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.
18 Post Office Square.
1885.

1841 - 1845


Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
George Adams, of Boston, may take the name of George Edward Adams.
James Adams, of Boston, may take the name of James Henry Adams.
Thomas Womersly, of Boston, may take the name of Thomas Womersly Melbun.
William French, of Boston, may take the name of William Estabrooks French.
James Blake, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of James Gorham Blake.
Albert Parker, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Albert Parker.
George Williams, of Boston, may take the name of George Frederic Williams.
Henry Matthews, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Matthews Reed.
Patrick Kenny, of Boston, may take the name of Lewis Kenny.
James Long, Jun., of Boston, may take the name of James Henry Long.
Nathaniel Shaw, of Boston, may take the name of Nathaniel Burrill Shaw.
Leonard Stearns Payson, of Boston, may take the name of Edward Webster Payson.
Oliver C. Guptill, of Boston, may take the name of Oliver C. Gardiner.
Adelaide Bangs, of Boston, minor daughter of George P. Bangs, may take the name of Elizabeth Simpkins Bangs.
Mary Jane Reed Gooch, a minor, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Jane Reed.
Mary Pell Grigg, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Josephine Faxon.
Oliver Sawyer Nichols, of Boston, may take the name of Prince Edward Nichols.
George B. Farwell, of Boston, a minor, an adopted child of Amasa Harrington, may take the name of George B. Harrington.
William Townsend Perry, of Boston, may take the name of William Blood, and his minor son, William Cutler Perry, may take the name of William Cutler Blood.
Dorothy Harris, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Dorothy Harris.
John Smith Mudget, of Boston, may take the name of John Smith, and his wife, Elvira Pricilla Mudget, may take the name of Elvira Pricilla Smith, and Elvira Martha, Amanda Fitzland, Lucy Ann, Mary Jane, Adeline, Lewis William, and George Edward, children of the said John Smith and Elvira Pricilla Mudget, may severally take the surnam of Smith.
Phillip Augustus Trafford Moshier, of Boston, may take the name of Joseph Augustus Noble.
Rhoda Luvina Hosmer, of Boston, may take the name of Elizabeth Hosmer.
Elizabeth Tarbox, of Boston, may take the name of Elizabeth Augusta Stanley.
Judith Ann Stickney, of Salem, may take the name of Harriet Fowler Stickney.
Betsey Brown [2d ?], of Manchester, may take the name of Eliza Tappan Brown.
Frederick Daniel Hoyt Huntington, minor son of Moses Huntington, Jun., of Amesbury, may take the name of Daniel Hoyt Huntington.
Mary Bradbury, of Newburyport, may take the name of Mary Louisa Bradbury.
Sally Forster Allen, of Manchester, may take the name of Sarah Forster Tappan.
Ambros Martin, Jun., of Salem, may take the name of Albert Ambros Martin.
Adoniram Wentworth, of Lynn, may take the name of George Wentworth.
Sally Hooper Tappan, 2d, of Manchester, may take the name of Sarah Hooper Tappan.
Henry Edmund Titcomb, minor son of Sarah L. Titcomb, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henry Titcomb.
William Merrill, Jun., minor son of William J, Merrill, of Amesbury, may take the name of William Thomas Merrill.
Mary Hood, of Georgetown, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Hood.
Silas Ross, of Georgetown, may take the name of Silas Cushing Everett.
William Bachellor, and Rebecca Carleton Bachellor, wife of said William, and George Kendall Bachellor, all of Georgetown, may severally take the name of William Kendall, Rebecca Carleton Kendall, and George Kendall.
John Evans, 3d, of Newburyport, may take the name of Ferdinand Evans.
Humphrey Green, of Lynn, may take the name of Otis Humphrey Green.
William Lovett Copeland, of Haverhill, may take the name of William McClary Holman Copeland.
Ferren A. Fenwood, of Danvers, may take the name of Irville Leslie.
Elbridge Mansfield, of Lynn, may take the name of Elbridge Gerry Mansfield.
Joseph Whitworth Roberts Millet, of Lynn, may take the name of Joseph Millet.
Olivia Kinsman Staple, daughter of Mark and Elizabeth S. Staple, of Lynn, may take the name of Lois Atkinson Staple.
William C. W. Quimby, of Salisbury, may take the name of William Currier.
Lydia McFarland, of Salem, may take the name of Lydia Farland.
Thomas Lefabour, 4th, minor son of Thomas Lafavour, of Beverly, may take the name of Thomas Augustus Lefavour.
Abigail Parsons, of Ipswich, may take the name of Caroline Augusta Parsons.
Martha Steele Lord, minor daughter of Levi Lord, of Ipswich, may take the name of Martha Ann Lord.
Joseph Lord, of Ipswich, may take the name of Joseph Harrison Lord.
Joseph Bird, of Salem, may take the name of Joseph Stephen Mason.
Lucinda Jane Phillips, of Lynn, may take the name of Laura Ann Rodman.
Sylvester P. Flint, of Lynn, may take the name of Charles P. Flint.
Abigail C. Jackson, of Beverly, may take the name of Abigail Carrico Boardman.
Adeline Smith Richards, minor daughter of Hix Richards, of Danvers, may take the name of Martha Smith Richards.
James Grimes, and Caroline Grimes, wife of said James, and Area Grimes, all of Haverhill, may severally take the name of James W. Graham, Caroline Graham, and Area S. Graham.
William P. Brega, of Salem, may take the name of William Brega Davis.
Lois Parsons Stone, minor daughter of Jacob Stone, of Newbury, may take the name of Louisa Parsons Stone.
Josiah Thing, Jun., of Newburyport, may take the name of Josiah Bradlee, his wife Eliza may take the name of Eliza Bradlee; their children, Paul Bailey, Charles Augustus, Josiah Warren, James Henry, George William, Lucy Ann, Maria Jane, and Caroline Louisa, may severally take the name of Paul Bailey Bradlee, Charles Augustus Bradlee, Warren Bradlee, James Henry Bradlee, George William Bradlee, Lucy Ann Bradlee, Maria Jane Bradlee, and Caroline Louisa Bradlee.
Francis Henley Osgood, minor son of Joseph Osgood, of Haverhill, may take the name of John Francis Fullington.
Major Brown, of Worcester, may take the name of Henry Brown.
Orrin Slayton, of Brookfield, may take the name of John Slayton.
William Henry Darling, an adopted child of John G. Woodward, of Ashburnham, may take the name of William Henry Woodward.
Walter Sibley, of Spencer, may take the name of Walter Livermore Sibley.
Olive Brewer, minor daughter of Thomas Brewer, of Boylston, may take the name of Lucy Ann Brewer.
Daniel Carter, 2d, of Berlin, may take the name of Daniel Henry Carter.
Emeline Chapin Willard, of Uxbridge, may take the name of Emma Chapin Willard.
Zeruiah Whitcomb, of Bolton, may take the name of Louisa Frances Whitcomb.
Daniel F. Mason, of Petersham, may take the name of Daniel Mason Fales.
Alonzo Hoar, of Bolton, may take the name of Henry Lincoln.
George Hoar, of Bolton, may take the name of George Lincoln.
George Green, a minor, and an adopted son of Francis W. Maynard, of Oakham, may take the name of George Francis Maynard.
Leonard Kenney, of Spencer, may take the name of Leonard Knights.
James Hollingworth, of Southbridge, may take the name of James Milton Hollingworth.
Jonah S. Bancroft, of Auburn, minor son of Peter M. Bancroft, of Worcester, may take the name of Charles S. Bancroft.
Barnabas Stiles, of Shrewsbury, may take the name of Alonzo Stiles.
Windsor Rice, of Warren, may take the name of Windsor Drewry.
Theodore Lyman Washburn, of Warren, may take the name of Theodore Lyman.
Clarissa Washburn, wife of said Theodore, may take the name of Clarissa Lyman.
