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Hello readers, Click on About Robert M Fulton to learn about Robert Fulton and his family.   To read the diary entries, click on the year in the categories fields in the right hand menu bar. You may also search … Continue reading

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Obituary: Lydia Cookson Blackden (1835-1920)

Mrs. Lydia Blackden Mrs. Lydia Blackden passed quietly away on Sunday, Aug. 1 (1920) at the home of her son F. A. Blackden on Silver Street (Mars Hill, Aroostook, Maine).  Although she had been in failing health for many years, … Continue reading

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Obituary: Abigail Fulton Bartley (1847-1915)

Died at Beaconsfield, August 4th, 1915, Mrs. Abigail Fulton Bartley aged 68 years 5 months; deceased was born in Greenfield N.B. She was united in marriage to John E Bartley in 1868, residing in Knoxford N.B. for a number of … Continue reading

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Photo: Louisa Webster Fulton, age 16 years old

Louisa Webster, daughter of James W H Webster and Mary Clark, was born on 4 April 1850 or 1851 in St. Stephens New Brunswick. By 1858, she and her family moved to Mars Hill Maine. On 18 Mar 1868, she married … Continue reading

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Peddlers

It is interesting to note that the RM diaries mention a variety of peddlers visiting the town of Mars Hill and the Fulton home. April 1886: McGaw, George Whittaker June 1886: George Whitcome; ;  unknown “a peddler selling specs” Aug 1886: … Continue reading

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The Diary (1895)

As noted in the description on the right, two of the diaries are privately held. To supplement the transcribed diaries, I thought it might be nice to include a few pictures of an actual diary. thanks Rod!

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Photo: Havelock Bartley and Mabel Kennedy

Havelock Bartley and Mabel Kennedy Henry Havelock was born 23 Feb 1871 in Greenfield, New Brunswick, the son of John Bartley and Abigail Fulton.  On 24 Oct 1894, he married Mabel Ethel Kennedy in Easton, Maine. In 1904, he moved to Westfield … Continue reading

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Photo: Lydia Cookson Blackden

Lydia Cookson was born on 18 Mar 1835 on Greenfield, Penobscot, Maine, the daughter of Abram Cookson and Sybil Witheum. Her brother Asa Cookson lived in the area until his death in 1918.  On 06 Oct 1851 she married Napoleon Bonapart Blackden. Together … Continue reading

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Photo: B F Pierce (Benjamin Franklin) and Maude Sylvester

B F Pierce and Maude Sylvester Benjamin Franklin Pierce b. May 1856- d. 26 Aug 1945. 1900: Mars Hill. Occupation: Dealer of General Merchandise. Married to Nellie Jewell Children: Elmer Pierce Lula Pierce (wife of Rue Thomas Snow and 2nd … Continue reading

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Photo : Rachel Blackden and Alden Sylvester

Rachel M Blackden and Alden Sylvester Rachel Blackden Sylvester was the eldest child of Napoleon Bonapart Blackden and Lydia Cookson.  She was born 13 Mar 1854 in Etna Maine. She married Alden Sylvester, son of Ansel Sylvester and Louisa Torrey,  on 07 … Continue reading

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Ladies Aid Society Friendship Quilt- 1897 with index of names

A 1897 Redwork Friendship quilt was found in Arizona at a local Goodwill store in the summer of 2012 that originated in Mars Hill and Blaine Maine. The finder contacted me, shared photos and was willing to sell it to … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Rose L Shaw

Rose L Shaw, Mars Hill, Maine Rose Lenora Shaw was born July 2, 1878 in Mars Hill, Maine, daughter of James Harden Shaw and Sarah Dustin. Rose Shaw married Jesse Franklin Shaw on 8 Nov. 1899. ( b. 18 Dec … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Ruby Bridges / Ruby Brown / Ruby Dolloff

Ruby Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Ruby Bridges, born August 1879, daughter of Joshua Reuben Bridges and Hannah Wood. Ruby married Albert Brown,  in 1898 Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts. Albert died in 1905 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts. Ruby remarried  Albert Thurston Dolloff … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Annie R Jones (later MacKay)

