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roads now abandoned, 450 ; the Bay road
and others laid out before the incorporation
of the town, 451-461; the Taunton and
South Boston Turnpike controversy, 454-
458 ; roads since incorporation of the town,
461-468 ; the Oliver Ames bequest for public
highways, 468 ; Governor Ames's gift for
planting of trees along the roadsides, 469.
The several burial-places in the town, 470-
500; old custom of burial in private grounds,
470; abandoned bury ing-grounds, 501. Mili-
tia and military history, 506-519; list of
captains and higher military officers, 513-
519. Opening of the Civil War, 520 ; enlist-
ments in 1861, 522-527 ; early town action,
528; volunteers in 1862, and their service,
528-533 ; town action in 1862 to encourage
enlistments, 533 ; enlistments in 1863, 533-
538; the drafts in 1863 and 1864, 538-539;
town action in 1863,340; enlistments and
service in 1864, 540-547 ; town action in 1S64,
547 ; return of soldiers at the close of the War,
54S-550 ; enlistments in the navy, 550 ;
town action in 1865, 551 ; deserters and
shirkers, 552-554 ; service rendered by the
women at home during the War, 554 ; sum-
mary of enlistments, 555 ; brief sketches of
Majors Robert Dollard and John Fitzpat-
rick, 556-564; alphabetical list of soldiers,
564-583. Industries since 1800, 5S4-605.
Banks, 606. Military bands, 607-609. A. B.
Randall Post, G. A. R., No. 52,611-613;



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INDEX.



List of soldiers of the Civil War buried in
town, 614-616. I'be Soldiers' Monument,
616-618. Various organizations, including
Knights of Labor, 618-622. Politics: town
anti-Federal, but becomes Whig, 624-630 ;
Free Soil and Know Nothing nioveii!ients,63o,
631 ; votes since 1787 for Governor, 632-636 ;
moderators since 1726, 636-640 ; other town
officers, 640-644 ; representatives and higher
officers, 645-660; post-offices and post-mas-
ters, 661-663. Population as shown by
census statistics since 1765,664-667. Statis-
tics of longevity, 688-672. Voters, polls,
property, 672-675. Industries since 1837,
676-682. The town in 1886,685-691. Bio-
graphical sketches: of ministeis, 692-^718;
of physicians, 719-739 ; of lawyers, 740-751 ;
of college graduates, 752-758. Railroads and
newspapers, 759, 760. The great flood of
1S86, 760-762. Miscellaneous facts and anec-
dotes of interest. 762-779,

Easton, Gov. Nicholas, 83.

Eaton, Simeon, 231.

Eaton, Col. Theophilus, 224.

Eddy, Benjamin (" Old Bunn "), 240.-

Eddy, Benjamin, Jr., 240.

Eddy, Daniel C, 636.

Eddy, Capt. Jonathan, 168.

Eddy, Oliver. 240.

Eddy, Stillman D., 547, 568.

Edson, Abiel, Jr., 669-

Edson, Rev. Edward, 408,

Edson, Mrs. Hannah, 672,

Edson, Josiali, 159.

Egan, Michael, 483.

Eldridge, Jason F., 524, 530,. 56S.

Eliot, T. D.,627,

Elliott, John, 29.

Ellis, Richard, 41.

Ellison, Charles E., 533, 568, 615.

Emerson, Rev. Warren, 327.

Endicott, William E., 636.

Eustis, William, 625, 633.

Evans, Charles W,, 670.

Evans, Rev. S. E,, ^33} 408,-

Everett, Edward, 625, 634,



Farley, Rev. Mr., 343,

Famum, Rev. Mr., 409.

Farr, Henry, 220, 293.

Farrar, George, 142.

Farrar, George, Jr., 142, T43,.

Farrar, Rev. George, 138, 287; a candidate'
for settlement at Easton,. 142; his ancestry
and early life, 142-144; his courting, 143;
preaches his first sermon, 144 ; called by the
Easton town church, 144^ his call to Easton



the occasion of further trouble between the
conflicting chxnch parties, 144, 145 ; his let-
ter of acceptance, 146; Presbyterians and
Baptists protest against his ordination, 147 ;
ordination, 148; sickness and death, 153,
154; suit against the town to recover salary,
154.

Farrar, Jacob, 142.

Farrar, Mary Barrett, 142, 143.

Farrar, Mary Howe, 142.

Farrar, Dr. Robert, 144.

Farrar, Sarah Dean, 143.

Farrell, Edward, brief biographical sketch of,

715-
Faville, Rev, John, 408.
Fay, Philip, 524, 525, 568.
Fecto, Philander W., 524, 541, 542, 568, 613.
Felch, Abijah, 221, 223, 224, 225, 242.
Fellows, Capt. John, 166.
Felt, Joshua, 230, 235.
Ferguson, Catherine Starrett, 476, 725.
Ferguson, George, 111, 156, 221, 230, 232, 282,

287, 294, 391, 420, 464, 476, 508, 592, 642,

671,673, 725.
Ferguson, George, Jr., 2S7, 476,
Ferguson, John, 476.
Fernald, Lieutenant-Colonel, 243.
Field, John, 79, 80,
Field, Seth, 449.
Fitton, Kay, 294,
Fitton, Levi C, 603,
Finney, Charles, 165.
Finney, Daniel, 160,
Finney, John, 145, 175.
Finney, Nathan, 219, 221, 229.
Finnigan, John, 614.
Fisher, Billings, 524, 541, 568, 615.
Fisher, David, 523, 568,615.
Fisher, John, 544, 549, 568.
Fisher, Matthew, 544, 549, 568,
Fisher, Peter, 537, 549, 568, 613.
Fisher, Peter, Jr., 533, 549, 568.
Fisher, Mrs. Peter, 549,
Fisher, Mrs. Rebecca, 670.
Fisher, Thomas, 533, 549, 56S.
Fitzgerald, Rev. Michael, 414.
Fitzpatrick, Major John, 514, 515, 550, 56S,

