1815 Jan. 2 – 1819 Dec. 30
Brookfield (Mass.) - The son of William and Prudence (Shumway) of Sturbridge, Mass., Amasa came to Brookfield at the age of two when his parents purchased farmland. In 1798, Amasa purchased land and built a house at the time of his marriage to Fatima Cheney, who was also originally from Sturbridge. A farmer, Amasa supplementing his income as a cabinet and chair marker, which family letters ... more
Stone Micah 1770-1852
Brookfield (Mass.) - History of the religious community in Brookfield written by the minister of the Evangelical Congregational Church in South Brookfield, from the time of his ordination in 1801 to 1844. The narrative includes the state of the community prior to the arrival of Unitarian and Universalist ideas, the rise of disaffection with Stone leading to a request for him to withdraw fr... more
Blanchard, C. P. (Charles Pinkney), 1843-1895
West Brookfield (Mass.) - Kodak #2 image of family seated in their parlor, decorated to high Victorian taste.