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Annual Report of the Town of Hanson for the year 1861

Listed below is a selection of important genealogical information found within the town report.

Original spellings have been maintained.
Red text implies either helpful additional information found in the report
or, in the case of vital records, maiden names I have personally researched.



Births Recorded in Hanson in 1861

"There have been twenty-four births registered in Hanson for the year 1861."

Deaths Recorded in Hanson in 1861
Date of Death
Name
Age
Place of Death
Years
Months
Days

February 1, 1861
Sophia C. Bourne
29
4
6
Hanson
February 13, 1861 Louisa Willet
89
11
3
Hanson
April 11, 1861
Chelcius Howard
60
7
19
Hanson
July 2, 1861
Jesse E. Prouty
43


Hanson
August 23, 1861
Betsey Bonney
73
3
2
Hanson
September 4, 1861
Sarah P. Lincoln
19
9

Hanson
September 17, 1861 Mary Moore
33
5
20
Hanson
September 26, 1861 Deborah Jackson
78
10
24
Hanson
October 4, 1861
Elisha Mitchell
68
6
15
Hanson
October 7, 1861 William Moore


20
Hanson
October 23, 1861 Lydia Hill
84


Hanson
October 24, 1861 Augustus S. Elmes
21
5
19
Camp Brightwood, D.C.
October 31, 1861 Mary A. Sampson
18
1
27
Hanson
November 14, 1861
Ellen Kiley
46


Hanson
December 4, 1861
Frances Tilden
35


Hanover
December 5, 1861 Bridget Bannican
40


Hanson
December 10, 1861 Josephus Sampson
4
5
28
Hanson

Intentions Recorded in Hanson in 1861
Date of Intention
Names
Residence
January 17, 1861

Ebenezer H. Gurney
Hanson
Sylvina W. Everson
Hanson
April 17, 1861
John Bannican
Hanson
Margaret Briggs
Pembroke
April 29, 1861

Henry H. Everson
Hanson
Nancy J. Tirrel
Hanson
May 8, 1861

Friend W. Howland, Jr.
Hanson
Naomi Beal
Hanson
May 16, 1861

Algernon A. Peterson
Hanson
Helen F. Bates
East Bridgewater
September 20, 1861

Jason Smith
Hanson
Eliza A. Josselyn
Hanson
November 14, 1861

Joseph Morse
East Bridgewater
Eliza B. Jenkins
Hanson
November 19, 1861

Otis F. Everson
Hanson
Ester R. Orcutt
Hanover
December 3, 1861

George F. Stetson
Hanson
Dorothy B. Dyer
Pembroke
December 12, 1861

Samuel T. Bourne
Hanson
Betsey D. Reed
Hanson



Marriages Recorded in Hanson in 1861
Date of Marriage
Names
Residence
January 7, 1861
James O. Jenkins
Abington
Miss Lydia M. Cook
Abington
January 27, 1861 Ebenezer H. Gurney
Hanson
Miss Sylvina W. Everson
Hanson
February 10, 1861
John G. Bonney
Pembroke
Miss Frances A. Perry
Pembroke
April 20, 1861
John Bannican
Hanson
Mrs. Margaret Briggs
Pembroke
April 29, 1861 Henry H. Everson
Hanson
Mrs. Nancy J. Tirrel
Hanson
May 12, 1861
Friend W. Howland, Jr.
Hanson
Miss Naomi T. Beal
Hanson
May 16, 1861 Algernon A. Peterson
Hanson
Miss Helen F. Bates
East Bridgewater
September 21, 1861
Jason Smith
Hanson
Miss Eliza A. Josselyn
Hanson
November 17, 1861
Joseph Morse
East Bridgewater
Mrs. Eliza B. Jenkins
Hanson
November 24, 1861 Charles G. Wood
East Bridgewater
Miss Mary G. Reed
East Bridgewater
December 3, 1861
George F. Stetson
Hanson
Miss Dorothy B. Dyer
Pembroke
December 12, 1861 Samuel T. Bourne
Hanson
Mrs. Betsey D. Reed
Hanson