LIST OF PERSONS
whose
NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED
in
MASSACHUSETTS.

1780 - 1883.

[Collated and published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, under
Authority of Chapter 249 of the Acts of the Year 1884.]

Wright & Potter Printing Company, State Printers.
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1885.

1826 - 1834


Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Christopher Gillpatrick, of Boston, shall hereafter be known and called by the name of Christopher Gill.
[Jan. 26, 1826].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Mark Alcock, of Boston, trader, may take the name of Mark Allcut.
Jonathan Gardner Brewer, a minor, son of Thomas Brewer, merchant, of Boston, may take the name of Gardner Brewer.
William Brown, of Boston, merchant, may take the name of William Austin Brown.
Jane Ann Hutchings, child of the late Fitz Edward Hutchings, of the state of Illiniois, and adopted child of William Hales, of Boston, may take the name of Jane Ann Hutchings Hales.
Edmund Wyatt Harring, of Boston, hat manufacturer, may take the name of Wyatt Harrington.
Charles Jones, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Faneuil Jones.
William Kelton, of Boston, may take the name of William Leeds Carlton.
Mary Jane Kelton, wife of William Kelton, may take the name of Mary Jane Carlton, and that their six children, all minors, and under the age of twenty-one years, may take the name of Carlton, viz.:
Elizabeth Stuart Kelton, may take the name of Elizabeth Stuart Carlton.
William Tolman Kelton, may take the name of William Tolma Carlton.
Margaret Dommet Kelton, may take the name of Margaret Dommet Carlton.
Harriet Maria Kelton, may take the name of Harriet Maria Carlton.
Daniel Filmore Kelton, may take the name of Daniel Filmore Carlton.
Sarah Jane Kelton, may take the name of Sarah Jane Carlton.
William Lang, Jun., of Boston, merchant, may take the name of William Bailey Lang.
Nancy Newman, of Boston, widow, may take the name of Ann Jane Newman.
Ludovicus Reed, of Boston, merchant, may take the name of Henry Ludovicus Reed.
Edward Ross McLachlan, of Boston, may take the name of Edward McLachlan Ross.
Mary Bagley, a minor, child of Joseph Bagley, of Newburyport, deceased, may take the name of Mary Lucy Bagley.
John Mason Bird, of Salem, may take the name of John Mason.
Methuselah Boynton, of Bradford, a minor, may take the name of Alfred Boynton.
Martha Davis, of Newburyport, may take the name of Martha Ann Davis.
Polly Davis, of Newburyport, may take the name of Mary Wheelwright Davis.
Samuel Cloon Fortune, of Marbelhead, may take the name of Samuel Cloon.
William Hewes Hunkings, of Beverly, a minor, son of David Kimball, of Gloucester, may take the name of John Stacy Kimball.
Joseph Jackman, of Newbury, may take the name of Joseph Noyes Jackman.
John Knight, a minor, son of Adams Knight, of Newbury, may take the name of John Little Knight.
Mark Newman, jun., a minor, son of Mark Newman, of Andover, may take the name of Mark Haskell Newman.
Hannah Newman, a minor, child of Mark Newman, may take the name of Hannah Haskell Newman.
Lucy Grafton Pickman, a minor, child of Dudley L. Pickman, Esq., of Salem, may take the name of Catherine Saunders Pickman.
Peter Edmund Russell, of Marblehead, may take the name of Edmund Peter Russell.
Joseph Grafton Treadwell, a minor, son of John W. Treadwell, of Salem, may take the name of Joseph Treadwell Grafton.
Rosalana Edmands, a minor, a child of Benjamin Edmands, of Charlestown, may take the name of Roxalana Graves Edmands.
Francis Cook Foxcroft, now resident at Harvard College, son of Francis Augustus Foxcroft, late of Boston, merchant, may take the name of Francis Augustus Foxcroft.
Reuben Jones, of Concord, may take the name of William Jones.
Catherine Sturgis Nye Peirce, a minor and orphan child, adopted by her uncle, Baalis Bullard, of Uxbridge, may take the name of Catherine Sturgis Nye Peirce Bullard.
Richard Carter, son of Oliver Carter, of Lancaster, may take the name of Richard Bridge Carter.
Henry Carter, the 2d, of Leominster, may take the name of Henry Wadsworth Carter.
James Carter, the 2d, of Leominster, may take the name of James H. Carter.
Charles Colburn, 2d, a minor, son of Elisha Colburn, of Leominster, may take the name of Charles Henry Colburn.
Josiah Johnson, 2d, of Leominster, may take the name of Josiah Clemmons Johnson.
Dana Rugg, of Templeton, may take the name of Francis Dana.
Samuel W. Smith, of Barre, may take the name of Warner Smith.
Nathaniel Weld Davis Crane, of Dorchester, may take the name of Nathaniel Crane.
Ezra Glover Spurr, of Quincy, mariner, may take the name of Ezra Elijah Glover.
Abraham Borden, 4th, of Troy, may take the name of Abraham G. Borden.
Isaac Hathaway, of Dartmouth, may take the name of Isaac Tobey Hathaway.
Humphrey Howland, 2d, of Westport, may take the name of Humphrey Daniel Howland.
Reuben Jenney, of New Bedford, bricklayer, may take the name of Reuben Jennings.
Carlow Allen, only son of Seth Allen, late of Falmouth, may take the name of Seth Allen.
Shove Howland, of Amherst, may take the name of Warren Shove Howland.
Wright Strong, a minor, son of Hezekiah W. Strong, of Amherst, may take the name of Henry Wright Strong.
Henry Hoyt, a minor, son of Elihu Hoyt, Esq., of Deerfield, may take the name of Henry King Hoyt.
Sybil Hawk of West Stockbridge, widow, may take the name of Sybil Niles.
Edward Prescott, of Boston, may take the name of Edward G. Prescott.
Catherine Francis, of Charlestown, may take the name of her benefactor, Catharine Francis Eleanor Jackson.
Joseph Frothingham, 3d, of Salem, may take the name of Joseph Augustus Frothingham.
[March 4, 1826].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Samuel Thompson, a minor, son of Alice Bently of Boston, may take the name of Samuel Bently.
Samuel Brooks, late of Salem, scrivener, may take the name of Samuel Mitchell Waring Brooks.
John Cass, late of New Hampshire, may take the name of John Carr Cass.
The following all of Boston:
Samuel Conant may take the name of Samuel Williams Conant.
Ebenezer Dyer may take the name of Ebenezer Elms Dyer.
Mabel C. Ellis may take the name of Mary Ann Ellis.
Wendell Moreno may take the name of George Wendell Lloyd.
Michael Myron, a minor, may take the name of his father, William Myron.
Jacob Rogers may take the name of Jacob Abner Rogers.
Robert Steele, trader, may take the name of James Robert Steele.

