Old Canada Road Historical Society logo
Old Canada Road Historical Society logo

Person Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Name Hill, Charles

Associated Records

Image of Record Book of Stanley B. Hill with Photos and Notes on Life of Jabez D. Hill - 2010.7.3

Record Book of Stanley B. Hill with Photos and Notes on Life of Jabez D. Hill - 2010.7.3

Handwritten account of the life of Jabez D. Hill "copied from old records by Stanley B. Hill, July 1966. Copy came from Leona Sterling's records of Caratunk." Inside the book is a six page handwritten account of Jabez Dorman Hill's life, which appears to be older and written as an obituary. It begins "The deceased Jabez D. Hill..." There is a section titled "Copied from an old letter from Jabez Hill to his nephew who lived in San Francisco Calif. (about 1889)." It is addressed to Edmund E. Hill. The original letter is not included. Several pages at the beginning of the book have been torn out and most of the book is blank. Included in the book were two photographs: one of Jabez D. Hi

Image of Mrs. Rance V. (Marcia Leighton Barron) Ham and Eight Children - 2005.1.1

Mrs. Rance V. (Marcia Leighton Barron) Ham and Eight Children - 2005.1.1

Mrs. Rance V. (Marcia Leighton Barron) Ham and Eight Children Rance V. Ham was born at The Forks, Maine in 1845, the son of John S. and Lucy Elder Ham. In 1873, he married Mrs. Marcia (Leighton) Barron of Monmouth. The above photo can be dated to around 1891 by the ages of the children. Rance guided for many years in the Kennebec region and had a nationally advertised fishing rod named after him. He is said to have landed a sixteen-pound salmon at Pierce Pond in 1903 (see Cobb, Gary: The History of Pierce Pond). His home was at the top of a hill along the river in the northern section of Moscow. John Ham went to Knife Falls, Minnesota as a young man, where he worked on the river and die

Image of Portrait Photograph of Charles Hill - 2010.7.5

Portrait Photograph of Charles Hill - 2010.7.5

Portriat photograph of Charles Hill printed on rectangular cardboard. Identified on reverse as Charles Hill, oldest son of Jabez D. Hill.