Joan Vining McGovern
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Vining Genealogy in Maine
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I am going to be in Maine August 2012 and would like to meet some Maine Vining Cousins. Benjamin Vining 1738 Weymouth, Ma died 1812Durham, Me...if you live in Maine and can trace your ancestors back…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SCOTT MORGAN Jul 15, 2012.

 

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Lynde C. Randall left a comment for Joan Vining McGovern
"Hi Joan, I've been bouncing around and around and finally found a spot where I can say Hi. Still doing loads of Genealogy for people and keeping busy with life.  Maybe we can get to gether on Facebook sometime.  You must still be…"
Aug 13, 2017
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Lynde C. Randall
"Hi Lynde, It's been a long time. I haven't ever given up on finding my BROWN family and I am 90% sure My Samuel Brown is the son of Benjamin and Rachel ( Stevens) Brown of Greene, Maine. Abner Brown Sr. and Naomi Bradbury moved from…"
Apr 18, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Patricia Carey
"Hi Patricia My Brown's lived in Greene, Maine ...is it possible that we might be related? Joan McGovern"
Apr 18, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Roberta (Bobbie) Richards
"Hi Bobbie, I have Richards in my  Maine heritage John Richards 1767 Died in Durham, Maine Joan McGovern"
Apr 18, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Kimberly Brown
"Hi Kimberly, I too am researching Browns....my grgr grandfather died in North Yarmouth, Maine Do you have ancestors that might have been in that area? Joan McGovern"
Apr 18, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Rev. Peter Tufts Richardson
"I was drawn to your name as I have Tuft ancestors going back to Peter Tufts 1618. My grgrgr grandmother Paulina was from Medford, Ma. Do you keep up with the Tufts Kinship?            Joan…"
Apr 17, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Thomas Michael Webster
"My Websters are early Massachusetts setters....do you do a lot of genealogy? Joan McGovern"
Apr 17, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Josephine M Robertson
"Hi Josephine, Both my grandmother and gr grandmother were born in Livermore Falls. Unfortunately the courthouse burned and I cannot "prove" they were born there.( for Mayflower Society)  Do you do alot of genealogy? Joan McGovern"
Apr 17, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Sonia Marie Bennett
"My family came from Greene....they are hard to track because they are BROWNS Do you do alot of genealogy in Greene? Joan McGovern"
Apr 17, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for ernest brown
"I too am researching Browns...it is a common name so we might not be researching the same family but my gr gr grandfather is buried in North Yarmouth ...Possible connection? Joan McGovern"
Apr 17, 2015
Joan Vining McGovern left a comment for Deborah Tripp Probert
"Hi Deborah, We just might be cousins! I have Tripps, Foggs,Leavitts,in my ancestry. Joan McGovern"
Apr 17, 2015
SCOTT MORGAN replied to Joan Vining McGovern's discussion 'Vining Genealogy in Maine'
"My step son is a Vining. His family comes from Vining's in Durham, ME"
Jul 15, 2012
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Vining Genealogy in Maine

I am going to be in Maine August 2012 and would like to meet some Maine Vining Cousins. Benjamin Vining 1738 Weymouth, Ma died 1812Durham, Me...if you live in Maine and can trace your ancestors back toBenjamin...I would love to correspond and possibly meet you!See More
Jun 20, 2012
Troy Jordan commented on Joan Vining McGovern's blog post 'Information on The BROWN family'
"Wow... just what I needed!  Thanks again for all your help Chris!"
Feb 18, 2011
Chris Dunham commented on Joan Vining McGovern's blog post 'Information on The BROWN family'
"Troy, I suspect your Samuel Brown was the brother of Osgood Brown, who was enumerated just after him in Albany in 1820 and later lived in Bethel. Osgood and Hannah (Mears) Brown of Tewksbury, Mass., had sons Samuel (b. 4 June 1792) and Osgood (b. 21…"
Feb 17, 2011
Troy Jordan commented on Joan Vining McGovern's blog post 'Information on The BROWN family'
"I feel your pain Joan.  I have a Samuel Brown in a tree I'm working on (born in 1793 SOMEwhere in MA).  He married a Betsey Wardwell from Otisfield, ME., but I am getting very little information from the normal sources.  My…"
Feb 17, 2011

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What Maine surnames are you researching?
Vining, Gerrish,Brown,Gordon,True,Sanford,Richards,Dyer,Rowell,
and Blake +more
What locations in Maine are you researching?
Augusta, Durham, North Yarmouth,Newport,Cumberland County, Eustis, Cumberland Co. Newburgh,
Androscoggin Co,
If you have a website, what is the URL?
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vining/

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Information on The BROWN family

I need not explain the names like BROWN are extremely difficult to trace.

I have been tracing my Brown line for 10 years + and because I am stubborn refuse to drop my search.

My Samuel Brown was b. 1814 and died 6 Feb 1883 in Yarmouth, Maine.

He married twice...#1 Alphonza Drinkwater #2 Sarah Mariah True ( my line)

 

It is my theory my Samuel was the son of Benjamin Brown ( a spendthrift) and Rachel Stevens both b. Greene, Maine

In the 1850 census…

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At 10:38am on August 13, 2017, Lynde C. Randall said…

Hi Joan, I've been bouncing around and around and finally found a spot where I can say Hi.

Still doing loads of Genealogy for people and keeping busy with life.  Maybe we can get to gether on Facebook sometime.  You must still be checking on the Browns. >:) Maine friend, Lynde

 
 
 

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