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Donna Hodges (#48071264)
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Kevin Bagley
RE: hello
Yep, it's your Mom's friend Kevin. Most of my relatives are in Forest City Cemetery, but I search through others as well. I'll be heading back to Florida after Fryeburg Fair.
Added by Kevin Bagley on Aug 28, 2013 8:21 AM
Thomas W Frank
RE: Dexter Lineage
Hi Donna,
Yes I really enjoy genealogy as well. I am a military officer stationed in Germany. Good luck with your research!
All the best,
Tom
Added by Thomas W Frank on Aug 27, 2013 11:34 AM
Thomas W Frank
RE: Dexter Lineage
Hello Donna. Isaac and Keziah (Wing) Dexter are also my 6th great-grandparents. Which of their children do you descend from? I descend from Freeman Dexter who married Polly Thurston.
All the best,
Tom Frank
Added by Thomas W Frank on Aug 27, 2013 12:34 AM
Rod Morken
RE: Selena Rowe
Yes it does. If you don't want to be a photo contributor you can chane this by going to your account profile.
Added by Rod Morken on Apr 01, 2013 6:29 PM
DogMama08
RE: Nathalie Conant Corrigan
I'm not related to the Conant family. I transferred Nathalie (Conant) Corrigan's memorial to you for management because you are related. I'm hoping you can learn where she is buried and can add the cemetery information in place of "burial unknown" on her Find a Grave memorial.
Added by DogMama08 on Mar 28, 2013 2:50 PM
Dorothy Smith
RE: Dexter
Your very welcome and do you know any more on who your Dexter's are?? I have them up to the Coffins and Arthur Dexter Coffin.
I have been doing genealogy for almost 70 yrs now!! Yikes am I old. LOL
my email is rankin@tds.net
Dot
Added by Dorothy Smith on Mar 14, 2013 3:20 PM
Dorothy Smith
RE: Canterbury Cemetery-Smith Lineage
John Smith b 1789 native of New Gilleway, Scotland he died April 21, 1855 in Canterbury, York co.NB Canada as did his wife Mary b 1794 in New Gilleway, Scotland d Oct 13, 1881 in Canterbury, York Co., NB Canada
John is descended from Thomas s/o John.

Children; James b Sept 12, 1835 Canterbury d Jan 28, 1907 m Christianne Miller b Apr 7, 1837 d May 26, 1907 in Canterbury d/o Oliver Miller b 1799 NB d Apr 29, 1886, he lived and was buried in the Lower Meductic cemetery. Just below where my Uncle George Porter lived. In fact that cemetery is in back of his sister in laws house. I have been there many times

Their children are as follows;
Walter Gordon b 1864, d June 1937 m Alecta Jamieson b 1868 d Feb 8, 1915 married Nov 23, 1893 and had a son b Jan 14,1895 they also had listed Clara P b Jan 4, 1894.

Albert J. b 1866 d Jan 24, 1907 m Caroline Amelia McMullin d/o James . b 1867 d Oct 15, 1935 their children Henry James Sep 21, 1897 Canterbury Station d 1960 m Doris E. Derrick July 22, 1942 Woodstock b 1906 d unk

William b 1870, Charles A. 1872

Hugh W. b 1873 d 1929 m Hilda M b 1873 d 1938

Ira 1875

All of the above is from New Brunswick PANS records on line and the Canterbury Cemetery records.
Dot
Added by Dorothy Smith on Mar 13, 2013 4:32 PM
Dorothy Smith
RE: Dexter Lineage
My friend is the Dexter/Coffin;
Thomas came with the Winthrop Fleet in 1630 he did go to the Plymouth Colony and lived in Barnstable in 1658.
He had a son Thomas b in England m Elizabeth. d 19 March1714 settled in Sandwich. Somewhere along the line he started a thriving business. He had a son William who had a son Benjamin who was the father of Thomas. Benjamin had a son Samuel that the Dexters in Ct. stem from.
thomas Great grandson Seth took the business to Windsor, Hartford, Ct that Thomas had started in 1767 and stayed in the Dexter family til 1988.
When the Dexter died he left it to his son in law and his son Seth. HR Coffin married Juliet Dexter. The last one to own the Dexter Corporation (which still bears its name) Arthur Dexter Coffin one of the orginal owners died this past year in Windsor, Ct. He had a summer home here in NH and so does his daughter.
One of the Seth's was a deacon and was 75 when he died. Seth and his wife Elizabeth had a son Constant who d Oct 26, 1785 29 yrs old

What makes this family interesting is that Samuel's son's Seth and Samuel seemed to marry into families that take one up to Moses Dexter and he went to Vermont and there are Dexter's there now and in Maine and NH along with Ma.

There is a history online of the Dexter Corpration and I think that you would find it very interesting.
My friend has a brother who lives in Ct.

The Coffins go back to Tristram Coffin who came from England to Plymouth, Ma. Then one of them married into my Davis clan. And a one of Coffin brothers went to Nova Scotia where my Aunts father William H. Coffin was born and came to Ma.

It seems I end up with connections to just about every body. LOL Not bad for an old lady of 82 yrs.

Dot
Added by Dorothy Smith on Mar 10, 2013 5:51 PM
Dorothy Smith
Smith
I am a Smith by marriage, but have done Ed's Smith's back to 1425 to Richard b 1425 in England and he died 17 May 1526 in London.
He had a son John b 1485 d 1538 Corsham, Wiltshire.
Most of these Smith's are from everywhere by the looks.
Ormskirk, Polstead in Suffolk, St Margaret, Ipswich,Epworth, Lincolnshire,Norwich, Norfolk and looks as tho they stayed in Norfolk area from
1587 when this John came to Boston, Ma with his 3 sons in 1635.

As for Uncle George he and my Mum were Porters.
And yes I do have a listing of some of the Canterbury cemetaries. Most of York Co. and the Upper and Lower in Meductic.

Meductic is where my Mum and her brothers and 2 sisters grew up. One of her sisters drown in the St. John River. I spent many a summer in Meductic and down in Springfield. Was over to Rushagonis 2 yrs ago to see my cousins Ruby and Rankin.

I will see what I can do.

Dot (Moss)Smith from NH
Added by Dorothy Smith on Mar 10, 2013 4:58 PM
 

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