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Number Surname(s) Message Date Posted Contact
This page last updated: Sunday, December 31, 2006
06-37 Charles, White Looking for any info on Caleb Gottlieb Charles, born abt 1825 we believe in Oxford County. Married Sarah A. White - Died June 29, 1868. Lived in MA and NH. Had 3 sons:
  • Alphonso
  • Frank
  • Fred
12/31/06 Fred
06-36 Johnson In my husband's family, there is a Franklin Johnson, D.D., who married a lady by the name of Persis I., Persis J. or Isabel Persis who was born in Buckfield, Maine 16 Nov 1856, according to later census records and passenger lists.

If anyone can provide her maiden name, I'd certainly appreciate it. In 1900 and 1910, her residence was Chicago, IL as Franklin taught at the University of Chicago. 1930 census gave her residence as Center, Massachusetts.
12/14/06 Mary E
06-35 Davis, Fogg, Hackett, Haines, Mitchell, Monk, Moody, Penley, Penly, Vickery Compiling all PENLEY/PENLY in Maine after 1770 as virtually any PENLEY/PENLY in Maine aft 1770 is a descendant of Joseph PENLY 1st 1755 Eng - 1844 ME and either his 1st wife, Esther 5 FOGG (widow JOHNSON) 1754 - 1796, or his 2nd wife, Thankful MOODY 1770 - 1862. This includes desc of all daughters, granddaughters, Great grandaughters, etc. My own GGG gf was Joseph PENLEY II b 1792 who married Lovina MONK of Hebron. They lived on a farm on High Street between S Paris and West Paris. Joseph 1's daughters b 1781 - 1810 mar DAVIS, HACKETT, HAINES, MITCHELL, and VICKERY. If you have a PENLEY connection, PLEASE contact me. 11/24/06 Janice
06-34 Crocker Found a Washington Crocker on the 1880 census in Bethel. Am researching Crockers in Maine, and would like any info on this man. 11/24/06 David
06-33 Allen, Lothrop, Hotel Swazey Looking for information about Otis and Cora (Lothrop) Allen and daughters Rosa and Grace. The History of the Descendants of John Whitman of Weymouth states on p. 443 that Otis was the proprietor of the Hotel Swazey in Canton. This book was published in 1899, but the research may not have been current at the time the book was published.

Otis and Cora were living in Chesterville in 1880, but not found in 1900. Looking for death and burial information for Otis and Cora, and marriage or death information for their daughters.
11/24/06 Leah
06-32 Hartford, Whitney I am looking for any information (birth, marriage records, etc...) regarding a William Whitney (middle intitial H?). Born in 1832 (+/- 2 yrs) in or around Paris, ME. Father is David Whitney, mother Hannah Hartford. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you. 10/28/06 Theresa
06-31 Heath, Symonds Looking for information about Grace Symonds, my great grandmother. Born abt 1876 and married Josiah C. Heath abt 1895. Both died at turn of 20th century from TB. Brother Will, sister Mable. Looking for more siblings and parents names. 10/07/06 Barbara
06-30 Abbott, Dyer I'm looking for birth/death certificates for Grace Abbott and Lynn Dyer (they are my great-grandparents). They lived in Sumner, ME for some time. 10/02/06 Jacob
06-29 Wyman Myrtie Lena Wyman was born c.1885 in Andover, daughter of John Boyd Wyman. Her last known whereabouts was in the Portland area around 1910. She was still unmarried at that time. Myrtie was the birth mother of my mother, who was born in 1908 in Andover. It is important to me that I learn of whatever happened with and to Myrtie beyond 1910; e.g. did she marry, have children, when and where did she die and where is she buried. 10/02/06 Merrill
06-28 Ellis, Gray Dates of death for Robert Gray and his wife Betsey (Ellis) Gray sometime after 1883 in South Paris. Robert was born in Paris 6 April 1802 and Betsey (Ellis) Gray was born in Hartford, Maine 13 October 1804. 09/16/06 Richard
06-27 Clark, Jennings, Merrell, Wakefield Andrew Eugene Wakefield, born December 26, 1853, had two brothers by names of
  • William H. Wakefield
  • Charles Franklin Wakefield
Their parents were Henry and Lucy Ann Merrell Wakefield.

Lorenzo Dow Wakefield, born July 27, 1833 had brothers/sisters:
  • Gardiner Wakefield
  • Charles H. Wakefield
  • Eliza Jane Wakefield
  • Clark Wakefield
  • George William Wakefield.
Their parents were George Wakefield (born Oct. 29, 1805, Oxford Co., Maine) and Eliza Clark (born 1805, Sanford, Maine)

These two families are related to each other. My question...is how????? The children are cousins to each other.

