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Wooden Cabinet

Miriam Stevens Family File

Booklet compiled by William C. King entitled "Great Migration Ancestors of Miriam Stevens (direct descendants of Emperor Charlemagne)". All of the known American ancestors of Miriam Stevens can be traced to 17th Century Massachusetts. These early immigrants came from England in the Great Migration of the 1630's...this book features 100 ancestors related through Miriam.
An additional group of papers with copies of pictures of C.G. Stevens and Martin Stevens and additional genealogical material.

Family Genealogy of Lois Goldsbury Macy

Lois Macy has compiled a detailed book with up to date genealogy starting with John Goldsbury (1700-1775) and ending with Lois' two children. Includes photographs, birth, death and marriage certificates.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012

The Genealogy and History of the Williams family

A reprint copy of the genealogy and history of the Williams family, especially the descendants of Robert Williams of Roxbury by Stephen W. Williams, M.D., A.M.
Greenfield; Merriam & Mirick, 1847.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-08

Genealogy of the Lyman Family in Great Britain and America by Lyman Coleman , D.D.

A reprint of a book on the genealogy of the Lyman Family, ancestors and descendants of Richard Lyman, from High Ongar in England, 1631.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-08

Stories From Here and There by Charles A. Morse

A notebook containing articles written by Charles Morse and published in the Orange Enterprise & Journal (with the exception of two articles published in 1950). Articles include the following subjects:
- First Congregational Unitarian Church 100th Anniversary - 1936
- Warwick’s 46th Annual Reunion - 1940
- Henry Manning, his time in Andersonville and his early death in 1868
- William Lawrence - first Warwick son to enlist in Civil War, first Warwick son to die
- Naming of Warwick landmarks: Mount Grace, Bennett’s Knob, Flour Hill, Rum Brook Road
- Church Bell
- Dr. Pomeroy vs. Shays Rebellion
- Susie E. Barber (daughter of Deacon Hervey Barber)
- Goldsbury family
- Tory Ministers
- Spiritualistic Spring

Year (or year range): 
1938-1950
Approximate era: 
1926-1950

Conant - Haight family - genealogical material

Book tracing the ancestors of George and Doris Haight back to early Warwick history. Compiled by Connie Anderson Corcoran, January, 2011.

Year (or year range): 
2011
Approximate era: 
2001-
Donated by: 
Constance Anderson Corcoran
Donation date: 
10/03/2011

Blissville Scythe - story

A notebook containing copies of newspaper articles on the Blissville Scythe
telling two stories - the story of the Blissville Scythe and the story of how the scythe came to the Warwick Historical Society
1. Springfield Republican article written in 1900 telling the story of how 18 year old Augustus Bliss left his scythe in a tree when in 1862 he went off to war, never to return. His father left the scythe in the tree as a memorial to his son.
2. The Springfield Sunday Union and Republican, July 9, 1939 telling of the dispute over the "disposition of Warwick's famous scythe tree" - Charles Morse for the Warwick library vs. the Crowley brothers who had bought the lumber rights after the 1938 hurricane.
3. The Athol Daily News, January 8, 1985 article telling of the return of the Blissville Scythe to Warwick.
4. Yankee magazine article (date unknown) of the "Homecoming of the Scythe."

Year (or year range): 
1900
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Letters written to Henry Kidder from his mother - 1860s

Letters dated Jan, March, May of 1863 and Sept 1868. Tells of happenings in town of Warwick, people that have moved, been ill, etc. Henry was in hospital and his mother states that she wishes she could be a nurse there. She has heard that many of the Warwick boys are unwell.
A report card of Henry Kidder from the 1850s is attached (but not mentioned in letters)

Year (or year range): 
1860s
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

Charles Morse's records of Civil War Warwick Soldiers

Charles Morse's notebook with his notes on Civil War Warwick Soldiers Records and Regimental Histories

Notebook in box containing Civil War Records, left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1950-1960
Approximate era: 
1951-1975
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records

Certification of William Packard

From Head Quarters Dept of New England, a certification of Willard Packard. age 25, occupation Farmer, belonging to Co. B, dated Nov 26, 1861, claiming that his family is entitled to relief

Civil War Records located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Year (or year range): 
1861
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Item is inside of:: 
Box containing Civil War Records
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