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Allen Genealogy – Leicester MA

ALLEN, AARON, m. Catherine Cummings, July 10, 1739; and had Elizabeth, b. Oct. 4, 1739. ALLEN, JOSEPH, Hon., removed here from Boston, Nov. 17, 1771; m. Anne, dau. of Judge Steele, and had Thomas, b. Nov. 16, 1774; d. March 30, 1775. Mrs. Allen d. May 10, 1775, aged twenty-four. In 1776, Mr. Allen was appointed Clerk of the Courts of the County, and removed to Worcester. He is noticed in this work. He held many offices of honor and trust, — Councillor, Member of Congress, Presidential Elector, &c.; and d. Sept. 2, 1827, aged seventy-eight. ALLEN, LEWIS, m. Mary Adams of Worcester, but had no children. He was from Shrewsbury. He lived on the Mount Pleasant Place, then in fine repair; and d. Nov. 7, 1782, aged thirty-four. He was buried in the garden of the place on which he lived. He was spoken of at his death as “a great loss to his friends and the...

Adams Genealogy – Leicester MA

ADAMS, EBENEZER, m. Alice Frink of Rutland, and had Amelia, b. June 2, 1796; m. Rev. Mr. Murdock, and d. in Portland, ME. Adeline A., b. Jan. 17, 1798; d. unmarried. John F., b. Nov. 3, 1799; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Hon. Lovell Walker; now lives in Washington, D.C., and is noticed in this work. Charles A., b. Oct. 2, 1801; d. in early life in Portland. Harriet R., b. Sept. 14, 1804; m. Hon. John Aiken, now of Andover; d. in Columbia, S.C., where she had gone for health, leaving two children, one a professor in Dartmouth College. Mrs. Adams d. June 20, 1805, aged...

Woodruff Genealogy – Leicester MA

Woodruff, Frederick O. (8), William B. (7), Hiram (6), David (5), Noah (4), David (3), Samuel (2), Matthew (1). m. Fannie Sturtevant, Feb. 18, 1880. Frederick Orr Woodruff was educated in the public schools of Chelsea, Massachusetts, and Wheelers Preparatory School. After completing his studies at the age of nineteen years, he entered the employ of the old Publishing House of Ira Bradley & Co. on Cornhill, which concern was established the year Mr. Woodruff was born. In a few years he became a partner of the firm, the style of which was then changed to Bradley & Woodruff. In 1891 having become largely interested in Real Estate. Mr. Woodruff sold out his interests in the book business to his partner in order to devote his entire attention to Real Estate. He became an acknowledged authority on Real Estate values in greater Boston. He organized large Real Estate trusts in Boston and New York, and the erection of many of the most modern business structures were due to his efforts. He was the first President of the Massachusetts Real Estate Exchange, President Real Estate Co-Operative Bank, Charter Member and Director in the Exchange Trust Co.. member of several clubs in Boston and suburbs. He was a Mason. being a member of Simon W. Robinson Lodge, A. F. & A. -t1., of Lexington, Mass., St. John’s Lodge of Boston, St. Andrew’s Chapter, the Boston Commandery, and Aleppo Temple of the Mystic Shrine. A member of the Massachusetts Society of Colonial Wars, and the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He was one of the organizers and charter members...
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