Surname: Draper

Chase Family of Fall River MA

CHASE (Fall River family). The Chase family here considered is strictly speaking a Massachusetts-Rhode Island one, springing as it does from the early Roxbury Yarmouth family, a later generation of which located in Portsmouth, R. I. In the third generation from the immigrant ancestor through Joseph Chase, who located in Swansea, Mass., and Benjamin, who settled in Portsmouth, R. I., have descended the Chases who have come from those respective localities. And both branches have shared largely in the commercial and industrial life of this section of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. From the Portsmouth branch came the late Borden...

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Richard Dexter Genealogy, 1642-1904

Being a history of the descendants of Richard Dexter of Malden, Massachusetts, from the notes of John Haven Dexter and original researches. Richard Dexter, who was admitted an inhabitant of Boston (New England), Feb. 28, 1642, came from within ten miles of the town of Slane, Co. Meath, Ireland, and belonged to a branch of that family of Dexter who were descendants of Richard de Excester, the Lord Justice of Ireland. He, with his wife Bridget, and three or more children, fled to England from the great Irish Massacre of the Protestants which commenced Oct. 27, 1641. When Richard Dexter and family left England and by what vessel, we are unable to state, but he could not have remained there long, as we know he was living at Boston prior to Feb. 28, 1642.

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Dedham Massachusetts Historical Society Register 1890-1903

From 1890-1903, the Dedham Historical Society in Dedham Massachusetts printed a quarterly pamphlet for it’s historical society called the “Dedham Historical Register.” In this pamphlet a variety of genealogical data was published on families of Dedham and the villages emanating from the early residents of Dedham, such as Dorchester, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Needham, and Sharon, etc.

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Lovering Family Genealogy of Taunton Massachusetts

Through much of the nineteenth century there figured prominently in the business and social life of Taunton — continuing to do so at the present — the family bearing the name introducing this sketch. Reference is made to the late Hon. Willard Lovering, long one of the leading manufacturers not only of Taunton, but of the great manufacturing region thereabout, in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, a representative in the Massachusetts Assembly, bank president, etc.; and to his sons and grandsons, the former being the late Charles L., the late Hon. William C. and Hon. Henry Morton Lovering, all...

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Gleanings from English Records about New England Families

The classic work often cited by more contemporaneous authors on early New England families and the records of them found within the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House, Strand, the Public Record Office, Fetter Lane, and the British Museum, Bloomsbury, while on a visit in London during the summer and fall of 1879.

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1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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Slave Narrative of Joanna Draper

Person Interviewed: Joanna Draper Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Hazelhurst Mississippi Age: 83 Most folks can’t remember many things happened to ’em when they only eight years old, but one of my biggest tribulations come about dat time and I never will forget it! That was when I was took away from my own mammy and pappy and sent off and bound out to another man, way off two-three hundred miles away from whar I live. And dat’s the last time I ever see either one of them, or any my own kinfolks! Whar I was born was at Hazelhurst. Mississippi. Jest a little piece east of Hazelhurst, close to the Pearl River, and that place was a kind of new plantation what my Master, Dr. Alexander, bought when he moved into Mississippi from up in Virginia awhile before the war. They said my mammy brings me down to Mississippi, and I was born jest right after she got there. My mammy’s name was Margaret, and she was born under the Ramson’s, back in Tennessee. She belonged to Dave Ramson, and his pappy had come to Tennessee to settle on war land, and he had knowed Dr. Alexander’s people back in Virginia too. My pappy’s name was Addison. end he always belonged to Dr. Alexander. Old doctor bought my mammy ’cause my pappy liked her. Old doctor live...

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Biography of Hon. William H. Draper, C. B.

William Henry Draper, late Chief Justice, who died at his residence in Yorkville, on the 3rd of November, 1877, was a native of Surrey, England, born March 11, 1801. In his youth he went to sea, and, as we learn from the Canada Law Reporter, showed the stuff he was made of, “when, alone at his post, a young cadet, he defended it from mutineers until assistance came, felling one of his assailants dead at his feet with a blow from a handspike, his only weapon.” At the age of nineteen he abandoned a seafaring life, and came to Canada, reaching Cobourg early in June, 1820, and three years later began to study law at Port Hope, in the office of Thomas Ward. He finished his studies with the Hon. G. F. Boulton, of Cobourg, acting about the same time as Deputy Registrar of Northumberland and Durham. Being called to the Bar in 1828, he came to Toronto, and took charge of the business of Attorney General Sir John B. Robinson. In November, 1829, he was appointed reporter to the Queen’s Bench, which office he held for eight years. In 1842 he was created a Queen’s Counsel. Sometime prior to this date Mr. Draper had gone into politics; early in 1836 was elected to the Legislative Assembly to represent Toronto; in December of that year was called to the...

