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Business Men of Northern Maine

The Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men manuscript provides historical sketches of the nine towns featured within it’s embrace, as well as biographical sketches of the businesses and the men and women who owned and ran those businesses found within the towns of Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn, and Kingman.

A History of Seneca Falls New York Newspapers

The following information is an attempt to provide details into not only the history of Seneca Falls New York newspapers, but also the sources available online and offline for the genealogist and historian to access the newspapers, or transcriptions therefrom. Newspapers remain a vital source of material for genealogists. They often provide vivid insight into the lives of our ancestors unlike other factual records.

1867 Plymouth County Massachusetts Directory, Oil and Candle Manufacturers to Pump Makers

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 Sparrow J. G., North Bridge water Jones John B., North Bridge water Sargent Samuel, Bridge water Thomas William E., Bridge water Jones Charles L., Plymouth Young Charles, Scituate Young Edw., Scituate Painters (House and Sign) Davis W. H.. Abington French Joseph, Abington Ford B. F., East Abington Gilson L. C., East Abington Lawrence Thomas R., East Abington Lincoln S. B., North Abington Harding J. S., South Abington Beed Philip, South Abington Alden James S., Bridgewater Braman H. F. & J. G., Bridgewater Chandler Alden, Duxbury Hathaway Joshua W., Duxbury Sampson Alfred, Duxbury Grow & Wentworth, East Bridgewater Bonney E. P., Halifax Cook John, Halifax Bailey Melzer, Hanover Bryant Snow, Hanover Corbin Frank, Hanover Eells John P., Hanover Sturtevant George, Hanover Roberts John C., Hanson Cobb David, Hingham Cross and Lane, Hingham Hersey John P., Hingham Sprague J. and S., Hingham Bonney Geo H., Kingston Churchill L., Lakeville Barrows Elijah W., Lakeville Pickens H. C., Lakeville Parlow A. W., Marion Rogers Wm., W. Marshfield Dexter James W., Mattapoisett Jones Eben,...

Biography of A. Cary Judd

A. Cary Judd, who has occupied various public offices, the duties of which he has discharged with promptness and fidelity, has a most creditable record. He was born in Frankfort, New York, April 16, 1850, a son of George. B. and Margaret Ann (Cary) Judd, the former a native of Connecticut, born March 26, 1801, and the latter born in New York hi 1806. The father came to Racine in 1856 in search of a favorable location, for he desired to become identified with the growing middle west. In March, 1857, he brought his family to Racine and entered upon the practice of law, for which he had previously prepared, remaining an able- member of the bar here until his death, which occurred January 23, 1883. His widow survived him for about five years, passing away January 12, 1888. George B. and Margaret Ann Judd had seven children, three girls and four boys, of whom A. Cary was the youngest. A. Cary Judd supplemented his public school education by study in Racine College in 1861 and 1862. Determining upon the practice of law as a life work, he began reading with his father on the 28th of March, 1870, and was admitted to the bar June 18, 1872, before Justice William P. Lyon. He is today the oldest representative of the Racine bar in active practice, having for forty-tour years been connected with the work of the courts. In 1874 he was made court commissioner and occupied that position for thirty-six consecutive years-a most notable record, not only owing to the length of the term but also owing to...

Biography of Byron Judd, Hon.

Hon. Byron Judd was a pioneer of Wyandotte County. He established his home in the village of Wyandotte in November, 1857, when Kansas was still a territory. He lived in the village, his capacities expanding with the growth of the community, and his personal position and influence rising as Wyandotte County grew and prospered, and at his death on July 27, 1909, it was generally recognized and appreciated that he was one of the men who had left a permanent impress for good upon Kansas City, Kansas, a great city of which his old home village of Wyandotte had in the meantime become an integral part. He was nearly eighty-five years of age at the time of his death. He was born at Otis in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, August 13, 1824, a son of Ardon and Sarah (Hubbard) Judd. Both parents lived out their lives in Massachusetts, and both were members of pioneer New England families. Byron Judd spent his youth in the Berkshire Hills. He tried his muscle in cultivating the rough and stony ground of that section. He attended the common schools, also the academy at Southwick, and completed his education in the Massachusetts State Normal School at Westfield. For a time he was a teacher in Massachusetts. He was about thirty-one years of age when he set out for the West. His first home was at Des Moines, Iowa, where he served a year as deputy county recorder. Thon toward the close of 1857 he arrived in that part of Kansas which was ever afterwards his home. He was one of the early land agents and...

