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HISTORY
OF
NORTH BRIDGEWATER,

FAMILY REGISTER.

The Lincoln Family.
pages 571-573.

  1. NEHEMIAH (son of Ezekiel) came from Abington to North Bridgewater; married Keziah, daughter of Deacon James Packard, Nov. 24, 1748. The wife died Sept. 8, 1803. The husband died Jan. 13, 1818.
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  2. GIDEON (son of Ezekiel, and brother of Nehemiah above named) was adopted by his Uncle Nehemiah, and had his estate, and settled in North Bridgewater, on the road leading from Abington to North Bridgewater, near Sprague's Works. He married Martha, daughter of Luke Perkins, Aug. 13, 1781.
       Children:--
  3. Nehemiah, b. Nov. 8, 1782 [15]; m. Martha Packard, Jan. 10, 1802.
  4. Mehitable, b. March 29, 1784; m. Japhet Beals, of Augusta, Me., Oct. 2, 1803.
  5. Keziah, b. July 4, 1785; married Bela Curtis, Jan. 19, 1803.
  6. Ruel, b. Feb. 6, 1787 [21]; married Eunice Willis, Dec. 30, 1804.
  7. Charles, b. April 20, 1788; died March 3, 1794; drowned in forge-flume.
  8. Martha, b. Aug. 17, 1789: married Benjamin Gardner, of Augusta, Me., 1803.
  9. Content, b. June 13, 1791; died July, 1791.
  10. Roxana, b. May 23, 1792.
  11. Triphena, b. April 21, 1793.
  12. Charles, b. Dec. 27, 1795 [28]; m. Rebecca Wood Porter, Oct. 13, 1816.
  13. Serena, b. June 22, 1797; married Ziba Bisbee, 1814.
  14. Luke Perkins, b. Dec. 22, 1798 [34]; married Stella White.
       The father died Dec. 25, 1797. The mother died ----.
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  15. NEHEMIAH (son of Gideon 2) married Martha, daughter of Simeon Packard, Jan. 10, 1802. The wife died ----. He then married Mehitable, daughter of Deacon David Edson, Feb. 5, 1823.
       Children:--
  16. David Edson, b. Nov. 8, 1823.
  17. Nehemiah, b. July 21, 1824; married Cornelia Ann Hayward.
  18. Daniel, b. June 19, 1826; died July 4, 1827.
  19. David, b. Nov. 29, 1828; drowned July 15, 1837.
  20. Amelia, b. Dec. 25, 1832.
       The father was a blacksmith; died March 7, 1861, aged 78.
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  21. RUEL (son of Gideon 2) married Eunice, daughter of ---- Willis, Dec. 30, 1804.
       Children:--
  22. Roxana, b. July 14, 1805; died Jan. 14, 1806.
  23. Charles, b. Feb. 4, 1807.
  24. Isaac, b. March 11, 1809.
  25. Elbridge Gerry, b. Oct. 23, 1810 [43]; married Sarah Ann Shepardson, April 10, 1834.
  26. Emeline, b. March 6, 1813; died May 8, 1815.
  27. Eliza, b. March 31, 1815.
       Residents of East Bridgewater.
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  28. CHARLES (son of Gideon 2) married Rebecca Wood, daughter of ---- Porter, Oct. 13, 1816.
       Children:--
  29. Mary Porter, b. Oct. 19, 1816; married, 1st, Samuel Proctor, Oct. 7, 1841; 2d, George Loring, May 2, 1850.
  30. Josiah Sears, b. Dec. 1, 1820 [53]; married Almeda A. Wing, Feb. 17, 1846.
  31. Lucy Jane, b. Aug. 24, 1825; married Ebenezer G. Rhodes, April 30, 1845.
  32. Rebecca Frances, b. Feb. 3, 1831.
  33. Charles Beals, b. July 27, 1835 [58]; married Emily A. Stoddard, Nov. 25, 1858.
       Awl manufacturer; justice of the peace, and engineer of the fire department.
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  34. LUKE PERKINS (son of Gideon 2) married Stella, daughter of Adonijah White, of Easton, Mass.
       Children:--
  35. Lyman White, b. Jan. 1, 1823.
  36. Ellen Aureen, b. Jan. 22, 1826.
  37. Mary Emma, b. July 11, 1830.
       Piano-forte maker, Boston.
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  38. NEHEMIAH (son of Captain Nehemiah 15) m. Cornelia Ann, dau. of Ortho Hayward, of East Bridgewater, Mass., Feb. 14, 1847.
       Children:--
  39. Ella, b. Nov. 11, 1848.
  40. Lucia, b. Jan. 14, 1849.
  41. Clara, b. Nov. 7, 1855.
  42. Hattie Hayward, b. May 4, 1857; died April 18, 1863.
       School-teacher; resides at New Bedford, Mass.
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  43. ELBRIDGE GERRY (son of Ruel 21) married Sarah Ann, daughter of Nathaniel Shepardson, April 10, 1834.
       Children:--
  44. Mary Edson, b. May 29, 1835; married Stephen Chesman, Jr., of East Randolph, Jan. 4, 1852.
  45. George Almond, b. Sept. 16, 1837.
  46. Henry Elbridge, b. April 13, 1840; married Jeanette A. Tobey, Nov. 24, 1864.
  47. Isaac Augustus, b. Jan. 28, 1843; married Helen Frances Thompson, Jan. 1, 1864.
  48. Sarah Ann, b. Oct. 30, 1845; died May 8, 1851.
  49. Eliza Jane, b. June 17, 1848.
  50. Elvira Maria, b. Aug. 14, 1850.
  51. Stephen, b. Oct. 4, 1854; died Oct. 4, 1854.
  52. Emma Florence, b. Oct. 4, 1854; died Oct. 2, 1855.
       Shoemaker.
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  53. JOSIAH SEARS (son of Charles 28) married Almeda A. Wing, Feb. 17, 1846. The wife died Sept. 1, 1848. He then married Hannah, dau. of John Hoit, May 10, 1850.
       Children:--
  54. Sarah Agnes, b. Jan. 11, 1851.
  55. Josiah Edward, b. Jan. 4, 1853.
  56. William Vose, b. Dec. 16, 1855.
  57. John Hoit, died July 30, 1858.
       Awl manufacturer; residents of Canaan, N. H.
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  58. CHARLES BEALS (son of Charles 28) married Emily A., daughter of Robert A. Stoddard, Nov. 25, 1858.
       Children:--
  59. Frederic, b. May 22, 1860; died Aug. 3, 1860.
  60. Fannie Maria, b. May 22, 1860.
       Awl manufacturer.
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FAMILY REGISTER.

