Still More Manchester (NH) High School Graduates of 1888 and 1890

Some of the Manchester schools of 1890 including the High School that these students graduated from. Sketches from the 1890 Report of Manchester NH Selectmen

Some of the Manchester schools of 1890 including the High School (upper middle drawing) that these students graduated from. Sketches from the 1890 Report of Manchester NH Selectmen

Today I finish my presentation of photographs and partial genealogies of members of the Manchester (New Hampshire) High School graduating class of 1888 and 1890.  All members of the 1888 Manchester High School graduating class was noted in the 1888 Manchester Annual Report, under the School’s Superintendent’s section. There were a few of the graduates I have not reported on because I do not have their photographs.

Group Portrait—Manchester High School 25th Reunion Class of 1889-90 [taken 8 September 1915]. G. I. Hopkins; Arthur Wheat; Tommy Morse; Mattie Chadwick (Hobbs); Ellen Brown; May Morse; Grace Smith; Cora Simmons; Bertha Young; Ethel Lauiprey; [Vennie] Bartlett; [Mertie] Hawkes (Preston); Sarah Price; Hattie Willard; May (Saxon); William Heath; Dick Hobbs; Will Saxon; [Norwise] Bean; Mrs. Bean; Margaret Manning; Mrs. Fay S. Manning; Edith Burnhaus; with other husbands and children of classmates. From the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Group Portrait—Manchester High School 25th Reunion Class of 1889-90 [taken 8 September 1915]. G. I. Hopkins; Arthur Wheat; Tommy Morse; Mattie Chadwick (Hobbs); Ellen Brown; May Morse; Grace Smith; Cora Simmons; Bertha Young; Ethel Lauiprey; [Vennie] Bartlett; [Mertie] Hawkes (Preston); Sarah Price; Hattie Willard; May (Saxon); William Heath; Dick Hobbs; Will Saxon; [Norwise] Bean; Mrs. Bean; Margaret Manning; Mrs. Fay S. Manning; Edith Burnhaus; with other husbands and children of classmates. From the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Twice previously I have posted photographs and genealogies about members of this same graduating class, i.e.:
Four Manchester (NH) High School Graduates of 1888: George W. Bartlett, Lillian J. Gray, Emma A. Putney, John B. McGuinness
Four More Manchester (NH) High School Graduates 1888:  Maude G. Fifield, Ethel G. Lamprey, Sarah G. “Sadie” Sawyer, Alice M. Stuart

Today’s post will include stories about: 1888 Class graduates: Warner Mitchell Allen, Ernest Augustus Royal, Mabel J. Brickett, Clara Ellen Brown, Annie Belle Goodwin, Seddie  J. Berry, Mary Augusta Hawley; and 1890 Class graduate: Mattie Sophronia Chadwick.

Warner Mitchell Allen, Class of 1888, Manchester (NH) High School

Warner Mitchell Allen, Class of 1888, Manchester (NH) High School. From personal collection of J.W. Brown at Cowhampshireblog.com

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WARNER M. ALLEN, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Warner Mitchell Allen was born 16 September 1871 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, son of Charles Torrey & Ella (Mitchell) Allen.  His parents had married in Manchester NH in 1870, and his father ran Allen’s Meat and Fish Market at 1047 Elm Street in Manchester and later 13 Lowell Street, from at least 1880 to 1895.  See his genealogy directly below (it starts with his father’s information).

Portrait of Charles T. Allen, L. W. Colby, Manchester, NH, from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Portrait of Charles T. Allen, L. W. Colby, Manchester, NH, from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Charles Torrey Allen, son of Bennett & Cordelia (Warner) Allen, and grandson of Amzi & Mary (Sizer) Allen, b 7 June 1846 Boston MA, and died 12 April 1913 in Manchester NH; m. 22 Nov 1870 in Manchester NH to Ellen Mehitable “Ella” Mitchell, dau of James & Rebecca (Harvey) Mitchell. She b. 30 June 1849 in Manchester NH and d. 4 Aug 1918 in Manchester NH. In 1880 in Manchester NH, Occupation: Keeps Meat Market [1047 Elm Street Allen’s Meat and Fish Market]. In 1895 the Manchester City Directory Lists: “Allen, Charles T. provisions and fish, 13 Lowell, house 288 Orange. She was buried in Pine

