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Bernice E. Allen, b. Centerville, Maine - her autograph book

Bernice E. Allen was born abt August 1872 in Maine, the daughter of Eben F. and Julia M. (Smith) Allen.

 

Her paternal grandparents were Henry and Leah (Jacobs) Allen.  Her maternal grandparents were Robert Allen Smith and his wife Jane (Leighton) Smith.

 

In the 1910 Census of Columbia Falls, Maine, Bernice/Berniece was working as a retail merchant.

 

Below are her family tree and images from the pages of an autograph book that was presented to her in 1881 by R. C. Drisko.  Some of her relatives, including her mother and brother Seth, were among the signers.

 

If you have any corrections, additions or insights regarding the information presented here, please leave a comment or contact Todd House directly.  Thanks!

 

List of signers in autograph book of Bernice E. Allen of Centerville, Maine: (in order they signed)

R. C. Drisko, 1881 (he/she presented the album to Bernice)
S. R. Wilber (?)
Mrs. W. Tenney, 1887
Cousin R. S. Leighton, 1886
Edith F. Smith, 1891
Annie L. Turner, Columbia Falls, 1888
C. L Smith, Jonesboro
Walter A. Tenney
Bertha M. Magee, 1887, Columbia Falls
F. H. Ingersoll, 1887, Columbia Falls
Clifford G. Allen, Centerville, 188?
Adin L. Smith,  1881
C. C. Bucknam
Cousin Russell H. Smith, Columbia Falls 1887
Asenath D. Smith
Colin Haraden (sp?), Gouldsboro
Maud Bucknam, Columbia Falls 1887
Leighton (very faint)
Brother Seth Allen, 1892
Mother J. M. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Cousin Arnetta L. Look (?), Addison 1882
Leonora E. Smith, Jonesboro 1881
Minnie E. Wilber, Portland Maine 1881
M. L. Clark, 1888
Cousin Ella Smith
Mrs. Lucy A. Ackley, Columbia Falls, 1887 (from East Machias)
Ella M. Ingersoll, Columbia Falls 1891
Cousin N. J. Allen, Centerville, 1881
Katie Foster, Columbia 1891
Julia M. Bucknam, Columbia Falls
Elitha (or Elisha) H. Worcester, Columbia Falls 1888
Gertie F. Peterson, Columbia Falls, 1887
Mabel A. Peterson, Columbia Falls 1887
Katie S. Tabbutt, Columbia Falls 1888
Gertie L. Smith, Steuben, 1882
Amy J. Worcester, Columbia Falls 1888
Emily B. Ruggles
Cousin Oscar Haraden, Columbia Falls 1885
J. A. Lippincott, Columbia Falls 1883
Eben F. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Teacher R. A. Parker, Bates ‘88, 1887
Mrs. R. A. Parker, Lewiston, 1887
Emery B. Look, Addison 1882
Mary A. Look, Addison Pt 1882
Mrs. L. M. Smith, Columbia Falls 1887
David Smith, Columbia Falls 1887
Emma E. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Horace F. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Mabel Leighton, Columbia 1882
Mabel C. Turner, Columbia Falls 1888
May Tenney, Columbia Falls 1887
Belle Tenney, Columbia Falls 1887
Florence P. Plant, 1887
Willis H. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Annie C. Tibbetts (very faint), Columbia Falls 1885
Gleason Young, Columbia Falls 1887
Bessie Woodward, Columbia Falls 1885
Miss Cassie ? Allen, Columbia Falls 1887
William M. White or Gillian M. White
H. E. Barton, Columbia Falls 1887
Bert N. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Josie E. Smith, Columbia Falls 1891
Ida M. Tibbetts, Columbia Falls 1885
H. Augustus Barton, Columbia Falls 1887
Bertha J. Haraden, Gouldsborough 1884
Clytie R. Worcester, Columbia Falls 1888
Eva P. Allen, Columbia Falls 1886
Susie H. Dunbar, Columbia 1891
Drisko, Jonesboro, 1881 (very faint)
 
In alphabetical order:
 

Mrs. Lucy A. Akeley at Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887; from East Machias, Maine
Clifford G. Allen of Centerville, Maine, 188?
Seth Allen, 1892; Berniece's brother
J. M. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886; Berniece's mother
N. J. Allen of Centerville, Maine, 1881
Eben F. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886; Berniece's father
Emma E. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886
Horace F. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886
Willis H. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886
Miss Cassie Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Bert N. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886
Eva P. Allen of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1886
H. E. Barton of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
H. Augustus Barton of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
C. C. Bucknam
Maud Bucknam of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Julia M. Bucknam of Columbia Falls, Maine
M. L. Clark, 1888
R. C. Drisko, 1881 (he/she presented the album to Berniece)
of Jonesboro, Maine, 1881 [very faint]
Susie H. Dunbar of Columbia, Maine, 1891
Katie Foster of Columbia, Maine, 1891
Colin Haraden (?) of Gouldsboro, Maine
Oscar Haraden of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1885; Berniece's cousin
Bertha J. Haraden of Gouldsboro, Maine, 1884
F. H. Ingersoll of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Ellen M. Ingersoll of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1891
R. S. Leighton, 1886; Berniece's cousin
Leighton [very faint]
Mabel Leighton of Columbia, Maine, 1882
J. A. Lippincott of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1883
Arnetta L. Look of Addison, Maine, 1882; Berniece's cousin
Emery B. Look of Addison, Maine, 1882
Mary A. Look of Addison Point, Maine, 1882
Bertha M. Magee of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
R. A. Parker, Bates '88, 1887; Berniece's teacher
Mrs. R. A. Parker of Lewiston, Maine, 1887
Gertie Peterson of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Mabel A. Peterson of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Florence P. Plant, 1887
Emily B. Ruggles
Edith F. Smith, 1891
C. L. Smith of Jonesboro, Maine
Adin L. Smith, 1881
Russell H. Smith of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887; Berniece's cousin
Asenath D. Smith
Leonora E. Smith of Jonesboro, Maine, 1881
Ella Smith; Berniece's cousin
Gertie L. Smith of Steuben, Maine, 1882
Mrs. L. M. Smith of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
David Smith of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Josie E. Smith of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1891
Katie S. Tabbutt of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
Mrs. W. Tenney, 1887
Walter A. Tenney
May Tenney of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Belle Tenney of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887
Annie C. Tibbetts (very faint) of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1885
Ida M. Tibbetts of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1885
Annie L. Turner of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
Mabel C. Turner of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
William M. White or Gillian M. White
S. R. Wilber
Minnie E. Wilber of Portland, Maine, 1881
Bessie Woodward of Columbia Falls, 1885
Elitha or Elisha H. Worcester of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
Amy J. Worcester of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
Clytie R. Worcester of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1888
Gleason Young of Columbia Falls, Maine, 1887

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Comment by Kathleen Soucie on August 12, 2013 at 1:29pm

There are alot of common names, I'll send along a list when I have some time to type them out and hopefully I can scan the whole thing for posting.

Comment by Pam Beveridge on August 12, 2013 at 1:25pm

Wow!  Maybe after you've had a chance to research it, you could let me know if there are any names common to both albums.

Comment by Kathleen Soucie on August 12, 2013 at 12:08pm

Yesterday I bought Eva Allen's autograph album at a flea market in Londonderry, NH yesterday. 

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