Copyright
William L. (William Ladd) Chaffin.

History of the town of Easton, Massachusetts (Volume 3) online

. (page 77 of 78)
Online LibraryWilliam L. (William Ladd) ChaffinHistory of the town of Easton, Massachusetts (Volume 3) → online text (page 77 of 78)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


673- 796, 798-
Pettengill, Benjamin, Jr., 221.
Pettengill, Mary, 797.
Phillips, Abner, 220.
Phillips, Amasa, 211, 213, 215, 223, 227, 235,

312, 495.
Phillips, Asa, 227, 234, 235, 495.
Phillips, Asaph W., 525, 541, 576.
Phillips, Benjamin, 296, 465.
Phillips, Daniaris, 56, 796, 799.
Phillips, Dea. Ebenezer, 53, 178, 180, 182, 184,

188, 213, 50S, 509, 768, 796.
Phillips, Capt. Eliphalet, 514.
Phillips, Elizabeth, 41, 796.
Phillips, Henry A., 533, 538, 577, 613.
Phillips, Howard W., 525, 542, 543, 548,

577-
Phillips, Isaac, search for his supposed fortune

gained in the slave-trade, 768.
Phillips, Jabez, 163.
Phillips, Jacob, 211, 233, 293.
Phillips, James, 20.
Phillips, John, 533, 53S, 577, 615.
Phillips, John, Jr., 178, 228. 233, 796; early

settler in Easton prior to incorporation,

53-

Phillips, Capt. John, 33, 36, 42, 43, 52, 56, 59,
66, 74, 75, 81, 84, 87, 92, no, 473, 506, 514,
636, 640, 641, 645, 646, 673, 6S4; one of the
early settlers in Easton prior to 1696, 41.

Phillips, Joshua, 1S7, 193, 217, 671, 796.

Phillips, Louise, 495.

Phillips, Luther A., 533, 577.

Phillips, Mrs. Mary, 669, 672.

Phillips, Minot E., 527, 531, 577, 615.

Phillips, Nathaniel B., 609.

Phillips, Oliver, 211, 214.

Phillips, O. Marshall, 614.

Phillips, Rachel, 768.

Phillips, Rebecca, 796.

Phillips, Samuel, 193, 281, 509, 796, 798; early
settler in Easton prior to its incorporation,
56.

Phillips, Samuel, Jr., iSo, 182, 190, 282, 296,

297, 465, 508, 795-
Phillips, Mrs. Sarah (?), 671, 797.
Phillips, Silas, 211, 213, 227, 233, 235, 495.
Phillips, Silas. Jr., 308, 457, 495-
Phillips, Stephen C, 634.
Phillips, Mrs. Susanna, 672.
Phillips, Thomas, one of the first settlers of

Ashfield, 41.
Phillips, Wendell, 635.
Phillips, William, 56, 281; early settler m

Easton prior to incorporation, 52.
Phipps, Rev. William. 191, 192.
Physicians and Dentists: Seth Babbitt, 719;

Charles Hale Cogswell, 720; George Badger



Cogswell, 720 ; Horatio Franklin Copeland,
721; Edgar Everett Dean, 721 ; Edward Dean,
722; James B. Dean, 722; Samuel Deans,
722 ; Henry Lee Dickerman, 723 ; Jason
Williams Drake, 724; Daniel Goodwin, 724;
Samuel Guild, 724; Samuel Guild, Jr., 725;
Elisha Hayward, 723 ; Joseph W. Hayward,
725 ; James Howard, 727 ; Ernest W. Keith,
727; Edwin Manley, 72S ; John M. Mills,
728; James Perry, 72S ; William F. Perr>',
729; Seth Pratt, 729; Seth Pratt, Jr., 730;
Daniel L. Randall, 730 ; Menzies Rayner
Randall, 730 ; Zephaniah Randall, 731 ;
Frederic J. Ripley, 732; W. P. Savary, 732;
Caleb Swan, 733; George W. J. Swan, 735 ;
James Caleb Swan, 735 ; Jesse Johnson Swan,
735 ! W- E. Channing Swan, 736 ; Byron H.
Strout, 736 ; Frank Elmer Tilden, 736 ;
George Brett, 737; Asahel Smith, 738; Wil-
liam B. Webster, 73S; John B. Wilson, 738;
Joseph Belcher, 739 ; James L. Perr)-, 739;
Washington L. Ames, 739.

