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  PrenticeNet - Gen. Benjamin M. Prentiss
General Prentiss gave his promise and he afterwards stated that again and again he looked for the setting sun and was almost convinced from the slowness with which that luminary moved toward the western horizon, that it had surely caught upon a snag.
In 1880 General Prentiss served as a delegate-at-large to the Republican national convention which nominated General Garfield and was a delegate to the national convention of 1884 which placed Blaine and Logan in the field as the national Republican candidates and seconded the nomination of John A. Logan for president.
Prentiss was born in Pennsylvania, December 16, 1836, and died in Bethany July 28, 1894.
www.prenticenet.com /roots/prentice/bios/gen.b.m.prentiss.htm   (1353 words)

  USS A. G. Prentiss (1912) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prentiss was delivered to the Navy on 25 March 1918 under a charter approved three days later.
Prentiss apparently served in the 3rd Naval District for her entire career, as she is listed as having that area as her duty station in the 1918 Ship's Data volume.
Records indicate that Prentiss was returned to her owner on 2 December 1918, and her name stricken from the Navy list the same day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_A._G._Prentiss_(1912)   (168 words)

 Elizabeth Payson Prentiss
Like Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, her contemporary, Prentiss was the daughter of a Congregational minister whose New England ancestry dated back to the seventeenth century.
She was born in Portland, Maine, on 26 October 1818, to Edward and Ann Payson, and grew up in Portland as part of a large family.
Prentiss also wrote a number of hymns, the best-known of which is probably "More Love to Thee, O Christ." [2] She died 13 August 1878.
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 Bangor In Focus: Elmbank
Prentiss also built a brick carriage house behind the main house and built a Moorish Revival gazebo in front of the main house, at what is now 15 Kenduskeag Ave.
Prentiss was born Feb. 12, 1809, in Paris, Maine, to Henry and Mary (Hart) Prentiss.
On the morning of Nov. 7, 1933, Prentiss -- the grandson -- died fighting a fire in a shed at the rear of the house.
bangorinfo.com /Focus/focus_elmbank.html   (2673 words)

 Mellen, Prentiss   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
"Prentiss Mellen, LL.D., Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Maine, and the father of Grenville and Frederick Mellen.
He practiced in every county in the District of Maine, and at the head of its highest judicial tribunal.
In 1817 he was chosen a senator in Congress from Massachusetts; in 1820, Maine having become a separate State, he was appointed Chief Justice of its Supreme Court.
www.wvu.edu /~lawfac/jelkins/lp-2001/mellen_prentiss.html   (126 words)

 Different wars, receptions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Prentiss, however, was rejected because, at 5-foot-4, 118 pounds, he was 3 inches too short and 22 pounds too light.
The difference was that Prentiss fought for the winning side in a war between good and evil.
Prentiss, of course, was one of the good guys and he naturally was treated as such after the war.
morningsentinel.mainetoday.com /news/local/1659029.shtml   (654 words)

 Assault victim hopes to locate pets sent to new homes - Boston.com - Maine - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In the weeks Prentiss lay comatose, seemingly beyond recovery, all four were adopted into new homes.
Prentiss, 50, said he came south this year in the company of Mack, a German shepherd he had owned for more than eight years; Brutus and Midnight, brother-and-sister Labrador retrievers; and Terra, a fl Lab he found starving in South Carolina, an extension cord tied around her neck.
Prentiss suffered broken ribs and legs, and was unconscious when he arrived at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine/articles/2005/06/25/assault_victim_hopes_to_locate_pets_sent_to_new_homes   (539 words)


Cougars fall short

Prentiss ran for a game-high 275 yards, with 204 of them coming in the second half, as Bangor pulled away from Mt. Blue High School for the 40-21 Pine Tree Conference semifinal football win.
Prentiss averaged just 4.2 yards per carry in the first half, and that figure was aided by a 47-yard run late in the half.
Prentiss scored from 1-yard out with 19.7 seconds to play in the first half to give the Rams a 19-6 lead.
www.centralmaine.com /sports/stories/151708.shtml   (503 words)