Judith Dole Bartlett, of West Newbury, may take the name of Caroline Judith Bartlett.
George Brown Very, of Salem, may take the name of George Brown.
Joseph Clements, of Newburyport, may take the name of Joseph Warren Clements.
John Fettyplace, of Salem, a minor, may take the name of Thomas John Fettyplace.
Richard Tink, of Mancherster, master mariner, may take the name of Richard Trask, and that Abigail, his wife, may take the name of Abigail H. Trask.
And also their three children, being minors, may take the name of Trask, viz:
Richard T. Tink may take the name of Richard T. Trask.
Mary Abigail Tink may take the name of Mary Abigail Trask.
Charles H. Tink may take the name of Charles H. Trask.
Hugh Judge Alley, of Lynn, may take the name of Elbridge D. Warren.
William Howard Cades, of Charlestown, husbandman, may take the name of William Cades Howard.
Israel Newhall Peese, of South Reading, cordwainer, may take the name of Israel Newhall.
Greenleaf Henderson Pees, of South Reading, may take the name of William Newhall.
Harriet Burnham, of South Reading, may take the name of Mary Rayner Burham.
Sylvester Sage Arnold, of Braintree, may take the name of George Washington Arnold.
Noah Fisk, of Dover, may take the name of Noah Allen Fiske.
Jennings Bowen, of Leicester, tanner, may take the name of George Bowen.
Lois Whiting, of Barre, may take the name of Ann Louisa Whiting.
Betsey Caswell, of Middleborough, may take the name of Betsey Jones, and that her two children, being minors, may also take the name of Jones, viz:
Ebenezer Jones Caswell may take the name of Ebenezer Jones.
Paul Lewis Caswell may take the name of Paul Lewis Jones.
James Lawrence, a minor, of Sandwich, may take the name of James Lawrence Percival.
Zadock Norton, of Edgartown, tailor, may take the name of Francis Addlington.
[June 20, 1826].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Henry Adams, of Boston, merchant, may take the name of Henry Fosdick Adams.
Dan Aldrich, of Boston, may take the name of Lyman Dan Aldrich.
Thomas Bates, of Boston, house carpenter, may take the name of Thomas Lathrop Bates.
John Blake, of Boston, may take the name of John Harrison Blake.
Nancy Pierce Blanchard, of Boston, may take the name of Ann Isabel Blanchard.
William H. Blanchard, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Conygnham de Boies.
James Carney, of Boston, may take the name of James George Carney.
Alvar Carter, of Boston, may take the name of James Wilder Carter.
Charles Coolidge, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Leonard Coolidge.
Mary Crooker, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Young, and that her son, Charles Turner Crooker, may take the name of Charles Turner Young.
Hatch Little, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Hatch Little.
Henry Jones, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Augustus Jones.
John Godfrey Schwab, of Boston, may take the name of John Godfrey Stanville.
Enoch Silsby, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of George Enoch Silsby.
George Thomas, of Boston, may take the name of George Priest Thomas.
Hugh Welsh, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Walsh.
George West, of Boston, may take the name of George Frederick West.
Albert Judd, of Boston, may take the name of Albert Judd Wright.
Gardiner Chandler, of Boston, may take the name of his father, Gardiner Leonard Chandler.
Rufus Stillman Dodge, of Boston, may take the name of Stillman Dodge.
George Archer, 3d, of Salem, may take the name of George Beckford Archer.
Edward Brooks, of Salem, may take the name of Edward Howes Brooks.
Caroline Augusta Abbot, of Salem, may take the name of Caroline Abbott Putnam.
Sarah Putnam Abbot, of Salem, may take the name of Sarah Abbot Putnam.
Enoch Morris, of Salem, may take the name of William Micklefield.
John Prince, 4th, of Salem, merchant, may take the name of John G. Prince.
Samuel Knap, of Salem, may take the name of Samuel Hooper Knap.
Andrew Morgan, Jun., of Salem, may take the name of Andrew Winslow Morgan.
Harriet Church Dodge, of Hamilton, may take the name of Phebe Ann Blanchard Faulkner.
Caroline Northend, of Newbury, may take the name of Caroline Soffrodini.
Henry Perkins, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Coit Perkins.
William Henry Jennis, of Rowley, may take the name of William Henry Kendal.
Ezra Worthern Gale, of Amesbury, may take the name of Ezra Worthen.
Baxter B. Alcock, of Woburn, may take the name of Baxter B. Otis.
Alver Alcock, of Malden, may take the name of Alver Otis.
Mellen Chamberlain, of Hopkinton, may take the name of Henry Mellen Chamberlain.
Ben Dix, of Groton, may take the name of Benjamin Perkins Dix.
Calvin Dodge, of Groton, may take the name of Ira Thayer.
Phebe Rice Monson, of Framingham, may take the name of Susan Fiske Monson.
William Mellen, of Sherburne, may take the name of William Henry Mellen.
Eunice Britton, of Western, may take the name of Eunice Allen.
Mary B. Cole, of Millbury, may take the name of Mary Ann Burnap.
James McQuin, of Leicester, may take the name of James Jackson.
Josiah Whitcomb, Jun., of Leominster, may take the name of Alanson Josiah Whitcomb.
Vestus Haley, of Russell, may take the name of Vestus Parks.
Charles Oliver Cyrus Chapin, of Springfield, may take the name of Charles Chapin.
Pierpont Edwards Bottom, of Monson, may take the name of Pierpont Edwards Bates Botham.
Sylvanus White, of Chesterfield, may take the name of William Foot White.
Jane Strong, of Greenfield, may take the name of Mary Jane Strong.
Homer O'Brien, of Great Barrington, may take the name of John Homer O'Brien.
Sarah Elizabeth Seymour, of Pittsfield, may take the name of Lucretia Elizabeth Newton.
Edward Newton Seymour, of Pittsfield, may take the name of Edward Seymour Newton.
Egbert French, of Great Barrington, may take the name of Henry Kirke Williams.
Sarah Chase, of Roxbury, may take the name of Sarah Ann Chase.
Abby Green Norton, of Edgartown, may take the name of Abby Adlington.
Edmund Green Norton, of Edgartown, may take the name of Edmund Green Adlington.
Timothy Green Norton, of Edgartown, may take the name of Timothy Green Adlington.
Henry Osborn Norton, of Edgartown, may take the name of Henry Osborn Adlington.
[March 10, 1827].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
John Picket Pierce, of Newburyport, may take the name of John Bounds Pierce.
Betsey Kerer Currier, of Rowley, may take the name of Eliza Matilda Currier.
Winthrop Thing, of Boxford, may take the name of Winthrop Varnum.
George Pike, of Rowley, may take the name of George Washington Pike.
Austin Kilham, of Beverly, may take the name of Austin Daniel Kilham.
Peter Lander, 3d, of Salem, may take the name of William P. Lander.
David Hopkinson, of Bradford, may take the name of David Warren Hopkinson.
Susan Harrington, of Boston, may take the name of Susan Forbush.
Mary Hall, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Doggett.
Mary Ann Converse, of Boston, may take the name of mary Ann Sylveira.
James Harrison Flinn, of Boston, may take the name of James Flinn Harrison.
Charles Hatstat, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Wade.
George Wright, of Boston, may take of name of George Tyler Wright.
Elisha Leighton Fogaty, of Boston, may take the name of Elisha Perkins Leighton.
Joshua Walter Hosley, of Pepperell, may take the name of Samuel Walter Hosley.
Thomas Emerson, 3d, of South Reading, may take the name of Thomas Rayner Emerson.
Thomas Heald, of Millbury, may take the name of Charles Hale.
Caleb Nanscawen, of Oxford, may take the name of Caleb Howe.
Samuel Reed Puffer, of Westminster, may take the name of Samuel Puffer.
Joseph Hildreth, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of Joseph Sullivan Hildreth.
Ivory Colomey, of Dorchester, may take the name of Ivory Boylston.
Edwards Park, of Stoughton, may take the name of Edwards Amasa Park.
James M. Tappan, of Hanover, may take the name of Morss Tappan.
William Foote White, of Chesterfield, may take the name of Sylvanus White.
Joseph Sylvanus White, of Chesterfield, may take the name of William Foote White.
[June 16, 1827].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Joseph Dowding Bass Eaton, of Boston, may take the name of Joseph Bass Eaton.
George Watson Patrick, of Boston, may take the name of George Watson.
Henry Augustus Emery Humphrey, of Boston, a minor son of George Humphrey, may take the name of Henry Smith Humphrey.
Samuel Smith, of Boston, may take the name of Samuel James Hall Smith.
William C. Johnson, of Boston, may take the name of William Johnson Cochrane.
Nathaniel Russell Sturgis, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of Russell Sturgis.
Elizabeth Palfrey, of Boston, may take the name of Elizabeth Cazneau Palfrey.
George Dodd, of Boston, may take the name of George William Dodd.
McCray Cutter, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas McCray Cutter.
Prince Freeman, jun., of Boston, may take the name of Henry Prince Freeman.
Betsey Olivey Lane, of Boston, may take the name of Elizabeth Olivey Lane.
Maxey Hall, of Boston, may take the name of Francis Maxey Hall.
Theophilus Bradbury, of Boston, may take the name of Theophilus Washington Bradbury.
Albent Smith, of Boston, may take the name of Albent William Smith.
Thomas Ham, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas Ham Grenville.
Francis Bigelow, of Boston, may take the name of Francis Rufus Bigelow.
Edwin Fullerton, of Boston, may take the name of Jamse John Fullerton.
Amos Smith, Jr., of Salem, may take the name of Amos F. Smith.
William Balch, Jun., of Bradford, may take the name of William Henry Balch.
Sarah Tenny, of Bradford, may take the name of Sarah De Tenny.
Hannah Ordway, of Bradford, may take the name of Hannah Dorothy Annis.
John Nichols, of Salem, a minor son of George Nichols, may take the name of John H. Nichols.
Jonathan Kimball, a minor son of John Kimball, of Andover, may take the name of Charles Kimball.
John Richardson, Jun., of Bradford, may take the name of John Pierce Richardson.
Timothy Abbot, of Andover, may take the name of Sereno Timothy Abbot.
William Hickox, of Weymouth, may take the name of William Harrington.
Catharine Otis Farnsworth, of Weymouth, may take the name of Catharine Jane Delap Otis Farnsworth.
James Barker, of Franklin, may take the name of James Adams.
Abby Hayden Heath, of Brookline, may take the name of Abby Louise Hayden Heath.
Almira Penniman, of Brookline, may take the name of Almira Cornelia Penniman.
Willis George Daniels, of Franklin, may take the name of George Willis Daniels.
George Peck, of Braintree, may take the name of George Batcheller Peck.
William Goddard Babcock, of Northborough, may take the name of William Goddard Emerson.
Rufus Dodge, of Leicester, may take the name of Rufus Dexter.
Sarah Dodge, wife of said Rufus, may take the name of Sarah Dexter.
Lucy Gilbert Dodge, a minor daughter of said Rufus, may take the name of Lucy Gilbert Dexter.
Lyman Cranch, of Bolton, may take the name of Charles Augustus Lyman.
Joanna Allen, of Uxbridge, may take the name of Joanna Spring.
John C. Allen, a minor son of said Joanna, may take the name of John C. Spring.
Lavinia Ferguson, an adopted daughter of Benjamin Butman, of Worcester, may take the name of Sally Lavinia Butman.
Jedediah Easterbrook, Jun., of Rutland, may take the name of Joel Easterbrook.
Azubah Partridge Gardner, of Bolton, may take the name of Ellen Partridge Gardner.
George Julius Dodge, an adopted son of Asa Putnam, of Sutton, may take the name of George Julius Putnam.
Solomon S. Rice, of Cambridge, may take the name of Henry Solomon Sibley Rice.
Lovett Walker, of Holliston, may take the name of Charles Gibbs Walker.
Mark Newcomb, of Charlestown, may take the name of Mark Winchester.
Issac Austin, of Charlestown, may take the name of Arthur Williams Austin.
Suzan Fiske Manson, of Framingham, may take the name of Susan Fiske Manson.
Sarah Hazen, of Shirley, may take the name of Sarah Hazen Parker.
William Francis Cotting, of West Cambridge, a minor son of William Cotting, may take the name of William Wallace Cotting.
William Hovey, of Cambridge, may take the name of William Bowles Hovey.
James Sever, Jun., of Kingston, may take the name of James Nicholas Sever.
Zoroaster Edson, of West Bridgewater, may take the name of Henry Edson.
Job Cash Orchard, of Northampton, may take the name of Josiah Curtis Orchard.
Olcott Taylor, of Norwich, may take the name of Charles Bizzell Taylor.
Amasa Wade, of Northampton, may take the name of Amasa Dwight Wade.
Patrick Slate, of Northampton, may take the name of George Austin Slate.
Royal Packard, of Cummington, may take the name of Royal Louis Packard.
George Appleton Gold, a minor son of Thomas A. Gold, of Pittsfield, may take the name of Nathan Appleton Gold.
Joseph Smallidge, Jun., of Shutesbury, may take the name of Joseph Lucian Smallidge.
Gilbert Richmond Lawless, of New Bedford, may take the name of Gilbert Richmond.
[March 11, 1828].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Sarah Ballough, of Boston, may take the name of Sarah Goodwin.
Thomas Ballough may take the name of Franklin Goodwin.
Sarah Ann Ballough may take the name of Sarah Elizabeth Goodwin.
Abigail Lamb Ballough may take the name of Charlotte Augusta Goodwin.
Samuel Ballough may take the name of Samuel Goodwin.
George Ballough may take the name of George P. Goodwin.
all minor children of said Sarah Ballough first named.
[March 11, 1828].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Nathaniel Johnson Robbins Sumner, of Rutland, may take the name of Robbins Sumner.
Jacob E. H. Richardson, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Elnathan Hammond Richardson.
Ai Andrews, of Boston, may take the name of Alfred Ai Andrews.
Thomas H. Bennett, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Joseph Pickering.
Josiah Worcester, of Cambridge, may take the name of Frederick Augustus Worcester.
Charles Parkhurt, of Framingham, may take the name of Charles Thurston Parkhurst.
Martha Roulstone, of Charlestown, may take the name of Martha Teel.
Lydia Osgood of Salem, may take the name of Sarah Southwick Osgood.
Lydia Stocker, of Salem, may take the name of Mary Stocker.
Edward A. Lummus, of Lynn, physician, may take the name of Edward L. Coffin.
Joseph Dagget, of Newburyport, may take the name of Joseph Brainerd.
Ednah Dagget, wife of said Joseph, may take the name of Ednah Brainerd.
Nathan Haskell Dagget, a minor son of Joseph Dagget, may take the name of Edward Haskell Brainerd.
Samuel Dagget, Joseph Dagget, Charles Henry Dagget, Amos Hale Dagget, other minor sons of said Joseph Dagget, may severally take the surname of Brainerd.
William Bodwell, Jun., of Andover, may take the name of Hiram Bodwell.
Caroline Swett, of Newburyport, may take the name of Caroline Rebecca Swett.
Justis F. Hawes, of Worcester, may take the name of Milton J. Adams.
Asa Whitcomb, 2d, of Bolton, may take the name of Edwin A. Whitcomb.
Prudence Barker Howe, of Bolton, may take the name of Ellen B. Howe.
Tryphena Trumbull, of South Hadley, may take the name of Mary Trumbell.
Ezekiel Cheever Whitman, of Goshen, may take the name of Ezekiel Cheever.
Brownell Little, of Westport, a minor son of Nichols Little, may take the name of John Brown Little.
Warden Babcock, of Troy, may take the name of John Warden Adams.
The minor children of said Warden Babcock: viz: Hiram Martin Babcock, John Quincy Babcock, and Mary Babcock, may take the surname of Adams instead of Babcock.
Samuel Hudson Billings, of Roxbury, may take the name of Charles Henry Billings.
Moses Tappan, of Hanover, may take the name of James Moss Tappan.
George Barney, of Nantucket, may take the name of George H. Barney.
[June 12, 1828].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
John D. Pierce, of Boston, minor son of Joseph H. Pierce, may take the name of John Pierce.
William Brown, of Boston, may take the name of Augustus William Browne.
Olive Bliss, of Boston, may take the name of Oliver Henry Bliss.
John Randall, of Boston, minor son of Elizabeth Randall, may take the name of Otis Gray Randall.
Bant Hawkes, of Boston, may take the name of George Washington Hawkes.
Barnabas Reed, of Boston, may take the name of George Crosby Reed.
Charles Ayer, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Washington Ayers.
John Leighton Fogarty, of Boston, may take the name of John Perkins Leighton.
John Roberts, of Boston, book-binder, may take the name of John Gray Roberts.
George Gray, of Boston, son of Sally Gray, may take the name of John Gray.
Mary Davis, of Boston, wife of William Davis, may take the name of Mary Jane Davis.
Ann T. Jones, of Boston, may take the name of Anna T. Jones.
Caroline Maria Sumner, of Boston, may take the name of Caroline Sumner Harris.
Abba Harris Sumner, of Boston, may take the name of Abby Sumner Harris.
Susan Eastman, of Boston, formerly the wife of Samuel Eastman, may take the name of Susan Elizabeth Osborne.
Charles Edward Eastman, minor son of the above named Susan, may take the name of Charles Edward Osborne.
Daniel Carney, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of Daniel Williams Carney.
