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Hadley, Massachusetts, Names in 1909 Souvenir






Information on this page was obtained from Historic Hadley, Quarter Millennial Souvenir, edited by Clifton Johnson. [Northampton, Mass.: The Souvenir Publishing Company, 1909.] In addition to containing articles about Hadley, Massachusetts, the book includes advertising pages and the program for the four days of the town's quarter-millennial (1659-1909) celebration. Please take a look at the following sections for names of Western Massachusetts businesses and individuals contained in Historic Hadley: Advertisers Included in Historic Hadley and Individuals Included in Historic Hadley.

Advertisers Included in Historic Hadley

  • A. McCallum & Co. (Northampton department store)

  • Arms Pocket Book & Leather Novelty Co. (Amherst)

  • Bacon & Donnovan Engine Co. (Springfield seller of power equipment)

  • Belding Brothers and Company (silk manufacturing company)

  • Besse Mills Company (Holyoke clothing company)

  • Bridgman's Book Shop, Bridgman & Lyman (Northampton)

  • C. N. Fitts Company (Northampton home furnishings company)

  • Charles Beckmann (candies and ice cream, Northampton)

  • Chauncey H. Pierce (Northampton insurance, real estate, and notary public services)

  • Connecticut Valley Street Railway

  • Corticelli Silk Mills (Florence)

  • E. D. Marsh (Amherst furniture and carpet store)

  • Elmwood House (Hadley) (Edward Lyons, Proprietor)

  • F. A. Bassette Company (Springfield printing company)

  • First National Bank (Northampton) (A. L. Williston, Pres.; Wm. G. Bassett, Vice Pres.; F. N. Kneeland, Cashier)

  • Foster Brothers (Northampton hardware store)

  • G. & C. Merriam Co. (Springfield dictionary company)

  • Gavet & Porter (Northampton investment services)

  • H. R. Huntting Company (Springfield book dealer)

  • Hadley Falls National Bank (Holyoke) (Joseph A. Skinner, Pres.; H. J. Bardwell, Cashier)

  • Hampshire County National Bank (Northampton) (John W. Mason, Pres.; F. A. Macomber)

  • Hampton Company (Easthampton mercerizers, bleachers, and dyers) (F. Coit Johnson, Pres.; Chas. E. Childs, Treas.; Thos. McConnell, Gen. Mgr.)

  • Hatch & Pikosky, Inc. (Holyoke apparel store)

  • Herald Job Print (Northampton printing services) (Wm. M. Kiely, Proprietor)

  • Holyoke National Bank (Geo. C. Gill, Pres.; Chas. E. Ball, Vice Pres.; Wm. G. Twing, Cashier)

  • J. E. Lambie and Company (Northampton dry goods and notions company)

  • Jas. McKinnon Company (Springfield engravers and designers)

  • Johnson's Bookstore (Springfield)

  • Kimball & Cary Co. (Northampton coal company)

  • L. M. Pierce Co., Inc. (piano company) (Fred A. Hoschke, Mgr., Springfield; W. V. Tasker, Mgr., Northampton branch)

  • M. C. Bailey (Northampton builder)

  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (Springfield) (Sutton, Allis & Richards, Mgrs.)

  • Mount Holyoke Company (road construction company)

  • Mount Tom Summit House

  • Nonotuck Savings Bank (Northampton)

  • Northampton Institution for Savings (Oliver Walker, Pres.; Merritt Clark, Vice Pres.; H. R. Hinckley, Vice Pres.; T. G. Spaulding, Sec.; S. D. Drury, Treas.) (other names: Arthur Watson, Frank E. Clark, B. E. Cook, James Porter, C. N. Clark, F. W. Thayer, H. S. Gere, O. W. Edwards, H. M. Tyler, H. H. Chilson, F. S. Reynolds, E. F. Crooks, Fred F. Bennett, George S. Buckner, John L. Lyman, Franklin H. Burr, Edward H. Montague, Frank H. Smith, Stephen L. Butler, Benjamin B. Hinckley, William Cordes, Arthur G. Minshall, Samuel B. Parsons, Charles A. Sheffield, William H. Spencer, Arthur L. Kingsbury, and Charles B. Kingsley)

