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Lowell Massachusetts Genealogy

Tracing ancestors in Lowell, Massachusetts online and for free has been greatly enhanced by the University of Massachusetts in Lowell which provided digitized version of a large quantity of the Lowell public records. Combined with the cemetery and census records available freely online, you should be able to easily trace your ancestors from the founding of Lowell in 1826 through 1940, the last year of available census records. To add color to the otherwise basic facts of your ancestors existence we provide free access to a wide range of manuscripts on the history of Lowell, it’s manufactures and residents.

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

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 images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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Second Seminole War – Indian Wars

The second Seminole war against the Indians and runaway Blacks in Florida commenced in 1835. A treaty had been concluded with the Seminole warriors, by which they agreed to remove beyond the Mississippi. A party of the Indians had proceeded to the territory appointed for their reception, and reported favorably upon their return. Everything promised a speedy conformity to the wishes of the government. But at this juncture, John Hext, the most influential chief of the tribe, died, and was succeeded in power, by Osceola. This chief wielded his power for far different purposes. Being opposed to emigration, he...

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Slave Narrative of Charles Lee Dalton

Interviewer: Miss Nancy Woodburn Watkins Person Interviewed: Charles Lee Dalton Location: Madison, North Carolina Age: 93 Ex-Slave Biography–Charles Lee Dalton, 93. In July, 1934, the census taker went to the home of Unka Challilee Dalton and found that soft talking old darky on the porch of his several roomed house, a few hundred feet south of the dirt road locally called the Ayersville road because it branches from the hard surfaced highway to Mayodan at Anderson Scales’ store, a short distance from Unka Challilie’s. Black got its meaning from his face, even his lips were black, but his hair was whitening. His lean body was reclining while the white cased pillows of his night bed sunned on a chair. His granddaughter kept house for him the census taker learned. Unka Challilie said: “I’se got so I ain’t no count fuh nuthin. I wuz uh takin’ me a nap uh sleepin’ (‘ AM). Dem merry-go-wheels keep up sich a racket all nite, sech a racket all nite, ah cyan’t sleep.” This disturbance was “The Red Wolfe Medicine Troop of Players and Wheels” near Anderson Scales’ store in the forks of the Mayodan and the Ayresville roads. In 1937 in the home of his son, Unka Challilie ninety-three, told the cause of his no “countness.” “I wuz clean-up man in de mill in Mayodan ontill three years ago, I got too...

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Biographical Sketch of J. J. Dalton

J. J. Dalton, drugs. Born in Illinois, July 1, 1855; moved to Glenwood, Iowa, thence to Jewell County, Kan., in 1870. Came to Mankato in 1873; was appointed Treasurer of Jewell County, July 1, 1876, the very day he was twenty-one years old; has held the offices of Deputy Treasurer, Deputy Recorder, Deputy Clerk, etc., from 1873 to the present time. He engaged in the drug and jewelry business under the firm name of J. J. Dalton & Co., in l874, and is now engaged in the same line of business. He is a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge, K. of P., and A. O. U. W.; holds the office of Noble Grand in the Odd Fellows, and Chancellor Commander in the K. of P. He was married in Jewell County, November 20, 1881, to Miss M. V....

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Dalton, James Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Dalton, Wife Killed Auto Wreck Son Wylie Dalton Sustains Severe Injuries In Accident At Telocaset Viaduct Wednesday Noon Double Funeral Set For Sunday At Baker Sorrow Grips North Powder Community as Terrible Tragedy Becomes Known Death was the fourth passenger in the big Marmon car as it rounded the curve at the north end of the railroad viaduct near Telocaset shortly before noon Wednesday and shortly after, Mr. and Mrs. James Dalton had been claimed by the unseen fourth passenger and Mr. Dalton’s son Wylie was in the Hot Lake hospital with a broken hip, broken nose and other injuries. The car hit head-on the end of the viaduct cement wall. Mrs. Dalton died in the ambulance while on the way to the hospital and Mr. Dalton passed away soon afterwards, both being mortally injured with cuts and fractures. The elder man, owner of the car, was driving and his wife occupied the other front seat, while Wylie, in the ear seat was knocked unconscious. The younger man is reported to have recovered consciousness after reaching the hospital, but said he did not know the cause of the accident, as it happened without warning. He said his father had just asked him what time it was, and when told it was 11:25, remarked that they had pent of time to be at the ranch...

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Dalton, James – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon James Dalton, universally known as “Jim” Dalton, was born at Marshtown, Tenn., and his age is given as about 69 years. He came to North Powder a year before the railroad was built on from La Grande, arriving here in 1883. He purchased railroad land and was successful in a business way from the first, we are told. The present Dalton ranch, joining for a mile or more the Old Oregon Trail 2 miles from North Powder, was acquired in the early days and has one of the old water rights from the North Powder river. Mr. Dalton was married after coming to Oregon to Cora E. Mitchel, and J. Wylie, the injured son, is the only surviving child. Mrs. Cora Dalton was a native of Michigan, her birth occurring February 24, 1861. She died April 21, 1904. Jim Dalton, married Rose Springer of Baker, who met death with her husband Wednesday, at the age of 54 years. Two sisters and one brother in Baker survive her. Two brothers: Grant Dalton of Baker, and C.R. (Curt) Dalton of North Powder survive. They came from their Tennessee home a few years after Jim came west. North Powder was Dalton’s home until a dozen years ago when he moved to Oak Grove. He arrived here Monday to attend to business matters. Reports from the hospital Thursday...

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Dalton, James Everett – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon James Everett Dalton, 81, of Umatilla and formerly La Grande and Baker City, died Aug. 28 at his home. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Cemetery. Daniels Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements. James was born on March 14, 1926, to Isaac Clayton and Stella Viola (March) Dalton in La Grande. After graduating from La Grande High School he enlisted in the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged in May 1946. James was employed as a heavy equipment operator at Ashgrove Cement in Lime while living in Baker City. After his retirement, he returned to La Grande for a few years before moving to Umatilla to be near family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Survivors include his children, Jack Dalton of Granger, Wash., Steven Dalton of La Grande, Thomas Dalton of Hermiston, Karen Halladay of Hermiston and Joe Dalton of La Grande; 12 grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by daughter, Beverly Dalton; son, Don Everett Dalton in Vietnam; and his wife, Patricia. La Grande Observer – Obituaries For The Week Ending September 8, 2007 Published: September 8,...

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Benjamin Dalton

Private, Artly.; son of W. M. and Elizabeth Dalton; of Rutherford County. Entered service at A. and E. Training School, Raleigh, N.C., May 16, 1918. Sent to Camp Jackson and transferred to Camp Taylor. Mustered out there Nov. 30,...

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