Names Changes in Essex County

Massachusetts

 

An act to enable Dudley Atkins, Esq., to take the Surname of Tyng.  Whereas Dudley Atkins, of Newbury, in the county of Essex, Esquire, has petitioned this court, setting forth that he is descended from the family of Tyng; that Mrs. Sarah Winslow, of Tyngsborough, in the county of Middlesex, being a descendant from the same family, and having no children, has devised to him a considerable part of her estate, and has requested him to take the surname of Tyng, and therefore praying the interposition of this court for that purpose: Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That the said Dudley Atkins be, and he hereby is enabled to take upon himself the surname of Tyng, in addition to his present name, and that he be hereafter known and called by the name of Dudley Atkins Tyng. (January 16, 1790.)

An act altering the name of William Gray, the Fifth, to the name of William Shepard Gray.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, William Gray, the fifth, of Salem, in the county of Essex, son of William Gray, the third, of said Salem, shall be, and hereby is authorized and empowered to take, bear and use the name of William Shepard Gray, and shall be called and known by that name at all times hereafter.  (February 5, 1798)

An act to change the names of Joseph Sprague Stearns, John Parker, and Jedediah Baker the third.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Joseph Sprague Stearns, of Salem, in the county of Essex, son of William Stearns, shall be allowed to take the name of Joseph Sprague; that John Parker, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, son of Isaac Parker, shall be allowed to take the name of John Williams Parker; that Jedediah Baker the third, of Yarmouth, in the county of Barnstable, shall be allowed to take the name of Washington Baker; and said persons shall in future, be respectively known and called by the names which they are respectively allowed to take as aforesaid, and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (June 19, 1801)

An act to alter the names of certain persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Humphry Stanwood, of Newburyport, in the county of Essex and Commonwealth aforesaid, cooper, shall be allowed to take the name of Humphry Woodbury; and that Judith Stanwood and Agnes Stanwood, the said Humphry's daughters, shall also be allowed to take the surname of Woodbury; that Robert Hallowell the younger, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Robert Hallowell Gardiner; that Thomas Denny the second, of Leicester, in the county of Worcester, son of Samuel Denny, of said Leicester, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel P. Denny; that Levi H. Hardy, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Hardy; that John Benson, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, merchant, son of Joseph Benson, of Scituate, in the county of Plymouth, shall be allowed to take the name of John Henry Benson; that Josiah Vose, of Boston, son of Joseph Vose, of Milton, in the county of Norfolk, Esq., shall be allowed to take the name of Josiah Howe Vose; that Nathaniel Thayer, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, and son of Ebenezer Thayer, Esq. of Braintree, in the county of Norfolk, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel Frederick Thayer; and that Samuel Curwen Ward, Jun. a minor, son of Samuel Curwen Ward, of Salem, in the county of Essex, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Curwen; and said persons shall in future be respectively known and called by the names which they as respectively allowed to take as aforesaid; and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (March 11, 1802)

An act to alter the names of certain persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Humphry Stanwood, of Newburyport, in the county of Essex and Commonwealth aforesaid, cooper, shall be allowed to take the name of Humphry Woodbury; and that Judith Stanwood and Agnes Stanwood, the said Humphry's daughters, shall also be allowed to take the surname of Woodbury; that Robert Hallowell the younger, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Robert Hallowell Gardiner; that Thomas Denny the second, of Leicester, in the county of Worcester, son of Samuel Denny, of said Leicester, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel P. Denny; that Levi H. Hardy, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Hardy; that John Benson, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, merchant, son of Joseph Benson, of Scituate, in the county of Plymouth, shall be allowed to take the name of John Henry Benson; that Josiah Vose, of Boston, son of Joseph Vose, of Milton, in the county of Norfolk, Esq., shall be allowed to take the name of Josiah Howe Vose; that Nathaniel Thayer, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, and son of Ebenezer Thayer, Esq. of Braintree, in the county of Norfolk, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel Frederick Thayer; and that Samuel Curwen Ward, Jun. a minor, son of Samuel Curwen Ward, of Salem, in the county of Essex, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Curwen; and said persons shall in future be respectively known and called by the names which they as respectively allowed to take as aforesaid; and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (March 11, 1802)

