Lorin Thompson Boynton was born about 1857, in the Ashland,
Maine area, the son of Joel Boynton who was born in Canada and his
second wife Jane.
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House directly. Thanks!
Folded program for 1879 Sophomore Prize Declamations at Maine State
College, Orono, Maine. Outer card stock piece contains inner
Maine State College
Sophomore Prize Declamations
Saturday, June 21, 1879
Music by Andrews
Outside of the inner piece, below:
Inside of inner piece, below:
Order of Execises
1. The Black Horse and His Rider, Sheppard. ROSCOE LORING
SMITH, East Orrington
2. Shamus O'Brien, Le Fanu. HAROLD MASON PLAISTED,
3. Ringan Gilhaze before the Scotch Reels, Galt.
JOHN BARROWS WILSON, Orono
4. Peaceable Secession Impossible, Webster. HENRY
HARRIS ANDREWS, Montrose, Virginia
5. Mary Garvin, Whittier. MAY LILLIAN RING,
6. How He Saved St. Michaels, Stanbury. HENRY
WILLIAM BROWN, Orono
7. The Diver, From the German of Schiller. GEORGE HENRY
8. Public Opinion, Phillips. FRANK SWAN WADE,
9. For American Independence, Adams. WALTER ADELBERT
10. High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire Ingelow.
CLARA LOUISE BUCK, Stillwater
11. Supposed Speech of Regulus, Kellogg. LORIN
THOMPSON BOYNTON, Ashland
12. The Honored Dead, Beecher. CHARLES LINCOLN MOOR,
In honor of the purchase by the State of Maine of 233 miles of
endangered railway track in northern Maine, I decided to research
Lorin Thompson Boynton of Ashland, Maine. From online
information, hopefully correct:
Lorin Thompson Boynton was born about 1857 in Maine, the son of
Joel and Jane Boynton, who were both born in New Brunswick, Canada.
Joel's father was Phyreus Boynton or Boyington, who was born
in Massachusetts. I'm not sure of the correct spelling of his
first name or last name, as I didn't find him in any other online
reference. I found a reference for an L. Boynton, in
Minnesota in the 1900 Census; he was born about 1856 in Maine.
But I'm not sure if it's our Lorin Thompson Boynton.
If you have any information on Lorin Thompson Boynton or his
family, please leave a comment in the comments box or contact me
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