Pickering, Rev. George, 325.

Pierce, Hon. Edward L., 402.

Pierce, Eliphalet, 232.

Pierce, Franklin, 630.

Pierce, Thatcher, 312, 431, 643.

Pinkham, A. E., 620.

Pinkham Mrs. Nellie M., 611.

Pitman, Robert C, 635, 636.

Pitts, Peter, 20.

Pitts, Seth, 228.

Plains : Lathrop's, 16; Rocky, 16 ; Crookhom,
16; High, 16; Meeting, t6 ; Ragged 16;
Badcock's, 16; Stone House, 16.

Politics : early politics of Easton, 624, 625 ;
change of politics, 625 ; the Harrison cam-
paign, and election of first Whig represen-
tative from Easton, 626-628 ; the Clay
campaign and growth of the Free Soil move-
ment, 628-630 ; the Know Nothing party in
Easton and the later politics of the town,
630, 631 ; voters of the town for Governor
since 1787, 632-636.

Pool, Charles B., 377, 646.

Pool, Harrison. 3S5.

Pool, Horace F., 527, 546, 550, 577, 615.

Pool, Horace M., 480, 591, 607.

Pool, John, 340, 374, 375i 44°- 4^°> 4^0, 591,
637, 641, 643, 672.

Pool, John, Jr., 3n.

Pool, John M., 591.

Pool, Mrs. Mary, 672.

Pool, Capt. Oliver, 30, 337, 374. 512, 5«4.

587.
Pool, Mrs. Ruth, 672.
Pool, Samuel, 265, 480, 672,
Polk, James K., 628.
Pollard, Sophia Campbell, 204.
Pollard. Walter, 204.



828



INDEX.



Ponds: Cranberry-Meadow, 14; Wilbur's, 14;
Horse-Grass, 14; Lily, 14; Round, 15;
Ragged-Plain, 15; Beaver, 15.
Pope, Ichabod, 671.
Porter, H. L., 621.
Porter, Rev. John, 191, 695.
Porter, T. M., 607.
Potter, John, 728.
Potter, Martha, 728.
Potter, Rev. William, J., 703 tioie.
Powers, James, 524, 577, 615.
Powers, Richard, 524, 551. 577.
Pratt, A. Frank, 621.
Pratt, Alfred, 46, 609.
Pratt, Amos, 46, 385, 5S6.
Pratt, Azel, 311.
Pratt, Caleb. 46.
Pratt, Daniel, 228.
Pratt, Daniel H., 3S5.
Pratt, David L., 498. 662, 663.
Pratt, Elijah, 219, 220, 229. 231, 235.
Pratt, Elizabeth Baker, widow of Elder Wil-
liam, 57, 70, 433.
Pratt, Enoch, 235
Pratt, Ephraim, 508.
Pratt, Erasmus D., 729.
Pratt, Hannah, 796.
Pratt, Widow Hannah, 42.
Pratt, Hepzibeth, 796.
Pratt, Hiram A., 385, 646.
Pratt, Isaac L., 46, 484, 586.
Pratt, James, 301.
Pratt, James, Jr., 114, 132, 137, 673, 796,

798.
Pratt, John, 228.
Pratt, Capt. Jonathan, 385, 509, 514, 614, 627,

637, 646.
Pratt, Lieut. Jonathan, 211, 224, 233, 286, 480,

508, 643.
Pratt, Jonathan A., 47, 644, 663.
Pratt, Joshua, 669.
Pratt, Martha, 796.
Pratt, Mary, 796.
Pratt, Mrs. Mindwell, 671, 729.
Pratt, Nathan, 592, 593, 669.
Pratt, Nathaniel, 227.
Pratt, Philip, 232, 233.
Pratt, Mrs. Rebecca, 671, 729, 730.
Pratt, Seaver, 250, 461, 484.
Pratt, Dr. Seth, 250, 461, 4S5, 489; brief bio-
graphical sketch of, 729, 730.
Pratt, Dr. Seth, Jr., brief biographical sketch

of, 729, 1j°-
Pratt, Lieut. Seth, 180, 1S3, 187, 213, 217, 220,

225, 228, 232, 248, 484, 508, 510, 514, 637,

643, 729.
Pratt, Mrs. Susanna, 671.
Pratt, Thomas, of Weymouth, 59, 61.
Pratt, Thomas. SQ. 9'> 642; early settler in

Easton prior to incorporation, 46.



