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IMPORTANT: The full text of all editions is available at THIS LINK to the Granville Public Library page on Internet Archive. Please click on the link to view the newspapers in full. You may want to use the "+" feature on the page to enlarge the print…

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Advertising flyer from a local realtor extolling the virtues of country life in West Granville. The goal was to draw would-be "country squire" types from the nearby city of Springfield. The flyer also sings the praises of Joseph Welch, "Honest to a…

Bodurtha Samuel Martha Elmer 1896.jpg
Martha "Mattie" Morgan (Fenn) Bodurtha Born: 3/13/1855, Wallingford, Conn.Married: Samuel Salmon Bodurtha, 12/14/1877, West Granville, Mass.Died: 8/24/1934, Agawam, Mass. Children: Elmer Fenn Bodurtha, b. 12/19/1884, Agawam, Mass.; d. 8/21/1963,…

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Harold T. Nelson, Jr. (1924-1980) and the Nelson family dog Jack. About 1936, at the Nelson/Aldrich family farm on West Hartland Road, West Granville, Massachusetts.
Harold Nelson was a veteran who served in the Army during World War II.

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Information provided by Richard Roberts, 06 May 2022:"Stephen Monroe Roberts! Steve and and his wife Gladys (Barnes) Roberts lived on Holden Hill, off of Blandford Road in Granville, where he grew apples, blueberries, and peaches. He served his…

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Two newspaper clippings, one clipping is partial. Spelling of the names Yarmitzky and Omanski vary in different documents. Tragedy struck this family while they were living in West Granville. Mrs. Yarmitzky's mother was murdered at the old Harger…

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NOTE: You will need to use the "enlarge" (+ icon) to make the newspaper type in the viewing windows legible. The 30 Sep 1911 Springfield Daily News account of a tragic murder in West Granville.The article mentions a photo (shown here; the two men in…

Lloyd house Pittsfield 1889 LR.jpg
The Pittsfield, Massachusetts home of Maria Ann (Terrett) Lloyd (1825-1912), whose husband Lemuel Gardner Lloyd was long deceased (1866) when this 1889 photo was taken. It was while visiting here in 1876 that Maria's father, George Washington…

Terrett House 1936 Lorraine Tatro-4328.jpg
1936 photo titled "Terrett House" by Lorraine Tatro. This house was located on South Lane 2, now named Crest Lane. According to the 1912 Granville map it was home of Charles W. Terrett. The map indicates he owned 148 acres of land. He was the last of…

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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…
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