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    10 October 2004
    NAME: Kathie J. Berard
    I am looking for the gravsite of Nelson Harmon b. 1830 and married to Ada(h) Applebee. His death certificate states Nelson is buried in Standish (Higgin-Elwell Cemetary).

    7 January 1998
    NAME: Raymond Coombs
    Would like to know the parents of ASA BERRY, b. 1803, Standish; mar. HANNAH MOORE b. Standish 5 Dec. 1807 (have her line back to Scotland). He was in state legislature. Have his children and more. They lived in Cabbage Yard.

    17 August 1997
    NAME: Janice Grannell Whitaker
    I am researching my Cannell, Sturgis and Whitney ancestors in Standish. Please add me to your list, and connect me to anyone researching the same families.

    25 March 2001
    NAME: Angel Carver
    I am researching my Carver, Woodbrey, and Burkett ancestors in Standish and the surrounding areas. My grandfather was Nelson Charles Carver from Steep Falls and I am interested in any information about his father Charles Nelson Carver and his mother (whose name I think is Laura Burkett). I am also researching the ancestors of my Grandmother Naomi Gertrude Woodbrey who was married to Nelson Charles Carver (her parents were Amos and Essie I. Woodbrey). So if anyone has any information, I would appreciate your help.

    9 June 1998
    NAME: Jan Morton
    I am seeking any information on Stephen/Steven Lowell CRAM who was born ca 1831 possibly in Standish Maine. He came to Australia in ca.1851. No parents shown on his death certificate in 1891. Info sought on his parents/siblings and I have information on his descendants in Australia.

    14 Sep 2000
    NAME: Sue McCabe
    I am researching the families of William, Thomas, and John CUMMINGS.

    2 March 2001
    NAME: Brian Dorsett
    Capt. Edmund Dorsett married Sophia Swett in Gorham on Feb. 1, 1825. He was listed as being from Standish, which I would like to verify. Seeking his father, mother, brothers or sisters. He was born about 1800.

    15 May 2001
    Name: Harriet Weeman Brown
    EMERY and RAND
    I am researching the families of Alfred E. Emery and his wife, Harriet L. Rand of Standish, Me. Parents of Alfred Jr., Ethelyn (Emery) Weeman and Robert Merle Emery. I am looking for any infomation on their descendants.

    18 August 1997
    NAME: Jack Perkins
    I am researching Charles HALL and his wife Lydia NOBLE; Christopher NOBLE and his wife Martha ROWE; and John BURNELL and his wife Elizabeth FREEMAN.

    21 October 2005
    NAME: Marcia R. Clark
    My direct ancestor is Elkanah Higgins who was born 13 Nov 1802 in Standish. His parents were Elkanah Higgins and Jemima (Cole). Jemima Cole was born 11 Nov 1767 in Pepperborough, Maine. Elkanah Higgins' father was Ebenezer Higgins who was born 21 June 1721 in Eastham, Mass. He served in the Revolutionary War. The younger Elkanah Higgins married Betsy Whitehouse and by 1840 was living in Smithfield, Somerset Co, Maine with their children: Esther Whitehouse Higgins born 15 Dec 1823, Martha Higgins born 12 Jan 1827, Nancy Jane Higgins born 17 Mar 1829, Adaline Higgins, born 23 Aug 1834, and Leonard Higgins born 27 March 1837. Esther Whitehouse Higgins married Thomas Jefferson White 28 April 1844 at Belgrade, Maine. Their youngest son Frank White was born 26 Feb 1864 in Walpole, Maine. The family moved to Cottonwood County, Minnesota in 1870. Frank was my great grandfather.

    14 October 2000
    NAME: Beatrice Fortin
    I am researching all the families of Willard, b. October 20, 1866, d. August 16, 1943, and ( Elias2, Elias1) Meserve of Standish, Me. Included are all families of Mulbury and Rebecca (Sands) Harmon (John, Lieut. John, Capt. Nathaniel) which include issue of William b. 1834, Ebenezer b. 1848, Mulbury, 1855, Phineas, 1839, Mary E.b. 1859, Lucy b. (?) and Reuben b. 1837, all b. in Standish, Me. Thompson families consists of Mary Thompson, b.August 26, 1832, Standish, Me. (Thomas, Theodore) and the lineage of Shaws include Betsey Shaw b.February 17, 1777, Standish, Me. (Ebenezer Jr., Ebenezer.) All Sanborn families of Daniel b. May 29, 1766 Standish, Me who m. Miriam Lowell (no dates) of Bridgton, Me. Please, add me to your list and connect me to anyone who may be researching the same families.

    28 Jan 2002
    Name: Richard Warner
    I'm researching Stephen PAINE who married Patience WHITNEY on Aug. 19, 1818 in the 1st Church of Standish by the Rev. Daniel Marrett. Who were the parents of Stephen and Patience? Did Stephen and Patience remain in the Standish area after the marriage? Or, did they migrate west? Where did they settle? Were any children born to Stephen and Patience? If so, who was born and when? Any help will be gratefully appreciated. Thanks in advance.

    6 Jan 2009
    Name: Henry Mayo Flynn, Jr.
    RAND and MAYO
    Isaac C. Mayo/ Hannah Rand m. 11 JUN 1820 Standish. Seems like many Rands about at that time but have no clue Re. Hannah. My info says b. and d. right there in Standish. Someone there must know my girl. Hannah: b. 2 OCT 1802, d. 27 SEP 1879.

