Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Maine Famlies in 1790 Bundle

Maine Genealogical Society members are now getting an extra special deal on top of already discounted items.  The popular Maine Families in 1790 Series Value Bundle includes 3 volumes from the 10 volume set at more than 50% off their retail price!  Volumes 5, 6 and 7 are included in this limited time deal and include more than 1,600 poages of family sketches. The Every Name Index for just these three volumes includes more than 40,000 names!

Retail these books sell for a combined $166. MGS Members could already get them at a substantial discount, $92, but for a limited time, this value bundle is available for MGS Members only for $75!  Not a member?  Why not join and take advantage of this amazing deal?  For the extra $25 you get our quarterly newsletter, quarterly scholarly journal, more discounts on ALL our in stock titles and you have the opportunity to have your genealogy related website added to our list of links, and post queries to the blog.

And, if you're coming to our Spring Workshop in Augusta, let us know which books you're interested in and we can bring them with us and save you some shipping costs!  Not registered for the workshop?  Better hurry, there's only a week left before the registration deadline.

For more information on both these deals, visit our website: http://www.maineroots.org

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

MILLER query

Query from a new member, Jaci Hall:

Looking for the parents of Simeon Miller born in Hampden, ME 1825, married to
Harriet Barrows 1849 and died in Bangor 1900. He is buried in the Lakeview Cemetery
in West Hampden amid all the Millers and Barrows to whom I know he is related. Any
help greatly appreciated.

To help Jaci: bjng@fairpoint.net

Friday, March 15, 2013

Calling All CRESSEY Researchers

MGS Member Roger Cressey recently sent us this request:
I wish to be in contact with anybody doing the Cressey genealogy. 
Daniel was born ? in the Balltown area around 1760  He had a son Daavid B. b. 7 Oct 1801. m. 13 Oct 1824 to a Martha Jane Brazier. He died 13 Jan 1853 Boothbay.  He was a powder boy in the war of 1812 Fort Popham. 
Please contact me by e-mail or tel 703-243-8518, 300 N Fairfax Dr. apt 102, Arlington, Va. 22203-1758.
Thank you, Roger W Cressey
Mr. Cressey's email is cress19281@verizon.net

Saturday, March 2, 2013

February 2013 Maine Genealogist Is Out

The Febraruy 2013 edition of The Maine Genealogist is in homes now.  Articles in this quarter's journal include:

The Two Families Of Stephen Carlisle Of York, Maine
   by Helen H. Butt

Three Sons Dead In The Civil War: The Family Of John Wilson Of Belfast, Maine
   by Rick Davis

Family Record of Ichabod Warren Of Denmark, Maine
   Submitted by Will Steere

Nineteenth-Century Records Of The First And Second Congregational Churches Of Wells, Maine
   Submitted by Priscilla Eaton

Lurena Bursley Leaves The Farm
   by J. Clarke Bursley

Also included are 3 book reviews for the following texts:

The Winthrop Fleet: Massachusetts Bay Company Immigrants to New England, (1629-1639)
   by Robert Charles Anderson (2012)
Early Families of Waterborough, Maine
   by Frederick R. Boyle (2012)
The Paternal Ancestry of Mary Rae Thompson
   by John E. D'Anieri (2012)

For more information about The Maine Genealogist and other benefits of becoming a member of The Maine Genealogical Society, please visit the membership page of our web site: http://maineroots.org/index.php/about/membership/