Julia Cheney, of Milford, may take the name of Julia Nelson.
Patrick McElroy, of Charlestown, may take the name of Charles McElroy.
Angeline C. Hatch, of Lowell, may take the name of Angeline C. Brown.
Clarissa Page, of Lowell, may take the name of Clarissa Hatch.
Samuel Chipman, Jun., of Lowell, may take the name of Samuel Adams Chipman.
Alcimus Fairbanks, of Marlborough, may take the name of George Fairbanks.
Joseph S. Trowbridge, of Marlborough, may take the name of Joseph S. Bradley.
Lucy Minverva Stearns Preston, of Bedford, may take the name of Lucy Minerva Stearns, and her minor son, George Warren Preston, may take the name of Sherman Stearns Preston.
Oliver Mead, minor son of Nathaniel Mead, of Boxborough, may take the name of Oliver Warren Mead.
Edward Clary, of Lowell, may take the name of Edwarad Warren Clary.
Edward L. Death, of Northampton, may take the name of Edward L. Dexter.
Jeremiah Bartlett, of Ware, may take the name of John Bartlett.
Oliver Smith, Jun., of Hadley, may take the name of Oliver Eastman Smith.
Jesse Holton, of Northampton, may take the name of Jesse Duren Holton.
Joseph Hoar Patrick, of Greenwich, may take the name of Joseph Homer Patrick.
Ellis Draper, of Brimfield, may take the name of Charles Cole Graves.
Sparrow Howes Bangs, of Springfield, may take the name of Edward Dwight Bangs.
William C. McLehose, of Westfield, formerly of Scotland, may take the name of William Lonsdale.
George Field, of Sunderland, may take the name of George Rochester Field.
Emerson Merrifield, of Shelburne, may take the name of George Emerson Merrifield.
Benjamin Montague, of Shelburne, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Montague.
Bushrod Washington Johnson, of Orange, may take the name of George Washington Johnson.
Harriet Wood Gage, of New Salem, may take the name of Harriet Wood Sanderson, and her minor son, Matthew Wood Gage, may take the name of Matthew Wood Sanderson.
Caleb Cooley Wells, of Whately, may take the name of Clifford Carlton Wells.
John Guilford, 2d, of Ashfield, may take the name of Charles Samuel Guilford.
Dickman Rowe, of Ashfield, may take the name of William Henry Rowe.
Bartholomew Chapman, of Stockbridge, may take the name of George Chapman.
Sarah Sophia Shelden, of Adams, a minor, and an adopted child of Harvey Arnold, may take the name of Sarah Sophia Arnold.
Pepperill Frost Scammon, of Canton, may take the name of John Frost Scammon.
Zephaniah Spurr Williams, a minor son of Joshua Howard Williams, of Roxbury, may take the name of Howard Joshua Williams.
Joseph Maynard, Jun., of Needham, may take the name of Joseph Warren Maynard.
Lucy Campbell Lillie, minor daughter of John Lillie, of Milton, may take the name of Elizabeth Baker Lillie.
William E. Ayers, of Dedham, may take the name of William E. Andrew.
Elizabeth Ann Endley, of New Bedford, may take the name of Elizabeth Endley Gibbs.
James Ingham, minor son of Mary Otis, of Scituate, may take the name of James Otis.
Thomas G. Drinkwater, of Abington, may take the name of George Thomas.
Zilpha Stetson Rogers, of Hanover, may take the name of Zilpha Stetson.
Cyrus Dyer, of Abington, may take the name of Cyrus Aurelius Dyer.
Dolly Wood Savary, of North Bridgewater, may take the name of Ellen Maria Savary.
Edwin Keith, of Sandwich, may take the name of Edwin Aberdeen Keith.
Jonathan French Baker, minor son of Isaac Baker, of Wellfleet, may take the name of Isaac French Baker.
Edward Whilden, Jun., of Yarmouth, may take the name of Silvanus Whilden.
Moses Barnard, of Nancucket, may take the name of Moses J. Barnard.
Rebecca R. Eldridge, of Nantucket, may take the name of Heromine Angeline Melville.
[March 17, 1841].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Anne Kaniffle, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Ann Maria Williams.
Charles Little, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Charles Henry Little.
Susan P. McCurdy, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Susan P. Stoddard.
Charles Cook, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Charles Edward Cook.
Edwin Bray Nichols, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Edwin William Bray.
Anna Channing Woodbridge, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Lucy Ann Woodbridge.
Charles Plander LeCain, of Suffolk county, a minor, may take the name of Charles Lamont LeCain.
Levi Whitcomb, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Levi Lincoln Whitcomb.
Elkanah Bates, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Elkanah Gerry Bates.
Daniel Kimball, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Daniel B. Kimball.
Maria Percival Weeks, of Suffolk county, a minor, may take the name of Maria Weeks Percival.
Henry Williams, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Henry Lewellynn Williams.
Amasa Ham, of Danvers, may take the name of George Clinton Claiborne.
Mary Jane Fisher, a minor, of Amesbury, may take the name of Louisa Jane Hadley.
Joseph Treadwell Grafton, a minor, may take the name of Joseph Grafton Treadwell, Martha Johonnot Treadwell, a minor, may take the name of Martha Treadwell, George Johonnot Treadwell, a minor, may take the name of George Treadwell, severally of Salem.
Sarah Withey, of Georgetown, may take the name of Sarah Augusta Stanley.
Eliza Willet Cheney, of Georgetown, may take the name of Mary Willet Cheney.
Samuel French Steele, a minor, of Gloucester, may take the name of Samuel Steele French.
Dolly Jayne, of Lynn, may take the name of Augusta Jayne.
John Dial, a minor of Lynn, may take the name of Charles Warren Foster.
Lydia Alley, of Lynn, may take the name of Lydia Maria Alley.
George Augustus Smith, of Salem, may take the name of George Augustus Pousland.
John Rich, a minor, of Lynn, may take the name of John Tyler Ingalls.
John Pierpont Bailey, a minor, of Hamilton, may take the name of Ebenezer Pierpont Bailey.
Lydia Symmes, of Charlestown, may take the name of Lydia Maria Symmes.
Alexander E. Pope, of Marlborough, may take the name of Franklin Mancer Pope.
Charles Henry Benjamin, a minor, of Waltham, may take the name of Charles Henry Haven.
Nahum Allen Dalrymple, of Marlborough, may take the name of Nahum Allen Gay.
Dolly Ann Francina Butterfield, a minor, of Pepperell, may take the name of Francina Ann Bolles.
Sarah White, of Charlestown, may take the name of Sarah White Dalrymple.
Harrison Thwing, of South Reading, may take the name of Charles Harrison Thwing.
Kendall Bailey Shedd, of Charlestown, may take the name of Kendall Bailey.
Elizabeth Shedd, of Charlestown, may take the name of Elizabeth Bailey; and an infant child of said Elizabeth may take the name of Kendall Bailey.
Josiah Crosby Whitman, a minor, of Waltham, may take the name of Bernard Whitman.
Cornelius Roswell Richardson, of Woburn, may take the name of Albert Richardson.
Mary Elizabeth Emerson, a minor, of Concord, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Emerson Kimball.
Susan H. Blood, of Acton, a minor, may take the name of Susan B. Hayward.
Adaline Parker, of Lowell, may take the name of Adaline Amanda Parker.
Joshua Augustus West, of Stow, may take the name of Joshua Augustus Severance.
John Wolcott, of Natick, may take the name of John Benjamin Wolcott.
Charles Haynes, 2d, of Charlestown, may take the name of Charles Haynes Haselton.
Rufus Lee, of Waltham, may take the name of Rufus Seymour Lee.
Squire Butterfield Wood, of Westborough, may take the name of Charles Butterfield Wood.
Climena Roxlana Wood, of Westborough, may take the name of Frances Climena Wood.