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Biography of Elverdo Draper

ELVERDO DRAPER. – To the leading and prominent citizen, whose name initiates this paragraph, we are pleased to accord a representation in this volume because he has manifested during the years in which he has been domiciled in Union county ability of a fine order, and because he has materially assisted in the progress of the county and substantially aided in its upbuilding, while he has developed its resources and augmented its wealth by his enterprising endeavors in his private business; and during all this commendable course there has not only been displayed a praiseworthy sagacity and integrity but a meritorious conduct and morality and uprightness that have marked Mr. Draper as a light in the community, to which one is pleased to refer. He was born in Essex county, New York, on August 28, 1848, to Henry and Emily (Palmer) Draper, and with his parents ten years later came to Scott county, Iowa, where they rented land. Here and at his native place he received his schooling and worked on the farm in Iowa until he was twenty years of age. At that time he was married to Miss Adeline, daughter of Cyrenus and Melinda Pelham, natives of New York state. To them were born the following children: Maryette, wife of G.S. Johnson, of Union; Lula, wife of William M. Cockrell; Maude Ethel, wife of Albert Logan, of...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Thomas Draper

Draper, Charles Thomas; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1855; son of Thomas George and Celestia Converse Draper; educated in Cleveland schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1881; Florence H. Rossiter; three children; began manufacture of tin cans in 18715; in 1901, business merged with the American Can Co., and in. 1911 organized the Draper Mfg. Co., steel barrels, of which he is pres. and gen’l mgr.; trustee Woodland Avenue M. E. Church; member Y. M. C. A., Chamber of Commerce;...

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Fisher, Columbus W. – Obituary

Fisher, Columbus W. Dies At WallowaColumbus Warren Fisher of Wallowa passed away suddenly last Friday, Feb. 1. Funeral services were held in the Elgin Christian church at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon with Orion lodge No. 73 K.P. in charge. Burial was in the Elgin cemetery. Mr. Fisher was born at Summerville, Ore., on Feb. 1, 1877. He lived at Elgin for a number of years before moving to Wallowa. During his lifetime he had owned several sawmills and more recently was engaged in extensive logging operations. [Note: Columbus Fisher was the son of Union County pioneers Enos Richard Fisher and Sarah J. (McDonald) Fisher of Summerville, Union County, Oregon. He was the grandson of Summerville pioneers Hiram and Margaret McDonald.] The Wallowa County Chieftain Newspaper Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Thursday, February 7, 1946 Contributed by: Jan S....

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Eckley, John C. – Obituary

In this city, Tuesday, May 8, 1906, John C. Eckley, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in Richland County, Ohio, and crossed the plains, coming to California in 1850. His wife died about five years ago. He has been a life long member of the Methodist Church, and to the time of his recent illness was an active worker. Four children survive his loss. The are, Wm. E. Eckley, of Geneva, Nebraska; Mrs. Lucy H. Bailey of Moore, Mont; Mrs. Madge Breshears, of Elgin and E. L. Eckley of this city. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, and will not be until Mrs. Breshears arrives this evening from Elgin. The deceased has been a resident of this city for the past several years, during which time he has made many friends who truly sympathize with the grief stricken family. La Grande Evening Observer Microfilm – 5/02/1906 – 12/27/1906 Wednesday, 5/09/1906 Page...

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Draper, Sarah Frances – Obituary

Frances Draper Dies At Hospital Sarah Frances Draper, for the past 64 years a resident of Wallowa County died February 16, 1957 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital, after a very short illness. Mrs. Draper was born April 7, 1874 in Missouri. She was the daughter of Thomas and Sarah Baldwin. In 1894 she was married at La Grande, Oregon to Judson W. Draper, who preceded her in death a few years ago. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 19, 1957 at the Booth Bollman Chapel with Rev. John Sincliar, officiating. Mrs. Ralph Kay and Mrs. H.R. Weatherford sang “In the Garden” and “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere”. They were accompanied at the organ by Mrs. John Sinclair. Pall bearers were: Harold Lay, Fred Wagner, Ralph Makin, Glenn P. Russell, H. Earl Warnock and Cal Long. Burial was in the Enterprise cemetery. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Jim (Vera) Fisher, Enterprise; one sister, Mrs. Lillie Bare, Lewiston, Idaho; one brother, Charles Baldwin, Walla Walla, Washington; six grandchildren, Mrs. Eunice Van Houten, Union, Mrs. Louina Sizemore, Enterprise, Wolvert and Leland Fisher, Enterprise, Mrs. Inez Varney, Enterprise, and Mrs. Evelyn Getsinger, Tigard, Oregon. Ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchildren. Wallowa County Chieftain February*, 1957 Contributed by Michelle...

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