1979-1985, Barbara Plummer Witham
27 Oct 1881-2 May 1985, Age 103

Barbara was born in Raymond & was the daughter of Joseph and Martha (Strout) Plummer.   Barbara Plummer was of Raymond when she married Herbert Witham of Raymond on 29 Oct 1928.   Barbara died in Windham & is buried at Raymond Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

1978-1979, Keziah B. Edwards
17 Aug 1881-17 Oct 1979, Age 98

Keziah was born in Raymond & was the daughter of Rufus & Clista W. (Latham) Small.  As a young woman, she taught school in Raymond & Poland.  In 1906, Keziah was a teacher & resided in Raymond.  Keziah B. Small married Ernest R. Edwards (1876-1950) of Raymond on 27 Nov 1907.  After their marriage, they lived briefly in New Gloucester & then returned to Raymond.  Keziah gave birth to four children & helped her husband run the family farm in North Raymond.  She was also a 50-year member of the Sabbathday Lake Grange.  Keziah died in Raymond & is buried at North Raymond Cemetery, Raymond.

1974-1978, Ina Florence Witham
29 Oct 1880-20 March 1978, Age 97

Ina was born in Raymond & was the daughter of Francis H. & Mary (Strout) Witham.  In 1906, Ina F. Witham resided in East Raymond.  She resided in Raymond for most of her life & was a member of the Raymond Community Church.  In 1971, she was elected as an honorary member of the Raymond-Casco Historical Society.  Ina died in Windham & is buried at Raymond Village Cemetery, Raymond.

1973-1974, Eva F. Drown
1 Jan 1874-6 April 1974, Age 100

Eva was born in Harrison & was the daughter of Eri Scribner.  In 1880, she resided in Harrison. Eva F. Scribner was of Portland when she married Ernest D. Drown of Portland on 2 June 1909.  She resided in Portland’s West End for most of her life & moved to Raymond about 1968.  Eva was a 50-year member of the Woodbine Rebekah Lodge.  She also belonged to the Best Years Club at Woodfords Church and the Ladies’ Circle of the West Congregational Church.  Eva died in Bridgton.

If you have any information to share about past or present holders of Raymond’s Boston Post Cane, please mail us at:

Raymond-Casco Historical Society
PO Box 1055
Raymond, ME 04071