An act to alter the names of certain persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Humphry Stanwood, of Newburyport, in the county of Essex and Commonwealth aforesaid, cooper, shall be allowed to take the name of Humphry Woodbury; and that Judith Stanwood and Agnes Stanwood, the said Humphry's daughters, shall also be allowed to take the surname of Woodbury; that Robert Hallowell the younger, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Robert Hallowell Gardiner; that Thomas Denny the second, of Leicester, in the county of Worcester, son of Samuel Denny, of said Leicester, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel P. Denny; that Levi H. Hardy, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Hardy; that John Benson, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, merchant, son of Joseph Benson, of Scituate, in the county of Plymouth, shall be allowed to take the name of John Henry Benson; that Josiah Vose, of Boston, son of Joseph Vose, of Milton, in the county of Norfolk, Esq., shall be allowed to take the name of Josiah Howe Vose; that Nathaniel Thayer, of Boston, in the county of Suffolk, and son of Ebenezer Thayer, Esq. of Braintree, in the county of Norfolk, shall be allowed to take the name of Nathaniel Frederick Thayer; and that Samuel Curwen Ward, Jun. a minor, son of Samuel Curwen Ward, of Salem, in the county of Essex, gentleman, shall be allowed to take the name of Samuel Curwen; and said persons shall in future be respectively known and called by the names which they as respectively allowed to take as aforesaid; and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (March 11, 1802)

An act to alter the names of certain persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Breck Brigham, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, shall be allowed to take the name of Robert Breck Brigham; and that John Ambourlain, of Roxbury, in the county of Norfolk, a minor and ward of Martin Brimmer, shall be allowed to take the name of John A. Brimmer; and that William Orne, a minor, a son of William Orne, of Salem, in the county of Essex, be allowed to take the name of William Putnam Orne; and that William Gray, a minor, son of William Gray, Jun., of Salem, be allowed to take the name of William Rufus Gray: and said persons shall in future be respectively known and called by the names which they are respectively allowed to take as aforesaid, and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (June 23, 1802)

An act to alter the names of certain persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Breck Brigham, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, shall be allowed to take the name of Robert Breck Brigham; and that John Ambourlain, of Roxbury, in the county of Norfolk, a minor and ward of Martin Brimmer, shall be allowed to take the name of John A. Brimmer; and that William Orne, a minor, a son of William Orne, of Salem, in the county of Essex, be allowed to take the name of William Putnam Orne; and that William Gray, a minor, son of William Gray, Jun., of Salem, be allowed to take the name of William Rufus Gray: and said persons shall in future be respectively known and called by the names which they are respectively allowed to take as aforesaid, and the same shall be considered as their only proper names to all intents and purposes.  (June 23, 1802)

An act to alter the name of Joshua Gee Whittemore, Jun.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows: That from and after the passing of this act, Joshua Gee Whittemore, Jun. of Gloucester, in the county of Essex, mariner, shall be allowed to take the name of Harvey C. Mackay, and he shall in future be called and known by the said name; and the said name shall forever hereafter be considered as his only proper and legal name, to all intents and purposes.  (February 13, 1813)

An act to change the names of persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

That Edward Orne, of Salem, may take the name of Edward Osgood

that Charlotte Woodberry, minor daughter of David Woodbury, of Wenham, may take the name of Charlotte Woodberry Symons

that Charles William Peirce Crockett, of Newbury, may take the name of Charles Peirce Crocket

that Joseph James Galicy Caishing, a minor son of Joseph Cuishing, of Marblehead, may take the name of James Galley Cuishing

that John Hoyt Bean, of Lynn, may take the name of John Hoyt Henry

that Susan Lakeman, 3d, of Ipswich, may take the name of susan Sarah Lakeman

that Sarah Stickney Hunt, of Newbury, may take the name of Sarah Jane Stickney

that Melancthon Elliot, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Melancthon Elliot

that Marcy Gidings Putnam, of Salem, may take the name of Maria Gidings Putnam

that Emily Bailey of West Newbury, may take the name of Emily Mariketer Bailey

that Abraham Edwards, minor son of Abraham Edwards, of Beverly, may take the name of Abraham Franklin Edwards

that Daniel Bailey, 3d, of West Newbury, may take the name of Daniel Winslow Bailey

that Dudley Cross, jun., of Ipswich, may take the name of John Dudley Cross

that Lydia Little Dodge, of Salem, may take the name of Ellen Lydia Little Dodge

that Samuel Safford, a minor, of Salem, may take the name of Samuel Appleton Safford

that Samuel Whitefoot, of Danvers, may take the name of Samuel White

that Elizabeth, wife of the said Samuel Whitefoot, and that his minor son, Samuel Quince Whitefoot, may severally take the name of White

that John Hooper, jun., of Marblehead, may take the name of John Lee Hooper

that Ruth Moody Bradley, of Bradford, may take the name of Ruth Ann Moody Bradley

that Ruth Ingersoll Ladd, of Bradford, may take the name of Ellen Bradstect Ladd; all of the county of Essex.