614 ; his birth and early life in Easton, 560;

enlists for the civil war, 560 ; brief sketch

of his service, with extracts from his letters,

561-563.
Fitzsimmons, Rev, Thomas, 413,
Flaherty, Matthew F., 524, 530, 569.
Fling, Thomas, 164, 168, 170, 220, 229, 230,

233, 507, 672.
Flood, Thomas, 536,- 544,. 569,
Fobes, Alpheus, 646.
Fobes, Benjamin, early settler in Easton prior

to incorporation, 53, i'48,- 220, 280, 447, 473,

640,. 669, 673,.



INDEX.



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Fobes, Benjamin, Jr., 507.
Fobes, Daniel, 211, 213, 220.

Fobes, Edward, 25, 53.

Fobes, Ephraim, 26.
Fobes, Hannah, 797, 799.

Fobes, Jesse, 231, 233.

Fobes, Jonali, 211, 213, 224, 234.

Fobes, Joseph, 14S, 507.

Fobes, Joseph, Jr., 233.

Fobes, Nathan, 163, 164, 507.

Fobes, Rev. Peres, 263.

Fobes, Simeon, 233.

Ford, William, 42.

Forsyth, William D., 545, 549, 569.

Foster, Solomon R., 291, 292, 396, 527, 537,
569, 615.

Foster, Capt. Ward L., 514, 524, 536, 541,
569, 598.

Fowler, Jesse, 547, 569.

Frame, Andrew H., 613.

Franklin, Capt. Joseph, 231,

Freelove, John, 214.

Freeman, Cyrus A., 612, 613.

Freeman, Jeremiah, 92.

Freese, John A., 612, 613.

Fremont, John C, 631.

French, Charles T., 660.

French, Dependence, 670.

French, Eliza Randall, 730.

French, Francis, 376, 599.

French, Mrs. Hannah, 672.

French, Capt. Henry, 510, 514, 643.

French, Henry W., 607, 654.

French, Hiram F., 525, 536, 569.

French, Howard, 293.

French and Indian War, the, Easton's repre-
sentation and service in, 159-170.

French, Jonathan, 233, 312.

French, Levi, 738.

French, Margaret, 660.

French, Mrs. Mary, 670.

French, Mrs. Olive, 671.

French, Rachel Sumner, 738.

French, Seth L., 525, 569.

French, Simeon, 599.

French, Capt. Stephen, 74.

French, Susan E., 654.

French, Thomas, 225, 231, 235.

French, William G., 730.

Frost, William H., 609.

Fuller, Albert, 744.

Fuller, Alonzo A., 586.

Fuller, Mrs. Betsy, 669.

Fuller, Ettie C. Strange, 743.

Fuller, Capt. Frederic, 509, 514.

Fuller, Frederic V., brief biographical sketch

oi, 743-

Fuller, Harrison, 743.

Fuller, Henry J., 386, 534, 607, 637; brief bio-
graphical sketch of, 743.



Fuller, Ichabod, 225.

Fuller, Lieut. Isaac, 211, 214, 231, 251.

Fuller, Capt. Jacob, 229.

Fuller, Mary Morse, 743.

Fuller, Rebecca Vincent, 743, 744.

Fuller, Rufus, 587.

Furnace Village, 709.



G.



Galligan, Bernard F., 523, 569, 613.

Galligher, Edward, 614.

Galliway, James, 160.

Gardiner, Catherine, 497.

Gardiner, John, 497.

Gardner, Henry J., 630, 635.

Gardner, Mrs. Nabby, 671.

Gaston, William, 636.

Gavitt, Rev. Franklin, 332, 407.

Gay, David, 282.

Gerry, Elbridge, 624, 632.

Gerry, John W., 522, 569.

Gibbon, Maj.-Gen. John, 546.

Gibbs, Alfred, 488.

Gibbs, Cornelius, 214, 218, 225, 233.

Gibbs, Ebenezer, 213, 21S.

Gibbs, Nathan, 212, 213, 214, 233, 507.

Gibbs, Thomas, 218, 225.

Gifford, Caleb, 494.

Gifford, Pardon A., 377, 599, 605, 606, 607.

Gifford, Phebe, 494.

Gilbert, Charles, 309, 310.

Gilbert, Eleazer, early settler in Easton prior
to incorporation, 52.

Gilbert, George, 425.

Gilbert, Jane, 20.

Gilbert, Joseph, 187, 217, 223, 224, 384, 440,
444. 452, 507, 641, 643, 672, 673, 798.

Gilbert, Judson, 670.

Gilbert, Lemuel, 160, 213.

Gilbert, Lewis, 212, 213.

Gilbert, Nathaniel, 212, 229, 233.

Gilbert, Rachel, 797.

Gilbert, Samuel, 211.

Gilbert, Timothy, 166, 169, 213, 218, 508.

Gill, Col. Benjamin, 218, 225, 226.

Gill, Moses, 632.

Gilman, Jemima Lincoln, 474.

Gilmore, Alson, 36, 354, 458, 639, 644.

Gilmore, Alson Augustus, 377, 3S7, 409, 598,
606, 607, 629, 637, 646, 663 : town modera-
tor of Easton, brief biographical sketch of,
639, 640.

Gilmore, Andrew, 234, 239.

Gilmore, Charles A., 525, 543, 569.

Gilmore, Clara Welsh, 640.

Gilmore, E. W,, 184, 500, 598, 606, 607, 68



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