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Adams, Eustace Lane
(Saco) Author. Biddeford Scrapbook #2, page 100.

Adams, James
(Saco) Overseer in York Mill. Died at home on High Street. Obit in BWJ 06/20/1910, p.8 c.5.

Adams, John Q.
Biddeford mayor 1863-1864. Born in Biddeford in little house on Foss Street next to corner house at Main & Foss. Studied law. Heavy land owner, son of John Adams. Three brothers: Hiram, Henry, and Amos. Obit in BWJ 03/27/1896, p.3 c.2.

Adams, Selucas
Born 1804. Sailed with Captain Tom Farris, and lived at 634 Pool Road. Life sketch in York County History p.206-7.

Adams, Simon B.
(1829-1917) Son of Selucas Adams, lived in  house at 634 Pool Road. Obit chiefly concerns father. BDJ 10/16/1917, p.8 c.3-4. BWJ 10/19/1917, p.2 c.4-5.

Akers, Charles
(1835-1906) Portland artist, born in Hollis. Died in New York on 09/16/1906. Obit in BWJ 10/12/1906, p.6 c.4.

Allard, Henry
Born in town of Shefford, Canada East, 02/14/1829. Died in Biddeford 06/15/1851 in an accident in the Pepperell Mills. Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery. U & J 06/20/1951, p.2 c.4.

Allard, Marcel (Duke)
(1913-1965) Obit in BDJ 08/02/1965, p.2 c.2. [Also Jeannette Allard died in July 1965]

Allard, Paul A.
Died in California in 1966. Obit in BJ 02/22/1966.

Allen, Amos L.
(1837-1911) York County member of Congress from 1899-1911. Succeeded Thomas B. Reed. Obit in BWJ 02/24/1911, p.1 c.1-3.

Allen, Dr. John
Deceased in Saco 11/19/1825. Samuel Merrill diary, p. 105.

Ancient and Honorables of Lower Biddeford [club]

Andrews, George R.
Grocer. Andrews & Horrigan’s store, Biddeford. BJ 04/10/1908, p.1. See also Bickford’s Local landmarks, p.35.

Andrews, George W.
Granite firm. Obit in BWJ 03/26/1926, p.2 c.4.

Andrews, Grace
Substitute teacher (PHOTOGRAPH), from Souvenir of the Biddeford Public Schools (1901).

Andrews, Ira (Captain)
Died 11/20/1893, Age 83 years 4 mos. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery.

Andrews, James
Stone quarries, 1866. Obit in BWJ 04/06/1888, p.3 c.2.

Andrews, Leonard (Honorable)
(1822-1885) Home on Mt. Vernon Street. State legislator 1855; state senator 1861. Stone contractor; furnished stone work for Grand Trunk Railroad from Portland to Connecticut River and for the Bangor & Piscataquis Road. Obit in BWJ 10/23/1885, p.3 c.4.

Andrews, Simon S. (Captain)
(1840-1927) Civil War veteran, active in city government. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery. Obit in BWJ 01/28/1927, p.3 c.4. See also Bickford’s Local landmarks, p.21.

Andrews, Solon S.
(1847-1903) Son of James S. Andrews. Was a noted submarine diver. Granite contractor. Building new home on Hill Street, plans by Portland architect (BWJ 06/20/1884, p.3 c.1). Died in Gorham. Obit in BWJ 11/06/1903, p.8 c.4.

Andrews, William
(1813-1898) Came to Biddeford about 1848. Helped build the Mile Brook Bridge; then became a stove and tin-ware peddler. His grandfather had been a Revolutionary War Soldier. Obit in BWJ 09/02/1898, p.8 c.4.

Anthoine, George A.
Celebrates 37th year in plumbing and hardware business. Store on Alfred Street has grown from 400 sq. ft. to 13,000 sq. ft. BDJ 06/27/1913, p.6 c.1-2.

Anthoine, John Neal
(1823-1911) Born in Windham, came to Biddeford in 1844. Went to California in 1849 as a blacksmith and returned to Biddeford before 1856. Married Eliza Bunker, daughter of Capt. Stephen Bunker of Biddeford Pool. Obit in BWJ 01/27/1911, p.8 c.2-3.

Asselin, Louis N.
(1850-1921) Home at 15 W. Myrtle Street. Came to Biddeford in 1914 from Montreal as Canadian immigration agent. Succeeded John B. Charbonneau. Obit in BWJ 07/29/1921, p.8 c.2.

Atkinson, Emily C.
Substitute teacher (PHOTOGRAPH), from Souvenir of the Biddeford Public Schools (1901).

Atkinson, Henry P.
Founder of “Atkinson’s” furniture firm. Article on failure of Boston & Portland furniture firms involving Biddeford branch in BWJ 03/17/1893. Obit in BWJ on 04/08/1921, p.7 c.2. See also Bickford’s Local landmarks, pp.33-4.

Atwood, Emeline A.
Wife of Charles Atwood (obit in BDJ 05/14/1945). Always made mince pies for church suppers, always refused to say what was in them except that “she put in a little of everything about the house except Charles’ red ties.” Obit in BWJ 02/07/1908, p.6. Funeral in BWJ 02/14/1908, p.8.

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