History of 86 Topham St. New Bedford, MA
(Now known as Normandin Jr. High and Roosevelt Jr. High)
My theory is that a lot of it may have been farmland, much of it was owned by Abiathar, and his 2 sons: Albert & Edward.
86 Topham Street, New Bedford, MA
Topham Street, in general, seems to be a popular street to research. The New Bedford Guide recently
I recommend reading about it here: New Bedford Streets: A Piece of Americana: Topham Street
Still Interested in Learning More About the Rogers Family?
Below is information curated in our research surrounding the Rogers family & Topham Street.
Once lived at 264 Pleasant St around 1894
- Member of the Fire Department (company) that was formed 02/02/1857 until it was disbanded in 1867.
- He was listed in an 1888 list of taxpayers who were assessed to pay a tax of $100 or more ($260)
- SULLIVAN’S LEDGE on Hathaway Road (previously part of the Terry Estate). granite from his quarry was used to build the steam engine bed at Wamsutta Mills #1 and also the magazine at Ford Rodman. Also possibly St Killian’s Church, St Lawrence & St Josephs