History of Penobscot County, Maine; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches

History of Penobscot County, Maine; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...L. Smith, of Oldtown. They have three children, viz.: Lizzie A., Mabel, Albert O., called Ormie. Mr. Rogers has filled the office of Town Treasurer in this town. Albert Plummer, postmaster at Upper Stillwater, was born January 8, 1814. He is a son of Nathaniel and Agnes Plummer, of Topsham, Maine. They had eight children, five sons and three daughters, viz.: John, in New York; Albert; Pennel, now living in Lisbon, Maine; Andrew, now on the old homestead in Topsham; Isaac, in Brunswick, Maine; Sarah, deceased; Mary, deceased; Lovina, now in Topsham. Mr. Albert Plummer married for his first wife Jane Hall, of Bowdoin. She died many years ago, and Mr. Plummer married for his second wife Almira Clark, of Holden, Maine. By his first wife Mr. Plummer has one daughter, Mrs. Cynthia Johnson, of Brewer, Maine. By his second wife he has one daughter, Ellen, now at home. He was employed as a stationagent on the Veazie Railroad until the road was sold and abandoned. In 1869 he was appointed postmaster at Upper Stillwater, which office he now holds. He runs an express from here to the railroad at Orono. He has held the town office of Selectman. Perhaps nowhere in our country can be found a more intelligent and prosperous Indian settlement than that of Indian Island, in Oldtown. One of the leading men of that prosperous settlement is Joseph Nicola. He is a descendant of the Norridgewock tribe, his grandfather being one of the few who escaped the massacre of that tribe, so noted in history. His father's name was Tomer Nicola. Joseph was born February 15, 1827. He attended school at Rockland, Warren, and Brewer, as well as in Oldtown. He married Elizabeth Joseph, daughter of Sebattis Joseph, of Olamon, Maine, in 1866. They have two children--Clara E, and Lucy....show more

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  • Paperback | 970 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,692g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646290
  • 9781236646293