Greater Lowell Genealogy Club

Serving Lowell, Massachusetts and surrounding towns

Events

Local...

Chelmsford Genealogy Club Meetings, first Tuesday of the month, Chelmsford, MA

MSOG Merrimack Valley Chapter Meetings

Regional...

Massachusetts Genealogical Council Annual Meeting and Seminar, July 26, 2014, Mansfield, MA

Celtic Connections Conference
Aug. 15 & 16,  2014, Waltham, MA

Ames Society 2014 Convention
October 4 & 5, 2014, Chicopee, MA

Family History Day
October 25, Saturday, 8:30-1:30, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 90 Clinton Street, Concord NH

New England Regional Genealogical Consortium 2015, April 15 - 19 , 2015, Providence, RI

National...

RootsTech, Feb. 6 - 8, 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah

Overseers of the Poor Collection (1880s - 1920s) Index - W

"The Overseers of the Poor office was responsible for dispersing aid to the poor of Lowell. This collection consists of 6000+ individual files of people who applied for aid, ranging from transportation money to burials of the poor. The family history information contained in these files is extensive and often chronicle the complete travel history of many who came to Lowell looking for work." -Lowell City Hall Archives

For more information, please contact the Lowell Historic Board, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Room 55, Lowell, MA 01852, 978-674-4144 (P)