Annie R Jones, Houlton, Maine Annie R Jones, b. May 1876, daughter of  Benjamin F Jones and Belinda Robinson b. Jan 1850. 1880, the family lived in Blaine Maine. 1900, Belinda was a widow living as head of household with … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Maggie A York / Maggie A Bridges

Maggie A York, Mars Hill, Maine Maggie A. Bridges , b.  Jan 1857 Married in 1880 to Robert Alonzo York (b. 8 Mar 1858), son of Arvardis York and Jane Irvine. Mother of Ernest, Arthur, Henry, Amber, Walter York. Maggie’s husband, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Hattie Bridges / Harriett Bridges / Hattie Livingston

Hattie Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Hattie Bridges b. abt 1877 was the daughter of Joseph Reuben Bridges and Hannah J Wood.  Hattie married John S Livingston on 02 Feb 1900 in Peacham Vermont.  She had a son, Ralph Howard Livingston on 17 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Augusta L Dudley / Lucinda A DeMerchant

Augusta L Dudley Easton, Me.  Lucinda Augusta DeMerchant  b. Jan 1849 Blaine, Maine, daughter of  Charles Demerchant and Lucinda O’Rourke. Siblings: Martha, Mary, Hannah, Jane. Charles DeMerchant/DeMarchant b. 1810-1811 and Lucinda ______ b. 1829 were both born in New Brunswick Canada. … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Effie Laura Shaw / Effie Jones

Miss Effie L Shaw Mars Hill, Maine Effie Laura Shaw, b. 20 Aug 1882 in Mars Hill, daughter of  James H Shaw and Sarah Dustin and sister to Rose Shaw Effie married Daniel Jones on 17 Dec 1902, son of Moses Jones and … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Alwilda R Langley / Alwilda Smith

Alwilda R Langley Mars Hill, Maine Alwilda Smith Langley, youngest daughter of William and Eleanor Jane Smith of Grand Lake Queens County New Brunswick, moved to Mars Hill in 1887 from Fort Fairfield with her husband John W Langley . … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs Jane York / Jane Irvine

Mrs. Jane York, Mars Hill Maine, Mar 2 1897 Jane Irvine  b. 8 March  1835 Ireland , daughter of Robert Irvine. Married  Avardis York, Sr. in 1855. Mother of: John York, husband of Lizzie Banks York Robert A York, husband of … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Maggie York B

Maggie York B, Mars Hill, Maine Ladies Aid, Feb 23, 1897

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1897 Quilt: Nellie Shaw / Nellie Gray

Nellie Shaw, Lowell, Mass. Loring St. B. 1874 Houlton Maine. Daughter of Edward Wayman Shaw and Sarah Elizabeth McClintock Sister to Mildred Shaw Beckwith and aunt of Ethel Beckwith. Married to Jesse Gray, son of Daniel Gray and Jane Orser, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mollie / Mary / Mae L Shaw (Mary L Campbell)

Mollie L Shaw, Lowell Mass.  Born  1870 in New Brunswick Canada to Edward W Shaw and Elizabeth  McClintock. 1900 census, May is living with her married sister Nellie Shaw Gray in Somerville, MA. 1900: Married to Charles Truman Campbell in … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt : Amber / Amber York

Amber Possibly Amber York, daughter of Robert York and Maggie A Bridges York. b. 1890.

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1897 Quilt: Mrs B A Jones / Belinda Robinson

Mrs. B A Jones, Houlton, Maine, Belinda A Jones Belinda A Jones was born in January 1850 in Wilton Maine, the daughter of Elijha Robinson and Belinda Rowe. Belinda A Jones, widow of Benjamin F Jones and mother of Annie Jones , … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mame Lowell, Mary Smith

Mrs. Mame Lowell, Blaine, Maine Mary Smith Wife of Rufus Lowell of Blaine Maine? He was married to Mary Smith, b. 1865, mother of Hope Lowell  Van wert. Mary and Rufus moved to Chula Vista, San Diego, California, USA sometime … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Lizzie York / Elizabeth York / Elizabeth Banks

