Publication date: 1932 Publisher: Anker Printing Co. Digitizing sponsor: Boston Public Library Contributor: South Hadley Public Library Repository Archive.org Read Book Download PDF
Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.
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
NEIL C. McLEOD – The legal fraternity of Union county embraces men of ability and talent who have been instrumental in achieving much for the benefit of the county in various ways, and one among this number who has exerted an influence far reaching and favorable toward advancement and progress, is he who is named at the head of this article, and to whom we grant a representation in the volume of his county’s history, both because of his achievements and his standing, having attained these by dint of hard labor since he was a boy, being a self-made man,
The Death of John McLeod, a well known and pioneer resident of this county, occurred at the home of his son, N.C. McLeod, in this city Monday evening, January 29, 1906. Death, which resulted from angina pectoris, came suddenly as up to Monday morning he had been feeling as well as usual and had attended church services the day previous. “Grandpa” McLeod by which name he was familiarly known, was born on the isle of Sky, Scotland, July 12, 1820, and was therefore 85 years, 6 months and 17 days old at the time of his death. When 21 years
Private, C. O. T. S., 29th Co. Born in Robeson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. D. P. McLeod. Entered the service Oct. 14, 1918, at Red Springs, N.C. Was sent to Camp Gordon. Mustered out at Camp Gordon Dec. 11, 1919.
2nd Lt., Inf., Co. I, 97th Div., 388th Regt.; of Robeson County; son of D. P. and Catherine Calhoun McLeod. Entered service Sept. 5, 1917, at Red Springs. Sent to Camp Jackson, then Camp Sevier, Camp Pike, Camp McArthur and Camp Cody. Promoted to rank of Sergt. November, 1917; 2nd Lt. May 15, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Cody Dec. 1, 1918.
Private 1st Class, Co. I, 81st Div., 321st Inf.; of Harnett County; son of N. H. and Mrs. S. J. McLeod. Entered service May 27, 1918, at Durham, N.C. Sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, then to Camp Upton, N. Y., sailing from there to France July 30, 1918. Fought at Verdun, St. Die. Wounded at Verdun Sector Nov. 11, 1918, by shrapnel. Sent to Base Hospital No. 1, Vichy, France. Returned to USA Jan. 3, 1919; landed at New York. Mustered out at Camp Meade, Md., Feb. 25, 1919.
2nd Lt., F. A., Btry. F, 316th Regt., 81st Div. Born in Moore County Dec. 2, 1889; son of J. A. and Margaret McLeod. Entered the service at Carthage, N.C., Sept. 8, 1917, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Transferred to Camp Taylor, Ky., then to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Fort Sill, Okla., then to Camp Jackson, S. C., then to Camp Taylor, Ky., then to San Antonio, Texas, and then to Marfa, Texas. Mustered out of the service at Marfa, Texas, Jan. 15, 1920.
Private, M. G., 144th M. G. Btn., 40th Div. Born in Moore County, N.C., March 4, 1895; son of J. A. and Margaret McLeod. Entered the service at Carthage, N.C., July 22, 1918, and sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Sailed for France Nov. 17, 1918. Mustered out of the service at Camp Lee, Va., April 27, 1919.