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NADO - CLEMENTS Looking for info on Rubie E. Nado Clements, b. 1887; d. between 1920 and 1930 in Searsport or Monroe, ME.  Looking in general for Nado family info. My grandfather was Arthur NadoReply to:  Ruth Ryan  26 Apr 07

NEALLEY: Does any one out there have information on the Nealley families that came to Monroe between 1802 & 1804? In 1802,  John B. Nealley & his younger brother Joseph came to Monroe. They were from Nottingham, N. H. John B. Nealley  married Betsey Low, June 5, 1808 in Frankfort. Joseph Nealley  married Cynthia Putnum, April 14, 1803 in Frankfort. 
In 1804, they were joined in Monroe by Daniel Nealley, the son of Andrew also from Nottingham, N. H.
How were these Nealley's related? Is any one working on these families? I would like to compare notes.
Reply to: Theo Stacey 18 Oct 02

NICHOLS: I am trying to find out about Captain A. V. Nichols of Searsport, Maine. I would love to know what ship(s) he served as captain for, where he sailed, and any personal history or genealogy you might be able to share.  Reply to: Robin Laing 31 Aug 04

NICHOLS: Looking for information on Stephen Nichols family born in Durham, Maine, married Hannah Pinkham (b. Augusta, Maine). They had a daughter Olive W. Nichols, born Jan.1,1834 Vasselborough, Maine & married James H. Cook, Nov.14,1860 and died May 1,1898 Unity, Maine Reply to: Sharon Blanchard Marks 6 Sept 99

NICKELS: I am looking for information on Captain E. D. P. Nickels, hailing from Searsport.  This is for a book I am writing on a vessel named MAY FLINT which Captain Nickels had command of for a time . I'm especially interested in finding any information on his early years at sea and also his time spent after his command of the May Flint. Any help or source material would be greatly appreciated. Should you need it , my address is : Gene Barron , P.O. Box 24, Chamberlain , Maine 04541  Reply to: Gene Barron 15 Oct 2005

NICKERSON: I am looking for any info on Captain Aaron W. Nickerson, married Emily E. Smith, daughter of Simon P. Smith and Mary Larabee of Waldo Co, Maine.  They sailed from Troom, Scotland to Cuba in February 1880 never to be heard from again, possibly lost at sea   I am looking for the name of the ship and its history.  Reply to: Darrell Dallaire 14 May 01

NORMAN: I am looking for someone who might volunteer to look up an obituary for Lovell Norman.  He was born 12 Nov 1912 and died 5 Aug 2000 in the Lincolnville, ME area. Reply to: Leslie Porter 6 Jan 03

NORTON: I am looking for Byron Norton, married Matilda Hooper, in Waldo County, I believe in Belfast. All I have found is one child, Charlotte (Lottie) Norton, Pinkham ,Stevens, born 29 Mar 1869-70 in Belfast, Maine. She married Charles H Pinkham, 19 Oct 1891 in Harrington.  I would love to have any information on the Norton family as Lottie was my great-grand mother.  Reply to: Pam 4 Dec 02

NORTON / LEWIS: Looking for marriage record between Jacob B. Norton (b Wells Maine 1792, son of Josiah and Sarah Norton) and Mary Ann Lewis (b Barrington, Nova Scotia 1797, daughter of John and Rebecca Lewis b. Belfast Me, moved to Belfast area in 1812 from NS) that took place at or near Belfast about 1814 (first child born at Waterboro Me 22 May 1815).  Reply to: The Christies 19 Nov 05

NUTTER / FRENCH:  Am looking for the marriage information of William W. Nutter to Almira G French. They were married on Dec 5,1844 by Jeremiah Grant, Esq.  Am most interested in knowing who William's parents were and where he was born.  Also, where Almira was born and who her parents were. William and Almira are my 3rd great grandparents.  Any help you could be would be greatly appreciated. Reply to:  Rebecca Nutter Cross  23 Nov 06

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OVERLOCK:  George F. Overlock was born in Stockton in 1870 and lived there his whole life. He married 3 times: Florence Thomas, Nellie Harriman and Lida (Eliza) B. Larrabee. All three wives are buried together in Mt. Prospect Cemetery in Stockton. There is a depression in the plot where someone was buried but there is no stone. I think George lived long enough to bury his third wife in 1957. However, I cannot find his death or his burial. I am told it is not in the Stockton death records and it is not listed in the on-line Maine deaths. I am told that he was a spiritualist and that he lived a long life "up on the hill." If you know anything about him or especially his death and final resting place, please let me know. Reply to:  Isabelle Hallam  14 Jan 05

OVERLOCK:  I am trying to connect my 2nd great-grandfather Godfrey Overlock, b. 1778, marriage to Lydia Clark reported in Jefferson in 1815 and settled in Prospect/Stockton where the descendants stayed for awhile, to the Overlocks of Waldoboro. Reply to: Isabelle Overlock Hallam  7 Sep 02

OVERLOCK: Can someone with the Swanville, ME: Original Records of Maine Towns 1778-1891 do a lookup for me?  I am looking for the birth record of  Henry Overlock b. 30 Jan 1833 in Swanville according to his death record. He was a twin with sister Elizabeth who married a Cummings Reply to: Isabelle Hallam 21 Jan 06

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PAGE:  I am looking for any information regarding Orrison Page who lived in Troy Maine.  I can't seem to find where he came from or who his parents are.  He was born abt 1803.  Married a Deborah Bennett around 1839.  I believe he had a sister Carolyn who married Andrew Bennett Reply to: Sandy 22 May 03

PAINE: Need info on Ann Paine, b. May 7, 1809, Unity, Me to John & Hannah Paine. Reply to: Eleanor 6 Sept 99

PAINE: Searching for information on Paine family: Marinda Paine m. Richard Kimball of Belmont, Waldo Cty 1830 -info on this family; Eliza Paine m. James Webb of Monroe, Waldo Cty 1833 - info on this family; Dorcas Paine m. William Davis of Unity, Waldo Cty 1840 - info on this family John and Hannah (McDonald) Paine of Unity - info on this family. If anyone has any info I would appreciate any help that they can give me. Reply to: Eleanor Baldic 11 Dec 99

PARK:  I am researching the Park family.  I am looking for info about a sea captain named Parks in Searsport.  Do you have advice helpful to my cause.  Reply to: Bill Lynch  1 Oct 07

PARK:  Does anyone know who would have the records of an undertaker named C. C. Park? He was in business in 1906.  I am trying to find out where an Overlock relative of mine is buried. He does not appear in the records of cemeteries in Stockton. Reply to: Isabelle Hallam 19 Mar 05

PARK:  I've just discovered that I'm almost definitely related to the Park family of Searsport, Maine. Specifically, my Gr. Gr. Grandmother was Irene Park, born 23 Oct 1831 in Ohio. In the 1850 census, she's listed in the 1850 census (Searsport) with Oliver C. Park & his wife, Catherine E. & their children, Louisa E. & Oliver W., along with Richard J. Morithow? (Perhaps Merrithew) & his wife Harriet.
Oliver & Mr. Morithow are listed as sailors. Oliver was born about 1828 in Maine, Richard was born about 1820 in Maine.
I'm trying to figure out if Irene's father is Benjamin Park, or if he's someone else in that area. (Oliver C. is too young to be her father.) There sure look like there were a lot of Park families in Searsport that lived close to each other... Any insight would be greatly appreciated.
Reply to: Jason Gould 28 Feb 06

