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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 258 258 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 86 86 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 59 59 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 44 44 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 40 40 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 36 36 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 29 29 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 29 29 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 24 24 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 20 20 Browse Search
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house. For years, even after the Somerville company was organized, an alarm of fire could be rung only by means of this bell. For years, also, according to a law then in force, every man in town was required to hang two buckets, usually of leather and painted, in his front hall, and when an alarm of fire was sounded it was his duty to seize those buckets, hurry to the fire, and range in line with others to assist in passing water from well or cistern to the men who worked the engine. In 1846 the boys' company, so called because composed of young men from sixteen to twenty years old, was organized. According to some of its members, David A. Sanborn was assistant foreman. Other members were Quincy A. Vinal, Robert A. Vinal, Albert L. Sanborn, and Daniel Sanborn. In November, 1849, the town appropriated money for the purchase of a good and sufficient fire engine. It was styled Somerville, Number 1. The selectmen appointed a board of fire engineers, and more than fifty men at
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910, Report of the Committee on Necrology. (search)
to the legislature, and interested in all matters pertaining to the betterment of the town. He also made great efforts for the success of the Universalist Church, of which he was a staunch member. The family, however, removed to Somerville in 1846, and occupied the house then standing on the present site of the Pope School on Washington Street. The house was removed later to Boston Street, and is still occupied by members of one of our old families. Mr. Williams, Sr., removed to the house ed to the Western Electric Company of Chicago, where his interests continued to within a year of his death. Mr. Williams married in 1864 Caroline Adelaide Cole, third daughter of Mr and Mrs. Erastus E. Cole, residents of this city from the year 1846. Mr. Williams followed in the faith of his father, in the Cross Street Universalist Church. His father, asssociated with Edwin Munroe, Erastus E. Cole, and others, was one of the founders and builders of the First Church, and when it was complete
h, Sarah Elizabeth, Caroline, Charles Edwin, Hannah, Timothy, Joel Augustus, and Nancy Maria. Joseph, son of Joel and Mary M. (Flagg) Elliot, and father of Charles D. Elliot, was born in Cambridge, near Harvard Square, January 1, 1807, and died in Somerville, Mass., July 7, 1874. He married, at Mt. Holly, Vt., December 24, 1835, Zenora, daughter of Stephen, Jr., and Sibil (Lawrence) Tucker. He built and settled in Foxboro Centre; he moved thence to Wrentham, from there to Malden, and in 1846 to Somerville, where for fifteen years he was station agent of the Prospect Street, now Union Square, station of the Fitchburg Railroad. He was at one time a member of the Somerville fire department, and in early life of the state militia; in his early days Joseph Elliot was much interested in politics, and was offered the postmastership of Foxboro, which he declined. He was identified with the old Democratic party in its contests with the Whigs, but became a Republican upon the organizatio
es, Vol. 1, July, 1902; The Stinted Common, Historic Leaves, Vol. 1, October, 1902; inscription for Prospect Hill Tower, Historic Leaves, Vol. 2, January, 1904; John Winthrop, Historic Leaves, Vol. 3, July, 1904; obituary, Quincy Adams Vinal, Historic Leaves, Vol. 3, October, 1904; The Blessing of the Bay, read before the Winter Hill Improvement Association, November 16, 1904; The Old Royall House, Medford, Historic Leaves, Vol. 4, April, 1905; Union Square and Its Neighborhood About the Year 1846, Historic Leaves, Vol. 6, April, 1907; Somerville's Development and Progress, Somerville Journal, May 3, 1907; Union Square Before the War, Historic Leaves, Vol. 6, July, 1907; Port Hudson, Historic Leaves, Vol. 7, October, 1908; Charles Tufts, read before the Somerville Historial Society November 24, 1908; Sketch of George O. Brastow, Somerville Journal, December 13, 1908. Mr. Elliot became a member of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers December 17, 1902. He was also a member of the A
Nathan, 14, 51. Tufts, Nathaniel, 6. Tufts, Peter, 5, 6. Tufts, Captain, Peter, 6. Tufts, Samuel, 7. Tufts, Timothy, 7. Turner, Rev., Edward, 43. Turner, Captain, William, 53. Tyler, Mary E., 26, 30, 31. Tyler, Columbus, 25, 27. Underwood, James, 42, 48. Union Flag Unfurled, 52. Union Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society, 82. Union, Rock County, Wis., 82. Union Square, 7, 8, 12, 15, 17, 19, 74. Union Square Before the War, 62. Union Square and Its Neighborhood About the Year 1846, 62. Unitarian Church, 27. Unitarian Parsonage, 18. United Colonies, 52. Unity, N. H., 44. Upham, John, 49. Upham, William Henry, 49. Urann, Captain, Thomas, 77. Veteran Firemen's Association, 18. Vicksburg, 65. Victoria, 72. Vinal, Alfred E., 14, 18. Vinal Avenue, 6, 14. Vinal, Edward E., 14. Vinal, Emmeline A., 14. Vinal, John W., 14,--18. Vinal, Lucy A., 14. Vinal, Lydia, 14. Vinal, Lydia M., 13, 18. Vinal, Lydia (Stone), 17. Vinal, Margaret F., 14. Vin