Sunday, June 25, 2017

1880-1910 Autograph Album of Clara Ann Kegg of Little Shasta, California


1880-1910 autograph album kept by Clara Ann Kegg of Little Shasta, California, before and after her marriage to August Janson.  On a page inscribed by Clara herself, she indicated that the album was a Christmas present in 1880.

Clara added the names of future spouses to the pages of many inscribers; refer to the list of inscribers at the end of this post.


As you can see from the page at left in the above image, two pages were inscribed in 1879, but these are pasted in the album, apparently from a previous album or from individual  notes to Clara.  The W. Crow who inscribed the left page was apparently related to Clara's mother, Susannah (Crow) Kegg.

The album measures approximately 5-1/4" by 3-1/4" and contains the sentiments of 100 of Clara's relatives, friends and teacher.  In a nice touch for family historians, Clara frequently added the names of people inscribers would marry, including some dates, information included in the list of inscribers at the end of this post.

An alphabetical list of surnames and an alphabetical list of the inscribers, together with any personal information they offered, appear at the end of this post.


From brief online research, hopefully correct - corrections and additions requested:

Clara Ann Kegg was born about October 1868 in Siskiyou County, California, the daughter of John Kegg and Susannah (Crow) Kegg.  Susannah inscribed a page in daughter Clara's album.


Clara had several siblings, some of whom left their names in her album.  One page contains Clara's autograph, written in 1890, and those of Don Keg; Clay Keg; and Fred Kegg; as well as that of Cornelia Soule, who left her message in 1884.  Clara's teacher, W. H. Laird, inscribed the facing page.


Siblings ClayKegg; Ella Kegg; Emma Kegg; Fred Kegg; and Meta Kegg inscribed individual pages.  William Dow Simcox, son of Clara's sister Cecilia, inscribed a page in 1894.

About 1891, Clara Ann Kegg married August Janson, son of John and Josephine Janson.  Clara and August lived at Table Rock, California, and had, I believe, four children, two of whom died young.  August died in 1939 and Clara in 1947; they're buried in the Little Shasta Cemetery at Montague, California.

If you have corrections and/or additions to the information, or information on any of the inscribers listed below, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

Surnames in the Album

?HH ?PPutnam
AAgee ?Haight [3]RReid
BBarnumHankinsRussell [4]
Beaudroit [3]Hoyt [2]SSarter
BostwickHughesSimcox
BradleyHullSleeper
BullJJansonSmith [2]
DCarrickJonesSoule [8] - the e is accented
Casedy [2]JordanSwan
Cash [4]KKegg [8]Sweeney
Clarkson [2]LLairdTTerwilliger [3]
ClelandLaniganWWalbridge
CoonrudLowderbaughWalworth
CrowMMartinWholey
DDavis [9]Martin ?Wilkinson
Deter [3]McCullockWilliams
EElmoreMcKeeWise
GGarnerMerrick
Graves [2]MorningStar [3]
GrisezaOO'Conner

