Maine; A History Volume 4

Maine; A History Volume 4

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...had charge of framing the Center meeting house, and contracted the erection of the first bridge across the river. It was opposite Center village and was completed in 1808. He married, in 1769, Amy Daggett, and had thirteen children, ten of whom were born at Martha's Vineyard, and three in Farmington. This branch descends through the eighth child, Ralph. Ralph Butler was born at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, September 27, 1782, died in Phillips, Maine, June 6, 1868. He came with his family to Farmington, and there resided until 1815, when he moved to Avon. He married, November 10, 1806 (intentions published), Mary Stevens. They were the parents of: William O., Whiting, Lorenzo, Alonzo, Harrison, Ralph, who was living at the age of one hundred and one; Caroline, Mary, Benjamin (3), of further mention; Melinda, Emily, and Nancy. Benjamin (3) Butler was born in Phillips, Franklin county, Maine, March 10, 1828. He obtained a good common school education and then began teaching, continuing as a teacher in Franklin county schools for sixty terms. But the greater part of his life he was a farmer, teaching only during the winter terms. He was selectman in Avon many years, and in 1875 was elected to the State Legislature on the Republican ticket. He married, in 1857, Susan H. Badger, born in Falmouth, Maine, in 1833, died March 10, 1900. Children: William B., born May 7, 1858, treasurer of the Phillips Hardware Company; Whiting Luther, of further mention; Ida M., residing in Strong, Maine, the wife of Elisha Landers; Frank W., born October 4, 1864, a lawyer of Farmington, married Alice E. Smith, of Machias, Maine; Amosk K., a lawyer of Skowhegan, Maine; Ernest C., associated with his brother in the practice of law in Skowhegan. Whiting Luther...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236991761
  • 9781236991768