Moses Endicott, of Salem, may take the name of Charles M. Endicottt.
William Goodhue, Jun., of Salem, may take the name of William Penniman Goodhue.
Penn T. Richardson, of Salem, may take the name of Penn Townsend.
Samuel Ober, 3d, of Beverly, may take the name of Samuel Stuart Ober.
Henry Clement Chubuck, of Boxford, may take the name of Henry Clement Sullivan.
Tristram Coffin Otis, of Newburyport, may take the name of James Frederick Otis.
Theodore Norwood, minor son of Eliza Rowe, of Gloucester, may take the name of Gorham Norwood.
Sarah K. Jewett, of Ipswich, may take the name of Sarah Kimball.
George Schaffer, minor son of Eliza Dexter, of Gloucester, may take the name of George Vila.
John Vila Schaffer, minor son of the above Eliza, may take the name of John Vila.
Elizabeth Robbins Schaffer, minor daughter of the before named Eliza, may take the name of Elizabeth Robbins Vila.
Tilly Whitcomb Eames, minor son of Judith Eames, of Reading, may take the name of Henry Ames.
Luther Sherman, Jun., of East Sudbury, may take the name of Luther Wheeler Sherman.
Sarah Tarbell, of Lincoln, may take the name of Sarah Harding Tarbell.
Abigail Fox Hoar, of Lincoln, may take the name of Abigial Fox.
Sally Johnson, of Reading, may take the name of Sarah Ann Johnson.
Angela Easton Gould, of Reading, may take the name of Mersylna Jane Johnson.
Cornelius Fellows Davis, of Roxbury, may take the name of Charles Davis.
Minot Hickox, of Weymouth, may take the name of Minot Harrington.
Anjenette Tinkham, daughter of Reuben Tinkham, Jun., of Wrentham, may take the name of Anjenette Blake.
Hiram Cary, of Medway, may take the name of William H. Cary.
James Maccubbin Lingan Ward, minor son of Andrew H. Ward, of Shrewsbury, may take the name of Willam Ward.
Samuel Cephas Williams, of Shrewsbury, may take the name of Samuel Putnam Williams.
Abijah Moore, of Lancaster, may take the name of Francis Merritt.
David Holder, of Bolton, may take the name of David Green Holder.
James Taylor, minor son of John Taylor, of Leominster, may take the name of John James Taylor.
Dexter Whitney, of Westborough, may take the name of Dexter Osborne Whitney.
Hannah Smith, infant daughter of the late William Smith, of Mendon, may take the name of Maria Emeline Barber Stone.
Sarah Larkin, of Bolton, may take the name of Sarah Ann Haynes.
Sarah Boutelle, daughter of Sarah Boutelle, of Leominster, may take the name of Sarah Newton Boutelle.
Charles Dwight, of Belchertown, may take the name of Charles Hobart Dwight.
Hezekiah Watrous Davis, of Amherst, may take the name of Hezekiah Davis.
Willard Nelson Taylor, of Granby, may take the name of Willard Taylor.
Flavel Griswold, of South Hadley, may take the name of John Flavel Griswold.
Jonathan Walker, of West Springfield, may take the name of Jonathan Freeland.
Nathan David Hall, minor son of Margaret Hall, of Granville, may take the name of Gordon Nathan David Hall.
Madison Bowker, of Savoy, may take the name of James Madison Bowker.
Curtis Mattoon, minor son of Charles Matoon, of Lenox, may take the name of Charles Nash Mattoon.
Caroline Martin, daughter of Joel Martin, may take the name of Caroline Martin Brown.
Archippus C. Hart, of New Bedford, may take the name of Charles Hart.
Lucy Leonard Richmond, of Taunton, may take the name of Lucy Leonard Eaton.
Thankful Pierce Richmond, daughter of the above named Lucy, make take the name of Maria Thankful Pierce Eaton.
Morse Courtis Watson Hastings, of Sandwich, may take the name of Watson Hastings.
Samuel Davis, minor son of Wendell Davis, of Sandwich, may take the name of Samuel H. Davis.
John Thornton Kirkland Davis, minor son of the above named Wendell, may take the name of Wendell Thornton Davis.
George Coffin, of Nantucket, may take the name of George Washington Coffin.
[March 4, 1829].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Benjamin Crosby Horne, of Gloucester, may take the name of Benjamin Crosby Orne.
Platts Phillips, of Danvers, may take the name of Alonzo Platts Phillips.
Judith Dodge, of Danvers, may take the name of Julia Therese Dodge.
Clarrisa Maria Butterfield, a minor, of Lowell, may take the name of Maria Tyler.
Charlotte Susannah Dodge, a minor, of Newton, may take the name of Charlotte Augusta Crehore.
Sterns Witt, of Oxford, may take the name of Sterns De Witt.
Alexander C. Witt, of Oxford, may take the name of Alexander De Witt.
Hollis Witt, of Leicester, may take the name of Hollis De Witt.
Mary Walker Green, of Oakham, may take the name of Mary Walker Felton.
Francis Merritt, of Lancaster, may take the name of Francis Merritt Moore.
George Ferguson, a minor, of Worcester, may take the name of George Ferguson Butman.
Joseph Morse, Jun., of Leominster, may take the name of Joseph George Morse.
Samuel Brooks, 4th, of Ashburnham, may take the name of Ira Brooks.
Harriot Andrews, of Ware, may take the name of Harriot Francis Andrews.
James Waterman, of Ware, may take the name of James Henry Waterman.
Archibald C. Witt, of Franklin, may take the name of Archibald De Witt.
Lydia Damon, a minor, of Scituate, may take the name of Lydia Thomas Jones Damon.
[June 12, 1829].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
A. G. Robinson, of Boston, may take the name of Gustavus A. Robinson.
Lorenzo Dow Smith, of Boston, may take the name of Lorenzo Gray Smith.
Erastus Learned, of Boston, may take the name of William Wilkinson Learned.
Nabby Callender, of Boston, wife of William B. Callender, may take the name of Frances Callender.
Thomas Davis Park, of Bosotn, a minor son of Thomas Park, may take the name of Thomas Hammond Park.
Thomas Brown, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas William Brown.
Mary Perrin Harrington, of Boston, a minor, may take the name of Mary Harrington Perrin.
George Stearns, of Boston, may take the name of George B. Stearns.
John H. Whittemore, of Boston, may take the name of William Whittemore.
Ruth Binney, of Boston, may take the name of Anna Walker Binney.
Samuel Sumner Wilton Barrett, of Boston, may take the name of Sumner Foster Barrett.
Thomas Davis, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas Kemper Davis.
Edward Sherburne Manning English, of Boston, a minor son of Thomas Stanhope English, may take the name of Stanhope English.
Sally Perkins Withington, of Boston, may take the name of Sarah Perkins Withington.
Meriam Mason Phillips, of Boston, a daughter of the widow Theresa H. Phillips, may take the name of Theresa Henshaw Phillips.
Eunice Smith Boardman, of Boston, may take the name of Ellen Smith Boardman.
Levi B. Fitts, of Boston, may take the name of Levi B. Witt.
Samuel Vose, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Lightburn Vose.
Thomas Norwood Girdler, of Manchester, a minor son of John Girdler, may take the name of James Ingersoll.
Ruth Choate, of Gloucester, may take the name of Helen Augusta Choate.
John Felton, of Rowley, may take the name of John Grayham Milgrove.
Samuel Cheney, of Bradford, may take the name of Samuel Wheeler Sawyer.
William Winslow Mower, of Lynn, may take the name of Charles Winslow.
William Kimball, 3d, of Bradford, may take the name of William N. Kimball.
Lucy Brown, of Newbury, may take the name of Lucy Maria Brown.
Moses Howe, of Rowley, may take the name of Moses Wood Howe.
Nathaniel R. Dunphy, of Gloucester, may take the name of Nathaniel R. Webster.
Nancy Dunphy, wife of said Nathaniel, may take the name of Nancy Webster.
Elizabeth C. Dunphy, a minor daughter of said Nathaniel and Nancy, may take the name of Elizabeth C. Webster.
William Henry Dunphy, son of Nathaniel and Nancy, may take the name of William Henry Webster.
Mary Ordway, of West Newbury, may take the name of Mary Melvina Ordway.
Mary Pearson, of Rowley, may take the name of Mary Ethelinda Pearson.
Noyes Pearson, of Rowley, may take the name of Charles Noyes Pearson.
Charles Stevens, of Rowley, may take the name of Charles Mentraville Stevens.
Gorham Jewett, of Rowley, may take the name of Gorham Laforace Miranda Jewett.
James Bullock, of Salem, may take the name of James Ballard.
Eliza Cotton Bullock, wife of said James, may take the name of Eliza Cotton Ballard.
Mary Eliza Bullock, a minor daughter of said James, may take the name of Mary Eliza Ballard.
James Charles Bullock, a minor son of said James Bullock, may take the name of James Charles Ballard.
Henry Archer Bullock, a minor son of said James Bullock, may take the name of Henry Archer Ballard.
Susan Archer Bullock, a minor daughter of said James Bullock, may take the name of Susan Archer Ballard.
Angeline Lenier Bullock, a minor daughter of said James Bullock, may take the name of Angeline Lenier Ballard.
Roswell Augustus Bullock, a minor son of said James Bullock, may take the name of Roswell Augustus Ballard.
Ansties William Crowninsheild, of Salem, may take the name of Anna Casper Crowninshield.
Joshua Ward, Jun., of Salem, may take the name of Joshua Holyoke Ward.
William Stearns, a minor son of Joshua Bracket Stearns, of Salem, may take the name of William Bracket Stearns.
David Holt Abbot, of Andover, a minor son of Stephen Abbot, may take the name of Stephen David Abbot.
Pesanti Sanchez, of Salem, may take the name of George Leon.
Nathan Berpee Jewett, of Newburyport, may take the name of Charles Augustus Warren.
Joseph Batchelder, of Middleton, may take the name of Joseph Warren Batchelder.
Sarah Howe, of Rowley, may take the name of Sarah Maria Howe.
Samuel Devens, son of David Devens, of Charlestown, may take the name of Samuel Adams Devens.
Richard Devens, a minor son of David Devens, of Charlestown, may take the name of Richard Goodwin Devens.
Samuel Snow, of Reading, may take the name of Samuel Snow Rogers.
Ruth Smith, of Woburn, lately the wife of Nathaniel Smith, may take the name of Ruth Cummings.
Augustine Wellington, of Lexington, may take the name of Augustus Wellington.
Jonathan Dix, of Charlestown, may take the name of Kimball W. Adams.
John Wood, of Cambridge, may take the name of John Mason Wood.
Charles Thurston Parkhurt, of Framingham, may take the name of Charles Ferdinand Wellington Parkhurst.
Rebecca Richards Colburn, of Framingham, may take the name of Rebecca Florentina Augusta Colburn.
Susan Parkhurst, of Framingham, may take the name of Susan Florentina Augusta Parkhurst.
Peyton Randolph Gay, of Dedham, Edward Henry Gay.
Francis White Howard, of Sutton, a minor, may take the name of Francis Howard Chamberlain.
Lemuel Davis Montague, of Holden, may take the name of Lemuel Davis.
Timothy Boutelle, a minor son of the widow Sarah Boutelle, of Leominster, may take the name of Timothy Loring Boutelle.
Benedict Arnold, of Fitchburg, may take the name of George Benedict Arnold.
David Augustus Hall Grosvenor, of Harvard, may take the name of Augustus Hall Grosvenor.
Elizabeth Norton, of Hingham, may take the name of Elizabeth Cranch Norton.
Beza Bisbee, of Plympton, may take the name of William Marshall Bisbeee.
Sarah Wade, of Scituate, may take the name of Sarah Totman.
Andrew Addison Everett, of Middlefield, may take the name of Addison Everett.
Gulter Chapin Warner, of Granby, may take the name of Jeremiah C. Warner.
Laisdell Abels, of Northampton, may take the name of Franklin Laisdel Abels.
Artenatus Sweetser, of Amherst, may take the name of Joseph Artenatus Sweetser.
Peter Stong Burnell, of Chesterfield, may take the name of Strong Burnell.
William Gore, of Nothampton, may take the name of William Dwight Gore.
Frederick Smith, of Northampton, may take the name of George Frederick Smith.
Elizabeth Sumner Wright, of Northampton, daughter of the widow Hannah Wright, may take the name of Elizabeth Mosely Wright.
Anna Clapp, of Easthampton, may take the name of Sarah Ann Clapp.
Moses Lafayette Clapp, of Easthampton, a minor son of Medad Clapp, may take the name of Lafayette Clapp.
Charles Lyman Bisbee, of Goshen, may take the name of Charles Augustus Lyman.
Asahel Abel, of Northampton, may take the name of Asahel Salmon Abels.
William Howland, of New Bedford, may take the name of William P. Howland.
Ishbosheth Simmonds, of Taunton, may take the name of James Simmonds.
Gilbert Richmond, of Swansey, may take the name of Gilbert Richmond Lawless.
Elizabeth Hathaway Staples, daughter of William B. Staples, of Taunton, may take the name of Elizabeth Hathaway Williams.
Thomas Bates, of Charlemont, son of Stephen Bates, deceased, may take the name of Thomas Shaw Bates.
Squire Haskell Barrett, of Hinsdale, may take the name of Haskell Barrett.
[March 12, 1830].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Elizabeth Wyman, of Boston, may take the name of Elizabeth Sophia Adelaide Wyman.
John Wells, of Boston, may take the name of John B. Wells.
Arvada Reed, of Boston, may take the name of George Arvada Reed.
Asa Adams, of Boston, may take the name of Asa Perry Adams.
Ira Wornwood, of Boston, may take the name of Ira W. Allen.
John Osgood, of Boston, may take the name of John Hamilton Osgood.
John Oliver, of Boston, may take the name of John Putnam Oliver.
Joseph Evelith, of Boston, may take the name of Joseph G. Evelith.
Eleanor Stearns, of Boston, may take the name of Eleanor Georgiana Stearns.
William Brown, of Boston, may take the name of William Cowper Brown.
Wealthy G. Brown, of Boston, may take the name of Harriet G. Brown.
William Potter, of Boston, may take the name of William Potter Bishop.
Edward Warren, 2d, of Boston, may take the name of Edward James Warren.
Emily West, of Boston, may take the name of Emily Georgiana West.
George Todd Dickinson, of Boston, may take the name of George Washington Dickinson.
Casper Adams, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of Henry Casper Adams.
Hubbard Newell, of Boston, may take the name of George Hubbard Newell.
Ross Dorety, of Boston, may take the name of George Ross.
Susan Jones, of Boston, may take the name of Amanda Pelina Jones.
Alfred Hilton Bridge, of Boston, may take the name of Frederick William Bridge.
Andrew Griffin, of Boston, may take the name of George Williams Griffin.
David Jones, of Boston, may take the name of David Walter Jones.
Edward Holbrook, of Boston, may take the name of Ridgway Edward Holbrook.
Henry Eayres, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Clay Eayres.
John Chapman, of Boston, may take the name of John Brown Chapman.
Michael Cassady, of Boston, may take the name of Adis Emmet Cassady.
Levi Haskell, of the firm of Whitney and Haskell, of Boston, may take the name of Levi Boynton Haskell.
William Morgan Warriner, of Boston, may take the name of William Bostwic Warriner.
Leverett Clendennin, son of John Clendennin, of Boston, may take the name of John Leverett Clendennin.
Tryphosa Goldsberry, of Beverly, may take the name of Ann T. Goldsberry.
John I. Stanwood, of Ipswich, may take the name of John Lord Stanwood.
Mary Dennison Manton, of Gloucester, may take the name of Mary Manton Dennison.
William Wead, of Lynn, may take the name of William Winship.
Francis Low, Jun., of Manchester, may take the name of Albert Everett Low.
Mercy Roche Vincent, of Salem, may take the name of Caroline Augusta Vincent.
Chloe Lawrence, of Salem, may take the name of Clarrissa C. Lawrence.
Charity Mason Johnson, of Danvers, may take the name of Elizabeth Mason Johnson.
Eunice Brown, of Salem, may take the name of Sarah Ellen Brown.
Daniel Chaplin, of Rowley, may take the name of Daniel West.
Elizabeth Pulsifer Mullen and John Mullen, minor children of John Mullen, of Newburyport, deceased, may take the respective names of Elizabeth Mellen and John James Mellen.
Offin Greenleaf Boardman, of Newburyport, may take the name of Offin Boardman.
Joshua Hills, 3d, of Newburyport, may take the name of Joshua Eliphalet Hills.
Samuel Thompson, of Newburyport, may take the name of Samuel White Thompson.
Mary Elizabeth Frink, of Rowley, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Osgood.
Sarah Lord, of Ipswich, may take the name of Sarah Elizabeth Lord.
Samuel Bell, of Andover, may take the name of Samuel B. Willis.
Rachel Mason Edmunds Barrett, of Newburyport, may take the name of Ann Mason.
Thomas Williams Monies, of Danvers, may take the name of Thomas Williams.
Eleazer Graves, of Marblehead, may take the name of Eleazer Trevett Graves.
Nelson Otis Chase, of Lynn, may take the name of Augustus Otis.
Ann Eaton Chase, wife of said Nelson Otis Chase, may take the name of Ann Maria Eaton Otis.
Linch Bott Goodhue, of Salem, may take the name of Charles Bott Goodhue.
Benjamin Stone, of Salem, may take the name of Benjamin Williams Stone.
Susan Lord, of Ipswich, may take the name of Susan Safford Lord.
Hannah Tenny, wife of John S. Tenny, of Ipswich, may take the name of Martha Hannah Dennis Tenny.
Edwin Jones Todd, a minor son of Francis Todd, of Newburyport, may take the name of Reuben Jones Todd.
Benjamin Manning, of Ipswich, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Manning.
John Randlet Bean, of Rowley, may take the name of John P. Milton.
Munroe James Tuxbury, minor son of William Tuxbury, of Amesbury, may take the name of Munroe George Jewell Tuxbury.
William Joplin, Jun., of Danvers, tailor, may take the name of William Dudley Joplin, Jun.
