Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy

Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together

So many interesting directions/intersections: Native, Acadian, British, Loyalist, Hessian & more!

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Sandra laferriere left a comment for Bill Reed
"Hello Bill, I am looking for my GGGrandmother Reid family. Her name was Elizabeth REID Kennedy. She and my GGGrandfather emigrated from Londonderry, Ireland in 1853 on the Maryann. They had 7 children with them. They sailed into Partridge Island…"
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I am looking for info about my great great grandparents, Thomas and Elizabeth (Reid) Kennedy. They emigrated from Ireland in 1853 to New Brunswick with 7 children on the ship Maryann. They eventually lived in Carleton I think. There were Reid families there , a George and Elizabeth Reid, Elizabeth Kennedys parents.I would appreciate any information anyone might have.Thank you.Sandy Laferriere☘️See More
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Taconnett Falls Genealogy Library

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Maine, New England, the Maritimes, USA, Canada, the World; special collection of French lines in North America
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Started by Carole Newbigging in Surnames starting with Y Aug 25. 0 Replies

Colomy family of Swans Island Maine

Started by Cynthia Colomy Tinney in General Discussions. Last reply by Pam Beveridge Feb 20. 1 Reply

Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of War of 1812 and Capture of Eastport, Maine

Join us in planning for and celebrating the 200th anniversaries of the War of 1812, the Capture of Eastport, Maine, by a British fleet in 1814, the end of the War in 1815 and the reunification of Eastport and the United States in 1818.

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Posted by Sandra laferriere on October 22, 2016 at 8:15pm 0 Comments

Wayman YOUNG b.1862

Posted by Carole Newbigging on August 25, 2016 at 9:26am 0 Comments


Maine and the Maritimes

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Visit the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which features orphan heirlooms, many of them from New England and the Maritimes

Find Your Family's Orphan Heirlooms

Use the keywords option in Advanced Search to search for surnames/locales listed by private sellers on these online sites. 

Case in point, I found my great grandmother Watt's Bible online!

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