Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Map of Maine 1795


 
This map belongs to me.

Map of Houlton

 
 
This map belongs to me.

Map of Cape Ann Massachusetts in 1850, with Norman's Woe in the bottom right.



This map belongs to me.

1894 Aerial map of Houlton

I am not a fan of reproductions, but this one is of Houlton and shows the house I grew up in.

This reproduction belongs to me.
 

Aroostook map from 1888


This map belongs to me.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

1757 map of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and "Down East" Maine

How thrilling to see a map which might be the type the Jones family used when they left the US for Canada.  This is 1757, and would probably have been in circulation at the time, though getting old by then.
I own this map.


 
 
Take a look at the caption above the gray areas near the bottom...
how good is your French?
 

Friday, August 7, 2015

Corbet Origins Discussed



More information on the Origins of the Corbet family including possible origins in France

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Corbet-394