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OBITUARY OF JOHN J. EMERY

JOHN  J.  EMERY  DIES

The Bar Harbor Record

September 9, 1908

John J. Emery of New York, one of the best known and most prominent members of the summer colony at this resort, died at The Torrets, his Bar Harbor villa, at 9;45 o'clock Saturday morning, after an extended illness.  Mr. Emery leaves a widow and five children, three girls and two boys, who will have the profound sympathy of the community in their bereavement.

Mr. Emery has been…

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OBITUARY OF ALICE ROSEBROOK HINCH

Bar Harbor Record

April 18, 1928

Mrs.  Alice  Rosebrook  Hinch

Funeral services for Mrs. John T. Hinch, who died very suddenly Thursday afternoon at the home of her son, Melville C. Foster in Arlington, Mass., where she, with Dr. Hinch, was visiting, were held on Sunday afternoon at 9 o'clock at the…

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OBITUARY OF ARTHUR H. LAWFORD

Bar Harbor Times

March 18, 1952

ARTHUR  H.  LAWFORD

Arthur H. Lawford, 62, died at the MDI hospital Sunday, after a prolonged illness.

A painter by trade, he worked for his father, the late Henry Lawford, and also painted signs for the town for several years. …

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OBITUARY OF ALTA M. SOUNDS

Bar Harbor Times

August 2, 1933

ALTA  RICHARDSON  SOMES

Mrs. Alta Richardson Somes, an aged and highly respected resident of Northeast Harbor, died at Hurley Hospital, Ellsworth, Saturday morning, July 22, aged 85 years 4 months and 7 days.

Mrs. Somes…

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OBITUARY OF EDWIN H. HIGGINS

Bar Harbor Times

November 26, 1924

EDWIN  H.  HIGGINS

Edwin H. Higgins Died Sunday Eve

Funeral Services Tuesday For Highly Respected Life-long Resident who Was 86 Years Old

Funeral services…

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OBITUARY OF JOHN AND GEORGE HAMOR

Bar Harbor Times

December 21, 1918

JOHN  AND  GEORGE  HAMOR

Two Babies Burned At Bayside Friday

The infant sons of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Hamor,  John, aged two years and George, aged five months, were burned to death in a fire that destroyed their camp…

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OBITUARY OF LOUISE C. HAMOR

Bar Harbor Times

January 5, 1927

MRS.  LOUISE  C.  HAMOR

Mrs. Louise C. Hamor died on Saturday, Jan. 1, at the home of her son, Irving G. Hamor, after an illness of one week.  Mrs. Hamor was in her 89th year.  She had been a beloved and honored resident of Bar Harbor for the past 73 years.  She…

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OBITUARY OF GEORGE P. HIGGINS

Bar Harbor Times

May 14,  1919

GEORGE  P.  HIGGINS

George P. Higgins, a respected and esteemed resident of Bar Harbor, died early Sunday morning at his home at the corner of Cromwell Harbor road and Eagle Lake road.  Mr. Higgins, who was 69 years of age, has been in failing health for some time. …

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OBITUARY OF SAMUEL N. HIGGINS

Bar Harbor Times

January 19, 1918

SAMUEL N. HIGGINS

Death Occurred Saturday Morning From Pneumonia After Short Illness

Funeral services for the late Samuel N. Higgins were held at his home in The Field, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, in charge of the…

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OBITUARY OF ADELINE HIGGINS

Bar Harbor Record

October 10, 1934

Mrs.  Adeline  Ash  Higgins

Mrs. Adeline Ash Higgins, widow of the late Edwin H. Higgins, died at her home at 92 Main Street on Sunday morning at 7;45 after a brief illness with pneumonia, at the age of 88 years.  Mrs. Higgins was a member of one of the oldest…

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OBITUARY OF NATHAN J. SALISBURY

Bar Harbor Record

Jan. 6, 1904

NATHAN  J.  SALISBURY

Entered into life eternal from his earthly home in Bar Harbor, Tuesday, January 5, at 10;30 a.m., Nathan J. Salisbury, "In the confidence of a certain faith, in the comfort of a reasonable, religious and holy hope, in the communion of the 'Holy Catholic…

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OBITUARY OF NRS. ALICE ROSEBROOK HINCH

Bar Harbor Record

April 18, 1928

Mrs.  Alice  Rosebrook  Hinch

Funeral services for Mrs. John T. Hinch, who died very suddenly Thursday afternoon at…

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ABANDONED TRAILS IN ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK;

CHAMPLAIN MOUNTAIN BLACK AND WHITE TRAIL

This trail, as well as all other trails that led up to the summit of Huguenot Mountain were abandoned by the National Park Service with no explanation as to why, however the Park Service  has had a history of abandoning any trail that brings hikers close to it.  As perfect examples of this, they abandoned the Bear Den path, the Anemone Cave trail, the caves of Day Mountain and the…

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EDWARD H LIBBY FAMILY GENEALOGY

Edward  H.  Libby         (also spelled Labbe)

born;             Jan. 11, 1887     Winslow, Maine

died;             1933

buried;           buried at St. Francis Cem., Waterville, ME

married;         Jan. 7,…

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JUDAH RICE FAMILY GENEALOGY

(NOTE:  if anyone has a photo of Virgil Wilder Rice or Virgil Wilder Rice Jr, could you please email me a copy of it, I really would be most thankful.  fendermail56@yahoo.com)

Judah Rice

born;      18 JAN 1843 - Machiasport, Maine     …

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HENRY F. SLACK GENEALOGY

WILLIAM SLACE

born; 2 Nov. 1731 Weston, Ma.

died; 10 Apr. 1832 Strafford, Vermont

Father; unknown

Mother; unknown

married on; ?

ALICE WOODS…

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HORACE FOSTER FAMILY GENEALOGY

Horace  Foster

born;        28 Mar 1816    St. George, Maine      

died;         10 Apr 1900   Machiasport, Maine

buried  Hillside Cemetery, Machiasport, Maine

see…

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CAN YOU SOLVE THIS MYSTERY ?

Horace foster was born in St. George, Maine.  He married Nancy Libby and lived in Machiasport, Maine.  His parents were Francis foster and Sarah ?.  Sadly her maiden name can only be found on one known document, and to date no one has been able to read what her maiden name was.  The link below takes you to the online document,  Her name is the one below Francis Foster.…

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FREE MAINE FISHERMAN'S LOGS

It may sound a bit strange but yeah, I came across this site many years ago put online by the University of Maine at Onero, with a listing of fishing logs from a number of maine fishing boats.  But there are also free PDF files other logs and journals as well concerning the Maine fishing industry.  for me, this was a big find because I discovered a fishing log of a relative who was a cod fisherman, the log was from the mid 1800's.…

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NATHAN FOSTER JR FAMILY GENEALOGY

Nathan Foster  Jr.

born; about 1753 Rockport, Massachusetts

Christening Date:   30 Mar 1760  GLOUCESTER, Mass  see record

died; 8 April 1819 St. George, Maine

buried at Clarks…

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