(March 27, 1833)

 

An act to change the names of persons therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

That Catherine Judith Poor Tenney, of West Newbury, a minor, may take the name of Catharine Tenney Little

that Albert Rich, of Lynn, a minor, may take the name of Allen Smith Rich

that Eliza Treadwell, a minor daughter of Eliza Treadwell, of Ipswich, may take the name of Eliza White Treadwell

that Lydia Ann Farnum, a minor daughter of Jerre Farnum, of Andover, may take the name of Lydia Ann Lewis

that Lucy Tenney, of Rowley, may take the name of Lucy Harriet Tenney

that George Haycock, of Rowley, may take the name of George cummins

that Eliza Haycock, wife of the said George Haycock, that his minor daughters, viz., Elizabeth Appleton and Martha Eliza, may severally take the surname of cummins

also that Dolly ann Palmer Haycock, a minor daughter of the said George haycock, may take the name of Dolly Ann Palmer Cummins

that David Hood, of Topsfield, may take the name of Wesley de la Fletcher Hood

that Sally Chase Bailey Carr, of West Newbury, may take the name of Sarah Wyman Carr

that John March, of Newbury, may take the name of John Charles March

that William F. Vickery, of West Newbury, may take the name of William F. Loring

that Jane Veazey, of Newburyport, may take the name of Jane Lunt

that John Russell, of Marblehead, may take the name of John Hickman Russell

that William Dove, of Marblehead, may take the name of William Curtis Anthony

and that Hannah Dove, the wife, of the said William Dove, may take the name of Hannah Anthony

that William Dodge, 3d, of Beverly, may take the name of William Franklin Dodge

and that Orland Sargent, 3d, of Amesbury, may take the name of Orlando Howard Sargent; all of the county of Essex.

(March 22, 1834)

 

An act to change the names of the person therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

James Hambleton Hill may take the name of Horace Lane Hill

Francis Ashton Monarch may take the name of Francis Monarch Ashton

Theodore Monarch may take the name of Theodore Ashton

Harriot Webb may take the name of Harriot Northey Webb, severally of the city of Salem

George Gordon Murphy may take the name of George Gordon Mosely

Lydia Gordon Murphy may take the name of Lydia Amanda Mosely

Mary Elizabeth Murphy, minor, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Susannah Mosely

George Francis Murphy, minor, may take the name of George Francis Mosely

James Blackey may take the name of James Blackey Dennison

Edward Newell Gilson may take the name of Edward Sylvanus Newhall

Anna G. Shove, minor, may take the name of Anna S. Johnson

Gilbert Boyee, jun., may take the name of Gilbert Russell Boyce

Elijah Hedding Alley may take the name of Freeman Alley, severally of the town of Lynn

William McConnell, of Georgetown, may take the name of William Corliss

Thomas L. Lucy may take the name of George Hudson

Elizabeth P. Lucy, his wife, may take the name of Lucy Hudson

John W. Lucy, Helen L. Lucy, Martha J. Lucy, and Charles T. Lucy, their minor children, may take the surname of Hudson

Samuel Miller Somes may take the name of Alvan Moroni Monteirth, severally of the town of Bradford

Adeline Mears Brown, of Ipswich, may take the name of Abby Ann Brown

Hipsabeth P. Wiggin, of the town of Danvers, may take the name of Elizabeth P. Wiggin

William Pousland may take the name of William Pousland Friend

Nancy Stephens Pousland may take the name of Nancy Stephens Friend

William Stephen Pousland, minor, may take the name of William Stephens Friend

James Hill Pousland, minor, may take the name of James Hill Friend, severally of the town of Beverly

Polly Smith, of Salisbury, may take the name of Mary Jane Smith

Charles Morris Chace, of Newburyport, minor, may take the name of Edwin Bayley Chace

Jonathan Andrew, of Salem, may take the name of John Andrew

Benjamin Harris Saunder, of Rowley, a minor, may take the name of Amos Joseph Saunders

Abigal Pike, a minor, daughter of Trne Pike, of Salisbury, may take the name of Mary Abigal Pike

Jeremiah Farnham, a minor, of Andover, may take the name of Charles Franham, all of the county of Essex.

