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Henry Charles Prince

Henry Charles Prince

Male 1866 - 1956  (90 years)

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  • Name Henry Charles Prince 
    Born 26 Feb 1866  Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation editor and publisher  [2
    Residence 15 Jun 1870  Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 12 Jun 1880  Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Listed as Harry
    Died 18 Apr 1956  Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Buckfield Cemetery, North Buckfield Road, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Latitude: 44° 17’ 55.968” N-Longitude: 70° 23’ 2.598” W
    Notes 
    • 1896 - Henry started the Waterville Evening Maine, the first daily paper to be published in that city. He ran the paper successfully until 1905 when he sold the business and purchased the Bulletin plant in Madison, Maine.
    • BUCKFIELD -- Henry C. Prince, 90, a former Maine newspaper man, died Wednesday at his home, Marblehead, Mass.

      He was born in Buckfield Feb. 26, 1866, son of Charles H and Eunice Atwood Prince, and was educated in the schools here. He attended Hebron Academy, Coburn Classical Institute and Colby College. In 1893, he married Millie J. Keene of West Poland, who died in 1950.

      In 1891, in company with E.T. Wyman, Prince bought the Waterville Mail, and in 1896, the firm started the Waterville Evening Mail, which was the first daily newspaper to be published in that city. Shortly after, he bought out from his partner and ran the newspaper until 1905, when he sold the business and purchased the Bulletin plant at Madison which he operated for a number of years.

      He was appointed State Librarian in 1910, served until 1912, and was again appointed in January 1913, serving in that capacity until 1915. He was active in city and town government at Waterville and Madison, and was a member of the Maine Press Association.

      Surviving are a son, Ellsworth; a daughter, Helen; and two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Sherman, Portland; and Mrs. Josephine Drummond, Waterville.

      DIED -- At Marblehead, Mass., April 18, Henry C. Prince, aged 90. Graveside funeral services Friday at 12 noon at Buckfield Village Cemetery, North Buckfield.

      (Published April 19, 1956 in the Lewiston Daily Sun)
    Person ID I730  Reed
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father Capt. Charles H. Prince,   b. 9 May 1837, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1912, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Eunice Ann Atwood,   b. 5 Oct 1838, Avon, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1930  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 30 Jan 1859  [7
    Family ID F261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Millie J. Keene,   b. 1869, Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1893  West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Documents
    Henry Prince and Millie Keene
    Henry Prince and Millie Keene
    marriage record
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Feb 1866 - Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 Jun 1870 - Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Jun 1880 - Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Aug 1893 - West Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 1956 - Marblehead, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Buckfield Cemetery, North Buckfield Road, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Henry Charles Prince
    Henry Charles Prince
    obituary, Lewiston Daily Sun

    Headstones
    Henry Prince and Millie Keene
    Henry Prince and Millie Keene
    headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S289] A History of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, from the Earilest Explorations to the Close of the Year 1900, Alfred Cole and Charles F. Whitman, (The Journal Printshop, Lewiston, Maine, 1915), p 274.

    2. [S103] “Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922”, 1892-1907 Vital Records; Roll #: 46.

    3. [S70] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Sheet 7, Dwelling 62, Family 68, Lorenzo Atwood household.

    4. [S72] 1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 119, Sheet 14B, Dwelling 146, Family 156, Eunice A. Prince household.

    5. [S774] Obituary.

    6. [S101] Headstone, 1Sep2019.

    7. [S289] A History of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, from the Earilest Explorations to the Close of the Year 1900, Alfred Cole and Charles F. Whitman, (The Journal Printshop, Lewiston, Maine, 1915), p 273.