East Machias

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

Biography of Hon. Albert M. Nash

Hon. Albert M. Nash, who was formerly State Senator from Washington County and a merchant of Harrington, was born in this town on the fifteenth day of April, 1833, son of Stillman W. and Melissa W. Nash. The grandfather, Uriah Nash, who built the first mill, was engaged in farming, and with his half-brother, Isaiah Nash, was one of the first two settlers in Harrington. He died here at an advanced age. Stillman Nash, born here on May 31, 1809, died on May 22, 1880. He was interested in various enterprises, including ship-building, tanning, and the manufacture of boots and …

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

Biography of Jacob W. Stuart

Jacob W. Stuart, senior member of the firm J. W. Stuart & Son, general merchants at Machiasport, Washington County, was born in this town, February 22, 1828, son of James and Jane (Palmer) Stuart. The grandfather, James Stuart, a native of the north of Ireland and of Scotch parentage, emigrated to St. John, New Brunswick, from which place he came to Machiasport, and resided here for the rest of his life. He was exceedingly pious and a strict follower of the old Covenanters. James Stuart, who was born in New Brunswick, having accompanied his parents to Machiasport, there learned the …

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