Surnames starting with W

Portsmouth Journal
In Clinton, Maine, Mr. Abram Wallace, aged 78. Mr. Wallace was a native of Epsom, N.H.

WALLACE, Charles Griffin
New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Nov. 18, Charles Griffin, son of Alonzo and Mary Wallace, aged 6 years, 9 months and 24 days.

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In Goffstown, Aug. 18, George Wallace, aged 48, formerly of Epsom, but lately of New York, on a visit to friends in New Hampshire.

WALLACE, George B.
New Hampshire Statesman
In this city [Concord] Oct. 5, George B. Wallace, formerly of Epsom, aged 45; one of the Representatives of Concord in the Legislature by two successive elections.

New Hampshire Statesman & Journal
In New Orleans, Oct. 5, Mr. Jacob T. Wallace, formerly of Epsom in this state, about 27.

WALLACE, Mary Ann L.H. (Dana)
Boston Daily Atlas
At Epsom, N.H., 26th inst. Mrs. Mary Ann L. H., wife of William Wallace, and eldest daughter of the late Capt. N.G. Dana, US Army, 24.

WALLACE, Mary (Griffin)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Jan. 24, Mary, wife of Mr. Alonzo Wallace and daughter of Mr. Nathan Griffin, aged 23. Her death was very sudden. Soon after giving birth to an infant (which survives) she was seized with violent fits, which in a short time terminated her life. To her husband and friends, her loss is very great; but they mourn not without hope. She sleeps in Jesus. Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord.

WALLACE, Mary (True)
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In Epsom, on the 5th inst. Mrs. Mary Wallace, wife of Mr. John Wallace, aged 45, of consumption, leaving a husband and ten children to mourn the loss of a kind companion and an affectionate parent; but they sorrow not as those who have no hope, Mrs. E. having left this world in full assurance of finding "a better country."

WALLACE, William
New Hampshire Statesman
In San Felepee Valley Cal., Jan. 1, Mr. William Wallace, formerly of Epsom, this State, aged 48

WARD, Mehitable (Griffin)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Lowell, July 13, Mrs. Mehitable Ward, wife of Josiah Ward, aged 25 years, formerly of Epsom.

Feb. 3, 1939
Union Leader 2-4-1939
EPSOM, Feb. 4 - Daniel C. Waterhouse died on Monday at the Concord Hospital where he had been a patient for many years. Mr. Waterhouse was born in Barrington, the son of Charles H. and Nancy Caverson Waterhouse. As a young man he was manager of creameries in Deerfield and Short Falls, and at one period, was a dairy manager of an estate in Bedford. In 1893 he married Mertie L. Marden of Epsom, who died in 1913.
Survivors are one son, Leon M. Waterhouse of Somerville, Mass., two daughters, Mrs. Esther W. Mason and Mrs. Doris E. Huckins of Epsom; a sister, Mrs. Isabelle Foss of Durham; nine grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held at the Epsom Baptist church with the pastor Ralph T. Osborn, officiating. Mr. Waterhouse was born on May 14, 1864. Bearers were William H. Knowles, Charles S. Bickford, Albert J. Yeaton, and George H. Haynes. Burial was in the family lot in the New Rye cemetery.

WATERHOUSE, Mertie (Marden)
October 11, 1913
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The funeral of Mrs. Mertie Waterhouse, who died very suddenly Saturday morning of pneumonia and heart failure, aged 46 years, was held in the Baptist Church Monday at 12 o'clock the Rev. W.J. Gordon officiating and singing by the church choir. Mrs. Waterhouse leaves to mourn her loss a husband, and three children, one boy and two girls; also father, mother and a sister, who is a teacher in the Pittsfield Public schools.

WEEKS, Waldo G.
February 19, 1920
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Waldo G. Weeks, a well known and highly esteemed resident of the town (Pittsfield, NH), died at the home of his sister-in -law, Miss Hattie Cass on Elm Street, Thursday night, February 19, after a two days illness, the cause of death being pneumonia.
The deceased was born in Allenstown the son of John W. and Abbie (Chapman) Weeks and his age was 54 years, 5 months and 23 days. He was a painter by trade and lived in Epsom before coming here four years ago, which has been his home. He was a member of the Evergreen Lodge, I.O.O.F. of Short Falls, a good citizen and neighbor and held in the highest esteem by all who knew him.
The surviving relatives are a widow; two sons, Harold of Concord and Chester of Pittsfield, and one grandchild.
The funeral was held from the place of death Monday noon, Rev. W. I. Sweet, pastor of the Congregational church, officiated, and Harold Dearborn of Concord sang. Members of Evergreen Lodge, I.O.O.F., of Short Falls attended and performed their burial rites and George Haynes, George Dutton, Charles Haynes and Fred Fife from this order acted as bearers. The body was placed in the tomb at Floral Park cemetery by undertaker Harold M. French.

