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

Biography of Franklin Dow Jenkins

Franklin Dow Jenkins, an enterprising clothing merchant of Pittsfield, was born in Vassalboro, Me., December 30, 1831, son of Moses and Sarah (Frye) Jenkins. His great-grandparents were Jabez and Elizabeth (Dennett) Jenkins, residents of Kittery, Me. Jabez, Jenkins, second, the grandfather, who resided in North Yarmouth, Me., and on March 24, 1784, married Elizabeth Varney, …

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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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