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Mar. 1640, died Aug. 1640; Thomas, b. 19 June 1642, died 16 Aug. 1642; Elizabeth, born 21 Aug. 1644, married Rev. John Quick, of St. Giles, Cripple-Gate, London, England; Mary, born 15 Aug. 1646, or after her father returned to England—of the Parish of Martin's-in-the-Fields, London, spinster, in 1669—married Samuel Annesley, Esq., of Westminster, England—she, Mary Annesley, formerly Mary Cooke, wrote letter to Edward Collins, that she had lately married a younger brother of her mother, Sept. 12, 1681 (court files).—See Paige, 397-98, 513, 623, 653; Wyman, 22, 235.
The History of the Reed Family, by J. W. Reed, p. 39, states, There was a Dr. Samuel Read of Stafford in England, who, in 1646 (1636?), furnished one Cook with funds to build a gristmill in Cambridge, Mass, and took a mortgage of the same.
Whether this mill was on Charles River, or on a small stream which is in West Cambridge, I have no knowledge; but it was a great enterprise for those days, and controlled the locatio