Also, Lula
Jennings (died Jan. 5, 1887, Stockton, CA at age of 23 years, 9 months, 8 days) is a cousin to Lorenzo Dow Wakefield who moved from Brownfield, ME to California and died in Stockton, California. But how are they related to each other?? Thank you.
09/10/06 Adine
06-26 Cushman Seeking info on:
  • L.D. Cushman - DOB abt. 1848
  • Anna Cushman - DOB abt. 1853
They lived in the Lovell area late 1800's-early 1900's. Also info on their son, Lester Weeks Cushman - DOB June 3,1881.  Also info on any other family members. Thanks!!
09/10/06 Rosemary
06-25 Ela Seeking information on William Ela, father of John Ela, who is buried in Fryeburg. He was in Conway, NH from 1801 - 1805, but no other record has been found. Several Ela families relocated from Conway to Oxford County, ME sometime before 1850. Any information is greatly appreciated. 09/10/06 Vernon
06-24 Brooks, Mason Rufus Brooks was born about 1803 and is listed in the 1850 US Census. As the Census before 1850 did not list family members how can I go about finding out who the parents of Rufus Brooks were and information about them? Rufus was married to Lydia Mason (1827 in Porter) daughter of John Mason.

Rufus and Lydia's youngest son was Wilson George Brooks who went to Boston 1869, Quincy Il 1874 and Texas 1880 where my Grandfather was born. Wilson Brooks died Janusry 24, 1936 and is buried in Aransas Pass, Texas as is my Grandfather and my father. I am the 4th generation in Aransas Pass Texas and it all started in Porter, Oxford County Maine.
09/10/06 Gerald
06-23 Akers, Wyman I'm still trying to find what happened with my grandmother, Myrtie Lena Wyman, Andover, Maine. Surely, with all the Wymans (and Akers, who were related) in Oxford County, there must be someone who knows of her? 09/10/06 Merrill
06-22 Brooks Looking for parents/siblings of Mary Ann Brooks b. 30 Oct 1809 in Porter, Maine. 09/10/06 Kristen
06-21 Home for Girls? Is there a home in one of the towns in Oxford County called "New Life For Girls"? If so, I would appreciate any information you might have. Thank you! 09/10/06 Lynne
06-20 Barter Looking for information on William Barter born 04 Jun 1845 England and his wife Esther born abt. 1844 in England. They have three children born in Oxford:
  • John abt. 1866
  • Mary abt. 1868
  • Ruth abt. 1870
07/22/06 Donald
06-19 Burhoe I'm trying to find out any history to this line of my family. In the 1920 Cenus it records Samuel Burhoe as living in Oxford Maine. We have no idea of a death date or burial place nor do we know his second wife's name. Hope this is something to go on! Thanks so much. 07/22/06 Kerri
06-18 Whitney Could you please look up any info on a Thomas Whitney who married a Ruth A. - they had son George W. Whitney in Dixfield, Oxford Co Maine.

Acording to his death date of 30 Nov 1910 in Auburn Maine he was 57 years 9 months and 8 days. giving birth to be 22 Feb 1853. Thank you. Any info on my family would be greatly appreaciated.
07/22/06 Carol
06-17 Brooks, Ridlon I am seeking the parents and family history on Wilson Brooks, b 2/12/1845 in Porter. Married Mary Ridlon in Brownfield by Rev. Charles Hurlin 5/5/1867. He ended up in Texas and passed away in Aransas Pass, Texas 1/24/1936 07/14/06 Gerald
06-16 Fickett, Kavanough Looking for parents of Sarah E. Fickett born in Wilson Mills in 1852. Believe her mother's name was Ann C.

