Monthly Archives

July 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Topsham Fair, 1937

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Maine Fair Session Race Standardbred Trot or Pace Driver Owner Topsham 9th One Orena Hanover Trot Jordan Stanwood & Cummings 13-Oct-37 Calumet Chimes Hall Mrs. F.J. Gross Post Time: 12:45 Mary Agnes McLeod L. McLeod Aulus Chappell George Gale Hartford Bertha Cleary J.O. Malley Bunty Russell W.A. Hamilton Two Moses Parsons Carney (Haddock) N.F. Smith Gay Direct…

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Oxford Fair, 1950

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Maine Fair Session Race Standardbred Trot or Pace Driver Owner Town State Oxford One Allworthy Marvel Trot G. Proctor Frank Knox Conway NH 1950 Sharon Express J. Gerry Frank Jamieson Wells ME F.J.E. M. Clark Harold Ralph Waldoboro ME Royal Barsac A. Nason Vrigil Nason Freedom NH Clem Hanover Reed Mrs. Fred L. Berry Gray ME Sparkie…

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Lewiston Fair, 1950

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Maine Fair Session Race Standardbred Trot or Pace Driver Owner Town State Lewiston 5th One Port William Pace Patterson John Stanley S. Somerset MA Miss Bertha Masters G. Michaud Leon Michaud Edmundston NB Miss Mabel J. Gerry Perl Gerry Saco ME Ella S F. Libby J.H. Randall Harrison ME Fidelity G. Carter William Pease Rochester NH Breeze…

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Farmington Fair, 1950

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Maine Fair Session Race Standardbred Trot or Pace Driver Owner Town State Farmington One Gagoniain G Pace F. Berry Mrs. Fred L. Berry Gray ME 1950 Majolica E. Foye William T. Mayberry Dexter ME Ivan T E. Nowell Ed Atee Plymouth ME Laurel Lee M Alduff Lorne Britton Hartland NB Dempsey Boy L. Keen Raymond Larrabee Norridgewock…

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Cumberland Fair, 1950

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Maine Fair Session Race Standardbred Trot or Pace Driver Owner Town State Cumberland 9th One Ritzwin Trot L. Edmunds Firz Dessler Gardiner ME 1950 Ivan T “Hall,Jr. William Hll, Jr.” Whitefield ME Volo Cress J. Sullivan J.H. Sullivan Brighton MA Tunker Hanover G. Nelson Russell Peavey Bangor ME Marble Grattan W. Young William Young Rochester NH Judy…

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Nelson, early life

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Known as Hod by his many friends, Nelson grew up in Palermo, a small country town twenty miles from Waterville, Maine. Hod’s father, Benjamin ran a country store. Little is known of Hod’s developmental years. Historical documents indicate that Hod attended public school and his family attended the Baptist Church in town of China. It was through…

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Civil War

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Civil War At the age of nineteen, Hod enlisted in the Maine 12th Infantry, Company F and became disabled. However, In 1865 after he recovered, he re-enlisted in 19th Infantry, Company G and on March 3, 1866 at Savannah, Georgia, he was honorably discharged, but suffered from lifelong health issues. Some years after the Civil War, Nelson…

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