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Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center

Sanborn Insurance Maps of Skowhegan (Digitalized)

1884, 1897, 1903, 1909, 1914, 1927

Available for review at the Museum & Research Center.

 

Historical and Genealogical Research Materials

The following indexed notebooks are collections of various documents, donated genealogical notes/charts, news clippings, correspondence, etc. Some collections contain only a few pages while others are rather extensive.

MILITARY:
WORLD WAR I (TWO VOLUMES)
WWI SOLDIERS BY TOWN
WWI SOLDIERS A-M; N-Z
CIVIL WAR
REVOLUTIONARY WAR
SKOWHEGAN MILITIA
WAR OF 1812
MEXICAN WAR, CIVIL WAR, NEWS CLIPPINGS
CIVIL WAR, ADDISON MORRILL (DIARY AND LETTERS)

SCHOOLS:
SKOWHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL CLIPPINGS 1910-1939
SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL RECORDS
GRADUATION PROGRAMS, SPEICAL EVENTS, OTHER PAPERS, EPHEMERA: SKOWHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL AND BLOOMFIELD ACADEMY
TEACHERS, PRINCIPALS, PRECEPTORS
SKOWHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL, CLASS OF 1945, REUNIONS 2000 AND 2002
SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS

THE SHOWHEGAN HOUSE
THE HISTORY HOUSE
THE WOMEN’S REFORMATORY
THE SHAVER TELEPHONE COMPANY
SKOWHEGAN AUTHORS: A-G; H-O; P-Z
SKOWHEGAN DOCTORS
SKOWHEGAN RAILROADS
SKOWHEGAN INDUSTRY
SKOWHEGAN HOTELS
FARMS AND AGRICULTURE
MANUFACTURERS AND BUSINESSMEN
HISTORY OF SKOWHEGAN NEWSPAPERS
AMERICAN LEGION
SKOWHEGAN CENSUS (HANDWRITTEN COPIES)
EARLY DEEDS (2 BOOKS)
FRENCH CANADIANS
BENEDICT ARNOLD
POSTMASTER C. DAVIS MILLER
SKOWHEGAN POST OFFICE
EMBDEN PETROGLYPHS (INDIAN ROCK AND SOLON INDIAN LEDGES) BY BEATRICE MAKI )
MAINE INDIANS
DICTIONARY OF ABNAKI INDIANS
FATHER RASLE
STORED EXHIBIT: ORIGINAL 1794 RECORDS OF CANAAN: TOWN TAX LIST; VALUATION OF TOWN OF CANAAN; WARRANT FOR SCHOOL TAX; WARRANT TO COLLECT MINISTERS’ TAX; SCHOOL TAX; MINISTER PRODUCE TAX; TAX FOR BUILDING SCHOOL;            WARRANT FOR STATE TAX; COPY OF STATE TAX; COPY OF WARRANT FOR STATE TAX; PRODUCE TAX #1; MINISTERS’ CASH TAX;  ORIGINAL TAX BILLS; W. RUNNELS’ PLAN (MAY-NO DATE); METHOD OF MAKING TAXES- NO DATE.

CHURCHES:
MINISTERS
PHILATHEA CLASS
BAPTIST CHURCH
BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
METHODIST CHURCH
ADVENTIST, NAZARENE, SPIRITUALIST, AND UNIVERSALIST CHURCHES,
FEDERATED CHURCHEARLY CHURCHES OF SKOWHEGAN WITH NEWS CLIPPINGS
CATHOLIC CHURCH
FEDERATED CHURCH


SALVATION ARMY
CERTIFICATES OF MARRIAGE AND INTENTIONS (PRE-1892)
BIRTHS AND DEATHS (PRE 1892) INDEXED (FROM SELECTMEN’S RECORDS)


CEMETERY RECORDS:
NORTH CEMETERY
INSCRIPTIONS: SOUTHSIDE CEMETERY TO 1850
BLOOMFIELD
POOLER
MALBON MILLS


DEEDS, NOTES, NEWS CLIPPINGS
SOME MEN IN AUSTRALIA 1783-1976
EARLY RECORDS OF CANAAN: MARRIAGES; DEATHS; WARNINGS OUT
CANAAN AND MILBURN TOWN RECORDS
NORRIDGEWOCK, 200 YEARS (1788-1988)
SKOWHEGAN SESQUICENTENNIAL 1823-1975
ELISE FELLOWS WHITE AND JOHN W. FOGLER

OBITUARIES (VARIOUS YEARS/NAMES FROM 1860’s-80’s, EARLY 1900’s) INDEXED A-L AND M-Z

SOME SOMERSET REPORTERS 1833-1896

MAPS AND A FEW COPIES OF OTHER NEWSPAPERS

FAMILIES: (INDICATES A SINGLE NOTEBOOK’S CONTENTS)

ALLEN FAMILY (SKOWHEGAN AND NORRIDGEWOCK)

A FAMILIES: ABBOTT, ADAMS, AMES, ANDERSON, ANTELL, ARNOLD

B FAMILIES: BAILEY, BAKER, BAKEMAN, BARTLETT, BATES, BEAL, BEAN, BELL, BICKFORD, BIXBY, BLACKDEN/BLAGDON, BLACKWELL, BLANCHARD, BLUNT, BOARDMAN, BOWERMAN, BOISE/BOYSE, BRIDGE, BRAGG, BRAY, BROOKS, BROWN, BUCK, BUCKMAN,          BURRILL, INCLUDING THE 1821 4TH OF JULY SPEECH BY REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER NOAH BURRILL, BUZZELL

BIGELOW FAMILY (SINGLE LISTING INDICATES A SEPARATE NOTEBOOK)

