New Hampshire Name Changes 1853

Laws of New-Hampshire, Passed January Session 1853
AN ACT to alter the name of certain persons. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened. That the several persons herein named, shall hereafter be called and known by the names which by this act they may be allowed to assume, viz:

Joseph Puffer of Nashville may take the name of Joseph Henry Dearborn Puffer
Mary Ann Howe of Hopkinton may take the name of Mary Ann Story
Sarah Jane Barriss of Deerfield may take the name of Sarah Jane Young
Jonathan Curtis McDaniel of Epsom may take the name of Thomas Curtis
Harriet Elizabeth McDaniel may take the name of Harriet Elizabeth Curtis
Thomas Samuel McDnaiel may take the name of Thomas Samuel Curtis
Robert McDaniel may take the name of Robert Curtis
Edward Grant of Gilsum may take the name of Edward Grant McCoy
Erastus Freeman Cloutman of Rochester may take the name of Ralph Carlton
Stephen Quint of Newmarket may take the name of Stephen C. Goodwin
Henry Pike Davis may take the name of Fitz Henry Hamilton
Jesse S. Reynolds may take the name of Joseph S. Gerrish
Jesse Gustine Heald of Washington may take the name of Jesse Heald
Helen Maria Rice of Rindge may take the name of Helen Maria Gassett
Frances J. Murphy of Dover may take the name of Frances Gardner
Isaiah Hamilton of Newington may take the name of Isaiah Allard
Mary Marshall of Enfield may take the name of Mary M. Dyer
Mary Ann B. Closson of Dalton, may take the name of Mary Ann Rix
Mary Ann B. Sawyer of Gilmanton may take the name of Mary Ann Bean
Lucinda Viola Sawyer may take the name of Lucinda Viola Bean
Elisabeth L. Wilcox of Hollis may take the name of Elizabeth L. Lawrence
Van Buren Wilcox may take the name of George Prescott Lawrence
Sarah Elizabeth Wilcox may take the name of Sarah Elissie Lawrence

–Approved Jan. 7, 1853
New Hampshire Statesman (London, England), Saturday, February 12, 1853; Issue 1655.

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