Note N3482 Index
Elmer was a nurseryman and gardener in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Note N3483 Index
Micajah was an overseer in a woolen mill in Bridgton.
Note N3485 Index
As was his father, James was a physician.
Note N3494 Index
Mary was a schoolteacher.
Note N3495 Index
Charles was a plumber at the time of his marriage to Mary. Later, following his second marriage about 1900 to Elizabeth ???, he and his family moved to Boston, where he was an insurance agent for a time and later went into the real estate business (1910 Census of Boston: T624, Roll 625 Page 188A; 1920 Census of Boston: T625, Roll 739, E.D. 519, Page 264B; 1930 Census of Lexington, MA: T626, Roll 919, E.D. 9-255, Page 167A). In the censuses, his name is sometimes spelled "Downs," and sometimes spelled "Downes."
Note N3504 Index
Daniel and family moved to Sandwich in 1768. They were among the earliest settlers of the town. Daniel and his workers cut the first trees and put up the first (log) house in Sandwich the same day they arrived.
Daniel was a delegate to the New Hampshire Revolutionary Convention that met at Exeter 21 December 1775, which resolved itself into an Independent State Government. By that move, New Hampshire was declaring its independence from Great Britain (the first Colony to do so). Daniel was among the delegates who protested that movement to independence, but, once the revolution was decided upon, he supported it.
In 1795, he was appointed a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, an office he held for the remainder of his life.
His second wife, Dorothy Ethridge, was the widow of Capt. Nathaniel Ethridge.
Note N3511 Index
Nathan was a farmer in Merrimack, New Hampshire.
Note N3513 Index
Frederick was a Medical Doctor. He served as an Intern at Carney Hospital in South Boston and, after his term of service there, joined the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston in 1911, as a surgeon. He had graduated from Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH, in 1902; from Dartmouth College in 1906, and, in 1909, Dartmouth Medical College (SCRIBNER FAMILIES [op. cit.], 55).
In 1920, Frederick was practicing medicine in Manchester, New Hampshire. He identified himself as a Doctor of Allopathy. Allopathy is described as the "treatment of disease by remedies that produce effects different from those produced by the disease: opposed to homeopathy" (Webster's New World Dictionary, 1975). He continued his medical practice until his death. He suffered a heart attack while playing golf.
Note N3514 Index
In 1910, Carmen was a public school teacher in Jackson, New Hampshire, and was living with her widowed mother (1910 Census of Jackson: T624, Roll 860, E.D. 17, Page 34A).
Note N3526 Index
Abraham was a farmer in Gilead.
Note N3528 Index
Fred was a lumberman most of his life. He also served for a time as a selectman, and as Road Commissioner, for the Town of Albany.
Note N3546 Index
Adeline's death was caused by peritonitis.