PARKER Parker, Samuel:  Seeking info re: Samuel (Possibly Samuel P.), who was b. 10 Apr 1805, Burnham, Waldo Co./Kennebec Co., Maine, d. 30 Dec 1897, at home Hallie TWP, Chippewa Co, Wisconsin. married 28 Sep 1835, Burnham, Waldo Co., Maine, Mary Jane Cole b. abt 1815 Burnham, Waldo Co. d. 21 May 1881, Belle Plaine TWP, Shawano Co.,Wisconsin.  I have received previously that Samuel (P.) Parker's parents were Samuel Parker,  b. 1770 - 1865 Rachel Fowler.  If you have further details that can confirm this information, I would appreciate it. Reply to: Jim Tellstrom Sturgeon Bay, WI 7 Mar 01

PARSONS: I am looking for the children of Joshua Parsons and Hannah Smith Horton, who were married in Montville in 1818.  At the time of the 1840 census, they had five sons and three daughters, but I have found only two sons--Joseph b. ca. 1832 and Samuel, b. ca 1834 both of whom were living with Hannah in Montville in 1860.  Joseph d. 9 July 1840 and Hannah d. 18 Feb 1867.   Reply to: Mary Sibbalds @ m.sibbalds@verizon.net  31 Oct 04

PARSONS: I am working on my DAR application and need copies or verification of birth and death records in Waldo County.  My great grandfather, Melvin Lester Parsons, Sr.,  b. 23 Jul 23 1873 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine.  His mother and father; Norton Phillips Parsons, Jr. (I have also seen him as Phillip Parsons). d. 23 Jul, 1887 in Liberty and Susan (Young) Parsons,  d. 8 Nov 1875 in Liberty.  They are buried in the Sherman Cemetery in Liberty.  Does anyone have any information pertaining to them and also cemetery info. Reply to: Marsha 21 May 03

PARSONS: I am researching my Parsons family. Norton Phillips Parsons, d. 23 July 1887 in Liberty, Waldo Co., Maine His first wife, Susan Young Parsons, d. 8 Nov. 1875 in Liberty.  They had a son, Melvin Lester Parsons, b. 23 July 1873 in Liberty. I am seeking any information on this family. Reply to: Marsha 25 Jan 04

PARSONS/SMITH: I am looking up information for my grandmother, she is looking for any information on the parents of Elizabeth Jean Parsons.  She was born in Montville, Maine and  married a ship Jointer from Cape Cod named Theophilus W. Smith together they had a daughter named Louise A.
Smith, born on March 24, 1852. Reply to: Nicholas Desjardins  9 Feb 2001

PATCH: Does anyone have a listing for David Patch,  master or Commander of the Schooner Hope David Patch is listed as the Master or Commander.: Schooner Hope in the database:  Passenger Arrivals in the U.S., 1819-20 at rootsweb.com  He was born 1772  died at sea in 1827. His father,  Nehemiah Patch was also a sea captain who died at sea.  He also had several brothers, one of whom was John, who were also captains of ships and some also died at sea.  I am researching him in the hope of finding a marriage to Mary/Polly (Toothaker) Evans.  They had one child:  Nathaniel Patch. Reply to: Katherine L. Short 13 May 02

PATCH / TOOTHAKER: Seek record of marriage between David Patch and Mary (Toothaker) Evans.  The marriage likely took place in Searsmont, Belmont, Knox, Montville, or a town nearby.  Mary Toothaker was born 19 May 1787, married (1st) Nathaniel Evans in Montville, 3 Dec 1813.  In the 1820 census, Mary (Polly) Evans appears as head of household.  A David Patch died Oct 1827 at sea.  Nathaniel Patch, son of David and Mary Patch, was born 17 March 1828 near Belfast. Reply to: Richard Spinney 15 Jul 02

PATTERSON: I'm interested in seeking information on my great-great-grandfather Charles Patterson of Thorndike, ME, who married Martha Shibles of Knox, ME, on 11 Nov 1830, in Thorndike.  They had a son, Charles Henry Patterson, who migrated to CA in the 1860's.  I know nothing about either the Patterson or Shibles families. I would like to know who their parents were, what Charles Patterson's occupation was, approximately when the family lines appeared in Thorndike and Knox, etc.  Thanks for all the help you can offer.  Reply to: Pat Gowdy  7 Apr 01

PATTERSON: Looking for the ancestors of Martin Francis Patterson, born Jan. 6, 1830 in Belfast, Maine. He married Ellen Lancaster, daughter of Valentine Lancaster and Jane Townsend. He is listed in the 1850 Belfast census with Geo W. Patterson in the household of James G. Sumner. Reply to: Judith Coy  18 Oct 02

PATTERSON: I am still seeking Mary Patterson's family. The birth date I have for Mary is Nov.25, 1783. I'm not certain of this as I have seen a 1784 date also. Mary Patterson married Thomas Russell of Mason, New Hampshire on March 6, 1808. The couple soon relocated to Mason. Their children were: Nelson 1809,  David 1811, Emily 1813, George 1818, and finally Thomas Barzillai, born 1826. I am thinking that this unusual middle name of Thomas' is possibly a Patterson family name. It certainly didn't come from the Russells. I don't have a clue which of the 5 or so Patterson families living in Belfast in 1790 was Mary's. Reply to: Judith Patterson 18 May 03

PATTERSON: I have been searching for information on my 2nd g-grandfather, who was a sea captain. He lived in Belfast, Maine.  His name was George W. Patterson.  Also, I know there was a schooner by the name of Nellie. I was wondering if he was the Captain. of that ship.  My grandmothers name was Nellie Patterson, so I was wondering if there was a connection.  Thanks for any help you can give. Reply to: Carol Damon 14 Sep 01

PATTERSON: I am looking for information about Oscar Patterson b. about 1907. He may have lived with a Ray Marden in Waldo county at the time of the 1920 census.  Oscar married Caroline Hartwell, March 19, 1927 in Belfast. They have 3 children: Eugenia, Everett and Annie. Reply to: Maurleen Plant 20 Aug 00

PATTERSON: I am trying to untangle the roots of our ancestral tree. The process is difficult and confusing to say the least, especially from Wisconsin.  I have conflicting information.  I was wondering if there is a Patterson family museum in Belfast, possibly near Patterson Hill (which was allegedly named for my ancestors).  I want to verify the written information that I have from that which I have found in my internet pursuits, (familysearch, genenet, usgenweb, etc.) In particular I am looking for information on my great grandfather Rufus King Patterson and/or his wife Deborah Toothaker (Toothacher) Dill.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Reply to:  Ethna Patterson  23 Nov 06

PEACHY / JOHNSON: Looking for information on Peachy / Johnson families. My Gr. Grandmother Murzalia D. Peachy is shown living with a William Johnson in the 1880 census of Belfast. She is listed as his grand-daughter. Her age was 5 and am certain she was born around 1875 early 1876. She later married a William C White reportedly from Addison, ME. Reply to: Keith L. Merry 30 Jan 02

PEARSON:  Looking for any information on Joseph Orrison Pearson.  Born 22 Dec 1847, Place: North Belmont, Waldo, Maine Died: 1931 Hanson, MA. Joseph had a daughter H Orrie Pearson born in 1885. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Reply to: Frank 16 Dec 05

PEASE:  I am hoping someone has a picture of my GG Grandfather, Samuel O. Pease who was in the Civil War and died at Andersonville prison.  He was born in Swanville and his residence on joining the war was Frankfort. He had sisters Alice Jane, Almira Anne, Elizabeth Nancy, and  Mary Abby, and a brother Henry Wilson. I'll be glad to share any info on him and his family. Reply to: Elvera Pardi 20 Nov 05

PEAVEY, Anora:  My name is Joyce Peavey Bock and I have a picture of a Waldo County girl's basketball team dated 1940. They were undefeated. I'm trying to connect Anora Peavey to our family-Joseph D. Peavey, inventor of the Peavey Cant Hook logging tool is my ancestor. I am hoping Anora is related somehow. They were Unity High school students. Anora was their coach. I have searched long and hard for info on her, the county, the school, census, social security, death index, etc. etc. Not much luck. I am interested in any leads that may help in my search.  Reply to:  Joyce Peavey Bock 19 Nov 05