Group Portrait of five men standing in front of Charles T. Allen’s Meat and Fish Market, 1047 Elm Street, Manchester. Photographer Taylor, F. J. & Company; from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Group Portrait of five men standing in front of Charles T. Allen’s Meat and Fish Market, 1047 Elm Street, Manchester. Photographer Taylor, F. J. & Company; from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission. [Compared with his photograph Charles is probably 2nd from right in the doorway].

Grove Cemetery, Manchester NH
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Children of Charles T. & Ella M. (Mitchell) Allen
1. +Warner M. Allen, b. 16 Sep 1871 in Wakefield MA
2. Leslie May Allen, b 23 Nov 1874 in Northampton MA, d. 20 Feb 1946 Hillsboro NH

Warner M. Allen [this blog story is about him], son of Charles T. & Ella (Mitchell) Allen,  born 16 Sep 1871 in Wakefield, MA, died 20 November 1957 in Fitchburg MA; In 1900 to 1930 living in Fitchburg MA. He m. 26 April 1894 in Boston, Suffolk MA to Adaline B. Chase, dau of Elijah & Eliza (Bryant) Chase. She b.10 Nov 1867 in Alton England, and died c1945 in Fitchburg MA. She immigrated in 1873. Warner was a cashier. At son Donald’s birth living in Medford MA. In 1930 living at 83 Merriam Parkway, occupation Treasurer of a Loan Co. [see notices below for more information]

1957 newspaper photograph of Warner M. Allen

1957 newspaper photograph of Warner M. Allen

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Wednesday, November 20, 1957, Boston Traveler (Boston MA)
WESTMINSTER–An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of Warner M. Allen, executive secretary of the Massachusetts Co-operative Bank League. Allen, 86, was found dead on Depot Rd. last night near his car which had crashed against a rock. Police said he may have suffered a heart attack just before the crash. Allen was to retire at the end of this year. His home was at 33 Merriam Parkway, FITCHBURG. He leaves two sons, Roger C. Allen of DOVER, and Donald M. Allen of NORTH WILMINGTON.
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Obituary: Warner M. Allen, from November 21, 1957 Boston American
FITCHBURG–Services for Warner M. Allen, 86, executive secretary of the Massachusetts Cooperative Bank League, will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Rollstone Congregational Church. A resident of Merriam Parkway., he died in an auto accident in Westminster. He was a director of the Fitchburg Co-operative Bank for 12 years, having entered the bank’s employ in 1907 and risen to the post of treasurer. He was also assistant treasurer of the Parkhill Manufacturing Co. and a director of the Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
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Children of Warner M. & Adaline (Chase) Warner:
1. Donald M. Allen, b 14 Apr 1895 Northampton MA
2. Roger Chase Allen b 30 Sep 1897 in NJ, d. 23 April 1967 in Dover MA. He m. 14 June 1924 in Fitchburg MA to Helen Hardy, b. 21 July 1901 in Fitchburg MA, d. 12 March 1982 in Dover MA. They adopted a daughter, Judith Allen, b abt 1930 NY. In 1930 Roger C. Allen and family living in Newton MA, an insurance salesman.

