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Harriet Beecher Stowe MP (1811 - 1896)

Birth: 14 June - 1 Dec., 1811. Death: Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut or Mandarin, Florida. Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin -------------------- Harriet Beecher Stowe Introduction Harriet Bee...

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Thomas Brackett Reed, 38th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP (1839 - 1902)

Thomas Brackett Reed, (October 18, 1839 – December 7, 1902), occasionally ridiculed as Czar Reed, was a U.S. Representative from Maine, and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 18...

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Samuel Hathorn, II (1750 - d.)

The information about Capt. Samuel Hathorn II is found in 'Hathorn-Hathorne- The Ancestors and Descendants of William Hathorn of Cushing, Me.' [Sept. 1986, compiled by Laura W. Cliff, Warren F. Clark a...

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Winslow Homer MP (1836 - 1910)

Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter and printmaker, best known for his marine subjects. He is considered one of the foremost painters in ...

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Daniel Coit Gilman (1831 - 1908)

Daniel Coit Gilman (6 July 1831 - 13 October 1908) was an American educator and academician, who was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale College, and who subsequently ser...

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Brig. General Neal Dow (USA) ("Napoleon of Temperance" "Father of Prohibition") (1804 - 1897)

Neal S. Dow (March 20, 1804 – October 2, 1897), nicknamed the "Napoleon of Temperance" and the "Father of Prohibition", was mayor of Portland, Maine. He sponsored the "Maine law of 1851", whic...

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Prof. Parker Cleaveland MP (1780 - 1858)

Parker L. D. Cleaveland, prominent early American mineralogist, was born in Byfield parish, Rowley, Massachusetts on January 15, 1780, the son of Elizabeth Jackman and Parker Cleaveland, a surgeon. He ...

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James G. Blaine, U.S. Senator, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Secretary of State MP (1830 - 1893)

James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, U.S. Senator from Maine, two-time Secretary of St...

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Capt. Samuel Jordan MP (1684 - 1742)

Samuel Jordan Birth: 1684 - Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine Death: Dec 20 1742 Parents: Dominicus Jordan, Hannah Tristram Married: Olive Plaisted Children: Rishworth, Olive, Sarah, Hannah...

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Reuben Colburn (1740 - 1818)

Reuben Colburn 1740-1818 Parents: Jeremiah Colburn and Sarah Jewell Military Service: rank of major during the American Revolutionary War In 1761 the Colburn family moved to Pittston, Maine on th...

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Jonathan Sayward (1713 - 1797)

Jonathan Sayward Jonathan Sayward was a staunch loyalist. As revolutionary fervor grew in the American colonies, Sayward was stripped of his civic positions and confined to York. While other Tories m...

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Brig. General Joshua Chamberlain (USA) MP (1828 - 1914)

Brigadier General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain , Civil War hero, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin college, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallantry at Gettysburg: Joshua Lawrence ...

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow MP (1807 - 1882)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first Ameri...

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Brigadier General Peleg Wadsworth, Continental Army MP (1748 - 1829)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A119859 Peleg Wadsworth (May 6, 1748 – July 18, 1829) was an American officer during t...

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Sarah Orne Jewett MP (1849 - 1909)

Sources: Sarah Orne Jewett House: Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned by her family since 1819. Jewett drew on the house fo...

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Maj. General Henry Knox (Continental Army), 1st U.S. Secretary of War MP (1750 - 1806)

Ancestor #: A067057 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Knox 1st United States Secretary of War In office March 8, 1785 – December 31, 1794 President George Washington Suc...

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