Monday, June 18, 2012

"ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY, MAINE FAT MEN 1870"


From the Evening Journal of Lewiston, Maine 21 Jan. 1870. This newspaper ran from 186901972 in Maine. This is a list of overweight men as listed in this newspaper, kinda humorous considering most of these weights are commonplace now.




Name Born Height WT# Birth Place occupa' resident

ADDITION Isaiah B 10 Nov. 1823 6' 205# Leeds farmer South Leeds
ADDITON John Calvin 11 June 1814 5'11" 200# Greene real estate agent Auburn
ALDEN O F 1841 6'1" 203# Livermore mason E Livermore
ALEXANDER James 1819 5'9.5" 218# stable keeper Brunswick
ALLEN Benjamin 17 Mar 1797 5'8" 210# Greene farmer Greene
ALLEN Melvin A 26 Apr 1835 6'4.5" 223# Hebron farmer Buckfield
ANDERSON Samuel Dr 9 Mar 1807 5'8.5" 225# Deering, NH physician Bath
ANDREWS William 30 July 1819 5'10.5" 210# Turner machinist Lisbon
BAILEY Samuel 6 Mar 1793 5'8" 232# Minot farmer Minot
BAKER F H 1842 6' 215# soap manufacturer Gardiner
BANGS John 1840 5' 11" 210# Webster blacksmith Webster
BARRON James 1830 5'10.5" 251# clerk Topsham
BARROWS J H 1831 6' 238# physician Gardiner
BARTER Daniel Pike 1800 5'10" 222# Auburn wood cutter .
BARTER Daniel P 1800 5'10.5" 222# Gilmanton VT - -
BATCHELDER H A 1834 5'11.5" 222# . mechanic Waterville
BEALS Rufus . . . Turner . .
BEAN F W 1822 6'2" 233# farmer Augusta
BEAN Nathan ? . . . . Auburn
BERRY Osborn R 12 Feb. 1838 6'2" 218# Denmark blacksmith Lewiston
BESSEY C K 1817 6'2" 205# farmer Wayne
BICKFORD Seth H 6 May 1829 5'9" 200# Lewiston farmer & butcher Lisbon
BICKNELL D B 1842 6'2" 212# Buckfield farmer Poland
BICKNELL Hosea 18 May 1803 5'7" 204# Hebron carriage maker Lewiston
BISSELL W E 1830 6' 207# Auburn
BLACK Alvah 1818 6' 228# lawyer Paris
BLAKE Oliver 1804 5'10" 210# Gorham laborer Lewiston
BLANCHARD J K June 1820
died 16 Sept 1885
age 65y 3 m . 250# Lewiston . .
BONNEY C B 1833 6'1" 221# Peru farmer Turner
BOOTHBY Roswell C 16 Jan 1840 209# Leeds milling E Livermore
BOWIE Royal 13 Dec 1840 5'8" 202# Durham farmer Durham
BOWLES Freederick 1833
died 24 Mar 1901 ? 5'9" 204# Livermore farmer Livermore
BRACKETT George 1813 5'9.5" 347.5# North Hermon
BRADBURY Charles Augustus 15 June 1842 210# Greene
or
(Auburn)* farmer Greene
BRADBURY E A 1843 6'1.5" 210# Auburn . .