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Ernest Augustus Royal, an 1888 graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. Went on to graduate from University of Rochester, a Baptist clergyman. From collection of Janice W. Brown

Ernest Augustus Royal, an 1888 graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. Went on to graduate from University of Rochester, a Baptist clergyman. From collection of Janice W. Brown

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ERNEST A ROYAL, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Ernest Augustus Royal, son of Augustus A. & Laura Eveline (Thorn) Royal, was b 11 Aug 1869 in Danville, Maine [per his passport], died 4 April 1939 in Worcester MA; He m. abt 1896 to Mabel Gibbs Cole, daughter of Charles Gibbs & Phoebe D. (Tillinghast) Cole.  She was b. 15 May 1872 in Providence RI, and died 18 December 1951 in Charlton, MA.  She is buried in Hale Cemetery, Worcester MA. Ernest’s family moved to Manchester New Hampshire by August of 1883 (as his brother Perley was born in that month) where his father worked as a stone mason.  Five years later Ernest would graduate from high school and have this photograph taken. He then went on to graduate from the University of Rochester in New York.  He was a Baptist Clergyman, serving in many places, mostly in Massachusetts. Ernest’s father, Augustus Royal, is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, in Manchester NH.
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University of Rochester, Class of 1892
Ernest A. Royal, Manchester, New Hampshire
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1918 passport photograph of Rev. Ernest A. Royal

1918 passport photograph of Rev. Ernest A. Royal

1900 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester > 276 Bridge St.
Royal, Agustus Head M W Jan 1843 37 married 32 yrs ME ME ME stone mason
Royal, Laura E wife W F Apr 1852 48 married 32 yrs 3 ch 3 living ME ME ME
Royal, Perley N. son W M Aug 1883 16 single NH Maine Maine [b Manchester]
Royal, Myron T son M W Sept 1879 20 single Maine Maine Maine [b. Lewiston Maine]
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1900 US Census > Maine > Franklin > Farmington
Ernest A. Royal 32
Mabel Royal 28
Norman Royal 3
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Minutes of the Vermont Baptist Anniversaries
Oct 27, 1901, Rev. E.A. Royal, Manchester, N.H. to Townshend.
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1902 Manchester NH City Directory
Royal Ernest A (B.) 38 Mead [Baptist, listed under “Clergymen”
In 1906 living at 729 Belmont Street Manchester NH.
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1910 US Census > MA > Worcester > West Boylston > 187 Worcester St.
Ernest A. Royal 42 M W m1x 14 yrs Maine Maine Maine clergyman church
Mabel Royal 37 F W m1x 14 yrs 3 ch 3 living RI RI RI
Norman C. Royal 5 M W M W single Maine Maine RI
Dorothy T. daughter F W ? single VT Maine RI
Ruth E Royal 1-10/12 daughter F W MA Maine RI
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1912 listed as a member of the Reception Committee at the Dedication of the Beaman Memorial Public Library, West Boylston MA
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1930 US Census > MA > Worcester > Milbury
Royal, Ernest A Head 2500 M W 62 married at age 27 Maine Maine Maine, Minister Baptist Church
Royal, Mabel C wife F W 57 married at age 22 RI RI RI
Royal, Dorothy B daughter F W 21 single VT Maine RI clerk thread mill
Royal, Ruth A dau F W 21 single MA Maine RI no occupation
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1937 Worcester MA City Directory
Under Clergymen
Royal Ernest A. (B) 26 Converse
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Children of Ernest A. & Mabel (Cole) Royal:
1. Norman C. Royal b abt 1905 in Maine; he m. 12 Aug 1921 in Dover, Strafford Co. NH to Ruby M. Hamilton, dau of Forman & Jessie Hamilton.
2. Dorothy B. Royal b abt 1908 in VT
3. Ruth Evelyn Royal b 25 June 1908 in West Boylston MA

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Photograph of Mabel J. Bricketts, Class of Manchester (NH) High School 1888. From collection of Janice W. Brown

Photograph of Mabel J. Bricketts, Class of Manchester (NH) High School 1888. From collection of Janice W. Brown

