Nahum Parks Goddard, Sr.

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Nahum Parks Goddard, Sr.

Birthplace: Royalston, Worcester , Massachusetts, United States
Death: before July 6, 1891
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Danford Goddard and Elvira C Goddard
Husband of Mary Goddard
Father of Nahum Danford Goddard, Jr.

Occupation: Musician, bandleader
Managed by: Walter Joseph Timoschuk, III
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About Nahum Parks Goddard, Sr.

An obituary for Nahum was published on 7 Jul 1891 in "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Massachusetts, as follows;

"--Death of a Bandmaster: Nahum P. Goddard, the Leader of the Old 15th Regiment Band.--

Nahum P. Goddard, for many years a well-known citizen of Worcester, died in Boston Sunday, aged 62 years 3 months. His body will be brought to this city for burial and funeral services will be held in the chapel at Hope cemetery tomorrow afternoon.

Mr. Goddard was born in Millbury. He was the son of Danforth Goddard, who went from Royalston to Millbury with his brother Benjamin, father of Henry, Dorranc Sr., and the late Delano A. Goddard. At the breaking out of the war, Nahum P. Goddard was leader of the Worcester Cornet Band. He went to the war as leader of the 15th Regiment Band, together with most of the members of the Cornet Band. Upon his return he founded the Worcester Brass Band, gave lessons on the violin and in connection with Joseph Riedl organized Goddard & Riedl's Quadrille Band. He lived with his mother in this city for some years after the death of his father. The latter part of his life was spent in Boston, where he played in the orchestra at the Boston Museum and in other first class orchestras. He was an excellent musician and was universally respected by his associates."

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Nahum Parks Goddard, Sr.'s Timeline

March 12, 1829
Royalston, Worcester , Massachusetts, United States
Age 29
July 6, 1891
Age 62
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Age 61
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States