Tag Archives: Maine

100 Years ago – Elizabeth Grace Darling – (1906-1987)

Today is a great day to remember Elizabeth Grace Darling, “Aunt Betty,” because today would be her 110th birthday if she were still living.  Betty is my wife’s great-aunt; the sister of my wife’s grandfather. I have written about my … Continue reading

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Bio – Everett Anson Bickford (1876-1957)

WB-06 – Everett Anson Bickford 15 October 1876 – 1957 Everett Anson Bickford[i] was born on 15 October 1876 in Readfield, Kennebec County, Maine[ii], died in 1957 in Maine, aged 80[iii]. He was buried in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, at … Continue reading

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Searching for the Blanchard arrival in Maine.

[Sometimes you just have to skip a generation in your research to find the answer to the question.  If you do so, it is important to have a clear reason and a clear explanation of how any why you skipped … Continue reading

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Missing Murphy children and Frances Florence Murphy

Three missing Murphy children. I really appreciate the 1900 Census. It can often provide a clue to a family history that may not be otherwise seen. Such is the case of Dennis F and Margaret Alice (Mahoney) Murphy. The 1900 … Continue reading

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Charles Pine and the Scarborough Museum

 Charles Pine and the Scarborough Museum I love helping Find-a-Grave. So, when I saw a request for a marker at the nearby Dunstan Cemetery I was happy to try to photograph the marker. It was even more exciting because my … Continue reading

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Herbert Winfield Whitten (1883-1967)

Whitten Project Introduction My Whitten Project reminded me of just how much information can be found using Ancestry.Com.  Really, it is an amazing resource.  In the case of my researching Herbert Winfield Whitten, I found a lot of information on … Continue reading

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The wife of my Brother-in-Law

Sometimes I just enjoy the search.  I like to take a person, plug them into my process and see what spits out.  As a former Project Manager (PMP),  I am all about the process. I thought I’d share a bit of … Continue reading

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I’m Back – Vacation was Great.

   After a couple weeks vacation, I am back home.  The vacations was wonderful.  The highlight for me was a presentation to the “Aunties” about the Darling Family.  I’ve been working on their tree for quite some time and developed … Continue reading

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