In the following information all the names, dates and other essential particulars which appear in the returns to the Court in the County of Worcester during the entire period – a full half-century, from 1737 to 1788 – in which these entries were made, are given. The returns from each place have been brought together and arranged under the name of the town or district, in this case Brookfield Massachusetts.
Oil and Candle Manufacturers Judd L. S., Marion Organ Manufacturers Reynolds P., N. Bridgewater Marston A. B. Campello, Bridgewater Oysters and Refreshments (See Eating Houses) Nash J. E. Abington Douglas W. East Abington Gilman A. N., Bridgewater Fuller John, Bridgewater Hull J. C., Bridgewater Tripp B. F., Middleboro Union Saloon, Middleboro Grover R. B., No. Bridgewater Washburn and Richardson, No. Bridgewater Ballard S. D., Plymouth Dodge J. E., Plymouth Painters Carriage Peirce Wm. M., Abington Ford B. F. East Abington Bates Asa, South Abington Hersey David A. Hingham Sprague Joseph T., Hingham Eldridge David, Kingston Boomer B. L., Middleboro Southworth Rodney E., Middleboro
Interviewer: Marjorie Woods Austin Person Interviewed: Sam McAllum Location: Meridian, Mississippi Date of Birth: September 2, 1842 Age: 95 Place of Residence: Meridian, Lauderdale County To those familiar with the history of “Bloody Kemper” as recorded, the following narrative from the lips of an eye-witness will be heresy. But the subject of this autobiography, carrying his ninety-five years more trimly than many a man of sixty, is declared sound of mind as well as of body by the Hector Currie family, prominent in Mississippi, for whom he has worked in a position of great trust and responsibility for fifty years
Rufus Stephenson, member of the Dominion Parliament since the Dominion’s formed, representing the County of Kent; is a native of Springfield, Mass., dating his birth January 14th, 1835. His parents are Eli and Chloe (Chapin) Stephenson, his father being still alive, and in his 94th year. His mother is a descendant of Deacon Samuel Chapin, a Puritan who came to Roxbury (now in Boston) Mass., prior to 1640, and settled at Springfield, same State, in 1642. His descendants form one of the most numerous families in the United States, embracing many names of a national reputation. Among them are Hon.
James Stephenson, twenty-one years a medical practitioner at Iroquois, County of Dundas, is a native of Augusta, Grenville County, Ontario, and was born November 19, 1834. His father, Isaiah Stephenson, a farmer, was a native of the County of Monaghan, Ireland, coming to Canada about 1820. His mother, whose maiden name was Sophia Martin, was born in Augusta, Ontario. The subject of this brief sketch received his literary education at Victoria College, Cobourg, where he spent two years, not taking a full course, and his medical education at McGill College, Montreal, where he received his diploma in 1859. He immediately
DR. JOHN S. STEPHENSON. The value to any community of a professional man is not marked merely by his learning and skill, his proficiency in medical and surgical practice, but also by his character, both private and professional, his honorable adherence to medical ethics, and his personal integrity and benevolence of purpose. When a physician combines these characteristics it is with pleasure that we record his life-work, and such a man do we find in Dr. John S. Stephenson. He owes his nativity to Polk County, Tennessee, where he was born in 1839. His parents were Dr. Andrew R. and
JAMES W. STEPHENSON. The estate of which this gentleman is the fortunate owner comprises 204 acres on Cave Creek, all of which is remarkably fertile land, well adapted to the purpose of general farming, and well improved with all necessary farm buildings, fences, orchard, etc. Mr. Stephenson owes his nativity to Monroe County, Tennessee, where he first saw the light in 1833, his parents being Andrew R. and Anna (Watson) Stephenson, for further history of whom see the sketch of Dr. J. S. Stephenson. James W. Stephenson was the third of the six children born to his parents, was reard
Thomas Stephenson Buried At La Grande Mrs. Robert Shaw, of Lytton, Calif., accompanied the remains of her father, Thomas Stephenson from the California city to La Grande, where the deceased was laid to rest at the side of his wife, who passed away about six years ago. He died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Robert Shaw, with whom he made his home. Mr. Stephenson was very aged, being nearly 94 years old. He had been ill only about a week when death came. He was well known in this district having resided here several years. A large number
2nd Class Seaman (Navy). Born in Northampton County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Stephenson. Entered the service Aug. 8, 1918, at Seaboard, N.C. Was sent to Great Lakes, Ill., and from there to St. Helena, Va. On duty at St. Helena, Va. Mustered out at St. Helena, Va., March 2, 1919.
Sergt., 119th Inf., Co. M, 30th Div. Born in Durham County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Stephenson. Husband of Mrs. Lizzie Stephenson. Entered the service at Durham, N.C., June 19, 1916. Was sent to Camp Sevier, S. C., and from there to Camp Merritt. Sailed for France May 2, 1918. Fought on the Hindenburg Line. Gassed at Bellicourt Oct. 3rd. Fought at Ypres Aug. 4th to 10th and Aug. 17th to Sept. 2nd; Bellicourt from Sept. 29th to Oct. 3rd; at St. Souplet Oct. 9th to 11th and Oct. 17th to 20th. Returned to USA April 1,