PEAVEY: I am looking for information on my xxxgreat grandfather, John Peavey and xxxgreat grandmother, Jane C. Howard.. They were married and lived in Montville, Maine in 1804. She was 17 he was 21.  They lived in a section of land in Liberty that he bought near Appleton Line in 1802.  It was called the Peavey  Residence. I would like to know a lot more about them and what he did for a living. I am descended through his son Thomas H Peavey and his wife, Abarine Runnels in Prospect Maine in 1836.  Reply to: Susan Peavey Cole 31 Aug 04

PEAVEY: I am looking for information on Thomas Peavey and wife.  Also, John Peavey and wife Jane Howard Peavey . They had 3 sons. They lived in Liberty ,Maine. They ran a mill there, I believe. Their home is still there. John was the dad and Thomas the son. I also believe that the father to John was also a Thomas Peavey. I will have to look that up. Any help would greatly appreciated. On this Peavey family or  Jane Howard's family.  Reply to: Susan Peavey Cole 6 Jan 03

PENDLETON and EATON:  I am interested in photos and stories of the Pendletons and Eatons.  I have several online to share at http://catorfamily.com  Looking forward to hearing from others on these families.  Thanks, Donna Cator  30 Nov 07

PENDLETON:  Can anyone identify the people in these pictures which came from a Pendleton photo album?

   

Please click on the photo(s) as they are thumbnails.  Reply to: Wendy Sorensen 7 Sep 02

PENDLETON: I am trying to find the parents, ancesters and any descendant lines of Abigail Pendleton b.1784 in ME. She married George William Elwell in 1805 in ME. They had the following children in Northport, Waldo Co., ME: Abigail b. 1806; George Washington b.1808; Harriet b. 24 Nov 1808 (my 3rd Great-Grandmother) Maria Ann b. 1810; Benjamen Taylor b. 1812; William Tweksbury b. 29 Mar 1815; Betsey b. 1817 Reply to: Gord Corner 4 Dec 02

PENDLETON:  I was on the Waldo County, Maine website and noticed that the family name Pendleton was one of the seagoing families recorded in the book "Searsport Sea Captains" and that several generations of this family had been traced in this book.  There was a picture of a Capt. Phineas Pendleton I, b. Sept. 26, 1780, Stonington, Connecticut, d. Feb. 27, 1873, Searsport, Maine; Photograph from Searsport Sea Captains, p181.
That Pendleton family is an allied family of mine that I am researching.
I am interested in a Caleb Tweksbury Pendleton. The only help I can offer is the marriage notice from NB newspapers listed below:
Vital Statistics From New Brunswick (Canada) Newspapers, Vol. 55, Entry #1700:
“m. Smith’s Cove, N. S. ., 21st inst., by Rev. W. M. . Godfrey, at the house of Jabez Snow, Tewksberry Pendleton, Deer Island (Charlotte Co.) N.B. / Miss Eugenie GILLIS, [1] Smith’s Cove.* 27 September 1881 D.T.; 27 September 1881 D.N.; 6 October 1881 COURIER.”
By the way he m. a Eugenia Snow, NOT Gillis.
C.  T.  Pendleton died in NS on March 18 1903, aged 77 > born ca 1825. 
A lady on the Charlotte County, NB website informed me that the Pendletons of Charlotte County were related to the Pendletons of Islesboro, Maine.  I was hoping maybe my C. T. Pendleton might be listed in the above mentioned book as a descendant of Phineas PendletonReply to:  Schani Biermann (living on Vancouver Island, born and raised in Saint John, NB)  9 Jun 05

PENDLETON:  In doing some research, I came across these family names, and wondered  how I can find out more about them.  I am seeking information on Clara Olivia Pendleton, born in Lincolnville about 1840. Her parents were James Alden Pendleton and Clarissa Libby Ackley Reply to: Pat Ricci 23 Nov 06

PENDLETON: I am trying to find any information on Issac Ellery Pendleton born around 1849 in Islesboro, Maine. Reply to: Judy 20 Aug 00

PENDLETON: I am looking for info on Isaac Gilkey Pendleton.  According to the book by E .H. Pendleton he was living in Islesboro, ME in the early 1900's. Would like to know where, when he died and also who are listed as his surviving family members.  Reply to:  J. M. Pendleton 10 Oct 01

PENDLETON James Gilkey Pendleton was born in 1783 either in Islesboro or on Deer Island depending on whether you consider E. H. Pendleton or his headstone transcription more accurate.  He lived on Job's Island and Seven-hundred Acre Island until 1819, when he moved to Licking county, Ohio.  He is buried in Gaffiedl Cemetery in St. Albans Twp., Licking County, Ohio.  Two of his sons, Joel and Darius (my  gg grandfather), later moved to Hancock County, Ohio  (not to be confused with Hancock county,  Maine) where Darius ' homestead still stands  near McComb, Ohio.  The frustration I have with this family is that I have not been able to document the fact that many of his children were born on Job's Island..   I contacted the Islesboro clerk in 1999 and she could not locate the family.  I purchased "The vital Records of Islesboro " when it came out in 2000., but the James Gilkey Pendleton family was not listed.  The real frustration is that Cyrus, the son born between Joel and Darius,  went south and married a girl in Kentucky who was "descended from French aristocracy."   He also reportedly served in the Confederate Army, although I have not been able to document that.  I don't have a problem with his being a Confederate (the Pendletons historically seemed to be pretty independent about who they aligned with) , but in a History of Daviess county Kentucky, he says that he was born in VIRGINIA.   He still claimed James Gilkey Pendleton and Betsy Philbrook as his parents, but Virginia was where he was born.  For some time I have felt that he made up the Virginia story to give himself a more aristocratic background than the Maine Pendletons.  However, I have just discovered this week that there is a JOB'S ISLAND in Virginia, so maybe it was an honest mistake. 

    Darius had at least 15 children with two wives  in Hancock County, OHIO.  First wife was Rachael Philbrook from Maine.   A disturbing percentage of his children from both wives were a little "off" or disturbed to the point of being put in a mental instutution.    I can't help wondering if that cropped up in any other Pendleton lines.  Leah Pendleton Raney  31 Aug 07

PENDLETON:  Lavenia Eliza Pendleton ( b. Nov. 18,1850 in Islesboro, ME ) married Lester A. Lewis ( b. Feb.4, 1845 ) on August 29, 1875. Lester A. Lewis had a three mast schooner, the Lester A. Lewis or Schooner Lewis. The schooner wrecked in Provincetown Harbor November 26,1898. The Bangor Daily News reported it.  My husband is Lester A. Lewis and this is my only missing link in the Lewis history . Of course it is the most important to us. I would appreciate any information. I have exhausted nautical records. Reply to: Tami Lewis 6 Mar 01

PENDLETON: Looking for Nathaniel Pendleton, son's name was William D. Pendleton. Nathaniel had fishing boats lived from 1750ish to 1820ish. Lived part time in or near Nova Scotia Last link in a long search. Reply to: Roxanne Pendleton 5 Sep 03

PENDLETON/PHILBROOK: Are birth records available for Islesboro and/or Vinalhaven around 1807-1816? I am specifically looking for the children of James Gilkey Pendleton and Elizabeth Philbrook, m 1806 in Waldo Co. Most importantly, Joel, b. Jan. 26, 1812, Islesboro; Gideon, b. May 10, 1813, Vinalhaven, Knox/Jobs Island; Cyrus (Edmund Cyrus???) b. April 22, 1815, Jobs Island; Darius, b. November 14, 1816, Islesboro, South Fox Island. Contrary to what E.H. Pendleton recorded, there is a claim on the internet that Cyrus was born in Albemarle County Virginia and a convincing Daviess County, KY, history to back this up. So I am hoping that the source records exist. I'd like to get this straight. Can anyone help? Reply to: Leah Pendleton Raney 7 Nov 99