Mrs. Lizzie York, Mars Hill, Maine, Ladies Aid Mrs Lizzie York, Elizabeth York, formerly Elizabeth Banks. Elizabeth Banks was born September 1864, the daughter of Thomas Banks and Mary Cogswell.  In 1886, she married John E York, son of Robert … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Ethel L Beckwith

Ethel L Beckwith, #1 Rockdale Ave , Lowell, Mass.  Daughter of Andrew Beckwith and Mildred Shaw of Centreville, New Brunswick. B. 1875 Centreville New Brunswick. Siblings: George Wayman Beckwith, Bessie Beckwith, Rex S Beckwith    

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1897 Quilt: Mrs J A Finnemore / Sophie Durepo Sayward

Mrs. J A Finnemore Mars Hill, Maine Sophie Durepo Sayward Finnemore, b. April 1854, was first married to Perez / Percy Bradford Sayward of Limestone Maine.  They had 3 children: Dexter Joseph Sayward, Grover C Sayward and Sadie Nellie Sayward Lancaster.   … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs R W Lowell / Ruel W Lowell / Sarah Lowell / Sarah Jones

Mrs. R W Lowell Blaine, Me. Sarah Jones was the daughter of Daniel Jones and Catherine ?. She married Ruel William Lowell and had Ella, Rufus, Lucy, Elizabeth,  Hattie Lowell and Nettie and one more child. On 26 April 1900, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs C H Cox / Hattie Lowell

Mrs. C H Cox, Blaine, Me. Hattie Lowell Cox was the daughter of Ruel Lowell and Sarah Jones. She was born in 1873 in Maine.  She married Charles H Cox  and had Myra Cox, Alta Cox and Winnie Cox. In … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs C C Sanford / Elizabeth C Ross

Mrs. C C Sanford, Bridgewater, Maine Elizabeth C Ross b. 1862,  daughter of Joseph Ross and Catherine. She married Charles C Sanford in 1890. In 1895, they were living in Bridgewater. (Source: Beacon Press) They had no children. 1900-1940 they … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. John Bricknell / Jessie Bricknell / Jessie Hume

Mrs John L Bricknell , Mars Hill Maine, Aroostook County, LAS Jessie Hume b. May 1854 in Dundee Scotland, daughter of Alexander Hume (1831-2 Jan 1909)  and Mather “Maddie” Kerr. Siblings: Edith Hume [Herbert Whitman] ,  Elizabeth Hume [Peter Forbes] … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs Barbara Collins / Barbara Rideout

Mrs. Barbara Collins, Mars Hill, Me. Barbara Collins was born August 1851  in Peel New Brunswick, daughter of James Rideout and Matilda Rideout. She lived with her cousin Charles Rideout as a young girl. Around 1876, she immigrated to the … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Helen Kennedy / Helen Gilman

Helen Kennedy, Presque Isle, Me. Helen, b.Feb. 1874 , daughter of James Gilman and Esther Harris. Married to Willard Kennedy on 28 Dec 1895. In the 1910 Census Mars Hill, listed as mother of 4 children, 0 living. In the 1920 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mabel Eliza Lewin

Mabel E Lewin, Benton Car. Co. N.B. Mabel  Eliza Lewin, daughter of Charles A Lewin and Mary Doucette, b.  20 October 1876-1970 and lived in the Benton Community, Carleton Co, New Brunswick. Canada, Soldiers of the First World War, 1914-1918 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Anna Luce / Rispah Anna Luce / Walker

Anna Luce, Mars Hill, 74 years, Maine Ann was born about Mar. 13, 1822 as Rispah Anna Walker in Embden, Maine / New Portland, Maine daughter of Joseph Walker and Lovina Albee. She married James F Luce, b. North Anson, Maine. on … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mary E Ross / Mary McGownan

