Monthly Archives: October 2016

Jocelyn, Henry

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Henry Jocelyn Henry Jocelyn, son of Sir Thomas Jocelyn and his second wife Theodora Cooke, was born in England in 1606. He was educated at Cambridge, receiving his degree in 1623; and … Continue reading

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Southgate, Dr. Robert

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Dr. Robert Southgate – Doctor, Lawyer, Judge Robert Southgate: doctor, lawyer, judge, gentleman farmer, and businessman. According to family tradition, in 1771 Dr. Robert Southgate rode into Dunstan on horseback with all … Continue reading

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Uphannum – “Indian Jane”

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Indian Jane – Jane Hannup Uphannum was the daughter of Wackwarreska, Sagamore of Owascoag, and his wife Nagasqua. To early settlers she was familiarly known as Indian Jane, Jane the Indian or … Continue reading

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King, Cyrus – Lawyer

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Cyrus King Born in Scarborough 16 September 1772, Cyrus King was the youngest son of Richard King and Mary Black. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover and graduated from Columbia College. Cyrus studied … Continue reading

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King, William – Maine’s First Governor

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason William King William King, son of Richard King and Mary Black King, was born 9 February 1768 in Scarborough. When he was thirteen, William was sent to Phillips Academy in Andover for … Continue reading

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King, Rufus – Continental Congress

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Rufus King Rufus King, the first child of Richard King and his wife Isabella Bragdon, was born 24 March 1755 in Scarborough. He was a half-brother of William and Cyrus King. After … Continue reading

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King, Richard – Dunstan Settler

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Richard King Richard King, born in 1718 in Boston, settled in the Dunstan Landing area of Scarborough in 1746 after selling property in Watertown, Massachusetts where he’d had a successful timber exporting … Continue reading

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Kaler-Vaill, Addie – Devoted to Community

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Addie Kaler-Vaill Addie Kaler-Vaill was born in 1878 to a well-known Scarborough family. She devoted her life to family and the community. Addie was involved with the public library, and she also … Continue reading

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Litchfield, Lewis L. – Station Agent & Hobbyist

People Who Called Scarborough Home By Charlene Fenlason Lewis Litchfield Lewis Litchfield, station agent for the Boston & Maine Railroad in the early 1900s, was born in 1871. He was a station agent first at Pine Point and later at … Continue reading

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Maritime Tales: Shipyards and Shipwrecks – Part 2 of 2

Text by Bruce Thurlow Images from Scarborough Historical Society, Rodney Laughton and Don Googins (Part 1 Here) Shipwrecks Scarborough’s coastline has three extensive beaches: Higgins, Scarborough, and Pine Point. There are ledges, however, around Prouts Neck, Bluff and Stratton Islands (now … Continue reading

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