  • Northampton National Bank (Charles N. Clark, Pres.; Warren M. King, Vice Pres. and Cashier) (other names: Henry R. Hinckley, Frank N. Look, Chauncey H. Pierce, Samuel D. Drury, Henry L. Williams, O. Wendell Edwards, Jacob Carl, Charles E. Childs, and George B. McCallum)

  • Prospect House (Mount Holyoke summit house)

  • Shipman's Store (Hadley)

  • Souvenir Publishing Company (Northampton)

  • W. A. Clark Coal Company (Northampton)

  • W. H. Riley & Company (Northampton heating and plumbing store)

  • W. N. Potter's Sons & Co. (flour and grain dealer, Hadley and Northampton)

  • W. W. Boynton (Boynton's Birch Beer and Ironbrew, Northampton)

  • West Boylston Mfg. Company (Easthampton manufacturer of cotton yarns and fabrics) (Jas. W. Lane, Pres.; Chas. E. Childs, Vice Pres.; Henry F. Harris, Treas.; J. Skinner, Asst. Treas.; G. Arthur Cook, Sec.; Geo. A. Ayer, Super.)

  • Whiting Papers (writing paper)

  • William Skinner Manufacturing Co. (Holyoke manufacturer of satins)

  • Williams Manufacturing Company (Northampton manufacturer of baskets and cases)

  • Woodward's Lunch (Northampton) (F. W. Woodward, Proprietor)

Individuals Included in Historic Hadley

  • John Ayres (Capt.) (Brookfield figure killed during King Philip's War and an ancestor of Rev. Rowland Ayres); Rowland Ayres (Rev.) (pastor of Hadley's First Church; b. May 01, 1817, Granby; m. Jane E. Webster; d. 1891; descendant of Capt. John Ayres and Nathaniel Dickinson)

  • Betsy Baker ("Aunt") (teacher; b. February 08, 1806; d. September 06, 1887)

  • Julia Taft Bayne (writer for Historic Hadley, 1909; wife of a First Church pastor; cousin of Pres. William H. Taft)

  • Fred Bell (Mrs.) (located near the Hubbard family headquarters, 1909 celebration)

  • Lucius M. Boltwood (wrote a history of Hadley); Robert Boltwood (rebuilt William Goodwin's corn mill about 1678)

  • Franklin Bonney (doctor; b. February 02, 1822, Hadley; m. Priscilla Whipple and later Emma W. Peck)

  • Jacob T. Bowne (writer for Historic Hadley, 1909)

  • Ralph Brigham (1909 celebration participant from Northampton's First Congregational Church)

  • J. R. Callahan (Esq.) (1909 celebration participant)

  • A. St. John Chambre (Rev.) (1909 celebration participant)

  • Chickwallop (sachem who sold land for Hadley's 1659 settlement)

  • Richard Church (shot about 1688)

  • George Clark (Mrs.) (provided headquarters for the Eastman family, 1909 celebration); Matthew Clark (soldier in an excerpt from a book set in early Hadley)

  • Paul Coffin (Rev.) (climbed Mount Holyoke in the 1760s)

  • Theobald M. Connor (1909 celebration participant from Northampton)

  • Cook (H. R. & E. L.) (located near the Dickinson family headquarters, 1909 celebration); Aaron Cook; Abbie Cook (teacher); Elihu Cook (school district committee member elected in 1820); Elisha Cook (instructed to board a school mistress in 1826); Martha Cook (teacher)

  • Joel Crafts (school district committee member elected in 1820)

  • Lucius Crain (tavern named after him)

  • J. A. Crosier (resident)

  • Alphonso Dickinson; M. F. Dickinson (Hon.) (1909 celebration participant at Amherst); Nathaniel Dickinson (one of Hadley's original church deacons and an ancestor of Rev. Rowland Ayres); Simeon Dickinson (school district committee member elected in 1820)

