Norfolk County (Massachusetts) Manual, and Year Book for 1876

June 21, 1811 …Jairus Ware, of Wrentham, and Nahum Mitchell, of Bridgewater, Associate Justices.

June 16, 1819, Jairus Ware, of Wrentham, was appointed Justice …

April 16, 1822, Jairus Ware, of Wrentham, was appointed Chief Justice …

Sept. 1, 1826, Jairus Ware, of Wrentham, having been elected Clerk of the Courts of Norfolk County, resigned his position as Chief Justice of the Court of Sessions for Norfolk County …

May 22, 1835, the record is as follows: “The new Board of County Commissioners and Special Commissioners appeared, and were qualified by James Richardson and Jairus Ware, appointed to qualify civil officers in said county.”

NEEDHAM.  GRANTVILLE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY (Trinitarian). Organized 1847. — Pastor, Rev. Jonathan Edwards, settled March 1, 1876; Deacons, Ruel Ware, George D. Ware; Clerk of Society, Frank L. Fuller; Clerk of Church, Flavius J. Lake; Treasurer,Henry L. Sanderson; Parish Committee, Flavius J. Lake, Hugh McLeod, George D. Ware. Number of members, 85. Supt. of Sunday School, Henry L. Sanderson. 12 teachers, 90 scholars.

MEDWAY.  BAPTIST SOCIETY (west Medway). Organized March 11, 1819. —Pastor, Rev. Seth J. Axtell, Jr., settled Dec. 1, 1870; Deacons, Wales Kimball, John S. Smith, Horace C. Messenger; Clerk of Society and Church, Elbridge G.Ware; Treasurer, George S. Rice; Parish Committee, Waies Kimball, George S. Rice, Charles F. Harding. Number of members, 109. Supt. of Sunday School, Rev. Seth J. Axtell, Jr. 15 teachers, 120 scholars.

NORFOLK.  CLEAVELAND RELIGIOUS SOCIETY (Trinitarian). Organized April 30, 1832. — Pastor Rev. Ephraim N. Hidden supplies. Deacons, Levi Mann, Lathrop C.Keith; Clerk of Society and Church, Lathrop C. Keith; Treasurer of Society, Levi Blake; Treasurer of Church, Lathrop C. Keith; Parish Committee, Levi Mann, Silas E. Fales, Asa B. Ware. Number of members, 42. Supt. of Sunday School, Levi Mann. 8 teachers, 45 scholars.

BROOKLINE.  FIRST PARISH OF BROOKLINE (Unitarian). Organized 1705. — Pastor, Rev. Howard N. Brown, settled 1873; Deacons, Benjamin B. Davis, Abijah W. Goddard; Clerk of Society, Charles H. Stearns; Treasurer, Edward S. Philbrick; Parish Committee, Frank C. Cabot, Charles D. Head, Charles P. Ware, Miss Martha C. Stevenson, Miss S. B. R. Clark. Number of members, 75. Supt. of Sunday School, Rev. Howard N. Brown. 15 teachers, 70 scholars.

PHYSICIANS

Dedham

William G. Ware

Milton

Johnathan Ware

JURORS

Grand Jurors for the Year 1876

Hiram Ware, Wrentham

PETIT JURORS FOR SUPERIOR COURT

Supernumaries

Augusta L. Ware, Medway

NOTARIES PUBLIC

Milton

Horace E. Ware

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE

Milton

Horace E. Ware

ATTORNEYS

Milton

Horace E. Ware

TOWN OFFICERS

Needham

Fire Wardens – William S. Ware, …

SAVINGS BANKS

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK, FRANKLIN.

Incorporated 1871.

President, Davis Thayer, Jr.; Vice-Presidents, Henry M. Greene, James M. Freeman, James P. Ray, Albert E. Daniels, Daniel A. Cook, A. H. Morse; Trustees, Joseph G. Ray, A. A. Fletcher, E. H. Sherman, Walde Daniels, J. L. Fitzpatrick, Erastus L. Metcalf, Joseph Harrod, Wm. B. Nolen, William E. Whiting, C. W. Stewart, Hugh McParland, John P. Farmer, F. L. Metcalf, Henry R. Jenks, George W. Wiggin, E. P. Chapman, of Franklin; Calvin Fairbanks, C. H. Cutler, of Bellingham; George Shelden, of Wrentham; Josiah Ware of Norfolk; Secretary and Treasurer, C. W. Stewart. Number of depositors, Oct. 31, 1876, 1,113. Amount of deposits, Oct. 31, 1876, $222,852.84.

NORFOLK

Constables

Asa B. Ware

Political Organizations

Republican. — Asa B. Ware, Chairman …

Schools

Centre– …Miss Emma C. Ware, one term each.

WRENTHAM

Schools

Sheldon Primary

Miss Annie Ware, 20 scholars

Surveyors of Ways

Jabez Ware, Elijah Ware

NEEDHAM

Constables

Nathaniel Ware

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