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Alpheus Harding

Alpheus Harding

Male 1809 - 1898  (89 years)

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  • Name Alpheus Harding 
    Born 3 May 1809  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The birth date on his gravestone is 30 May 1809. Possibly this is an engraving error.
    Christened 24 Jun 1810  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    History 1843 
    He took over the management of his father's farm upon his death and ran it until 1870 when he sold it to lumbering interests. 
    Census 1850  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Office Held 1854  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    He was elected a Selectman. He served as Selectman again in 1868 
    Census 1855  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1860  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1870  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History 1872 
    Alpheus moved to a farm near the town and lived there until Catharine's death in 1872. He then lived with his sister, Mrs. Nancy Jenkins. 
    Died 18 Dec 1898  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9
    Cause: general debility 
    Death Record of Alpheus Harding
    Death Record of Alpheus Harding
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Gravestone of Alpheus and Catherine Harding and their son Oliver.
    Gravestone of Alpheus and Catherine Harding and their son Oliver.
    Alpheus Harding
    May 30, 1809
    Dec 18, 1898
    -
    Catharine M.
    June 26, 1818
    Aug 13, 1872
    -
    Oliver ther Son
    April 1, 1845 - Oct 3, 1845
    Person ID I336  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2016 

    Father Oliver Harding,   b. 03 Jun 1774, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1843, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Browning,   b. 06 May 1777, Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1845, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 09 Nov 1803  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catharine Muzzy Wheeler,   b. 26 Jun 1818, Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1872, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Marriage Intentions 11 Feb 1837  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 11
    Married 9 Mar 1837  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11, 12, 13
    Children 
    +1. George Harding,   b. 17 Dec 1837, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1910, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
     2. Harriet Harding,   b. 4 Jun 1841, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1921, Oakham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
     3. Jennie Harding,   b. 8 Mar 1848, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1872, North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
     4. Oliver Harding,   b. 1 Apr 1845, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1845, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F374  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lucy H. Clark,   b. 1826, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1898, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1874  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • When he married Mrs. Lucy Broad, he moved in with her where he spent the rest of his life.
    Marriage Record of Lucy H. Broad and Alpheus Harding
    Marriage Record of Lucy H. Broad and Alpheus Harding
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 May 1809 - Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Jun 1810 - Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Intentions - 11 Feb 1837 - Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Mar 1837 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 41 - 1850 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a Selectman. He served as Selectman again in 1868 - 1854 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 46 - 1855 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 52 - 1860 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 61 - 1870 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jun 1874 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: general debility - 18 Dec 1898 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S479] Roper, Kenneth L. The Ropers A Biographical Record from Circa 1300 to 1982, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1982).

    2. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11014884

    3. [S480] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Rutland, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1905).

    4. [S273] 1850 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1850; Census Place: Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_343; Page: 141B; Image: 286

    5. [S481] Thompson, James W. A Memorial of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of Barre, (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Press of John Wilson and Son, 1875).

    6. [S274] New England Historic Genealogical Society. Massachusetts, State Census, 1855 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    7. [S191] 1860 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1860; Census Place: Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M653_533; Page: 260; Image: 261; Family History Library Film: 803533

    8. [S192] 1870 U.S. Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).
      Year: 1870; Census Place: Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_651; Page: 364B; Image: 134617; Family History Library Film: 552150

    9. [S190] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Death Record of Alpheus Harding

    10. [S482] Roy, Robert A. Gravestone Inscriptions at Riverside Cemetery in Barre, Massachusetts, (Lexington Park, Maryland: manuscript, 1983).

    11. [S484] Wheeler, Albert Gallatin Jr. The Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, ( Boston: American College of Genealogy, 1914).

    12. [S483] Systematic History Fund. Vital Records of Barre, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1903).

    13. [S519] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 200).

    14. [S133] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Lucy H. Broad and Alpheus Harding