List of Persons Whose Names Have Been Changes in Massachusetts, 1780-1883

WORCESTER COUNTY.

Jun. 19, 1883…..Original Name, Ella Idella Ware…….Name Decreed, Anna Idella Henshaw……Residence, Worcester

Sept. 5, 1871…….Original Name, Jennie L. Pierce…….Name Decreed, Jennie L. Ware…………….Residence, Spencer

FRANKLIN COUNTY.

May 11, 1858…..Original Name, Frances S. Stebbins…Name Decreed, Fannie Stebbins Ware…..Residence, Deerfield

(Adoption)

MIDDLESEX COUNTY.

Oct. 27, 1857…..Original Name, Emma Althea Daniels…Name Decreed, Emma Daniels Ware…..Residence, Sherborn

(Adoption)

Feb. 24, 1880…..Original Name, Theodore Ware…………Name Decreed, Horace Louis Cilley……Residence, Cambridge

(Adoption)

Aug. 9, 1863…….Original Name, Kenneth John Brown…Name Decreed, Kenneth John Ware……Residence, Medford

NORFOLK COUNTY.

Sept. 30, 1868….Original Name, Drusilla Ware…………..Name Decreed, Hellaxer Colson………….Residence, Milton

(Adoption)

Feb. 14, 1872….Original Name, — — Ware………………….Name Decreed, George Wallaston Walker..Residence, Boston

(Adoption)

Jan. 24, 1877….Original Name, Anna H. Fisher…………..Name Decreed, Anna H. Ware……………..Residence, Wrentham

(Adoption)

(1815) An Act to alter and change the Names of certain Persons therein mentioned.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:…that Major Goodale Ware, of Northampton, in the county of Hampshire, shall be allowed to take the name of Goodale Sylvester Ware;

(1871) An Act to change the Names of the Persons therein mentioned, and to change the Name of the Second Social Library, in Charlestown. Sect. 1. Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

That from and after the passing of this act, the several persons herein named, shall he known and called by the names, which by this act, they are respectively allowed to assume; and that the said names shall forever hereafter be considered as their only proper and legal names, to all intents and purposes; viz.: …that Solomon Sylvester Ware, of Chesterfield, in the county of Hampshire, may take the name of Jonathan Sylvester Ware; …

(1805) An Act to alter the Names of certain Persons therein mentioned. Be it enacted, ete., as follows:

That from and after the passing of this act, Oliver Ware, Jim. of Wrentham, in the county of Norfolk, shall be allowed to take the name of Atom Allchorous; …

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List of Persons Whose Names Have Been Changes in Massachusetts, 1780-1883 — 1 Comment

  1. Thanks for this info Vicki. Some of the WARE names listed here, I’m going to seek out, if possible,and follow their descendents.

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