Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy

Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together

Surnames Starting with L

Surnames starting with L


Lancaster, George, b. China, Maine; Captain in the Civil War

Lansil Family of Bangor, Maine

Lary, Joseph, Jr.of Gilead, Maine - 1803 Brunswick, Maine, document between him and Robert McManus; witnessed by Abner Melcher

Lawler, Joseph, b. 1831, keeper of Pemaquid Light House; m. Sophronia L. Tibbetts; their 2nd child, Susie, was born at the Pemaquid Light House - 1866 letter to Joseph Lawler at Pemaquid

Lawrence, John, b. 1755 North Yarmouth ME; his family in Washington County, Maine


Lawton, Edward Parker, Jr, born 1894, Colonie, New York

Leavitt, Amy White of Eastport, Maine - cabinet photo as young girl

Leavitt, Benjamin Brackett (1798-1881) of Eastport, Maine - photograph

Leavitt, Emily C. (White) Leavitt of Eastport, Maine

Leavitt, Samuel Deane - Eastport, Maine


Lee, Robert, born 1784 Plantation 2 (Dennysville) Maine m. Mary Lott, born about 1806, Beaver Harbor, New Brunswick


Leighton, Grace Frances, b. 1892 at North Yarmouth, Maine; m. Henry Greenleaf Rogers

Leighton, William Eldon, born 1840 at Pembroke, Maine - m. Josephine Maria Leavitt - see his Civil War items

Lennan, photograph of brothers Llewellyn Everett Lennan and James Everett Lennan, sons of James Daniel Lennan and Lucy Abbie (Johnson) Lennan

Leonard, Jennie M. of Milo, Maine; married Alexander Thomas Lutterell.  Jennie appears in a photograph of ten women presumably taken about 1895 at Milo, Maine

LeVasseur, Solomon, born 1857 at Grand Isle, Maine; farmed at Fort Fairfield, Maine; tintype as a young man


Lewis, George Lothrop, Reverend, b. 1839 Bridgton, Maine; m. Katherine "Katie" Bidelow McLellan, b. 1836 Gorham, Maine; 1865 letter from George to Katie regarding parish offer

Lewis, Harry Abner, born 1885 at Springfield, Maine; married Anna Louise Ardron - Harry's 1890s autograph album

Lewis, Lura Vella - b. 1864 at Springfield, Maine; m. Edward Whittier Deuplisea - Lura's 1886+ autograph album

Lewis, William G. of West Mills, Maine [Industry] - his Civil War letters to his wife at home - he didn't survive the war

Libbey, Blanche Lillian, born about 1876 at Bangor, Maine; her 1895 graduation photo, East Boston High School

Libby Family in Canada - Facebook group

Libby, Cora Mabel of Winterport, Maine; m. Frank M. Fairbanks of Monroe, Maine; her 1880s autograph album

Libby, Erroll P., b. 1909 St. Albans, Maine; m. Geneva M. Branch

Libby, Lovina of Lyman, Maine; Waterboro, Maine; and Brookline, Massachusetts; wife of Benjamin Franklin Baker; her 1840 letter to Benjamin when she was at Great Falls, New Hampshire

Libby, Oscar, first fire chief of Westbrook, Maine; photograph

Linscott, Joseph A. of Avon, Maine - his name on an 1854 highway assessment for the town of Avon, Maine


Littlefield, Elena A., b 1899 at Parkman, Maine; m. Dwight B. Ham, b abt 1904 Maine (card showing him as a student in 1915/1916 at Flat School, Cambridge, Maine)

Littlefield, Lydia A., born 1848 at Wells, Maine; later lived at Lynn, Massachusetts; m. Frank McCullough; her 1860s-1880s autograph album

Livingston, Luther Denny, b 1830 at Saco, Maine; mentioned in journal of poet Walt Whitman who was attending ill and injured soldiers at Washington DC during Civil War


Lockerby, Elizabeth Newell, poet, b. 1831 Prince Edward Island; m. Hiram Bacon, b. 1800 Massachusetts; he laid out City of Indianapolis

Longfellow, N of Machias, Maine, possibly Nathan Longfellow - owner of the Brig Machias - see a blog post about a book that came from the library of the Brig Machias

Lord, Whitman Porter, b 1905 at Burlington, Maine; m. Ora May Bean - photo of Whitman as a baby

Love Family, Maine, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada

Lowe Family of Eastport, Maine - CDVs of Joseph Clark Lowe and sister Florence Marion Lowe


Lowell, Edna May, b. 1881 Cambridge, Maine; m. Carrol Francis Bailey, b. 1883 Cambridge, Maine (1915/1916 card showing him as School Director of the Flat School, Cambridge, Maine)

Lowell, Enoch of Saco, Maine; autograph of his wife Narcissa Hardin, "Nettie", of Chelsea, Massachusetts; before her marriage

Lowell, George A,, b. 1831 Milltown, Calais, Maine - Bible, gift from his mother, 1849, Milltown & Calais Maine; m. Sarah E. Hill, b. 1833, Upper Mills, New Brunswick

Lowell, Levi Lincoln, b 1805 Wiscasset, Maine; m. Emeline Mowbray Danford; merchant/agent at Calais, Maine; see his 1845 letter to Roger Sherman at New Haven, Connecticut


Lyman, Frank, b. 1852 Brooklyn, New York; m. Florence Chapin Moodey, b. 1870, widow of Charles Wendell Porter; this family summered at North Perry, Maine

Lyon, Eliza J.; married Sewell Brackett; lived at Poland, Maine - her photograph as an elderly woman


Lyon, Rev. James; settled at Machias, Maine, in 1772

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