PERKINS: Does anyone know who the Blin Perkins was who, according to the Clinton Advertiser," returned home to Unity after being in the West for the past 10 years"? This was in November of 1884. Any information deeply appreciated. Reply to: Marian Tobey Perkins 27  Sep 06

PERKINS: Beating my head against proverbial brick wall.  David Perkins was born in Burnham approximately 1818, seeking to find his unknown parents.  David married Sarah McGrath and had son,  James W. supposedly born in Burnham approx. 1839.  David and Sarah married 3-10-38.  1840 U.S. Census have David and Daniel Perkins in Fairfield, Somerset Co....presume they were brothers.  1830 Census have Daniel still in Fairfield and a David, Nathaniel and Bradbury in Cornville. Guessing 1820 Census David in Cornville is Dad.  Help needed and most appreciated. Reply to: Pam 18 Mar 02

PERKINS: Looking for Edwin Perkins b. Jan. 17, 1805 married Malisa Brown. Last known location Greig, NY in 1823. Edwin Perkins appears in Searsport, Waldo, ME 1850 census. Reply to: Jim Perkins July 99

PERKINS: I am looking for information on Fred W Perkins, born February 27, 1896 in Frankfort, Maine. His mother's first name and middle initial is Flora E. She had two children before him, Forest L Catlin and Wilfred Benton Catlin. Forest died in October 24, 1918 during WWI due to pneumonia. Forest is buried in St. Mihiel American Cemetery, France. Flora E married a Willard Sanborn, residing in Jackson, Maine in 1900. She had two sons with Willard Norman Whitten Sanborn and Maurice/Morris Sanborn. I would like any additional information that can be found for this family. Flora's maiden name and Fred Perkins' father are of great interest to me.
Reply to:
Erica Jacobs 31 Jan 08

PERKINS:  I am looking for any information about Gordon (Garden) Perkins, born Palermo 1805.  I believe his father was John Perkins.  Also, Gordon's wife Olive Cressey, born Palermo 1805.  I believe they married in Palermo and had two children while in Palermo.  They then moved to Linneus,  Maine.    Reply to:  Donna Perkins  11 Jul 07

PERKINS: I am looking for the ancestors of John Chase Perkins who was born in Maine in the mid 1800. I have no record of his parents and was wondering if the 1790 census included names. If so maybe he would be a member of one of the many Perkins listed. Folklore and his death certificate stated that he was born in Bangor, ME and was 91 in 1925 when he died. However, FL census show two different ages so confusion reigns. Reply to: Harmonelle Perkins Jul 99

PERRY: Researching Abigail PERRY, wife of Joseph PERRY of Thomaston, ME. (He is referred to, I believe erroneously, as Job PERRY in Eaton's history of the area.) Abigail and Joseph were married in Marshfield, MA in 1757. Was she the sister of Abner FORD, born 08 Nov, 1724 in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA; died bet. 1796 - 1800 in , Waldo, ME? (He was the son of William Ford and Hannah Truant. He married Bethiah Sampson 05 Dec, 1754 in Marshfield, Plymouth, MA.) Reply to:  Kendall Mellem 17 Oct 99

PERRY:  I am looking for the Perry family history  of Appleton, Maine.  I can go back as far as Mark Perry Sr. born 1796.  I am looking for his father and so on. 
In the 1840 Census, I found a William Perry, does anyone think or know if this could be his father?  If so was he married to a Patricia??  
Reply to:  Kimmi  8 May 04

PERRY:  I have been tracking my Perry line for quite some time now.  I am still stuck on my Mark Perry, abt. 1750, Georgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine and Abigail Philbrick or Philbrook, 25 Oct 1754, Georgetown, Sagadahoc, ME.  I cannot go back any further.  I tend to think they were not really born in Maine but, cannot find out anything on them.  My line goes like this:

  1. Mark Perry - Abigail Philbrook

  2. William Perry 1772 Camden, Knox, Maine - Martha Lindsey 1772, Thomaston, Maine

  3. Mark Perry  Thomaston, Maine - Esther M. Burgess 12 Oct 1807, Appleton, Knox, Maine.

  4. Mark Perry Jr. 10 Jul 1825 Appleton , Knox, Maine. - Hannah Catherine McKinny 13 Nov 1834, Lincolnville, ME

  5. Charles Albert Perry 21 Sep 1867, Searsmont, Me- Hattie Lucy Davis 13 Dec 1873 Waldoboro, Maine

  6. Albert Charles Perry 30 Oct 1909 Appleton Maine- Birtha May Johnson (My grandparents)

Reply to: Kimberly Martinez 29 May 06

PERRY:  [ed.  This is an update for the Perry inquiry of 29 May 06.  Note embolden text]   I am still tracking my Perry line.  I am still stuck on my Mark Perry {he could also be William M. Perry,  (I also found a marriage record of  a William Gilbert Perry married to an Abigail Philbrook too. ) I have haven't had anyone's input on this though.} abt. 1750, Georgetown, Sagadahoc, Maine and Abigail Philbrick or Philbrook, 25 Oct 1754, Georgetown, Sagadahoc, ME.  I cannot go back any further.  I tend to think he was born in Mass.  (But his father may have been from England?? )   But, cannot find out anything on them.  I am also looking for where they might have been buried!!!  Does anyone have any info on that??  

Abigail also married a John Perry.  Does anyone have a clue who this John was??  Where he was from......Was he maybe from Vinalhaven (Fox Island)??  The John who lived three doors down from a William on Fox Island.  It's a long shot but still I have no answers!!!! 

Does anyone have the lines of all the Perry brothers that were the first settlers in Maine-Mass at the time??  I am thinking that maybe Mark-William was a son of one of these brothers but which one?? 

If anyone knows  the answer's please ........help me.  I am hoping that someone out there has a book or or something that I don't and can answer this for me.

  My line goes like this:

  1. Mark Perry  (William M. Perry??)- Abigail Philbrook -Georgetown, Sagadahoc, ME...Where was Abigail buried??  Was she buried with William or John???  Or with her Philbrook-Philbrick family ??

  2. William Perry 1772 Camden, Knox, Maine - Martha Lindsey 1772, Thomaston, Maine

  3. Mark Perry  Thomaston, Maine - Esther M. Burgess 12 Oct 1807, Appleton, Knox, Maine.

  4. Mark Perry Jr. 10 Jul 1825 Appleton , Knox, Maine. - Hannah Catherine McKinny 13 Nov 1834, Lincolnville, ME

  5. Charles Albert Perry 21 Sep 1867, Searsmont, Me- Hattie Lucy Davis 13 Dec 1873 Waldoboro, Maine

  6. Albert Charles Perry 30 Oct 1909 Appleton Maine- Birtha May Johnson (My grandparents) .

Reply to: Kimberly Martinez or at kimmi09865@yahoo.com  2 Jun 07

PRESCOTT: I am looking for information on a Franklin T. Prescott who was born in Waldo Co. around 1856.   He was the son of Oren C. Prescott and Deborah Wasgatt.  They were married in Waldo Co. on 27 Oct 1850.  They had another son named Jonathan, b. 9 Jul 1851.  I cannot find any birth record of Franklin T. other than his death certificate in Massachusetts.   Oren C Prescott was the son of Jonathan Prescott who married Betsy Page on 29 Jan 1814.   Reply to: Mary Pagucci  7 Sep 02

