Don Taylor Genealogy
I analyzed five more packets of negatives from the Ethel Wight Studio Collection. See Part 12 – Dexter, Dixon, Dodge (2), & Doherty
- Mrs. G. N. Deexter – 129 Pleasant St, Portland, ME
- Cynthia Alberta (Brimmer) Dodge (1893-1986)
- Martha Dodge (1928-___)
- Wendell Wallace Doherty (1887-1949)
- Unknown [Dixon?]
I posted “Donna One Hundred Years Ago – January 12th to 15th, 1921.”
“Donna Montran and Her Bathing Beauties in a Beach Promenade” played at the Majestic Theatre in Paterson, NJ, one hundred years ago this week.
Published a transcript of the Will of William Price (1762-1846). Thanks to Marcy Porter, who shared her transcript and allowed me to share it on this website. William Price is my wife’s 4th great-grandfather.
Scarborough Historical Society
I mailed 0ut the latest issue of Owascoag Notes (the bi-monthly newsletter of the Society). Besides sending it out using Mail Chimp, I wrote “Looking for a Winter Project?” and “Recent Donations” for the January/February 2021 issue.
I posted a transcript by a historical society member regarding the Scarborough Election Warrant – 21 Oct 1820.
I was going to digitize Augustus Moulton’s book Old Prouts Neck, but found it is available online for download at the Digital Commons of the University of Southern Maine. It went out of copyright last year. Many thanks to USM’s Digital Commons.
I posted the Scarborough Election Warrant – 21 Oct 1820 to Digital Maine.
Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society
At the last meeting of the Greater Portland Chapter, I was elected Chapter President. Please use to contact me, or the other board members, for the Greater Portland Chapter.
The Ancestor Hunt reported that they have links to 1,732 Free Online Maine Collections in 16 genealogy record categories. Check them out.
If you haven't registered for RootsTech - February 25 to 27 - yet, I highly recommend doing so. The registration is FREE. https://www.rootstech.org/. They have also linked with Family Search to provide "Relatives at Root Tech," where you can learn of other people who are attending RootsTech. I've registered for Connect and have learned there will be at least 76 relatives at RootsTech. By the way, there are over 139,000 people registered for RootsTech. It is going to be Genealogical Fun.
New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC) - Virtual conference - April and May 2021. E-Zine at https://nergc.org/e-zines/
Set your VCRs or otherwise plan to watch the new season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The 2021 Season begins January 19th at 8 PM on PBS with "To the Manor Born." Actress Glenn Close and filmmaker John Waters discover their privileged lineages.