Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867
Charles Greely Loring was born in Boston on May 2, 1794, the son of Caleb Loring and Ann Greely Loring. He graduated from Harvard in 1812 and studied at the Litchfield (Conn.) Law School in 1813. In 1818 he married Anna Pierce Brace, daughter of James Brace and Susan Mary (Pierce) Brace of Litchfield, Conn. Charles Loring became a prominent Boston attorney and a Massachusetts State Senator in 1862. He died on Oct. 8, 1868.
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Scope and Contents The Loring Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from Mary Pierce. The main correspondents are: Mary Pierce; Anna Pierce Brace, Mary's niece; Charles Greely Loring, Anna's husband; Jane Loring Gray and Susan Loring Jackson, daughters of Charles and Anna, grandnieces of Mary Pierce. The Lorings were a prominant family in Boston and in addition to news of the extended families (Cunninghams, Putnams, Jacksons, Grays, & Lowells) and friends, the letters describe life in...
Dates: Created: 1812-1863; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/1966