Pratt, Thomas, Jr., 381, 641, 646, 673, 796,
79S.

Pratt, Thomas, 2d, 160.

Pratt, Vcranes, 312.

Pratt, Elder William, 43, 46, 294, 297, 298. 473 ;
early settler in Easton prior to incorporation,
56 ; receives grant of land as minister, ^9 ;
his parentage and early missionary journeys
to the South, 61-64 : settles in Easton, 66 ;
his piety, 66, 67; extracts from his notebook,
67, 68 ; his death, 68 ; inventory of his estate,
69 ; a slaveholder, 432.

Pratt, William, 163, 211, 220, 228, 50S.

Pratt, William, Jr., 193, 796.

Pratt, William, 2d, 508, 669, 673, 799.

Pratt, ^^'i!liam, 3d. 213.

Prentice, Henry, 140.

Prentice, Martha Howard, 139.

Prentice, Mary, 136, 140.

Prentice, Nathaniel, 139.

Prentice, Sarah Sartell, wife of Rev. Solomon,
134-136; becomes a Baptist, 135 ; her death,

139-

Prentice, Rev. Solomon, 49; called as minister
to the church at Easton, 102 ; his salary, 103 ;
letter of acceptance, 104 ; parentage and pre-
vious labors, 104; a zealous "New Light"
and disciple of Whitefield, 104, T74; minis-
terial experience at Grafton, 105 ; installation
at Easton, 106; reorganization of the church,
107; his enforcement of church discipline,
107 ; first favors and then opposes the
building a new church at the Centre, no;
the Society divides on this question, 113-1 17 ;
his friends propose buildmg a separate meet-
ing-house, 116; interference of the General
Court, 117 ; demands a dismissal consequent
on the order of the General Court releasing
the town from payment of his salary, 117,
118; personal charges against his character
preferred by his opponents, 120; councils
of churches called, 119-128; with his party
adopts Presbyterianism, 128-132 ; involved
in law-suits, 134, 137; his liberality towards
the Baptists arouses the opposition of his
church, 136; summoned before a council of
the Presbytery and suspended from his min-
istry, 137 ; brief summary of his character,
138; his subsequent experience, 139; his
children, 139.

Prentice, Solomon, Jr., 135, 140.

Presbury, John, 227.

Prescott, William H., 733.

Price, Benjamin W., 615.

Prince, Frederic O., 636.

Prince, Gov. Thomas, 19, 20.

Prince, William W., 613.

Purington, Mrs. Abigail, 671.

Pursho, Joseph, 307, 308.

Putnam, Rufus, 254 note.



INDEX.



829



Q-

Quane, Daniel, 529, 577.
Quincy, John, 27.
Quimley, Georgu W., 670.
Quinn, Rev. Francis A., 414, 619.



R.



Railroad facilities of Easton, 759.

Raleigh, Sir Walter, 496.

Ramsdell, Dean, 49S.

Ramsdell, Emma, 498.

Ramsdell, Lizzie, 49S.

Ramsdell, Seth. 543, 577.

Randall, Abiah, 163, 479, 508, 670.

Randall, Mrs. Abigail, 671.

Randall Abner, 184, 188, 189, 220, 232, 444.

Randall, Alvin, 312.

Randall, Almira Guild, 730.

Randall, Ambrose, 301.

Randall, Anna, 796.

Randall, Ansel B., 544, 577, 611, 615.

Randall, Barnabas, 312.

Randall, Barney, 461, 670.

Randall, Barron, 708.

Randall, Elder Benjamin, 707.

Randall, Beriah, 160, 16S, 233, 508.

Randall, Mrs. Betsy, 670, 671.

Randall, Caleb, 307, 312, 313, 670.

Randall, Cyrus, 240.

Randall, Daniel, 2S4, 461, 484.

Randall, Daniel, Jr., 627, 643, 730.

Randall, Dr. D. Fordyce, ^2,0.

Randall, Dr. Daniel L., 43 ; brief biographical
sketch of, 730.