Inscribers in the Album

Note:  The e in the surname Soule is accented.
  • "Little Jim", inscribed on March 6, 1881
  • J. A. Ager or J. A. Agee, inscribed at Willow Creek on April 30, 1883
  • A. L. Barnum, inscribed on January 26, 1881 at Table Rock, California, in Siskiyou County.  
  • A. E. Beaudroit; possibly Amelia Beaudroit of Little Shasta, California
  • Jennie Beaudroit, inscribed on January 5, 1881
  • Louisa Beaudroit
  • B. L. Bostwick, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on February 10, 1881
  • H. Bradley
  • John O. Bull, inscribed on May 12, 1882
  • May E. Carrick of Yreka, California, inscribed on May 23, 1882
  • Addie Casedy, inscribed on February 8, 1882.  A later note by Clara indicates Addie married Mr. Hinross [perhaps she heard the name incorrectly].  A funeral home record shows that an Adelaide (1861-1940), daughter of Daniel Cassidy, was the wife of William Henderson Kinross.
  • May Casedy
  • Mrs. Almary Cash, inscribed on January 29, 1882 at Mount Shasta, California.  She was Almary (Gates) Cash, wife of Nelson Cash.
  • Charlie Cash, inscribed on January 29, 1882 at Mount Shasta, California
  • John Cash ?, possibly John Cash, Junior, or John Cash Jones or John Cash ?
  • Mattie Cash, inscribed on January 15 [no year written], at Mount Shasta, California
  • Mary Clarkson
  • Nellie Clarkson.  A later note by Clara indicates that she married Dave Cleland.  The Western States Marriage Index shows that Nellie Clarkson and David U. Cleland married in Lake County, Oregon, on November 14, 1887
  • Samuel Cleland
  • Elizabeth Coonrud, inscribed on January 16, 1884 at Little Shasta, California
  • W. Crow, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California on December 5, 1879
  • Elsie Davis, inscribed on March 23, 1885
  • Emma Davis, inscribed on January 25, 1881.  A later note by Clara indicates that she married C. Kennedy on December 8, 1891.  I believe the groom was Clarence Bolton Kennedy.
  • Fred J. Davis of Little Shasta, California; inscribed a page and also a paper scrap pasted on the page.  The page has an inscription date of February 26, 1893
  • Hattie Davis, inscribed on February 15, 1881 at Mount Shasta, California.  Clara left a later note:  "married Jim Williams".
  • Isa Davis, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on March 20, 1885
  • Jesse F. Davis, inscribed on December 1, 1885
  • Mary B. Davis, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on December 1, 1885.  She was Mary (Buehrle) Davis, wife of Jesse Francis Davis.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Davis; their calling card pasted on the page.  They were Jesse Francis Davis and wife Mary (Buehrle) Davis.  Mary inscribed the left facing page.
  • Mrs. H. L. Davis, inscribed on February 27, 1893
  • Jennie Deter, inscribed on March 21, 1881.  Clara's later note:  "Married Mar. 23, 1880".
  • Myrtle R. Deter, inscribed on August 31, 1898
  • Ray Deter, inscribed on August 3, 1898
  • Hattie Pool Elmore, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on April 27 [no year written]; wife of Dallas Elmore
  • Nellie Garner of Mount Hebron, California, inscribed in July 27, 1892
  • Lilian A. Graves, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on July 6, 1882
  • R. H. Graves
  • Mary M. Griseza, inscribed on November 2, 1882 at Mt. Shasta, California
  • Addie H.
  • Annie Haight, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on June 4, 1881
  • Henry C. Haight, inscribed on May 17 [no year written] at Little Shasta, California
  • Mary E. Haight, inscribed on May 21, 1881 at Little Shasta, California
  • Mary Hankins, inscribed at Mt. Shasta, California, on August 24, 1882
  • Alice M. Hoyt
  • Mary Hoyt, inscribed on February 19, 1882.  A later note by Clara indicates that she married C. Prather.  An unsourced reference indicates that Mary Elizabeth Hoyt married Clinton Morton Prather at Little Shasta, California, in Siskiyou County, California, on November 12, 1890
  • E. W. Hughes
  • Eliza Hull, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on June 6, 1886
  • Mrs. August Janson; stamped on a page and on the inside back cover.  album owner Clara Ann Kegg married August Janson about 1891, as noted in the 1900 Census of Table Rock Township, California
  • Mrs. E. Jones, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on May 9, 1893
  • Frank C. Jordan, inscribed on November 8, 1888
  • Clara Ann Kegg of Little Shasta, California, album owner; she inscribed a page on December 25, 1880 and noted that the album was a Christmas present.  Clara wrote her name in 1890 on a page shared with Cornelia Soule, Don Kegg, Clay Kegg and Fred Kegg.
  • Clay Kegg, "your brother"; inscribed on March 24, 1884, and wrote his name on a page shared with Cornelia Soule; album owner Clara Kegg; Don Kegg; and Fred Kegg
  • Don Kegg; wrote his name on a page shared with Cornelia Soule; album owner Clara Kegg; Clay Kegg; and Fred Kegg
  • Ella, "Your Sister", inscribed on January 27, 1881 at Mount Shasta, California.  She was Clara's older sister Mary Ella Kegg, who would marry Julius Russell
  • Emma, "Your Sister", inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on December 25, 1880, the day Clara received her album as a Christmas gift.  Clara's older sister Emma Kegg.
