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Endicott, Frederic, 1839-1918


Frederic Endicott (1839-1918) was a civil engineer and surveyor in Canton, Massachusetts. He was born on April 2, 1839 in Canton, Mass. He began his career working in engineering and surveying for Henry F. Walling in New York City. For Norfolk County, Mass. he served as a County Commissioner and as a justice of the peace overseeing property transactions recorded in the Registry of Deeds. Endicott's civic positions in Canton included Superintendent of Schools, Water Commissioner, hydraulic engineer, and tax collector. He surveyed many properties in Canton and was cofounder of Canton Town Library, secretary of the Canton Historical Society, and president of Canton Camera Club.

One of Endicott's early surveying projects was measuring the carriage road to the peak of Mount Washington for the State of New Hampshire. He also took extensive photographs of the White Mountains and held various positions in the Appalachian Mountain Club, which maintains his collection of photographs.

Endicott married Charlotte Elizabeth Bense (1842-1924) in 1866, in Canton and had two children, Charlotte Matilda Endicott Wilde (1867-1954) and Helen Elizabeth Endicott (1868-1945). Endicott died in on March 12, 1918 in Canton, Mass. His surveying business was suceeded by Robert B. Bellamy in 1922.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Bayard Bellamy surveying papers

Call Number: MS.LMEC.0007
Scope and Contents The Robert Bayard Bellamy surveying papers consist primarily of surveys of properties in eastern Massachusetts circa 1860-1950, with the bulk of surveys done approximately 1890-1930. Surveys show property boundaries, structures, owners, planning, and infrastructure such as public transit and utilities. The Papers include topographical maps, engineering and architectural drawings, and other materials presumably used in the creation of the surveys, as well as miscellaneous documents of...
Dates: 1827 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1930