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10 October 2004
NAME: Kathie J. Berard
APPLEBEE, HARMON, LIBBY AND WATERHOUSE
I am looking for the gravsite of Nelson Harmon b. 1830
and married to Ada(h) Applebee. His death certificate states
Nelson is buried in Standish (Higgin-Elwell Cemetary).
7 January 1998
NAME: Raymond Coombs
BERRY, MOORE, WHITNEY, RICHARDSON and MILLS
Would like to know the parents of ASA BERRY, b. 1803, Standish; mar. HANNAH
MOORE b. Standish 5 Dec. 1807 (have her line back to Scotland). He was in
state legislature. Have his children and more. They lived in Cabbage Yard.
17 August 1997
NAME: Janice Grannell Whitaker
CANNELL, STURGIS and WHITNEY
I am researching my Cannell, Sturgis and Whitney ancestors in Standish.
Please add me to your list, and connect me to anyone researching the
25 March 2001
NAME: Angel Carver
CARVER, WOODBREY(WOODBURY) and BURKETT
I am researching my Carver, Woodbrey, and Burkett ancestors in Standish and the surrounding areas. My grandfather was Nelson Charles Carver from Steep Falls and I am interested in any information about his father Charles Nelson Carver and his mother (whose name I think is Laura Burkett). I am also researching the ancestors of my Grandmother Naomi Gertrude Woodbrey who was married to Nelson Charles Carver (her parents were Amos and Essie I. Woodbrey). So if anyone has any information, I would appreciate your help.
9 June 1998
NAME: Jan Morton
I am seeking any information on Stephen/Steven Lowell CRAM who was born
ca 1831 possibly in Standish Maine. He came to Australia in ca.1851. No
parents shown on his death certificate in 1891. Info sought on his
parents/siblings and I have information on his descendants in Australia.
14 Sep 2000
NAME: Sue McCabe
I am researching the families of William, Thomas, and John CUMMINGS.
2 March 2001
NAME: Brian Dorsett
Capt. Edmund Dorsett married Sophia Swett in Gorham on Feb. 1, 1825.
He was listed as being from Standish, which I would like to verify.
Seeking his father, mother, brothers or sisters. He was born about 1800.
15 May 2001
Name: Harriet Weeman Brown
EMERY and RAND
I am researching the families of Alfred E. Emery and his wife, Harriet L. Rand of Standish, Me. Parents of Alfred Jr., Ethelyn (Emery) Weeman and Robert Merle Emery. I am looking for any infomation on their descendants.
18 August 1997
NAME: Jack Perkins
HALL, NOBLE, ROWE, BURNELL and FREEMAN
I am researching Charles HALL and his wife Lydia NOBLE; Christopher NOBLE
and his wife Martha ROWE; and John BURNELL and his wife Elizabeth FREEMAN.
21 October 2005
NAME: Marcia R. Clark
My direct ancestor is Elkanah Higgins who was born 13 Nov 1802 in Standish. His parents were Elkanah Higgins and Jemima (Cole). Jemima Cole was born 11 Nov 1767 in Pepperborough, Maine.
Elkanah Higgins' father was Ebenezer Higgins who was born 21 June 1721 in Eastham, Mass. He served in the Revolutionary War.
The younger Elkanah Higgins married Betsy Whitehouse and by 1840 was living in Smithfield, Somerset Co, Maine with their children: Esther Whitehouse Higgins born 15 Dec 1823, Martha Higgins born 12 Jan 1827, Nancy Jane Higgins born 17 Mar 1829, Adaline Higgins, born 23 Aug 1834, and Leonard Higgins born 27 March 1837.
Esther Whitehouse Higgins married Thomas Jefferson White 28 April 1844 at Belgrade, Maine. Their youngest son Frank White was born 26 Feb 1864 in Walpole, Maine. The family moved to Cottonwood County, Minnesota in 1870. Frank was my great grandfather.
14 October 2000
NAME: Beatrice Fortin
MESERVE, HARMON, THOMPSON, SHAW and SANBORN
I am researching all the families of Willard, b. October 20, 1866, d.
August 16, 1943, and ( Elias2, Elias1) Meserve of Standish, Me.
Included are all families of Mulbury and Rebecca (Sands) Harmon (John,
Lieut. John, Capt. Nathaniel) which include issue of William b. 1834,
Ebenezer b. 1848, Mulbury, 1855, Phineas, 1839, Mary E.b. 1859, Lucy b.
(?) and Reuben b. 1837, all b. in Standish, Me.
Thompson families consists of Mary Thompson, b.August 26, 1832,
Standish, Me. (Thomas, Theodore) and the lineage of Shaws include Betsey
Shaw b.February 17, 1777, Standish, Me. (Ebenezer Jr., Ebenezer.)
All Sanborn families of Daniel b. May 29, 1766 Standish, Me who m.
Miriam Lowell (no dates) of Bridgton, Me.
Please, add me to your list and connect me to anyone who may be
researching the same families.
28 Jan 2002
Name: Richard Warner
PAINE and WHITNEY
I'm researching Stephen PAINE who married Patience WHITNEY on Aug. 19, 1818
in the 1st Church of Standish by the Rev. Daniel Marrett. Who were the
parents of Stephen and Patience? Did Stephen and Patience remain in the
Standish area after the marriage? Or, did they migrate west? Where did
they settle? Were any children born to Stephen and Patience? If so, who
was born and when?
Any help will be gratefully appreciated. Thanks in advance.
6 Jan 2009
Name: Henry Mayo Flynn, Jr.
RAND and MAYO
Isaac C. Mayo/ Hannah Rand m. 11 JUN 1820 Standish. Seems like many
Rands about at that time but have
no clue Re. Hannah. My info says b. and d. right there in Standish.