Mary E Ross, Bridgewater, Maine, Mar 19, 1897 Mary E McGownan  b Apr 1866 in Bath, New Brunswick Immigration to the US in 1878 Wife of Freeman J Ross on Mar 19, 1887 . Freeman was born in Bradford, Maine in … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Olivia A Snow / Olivia Wallace

Olivia A Snow, Mars Hill, Maine  Olivia A Wallace, b. Feb 1865  Doaktown, New Brunswick Immigrated to the Us in 1883. Married to Seth L Snow (b. 1866- ) in 1891. Children: Winter Snow b.4 Aug 1894, Goldie Snow b. 9 Jul 1898, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs J H Shaw / Sarah J Shaw / Mrs James Harden Shaw / Sarah Dustin

Mrs. J H Shaw, Mars Hill, Maine Sarah Dustin b. July 1843 in Canada, daughter of —-? Married to James Harden Shaw in 1869. James died in 1907. Mother of  William Murray Shaw, Fanny Shaw, Asa Shaw, Elbridge Shaw, Harry … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Isabella Bricknell / Isabelle Walton

Isabella L Bricknell, West Glassville, Carleton Co. N.B. LAS Isabella Bricknell, b. , daughter of  Andrew and Ann Bricknell of Glassville, New Brunswick. She was the sister of John Bricknell and sister in law of Jessie Hume Bricknell. Married Harvey … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Emma Fulton / Emma Turner

Mrs. E S Fulton, Blaine Maine Emma S Turner b. Aug 1862- in New Brunswick, daughter of Otis Turner and Elizabeth Haycock Married to Dr. Aaron Jones Fulton on 29 Sep 1883 Children: Ellwyn Mortimer Fulton b 10 Jun 1885-10 Jun 1885  and … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: S E Safford / Sarah E Safford / Sarah E Bridges

S E  Safford Mars Hill, Maine Sarah E Bridges , b. April 1865  , daughter of Reuben Bridges and Hannah/Johanna Wood. Married Howard W. Safford in 1882. Mother of Iva Safford b.21 Sep 1882 Mars Hill, Maine. Iva married John … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs F E Clough / Francis Clough / Francis Frost

Mrs. F E Clough Mars Hill, Maine Francis Frost, b. August 1854-1856 in Mariaville, Hancock, Maine?  , daughter of David (1821-6 Jan 1895) and Susan Frost (1820 – 23 Dec 1906) . In 1880, Francis’ parents David and Susan and family lived … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Sarah E. Hurd / Sarah Barden

Sarah E. Hurd Sarah E Barden  b. Apr 1847., daughter of Elijah Barden  & Margaret/Mary Ann  ___  in Carmel Penobscot, Maine. Married to Jethro Hurd ( 1843-)before 1870 and lived in Carmel Maine.. Jethro was a veteran of the US  Civil War … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Annie Small / Annie Robinson

Annie Small, Mars Hill, Maine Annie Louise Robinson, daughter of Elijah Robinson and Belinda Rowe. Sister to Belinda Robinson Jones.  Married to Elisha E Smith in 1884. Mother of Louise Abigail Smith, b Oct 1884. E E Smith- ??? Annie … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs E H Tarr, Edward Tarr, Anna Cookson

Mrs. E H Tarr, Mars Hill Maine Mrs. Edward H Tarr, Johanna “Anna” Cookson, was born  on Dec 1846  in Etna Maine. She was the daughter of Abram Cookson and Sybil Witheum. Her sister, Lydia was the mother of Fred … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Alice Reidiker / Alice Hunter

Alice Reidiker Mars Hill Maine Mar 17 97, WCTU, YBS Alice Hunter , daughter of Robert Hunter and Mary Irvine, b. Knoxford, NB Married 02 May 1894 in Blaine, Maine  to Rufus Reidiker b. 1872-1940+, son of John Rediker and Rebecca … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: H J Bridges / Hannah J Bridges / Hannah Wood

H J Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Hannah J Wood,  b. April 1847 Wife of Reuben Bridges (?-d. 14 Aug 1913). In the 1870 Census, her name is listed as Johannah. Mother of Althea Bridges,  Ada, Sarah, Melissa Ethel, Elias, Holland (husband … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. Albert White / Mary White /Mary Knowleton

