(1841-1913) Shoe & cobbling business, corner Main & Water Streets. Born in Canada, came to Biddeford in 1863. Married Miss Louise Benoit in 1866. Obit BDJ 01/31/1913, p.8 c.5.
Nadeau, Louis (1940’s/50’s)
See Rosenbaum, Ida
Entrepreneur. Owned a furniture/stove/hardware shop, a bakery, stables, and also worked as an undertaker. See Bickford’s Local landmarks, p.39.
Died at West Indies, formerly of Biddeford but laterally of Portland 07/05/1810; from Samuel Merrill diary, p.18.
Nason, John (Captain)
Died at Biddeford 10/17/1841, from Samuel Merrill diary p.169.
Nason, Robert E.
Was buried in Biddeford 02/09/1806; from Samuel Merrill diary, p.9.
Nason, William (Captain)
Sailed from this port and has not been heard from since 03/04/1831, from Samuel Merrill diary p.128.
NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
Biddeford currently has 9 individual buildings and two Historic Districts listed in the National Register. Individual buildings are: FIRST PARISH MEETINGHOUSE, CITY HALL, US POST OFFICE, FLETCHERS NECK LIFE SAVING STATION, FLAGG HOUSE, TARR HOUSE, DUDLEY BLOCK, ST. JOSEPHS SCHOOL and WOOD ISLAND LIGHT. Historic districts are: MAIN STREET HISTORIC DISTRICT and BIDDEFORD/SACO MILLS HISTORIC DISTRICT.
Came to Biddeford and opened dry goods store in Biddeford House block. Built several business buildings. Owned lot on Elm Street where St. Joseph Catholic Church stands. Died 09/28/1886, aged 84. Obit BWJ 10/01/1886, p.3 c.2.
Newcomb, Julia F. P. (Mrs.)
Only woman theatrical manager in Maine—Biddeford Scrapbook #2, p.100.
(1831-1904) Shoe manufacturer, came to Biddeford in 1851. Life sketch in York County History, facing p.191. Obit & life sketch see BWJ 08/05/1904, p.6 c.1-2 or BDJ 08/01/1904, p.6 c.4-5. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery. Widow [name?] dies at Biddeford Pool aged 80-BWJ 08/23/1918, p.3 c.5-6.
NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE BUILDING
10 Jefferson Street. Included in Main Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places.
158-160 Main Street. Included in Main Street Historic District, National Register of Historic Places.
Nichols, J. T. G. (Reverend)
(1817-1900) In Saco 46 years (1842-88); in 1880 had preached 1217 written sermons. Obit BWJ 10/19/1900, p.5 c.5. Picture and memorial service BWJ 11/09/1900, p.7 c.1-2.
Nichols, Mamie N.
(1871-1891) Biddeford High class of 1888. According to Miss Nichols obituary, she was the first Biddeford High graduate of French parentage. After graduation, she clerked in Burnham’s book store and then taught at the Spruce Street primary school. She died of consumption at age 20, at the home of her father, Frank Nichols, of Main Street. From Biddeford Weekly Journal, July 17, 1891 p.3.
Notice of death of wife Eliza in Saco on 01/24/1849 age 48. U & J 02/02/1849, p.3 c.3.
Nicol (Nichol) Family
Family were prisoners in Japanese internment camp in the Philippines through much of World War II. Arthur and Fedora (Vermette) Nicol of Biddeford, and their four children Celeste, Robert, Jacqueline and Charles were held from 1942-1945. See (BDJ 02/07/1945 p.1) and (BDJ 05/16/1945 p.1). Library also owns copy of Jacqueline (Nicol) Raymond’s first hand account of her experience, as written for her family (June 24, 2008). SEE VERTICAL FILE–BIDDEFORD BIOGRAPHY.
(1852-1923) Home at 559 Pool Road. Born in Biddeford, son of Albert and Mary Mitchell Norwood. Brother of Albert. Obit BWJ 07/01/1923, p.7 c.4.
(1861-1922) Born on Pool Road in old Norwood homestead, son of Albert and Mary Mitchell Norwood. Brother of Abraham. Ran pleasure boats from Biddeford to Biddeford Pool. Obit BWJ 05/26/1922, p.6 c.5.
Has business in catching and shipping seals; has caught seals for 13 years. BWJ 06/19/1885, p.3 c.2.
Norwood, Jonathan (Captain)
Born 1811 at Cape Ann [Massachusetts?]. Came to Biddeford about 1821. Home at Pool Road. Died 04/20/1900 aged 88 plus, BWJ 04/27/1900, p.8 c.6.
Sketch of life/obit, BWJ 04/29/1898, p.7 c.1.
(1878-1967) Genealogist. Obit BSJ 03/17/1967, p.2 c.1.
Noyes, William S.
(1841-1911) Boston Herald story of Noyes’ service in Civil War, capture by Confederates in 1862, meeting with General Beauregard, and his later interview with Abraham Lincoln-BWJ 10/25/1907, p.1 c.1-3. Saco publisher of Maine Democrat newspaper. Obit BWJ 04/28/1911, p.1 c.1-2.
(1822-1914) Born in Buxton, went to work for York Mills at age 13. Took part in their first strike. Obit BDJ 08/03/1914, p.5 c.6-7.
Nye, Samuel (Major)
Died 03/01/1826-from Samuel Merrill diary, p.109.