MAINE TO SNOHOMISH COUNTY
ABSTRACTS from 1906 HISTORY
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FRED P. ANDERSON
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1064)

Born Dover ME 30 Jan 1865, son of David ANDERSON (b ME 1826, d ME 1882) and Sarah E. HASSELL ((b ME abt abt 1829, d WA? after 1906); abt 1883 to Snohomish


GEORGE W. ANDERSON
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1067)

Born Dover ME 14 Nov 1857, son of David ANDERSON and Sarah E. HASSELL; 1878 to LaConner; 1884 to Granite Falls

Married (1) 25 Dec 1887 to Eva I. ANDRUS ( dau of Horace J ANDRUS and M. J. PARKER) d 20 Mar 1903

Children:

  • Jennie
  • Elvie Fay
  • David L
  • Ada A (deceased)
Married (2) Elizabeth TWOGOOD (dau of Parley TWOGOOD) b MI 28 Dec 1875


DANIEL S. BAKER
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1033)

Born ME 23 Feb 1814, son of Nathan BAKER (b 30 June 1808) and Sarah SMITH (b 1820, 6 ch); attended Bowdoin College; enl 20th ME Infantry, 2 yrs, 10 mo service, then to Navy as Lt. for rest of war; at sea 15 yrs; 1881 to Clark Co, AR; 1883 homestead nr Tacoma; 1886 homestead nr Arlington

Married (1) 1867 Melissa LITTLEFIELD (b OH 1852, d abt 1880)

  • (two unnamed)
  • George (d Arlington 1902)

Married (2) 1892 Annie ROWLEY, born OH 1852, dau of William ROWLEY and Ann MORLEDGE (both b England, both d IN)


ALANSON A. BLACKMAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 853)

Born Bradley, ME  26 May 1840 (see bio of brother Elhanan for parents)  Married Nov 1866 to Eliza J. HOWARD, dau of Willard and Triphena HOWARD (both res. ME)


ELHANAN BLACKMAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 851)

Born Bradley, ME 1844, fourth of the six children of Adam BLACKMAN and Mary HOWARD, both b ME; lumberman; to Snohomish in spring of 1875

Married 1868 to Frances OSGOOD, b Buffalo NY, oldest of the six ch of Joseph OSGOOD (b ME) and Mary ARCHEY (b MO)

Children:

  • Mrs. Edith MORRIS (living Portland, OR)

< NAME="blackam">ARTHUR M. BLACKMAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 829)

Born Penobscot Co, ME 1864, son of George V BLACKMAN and Frances EDDY (both living in Snohomish; dau in Snohomish-Mrs Nina I. BAKEMAN); postmaster of Snohomish

Married Seattle 1887 to Adeliza ELWELL (b ME) dau of John ELWELL and Eliza A. CROSBY


HYRCANUS BLACKMAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 852)

Born Bradley, ME 4 Jan 1847 (see bio of brother, Elhanan for parents)

Married May, 1869 to Elle E. KNAPP, dau of Cyrus KNAPP and Phoebe A. FOSS

Children:

  • Clifford A.  b 19 Oct 1884
  • Eunice L. b 17 May 1887

RUBY BURCE

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 967)

Born Maine, dau of John and Ada BURCE, both b Maine, father served four years in the 9th ME Volunteers, mother living in Whatcom Co, WA in 1906

Married Thomas N. RICHARDS, b Devonshire, England 21 Dec 1817, son of Thomas RICHARDS and Esther PARKER, to SnoCo in 1899

Children:

    16, none named

GEORGE M. COCHRAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 855)

Born Aroostook Co, ME  28 June 1863, third of seven children of Henry P. COCHRAN (b Maine, merchant, living in Tacoma) and Addie KEATON; 1898 hardware store in Snohomish

Married (1) Montesano, WA 1887 to Laura CAMPBELL, b Mt Sterling IL, d 1894) dau of Angus CAMPBELL (b IL) and Maggie SINGLETON (b IL, living in Chehalis Co)

Children:

  • Alta
  • Ralph C.
Married: (2) Retta BAKER, b IL, dau of William BAKER (b KY, to WA in 1870s)

Children:

  • Lyall W.
  • Neil M.