  • Fred Kegg, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on March 2, 1888 and also shared a page with Cornelia Soule; album owner Clara Kegg; Don Kegg; and Clay Kegg.  Fred was album owner Clara Ann Kegg's younger brother.
  • Meta A. Kegg, "Your Loving Sister", inscribed on January 27, 1887
  • Susannah Kegg of Mount Shasta, California, inscribed on January 24, 1882; Clara's mother Susannah Elizabeth (Crow) Kegg
  • W. H. Laird, "Your Teacher"
  •  Annie K. Lanigan, inscribed on May 4, 1910 at San Ardo, California
  • A. J. Lowderbaugh, inscribed on January 24, 1881; presumably Alice J. Lowderbaugh, who married inscriber Harvey Sarter; she inscribed another page as well.
  • Brice Martin, inscribed in 1881 [though in different ink, perhaps added by Clara]
  • M. M., inscribed on February 22, 1881.  Clara later completed the surname initial to indicate Martin.  Perhaps Milton Martin?
  • Joel McCullock
  • Isabel McKee, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on January 16, 1884
  • Ella Merrick, inscribed on March 2, 1883 at Yreka, California.  Clara's note:  "married Geo. Kenyon".  According to the 1900 Census of San Jose, California, and assuming I have the correct couple, Ella married George Kenyon about 1887
  • Annie MorningStar, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on June 13, 1882.  Clara's note: "Married John Kegg".  Annie Morningstar became the second wife of Clara's father John Kegg.
  • George W. Morningstar, inscribed June [the rest is illegible]
  • Lena MorningStar, inscribed on May 31, 1882; she drew a bird and scroll design
  • Eward O'Conner, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on June 23, 1883; records exist for an Edward O'Conner, perhaps the same person
  • Abbie D. Putnam, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on January 9, 1892
  • Alex Reid, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on October 17, 1884
  • Clara E. Russell of Mount Shasta, California
  • J. B. Russell of Ashland, no state given; possibly James B. Russell of Ashland, Oregon
  • Jesse Russell of Little Shasta, California
  • Mollie T. Russell, or Mollie F. Russell, inscribed on May 13, 1894 at Little Shasta, California
  • Harvey Sarter, inscribed on February 8, 1881 at Mount Shasta, California.  Clara's later note: "Married Alice Lowderbaugh".  Harvey and Alice, who also inscribed a page in the album, married about 1885, according to the 1900 Census of Table Rock, California
  • William D. Simcox, "Your Nephew", inscribed on February 22, 1894.  He was William Dow Simcox, son of Joel Thomas Simcox and Cecilia Jane (Kegg) Simcox.
  • Julia Sleeper of Yreka, California, inscribed on May 24, 1882
  • Cora E. Smith, inscribed on May 11, 1881 at Little Shasta, California.  Cora left a note: "Married Marion Barnum". He was Francis Marion Barnum, whom Cora married about 1885, according to the 1900 Census of Tule Lake, California
  • F. M. Smith, inscribed on April 16, 1881 at Little Shasta, California
  • Cornelia Soule, inscribed on April 19, 1884 on a page shared with album owner Clara Kegg, who dated her signature as 1890; plus Don Kegg, Clay Kegg and Fred Kegg
  • Angie Soule, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on July 16, 1882
  • Damia Soule, inscribed on 4-12/84 at Mount Shasta, California.  Clara left a note: Married Alfred Spurr June 11th 1890".  They moved to Massachusetts.
  • Ernest Soule, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on April 13, 1884
  • Estella Soule, inscribed at Mt. Shasta, California, in April 1884.  Clara later wrote "Hooper".  Estella married Frank W. Hooper about 1890, according to the 1900 Census.
  • Etta Soule, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on August 27, 1882.  Later note from Clara: "Married Davis Earhart".  Presumably Esther Lavina Soule, who reportedly married Davis Carlisle Earhart on November 13, 1889 at Mount Shasta, California, though I haven't found a record of that.
  • George Soule, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on June 7, 1884
  • Mary E. Soule, inscribed to "Dear Mrs. Jansen", at Little Shasta, California, on July 27, 1907
  • Carrie Swan, inscribed at Yreka, California, on March 5, 1883.  Clara's later note: "Married Wm Larison".
  • Mitch Sweeney
  • Eugene D. Terwilliger, inscribed at Little Shasta, California, on August 15, 1883
  • K. Terwilliger, inscribed on September 18 , 1881; later note by Clara" married Ed Hart June 10, 1890".  Presumably Katie Cornelia Terwilliger, who married Edwin C. Hart in Siskiyou
  • S. E. Terwilliger
  •  A. Walbridge; Clara's later note indicated that the inscriber married Mollie Crane.  Record from the Western States Marriage Record index shows that Alonzo Sherman Walbridge married Mollie Crane on July 26, 1887 at the residence of B. A. Godfrey of Klamath County, Oregon
  • Zaccheus Walworth, inscribed on May 28, 1883; pasted paper scrap
  • K. L. Wholey; perhaps Catherine Ann Wholey
  • Jennie Wilkinson, inscribed at school at Mount Shasta on December 11, 1879
  • Catherine E. Williams, inscribed on June 3, 1904
  • Nellie Wise, inscribed at Mount Shasta, California, on March 2, 1888.  Clara's later note: "Married Geo Parkinson".  Possibly Priscilla Eleanor Wise, who married George Martin Parkinson