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MABEL J BRICKETT, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Mabel Josephine Brickett, dau of William H. & Rose A. (Morse) Brickett, b. 4 June 1869 in Hampstead NH and d. 24 Feb 1936 in Manchester NH. Buried Valley Tomb. [Her mother Rosa d 28 June 1928]. Resided 869 Beech Street [parents house]. In 1890 she was a teacher at the training school (part of the Manchester High School system). In 1910 she was a substitute teacher at Webster Street School. In 1913 she was treasurer of a business called “West Side Company,” that was incorporated in 1890, that was possibly a real estate holding company that at one point included a shoe factory. She retired from teaching about 1930 and briefly lived in Pasadena, California. She was a member of the Molly Stark Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (#59363), a descendant of Nathan Fitz/Fitts (see below). In 1919 when the New Hampshire Society of the SAR held its annual meeting in Concord NH, there were many members of the Chapters of the DAR invited as guests. Mabel J. Brickett submitted a paper on “Revolutionary Times in New Hampshire.” In 1911-1912 She was State Secretary of the NHDAR.
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Mabel Joseph Brickett was:
Daughter of Rosa A. (Morse) Brickett, wife of William H. Brickett
Granddaughter of Frederick A. Morse and Mary Dearborn Fitz, his wife.
Great-granddaughter of Benjamin Fitz and Susannah Dearborn, his 2nd wife
2nd great-granddaughter of Nathan Fitz and Abigail French his wife. Nathan Fitz (1739-81) signed the Association Test, 1776 and 1777; served in the New Hampshire militia. He was born in Salisbury, Mass, died in Chester, N.H.
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1900 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester > 150 Orange Street
Henry Morse Head M 62 NH ?MANH NH June 1839 single
Rosa A. Brickett sister F 59 NH NH NH Nov 1841 widow 3 ch 1 living
Mabel J. Brickett Niece F 31 NH NH NH June 1869 30 single school teacher
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1930 US Census > California > Los Angeles > Pasadena > 48 North Bonnie Avenue
Brickett, Mabel J Head Rent 65 F W59 single NH NH NH no occupation
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Single, no children.

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Clara Ellen Brown, Class of 1888 Manchester (NH) High School, from collection of J.W. Brown

Clara Ellen Brown, Class of 1888 Manchester (NH) High School, from collection of J.W. Brown

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C. ELLEN BROWN, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Clara Ellen Brown, daughter of Samuel and Clara E. (Johnson) Brown, was b. 2 June 1871 in NH and died 14 March 1926 aged 54 at Haverhill MA. She was placed in the Valley City Tomb, Manchester NH, final burial place unknown. [Her parents are buried at Piscataquog cemetery]. For many years she worked as a clerk for the James W. Hill Company, a “dry goods” store.
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1880 US census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Samuel Brown 49 NH NH NH Truckman [b abt 1831]
Clara E. Brown 39 Maine Maine Maine
Samuel Brown 83 father no occup NH Mass NH [son of John, b Manchester NH]
Frank E. Brown 19 son fires locomotive NH NH Mass [b 12 June 1861 Pembroke NH, d. 14 Nov 1924 in Manchester NH. He m. 13 Dec 1888 to Minnie J. Sunderlin dau of Benjamin K. & Amy E. Sunderlin]
Clara E. Brown 9 attends school NH NH Maine

1912 view of Pembroke Block, James W. Hill and Company, north east corner of Elm and Merrimack Streets. On the second floor is the National Life Insurance Company, On Merrimack Street a sign for the Manchester House is seen, across Elm Street a electric arch visible. American flags and bunting hang from the building and people are seen crossing the street or on the sidewalk. From Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

1912 view of Pembroke Block, James W. Hill and Company, north east corner of Elm and Merrimack Streets. On the second floor is the National Life Insurance Company, On Merrimack Street a sign for the Manchester House is seen, across Elm Street a electric arch visible. American flags and bunting hang from the building and people are seen crossing the street or on the sidewalk. From Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

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1900 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester > 489 Pine Street
Brown Clara head W F Jan 1841 59 widow 2 ch 2 living Me Me Me
Brown, C. Ellen dau W F June 1872 28 single NH Me Me clerk, dry goods
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1910 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester > 489 Pine Street
Clara Elizabeth Brown Head F 69 Maine widow 2 ch 2 living Me Me Me
Clara Ellen Brown, daughter F 38 NH 38 single NH NH Me saleslady dry goods store
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1925 Manchester City Directory
Brown, Ellen C clerk 787 Elm, h 33 Oak
787-793 Elm was James W. Hill Company [formerly Weston & Hill Co.]
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Unmarried.  No children.

