History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

    SARAH OSGOOD, Andover, Mass., now Mrs. Alexander H. Aver. -- Mr. Avery was a prominent merchant in Springfield, Mass., firm of Huntington, Avery & Co. He died at Brookline, Mass., June 27, 1862, aged 48 years.

    MARGARETTIE HOWARD. — Married Charles W. Swift, London, England.

    ELIZA W. HOWARD, Paris, France. -- Married Baron de Stoeckl, the Russian Minister to the United States. He presented his credentials as Russian charge-d'affaires at Washington, March 24, 1854; as minister, February 21, 1857. He left on leave Oct. 13, 1868.

    FANNY A. HOWARD, Paris, France.

    CHARLOTTE B. CHAPIN, now Mrs. William B. Brinsmade, Washington, Conn.-- Mr. Brinsmade graduated at Yale College in 1840. He was a prominent civil engineer. He first commenced engineering for the Housatonic Railroad. In 1844 he was engaged in the survey of the Connecticut River Railroad, also on the survey of the New York & New Haven Railroad from 1847 to 1849; from thence he went on to-the survey of the Hartford, Providence & Fishkill (from Newington to Bristol) until June, 1850. In May, 1851, he commenced the survey of the Troy & Boston road, where be remained until April, 1852. In the fall of that year he went to Ohio and was engaged in the survey of the Clinton Line Railroad, where be remained about three years. The late Professor Henry N. Day of New Haven, Conn., who died in January, 1890, was the president of the road. In 1856 Mr. Brinsmade was elected superintendent of the Connecticut River Railroad. In August, 1868, owing to ill health, he went to Europe. Returning in April, 1869, he again assumed the duties of superintendent, when in January, 1870, he resigned his office, and to benefit his health sailed from New York, October 21, 1870, for a voyage to California, via Cape Horn, arriving at San Francisco in March, 1871, returning home in May the same year. Mr. Brinsmade's death occurred at Washington, Conn., May 16,

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