Friday, June 23, 2017

1885-1911 Autograph Album of Vanetta E. (Ogier) Heal of Camden, Maine; Passed on to Sister Frances D. Ogier


Autograph album with inscriptions from 1885 to 1911 that originally belonged to Vanette E. Ogier, "Vannie", of Camden, Maine, and then apparently passed on to her sister Frances Deborah Ogier, "Fannie", after Vannie's death in 1906.

See another post that features an 1880s-1890s autograph album that Fannie herself kept; many of the people who inscribed pages in Vannie's album also inscribed pages in Fannie's.  And Vannie herself, as Mrs. J. H. Heal, inscribed a page.

Vannie's album measure approximately 8" by 6" and contains the sentiments of over 30 of her friends, including a page inscribed by her future husband James Henry Heal of Lincolnville, Maine, and another stamped with the name and address of J. H. Heal of Camden, Maine.

An alphabetical surname list and an alphabetical list of the inscribers, together with any personal information they offered, appear at the end of this post.

Sadly, the first few pages of the album are missing, including the title page and what might have been a page with Vannie's own inscription.  Her identity as the album owner was teased out through the inscriptions of
  • Henry G. Smith of Boston, Massachusetts, who called her "Vannie" and "The belle of Camden Me."
  • Clarence Ogier, who directed his inscription of 1911 to his aunt Fannie, who was apparently then in possession of the album.  Fannie was Vannie's older sister.



From brief online research, hopefully correct:  corrections and additions requested

Vanetta E. Ogier, "Vannie" was born in 1870, the daughter of Samuel Emery Ogier and Martha Ann (Heal) Ogier.  About 1889, according to the 1900 Census, Vannie married James Henry Heal, son of Henry Heal and Julia Ann (Dickey) Heal.  They had two daughters, Grace Mina Heal and Helen A. Heal, before Vannie died in 1906.   Vannie, James and his second wife Bertha (Green) are buried in the Mount View Cemetery at Camden, Maine.

Grace inscribed a page in the album in 1907, after Vannie's death.


If you have corrections and/or additions to the information above, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

Surnames in the Album

AAdamsEEastman [2]PPackard
BBucklinHHarrisParker
CClevelandHeal [3]Pendleton
Coleman ?KKellerPoleman ?
Colley [2]KempRRichmond [2]
CooksonKennistonSSherman
CoombsKnowltonSmith
CrawfordMMegquierStowe
CrockettMoodyTTibbetts
CummingsOOgier [2]WWaldron