 Maine Information - Hometown USA
Maine's original capital was Portland until 1832, when it was moved to the more geographically central city of Augusta.
Maine is the northernmost state in the New England region and the easternmost state in the country (the easternmost city in the United States is Eastport, Maine), bordered on the west by New Hampshire.
University of Maine University of Maine at Presque Isle
htusa.webmaine.com /maine   (1872 words)

 Farm Credit of Maine: Notebook: Feature Stories
Lyn Odell is not the typical dairyman, but he certainly knows his way around a farm, and enjoys talking about opportunities on dairy farms for savvy, hardworking people who want a career in agriculture, a respectable paycheck and a solid future.
To keep such a diverse business operating, Prentiss and Carlisle requires a staff of 60 employees across the state of Maine, including foresters, regional foresters, wood procurement experts, forestry technicians, sawmill laborers and sawyers, truck drivers and equipment operators on the production side of the business.
A 2001 graduate of the University of Maine with a degree in resource agribusiness, Josh Conover already had those skills and more when he set off to organize a lobster cooperative on the island of Isleboro, off the central coast of Maine.
www.farmcreditmaine.com /notebook/l3/opps_abound.htm   (2407 words)

 The Ellsworth American. - Forest Management Project Under Way at Woodlawn
Prentiss and Carlisle is using two complex pieces of equipment, called a “cut to length system,” to harvest, Nelson said.
The branches and treetops are left on the ground, where they will become an important source of nutrients for the remaining stand and act as ground cover to reduce erosion and soil compression from the harvesting machinery, Nelson said.
Prentiss and Carlisle’s woodlot division has managed properties ranging from four acres to thousands of acres, Nelson said.
ellsworthmaine.com /site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4984&Itemid=31   (695 words)

 Augusta, Maine
Augusta is the capital of Maine and the seat of Kennebec County.
When Maine entered the Union in 1820, Portland was its first capital, but in 1827, the state legislature designated Augusta as the capital.
Nearby is Blaine House, the official residence of Maine's governor and the former home of the statesman James G. Blaine.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h2147.html   (650 words)

 Prentiss & Carlisle
Our company has been a Prentiss and Carlisle client since the firm was founded more than 80 years ago.
Thanks to their excellent management, marketing, record keeping and reports, we have enjoyed a consistent return on our investment in Maine timberlands, and we have increased our acreage 2.5 times since 1970.
Prentiss and Carlisle has one aim: to consistently meet the diverse needs and objectives of our clients — from aesthetics to optimum return on investment — through effective and responsible forest resource and timberland management.
www.prentissandcarlisle.com   (264 words)

 PRENTISS INGRAHAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Prentiss Ingraham, the only son of the Rev. Joseph Holt Ingraham (q.v.) and his wife Mary Brooks, a first cousin of Phillips Brooks, was born December 28, 1843, near Natchez, Mississippi.
In the spring of 1903, while at my place in Camden, Maine, I received a message from Ingraham saying he was on his way back from a visit with his family in Chicago, and that he was coming to see me. On arriving he paused on my veranda.
Hardly had the sheets been hauled aft when a bright flash was visible, and a deep boom followed; then a solid shot rushed shrieking along and buried itself in the water at the very spot the yacht had changed her bourse.
www.niulib.niu.edu /badndp/ingraham_prentiss.html   (2975 words)

 Fogler Library: Special Collections Manuscripts J - P
The project was a collaborative effort between the Portland Society of Natural History and the Maine Audubon Society, under the guidance of Christopher M. Packard, director of the Portland Society of Natural History Museum.
The drawings were done mostly in the 1920's and 1930's in Maine, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Connecticut and North Carolina and demonstrate the process of landscape design through the various types which are included, such as rough sketches, sketches on older blueprints, preliminary drawings, alternative drawings, final plans and final blueprints.
Maine author, poet and high school teacher and alumnus of the University of Maine.
www.library.umaine.edu /speccoll/manu-j-p.htm   (2281 words)

