11 February,1831 Caleb Huse is born to Ralph and Caroline Evans Huse. Three years later, young Caleb would lose his mother. Two years later Ralph Huse married into the prominent Tristam Coffin family, by wedding Margaret, the ceremony of which took place in the front parlor of the Tristam Coffin House. Within a year, Margaret would also expire. Ralph took a third wife (Sarah Barnard) in 1839, after which the Huse's took up official residency in the Tristam Coffin House, by the time Caleb was eight years of age.
PROMINENT WEDDINGS IN NEWBURYPORT
Coffin sisters all wed prominent men in Tristam Coffin House parlor!
BROWN HIGH SCHOOL RENAMED:
Picturesque brick building near Old Frog Pond named in honor of old man Moses Brown, who left $6,000.00 in his will for the use and repair of a grammar school. Repaired and accommodated for Latin and English lessons, school was moved from old Newbury town to State Street.