History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts: From Its Early Settlement to A.D. 1882

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V ASA b July 1o 1762 m Sarah Hazen of Shirley pub April 9 1785 He lived on the farm east of the centre of the town which descended to his eldest son and is now in the possession of a grandson Samuel Longley Esq He had nine children all b in Shirley 1 ARTEMAS b Feb n 1787 m Desire daughter of Dr Benjamin Hartwell of Shirley March 24 1815 He d July 1o 1824 The early part of his manhood was partially devoted to agricultural pursuits and partially to the instruction of youth He for several terms presided over the district schools in town as their teacher but d before he arrived at the meridian of manhood and before he could give full proof of the usefulness predicteel of him He had four children b at Shirley 1 Artemas b Oct 19 1815 m Elizabeth Barrett of Shirley May 18 1845 d at troton Feb 26 1876 He had five children 1 Elizabeth b at Shirley July 12 1847 2 Harriet Going b at Shirley Aug 19 1849 3 Emily b at Shirley Jan 21 1852 d at Groton Oct 17 1866 4 Jennie b at Groton Aug n 1857 5 George Artemas b at Groton Sept 29 1860 <a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=hteLiqhJBhYC&dq=billings+lunenburg,+ma&lr=&pg=PA547&ci=91,733,828,694&source=bookclip">History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts From Its Early Settlement to A.D. 1882 By Seth Chandler</a>
7 SARAH b Sept 22 1798 m Jonathan Kilburn of Lunenburg Jan 1 1824 She had nine children all b at Shirley 1 Martha b Dec 26 1825 m Augustus Dyke of Shirley June 26 1862 she had two children and d at Ayer Jan 27 1867 1 Jenny Maria b at Shirley April 12 1863 2 Carrie Estella b at Ayer Jan 27 1866 2 George b Jan 21 1828 m Lucy A Lord Jan 3 1860 r Shirley 1882 3 Joseph Albert b June 24 1830 slain in battle 1862 unm 4 Sarah Jane b July 31 1832 d at Shirley Jan 25 1859 unm Charles Edwin b Oct 2 1835 d Dec n 1882 Cyrus Alden b March 9 1837 He has been twice m first to Maria L Mitchell Oct 12 1867 she d Feb 13 1874 he m second Mrs Julia F Tobey April 18 1875 r Shirley 1882 he has two children 1 Eva Maria b at Shirley Sept 4 1868 2 Gracia Marion b at Shirley Sept 29 1876 7 Maria Elizabeth b March 17 1839 m George Billings of Lunenburg Sept 8 1864 she d Nov 1 1882 she had four children all b at Lunenburg 1 George Alden b Nov 24 1867 2 Ida Maria b Jan 16 1870 3 Mary Amelia Longley b March 1 1872 4 Arthur Pierce b May 8 1875 5 щ

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