Someone there must know my girl.
Hannah: b. 2 OCT 1802, d. 27 SEP 1879.
3 November 1998
NAME: Clement Erskine Farnham
RING, CUSHMAN, WASHBURN, CURRIER and CLEMENT
I am researching my ancestors in Standish. Please add me to your list
and connect me to anyone who may be researching the same families.
5 December 1998
NAME: Scott Cressey
SHAW, LOMBARD, HARMON and LIBBY
I am researching Fred HARMON (father of Frank L. HARMON who married Florence
SHAW in 1899) and his wife Georgia LIBBY, and Charles L. SHAW and his wife
Harriet (Hattie) B. LOMBARD (parents of Florence SHAW). The 1905 census shows
Charles Shaw and Frank L. Harmon living in Sebago Lake Station. Oral family
history claims Charles Shaw is a descendent of the bard, Thomas Shaw.
15 August 2000
NAME: Lee-Anne Smithson Dahms
Looking for any information on descendants of VIVIAN HARRIET SHAW b. 4-26-1894. Her parents were JOHN SHAW of Sebago Lake Village and HARRIET ELIZABETH THURSTON.
John's parents were Mr. and Mrs. MARTHA SHAW.
Elizabeth's parents were THADEAUS and ROWENA THURSTON.
They were all said to come from the Standish Maine area.
Martha's husband was said to be a capt. on a canal boat in the area.
15 March 2002
Name: Margaret Alden Ransom
SMITH, HOBSON and DIKE
I am searching for the parents of Caleb SMITH (abt 1795 - bef. 1860). Caleb
was "of Standish" in 1818 when he married Alice TIBBETS (d/o Stephen and
Mehitable) of Hiram. Caleb and Alice had 11 children born in Standish from 1819
to 1839--Anna, Mehitable, Stephen Tebbets, Harriet Lincoln, James, Joseph, Olive
Cole, Isaac Rogers, Roxanna Whitney, Eliza Jane Wood (my gr.gr.grandmother) and
Hanson Clement. I have been unable to find when Caleb was born or when he died.
All his census entries are consistent with birth in 1795. He does not appear in
the 1860 census. In 1860 Allice SMITH lived in Limington in the same household
as her son Joseph. Any help or suggestions will be much appreciated.
1 May 2001
NAME: Marion Stevens Layman
STEVENS, PETERSON and WEBBER
I am looking for info on Joel Stevens b. 1746 fought in Revolution, married Mary Webber. Also Jane Peterson b. 1824 in Nova Scotia. Widow of Lorenzo Stevens, raised 4 small children alone,in Standish,ME. & Calvin Stevens of Standish.
2 January 1998
NAME: Susan Szewczyk
I am looking for information on John Strout and his wife Ruth Mayo. They
were suppose to be early settlers
of Standish, Me. I am looking for proof of their marriage.
Date: 30 May 2008
Name: Denise A. Heffner
I am researching Mary Swett who, I believe, was born in
Standish on 1 Jul 1769. She ultimately married a LInscott
from York and left Standish for Ohio. She was my
Date: 06 Dec 2006
Name: Thomas Burcher
SWETT and YATES
I am the ggggs of Rev. John Swett and Elizabeth Wales Yates
of Standish, Cumberland, Maine. They were married in ME c.
1790, and migrated to s.e. Ohio c. 1800. I would like to find
out who their parents were. John and Elizabeth are interred
in Concord Cemetery, in northern Ames Twp., Athens Co., Ohio,
along with other Swetts.
18 FEB 2002
Name: Janis Moore
WEEMAN, CRAM and STRAW
I am in search of more information on Mary WEEMAN (1813-1873) in Standish,
daughter of Benjamin (1787-1843), John (abt 1750-1819), Valentine.
Mary married Joseph CRAM Jr. and moved to Baldwin, ME. This line includes
STRAW, FAVOUR, SPENCER.
1 April 1999
NAME: Sharon Barnett
WHITNEY, HIGGINS, MORTON and BANGS
Researching info on Abel Whitney b Aug 20, 1734, married to Thankful
Morton. Standish ME.
Levi Whitney b Mar 18, 1779, married to Happy Higgins. Standish, ME.
Obadiah Whitney b Jan 9, 1809, married to Louisa Bangs. Standish, ME.
24 Jul 2001
Name: Don Wilt
Researching Jedediah Witham who was born about 1761 in Standish.
Parents unknown. He married Mahitabal Swett, also of Standish, Daughter of
Jonathan Swett and Kisiah. The marriage took place 9 Oct 1774 in Gorham.
Jedediah was a Sea Captain who took ill while in the West Indies. The ship
put into Cuba where he died sometime before 1797. I am looking for a birth
record for both Jedediah and Mahitabal in Standish. I would also like to
hear from anyone else who is researching these persons.
24 October 1997
NAME: Anne B. Wiegle
YOUNG, GREEN and SNOW
I am researching the YOUNG and GREEN families of Standish ME. Looking for
ancestors/descendants of Joseph YOUNG (3rd) b 25 Apr 1804 Standish; d 23
Mar 1889 Longmeadow MA, who m 21 May 1824 in Standish to Mary GREEN, b 7
Aug 1802 Standish; d 31 Aug 1888 Longmeadow MA. Joseph was the s.o. Joseph
YOUNG and Lydia SNOW of Gorham.
Children of Joseph YOUNG 3rd & Mary GREEN: Francis Asbury b abt 1832;
Aphia, Samuel, Sadie m. Eugene LOANIS, George, Eban, 2 other girls. I would
be grateful for any information I can find on this family. I believe that
they moved to Mass prior to 1852.
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