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William Graffam – Puzzle Editor

William H. Graffam (1853-1934) Puzzle Editor of West Scarborough, Maine By Larry Glatz of (East) Scarborough, Maine — 31 August 2022 For most who knew him locally, William Henry Graffam was a successful grocer and sometime postmaster at Dunstan’s Corner … Continue reading

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Foss Birth Returns – 1771 to 1798

[This is a transcript of a birth list, probably a “return.” Based upon the paper type and writing style, I believe it to be from the early 1800s, possibly as early as 1798.] William Foss born November 26th 1771 Jonathan … Continue reading

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Francis Neale – Jocelyn’s Nephew – 89-9388

Mr. Francis Neale — Jocelyn’s Nephew. Mr.Francis Neale must have been a nephew of Esquire Jocelyn, whose half-sister Elizabeth married Francis Neile of London, gent., 25 May 1625, and had children Francis, John, and Mary. Francis Neale, gent. about 30 … Continue reading

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89-9306 – “Henry Jocelyn”

Henry Jocelyn Henry Jocelyn son of sir Thomas Jocelyn of Kent,Eng. was sent over by ’Capt. Mason to make “a more complete discovery” and examination of bis grant. He arrived at Piscataqua in the summer of 1634  but did not … Continue reading

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Men of Scarborough – 89-9305

Henry Jocelyn, gentleman-this name in our records for a half-century typifies shat English character in its best light. Most of the records of the Province of New Somersetshire are in his hand. Derived of ancient lineage, the fifth surviving son … Continue reading

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Alice Jocelyn’s Thimble

In 1653 Alice Jocelyn sailed from Richman’s Island in the Fellowship, bound for Boston, as ’twas forecast to fetch her marriage gear.’ On her second day of shopping who should she come face to face with, but her good old … Continue reading

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Updates July 2022

Books Available Online I added a link to Sylvester, Herbert Milton, The Sokoki Trail (1907) – “The Romance of Black Point” Businesses I added the 1970 Scarborough Business Directory – by Scarborough Jaycees Education Grammer Schools I digitized, OCRed, and … Continue reading

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89.9.1979 – Letter from N. & M. Tilton to their children – 19 July 1846

Besides Tilton, the following surnames are mentioned: Burnham, Storer, Hatch, Finney, Perkam, Strickland, Smith, Wiggin, & Chase.  There is an interesting story about Sidney Burnham, with an ax, being arrested. This OCR text version has not been reviewed or edited … Continue reading

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M.F. Tilton letter to C. T. Libby, Esq. 11 Jul 1889 – 70.14.17.k

Click to access a 1970s typed transcription. Unformatted Transcription Text Below Bangor, July 11, 1889 C. T. Libby Esq. Dear Sir- I have unrolled a pal impest of more than eighty yrs. accumulation and given you of its contents a … Continue reading

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70.14.17r – Typed transcription of a letter from N & M Tilton to their children 15 Dec 1845

Surname File – Tilton The original handwritten letter is misfiled/mislocated.  This is an OCRed version of a 1970’s typed copy of the letter. Below is a plain text copy of the letter. 15 Dec. 1845 Dear children; We have been … Continue reading

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