Randall, David, 165, 295, 444.

Randall, Ebenezer, ist, 508.

Randall, Ebenezer, 2d, 488, 670.

Randall, Ebenezer, 3d, 461, 670.

Randall, Ebenezer, 4th, 13, 300, 384, 461,
724.

Randall, Edward E., 530, 532, 537, S42, 549i
577, 614.

Randall, Elijah, 177, 312.

Randall, Mrs. Eliza Bryant, 703.

Randall, Eliza Edson, 730.

Randall, Elizabeth, 708.

Randall, Elizabeth Robbins, 704.

Randall, Ephraim, 57, 59, 84, 120, 150, 276,
291, 473, 640, 642, 673, 795 ; early settler in
Easton prior to incorporation, 46.

Randall, Ephraim, 2d, 159, 1S7, 211, 215, 218,
283, 299, 395, 508, 643, 796.

Randall, Ephraim, 3d, 188, 189, 224, 228, 233,
282, 391, 508, 671, 731.

Randall, Rev. Ephraim, 482, 671; brief bio-
graphical sketch of, 702-704.

Randall, Eseck, 704, 708.



Randall, Eva, 484.
Randall, E.xperience, 797.
Randall, Galen, 48S.
Randall, Dr. George A., 730.

Randall, George B., 526, 531, 536, 543, 578.

Randall, George Robbins, 708.
Randall, Hannah Bullard, 731.

Randall, Hannah Ingalls, 730.

Randall, Hiram A., 530, 543, 578.

Randall, Hopestill, 170, 183,211,220, 228,443,
461, 702, 771.

Randall. Ichabod, 221, 228.

Randall, Isaac, 224.

Randall, Isaac, 708.

Randall, Isaiah, 224, 228, 233, 318.

Randall, Israel, 59, 84, 90, 113, 120, 276, 508,
673, 795 ; early settler in Easton prior to in-
corporation, 43.

Randall, Israel, Jr., 299, 395, 508, 796, 798.

Randall, Israel, 2d, 313, 629.

Randal, Jacob J., 523, 578.

Randall, James S., 301.

Randall, Jarvis, 220.

Randall, Jesse, 221.

Randall, Job, 221, 224, 395, 533, 615.

Randall, Joel, 329, 376.

Randall, John, iii, 165, 2ti, 220, 232, 282, 390,
463, 509, 673.

Randall, John, Jr., 508.

Randall, John M., 544, 549, 57S, 614.

Randall, Jonathan, 220, 233, 283, 592.

Randall, Joseph, 120, 488, 508, 795, 798.

Randall, Rev. Joshua, 481 ; his birth and par-
entage, 704 ; enters the ministry as an itiner-
ant Methodist preacher, 704 ; is charged with
heresy, 705 ; applies to the Free-Will Bap-
tists for admission to their ranks as a preacher,
707 : his later years, 708 ; his family, 708.

Randall, Joshua L., 708.

Randall, Mrs. Keziah, 669, 671.

Randall, Langdon H., 301, 578.

Randall, Levi C, 484.

Randall, Louise Stone, 731.

Randall, Mrs. Lovina, 670.

Randall, Lucy Gilbert, 731.

Randall, Lydia Cooper, 46, 57, 796.

Randall, Macey, 669, 769.

Randall, Macey, Jr., 187 note, 295, 438, 451,
627.

Randall, Mrs. Margaret, 709.

Randall, Martha, 796, 799.

Randall, Martin, 578.

Randall. Mary, 43, 796.

Randall, Mrs. Mary, 669.

Randall, Mary Willis, 43.

Randall, Capt. Matthew, 187, 194, 211, 213,
215, 219, 220, 222, 225, 227, 234, 244, 250,
510, 514.

Randall, Dr. Menzies Rayner, brief biographi-
cal sketch of, 730.



830



INDEX.



Randall, Mercy, 796, 799.

Randal!, Mindwell, 670.

Randall, Molly, 730.

Randall, Nathan, 224, 229, 231, 300, 312.

Randall, Nathan P., 525, 542, 578.

Randall, Nehemiah, 116, 120, 163, 211, 213, 235,

297, 318) 508- 796, 798.
Randall, Nelson M., 527, 537, 544, 549, 578.
Randall, Mrs. Olive, 672.
Randall, Olive L., 671.
Randall, Oliver, 229, 235.
Randall, Patty, 671.