  • John Dwight (Goodwin descendant who helped fund the Goodwin Library about 1903)

  • Eastman (family, individuals not specified)

  • Reuben Ellis (settler in an excerpt from a book set in early Hadley; children were Abigail, John, Nathan, and Prudence)

  • J. W. French ("Lord John") (leased the Mount Holyoke summit house of Dr. Stebbins in 1849)

  • Louis A. Frothingham (Lieut. Gov.) (1909 celebration participant)

  • Thomas Gerry (occupied mansion)

  • Gill (Springfield book dealer)

  • William Goffe (Gen.) (regicide)

  • Richard Goodman (Deac.) (killed about April 01, 1676, Hockanum); Stephen Goodman (ferryman after 1758 and husband of a daughter of James Kellogg)

  • William Goodwin (came to America in 1632; trustee of the Hopkins Donation; one of Hadley's first settlers, 1659; invested in building, about 1670, a North Hadley corn mill)

  • J. C. Hammond (Hon.) (1909 celebration participant from Hopkins Academy)

  • Clarence Hawkes (writer for Historic Hadley, 1909); Gershom Hawks (Hawkes?) (fined for breach of the Sabbath in 1682)

  • George Hibbard (built a North Hadley house before 1800)

  • Josiah Gilbert Holland (poet who wrote "Kathrina")

  • Elizur Holyoke (explored and named Mount Holyoke mountain range)

  • Joe Hooker (Gen.) (Civil War hero; b. 1815, Hadley; d. 1879, Garden City, Long Island, New York)

  • Hopkins (Rev.) (alive in 1769); Edward Hopkins (Gov.) (bequest helped fund Hopkins Academy; b. 1600, Shrewsbury, England; d. 1657, London, England); Edward Hopkins (Mrs.) (died about 1664); Erastus Hopkins (Northampton)

  • Hubbard (family, individuals not specified)

  • Arria S. Huntington (author); Dan Huntington (Rev.) (preacher who married Elizabeth Phelps, January 01, 1800; father of Bishop Frederic D. Huntington); Frederic D. Huntington (Bishop) (b. May 28, 1819; m. Hannah Dane Sargent; d. July 11, 1904, Hadley); Mary Huntington (sister of Bishop Frederic D. Huntington); W. E. Huntington (Pres.) (1909 celebration participant from Boston University)

  • R. W. Irwin (Hon.) (1909 celebration participant from Northampton)

  • John Howard Jewett (author); Mary Jewett (Sophia Jewett's sister, a teacher); Sophia Jewett (Mary Jewett's sister, a teacher)

  • Clifton Johnson (editor of Historic Hadley, 1909); Walter de Forest Johnson (Rev.) (1909 celebration participant)

  • Sylvester Judd (wrote a history of Hadley)

  • Wm. Keefe (located near the Montague family headquarters, 1909 celebration)

  • Horace Kellogg (instructed to provide board for a school mistress in 1821); James Kellogg (grandson of Joseph Kellogg); John Kellogg (son of Joseph Kellogg); Joseph Kellogg (ferryman about 1696); Joseph Kellogg (Jr.) (fined for breach of the Sabbath in 1682)

  • Elbridge Kingsley (writer for Historic Hadley, 1909); Eldridge? Kingsley (had "studio on wheels")

  • Lyman (Landlord) (leased Mount Holyoke's summit house in 1821)

  • George C. Marsh (writer for Historic Hadley, 1909); Mary L. Marsh (teacher)

  • J. McGrath (house used as a tavern)

  • Robert J. McQueston (occupied 1717 house about 1909)

  • Thomas Meekins (built Hatfield gristmill in 1661)

  • Montague (family, individuals not specified)

  • George W. Nash (brother of Henry Nash; educated in Hadley; banker in Bowen, Illinois); Henry Nash (brother of George W. Nash; educated in Hadley; banker in Bowen, Illinois)

  • R. E. Olmstead (composed music for the 1909 celebration)

