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.


Gleanings from American Ancestors and NEHGS e-newsletter

Don’t be surprised to find the same vital record listed in more than one town, especially in Massachusetts. I’ve seen it in Maine also.

A person could die in one town and be buried in another and have the death be recorded in both towns. Marriages could be recorded in the town where it occurred and also where the people were from, if different(three locations).

The NEHGS has been collecting cemetery transcriptions since 1845. The last update was for Franklin County, Maine.