Saturday, April 18, 2015

Stereoptican view of Nornman's Woe

Another piece from my archive from about 1900

Friday, April 17, 2015

July 1752 County Shropshire

From the London Magazine original.
I own this map, so anyone who wishes to study it may contact me.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Obituary for Vera Merrow Mitchell

Thank you John Mitchell for this photo.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Maurice Doubleday Obituary

MAURICE DOUBLEDAY ESSEX JUNCTION - Maurice Doubleday, 39, died on Dec. 15, 2009 in Fletcher Allen Health Care of Burlington. He was born in Malden, Mass. on Jan. 8, 1970. Maurice was a poet, musician and active participant in local politics. He is survived by his wife, Kim and their four children; Emily, Marley, Isabel and Satchel, and also leaves behind many, many good friends. Arrangements are in the care of the Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Maurice Doubleday Senior Obituary

September 23, 2013

Maurice C. Doubleday Sr., 74, West Milton

— WEST MILTON — Maurice C. Doubleday Sr., 74, of Datesman Village, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Milton Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born May 4, 1939, in Boston, Mass., the son of the late Frank C. and Dorothy (Gribbon) Doubleday. On Feb. 17, 1961, he married the former Carol Mitchell, who survives.

Maurice graduated from Malden Vocational School in Massachusetts in 1958.

He worked many jobs, the last as a professional driver for Fleetwood Homes.

Maurice was always helping someone. He worked with special needs people and did missionary work with Cherokee Indians in North Carolina.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Veronica Walsh, of Laconia, N.H.; one sister, Marie Doubleday, of Massachusetts; five grandchildren, Emily, Marley, Isabel and Satchel Doubleday and Keith Nason; and two great-granddaughters, Jennifer and Samantha Nason.

Maurice was preceded in death by his son, Maurice C. Doubleday Jr.

Following Maurice’s wishes, there will be no services.

In an effort to move Carol back with her family, they are requesting memorials in Maurice’s honor be made payable to the Bank of America and sent to Veronica Walsh, 146B Pleasant St., Laconia, NH 03246.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Please Contact Me

I am looking for a couple of people in particular.

1. Anyone who can tell me about the parents of William Everett Mitchell, raised in an Orphanage in Massachusetts and born in the 1870s.

2. Everett Harold Mitchell, brother of John and Carol, or any of his relatives.

3. Members of the Day family of  Kings or surrounding counties in New Brunswick, especially if they count Henry Day among their relatives.

4. Relatives of Maggie Patterson, born in Ireland and mother or step mother of William Everett Mitchell.

5. Relatives of Harold Mitchell(deceased) of Massachusetts and New Brunswick.  Brother of Richard, Everett, Helen, Loretta(sp. varies) and Helen Mitchell.

6. Relatives of Helen Mitchell Price and Oscar Price.  Helen is sister to Richard, Everett, Loretta and Harold Mitchell.

All of these people are keys to branches of the family that have eluded me so far.  I need information on them to continue with my exploration.  Please contact me at if you have even the tiniest bits of information on any of these people.