BRADFORD Lewis ? . . . . Auburn
BRADLEY Charles . . . . Lewiston
BRIDHAM _________ . . . . . Lewiston
BRIGGS H W 1829 5'11" 201# Livermore farmer Livermore
BROOKS B ? . . . . Auburn
BROWN E Wood 1830 5'11" 262# Poland farmer Minot
BROWN Edward 1808 5'10" 223# Turner farmer Turner
BRYANT Hiram 1817
died 1 Aug 1878 5'11" 208# Turner farmer Turner
BUCK Ambrose 1822 . . . stable keeper Lewiston
BURGESS Stephen James 1829
(died 26 Jan. 1893) 5'9.5" 200# Fairfield merchant E Livermore
BURNS G G 1834 6' 220# truckman Augusta
BUTLER Francis Gould 31 Mar. 1812 6'1" 245# farmer Farmington
CARR I A 1831 5'11" 204# farmer Readfield
CHAMBERLIN William 1834 6'1.5" 211# Auburn insurance agent Auburn
CHISAM Harvey 1810 5'11" 265# . merchant Augusta
CLARK Amos Jr 1814 5'10" 210# Greene farmer Greene
CLARK Philo 1805 6' 200# Minot farmer & Miller Turner
COBB Jonathan Levett Haskell 5 Aug 1824 5'9" 204# Lewiston manufacturer Lewiston
or
(Poland)
COBB Zenas
(father of J. L. H. Cobb) Poland
COLE John W 1825 5'9" 210# Poland painter Poland
COLE Levi T 1829 5'9" 206# Poland shoemaker Poland
COLE Osgood 1833 5'11" 247# Poland shoemaker Poland
COLLINS Benjamin 1823 6' 229# Monson policeman Lewiston
COOMBS J D 1837 5'10" 205# Bowdoin carpenter Lisbon
COOMBS Thomas 25 Jan 1801 6' 215# Brunswick farmer
&
mechanic Durham
COOMBS William Dunham 21 Jan 1830 5'9.5" 205# Lisbon trader Lisbon
COWINNG William H 1810 5'10" 220# Gardiner depot master Lisbon
COX Thomas J 1807 6' 225# merchant Dixfield
CRAFT Martin 1800 6' 220# West Auburn shoemaker Auburn
CRAM Ganzelo 1820 5'11" 203# East Livermore farmer East Livermore
CROCKER Joseph 1813 6'2" 234# Minot Minot
CUNNINGHAM George 1837 4'9" 217# Vermont laborer Lewiston
CURTIS Albert 1808 5'11" 230# farmer Brunswick
CURTIS Luther 1821 5'10" 210# insurance agent New Sharon
DAGGETT John Carroll 29 Jul 1833 5'11" 210# Greene farmer Greene
DARRAH Warren C 5'9" 205# . . Lewiston
DAVIS Eliphalet 1807 6'1" 231# Poland farmer Poland
DAVIS Joseph 1807
died 28 March 1873 6' 206# Durham farmer Durham
DAVISJoseph F 1828 5'8" 203# Lewiston butcher Lewiston
DAVIS Joseph W . . . . . Auburn
DAVIS Mansfield . . . . . Auburn
DAVIS Nathaniel E 1826 5'8" 213# Lewiston farmer Lewiston
DEARBORN T W 1820 6' 248# wood dealer Monmouth
DEERING Charles W 1836 5'10" 227# stable keeper Bath
DENNETT Nathaniel 1810 5'10" 240# Bowdoin farmer Webster
DEXTER R . . . . . Auburn
DIXON Harmon 1815 5'11" 228# Wales stone cutter Lewiston
DOUGLASS O G 1837 6'3" 207# Bowdoinham trader
City Marshall Lewiston
DOUGLASS Waitsill Webber 1 Nov 1818 5'9.5" 210# Durham house carpenter Wales
DURGIN Jos . . . . watchman Augusta
DRAKE Charles 208# Auburn cigar maker Lewiston
DRESSER Lucius 1814 5'10" Turner farmer & currier Turner
DRESSER Randall 1841 6' 208# Lovell store clerk Lewiston
DUNBAR Josiah 1819 5'11" 245# Bridgewater Minot
DUNHAM Lucius C Aug 1840 6' 205# Leeds baker Lewiston
DUNN John S 1825 6'2" 220# Poland farmer Poland
