Location: Plymouth County MA

Biographical Sketch of Josiah C. Williamson

Josiah C. Williamson was born February 18, 1851, in Marshfield, Massachusetts, coming to Pescadero, California, December 14, 1869, via the Isthmus of Panama. He lost no time, but immediately engaged in the dairy business. After four years spent at this, he clerked in a store until 1885, when he opened up a general merchandise store, which is still continued by him and is the largest mercantile establishment in Pescadero. On December 14, 1879 he married Harriet Hornsinger. The children born to this union, who are now living, are: Frank, Gladys, and Elmira. Mr. Williamson served as postmaster in Pescadero for eight years. Fraternally he is a member of the Odd...

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Biography of George S. Bond

George S. Bond, a manufacturer of Charlestown, was born in that town, March 2, 1837, son of Silas and Alice (Abbot) Bond. His grandfather, William Bond, who was born in Watertown, Mass., at the age of twenty years came to Charlestown, and thereafter carried on general farming during the remainder of his active life. One of his six children was Silas Bond, who married Alice Abbot, and also was the father of six children, including the subject of this sketch. George S. Bond was educated in the district schools of the town. At the age of seven years his father died. When about nine years old he went to Fall River, where he worked for two years. After his return to Charlestown he worked on various farms in Charlestown and Acworth for about five years. He subsequently went to Brockton, Mass., learned the shoe finishing business, and remained there until he was eighteen years of age. He then went to Syracuse, N.Y., where he worked at bis trade for two years. In 1856 he returned to Charlestown and took up the tinsmith trade. He then went to Putney, Vt., where he worked for four years. In 1865 he bought out the tin store of W. B. Downer, and afterward carried it on for fifteen years. On retiring from that business, he bought out the violin case manufactory that had...

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Genealogy of Nicholas Baker of Scituate Massachusetts

K155 NICHOLAS BAKER: b. in England, 1610; d. in Scituate, Mass., 1678; St. John’s College, Cambridge, Eng., 1632; M.A. 1635; ordained as a minister in Scituate, and served the Puritan Church there until death; may have married his first wife in Eng.; m. (2), 1663. Samuel: 1628-1714; m. Fear Robinson; m. (2), Abigail (Lathrop) Huntington; lived in Hull, Barnstable, Norwich, Conn., Windham and Windsor, Conn. John: 1672-1763; m. Anna Annable; purchased lands in Windham County, Conn., 1643. Samuel: 1706-1791; m. Prudence Jenkins. Samuel: 1740-1812; m. Lydia Smith; m. (2), Chloe Silsby; m. (3), Sarah Farnham; established a separatist church called the “Brunswick Church”. Erastus: b. 1764. Ephraim: b. 1766; m. Phebe Edgerton Abbott; m. (2), Mary Kelsey; moved from Windham Co., to Salisbury, and then to Catskill, N. Y. Henry: moved to North Carolina before the Civil War. Charles: 1790-1853; m. Eleanor Abeel; a capt. in the War of 1812; in 1838, located in Columbus Twp., St. Clair Co., Mich. Moses Cantine: 1823-1894; m. Clarisa Thurston, moved to Oceana Co., Mich. Ch.:  Ashley Cantine: b. 1849; m. Beatrice Woodward.  Henry Woodward (b. 1887; m. Elsie Phipps), Floyd Miller (b. 1897). Frank E.: b. 1851; m. Emma Hall; d. 1907; had Clyde Harvey (b. 1882). Garrett A.: m.; in 1883 lived near Marshville, Mich. Ch.: Everett; Albert; William; Moses Cantine. Henry Augustus: m.; d. at Port Huron, Mich., 1873. Charles Nelson: 1832-1875;...

