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Description

William Woodsum was born in 1792 in Saco, Maine, the son of John and Sarah Woodsum. In 1814 he married Rosannah Woodman and they settled in Sumner, Maine, later moving to Peru, Maine. Woodsum was ordained in 1823 as a Free Will Baptist, preaching in about 20 Maine towns. He also served in the Maine legislature in 1833 and was a selectman in Peru in 1834 and 1836.

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

Social Life and Customs, Religion and Philosophy

Disciplines

History

Size of Collection

1 document box (17 folders)

Dates of Collection

1824-1890

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 1602

Woodsum Family Papers, 1824-1890

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History Commons

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