Nancy Parker, of Reading, may take the name of Nancy Jane Parker.
George W. Verry, of Reading, may take the name of George Washington Otis.
Joseph Hoar, of Lincoln, may take the name of Leonard Hoar.
Naomi Saunders, of Reading, may take the name of Eliza Jane Saunders.
Edwin Pearson, of Reading, may take the name of Edwin Pierce.
Martha Prentice McFarland, a minor child of Archibald McFarland, of Lowell, may take the name of Martha Prentice Adams.
Seneca Fay, of Framingham, may take the name of Thomas Seneca Fay.
Ela Fay, of Framingham, may take the name of Edward Ela Fay.
John Sparhawk Baldwin, of Leicester, may take the name John Rufus Baldwin.
Dexter Moor Chilson, a minor son of Eri Chilson, of Leicester, may take the name of John Dexter Chilson.
Eurotis Graves, of Worcester, may take the name of Frederick Stratton Graves.
Festus Morgan, of Oxford, may take the name of William Festus Morgan.
George Anson Plummer, of Barre, may take the name of George Anson.
Jacob Bacon, of Bolton, may take the name of Charles Wood.
Israel Waters Bacon, of Charlton, may take the name of Berthier Bacon.
Elizabeth Waters Bacon, of Charlton, may take the name of Elizabeth Adella Bacon.
Lucy Wiswall, of Westminster, may take the name of Philomela Hamilton.
Nelson Munroe, of New Braintree, may take the name of Horatio Nelson Munroe.
Celia Colton Burt, of Worcester, may take the name of Elizabeth Fay Burt.
Samuel Hinkley Lyman, of Northampton, may take the name of Samuel Lyman Hinkley.
Horatio Laurens Everett, of Worthington, may take the name of Horatio Everett.
Melinda S. Russell, of Northampton, may take the name of Laura M. Russell.
Daniel Gale, of Amherst, may take the name of Charles Daniel Gale.
James Bull, Jun., minor son of James Bull, of Northampton, may take the name of James Perry Bull.
William Dexter Clapp, of Williamsburg, may take the name of William Horace Clapp.
Kinsley Underwood, Jun., of Enfield, may take the name of Daniel Kinsley Underwood.
Lewis James, of Goshen, may take the name of Lewis Lyman James.
John Wood, 2d, of Springfield, may take the name of Homer John Wood.
Dixalana Clarke, of Blandford, may take the name of Mary Elect Clarke.
William Dwight, 2d, of Springfield, may take the name of William Courtland Dwight.
Charles Eli Douglass, minor son of Henry Douglass, of Westfield, may take the name of Darius Ely Douglass.
Josiah Weeks Cannon, of Williamstown, may take the name of Josiah Weeks Canning.
Ebenezer Smith, Edward Weeks, Josiah Deane, William Pitkin and Joseph Chauncey, all minor sons of the said Josiah Weeks Cannon, may severally take the surname of Canning.
Mandley Whiton, of Lee, may take the name of John Mandley Whiton.
Herman Curtis, of Roxbury, may take the name of Joseph Herman Curtis.
William Swan, 3d, of Dorchester, may take the name of William Draper Swan.
Jemima Aldana Adams, of Medway, a minor child of William Adams, may take the name Lorana Aldana Adams.
Mary Ann Bates Whitehouse, of Weymouth, a minor child of Joseph H. Whitehouse, deceased, may take the name of Mary Ann Bates.
Elizabeth Hathaway Staples, may take the name of Elizabeth Hathaway Williams.
Serenia Curtis of Raynham, may take the name of Serenia Leonard.
John Baker, Jun., of Brewster, a minor son of John Baker, may take the name of John Peregrine Baker.
Nathan Hallett, 2d, of Yarmouth, may take the name of Franklin Hallett.
Lemuel Packard, of North Bridgewater, a minor son of John Packard, may take the name of John L. Packard.
Edward Manning Saxton, a minor son of Jonathan Saxton, of Deerfield, may take the name of Edward Lowell Saxton.
Livonia Mehitabel Benton, of Bernardston, may take the name of Livonia Mehitabel Sanderson.
James Hervey Childs, a minor son of Sabra Childs, of Shelburne, may take the name of Asa Childs.
Amoret Graves, of Whately, a minor child, may take the name of Amoret Morton.
[March 9, 1831].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Samuel Gore of Boston, may take the name of Frederic S. Gore.
David Bradlee Eaton of Boston, may take the name of Albert Caspar Eaton.
Nehemiah Clap of Boston, may take the name of Charles Frederic William Clap.
Esther Rowe of Boston, a minor, and adoted daughter of Mary Harris, may take the name of Mary Esther Harris.
Joanna B. Berry of Boston, may take the name of Joanna B. Jewett.
Julia Lucretia Rogers of Boston, a minor, may take the name of Julia Leonora Rogers.
Antoinette Wright of Boston, a minor, daughter of Nathaniel Wright, may take the name of Anna Burlin Wright.
James Ivers Austin of Boston, may take the name of Ivers James Austin.
Elijah Holt of Lynn, may take the name of Eli Holt.
Lucy Lovett of Beverly, a minor, daughter of Pyam Lovett, may take the name of Lucy Davis Lovett.
Stephen Sargeant, 5th, of Amesbury, may take the name of Stephen N. Sargeant.
Mary Ann Welch, of Newburyport, may take the name of Mary Ann Wingate.
Nathan Smith of Salem, and his wife, Martha I. Smith, may take the names of Nathan Pool and Martha T. Pool.
James Augustus Hodgkins, of Salem, a minor son of Elizabeth W. Hodgkins, may take the name of Augustus Hodgkins Lamson.
Ann Marston, a minor, of West Newbury, may take the name of Emma Ann Bailey.
Benonia Boynton of Charlestown, may take the name of Benonia Boynton Buckingham.
William Wilder of Lancaster, may take the name of George Washington Wilder.
Daniel Rice of Leicester, may take the name of Charles Austin.
Epaphroditus Williams, of Conway, may take the name of Francis E. Williams.
Peter R. Bryant of Cummington, may take the name of Arthur Bryant.
Chileal Smith Douglass of Amherst, may take the name of Solomon Gilbert.
Solomon Hoar, Jun., of Brimfield, may take the name of Solomon Homer.
William P. Hoar of Brimfield, may take the name of William P. Homer.
Clarinda Hoar, wife of William P., may take the name of Clarinda Homer.
Martha Fullerton Hoar, Harriet Neal Hoar, Neal Hoar, and George Harding Hoar, minor children of said William P. and Clarinda Hoar, may take the names respectively of Martha Fullerton Homer, Harriet Neal Homer, Neal Homer and George Harding Homer.
William Beale of Milton, may take the name of William Swift Beale.
Isaac Adams of Brookline, may take the name of Isaac Mahtoa Wansongthi Adams.
Charles Doggett of Brookline, may take the name of Charles Doggett Perry.
Nathaniel C. Towle of Norton, may take the name of Nathaniel Towle Bowdoin.
James Adams Mehuren, of Hingham, may take the name of James Adams.
[June 23, 1831].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Webber Ricker, of Boston, may take the name of George Webber Ricker.
Orlando White, minor son of Charles S. White, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Kirk White.
Sampson Wilder Thurston, of Boston, may take the name of Wilder Stoddard Thurston.
Petro Papathakes, [Papa hakes?], of Boston, may take the name of Peter Patterson. [transcriber's note; good move!]
William McMangil, of Boston, may take the name of William Pinkerton McKay.
John McManagle, of Boston, may take the name of John McKay.
Elizabeth McManagle, wife of said John McManagle, may take the name of Elizabeth McKay.
Mary Ann McManagle, daughter of said John McManagle, may take the name of Mary Ann McKay.
John McManagle, son of John, may take the name of John Pinkerton McKay.
Rebecca Waitt, of Chelsea, may take the name of Ann Rebecca Waitt.
Thomas James Prince, of Boston, may take the name of James Prince.
Lucius Augustus Hoar of Boston, may take the name of Lucius Augustus Horr.
William Smith, of Boston, may take the name of William Otis Smith.
Blowers Danforth, of Boston, may take the name of Bowers Danforth.
Thomas Goddard, son of James Goddard, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas Austin Goddard.
Nathaniel Thayer, minor, son of Susan F. Thayer, of Boston, may take the name of Nathaniel Frederick Thayer.
Andrew Haskell, of Boston, may take the name of Andrew W. Haskell.
William Eckley, minor, son of David Eckley, of Boston, may take the name of William Havard Eliot Eckley.
Robert Lapish, of Boston, may take the name of Robert Hardison Dalton.
James Lloyd Borland, son of John Borland, of Boston, may take the name of James Lloyd.
William Richardson, of Boston, may take the name of William Horatio Richardson.
Elizabeth Wendell, of Salem, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Wendell.
Samuel Becket Kehew, of Salem, may take the name of Samuel K. Appleton.
Elhanan Winchester Knight, of Salisbury, may take the name of Winchester Knight.
Josiah Cooper, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Franklin Benton.
Caroline Chase, of Newburyport, may take the name of Caroline Boardman Chase.
Harriet Chase, of Newburyport, may take the name of Harriet Augusta Chase.
Peter Augustine Kimball, of Ipswich, may take the name of Augustine Phillips Kimball.
William Micklefield, Jun., minor, son of Mary Magrath, of Salem, may take the name of Thomas Morris.
Daniel Putnam, Jun., and William Putnam, 2d, sons of Daniel Putnam, Esq., of Danvers, may severally take the names of Daniel Franklin Putnam and William Richardson Putman.
Timothy Dow Plumer, minor, son of Nathan Plumer, of Newburyport, may take the name of Charles Henry Plumer.
Helen Elizabeth Cook, and that Joseph Augustus Edwin Long Cook, minor children of John Cook, Jun., of Newburyport, may take the respective names of Helen Mar Cook, and Joseph Augustus Cook.
Pedro Blasina, of Beverly, may take the name of Edward Harrington.
Margaret Welman McMillan, of Salem, may take the name of Margare Ann Maskall.
Cynthia Clarinda Dennis Young, minor, daughter of Levi Young, of Ipswich, may take the name of Cynthia Clarinda Young.
Nathaniel Rogers Lane, of Gloucester, may take the name of Fitz Henry Lane.
Daniel Jackson Doggett, of Ipswich, may take the name of Daniel Jackson Akerman.
Lucy Lord Doggett, wife of said Daniel Jackson Doggett, may take the name of Lucy Lord Akerman.
Joseph L. Doggett, may take the name of Joseph Lord Akerman.
Sarah L. Doggett, may take the name of Sarah Lord Akerman.
Lucy M. Doggett, may take the name of Lucy Maria Akerman.
Susan L. Doggett, may take the name of Susan Lord Akerman.
Walter P. Doggett, may take the name of Walter Phillips Akerman.
The five above last named persons are minor children of the said Daniel Jackson Doggett.
Daniel Wardwell, 3d, of Andover, Mehitable Putnam Wardwell, wife of said Daniel, that Susan Putnam Wardwell, minor daughter of said Daniel, may each respectiveoly take the surname of Davenport, instead of Wardwell.
Morris Hern, of Rowley, may take the name of Morris Hersey.
Joseph Wormwood, of Lynn, that Susan Wormwood, wife of said Joseph, and that Eliza Ellen Wornwood, daughter, may each respectively take the surname of Everett, instead of Wormwood.
Charles Carter, minor son of Jacob Carter, of Leominster, may take the name of Charles Augustus Carter.
Stillman Hoar, of Steling, may take the name of Stillman Haven.
Hannah Ward Hoar, wife of said Stillman Hoar, may take the name of Hannah Ward Haven.
Oscar Dexter and Ward Knowlton, minor sons of said Stillman Hoar, may severally take the surname of Haven.
Jonathan Fairbanks, of Leominster, may take the name of Henry Fairbanks.
Samuel Granger, of New Braintree, may take the name of Edwin Granger.
Thomas Lawrence, 2d, of Leominster, may take the name of Thomas Edmunds.
John Babcock, of Fitchburg, may take the name of John B. Marshall.
Nathaniel Bradford, of Fitchburg, may take the name of Gustavus Lyman.
Ann Maria Keyes, of Ashburnham, may take the name of Almira Keyes.
Thomas Woodbury Gaffield, of Grafton, may take the name of George Woodbury Hale.
Oliver Goodridge, of Lunenburgh, may take the name of Oliver Newton Goodrich.
Thomas A. Murdock, Jun., of Leominster, may take the name of Thomas A. Murdock.
William Meriam, Jun., of Ashburnham, may take the name of William Sanborn Meriam.
Nabby Willis, of Charlton, may take the name of Abigail Ellis Willis.
Mary L. B. Wiswall, of Westminster, may take the name of Mary Lyman.
Sarah Crouch, of Bolton, may take the name of Sarah Alvira Nelson.
Jefferson Beers, of Spencer, may take the name of Edward Beman.
Samuel Bullen, of Charlton, may take the name of Samuel Boyden.
Adams S. Bullen, of Charleton, may take the name of Adams Boyden.
Moses C. Danforth, of Lowell, and that Pamelia Danforth, wife of said Moses C. Danforth, may severally take the surname on Monroe, instead of Danforth.
John Henry Blasker, of Lowell, may take the name of John Henry Blake.
James Nichols, Jun., of Reading, may take the name of James Churchill Nichols.
Vashti Brigham Barns, of Reading, may take the name of Mary Jane Barns.
Haslet McManagle, of Marlboro', may take the name of Haslet McKay.
Nancy McManagle, wife of said Haslet, that Ann, his daughter, and that William Pinkerton, his son, may respectively take the surname of McKay, instead of McManagle.
Ephraim Littlefield, of Holliston, minor, son of Oliver P. Littlefield, deceased, may take the name of Ephraim Oliver Prescott Littlefield.
Benjamin Thompson, of Charlestown, may take the name of Benjamin Lowell Thompson.
Samuel Matticks Ellen Kittle, of Townsend, may take the name of William Matticks Rogers.
James Kidder, minor child of James Kidder, Jun., of Watertown, may take the name of James Hosmer Kidder.
Jason Chamberlain Smith, of Holliston, may take the name of Jason Smith.
Anna Damon, of Reading, may take the name of Anna Pratt.
Isaac Mahtoa Wansongthi Adams, of Brookline, may take the name of Isaac Mahtra Wansongthi Adams.
Franklin Oakes, of Cohasset, minor son of Levi Oakes, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Oakes.
Martin Spear, of Dedham, may take the name of Henry Forister Spear.
Anna Mayo, of Eastham, may take the name of Anna Doane Mayo.
Lucy Knowles, of Eastham, may take the name of Lucy Harding Knowles.
Thankful Hallet Bray, of Yarmouth, may take the name of Susan Augusta Bray.
Ignatious Loring, of Great Barrington, may take the name of Almon Ignatious Loring.
Grosvenor Curtis, of Egremont, may take the name of Harvey Grosvenor Curtis.
John Foster, Jun., of Scituate, may take the name of John Hatherly Foster.
Calvin Hoar, of Northampton, that Phebe Hoar, wife of said Calvin, that William Patrick and Samuel Johnson, children of said Calvin, may each respectively take the surname of Hoyt, instead of Hoar.
Elisha Hunt, of Northfield, may take the name of Elisha Watriss Hunt.
Martha Leavett Mayhew, an adopted daughter of Leavett Thaxter, of Edgartown, may take the name of Martha Leavett Thaxter.
Nancy S. Covell, of New Bedford, may take the name of Nancy S. Blackmere.
Abigail Gifford, daughter of John Gifford, of Westport, may take the name of Abby Gifford.
Isaac Hathaway, of New Bedford, may take the name of Isaac Franklin Hathaway.
[March 13, 1832].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
John Winslow Whitman, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of George Henry Whitman.
Patrick Powers, of Boston, may take the name of John Patrick Powers.
Mary B. Murphy, of Boston, may take the name of Sarah Hunt.
Ebenezer W. Perry, of Boston, minor son of John B. Perry, may take the name of Ebenezer W. Townsend.
Joseph Buntin, of Boston, may take the name of Joseph Buntin Cornelius.
John Maky, of Boston, may take the name of John Wirt May; that Mary Ann Maky, wife of said John Maky, that his minor sons, viz: John James, Henry Rogers, William Thomas, Samuel Pearce, and also his minor daughter, Lucy Ann, may severally take the surname of May.
Ephraim Kendall Rogers, of Boston, may take the name of Edward Kendall Rogers.
Martha B. Waite, of Boston, may take the name of Martha B. Lawrence.
Hannah Sumner Cox, of Boston, may take the name of Hannah Sumner.
Nabby Phillips, of Boston, may take the name of Abigail Wales Phillips.
William Davis, of Boston, may take the name of William Guisby Davis.
Ralph Haskins, of Boston, may take the name of Ralph Thurston Haskins.
James Stackpole, of Boston, may take the name of James Wallace.
Delia Atwood, of Boston, minor daughter of Barnabas Atwood and Abigial Atwood, of Brewster, may take the name of Delia Atwood Thurston.
Penelope Green, of Boston, may take the name of Harriet Green.
James Boies Johnson, of Boston, may take the name of James Jeremiah Smith Boies.
Ann Dearing Johnson, wife of said James, may take the name of Ann Dearing Boies.
James Theodore Johnson, may take the name of James Theodore Boies.
Ann Cordelia Johnson, may take the name of Cordelia Ann Boies.
William Octavius Johnson, may take the name of William Octavius Boies.
Charles Frederick Johnson, may take the name of Charles Frederick Boies.
Edward Alonzo Johnson, may take the name of Edward Alonzo Boies.
All minor children of the said James Boies Johnson, first named.
John Bigelow, 2d, of Boston, may take the name of John Bradford Bigelow.
Bayard Rice, of Boston, may take the name of James Bayard Rice.
Smith Hills, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Smith Hills.
Ebenezer Leman, of Boston, cork-cutter, may take the name of Ebenezer C. Leman.
Elbridge Whitney, of Boston, may take the name of Elbridge Gerry Whitney.
Benjamin Bates, of Boston, may take the name of Benjamin Edward Bates.
Benjamin Willard, of Boston, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Willard.