Randall, Peleg F., 525, 536, 544, 545, 578, 614.
Randall, Phineas, 376, 461, 670.
Randall, Phineas A., 526, 531, 578.
Randall, Polly, 484.
Randall, Rachel, 70S.
Randall, Rachel Lincoln, 41.
Randall, Rebecca, 177.
Randall, Robert, of Weymouth, 41, 42.
Randall, Robert, 113, 133, 155, 163, 166, 195,

249, 252, 509, 642, 796, 798.
Randall, Robert, Jr., 508.
Randall R. C, 621.
Randall, Samuel, 184, 282, 387, 463, 50S, 673,

796, 799.
Randall, Samuel, Jr., 508.
Randall, Mrs. Sarah, 671.
Randall, Simeon, 291, 391, 525.
Randall, Simeon A., 578, 613.
Randall, Solomon, 213, 215, 219, 230, 234, 292,

295' 3i3> 387, 39°-
Randall, Mrs. Submit, 672, 702.
Randall, Susanna, 769.
Randall, Mrs. Susanna, 671.
Randall, Mrs. Tamar, 672.
Randall, Thomas, ist, 33, 34, ■i,';, 45, 47, 48, 58,

59, 275, 276, 297 ; one of the early settlers

in Easton prior to 1696, 40, 41.
Randall, Thomas, 2d, 34, 37, 75, 87, 91, 92,

275, 276, 2S2, 297, 473, 673, 795 ; one of the

early settlers in Easton prior to 1696, 41, 42.
Randall, Thomas, 3d, 220, 224, 234, 296, 508,

796.
Randall, Thomas, 4th, 48.
Randall, Timothy, 180, 181, 187, 215, 221, 276,

389, 642, 674 note, 704.
Randall, Timothy, Jr., 276, 5S8, 589.
Randall, Vernon, 524, 578.
Randall, Vesta, 669.
Randall, William, 211, 218, 230, 484.
Randall, Dr. Zephaniah, 376 ; brief biographical

sketch of, 731.
Randall, Mrs. Zervia Bruce, 704.
Randall, Ziba, ist, 183, 225, 228, 233, 287, 375,

477, 592, 594-
Randall, Ziba, 2d, 391, 731.
Rankin, James, 386, 602-603.
Ranney, Charles, 227, 235.
Ransom, Rev. Merrick, 2o7,t 3^8, 408.



Ray, Anna W.. 659.

Ray, Obed, 659.

Record, Amasa, 212, 224, 229, 231.

Record, Lieutenant Dominicus, 211, 213, 220,

222, 225, 234, 236, 237, 251.
Record, F"anny D., 494.
Record, Macey, 494.
Record, Mrs. Mary, 669.
Record, Mrs. Mary, 494, 670.
Record, Nathan, 224, 225, 229, 232, 233.
Record, Simon, 228, 233.
Reed, Mrs. Abigail, 670, 711.
Reed, Abijah, 266, 483.
Reed, Alice, 672.
Reed, Bela, 461, 587.
Reed, Betsy Drake, 710.
Reed, Mrs. Catherine, 670.
Reed, Charles Henry, 396, 485, 710.
Reed, Daniel, 263, 297, 346, 375, 669.
Reed, Rev. David, brief biographical sketch of,

709-710.
Reed, Capt. Elbridge G., 510, 514.
Reed, Elizabeth Lyman, 749.
Reed, Esther Thompson, 260.
Reed, Ezekiel, 270.
Reed, Henry L., 541, 578, 615.
Reed, Isaiah, 228.
Reed, Jacob, 260, 485, 669.
Reed, James, 495.
Reed, Jason, 98 ; brief biographical sketch of,

748.
Reed, Jesse, 638.
Reed, Lieuphemia Eustatia, 710.
Reed, Mrs. Mary Ann, 710.
Reed, Nancy Elizabeth Coates, 748.
Reed, Nathan, 5S7.
Reed, Major Noah, 306, 307, 308, 510, 514,

515-

Reed, Mrs. Olive, 265, 274, 670, 709, 748.

Reed, Rachel, 495.

Reed, Mrs. Sarah, 672.

Reed, Sarah Hersey, 260.