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Genealogy of Joseph Baker of Marshfield Massachusetts

Z173. NICHOLAS BAKER: probable father of Z174 SAMUEL BAKER: made Freeman in 1657; m. Eleanor Winslow. Z175 KENELIN BAKER: b. 1657; m. Sarah Bradford. Z176. KENELIN BAKER: b. 1695; m. Patience Dolen. Z177 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Oct. 16, 1734; m. Hannah Lincoln. Z178 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Sept. 10, 1759; m. Abigail Low. Z179 JOSEPH BAKER: b. Marshfield, Mass., Sept. 24, 1794; m. Olive Cushing. Z180 JOSEPH BAKER: b. Marshfield, Mass., Feb. 27, 1827; m. Martha Jane Perrin. Sarah James: b. Thompson, Conn. a181 JAMES BAKER: b. Nov. 28, 1824; m. Lydia Ann Mentzer, b. Jan. 8, 1826; had John, James, Emma, Susie and Abraham. Abraham: b. July 21, 1860; m. Sophia Jane Graham (b. 1864) on Dec. 23, 1885. William: b. 1887; m. Elizabeth Fry. Beuford. James. Ralph: b. 1889. Arthur: b. 1890. b182. JACOB HULL BAKER: b. Jan. 10, 1838, in Allegany Co., Md.; m. Julia Harriett Dudley of Virginia. She was born Feb. 20, 1858, in Glade Hill. Was a breeder of thoroughbred horses; d. 1903. Thomas Dudley: b. Nov. 6, 1898, at Lyons, Mont. Graduate of the Montana State School of Mines in 1923. Mining engineer for the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. of Butte. Mary H.: b. Jan. 18, 1900, at Lyons, Mont.% 9Graduate of the University of Washington, and teacher of Art at the Montana State Normal School. c183 O. O. BAKER: descendant of a...

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Benjamin Woodworth, SR Family

Benjamin Woodworth, SR., b 1638, d 1728 Apr. 22. M (I) Deborah _______ Children: 3-1 Elizabeth, prob. d young. 3-2 Deborah, m Sprague. 3-3 Mary, prob. d young. M (2) Hannah ______ 3-4 Benjamin, Jr. 3-5 Ichabod. 3-6 Ebenezer, b 1691 March 12. 3-7 Amos. 3-8 Ezekiel. 3-9 Caleb. 3-10 Hannah, m _____ Walter. 3-11 Ruth, m Caleb Fitch April 4. 3-12 Judith, m Thomas Newcomb 1720 removed to Salisbury, Ct. 3-13 Margaret, m Joshua Owen, Nov. 5, 1718 3-14 Priscilla, m Amos Fuller, June 29, 1721. (Note) Elizabeth and Mary not mentioned in father’s will. (Note) Benjamin Woolworth (3) born in Scituate. In 1703 bought for 250 pounds from Phillip Smith a large tract of land in Lebanon, Ct., where many of the Scituate people settled. He moved soon after to Lebanon with his family; was admitted inhabitant Dec. 22, 1704. In deeds of lands at Lebanon he is described as Benjamin Woolworth of Little Compton, R. I. Benjamin’s (3-4) father Benjamin, is found in Lebanon, Conn. as early as 1701. Town of Lebanon, Conn. records vol. 2, page 469 says: Moses Woolworth of Norwich, Conn. to Benjamin Woolworth of Lebanon, Conn.–5 acres–in Little Compton, Bristol Co. –colony of Massachusetts Bay,–being one-third part of a fifteen acre lot which originally was Walter Woolworth’s Nov. 4, 1714. Benjamin’s farm was in the northeast part of the town. In 1714...

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Walter Woodworth

Walter Woodworth came from Kent Co., England, to Scituate, Mass., 1635. Was assigned the third lot on Kent St., which runs along the ocean front, at the corner of Meeting House Lane, and there he built a house. In that year he owned other land, a tract on the First Herring Brook not far below Stockbridge Mill, where afterwards stood the residence of the poet Samuel Woodworth, and another tract on Walnut Tree Hill, just west of the present Greenbush or South Scituate R. R. Station, which was in early times called Walter Woodworth’s Hill, and in 1666 he became a purchaser of sixty acres at Weymouth. In 1640 Walter was assessed nine shillings for the public use, and March 2, 1641, freeman; and in June 4, 1645, he was appointed surveyor of highways in Scituate, and again in 1646 and 1656. His name appears frequently on the town records of Scituate as juror, etc. In 2654 he was a member of the First Church, which ordained Charles Chancy as their minister. Origin of Woodward Name This ancient name of Woodward is derived from the forest keepers, the Woodwards of the Hundred Rolls in the reign of Edward 1st. The Arms used by the Woodward Family of Kent, England Richard Woodward of Woodmarsh and his son William Woodward of Ashford, Kent Co., used the old arms and crest of...

