114 HISTORY OF MARSHFIELD.  


tella L. Litchfield, dau. of Stephen and Irene E. Litchfield of Scituate.   Had: Lawrence L., b. June 9, 1900.   Another son b. June 12, 1905.
   Edgar L. has been superintendent of schools of the district comprising Marshfield, Scituate and Duxbury for the past ten years.   He and his family reside in Marshfield Hills.




HENRY.

   Dr. Stephen Henry, b. in Stoughton, Mass., Dec. 4, 1829, son of William and Lucy (Tilson) Henry.   His mother is of Pilgrim stock.   Mar. Jane Weston (deceased) of Marshfield.   Had: 1, Helen M., a graduate of Boston Dental College, practicing in her profession at Plymouth, Mass.   Dr. Stephen has been engaged in the practice of dentistry in Marshfield since 1861.   He has enjoyed the reputation of being one of the most skillful dentists in this region.   He is a very intelligent man, and enjoys a knowledge of the sciences.   He is one of the leading promoters and proprietors of the Dyke Marsh.   The success of that great enterprise is due largely to his foresight and perseverance.   Within the past few years they have found that common unslacked lime, applied liberally to the soil, has given those proprietors who have used it some two tons or more hay to the acre.




OAKMAN.

   Some genealogical notes of Oakman families, furnished by Col. H. A. Oakman:
   The Oakmans of Marshfield are descendants of Samuel

 

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