Folder Last Name First Name DOB Birth Place Spouse
2660 Wade James 1846 Boston, MA Single
285 Wade Joseph S. 1855  New York City Bridget (Bailey)
4966 Wade Omega 1860 Lowell, MA  Single
5526 Wainwright Alfred J. 1870 Lowell, MA  Alice M. Mason
265 Waite George 1847 England Hattie (Hooven)
126 Waite Nathaniel 12/20/1797 Vermont Elizabeth P. Bennett
5402 Walch August 08/1849 Germany Caroline Peltz
1682 Waldron Alice 1888 Lowell, MA  Single
851 Waldron James 1853 England Elizabeth (Keough)
757 Walford Bridget (Devine) 1846 England Alfred
5440 Walker Eugene 1875 Lowell, MA  Single
1159 Walker Jennie (Sullivan) 1866 Lawrence, MA James Walker
4173 Walker Josie (Dutton) 1850 Canada James F
3933 Walker Margaret 1865 England Single
4599 Walker Martha   1877 Plainfield, NH Single
1247 Walker Mary Not Given Montreal, Canada John Normando; William Walker
5244 Wall Michael 1847 Ireland Bridget Gaffney
2616 Wallace Margaret (Collins) 1857 Boston, MA William Wallace
1484 Waller Herbert S. 1867 England Single
2045 Waloon Annie B. (McNeil) 1838 New Brunswick, Canada Joseph W Waloon
2864 Walsh Alexander 1839 England Nancy Ramsbothom
5137 Walsh Dennis F 1836 Ireland Ellen Sullivan
5851 Walsh Jeannette (Seevey or Seavey) 1865 Crawford, ME John Walsh
1828 Walsh John 1832 Ireland Single
5439 Walsh Kate (Ryan) 1862 Ireland Thomas Walsh
2823 Walsh Mary (Sherlock) 1863 Ireland James Walsh
4933 Walsh Mary E (Dolan) 1847 Ireland Richard
4521 Walsh Richard 1843 Ireland Eliza Skiffington
585 Walsh Thomas 1872 England Single
3644 Walton Frank 1846 Liverpool, England Single
3961 Walton Simeon 1841 England Single
102 Ward John 1840 Ireland Elizabeth (Cummings)
1894 Ward John 1852 Lowell, MA  Bridget Niland
215 Ward John H. 1851 Lowell, MA  Kate (Moran)
4228 Ward John T 1861 England Ruth Lees
1598 Ward Joseph 1839 England Charlotte (Vickery)
3007 Ward Kate 1867 Lowell, MA  Joseph P Ward
5583 Ward Luke 1867 England Sabrina Collins
3292 Ward Margaret  1824 Scotland John
5616 Ward Oliver 1863 New Hampshire Single
2002 Ward Patrick 1830 Ireland Margaret (Conley) Hodge 
5010 Ward Patrick 1809 Ireland Not Listed
2847 Ward Theresa 1866 Ireland Single
4600 Ward Thomas H 1832 Lowell, MA  Catherine Slavin
393 Ward William H. 1861 Ireland Kate (Welch)
6828 Ward William P 1869 Ireland Norah Savage
4973 Warner Charles 1866 West Indies Winifred Dempsey
3070 Warnock Julia 1852 Ireland James Warnock
562 Warren Catherine (Morgan) 1861 Pennsylvania Thomas
4755 Warren Ellen (Sullivan) 1825 Ireland John
6076 Warren Michael 1854 Ireland Susan McMahon
4394 Washington Ann (Brian or Bryan) 1838 Ireland John
473 Washington Maggie 1869 Washington, DC Single
4133 Washington Michael 1831 Ireland Mary Smith
5626 Waters Arthur 1853 Ireland Single
4000 Waters James 1840 Ireland Single
6028 Waters Joseph 1864 Ireland Kate (Chambers)
3980 Waters Michael 1840 Worcester, MA Single
1629 Waters Patrick J 1849 Ireland Single
3687 Waterson Catherine 1874 Ireland Single
3448 Waterson Elizabeth 1870 Ireland Single
998 Watson John 1863 Scotland Rebecca Callahan
6007 Watson Licurgus 1835 Lowell, MA  Abbie (Soper)
3605 Watson Robert L. 12/10/1864 Lowell, MA  Mary Ann Kincaid
586 Watson Susanna (McMullin) 1855  England George
1222 Waugh Waldo E 6/10/1851 Lowell, MA  Annie M Shepard
4026 Wayne Catherine (St John) 7/1864 England Thomas H
7151 Webb Ann (Shanley) 1847 Ireland Frederick J
4515 Webb Richard 1839 England Mary Dolan