 Property rights of land owners in question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Prentiss and Carlisle have been managing woodlands for 75 years and have been through minimal problems with their lessees, according to Larry Philbrick, vice president of the company.
Prentiss and Carlisle manages seven or eight percent of the property in the NMW gate system and find security in the way the organization manages the lands.
NMW is a non-profit organization of private land owners, who have a system of gates surrounding their property in northern Maine.
www.maineflyfishing.com /northwoods/property_rights_of_land_owners_i.htm   (1032 words)

 A Web Site -- 111603
One of the happy issues from our encampment with the 4th Maine in Livermore Falls in September of 1995 was the response from the community consisting of people in the town bringing items for identification to the encampment.
Sarah Jane Prentiss was born November 29, 1823, to Henry and Mary (Hart) Prentiss in Paris, Maine.
Henry Prentiss was well-educated, he wrote for the local newspaper and was elected to the legislature in 1822 and 1823.
www.wtvl.net /mcgill/page17.html   (516 words)

 John Mellen
He had some ability as a writer of verse, and a volume of his poems was published.--Another son, Prentiss, jurist, born in Sterling, Massachusetts, 11 October, 1764; died in Portland, Maine, 31 December, 1840, was graduated at Harvard in 1784, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1786.
He began practice at Bridgewater, Massachusetts, removed in 1792 to Biddeford, and in 1806 to Portland, Massachusetts (afterward Maine), and was a member of the executive council of Massachusetts in 1806-'9 and 1817.
His judicial decisions are published in the first eleven volumes of the "Maine Reports." --Prentiss's son, Grenville, poet, born in Biddeford, Maine, 19 June, 1799; died in New York, 5 September, 1841, was graduated at Harvard in 1818, studied law at Portland, and removed in 1823 to North Yarmouth, where he practised till 1828.
famousamericans.net /johnmellen   (645 words)

 3 vets share varied legacy
Like Hunt, the 82-year-old Prentiss, an Oakland resident, had gone the enlistment route, only to be rejected because he didn't meet height and weight standards.
At 5-foot-4, 118 pounds at the time, Prentiss stood 3 inches too short and 22 pounds too light.
A signalman on a wooden minesweeper, he served nearly three years in the North Atlantic and the South Pacific.
kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com /news/local/1663916.shtml   (704 words)

 Sarah P. & Prentiss Colson (Maine)
I have a Sarah P. Colson that was living in Winterport in 1850, in the household of Eli Colson, father of Prentiss (Prentice).
I believe that Prentiss was in the Civil War, and died in Belfast, with Sarah dying in Bangor.
I am assuming that she was a Colson at birth and lived with and married a relative.
www.jenforum.com /colson/messages/342.html   (98 words)

 John Mellen
He had some ability as a writer of verse, and a volume of his poems was published.--Another son, Prentiss, jurist, born in Sterling, Massachusetts, 11 October, 1764; died in Portland, Maine, 31 December, 1840, was graduated at Harvard in 1784, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1786.
He began practice at Bridgewater, Massachusetts, removed in 1792 to Biddeford, and in 1806 to Portland, Massachusetts (afterward Maine), and was a member of the executive council of Massachusetts in 1806-'9 and 1817.
His judicial decisions are published in the first eleven volumes of the "Maine Reports." --Prentiss's son, Grenville, poet, born in Biddeford, Maine, 19 June, 1799; died in New York, 5 September, 1841, was graduated at Harvard in 1818, studied law at Portland, and removed in 1823 to North Yarmouth, where he practised till 1828.
www.famousamericans.net /johnmellen   (644 words)

