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Re: Lancaster in Maine
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: June 08, 2011 at 17:47:39
In Reply to: Lancaster in Maine by Bonnie Aubrey of 4554

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is Angie's birth record (called a "Delayed Return of Birth"):

Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922 about Angie Sarah Lancaster
Name:        Angie Sarah Lancaster
Gender:        Female
Birth Date:        15 Sep 1889
Birth Place:        Augusta
Registration Place:        Augusta, Kennebec
Father:        Hiram Evan Lancaster, b. Burnham, Maine, Carpenter
Mother:        Mary Aphia Call, b. Palmyra, Maine
Deponent: Older sister, Mrs. Hattie M. Newcomb, Hartland, Maine
Dated: 3 Apr 1953

Based on that information, this looks like a death record for Hiram:

Maine Death Records, 1617-1922 about Hiram Lancaster
Name:        Hiram Lancaster
Gender:        Male
Age:        44
Birth Date:        abt 1850 Burnham
Death Date:        18 Feb 1894
Death Place:        Anson
Registration Place:        Anson, Somerset
Father:        Thomas Lancaster, b. Albion, farmer
Mother:        Amy Evans, b. China [sic](!?)
Cause of death: Pleuro pneumonia
Burial: Oakland

Here is the family in 1860:

1860 United States Federal Census about Thomas Lancaster
Name:        Thomas Lancaster
Age in 1860:        55
Birth Year:        abt 1805
Birthplace:        Maine
Home in 1860:        Burnham, Waldo, Maine
Gender:        Male
Post Office:        Burnham
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Thomas Lancaster        55 b. 1805 Maine, farmer
Amy Lancaster         42 b. 1818 Maine
Jonah Lancaster        20 b. 1840 Maine
Althear Lancaster        17 b. 1843 Maine
Rufus B Lancaster        15 b. 1845 Maine
Hiram E Lancaster        10 b. 1850 Maine **
Thomas Lancaster        4 b. 1856 Maine

Hope this helps. Annie


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