Other people in Madawaska and Aroostook Co.
This page contains links to information about individuals who
were early settlers of the region. Some of the information has
been gathered by me, others has been sent in by visitors to the
Please also be sure to check out the links on the front
page to my own family lines.
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- John Baker Among the first
"Yankee" lumbermen to settle in Madawaska, leader of the Americans
in the valley and agitator against British authority in the region
- The Burleigh Family of Linneus.
Includes Edwin C. Burleigh, b. in Linneus, Gov.of Maine 1889-1892, his parents
and other relatives
- Norman Campbell and Matilda
Wiles, of what is now Fort Kent.
- Cantin Dionne, an early
settler in Madawaska originally from Canada (Quebec)
- Thomas Hobart and his family
- James Holmes, moved in 1833 from
Nova Scotia to Maine, then sometime between 1844 and 1850 to Salmon Brook,
- François Mazzerole
- Captain Stover Rines of Orono,
Head of the Maine Militia stationed at the Block House at the mouth of the
Fish River in 1839-1840
- Jesse Wheelock Another
of the first "Yankees" to settle in Madawaska
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