The Leach Family.
pages 573-575.

  1. NATHAN (son of Timothy) married Deborah, daughter of William Leach, or perhaps the widow of Ebenezer Leach, 1771.
       Children:--
  2. Reliance, b. May 29, 1772; married Noah Tirrell, 1794.
  3. Thaddeus, b. March 13, 1775.
  4. Oliver, m. Sally Brown, 1803.
  5. Sarah, married Allen Smith, 1815.
  6. Libbeus.
  7. Eliphalet [25], married Hannah Shaw, Dec. 11, 1806.
  8. Nathan [32], married Mehitable Gloyd, 1805.
       The father died Feb. 1, 1826, aged 79. The mother died Jan. 14, 1834, aged 83.
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  9. OLIVER (son of Nathan 1) married Sally, daughter of Knight Brown, 1803.
       Children:--
  10. Elbridge [39], married Deborah H. Joslyn, of Hanover.
  11. John [40], married Lydia French.
  12. Oliver [42], married Susanna Howland, Oct. 27, 1828.
  13. Aaron, shot while on a gunning expedition, May 13, 1821.
  14. Allen [48], married Lydia Jenkins.
  15. Sarah.
       The wife died May 15, 1816, aged 34. He then married Mary, daughter of Peleg Stetson, 1817.
       Children:--
  16. Marcus, b. Dec. 7, 1818 [52]; married Eliza P. Bourne, of Hanson, Oct. 24, 1847.
  17. Clarissa Stetson, died Jan. 18, 1842, aged 22.
  18. Aaron Davis [57]; married Sophia Worth.
  19. Emily Jane.
  20. Lucius [59], married Celia S. Howland, March 7, 1855.
  21. Peleg Stetson [62], married, 1st, Angeline Damon, Feb. 9, 1854; 2d, Eliza A. Packard, Dec. 31, 1863.
  22. Charlotte Eveline, married Daniel Hall.
  23. Maria Augusta.
  24. Levi [64], married Sylvia A. Cook, Oct. 4, 1861.
       The wife died Feb. 3, 1846. The father died Aug. 28, 1848, aged 69.
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  25. ELIPHALET (son of Nathan 1) married Hannah, daughter of Asa Shaw, Dec. 11, 1806.
       Children:--
  26. Isaac, b. Aug. 17, 1807.
  27. Nahum, b. Feb. 13, 1809.
  28. Hannah, b. Nov. 13 ----.
  29. Washington, b. April 3, 1812; married Susan White, Dec. 10, 1836.
  30. Dexter, b. Jan. 31, 1814.
  31. Martha, b. Dec. 6, 1815.
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  32. NATHAN (son of Nathan 1) married Mehitable Gloyd, 1805.
       Children:--
  33. Nathan, b. Jan. 28, 1805; died ----.
  34. George Washington, b. Jan. 11, 1807; married Sarah Jane Murphy.
  35. Mehitable, b. July 12, 1809; m. Barak Wilbur, of West Bridgewater.
  36. Eliza, b. Dec. 1, 1811; married ---- Bosworth, of East Bridgewater.
  37. Sally, married ---- Orcutt, of Abington.
  38. Harriet, married James Tew, April 3, 1845.
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  39. ELBRIDGE (son of Oliver 9) married Deborah H., daughter of Eleazer Joslyn, of Hanover, Mass., and has several children.
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  40. JOHN (son of Oliver 9) married Lydia French.
       Children:--
  41. John Milton, b. Sept. 12, 1838.
       The wife died June 13, 1856.
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  42. OLIVER (son of Oliver 9) married Susanna, daughter of Perez Howland, of Hanson, Oct. 27, 1828.
       Children:--
  43. Oliver Francis, b. Feb. 26, 1831; m. Julia P. F. Willis, of Kingston, Sept. 7, 1853.
  44. Susanna Adeline, b. April 29, 1835; married John T. Burke, May 30, 1861.