Reed, Seth, 485.

Reed, Silence Nash, 259.

Reed, Rev. Solomon, 102, 262, 263.

Reed, Uriah Houghton, 533, 537, 579, 615.

Reed, William, 259, 312, 385, 485, 641,
669.

Reed, Rev. William, 98 ; receives and accepts a
call to the church at Easton, 258 ; his birth
and ancestry, 259 ; relation of his early reli-
gious experience, 261 ; his early life before
entering the ministry, 262 ; his ordination at
Easton, 263-265 ; story of his marriage, 265 ;
his home life in Easton, 265 ; his experiences
with the parish in regard to salary, 270-273 ;
as a preacher, 273 ; his death, 274.

Reed, Rev. William, 2d, 265, 485, 486 ; brief
biographical sketch of, 710.

Reed, Capt. William E., 514, 579.



INDEX.



831



Reed, William Gurney, 514 note, 710.
Reed, William Howells, 260 note, 710.
Rennie, Samuel M., 620, 621.
Revere, Paul, 210.

Revolutionary War, the, England's policy
which culminated in its outhreak, 206 ; the
Stamp Act and its reception, 207 ; general
disuse by the colonists of British articles of
manufacture, 207 ; popular encouragement of
home manufactures, 208 ; military prepara-
tions and organization, 209, 210 ; Easton's
response to the Lexington alarm, 210-212 ;
enlistments from Easton in 1775, 210-216;
the Rhode Island alarm, 219; enlistments
from 1776-177S, 222-230; arrival of French
troops at Newport, 231 ; later enlistments
from Easton, 230-240 ; the " Tiverton
Alarm," 232 ; continental currency and its
depreciation during the war, 236-23S.

Reynolds, Patrick, 524, 535, 579.

Rhoden, John, 414.

Rhodes, Alfred A., 613.

Rice, Alexander H., 636.

Rice, E. F., 621.

Richards, George H., 522, 543, 548, 579.

Richards, John, 532 and note, 579.

Richardson, Rev. D. W., 367.

Richardson, H. H., 685, 686, 688.

Richmond, Alfred B., 522, 527, 531, 579.

Richmond, Ephraim, 227.

Richmond, John, 20.

Rigney, John, 529, 579.

Riley, Rev. Father, 413.

Ripley, Bernard L., 615.

Ripley, Dr. Frederic J., brief biographical
sketch of, 732.

Ripley, Mrs. Hannah H., 670.

Ripley, Joseph, 669.

Ripley, M. VV., 609.

Ripley, Rebecca Bisbee, 732.

Ripley, Robert, 276, 283, 452.

Ripley, Samuel, 224, 229, 234, 239.

Ripley, Samuel B., 732.

Ripley, Silas K., 524, 533, 535, 579-

Ripner, Robert S., 541, 579.

Rivers: Dorchester, 9 ; Queset, 10; Mill, 10.

Roach, Rev. A. F., 413.

Roach, Michael E., 529, 535, 579.

Robbins, Capt. George, 704.

Robbins, Moses, 312.

Robbins, Mrs. Sarah Stokes, 704.

Roberts, Charles F., 527, 531, 544' 579-

Roberts, James, 545, 549> 5^°-

Roberts, William R., 523, 580.

Robinson, Gov. George D., 636, 646, 658.

Robinson, Increase, 20.

Robinson, Capt. Samuel, 229.

Robinson, William, 619, 620.

Rochambeau, Count de, 231.

Rockvvood, Julius, 635.



Root, Ira C, 607.

Rotch, Albert A., 363, 386, 497, 528, 586, 607,

608, 637, 641, 644, 645.
Rotch, Hiram, 586.
Rotch, William, 345.
Rue, Edward, 20.
Russell, Edwin, 405, 431.
Russell, Francis, 308.
Russell, Mrs. Hannah A., 670.
Russell, Mrs. Rebecca, 671.
Ryder, Rev. Freeman, 332.



Safery, Solomon, 27.

Sampson, Charles A. 550, 580.

Sampson, Joel, 449.

Sanderson, Daniel E., 537-548, 580.

Sandford, Joseph B., 663.

Sandgren, Charles, 414.

Sargent, Col. Paul D., 214.

Sargent, Winthrop, 254.

