Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Ever look at the Sanborn Maps? They were used for fire insurance purposes. I looked at the Maine ones online at the Library of Congress and the Fogler Library. Perhaps your folks lived in an area they covered. It might give you an idea of where their home or business was situated. It’s worth a try.