David Allen, Jun., of Leominster, may take the name of David C. Allen.
Hiram Harrington Crosby, a minor, of Northborough, may take the name of Hiram Webster Crosby.
Patrick Hunt, of Northbridge, may take the name of William Hunt.
William Upham, 2d, of Sturbridge, may take the name of William Henry Upham.
Frances Abigail Morse, a minor, of Upton, may take the name of Frances Abigail Walker.
Mary Gerrish Colburn, of Leicester, may take the name of Mary Greenough Colburn.
Dorcas Farnsworth, of Lancaster, may take the name of Dorcas Eliza Farnsworth.
Thomas Miles Manard may take the name of Thomas Manard Miles; his wife, Lydia Merriam Manard, may take the name of Lydia Merriam Miles, both of Warren.
Oreemus Perington Clark, a minor, of Upton, may take the name of Oliver Clark Haven.
Sarah Ingraham, a minor, of Ashburnham, may take the name of Sarah Ingraham Watkins.
Orrick Willis, of Belchertown, may take the name of William Holmes Willis.
William Brown, a minor, of Pelham, may take the name of William Lyman Mirick.
Orrigen Johnson, of Amherst, may take the name of Orren Johnson.
Ozia Hoar, Leonard Russell Hoar, Eley Barney Hoar, Celia Hoar, Armenia Knowlton Hoar, Lamira Ophelia Hoar, Cornelia Luretta Hoar, and Leonard Sikes Hoar, all of Palmer, may severally take the name of Hudson.
Jane Steele Mansfield, of Conway, make take the name of Lucy Jane Steele.
Martha Moody, a minor, of Northfield, may take the name of Martha Nevers.
Sarah Cornelia Day, of Hawley, a minor, may take the name of Sarah Cornelia Crosby.
Lovina Streeter, of Bernardston, may take the name of Lovina Gould.
Henry Dwight Peirce, of Shutesbury, may take the name of Henry Peirce.
Charles A. Woodford, of Quincy, may take the name of Charles A. Woodward.
Cynthia Maynard Gay, of Needham, may take the name of Helen Wheeler.
Charles Peirce, of Dorchester, may take the name of Charles Bates.
James Lobdell Holmes, of Plympton, may take the name of Pelham Holmes.
John Morse, of Plymouth, may take the name of John Atwood. Morse.
George Hall, a minor, of Dennis, may take the name of George Henry Hall.
John Smith, Jun., a minor, of Truro, may take the name of John Wesley Smith.
Josiah H. Howes, a minor, of Dennis, may take the name of Edward Howes.
[March 3, 1842].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Harriot Clarke, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Harriot Pomroy Clarke.
Delia Clark, of Suffolk county, may take the name of Sarah Delia Clarke.
Henry Wetherbee Chase, of Middlesex county, may take the name of Charles Henry Wharton.
Martha McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of Martha H. Maynard.
Alphonso W. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of Charles Maynard.
Martha A. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of Martha A. Maynard.
Lucy H. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of Lucy H. Maynard.
Mary E. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of Mary E. Maynard.
John L. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of John L. Maynard.
William H. McHard, of Franklin county, may take the name of William H. Maynard.
[September 16, 1842].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Joseph Eames may take the name of Joseph Ames.
John Cunningham may take the name of John Adams Cunningham.
Antonio Jacinth may take the name of Antonio Jacinth Francis.
Desire Jacinth may take the name of Desire Francis.
Hannah Jacinth may take the name of Hannah Francis.
Margaret Rebecca Vaugh may take the name of Margaret Rebecca Henry.
James Carlton may take the name of John D. Roach.
Horace Gardner Smith may take the name of Horace Gardner Berry Smith.
Dorothy Harris Faxon may take the name of Mary Harris Faxon.
Eliza White may take the name of Eliza Stodder.
Betsy Davis may take the name of Betsy Alds.
William Tolman may take the name of William George Tolman.
John Rogers may take the name of John Webster Rogers.
Charles Veazie, Jun., may take the name of Charles Stewart Veazie.
Elizabeth Veazie may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Veazie.
Edward Darley Baker may take the name of Darley Baker.
Charles Augustus Munroe may take the name of Charles Augustus Bartlett.
John Harleston Parker may take the name of Harleson Parker.
Susan Lane may take the name of Susan Douglas.
David C. Pearson may take the name of Edward Sewall Pearson.
Elizabeth Hewes, of Chelsea, may take the name of Elizabeth Brown Hewes.
Abigail Elizabeth Lunt may take the name of Abby Lunt Tewksbury.
Roger McGowan may take the name of William Roger McGowan.
Tryphena Van Buskirk may take the name of Frances Elizabeth Coffin.
Ephraim Baker McLaughlin may take the name of Ephraim Baker Mason.
Mary Thomas McLaughlin may take the name of Mary Thomas Mason.
Henry Wainwright McLaughlin may take the name of Henry Wainwright Mason.
Joseph Hastings McLaughlin may take the name of Joseph Hastings Mason.
Ephraim Baker McLaughlin, Jun., may take the name of Ephraim Baker Mason, Jun.
William Hague McLaughlin may take the name of William Hague Mason.
Sarah Wilson may take the name of Sarah Caroline Morse.
Philander C. Jacobs may take the name of Philander Jacobs Forrestall.
John Moffett Robinson may take the name of John Holton Moffett.
Benjamin Field may take the name of Benjamin Franklin Field.
Charles Brown may take the name of Charles H. Brown.
Jonathan Houghton may take the name of John Coolidge Houghton.
Ossian Doolittle may take the name of Ossian Doolittle Ashley.
Cristy Gregg may take the name of Charles C. Gregg.
Henry Rice may take the name of Henry Marshall Rice.
[All the above of the county of Suffolk.].
Nathan Eames, of Saugus, may take the name of Nathan Ames.
Jeremiah Sawyer, Jun., of Salisbury, may take the name of Jeremiah Hayden Sawyer.
Joseph Blake Prescott, of Rowley, may take the name of Joseph Warren Prescott.
John Pickard, of Rowley, may take the name of Daniel Webster.
Caleb Brown, of Newburyport, may take the name of John Caleb Brown.
Betsey Gould, of Topsfield, may take the name of Elizabeth Maria Gould.
George F. Hawkes, of Lynn, may take the name of William Warren Hawkes.
Rachel Hawkes, of Lynn, may take the name of Almira Aurelia Hawkes.
Daniel Millett, of Salem, may take the name of Daniel Caldwell Millett.
John Goodwin, of Marblehead, may take the name of Samuel John Goodwin.
Horace Fish, his wife Ruhamah Fish, and their children, Eliza Dutton Fish and Julia Anna Fish, of Amesbury, may severally take the surname of Tremont.
Ira Beckford, of Lynn, may take the name of William Ira Beckford.
Anthony Leon, of Ipswich, may take the name of Charles Leon Willcomb.
William Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of William Niles, his wife, Hannah Straw, may take the name of Hannah Niles.
Hannah Maria Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of Hannah Maria Niles.
Charles Otis Kimball Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of Charles Niles.
William Eustis Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of William Eustis Niles.
John Calvin Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of John Niles.
George Dighton Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of George Niles.
Cynthia Sophila Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of Sophila Niles.
Orestus Herbert Straw, of Georgetown, may take the name of Orestus Niles.
Joseph Smith, 4th, of Salem, may take the name of Joseph Augustus Smith.
Warren Hartwell Johnson, of Lynn, may take the name of Charles Warren Johnson.
Junius Augustus Noble, of Salem, may take the name of Augustus Noble.
Enoch Chase, of Newbury, may take the name of Enoch Pilsbury Chase.
Elizabeth Ann Long, of Andover, may take the name of Elizabeth Ann McNamara.
Joseph Page, of Bradford, may take the name of Rufus Holmes Page.
