Archival Notes, November 2016

ACGS CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 1. THE FAMILIES OF THE UPPER SAINT JOHN VALLEY IN 1790, price $34. 2. AROOSTOOK COUNTY TOWNS THAT SENT MEN TO THE CIVIL WAR Vol.1, price $50. Picture book Vol. 2, price $10. 3. AROOSTOOK CENSUSES & MORTALITY SCHEDULES 1850-1880 on CD, price $55. 4. COCHRAN CEMETERY, RIVER ROAD, CARIBOU, MAINE, […]

Archival Notes, October 2016

One hidden source of vital records that are public is in Annual Town Reports for selective years. Individual towns have different years, where the town clerk lists all births, marriages and deaths for the previous year. Some of them list persons who died in another town but are buried in their particular town. ACGS Library […]

Archival Notes, February 2016

Why would you think that if you saw a census head of household listing with the name Packard in 1850; Pechaw in 1860; Pekoy in 1870; Rucor in 1880 and Pecor in 1900 to be the same man? It was, and his name was actually Picard! He was French living in a non-French area and […]