DURELL Charles Franklin 22 Apr 1834 5'11" 207# Portland merchant Oxford
DURGIN Jos Poland
DYER Moses 1 Oct 1809 5"8" 216# Durham shoemaker Turner
EATON Ebenezer G. Rev 1807
died 13 Aug 1883 200# Greene
EATON John 1815 5'10" 260# Auburn farmer Webster
EMERSON Andrew . . . . farmer Litchfield
EMERSON O S . . . . . Auburn
EMERSON S G 1845 6'3" 205# Litchfield
EMERSON Samuel . . . . . Auburn
EMERY Charles 1828 6'5" 206# boot & shoe dealer Lewiston
FAIRBANKS Jonathan 1812 6'1" 220# Harrison clergyman Livermore
FARR C John 1818 farmer Lewiston
FAUGHT Columbus K. 1832 6'1.5" 210# Policeman Lewiston
FIELD Robert 30 Jan 1835 . . . . Lewiston
FLAGG Charles 1824 5'11" 205# brickmaker Auburn
FOGG Nathan Lewiston
FORD Marshall 4 Sept 1807 5'10.5" 220# Readfield carpenter Lewiston
FOSS B B . . . . . Auburn
FOSS James O . . . . . Auburn
FRANK Z J 1834 6'1" 223# Poland trader Poland
FRENCH Justus Turner
FULLER Joel 1789 6' 220# farmer E Livermore
GERRY J S Poland
GILBERT Marselle 1849 5'10" 205# Leeds farmer Greene
GILSON Archelaus T 1846 6'6.5" 230# Poland farmer Poland
GIVEN Joseph 1838 6' 207# Wales farmer Wales
GODDARD Isaac Lewiston
GOODWIN Gee O 1847 6' 205# Minot ME shoemaker Minot
GOULD Oliver 1817 5'10" 201# wholesale grocer Augusta
GRAY Hartley 18?? 6'1" 215# Embden farmer E Livermore
GREENLEAF Eugene D 1835 6' 201# Boston MA manufacturer Webster
GROSS Daniel 1802 6'1" 254# Danville pork packer Auburn
GULLE A G 1842 6'1" 210# Augusta farmer E Livermore
HAM Jacob Barker 24 Mar 1824 6' 212# Lewiston trader Lewiston
HAM Worcester 1824 5' 11" 202# Wales farmer Wales
HAMLIN Charles Henry 27 May 1810 5'10" 240# Augusta drygoods merchant Augusta
HAMMOND William 1840 6' 201# engineer Brunswick
HANNAFORD C C 1811 5'11" 200# New Gloucester farmer Lisbon
HANSON Levi C/G 1823 5'7" 215# Westbrook lumberman Lisbon
HARDY Sylvia Miss 1825 6'10.5" 366# Wilton Wilton
HARTWELL George G 1815 5'10" 207# Auburn artist
&
sign painter Lewiston
HARTWELL I N 1818 5'9.5" 205# merchant Augusta
HARVEY D 1835 5'10" 260# manufacturer Bath
HAVEN A G 1851 6' 363# Chelsea MA
HAYFORD Sumner 1818 5'11" farmer Hartford
HEATH S E 1833 5'11" 230# Litchfield
HIGGINS Mijah 1816 6'2" 219# steam work Lewiston
HILTON William F 10 Aug 1819 6' 226# Winthrop butcher Lewiston
HINDS E G 1824 6' 220# Livermore farmer Livermore
HINES Gilbert 1801 6' 201# Livermore landlord Livermore
HINKLEY Andrew 1831 5'11" 205# Lisbon cattle broker & butcher Lewiston
HODGES Daniel 1807 5'10" 214# Belgrade gentleman Lewiston
HOLMES Thomas 1826 5'11" 200# Litchfield
HOOD Otis Jr 1837 5'8" 221# Turner shoemaker Turner
HOWARD Everett 1821 '9" 238# farmer Augusta
HUBBARD John 1819 6'1" 207# farmer Fayette
HURTS James F 1817 5'9" 205# England manufacturer Webster
HUTCHENS G A 1833 6'6.5" 207# Minot shoemaker Auburn
HUTCHINSON Dexter 1816 6' 212# Litchfield farmer Wales
HUTCHINSON Edward 1820 5'8.5" 230# Buckfield shoemaker Auburn
