Friday, September 14, 2012

1880s Autograph Album of Marthie of Middleton, Massachusetts


1880s autograph album that belonged to a "Marthie" of Middleton, Massachusetts, judging from the many signers who indicated they were schoolmates from Middleton.



The album is approximately 5-1/2" x 3-1/4" and contains more than 60 pages signed by schoolmates and acquaintances of Marthie.

Phebe W. Tracy signed a page at Middleton, Massachusetts in 1881.

N. Emeline Tufts signed a page in 1881.

Hittie P. Couch of Danvers, Massachusetts, signed a page in 1883.

H. F. McAuliffe of Danvers, Massachusetts, signed a page in 1882.

Maggie A. Doyle of Danvers, Massachusetts, signed a page.

Genie C. Fuller of Topsfield, Massachusetts, signed a page in 1881.

Lizzie A. Adams of Topsfield, Massachusetts, signed a page.

Annie M. Clancy of Danvers, Massachusetts, signed a page.

Wallace E. Ray signed a page and drew a sketch.

Ernest Peabody of Middleton, Massachusetts signed a page and drew a sketch in 1889.

Abbie F. Nichols drew and colored an elaborate sketch in 1885.

Complete list of signers in alphabetical order by surname [surnames by given name may not be in alpha order]


  • Marthie, album owner
  • Lizzie A. Adams of Topsfield, Massachusetts
  • Addie M. Batchelder, 1884
  • Clarice F. Berry of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • Lizzie G. Boardman of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • M. Canney of Melrose, Massachusetts; possibly signed two pages
  • Adelaide Chase of Middleton, Massachusetts
  • Susie W. Chase of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • George E. Chase, 1881
  • Annie M. Clancy of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Annie L. Coombs of Melrose, Massachusetts, 1886
  • Hittie P. Couch of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1883
  • Lena G. Currier of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1889
  • A.D.; can't determine middle initial
  • Lizzie A. Donovan of Middleton, Massachusetts, or signed there, 1886
  • Annie Downing of Rowley, Massachusetts
  • Maggie A. Doyle of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Mary A. Doyle of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Genie C. Fuller of Topsfield, Massachusetts, 1881
  • Fred Fuller of Topsfield, Massachusetts, 1882; middle initial is L or S
  • Lillie E. Gilbert of Middleton, Massachusetts
  • Florence E. Gilford of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1883
  • Alice E. Gilford of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1883
  • Nellie M. Gilman of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1885
  • Mary E. Goss of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Melintha Harriman of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1884
  • Lizzie F. Hood of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Marion C. Howard of Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Lillian R. Jones of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • H. F. McAuliffe of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Kate McAuliffe, 1882
  • H. A. McGlauflin of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1885
  • Agnes MaKeigue of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Mary E. Nichols, likely of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Abbie F. Nichols, 1885; colored sketch of flowers and vines
  • Katie E. Paxley of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Ernest Peabody of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1889; pen and ink of bird
  • Rose M. Peabody of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1885
  • Mary F. Perry of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1883
  • Mattie A. Putnam of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Wallace E. Ray; lovely pen and ink bird and flower spray
  • Thirza J. Richardson of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • M. Jennie Richardson of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1884
  • Ezra O. Richardson of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • Mark C. Russell of Melrose, Massachusetts, 1886
  • Frank A. Shepard of Danvers, Massachusetts
  • Annie Smith of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1884
  • Julia Swinerton of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Etta V. Terrio of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Phebe W. Tracy of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • N. Emeline Tufts, 1881
  • Delia L. Tufts of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881
  • Cora W. Tufts of Middleton, Massachusetts
  • Etta P. Tullock of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Mabel Verry of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • E. F. W., 1881
  • Grace Westcott of Danvers, Massachusetts, 1882
  • Lizzie White, 1885; mentions Salem and Middleton, Massachusetts; lived at one, signed at the other
  • Ella L. Wilbur of Fall River, Massachusetts, 1886
  • Maud L. Wilkins of Middleton, Massachusetts, 1881


If you have an idea of Martha's surname and family, or if you have insights into any of the signers, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

Middleton, Massachusetts [See Danvers to the southeast]


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