Mrs. Albert White, Mars Hill, Maine Mary Knowleton b  June 1836 in Canada, daughter of Sylvanus Knowleton and Mary Duff, both born in Nova Scotia. Mary married Albert White before 1870. children: Mary, Effie, Elvie, Fanny, Sidney, Jessie, Turney Mary … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: M A Gilman /Matilda Gilman / Matilda O’Connor

M A Gilman Matilda A O’Connor was born about 1844 in New Brunswick, daughter of Charles OConnor and Lavina. She married Zebulon Gilman in 1866, son of James Gilman and Mary Wade. She lived in Blaine Maine and had the … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Ethel Banks / Ethel Bridges / Ethel Clark

Ethel Banks, Mars Hill, Maine, LAS, Feb 23, 1897 Ethel  Bridges   b. Dec 1866 , daughter of Reuben Bridges and Hannah Wood . also known as Melissa Ethel Bridges Married  James L Banks in 1884 Mother of Charles Elwood … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Sarah McCrea / Sarah Lindsay

Sarah S McCrea, Blaine Me.  *Sarah S (Lindsay) McCrea. born in New Brunswick dec 1857, daughter of Thomas Lindsay and Margaret Corbett. wife of Dr. Robert McCrea [ b 1850-9 May 1914] in 1878. Children: Austin Flint McCrea (1885-1954) Anna … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Laura Blanchard / Laura Hunter

Laura Blanchard, Mars Hill, Maine Laura Hunter b. 3 Nov 1877  in Knoxford, New Brunswick. daughter of  Robert Hunter and Mary Irvine. Laura married Fred Blanchard, son of  P T Blanchard and Susan Wood Blanchard on 23 Jan 1896 Children: … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Ida Cogswell / Ida Laughlin

Ida E Cogswell, Centreville, N.B. March 19, 1897 WCTU *Ida Ethelyn Cogswell b. 1868-29 Mar 1870.  Centreville, daughter of William Cogswell and Elizabeth Crabb. 1871, 1881, 1891 Wicklow, New Brunswick. 1901 Wicklow, New Brunswick with father William and stepmother, Marilda Britton … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Amy Banks / Amy Sherman

Amy Banks, Leadville, Colo. Amy Banks, b. 17 Feb 1876 in Maine, daughter of Thomas Banks and Mary Cogswell.  Lived in Allen, Mesa, Colorado in 1900 with cousin Frank Cogswell. Amy married Edwin A Sherman. Children: Allen B. Sherman [ d. 5 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mary Banks / Mary Cogswell

Mrs. Mary Banks, Mars Hill, Mar. 10, 1897 Mary Cogswell Banks– wife of Thomas H Banks,  mother of  Oliver Banks, Ella Banks Safford and Elizabeth Lizzie Banks York, mother in law of Maggie York Banks.   The son, Oliver Banks … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Jessie Smart / Jessie Richardson

Jessie Smart, Oakfield, Me.  Jessie A Smart, b. Dec . 1875 in Limestone Maine, daughter of Albert Smart and Mary Durepo/Durepos/Durpeau. Siblings: Lucy Smart, John B Smart (photographer in Presques Isle), Lizzie Smart, Angie, Mary, Flora, Maggie, & Joseph Dexter … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Edith Riley / Edith Longstaff

Edith E Riley, Mars Hill Maine, Mar 17, 1987, Ladies Aid Society Edith E Riley b. 25 Mar 1867  in Canada. Daughter of James B Riley and Susan Roans. She immigrated to the US in 1892. Edith married Harry W Longstaff … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Lucy Tompkins / Lucy McPherson

Lucy Tompkins, Blaine Lucy Tompkins, b. August 1860 as Lucy McPherson. Married in 1885 to Fred Tompkins. Mother to adopted daughter, Alma Tompkins. Alma married James R Hewett. Lucy died —-?

