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Collection: Genealogies from the History Of Leicester Massachusetts

Flint Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Dr. Austin Flint married Elizabeth Henshaw, 1785, he was an eminent physician; lived in Petersham, afterwards in Northampton, and, for several years before his death, in Springfield MA; died at Leicester MA, Dec. 11, 1846. Dr. Flint is noticed in the body of this work. Issue: Joseph H. Flint, b. April 20, 1786 Sally Flint, b. June 5, 1787; m. Calvin Spear of Boston. Edward, b. Nov. 7, 1789. Elizabeth C. Flint, b. May 3, 1792; m. John Clapp. Waldo Flint, b. Sept. 4, 1794; is noticed in this work; President of the Eagle Bank, Boston. Laura Flint, b. Nov. 1,...

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Bond Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BOND, BALEY, m. Elizabeth Hopkins, 1740; and had Baley, b. Oct. 26, 1740. The families of this name came to Leicester from Beverly. BOND, BALEY, son of Benjamin, 2d; m. Elizabeth Charles of Brimfield, 1780; and had Charles, b. Feb. 18, 1781. John, b. April 18, 1783. Linus, b. Aug. 28, 1785. Mr. Bond, with his family, removed to Brimfield. BOND, BENJAMIN, 1st, son of Edward, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Nathaniel Harrod, 1765; and had Jacob, b. Dec. 2, 1766. Elizabeth, b. 1763; d. unmarried. Hannah; m. John Sargent, formerly of Hubbardston. David. George. Polly; m. John Boice. Benjamin, jun., b. 1776. Mr. Bond lived in the north-west part of the town, in a house that stood near where his son George afterwards lived and died. He d. 1812, aged sixty-seven: his wife d. the same year, aged seventy. BOND, BENJAMIN, 2d, lived on the Oxford Road, one mile south of the village, in a house next to the one recently occupied by Capt. Silas Gleason. His wife’s name was Mary. Their children were Benjamm. Richard, b. Dec. 11, 1747. Mary, b. Dec. 25, 1755; m. Daniel Tenny; d. 1806. Elizabeth, b. 1758; d. unmarried, 1813: known to all as ” Aunt Betty;” and in the notice of her death, in the “Massachusetts Spy,” it is...

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Bell Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BELL, AARON. The name of his wife was Isabel. They had Mary, b. March 19, 1721. lMartha, b. April 1, 1724. Elizur, b. July 8, 1726. Sarah, b. July 4, 1728. He lived where there is now a cellar, south of Mr. Robert...

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Beers Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BEERS, NATHAN, m. Betsey, dau. of Isaac Southgate, Mar. 4, 1790; and had Sally, b. June 17, 1790; m. Amos Warren, Esq., of Woodstock, Vermont, 1854. Melissa, b. Feb. 10, 1798; m. R. Bancroft, 1821. Horatio, b. May 10, 1802. Alphonso, b. Dec. 26, 1805; d. April 22, 1843. Almira, a twin; m. William Woodcock of Leicester, 1838. Albert, b. July 13, 1800; and Adeline, b. Nov. 4, 1813. Mr. Beers was a manufacturer of shoes; and, the latter part of his life, lived in Cherry Valley, in the house afterwards occupied by Moses...

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Bass Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BASS, JOSEPH, was early a seafaring man and a ship-master in the West-India trade. He came from Plymouth County to Leicester with his family. His wife was mother of John Hobart, Esq. Their children were Manly; Matilda, m. a Reed; Saba, m. William Lynde; Warren, removed to Lisbon, New Hampshire; Betsey, d. unmarried. His wife d. 1816; he in 1829, aged seventy-five. He lived in the house opposite Mrs....

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Barton Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BARTON, CALEB, brother of Phineas, came originally from Oxford. He lived in the south-west part of the town, and is mentioned among the soldiers of the Revolution. He had Caleb, jun. David. Charles, b. in 1795; now living in Leicester. Otis, who lives in Oakham. And Brigham N., now in business in Philadelphia. His daughters were Rebecca, who m. Knight Sprague, jun. Sally, m. J. Gilbert. Patty, m. Philip Earle. Roxa, m. Charles King; and d. 1843, aged fifty-three. Mehitabel, m. a Hixon of Medway. Hulddah, m. a Clark of Medway. Harriet, m. a Prentiss of Auburn. Adeline, m. a Blake of Hopkinton. Mr. Barton had two wives: first, Polly, dau. of Samuel Upham; and, second, Betsey Lamb. BARTON, JOSHUA, came from Oxford in 1720. He had Timothy, b. April 13, 1732; Nathan, b. July 23, 1734; Reuben, b. March 28, 1738. He removed to Spencer in 1737. His wife’s name was Anna. BARTON, PHINEHAS, m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Hasey, 1772. They had Betsey, b. Sept. 3, 1776; m. Alexander Westley. Elijah, b. Oct. 25, 1778; m. Hannah, dau. of Luther Ward, 1810; was an ingenious mechanic; removed from Leicester, before 1817, to Connecticut, where he now lives. Samuel, b. Dec. 24, 1782. Phinehas, b. May 12, 1785. Phinehas, 2d, b. Oct. 27, 1795; lives...

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Baldwin Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now BALDWIN, BENJAMIN. His wife’s name was Betsey; and had Roxana, b. Dec. 15, 1811. Horace, b. Nov. 24, 1813. Nancy, b. April 17, 1816. Dexter, b. Sept. 2, 1818. BALDWIN, EBENEZER, m. Phebe Baldwin, 1772; and had Phebe, b. Dec. 7, 1774. Winnifred, b. Aug. 18, 1776. Mary, b. Aug. 26, 1778. Rebeckah, b. Jan. 22, 1781. Ebenezer, b. May 31, 1783. James, b. March 3, 1787. Aaron, b. June 25, 1789. BALDWIN, JAMES. His wife’s name was Lucinda. They had Lucy, b. April 16, 1807. John S., b. Sept. 26, 1808. BALDWIN, STEPHEN, m. Elizabeth Baldwin, 1759; and had Elizabeth, b. Oct. 8, 1760. Stephen, b. Oct. 26, 1761. Samuel, b. April 4, 1765, and m. Rebekah Green. James, b. June 20, 1767. John, b. June 25,...

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Allen Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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...

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Adams Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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...

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Woodruff Genealogy – Leicester MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now 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....

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