Thursday, December 23, 2010

Page of Phebe Paul in Autograph Book of Bertha Clements, Waldo, Maine

This is the page that Phebe Paul of Waldo, Maine, signed in the autograph book of Bertha Clements of Waldo Center, Maine.  The autograph is dated June 28, 1889.

To see a post with images of many of the pages and with family history information on the autograph book's owner, click Bertha Clements.

Phebe Paul was born 22 November 1870 in Maine, the daughter of Richard Rush Paul and his wife Patience B. (Stephenson) Paul, both born in mid-coastal Maine.  Phebe's paternal grandparents were Samuel and Charity (Mansfield) Paul.  Her maternal grandparents were Jerome and Phoebe B. (Sanborn) Stephenson.

I found Phebe in the Censuses from 1880 and 1900-1930.  She was still going by the name Phebe Paul in 1930.

If you have any corrections, additions or insights regarding the information presented above, please leave a comment or contact me directly.  

The signers: [Click on the names in bold for a post featuring their autograph pages and genealogy.]

Bertha Clements signed her first name on the inside cover and her name and address on the first page
"Mother", who was Maria F. (Mixer) Clement of Waldo
Robert Clements, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Frank Blood, friend, 1887
Percy W. Clements, Waldo, Maine
Belle M. Clements, Bertha's sister
Florence A. Roberts, friend, 1891
Burton A. Curtis, friend, 1887
Melvin George Rolerson, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Laura J. Blood, East Knox, Maine
Isaac G. Sanborn, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Georgia, Bertha's friend
Lydia Clements, Bertha's cousin, 1891
Ethel Foss, Brooks, Maine, 1889
Phebe Paul, Waldo, Maine, 1889
? Clements, Bertha's cousin, Waldo, 1891
Bertha, Bertha's friend, 1887
C. E. Whitcomb, friend
Edna Reynolds, Waldo, Maine 1891
John D. Fraser, Pictou, Nova Scotia
Angie M. Sanborn, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Carrie S. Nickerson, Waldo, Maine, 1888
Jabie Clement (?), Bertha's cousin, 1889
Castanous Merrill Smalley, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Isaac Sheldon, Waldo, Maine, 1887
Ida Whitcomb, schoolmate, Waldo, Maine, 1889
Esther Clements, Bertha's sister, Waldo, Maine, 1887
Lela, Bertha's friend, Waldo, Maine, 1887
A. M. Patterson, Bertha's brother - I assume brother-in-law, Whiting Iowa, 1887
Effie Dell Rolerson, friend, Waldo, Maine, 1889
Ida Rolerson, friend, 1887
Lulu R. Cammett (?), Waldo, Maine
Delbert Joel Rolerson, Waldo, Maine, 1891
Ella F. Whitcomb, Waldo, 1890
Verie, Bertha's schoolmate, 1887
George H. Clements, Bertha's schoolmate, Waldo, Maine, 1890
Ellen M. Camett (?), Bertha's cousin, Waldo, Maine, 1889
Ernest L. Curtis, Bertha's friend, 1890
Irvin L. Curtis, Waldo, Maine
Everett Clements, Waldo, Maine
Rachel, Bertha's schoolmate, 1887
Berie Melcher (?), Waldo, Maine
Mary D. Smith, Waldo, Maine
Grace, friend, 1887

Below, a scan of the front of the autograph book:

Below, a scan of the page that Bertha Clements signed herself:

Here is the page adjacent to the page Phebe signed:  It's signed by Bertha's cousin who also lived in Waldo, Maine.  I can't quite decipher the first name, but the surname is Clements.

A map of Waldo, Maine:

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