Sarah married Alpha James
07/14/06 Peter
06-15 Johnson, Libby In the 1870's my g-grandfather, George H Johnson married Lydia S Libby at Bryant's Pond, Oxford County, Maine. I would like to find the record for this. Lydia was the daughter of Henry Libby. Thanks. 07/14/06 Joy
06-14 Anderson Looking for proof of Ralph Everett Anderson's birth in Fryeburg Me, May 8,1880; Ralph's mother was Elizabeth, who was married to Everett Anderson. I can't seem to find out if she died and if so where/when or if they divorced. I can only find her in the 1880 census. Don't know her maiden name either. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 07/09/06 Karen
06-13 Andrews Looking for Andrews who owned Pleasent View Farms. Think his name was Julian Andrews - he might have had the farm in the 1930's. Any info on the farm or the red barn would be helpful - thanks. 07/06/06 Alfred
06-12 Cameron, Fuller, Johnston, Marston, Meisner Florence Johnston daughter of James Arthur Johnston and Christina Cameron of Chatham NB..married Edwin Fuller of Rumford. They had 6 children:
  • Sion E. Fuller born about 1905
  • George E. Fuller born about 1906
  • James J. Fuller born November 25, 1909
  • Cinderella Fuller born in about 1911
  • Helen Fuller born November 28, 1918
    she married Alliston
    Meisner and had two children:
    • Kerry ..died 1997
    • and Donna who married Donald Marston
  • Ester Fuller born 1923
Would love to have contact with all decendents of the Johnston Fuller line. I am the granddaughter of Florences brother, Alexander John Johnston. After WWI, he moved from Rumford to Saskatchewan to become a provincial policeman and retired on the west coast of Canada..Victoria BC. Thanks ever so much ...
06/26/06 Marlene
06-11 Lulkin, Perry Would like contact with descendants of Rueben Perry b. 1767 Somers CT m. Sally Lulkin in Phillips on Dec 14, 1810. He died at Madrid Oct 16, 1836. Children listed on her Pension Request dated 1853 are:
  • Henry
  • David
  • Elbringer?
  • Benjamin
No daughters listed.
06/25/06 Barbara
06-10 McAllister, Morse, Young I have to do some digging but I think Elvira F. McAllister was the daughter of John Mcallister & Mary/Polly Morse. Would love to exchange info. 06/24/06 Phil
06-09 Bennett I am trying to locate death info for Amey Bennett, maiden name unknown. Her last live birth of record was Samuel R. Bennett 1880. In 1893 her daughter Addie filed marriage intentions with only her father's name; possible this because Amey was already deceased. Amey's son John married in 1911 and on his marriage cert it states Amey to be deceased, and no maiden name, unless of course it was Bennett. Amey claimed to have been born in Bethel about 1854. 06/23/06 Peg
06-08 Hall, Morse, Rawson Need information on the family of Seth or James Seth Morse who married Lydia Hall in Massachusetts. They had son Seth who married Philinda Rawson and is found on the 1830 census for Paris. The family is also found on later census records for Paris, Oxford Co. Maine. They had Joseph, Vesta, Emma, William R., Cyrus, Seth, Miranda and Abijah. 05/28/06 Claire
06-07 Chiasson Looking for information on Allen Chiasson. 05/27/06 Erica
06-06 Wyman Myrtie Wyman was a daughter of John Bond Wyman of Andover, born 1890. Any information on what became of her? Did she marry? 04/27/06 Merrill
06-05 Durgin Looking for the parents of Edwin H. Durgin born Roxbury 1865, physician 04/26/06 Caroline
06-04 Barnett, McCleod I'm trying to get a photocopy of Elizbeth (McCleod) Barnett obituary. She died Sept 26, 1987 Bryant Pond, Me. Would appreciate any help. Donna 04/24/06 Donna
06-03 Bouffard, Meehan Looking for info on Mildred Meehan and Arthur Bouffard, married in Rumford on 21 October 1925. 04/22/06 Ralph
06-02 Crockett, McAllister, Ordway, Steele I am searching for the parents of Elvira F. McAllister, who married Benjamin Crockett, 11 Feb 1850, in Oxford, Oxford Co., Maine. Elvira was born about 1828 according to the Federal Census. She is probably the grand-daughter or great-grand-daughter of Ananius/Angus McAllister who was born in Antrim, Ireland about 1742 and died in Stoneham or Lovell, Oxford Co., Maine about 1815. He is said to be buried in North Lovell. Angus McAllister is reputed to have had a dozen sons by two wives, Jenny Steele and Jane Mary Ordway. Most of these sons lived in Lovell and Stoneham, Maine. If anyone can identify the father of Elvira F. McAllister, I can figure the rest out. 03/31/06 Ed
06-01 Boynton, Durgin Looking for the birthdate, marriage and death of my gggrandfather Daniel Boynton. He was supposidly born in Fryeberg/Brownfield about 1836 if the Daniel I found on the 1850 census is my Daniel. His wife was Mary Durgin and their child of my line was Laura Boynton born 1873 in Denmark, Oxford, Maine. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 02/20/06 Mary