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Walton-Shepard-Parker-Hahn Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0613

Scope and Contents

Collection of letters, receipts, diaries, deeds, and other genealogical materials relating to the Walton, Shepard, Parker, and Hahn families of Belfast, Maine. Primary persons include W. H. Walton, Alice B. Walton, Rufus Walton, Alfred Walton, Americus V. Parker, Anna B. Parker, Arline Walton, and Hiram Walton.


  • 1766-1977


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

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Biographical Note

Americus Vespucius Parker was born Feb. 26, 1813 in Waldo, Maine. He was a justice of the peace and was an accomplished draftsman and mathematician. He married Clarissa Maria Shepard who was born March 27, 1818. They had a daughter Anna Barbara in 1849. He traveled to California in 1850 and after a short time returned to Belfast, Maine. He left again to establish his family in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1855. Clarissa joined him in 1856 and died in Oshkosh in 1858. He returned to Maine and died June 16, 1891.

Biographical Note

Anna Barbara Parker, daughter of Americus Vespucius and Clarissa Maria Parker, was born Sept. 14, 1849, and died August 22, 1941. She married Byron Pitcher and settled in New York City.

Biographical Note

Willard Hiram Walton was born Aug. 29, 1850 and died in 1937. He married Alice M. Burdin (1856-1885). They had a daughter Arline Burdin, born Sept. 24, 1881, and a son Alfred, born April 29, 1885. Arline died in 1977 and Alfred in 1959.

Biographical Note

Hiram Walton was the cousin of Anna Parker Pitcher.


5 linear feet (5 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States