Walpole Massachusetts

Ancestry of Elmer C. Packard of Brockton Massachusetts

For nearly two hundred and seventy-five years the Packard family has been one prominent and influential in New England, and it has become a most numerous family, too, many of whose members both at home and abroad have given a good account of themselves. Samuel Packard, the immigrant ancestor of this family, became one of …

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Descendants of Rev. James Keith of Bridgewater, MA

The name Keith has been a conspicuous one in the history of this Commonwealth since the first interior settlement was made, and the descendants of this time-honored family have been prominently identified with the development and growth of this community from the time of the ordination of the first minister of the settlement – Rev. James Keith, in 1664 – down to the present time, covering a period of nearly 250 years. This article is to treat particularly of the branch of descendants of Rev. James Keith to which belonged the late Simeon Cary Keith, who was an honored citizen of West Bridgewater, and his three sons, Warren R. Keith, who is president of the Independent Oil Company, of Brockton; Edward H. Keith, who is ex-mayor of the city of Brockton, and general inspector of the George E. Keith Company’s shoe factories; and S. Elliott Keith, who was a foreman in the extensive shoe manufacturing plant of the George E. Keith Company for a number of years and is now secretary of the Independent Oil Company. The ancestry of this branch of the family follows in chronological order.

Genealogy of the Rhodes Family of Taunton Massachusetts

Through much of the century but recently closed and on into this has dwelt in Taunton and New Bedford, Mass., a family bearing the name of Rhodes. Reference is made to some of the descendants of the late Stephen and Anna Daniels (Carpenter) Rhodes, whose birthplaces were Dedham and Foxboro, Mass., respectively. Their son, Stephen Rhodes (4), became the head of the Taunton family, several members of which in succeeding generations have given a good account of themselves in the business and social life of their community, rising to useful and substantial citizenship, and as well to responsible public trust. The names of Hon. Stephen H. Rhodes, of Boston, late president of the John Hancock Insurance Company, who for years was prominent in the activities of Taunton, a member of the board of aldermen some forty years ago, and mayor of the city for one or two years; his brother, the present John Corey Rhodes, one of the best known manufacturers of southeastern Massachusetts; another brother, the present Marcus Morton Rhodes, Esq., who for perhaps a half century or more has been actively engaged in business in Taunton, and the greater part of the period as a senior member of the firm or corporation of M. M. Rhodes & Sons Company, and at one time one of the board of water commissioners of the city; the latter’s son, George Holbrook Rhodes, long a partner and stockholder of the firm and corporation just alluded to, and for years its treasurer, many years in succession a member of the common council of Taunton and for a number of years president of that body; John Bird Rhodes, son of John Corey Rhodes, chief executive of John C. Rhodes & Co., Inc., of New Bedford; and perhaps others as well, ever stand out prominently in the annals of Taunton.

Descendants of Thomas Boyden of Bridgewater, MA

BOYDEN (Walpole-Bridgewater family). For a half century – for fifty and more years: – the name Boyden has stood in the town of Bridgewater, Mass., as a synonym for the highest type of useful, ennobling and elevating citizenship, as exemplified in the life of the now venerable principal emeritus of the Bridgewater State Normal School, …

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Dedham Massachusetts Historical Society Register 1890-1903

From 1890-1903, the Dedham Historical Society in Dedham Massachusetts printed a quarterly pamphlet for it’s historical society called the “Dedham Historical Register.” In this pamphlet a variety of genealogical data was published on families of Dedham and the villages emanating from the early residents of Dedham, such as Dorchester, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Needham, and Sharon, etc.

E Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

EARLEY, James Howland, s. John and Mary W., Sept. 22, 1847. John Edwin, s. John and Mary W., Dec. 31, 1841. Mary Elizabeth, d. John and Mary W., Dec. 19, 1845. Sarah Cushing, d. John and Mary W., Aug. 19, 1843. ELICE (see Ellese, Ellice, Ellis), Elefelet, s. Jacob and Mehetable, Nov. 5, 1733. ELLESE …

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D Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

DAGETT (see Daggett), Eunas, d. Dr. Ebenezer and Susannah, Dec. 10, 1760. DAGGETT (see Dagett), Ebenezer, s. Ebenezer and Susanna, Sept. 30, 1762. Herman, s. Dr. Ebenezer and Susannah, Sept. 11, 1766. Olive, d. Dr. Eben[eze]r and Susannah, Feb. 10, 1765. Susannah, d. Ebenezer and Susannah, May 13, 1759. [torn]iny, s. Ebenezer and Susanna, July …

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C Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

CAPRIN, _______, s. Rice Caprin (born Cumberland), of Cumberland, and Maria Joslin (born Cumberland), May 17, 1849. CAREL (see Carral, Carrel, Carrell, Carrol, Carroll), Benjamin, s. Benjamin and Margret, Apr. 8, 1737. Margrey, d. Benjamian and Margre[t], Nov. 18, 1735. Rachel, d. Benjamian and-Margret, Dec. 7, 1740. CARNES, Andrew Jackson, Oct. 6, 1806, in Bath, …