PETERSON: Seeking information on Ann Peterson of Burnham who married Henry Ferguson around 1824. Also seeking information on Mary Peterson of 25 Mile Pond Plantation who married James Chamberlin in 1823. Are these two women sisters and are they related to Joseph Peterson who is listed in the 1810 census as residing in 25 Mile Pond Plantation? Reply to: Diane Roth July 99

PHILBROOK / MYRICK: Abigail "Nabby" Philbrook married William Myrick in Waldo, Maine,  24 July 1800.  Looking for info on Abigail's parents. any help would be greatly appreciated.  Reply to: Nancy J. May  27 Sep 06

PHILBROOK: I'm looking for the parents of Anna Philbrook who married Crosby Arey at Vinalhaven November 6, 1802 at Vinalhaven.  She died in Gouldsboro, Maine.  I also noted in the Vinalhaven VR's the marriage lists Anna Philbrook and the intentions say Anna Coombs - ?  Now, I'm wondering if maybe she was a Philbrook at all.  Any clues or thoughts would be appreciated.  Reply to: Peg Kelly or Tom Elliott 15 Sept 00

PHILBROOK: Would like info on a William Philbrook, possibly a Sea Captain from the Belfast area. He married a Nettie M. or a Nettie Wallman. She would be from Appleton Ridge, Maine years 1868-1952. He would have a half son buy the marriage of Charles E Philbrook, born 26 May 1887, died Jan 1971; from the Belfast Area. Would also like more info on Nettie.  Reply to: Anthony Philbrook  18 May 03

PHIMBY / STIMPSON:  While researching some family history I came across a letter written by Roscoe Porter (circa 1929) mentioning that Robert Porter Phimby (or Phymby) married Elizabeth Stimpson, daughter of Benjamin Stimpson sometime in the 1770 to 1780 range from around Prospect. Can anyone find any reference to this or where I might further search.  Reply to: Richard Porter 4 Dec 06

PIERCE: Searching for the ancestors of John Pierce who was in Frankfort in the 1790 census with wife Mary James and seven of their eight children. They were later in the town of Prospect. I can share the names of the children and approximate birth dates. I am searching this far a co worker, Vernon Pierce, who is descended from John and Mary. Any help or clues greatly appreciated. Reply to: Harald Huckins 11 Dec 99

PINGREE/TUTTLE: I understand that the Pingree family, with various spellings, came from Belfast, ME. Does anyone have any information on these people that canned be shared with me? My elderly mother is Violet Mary Pingree Tuttle and she said her father was a musician from Belfast, ME named Lockhart Pingree. I think Lockhart had a brother, Parker Pingree. Violet's mother was Bertha Hailey Ring Pingree Howard of Quincy, MA. The Desert of Maine was formerly known as Tuttle's Farm and later Tuttle's Desert, but I do not have much information on them. I would welcome anything on Tuttle family as well. Reply to: William R. Tuttle, Esq. of Abington, MA 28 Aug 99

PLACE:  I am looking for my great grandfather's brother, Danforth Place.  He lived in Morrill and also in Portland.   The book on the history of Morrill says that he maintained a large farm in the Town of Morrill.  His brother's name was Sam and he lived in Montville.  Reply to: Ashley Place  9 May 04

PLUM(B): I am trying to locate the grave of Revolutionary War veteran Joseph Plumb (or Plum) Martin. I believe it's in the Sandy Point Cemetary, Stockton Springs or Sandy Point. Where are those towns located and within the grave where is the site of Mr. Martin? Reply to: Mark Persky  14 Sep 01

POLAND: Anyone looking for information on Van S. Poland from Waldo County, son of Irving? I have a report card from his second grade. Please e-mail with your relationship. Reply to: Linda Morgan   3 Mar 03

POLAND:  Interested in the report card posting about Van S. Poland, son of Irving, from Linda Morgan (3 Mar 03).  Please e-mail with info on new contact info.  Reply to: Jon Carpenter  28 Feb 06

POMEROY: I am looking for information on Eugene Pomeroy. He died in 1922 and was married to Myrtilla Harriman AKA Mytilla AKA Myrtle. Any information would be appreciated. Reply to: . Sherry Veazie  18 Oct 02

POMROY: Seeking any information on Hannah Pomroy (1794-1877) who married Josiah Harding of Unity, s/o Thomas Harding and Phebe Hopkins. Need parents, siblings or any other information. Reply to: D. A. Harding 25 Jan 04

POMEROY: Hannah Pomroy Harding (1794-1877) married Josiah Harding. They are buried in Boulter Cemetery. Per Census records, they are in Unity in 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880.  Suggestion has been made that Hannah may have been a sister of Nailor Pomroy who married an Abigail Harding. (This is a possibility. Josiah had a sister Abigail, 4 years younger than he.) Josiah's parents were Thomas Harding and Phebe Hopkins, early settlers in Unity. Josiah was named for Phebe's brother Josiah Hopkins. I am interested in knowing Hannah's ancestry.  Reply to: D.A. Harding  20 Nov 05

POTTER: Seek info on Evelyn Potter, b. 29 Mar 1869, Burlington, Penobscot, Maine. Who were her parents? Would like confirmation of marriage on 13 Feb 1886 at Belfast, Waldo Cty, ME to Samuel E. Littlefield, b. 10 Oct 1863 at West Sedgewick, ME Reply to: Marcia Fries 4 Dec 02

POTTLE / GLOVER:  I am interested in finding descendants of Charles Robinson Pottle and Rachel Crabtree Glover, second d/o of Capt. Elijah and Nancy (Crabtree) Glover, who was born in Vinalhaven, Me., 28 Apr 1827.  She was married, 4 Jul 1854, to Charles Robinson Pottle in Camden, Me., and removed first to East Boston, thence to Belmont, where they now (1867) reside. (Taken from Anna Glover's book published in 1867 entitled Glover Memorials and Genealogy). Rachel and Charles Pottle had three children:  Eleanor (Nellie) Vesta Pottle who married William Herbert James; Annabelle Pottle who married Mr. Smith and George Marshall Pottle. I am the great-grand daughter of Nellie Vesta (Pottle) James and would like any information on Family Newsletters or Reunions. Reply to: Gretchen Maie Price-Rude 16 Apr 02.  

POWELL: I am searching for my 2 gg grandfather's parents. Jerry Powell is in the 1870 census in Troy ME. with wife Lucy (Dunton) and two children. He was a land owner & farmer. He is buried in Clarksville, AR. His head stone states he was born 10/12/1836 in Clinton, ME. I have not found anything prior to him being in Troy. During that period was Clinton a place for the people in surrounding towns to come for medical help?? Any info you may be able to get and or give me direction would be greatly appreciated. I plan on visiting ME in June to do some searching. Reply to:  Alan L Powell 18 May 01

PRATT: I am seeking anyone who has been working on the Nichol(a)s Pratt and Abbie Jane Vea(z/s)ie union of 1866. Have info on father but mother's family has no answers on web. The 1880 Belfast census shows mother of Abbie as a house keeper. Anything would help. This is for the reunion of the crew that served on board the ship that was named after the firstborn born in China in 1869. Reply to: Paul Richmond  20 Dec 03

PREBLE: My gggf John Preble (1788-1864) was married to Lydia McFarland in Knox in 1805 and is in the 1810 US Census residing at "Beaver Hill". Their daughter Cyrena was born 1809 at "Freedom" and their son Samuel was born 1812 at "Montville". Would like any information pertaining to any Prebles residing in Waldo County 1800-1830 or any of their descendants. Reply to: C. Preble Jr. 8 Aug 99

