Haskell Family Mentioned in BDN’s Family Ties Column

The Haskell family, which has had five generations graduate from the University of Maine since it opened its doors in September 1868, was mentioned in the Bangor Daily News genealogy column “Family Ties.” Edwin Haskell was one of the six men in the first-ever graduating class at the university, then called the Maine State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, in 1872. Haskell’s great-great-granddaughter Johanna Haskell was among the graduates at this year’s commencement. The column includes information on Edwin Haskell found through Ancestry.com.