Monthly Archives: December 2010

John Q A Foss, b Machias ME, 11 Jun 1836

John Q A Foss, b at Machias ME, 11 Jun 1836 son of Charles and Mary C (Bowers) Foss of Machias ME. (Original Records of Maine Towns and Cities: The Town of Machias, hereafter Machias OR, p. 117). The following … Continue reading

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Charles M Foss, b Machias ME, 05 Jan 1829

I am working on my narrative for Charles and Mary C (Bowers) Foss. Here is some research on one of their children. Charles M Foss, b at Machias ME, 05 Jan 1829 son of Charles and Mary C (Bowers) Foss … Continue reading

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American Civil War Research Database

Last night on my way from NYC to Maine I stopped in to see my parents. My father told me about a great site to assist in Civil War research. The annual membership fee at the time of this post … Continue reading

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New this week Maine records on Ancestry.com

Well this is good news. Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922 Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922 Maine Death Records, 1617-1922  

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Bookshelf and Sketches

Today I created two new pages on my blog. First, I created a bookshelf page to list the sources that I am using to trace my downeast ancestry. I will update it as I go along. Second, I added a … Continue reading

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Family Tree Maker 2010 for the Mac Issue

Today as I was documenting another branch of my Foss family tree and I hit a snag in Family Tree Maker 2010 for the Mac. The issue seems to manifest itself when I attach two people that already exist in … Continue reading

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Narrative for Israel Foss b c1772-1773

Today I began putting a narrative together for Israel Foss. I like to use the format from the series “Maine Families in 1790″. I like being able to read the sources as I read the narrative.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t look … Continue reading

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