Edward Hunt’s “Weymouth ways and Weymouth people: Reminiscences” takes the reader back in Weymouth Massachusetts past to the 1830s through the 1880s as he provides glimpses into the people of the community. These reminiscences were mostly printed in the Weymouth Gazette and provide a fair example of early New England village life as it occurred in the mid 1800s. Of specific interest to the genealogist will be the Hunt material scattered throughout, but most specifically 286-295, and of course, those lucky enough to have had somebody “remembered” by Edward.
Over a period of many years Mrs. Elizabeth Caroline Seymour Brown, early member of Linares Chapter, D.A.R., collected genealogy of her forebears. It was her wish that her work be sent to the library of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. This collection was painstakingly copied, with some additions and corrections, maintaining the same general form as used in the original notes. Elizabeth’s family originated in England moving to New England in the 1600’s. Her family lines involve many of the early lines in Connecticut, Massachusets, and New Hampshire. The families are arranged mostly in alphabetical order, and contain information from a simple direct line descendancy, to more elaborate genealogy.
Major families researched include: Alverson, Arms, Arnold, Ballou, Barden, Barker, Barnard, Bassett, Belden, Benedict, Betts, Blakeslee, Blanchard, Bradstreet, Brigham, Bronson, Buckmaster, Bull, Butterfield, Carpenter, Clark, Clerke, Cooke, Coombs, Cornwall, Corbin, Curitss, Dickerman, Dickson, Doolittle, Downey, Dudley, Eastman, Easton, Errington, Evarts, Fairbank, Foote, Gilbert, Goodrich, Graves, Gregory, Groves, Hale, Hand, Hall, Hawkes, Hawkins, Hills, Holmes, Hopkins, Hoyt, Huitt, Hurd, Keayne, Keene, Lockwood, Lupton, Lord, Manning, Marvin, Mayo, Merriman, Miller, Morris, Morton, Mosse, Moulton, Munger, Needham, Parker, Parkhurst, Potter, Peck, Pettiplace, Purefoy, Priest, Rusco, St John, Scofield, Seymour, Sherman, Smith, Strong, Swinnerton, Symonds, Threlkell, Thorne, Ventriss, Wade, Watson, Weed, White, and Yorke.
This page treats the Leach Genealogy of Bridgewater, Massachusetts, starting with Lawrence Leach, the immigrant ancestor, and descending to the James Cushing Leach family of Bridgewater, Mass.
Nicholas Snow, a native of England, came to this country in 1623 in the ship “Ann,” locating in Plymouth, where he had a share in the division of land in 1624. In 1634 he removed to Eastham, where he became a prominent citizen. His home was on the road from Plymouth to Eel river, on the Westerly side. He was admitted a freeman in 1633, and was elected town clerk at the first meeting of the town of Eastham, holding that office sixteen years. He was deputy to the General Court from 1648, three years; selectman from 1663, seven years. He and his son Mark signed the call to Rev. John Mayo to settle as their minister in 1655. He was one of Gov. Thomas Prence’s associates. He married at Plymouth, Constance, daughter of Stephen Hopkins, who came over in the “Mayflower.” Constance herself came in the “Mayflower.” She died in October, 1677. Mr. Snow died Nov. 15, 1676, in Eastham, Mass.
Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main
Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.
Prior to the year 1800, Methodism had scarcely gained a foothold in Vermont. The first Methodist society in the State is said to have been formed at Vershire by Nicholas Suethen in 1796. Two years later, only one hundred church members were returned as residents in the Vershire Circuit, then including the whole of eastern Vermont. Zadock Thompson, in the first edition of his Gazetteer of Vermont, published in 1824, gives the number of preachers, traveling and local, at that time as about one hundred, and the number of societies much greater. Probably no religious body ever made so rapid
DICKERMAN, Mary Todd5, (Seth4, Eleazer3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 13, 1767, died Feb. 7, 1844, married Sept 7, 1797, Enos, son of Enos and Lois (Alling) Dickerman, who was born Jan. 15, 1775, died Feb. 8, 1854. Their children were born at Mt. Carmel, Conn. Children: I. Enos, b. July 4, 1800, m. Harriet Doolittle. II. Elihu, b. May 14, 1802, m. Sylvia Humiston. III. Lebbeus, b. Dec. 31, 1803, d. Jan. 22, 1872, m. Amanda Doolittle. IV. Mary Ives, b. March 20, 1809, m. Edmund Lewis, son of Jesse Doolittle. V. Lois Allen, b. June 12, 1816, m. Amasa
BRADLEY, Patience Todd5, (Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Chrispher1) born Dec. 6, 1762, died Nov. 1, 1801, married Deacon Aaron Bradley, of Hamden, Conn. Children: I. David, d. 1854, m. Abigail(???). He was a clergyman in Hamden, Conn., for 46 years. II. Chloe, b. 1792, m. Levi, son of Levi and Chloe (Bradley) Dickerman, of Hamden, Conn. III. Mary, m. Silas Hitchcock, of Cheshire, Conn. IV. Martha, b. July 3, 1793, died May 9, 1866, m. Oct. 11, 1810, John, son of Nathaniel and Mary (Thompson) Fitch, (a brother of Prof. Eleazer Thompson Fitch), who was b. Oct. 9, 1780, d. Jan.
DICKERMAN, Angeline Todd6, (Simeon5, Joel4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May, 1804, died March 11, 1896, married Jonathan, son of Jonathan and Merab (Rice) Dickerman, who was born April 16, 1801, died Oct. 20, 1871. He was a farmer and lived at Mt. Carmel, Conn. An obituary says of Mrs. Dickerman. “She was a woman of strong and refined personality. The upheaval of religious thought which took place in New England during her years of keenest receptivity stirred profoundly a nature singularly thoughtful and devout. Her strong faith and reliance upon divine mercy remained unclouded through all the weariness and helplessness