FRANK CONNERS
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 993)

Born Washington Co, ME 1868, son of John CONNERS (b ME, to Stanwood 1875, d March 1904) and Phoebe KELLEY (b Washington Co, ME, d ME 1875, six children of whom John, William, Frank L and Gertrude are still living); to Stanwood abt 1882, farmer

Married 25 Dec 1887 Cora WHEELER, b Cincinnatti 21 June 1867, dau of Frank WHEELER (b OH, 12th Ohio Volunteers, d 1868) and Margaret EVANS (b OH, still living in IN)

Children:

  • Edna born 1888
  • Olive born 1891
  • Orilla born 1893
  • Frankie born 1898

WILLIAM CONNERS
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 981)

Born ME 2 Aug 1862, second of five ch of John CONNERS (to Port Gamble 1862, d 1904 )and Phoebe KELLEY (b ME, d ME) 1882 to Stanwood; 1901, bought Hotel Gilpatric in Stanwood, renamed Palace Hotel

Married (1) Stanwood 1884 to Martha HEWELL,  born IA 1866, died Stanwood 1896) dau of William HEWITT and Susan ELLSWORTH (from IA to WA in 1884, now res. ID)

Children:

  • Mrs Grue LOGAN in ID
  • Ernest
  • Lindy
  • Arthur
Married (2) Seattle 1902 to Cora MILLIORN, born OR, dau of Thomas MILLIORN and Eliza AUBREY


WILLIAM DEERING
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 874)

Born Aroostook Co, ME Feb 1847, third of the twelve ch of William DEERING (d 1895) and Sarah SAWYER (d 1897) (five children residing in SnoCo-George B, William, Edwin L, Mrs Fred V. FOSS and Mrs Edith SPRAGUE); enlisted in 15th Maine Infantry, serving 2 years; 1868 to PA, and later to WI; 1874 to WA; member of G.A.R.

Married (1) 1881 to Delia ELWELL, dau of Tamlin ELWELL and Sarah WATSON

Children:

  • Tam
  • Ulma
Married (2) abt 1895 to Georgianna CRAM (b Maine)

Read the COMPLETE BIOGRAPHY


CAPTAIN AUGUSTINE DREW
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 939)

Born Marshfield, ME  28 May 1829; see bio of wife Terresser B. LINGLEY

WILBERT F. EDDY
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 878)

Born Eddington, ME 14 Aug 1847, fourth of six children of Timothy EDDY (b ME, d ME 1878) and Mary J. ROE (b ME); at age 16, enlisted in Co A of the 31st Maine Volunteers, served through the latter part of the CW with that command; 1872 to SnoCo, working in logging camp; 1875 to San Francisco, 6 mos later to WallaWalla; to SnoCo in 1879; 1883 homestead near Hartford, 1887 to Snohomish; 1894 12 acres near Snohomish

Married: in Bradley, ME 19 Mar 1870 to Charlotte OSGOOD (dau of Joseph and Mary OSGOOD, both b ME).


CHARLES F. ELWELL
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1086)

Born Maine 2 Apr 1862, son of John ELWELL (d WA 1897) and Eliza CROSBY(d WA 1887); came to WA in 1858, returned to ME after 18 mos, back to SnoCo in 1872); lumberman to 1892; meat market in Monroe 1900

Married 29 Mar 1889 to Sophia ROESELL, dau of Henry (d 1905) and Mary (d after 1906) ROESELL

Children:

  • June
  • Earl
  • Celese

TAMLIN ELWELL
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 811)

Born Northfield, Washington Co, ME Jan 1839, son of John ELWELL and Eliza CROSBY; to SnoCo 1863; breeder of fine horses

Married 1862 in Maine to Sarah A. WATTS, b 1839, dau of Greenleaf WATTS and Ruth MARSTON

Children:

  • Mrs. Delia H. DEERING (res. Alaska)
  • Alice (d CA)
  • Mrs Bertha CROSSMAN (wife of Snohomish merchant)
  • Mrs. Ruth ALLEN
  • William T. (in Seattle)
  • Mrs. Susie M. WOODMAN (res. BC)
  • Sherman (died as youth)
  • Arthur (res. Tacoma)

WESLEY J. FENLASON
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 998)