ESSEX COUNTY
Edward Orne, of Salem, may take the name of Edward Osgood.
Charlotte Woodberry, minor daughter of David Woodbury, of Wenham, may take the name of Charlotte Woodberry Symons.
Charles William Peirce Crockett, of Newbury, may take the name of Charles Peirce Crocket.
Joseph James Galley Cuishing, a minor son of Joseph Cuishing, of Marblehead, may take the name of James Galley Cuishing.
John Hoyt Bean, of Lynn, may take the name of John Hoyt Henry.
Susan Lakeman, 3d, of Ipswich, may take the name of Susan Sarah Lakeman.
Sarah Stickney Hunt, of Newbury, may take the name of Sarah Jane Stickney.
Melancthon Elliot, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Melanchton Eliot.
Marcy Gidings Putnam, of Salem, may take the name of Maria Gidings Putnam.
Emily Bailey, of West Newbury, may take the name of Emily Markieter Bailey.
Abraham Edwards, minor son of Abraham Edwards, of Beverly, may take the name of Abraham Franklin Edwards.
Daniel Bailey, 3d, of West Newbury, may take the name of Daniel Winslow Bailey.
Dudley Cross, Jun., of Ipswich, may take the name of John Dudley Cross.
Lydia Little Dodge, of Salem, may take the name of Ellen Lydia Little Dodge.
Samuel Safford, a minor, of Salem, may take the name of Samuel Appleton Safford.
Samuel Whitefoot, of Danvers, may take the name of Samuel White.
Elizabeth, wife of said Samuel Whitefoot, and his minor son, Samuel Quince Whitefoot, may severally take the name of White.
John Hooper, Jun., of Marblehead, may take the name of John Lee Hooper.
Ruth Moody Bradley, of Bradford, may take the name of Ruth Ann Moody Bradley.
Ruth Ingersoll Ladd, of Bradford, may take the name of Ellen Bradstreet Ladd.