  45. Daniel Howland, b. July 27, 1839 [65]; married Julia Elizabeth Howland, Dec. 26, 1858.
  46. Clarissa Jane, b. April 1, 1844; married DeWitt Clinton Packard, Jan. 5, 1865.
  47. Bathsheba Frances, b. May 4, 1852; died Oct. 15, 1852.
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  48. ALLEN (son of Oliver 9) married Lydia Jenkins.
       Children:--
  49. Lydia J., married Chester T. Peckham, of Fall River.
  50. Chastina, died Jan. 27, 1846, aged 3 years.
  51. Chastina, died Sept. 13, 1848, aged 5 years.
       The wife died Dec. 11, 1840. He had a second wife, that died July 26, 1848.
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  52. MARCUS (son of Oliver 9) married Eliza Paris, daughter of Abel Bourne, of Hanson, Oct. 24, 1847.
       Children:--
  53. Wendall, b. Oct. 1, 1848.
  54. Anna, b. June 11, 1853.
  55. Abby, b. May 28, 1855.
  56. Edith, b. Oct. 28, 1861.
       Shoe manufacturer on Pine Street.
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  57. AARON DAVIS (son of Oliver 9) married Sophia Worth.
       Children:--
  58. Allen Davis, died Sept. 22, 1851, aged 1 year and 9 months.
       The father died Sept. 5, 1856. The wife died March 5, 1862.
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  59. LUCIUS (son of Oliver 9) married Celia Statira, daughter of Robert Howland, of Pembroke, March 7, 1855.
       Children:--
  60. Lucius Melvin, b. Nov. 25, 1855.
  61. Celia Ellen, b. June 27, 1862.
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  62. PELEG STETSON (son of Oliver 9) married Angeline, daughter of Elijah Damon, Feb. 9, 1854.
       Children:--
  63. Peleg Stetson, b. Dec. 9, 1855.
       He afterwards married Eliza Augusta, daughter of Israel Packard, Dec. 31, 1863.
       Shoe manufacturer, on Elm Street.
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  64. LEVI (son of Oliver 9) married Sylvia Ann, daughter of Seymour Cook, of Springfield, Vt., Oct. 4, 1861.
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  65. DANIEL HOWLAND (son of Oliver 42) married Julia Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Howland, of South Hanson, Dec. 26, 1858.
       Children:--
  66. Eleanor Forrest, b. Jan. 26, 1860.
       Shoe manufacturer.
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FAMILY REGISTER.

The Leonard Family.
pages 575-576.

  1. LEONARD.--THOMAS came from Middleboro', Mass., in 1848; married Deborah Torrey, daughter of George Shaw, May 26, 1845.
       Children:--
  2. Alice Dean, b. Sept. 7, 1854; died Jan. 22, 1855.
  3. Agnes Shaw, b. Sept. 17, 1856; died Sept. 29, 1861.
  4. Fanny Dean, b. March 31, 1863.
       Jeweller; residence on Church Street.
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  5. SETH (son of Seth) came from Dorchester in 1823; married Martha, daughter of Daniel H. Cary, of North Bridgewater.
       Children:--
  6. Lucia Ann, b. Dec. 2, 1838.
  7. Mary Howard, b. Sept. 17, 1840; married James Frances Kingsley, of Randolph.
  8. Daniel Cary, b. Dec. 4, 1842.
  9. George Ellis, b. April 7, 1846.
  10. Melissa Holbrook, b. March 7, 1850.
       The wife died Feb. 9, 1854. He then married Caroline Burnham, dau. of Oliver Carleton, of South Acworth, N. H.
       Children:--
  11. Clara Josephine, b. May 4, 1859.
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