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Cemetery in Hancock

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Re: Cemetery in Hancock

Posted: 4 May 2007 7:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Leighton, Collins
Gloria:

What were the names (and towns of death) for your stepson Jim's *mother's* biological family (Margaret Ella Leighton)--i.e., was she from/raised in Hancock (and did her biological family die in Hancock, also)--or was Hancock related moreso to her marital life in later years?

Town of death & of actual burial isn't always exactly the same.

Any Harrington lines in Margaret's biologically given Leighton surname (i.e., sailors, etc.)?

Here's their marriage data (might cross reference it w/the ME State Archives, for accuracy):

http://tinyurl.com/2c9ztm

The Leighton surname is fairly common (esp. coastal Hancock & Washington Counties); however, people also moved around quite a bit (still do, for that matter)...some were/are buried in their town of birth--some choose an alternative.

Did Jim's Margaret Ella Leighton Collins die in Caribou, ME; and was thereafter, buried in Hancock @Riverside Cemetery, perchance?

http://tinyurl.com/2uj6fk

Either way--need more specificity--go to ME State Archives, fmi:

http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/

Ask Jim if Margaret's biological parent's names were Herbert N. Leighton & Velma Kossuth McKenzie (might have hailed from the Harrington area).

I'll be going down to Hancock County this month to do some cemetery (Riverside) Memorial Day prep stuff--it isn't a huge cemetery...if you can give me more explicit info on the Leighton/Collins's clan's names which would appear on the headstones & markers, I'll snap a few digital pics; & upload them onto my Photobucket account/embed a corresponding URL.

Thanks~




SubjectAuthorDate Posted
wrgasfireside 30 Oct 2006 7:11PM GMT 
Daryl Grant 3 Nov 2006 12:39AM GMT 
Gloria Smith 3 Nov 2006 1:15PM GMT 
Daryl Grant 4 Nov 2006 1:00AM GMT 
bickford47 5 Nov 2006 5:06PM GMT 
mainefem 13 Nov 2006 6:32PM GMT 
Gloria Smith 14 Nov 2006 1:09PM GMT 
mainefem 4 May 2007 1:44PM GMT 
mainefem 4 May 2007 1:48PM GMT 
wrgasfireside 8 May 2007 9:34PM GMT 
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