Category Archives: photos

Looking for photos and information

Hello readers, To read the diary entries, click on the year in the categories fields in the right hand menu bar. You may also search the site for names and keywords by entering them in the search box on the … 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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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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