Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Volume 3

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William Richard Cutter
Lewis historical publishing Company, 1908 - Middlesex County (Mass.)
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(VIII) William Chalmers Whitcomb, son of Simeon Whitcomb (7). was born February 9, 1820. He studied at Gilmanton Theological Seminary in 1847. He was licensed to preach in 1845. and was ordained May i. 185i. He settled in Stoneham, Massachusetts, and afterwards was pastor at Southbridge, North Carver and Lynnfield. Massachusetts. He was commissioned by Abraham Lincoln in July, 1862. as chaplain of hospitals in and around Newbern, North Carolina, and served as chaplain until his death, October 29. 1864. While the yellow fever plague was raging, he was in Portsmouth. North Carolina, a year, and afterwards at Moorhead City, North Carolina, where he died. He married, May 1, 1851.  


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Page 1292 - In politics he is a Republican. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, in which he is a licensed exhorter, and also a member of the board of trustees.
Page 1077 - God by prayer, who soon gave up the ghost. At his return to prison his poor children, being many, repaired to the bishop at Lambeth, and made known unto him their miserable condition, by reason of their good father's being continued in close durance, who commiserated their condition so far as to grant him liberty who soon after came over into New England.
Page 1200 - Mr. George Morton was a pious, gracious servant of God, and very faithful in whatsoever public employment he was betrusted withal, and an unfeigned well-wilier, and according to his sphere and condition a suitable promoter of the common good and growth of the plantation of New Plymouth...
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Page 1368 - who are beyond the sea, ten pounds apiece of lawful English money," to be paid to them if they be in want and come over to demand the same.
Page 1077 - During the time of his imprisonment, his wife fell sick, of which sickness she died. He procured liberty of the bishop to visit his wife before her death, and commended her to God by prayer, who soon after gave up the ghost.
Page 852 - Amongst others that arrived at Salem, at their own cost, were Ralph Sprague with his brethren Richard and William, who, with three or four more, by joint consent and approbation of Mr. John Endicott, Governor...
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