access to Maine vital records went into effect on Monday:

Individuals who may access vital records less than 100 years old include:


  • The person named on the record;
  • The person's spouse or registered domestic partner;
  • The parent(s) named on the record;
  • Descendants of the person named on the…

Added by Chris Dunham on July 13, 2010 at 3:00pm — 24 Comments

History of the Buckfield 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).

[p. 86]

ELDER James Potter, the early pioneer to the Baptists in the central part of the District of…


Added by Chris Dunham on July 6, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Free 1850 Census Images

Internet Archive now has images of the 1850 U.S. Federal Census for Maine. To find a particular town, consult the Maine Census Guide.

Reel 248. Aroostook County

Reel 249. Cumberland County (part)…


Added by Chris Dunham on July 2, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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