Surname: Gove

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. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC...

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Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

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Reuben Wright Genealogy

Oliver Wright 1. Reuben2 Wright, son of Oliver1, was b. in Keene, Apr. 29, 1772, of Oliver and Sarah Wright; d. Houghton, Mich., Aug. 18, 1852; m. Dec. 30 (or 31), Olive Atwood, b. Templeton, Mass., July 5, 1775, d. Washington, N. H., Aug. 15, 1842; dau. of John and Elizabeth (Lawrence) Atwood of Packersfield. Ch.: Roxana3, b. Marlboro, Sept. 8, 1800, m. Dec. 18, 1827, Amos Corey, Jr., of Washington, N. H., b. there, Sept. 19, 1802; d. Antrim, Apr. 6, 1872, son of Amos and Achsah (Townsend) Corey. She d. at Antrim, Sept. 7, 1872. They had moved from Washington to Antrim in 1857. Ch.: Achsah Louisa4, b. Washington, N. H., 1828; m. Mar. 1857, Peter Shuttleworth of Southborough, Mass. Ch.: Ella J.5 Shuttleworth, b. May 23, 1858. Alva Kay5 Shuttleworth, b. June 14, 1859. Ida May5 Shuttleworth, b. Feb. 2, 1862. Caroline Louisa5 Shuttleworth, b. Feb. 14, 1865. Clara Mabel5 Shuttleworth, b. Oct. 11, 1866. Olive Wright4 Corey, b. Washington, N. H., 1830; d. unm. in 1872. Melinda A.4 Corey, b. Washington, 1832; d. unm. in 1861. George F.4 Corey, b. Washington, Apr. 23, 1836; m. Nov. 29, 1860, Clara R. Hill, b. Antrim, 1841; dau. of Henry and Rebecca (Kelso) Hill of Antrim. They lived for a time at Waltham, where he was employed in the watch factory, but returned to the old homestead in...

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Biography of Capt. Warren Gove

CAPT. WARREN GOVE. – The gentleman whose name heads this brief biography has been a resident of the Pacific Northwest for over thirty-five years, having settled on Puget Sound in 1853, during which time he has been closely connected with all enterprises that would lend stability and success to its growth and welfare. He was born in Edgecomb, Massachusetts, July 27, 1816. the early years of his life were passed with his parents on a farm. In 1839, while yet a youth of thirteen years, he went to sea. His close application to duty, and his gentlemanly bearing, attracted the attention of his employers, who, recognizing true merit, advanced him step by step until he was placed in command of a vessel. This life he followed until he was shipwrecked in 1844, when he abandoned it. The Captain was united in marriage to Miss Hespsibah Crooker in 1842. There were born of this union five children, three of whom now survive. He came to the Pacific coast in 1851, arriving in San Francisco in September of that year. After a residence in that city of two years, he sailed for Puget Sound and settled at Steilacoom, Washington Territory. Soon after his arrival he took up a Donation claim on one of the beautiful islands near that city, to which he removed and established himself and family in comfort. On...

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Biography of Wyer Gove

Wyer Gove, a retired farmer of Henniker and a native of this town, was born June 24, 1814. His parents were prosperous farming people, and he was reared to agricultural pursuits. He succeeded to the possession of the homestead when about twenty-one years old, and continued to carry it on successfully until 1869, when he moved to another farm in West Hopkinton, N.H. He resided there for sixteen years; and, after tilling the soil as a general farmer for fifty-five years, he retired from active labor in 1886, since which time he has resided in Henniker village. In politics he supports the Democratic party, but has not taken an active interest in politics. He is highly esteemed by his fellow-townsmen for his upright character and genial disposition. On March 4, 1841, Mr. Gove was joined in marriage with Mary C. Piper, of Hopkinton, who died in her native town, April 28, 1883. She was the mother of four children, namely: Lavinia Ann, who died in childhood; Charles F., now a carpenter of Roxbury, Mass.; George P., a resident of Henniker; and John F., of Bedford, N.H. George P. Gove assisted his father in carrying on the farm from the time he was old enough to be useful. When a young man he learned the carpenter’s trade. Since settling in the village he has followed his trade. He is also...

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