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Annie Belle Goodwin, graduate of 1888 Class of Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown

Annie Belle Goodwin, graduate of 1888 Class of Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown

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ANNIE B. GOODWIN, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Annie Belle Goodwin, [Moulton] twin and adopted daughter of David D. & Henriette B. (Snow) Goodwin, b 27 March 1870 in Concord, Essex Co., VT, d. 3 Nov 1953 in Alameda, California. Her father David was a machinist. Annie m. 6 June 1894 in Manchester NH to Everett F. Hill, son of Oliver D. & Adelaide (Lord) Hill, as his 2nd wife He b April 1859 in Somersworth NH, and died 1 September 1900 in Manchester NH at the age of 41, of tuberculosis At the time of their marriage he was an insurance agent and musician. He was buried at Forestdale Cemetery, Malden MA. She married 2d) 10 March 1904 in Stoneham MA  to Charles C. May, son of

Photograph: Southern Pacific Railroad Station, Burlingame CA; Library of Congress Prints and Photograph Division, Washington DC.

Photograph: Southern Pacific Railroad Station, Burlingame CA; Library of Congress Prints and Photograph Division, Washington DC.

Charles P.O. & Samantha B. (Badger) May, as his 2nd wife (both widowed). He m1st) 1891 to Abbie A. Randall He was b Jan 1854 in Lowell MA; salesman, and died between 1930-1940 probably in California.  In 1910 they were living in Houston TX where Charles May managed a brick plant. By 1920 they were living in Burlingame California with Annie’s daughter Kate.
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1880 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
David D. Goodwin, self M 54 NH
Annie B. Goodwin adopted daughter F 10 NH
Etta B Goodwin adopted daughter F 10 NH
Henriette B. Goodwin wife F 50 NH
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1900 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Everett Hill Head M 41 NH April 1859 m 6 yrs NH NH NH Insurance
Annie Hill F 30 March 1870 Vermont — — 3 ch 3 living
Herone G. Hill M 5 NH son March 1895 NH
Kate L Hill F 4 NH daughter Oct 1896 NH
Everett L. Hill M 2 NH son May 1898
Oliver D. Hill M 71 NH Father Feb 1829 NH widow
Irma Campbell F 25 Maine Housekeeper Aug 1875 1 ch 1 living Maine
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1910 US Census > Texas > Harris > Houston > 1518 Austin Street
May, Charles Head M W 50 m2x 6 yrs MA MA MA manager brick plant
May, Anna wife F W 40 m2x 6 yrs 3 ch 3 living VT VT VT
Hill, Howard stepson M W 15 single NH NH VT
Hill, Catherine step-daughter F W 13 single NH NH VT
Hill, Everett step son M W 11 single NH NH VT
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1930 US Census > California > San Mateo > Burlingame > 1116 Douglas Ave
Williams, Katherine Head F W 33 widow NH NH Vermont comp operator civil service
Williams Raymond son M W 8 single Philippine Isle MA NH
May, Annie A mother F W 60 married at age 24 VT VT VT
May, Charles step father M W 70 married at age 25 MA MA MA
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1940 US Census > California > San Mateo > Burlingame
Williams, Katharine  Head F W 43 widow H-1 NH
Williams, Raymond J. Jr. son M W 18 single H-4 Philippines
May, Annie G. mother F W 70 widow N-4 VT
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Children of Everett & Annie B. (Goodwin) Hill:
1. Howard Goodwin Hill, b 29 March 1895 Manchester NH; in 1917/1918 registered for draft in Houston, TX. In 1930 living in Port Arthur, Jefferson Co. TX with wife Eula (b LA) and daughters Anna/Annie Rose (b TX), Virginia M. (b AL) and Dorothy L. (b VA). In 1940 he was living in Alexandria, Louisiana. On 16 Aug 1945 he married in Washington DC to Maria Elizabeth Wollenweber Jenkins
2. Katherine Lord “Kate” Hill, b. 4 Oct 1896 NH in Manchester NH; d. 12 Apr 1985 in Santa Cruz, California.  She married Raymond M. Williams, and had a son, Raymond M. Williams Jr., b. 1922 in the Philippines.
3. Everett L. Hill, b Oct 11 1898 Manchester NH