    3 November 1998
    NAME: Clement Erskine Farnham
    I am researching my ancestors in Standish. Please add me to your list and connect me to anyone who may be researching the same families.

    5 December 1998
    NAME: Scott Cressey
    I am researching Fred HARMON (father of Frank L. HARMON who married Florence SHAW in 1899) and his wife Georgia LIBBY, and Charles L. SHAW and his wife Harriet (Hattie) B. LOMBARD (parents of Florence SHAW). The 1905 census shows Charles Shaw and Frank L. Harmon living in Sebago Lake Station. Oral family history claims Charles Shaw is a descendent of the bard, Thomas Shaw.

    15 August 2000
    NAME: Lee-Anne Smithson Dahms
    Looking for any information on descendants of VIVIAN HARRIET SHAW b. 4-26-1894. Her parents were JOHN SHAW of Sebago Lake Village and HARRIET ELIZABETH THURSTON. John's parents were Mr. and Mrs. MARTHA SHAW. Elizabeth's parents were THADEAUS and ROWENA THURSTON. They were all said to come from the Standish Maine area. Martha's husband was said to be a capt. on a canal boat in the area.

    15 March 2002
    Name: Margaret Alden Ransom
    I am searching for the parents of Caleb SMITH (abt 1795 - bef. 1860). Caleb was "of Standish" in 1818 when he married Alice TIBBETS (d/o Stephen and Mehitable) of Hiram. Caleb and Alice had 11 children born in Standish from 1819 to 1839--Anna, Mehitable, Stephen Tebbets, Harriet Lincoln, James, Joseph, Olive Cole, Isaac Rogers, Roxanna Whitney, Eliza Jane Wood (my and Hanson Clement. I have been unable to find when Caleb was born or when he died. All his census entries are consistent with birth in 1795. He does not appear in the 1860 census. In 1860 Allice SMITH lived in Limington in the same household as her son Joseph. Any help or suggestions will be much appreciated.

    1 May 2001
    NAME: Marion Stevens Layman
    I am looking for info on Joel Stevens b. 1746 fought in Revolution, married Mary Webber. Also Jane Peterson b. 1824 in Nova Scotia. Widow of Lorenzo Stevens, raised 4 small children alone,in Standish,ME. & Calvin Stevens of Standish.

    2 January 1998
    NAME: Susan Szewczyk
    I am looking for information on John Strout and his wife Ruth Mayo. They were suppose to be early settlers of Standish, Me. I am looking for proof of their marriage.

    Date: 30 May 2008
    Name: Denise A. Heffner
    I am researching Mary Swett who, I believe, was born in Standish on 1 Jul 1769. She ultimately married a LInscott from York and left Standish for Ohio. She was my great-great-great-great grandmother.

    Date: 06 Dec 2006
    Name: Thomas Burcher
    I am the ggggs of Rev. John Swett and Elizabeth Wales Yates of Standish, Cumberland, Maine. They were married in ME c. 1790, and migrated to s.e. Ohio c. 1800. I would like to find out who their parents were. John and Elizabeth are interred in Concord Cemetery, in northern Ames Twp., Athens Co., Ohio, along with other Swetts.

    18 FEB 2002
    Name: Janis Moore
    I am in search of more information on Mary WEEMAN (1813-1873) in Standish, daughter of Benjamin (1787-1843), John (abt 1750-1819), Valentine. Mary married Joseph CRAM Jr. and moved to Baldwin, ME. This line includes STRAW, FAVOUR, SPENCER.

    1 April 1999
    NAME: Sharon Barnett
    Researching info on Abel Whitney b Aug 20, 1734, married to Thankful Morton. Standish ME. Levi Whitney b Mar 18, 1779, married to Happy Higgins. Standish, ME. Obadiah Whitney b Jan 9, 1809, married to Louisa Bangs. Standish, ME.

    24 Jul 2001
    Name: Don Wilt
    Researching Jedediah Witham who was born about 1761 in Standish. Parents unknown. He married Mahitabal Swett, also of Standish, Daughter of Jonathan Swett and Kisiah. The marriage took place 9 Oct 1774 in Gorham. Jedediah was a Sea Captain who took ill while in the West Indies. The ship put into Cuba where he died sometime before 1797. I am looking for a birth record for both Jedediah and Mahitabal in Standish. I would also like to hear from anyone else who is researching these persons.

    24 October 1997
    NAME: Anne B. Wiegle
    I am researching the YOUNG and GREEN families of Standish ME. Looking for ancestors/descendants of Joseph YOUNG (3rd) b 25 Apr 1804 Standish; d 23 Mar 1889 Longmeadow MA, who m 21 May 1824 in Standish to Mary GREEN, b 7 Aug 1802 Standish; d 31 Aug 1888 Longmeadow MA. Joseph was the s.o. Joseph YOUNG and Lydia SNOW of Gorham. Children of Joseph YOUNG 3rd & Mary GREEN: Francis Asbury b abt 1832; Aphia, Samuel, Sadie m. Eugene LOANIS, George, Eban, 2 other girls. I would be grateful for any information I can find on this family. I believe that they moved to Mass prior to 1852.

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