1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

1899 Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts Directory Cover

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



History of the Merchants of Norwich VT

Newton Inn, Vermont

Peter Olcott had a store near his residence at the Center, in the time of the Revolutionary War. Abel Curtis was for a time associated with him in this business. Stephen Burton, eldest son of Elisha Burton and a graduate of Dartmouth College in 1790, was probably the first to open trade at Norwich Plain,



Narrative of Robert Eastburn – Indian Captivities

A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings, as well as wonderful and surprising deliverances, of Robert Eastburn, during his late captivity among the Indians. Written by Himself. Published at the earnest request of many persons, for the benefit of the Public. With a recommendatory Preface by the Rev. Gilbert Tennent. Psalms 24, 6,



Norwich Vermont in the Civil War

During the four years of war for the suppression of the Rebellion, Norwich furnished 178 different men for the armies of the Union. There were seven re-enlistments, making the whole number of soldiers credited to the town 185. By the census of 1860, the number of inhabitants was 1759. It appears, therefore, that the town



Biographical Sketch of Joseph L. Gibbs

(See Conrad)-Joseph Lewis Gibbs born April 29, 1864 in Mattoon, Illinois. Married August 20, 1891 Eliza Gourd born December 28, 1873 near Claremore. They are the parents of: Charles A. born January 9, 1894 and Joseph Scott Gibbs born May 6, 1896. Joseph L. Gibbs is the proprietor of one of the best curio stores



Biographical Sketch of Isaac Gibbs

Gibbs, Isaac, New Haven, was born in Middlebury, Addison county, Vt., on July 29, 1800. He resided in the town of Middlebury, Vt,, for twenty years, and there developed a stone quarry. He settled in New Haven, Vt., in 1866, on the farm now occupied by him. He was married in 1821 to Betsey Chittenden,



Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Andrew J. Gibbs

Gibbs, Mrs. Andrew J.—Caroline, daughter of Pleas and Martha (Carnes) Tidwell, was born in Georgia, Dec. 25, 1853, and educated in that state. Married February 1884, Andrew 3., son of William and Eliza­beth Gibbs. They are the parents of Lillie O., born December 23, 1887, married Ernest McLaughlin, and died in October 1907; William P.,



Biography of Thomas N. and William H. Gibbs

Thomas N and William Henry Gibbs are sons of Thomas and Caroline (Tate) Gibbs, who emigrated from Kingsbridge, Devonshire, England, in 1819, and settled at Terrebonne, Province of Quebec, where both of the sons mentioned were born, Thomas Nicholson, March 11, 1821, and William Henry, November 29, 1823. In 1832 the family removed to Oshawa,



Biographical Sketch of P.P. Gibbs

P.P. Gibbs, proprietor of the St. Elmo Hotel, between 5th and 6th streets, was born in Pittsfield, Vt., in 1821; moved thence to Brandon, where he served eighteen years as magistrate, and held many municipal and other offices of public trust. He was married in 1873 to Adeliza Sargent, of Pittsford, Vt., and has one



Biographical Sketch of S.O. Gibbs

S.O. Gibbs, proprietor of American House-Jennings St., between 3rd and 4th Sts.-has newly refitted and refurnished his hotel with a view to accommodating the traveling public, farmers and boarders at reasonable rates. He was born in N.Y. in 1825; removed to Wis., in 1869. The same year he came to this city, where he worked



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