Some four generations of this surname have lived in Taunton through the past hundred years, a branch of the ancient Cape Cod Eldridge family. Reference is made to some of the posterity of Eli Eldridge, whose son, Eli Henry, and the latter’s sons, John Henry and Capt. Albert Stanley Eldridge, all either together or in turn have been identified with one of the solid industries of the city – one of their own founding and fostering and developing, which has come to be an important factor in Taunton history. This was the britannia establishment of Eldridge & Co., whose promoters and owners have long been men of substance and prominent in Taunton’s social and business life.
These 59 people who once resided in Henry County, Alabama, have had biographical details published online or in book form. Please click on their names to view the biographies available for each of them. Aycock, William B. Baker, Joseph Beach, Henry M. Bradley, William E. Capps, William Jefferson Crawford, A. C. Crawford, James R. Crawford, James W. Darby, John Isaac Dawsey, John F. Dawsey, Thomas J. Drewry, John W. Espy, John Jolly Espy, Joseph S. Espy, Thomas M. Forrester, B. A. Foster, John Webb Fowler, J. L., Dr. Gordon, Alexander C. Helton, James Herring, Bright W. Holley, Francis M. Irwin,
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
1st Class Private, Co. C, Dixie Div., 5th Regt. Born Feb. 10, 1891; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thrasher, of Hart, Ga. Entered service July 19, 1916, at Macon, Ga. Was sent to Camp Harris, Ga., from there to Camp Cotton, El Paso, Texas. Was on border five months. Went to France July 6, 1918; stationed at Tours, France, on M. P. duty. Was put on special duty at Atlanta, Ga., recruiting duty. Transferred to Macon, Ga., and saw service as M. P. Transferred to Camp Greene, N.C. Was then sent to Hospital Base, Camp Greene, N.C. Mustered
Pearl Thrasher Passes, Jan. 6 Pearl Thena Thrasher was born in July 8, 1902 in Haines, Oregon. The oldest child of William and Amy Long, long-time pioneer family in Baker County who first settled in the Muddy Creek area near Haines. She attended Muddy Creek School. She married Daniel Price Thrasher on Sept. 25, 1920 in Baker. They lived in Sparta, Richland and North Powder before moving to Baker in 1926. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Baker. She was a homemaker all her life and was a devoted wife, mothers and grandmother. She enjoyed the out
Wallace P. Thrasher, a well-known business man of Plainfield, was born in Cornish, N.H., May 10, 1850, son of Samuel Powers and Ann W. (Haven) Thrasher. His great-grandfather was Jacob Thrasher, a native of Connecticut, who first settled in Salisbury, N.H., and later in Cornish. The maiden name of Jacob’s wife was Eastman. Numerous descendants of his are distributed throughout Sullivan County. John Thrasher, grandfather of Wallace P., was born in Cornish in 1782. He was a surveyor and a stone mason, and did a large contract business in connection with farming. He attended to a large amount of the