Posted By:Carolyn La Porte
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Subject:Re: Otis Killam born 1909, Maine/Canada:
Post Date:July 02, 2012 at 16:38:01
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Hi Benedict,

ancestry.com has birth of Otis - he is listed as Ostes and date of birth is October 17, 1909

Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922 about Ostes Killam
Name:       Ostes Killam
Gender:       Male
Birth Date:       17 Oct 1909
Birth Place:       Carmel
Registration Place:       Carmel, Penobscot
Father:       Alfred G
Mother:       Martha M

The image says he is the 3rd child born to Martha
Martha's full name is shown as Martha M. Dodson
born Moncton, NB
Alfred G. Killam, father, born Moncton, NB

Interesting - the Doctor's name was S.W. Otis so I wonder if they named him after the Dr.

other births


Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922 about Kellam
Name:       Kellam
Birth Date:       26 Apr 1906
Birth Place:       Bangor
Registration Place:       Bangor, Penobscot
Father:       Alfred Kellam
Mother:       Martha

There is no first name shown for this child and does not say if it is a boy or girl, but listed as inch child for Martha
Martha is listed as Martha Dobson born NB
Alfred Kellam also born NB

1910 CARMEL, PENOBSCOT, MAINE
KILLAM
Alfred, age 28, laborer, odd jobs, born Canada English both parents born Canada English, 1st marriage, married 7 years, immigrated 1900

Matthew, age 26, (name as indexed - it is Martha in the image) wife, born Canada English both parents born Canada English, married 7 years, 3 children born 2 living, immigrated 1905

Nellie, age 4, daughter, born ME both parents born Canada English

Otis, age 6/12, son, born ME both parents born Canada English

So it seems they must have married in Canada and perhaps the first child was born there also

1920 CARMEL, PENOBSCOT, MAINE
KILLAM
Alfred G., age 39, farmer, general farm, born Canada English both parents born Canada English, immigrated 1905

Martha, age 37, wife, born Canada English both parents born Canada English, immigrated 1905

Nellie P., age 13, daughter, born ME both parents born Canada English

Otis F., age 10, son, born ME both parents born Canada English

Carolyn L