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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 40 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 4 0 Browse Search
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el Hayward1670. Caleb Brooks1672. Daniel Markham1675. John Whitmore1678. John Greenland1678. Daniel Woodward1679. Isaac Fox1679. Stephen Willis1680. Thomas Willis1680. John Hall1680. Gersham Swan1684. Joseph Angier1684. John Bradshaw1685. Stephen Francis1685. Peter Tufts1686. Jonathan Tufts1690. John Tufts1690. Simon Bradstreet1695. The following owned lands in Medford before 1680:-- William Dady.Increase Nowell. Rob. Broadick.Zachary Symmes. Mrs. Anne Higginson.John Betts. Caleb Hobart.Jotham Gibons. John Palmer.Richard Stilman. Nicholas Davidson.Mrs. Mary Eliot. The lands of Medford were apportioned to the first settlers according to the decision of the Court of May 1, 1629; and Josselyn speaks of the town, in 1638, as a scattered village. We suppose that the three forts, or brick houses, were placed conveniently for the protection of all the inhabitants. If so, the first settlers occupied the land near the river, on its north bank, from the old
Index. Academies, 291. Adams, 42, 231, 323. Albree family, 499. Albree, 103, 334, 393, 483, 507, 508, 536. Alms-houses, 347. Andrews, 41. Angier family, 501. Angier, 36, 110, 213, 231. Apple, Baldwin, 19. Auld, 48. Authors, 310. Avey, 43. Baldwin, 19, 20. Ballard family, 501. Baptist Society, 271. Bellevue, 54. Berry, 36, 43. Betts, 37. Bigelow, 249, 308. Birdue family, 501. Bishop family, 501. Bishop, 36, 49, 54, 95, 110, 336. Blanchard family, 502. Blanchard, 36. Blaney, 44. Boylston, 506. Bradbury, 36. Bradshaw family, 504. Bradshaw, 36, 65, 103, 329, 335, 431, 478, 526. Bradstreet, 28, 37, 97, 103, 482, 504, 544, 558. Brickmaking, 355. Bridges, 59, 72. Brook, Whitmore's, Marble, &c., 9. Brooks family, 506. Brooks, 19, 29, 34, 36, 43, 49, 51, 53, 55, 65, 72, 106, 109, 112, 114, 126, 127, 161, 164, 185, 197, 225, 255, 265, 285, 307, 315, 411, 545, 563, 569, 570. Brown, 509.
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Key to the plan of Cambridge in 1635 . (search)
kiah Usher. 42William Lewis.John Bridge. 43George Stocking.William Manning. 44Nicholas Olmstead. Vacant lot.John French. 45Joseph Reading.Joseph Cooke. 46Stephen Hart.Joseph Cooke. 47Nathaniel Richards.Joseph Cooke. 48William Westwood.John Betts. 49Dolor Davis. Vacant lot.Edward Mitchelson. 50John Bridge.William Andrews. 51Thomas Fisher.Edward Shepard. 52John Benjamin. Vacant lot.John Betts. Uncertain whether then occupied by a house or not. 53John Benjamin. Vacant lotJohn Betts. Uncertain whether then occupied by a house or not. 53John Benjamin. Vacant lot.Edward Shepard. Vacant lot. 54John Benjamin. Vacant lot.Moses Payne. 55Thomas Dudley, Esq.Herbert Pelham, Esq. 56Matthew Allen. Uncertain whether then occupied by a house or not.William Cutter. 57Humphrey Vincent.John Moore. 58Daniel Patrick.Joseph Cooke. Uncertain whether then occupied by a house or not. 59Richard Lord. Vacant lot.Herbert Pelham, Esq. 60Matthew Allen. Vacant lot.George Cooke. 61Edmund Gearner.Mrs. Eliz. Sherborne. 62John Arnold.Thomas Hosmer. 63Wil