Born Crawford, ME 6 Nov 1837, son of William FENLASON b abt and Betsey SEAVEY


FRED V. FOSS
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 819)

Born Aroostook Co, ME 29 Jan 1845, son of Elias FOSS and Betsy NILES; operated stage line between Bradley and Bangor; 1889 to Snohomish to work for Blackman brothers

Married (1)1870 (?) to Flora B. BLACKMAN (b ME, d SnoCo 1895)

Married (2) 1901 to Alice DAY (b VT)


NETTIE FOSS
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 818)

Born Maine 1868, dau of Fred FOSS and Almira DEERING (both b ME, to WA in 1875, and still living in Snohomish)

Married at Snohomish 1875 to Benjamin H. MORGAN, b Olympia WA 1861, son of Hiram D MORGAN and Mary J. TROUT

Children:

  • Maud, b 1886
  • Benjamin b 1889


ALFRED FRENCH
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1077)

Born Kennebec Co, ME 1866, son of Addison (b ME, d 1905)  and Sybil (b ME, d after 1906) FRENCH; to Puget Sound in 1890; homestead east of Oso for 7 yrs; never married


JOSEPH E. GETCHELL
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 813)

Born ME June 1813, son of G. S. GETCHELL and Taphene LONGFELLOW; grandfather Joseph GETCHELL of Scarboro served in Rev War; to SnoCo in 1864

Married 1877 to Pherlissa SMITH, b ME, dau of Wilbur SMITH and Ursula FOSS


MARTIN GETCHELL
from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 936)

Born Marshfield, ME 15 Mar 1832, son of George Stillman GETCHELL (b Machias, ME 22 Sep 1803, lumberman and farmet, d 6 Dec 1888) and Taphenes LONGFELLOW (d 1 Dec 1888)  to Puget Sound area in 1857

Married: East Machias, ME 6 May 1853 to Olive L. IRELAND (b Skohegan, ME 14 Dec 1832)

Children:

  • Mrs. Medora PORTER (living in Mt Vernon)
  • Mrs. Zella B. LAWRY (lives near Snohomish)
  • Everett M. (lives Everett)
  • Edna P. (deceased)
  • Daisy T.  (lives Everett)

GARDNER GOODRICH
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 984)

Born Canaan, ME  28 Feb 1833, son of Orin GOODRICH (b Canaan abt 1809, d ME 1902) and Lydia THURSTON (b ME, d at age 73, mother of 7 children); to CA in 1853, 1864 logging near Stanwood; farmer and dairyman

Married: (1) Polly, died Oct 1871

Children:

  • Mrs Lydia LOCK, wife of J. LOCK of Bryant
  • Llwewllyn  lives Florence
Married (2) Jennie

Children:

  • Orin (mining interests in Roosevelt, ID)
  • Mary
  • Ira

JAMES M. HANSON

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 967)

Born Maine; three years as private of 25th Maine Infantry; to Stanwood 1886; 1899 to Redlands, CA, dying there in 1900

Married: Emeline WHITNEY (born Maine, died 1903 near Mt. Vernon, WA)

Children:

  • George (living near Mt. Vernon)
  • Charles b Portland, ME summer of 1862, to SnoCo 1887, mar Stanwood, 1897, to Grace FOWLER (b Sonoma Co, CA 8 Apr 1872, dau of Whitehead FOWLER and Emeline PECKENPAUGH) ch: Donald b 11 Dec 1899 and Audrey, b 20 May 1902
  • Eliza
  • Emma
  • Frank
  • Mary

CHARLES HARRIMAN

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 960)

Born ME 27 Sep 1829 to Joab HARRIMAN and Jeanette HEDGE; to woods in northern MN for 18 mos, to CA in 1852, Nov 1864 preemption claim of 160 acres in Tualco Valley, also homestead; member of Territorial Legislature in 1873; d Spring, 1905

Married: Elizabeth (d 1899)

Children:

  • Charles F., b Tualco Valley 16 May 1868, mar 23 Dec 1893 to Adeline JIMICUM (b 1875), ch: infant-deceased, Ray, Agnes-deceased, June, Ardy, Lena, Herman
  • Caspar
  • Horace
  • Mrs Lizzie HYDE
  • Mrs Emma CRESHIEL
  • Mrs Ella TUCKER

