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Obituary #8

Boston Daily Globe May 3, 1911

Dies Calling Doctor.

Mrs Grace A. Bradshaw, a Clerk in the Service of the U.S. District Court, Falls at Telephone.

While telephoning for a doctor, Mrs Grace A. Bradshaw, one of the trusted clerks in the service of the U.S. district court, dropped dead yesterday at her home, 17 Seaverns av, Jamaica Plain.

Mrs Bradshaw was born in Nashua, N.H. about 48 years ago. She was the widow of Edward H. Bradshaw. Upon the passage of the bankruptcy act in 1898 she was appointed a clerk in the U.S. district court, where she has since served. She is survived by her father and mother, Mr and Mrs John F. Benson, with whom she made her home.

June 23, 1911

Dr E. Peabody Gerry Dead.

Expires Suddenly at His Farm in Phillipston -- Long Prominent In Civic Affairs.

Dr E. Peabody Gerry of Jamaica Plain, alderman in 1900 and 1901, and republican candidate for the mayoralty nomination in 1903, died suddenly yesterday on his farm in Phillipston, where he had gone a few days ago in excellent health.

He was born in Standish Me, in 1846, son of a Unitarian minister, spent his early boyhood in New York city and his youth and later life in this city. He went to the Eliot and Mayhew schools, won a Franklin medal, went to Boston Latin and graduated at Dartmouth in 1869.

He taught school and was master of the high school at Hudson for a year,then entered Harvard medical school, graduating in 1874. Not long afterward he settled in Jamaica Plain. He was a Mason and for years took an active part in all movements for the civic improvement of the district in which he lived. During Mayor Hibbard's administration Dr Gerry investigated the milk situation.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the home, 2 Everett st, Jamaica Plain, where the body was brought late yesterday.

July 21, 1911

Funeral Of T.C. McCarthy

Lodge Delegations Attend Services for Jamaica Plain Man in Church of Our Lady of Lourdes.

A large company of friends and relatives from near and far, including representatives of several fraternal organizations, attended the funeral of Timothy c. McCarthy of Jamaica Plain yesterday at the church of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Rev Fr O'Riordan officiated, assisted by Rev frs Golden and Curry. The bearers were Eugene O'Neil, John O'Neil, Cornelius Clifford,and Michael Sullivan. Burial was at St Joseph's cemetery.

Mr McCarthy, who died Tuesday aged 38, was a native of Ireland and had lived in Jamaica Plain about 25 years. He leaves two sisters, three brothers and a mother, who still lives in Ireland. He was a member of the Foresters, aerie 45, Fraternal Order of Eagles, local 77, A.F. of L., and Boston nest of Owls.

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