History of Shaker Brook Farm
Owners & World Events:
1776 American Revolution
1791 Wolfgang Mozart Dies
- 1792 Joseph Frost
Builds Main House
Click here for the Frost Family History
- 1802 Levi Whitcomb
1809 Joseph Haydn Dies
- 1829 William Farrer
- 1829 Josiah Woodward
- 1853 Amos Mason
1861-1865 Civil War
- 1867 Daniel Wright
- 1884 Mrs. Lucy Stockwell
- 1901 Forest Rose
Property then known as the 'George Lovering Farm'.
- 1890 George Gane
Kitchen Wing & Barn are built
Born 3-1-1850. Married to Lizzie C. Gane.
He operated a shop for making shirts in Keene, NH where he lived.
- 1908 Ella F. Talmadge
- 1912 Lizzie C.Gane (died June 21, 1927)& Elisha F. Lane
Widow of George Gane.
Apparently repurchased property known as the 'George Lovering Farm'.
253 acres to Elisha F. Lane, Harry W. Lane,Chester L. Lane
(Plan Book 1, Pg 88- Cheshire Registry of Deeds)
1914-1919 World War I
1941-1945-World War II
1951-1953 Korean War
1963-1974 Vietnam War
- 1957 Blanche T. Gane, E. Marguerite B. Gane
Deed recorded in Volume 786, Page 479 of the Cheshire Registry of Deeds.
Blanch T. Gane was musical director of the schools of Marlborough for several years and later was
director of the Methodist choir of Keene, NH where she resided with her father.
Margaret B Gane, born in Leominster, MA. She graduated from Keene High School. She studied at
Simmons College School of Social Service. She has served as Executive Secretary of the Childrens
Aid Society with a staff of 50 workers and a budget of $100,000. She will have complete charge of
the reorganization of welfare work in Buffalo, NY. She has been in the same work there for 12 years.
She is a University evening instructor in advanced case work.
- 9-25-1968 Lois D. Berman & Bernard A. Berman
Deed filed in Plan Book 1, Page 88 of the Cheshire Registry of Deeds.
- 4-13-1970 Edith Barenholz (Deed filed on 4-14-1970)
Previously residing at 444 Rosedale Rd., Princeton, NJ
- Date unknown - Bernard Barenholz (upon Edith Barenholz passing)
Marries Betty Willis, Antique Dealer
- 1978 Bernard Barenholz
Builds Octagonal Gallery with Enclosed Breezeway
- 1989 Bernard Barenholz
Passes away in August, 1989
- 5-1-1993 William D. & Margaret A. Heyman
Previously resided at 271 Greenway Rd., Ridgewood, NJ.