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Identifier: historyofessexco01hurd1
Title: History of Essex County, Massachusetts : with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Hurd, D. Hamilton (Duane Hamilton), ed. n 85042884-1
Publisher: Philadelphia : J. W. Lewis & Co.
Contributing Library: Boston Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Public Library

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rge, and embraced valuable works upon theo-logy, law, medicine, literature and general knowledge.He was tenacious of his opinions, and had just thatproportion of self-esteem to give his talents free scope,and make them eminently useful. Preceding thewar of 1812, he held a long correspondence withPresident John Adams, upon State polity, whereinhe disclosed a wide knowledge of history and ofpractical state-craft. A few months after his settlement at HamptonFalls, May 21, 1765, he married Miss Hephzibah,daughter of John and Mercy-Howe Fowler, of hisnative parish. She was mother of all his children,—eight in number, now a numerous and influentialprogeny. She was baptized May 22, 1743, and diedFriday, August 28, 1818. Mr. Perley died Sunday,November 28, 1830. A monument, costing from athousand to fifteen hundred dollars, marks the fam-ily tomb. His children regard his memory with prideand afiection. Frederick Chester Southgate, Esq.—Rev.Robert Southgate, the twelfth pastor of the First

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t*M<scL- U- crcL- IPSWICH. 647 Church here, had five children,—Horatio died atWethersfield, Conu. A daughter is married and liv-ing in AVoodstock, Vt.; Charles M. is a gospel minis-ter in Worcester, Mass.; and the subject of thissketch is a lawyer in Woodstock. He is the only oneof the family native here, and vfas born January 28,1852. He completed his preparatory studies at Phil-lips Academy, Andover, in 1869, and graduated atDartmouth College, in 1874. He selected one of theprettiest of New England villages for his future home.He married, August 31, 1877, Miss Anna S. French,of that town ; they have two children. He has ac-quired a lucrative practice, and enjoys the fullest con-fidence of his people, which is shown in their be-stowal upon him of many public offices and importanttrusts. He has twice declined a candidacy (which asa Republican in Vermont means election), to legisla-tive distinction, preferring the practice of his pro-fession, and the quiet, social amenities of his

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