Richard Woodes10 22. John Taylor60 23. Wid: Wilkerson60 24. Lieft. William ffrench150 25. Joseph Miller15 26. Jonath. Hide20 27. David ffiske60 28. Wid: Hancocke10 29. And. Stevenson60 30. Mr. Elijath Corlet100 31. David Stone50 32. Tho. Danforth220 Lot. Acres. 33. Rich. ffrances 60 34. John Parker 10 35. Jonath. Padlefoote 15 36. Edw. Hall 70 37. Ri. Oldam 60 38. Gilbert Cracbone 90 39. Robert Stedman 90 40. Tho. Swoetman 70 41. Wm. Bordman 60 42. John Betts 90 43. John Shepard 60 44. Daniell Stone 50 45. John ffrenches children 30 46. John ffownell 100 47. Samll. Hides 80 48. Tho. Marret 200 49. Edw. Winship 200 50. Goodm. Hammond 15 51. Steven Day 50 52. John Gibson 80 53. Edw. Goffe 450 54. William Man 70 55. Ri. Jacson 200 56. Willm. Dixon 80 57. George Willowes 60 58. Tho. Chesholme 100 59. Mr. Edmund ffrost 200 60. John Hall 20 61. Edw. Michelson 150 62. And. Belcher 50 63. John Swan 20 64. Phil. Cook
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ars by the following extracts from the Town Records: Jan. 13, 1650-51: The Townsmen do consent that one of the Elders and two of the Deacons, at the request of John Betts, shall determine whether in equity any satisfaction ought to be rendered by the town to the said John Betts for the land on which the new meeting-house standeth; and with their determination the said John Betts promiseth to set down satisfied. John Betts owned the lot adjoining the watch-house hill, and fronting on Harvard Square. It is described on the Proprietors' Records as by the town, one acre of land, more or less; Edward Goffe, east; the watch-house hill, south; common, west; tJohn Betts owned the lot adjoining the watch-house hill, and fronting on Harvard Square. It is described on the Proprietors' Records as by the town, one acre of land, more or less; Edward Goffe, east; the watch-house hill, south; common, west; the land intended for the College, north. Feb. 26, 1651-2. Ordered, That the Townsmen shall make sale of the land whereon the old meeting-house stood. The Reverend Jonathan Mitchell, described by Mather as the matchless Mitchell, was born at Halifax, in Yorkshire, England, about 1624, and was brought by his father to New Engl
. Alice, w. of John Bourne of Marshfield, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betts, John, came to N. E. 1634, aged 40. Coll. Mass. Hist. Soc., XXX. 143. Before 1639, he purchase the cob-irons. The following, from the Colony Records, 18 May 1653, is sufficiently definite: John Betts of Cambridge, being at a Court of Assistants on his trial for his life, for the cruelty he exet receiving, came in course to be tried by the General Court. .. The General Court do not find John Betts legally guilty of the murdering of his late servant Robert Knight; but forasmuch as the evidenning, Thomas, m. Elizabeth Daniel 17 May 1655. He was of Camb. in 1652, when he purchased of John Betts land in Billerica. He d. in Wat. 30 Aug. 1685, leaving wid. Elizabeth, and children, Mary, w.638, to Roger Shaw, a house near the junction of Bow and Arrow streets. Richard, servant of John Betts, d. about 1652. Michael had a grant of land, 1683. Knowles, Richard, by w. Ruth, had James