JOHN H. HILTON

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 908)

Born St Albans, Somerset Co, ME 1 Sep 1815, son of Nathaniel HILTON (b 1814, Skowhegan Co, d ME 1849) and Jane DOAK (b NS 1817); 1861 enlisted in 14th Maine and later 22nd Maine; 1864 to Whidby Island, logging with brother R. D. HILTON; 1872 homestead on Everett penninsula

Married 1873 to Susie ELWELL, born 16 Dec 1850, Northfield, ME, dau of John ELWELL and Eliza CROSLEY, died 5 Mar 1902

Children:

  • (three deceased)
  • Mrs Lena LOOMIS (resides Denver)
  • Bailey (resides Everett)

ALVAH H. JORDAN
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 932)

Born Boston 23 Sep 1865, son of Eben JORDAN (b Auburn, ME, dry goods merchant of Boston) and Ellen E. BEDELL (b ME); county commissioner; vp of Everett Pulp and Paper Company


ARTHUR C. KNIGHT

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 858)

Born Monson, ME 11 Apr 1862, fourth of seven ch of Amos KNIGHT (b Oxford Co 1827 and Lois HALL (living ch - Peleg W., Dora M., Lois H. and Arthur C); to Snohomish in 1887, merchant


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CHARLES L. LAWRY

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 811)

Born Bangor ME 15 Feb 1858, son of Parker LAWRY (mariner) and Thursa POWERS (d 1858); to Snohomish May 1878, worked in lumber camps; 1881-1888 ran express and drayage line in Snohomish;  County Treasurer 1890 and 1892

Married 11 Feb 1882 to Zellah GETCHELL, dau of Martin and (Olive?) GETCHELL (both b ME)

Children:

  • Charles A
  • Ethel B.

ELMER LENFEST

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 832)

Born Bradley, ME 10 Sep 1864, son of Eugene LENFEST (b Waldo Co, ME abt 1836, to Snohomish 1889, farmer) and Mary M. BLACKMAN (sister of the BLACKMAN brothers, d after 1906); grad of Univ of ME, with degree in Civil Engineering; abt 1885 to MN, then MT; to Snohomish in 1888

Married Snohomish Nov 1891 to Sylvia M. FERGUSON, dau of E. C. FERGUSON ("Father of Snohomish")

Children:

  • Norman F., b Snohomish 7 Jul 1893

TERRESSER B. LINGLEY

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 939)

Born Eastport, ME 30 April 1832, dau of John LINGLEY (b NY abt 1780 to ME as young man, merchant, d St. Johns, NB 1855) and Frances CHANDLER (d St. Johns, NB); brother William LINGLEY served in Civil War; to SnoCo 1881

Married Machias, ME 5 Nov 1853 to Captain Augustine DREW (b Marshfield ME 29 May 1829, mariner, homestead near Lowell in 1879, d Lowell 15 Jul 1890)

Children:

  • Oscar (died in Alaskan mines in 1894)
  • Sarah (died 1903)
  • Emily (married)
  • Nettie (married, lives in Seattle)
  • Leavitt (died MT 18 Apr 1905)
  • Laura (married, lives in San Francisco)

JOSEPH MALLETT
(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 872)

Born Lee, Penobscot Co, ME September 1855, son of Joseph MALLETT (b ME, lumberman, d abt 1859) and Mary WARE (b ME, died 1890, three children: Gerish, Albert and Joseph); 1876 to Tacoma, 1878 to SnoCo; 1888 opened the Penobscot Hotel in Snohomish; farm near Blackman's Lake

Married 1882 at Snohomish to Julia E. JONES (b DE), dau of John JONES (deceased)  and Leah JONES (living in Everett)

Children:

  • Ella J.
  • Ruth C.

