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  • Tags: Sepulchral monuments

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Amanda Melvina Harris Gilpatrick Skofield was born February 9, 1837 in Weston, Maine, in Aroostook County.Between December 1859 and July 1882, Amanda give birth to 13 children: Martha Ella, Thomas J., Charles R., and George H. Gilpatrick by her first…

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Hannibal Hamlin (August 27, 1809 – July 4, 1891) was the 15th Vice President of the United States (1861-1865), serving under President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War. He was the first Vice President from the Republican Party.

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As industrialization and urban centers expanded in the 19th Century, the traditional extended family infrastructure degraded. In urban settings, family units became fractured and de-centralized, leaving sick and elderly family members without family…

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Rufus Dwinel was a former mayor of Bangor and a millionaire lumber baron. His greatest competitor was Samuel Veazie whose pride, Dwinel is said to enjoy tweaking. Dwinel, was one of a group of prominent Bangor businessmen who organized the April 13,…

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Lieutenant Charles A. Thatcher, son of George A. and Rebecca Billings Thatcher of Bangor, Maine, commander of the Union gunboat U.S.S. Gazelle, a side-wheel steamers, on the Red River, Mississippi, when he was attacked and killed by two Confederate…

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Charles A. Peavey and James H. Peavey were the grandsons of Joseph Peavey, inventor of the peavey logging tool that combined a solid socket cant hook with a pike to create a reliable, versatile tool used by workers in the logging industry.Demand for…

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The husband of Rebecca Jane Billings Thatcher, a cousin to Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau referred to George Thatcher as "the relative" who accompanied him on his trips in the word, The Maine Woods.

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Joseph H. Marie Junin was the first European settler murdered in Bangor, Maine.  Junin was a French merchant, trapper, and trader who was suspected of acting as a British agent in 1777, using his influence with Native American tribes to generate…
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