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Dear Isle, Hancock county, Maine, USA Genealogy

For people researching Deer Isle Maine and the Islands on coastal of Maine.  I have a new facebook group.  Please come and join.  WE ARE RESEARCHING ALL THE SURNAMES OF THE EARLY SETTLERS AND EARLY INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF DEER ISLE, MAINE 

EATON, GREENLAW, BILLINGS, STAPLES, CAMPBELL, STINSON, 

CONARY. WARREN, GREENLAW, HARDY,  DUNHAM, SAUNDERS, 

PRESSEY, BRAY, COLBY, HOWARD. CARMAN, DOW, HOWARD, 

GREEN, SCOTT, TOOTHAKER, ROBBINS, YORK, FOSTER, JAVIS, SHEPARD,…

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Added by Barbara Foster on December 13, 2014 at 12:59am — 1 Comment

Sawyers

If your looking for Sawyer Family's in Maine. There is an eBook on Googleplay: A History of Eaton, by C. S. Lebourveau.

Added by Barbara Foster on May 8, 2013 at 5:21am — No Comments

Lithobolia, or the Stone-Throwing Devil

I read the book by: The Devil of Great Island, by Emerson W. Baker.  It was a very good account a case of "Witch Craft" or poltergeits activity in the town of Great Island in 1682 and the tavern of George and Alice Walton.  The event was witnessed  Richard Chamberlain, the secretary of the colony of New Hampshire,  was boarding at the Walton tavern.  He kept a journal account of the incedent which he published in 1698. In his account he names the event Lithobolia and calls it…

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Added by Barbara Foster on April 24, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Maps of Salem Villiage and Witch Trials, and Links to other information.

 

Here is a link for maps of Salem Village with property owners name. It is a very good resource. 

http://salem.lib.virginia.edu/home.html

This is a link to an online book of the first Massachusetts census taken 1765.  It does not give names of land owner, but it is a very good representation of just how many adult males there were living in Massachusetts.  …

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Added by Barbara Foster on April 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Thomas Hardy from Piscataqua

I am very interested in the person known as Thomas Hardy form Piscataqua.  He was accused of being a witch in the Salem Witchcraft Hysteria in 1692.  Does any one have any information they would like to share about him or the Salem Which trials. Do you have any stories, links, or facts about the acused of acusers? 

(Joseph Ring v. Susannah Martin and Thomas Hardy)

 

The deposion of Joseph Ring at Salsbury aged:27: years being sworne sayth That about…

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Added by Barbara Foster on April 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Benjamin Wheeler first settler of Hampden 1768

Thank you very much Chris for shareing the link to the Bangor Metro article April 2013-Benjamin Wheeler first settler of Hampden 1768 http://www.bangormetro.com/item/620-riverside-beauty

Added by Barbara Foster on April 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Benjamin Wheeler first settler in Hampden 1768

There is a nice article in the Bangor Metro April 2013 regarding Benjamin Wheeler its first settler 1768 and how Hampden was renamed from Siuadabscook Plantation, Wheeler's Mill, and Wheelersborough. By: Tom Avila

Added by Barbara Foster on April 11, 2013 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

If your research is in York Maine or you have history from York Maine check out this news story

If your research is in York Maine or you have history from York Maine check out this news story.

http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20130303-NEWS-303030342

Added by Barbara Foster on March 3, 2013 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Eugene Hardy and Mary Todd Shepard Please Correct the Records!

 

Hardy, Eugene b: Apr 30, 1900 DI - d: Mar 7, 1981 local hosp. - WWI &II vet.- h/o Mary L. Shepard - s/o John & Flora [Weed] Hardy

Hardy, Mary L. [called Mary Todd] b: Mar 30, 1921 LDI - d: Feb 4, 1983 local hosp. -

w/o Eugene Hardy - d/o Louis & Mary Conary Shepard

Children of Eugene Hardy and Mary L. Shepard

1. Hardy, Leroy H. “Bink” b: Apr 10,1950 Castine - d: Sept 18, 2005 -

s/o Eugene & Mary L. [Shepard] Hardy

2. Hardy,…

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Added by Barbara Foster on January 27, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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