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B Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

BACKER (see Baker), Esther, d. Ebenezer and Esther, Aug. 20, 1739. BACON, Abigail, d. Dan[ie]l and Eunice, Feb. 19, 1796. Ellis, s. William Jr. and Orra, Sept. 10, 1820. Enoch, s. Dan[ie]l and Eunice, Feb. 7, 1799. Frances Mariah, d. William Jr. and Orra, Aug. 6, 1829. Hannah, d. William and Keziah, Nov. 9, 1772. …

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A Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850

ALDRICH (see Aldridg, Aldridge, Alldridg, Alldritch), Caleb, ch. Benjamen and Mary, Mar. 4, 1730. Ebenezer, s. Benjamin and Mary, June 5, 1740. Elezebeth, ch. Benjamen and Mary, Apr. 3, 1732. George, s. Benjamin and Mary, Mar. 13, 1738. Mary, ch. Benjamen and Mary, June 8, 1725. Susanah, ch. Benjamen and Mary, Oct. 27, 1727. ALDRIDG …

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S Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

SABEN (see Sabin),      Simeon [publishment of intention of marriage, Sabens] of Providence, and Polly Billings, Dec. 20, 1801. SABIN (see Saben),      Darius 0. and Hannah Little, publishment of intention of marriage, Apr. 26, 1818. SALES (see Sayles),      Sally C. [publishment of intention of marriage, Sayles] of Wrentham, and Benjamin L. Boyden, Jan. 26, 1833. SALISBURY, …

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T Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

TAFT,      Polly, Mrson, of Dedham, and John Mullin, publishment of intention of marriage, Nov. 10, 1836.      Robert and Jane Crage, Apr. 25, 1750. (Intention not recorded.) TALBOT,      Isaac of Stoughton [publishment of intention of marriage, Talboat, omits of Stoughton], and Susanna [publishment of intention of marriage, Susannah] Turner, Aug. 3, 1769.      Warren of Sharon, and …

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W Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

WADE,      Marshal S. of Wrentham, and Elizabeth Hunt, Feb. 11, 1830. WADSON,      Sophia of Boston, and Varnum [publishment of intention of marriage, Varna] Mann, June 4, 1807. WALDRON,      Jemime of Dighton, and Elijah Morse, publishment of intention of marriage, Apr. 1, 1758. WALES,      Harriett S. of Franklin, and Charles E. Gates, publishment of intention of …

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K Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

KEARNES (see Kerns),      Elenor M. [publishment of intention of marriage, Ellenor M. Kearns] and Smith Gray, May 4, 1836. KEITH,      Charles [publishment of intention of marriage, adds D.] and Nancy Johnson, Nov. 8, 1824.      George and Mary Ann Pirkins, publishment of intention of marriage, Jan. 13, 1828.      Hannah and Eleazer Partridge [publishment of intention of …

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L Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

LAWRANCE (see Lawrence, Lewrance),      Elihu and Tamar Cheney, publishment of intention of marriage, Jan. 16, 1779.      Margaret L. of Boston, and Silas Coolidge, publishment of intention of marriage, Mar. 17, 1833. LAWRENCE (see Lawrance, Lewrance),      Angelina [publishment of intention of marriage, Ange-line] W. and Warren Hartshorn, Sept. 26, 1839.      Eliza and Geo[rge] Guild, June 23, …

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M Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

MACE,      Thomas [publishment of intention of marriage, Mase of Roxbery] and Hannah Bardens, Aug. 31, 1764. MACKENTOSH,      Moses of Deadham, and Elizabeth Woorsley. “Desired to be Published Nov. ye 27: 1760 but he being her own Uncle I have ommited it.” MACURDY,      Robert and Mary Holms, publishment of intention of marriage, Oct. 31, 1741. MAN …

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N Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

NAASON (see Nason),      Abigail and Joseph Tucker, May 5, 1763.      Margret and Jeremiah Dexter, publishment of intention of marriage, Jan. 11, 1767.      Nathaniel and Abial Hartshorn, Apr. 26, 1764. NASON (see Naason),      Adaline [publishment of intention of marriage, Adeline] and Charles Guild, May 2, 1832.      Betsy [publishment of intention of marriage, Betsey] and Thomas Sumner, …

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O Surnames – Walpole Massachusetts Marriage Records to 1850

OLIVER (see Olivers),      Susannah, Mrson, and Robert Briton, Dec. 1, 1783. (Intention not recorded.) OLIVERS (see Oliver),      Sussanna and Thadeus Fuller, publishment of intention of marriage, Apr. 13, 1783. ONION,      Catharine of Dedham, and Asa Fisher Jr., publishment of intention of marriage, Mar. 16, 1839. OTIS,      Mary W. and John Earley, Jan. 24, 1841.

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