HYDE Henry 210# laborer E Livermore
JILLSON A T 1846 6'5.25" 230# Otisfield
JERRIS Peter 1831 barber Lewiston
JONES Barnum 210# Lewiston
JORDAN Albion 1838 5'11" 200# Webster farmer Webster
JORDAN Isaac 1824 5'11" 202# Lewiston clerk Lewiston
KEEN Benjamin 4 Nov 1814 6' 233# Turner lumberman Turner
KEEN Edward 21 Oct 1806 6' 208# Turner farmer Turner
KEEN Hanover 1801 6' 236# Turner farmer Turner
KEEN Jacob 1791 6'2" 223# Turner retired Turner
KEEN John 19 Feb 1817 6'6" 227# Turner joiner Turner
KEENE Lincoln 1807 farmer Auburn
KELLY Major 1822 5'10" 210# manufacturer Washington Plt
KING S H 1825 6'2" 236# tanner & currier Monmouth
KINSLEY Lyman 1838 230# Auburn
KINSLEY Simeon 1832 6'1.5" 203# Auburn
KNEELAND S R 5'11" 202# Lewiston
KNIGHT Enoch ?? 6'3"
KNOWLTON Daniel 1814 5'10" 254# Minot farmer Auburn
KNOWLTON Harrison Auburn
KNOWLTON Hosea Minot
LAMB Russell 1816 225# blacksmith Lewiston
LANE Alden 1810 5'9" 215# landlord E Livermore
LANE Jonathan Auburn
LAPHAM William B 21 Aug 1828 5'11" 208# Woodstock physician Woodstock
LARKIN Michael 1809 5'10" 230# Ireland tailor E Livermore
LEACH H B 1825 6' 225# Canton farmer Livermore
LEACH ________ 210# Lewiston
LEADBETTER Horace 1818
or
(28 Nov. 1813) 6' 278# Leeds farmer South Leeds
LEARD Hezekiah 1787 5'10" 314# Augusta
LIBBY Conelius 1814 6' 200# Scarboro' farmer Wales
LITCHFIELD H 1825 5'10" ?? calker Bath
LITTLEFIELD M J 1821 6' 215# Cornish pumpmaker Minot
LITTLEFIELD Enoch
The President of
the Fatman Society (born 1794- died 1873) . . Minot? . Auburn
LITTLEFIELD J W 1825 6'4" 221# machinist Augusta
LITTLEFIELD Joshua (? died 22 Mar. 1887 ae 90y 8m) ? Minot Auburn
LITTLEFIELD Lewis ( died 13 Sept 1884 ae 64-3-19) Minot? Auburn
LOMBARD Hardin 1817 6' 250# Wales farmer Wales
LOMBARD I C 1829 6'1" 242# Auburn
LOMBARD Luther L Capt 1813
died 12 May 1880
78y 3m 26d 6' 220# Wales shipmaster Webster
LONGFELLOW A B 1824 6' 207# merchant Augusta
LUDDEN Manderville T 17 Feb 1830 attorney at law Lewiston
LYDSTON William 1825 5'10.5" 215# Bowdoin Street
commissioner Lewiston
LYFORD Jesse B 1820
died 31 Aug 1895 East Livermore Maine State Senator Lewiston
MACK Orville F 1830 5'11" 235# traveling salesman Charlestown MA
MAHONY _________ Lewiston
MAINS William 22 Nov 1839 5'11" 223# Webster machinist Lisbon
MARR Elbridge Gerry 11 Jan 1811 214# farmer Litchfield
MARR Henry Col. 1802
(died 12 May 1880
age 78y 3m 26d) 5'11" 205# Wales farmer Wales
MARR Winter 31 Mar 1815 5'9" 223# Lisbon farmer Lisbon
MARTIN I N 1828 6' 212# engineer Portland
MAY Samuel Ellery 3 Dec 1832 5'10" 200# Winthrop broker Lewiston
MAYBURY N 1829 6' 251# Casco farmer Turner
McCLUM _________ Lewiston
McGILLICUDDY Patrick 1821 5'11" 220# Ireland shoe maufact'r & farmer Lewiston
MERRILL N Auburn
MERRILL William I 1844 6' 200# Lewiston farmer Lisbon
MERROW Aaron 11 July 1806 5'11" 213# Minot farmer Poland
MERROW Eliphalet 19 Jan 1815 farmer Auburn
MERROW F D Auburn