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Seddie Berry, 1888 Graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown

Seddie Berry, 1888 Graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown

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SEDDIE BERRY, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Seddie J. Berry, daughter of James S. & Sarah (Drew) Berry, b 23 April 1870 in Manchester NH, d. 16 November 1957 Manchester NH ; m. 26 October 1892 in Manchester NH to Edward M. Holmes, son of William I. & Louise L. (Mills) Holmes. He was b abt 1869 in Chichester NH and died 5 April 1938 in Manchester NH. At the time of their marriage his occupation was grocer. On his daughter’s marriage record states his occupation was carpenter. They lived in a middle-class neighborhood at 417 Merrimack Street. She lost her eldest son when he was only  16 years old. Her death record states she is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester NH.
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1920 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester > 417 Merrimack Street
Edward M. Holmes Head M 50 NH NH Nova Scotia General Repairs, Factory
Sadie B. Holmes wife F 49 NH Maine Maine
Clayton W. Holmes son M 21 NH NH NH machinist Shoe Shop
S. Louise Holmes dau F 19 NH NH NH stenographer, com. agency
Lester B. Holmes son M 14 NH NH NHursula chapel pine grove
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Children of Edward M. & Seddie J. (Berry) Holmes:
1. Raymond Edward Holmes, b. 22 May 1896 Manchester NH d. 13 Jan 1912 Manchester NH of pernicious anemia, student in high school
2. Clayton William Holmes, b 21 Sep 1898 Manchester NH, d. 2 Oct 1990 in Santa Barbara California; he m. 27 June 1921 in Manchester NH to Blanche L. Fournier, dau of Albert George & Lillian (Lawrence) Fournier. In 1930 living in Lowell MA. In 1940 living in Haverford PA.
3. Sarah Louise Holmes b abt 1901 Manchester NH; m. 2 June 1937 in Manchester NH to Raymond G. Chapman, son of George E. & Mary (Drew) Chapman, as his 2nd wife (he was divorced). He was b. in Providence RI, a mechanic and she a stenographer at the time of their marriage.
4. Lester B. Holmes b 31 May 1905 in Manchester NH, d. May 1984; He m. 24 March 1931 in Merrimack NH to Elmyra Vera Newton, dau of Arthur S. & Leona Mae (Patten) Holmes. She d. 28 March 1936 in Manchester NH

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Mary A. Hawley, Class of 1888, Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown

Mary A. Hawley, Class of 1888, Manchester (NH) High School. Collection of J.W. Brown [The Manchester Historical Association has a similar photograph in their collection.]

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MARY A. HAWLEY, Manchester High School, Class of 1888

Mary Augusta Hawley, daughter of Frederick A. & Mary (Jewell) Hawley was born in 1870 in Manchester NH.  Her mother died when she was 2 years old, and her younger sister was sent to live with her grandmother in Vermont.  Two years later her father remarried. Frederick Hawley was a dry goods merchant, first at Piper & Hawley, later called Hawley & Barnard, located at 875 Elm Street in Manchester NH.   She graduated from Manchester High School in 1888, and then went on to Wellesley College, graduating there in 1892.  In 1895 she was living with her parents in Manchester NH, working as a school teacher.  Mary was very religious and devoted to the Baptist faith, working for 5 years in Japan as a missionary before she married
3 Sep 1902 in Manchester NH to Rev. Francis Clayton Briggs, son of Thomas P. & Sarah J. (Chamberlain) Briggs. He was b. 16 Feb 1863 in Coldbrook CT. She died 1 April 1904, age 34, a missionary in Kobe Japan, of pneumonia. Francis C. Briggs m2) before 1910 to Harriet M. Witherbee of Jamaica Plain MA. He died 29 January 1918 in Japan.

