Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together
An 1880s autograph album that was presented to "Hattie", by Mamie L. Lane of Ripley, Maine. The album is a small one, approximately 4-1/4" x 2-1/2".
Most of the signers are from the Ripley and Dexter, Maine area, including several surnamed Lane. Mamie L. Lane was born about 1859 in Maine, the daughter of Jeremiah Beede Lane and his wife Mary Ann (possibly also Lane) Lane, born in Vienna, Maine, and Gardner, Maine respectively, who moved to Ripley to farm and raise a family.
Mamie's paternal grandparents were John L. and Lydia (Beede) Lane. Her maternal grandparents were Reuben and Mary (Stevens) Lane.
Sadly, Mamie and her sister Lydia Frances Lane, died fairly young, in 1899 and 1980 respectively.
Lydia F. Lane:
Malvina A. Lane:
This is possibly Mamie's mother, Mary Ann (Lane) Lane:
F. A. Lane of Ripley, Maine: [If you know who this is, please leave a
Cilla Lane: [If you know who this is, please leave a comment.]
Complete list of the signers, in alphabetical order:
Orin S. Arnold of Dexter, Maine
Jennie M. Atwater of Dexter, Maine
Lillian L. Atwater of Dexter, Maine
Mrs. Dora Atwater of Dexter, Maine
Edwin F. Blake of Dexter, Maine
Frank D. Blake of Dexter, Maine
Harriet A. Blake
Estelle E. Crockett of Dexter, Maine
Cilla A. Lane
F. A. Lane of Ripley, Maine
Lydia F. Lane
Malvina A. Lane
Mamie L. Lane
Mary A. Lane
Carrie E. Lewis
Mae E. Watson of Dexter, Maine
Walter D. Wilder of Cambridge, Maine
Scans of all of the signed pages, in page order: