Thursday, September 21, 2017

Dr Henry Irwin Durgin of Eliot Maine

Dr Henry Irwin Durgin (1864-1939) son of of Joshua Durgin and Mary Elizabeth Kennison, grandson of John Kennison and Mary Thurston, great-grandson of Oliver Kennison and Anstress Cross great grandson of Oliver Thurston 
A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Volume 1 Sons of the American Revolution, Louis Henry Cornish, Alonzo Howard Clark Page 480. Henry married Alta May Knox (1864-1945) daughter of Ira S Knox and Susan Abby Pinkham, granddaughter of John Knox and Betsey Lord, great granddaughter of Samuel Knox and Sally Gerrish daughter og George Gerrish and Mary James. 

Durgin Home, Eliot, 1910 Located on State Road, home belonged to the prominent local physician Dr. Henry Durgin. Dr. Durgin came to Eliot in 1889 and remained very active in town affairs throughout his life, serving on the Centennial Committee, the WWI memorial chairman, and later Superintendent of Schools. Photo From Maine Memory Network










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