Charity Dennis, of Gloucester, may take the name of Mary Frances Dennis.
Samuel Osgood Baker may take the name of Samuel B. Osgood.
Sarah B. Baker may take the name of Sarah R. Osgood.
Sarah Ellen Baker may take the name of Sarah Ellen Osgood.
Josephine Augusta Baker may take the name of Josephine Augusta Osgood.
Anna Elizabeth Baker may take the name of Anna Elizabeth Osgood.
[severally of Salem].
Levi Hutchinson, Jun., of Danvers, may take the name of Levi Hutchinson Russell.
Nathan Fellows, Jun., of Ipswich, may take the name of Nathan Warren Fellows.
John Hoyt Henry, his wife, Margaret Henry, and their children, Mary Jane Henry and John William Henry, of Danvers, may take the surname of Bean.
Jeduthan C. Calden, of Amesbury, may take the name of Albert Nelson Edwards.
James Kimball, of Boxford, may take the name of James K. Henry.
Samuel Noyes Coker, of Newburyport, may take the name of George Edward Byron.
[All of the county of Essex.]
John Boyd, Jun., of Marlborough, may take the name of John Merrick Boyd.
Thomas Colley, of Marlborough, may take the name of Thomas Corey.
Josiah Kemp, of Westford, may take the name of Greenville Pike.
Nathaniel Mead, Jun., of Boxborough, may take the name of Adelbert mead.
Charles Hartwell, of Framingham, may take the name of Charles Belknap Hartwell.
Catharine Hartwell, of Framingham, may take the name of Catharine Adair Hartwell.
Jonathan Nelson, of Woburn, may take the name of John Nelson.
Jonathan Brigham Cunningham, Sarah Cunningham, Lydia Ann Cunningham, and Sarah Cunningham, Jun., all of Marlborough, may severally take the surname of Brigham.
Maria Antoinette Gavazone of Charlestown, may take the name of Maria Anoinette Favazone Doyle.
Charles Courtsworth Babcock, of Marlborough, may take the name of Charles Dana Elliot.
William Helston of Lowell, may take the name of William Elston.
Mercy Doane, of Charlestown, may take the name of Elizabeth Freeman Doane.
Andrew Clark, of Middlesex county, may take the name of Andrew Jackson Clark, Levi Clark, of Middlesex county, may take the name of Levi Flint Clark, Sarah Clark, of Middlesex county, may take the name of Sarah Brooks Clark. Rebecca Clark, of Middlesex coutny, may take the name of Rebecca Lydia Clark, severally of Concord.
Semanthia Adams, of Northborough, may take the name of Abba Maria Adams.
Dolly Wheelock Oakes, of Southbridge, may take the name of Catharine Wheelock Oakes.
Silas Pierce, of Sutton, may take the name of Silas Austin Pierce.
Abel Houghton, of Bolton, may take the name of Edward Elliot Houghton.
Joseph Burley, of Northbridge, may take the name of Joseph Crocker.
Ann Walkins, of Warren, may take the name of Ann Elizabeth Watson.
Hannah Hacket, of Douglas, may take the name of Hannah Aldrich.
Lewis McIntyre, of Charlton, may take the name of Lewis Trumbull Mason.
James Bailey, Jun., of Holden, may take the name of James Hamilton Bailey.
Joseph Eaton, of Fitchburg, may take the name of Joseph Myron Rensselaer Eaton.
Charles Robbins, of Millbury, may take the name of Charles Birney Robbins.
Alvira Hubbard, of Millbury, may take the name of Elvira Calista Hubbard.
John Lawrence, 2d, of West Boylston, may take the name of Jacob George Washington.
Coridon Marsh, of Spencer, may take the name of George Brigham Marsh.
Israel Wheeler, of Milford, may take the name of George Israel Evelyn Wheeler.
George Edward Knowles Bancroft, of Auburn, may take the name of George Bancroft.
Albertson Watkins, of Warren, may take the of Albert Watson; his wife, Mary E. Watkins, and their daughter, Mary I. Watkins, may severally take the surname of Watson.
Lyman Dwight Marshall, of Enfield, may take the name of Lyman Dwight Walker.
Harvey Holland, of Northampton, may take the name of James Harvey Holland.
William Warren Lee, of Northampton, may take the name of Samuel Warren Lee.
Abner Kingsley Burnell, of Northampton, may take the name of Kingsley Abner Burnell.
John Taft, of Ware, may take the name of John Edward Taft.
Eunice Ramsdell, of Belchertown, may take the name of Eunice Smith.
Charissa Smith, of Granby, may take the name of Charissa Kinsley Moody.
Nancy Tarbox of Springfield, may take the name of Nancy Taber.
Eliza Ann Tarbox, of Springfield, may take the name of Eliza Ann Taber.
Almeda Tarbox, of Springfield, may take the name of Almeda Taber.
Julia Abby Tarbox, of Springfield, may take the name of Julia Abby Taber.
Franklin Andrews Whipple, of Monson, may take the name of Franklin Whipple.
Frederick Curtis Squires, of Sunderland, may take the name of Samuel Pomroy Montague.
George Allen, of Sunderland, may take the name of George Allen Morse.
David Manson Daniels, of Montague, may take the name of Manson Wells Braynard.
John Bangs, of Montague, may take the name of John Cushman Bangs.
Sylvia Johnson Goddard, of Orange, may take the name of Sarah Johnson Goddard.
Elvira Wrisley, of Gill, may take the name of Elvira Jackson.
Levi Goodnow, of Charlemont, may take the name of Joseph Watson Goodnow.
Diana Goddard, of Orange, may take the name of Amelia Elizabeth Goddard.
Rufus Temple, 2d, of Williamstown, may take the name of Munroe Temple.
Harriet Atwood White, of Williamstown, may take the name of Harriet White Young.
John Wesley Haxford and Sarah Watson Haxford, of Lenox, may severally take the surname of Butler.
Hannah Foster, of Dorchester, may take the name of Anna Elizabeth Foster.
Eliza Clapp Thayer, of Dorcester, may take the name of Eliza Thayer Clapp.
Charles Bates, of Dorchester, may take the name of Charles Bates Pierce.
Beniaiah Prescott Spaulding, of Randolph, may take the name of Benjamin Prescott Spaulding.
Sarah Howard Wales Curtis, of Stoughton, may take the name of Martha Mary Worcester Curtis.
George Washington Bull, of Roxbury, may take the name of George Washington Webster; his wife, Hannah Leach Bull, may take the name of Hannah Leach Webster.
Frances Ann Bull, of Roxbury, may take the name of Frances Ann Webster.
George Henry Bull, of Roxbury, may take the name of George Henry Webster.
Charlotte Louisa Bull, of Roxbury, may take the name of Charlotte Louisa Webster.
James Henry Hodgkins, of Weymouth, may take the name of George Brooks.
Albert Stoddard, of Weymouth, may take the name of Albert Austin Stoddard.
Harriet Isabel Crocker, of Taunton, may take the name of Harriet Burling Crocker.
George Bedon, of Dartmouth, may take the name of George Butts.
Julia Marvin Coggeshall, of New Bedford, may take the name of Julia Marvin Parker.
Rebecca Pierce Selee, of Easton, may take the name of Catharine Rebecca Pierce Selee.
Harriet G. Parks, of Taunton, may take the name of Harriet G. Richmond.
Joseph Warren Maglathlin, of Pembroke, may take the name of Joseph Warren Way.
Calvin Shaw, 2d, of Abington, may take the name of Calvin Holmes Shaw.
Brackley Shaw, 4th, of Abington, may take the name of Brackley White Shaw.
Betsey Dyer, of Abington, may take the name of Elizabeth Lavinia Dyer.
Mary Ann Hollis, of Halifax, may take the name of Eliza Jane Waterman.
Zoheth Smith, 2d, of Truro, may take the name of Zoheth Manlius Smith.