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1897 Quilt: Winnie Luce / Winnifred Winnie Boynton

Winnie E Luce, Mars Hill, Maine Winnie Luce, born Winnifred, daughter of Warren L Boynton and Emeline Rollins. Widow Winnie Luce married Frank A Luce (b. 1843, in New Portland, Maine), son of James Luce and Rispah Walker on 4 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. James Gilman / Esther Gilman / Esther Harris

Mrs. James Gilman, Mars Hill, Me. LAS Esther Harris Gilman b. 1839-1840 in New Brunswick Canada. Married James Gilman, son of James Gilman. b. 1837-d. 1913 Children: Bertram Gilman, May Gilman, Helen Gilman. Esther died in 1906.

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. Jennie Dilling / Jennie McDougal

Mrs. Jennie Dilling, Mars Hill, Maine Jennie Dilling was born as Jennie R McDougal, daughter of John McDougal and Mary Hoydan. She married Frank Dilling, also known as Ambrose Frank Dilling, son of John Dilling and Mary White of Easton, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. Ada Davies / Ada Banks

Mrs. Ada  Davies, Leadville , Colo. Ada Banks Davies was the daughter of Thomas Banks and Mary Cogswell. She married Charles Davies. Her sister was Ella Banks Safford. [Ada’s son Frank W. Davies lived with his aunt Ella in Oakland, … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. Ella Safford / Ella Banks

Mrs. Ella Safford, Leadville, Colo. Mrs. Ella Safford, formerly Ella Banks, was born 15 Dec 1862, daughter of  Thomas Banks and Mary Cogswell. She married John L Safford in 1884. In 1900, Ella, John and daughter Elva Safford (b. 16 … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Mrs. Robert Hunter / Mary Hunter / Mary Irvine

Mrs. Robert Hunter Mars Hill, Me. Mar 16, 1897, WCTU, YBS Mrs  Robert Hunter= Mary Hunter, formerly Mary Irvine, was born in Ireland, daughter of Robert Irvine and Mary Ellis. She and her husband, Robert Hunter lived in Knoxford, Carleton … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Maud M Blanchard

Maud M Blanchard, daughter of Susan Wood and Percival Thomas Blanchard, b September 1869; died 19 Feb. 1902. Source: Census.

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1897 Quilt : Susie Blanchard / Susan Blanchard / Susan Wood / Susan Nadeau

Susie Blanchard, Mars Hill, Maine Susan Blanchard, wife of Percival T Blanchard. Mother of Tina Blanchard, Maud Blanchard, Rose Blanchard, Susan Blanchard, Frederick Blanchard (twin of Tina) , and Elbert Blanchard. Susan Wood Blanchard was born 1845 and died 1928. … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Tina M Blanchard / Tina Wilson

Tina M Blanchard, Mars Hill, Maine Tina Blanchard, daughter of Susan Wood and Percival Thomas Blanchard, b 1875. She married Guy J D Wilson on 18 Feb 1903 in Mars Hill. She was a teacher and he a druggist. Guy J Wilson … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Melissa B Rhodes

Melissa B Rhodes, wife of George Rhodes. b. August 1840. mother of Cora B. Rhodes. Melissa was born in Belfast Maine, Melissa Wentworth. She married George around 1873 and was living in Blaine Maine in 1900, 1910 and 1920. Her … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Cora L Rhodes (Cora Monteith)

Cora Lillian Rhodes, daughter of George Rhodes and Melissa Wentworth, born Feb. 1874.  She was a teacher prior to marriage. Cora married David Simon Monteith on 6 March 1901, Blaine, Maine. Mother of: Ida Lillian Monteith Amy Catherine Monteith Eda … Continue reading

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1897 Quilt: Dora Bridges / Dora Tarr

Dora Bridges, Mars Hill, Maine Dora Bridges, wife of Holland J Bridges . Dora Tarr was born in Etna Maine around 1875, the daughter of Edward H Tarr and Anna W. Cookson. She was the sister in law to Sarah … Continue reading

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Jones and Fulton Connections

