Discover your family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

Start Now

Clough Genealogy of Blue Hill, Maine

The Clough Genealogy of Blue Hill, Maine is a study into the genealogy of two supposed brothers, Asa and Benjamin Clough. Asa Clough was born at Haverhill, Mass., Aug. 25, 1764; died Jan. 2, 1851, in his eighty-seventh year. He married Abigail Pecker, Nov. 27, 1789. She was born at Bradford, Mass., Nov. 27, 1766, and died March 16, 1854, in her eighty-eighth year. They had a family of ten children, as follows: Daniel, Cheever, Sally, John, Asa, Leonard, James, Lydia, Zelotes, and Louisa. Benjamin was born Aug. 15, 1755, married Relief Wyman, March 12, 1788. She was born Sept. 16, 1761, and died March 25, 1819. The date of his death is not recorded. The children of Benjamin, Sr., and Relief (Wyman) Clough were: Moody, Abigail, Hannah, Phebe, Benjamin, Dorias, and Ezra. There was a third brother, John, who travelled from Haverhill Mass. to Blue Hill Maine, however, he is not treated in this genealogy.

Biography of Robert Armour

Robert Armour, Registrar of the West Riding of Durham, is a native of Donne, Perth. shire, Scotland, dating his birth March 10, 1818, his parents being Samuel and Margaret (Douglas) Armour. The Armours were Huguenots, driven from France in the times of Catholic persecution. His mother’s branch of the Douglas family descended in a direct line from “Black Douglas,” who figures conspicuously in Scottish history. In 1820, the father of our. subject, with his family, emigrated to Canada in company with the father of Sir John Alexander Macdonald, and one or two other families from the same part of Scotland, and succeeded the late Bishop Strachan as teacher of the district school at York, or Toronto. He was a Church of England clergyman; in 1826 removed to Peterborough, and for seven years served there as a church missionary; in 1833 removed to the township of Cavan,county of Durham, and there preached until his death, in 1853. He was a self denying, hard working man, toiling in a new country to build up the Redeemer’s kingdom, and during his faithful labors in the parishes mentioned above, established two or three churches. Among his children still living, are John Douglas Armour, of the Queen’s Bench, and the subject of this sketch. Robert finished his education as a private pupil of the Rev. Dr. Bethune, of Cobourg, late bishop of Toronto: studied law a while in Cobourg; finished in Toronto, with Hon. Henry Sherwood, late Attorney General of the Province; was sworn in as an attorney-at-law in 1840, and after practicing a few years in Cobourg and Port Hope, settled in Bowmanville,...

Cynthia Jane Todd Baldwin

BALDWIN, Cynthia Jane Todd8, (Almon E.7, Carrington6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 21, 1847, died Feb. 13, 1904, married Nov. 11, 1866, Harvey Baldwin. Child: I. Cynthia Jane, b. Dec. 2, 1869, m. Oct. 22, 1890, William Arthur Armour and had issue: (1) Charlotte Baldwin, b. July 12, 1892; (2) Bernice, b. Aug. 30, 1897, d....

Pin It on Pinterest