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  • Collection: People: Portraits and Groups

Leahey Clippings-001.jpg
A collection of clippings related to the Leahey family of Granville, Massachusetts

Hunt Rowley Mary Leahey Alice-8731.jpg
Mary (Rowley) Hunt (left) and Alice Leahey (right).

The Leahey and Rowley families owned land that was taken over by the Westfield water authority for the construction of the Granville dam in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

Wood Chopped for Joe Dickinson 1931 Dec-8536.jpg
A group of Granville men who gathered to cut wood for Joe Dickinson, who had been shot in a hunting accident.A note with the photo indicates it was taken on land belonging to the Hiers family in what is now the meadow which would be the area off…

Rose Miles J Obit.jpg
Miles Rose was a direct descendant of Jonathan Rose, one of Granville's original settlers. He is said to have been the last Rose to live in Granville, although his daughter Lavinia Rose Wilson continued to own the family home as a country place,…

Remembrances of Pearl P.pdf
Marjorie Bloomberg's memories of Pearl Phelon (1896-1989). Pearl Phelon is buried in the Silver Street Cemetery in Granville, Massachusetts.CLICK HERE to learn about Pearl's older sister, Susan Phelon, WW1 nurse.

Peacock vs Epervier.jpg
From research done by Corey Geske, 2020/21:

Lt. Jacob Baldwin's second oldest son, Denizen Baldwin (who inherited the west side of the family home in 1813) was the Master's Mate, USS Peacock, in one of the most publicized sea battles of the War of…

Green grandchildren Granville 1932 06 19 1.jpg
Two photos of the grandchildren of Thankful (Clark) Green and Raymond Green of Granville, taken 19 Jun 1932 at the Barnard home in Granville, Massachusetts.

Drummer Stereoscope Single Image 1-7669.jpg
Two identical tintype photos of a drummer boy, in a Mascher's Improved Stereoscope, patent March 8th, 1853, made in Philadelphia.

The drum is believed to have been made by Noble & Cooley, Granville, MA.

From the Noble & Cooley Center for…

Short Howard portrait-7662.jpg
Howard Short was a student at the Hartford Seminary. He boarded at the Nelson farm in West Granville and preached at the West Granville Church, including taking part in the church's 150th celebration in 1931.
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