The Baptist Missionary Magazine Vol 84 of 1904 reported: “Brief mention has already been made of the sad loss the Missionary Union has sustained in the sudden death of Mrs. F.C. Briggs of Himeji, Japan. We cannot refrain from expressing more fully our sense of bereavement in the removal of one of such rare beauty of character, and whose success in her life work was so conspicuous. Mary A. Hawley was brought up in Manchester, N.H…. after a course at Wellesley College and a brief time spent in teaching, she went to Japan, and for six years was happily and successfully associated with Miss Converse in the Mary L. Colby school for girls in Yokohama. While home on furlough in 1902 she was married to Rev. F.C. Briggs, and with him returned to Japan, and located at Jimeji. A few months ago they removed to Kobe to take charge of the field left vacant by Mr. Thompson’s return to America”

Frederick A. Hawley, born 15 May 1842 in Windsor VT died 1 Aug 1913 in Manchester NH son of Charles H. & Selina (Walker) Hawley. He was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery. He m1) 15 Aug 1866 in Exeter NH to Mary C. Jewell of Brentwood NH, dau of Joseph & Betsey Jewell. She born about 1843 in Brentwood NH and d. 2 March 1872 in NH; He m2d) 7 April 1874 in Manchester NH to Miss Adaline Hutchinson daughter of Francis P. & Lorenda (Goodwin) Hutchinson. She was b. in Milford NH. He was the owner of two dry good stores in Manchester New Hampshire [see photograph].  After retiring from the dry goods business, he was (in 1893) registry clerk in the post office.
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1871 Manchester City Directory
Hawley Frederick A. salesman, 171 Elm, h 206 Manchester
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1873 Manchester City Directory
Hawley, Frederick A. (Piper & Hawley) dry goods, 857 Elm, house 342 Manchester

Group Portrait—Piper Hawley & Company, Merchants Exchange Building, 857 Elm St., circa 1875-1882. From Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permissions

Group Portrait—Piper Hawley & Company, Merchants Exchange Building, 857 Elm St., circa 1875-1882. From Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission. [Mary A. Hawley’s father was co-owner of this dry goods business].

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April 30, 1874, The Baltimore Underwriter, page 368
“Manchester NH: April 25th–The Merchants’ Exchange building on Elm street was damaged by fire this morning to the amount of $1,500. Insured in Springfield Messrs Piper & Hawley, and Halten and Sprague, extensive dry goods dealers, lose heavily by water. Both firms are fully insured. The dry goods store of Jackson & Co., was slightly damaged by water. The office of the New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company, and the offices of several lawyers were burned out.”
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1880 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Frederick A. Hawley self M 38 VT
Adeline H. Hawley wife F 38 NH
Mary A. Hawley F 10 NH
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1880 US Census > VT > Windsor > Windsor
Hawley Selina W F 67 Keeping House MA MA MA
Hawley Adelaide W F 35 daughter at home VT VT MA
Hawley Susie W F 8 grand daughter NH VT NH
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1884 Manchester City Directory
Hawley Frederick A. (Hawley & Barnard), dry goods, 857 Elm, House 25 Myrtle
Hawley & Barnard (Frederick A. Hawley and Marden E. Barnard) dry goods, 857 Elm Street.  [Merchants Exchange from 837 to 871 Elm]

Mrs. Mary Hawley Briggs. Photograph from

Mrs. Mary Hawley Briggs. Photograph from The Baptist Missionary Magazine Vol 84 of 1904, page 244

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Children of Frederick & Mary C. (Jewell) Hawley:
1. Nellie G. Hawley b. 31 January 1869 in Brentwood NH
2.  Mary Augusta Hawley, b 1870 in Manchester NH
3. Susan Sheldon Hawley, b 7 Dec 1871 in Manchester NH, d. 23 Oct 1965 in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont; m. 23 Oct 1901 in Manchester NH to Fred Samuel Knight, son of Samuel & Lucy O. (Huntington) Knight. He was b. in Putney VT.
Child of Frederick & Adeline (Hutchinson) Hawley:
1. son, b. 30 July 1881 Manchester NH;

