Biography of Eliza M. Macomber
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Macomber, Eliza M., daughter of Robert and Sarah (Tripp) Lawton, was born in the town of Westport. Bristol county, Mass., November 2, 1838. She received her education in the public schools of her native town and the Pierce Academy at Middieborough. Mass. Mrs. Macomber remained at home until her marriage on February 18, 1853, to Robert F., son of Orrin and Sarah (Dennis) Macomber. Mr. Macomber was born in New Bedford, Mass., May 12, 1832, and was engaged in blacksmithing for a number of years, and in 1852 went to California, where he remained for five years when he returned to Westport and engaged in farming until his death, September 30, 1889. They had three children born to them: Sarah E., wife of Herbert F. Tripp, who died August 28, 1890; Mable, wife of Jesse F. Pierce; and Jessie S.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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