24 Summer Street, the William E. Barton house (1885)

24 Summer Street, the William E. Barton house (1885)

The William E. Barton house at 24 Summer Street in Ipswich was constructed in 1885. From 1940 into the 21st Century it was the home of Ervin Langmaid and his wife Mary Barton.

24 Summer Street Ipswich MA in 1891

This photo was taken in 1891. William B. Barton wrote that his mother, Mrs. William E. Barton was standing in the door. Her maiden name was Mary A. McCarthy. Sitting on the top steps are William J. Barton and Theresa Jane Barton. The little boy sitting on the lower step was Benny Ellsworth, who died as a child.

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1884 Ipswich map

Barton property first appears in the 1884 Ipswich village map, apparently the house at 30 Summer Street, under the ownership of J. E. Barton. In the 1910 map this house is shown, belonging to William J. Barton.

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1910 Ipswich map

 

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