Tracing ancestors in Lowell, Massachusetts online and for free has been greatly enhanced by the University of Massachusetts in Lowell which provided digitized version of a large quantity of the Lowell public records. Combined with the cemetery and census records available freely online, you should be able to easily trace your ancestors from the founding of Lowell in 1826 through 1940, the last year of available census records. To add color to the otherwise basic facts of your ancestors existence we provide free access to a wide range of manuscripts on the history of Lowell, it’s manufactures and residents.
Bachelder, Frank Jerome; division engineer, B. & O.; born, Durand, Wis., July 5, 1877; son of W. F. and Mattie Bowman Bacheldor; graduate Univ. of Wisconsin; civil engineering; married, Butler, Ind., Nov. 15, 1904, Mabel Reed; one daughter; entered B. & O. service as rodman in 1900; transit man 1902; division engineer Aug. 10, 1902; inspector of maintenance, office chief engineer M. of W., Nov. 25, 1904; division engineer Shenandoah division, May, 1906; division engineer Wheeling division, June, 1907; division engineer Cleveland division, May 10, 1910; member Am. R. A. Engineering Ass’n; Kappa Sigma.