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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
    Christened 24 Jun 1810  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    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
    Offices Held 1854 (Age 45)  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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
    Buried Riverside Cemetery, Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Siblings 4 Siblings 
    Person ID I336  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2022 

    Father Captain Oliver Harding,   b. 3 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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Browning,   b. 6 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) 
    Married 9 Nov 1803  Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage Oliver was 29 years - Elizabeth was 26 years. (Were Married 39 years). 
    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 Intent 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
    Age at Marriage Alpheus was 27 years - Catharine was 18 years. (Were Married 35 years). 
    Children 4 children 
    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
    Age at Marriage Alpheus was 65 years - Lucy was est 48 years. (Were Married 24 years). 
    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 Intent - 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 MapsChild - George Harding - 17 Dec 1837 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Harriet "Hattie" Harding - 4 Jun 1841 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Oliver Harding - 1 Apr 1845 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jennie "Jane" Harding - 8 Mar 1848 - Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1854 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 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 - 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. Federal Census, (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] 1855 Massachusetts, State Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    7. [S191] 1860 U.S. Federal Census, (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. Federal Census, (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