New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Sept. 8, Mrs. Sarah Wellman, aged 82

March 14, 1934
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Short Falls, March 14 (1934) - Mrs. Annie M. Wells died at her home in New Rye on Wednesday morning, March 14, after a long illness. Mrs. Wells was born in Concord on Sept. 6, 1862, and was the daughter of John S. Green and Maria Flanders Green. She taught school in Hopkinton, and in the New Rye and Mountain schools in Epsom, NH. On Nov. 29, 1888, she was married to Clarence O. Wells of New Rye. This last November marked their 45th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Wells was a member of the New Rye church and of Buntin chapter, D.A.R. of Pembroke; also a past noble grand of Ivygreen Rebekah lodge. She was the clerk of the New Rye church and the Church society for many years. She is survived by the widower, Clarence O. Wells; two sons, Andrew J. Kyle of Somerset, O., and Arthur A. Wells of New Rye; two sisters, Mrs. Helen G. Yeaton of Flemington, N.J., and Mrs. Emma F. Piper of Concord and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon, March 17, at the New Rye chruch. Rev. Milton C. Froyd of Suncook, pastor, and Rev. John C. Mason of West Somerville, Mass., will officiate at the services. Burial will be in the New Rye cemetery. The bearers will be Oliver C. Lombard, Jesse A. Hunt, Walter B. Wells and Kenneth J. Yeaton. Funeral arrangements are being made by Kilkenny and Calkin of Concord.

WELLS, Clarence O.
March 3, 1937
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Epsom, NH, March 6 (1937) - Mr. Wells was born in Epsom May 27, 1862. He had always lived on the home farm in New Rye,. On Nov. 29, 1889, he was married to the late Annie M. Kyle. Mr. Wells had been a member of Evergreen lodge, I.O.O.F., Ivygreen Rebekah lodge, and McClary grange. He served the town of Epsom as selectman, was a member of the New Hampshire legislature in 1912 and 1913; and was on the Epsom Town committee for many years. Immediate survivors include one son, Arthur A. Wells; four grandchildren, Natalie, Neal, Norma and Maida Wells; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Clarence O. Wells were held at the Union Congregational church in New Rye Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. John Mason officiated, assisted by Rev. Ralph Osborne, pastor of the Baptist church in Epsom, NH. the service was largely attended. The bearers were W.B. Wells, Jesse Hunt, Oliver C. Lombard and George A. Skinner. Eugene Wells and Edward Wells were ushers. Burial was in the family lot in the New Rye cemetery and committal prayers were said by Rev. Mr. Mason. Gideon Petit, Jr., Suncook, was funeral director and furnishing undertaker.

WELLS, Harvey J.
February 25, 1916
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Harvey J. Wells, one of Epsom's best young men, was called "home" February 25, after a long illness.
Mr. Wells was born in Epsom November 29, 1875 and was the son of James L. and Abbie Meserve Wells. He spent several years of his life in Concord but four years ago, on account of sickness, he gave up his position as manager of Nelson's Dep't Store and came to Epsom.
He was a member of the Free Baptist church in this place and was also affiliated with Evergreen Lodge, I.O.O. F. April 7, 1902 Mr. Wells was united in marriage to Miss Loella M. Marden by who he is survived and by one sister, Mrs. Guy T. Pike.
Following prayers at the home at 1 P.M. the funeral was held in the Free Will Baptist church Sunday at 2 P.M. and was very largely attended. Rev. W.J. Gordon officiated and the singing was by a quartette from Chichester, consisting of Mrs. Charles Langmaid, Mrs. Edward Edmunds, P. LeClare Towle and Fred B. Shaw.
Evergreen Lodge attended the services in a body Noble Grand Ernest Heath and Chaplain Norman Monroe conducted the ritual service of the order. The bearers were Horace Edmunds, Burt Young, Walter Philbrick and W.C. Burnham. Interment was in McClary Cemetery.