PRESCOTT:  I'm trying to help someone from out of state with a little family research.  She states that her ancestor, Andrew Prescott, was a sea captain, and that he died mysteriously as still a fairly young man in 1864.  The odd thing is that he always lived in the Liberty, Appleton area, and was buried in Searsmont. She says he worked the West Coast.  Is this a name that anyone has ever come across?   Reply to: Tonne Woodward 12 Nov 01

PRESCOTT: I am looking for family information on Samuel Prescott of "Ducktrap". I have recently met a gentleman who has years of roots in that area, but knows nothing about his family. Does anyone have a list of Samuel's children? (1790 Census lists some) Reply to: Nancy J. Porter 7 Aug 99

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QUIGLEY:  My grandfather was Albert Duval Quigley (1891-1961).  Would like any information on the following: John Quigley, 8 Oct 1859 - 3 May 1914 of Winterport and Frankfort.
Ada Bell Averill, 3 Sep 1863 - 17 Apr 1938 of Frankfort
Caroline Thompson, 27 Feb 1842 - 9 June 1903 of Frankfort
 I am most interested tracing these families as far back as possible. Family legend says that the Quigleys' came from Ireland to Newfoundland to New Brunswick and then to Maine. They worked mostly in the granite quarry.  Reply to: Miranda Roy
29 Mar 06

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RACKLIFF: Seeking any information on Sarah Rackliff, wife of Josiah Hopkins (b 1772 in Eastham, Mass), an early settler in Unity.  Need parents, siblings or any other information. Reply to: D. A. Harding 25 Jan 04

RANDALL:  Looking for any info on last name Randall. All I know is that my dad, Joseph Guy (born 1906) always told us his dad, Guy Edward was of Penobscot background. I wish I could be more clear, but I am just starting my genealogical search . Reply to: Randy  13 June 2001

RANKIN: Looking for information on my gggrandmother Abbie Rankin born in 1843 in Frankfort, Maine. She married Edward Hopkins, also of Frankfort, Maine Reply to: Diane Hewes Stewart 11 Dec 99

RANKIN: Looking for information on Edwin and Abbie Rankin  born in the 1840's in Frankfort. These are my great-great-grandparents and am looking for any info on them. Reply to: Diane Hewes Stewart 18 Sept 00

RAY: I am looking for parents of Matthew Ray, b. 24 Nov 1784. I know his grandfather is Andrew Flood of Surry, Maine, b. 4 May 1726. I believe Andrew's daughter-Hannah Flood b.7 Sep 1756, is Matthew Ray's mother, but can not find anything to collaborate this. I have a lot of info on Matthew and Andrew but nothing that really explains Matthew's parentage. I am willing to share any info I have. Reply to: Sandy L. Kuhna 17 Oct 99

REED: Charles Reed (b. early 1800s in Boothbay and moved to Burnham, possibly to run a hotel. His house still stands in the intersection of the B&A and Belfast Moosehead RR tracks - literally, they are in the backyard). His daughter was Emily Reed (June 2, 1830 - Jan 28, 1898). She was married to Daniel Cunningham (1825-1998). They lived in Troy and had at least ten children. I am seeking Charles' parentage and ancestry as well as the name of his wife (Emily's mother) and her ancestry. Reply to: D. A. Harding 25 Jan 04

REED:  Looking for information on Herman Reed, son of Fred Reed Jr of Frankfort, Maine, who married Barbara Clauson Herman moved to England and was a teacher there.  Would like to find a male descendant of Herman's who would be willing to take DNA test to prove or disprove the family legend of Native American blood in the Reed family.  I have a photo of Olive Reed Grant, sister to Charles Reed, father of Fred Reed Sr.  Olive Reed Grant looks very Native American in the photo.  If any information known, please contact me at  Kathleen Parker-Hopkins  31 Jan 08

REYNOLDS: Abbie L. Reynolds, my great grandmother, was born in Burnham, Maine, per my grandmother's intention of marriage.  Her first child was born in 1888 and she was married to Albert (aka Harry) Townsend.  Unfortunately, Burnham did not keep any records prior to 1892, therefore, I'm at a total loss of finding her birth date and parents.  Reply to: Lynn @ michaelohammond@sbcglobal.net

REYNOLDS: I am seeking any information the Reynolds family of Maine from Burnham.  My husband's great grandfather was Charles Reynolds his grandfather was James Andrew son of Charles from Burnham,   We have never found out what happened to Charles during the Civil War, and would certainly enjoy any information available.  Reply to: Mrs James W.Reynolds   14 Apr 05

REYNOLDS: I am seeking information on Charles Reynolds, c.1816. Father was Elijah Reynolds; his mother was Betsey EdmundsCharles married Catherine Myrick of Unity, Maine on 6 Dec 1841. Searching for information as to when he died, how and where. Charles' son, James Andrew born in 1862 is my husband's grandfather.  Can anyone help me put our genealogy puzzle together?   Reply to: Connie Reynolds 16 Apr 02

REYNOLDS: Who were Electious Reynolds parents?  Where was he born?  I have two places, does anyone no the right place?  One being the Isle of Jersey  and the other Middleboro. Reply to: Connie Reynolds 24 May 02

REYNOLDS / DODGE:  I am trying to find a marriage record of a Isadore Reynolds and John F. Dodge, they are listed together in the 1870 census in Jackson, Maine. He was 43 and she 16. So I believe they were not married for long before this census. They had three children: Charles, Jennie Nellie, and John Abner Dodge. Does anyone have any records of them? I would appreciate any help.   Reply to:  Larry Dodge  30 Apr 08 

REYNOLDS / WEST: My name is Frances Dodge and I am attempting to compile my husband's genealogy.  Homer Reynolds from Troy, Maine was the 1st husband of Isadore "Nell" West.  When were they married?  When did Homer die?   Where is he buried?   When did Isadore remarry?  Is she buried with Homer?  My brick wall are these three people.  I can find nothing but scraps on any of them.  Bible record gives Freeman Dodge and Isadore West as parents of John Abner Dodge.  Marriage record of John Abner Dodge says mother was Isadora Reynolds (1st husbands surname) and Freeman Dodge.  Granddaughter of Isadore and Freeman Dodge remembered that "Nell" was married first to Homer Reynolds from Troy, Maine.  Isadore died before 1899 and Freeman died between 1923-25.  No one living remembers where Freeman was buried.  Reply to: Frances Dodge   3 Mar 03

REYNOLDS: Looking for information on parents of Leonard H Reynolds, Leonard was born 1876 in Maine and died 1945 in Searsport, Maine. He had a sister, Effie E. Reynolds, born 1881 in Maine and died 1963 Searsport, Maine. Believe both were born in Unity Plantation and may have been the children of Wesley and Abigail Reynolds.  Reply to:  Carl Watson  30 Jan 02

REYNOLDS: According to the 1850 Maine Census, my great-great grandfather, Levi Reynolds, lived at one time in the town of Waldo in Waldo County, Maine. Eventually, he moved to Rush Twp., Centre County, PA. I don't know when. He
married a woman named Sarah, he was in the Civil War, and he is buried in the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA. Two of his sons were Frank and George. [George is my great grandfather] In PA, Levi worked as a lumberman. I would like very much to learn a great deal more about Levi and his roots. Reply to: Debbie Szekeres 27 Sept 99