Note the following sibling marriages: Martha Jones married Robert M Fulton Aaron Jones married Margaret Fulton Eliphalet Jones married Jane Fulton, daughter of Thomas Fulton (brother to Martha and Aaron) Robert F Jones married Henriette Fulton, another daughter of Thomas … Continue reading

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Photo: Anita Jennie Fulton

Anita Jennie Fulton, daughter of Dr. Aaron Fulton. Born 31 Jan 1892 in Blaine, Maine. Died 14 Nov 1908 , 16 years of age. Photo found online from a seller in St. Louis MO: http://www.familywesearch.com/Photos.aspx

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Photo: 1895 Diary

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Photo: Helena Belle Nutter Smith (11 Oct 1883-21 Jun 1958)

MRS. HELENA NUTTER SMITH Funeral services were held June 23 [1958] at Pierce Bros. Mortuary, Los Angeles, for Helena Nutter Smith. She was the daughter of Adelbert and Rose Nutter and was born in Mars Hill, Oct. 11, 1883. She … Continue reading

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Obituary: Emma Turner Fulton

Mrs. Emma S. Fulton (Aug 1862-25 March 1925) Mrs. Emma S. Fulton, wife of former Senator Dr. A. J. Fulton. passed away Wednesday just after 1 o’clock, March 25, following a  lingering illness of several months, at her home in … Continue reading

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Obituary: Mary Ann York Fulton

MRS. JAMES W. FULTON MEMORIAL The funeral of Mrs. James W. Fulton of Blaine, was held on Sunday, Dec. 10, 1911, at the residence of Mr. B.L. Tapley, her son-in-law, with whom she had made her home for the past … Continue reading

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Obituary: Mrs. Dorothy A. Bell

MRS.  DOROTHY  A.   BELL (23 Jul 1859-30 Jul 1938) In the passing of Mrs. Dorothy Bell on Saturday, Mars Hill lost one of Its older much beloved and respected women. Mrs. Bell, the widow of R. L. Bell, who predeceased … Continue reading

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Obituary: Leonard H. Fulton

Leonard H. Fulton (23 May 1857-13 June 1946) In the death of Leonard Harding Fulton, 89, who died at the home of his only daughter, Mrs. Vera Garrison on Silver St., June 13, removed the oldest settler of Mars Hill. … Continue reading

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Photo: Maggie Jones

Maggie E Jones- daughter of Robert F Jones and Henriette Fulton. Born 1866 in Carleton County New Brunswick. Died 05 Jul 1882. Buried Knoxford, Carleton Co, New Brunswick. Sister to Truman Waldo Jones. Granddaughter of Thomas Fulton and Ephraim Jones. … Continue reading

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Obituary: Seth S. Fulton

The Mars Hill View Jan. 05, 1910 Knoxford, N.B. News Seth S. Fulton, formerly of Knoxford, N.B., died of pneumonia, on Wednesday, December 29, 1910, at Gillett,Colorado, aged 61 years. Deceased was a brother of Mrs. A.D. King, of this … Continue reading

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Obituary: Alice Fulton Larrabee

Presque Isle Star Herald. Thursday, January 31, 1929 Alice A Larrabee (14 Nov 1861-22 Jan 1929) Funeral  services  for  the  late  Alice A. Larrabee  were  held  Friday  afternoon  at  2o’clock   from   the  United   Baptist  Church. Rev.  B . C.  Bubar  … Continue reading

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Obituary: Ina May Bartley

Mars Hill View April 18, 1912 Ina May Bartley, died at Upper Knoxford, N.B., April 11,   1912, aged one year, 8 months and 4 days, grand-daughter of  Leonard and Matilda Bartley.    The little one, especially bright and winsome, had been   … Continue reading

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Obituary: Addie Bartley Toms

The Mars Hill View May 9, 1912 Addie Toms, wife of Lewis Bartley, died at her home in Upper Knoxford, on April 25, 1912, of general debility, aged 27 years, 3 months and  25 days, leaving three little ones, Fay, … Continue reading