Inscribers in the Album

AClarence E. Adams of Camden, Maine; inscribed on March 5, 1885
BLeila M. Bucklin of Camden, Maine, inscribed on February 3, 1885
CMary P. Cleveland of Camden, Maine; inscribed on February 4, 1885
Helen A. Coleman; the surname looks more like Poleman; followed by initials that might be CHS, perhaps Camden High School
F. L. Colley of Belfast, Maine; inscribed on January 31, 1888; presumably Fred L. Colley, brother of inscriber Frank H. Colley - see a photograph of Fred L. Colley here
Frank H. Colley of Belfast, Maine; inscribed at Camden, Maine, on July 10, 1885; brother of inscriber Fred L. Colley
Flora E. Cookson of Camden, Maine; inscribed on July 28, 1889
Herbert E. Coombs of Atlantic, Massachusetts, inscribed on August 27, 1892
Carrie C. Crawford of Camden, Maine; inscribed on March 7, 1885
Lizzie G. Crockett of Rockland, Maine; inscribed on June 9, 1885
Sibelle Cummings of New York City, inscribed on January 1, 1885
EMabel F. Eastman of Camden, Maine; inscribed on April 1, 1885
Marietta Eastman, inscribed at Camden, Maine, on May 31, 1885
HW. H. Harris of Belfast, Maine; inscribed on March 20, 1886
Grace Mina Heal of Camden, Maine; inscribed on June 26, 1906. She was Vannie's daughter, born about 1893.
James H. Heal of Lincolnville, Maine; Vannie's future husband James Henry Heal
Stamped name of J. H. Heal, Camden, Maine; presumably Vannie's future husband James Henry Heal
KLottie M. Keller of Chelsea, Massachusetts; inscribed on August 27, 1892
James Kemp, inscribed at Camden, Maine, on July 13, 1887
Evie L. Kenniston of Camden, Maine; inscribed on January 25, 1885
Fred H. Knowlton of Camden, Maine
MC. F. Megquier, inscribed in February 1890
Harry Moody of Camden, Maine; inscribed on March 1, 1886
OClarence Ogier; inscribed on October 22, 1911, to Fannie, who was Vannie's sister. Apparently the album passed to Fannie after Vannie's death in 1906. Clarence's father was Samuel Emery Ogier, Jr., brother of Vannie E. (Ogier) Heal and Frances Deborah Ogier, "Fannie".
Vanetta E. Ogier, "Vannie", album owner; she would marry inscriber James Henry Heal
PAurelius A. Packard of Belfast, Maine; inscribed at Camden, Maine, on March 7, no year written
Theresa Parker of Camden, Maine
Sadie Pendleton of Lincolnville, Maine; inscribed on December 23, 1885
Helen A. Coleman; the surname looks more like Poleman; followed by initials that might be CHS, perhaps Camden High School
RA. Richmond of Camden, Maine; not sure of middle initial; could be F or T or ?
May Richmond of Camden, Maine; inscribed on January 18, 1885
ST. E. Sherman of Camden, Maine; inscribed on March 4, 1885
Henry G. Smith of Boston, Massachusetts, inscribed to "Vannie... The belle of Camden Me".
Alice G. Stowe, inscribed at Washington on August 25, 1886, presumably Washington, Maine.
TMiss Mabel Tibbetts of Camden, Maine; inscribed on January 2, 1887 or 1889
WA. A. Waldron of Chelsea, Massachusetts [not sure of first initial], inscribed at Camp Canaan at Camden, Maine, on August 3, 1886. If A. A. Waldron, he might have been Albert A. Waldron.




Monday, June 19, 2017

c1876 Journal with Names and Inscriptions of People who Attended Lynn Praying Band Meetings in Maine: Farmington, Waterville, Skowhegan, Winthrop & Bath


c1876 journal with the names of people who attended meetings of the Lynn Praying Band at 5 locations in Maine; many additional items are pasted in.

The journal measures approximately 6-3/4" by 8" and is stuffed, if not overstuffed.  The person recording the names was inconsistent with spelling, or may have misheard some names, so if you are looking for ancestors, be ready to use variants of names, both given names and surnames.  

People whose names are recorded more than once might be different people or might have attended more than one session.


If you notice any errors in the alphabetized lists below, or have additional information on any of the people listed or the Lynn Praying Band, please leave a comment or contact me directly.