WELLS, James Lewis
October 22, 1911
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James L. Wells passed away at the home of Mrs. Jeffery's, Short Falls, last Monday morning, aged 74 years. Mr. Wells has been a great sufferer for some time with a cancer in his throat. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Rachel Pike, and one son, Harvey J. Wells; also a grandson, Charles C. Rogers, of Pittsfield. The funeral services were held from the house Wednesday. Interment in McClary cemetery.
James Lewis Wells, a life long resident of this town, died at his boarding place on the Suncook road, Sunday afternoon, after an illness of about a year's duration of cancer. He was born in Epsom, March 18, 1837, the son of Samuel and Harriet (Wicom) Wells. He was married April 10, 1861 to Abbie L. Meserve, of this town, who died June 11, 1910.
In his early life he was a miller, but late years he has worked by the day at what ever came his way.
Funeral services were held from the place of death, Wednesday at 12 o'clock, Rev. J.E. Everhingham officiating.
The bearers were M.C. Philbrick, J.V. Bunker, J.C. Fogg and Charles Hall.

WELLS, Lillian M. (Baker)
June 9, 1936
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EPSOM, June 9 - Mrs. Lillie M. Wells died early this morning at her home at Epsom Four Corners, after an illness of several weeks. Mrs. Wells was born in Deerfield on Feb. 8, 1860, and was the daughter of Rufus Baker and Lovina Heath Baker. She married William S. Wells in Manchester in 1890. There are no immediate survivors, her only living relatives being cousins, nieces and nephews.
Burial will be in the Short Falls cemetery.

WELLS, Lucy (Emerson)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Feb. 18, widow Lucy Wells, aged 72.

WELLS, Mary (Moulton)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Exeter, Mrs. Mary Wells, relict of the late Samuel Wells, of Epsom, aged 56

WELLS, William S.
March 14, 1910
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William S. Wells passed away at his home Monday, March 14, aged 46 years, having been a great sufferer for several months. The deceased was a son of James L. and Abigail (Meserve) Wells. He was united in marriage to Lillian Baker, March 19, 1890. The surviving relatives are a wife, father and mother, one brother, Harvey J. Wells of Concord, a sister, Mrs. Rachel Pike, and a nephew, Charles C. Rogers, both of this town. The funeral will be held from the home Thursday at 1 0'clock.

WHIDDEN, Almira Elizabeth (Locke)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, 10th inst, Almira Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Whidden, and daughter of Gen. B.L. Locke, aged 27.

WHITNEY, Lydia (Marden)
New Hampshire Statesman
In Loudon, 5th inst Mrs. Lydia Whitney, wife of Israel C. Whitney, aged 43. She was a Marden of Epsom. She was at work about the house and fell in a fit, from which she never returned to consciousness - expiring in two hours.

New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Aug. 25, Mr. Samuel Whitney, formerly of Concord, aged 70

WIGGIN, Eliphalet
New Hampshire Statesman & State Journal
At Richmond, Wisconsin, Sept. 7th, very suddenly, Eliphalet Wiggin Esq., of Epsom, NH aged 47.

New Hampshire Statesman
In Epsom, Dec. 11, Mr. Jacob Wiggin, aged 22

Jan. 13, 1937
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EPSOM, Jan. 15 - Funeral services for Eben P. Winkley of Epsom, will be held on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Epsom Baptist church. Mr. Winkley has been in poor health for some time, and died after an attack of angina pectoris, at the hospital in Boscawen. He was 79 years of age. The nearest surviving relatives are a niece MRs. George Chase of Rochester, and a nephew, Herbert Guptill of Portsmouth. Burial will be in the McClary cemetery.

WOOD, Emeline (Towle)
December 15, 1879
Lowell Daily Citizen, (Lowell, MA)
Death of Mrs. S. N. Wood
Mrs. Emma B., wife of Samuel N. Wood, died Saturday afternoon, at her late home, on Hosford Square, 304 Central street, aged 49 years. The deceased was born in Epsom, New Hampshire. Her surviving friends, both here and elsewhere, will be saddened by the intelligence of her death. The funeral will be attended at her late residence Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Friends are invited without further notice.