MERROW Lewis Thorton 15 Sept 1808 carpenter Auburn
MILLETT A R 1827 5'10.5" Auburn doctor E Livermore
MITCHELL A C 1821 5'11" 200# Yarmouth policeman Lewiston
MITCHELL Naham 1803 6' 200# Turner farmer Turner
MORRILL N Auburn
MORRISON Cyrus 1817 6'3" 202# E Livermore farmer E Livermore
MORRISON John B 1821 6' 260# farmer Farmington
MORSE Richard D 1828 6' 205# Livermore blacksmith Livermore
MOULTON Jona. 22 Apr 1823
died 7 Nov. 1887 5'8" 227# merchant Wayne
MOWER Lemuel 1795 5'8" 205# Greene farmer Greene
NASON Benjamin W 1819 5'8" 205# Windham farmer Durham
NEAL S F 206# doctor E Livermore
NICHOLAS Henry N 1833 5'10" 213# E Livermore farmer E Livermore
NILES Joseph 22 Jan 1822 5'10" 205# Webster harnessmaker Webster
NOBLE Eleazer R father of
Mayor Frank Noble 205# Lewiston
NORRIS F D 1837 5'10.5" 202# West Peru farmer E Livermore
NUTTING Aaron 17 Apr. 1826 3'2" 92# Lisbon Watchmaker
Jeweller
Town Clerk Lisbon
NUTTING Aaron
has a brother as small as he is"
This would have to be
David
(born in 1819)
or
George
(born 1817) 4'4" 92#
OAKES Sylvester 1820 5'5" 210# Temple doctor Auburn
ORMSBY D V B 1819 6'2" 261# insurance agent Farmington
ORR H C 1828 6' 248# master mariner Harpswell
O'SULLIVAN C 4'2" 112# Ireland Lewiston
O'SULLIVAN Cornelius 1837 3'8" 110# Ireland Lewiston
PARKER Frederick B. 6 Jan 1842 5'11" 203# Greene farmer Greene
PARKER Ingerson 8 Oct. 1808 5'10" 201# Greene farmer Greene
PARSONS Joshua 1797 5'8" 205# Minot
PATCH David 1828 5'9.5" 244# Portland trader Minot
PATTERSON Joseph W 2 July 1809 5'10" 220# trader Augusta
PENLEY Seward Auburn
PENLY Enoch ?? Auburn
PETTENGILL A C Auburn
PHETTEPLACE D 210# Lewiston
PHILLIPS Washington 6' 235# Turner Lewiston
PHIPPS P A G W 1825 5'11" 208# farmer Chatham NH
PIERCE Charles A 1842 6'1" 208# Poland paper maker Minot
PIERCE Nathaniel 1821 6'10" 226# gentlemen E Livermore
PITTS Almon 1813 6' 200# Livermore carpenter Livermore
PRATT Elisha 1815 5'11" 203# Turner farmer Turner
PRATT J F 1831 5'10" 215# physician New Sharon
PRAY A C 1837 5'9" 202# Livermore farmer Livermore
PUMPILLY I B ?? Auburn
PUMPILLY Samuel Capt. ?
(see page 41) Auburn
PULLEN Kneelan B 1824 241# Waterville trader Lewiston
RECORD S T 1828 5'9" 225# Hebron policeman Lewiston
RICHARDSON V M 1816 5'8" 208# trader Jay
RICHARDSON W T 225# millman Lewiston
RICKER George H 1852 5'10" 220# Poland produce broker Poland
RICKER ______ 1800 5'11" 240# Berwick farmer Webster
ROBBINS John M 10 Nov. 1824 5'10" 205# Greene cattle broker Greene
ROBERTSON G A 1841 5'11" Augusta
ROGERS Charles 1792
died 12 Mar 1870 5'11.75" 245# Windham farmer Lisbon
ROSE Charles B 200# clergyman Greene
ROSE Cyrus 1818
died 27 Sept 1902 6' 201# Livermore farmer Livermore
ROSE Harrison 3 Nov. 1815 200# Greene farmer Greene
ROUNDS William H 19 July 1832 5'10" 225# Danville trader Minot
RUSSELL Stephen A 1834 5'11" 225# jeweller Augusta
SANBORN James S (died 30 Aug 1919) 244# merchant Lewiston
SAUNDERS John E 1844