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John Winchester Genealogy

I. John1 Winchester, at the age of 19, embarked in the ship Elizabeth from England, in 1635, and settled in Hingham, Mass.; admitted freeman in 1637. He m. Oct. 15, 1638, Hannah Sealis, dau. of Dea. Richard Sealis of Scituate. In 1650 he removed to Muddy River (now Brookline, Mass.), where he d. Apr. 25, 1694. His widow d. Sept. 18, 1697. II. John2 Winchester, son of John1, I, was bapt. at Hingham, June 2, 1644. He lived at Muddy River, and the records name a wife Hannah, and subsequently a wife, Joanna. He d. Feb. 1, 1717-8. III. Henry3 Winchester, son of John2, II, was the sixth of ten ch., and m. Oct. 5, 1705, Frances White. They lived in Brookline. IV. Rev. Jonathan4, son of Henry3, III, was the first minister of Ashburnham, Mass. He was b. Brookline, Apr. 21, 1717; d. Ashburnham, Nov. 26, 1767. He m. May 5, 1748, Sarah Crofts. V. Jonathan5, Winchester, son of Rev. Jonathan4, IV, b. at Brookline, Mass., July 31, 1755; d. Ashburnham, Mass., Jan. 16, 1837; m. Feb. 3, 1783, Persis Whitmore, b. Leominster, Mass., Mar. 3, 1755; dau. of Joseph and Mary (Marvin) Whitmore. She d. at Ashburnham, July 17, 1837, six months after her husband. Samuel6 Winchester, 1, of Sullivan, son of Jonathan5, V, was b. at Ashburnham, Sept. 13, 1785, was a farmer and lived in...

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Plymouth County Massachusetts, Honor Roll

The following honor roll provides a listing of soldiers from Plymouth County Massachusetts that died while serving for the Union Army in the Civil War. Abington Henry W. Bebee, 7th, died of wounds received at battle of Fredericksburg, May 3, 1863. Charles L. Baldwin, 0, 38th, at Berwick City, May 3, 1863. George E. Beal, C, 38th, Feb. 16, 1863. Alson Bicknell, C, 38th, Marine Hospital, Now Orleans, La., chronic diarrhea, April 14, 1863. Solon Bates, E, 4th, May 29, 1863. Bradford W. Beal, 20th, May 28, 1864. Sergt. Benj. F. Caswell, K, 18th, battle of Bull Run, Va., August 30, 1862. Michael Coughlan, 18th, Aug. 12, 1864. Frederick Cook, K, 7th, Oct. 12, 1862. Timothy W. Crocker, 8. C, at Boston, Dec 18, 1864. 1st Lieut. Lysander F. Gushing, 12th, killed in action, September 17, 1862. Benj. Curtis, G, 12th, killed in action, Sept. 17, 1862. Wm. M. Campbell, 16th, killed at Fredericksburg, Dec. 1862. Brine Downing, C, 38th, at Baton Rouge, of fever, June 21, 1863. Daniel Dwyer, H, 18th, at Savannah, Ga., Sept. 18, 1864. Edward L. Dyer, C, 38th, at Abington, Feb. 12th, 1864. Daniel Daley, E, 4th, at Brashear City, Aug. 15, 1863. Jason Duncan, E, 4th, May 25, 1863. Walter R. Davis, G, 12th, at battle of Fredericksburg, December 25, 1862. Calvin C. Ellis, C, 38th, at Baton Rouge, June 23, 1863. James...