Middlesex County.
Lot Wiswall, of Cambridge, may take the name of William Daniels Wiswall.
Hiram Brown, of Lowell, may take the name of Hiram Alonzo Brown.
Polly Richardson, of Framingham, may take the name of Maria Antoinette Richardson.
William Paige, 1st, of Shirley, may take the name of William Weston Paige.
James Paul Crooks, of South Reading, may take the name of Paul Kruz.
Mary Crooks, his wife, may take the name of Mary Kruz.
Caleb Horace Pool Wakefield, of Reading, may take the name of Horace Pool Wakefield.
Ambrose Augustus Cole, of Charlestown, may take the name of Augustus Howard Cole.
Aira Kenny, of Reading, may take the name of Ellen Maria Kenny.
Loammi Kendall, Jun., of Charlestown, may take the name of Arthur Kendall.
Samuel King, Jun., of Cambridge, may take the name of Samuel Wilson King.
Fanny Tufts, of Medford, may take the name of Frances Emily Tufts.
William Searles, of Lowell, may take the name of William Coleman.
Alice Ann Fullerton, of Lowell, a minor, may take the name of Alice Ann Shattuck.
Edward Eels, Jun., of Medford, may take the name of Edward Eels Nash.

Norfolk County
Benjamin Frost Cutter, of Brookline, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Cutter.
Henry Peirce, and Edward Peirce, minor sons of Jesse Peirce, of Stoughton, may severally take the names of Henry Lillie Peirce, and Edward Lillie Peirce.
Joseph Kendall, of Dorchester, may take the name of Edward Joseph Kendall.

