Concord’s Calvin Bates, 20th Maine

In the early 1830’s, the family of Warren and Elizabeth Bates left the town of Whitefield for a new home in Concord, where brother Rev. David Bates also settled along the Jackson Pond Road. They had eight children, several of whom were born in Concord. They moved on to Waldoboro by 1840, and afterward to … Continue reading Concord’s Calvin Bates, 20th Maine

Bowtown – Pierce, Sanborn, and Collins – Laweryson, Morris, Meservey, and Bragg

[Continued from previous post] The Chace map of 1860 shows three households in the northeast corner of Carrying Place Township that were part of "Bowtown." There was also a household to the north, where Thomas Brown lived, which was part of this neighborhood. Nathaniel Pierce, Aaron Sanborn, and Edward Collins were occupants of the Carrying … Continue reading Bowtown – Pierce, Sanborn, and Collins – Laweryson, Morris, Meservey, and Bragg