 

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Mattie S. Chadwick, 1890 graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. From collection of J.W. Brown

Mattie S. Chadwick, 1890 graduate of Manchester (NH) High School. From collection of J.W. Brown

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MATTIE S. CHADWICK, Manchester High School, Class of 1890

Mattie Sophronia Chadwick, dau of Horace Morgan  & Martha (Bowles) Chadwick was born 3 April 1874 in Manchester NH, died 1 Oct 1918 in Manchester NH of influenza. She married 7 June 1903 in Manchester NH Alfred Kimball Hobbs, son of Edwin Howard & Ellen Marie (Kimball) Hobbs. His occupation at the time of their marriage is merchant. He was born  28 Feb 1870 in Manchester NH and died 19 Dec 1938. They resided 29 Appleton Street. Her death record states burial in Pine Grove Cemetery but her name is on her husband’s tombstone in Valley Cemetery Manchester NH. They had three children.

Photograph of Alfred K. Hobbs, from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Photograph of Alfred K. Hobbs, from the Manchester Historic Association Collection. Used with permission.

Alfred Kimball Hobbs was a leather and rubber merchant, with a  business was located at 1064 Elm St. In 1900 he resided at 235 Pearl St. In 1923 he worked as a claims agent for the Amoskeag Mfg. Co. and resided at 95 Pleasant Street. [There are several photographs of him at the Manchester Historic Association].
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1880 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Horace M. Chadwick self M 47 NH
Martha Chadwick wife F 52 NH
Emma L. Chadwick dau F 20 NH
George H. Chadwick son M 9 NH
Martha S. Chadwick dau F 7 NH
Kate B. Chadwick dau F 13 NH
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1900 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Martha Chadwick Head F 72 NH March 1828 widow 9 ch 4 living NH NH NH
Kate B. Chadwick dau F 33 NH daughter June 1867 single NH NH NH Bookkeeper shoe shop
George H. Chadwick son M 29 NH son March 1871 single NH NH NH electrician
Mattie S. Chadwick dau F 27 NH Apr 1873 single NH NH NH no occup
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1910 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Alfred K. Hobbs 40 M W m1x 7 yrs NH MA NH clerk cotton mill
Mattie C. Hobbs wife 37 F W m1x 7 yrs 3 ch 3 living NH NH NH
Philip C. Hobbs son 5 NH
Ellen M. Hobbs dau 3 NH
Alfred K. Hobbs son 10/12 single
Lena C. Ryan 30 servant single NH NH Ireland housekeeper
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1920 US Census > NH > Hillsborough > Manchester
Alfred K. Hobbs 49 claim agent, cotton mill
Philip Hobbs 15
Ellen M. Hobbs 12
Alfred K. Hobbs 10
Kate B. Chadwick 53
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Children of Alfred K. & Mattie (Chadwick) Hobbs:
1. Philip C. Hobbs b abt 1905 NH; he m. 7 June 1930 in Manchester NH to Madelaine E. Hadlock, dau of Sherman J. & Effie (Burnham) Hadlock
2. Ellen M. Hobbs b abt 1907 NH; m. 4 Oct 1930 in Manchester NH to Howard M. Gage, son of Gilman F. & Roberta (McKillop) Gage.
3. Alfred K. Hobbs Jr. b abt 1909 NH; he m. 1 July 1939 in Manchester NH to Sylvia Smet, dau of Edward & Marie (Van Roeyen) Smet

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  1. Re: unknown female gaduate: maude briggs, was, I think the first director of the Currier.. Their librarian could probably tell you. Margaret P. Harrington was a relative..I’ll see if I can dig up any image of her to compare. How do I access the earlier posting of the 89-90 graduates?