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Page 118 - ... been given to us. The non-residents are indicated by the (*). Following the names of the population is the occupation. To designate the occupations we have used the more common abbreviations and contractions. Some of these follow: Farmer — far; carpenter — car; railroad service — RR ser; student, a member of an advanced institution of learning — stu; pupil, a member of a lower grade of schools...
Page 98 - ... part sterile. The Aroostook Valley, which comprises the largest area of fertile farming land in New England, has a deep, porus, yellow loam, especially adapted to the growing of fruits and vegetables. This section has developed remarkably during the last decade. NUMBER AND SIZE OF FARMS IN THE STATE The following table gives, by decades since 1850, the number of farms, the total and average acreage, and the per cent, of farm land improved.
Page 5 - Saco (elected to US Senate). 1843 Edw. Kavanagh, Newcastle, Acting. 1844 Hugh J. Anderson, Belfast. 1847 John W. Dana, Fryeburg. 1850 John Hubbard, Hallowell. 1853 William G. Crosby, Belfast. 1855 Anson P. Morrill, Readfield.
Page 118 - ... cotton or woolen mill operatives —mill op; weaver— weav; spinner— spin; electrician— elec; painter— ptr; carriage work— car wk; dress maker— dr mkr; insurance — ins; traveling salesman, or commercial traveler — sales, or coml trav; music teacher — mus tr; teamster — team; general work — genlwk; mariner — mar; employ — emp; retired — retd.
Page 118 - Orchard has been arranged in families where that arrangement has been possible. In these families, in addition to the resident living members, the names of the non-resident members are included. It should be borne in mind that this plan does not include the names of all former residents of this town, as the names of the non-residents appear only when one or both of the parents are still living in the town.
Page 118 - Farmer — far; carpenter — car; railroad service — RR ser; student, a member of an advanced institution of learning — stu; pupil, a member of a lower grade of schools (including all who have reached the age of five years...
Page 6 - Joshua L. Chamberlain, Brunswick. 1871 Sidney Perham, Paris. 1874 Nelson Dingley, Jr., Lewiston. 1876 Selden Connor, Augusta. 1879 Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston. 1880 Daniel F. Davis, Corinth. 1881 Harris M. Plaisted, Bangor. 1883 Frederick Robie, Gorham. 1887 Joseph R. Bodwell, Hallowell, died December 15, 1887.
Page 99 - Number and Acreage of Farms, and Value of Farm Property, June 1, 1900, Classified by principal source of income.