Worcester County
Jonadab Baker, of Ashburnham, may take the name of George Baker.
Boaz Moore Merrick, of West Brookfield, may take the name of Charles Augustus Merrick.
Anna Fitts, 2d, of Charlton, may take the name of Ann Maria Fitts.
Sally Bullen, of Charlton, may take the name of Sally Boyden.
Polly Bullen, of Charlton, may take the name of Mary Boyden.
Samuel Chandler Blake, of Worcester, may take the name of Francis Blake.
James Madison Cutter, of Fitchburg, may take the name of James Marshall Cutter.
Adam Hawks, of Ashburnham, may take the name of Henry Putnam Hawks.
Sumner Smith, of Worcester, may take the name of Joseph Sumner Smith.
Mary G. Fisk, of Spencer, may take the name of Adelaide Mary Fisk.
Ebenezer Wilder, Jun., of Lancaster, may take the name of Frederick William Wilder.
Emilia Dudley, minor daughter of Samuel Dudley, of Harvard, deceased, may take the name of Abba Willard Dudley.
John Davis, of Worcester, son of Joseph Davis of Northboro', may take the name of John B. Davis.
William Sawyer, of Berlin, may take the name of William Adison Sawyer.
William Henry Tower, a minor son of Asahel Tower, Jun., of Lancaster, may take the name of Henry Ambrose Tower.
Emily Osgood, of Leominster, may take the name of Emily Rebecca Osgood.
Adeline Wheeler Stearns, of Oakham, minor daughter of Isaac Stearns, of Spencer, may take the name of Adeline Wheeler Ayres.
Asa Waters, Jun., of Millbury, may take the name of Asa Holman Waters.

