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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bacon, Delia, 1811- (search)
Bacon, Delia, 1811- Author; born in Tallmadge, O., Feb. 2, 1811; a sister of Dr. Leonard Bacon (q. v.). She published in 1857 The Philosophy of Shakespeare's plays, in which she put forth the hypothesis that these plays were not written by Shakespeare, but by Sir Francis Bacon. She died in Hartford, Conn., Sept. 2, 185,9.
10 Sept. 1811; his w. Elizabeth or Betty d. 5 May 1823, a. 84. 12. John, s. of John (7), grad. H. C. 1760, was a clergyman at Gloucester from 5 Feb. 1766 to 1768, afterwards a lawyer here. He was very eccentric in his habits, a bachelor, and resided with his maiden sister Elizabeth, in a house owned by him, on the westerly side of North Avenue, southerly from Avon Street. After her death in 1804, he boarded in several families, and at length d. at the house of his cousin, Noah Wyeth, 2 Feb. 1811. One of the provisions in his will is somewhat illustrative of his character: My body I commend to the dust, and order that no one shall see my dead body but only such as shall lay it out immediately after death. 13. Ebenezer, s. of Ebenezer (9), m. wid. Elizabeth Green of Norwich, Conn., dau. of Captain Joseph Winship (pub. 3 May 1777), and had Ebenezer, bap. 17 May 1778; William, bap. 23 Jan. 1780; Joseph, bap. 29 July 1781; Elizabeth, b.—Mar. 1783; Stephen, b.——. Ebenezer the f. o<
10 Sept. 1811; his w. Elizabeth or Betty d. 5 May 1823, a. 84. 12. John, s. of John (7), grad. H. C. 1760, was a clergyman at Gloucester from 5 Feb. 1766 to 1768, afterwards a lawyer here. He was very eccentric in his habits, a bachelor, and resided with his maiden sister Elizabeth, in a house owned by him, on the westerly side of North Avenue, southerly from Avon Street. After her death in 1804, he boarded in several families, and at length d. at the house of his cousin, Noah Wyeth, 2 Feb. 1811. One of the provisions in his will is somewhat illustrative of his character: My body I commend to the dust, and order that no one shall see my dead body but only such as shall lay it out immediately after death. 13. Ebenezer, s. of Ebenezer (9), m. wid. Elizabeth Green of Norwich, Conn., dau. of Captain Joseph Winship (pub. 3 May 1777), and had Ebenezer, bap. 17 May 1778; William, bap. 23 Jan. 1780; Joseph, bap. 29 July 1781; Elizabeth, b.—Mar. 1783; Stephen, b.——. Ebenezer the f. o<