Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Henry Sewall” in chapter 26, page 298 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:
The first of the name in America was this William, son of William of Horsforth.
He came over, a young man, to Newbury, Massachusetts, about 1676.
Soon after, he married Anne Sewall, daughter of Henry Sewall , of Newbury, and sister of Samuel Sewall, afterward the first chief justice of Massachusetts.
He received from his father-in-law a farm in the parish of Byfield, on the Parker River. He is spoken ...
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