Found in a circa 1930 scrapbook of mostly Dexter, Maine, and Skowhegan, Maine, area items.
Two clippings about children with what was thought to be a record number of living grandparents:
- a Hartland, Maine, girl with 12 living grandparents - her four grandparents, six great grandparents and two great grandmothers. Surnames: Holt, Buker, Page, Pooler, Gorden, McKenney
- New Vineyard, Maine, siblings with 9 living grandparents within a radius of 15 miles - their four grandparents and five great grandparents. Surnames: Barker, Duley, Baker, Kennedy
With today's longer life expectancy and more stepgrandparents, these figures have no doubt been broken.
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