Wednesday, April 13, 2022

15 Photographs of the Batcheller, Chase, Dolby & Connected Families of Worcester County, Massachusetts

Fifteen photographs of the Batcheller, Dolby, Southwick, Seavey, Chase, Weston and other families of Worcester County, Massachusetts and area. 

Most of the photographs have detailed identifications on the reverse.

  • Mrs. Garrity & son, neighbors of Mamie; by the studio of the Masse Freres, 314 Main Street, Holyoke, Massachusetts
    • Mary Plaisted (Batcheller) Ballou, Born March 1840, Died 1923; Daughter of Ollis Batcheller, and sister of Emily (Mitchell) and Edward Batcheller. She was Emma Chase's aunt. Note: Emily (Mitchell) Batcheller was actually Emily (Batcheller) Mitchell. Photo has Whitinsville, Mass. at bottom edge.  Mary Plaisted (Batcheller) Ballou (1840-1921), wife of George Smith Ballou (1838-1877)
    • Sarah Seaver Chase, first wife of Sibley Chase. Born Jan 1, 1835; died Mar. 15, 1859, 2 weeks after the birth of Delano Chase, at age of 24. Photo by the E. A. Adams studio at Whitinsville, Massachusetts.  Sarah Ann (Seaver) Chase (1835-1859), first wife of Sibley Chase (1834-1908)
    • Four photographs of Edward Sibley Chase (1885-1961):
      • as a baby in 1886, by the Walker Studio of Uxbridge, Massachusetts
      • at the age of ten, by the E. A. Adams studio of Whitinsville, Massachusetts
      • at the age of 18 in 1903, blowing his cornet
      • as a student at Oberlin College in 1906; by the Rice studio

    If you have information to share on any of the people mentioned, please leave a comment for the benefit of other researchers.

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