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Talley for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of State of Massachusetts for Town of Worthington.
For Governor: The Honorable Caleb Strong, Esq. 162 votes;
His Excellency Elbridge Gerry, Esq 21 votes.
For Lieutenant Governor: William Phillips, Esq…

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Southeast facades of house located at 168 Old North Road currently (2021) owned by the Downey family and Kevin O'Conner. At the time the photograph was taken it was owned by William G. and Harriet L. P. Rice.

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A sepia photograph of a group of men, women and children photographed behind the Congregational Church. June 1900 on the back. The article is from the Springfield Republican, June 16, 1900, and describes a planned work party to repair the water pipes…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Frank Sanderson (b. June 23rd, 1843). He had two wives - Nancy Shumway, then Ella Squires - before marrying Julia Drake on October 15th, 1877. Julia was born on April 26th, 1853, 'on the John Kinnie place on…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Anson Drake (b. April 8th, 1871) and Kate Molssynnker (b. June 20th, 1880). The couple married on November 20th, 1897 and had three children living as of 1905 - Albert (b. February 14th, 1899), Charles (b.…

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Black and white photograph of Strong's Falls. According to Rev. Moody, the falls were 'thirty to forty feet below the road on the way from Huntington.' And, 'they attract a great deal of attention.' Featured in The South Worthington Parish by Rev.…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Ephraim Anable (b. October 8th, 1844, 'in the old house that stood near Mr. Freeman's) and Ella E. Damon (b. May 12th, 1855, Westhampton). The couple married on November 11th, 1873 and had two living children…

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Black and white photograph of an unidentified house. The photo is included in an envelope with another, seemingly unrelated photo of a house in Ringville's James Pease District that's featured in The South Worthington Parish by Rev. George Reed Moody…

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Black and white photograph of the home of William Briggs (b. September 27th, 1862) that he shared with his first wife, Ida M. Scott (d. 1902) and later his second wife, Eliza Green, who he married on November 5th, 1903. William and Ida had three…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Burdick Stone (b. September 8th, 1863, Peru) and Jennie Reed (b. August 31st, 1866, Belchertown). Rev. Moody does not include much information about Jennie or Burdick, found additional info via Family Search.…

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Black and white photograph of the home of John Yale, Sr. (b. January 15th, 1858, Meriden, CT) and Mary J. Fern (b. February 22nd, 1837). The couple married on May 2nd, 1864 and moved to Worthington with their son John (b. January 22nd, 1870, Meriden…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Russell Tower (b. May 31st, 1826) and Rebecca S. Tower (d. November 11th, 1901). For more information about Russell and Rebecca, see item 2021-114. As of 1905, Russell lived in this home with his daughter,…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Onus Stearns (b. August 7th, 1853, Pittsfield) and Elizabeth Vanklect (b. August 8th, 1852, Shokan, NY). The couple married on March 5th, 1876 and moved to this house in 1877. They had three children, only…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Charles L. Sylvester (b. July 10th, 1838, Steuben County, New York) and Elvira Smith (b. October 17th, 1837, New York). Rev. Moody does not include Elvira's given name in the record for this house, found via…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Henry Snyder (b. September 1st, 1844, Germany) and Lena Orbriter (b. April 29th, 1863, New York City). Henry immigrated to the United States when he was a baby and married Lena on February 11th, 1892. They…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Elisha Bush (b. February 14th, 1833, Coxackie, Greene County, NY). Bush and another man are pictured in front of the house. In 1864, Bush enlisted in 'Co. A, 20th Reg'ment of New York' and served for 11…

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Black and white photograph of the home of James B. Shipman and his wife, Cordelia Shipman (née Eldridge, d. February 26th, 1905). For more information about and a photo of the Shipman's, see item 2021-110. The couple had three children - Jennie (born…

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Black and white photograph of a deserted home that had been Cephas Thayer's. In 1905, it was owned by 'Mrs. Shipman' (likely Cordelia Eldridge, b. May 6th, 1827 in Ashfield, married 'Mr. Shipman' November 24th, 1853, d. February 26th, 1905). The…

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Black and white photograph of the home of Albert A. Paul (b. October 1st, 1840, Chicopee) and Isabelle Parmenter (b. August 24th, 1843). The couple married on May 10th, 1891. Paul moved to Holyoke in 1851. Isabelle was the sister of Emma J.…

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Black and white photograph of the Cold Street School House, built in 1859 and was not in use in 1905. Reverend Moody, his wife Sarah Moody (née Fallows), and a dog are pictured along with a road sign that reads, 'East Windsor.' When it was in use,…
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