Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing) - Railroad Station
Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing)

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Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing) - Cabot St.
Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing)

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Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing) - United Shoe Mach Co. Plant - Beverly
Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing)

United Shoe Mach Co. Plant - Beverly

"In late September 1902 in an extra edition of the Beverly Evening Times, the news was trumpeted that the United Shoe Machinery Company had picked a 150-acre... Read MORE...

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Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing)
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Where is Beverly, Massachusetts, USA? 

Beverly, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Originally part of Salem and the Naumkeag Territory, the area was first settled in 1626 by Roger Conant. Because of religious differences with Governor John Endicott, Beverly would be set off and officially incorporated in 1668, when it was named "Beverley" after Beverley in Yorkshire, England
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1775 - First Navy Ship
The first ship of the US Navy, the schooner "Hannah", commissioned in
Beverly.

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8. BEVERLY. [Pop. 4,689. Inc. 1668.]
Beverly is separated from Salem, of which it was originally a
part, by an arm of the sea called Bass River, over which is a bridge.

Beverly is quite an agricultural town, although extensively engaged in the fisheries, and in the manufacture of boots and shoes.

Captain Lathrop, who, with his...Read MORE...



Beverly Massachusetts, 1890
Beverly is an old agricultural, nautical and manufacturing town, beautifully situated on rising ground on the southern shore of Essex County. It is bounded on the north by Wenham, east by Manchester, south by Salem Harbor, and west by Danvers. A bridge 1,500 feet long connects Beverly village on...Read MORE...


News  1891 - BEVERLY FLAME SWEPT. A DISASTROUS FIRE WHICH DID OVER $200,000 DAMAGE.
Beverly, Mass., Nov. 2. - Beverly was visited yesterday by a $200,000 fire. The fire was discovered about 2:15 p.m. in ALLEN'S box factory on Revere street. The building was set on poles over the Danvers River. Owing to the inflammable contents of the factory, and the wind which prevailed, the...Read MORE...


News  1892 - RAILROAD WRECK AT BEVERLY. A PASSENGER CRASHES INTO A FREIGHT - SEVERAL HURT.
BEVERLY, Mass., Aug. 17. - At 5:40 this afternoon Passenger Train No. 112, Rockport to Boston, met an extra freight at Paradise Crossing, on the Boston and Maine, Railroad at Beverly and a collision ensued. The passenger train was going thirty miles an hour and the freight twelve miles. Both...Read MORE...


News  1910 - 2 DIE IN FIRE AT BEVERLY.
Three Other Men in Cottage Severely Injured

Beverly, Mass., June 21. - Two men were burned to death and three others received severe injuries in a fire which destroyed the Century Club cottage and an adjoining small summer residence at Bates parks, in this city, today. The dead are Henry B....Read MORE...



1916
Beverly, a banking city and summer-resort of Essex co., Mass., on the " North Shore," on a bay or inlet of the Atlantic, and on the Boston and Maine R., 18 miles NE. of Boston and 2 miles NNE. of Salem, from which it is separated by an inlet of the sea. Beverly has a good harbor, manufactures of...Read MORE...


News  1926 - Dies of Suffocation
Beverly, Mass., April 30 - (AP) - George H. Stamper, 60, died of suffocation in a fire which destroyed the building of the Jubilee Yacht Club here this morning.

The clubhouse was one of the landmarks of this city's waterfront. Stamper, who occupied a room in the building, and retired when the...Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 33 ancestors who were born in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA (Prides Crossing).
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Bourgeois
Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Joseph Bourgeois (1691, , Acadia, Canada - 1764, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Burnham
America/USA  George Burnham (, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - , Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Cleaves
  William Cleaves (abt. 1650, - 27 January 1715, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Conant
America/USA  John Conant (15 December 1652, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA - 30 September 1724, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )
America/USA  Lot Conant (abt. 1624, Nantasket, Cape Ann, Massachusetts, USA - 29 September 1674, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )
immigrant England  Roger Conant (9 April 1592, , Devon County, England - 19 November 1679, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Dodge
America/USA  Jonathan Dodge (12 November 1676, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA - 16 February 1756, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone
America/USA  Sarah Dodge (13 January 1667, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA - 1747, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Evans
America/USA  Rebecca K Evans (29 December 1828, Moultonboro, New Hampshire, USA - 18 November 1895, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Foster
  Joseph Foster (1771, - 21 August 1795, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Glidden
America/USA  Judith Ann Glidden (26 July 1848, Gilford, New Hampshire, USA - 6 September 1896, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Groves
immigrant England  Nicholas Groves (1645, , England - 11 February 1702/03, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Hale
America/USA  Joanna Hale (abt. 1647, , Massachusetts, USA - 18 August 1694, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Mansfield
America/USA  Bethiah Mansfield (7 April 1658, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA - 27 July 1720, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Proctor
America/USA  Sarah Proctor (12 August 1646, Salem, Massachusetts, USA - 8 February 1706, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Rowe
  Eppes Rowe (1791, - 22 June 1810, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Sallows
America/USA  Hannah Sallows (9 September 1654, Salem, Massachusetts, USA - 1718, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Scannell
  John Scannell (1810, - 27 October 1839, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )
  John Scannell (1810, - 27 October 1839, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Ventiman
America/USA  Elizabeth Ventiman (9 January 1703, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - September 1793, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Walton
England  Elizabeth Walton (27 October 1629, Seaton, Devon, England - 28 September 1674, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA )

Williams
America/USA  John Howard Williams (5 November 1909, Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - 30 August 1987, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1671
Nicholas Groves (1645 - 11 February 1702/03) & Hannah Sallows (9 September 1654 - 1718)
married 16 May 1671

1678
John Conant (15 December 1652 - 30 September 1724) & Bethiah Mansfield (7 April 1658 - 27 July 1720)
married 7 May 1678

1688
Ephraim Herrick (13 August 1664 - 18 September 1712) & Judith Woodbury (22 November 1667 - abt. 1745)
married 2 January 1688

1698
Lot Conant (1 June 1679 - 20 September 1767) & Martha Cleaves (24 July 1681 - 15 February 1725)
married 16 May 1698

1897
Eben G Sleeper (21 November 1843 - 24 September 1918) & Mary Jane Ham (26 February 1858 - )
married 15 October 1897
 




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