(April 16, 1846)

 

An act to change the names of the person therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

Lydia S. Cook, of Salem, may take the name of Anna Emerson

Ann Augusta Sumner Lewis, minor, of Lynn, may take the name of Ann Augusta Sumner Marsh

Mary P. Gould, of Danvers, may take the name of Mary P. Cheever

Julia Valentine Ames, minor, of Salem, may take the name of Julia Barnard

William K. Hobson, of Rowley, may take the name of William Kimball

his wife, Drusilla H. Hobson, may take the name of Drusilla H. Kimball

Moriana Scott, minor, of Lynn, may take the name of Anna Scott Johnson

Enos True Curtis, of Bradford, may take the name of Edwin Taylor Curtis

Moses B. Somes, of Bradford, may take the name of Charles B. Somes

Thomas Frothingham Hopping, of Salem, may take the name of Thomas Hopping Frothingham

James S. Kimball, jun., of Salem, may take the name of James Walter Kimball

Martha Henderson, minor, of Danvers, may take the name of Mary R. Henderson

Samuel Franklin Tarbox, of Lynn, may take the name of Samuel Franklin Appleton

Benjamin Washington Tarbox, of Lynn, may take the name of Benjamin Washington Appleton

his wife Sarah Adeline, together with their two minor children, Ellen Augusta, and Frances Washington, may severally take the names of Sarah Adeline Appleton, ellen Augusta Appleton, and Frances Washington Appleton

Henry O. Neill, of Lynn, may take the name of Henry Neill

his wife, Priscilla Cloutman, together with their three minor children, Helen Amanda, William Henry, and Charles Frederick, may severally take the names of Priscilla Cloutman Neill, Helen Amanda Neill, William Henry Neill, and Charles Frederick Neill

Niles Richardson Hardy, minor of Bradford, may take the name of Niles Gardner Parker

Darius Johnson, of Haverhill, may take the name of Darins W. Johnson

Mehitable Stickney Peabody, a minor, of Boxford, may take the name of Mary Stickney Peabody

Samuel Tucker, of Salem, may take the name of Samuel Dudley Tucker

Eliza Foster Haskell, of Beverly, a minor, may take the name of Eliza Foster Lefavour

Joseph Swasey, of Salem, may take the name of Charles Warren Swasey

Deborah Elizabeth Wiggin Killam, wife of William E. Killam, of Boxford, may take the name of Elizabeth Wiggin Killam; all of the county of Essex.

(April 26, 1847)

 

An act to change the names of the person therein mentioned.  Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

Caroline Elizabeth Chaplin, of Rowley, a minor, may take the name of Caroline Louisa Chaplin

Michael Hoyt Morse, of Newburyport, a minor, may take the name of Edward Hoyt Morse

George Kimball, of Bradford, may take the name of George M. Kimball

Charles Kimball, a minor, of Bradford, may take the name of Charles B. Kimball

Jeremiah Staniford Harris, of Salem, may take the name of George Harris

Jonathan Cass Whippen, of Lynn, may take the name of Henry Cass Whippen

Samuel Dickinson Bartlett, of Newburyport, may take the name of Samuel Waldo Bartlett

Enoch Thurlow Bartlett, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Thurlow Bartlett

Horace Bailey Balch, of Bradford, may take the name of Horace Morse Balch

Charles Scott, of Hamilton, minor, may take the name of Charles Aaron Dodge

Albert Pitman Allen, of Manchester, may take the name of John Woodberry Allen

Sarah Ellen Varnum, of Lynn, minor, may take the name of Sarah Ellen Alley

Ira D. Ricker, of Beverly, may take the name of Ira Davis

Elias Endicott Putnam, of Danvers, may take the name of Elias Putnam

George Honeycomb, of Salem, may take the name of George Henry Peirson

Sampson Cummings, of Lynn, may take the name of Thomas Clarkson Cummings

Betsey Potter Allen, a minor, of Lynn, may take the name of Helena Potter Allen

Joseph Waters, of Salem, may take the name of Joseph Linton Waters

George Moody, of Rowley, may take the name of Latimer George Moody

Perley Goodale King, of Danvers, may take the name of Perley King

John Pearson, 3d, of Newburyport, may take the name of John Perley Pearson

John W. Rogers, of Newbury, may take the name of John Roger Williams

Andrew W. Abbott, of Salem, may take the name of Andrew Abbott Ward; all of the county of Essex.

(May 10, 1848)

 

 

 

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