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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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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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