Author Archives: Don Taylor

Fickett Surname

Researched by Don Taylor As of 9 October 2018 Fickett Surname File: The Fickett Surname File has two items in it. Short Fickett note regarding Johnathan Fickett. 89.9.720 – Fickett – Libby Notes “Pink Pointer” slip with two items. See … Continue reading

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September 2018 Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files – I added an Alger Family Page, Scanned and OCRed 5 files, Linked 3 Known Internet Resources. I added a Walker Surname Page. Added a letter from Maynard E. Walker to Miss Libby dated 7 Mar 1959 – … Continue reading

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Surname – Walker

Surname File – Walker     Item Accession# Comments Letters – Maynard E. Walker to Miss Libby 89-9-465a 7 Mar 1959 – Alger, Plummer, Roberts, Walker   Maps: (N/A) Known Internet Resources The pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 … Continue reading

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Surname – Alger

Alger Family of Dunstan, Scarborough Town, Cumberland County, Maine.   Surname File – Alger Item Accession# Comments Descendancy Chart: Descendants of Arthur Alger 03.59.2 (8 Jun 2005) Family History: Alger Angle, The – 1618-1754 06.74.1 Family History: Alger Family 95.40.19B … Continue reading

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August 2018 Website Activity

Main Room Created a new Main Room Page and reorganized the links appropriate to the Main Room Page. Created a new “Surname Files” page. I created a product page for “Dear Mrs. Libbey” book sales. I updated the Shop Page to … Continue reading

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1875 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book

The 1875 Tax Valuation Record was scanned at the Maine State Library using their Zeutschel OS 12002 multi-camera book scanner that creates high-resolution images. The scanned images were then combined and compressed into a PDF file. The resulting file was uploaded … Continue reading

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1841 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book

If you have ancestors who lived in Scarborough in 1841, the 1841 Scarborough Tax Valuation Book is a great resource to add texture to your family history and genealogical research. The online version was scanned on the Maine State Library’s … Continue reading

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July 2018 Website Activity

Photographs I published the following photographs from Photo Box 1, “Miscellaneous Businesses” to Digital Maine at the Maine State Library: Maine Egg Producers Candling Room at Maine Egg Producers I published the following photographs from Photo Box 1, “Miscellaneous Businesses” to this … Continue reading

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New photos – June 2018

New photos added to the website last month (June 2018) 89.9.1860 – Pleasant Hill Hose – circa 1860. 2017.51.5 – Rescue Unit, Circa 1952 – Dr. Philip Haigis, Frank Slipp, Cayton Urquhart, Percy Gower, Leon Lary, Ross Sherwood. 2017.56.02 – … Continue reading

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Class of 1931 – Names & Photos

We received a number of photos of the students of Scarborough High School, Class of  1931, from the collection of Marguerite Carver Shaw Davis, also known as “Mag.” Accession Number:  2018-10-02 These photos were sized for the web at three … Continue reading

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