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[MAWORCES] Items from Windham County Telegraph
I am working in the Windham County Telegraph newspaper
which later became the Windham County Transcript and was published in Danielson,
CT from 1848 to about 1977. As I come across items for Worcester County
will send them out to you.
Issue of 26 Feb. 1852 Thursday
Augustus Brooks of Grafton left his home in that town
at sundown Thursday evening, saying he should not be home until midnight.
He was found Friday morning on Brigham Hill, frozen to death in the road.
bottles of liquor were found in his pockets. Coroner
Baker was called, but the evidence was so strong that he came to his death
by intoxication, that he deemed it unnecessary to hold a jury of inquest
upon the body of the deceased.--Worcester Spy
3 May 1860 Thursday
Rev. Origen Crane of Grafton, on Thursday week, while
in the act of
swinging a friend, for exercise, lost his balance and
striking his temple on a stone, from the effect of which
unconscious, and died the next day. Mr. Crane was 55
yrs old, and has
been a Minister in Massachusetts during twenty-four years.
He was highly
respected, and leaves his family greatly afflicted.--Worcester
Worcester Telegram, 13 Sept. 1954, Monday morning
Grafton Man Dies after Shotgun Blast--Grafton--Arthur
D. Cote Sr., 58, of
59 Millbury Street, who accidentally shot himself in
the back yard of his
home Friday morning, died of his wounds Sunday in St.
Police said he tripped over a three-foot wall while carrying
12-gauge shotgun. He was chasing dogs which were raiding
coop, he told police.
He operated a poultry farm. He was a member of St. Philip's
and was a member of the Society of the Assumption.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Eva (Lesco) Cote; two sons,
Arthur D., Jr., of
Worcester, and Adelard Cote of Westboro; three daughters,
Ellen, wife of
Maurice Goldsmith; Rita, wife of Charles Snay, both of
Florence, wife of Joseph Rossetti of Milford; three brothers,
Eugene of Biddeford, ME, and Aime of Canada; four sisters,
Dion, Mrs. Roseann Bellemore, Mrs. Laura Martel and Mrs.
LeClaire, all of Canada, and seven grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Wed. at 8:15 a.m. from the Robert
Funeral Home, 242 Worcester street, North Grafton, with
a high mass at 9
in St. Philip's Church. Burial will be in the parish
Worcester Telegram, 13 Sept. 1954, part 2
North Grafton--Wilfred Carron, 48, of 5 Deernolm road,
night in his home.
He was born in England, son of Charles and Hanna (Lowe)
came to North Grafton from Northbridge 12 years ago.
He was employed as
a machinist at the Norton Co. for 17 years.
He leaves, besides his mother of Wilkinsonville, his
(Sobon) Carron; two daughters Misses Joan and Suzanne
Carron; and a son,
Charles Carron, all of North Grafton.
Funeral services will be held from the Rockdale Congregational
Northbridge, Tuesday morning at 1 a.m.(That's exactly
what they wrote)
Rev. Robert K. Shimoda will officiate. Burial will be
in Pine Grove