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D (Huntley) Carter (#47177961)
 member for 7 years, 5 months, 16 days
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Bio Photo Originally a Downeaster from Maine, I married a Montanan and transplanted my roots to Washington State. (How does a girl from Maine meet a guy from Montana? --in the British West Indies, of course. We were both Peace Corps Volunteers.)

As a "Maineac" I claim Acadian heritage from the Landry branch of my tree but am also interested in the following families of Washington and Hancock Counties, Maine: Huntley, McDevitt, Hodgkins, Wakefield, Sinclair, Cochran, Bailey, Higgins, Messer, Drew, Smith, Shaw, Young, Booth, Cook and Carnon/Carmon/Carman (to name just a few families of my bloodline.)

My husband is directly related to West Virginian Carters and Ashleys, Swedish Petersons who homesteaded in Ontario and Norwegian Paulsons from Minnesota.

My maternal grandparents settled in Woodland (Baileyville) in 1912, my mother and uncles were born there, and I was raised less than a mile from my grandmother's home. Most of my research has centered on cemeteries in Codyville, Topsfield, Princeton, Woodland, Alexander, Crawford and Wesley. Although my research began with family, I have created many memorials to honor classmates and friends, including people who worked with my father in the mill, people my mother cared for as a nurse, my parents' extensive Grange connections, and, occasionally, someone who was once simply nice to me. It's been a sentimental journey, sometimes bittersweet.

Whenever possible, I add family links, genealogy, and photos to the memorials I have created. My mother saved her mother's photo albums and I have saved Mom's. I also have Mom's collection of obituaries. You may copy any photos I have posted but please give me the courtesy of crediting them to me. Credit rewards my efforts and also allows people who view your work to track back to me and perhaps share corrections or updates, which I welcome.

Please remember that people who create memorials for Find A Grave are volunteers. Our efforts cost time and money. I have spent hundreds of hours researching genealogy and hours of vacation time photographing headstones. Gas costs as does the subscription to an ancestry site. Find A Grave is a free resource and that fact was very important in my decision to become involved. It pleases me to think that my efforts are viewable by anyone with Internet access and from any part of the world. If Find A Grave has been helpful to you, I encourage you to reciprocate the favor by committing to create memorials or photograph headstones in your own community.
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Christoper Nesbitt
Maurice E. Polk Memorial# 93070778
Want to thank you for your profile for my grandfather. Sad to say, nearly 18yrs have gone and yet he doesn't have a proper headstone. Seeing the picture of his grave marker with the flag behind it means a lot. I charish a lot of memories from the time my grandmother Louise passed away to when he passed away. That short time period made a big impact on my life. Being able to read his obituary helps refresh those memories. Again, I want to thank you for his profile. Means a lot to me as one of his grandkids.
Added by Christoper Nesbitt on Jan 04, 2017 9:35 PM
Valley Gal
Charlotte (Frost) Bailey
Hello, again -
In your memorial #134506088 for Charlotte (Frost) Bailey, you mention that the tombstone has been found and that you will be posting further info. I'm wondering if you have this tombstone information, along with any further information on this individual as I am not sure she is the correct Charlotte who married Josiah Bailey. Any further information you have on Charlotte would really be appreciated.

Thank you so much for all your hard & conscientious work and contributions to Find A Grave; it is so very helpful and very much appreciated!

Added by Valley Gal on Dec 31, 2016 3:09 AM

I see that you have the name "Bailey" on your ancestor list, so I thought I'd throw mine into the mix. :) My paternal roots are in Calais, Maine and St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Emma Mary Bailey was the wife of John Alexander Craig, my 1st cousin 3x removed. Emma was born April 13, 1872 in New Brunswick and died there in 1942. She was the mother of Ethel Mae (Craig) Rigby.

Added by Gail on Dec 19, 2016 6:19 PM
Thomas Clark
RE: Peter Norris Pund

Thank you for the transfer and your wonderful comments.

Added by Thomas Clark on Dec 06, 2016 5:05 AM
Valley Gal
Josiah Bailey 1778-1867
I am trying to link Josiah Bailey to his son, Silas Bailey and am having trouble find a document that will prove this connection. In your notes for Josiah Bailey you mention a sale of land with a list of signers including Silas Bailey and his wife, Lydia. Could you please tell me where I could find this land sale document or if I might get a copy of this from you. I am happy to pay for this and would appreciate any help you can give me. Thank you so much! Lanita
Added by Valley Gal on Sep 25, 2016 6:14 PM
A Helper
RE: Ross Aubrey Merrill
I have already deleted my memorial. I only made mine as a place holder until yours was moved over. You've done so much of the research on your memorial that it would be a shame for me to take any credit.
Added by A Helper on Sep 18, 2016 3:43 PM
Chaplain Richard C. Hammond
I have been trying to link up the maine/mass thurstons in our family, and just was told by a member of my family (Bailey) that Cleveland was a cousin of my grandfather Hammond. I would like to add a bunch of info to that family and wonder if you would transfer them to me, you have 119806900, George...who is named after his uncle. Thanks so much for all the work you have done. BTW my GGF married a Bailey out of rockport mass. Dick Hammond
Added by Chaplain Richard C. Hammo... on Aug 22, 2016 2:56 PM
RA Look
Thank you so much for adding the links and middle names to your memorials for Ralph Morton Look and Lulu Anne Huntley Look.
Best wishes,
Ray A. Look
Added by RA Look on Aug 08, 2016 4:53 PM
June Ellen Ferguson
Samuel Cox Carter and Margaret Davis Carter
Samuel C. Carter, # 112700427 is the husband of Margaret (Davis) Carter # 112700393

Added by June Ellen Ferguson on Jul 20, 2016 11:37 PM
Dirigo 04736
Nelson Brothers - Princeton
Great job on your memorials. Your investment of yourself in the memorials you create will always be a great asset to others.

Thanks for the dedication!

Added by Dirigo 04736 on May 04, 2016 2:25 PM
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