3243 Webber Ellen (Sullivan) 1849 Lowell, MA  Arthur Q.
6276 Webber Georgie E 1870 Boston, MA Fred J. Webber
1930 Webber Maria L. (Cunningham) 1836 Maine Eban Cleaves, Winslow Webber
1526 Webster John 1855 England Ann Rowan
4528 Wedge AKA Aucoin Maxime 1858 Prince Edward Island, Canada Olive Aban; Emma Chaisson (Gaudette)
4238 Weeks John Frank 4/1855 New Brunswick, Canada Ida Shauvnell
5401 Weeks William 1822 Ireland Margaret Brennan
671 Welch Abby (Welch) 1834 Ireland Joseph
4735 Welch Arthur L 1878 Lowell, MA  Not Listed
1583 Welch Bartholomew 1832 Ireland Catherine (Roarke)
6162 Welch Edward 1833 Ireland Catherine (Murray)
6349 Welch Ellen   1846 Ireland Single
3444 Welch Ellen (Welch) 1826 Ireland Thomas Welch
2339 Welch James 1850 Ireland Julia (Washington)
4277 Welch James 1847 Ireland Mary Cunningham
5021 Welch James 1858 England Mary Sherlock
5154 Welch James 3/1846 Providence, RI Mary Cronin
2355 Welch Jane (Ryan) 1855 England Thomas Welch
1245 Welch John 1813 Ireland Mary Hurley
3460 Welch John 1869 Ireland Single
1043 Welch Joseph 1853 England Annie Maxwell
4236 Welch Joseph AKA William 9/1862 England Mary Sayers or Sears
6175 Welch Kate 1838 Ireland Single
3101 Welch Katie 1873 Ireland Single
4847 Welch Louise (Howard) 1871 New York James
4383 Welch Margaret (McAter) 1855 Lowell, MA  Edward F
5735 Welch Margaret (McCabe) 1838 Ireland John Welch
439 Welch Mary (Landers) 1808 Ireland Michael
3656 Welch Mary Ann  (Tynel) 05/1864 Ireland William Welch
1700 Welch Michael 1868 Ireland Single
1721 Welch Michael 1834 Ireland Single
2162 Welch Michael 1825 Ireland Ann Hunt
7260 Welch Michael 1825 Ireland Jeannette Ballard
3965 Welch Moses C 1845 Maine Single
5535 Welch Nellie 1869 Ireland Single
5400 Welch Patrick 1848 Ireland Single
6792 Welch Richard F 1868 Lowell, MA  Lizzie Foley
3740 Welch Robert Not Given Not Given Not Listed
3917 Welch Rose 1873 Fitchburg, MA Single
6293 Welch Rosetta 5/1852 Lowell, MA  John Welch
1946 Welch  Hannah  (Conlon) 1838 Ireland Thomas Welch
5022 Welch or Walsh James 1860 Ireland Bridget Hall
4761 Welch or Walsh William 1830 Ireland Joanna Dannahy
6273 Welcome Rockwell 1860 Plattsburgh, NY Mary Hoolihan
3279 Wells Annie (Brady) 1863 Jersey City, NJ Frank J
1853 Wells Edward C 1879 New Hampsted, NH Eldora E Shedd
2392 Wells Frank 1854 Canada Ida (Miller)
1776 Wells Mary (Croker) 1816 Vermont Benjamin Foss; Arni Wells
4407 Welsh Francis 1867 Montreal, Canada Single
315 Wentworth Eugene 1865 Maine Annie Sanborn
6655 Wentworth Lottie (Phillips) 1862 Prince Edward Island, Canada Merrill
1651 Wesiele Carl 1870 Sweden Single
7156 West Charles B 1866 New York Theresa Leydon
3426 Weston George 1834 Maine Not Given; Martha J. (Weston) (Tilton)
4734 Weston Margaret  1857 Beverly, MA John
6697 Westran William 1846 New Hampshire Not Listed
5828 Wetherbee Mary Ellen (Livingston) 1848 New Hampshire George M. Wetherbee
6711 Whalen Ann  1877 New Hampshire Single
516 Whalen Bridget (McMahon) 1843 Ireland Patrick
1418 Whalen Celia 1852 Ireland Patrick Whalen
997 Whalen Christopher 1864 Ireland Ellen Carroll
1977 Whalen John B. AKA John A. 1869 Stirling, MA Mary Daly McCarthy
1128 Whalen Mary 1868 England Single
5193 Whalen Mary 1877 Fitchburg, MA Single
6908 Whalen Mary (Coleman) 1864 Ireland Francis
6859 Whalen Mary (Finn) 1856 Scotland Michael
959 Whalen Patrick 1870 Ireland Single
732 Whalen Sarah (Enright) 1860 Ireland Patrick
