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Mary Thalia Andrew was born 2 August 1901 at Dixfield, Maine, the daughter of Philip M. and Cora May (Dorr) Andrew. She married Howard M. Blaisdell, who was born 6 June 1901 at Jay, Maine, the son of Frank A. and Rossie (Blaisdell) Blaisdell. Family history and family trees below.
Mary was the Salutatorian of the Class of 1919 at Dixfield High School. To see a scan of the graduation program, click here.
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Extract of the family history of Mary Thalia Andrew:
Salutatorian Mary Thalia Andrew was born 2 August 1901 at Dixfield, Maine, the daughter of Philip M. and Cora May (Dorr) Andrew. Her paternal grandparents were William and Jennett B. (Matthews) Andrew. Her maternal grandparents were Cyrus and Zerviah B. (Weaver) Dorr.
On 23 November 1921, Mary Thalia Andrew married Harold M. Blaisdell, who was born 6 June 1901 in Jay, Maine, the son of Frank and Rossie (Blaisdell) Blaisdell. His paternal grandparents were Samuel and Laura Blaisdell. His maternal grandparents were Consider and S. P. Blaisdell.
Harold M. and Mary Thalia (Andrew) Blaisdell lived at Dixfield, Maine, and had at least one child, a son.
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