Joseph Bearce - First settler and first death in Monson. 1816-18

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Joseph Bearce - First settler and first death in Monson. 1816-18 - fire un- John ct onot b u r n jaw one The...
fire un- John ct onot b u r n jaw one The twenty-sixty a'nnual A g i i c und Horticultuial Fair ftnd Cuttle ti the Piscaiaquis Central Society, vill be Ijeldit the'Riirklu t'o'xciolt, Wedneiduy and Thursday, Oct. Isl and 2d, 187». The lirst settler in Monson was Bcarcc, who lame from IJebron in I the year knojvn througliout Xew t is ithe 'cold season.' Dnriug tbe suinhiei 181C, ho'cleared a Held and b u i l t louse. Thial w.is the first house in Monon. He dicfl in the voar 181S. This he first dcatfi in totrn. His funeral attended by Elder llallof Parkman. ! While Mr. Bearce lived in if onto n the Abbott diverged from the path leading HUton Acres, 'now Blancbard, Mr. B., indiog a pair of moose-horns, placed ipon a post as. a guide-board. Moose iorns have ever since been u=cd in ,,lace foif the same purpose ; consequently ibo.place is deEignatecl 'Moose Horns.' The high wind'of last Saturday

Clipped from Bangor Daily Whig and Courier17 May 1879, SatPage 1

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier (Bangor, Maine)17 May 1879, SatPage 1
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