  • Loren Pease (Hockanum farmer about 1869); Willis Pease (built a Mount Holyoke public house in 1821)

  • Emma W. Peck (married Franklin Bonney about 1874)

  • Phelps (Maj.); Charles Phelps (husband, who died in 1816, of the daughter of Capt. Moses Porter); Elizabeth Phelps (daughter of Charles Phelps; m. Rev. Dan Huntington, January 01, 1800; mother of Bishop Frederic D. Huntington)

  • Philip (King) (central figure in King Philip's War)

  • Harriet M. Plunkett (Mrs.) (author)

  • Eleazer Porter (built a pulpit in 1738); Elijah Porter (Col.) (Revolutionary War figure who entertained Gen. Burgoyne); Elizabeth Porter (Mrs.) (b. October 04, 1719, East Hartford, Connecticut; m. Capt. Moses Porter; d. October 02, 1798, Hadley); Moses Porter (built oldest house in 1717); Moses Porter (Capt.) (b. January 13, 1721, Hadley; m. Elizabeth; d. September 08, 1755, near Crown Point; great-grandfather of Bishop Frederic D. Huntington)

  • Zeb. Pratt (alive about 1753)

  • O. W. Prouty (1909 celebration participant)

  • John Pynchon (Maj.) (Springfield purchaser of land for Hadley's 1659 settlement)

  • Quonquont (sachem who sold land for Hadley's 1659 settlement)

  • F. S. Reynolds (house used as a tavern)

  • Horace Richardson (house framed in England)

  • Clarence B. Roote (1909 celebration participant from Northampton)

  • John Russell (Rev.) (first minister of Hadley; provided refuge to England's Gen. William Goffe and Gen. Edward Whalley, regicides, starting about 1664)

  • Hannah Dane Sargent (married Bishop Frederic D. Huntington)

  • Seelye (Pres.) (Amherst)

  • Sessions (family, individuals not specified)

  • George Sheldon (Hon.) (1909 celebration participant from Deerfield)

  • Ben Smith (tavern named after him); E. Smith (Miss) (teacher about 1853); F. H. Smith (doctor; writer for Historic Hadley, 1909); John Smith (alive in 1672); L. R. Smith (1909 celebration participant); Mary P. Wells Smith (author); Samuel Smith (Lieut.) (settler in an excerpt from a book set in early Hadley); Thaddeus Smith (managed tavern)

  • A. N. Somers (Rev.) (1909 celebration participant from Montague)

  • Philemon Stacy (doctor who practiced about 1847)

  • Stebbins (Dr.) (Northampton owner of Mount Holyoke's summit house property); Florence Stebbins (teacher)

  • Henry Stockbridge (Judge) (1909 celebration participant from Baltimore, Maryland)

  • Austin Stockwell (entered ministry)

  • Rowland Thomas (explored and named mountain range)

  • Peter Tilton (leading citizen)

  • Umpanchala (sachem who sold land for Hadley's 1659 settlement)

  • Horace Vanhorn (school district clerk); M. J. Vanhorn (Miss) (Horace Vanhorn's daughter, a teacher)

  • Alice Morehouse Walker (author)

  • Nathaniel Ward (owned lot)

  • Charles Dudley Warner (author); Nathaniel Warner (postman in an excerpt from a book set in early Hadley)

  • Wawhillowa (chief)

  • Jane E. Webster (teacher who married Rev. Rowland Ayres); Molly Webster ("Hadley Witch")

  • Wequogan (chief)

  • Hannah Westcarr (Mrs.) (admonished for flaunting silk garb in 1677); John Westcarr (doctor with 1675 date on cemetery stone)

  • Edward Whalley (Gen.) (regicide)

  • Priscilla Whipple (Franklin Bonney's New Hampshire wife, who died in 1869)

  • John Williams (Rev.) (captive)

  • C. P. Wood (house used as a tavern)

  • John Woodbridge (Rev.) (minister about 1828); Susan Woodbridge (Miss) (writer for the bicentennial celebration)







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