BRAINARD, HOUGHTON-WESTON

C FAMILIES: CAIN, CAIRNS, CARR, CATES, CAYFORD, CHASE, CHOATES, CHURCH, CLARK, COFFIN, COLBY, COLLINS, CONANT,           CONE, COOK, COPP, CURTIS, CUSHING

CLEVELAND FAMILY
CAYFORD FAMILY
COBURN FAMILY
COBURN, LOUISE H.
CURRIER FAMILY

D FAMILIES: DANE, DANFORTH, DASCOMB, DAVIS, DEANE, DEBE, DELANO, DICKEY, DILLINGHAM, DILLON, DINSMORE, DOLAN, DOLE, DOYER, DREW, DUNBAR, DURRILL

DYER

E FAMILIES: EATON, EDMUNDS, EDWARDS, EMERSON, ESTES, EVERETT

EMERY FAMILY

F FAMILIES: FARRAH, FARWELL, FLAGG, FLANDERS, FLETCHER, FOGG, FOLSOM, FOWLER, FRIEND, FRENCH, FROST, FRYE

FELLOWS FAMILY

G FAMILIES: GARDINER, GAY, GILMAN, GLEDHILL, GOODWIN, GOODRIDGE, GOULD, GRANT, GREEN, GREENLEAF, GROVER

H FAMILIES: HAINES, HALL, HANCOCK, HANSON, HARDING, HARRIS, HARTWELL, HARVEY, HATHAWAY, HAYDEN, HAZELTON, HAYNES, HEALD, HEALY, HEATH, HERRIN, HESELTON, HEYWOOD, HIGGINS, HIGHT, HILL, HILTON, HINDS, HINCKLEY, HINTON, HOLMAN, HOLT, HOLWAY, HOMSTEAD, HOOD, HOWE, HOWARD, HOYT, HUBBARD, HUNT, HUSSEY, HUTCHINSON

HATHAWAY FAMILY

IRELAND FAMILY

J FAMILIES: JACOBS, JENKINS, JOHNSON, JONES, JUDKINS

JEWETT FAMILY

K FAMILIES: KENDALL, KIDDER, KILROY, KIMBALL, KINCAID, KING, KINSMAN, KNOWLTON

L FAMILIES: LABREE, LADD, LAMBERT, LANCASTER, LANE, LANG, LASHON, LAWRENCE, LAWTON, LEAVITT, LEWIS, LIBBY, LITTLEFIELD, LOCKE, LOMBARD, LOOMIS, LORD, LOVEJOY, LOWE, LUNT, LYON

LEIGHTON FAMILY

M FAMILIES: MANN, MALBON, MANTER, MARBLE, MARSTON, MASON, MATTHEWS, MAVERICK, MAYO, MERCER, MERRICK, MILLS, MITCHELL, MOODY, MOOERS, MOORE, MORRISETTE, MOWER,


MC COLLOR, MC CRILLIS, MC DANIELS, MC INTIRE

MC CLELLAN/MCLELLAN FAMILY
MALBON GENEALOGY
MERRILL FAMILY
MILLER FAMILY
MORRILL-FAMILY LETTERS
MORRISON FAMILY
MORSE FAMILY

N FAMILIES: NASH, NAY, NELSON, NORRIS

NEIL FAMILY
NYE FAMILY

OAKES FAMILY

P AND Q FAMILIES: PACKARD, PALMER, PARKMAN, PARSONS, PATTEN, PEARSON, PIERCE, PINKHAM, PLAYSE, PLUMMER, POLLARD, POMERLEAU, POWERS, PRENTISS, PRESCOT

PAGE FAMILY
PARKER FAMILY
PARLIN FAMILY
ROLAND PATTEN’S NEWSCLIPPINGS 1920’S
PHILBRICK FAMILY
POOLER FAMILY
PRATT FAMILY

R FAMILIES: RACKLIFF, RAYMOND, REED, RICHARDSON, ROBBINS, ROBINSON, ROGERS, ROLLINS, ROWELL

RUSSELL FAMILY

S FAMILIES: SABOL, SAFFORD, SAMPSON, SAVAGE, SAWYER, SAYERS, SEARS, SHEPHARD, SINCYR, SOULE, SNOW, SPAULDING, SPEARING, STARBIRD, STEVENS, STIMPSON, STINCHFIELD

SAWYER FAMILY
SMILEY FAMILY
CLYDE SMITH
SMITH FAMILY
SNOW FAMILY
STEWARD FAMILY RECORDS
SWAN FAMILY

T FAMILIES: TAYLOR, TENNY, TITCOMB, THOMPSON, TURNER, TUTTLE

V FAMILIES: VARNEY, VARNUM, VILES

W FAMILIES: WADSWORTH, WALDRON, WALKER, WARD, WARE, WAUGH, WENTWORTH, WHEELER, WHITTEMORE, WHIDDEN, WHITMAN, WHITTEN, WHITTIER, WILDES, WILLARD, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSON, WILSON, WITHEE, WORDBURY, WORMLIGHT, WORMELL, WORTHLEY

WEBB FAMILY
WESTON FAMILY RECORDS
LAND DEEDS TO SARAH WESTON, BOULDER CO
NEWS ARTICLE ON SARAH WESTON
LETTERS TO LEVI WESTON FROM HIS BROTHER
LETTER TO LEVI WESTON FROM J.C. BIGELOW OF AUSTRALIA
WESTON FAMILY RECORDS/NEWS CLIPPINGS
WHITAKER FAMILY
WHITE FAMILY
ELISE FELLOW WHITE: HER MUSIC, HER POETRY AND NEWS ARTICLES,
WYMAN FAMILY RECORDS AND NEWS CLIPPINGS OF REUNIONS

YEULIN FAMILY