REYNOLDS: I'm trying to ascertain if my ggg-grandmother, Thankful Reynolds (maiden name) who married Joshua Reynolds in Burnham in 1842 is the daughter of John B. Reynolds and his wife, Betsy Dodge of Burnham. I understand that they had a daughter Thankful b 1824. I'd also like info on any other children of John B and Betsy (Dodge) Reynolds. Anyone know what the "B." in John B. stands for? John B. Reynolds parents were Daniel and Thankful (Haskell) Reynolds of Burnham. I found the town vital records (LDS microfilm) for Burnham that listed their intentions in 1842, listing them as Joshua Reynolds and Thankful Reynolds both of Burnham so I'm sure she was a Reynolds before marriage. Also, if anyone has info on Joshua's children. After Thankful Reynolds died, he allegedly married Adella but due to a combination of circumstances, I'm not sure if Joshua married Adella or maybe Joshua had a son named Joshua Jr who married her. Did Joshua really have 24 children between his two wives? Joshua and Thankful had a daughter Olive b 1854 who married (1) Nathen McCausland and married (2) Eben Fairbrother and died 1940. My mother remembers Olive as "Gram Fabbie". Reply to: Linda Wilson 28 Apr 00

RICHARDS:  I am quite sure that the people I am looking for are buried in Searsmont, Waldo, Maine.  I have looked at the cemetery information online, but I have not found the information I need.
* I am looking for Josiah Richards b: abt 1789 probably in Lincolnville, Maine.   His wife,  Martha  Richards Richards, also born abt. 1789,  probably in Lincolnville.  Their seven children were born from 1814 to abt 1827 in Searsmont.  Martha died 10 May 1836 and a small child (girl) also died about that same time.  I think the three of them are buried in Searsmont.   At least the mother and child.  I am not sure about Josiah.*

Reply to: Bernice Payne  23 Nov 06

RICHARDSON: Abriather Richardson was a Baptist Minister from Appleton, Maine. In 1830, a woman by the name of Mary (Chandler) Wellington was placed in his care by a Judge Johnson of Belfast, Maine. Mary died in Appleton the following year, 4 May,1831. She was declared "insane" by Johnson. I found Richardson's grave in a small cemetery on Appleton Ridge and was wondering if he kept any records of events such as these and would it be possible to view them. I have tried to make contact with the Appleton Baptist Church, but have not been successful. I think there is a possible link between the Wellingtons and Richardsons and have been attempting to link Peter Wellington to Mary ( Chandler) and George Wellington, also of Appleton. Mary was George's second wife. According to Sibley's History of Union, George removed from Union to Appleton, thence to Albion where he died. When Mary was brought to Belfast the court records show that she was a widow with no estate and was brought there by relatives Peter Wellington and James Clark Jr., who married Peter's sister, Mary Wellington. Any information would be appreciated. Reply to: Charles B.Whiting Jr. 33 Beechwood Drive Harwinton, Connecticut 06791   25 Mar 07

RICHARDSON -  CHASE:  My great Uncle Horace and Aunt Pearl Richardson resided in Brooks, Maine.  Aunt Pearl died Feb. 1977.  She was the daughter of Herbert Chase and Laura Kitchen Chase (My great grandfather and great grandmother.  Can you tell me what her address was while she was alive?  Would like to visit Brooks and see her home.  I believe my Uncle Horace was a horse shoer, and perhaps postmaster.  Any and all info on them and the Chase history in Maine would be great.  I have a document honoring Stephen H. Chase for volunteer service during the civil war.  Is he related to Herbert?  Location of his grave?  any info.  Thank you so much for your time.   Reply to: Debra Chase Kohler   26 Apr 07

ROBBINS:  In the History of the Robbins Family of Walpole, Mass. - Descendants of William and Priscilla Robbins by Dana W. Robbins - 1949: on page 168 is Bela [4] Robbins, son of Ebenezer. Bela married in 1785 to Margaret Meservey. They lived in Union, Knox County, Maine. The very first child of Bela and Margaret was Lewis [5] Robbins, who married Nancy Fales. Lewis lived in the upper part of Lincolnville, Maine. I have extracted all that I can find of Lewis and Nancy and their descendants from the Lincolnville Census. In Camden, Maine, when Camden was in Waldo County, the next-door coastal town to Lincolnville, is an Almond Robbins, born circa 1815, who married 21 July 1837 [in Camden by Abram ogier, Justice of the Peace] to Lavinia Decker. The children that I have found for them are: Wilbert L., born 14 March 1843, Harriet E., born 18 Nov. 1846; John Thompson Robbins, born 6 Apr. 1848, and William Theodore Robbins, born 1 Nov. 1852. Now, in the above-named Robbins genealogy is an Almond Gushee Robbins, who only lived two years. With a name like Almond, wouldn't it seem that they were related? There seem to be no proofs that Almond Robbins, born circa 1815 is the son of Lewis and Nancy (Fales) Robbins, yet Lewis was the only Robbins family in Lincolnville. I'd appreciate any thoughts, proofs, or anything to break this line for me. Reply to: Isabel Morse Maresh 19 Oct 02

ROBBINS:  Possible  Belfast connections to: Benjamin and James  Robbins > Hezekiah b abt 1801, m Lucretia MOREY - Lived Deer  Isle, ME.
I just tried to contact a Monika Thomas who, I believe, is related to a Winston Thomas and/or Winston Thomas, Jr  of Belfast, abt 1900-1930.  My e-mail bounced. She had posted re a ROBBINS line on World Connect at rootsweb.com in 2001. 
Winston Thomas was a descendant of a Sarah Edna Robbins, abt 1855-1900 of Belfast, who m  Elbridge A Thomas. That Robbins line goes back to a Benjamin Robbins who was an ancestor of  Samuel Robbins, b. abt 1796. I have every reason to believe that my James Robbins (who was the father of  my GG gf, Hezekiah Robbins, b abt 1801 - d aft 1870 Census, but bef  1880 Census, who m Lucretia Morey and lived Deer Isle) may be a bother, cousin, or other relative of  Samuel Robbins, b abt 1796.  There are a number of given names in my Deer Isle family that are the same as those Monika named in the Robbins family of Belfast.
Can anyone put me in contact with someone in this family who might lead me to whoever now has the data about this family?  Reply to: Janice Freeman 16 Dec 05

ROBBINS:  I want to hear from anybody who has or knows of  a Robbins ancestor or other relative, male or female, from 1750 - present
along the Maine coast from Rockland thru Washington Co and into NB, especially around Campobello.

Where are the descendants of  the Samuel Robbins' family that lived around Belfast from bef 1850 - ???  ?

My e-mail program failed because I had overloaded my Inbox and as of now I seem to have lost all my e-mails since about 8  July  2006  -  5  March  2007.  Hopefully, I can find them somewhere and retrieve them.  In the meantime, if we have exchanged any direct emails between last July and this past March 5th, please send me copies if  you still have them. It would be a great help if you could put Robbins and some first name, date, and / or place in the subject line.

While I do have questions about some specific Robbins of the 1750 - 1850 time period, especially finding all the children of my GG gf's (Hezekiah's) father, James Robbins (if I can ever positively identify the correct  James in Census records), and determining for sure who James' father was  (supposedly Benjamin Robbins b 1750 RI),  I need to to find anyone who is working on  ANY   Robbins from Rockland thru (at least) Campobello, NB in the 1750 - 1850 (and hopefully well into the 1900's) time period. We especially need to identify as many parents / siblings, grandparents, Great grandparents, etc for all those Robbins families in the 1850 Census records (including the married females when possible).

I fully believe that if we'd all work cooperatively together, perhaps we can get these families straightened out, organized, compiled, etc. I want to include as many daughters, granddaughters, Great granddaughters, etc. and their descendants as we can possibly identify.

I want to hear from anybody who has or knows of  a Robbins ancestor or other relative, male or female, from 1750 - present, but especially before 1875 anywhere along the Maine coast, islands, or nearby mainland areas from Rockland thru Washington Co and NB, especially around Campobello. This does include the Union Robbins because I believe they are related to at least some of the Deer Isle and other coastal Robbins families.

I would appreciate any names of Robbins researchers who do not use the computer and an address / phone number where I may contact them. I will then see that they have an address / phone number where they can contact me.