397 Whalen Thomas 1850 England Nellie McDonald
2114 Whalley John 1848 England Mary Lewiston
2803 Wheeler Margaret (Spellman) 1835 Ireland Henry Wheeler
38 Whiston Robert H. 1851 New Brunswick, Canada Sarah (Burgess)
3017 White Arthur 1870 Utica, NY Single
6786 White Frederick 1868 England Sarah J Fowell
3699 White Jennie (Reynolds) 1862 Lowell, MA  James S White
1367 White John 1842 Newfoundland, Canada Not Listed
2459 White John 1850 Ireland Margaret McDermott
3937 White Joseph 1865 Pittsburgh, PA Single
2841 White Martha 1872 Cambridgeport, MA Single
3079 White Minerva 1829 Not Given Levi White
2086 White Norah (Donohoe) 08/1865 Ireland John White
2960 White Sarah 1862 Boston, MA David White
1637 White William 1852 Chicopee, MA Ellen Halsey
4929 White William J. 1871 Lowell, MA  Delia McGrath
3353 White AKA Leblanc Benjamin 3/1869 Lawrence, MA Augustine St Onge; Adele
4332 White AKA Leblanc George 1855 Nova Scotia, Canada Maggie Mills
3434 Whitehead Delia (Brennan) 1868 Ireland John Whitehead
527 Whitehead James 1814 England Martha (Whitaker)
3202 Whitehead Joseph 1863 England Single
7259 Whitehead Minnie (Shea) 1873 Lowell, MA  George E.
6146 Whiteley Joseph H. 1871 Lowell, MA  Elvina (Bernhart)
3093 Whitley Annie E 8/1862 England George L Whitley
3093 Whitley George L 1863 England Annie Reagan
5983 Whitman Edward Not Given Bolton, MA Ellen (Murphy)
4377 Whitmore Hattie (Pierce) 1834 Douglass, MA John
4598 Whitney Flora A 1863 Vermont Single
5904 Whitney Fred 04/10/1881 Lowell, MA  Single
209 Whitney Fred W. 1853 Northfield, MA Annie (Marr)
2447 Whitney Norman  Not Given Weymouth, MA Not Listed
6035 Whitney  Theresa (Qua) 1853 New York William D. Whitney
4347 Whittaker Ella 1877 Lowell, MA  Single
4846 Whittaker James J 1867 England Martha Garlick
5338 Whittaker John 1841 England Not Given - Widowed
1244 Whittemore Frank A 1851 New Hampshire Nellie Connell
5166 Whitten Lydia G  1816 New Hampshire Charles P
4805 Whittier John 1866 Lowell, MA  Sarah McDonald
3366 Whittig Mary (McManus) 1847 England John 
6929 Whitworth Walter 1864 England Not Listed
6115 Whitworth William 1833 England Mary A.
7183 Widdop Maggie 1882 England Single
4493 Widland AKA Widlun Eric 1847 Sweden Emma Klalry
356 Wiel Isaac 1838 Baden Baden, Germany Augusta (Meyer)
909 Wiers Elizabeth (Norris) 1836 Ireland James
4405 Wiland Thomas 1877 Lowell, MA  Single
1546 Wild Alfred 1863 England Single
5903 Wild John 1826 England Not Given (Boyden)
4076 Wilde Charles S 1870 Lowell, MA  Single
938 Wilde John 4/9/1834 England Agnes (Sharpe)
4788 Wilder William H 1860 Maine Emma Rodgers
6025 Wiley James 1856 England Eliza McShea
5895 Wilinsky Adolph 1860 Poland Belvina (Bloom)
6039 Wilkins Albert 1848 Nashua, NH Delia (Carter)
6420 Wilkins John H 1860 England Mary Knight
1228 Wilkinson Hattie 1865 Maine Single
3488 Wilkinson Henry 12/1869 England Single
974 Wilkinson Joseph 1860 New Hampshire Mary Gillett
1594 Wilks William 1823 England Single
2689 Willett Josephine (Perrault) 02/1870 New Hampshire Joseph Willett
2692 Willett Laura 11/1868 Canada Single
4803 Willett Mary (Kavenny) 1865 Ireland Thomas  
1715 William Driscoll 1834 Ireland Catherine Donovan
5090 William Merance 1808 Canada Israel
535 Williams Charles 1856 England Mary (Madden)
6822 Williams Emma R (Malbon) 1848 New York Fred
7307 Williams Fred 1874 Canada Margaret Arthur
2771 Williams Gearge H 1869 Alton, NH Marcie Ball
