war for State aid to the families of soldiers, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $355.08; in 1862, $1,833.81; in 1863, $3,108.48; in 1864, $2,700.00; in 1865, $2,000.00. Total amount, $9,997.37.
Incorporated June 30, 1768.
Population in 1860, 1,041; in 1865, 925.
Valuation in 1860, $430,943; in 1865, $409,655.
The selectmen in 1861 were Horace Cole, William A. Bates, Russell Bartlett; in 1862, John Adams, Charles F. Cole, Aaron Stevens; in 1863 and 1864, John Adams, Oren Stone, A. B. Curtis; in 1865, John Adams, Oren Stone, Marcus A. Bates.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years was E. C. Porter.
We have not been able to obtain an abstract from the town-records, and therefore cannot give the exact war record of the town.
Worthington, according to the report made by the selectmen in 1866, furnished eighty-six men for the war; but as it filled its quota upon every call made by the President, an