Biographical History of Massachusetts; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State Volume 2

Biographical History of Massachusetts; Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Gove, was born May 5, 1749, at Seabrook, and died June 11, 1843, at Weare, New Hampshire. Moses Gove, son of Daniel (2d) and Miriam (Cartland) Gove, was born at Weare, New Hampshire, October 22, 1774, and died June 8, 1851, at Lincoln, Vermont. Levi Gove, son of Moses and Hannah (Chase) Gove, born February 22, 1802, at Weare, spent the greater part of his life at Lincoln, Vermont, but removed from there first to South Berwick, Maine, and afterwards to Lynn, Massachusetts. He was a farmer by occupation. His first marriage, on October 5, 1826, was to Ruth Varney, who was born March 2, 1806, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Morrill) Varney, and died March 19, 1835. On August 3, 1837, Mr. Gove married Mrs. Sarah (Hull) Hoag, widow of Benjamin Hoag, and daughter of Oliver and Polly (Hull) Gorton, of New Lisbon, New York. She passed away November 9,1848, and on October 31,1850, Mr. Gove was married to Mary Meader, a native of Sandwich, New Hampshire, daughter of Joseph and Mehitable (Varney) Meader, of South Berwick, Maine, and a descendant of John Meader, who came from England to Piscataqua (now Dover, New Hampshire) about 1650. Mr. Gove reached the advanced age of eighty-three years, dying August 13, 1885, and his wife died January 11, 1901, aged eighty-three years, having been born April 18, 1817. William Henry Gove was the second youngest in the large family his father reared. He was born at South Berwick, York County, Maine, on September 4, 1851, where his father was a farmer at the time. His education was begun in the common schools and continued in Oak Grove Seminary, at Vassalboro, Maine, where he was a student for two terms. Later he enjoyed the advantages of the high school at Lynn, Massachusetts, whither he removed with his parents more

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  • English
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