died 1 Jan 1919 5'10" 215# Norway blacksmith Poland
SCABERLING Jacob 1808 5'11" 251# Hamburg
Germany farmer Minot
SCRUTON Fred 200# Lewiston
SEVERY J T 1815 6'3" 240# hotel keeper Dixfield
SEVERY John Lewiston
SIAS Horace 1844 6'2" 215# carpenter Jay
SIMPSON ________ Lewiston
SMALL Enoch (died 1 Mar 1878) Auburn
SMALL Isaac 1794 6' 2" 203# Wales farmer Wales
SMALL N Auburn
SMALL Willard 1837 6'3.5" 225# Levant insurance agent Auburn
SMITH Caleb C 21 Oct 1818 6'2" 220# Lisbon miller Lisbon
SMITH Dexter 1819 225# Litchfield
SOULE Summer 1830 5'9" 203# Livermore boot/shoe manuf Livermore
SPRINGER Joseph 1807 5'9.5" 210# marble worker Augusta
STINSON Bradley V 1822 6' 220# farmer Richmond
STRICKLAND Lee Colonel 14 July 1806
(see page 38)
died in the fall of 1873 5'10" 205# Livermore farmer Livermore
SWETT Eben 1801 5'8.5" 230# butcher Brunswick
TALBOT G E 1822 5'11" 220# Turner farmer Turner
TARBOX Plummer Chase b 25 Mar 1827 6' 245# New Gloucester trader Lewiston
THOMPSON Abel 23 Feb 1818 5'10.5" 215# Bowdoin blacksmith Lisbon
THOMPSON John D 1847 5'11" 201# Lisbon farmer Lisbon
THOMPSON John S 1795 6'1" 205# Biddeford farmer Lisbon
THORNE Aaron D died 7 Dec 1897 Lewiston
THORNE Benjamin W died 24 May 1905 Lewiston
THORN Edmund Lane 1804 233# telegraph operator Bowdoinham
TOWNSEND Elisha Turner
TRACY Caleb B died 19 March 1870 Lewiston
TREAT Ezekiel 1807
died 25 June 1879 5'10" 233# Wales merchant E Livermore
TRUE E 1829 6' 213# Wayne farmer E Livermore
TUCKER D S 1820 6' 227# New Sharon
TURNER George W 1826 5'10" 212# Turner farmer Turner
TURNER Otis 1840 6' 201# telegraph operator Augusta
TYLER J G 1815 6' 212# Pownal farmer & marketman Durham
VARNEY John 1817
died 1 May 1892 6' 200# Durham blacksmith Durham
VERRELL Daniel L 1841
died 3 May 1897 5'11.5" 200# Windham shoemaker Auburn
WALKER Charles 16 Sept 1837 5'8" 230# Rumford trader Lewiston
WALKER Nathan 5 Aug 1816 6' 210# Paris farmer Poland
WHITE Charles L 1815 5'11" 201# granite worker Augusta
WHITE Gancelo 29 Jan 1819 6'2.5" 210# E. Winthrop farmer E Winthrop
WHITEHOUSE B W 291# S Vassalboro
WHITEHOUSE O C 1819 5'10" 244# dry goods merchant Augusta
WHITEHOUSE P W 1826 6'5" 285# farmer Augusta
WHITMAN Franklin 1827
died 21 June 1885 5'7" 210# Turner farmer Turner
WILCOX J E 219# Lewiston
WILLIAMS Oscar 1836 5'9" 227# conductor Bath
WILLIAMS William G 11 Aug 1820 5'10" 225# Litchfield Runs Carding Mill Litchfield
WILLIS M Auburn
WING Harrison Benjamin 1 Mar 1834 6'1.5" 285# locomotive
Engineer Fayette
WING L M 1829 6' 201# Livermore farmer Livermore
WING Salmon Alden 15 Jul 1813 5'10" 225# Leeds farmer South Leeds
WING Walter W 1812 6' 205# Livermore farmer Livermore
WING William 13 Jan 1829 6' 202# Leeds farmer South Leeds
WITHAM William 1801 5'10.5" 246# Minot farmer Minot
WOOD W Horatio . 6'.5" 203# . farmer E Livermore
YOUNG E H 1837 . 205# . railroad man Augusta

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