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1867 Bridgewater Massachusetts Directory

Adams William H. farmer, Auburn Akins Charles W. machinist, bd Bedford Alden Caleb, laborer, bds High Alden Cromwell, farmer, r High Alden Elijah, fanner, bds Vernon Alden Ezra H. expressman, r School Alden Horatio, farmer, r Conant Alden Isaac F. watchman, r Walnut Alden Isaac K. clerk, bds Bedford Alden James S. painter, v Bedford Alden John C. merchant, r South Alden Lewis V. farmer, r Titicut Alden Leander M. machinist, bds Plymouth Alden Oliver, fanner, r High Alden Samuel, physician, r South Alden Walter H. teacher, r Oak Alden William S. farmer, r Summer Alden William S. Jr., farmer, bds Summer Aldrich Henry C. laborer. Beach Alger Adin, farmer, r Pleasant Alger James I. butcher, Main Alger Stillman, commission merchant, r Main Alger William H. butcher, r Main Ames Horace, farmer, r South Ames Jotham, farmer, r North Ames Virgil, farmer, r South Ames Washington L. farmer, r North Andrews Manassah, machinist, r Plymouth Andrews M. Lloyd, machinist, r Plymouth Andrews Perez V. shoemaker, r Plymouth Andrews Thomas F. L. r Plymouth Armstrong Charles J. laborer, r Main Baker George, shoemaker, r Walnut Baker Phincas, fanner, r Main Ball Merrill W. laborer, Plymouth Barnes Harrison F. r Pleasant Barney Mark F. butcher, Summer Barney Cyrenus, blacksmith, Barstow Edwin W. r Pleasant, Bartlett Elijah, tack manuf. r Green Bartlett Horace, tack manuf. r Green Bartlett John A. tack manuf....

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1867 West Bridgewater Massachusetts Directory

Alger Albert L. farmer, Cochesett Alger Chas. S. boot maker, Cochesett Alger Cyrus, soap manuf. Cochesett Alger Davis, farmer, Cochesett Alger James, iron foundry Alger Joseph, farmer, Cochesett Alger Joseph A. stage driver Alger Joseph W. farmer Alger Leonard W. carpenter Alger Martin, farmer, Cochesett Alger Otis farmer, Cochesett Alger Sanford, farmer, Cochesett Alger Ward, farmer, Cochesett Alger Wm. farmer, Cochesett Alger Wm. O. shoe manuf. Cochesett Ames Charles, farmer Ames Charles P. farmer, Cochesett Ames David P. farmer, Cochesett Ames John F. moulder Ames Jonathan, farmer Ames Thomas, farmer Ames Willard, furnace man Ames Willard jr., farmer Ames Wm. B. agent Atwell Charles, blacksmith Baker Daniel H. merchant Bailey James S. shoemaker Bailey Melvin, shovel welder Bailey Sylvanus P. shoemaker Bartlett David jr., farmer Bartlett Horace, farmer Bartlett Joab, farmer Bartlett Samuel D. farmer Burke Wm. iron worker, Cochesett Burke Wm. H. livery stable Burrell Jarvis D. postmaster and trader Buttomer Andrew, laborer Buttomer John, laborer Bassett Keith, farmer Beals Charles, farmer Beals Charles R. carpenter Benson F. T. shoemaker Billings Edgar, boot maker Billings Martin, shoemaker Billings Willard, nursery Bird wm. E. iron foundry Blood Luther, farmer, Cochesett Bowe Nicholas, shovel grinder Brown Cyrus P. boot maker, Cochesett Cahill Thomas, forger Callahan Dennis, shovel welder Capen Edward, painter Carr George G. shoemaker Carson Lawrence, iron worker Cashman John, forger Caswell Henry P. shoemaker Chaffe Nathaniel O. clergyman...

