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Aunt Priscilla Blanchard, ca. 1900, Portland, Maine

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Charles W. Hearn (Portland, Maine), ca. 1900, Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard photograph; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.

Item Description and Acquisition

Item: Charles W, Hearn (Portland, Maine), ca. 1900, Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard photograph; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection.
Item acquisition: Auction 2020.
Relationship: Distant cousin of Greg K. Hull by marriage (William Blanchard, spouse of Priscilla)

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Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard (1827-1916)

Priscilla Mountfort Tompson was born 3 Mar 1827 in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, the daughter of Joseph Tompson and Priscilla Mountfort.1

Priscilla and William M. Blanchard of Cumberland, Maine, were married by Rev. N. W. Sheldon on 3 April 1845 in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine.2

Priscilla Tompson Blanchard marriage, Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, Early Marriages in Gray, Maine, 1778-1854, p. 59, by Rev. N. W Sheldon, William M. Blanchard–Priscilla M. Thompson, 3 April 1845.
Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, Early Marriages in Gray, Maine, 1778-1854, p. 59, by Rev. N. W Sheldon, William M. Blanchard–Priscilla M. Thompson, 3 April 1845.

Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard died on 22 January 1916 in Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine.3 She is buried in Foreside Cemetery in Cumberland.4

Endnotes

1. State of Maine, record of a death, CUM-1916, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine, Priscilla M. Blanchard, 22 Jan 1916. Birth: 3 Mar 1827, Gray, Maine. Widow of William M. Blanchard. Parents: Joseph Thompson and Priscilla Mountfort.

2. Gray, Cumberland County, Maine, Early Marriages in Gray, Maine, 1778-1854, p. 59, by Rev. N. W Sheldon, William M. Blanchard–Priscilla M. Thompson, 3 April 1845.

3. State of Maine, record of a death, CUM-1916, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine, Priscilla M. Blanchard, 22 Jan 1916.

4. Blanchard headstone reads: Priscilla Mountfort Tompson / Born Mar. 3, 1837 / Died Jan. 22, 1916.
Find A Grave, memorial 20996254, Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard (1827-1916), Foreside Cemetery, Cumberland, Cumberland County, Maine, Plot 1-4-3.

Citing this page: Kimberli Faulkner Hull, compiler, “Aunt Priscilla Blanchard, ca. 1900, Portland, Maine,” Chasing Light Media, Cool Adventures (https://cooladventures.com/collection/aunt-priscilla-blanchard-ca-1900-portland-maine/ : published 2021); Charles W. Hearn (Portland, Maine), ca. 1900, Priscilla Mountfort Tompson Blanchard photograph; privately held by the Faulkner–Hull Collection, Massachusetts.

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