Volume I of the Jaffrey Town History

History of Jaffrey (Middle Monadnock) New Hampshire. An Average Counrry Town in the Heart of New England
Albert Annett and Alice E. E. Lehtinen
Published by the Town
1937



Front Matter: Title Page, Preface, Acknowledgments, Contents, Appendix, List of Illustrations, A Model Town

Chapter 1: The Town. Pages 1-13

Chapter 2: Wilderness and Indians. Pages 14-28

Chapter 3: The Great Boundary Dispute. Pages 29-40

Chapter 4: Rowley Canada and the Masonian Proprietors 1736-1749. Pages 41-67

Chapter 5: Midle Monadnock, Settlement, and the Scotch-Irish. Pages 68-110

Chapter 6: The Town of Jaffrey. Pages 111-136

Chapter 7: The Revolution. Pages 137-167

Chapter 8: The Meeting-House and the Guns of Bunker Hill. Pages 168-180

Chapter 9: The Meeting-House and Minister. Pages 181-212

Chapter10: Ainsworth Papers. Pages 213-224

Chapter 11: New Denominations and Churches. Pages 225-235

Chapter 12: Town Government. Pages 236-238

Chapter 13:Hard Times. Pages 239-249

Chapter 14: Good Old Times. Pages 250-268

Chapter 15: Schools and Education. Pages 269-316

Chapter 16: Roads and Taverns. Pages 317-352

Chapter 17: Mills and Stores. Pages 353-403

Chapter 18: Town Poor. Pages 404-406

Chapter 19: Town Officers. Pages 407-413

Chapter 20: Fire Department and Water Works. Pages 414-426

Chapter 21: The Militia and Military Affairs. Pages 427-430

Chapter 22: The Civil War. Pages 431-446

Chapter 23: Progress in Communication and Travel. Pages 447-457

Chapter 24: Banks and Libraries. Pages 458-466

Chapter 25: Notable Events. Pages 467-478

Chapter 26: A Geological Sketch of Jaffrey. Pages 479-484

Chapter 27: The Primeval Forest. Pages 485-494

Chapter 28: Pastures and Drovers. Pages 495-503

Chapter 29: The Grand Monadnock. Pages 504-515

Chapter 30: Development of Jaffrey as a Recreational Center. Pages 516-542

Chapter 31: Amherst Colony. Pages 543-554

Chapter 32: Village Improvement Society. Pages 555-563

Chapter 33: The World War. Pages 564-577

Chapter 34: Biographies. Pages 578-682

Alice Pettee Adams • Captain William Parker Ainsworth • Albert Annett • Thomas Annett • Samuel Batchelder • Delcie David Bean • Timothy Blodgett • Oscar Homes Bradley • Daniel Edward Bradley • Asa Brigham • Benjamin Rice Brigham • Susan Bethiah Clay • John Conant • Rear Admiral Walter Selwyn Crosley • Calvin Cutter • Carrie E. Cutter • John Clarence Cutter • Leonard Richardson Cutter • Samuel Dana Dakin • Hannah Davis • George H. Duncan • Jule Clinton Durant • Derostus P. Emory • George Edward Emory • The Fife Twins • James H. Fitzgerald • Frank Lewis Garfield • John P. Garfield • Walter Lucius Goodnow • Windsor H. Goodnow • Rear Admiral Theodore Phinney Greene • Jule Murat Hannaford • George Edwin Heath • Walter F. Heath • Dr. Adonijah Howe • Franklin G. Humiston • Russell Herbert Kittredge • Alfred Beard Kittredge • Charles Russell Kittredge • Herbert William Kittredge • James Laurence Laughlin • Jonas Minot Melville • Abel Parker • Isaac Parker • Judge Joel Parker • Francis Jewett Parker • Alice Whittemore Upton Pearmain • Gurley A. Phelps • Benjamin Pierce • Joel Herbert Poole • John Ward Poole III • Charles Henry Powers • John Adams Prescott • Julius Elwood Prescott • Chalres Leon Rich • Sarah Eveline Robbins • Alfred Sawyer • Levi Spaulding • Generaal Oliver Lyman Spaulding • Merrill Gould Symonds • Peter Upton • Hiram Duncan Upton • Wilbur Webster • Wilbur Elmer Webster
Chapter 35: Old, Unhappy, Far-Off Things. Pages 683-704

Chapter 36: Old Graveyards. Pages 705-712

Chapter 37: Cemeteries, Smallpox, Epidemics, Longevity. Pages 713-720

Chapter 38: Fraternal, Social, and Civic Organizations. Pages 721-735

Chapter 39: Colonel Jedediah Sanger and the Whitestown Migration. Pages 736-740

Chapter 40: Salmon Wilder, Printer and Publisher. Pages 741-747

Chapter 41: Amos Fortune, Citizen. Pages 748-756

Chapter 42: Revolutionary Soldiers. Pages 757-825

Chapter 43: The Diary of Lieutenant James Stevens, Revolutionary Soldier. Pages 826-840

Appendix: List of Representatives to General Court, Corporation School District No, Two, Additions and Corrections to Volume Two. Pages 841-843

Index: Pages 844-847