Bethel Todd of Wallingford CT

Bethel Todd6, (Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Hannah, daughter of Jonathan and Hannah (Barnes) Tuttle, who was born Jan. 4, 1761. They lived near the foot of the ‘Blue Hills’ in the southwest corner of the town of Wallingford, Conn., on the farm previously owned by her father, and known ever since as ‘Tuttle’s Farm’. Children: 701. John, b. 1794, d. unmarried. *702. Sherlock, b. 1796. *703. Edward, b. 1797. 704. Maria, m. William Judd, of Fairfield, Conn., where she was living in 1879. 705. Hannah, m. Burton Thorpe, removed to St. Louis,...

Biographical Sketch of Calvin L. Judd

Calvin L. Judd, son of Levi Judd, was born in Geneva, New York, January 4, 1821, died September 20, 1889. He was a contractor and builder, and removed to Clifton Springs, New York, in 1866. There he followed his calling with great success, one of the most prominent buildings erected under his supervision being the Clifton Springs Sanatarium. He was subsequently appointed to the office of steward in this institution, a position he filled for a period of twenty-five years. He was a member and trustee of the Methodist church and a member of Geneva Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons. He married Mary N. White, deceased, of Waterloo, New York: Children: William Arthur, see forward; Mary, married Frederick M....

Biography of William Arthur Judd

William Arthur, only son of Calvin L. and Mary N. (White) Judd, was born in Geneva, New York, October 12, 1858. His education was acquired in the public schools of his native city, and he came with his parents to Clifton Springs in 1866. For two years he was engaged in the drug business in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and upon his return to Clifton Springs established himself in the same line of business in association with E. W. Briggs, the firm name being Briggs & Judd. After a time he purchased the interest of his partner and continued the business alone for seven years. He then sold this concern and engaged in the manufacturing business, forming a partnership with J. 1. Bostwick, and doing business under the style of Bostwick & Judd. At the expiration of three years he purchased the sole rights of this enterprise and then formed a partnership with 1. L. Leland, the firm operating as Judd & Leland for three years. The business was then incorporated under the name of The Judd & Leland Company, as which it is conducted at the present time (1910) . They manufacture automobile pumps, tinware and leather goods, and their annual output is an enormous one and highly profitable. Mr. Judd has served as trustee of the village of Clifton Springs and as school trustee for a number of years. He is a member of the Methodist church and is clerk of the board of trustees. He is affiliated in various capacities with the following organizations: Formerly member of Sincerity Lodge, No. Zoo, now (1910) of Newark Lodge, No. 83,...

Biography of George W. Judd

GEORGE W. JUDD. Left an orphan at the age of fourteen years, the boyhood and youth of George W. Judd, now a substantial farmer of Monroe Township and the owner of 160 acres of land on the Elwood. and Alexandria road, about three miles west of Alexandria, were anything but periods of inactivity. From the beginning of his career he has known the necessity of hard, industrious toil, and although he is now in comfortable circumstances because of this persevering toil, he continues to be one of the active and energetic men of his locality, alert not only in his personal affairs but in those of his community as well, George W. Judd was born on a farm in Adams Township, Madison County, Indiana, March 18, 1852, and is a son of James and Margaret (Young) Judd, His father was a native of North Carolina and came to Madison County as a young man, locating first in Adams Township, where he owned a property, Here he continued to till the soil during the remainder of his career, and passed away when still in the prime of life, He married Margaret Young and they became the parents of two children: Emma, who became the wife of William G. Fesler, of Monroe Township and she is now deceased; and George W. The Young family originated in Scotland, and was founded in Madison County by the father of Mrs. Judd, who located first in Ohio, later removed to Fayette County, Indiana, and came from there to Madison County, locating on a Monroe Township property, where he died, Mr. Young married Jane McLucas,...

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