ISAAC MUDGETT

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 871)

Born Maine, served in Union Army, to Snohomish 12 May 1883, died 1893

Married Ellen LITTLE (born Maine, resident of Tacoma 1906)

Children: (one given)

  • Jacob A., b 1867 Lynn, MA, mar Kittie TAYLOR, b IL, dau of Allan TAYLOR and Mary RHOADS

Read the COMPLETE BIOGRAPHY


DAVID T. MUNSON

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1007)

Born Washington Co, 27 Jul 1828, son of Johathan MUNSON (b ME, d 1887)and Margaret TINKER (b ME, d at age 75,  9 ch); 1860 to Port Gamble; 1888 to Florence

Married 1858 to Martha A. ROBINSON (b ME 1839, d 31 Mar 1905, dau of Robert ROBINSON and Nancy FOX)
Children:

  • Mrs Anna McNAMARA (of Green Lake, WA)
  • Mrs Ida BARRON (living at home)

LUCIEN B. NILES

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1059)

Born Maine 1837, to MN in early manhood; 1886 to Port Townsend; 1890 to Snohomish; died 3 Feb 1906

Married Carrie McKUSICK, born Maine 1815

Children:

  • Frank, b Ellsworth MN 6 June 1876
  • (eight other ch not listed)


WOODBURY B. SINCLAIR

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 857)

Born Kenduskeag, ME 5 Aug 1826; to CA in 1851; to Seabeck, Kitsap Co in 1855; to Cadyville 1861; served in Territorial Legislature 1866-1870; died 1872 (first burial in the Snohomish Cemetery)


EUGENE D. SMITH

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 831)

Born Columbia, Maine 30 Apr 1837, son of John D. SMITH (b ME 1802, ship builder in ME and Boston, MA, d 1845) and Louisa BARNEY (b Lubeck, ME, d IA at age 78; other children: George D., Snohomish, John, Norwood, MA, Josephine E. FRIARS of Hazelton, IA); to sea at age 14; to Port Gamble 1858; Fall of 1862 logging on Brown's Bay, near Edmonds; 1870 log chute at Lowell; hotel abt 1874, saw mill 1889

Married 5 Jun 1869 to Margaret B. GETCHELL, born Marshfield, ME January 1840, dau of George Stillman GETCHELL (b Machias, ME, d ME at age 85) and Taphenes LONGFELLOW (b ME, d at age 83; other children: Martin and Joseph, both in SnoCo, Horace, Oscar, Hannah and Anna, in ME, Antoinette in NH, Laura in MO)

Children:

  • Lowell E. born at Lowell 5 Apr 1877, steamboat man at Everett
  • John D. born 11 May 1878, contractor living at home
  • Phene L born 28 Oct 1880, teacher Cyrus W. born 14 Apr 1883, died in infancy


THOMAS SPAULDING

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1091)

Born Calais, Maine 11 Oct 1850, son of Stillman SPAULDING (b MA, to ME in early youth, logger, to CA 1863, d CA?) and Clara CHASE (b NH, d 1881, 9 ch, incl Joseph living in Santa Clara Co, CA and Colan, d Monroe Dec 1904); to CA with family in 1863, to Seattle 1883, to Monroe 1890

Married 1887 Nellie JAKINS, b Fairfield Co, ME, dau of William JAKINS and --- ROBINSON

Children:

  • Della E, b abt 1897

WINSLOW B. STEVENS

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 1091)

Wellington, Piscatiquis Co, ME  9 Dec 1837; son of Phineas STEVENS (b 1799, Hogdon ME, d 1856) and Abagail HAMM (b ME 1811, d Aug 1872, 14 ch, incl Hiram of Seattle)  1859 to Port Townsend; to SnoCo Oct 1863

Married 1863 to Harriett M. BERRY, dau of Adkins and Sarah (b St Stephens, NB) BERRY, born Machias, ME

Children:

  • Mrs. Flora FLOYD (died July 1905 in Reno, NV)
  • Winslow B., Jr. resides Snohomish
  • Jerome died Nov 1882
  • Nellie (married, living in Seattle)

GEORGE WALKER

(from An Illustrated History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties;  1906; page 871)

Born Portland, ME 23 May 1823, son of Benjamin WALKER and Sarah VEASY (both b ME); to Natick MA as youth; abt 1850 to CA, placer mining in El Dorado Co; to Port Madison in 1855, then to SnoCo; filed homestead in 1861

Married Betsy DYER, a member of the Pilchuck tribe

Children:

  • Anson
  • Igar
  • Leonard
  • Hulda
  • Mahala
  • Edward
  • Effie

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