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Donna Newman
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Donna Newman left a comment for Tobey Serena Crawford Connor
"Hi, I just came across your inquiry about William Beaney.  William is/was my 2nd great grandfather. My grandmother was a Beaney who grew up on Deer Island but lived in Eastport most of her adult life.   I have been digging for information…"
Oct 7, 2012
Helen Archer replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Your welcome, and like I said if I find anything else I will let you know."
Sep 1, 2011
Donna Newman replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Thank you so much, Helen.  I, obviously, would not be able to do that until at least next year some time(if then) so I really appreciate it!!  I know the date she died from the Eastport Sentinel vitals so evidently that is a good…"
Sep 1, 2011
Pam Beveridge replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Wow - what service!"
Sep 1, 2011
Helen Archer replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Hi Donna my name is Helen Archer, I stopped at City Hall this morning to see if I could find a death cert. for Dorcus and am sorry to say they didn't have it.   If I find anything I will let you know."
Sep 1, 2011
Donna Newman left a comment for Kathryn Anne Lewis
"No, not the same.  And I don't know the Donna Newman whom you are referring to.  Sorry!. :)"
Sep 1, 2011
Kathryn Anne Lewis left a comment for Donna Newman
"OK you are not the Donna Newman I remember. She had sisters Beverly and Pauline and lived on Hawkes' Ave, just over the railroad tracks from where I live. I remember when and they said their cat had mated with a skunk. Kittens were weird. They…"
Sep 1, 2011
Kathryn Anne Lewis and Donna Newman are now friends
Sep 1, 2011
Donna Newman replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"THanks.  That is what I did instead of using google.books search.  I'll have to keep Samuel in the back of my head just in case."
Aug 31, 2011
Pam Beveridge replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"http://www.archive.org/stream/eastportpassamaq00kilb/eastportpassamaq00kilb_djvu.txt   I searched Yeaton (with Chrome browser) and got 7 instances of Yeaton in the book.  Some OCR versions of books are so poorly (or not even) edited, that…"
Aug 31, 2011
Donna Newman replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"I have a copy of Kilby's Eastport & Passamaquoddy book and never found any Yeatons in it.  Are you talking about another of his books?"
Aug 31, 2011
Kathryn Anne Lewis left a comment for Donna Newman
"Hey Donna. I wish I could remember who, but somebody was interested in locating photos of your home on Hawkes' Ave. back in the day."
Aug 31, 2011
Pam Beveridge replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Kilby's history of Eastport mentions a Samuel Yeaton.  This one would be the father of Capt. Samuel Yeaton, born 1812 at Lubec.  Since Lubec didn't separate from Eastport until 1811, Dorcas could have been born there and it would…"
Aug 30, 2011
Donna Newman replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"She died on May 26, 1875 in Eastport. I found that in Vital Records from the Eastport Sentinel.  She also left land to her daughter-in-law, Irene Mitchell so I don't think she married again.  I'll have to see if I can find…"
Aug 30, 2011
Pam Beveridge replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"I took a class at one of the Maine Genealogical Conferences on probate and land records.  What gold mines!  Not that I've actually gone to Machias myself yet - but there could be records of where Dorcas Mitchell got left something by…"
Aug 30, 2011
Donna Newman replied to Donna Newman's discussion Dorcas Yeaton Parents in the group Eastport, Maine Genealogy
"Yes, I tried to find a connection for her to Hopley but no luck.....yet. :)  Thanks for checking.  Next time I'm home, I'll visit Machias and see what I can find.  Any suggestions what to look for?"
Aug 30, 2011

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At 4:39am on September 1, 2011, Kathryn Anne Lewis said…
OK you are not the Donna Newman I remember. She had sisters Beverly and Pauline and lived on Hawkes' Ave, just over the railroad tracks from where I live. I remember when and they said their cat had mated with a skunk. Kittens were weird. They had strange eyes and couldn't retract their claws
At 4:22am on August 31, 2011, Kathryn Anne Lewis said…
Hey Donna. I wish I could remember who, but somebody was interested in locating photos of your home on Hawkes' Ave. back in the day.
At 5:27pm on August 30, 2011, Leasa Garvin said…
Hello Donna and welcome to the Forum.
 
 
 

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