Alvan Cobb, of Truro, may take the name of Richard Alvan Cobb.
Edward S. Howes, of Dennis, may take the name of Jotham Howes.
Joshua D. Knowles, of Truro, may take the name of Daniel A. Knowles.
Ermina Townley Phinney, of Falmouth, may take the name of Sophronia Wicks Phinney.
Zenas Eldridge, of Harwich, may take the name of Zenas D. Eldridge.
Patty Myric, of Harwich, may take the name of Lucy Myrick.
[March 24, 1843].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
A. Macon Bolling, of Boston, may take the name of Macon Bolling Allen.
[January 20, 1844].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Benjamin Gilbert, a minor, may take the name of Benjamin Williams Gilbert.
Amaziah Atwood, Jun., may take the name of Francis Amaziah Atwood.
Charles Parker may take the name of Charles Sargent Parker.
John Mason may take the name of John Warren Mason.
Rebecca Locke may take the name of Louisa Rebecca Locke.
James Colbert may take the name of Caleb Colbert Mortimer.
Ruthy Low Colbert may take the name of Sarh Lynch Mortimer.
Caleb Cushing Woodman may take the name of Caleb Cushing Emerson Mortimer.
William Storer Wormwood may take the name of William Storer.
Jonathan Kimball Rogers may take the name of John Kimball Rogers.
Alphonso Horatio Foster may take the name of Franklin Henry Foster.
Louisa Cody Palmer, a minor, may take the name of Louisa Caldwell Palmer.
Prince Edward Nichols may take the name of Ferdinand Almy Nichols.
Francis Moore may take the name of Francis Clifford Moore.
Charles Augustus Bartlett may take the name of Charles Augustus Bartlett Munroe.
Dominicus Scammans Lewis may take the name of Alfred Scammons Lewis.
Jonathan Ingersol Kendall may take the name of Henry Ingersol Kendall.
Mary Doughty may take the name of Mary Jane Cutter.
Jeremiah Bean Moulton may take the name of Charles Bean Moulton.
Richard Hazen Fitz may take the name of Richard Hazen Wellington.
William Pynchon Oliver may take the name of Peter Oliver.
Ephraim N. Buyn may take the name of Ephraim N. Bowen.
Sarah Livermore Coburn, a minor, may take the name of Anna Livermore Coburn.
Charles Appleton Burzeil may take the name of Charles Appleton.
Benjamin Franklin Cowdin, a minor, may take the name of Franklin Cowdin Merriam.
Sarah Robbins Whitehouse may take the name of Adelaide Austin.
William Henry Cowen, a minor, may take the name of Eleazer Porter Wells.
Charles Holbrook may take the name of Charles Augustus Holbrook.
Eunice Fellows may take the name of Eunice Caroline Fellows.
Joseph Wood Whiting may take the name of Joseph Whiting Wood.
Sarah Starr Lombard may take the name of Emily Livingston Lombard.
Harriet Morton Bull may take the name of Harriet Morton Lawrence.
Samuel Gooch may take the name of Samuel Henfield Gooch.
[The above of the city of Boston].
Edmund Bowker, of Chelsea, may take the name of Jacob Henry Bowker.
John Lewis Rowe, of Gloucester, may take the name of Lewis Rowe.
Moses March, 2d, of Haverhill, may take the name of Moses Chandler Marsh.
Proctor Perley Batchelor, of Georgetown, may take the name of Morrison Proctor.
Joseph Bradley, 3d, of Haverhill, may take the name of Joseph Hildreth Bradley.
Judith Bray, of Newbury, may take the name of Maria Bray.
Ann Maria Bean, a minor, of Hamilton, may take the name of Eliza Symonds Patch.
Sewell Barrett, a minor, of Lynn, may take the name of Nicholas Bowler.
John Tarbox Kimball, a minor, of Methuen, may take the name of John Tarbox.
Christian Nelson, of Salem, may take the name of Charles Nelson.
George Washington Cook, a minor, of Salem, may take the name of George Washington Emerson.
Gustavus Nourse, of Lynn, may take the name of Gustavus Frelinghuysen Nourse.
Isaac Burley Horn, of Topsfield, may take the name of Burley Orne.
William Groves Millett, a minor, may take the name of William Groves.
Jonathan Rundlett, Jun., of Newburyport, may take the name of Jonathan D. Rundlett.
James Smith, of Salem, may take the name of James Albert Smith.
Edward H. Brooks, of Salem, may take the name of John Brooks Edwards.
Stephen Phippen Hill, of Salem, may take the name of Stephen Prescott Hill.
Eliza and Lucy Townsend, minors, of Lynn, may take the names of Eliza Malvina and Lucy Maria Townsend.
Valeria Pew, a minor, of Gloucester, may take the name of Mary Pew.
John Jumper, of Gloucester, may take the name of John Edward Mason.
Sereneth Chamberlain Goodrich, a minor, of Andover, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth French.
Henry French Goodrich, a minor, of Andover, may take the name of Peter Henry French.
John Hamilton Brown, of Lynn, may take the name of Hamilton Brown.
John Boardman Cheney, of Georgetown, may take the name of John Oseola Brown.
Michael Milkiey, of Danvers, a minor, may take the name of Warren Emerson.
Harriet Newell Brookings, of Newbury, may take the name of Harriet Newell Bartlett.
Hadassah Chase Bragdon, of Newbury, may take the name of Ellen Chase Bragdon.
Lucy Maria Cloutman, a minor, of Lynn, may take the name of Lucy Maria Wheeler.
Abigail M. Hall may take the name of Abigail Barton, and her children, Mary S. Hall, Abby M. Hall, Susan C. hall, Frances E. Hall, Emily F. Hall, and Maria B. Hall, of Salisbury, may severally take the surname of Barton.
Daniel Adams Emes may take the name of Daniel Adams Ames; Lura Emes may take the name of Lura Ames; Lovey Emes may take the name of Lovey A. Ames; Martha Emes may take the name of Martha Sabrina Ames, severally of Saugus.
Sally Prescott, of Groton, may take the name of Phidelia Prescott.
Lucretia Barnes, of Marlborough, may take the name of Lucretia Felton.
Samuel Bowman Nelson, of Waltham, may take the name of Samuel Nelson.
Richard Stone, of Sherburne, may take the name of Richard Cecil Stone.
Earl H. Southwick, of Marlborough, may take the name of George Houghton.
Huldah Copeland Tribon, of Cambridge, may take the name of Amelia Copeland Tribon.
David Porter Fuller, a minor, of Natick, may take the name of David F. Fiske.
John Richard C. Brown, of Charlestown, may take the name of John C. Brown.
S. W. Palmer, of Newton, may take the name of Hazlitt Arvine.
Mary A. Palmer, of Newton, may take the name of Mary A. Arvine.
Charlotte Reed Gipson, of Burlington, may take the name of Charlotte Louisa Reed.
Ingebor Janson, a minor, of Lowell, may take the name of Ingebor Janson Anderson.
Clarissa Coburn, of Dracut, may take the name of Clarissa Fox.
Edward Richardson, of Dracut, may take the name of Edward Everett Richardson.
Andrew Blanchard, 3d, a minor, of Medford, may take the name of Andrew Delaval Blanchard.
Benjamin Thorp Henderson, of Woburn, may take the name of Benjamin Thorp Henderson Porter.
James Russell MacCurdy, of South Reading, may take the name of James Russell.
Benjamin F. Breding, of Cambridge, may take the name of Benjamin F. Bridden.
Patrick Frederick Hewes, of Groton, may take the name of William Frederick Hewes.
Clara Frink, of Lowell, may take the name of Clara Wilson.
Elizabeth Fletcher Henderson, of Littleton, may take the name of Elizabeth Fletcher Grimes.
Rebecca Grimes Henderson, her daughter, may take the name of Rebecca Whitcomb Grimes.
