This Old Tree, January 2017

— Allen Voisine, Contributor Over a year and half ago, the genealogical society received obituaries from the local Family History Library, I took it upon myself to create a spreadsheet […]

A Recollection from the Past

The following account was relayed to me by my mother; Myrtle Jackson as told to her by her mother-in-law; Melissa Thibodeau Jackson. They lived at the Jackson Homestead at the […]

President’s Message, January 2017

Greetings: I’m now starting my second stint as the prez. I’d like to keep these messages short and sweet as I will still be doing my column. I hope that […]

Gleanings from the Maine History

Gleanings from the Maine History vol.51 winter 2016-17 article on poorhouses and town farms… and census records and town reports and other knowledge I’ve picked up over the years…… You […]

R.I.P. for those who speak English means rest in peace. For French speakers it is repose(r) paix. It’s what we say as our translation of the Latin requiescat in pace. […]

If you go to the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs web site you will find the National Cemetery Administration page. They have a list of headstone and marker inscription abbreviations. […]

— Gleaned from the BDN Another good reason for doing your family tree is so that when you’re reading the newspaper and look at ‘Today In History’ you’ll know what […]