Sartell, Nathaniel, 134.

Sartell, Sarah, 134.

Savage, Mrs. Annie. 672.

Savary, Alice M. Richardson, 733.

Savary, Dr. W. P., brief biographical sketch of,

732-

Sawyer, William, 376.

Schindler, M. D., 619.

Schools : early action of Easton in regard to,
380-384 ; introduction of school committee
system, 384 ; members of the superintending
committee since 1826, 385 ; men and women
as teachers, 3S6 ; teachers' wages, 387 ; the
High School, 387-3S9 ; the town school-
houses, 389-398 ; Oliver Ames & Sons erect
a schoolhouse for North Easton village, 392-
394 ; the Oliver Ames fund for support of
schools, 399 ; the Oakes Ames fund for North
Easton village, 400 ; late statistics, 401 ; the
Perkins Academy and other private schools,
401.

Scott, Elias, 325.

Scott, Gen. Winfield, 308, 630.

Seabury, Dea. John, 744.

Seaver, Calvin, 375.

Seaver, Lucius, 689.

Seaver, Wendell, 375.

Seavers, Richard, 524, 535, 580.

Seelye, Julius H., 636.

Selee, Anna Maria, 711.

Selee, Annie. 478.

Selee, Archippus, 478.

Selee, Benjamin, early settler in Easton prior
to incorporation, 51.

Selee, Catherine Pierce, 711.

Selee, Edward, 51, 743! ti^ief biographical
sketch of, 749-



832



INDEX.



Selee, Hannah, 796.

Selee, John, ist, 120, 287, 671, 673, 796, 798;
early settler in Easton prior to incorporation,

51-

Selee, John, 2d, 489, 494, 643, 711.

Selee, John A., 51, 304, 494.

Selee, Leonard, 609.

Selee, Mrs. Love, 671.

Selee, Miss Lucy, 711.

Selee, Mary L. Hartwell, 749.

Selee, Nathan, 163, 287, 304, 478, 488, 494, 508,
669.

Selee, Rev. Nathan P., 494; brief biographical
sketch of, 711.

Selee, Sabrina, 494.

Sewall, Samuel E., 625-634.

Sexton, Rev. Night, 190.

Shaw, Eliphalet, 301, 479.

Shaw, Eliphalet, Jr., 301.

Shaw, Ezra, 479.

Shaw, Henry, 634.

Shaw, Kev. John, 191, 263.

Shaw, Capt. Jonathan, 223, 458.

Shaw, Joshua, 478.

Shaw, Mrs. Patience, 672.

Shaw, Silas, 479.

Sheehan, Dennis, 669.

Sheehan, Michael P., 523, 542, 550, 580.

Sheldon, C. C, 388.

Sheldon, Hon. David, 335.

Sheldon, Elizabeth Alger, 336.

Sheldon, Rev. Luther, 329, 376, 385, 401, 43S,
630, 66g, 711 ; receives call to preach at Eas-
ton, 334 ; youth and education, 335 ; first
settlement, 336 : hardships of his settlement
at Easton and the kindness of his parish,
337, 338 ; divergence of theological opinion
among his parishioners, 339 : refuses to ex-
change services with the neighbxiring liberal
ministers, 340-342 ; his exclusion from the
pulpit, 343 ; the parish divided in the matter,
345-347 ; his friends build a new meeting-
house, 345 ; incidents of the controversy, 347-
351 ; law-suits growing out of the trouble,
351-354; he re-enters the pulpit, 355 ; contin-
uation of the difficulties in spite of the various
attempts at agreement, 355-357 ; a settle-
ment finally effected, 357; installed as the
pastor of the newly organized Evangelical
Congregational Society, 364 ; his resignation,
364 ; brief sketch of his character, 365 ; his
successors, 367-370.

Sheldon, Rev. Luther Harris, 368, 386 ; cited,
516 note; brief biographical sketch of, 711-
712.

Sheldon, Sarah Harmon, 335.

Sheldon, Sarah H. Flagg, 712.

Sheldon, Sarah J. Harris, 336, 711.

Sheldon, Thomas, 335.

Sheperd, John, 227.



Sheperson, .Abigail, 669.

Shippen, Rev. Rush R., 412.

Shirley, Governor, 159.

Short, Anne Longfellow, 85.

