History of the town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, with a genealogical register by A.A. Livermore and S. Putnam
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History of the town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, with a genealogical register by A.A. Livermore and S. Putnam

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HISTORYOF THEWILTON,OFTOWNHAMPSHIRE,NEWCOUNTY,HILLSBOROUGHWITH AREGISTERGENEALOGICALBYLIVERMOREABIEL ABBOTANDALL PUTNAM.SEWher.''—Psalmwas born inand that manbe this^'And it shall said,o.Ixxxvii :whichtwo advantagesof New possesses-The Englandtownshipandof inankind: namely, independenceexcite the intereststrongly-Deanthoritv."— Tocquevillc.MASS.:LOWELL,PRINTERS.8dMARDEN HOWELL,1888.I !PREFACEof and to those of WiltonWe otfev to the people Wiltou,goodthe of its It has beenelsewhere,origin following summary history.a work of love and not of Tointerest,patriotic pecuniar}^ profit.scattered materials an

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HISTORY OF THE WILTON,OFTOWN HAMPSHIRE,NEWCOUNTY,HILLSBOROUGH WITH A REGISTERGENEALOGICAL BY LIVERMOREABIEL ABBOT AND ALL PUTNAM.SEW her.''—Psalmwas born inand that manbe this^'And it shall said, o.Ixxxvii : whichtwo advantagesof New possesses-The Englandtownship and of inankind: namely, independenceexcite the intereststrongly -Deanthoritv."— Tocquevillc. MASS.:LOWELL, PRINTERS.8dMARDEN HOWELL, 1888. I ! PREFACE of and to those of WiltonWe otfev to the people Wiltou,good the of its It has beenelsewhere,origin following summary history. a work of love and not of Tointerest,patriotic pecuniar}^ profit. scattered materials an7 Chapter IX. The 80Revolutionary War Vll.COMTENTS. rilAPTEK X. PAGE. l^'-^ Roads and Bridges Chaptek XI. 114Post Offices and Postmaster.-^and Caniers.Mail ISoutes Staging. XII.Chapter 11*^and PostGrange ArmySocieties, Lodges, XIII.Chapter 1^^^Aftairsand EcclesiasticalChurclies Chapter XIV. Professional Men,Schools, Graduates,CollegeSchools, Sunday 1-i*^Authors and Inventors Chapter XV. 156ClubRoom and ReadingLibraries, Reading Chapter XVI. 161and IndustriesManufacturesMills, XVII.Chapter • • I'landPauperism Insanity XVIII.Chaptek ^^^ PunishmentCrime and XIX.Chapter ^^^- .and CasualtiesFloodsFires, XX.Chapter 1S9 . .and MortalityLongevityHygiene, Epidemics,Temperance, Chapter XXI. 193 Burial Places and Cemeteries XXII.Chapter 197 Militia and Fire Department Vlll. CONTENTS, Chapter XXIIl. 'I'ln' Lust War witli and the Eebellion . . . . 203England Chapter XXIV. Social Festivals and Celebrations .... 213Amusements, Chapter XXV. flVTown Houses 219 Chapter XXVI. Ti'ade and the Milk BusinessStores, 227 Chapter XXVII. Census and Statistics ; . . . 231 Chapter XXVIII. Old Eemiuisceuces and Diaries ......Relics, 234 Chapter XXIX. SketchesBiographical 252 Chapter XXX. of Families . . .Genealogies 296 Appendix ooS Additional Genealogies 060 Corrections and Additions 567 Index 571