 Locations:

Items Pasted in:  [alphabetical lists for each category below]
People Whose Inscriptions are Pasted in the Journal

Note:  Identical or similar names may or may not be the same person.  As you can see, the spelling may be off; your clarifications are welcome!

?Anonymous, who asks prayers for his or her father, who has lived away from Christian influenceMace or MaceyCharles Mace or Charles Macey
?"A Sister", who prays for her husband, daughter and nephewMaddoxB. W. Maddox
?SamuelMerrillArthur Merrill
?Anonymous from Bath, Maine; long letter written by someone apparently close to death and given to the Praying Band after the author's deceaseMoodyNina Moody
AdamsHenry L. Adams of Farmington, Maine; possibly Henry S. AdamsMoodyH. C. Moody
AdamsFred Adams, Treasurer; name written on a list of the Youths Praying League of Farmington, Maine; folded several times and pasted in the journalMooersJabez S. Mooers
AllenMrs. E. N. Allen of Farmington, MaineMoorMr. Arthur T. Moor
Allen? Allen; possibly Agnes Allen [tear in the paper scrap]MorrillMr. and Mrs. C. F. Morrill
ArnoldF. E. ArnoldMosherOlive Mosher
BackusFred F. Backus of Farmington, MaineNealMrs. Clara S. Neal; presumably Clara (Swan) Neal, wife of Benjamin Franklin Neal
BartlettLizzie M. BartlettNealMr. B. Frank Neal; presumably Benjamin Franklin Neal, husband of Clara (Swan) Neal
BartlettLizzie M. Bartlett of Farmington, MaineNicholsWater Nichols, inscribed at Farmington, Maine on February 12, 1876
BeanRosa BeanNicholsRose Nichols, inscribed atf Farmington, Maine on February 12, 1876; "Reclaimed"
BeanGeorge F. BeanNicholsWalter Nichols, "Reclaimed" of Farmington, Maine, letter inscribed February 13, 1876
BeanWinnie BeanNicholsRosa Nichols, "Reclaimed" of Farmington, Maine, letter inscribed February 13, 1876
BeanNina BeanNorcrossMartha E. Norcross
BeanAlice C. BeanNorcrossRansford Norcross; mentions daughter Martha E. Norcross, who has just graduated from the Normal School, and son J. Marden Norcross
BeardMiss Annie L. BeardNortonJ. Augustus Norton
BelcherMiss Alice BelcherNortonMary Norton
BerryM. C. Berry of New Sharon, Maine; "Saved Jan 16 1876"NortonRuth A. Norton
BerryCarrie A. BerryNortonCarrie Norton; middle initial possibly M.
BlethenAbbie J. BlethenNuttingE. H. Nutting, Jr., telegraph operator, his telegram to the Members of the Lynn Praying Band
BraggGeorge E. Bragg of Farmington, MaineNuttingE. H. Nutting, Jr., telegraph operator, his telegram to the Members of the Lynn Praying Band
BraggAlice M. BraggPageBenjamin F. Page
BriggsA. W. Briggs of Farmington, MainePaineFred G. Paine of New Sharon, Maine
BriggsMrs. A. W. Briggs of Farmington, MainePearsonWilliam H. Pearson
BrooksE. Lafontaine BrooksPeaseMrs. Josephine M. Pease
BrownCarroll L. Brown of Farmington, MainePerhamFrank E. Perham, calling card
BrownMiss Ellie K. Brown or Ollie K. BrownPerryA. H. Perry of Brunswick, Maine; inscribed at Farmington, Maine, on February 18, 1876 at "Little Blue School"
BrownCharles BrownPierceLizzie A. Pierce; "Saved"
CampbellRos Campbell of Farmington, MainePorter? Porter; ornate initials
CarrHattie M. CarrPorterMr. and Mrs. Henry B. Porter
ChapmanVictor Eugean Chapman of New Sharon, Maine [yes, spelled Eugean]PrescottMr. and Mrs. E. S. Prescott
ClarkEdward C. ClarkPrinceM. E. Prince
CofrenGeorge A. Cofren; calling cardPrinceMrs. Hattie Prince
CollinsSusie E. CollinsQuimbyL. Emmons Quimby
CollinsAzelia A. CollinsRandallMiss Una Randall