Short, Glover, 93.

Short, Henry, of Newbury, 85.

Short, Margaret Freeman, 86, 92.

Short, Mary Whipple, 85.

Short, Rev. Matthew, early settler in Easton
before incorporation, 56, 57; minister of the
first legally organized church iu Easton, 69 ;
his birth and parentage, 85 ; settled in Attle-
borough, 85 ; gives up his parish there on ac-
count of difficulty with his people, and later
is settled at Saco, Maine, 85, 86 ; is called
to the East Precinct of Norton, 86, %■] \ the
town's generous treatment of him during
sickness. 87 ; his two sermons on recovery,
88, 89, — preface to same, 89 ; his death, 92 ;
his remains removed, 486 ; " A Thankful
Memorial of God's Sparing Mercy " (a ser-
mon), 783-793.

Short, Matthew, Jr., 92.

Shove, Edward, 27. ^

Shute, Samuel, 79, 80.

Simmons, Charles E., 613.

Simmons, Elizabeth, 502.

Simmons, Jeremiah, 502.

Simmons, John, 219, 22S, 233, 502.

Simmons, Mrs. Ruth, 669.

Simms, James, 227.

Simpson, Samuel, 279, 284, 600, 601.

Sisson, Luther, 610.

Sisson, Mrs. Sarah M., 611.

Slattery, Cornelius, 527, 531, 580, 615 and
7iote.

Slavery, records of its early existence in Eas-
ton, 432-437.

Small, Ansel. 613.

Smith, A. P., 760.

Smith, Albert D., 580.

Smith, Alexander, 228.

Smith, Almira Gilbert, 738.

Smith, Asa, 231. 303.

Smith, Dr. Asahel, 299, 370, 533, 538, 580 ;
brief biographical sketch of, 738.

Smith, Benaijah, 166, 174, 177-1S4, 292, 5o8r

673. 766, 795-
Smith, Betsy Crane, 738.
Smith, Charles H., 527, 544, 548, 580.
Smith, David, 170.
Smith, Ebenezer, 221.
Smith, Elijah, 550.
Smith, Capt. Elijah, 312, 323, 461, 510, 514?

580, 643.
Smith, Ephraim, 227, 231, 235. 239.
Smith, Frederic A., 523, 533, 580.
Smith, George G., 525, 543, 580, 612,

613.
Smith, Rev. H. S., 332.



INDEX.



833



Smith, Henry, 235.

Smith, Hezekiah. 460.

Smith, Job, 228.

Smith, John, 20.

Smith, John, 162.

Smith, John S., 524, 535, 580,

Smith, Jonathan, 425.

Smith, Josiah, 228.

Smith, Laban, 228.

Smith, Lewis H., 391, 609, 610, 620, 621,

688.
Smith, Mary, 52, 796.
Smith, Mrs. Mary A., 611.
Smith, Michael, 738.
Smith, Mrs. Rhoda, 670.
Smith, Riifus, 219, 220.
Smith, Samuel, 20, 36 ; early settler in Easton

prior to incorporation, 52, 184.
Smith, Simeon, 227.
Smith, Solomon, 165, 166, 169, 1S4.
Smith, Rev. Theophilus, 324.
Smith, Wesley, 495.
Smith, William B.,613.
Snell, Issachar K., 529, 580.
Snell, Joseph, 383.
Snelling, Rev. Joseph, 319, 330.
Snow, Azel, 495.
Snow, Mrs. Calvin, 670.
Snow, David, 294.
Snow, Joseph, 91, 97, 642.
Snow, Nathan, 312.
Snow, Mrs. Philinda, 669.
Snow, William, 294, 313.
Snyder, Rev. John, 412.
Southworth, Constant, 20.
Southworth, Capt. Thomas, 19. 20.
Southard, Louis C, 620, 646; biographical

sketch of, 749.
Southard, Nellie Copeland, 749.
Societies: Paul Dean Lodge of Freemasons,
609; Mizpah Chapter, order of the Eastern
Star, 610 ; A. B. Randall Post, G. A. R.
No. 52, 611-613; Good Templars, 618 ; Sons



Online LibraryWilliam L. (William Ladd) ChaffinHistory of the town of Easton, Massachusetts (Volume 3) → online text (page 77 of 78)