Polly M. Woodcock, of Lowell, may take the name of Mary M. Wood.
Thomas Womersley Melbon, of Lowell, may take the name of Thomas Womersley.
Barzallai Birdet Williams, of Groton, may take the name of John Birdet Williams.
Sarah Rebecca Fletcher, a minor, of Leominster, may take the name of Sarah Rebecca Adams.
Thomas Smith, of Sterling, may take the name of George Richard Smith.
Dorothy Allen, of Leominster, may take the name of Dorothy Helen Allen.
Miranda Heywood, of Lunenburg, may take the name of Miranda Priest Heywood.
Lois Brigham Nourse, a minor, of Northborough, may take the name of Louisa Brigham Nourse.
Lydia Wallis McIntire, of Charlton, may take the name of Vanda Lydia Wallis Kilburn.
William H. Carlton, of Sutton, may take the name of Augustus Carlton.
Benjamin David Perkins, a minor, of Royalston, may take the name of Benjamin Conant Perkins.
Mary Elizabeth Florence, a minor, of Northborough, may take the name of Mary Arravilla Carter.
John Cotton, a minor, of Leominster, may take the name of John Atwood Cotton.
Thomas Brewer, 2d, of Boylston, may take the name of Leander Watson Brewer.
Sarah Elizabeth Flagg, a minor, of Boylston, may take the name of Sarah Theresa Flagg.
Asa Goodnow Howe, of Northborough, may take the name of John Calhoun Howe.
Charles Albert Babbitt, of Athol, may take the name of Charles Babbitt Albert.
Alexander Hamilton, of Worcester, may take the name of Edward Hamilton.
Mary Ingram, of Amherst, may take the name of Mary Boltwood Ingram.
Abigail Davis, of Granby, may take the name of Abby Martha Davis.
Abner Witt and Eliza T. Witt, minors, of South Hadley, may take the names of Abner DeWitt and Eliza T. DeWitt.
Milton Coates, of Middlefield, may take the name of Milton Henry Coates.
Franklin B. Leonard, of Middlefield, may take the name of Franklin B. Ely.
Joseph William Strong, of Northampton, may take the name of James William Strong.
Silas Cook, of Northampton, may take the name of Silas Dwight Cook.
Francis James Pepper, of Northampton, may take the name of Francis James Pepper Beaumont.
Albert Ingram, of Northampton, may take the name of Albert Barnes Ingram.
Ansel Edwards Durant, of Westhampton, may take the name of Ansel Edwards.
Harriet Melvina Scott, a minor, of Williamsburgh, may take the name of Harriet Eliza Sears.
David McClintock, of Ware, may take the name of David Woods.
Samuel Train, of Northampton, may take the name of Orson Eates Train.
Lyman Cook, a minor, of Pelham, may take the name of Lyman Van Buren Cook.
Sylva Bissel, a minor, of Ludlow, may take the name of Sylva B. Alden.
Maria Crosby, a minor, of Springfield, may take the name of Sarah Maria Crosby.
Thomas Ainsworth Wedge, of Brimfield, may take the name of Thomas Ainsworth Bradford.
Sophronia Ruth Wedge, wife of said Thomas, may take the name of Sophronia Ruth Bradford, and Sarah Adeline Wedge, their daughter, may take the name of Eliza Ann Bradford, and Thomas Waterman Wedge, their son, may take the name of Thomas Waterman Bradford, and Lucy Mariah Wedge, their daughter, may take the name of Lucy Mariah Bradford, and Ellen Frances Wedge, their daughter, may take the name of Lucy Mariah Bradford; also Ellen Frances Wedge, their daughter, may take the name of Ellen Frances Bradford.
John Fostick, of Brimfield, may take the name of John Lyman.
Betsey M. Crooks, of Blandford, a minor, may take the name of Betsey Crooks Morton.
Timothy Leary, of Springfield, may take the name of Theodore Lyman.
John Death and Eunice Death, his wife, may take the names of John Dickinson and Eunice Dickinson.
Asahel G. Death, Jotham P. Death, and Abel s. Death, children of the above, may take the surname of Dickinson.
John G. Death and Mary Ann Death, his wife, may take the surname of Dickinson.
[all of Deerfield].
Abby Craw, of Greenfield, may take the name of Abigail Sawtell.
Nathaniel Macomber, 2d, of Shutesbury, may take the name of Nathaniel Dwight Macomber.
Charlotte P. Peabody, of Wendell, may take the name of Charlotte P. Stone.
George W. Hotchkiss, a minor, of Montague, may take the name of George W. Puffer.
Frederick Ross, of Deerfield, may take the name of Frederick Clapp Ross.
William Harrison Hanks, a minor, of Shutesbury, may take the name of William Hanks Spear.
Jacob Quackenbush, of Bernardston, may take the name of Jacob Bush.
Thomas Crode Cushing, of Lenox, may take the name of Edward Cushing.
Martha Mary Worcester Curtis, a minor, of Stoughton, may take the name of Martha Mary Crane Worcester.
Joseph S. Muchmore, of Braintree, may take the name of Joseph S. Pratt.
Joseph Henry Jackson and his wife, Susan Hatch Jackson, of Braintree, may take the surname of Thayer, in addition to their present names.
Sarah Adams, of Quincy, may take the name of Sarah Wilkinson Lewis.
William Dudley Wells, of Roxbury, a minor, may take the name of George William Wells.
Ann Elizabeth Nichols, of New Bedford, may take the name of Ann Elizabeth Nichols Eddy.
Caroline H. Jenney, of New Bedford, may take the name of Caroline Bartlett Hall.
Mason McLauthlin, of Duxbury, may take the name of Henry Mason, Hannah McLauthlin, his wife, may take the name of Hannah Mason; George Mason McLauthlin, their minor son, may take the name of George Mason.
Albert Torrey, a minor, of Scituate, may take the name of Henry Albert Torrey.
Return Tilden, of Marshfield, may take the name of Elliot Return Tilden.
Jacob Stetson, of Abington, may take the name of Jacob Shaw.
Merrill Whitmarsh, of East Bridgewater, may take the name of Mary Livingston Whitmarsh.
Warren Fish Baker, of Falmouth, may take the name of Henry Baker.
Nathaniel Hopkins, a minor, of Truro, may take the name of Sylvanus Rich Hopkins.
John Cogswell, a minor, of Yarmouth, may take the name of John Bear Doane Cogswell.
Albert Dunbar, Jun., a minor, of Yarmouth, may take the name of Albert Henry Dunbar.
Daniel A. Rich, of Truro, a minor, may take the name of Henry Holmes Rich.
Horace C. Davis, of Barnstable, a minor, may take the name of Daniel Davis.
[March 16, 1844].

Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
William Winthrop Andrews, of Boston, now United States Consul at the Island of Malta, may take the name of William Winthrop.
Moses Fisher, of Boston, may take the name of Moses Everett Fisher.
Daniel Warren Amasa Davis Cowdin, of Boston, may take the name of Warren Davis.
Henry Ballard, a minor, of Boston, may take the name of Henry Ballard Dyer.
Sarah Elizabeth Hooper, a minor, of Boston, may take the name of Sarah Elizabeth King.
Joachim Gervasio, of Boston, may take the name of Joseph Gervasio Oakes.
Francis Harrison Blanchard, of Boston, may take the name of Francis Harrison Clay Blanchard.
Oliver Ayres, of Boston, may take the name of Oliver Emmons Ayres.
Joseph McCollum, and Thurza McCollum, his wife, and William B. McCollum, their minor son, may severally take the surname of Chandler, instead of McCollum.
Moses Bullen, of Boston, may take the name of Moses Burlen.
Horace H. Whitmore, of Boston, may take the name of Horace Henry Vinton.
Ann Maria Robson, of Boston, a minor, may take the name of Ann Maria Armstrong.