2844 Williams George 1863 Wilmington, NC Single
2599 Williams Henry 1837 Washington, DC Not Given; Annie McCabe
4201 Williams James 1829 England Hannah Foley
7261 Williams John 1832 Wales Margaret Murphy
6086 Williams Joseph 1874 Lowell, MA  Single
3730 Williams Margaret (Flanagan) 1852 Medway, MA John A Williams
6773 Williams Mary  1851 England Not Listed
4379 Williams Mary A 8/01/1856 Concord, MA Single
4436 Williams Mary A 1877 Ireland Single
4668 Williams Mary A (Powers) 1825 Ireland John
3299 Williams Sarah (Murgatro) 1/1862 England James
1324 Williams Thomas 1852 Manchester, England Margaret Robinson
693 Williamson John 1851 England Single
4121 Willis Annie 3/1878 Providence, RI Single
1397 Wilmont Mary Ann 1870 Ireland Jeremiah Wilmont
2663 Wilmore James H. 1858 Boston, MA Margaret L. Stakern
4344 Wilnot Alexander 1833 Canada Rosa Miller
5164 Wilson Clara 1878 England Single
2246 Wilson Edward 1863 Scotland Francis Connor
6520 Wilson Elizabeth (Watson) 1851 Scotland James Wilson
4601 Wilson Elsie 1859 New Hampshire Single
1532 Wilson Fanny 1864 England Edward Wilson
6129 Wilson George A. 1866 England Bella (Russell)
811 Wilson Harry 1864 Fall River, MA Single
3310 Wilson James 1842 Scotland Margaret Cornelia Grimsby
3196 Wilson Joseph 1853 Henniker, NH Not Listed
994 Wilson Margaret E. (Watson) 1846 Scotland James Wilson
3181 Wilson Nellie 1866 Prince Edward Island, Canada Single
6106 Wilson Thomas 1869 Ireland Emma (Gorman)
1338 Wilson William 1857 Ireland Sarah Wilson
2312 Wilson William 1849 Scotland Margaret (Elliott)
27 Wilson William N. 1854 New Brunswick, Canada Not Given - Widowed
3645 Wilson AKA Morrison Mary (McQuaid) 1861 Ireland Wilson, Edward Morrison 
348 Winn Denis 1844 Ireland Mary A. (Kelley)
623 Winn Edward 1818 Ireland Margaret McMahon
382 Winn George H. 1856 Franklin, NH Annie (Mahoney)
2068 Winn Kate (Mealey) 1856 England James J Winn
1480 Winn Norah 1870 Ireland Single
4829 Wintner William J 1863 Russia Rose Goldstein
5339 Wise Thomas 1868 Ireland Margaret Shea
2166 Witherell George A. 1867 Lowell, MA  Ida
6808 Witkos John 1880 Poland Single
37 Witts Nathaniel J. Not Given Not Given Adelina (Fisher)
2114 Wolf Abraham 1859 Germany Liba Mowshowich
1086 Wood Annie 1865 Portsmouth, NH Single
2530 Wood Annie 1866 Prince Edward Island, Canada Single
7132 Wood Daniel 1857 Canada Etta Smith
6131 Wood Emma 1864 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Single
7115 Wood Herbert L 1876 Dayton, OH Annie Burton
6003 Wood Jane (Roland) 1853 Ireland John Carr; Dominic Wood
4446 Wood John 1841 England Single
4090 Wood Mabel 1876 Maine Fred A
6961 Wood Mary (Walker) 1870 Lowell, MA  Charles H
71 Woodward George F. 1845 Lowell, MA  Single
3830 Woolbridge Nora 1874 Vermont Charles Woolbridge
6011 Worrall Robert H. 1852 Boston, MA Bessie (English); Nellie (Crosby)
2290 Worthley Frank E. 1867 Lowell, MA  Single
6932 Wrenn Nellie 1872 Ireland Single
4826 Wrenn Winifred (O'Hare) 1873 Ireland Daniel P
7135 Wright George F 1869 New Jersey Katie Dockery
5693 Wright Harry C. 1859 North Chelmsford, MA Annie McQuillan
975 Wright James E. 1828 Canada Single
2337 Wright Jane (Comstock) 1811 Connecticut Charles Wright
4801 Wright Mary 1820 Boston, MA Single
5717 Wright Stephen W. Not Given Not Given Not Listed
6111 Wylie Samuel 1858 Scotland Margaret McAnally
1140 Wyman Bessie  1871 Phillips, ME Single
No Number Wymersch Domnique 1820 Belgium Marie