Piscataquis County

Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine

Biography of Major Charles H. B. Woodbury

Major Charles H. B. Woodbury, Town Treasurer of Dover and one of the best known merchants in Piscataquis County, was born in Durham, Me., May 15, 1823, son of James and Rebecca (Sydleman) Woodbury. The paternal grandfather, Ebenezer Woodbury, who was born in New Salem, N.H., in 1760, served under General Gates in the Revolutionary …

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Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine

Biography of George W. Howe

George W. Howe, of Milo, Judge of Probate for Piscataquis County, an ex-member of the legislature, and a veteran of the Civil War, was born in St. Albans, Me., April 24, 1844, son of Jonathan and Jane (Hubbard) Howe. The father, who was a native of Greene, Me., left that town when about eighteen years …

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Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine

Biography of Hon. Andrew Jackson Chase

Hon. Andrew Jackson Chase, a large land-owner in the town of Sebec, son of Colonel Daniel and Sarah N. (Gregory) Chase, was born in Atkinson, Me., January 6, 1829. His grandfather, Daniel Chase, who was born in Hallowell, Me., was one of the early settlers of Fairfield, this State. From Fairfield, Grandfather Chase moved to …

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Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine

Biography of Captain Archibald C. Lambert

Captain Archibald C. Lambert, a prominent farmer and stock- raiser of South Dover and a veteran of the Civil War, was born in this town, December 31, 1832, son of Benjamin and Clarissa (Bragg) Lambert. He comes of English origin. The grandfather, Paul Lambert, who was one of the first settlers of South Dover, came …

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Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook counties, Maine

Biography of James C. Dill

James C. Dill, an enterprising woollen manufacturer of Abbot, Piscataquis County, was born in Gray, Cumberland County, Me., April 24, 1862, son of Captain James C. and Abigail (Douty) Dill. His father was a native of the British Provinces, and his mother was born in Gray. The paternal grandfather was James C. Dill, a bridge …

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