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She was born November 29, 1823, in Paris, Maine; the last of nine children in the family of Henry and Mary (Hart) Prentiss.
This latter trait, along with a love of music and art, were Miss Prentiss' earliest pleasures, though her family duties allowed her little time for such pursuits.
With the advent of the Civil War in 1861, Miss Prentiss volunteered as a nurse and served in the hospitals of Maryland, It was while in this service that she contracted malaria.
www.fineartstrader.com /prentis.htm   (384 words)

 Maine Wilderness Transformed: Section VI
The paper companies of northern Maine were formed in the 1890s by combining both private and public lands so as to effect economies of scale.
The Northern Timberlands comprised the unincorporated townships of northern Maine.
Among many studies at the University of Maine of the past and potential future of Maine's timber industry is Max Hilton's 1942 study of pulpwood timbering, which first became a major element in Maine timbering in 1925.
www.usm.maine.edu /~maps/exhibit3/sec6.html   (1226 words)

 Prentiss, Maine Maps, Driving Directions and Other Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
These free Prentiss, Maine map printables are great for planning that worry free vacation to travel down old country roads, learn about geography or to study road conditions.
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www.hometownusa.com /maine/maps/Prentiss.html   (429 words)

 Prentiss & Carlisle Celebrates 80 Years of Forest Management Services
BANGOR, Maine, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Prentiss & Carlisle, a forest resource management and timberland services firm, announces the launch of a new corporate identity, including a new logo and soon-to-be-launched Web site (http://www.prentissandcarlisle.com).
It's really fun to watch and be a part of." Prentiss & Carlisle was founded in 1924 by University of Maine graduate and forestry consultant George T. Carlisle and Henry Prentiss, a third- generation timberland owner and businessman.
The new logo, which depicts a hardwood and softwood tree on a rolling hill, represents Prentiss & Carlisle's long-standing commitment to the needs and goals of its landowning clients as well as the company's dedication to a healthy environment and the conservation of natural resources.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-15-2004/0002250971&EDATE=   (470 words)

 D3football.com: Plymouth State 33, Husson 21
He put the Eagles on the board with a three-yard run in the second quarter, and added TD bursts of nine and 12 yards in the third and fourth quarters, respectively.
After Prentiss scored Husson’s first TD in the second quarter, PSU sophomore Dan Fallon (Manchester, N.H./ Central) blocked the extra point attempt and teammate Melvin Perdue (Jonesboro, Ga.) scooped it up and went the distance to the Husson end zone for a defensive two-point conversion.
Husson tallied the only points of the third quarter on Prentiss’ second score and a two-point conversion, and Prentiss’ last score proved to be too little, too late for the Eagles.
www.d3football.com /releases.php?release=6227   (495 words)

 Professional Firefighters of Maine
The fire originated on the first floor of the two-story, wooden dwelling, but the cause of the fire and Marshman’s death were undetermined, according to Sgt. Tim York of the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Marshman lived in her unit with her two brothers, Gerald and Richard Prentiss, who were both home at the time of the fire, but escaped, suffering only minor smoke inhalation.
Gerald Prentiss said he and his brother were sleeping when the fire started, and only escaped because their neighbor banged at their door after smelling smoke.
www.pffmaine.org /index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_article.cfm&HomeID=49014   (395 words)

 I need info aboute Lincoln, Prentiss Township - Maine - City-Data Forum
There's a tiny ski hill in Lee, between Prentiss and Lincoln, but the hill is the size of a mosquito bite.
The main industry up here is forestry, with perhaps some fishing and hunting.
prentiss would be a good spot for a hunting/fishing/outdoor guide camp.
www.city-data.com /forum/maine/2702-i-need-info-aboute-lincoln-prentiss.html   (548 words)

 Wind River Woodworking - Antique Restoration - Chesterfield, New Hampshire
A note inscribed "W.H. Prentiss (1853-1923) married Mary A. Adams, purchased sideboard in Maine." Mr.
Prentiss was the founder of the Keene Sentinel, the local newspaper in Keene, New Hampshire.
This sideboard is in original condition and has been lovingly cleaned and polished by WRW.
www.windriverwoodworking.com /dinrm.php   (309 words)

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