Author Archives: Don Taylor

November 2018 SHS Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files Videos Recorded the November 2018 presentation of the Scarborough Historical Society’s monthly meeting, “I Feel Your Pain: 19th Century Patent Medicine” by Roberta Ransley-Matteau and posted it to YouTube with a link from the Video page. The … Continue reading

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Scarborough High School – Class of 1949

Scarborough High School – Class of 1949 Front Row – Peggy Deering – Lorna Hersey – Mary White – Eunice Lilly – Richard Marr – Delbert Pike – Angie Marshall – Gladys David – Betty Frost 2nd Row – Dot … Continue reading

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October 2018 SHS Website Activity

Main Room Surname Files I added a Fickett Surname post, scanned and OCRed 89.9.720 – Fickett – Libby Notes, Videos I recorded the October 2018 presentation of the Scarborough Historical Society’s monthly meeting, “Podcasts: Digging Up our Forgotten Past and Breathing … Continue reading

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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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