The Town Register: Phippsburg, Georgetown, Arrowsic, West Bath, Westport, 1906 (Google eBook)

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H. E. Mitchell Company, 1906 - Phippsburg (Me.) - 210 pages
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Page 130 - 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 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 98 - The surface of a large part of the state is rugged and broken. The soil of the river valleys is very productive, but in the mountainous regions and along the sea coast it is for the most 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...
Page 5 - Senate). 1857 Joseph H. Williams, Augusta, Acting. 1858 Lot M. Morrill, Augusta. 1861 Israel Washburn, Jr., Orono. 1863 Abner Coburn, Skowhegan. 1864 Samuel Cony, Augusta. 1867 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.
Page 99 - Number and Acreage of Farms, and Value of Farm Property, June 1, 1900, Classified by area, with percentages.
Page 130 - Limerick 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 nonresident 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 6 - Hallowell, died December 15, 1887. 1887 SS Marble, Waldoboro, Acting. 1889 Edwin C. Burleigh, Bangor. 1893 Henry B. Cleaves, Portland. 1897 Llewellyn Powers, Houlton. 1901 John Fremont Hill, Augusta. 1905 Wm.
Page 130 - ... 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; generalwork — genlwk; mariner — mar; employ — emp; retired — retd; telephone operative — tel op; telegraph operative — teleg op.
Page 130 - 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. After the name of each non-resident will be found the present address, when such address has been given to us. Non-residents are indicated by the (*). When a daughter in a family has married, her name taken in marriage appears after her given name in parenthesis, the name preceded by a...
Page 98 - Maine has a total laud area of 29,895 square miles, of which 9,844 square miles, or 32.9% are included in farms. The surface consists of two great slopes, the northern and the southern. The northern slope, comprising about one-third of the total area is drained by the St. John river and its tributaries, the southern slope by numerous streams which flow into the Atlantic. The broad, flat divide which separates the two slopes serves as a natural reservoir, most of the rivers of the state having their...

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