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1867 Plympton Massachusetts Directory

Atwood Benjamin S. box maker Beaton Henry P. shoemaker Billings James, shoemaker Billings Nathan D. shoemaker Bisbee Elijah, farmer Blanchard Horatio W. shoemaker Blanchard Wm. W. shoemaker Bonney George H. painter Bonney James S. box maker Bonney Wm. L. box maker Bradford Gideon, shoemaker Bradford Henry A. trader Bradford Joseph W. box maker Bradford Samuel N. shoemaker Brewster Pelham, farmer Briggs Herschell E. shoemaker Briggs Lewis H. shoemaker Briggs Nathan S. farmer Briggs Seneca, farmer Bryant Calvin M. mariner Bryant Lemuel, section master Bryant William S. famer Bryant Zenas, farmer Chandler Edward, shoemaker Chandler M. E. shoemaker Churchill Albert S. shoemaker Churchill Alexander, farmer Churchill Alexander L. engineer Churchill Ansel, jr., laborer Churchill Bart C. farmer Churchill Daniel, hoop maker Churchill Edmund P. shoemaker Churchill Harvey, farmer Churchill Isaiah, engraver Churchill Isaiah P. shoemaker Churchill Josiah, tack maker Churchill Josiah S. shoemaker Churchill Leander S. laborer Churchill Lemuel P. shoemaker Churchill Oliver, farmer Churchill Simeon, “stonecutter Churchill Spencer, blacksmith Churchill Timothy, farmer Clark Hiram H. farmer Clark Thomas H. farmer Cobb Lemuel, farmer Cobb Lemuel, jr., farmer Conaway John, laborer Cushman Zenas, harness maker Darling Charles, shoemaker Drew Stephen, shoemaker Ellis Edson, carpenter Ellis Gustavus B. mariner Ellis Henry K. box manuf. Ellis James C. box manuf. Ellis Joel, teamer Ellis John P. shoemaker Ellis Willard, farmer Eaglestedt Charles W. mariner Farrar Franklin P. tack manuf. Fuller Amos, carpenter...

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1867 Halifax Massachusetts Directory

Alden Reuel T. shoemaker Allen Jarad B. shoemaker Allen John, shoemaker Bird Henry W. shoemaker Bishop Charles E. carpenter Bishop Nathaniel, carpenter Blake Daniel P. shoemaker Bonney Elbridge P. painter Bosworth Daniel, teamster Bosworth Henry M. teamster Bosworth Libbeus, farmer Bosworth Martin, farmer Bosworth William H. shoemaker Bourne Abram, farmer Bourne Josiah, shoemaker Bourne William N. laborer Briggs Bern, shoemaker Briggs G. W. shoe cutter Britton Z. L. farmer Bryant Thomas H. B. farmer Carver Charles G. laborer Carver Samuel, farmer Churchill Edmond, shoemaker Churchill Samnel, shoemaker Clark Stephen, fanner Cobb Lewis A. farmer Cook John, painter Cornish Ellis, farmer Crooker Melvin, carpenter Crooker Melvin, jr., farmer Crooker Wm. H. clerk Cushman Nahum W. farmer Cushman Noah, farmer Dabey William S. Drew George, farmer Drew James T. farmer Dyson William A. shoemaker Fearing Seth, shoemaker Fisher George A. laborer Fobes Wm. A. pastor Cong. Church Fuller Alfred, farmer Fuller Charles H. shoemaker Fuller Chipman, farmer Fuller Cyrus, farmer Fuller Eben, farmer Fuller Eustace, shoemaker Fuller Granville C. farmer Fuller Isaac, farmer Fuller John, farmer Fuller Marsha H, shoemaker Fuller Nathan, farmer Fuller Nathan, jr., farmer Fuller Richard, shoemaker Fuller Samuel, farmer Fuller Thomas S. shoemaker Harlow George, shoemaker Harlow Joseph, shoemaker Harlow Stephen, farmer Hatch Nahum, shoemaker Harriman Abel A. shoemaker Hayward Geo B. laborer Hayward Kinsley, laborer Hayward Kinsley, jr., shoemaker Hayward Lysander, laborer Hayward Wm. T. farmer...

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