CollinsS. B. Collins; calling cardRollinsLewis P. Rollins [the way he wrote it looks more like Leavis] of Watertown, Massachusetts; inscribed at New Sharon, Maine, on January 16, 1876; "My feet are on the Rock"
CooksonIssie CooksonRussellMiss Dena L. Russell
CooksonFred L. CooksonRussellMrs. Lottie Russell; "Reclaimed from backslider state"
CooksonIda CooksonRussellWilliam E. Russell
DaggettL. Daggett; middle initial possibly A or GSandersonHenry N. Sanderson
DavisCharles F. DavisSandersonMrs. Henry N. Sanderson
DayDora DaySawyerCharles B. Sawyer
DayRose DaySawyerHerbert A. Sawyer
DennisonGrace L. DennisonSawyerCharley A. Sawyer
DoyleMiss Albina M. DoyleSawyerLewis Sawyer
DresserIda J. DresserSmartAddie E. Smart
DudleyMrs. Lydia E. DudleySmithWilliam W. Smith; calling card
DyerFrank L. DyerSmithMyrce Smith
DyerRosie M. DyerSmithErnest F. Smith
ErvesunFrancisco Ervesun of Norena Spain, inscribed at Farmington, Maine; "Little Blue"SmithMabel L. Smith of New Sharon, Maine
EstradaEnrique Estrada of Barcelona, SpainSpragueIda L. Sprague
FarringtonSarah B. A. FarringtonStowersWalter L. Stowers, age 10; [of New Sharon, Maine]; "Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I"
Flowers ?? Flowers; possibly Dr. FlowersStoyellLeander B. Stoyell of Farmington, Maine; inscribed in February 1876
FullerMrs. M. M. FullerSwanMiss Nettie A. Swan
FullerClifton S. FullerSwiftHenry E. Swift
GardnerMrs. Malinda GardnerSwiftCharlie G. Swift
GardnerLewis GardnerSwiftRobert Y. Swift; possibly Robert Young Swift of New Sharon, Maine
GaySadie A. Gay [Sarah Aurelia (Gay) Venner (1862-1947)]; "age 13, niece of John M. S. Hunter [John Minot Soule Hunter]; remember my father in Atlanta Ga" [William Flint Gay; Sadie's mother Marcia Soule (Hunter) Gay had died in 1865]TarboxMrs. K. B. Tarbox, or Mrs. K. R. Tarbox, inscribed on February 13, 1876; possibly Katie B. (Randall) Tarbox, wife of Samuel O. Tarbox
GerryJohn F. GerryTarboxRosa M. Tarbox "age 13... Please do not forget my father and brothers"
GoodwinHarry Goodwin of Farmington, MaineTeagueCharlie D. Teague of New Sharon, Maine
GoodwinCharlie J. Goodwin of Farmington, MaineThompsonMrs. Henry A. Thompson of West New Portland, Maine
GordonCharlie E. GordonThompsonHattie Thompson; middle initial possibly F
GreatonWilson GreatonThompsonMiss Mary A. Thompson
GriffinLoren L. GriffinTitcombManning Titcomb
GroverSamuel GroverTitcombWalter J. Titcomb
GroverMary E. GroverTuftsFrank Tufts of Farmington, Maine
HallE. B. Hall, "Little Blue"; student at the Little Blue School at Farmington, MaineTuftsMartha Tufts of New Sharon, Maine; middle initial possibly A.
HeathCharlie M. HeathTuftsWarrin Tufts, "a converted Infidel"; presumably Warren Tufts
HiscockMrs. Josephine Hiscock of West Farmington, MaineTuftsHorace G. Tufts of New Sharon, Maine
HolleyMrs. S. A. HolleyWalkerMrs. Mary Walker
HolleyWilliam M. Holley, inscribed at Farmington, Maine, on February 10, 1876WilliamsonStephen L. Williamson of New Sharon, Maine
HunterMrs. J. M. S. Hunter of Farmington, Maine [Eldora (Nichols) Hunter, wife of John Minot Soule HunterWithamRose Witham of Starks, Maine; "Converted"
HunterJ. M. S. Hunter of Farmington, Maine [John Minot Soule Hunter]; "once a Backslider"WoodsH ? Woods; possibly Henie Woods
JenningsFlora M.JenningsWymanHerbert A. Wyman of New Sharon, Maine
JordanD. J. JordanWymanLizzie Wyman
KennedyRobert KennedyYeatonAlbion K. P. Yeaton; Albion Keith Parris Yeaton
LancasterGertie LancasterYoungMr. and Mrs. J. D. B. Young; Jotham D. B. Young and wife Lucy Maria (Witham) Young of Farmington, Maine
LeemanEdgar A. Leeman