re he d. 9 Mar. 1673-4, leaving dau. Mary, w. of William Brown, dau. Alice, w. of John Bourne of Marshfield, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betts, John, came to N. E. 1634, aged 40. Coll. Mass. Hist. Soc., XXX. 143. Before 1639, he purchased a house at the S. W. corner of Holyoke and Winthrop streets, whicings that will sute him; but he is not to have them except he mend the cob-irons. The following, from the Colony Records, 18 May 1653, is sufficiently definite: John Betts of Cambridge, being at a Court of Assistants on his trial for his life, for the cruelty he exercised on Robert Knight his servant, striking him with a plough-ster it, the jury brought in their verdict, which the magistrates not receiving, came in course to be tried by the General Court. .. The General Court do not find John Betts legally guilty of the murdering of his late servant Robert Knight; but forasmuch as the evidence brought in against him holds forth unto this Court strong presu
F. Fanning, Thomas, m. Elizabeth Daniel 17 May 1655. He was of Camb. in 1652, when he purchased of John Betts land in Billerica. He d. in Wat. 30 Aug. 1685, leaving wid. Elizabeth, and children, Mary, w. of Benoni Larned, Elizabeth, and Sarah. His w. Elizabeth d. 27 Jan. 1722, a. 92. Farrabas, Daniel, m. Rebecca Perriman 27 Mar. 1660; she d. 1 May 1677 in Camb., and he m. Deborah Rideat 22 May 1679. He had in Camb. Daniel, b. 20 Nov. 1664; Thomas, b. 7 Mar. 1666-7; Elizabeth, b. 26 Mar. 1669; in Concord, Rebecca, b. 15 Feb. 1672; Samuel, b.——and in Marlborough, John b. 1681; Isaac, b. 30 Oct. 1682; Jonathan, b. 12 Mar. 1684. Daniel the f. d in Oct. 1687. This name subsequently underwent various transformations, becoming Farrowbush in 1688, and Forbush in 1693, at Marlborough, and afterwards Forbes at Westborough. Fassett, Joseph, owned land at the Farms, 1699. He was prob. the same who m. Mary, dau. of William Munroe, and had Joseph, b. 6 Dec. 1701. 2. Joseph, s
1786; Sarah, bap. 29 Dec. 1765, m. Andrew Lopez 19 Nov. 1788; Phebe, bap. 1 Nov. 1767; John, b. 10 Sept. 1769, prob. d. Ap. 1810; Tabitha, b. 9 Ap. 1771; Hannah, b. 20 Ap. 1773; Elizabeth, b. 10 Mar. 1775, d. 6 Nov. 1776; Elizabeth, b. 26 Aug. 1778; Rebecca, b. 16 Aug. 1780, d. unm. 7 Nov. 1854; Thomas, b. 20 May 1783, d. in Boston 20 Jan. 1876. John the f. was a tailor, and res. near the southeasterly corner of the old Burial-ground, where the church of the First Parish now stands. He d. Nov. 1793. 14. Samuel, S. of Nathaniel (12), m. Abigail Winship 12 Nov. 1787, and had Samuel, b. 7 Nov. 1791; and perhaps others. Samuel the f. d. July 1832; his w. Abigail d. Mar. 1830, a. 78. Knight, John, sold a house in Camb. to Nicholas Simpkins 20 Nov. 1637; and about 1638, to Roger Shaw, a house near the junction of Bow and Arrow streets. Richard, servant of John Betts, d. about 1652. Michael had a grant of land, 1683. Knowles, Richard, by w. Ruth, had James, b. 17 Nov. 1648.
32, 135, 143, 288. Barrett, 75, 97, 399, 416, 28. Bartlett, 81, 231. Batchelder, 14, 168, 233, 310. Baxter, 266, 327, 53. Beach, 81. Beale, 32. 54, 9, 69, 224, 56, 70, 9. Bean, 225. Beebe, 321. Beecher, 325. Beiler, 339. Belcher, 59, 75, 124, 35, 224, 86, 7, 363, 94, 403. Belknap, 133. Bell, 327. Bellingham, 27, 43. Benjamin, 11, 20, 1, 32, 239, 459. Bennett, 35, 327. Bernard, 143, 405, 6. Besbeech, 35. Besse, 347. Bethune, 310. Betts, 35, 59, 260. Bidwell, 331. Bigelow, 187, 326. Biglow, 208, 310. Binney, 320. Bird, 310, 36. Bishop, 346-52. Blake, 177, 321. Blanchard, 426. Bland, 332. Blaney, 426. Blathwait, 77. Bliss, 328, 438. Blodgett, 35, 58, 317. Blood, 62. Blowers, 35, 135, 288. Blumfield, 35. Bond, 4, 226, 310, 403. 18, 19. Bonner, 350. Bontecou, 321. Boone, 76. Boradell, 258. Bordman, 44, 5, 59, 75, 124, 5, 32, 3, 42, 75, 6, 9, 82, 4, 212-14, 27, 3
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