Currently ResearchingI am currently researching my lineage to Benjamin Foss and his wife Sarah Mitchell of Machias, Maine.
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
This week I thought I would try to find out a little more about the wife of Benjamin Foss, Sarah Mitchell. Especially since there is a discrepancy with the Machias books stating her name is Sarah Getchell versus Sarah Mitchell. … Continue reading
This week I made a trip back to Google Books to see if I could find a birth record for Benjamin Foss. I still have not found a birth record. However, I did find church baptism records for him and … Continue reading
This week is a little tough for me to get my weekly dose of research in. I had to take a flight to Montreal today for business. However, I was able to take the Machias vital records with me on … Continue reading
This book has a wealth of information that is applicable to my search about my downeast ancestors. It was published in 1863 by C.O. Furbush and written by William B Smith. Below is the text from the genealogy section of … Continue reading
One of the books that have been helpful in learning about my downeast ancestors is The Narrative of the town of Machias. This book was written by George Washington Drisko. It was published in Machias, Me in 1904 by the … Continue reading