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Obituary: Mrs J H Syphers

Mars Hill View, November 25, 1909 Mrs. J. H. SYPHERS Death in So. Portland of a former Mars Hill Citizen. Lucy York, wife of Dr. James H.  Syphers,  died at her  home,  170 Sawyer st., South Portland, Friday  evening,  Nov. … Continue reading

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Obituary: William W. Larrabee

William W. Larrabee, another war veteran, has answered  the Roll Call, passing quitely away at  his  residence  on   Benjamin street, Aug. 31,after an illness of about 11 months, at the age of 75 years,  8 months,  21 days.During the weary … Continue reading

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Obituary: James W. Fulton

James W. Fulton James W. Fulton of Blaine passed away at the home of his only daughter, Mrs. Bert Tapley,  on Tuesday, April 26, aged 79 years, 3 months and 26 days. Although he had been in failing  health for … Continue reading

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Photo: Eliphat Jones and Jane Fulton Jones

Eliphat Jones and Jane Fulton Jones. Earlier picture of the same people???

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Obituary: Adeline A. Fulton McKelvery

The Mars Hill View August 15, 1912 Mrs. Adeline A. McKelvery, wife of Robert McKelvery of Mars Hill, died Monday, August 12,    after a lingering illness of years. Deceased was born in Wicklow, N.B., February 26, 1853. She was  married … Continue reading

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Obituary: Jane Fulton Jones

The Mars Hill View Oct. 26, 1911 Jane (Fulton) Jones Jane, wife of Eliphalet Jones, died of paralysis, Oct. 13, 1911,age nearly 77, leaving to mourn, besides her husband, a daughter,  Sarah, a son, Thomas Almon, 4 grandsons, 3 brothers, … Continue reading

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Obituary: Perry Cox

Mars Hill View July 22, 1915 Perry Oliver Cox, passed away at his home on Silver Street, July 1, 1915, aged 43 years,18 days. Deceased had been in failing health for some time, yet ever hopeful of recovery until obliged … Continue reading

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Photo: Ephraim Jones

Ephraim Jones, father of Mrs Robert Fulton (Martha). born 04 Apr 1801 in New Brunswick Canada. In the 1851, 1861, 1871 Census,  Ephraim lived in Douglas, York County, New Brunswick. Ephraim Jones was married to Dorothy Crouse. They had Martha … Continue reading

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Map: 1877 Blaine, Aroostook, Maine

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Photo: Nelson B Jones

Nelson B Jones, b. Jan 1865 Carleton Co, New Brunswick. He was the son of Robert F Jones and Mary Ann Davis. Moved to the USA in 1890. In the 1900 US Census,  he was married to Lydia Bradley and living … Continue reading

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Photo: Florence King Brown

Florence King Brown, daughter of Alfred D. King and Mary C Fulton. Granddaughter of Thomas Fulton and Margaret Nichols. Florence married Delbert Bruce  Brown, son of John H Brown and Ruth —– on 19 Aug 1892, Blaine, Maine at her parent’s … Continue reading

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Photo: James E Fulton and Cumfort Jones Fulton

James E Fulton and Cumfort Jones Fulton. James was the son of Thomas Fulton (brother to Robert M Fulton). Born 13 Aug 1840, Centreville, Carleton, New Brunswick.  Died 23 Jun 1934 in Knoxford at his nieces home. According to the … Continue reading

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1880 Census Mars Hill Robert Fulton

1880 Mars Hill, Aroostook, Maine Roll   476; Family History Film:  1254476; Page:  306B; Enumeration District:  212;

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Census: 1870 Mars Hill Robert M Fulton

Robert M Fulton, 1870 Census, Mars Hill, Aroostook, Maine. Roll   M593_538; Page:  279A

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Photo: MacDonald “Mack” Fulton

Macdonald Fulton, son Samuel D Fulton and Elevia Bartley, grandson of Thomas Fulton. Thomas Fulton is a brother of Robert M Fulton. Mack married Ada Idella Vandine and lived in Knoxford New Brunswick Canada. The following Elevia Bartley siblings married Fultons: John … Continue reading

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