Willard Feachem, of Boston, a minor, may take the name of Willard Danforth.
Theodore Ashley Doolittle, of Boston, may take the name of Theodore Ashley.
Antoney Pairar, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Almeder Perry.
John Knight Smith, of Boston, may take the name of John Prince Knight.
Lucy Maria Faxon, of Boston, an adopted daughter of Daniel Bartlett, Jun., may take the name of Lucy Faxon Bartlett.
Hiram Fogg, of Boston, may take the name of Hiram Edwards Fogg.
Mary Vose, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Newell.
Horace Cutter, of Boston, may take the name of Horace Frederick Cutter.
William E. Cox, of Boston, may take the name of William E. Warren.
Charles O. Cox, a minor, may take the name of Charles O. Warren.
Chester Peller, of Boston, may take the name of Chester Peeler Marshall.
Sarah E. Seaman, of Boston, may take the name of Sarah E. Saymore.
Lucinda Porter Bean, of Boston, may take the name of Lucinda Porter Whitman, also her minor children, Stephen Bean, may take the name of Stephen Whitman; Helen Maria Bean may take the name of Helen Maria Whitman; Rufus Henry Bean, of Boston, may take the name of Rufus Henry Whitman.
Hannah Emily Bean, of Boston, may take the name of Hannah Emily Whitman.
Louisa Almira Bean, of Boston, may take the name of Louisa Almira Whitman.
Ephraim Whitman Bean, of Boston, may take the name of Ephraim Parks Whitman.
Oliver Bicknell Wedge, a minor, may take the name of Oliver Bicknell Lothrop.
Evarard Wesley, of Boston, a minor, and an adopted son of Oliver Dyer, may take the name of Everard Wesley Dyer.
Temperance Ann Bickford, of Boston, may take the name of Georgiana Brackett.
Jasper Ferdinand Way, of Boston, may take the name of Franklin Ferdinand.
Mary Atwood, of Boston, may take the name of Mary Clifford.
Charles Norlando Tentorni, of Boston, may take the name of Charles Norlando Sibley.
Stephen F. Harding, of Boston, may take the name of Stephen F. Hoogs.
Abel Wright Conant, of Boston, may take the name of Arnold William Conant.
Simon Johnson Blanchard, of Boston, may take the name of Edgar Johnson Blanchard.
Moses Brackett, of Boston, may take the name of Walter M. Brackett.
Jacob Henry Bowker, of Chelsea, may take the name of Edmund Bowker.
Warren Bowker, a minor of Chelsea, may take the name of Henry Jacob Bowker.
Ellery Eldridge, a minor of Chelsea, may take the name of Ellery Watson Eldridge.
Joseph E. Killam, of Bradford, may take the name of Joseph E. Bartlett.
Jonathan E. Eastland, of Marblehead, may take the name of George Eastland.
Deborah Morse, of Marblehead, may take the name of Caroline Morse.
Foster Smith, Jun., of Newburyport, may take the name of Foster Waldo Smith.
Marie Antoinette Bliss, of Newburyport, may take the name of Marie Adelaide Otis, also, her minor son, William Starkie Bliss, may take the name of Joseph William Otis.
Joseph Augustus Peabody, a minor, of Salem, may take the name of George Augustus Peabody.
Mary Putnam, of Saugus, may take the name of Mary Emery.
Hitte Cave Porter, of Lynn, may take the name of Ellen Maria Porter.
James Bachelder French, a minor, and an adopted son of Harrison B. Fowler, of Salisbury, may take the name of Henry Harrison Fowler.
Edward Payson Stimson and Sarephina Cass, minors, and adopted children of Daniel C. Bagley, of Amesbury, may take the names of Edward Stimson Bagley and Abby Bayley Bagley.
Margaret Elizabeth Carmady, a minor of Andover, may take the name of Margaret Elizabeth Gray.
Seabury Treadwell Witt, of Lynn, may take the name of George Seabury De Witt.
Jonathan Crosby Allen, of Salem, may take the name of Charles Crosby Allen.
Asa Osgood, of Danvers, may take the name of Charles Asa Osgood.
Moses A. Styles, of South Andover, may take the name of Charles D. Willoughby.
Samuel Wadleigh, an adopted son of Moses Town of Andover, may take the name of Samuel Town.
Barachias Hartwell Abbott, of Andover, may take the name of Hartwell B. Abbott.
Ellen M. Kimball, a minor, of Bradford, may take the name of Ellen Berry Kimball.
William Wallace Hinkson, a minor, of Bradford, may take the name of William Wallace Holmes.
Joseph Buntin Cornelius, of Newburyport, may take the name of Joseph Buntin, and his wife, Margaret Cornelius, may take the name of Margaret Buntin; also, their children, James Hervey Cornelius, Ann Eliza Cornelius, and Rebecca Cornelius, may severally take the surname of Buntin instead of Cornelius.
Warren Hedding Currier, of Lynn, may take the name of Warren Holbrook Currier.
William Tarbox, Lydia Tarbox, and Martha Ellen Tarbox, of Lynn, may severally take the surname of Appleton instead of Tarbox.
Andrew Jackson McCrate, of Salem, may take the name of William Hale.
Thomas Magee, of Lynn, may take the name of Thomas Reed.
William Henry Berdge, of Newburyport, may take the name of William Henry Barton, and Sarah Berdge, his wife, may take the name of Sarah Louisa Barton; also their child, Mary Adelaide Berdge, may take the name of Mary Goodrich Barton.
John Bullough, and his wife, Catharine Bullough, of Newburyport, may take the surname of Bullou, instead of Bullough, and Eliza Bancroft Bullough, Catharine Moore Bullough, Nancy Kingsbury Bullough, Henry Willard Bullough, and Adaline Frances Bullough, may severally take the surname of Bullou, instead of Bullough.
Liberty Bullough, of Newburyport, may take the name of Liberty Clement Bullou.
Joseph Bullough, of Newburyport, may take the name of Joseph Warren Bullou.
Harriet Bullough, of Newburyport, may take the name of Harriet Ann Bullou.
Henrietta Bullough, of Newburyport, may take the name of Henrietta Maria Bullou.
Robert Barr McClintock, of Salem, may take the name of Robert Putnam Barr.
Charles Addison Noyes, of Newburyport, may take the name of Charles Albert, and Nancy Osgood Noyes, his wife, may take the name of Nancy Albert.
Daniel Adams, of Newburyport, may take the name of Daniel Palmer Adams.
Ruth Ann Pinkham, a minor, of Saugus, may take the name of Anna Pinkham.
William Blacker, of Lowell, may take the name of William Francis Blake.
James Gilman Piper, Daniel Caldwell Piper, Artemas Woodbury Piper, and Malinda Caldwell Piper, minor children of Malinda C. P. Taylor, of Newton, may severally take the surname of Taylor instead of Piper.
Ichabod Eugene Norton, a minor, of Charlestown, may take the name of Eugene Lindsey Norton.
Joel Gannett, a minor, and an adopted son of William D. Eastman, of Lowell, may take the name of Joel Albert Eastman.
Ruthy Ann Barrett, of Lowell, may take the name of Sarah Ann Mortimer Barrett.
William Toombs and Ruth F. Toombs, his wife, of Marlborough, may take the names of William Edward Wood and Ruth Fry Wood; also their three minor children, Louisa Elizabeth Toombs, Martha Toombs, and Mary Toombs, may take the surname of Wood instead of Toombs.
Frederic Grimes, Jane Amanda Grimes, and Caroline Grimes, of Lowell, may severally take the surname of Graham instead of Grimes.
Abraham Rice, of Marlborough, may take the name of Abraham Winfield Rice.
Lydia Ann Brigham, an adopted daughter of William Coolidge, of Natick, may take then ame of Sarah Ann Coolidge.
