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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wilson, Allen Benjamin 1827-1888 (search)
Wilson, Allen Benjamin 1827-1888 Inventor; born in Willett, N. Y., Oct. 18, 1827; learned the cabinet-making trade. In 1849, while working at his trade in Pittsburg, Mass., he perfected the sewing-machine, afterwards known as the Wheeler & Wilson. He introduced the rotary hook, stationary bobbin, and the four-motion feeding-plate. In 1850 he met Nathaniel Wheeler, and with him and two others started the Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Company in Bridgeport, Conn. He died in Woodmont, Conn., April 29, 1888.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 6., The Baptist Church of Medford. (search)
Treasurer, Walter F. Cushing. Assistant Treasurer, J. J. Parry. Collector, Warren S. McIntire. Deacons, Dana I. McIntire, Calvin H. Clark, J. M. G. Plummer, Gilbert Hodges. Standing Committee, Gilbert Hodges, Dana I. McIntire, Ira W. Hamlin, Geo. E. Holbrook, Walter F. Cushing. Prudential Committee, Pastor and Deacons, J. J. Parry, Wm. H. Cummings, Rev. G. M. Preston, Mrs. J. M. G. Plummer, Mrs. Harriet W. Brown, Mrs. E. P. Mason, Henry A. Cobb. Auditors, Frank L. Mason, Nathaniel Wheeler. Ushers, J. M. G. Plummer, Geo. E. Holbrook. Assistant Ushers, W. S. McIntire, R. H. White. Music Committee, C. A. Fitch, Mrs. L. F. Millet, Mrs. W. F. Cushing. Bethel Committee, J. J. Parry, Elisha B. Curtis. Baptismal Committee, Mrs. J. M. G. Plummer, Mrs. H. W. Brown, Mrs. J. J. Parry, Mrs. Mary J. Parker, Miss K. C. Thompson, Miss Mattie L. Eames. Committee on Application for Aid, Geo. E. Holbrook, F. L. Mason, C. H. Clark, F. A. Rugg. Church Benevolent Comm