Atkinson

Edwin P. Snow

Biography of Edwin P. Snow

Edwin P. Snow, M.D., an able physician and surgeon of Atkinson, Piscataquis County, was born in this town, September 25, 1825, son of Dr. Eleazar Wheelock and Dorcas (Hibbard) Snow. His grandfather, Benjamin Snow, who came to Atkinson from the neighborhood of Bath, New Hampshire, about the year 1818, did not reside here for any length of time. The father, who was named after a former president of Dartmouth College, received his degree of Doctor of Medicine from the medical department of that institution. Thereupon he located in Atkinson, and practiced in this town until his death, which occurred in …

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

Biography of Henry M. Richardson

Henry M. Richardson, the proprietor and owner of Hotel Richardson at Sebec Lake, was born in Garland, Maine, December 15, 1839, son of Edward and Hannah (Mason) Richardson. The father, a native of Wayne, Maine, in early life settled as a pioneer in Garland. In 1842 he moved to Atkinson, where he was engaged in farming for the rest of his life, and died at the age of fifty-seven years. Hannah Richardson, his wife, became the mother of several children, six of whom grew to maturity. Of the latter, three are living, namely: Betsey, who resides in Sebec, and is …

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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, Maine, January 6, 1829. His grandfather, Daniel Chase, who was born in Hallowell, Maine, was one of the early settlers of Fairfield, this State. From Fairfield, Grandfather Chase moved to Sebec. He was a sturdy, industrious farmer. Having died at an advanced age, he was buried in Atkinson. In politics he was a Democrat. He was twice married. Daniel Chase, Jr., was born in Fairfield. He was an enterprising and industrious farmer in Atkinson. In …

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