Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Lucy B. Getchell, 6th cousin 5 times removed

Born October 23, 1850 in New Hampshire.

Died April 12, 1923 in Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Buried in Exeter Cemetery, Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

Daughter of Joshua Getchell and Lydia L. Bennett.

"Miss Lucy B. Getchell died April 12 at the Centennial Home for the Aged in Concord in her 73rd year. Following a service at the home, the body was brought to Exeter for burial. The largely attended funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the lecture room of the Congregational Church, Rev. Dr. James W. Bixler officiating.

Miss Getchell was born in Exeter October 23, 1850, the daughter of Joshua and Lydia (Bennett) Getchell. For many years she successfully conducted a
millinery shop. Her former home on Front Street, The Charles D. Towle house was long headquarters of the Academy fraternity, Alpha Nu. Of recent years
Miss Getchell has held posts in homes for the aged in or near Boston. A few months ago she entered that in Concord."


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