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Who Lived Here?

The names and occupations of this house's known residents show how much history a single house can hold in 200 years.

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  • Abraham Choate, miller and maritime merchant, wife Sarah, children Nehemiah, Abraham, Sally, John, Francis, Aaron, Moses, Rufus Lathrop
    1757-1772
  • Isaac Dodge, miller and merchant, 
    wife Elizabeth, children Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Priscilla, Sarah, Mary
    1772-1777
  • Abraham Dodge, ship captain and merchant, first wife Abigail, second wife Bethiah, children Abigail, Abraham, Rebecca, and Bethiah, servant Chance
    1777-1789
  • Nathaniel Baker, mariner, and wife
    1789-1791
  • John Appleton, Jr., farmer
    1791-1798 
  • Daniel Thurston, wife Margaret Appleton Thurston
    1798-1817 
  • Margaret Appleton Thurston, widow
    1817-1822
  • Josiah Caldwell, music teacher, 
    real estate dealer, lumber merchant, 
    and railroad station superintendent, 
    wife Lucy, adopted daughter Margaret 
    1822-1865
  • Susan Mears Brown, daughter Abby Ann
    1850
  • Maria Denney, student
    1850
  • Catherine Lynch, laundress, 
    daughter Mary, millworker
    1870-1891
  • Lizzie L. Lynch, millworker
    1891
  • William Dawson, house painter, 
    wife Elizabeth Dawson, children Mary 
    and John
    1870-1872
  • Elizabeth Dawson, servant, children Mary and John
    1872-1876
  • Nicolas Donovan, millworker
    1880s-1890s
  • Mary Wilkins, millworker
    1877-1882
  • Edward Morris and wife
    1883-1884
  • John Morgan and wife
    1884-1885
  • Agnes Roberts
    1888-1891
  • Thomas H. Roberts
    1891
  • Edward F. Riley, millworker, 
    wife Catherine, five children
    1885-1896
  • Fred Buzzell, handyman, wife Martha, daughter Susie
    1905-1925
  • Harry Crossley, millworker
    1906
  • Jesse Jedrey, policeman, wife Maude, daughters Mildred and Doris
    1907-1923
  • Garland Jean, mill foreman, wife Anne
    1923-1924
  • Herbert Goodhue, clammer, wife Agnes
    1932-1939
  • Andrew Scott, handyman, wife Mary, children Ann, Roy, and Andrew
    1927-1942
  • Mary Scott, school custodian, son Roy
    1942-1961
  • Richard Lynch, factory worker, 
    wife Ann Scott Lynch, son Richard
    1941-1949
  • Ann Kenney, retired servant
    1939-1949
 

demolition
Demolition, 1963
Courtesy Library of Congress

...that many of the people who lived in this house over two centuries made changes to the structure? By carefully examining photographs made when the house was dismantled in 1963, architectural historians have been able to determine what some of these changes have been. Go to House Clues to find out more.