Dear Sun Spots: I believe some of my French Catholic ancestors may have been buried in Lewiston in the early 1900s. Is there an organization, city office, or Catholic Church that would have cemetery records where I could search for their names? – Dan, Union.

Answer:
The City of Lewiston has records for some of the cemeteries and you’d have to call to find out if they have the records for the specific cemetery you are seeking. Contact the city clerk’s office at 513-3124 for more information.

You can also contact individual cemetery associations, if available, for records. The city of Lewiston Web site lists the following locations and contacts (when known) for cemeteries.

Broadview Memorial, 379 East Ave., contact Barbara Bubier at 946-7300; City Lot, also known as Potter’s Field or Soldier’s Field, 67 Riverside St.; Clough Cemetery, also known as Crowley Cemetery, 31-32 South Lisbon Rd., contact Andrew Letourneau at 786-3480; Davis Cemetery, 160 Sabattus St.; Dill Cemetery, 13 Avalon St.; Garcelon Cemetery, 287 Ferry Rd., contact Lorraine O’Neil at 782-4672; Goddard Cemetery, 223 River Rd.; Grand Army Republic (GAR) Cemetery, 67 Riverside St.

Herrick Cemetery, also known as Barkerville Cemetery, 934 Main St.; Mount Hope Cemetery, also known as Irish Catholic Cemetery, 81-92 Mount Hope Ave., contact St. Patrick’s at 777-1200; No Name Pond Road Cemetery, also known as Wright’s Cemetery, 41 No Name Pond Rd.; Quaker Cemetery, 324 River Rd; Randall Road Cemetery, 360 Randall Rd.; Riverside Cemetery, 180-192 Summer St., contact the Riverside Cemetery Association at 782-1681; St. Peter’s Cemetery, also known as French Catholic Cemetery, 177-217 Switzerland Rd., contact 782-8721.

Dear Sun Spots: Thank you for publishing my request for a mailbox alert phone number. I called them, and they mailed it to me. Also, does Kevin Mannix have a wife? I know he has a son, but have not heard him mention his wife. – Sue, Farmington.

Answer:
Kevin Mannix, who has been a part of the News Center weather team since 1989, is not married. According to his biography on the WCSH Channel 6 Web site, he has two sons.


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