Location: Hollis Maine

Bean and Bane Family Genealogy of Saco Valley Maine

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Tradition makes the ancestor of this family who first came to our shores a native of the Isle of Jersey, but I doubt the truth of the statement. I have not found the name, or one resembling it, in any record or book relating to Jersey. The surname Bain, and Bane, are derived from the Gaelic word bane which signified white or fair complexion, as Donald Bane, who usurped the Scottish throne after the death of his brother, Malcolm Canmore. An ancient branch of the family...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles William Burrows

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Burrows, Charles William; born, Hollis, York County, Me., Dec. 21, 1849; son of Joseph W. and Mary Elizabeth Atkinson Burrows; graduated, Ti. S. Military Academy, 1870; served as 2d Lt., 34 U. S. Art, 1870-1872; married, Lottie Thomas Mott, of Norwalk, Conn., Feb. 26, 1884; started, November, 1873, firm of Burrows Bros. (now The Burrows Bros. Co.), publishers and booksellers; Republican, member Ass’n of Graduates of U. S. Military Academy; Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Soc. Colonial Wars. Clubs: Union, Euclid, Hermit, Athletic. Identified with movement to procure one-cent letter...

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