Monthly Archives: December 2011

EARLY SETTLERS – JOHN WASHBURN Part 3

  As Edwin Loomis Davenport married into an acting family (the Vinings), so too did his daughter May. William Seymour and May Davenport were married in January of 1882. William’s parents were James and Eliza Seymour, performers of the highest … Continue reading

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Duxbury’s early settlers: John Washburn Part 2

After George P. (Partridge) Richardson (1875) re-acquired most of the Partridge Farm it fell to Parker C. Richardson. The waterfront portion of the property was left by Dura Wadsworth to his two sons Henry Wadsworth (surveyor) and Gamaliel Wadsworth. Gamaliel … Continue reading

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Duxbury’s early settlers: John Washburn

Pictured is the dwelling of the Rev. Ralph Partridge, George Partridge (Ralph’s brother or cousin) and the Honorable George Partridge (George’s great grandson) Currently owned by Stephen and Lisa Fitzgibbons. John Washburn, a tailor, arrived in Plymouth in 1632. He … Continue reading

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