Members of the Youths Praying League of Farmington, Maine; several, perhaps all, were students at the Abbott School, nicknamed "Little Blue", at Farmington, Maine.

AdamsFred Adams, Treasurer
AdamsH. L. Adams
ArnoldFred Arnold
BackusFred F. Backus
BeanGeorge Bean
BerryArthur E. Berry
CofrenGeorge A. Cofren, "Leader of Singing"
DodgeHerbert Dodge or Herbert Lodge
FullerClifton S. Fuller
GoodwinHarry Goodwin
GoodwinCharlie J. Goodwin
HeathCharlie M. Heath, Leader
HughesCharles Hughes
LawryFrank Lawry
LodgeHerbert Dodge or Herbert Lodge
MerrillArthur W. Merrill, Secretary
Spaulding or SpauldingFrank Spauldin; possibly Frank Spaulding
TuftsF. W. Tufts


??HurdEllen A. Hurd
?Miss A. ?, possibly RossKeefRobert Keef
AndrewsWill H. AndrewsKeefHannah Keef
BaileyMiss Sarah BaileyMannMrs. Ada Mann
BaileyE. H. Bailey; presumably Edwin H. BaileyMannD. D. Mann perhaps Daniel D. Mann
BaileyE. F. Bailey; presumably Ellen Frances (Paine) Bailey, wife of Edwin H. BaileyMerryEstelle Merry
BarnesE. F. BarnesMooreA. W. Moore; perhaps Asa W. Moore
BarnesC. H. BarnesMooreNancy Moore
BarnesNettie E. BarnesNortonL. Norton
BennettMiss Mina BennettPaineMiss Augusta Paine
BowlesJ. R. Bowles, Baptist; presumably Rev. James R. BowlesPaineJohn S. Paine
BryantCharles BryantSalleyH. Salley
BryantElla BryantSavageR. Savage
BunkerM. F. Bunker; possibly Martha F. BunkerSavageMrs. Betsey R. Savage
BunkerA. M. Bunker; perhaps Abbie M. BunkerStevensJate Stevens
CaswellCharles CaswellStewardMrs. T. M. Steward; presumably Aurilla Eveline (Bunker) Steward, wife of Theodore Marion Steward
DinsmoreMrs. A. H. Dinsmore; perhaps Mary R. (Pelton) Dinsmore, wife of Albert Heald DinsmoreVallierSadie Vallier
DyerE C. Dyer; perhaps Eunice C. (Moody) Dyer, wife of Daniel DyerWalkerS. H. Walker; not sure of first initial; possibly Samuel H. Walker
DyerH. E. Dyer; possibly Hattie E. Dyer, daughter of Daniel Dyer and Eunice C. (Moody) DyerWalker? Walker; possibly Nelson Walker
EamesF. P. Eames; presumably Frank P. EamesWareMrs. A. H. Ware; possibly Harriet E. (Palmer) Ware, wife of Albert H. Ware
FishMrs. M. Fish; middle initial possibly H, F or ?WilsonL. Wilson, Methodist
FosterBenjamin FosterWilsonCora A. Wilson
GilmanMrs. E. G. Gilman; perhaps Eunice (Getchell) Gilman, wife of Benjamin M. GilmanWilsonAllen Wilson
GrahamA. W. Graham
GrayEllen L. Gray

The picture noted on the last page of text was no longer with the journal by the time I purchased it.


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