Plymouth County
Nathaniel Fowle Bowdoin, of Hanson, may take the name of Nathaniel Towle Bowdoin.
His wife, Eunice, may take the name of Eunice Towle Bowdoin.
Harriet Newell Barker, of Halifax, may take the name of Harriet Jane Watterman.
Phebe Thompson, of Halifax, may take the name of Phebe Waterman Thompson.

Hampshire County
Emily Olds of Cummington, may take the name of Emily Read.
Experience Amanda Cooley, of Prescott, may take the name of Mary Jane Amanda Cooley.
Betsey Brewer, of Worthington, may take the name of Elizabeth M. Brewer.
James Dickson Benjamin, of Worthington, minor son of Alvah Benjamin, deceased, may take the name of Alvah Dickson Benjamin.
Calvin Mitchell, of Enfield, may take the name of Marcus Milton Mitchell.
George Mitchell, of Enfield, may take the name of George W. Mitchell.
Ashley Washington, of Amherst, may take the name of George Washington.

Franklin County
John Smith, of Sunderland, may take the name of John Rowe Smith.
Olive Cary, of Montague, may take the name of Olive Holton.

Hampden County
George Francis Norcross, minor son of Erasmus Norcross, of Monson, may take the name of George Henry Norcross.

Barnstable County
Luke Baker, of Chatham, may take the name of Luke Clark Baker.
[March 27, 1833].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Charles Twining Tyler, of Boston, is hereby authorized to take the name of Royall Tyler.
[March 28, 1833].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Luther Faulkner, 2d, of Boston, may take the name of Luther Winthrop Faulkner.
Ephraim Skerry, of Boston, may take the name of George Beals Hanover.
Richard James Calley Prentiss, of Boston, may take the name of Henry James Prentiss.
Ann Rand More, of Boston, may take the name of Ann Louisa Callender.
Charles Bridge of Boston, a minor, may take the name of William Smith Rowson.
Alven Clement Gowell, of Boston, may take the name of Alven Clement Goell.
William Cunningham, of Boston, may take the name of Theodore William Cunningham.
Isaiah Atkins, of Boston, may take the name of Isaiah Malcomb Atkins.
John Joy, of Boston, may take the name of John Benjamin Joy.
Richard Roberts Skimmer, of Boston, may take the name of William Henry Otis.
John Temple Winthrop, of Boston, may take the name of John Temple James Bowdoin.
Thomas Vose, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas Baker Vose.
William Keith, of Boston, may take the name of William Henry Keith.
Simon Gillpatrick, of Boston, may take the name of Simon Gill.
Lucy Peterson, of Boston, may take the name of Lucy Adeliza Hewet Peterson.
Lucy McIntosh, of Boston, may take the name of Lucy Fiske McIntosh.
Daniel Fornis, a minor son of Sally Fornis, of Boston, may take the name of Daniel Thorndike Smith.
Simon P. Wiggin, of Boston, may take the name of James S. Wiggin.
Nathaniel Williams, of Boston, may take the name of Frederick G. Williams.
Marion Smith, of Boston, may take the name of Marion Smith Livermore.
Henry Smith, a minor son of said Marion Smith, may take the name of Henry Smith Livermore.
John Clark, of Boston, may take the name of John Canque; that his two minor sons, viz: John and Francis, may severally take the surname of Canque.
Jonathan Champney, of Boston, may take the name of John Champney.
Hezekiah Hartley Wright, of Boston, may take the name of Hartley Hezekiah Wright.
Catherine Judith Poor Tenney, of West Newbury, a minor, may take the name of Catharine Tenney Little.
Albert Rich, of Lynn, a minor, may take the name of Allen Smith Rich.
Eliza Treadwell, a minor daughter of Eliza Treadwell, of Ipswich, may take the name of Eliza White Treadwell.
Lydia Ann Farnum, a minor daughter of Jerre Farnum, of Andover, may take the name of Lydia Ann Lewis.
Lucy Tenney, of Rowley, may take the name of Lucy Harriet Tenney.
George Haycock, of Rowley, may take the name of George Cummins.
Eliza Haycock, wife of said George Haycock, that his minor daughters, viz: Elizabeth Appleton and Martha Eliza, may severally take the surname of Cummins.
Dolly Ann Palmer Haycock, a minor daughter of said George Haycock, may take the name of Dolly Ann Palmer Cummins.
David Hood, of Topsfield, may take the name of Wesley de la Fletcher Hood.
Sally Chase Bailey Carr, of West Newbury, may take the name of Sarah Wyman Carr.
John March, of Newbury, may take the name of John Charles March.
William F. Vickery, of West Newbury, may take the name of William F. Loring.
Jane Veazey, of Newburyport, may take the name of Jane Lunt.
John Russell, of Marblehead, may take the name of John Hickman Russell.
William Dove, of Marblehead, may take the name of William Curtis Anthony.
Hannah Dove, wife of said William Dove, may take the name of Hannah Anthony.
William Dodge, 3d, of Beverly, may take the name of William Franklin Dodge.
Orlando Sargent, 3d, of Amesbury, may take the name of Orlando Howard Sargent.
James Gillpatrick, of Watertown, may take the name of James Gill.
Eliza Gillpartick, wife of said James Gillpatrick, his minor daughter Mary Ann, and his minor son George, may severally take the surname of Gill.
Edmund Burpee, of Lowell, may take the name of Edmund Howes Kendall.
Henrietta Maria Sparhawk Burpee, wife of said Emund Burpee, and his minor son, Edmund Howes, may severally take the surname of Kendall.
Betsey Farnsworth, wife of William J. Farnsworth, of Charlestown, may take the name of Caroline Augusta Farnsworth.
Sarah Bradish Ayer, of Charlestown, a minor, may take the name of Sarah Eliza Ayer Jackson.
Elhanan Dean Bryant, a minor son of Ann Bryant, of Charlestown, may take the name of Dean Perham Bryant.
Edward Brown, of Charlestown, may take the name of Edward Wyer Brown.
Samuel Frost Arnold, of Framingham, may take the name of Samuel Frost.
John Smith, a minor son of Jesse Smith, of Chelmsford, may take the name of John Henry Smith.
Mitty Perry, of Framingham, may take the name of Elizabeth Ann Perry.
William McLane, of Cambridge, may take the name of William Sinclair Thompson.
Eben William Sage Stevens, a minor son of Thomas Holdup Stevens, of Charlestown, may take the name of Eben William Sage.
Lois Crouch, of Bolton, may take the name of Lois Elizabeth Nelson.
John Smith, of West Boylston, may take the name of Austin Denney.
Milton J. Adams, of Worcester, may take the name of Sewel Hawes.
James P. Twitchell, of Westminster, may take the name of James P. Appleton.
His wife, Emily C., may take the name of Emily C. Appleton.
Betsey Reed Joslin, of Leominster, may take the name of Elizabeth Marion Reed Joslin.
Lavinah Crouch, of Bolton, may take the name of Mary Lavinah Nelson.
Amos Pierce, of Sutton, may take the name of Charles Amos Pierce.
Mary W. Howe, of Grafton, may take the name of Mary W. Putnam.
James Henry Alexander Deland, of North Brookfield, may take the name of Henry Deland.
George Fornis, of Holden, a minor son of Sally Fornis, may take the name of George Howard Smith.
Enos Babcock, of Fitchburg, may take the name of Eneas Alson Marshall.
David Rice Babcock, of Fitchburg, a minor, may take the name of David Rice Marshall.
Alexander James Dallas Brown, of Southbridge, may take the name of Alexander James Dallas.
Sally Walker, of Hardwick, may take the name of Susan Walker.
Adelaide Mary Fisk, of Spencer, may take the name of Adelaide Mary Green.
Harlow Fisher Skinner, of Princeton, may take the name of Harlow Skinner.
Alden Briggs, of Grafton, may take the name of John Briggs.
Hezekiah Harris, of Princeton, may take the name of Charles Hamilton Davis.
Samuel Francis, of Lunenburg, may take the name of Franklin Samuel Francis.
Marshall Comee Moody, of Granby, may take the name of Marshall Heman Moody.
Chester Cowles, 2d, of Amherst, may take the name of Chester W. Cowles.
Wright Dickinson, of Amherst, may take the name Edward Wright Dickinson.
Charles Sinkler Brakenridge, of Ware, may take the name of William Sinkler Brakenridge.
Meshack Wilbur of Warwick, may take the name of Priest Wilbur.
David Wood, of Hawley, may take the name of David Hough Wood.
Sarah Ann Renough, of Hawley, a minor, may take the name of Sarah Ann King.
Africa Gates, of Wendell, may take the name of Edmund Gates.
Relief Wells, of Bernardstown, may take the name of Mary Gould.
James Kilton, of Buckland, may take the name of James Carlton.
Hannah Kilton, wife of said James Kilton, and his minor son, William Augustus Leverit, and his minor daughters, Mary Elizabeth, Sabra Willis and Jane Lurissa, may severally take the surname of Carlton.
Norman Marsh, of Sunderland, may take the name of Norman Meroe Porter.
Harriet Shepard, a minor daughter of Amos Shepard, of Buckland, may take the name of Harriet Asenath Shepard.
Isaac Gray, of New Bedford, may take the name of Isaac Henderson Gray.
John Fillebrown, of Taunton, may take the name of John Brown.
Joanna Fillebrown, wife of said John Fillebrown, and his minor daughter, Susan, and his minor sons, John, Calvin, and Seth Henry, may severally take the surname of Brown.
Benjamin Weaver, of Fall River, may take the name of Charles Benjamin Weaver.
William F. Jones, of Taunton, may take the name of William Jones.
William Allen, of New Bedford, may take the name of William Marion Allen.
James Foster, Jun., of Attleborugh, may take the name of James Sullivan Foster.
Nathaniel Webster, of Dorchester, may take the name of Nathaniel Francis Webster.
Ichabod Holbrook, of Dorchester, may take the name of Clarendon Gorham Holbrook.
St. Medard Holbrook, of Dorchester, may take the name of George Holbrook.
Joanna Bates, of Cohasset, a minor daughter of Samuel Bates, may take the name of Joanna Nichols Bates.
Charles George Glover, a minor son of Stephen Glover, of Roxbury, may take the name of George Stephen Glover.
Polly Bardwell Nash, a minor daughter of Luke Nash, Jun., of Abington, may take the name of Emeline Hamilton Nash.
Dennis Snow, of Rochestr, may take the name of Jackson Snow.
Mercy Thompson, of Halifax, may take the name of Mercy Tillson.
Hosea C. Bancroft, of Stockbridge, may take the name of George C. Bancroft.
Partridge Snow, of Becket, may take the name of Seneca Lorenzo Snow.
Moses Chapman Elliot, a minor son of Francis Elliot, of Springfield, may take the name of William Henry Elliot.
Wilson Hamilton Hoar, of Brimfield, may take the name of Wilson Homer.
David Hoar, of Springfield, may take the name of David Hobart.
His wife, Mabel Maria, and his son, David Parsons, may severally take the surname of Hobart.
John Geyer, of Chilmark, may take the name of John Hayden.
Lucretia Geyer, wife of said John Geyer, his minor daughters, Mary D., Sarah, Elizabeth, Lucretia and Caroline, and his minor son, John, may severally take the surname of Hayden.
[March 22, 1834].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
William Billings, of Boston, may take the name of William W. Billings.
Ninian Clark, Jun., of Beverly, may take the name of Augustus Ninian Clark.
Samuel Scott, of Andover, may take the name of Samuel Palmer Scott.
David Balcom, 3d, of Douglas, may take the name of David Howard Balcom.
Achsah Ingram, of Amherst, may take the name of Ellen A. Ingram.
Nathaniel T. Bowdoin, of Hanson, may take the name of Nathaniel C. Towle.
Eunice M., wife of said Nathaniel T. Bowdoin, may take the surname of Towle.
[March 29, 1834].

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