I want to get to the library, historical / genealogical resources that are in the coastal area from Rockland  - Washington Co this summer. If you have any recommendations among such sources, please send me the information on who / what, where they are, days / hours open, etc, especially if you know they have any Robbins material.  I am a life member of the Deer Isle - Stonington Historical Society and am aware of their fabulous research room and data.  Meanwhile I'm working on organizing the data re the Robbins in Dr Benjamin Lake Noyes' data for Deer Isle.  There are some conflicting statements re which Robbins line that I would like to be able to resolve for certainty.

Most grateful for any additions, corrections, help in this endeavor.  We do not want to waste our time redoing what has already been done, but rather get our Robbins data  pooled together so we can all help each other.

Reply to:  Janice  ROBBINS  FREEMAN  25 Mar 07

ROBERTS / IRISH:  I am seeking information regarding the family of John Roberts/Miriam Irish, both of whom came from and were married in Buckfield. They moved to Washington Plantation (now Brooks, ME) c. 1802 and had four children there before migrating to Ohio. The children whose birth records I need are

  1. Emerson, b. 1803

  2. Sylvanus Irish, b. 9 Nov 1804

  3. Charlotte

  4. Marjory, b. ca 1808

Reply to: Jackie Pechette  29 Jul 03

ROBBINS: I am seeking information on Etta Robbins, b abt 1872 who married a Collins and may have lived in Stockton Springs. Etta was my grandfather's (Charles Wm  Robbins 1875-1963 of Stonington) sister.  I understand that she had no children, but I would like to confirm this and learn when she died and where she is buried.  Reply to: Janice R. Freeman 7 Sep 02

ROBBINS: I'm looking for the birth record and further info on the parents of Herbert Rufus Robbins, b. 16 Mar or Aug 1914, supposedly in Swanville (Me VR).  He d. 14 May 1952 in Rockland (Me VR) and was the son of Charles and Laura (Richards) Robbins.  I know the Swanville VR have been published to 1892, but obviously 1914 doesn't fall in that book. Reply to: Mike Denis 19 Aug 06

ROBERTS: Can anyone tell me where I might get information about the residents of Washington Plantation before it was incorporated into Brooks?  I have a list of the original settlers from 1799 to 1804, but don't know where to find specifics.  My ancestor was John Roberts, the younger brother of Joseph Roberts Jr., the first settler in 1799.  Any help would be appreciated.  Reply to: Jackie Pechette 24 May 02

ROBERTS: I am trying to connect Jotham Roberts with a family in Allegheny Co., NY, also  headed by a Jotham Roberts (an unusual name).  There were several Roberts families in the Brooks area.  Any information appreciated. Reply to: Sheila Hoffman 28 Mar 02

ROBERTSON: I'm currently searching for any information on Richard Robertson and his wife Betsy Nickerson Robertson of Monroe Maine. I'm especially interested in records of death. Reply to: Mark Labadia 20 Mar 00

ROBINSON / DOLLIFF:  I am searching for all info on the children of Daniel Robinson and Mary Dolliff of Morrill.  They were: Abigail, born about 1822/23, Esther Warner, born 7 Feb 1826 at Belmont, Lorenzo D., born 13 Oct 1831 and Mary A. born about 1832/33.  I need to know or confirm birth dates and places, who they married, when and where and when and where they died and were buried  Reply to: Carl Spaeth 6 Jul 06

ROBINSON: I am seeking parentage/siblings of Sally, possibly Sarah Robinson (b. 1792). She married Chandler Hopkins originally of Unity, Maine (who was b. 1792). I assumed she died prior to 1880 as Chandler has a second wife (Elizabeth _____ ) in 1880 census.
Children of Sally and Chandler:
Chandler Rackliff Hopkins (b 1816)
Martha Hopkins (b 1818)
Sarah Hopkins (b 1820-1904) m. Thomas Harding
George Alford? Hopkins (b 1822) m Ellen ____.
Lavina Hopkins (b 1822 also?)
Kendall Hopkins (b. ca 1833) b. Elizabeth T. Woods,

Any information on Sally / Sarah Robinson/Roberson or her children will be greatly appreciated.  Reply to: Dottie Harding 14 Apr 2006

ROGERS: My GGGrandfather, Atherton Wales Rogers, was born 14 November 1793, in Castine , Maine. He later moved to Lincolnville, Maine and became a Ship's Captain. He is mentioned as "a mariner" in 1815. Captain Rogers sailed the following ships:
                                             Commodore Perry - Sch., built 1814
                                             Samuel & John - Brig., built 1822
                                             Mount Moriah - Sch., built 1832
Captain A. W. Rogers, was lost at sea in 1845. I have read in December. I would like to know if anyone has any records or articles regarding the above ships. I have found that both the Commodore Perry - & the Mount Moriah, were lost in 1845. I believe that the Commodore Perry - was lost off the coast of Deer Isle, Maine. I have written several maritime museums without any success. No one has been able to provide any information on the circumstances of these two wrecks. I am in hopes that maybe someone has records that might give some detailed account of one or both of these ships.
Reply to: Roger A. Chilson  20 Aug 00

ROGERS: Charles Crosby Rogers,  b. 3 Jun 1894, died May 1965 in Waldo, Maine. Possibly in Belfast. Wife Marion, & 2 daughters.
I would like a copy of his obit & also to know the name of the cemetery where he's buried. Reply to: Phyllis 24 Nov 05

ROSE/DODGE: Am interested in finding roots of the Waldo County Rose and Dodge families. James R Dodge married Deborah ROSE. Who were her parents? They lived in Islesboro, Waldo Co., Maine. Other names I'm seeking: Noah Dodge, James Dodge Jr. , Henry Hancock Rose, Rosannah Rose. I can't find out anything on these families. They came early to Islesborough and were related to Rathbone, Coombs, Rider, Lewis families of that area in late 1780's when Islesboro was then in Hancock Co. ME Reply to: Marianne Montgomery 9 Apr 00

ROSS: In 1853 Hannah Morton married Robert OxtonRobert had resided in Montville with a previous wife Lydia and children.  After his first wife's death, his second marriage to Hannah brought him 3 step children by the last name of Ross.  They were Elizabeth Jane Ross, b. 1845, James Ross, b. 1848, and Thomas Ross, b. 1852.  These children are listed as living in the home with them in the 1860 Census in Montville, but after that I am unable to find any records about them. Can anyone help me find the Ross children?  Reply to: Jill Morton  21 Jun 05

ROWE/WEBB: Is there anyone with the vital records of Brooks, ME, who be willing to do a look-up for me? I am looking for the father of Ruth Rowe, wife of Edward Webb. She was born about 1824 and died 1875 in Brooks, ME. I believe that Winthrop Rowe or Webber Rowe, Jr her the father. Can anyone help me solve my problem? Reply to: Amelia 28 Aug 99

RUSSELL:  I am seeking descendents of Daniel Wood Russell, born 15 Sept 1832 in Camden, Maine and died 1879 in Freedom, Maine.  He and first wife, Tirzah L. Baker of Truro, Mass. had son, Daniel Russell.  His 2nd wife was Mary A. Ruggles of Camden.  They had son Herbert J. Russell.  Any details or info would be gratefully appreciated! Reply to Sandra Gilley 16 Sept 00

RUSSELL: Nelson Russell was born in Belfast, Maine, 23 Apr 1809 to, I am told, Mary Patterson and Thomas Russell (1727-1803). These dates don't add up. Does anyone have any record of Nelson Russell or Mary Patterson? Dr. Thomas Russell was from Wilton, New Hampshire. According to the 1800 Waldo census, there were at least 9 Patterson families in the area. Reply to: Judith Patterson 16 Jul 02

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