Thomas Joyce, of Cambridge, may take the name of Thomas Joyce White, and his wife, Sally Joyce, may take the name of Sarah White; also their minor children, Charles White Joyce, and Sarah Joyce, may take then names of Charles Joyce White, and Sarah White.
Calvin Richardson, 3d, of Woburn, may take the name of Calvin Baldwin Richardson.
Henry Cain, of Woburn, may take the name of Henry Wendall.
Zachariah Hill, of Concord, may take the name of William Adolphus Hill.
Augustus Williams, of Charlestown, may take the name of Augustus Peirce.
Samuel H. Linikin, of Cambridge, may take the name of Samuel L. Willard.
Charles Bullough, of Newton, may take the name of Charles Nelson Bullou.
Mary Abigail Temple, a minor, and an adopted daughter of Jesse Wright, of Littleton, may take the name of Mary Abigail Wright.
Albert Wellington, of Medford, may take the name of Albert Kirk Wellington.
Parker Howe, of Boylston, may take the name of George Parker Howe.
George Washington Hodgerny, of Grafton, may take the name of George Washington Lincoln.
Mary Abigail Upham, and John William Upham, of Millbury, minors, may take the surname of Copeland instead of Upham.
Joseph Leland, of Northbridge, may take the name of Joseph Warren Leland.
William Robinson, of Spencer, may take the name of George Robinson.
Amanda Dickey, of Southbridge, may take the name of Amanda Hall.
Ellen Pray Denton, an adopted minor daughter of Thomas W. Butterfield, of Worcester, may take the name of Ellen Louisa Butterfield.
Allen Beaman, of Worcester, may take the name of Allen Conant Beaman.
Francis D. Wheeler, of Westminster, may take the name of Clinton D. Wheeler.
Charles Whitney, 2d, and George Whitney, minors, of Westminster, may take the names of Charles Hubbard Whitney, and George Edwin Whitney.
Ebenezer White Sawtell, a minor, of Westminster, may take the name of Walter Hubbard Farnsworth Sawtell.
Abigail Larned Davis, a minor, of Oxford, may take the name of Abby Larned Davis.
Martha Ann Mason, of Worcester, may take the name of Martha Pierson Mason.
John Pratt, of Worcester, may take the name of John Bush Pratt.
George Aspinwall, of Brookfield, may take the name of George Gray.
Gamaliel Beaman, Jun., of Princeton, may take the name of Gamaliel Sawyer Beaman.
Sarah Ann Channing Robinson, of Northbridge, may take the name of Martha Channing Robinson.
Simeon Dwinell, of Millbury, may take the name of Simeon Du Nel.
Reuben M. Hoar, of Worcester, may take the name of Reuben M. Hudson.
Philo A. Wheeler, of Bolton, may take the name of Harriet Wheeler.
Lyman Brooks Macullar, of Worcester, may take the name of Lyman Brooks.
Clarinda Maria Legg Thayer, a minor, of Milford, may take the name of Clarinda Maria Thayer Legg.
Lurestan Chauvelin, of Princeton, may take the name of Luther Luton Lakey, and his wife, Asenath Chauvelin, may take the name of Asenath Lakey; also their minor children, George Augustus Chauvelin and Charles Henry Chauvelin, may take the surname of Lakey, instead of Chauvelin.
Samuel Hoar and Elizabeth Hoar, his wife, of North Brookfield, may take the surname of Homer, instead of Hoar; also their children, Adin Hoar, Samuel Hoar, Jun., and Rodolphus Wilber Hoar, may severally take the name of Adin Alonzo Homer, Samuel Hoar Homer, and Rodolphus Wilber Homer.
Franklin Hamant, of Sturbridge, may take the name of Benjamin Franklin.
Samuel Wood, of Northborough, may take the name of Samuel Lees Wood.
William Quance, of South Hadley, may take the name of William Ransom.
Frederick Plummer Tracy, of Williamsburg, may take the name of Frederick Palmer Tracy.
Samuel Nash, of South Hadley, may take the name of Samuel Adams Nash.
Allen Look and Harriet Look, of Springfield, may take the names of Allen Guild Lincoln and Harriet Guild Lincoln.
Albert Clark, a minor, and an adopted son of Jonathan Steele, of Springfield, may take the name of Henry Albert Steele.
Fanny Hoar, of Springfield, a widow, may take the name of Fanny Homer, also her three children, Adaline, Elvira, and John Harvey Hoar, may severally take the surname of Homer instead of Hoar.
Elias Bean, of Palmer, may take the name of Elias Bean Whitman.
Edwin Ward, of Whately, may take the name of Porter Howard Snow.
Eunice Hibbard, of Rowe, may take the name of Eunice Emerson Hibbard.
Rebecca Sears Crosby, a minor, of Hawley, may take the name of Ellen Sears Crosby.
Mary Elizabeth Upton, a minor, and an adopted daughter of Oliver Arnold, of Adams, may take the name of Mary Elizabeth Arnold.
Joab Brace, Jun., of Lanesboro', may take the name of Edward Joab Brace.
William Hartwell Johnson, of Dorchester, may take the name of Willis Hartwell Johnson Renville.
James Cunningham, Jun., a minor, of Dorchester, may take the name of James Swan Cunningham.
George Stearns, of Roxbury, may take the name of George Osborne Stearns.
Alfred Showell Marsh, of Milton, may take the name of Alfred Showell.
William Oscar Whittington, of Dorchester, a minor, may take the name of William Whittington Brooks.
Mary Ann Amanda Whittington, of Dorchester, a minor, may take the name of Amanda Whittington Brooks.
George Driver, of Quincy, may take the name of George Churchill.
Dearborn Moses, of Quincy, may take the name of Moses Churchill.
Antoinette S. Moffatt, of Roxbury, may take the name of Antoinette S. Jones.
George S. Moffatt, of Roxbury, may take the name of George Alexander Jones.
Abigail Jucket, of Freetown, may take the name of Julia Palmer.
George James Moore, a minor, and an adopted son of Samuel O. Dunbar, of Taunton, may take the name of George James Dunbar.
Stephen Cornell, of Westport, may take the name of Stephen B. Cornell.
Emily Pullen, Andrew R. Pullen, Bethany B. Pullen, David B. Pullen, and Eliza I. Pullen, of Mansfield, minors, may severally take the surname of Hyer, instead of Pullen.
Caroline Wilson Smith, of Taunton, may take the name of Caroline Wilson Farnham.
Josiah Gardner Johnson, a minor, and an adopted son of William Samuel Cobb, of New Bedford, may take the name of William Samuel Cobb.
Hannah Elizabeth Freeman, of New Bedford, may take the name of Eliza F. Tallman.
Joseph Thomas Sylvester, of Hanover, may take the name of William Thomas Sylvester.
James Horace Hammond, a minor, of Rochester, may take the name of John Wilks Hammond.
Charles Fayette Loomis, of North Bridgewater, may take the name of La Fayette Charles Loomis.
Henry Packard, of North Bridgewater, may take the name of Henry Howe Packarad.
George Leonard, 3d, of Middleborough, may take the name of George Savery Leonard.
James Lloyd Keith, of Plymouth, may take the name of Lloyd Keith.
James Otis, of Scituate, may take the name of James Ingham.
Hannah S. Crocker, a minor, of Barnstable, may take the name of Persis S. Crocker.
Joseph Baker, of Dennis, may take the name of Joseph Baker Kelly.
Henry Milton Gifford, a minor, of Falmouth, may take the name of Watson Hatch Gifford.
Lucy Freeman, of Provincetown, may take the name of Lucy Freeman Cook.
Davis Crowell Baker, of Yarmouth, a minor, may take the name of Elihu Davis Baker.
Mary Crowell, of Yarmouth, a minor, may take the name of Mary Parker Crowell.
Atwood Rich, a minor, of Truro, may take the name of Atwood Franklin Rich.
[March 25, 1845].

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