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Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910, Report of the
Committee on Necrology. (search)
Report of the Committee on Necrology. To the Somerville Historical Society: The Committee on Necrology hereby submits its report for 1908-09. The members who have died during the year are Charles D. Elliot, Quincy E. Dickerman, Lemuel H. Snow, Mrs. John F. Ayer, and Charles Williams, Jr. The detailed report follows. Yours respectfully, D. L. Maulsby, Aaron Sargent, Elizabeth A. Waters. Our esteemed citizen, Charles Williams, Jr., passed away April 14, 1908. He was born in Chelmsford, Mass., March 2, 1830, but very early in his life his parents took up their residence in Claremont, N. H., where most of his school days were spent, and where his father was prominent in town affairs, being sent 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
Our Seal. By J. Albert Holmes, for the Committee. Charles D. Elliot, always interested in the Historical Society, was an active member of its Seal Committee. The Seal as finally adopted appears for the first time in this issue of Historic Leaves, and the Somerville Historical Society affectionately dedicates the first use of it to his memory. The original drawing of the Seal was made in April. 1909 by William Henry Upham, of Somerville, an artist and illustrator, and a descendant of John Upham, of Weymouth and Malden, 1600-1681. It consists of a shield outlined in gold, on which appears illustrated, also in gold, the launching of the Blessing of the Bay, the raising on Prospect Hill of the first American flag, and the Old Powder House. The shield is surrounded by a looped ribbon of blue, on which in gold letters is the name, Somerville Historical Society, and the date of organization, 1897. Regarding the Blessing of the Bay, Some time in 1631, to quote Mr. Elliot,
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910,
Officers of Somerville Historical Society (search)
Officers of Somerville Historical Society 1909-1910 PresidentFrank M. Hawes First Vice-PresidentLevi L. Hawes Second Vice-PresidentF. D. Lapham Third Vice-PresidentJohn F. Ayer Recording SecretaryMrs. Florence E. Holmes Corresponding SecretaryMrs. Ella R. Hurd TreasurerWilliam B. Holmes Librarian and CuratorJ. Albert Holmes Councillors-at-LargeRev. Francis A. Gray L. Roger Wentworth Anna P. Vinal Standing committees for year 1909-10 Publication Mr. Frank M. Hawes1909-10 Publication Mr. Frank M. Hawes Mrs. Sara F. Stone Carpenter Mr. Samuel C. Earle Mr. Sam Walter Foss Necrology Miss Elizabeth A. Waters Rev. Francis A. Gray Mr. Samuel C. Earle Historic Sites Mr. Joseph O. Hayden Mr. Aaron Sargent Mr. John F. Ayer Mr. Amos W. Shepard Essays and Bddresses Mr. John F. Ayer Mr. Seth Mason Mr. William E. Brigham Miss Florence E. Carr Library and cabinet Mr. Levi L. Hawes Mrs. Mary D. Hawes Mrs. Ellen P. Angier Military Records Mr. John H. Dusseault Mr.