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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 6 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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ohn, was Samuel Porter, who was one of the first settlers of Hadley, in 1659, and died in 1689, leaving seven children. His father was Samuel Porter, Esq., eldest son of the above-named Samuel. He was born in 1660; married Joanna, daughter of Aaron Cook, Esq., of Hadley; was a gentleman of wealth and influence, extensively engaged in trade, and at one time High-Sheriff of the County. He died in the summer of 1722, aged sixty-two, leaving three sons and four daughters, all of whom are mentione Porter, though he had then been dead a week; a striking proof of the difficulty of communicating intelligence. The minister of Medford was the second son and the third child of the above Samuel, and was named Aaron, in honor of his grandfather Cook. He was graduated at Harvard College, 1708; previously to which he had joined himself to a society formed at college, May, 1706, that met weekly for prayer and spiritual discourse. Of his ordination at Medford, Chief Justice Samuel Sewall give
Samuel, b. Nov. 3, 1714.  3Elizabeth, b. May 13, 1716.  4Ruth, b. Feb. 25, 1718.  5John, b. Aug. 6, 1719; d. Mar. 15, 1721.  6Susanna, b. 1721; d. Apr. 16, 1721.  7Sarah, b. Mar. 7, 1729.  1Porter, John (1), was of Windsor, Ct., in 1638; will proved, June, 1649; and had--  1-2Samuel, m. Hannah Stanley; was one of the first settlers of Hadley, in 1659; and d. 1689, leaving seven children.  2-3Samuel Porter, son of the last, was b. Apr. 6, 1660; afterwards judge; m. Joanna, dau. of Aaron Cook, of Hadley. He d. July 29, 1722, aged 62, leaving three sons and four daughters.  3-4Rev. Aaron Porter, second son and third child of the last, was b. July 19, 1689. Grad. H. C., 1708; and m., in 1709, Susanna Sewall, sister of the chief justice; and had--  4-5Aaron, b. July 9, 1714; d. young.  6Susanna, b. Mar. 1, 1716; m., Aug. 4, 1739, Rev. A. Cleveland.  7Margaret, b. July 18, 1717.  8Joanna, b. Mar. 22, 1719; m., Jan. 1, 1735, Josiah Cleveland.   He died Jan. 24, 1722,
Davenport 12 Sept. 1806. His dau. Susan m. Ephraim Cook 18 Dec. 1803, and d. 22 Aug. 1858. Several of her children reside here. Westwood, William, in 1635 resided on the S. W. corner of Holyoke and Winthrop streets; and was one of the first Board of Selectmen, called Townsmen, 1634-5. He rem. to Hartford, where he was Selectman, and several times Deputy to the General Court. He subsequently rem. to Hadley, where he d. 9 Ap. 1669. He left no son, and only one daughter Sarah, who m. Aaron Cook, an emigrant from Dorchester, and had a son, Westwood Cook. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menot. was a descendant. Whaley, George, by w. Katherine, had Thomas, b. 14 Nov. 1650; George, b. 19 Ap. 1653. Whitcomb, Job (otherwise written Whetcomb), by w. Mary, had Jemima, b. 30 Mar. 1678. He was prob. s. of John of Lancaster, driven thence at the destruction of that town, and finally rem. to Weathersfield, Conn., where he d. 1683, leaving w. Mary and chil. Job, John, Mary, and Jemima. Whit
Davenport 12 Sept. 1806. His dau. Susan m. Ephraim Cook 18 Dec. 1803, and d. 22 Aug. 1858. Several of her children reside here. Westwood, William, in 1635 resided on the S. W. corner of Holyoke and Winthrop streets; and was one of the first Board of Selectmen, called Townsmen, 1634-5. He rem. to Hartford, where he was Selectman, and several times Deputy to the General Court. He subsequently rem. to Hadley, where he d. 9 Ap. 1669. He left no son, and only one daughter Sarah, who m. Aaron Cook, an emigrant from Dorchester, and had a son, Westwood Cook. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menot. was a descendant. Whaley, George, by w. Katherine, had Thomas, b. 14 Nov. 1650; George, b. 19 Ap. 1653. Whitcomb, Job (otherwise written Whetcomb), by w. Mary, had Jemima, b. 30 Mar. 1678. He was prob. s. of John of Lancaster, driven thence at the destruction of that town, and finally rem. to Weathersfield, Conn., where he d. 1683, leaving w. Mary and chil. Job, John, Mary, and Jemima. Whit
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Paroles of the Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
seph Price, Corporal R. F. Brown, Private J. S. Amos, W. J. Bryant, W. V. Cooksey, F. Harvy, T. Huskey, C. C. Jarrett, J. M. Johnson, Private A. J. Kinneth, M. C. Lovelace, T. J. McAbee, B. T. Price, J. U. Porter, W. B. Paris, H. J. Pettit, D. Scruggs, J. E. Scruggs, J. M. Thomas. Co. K. Sergeant A. A. Brian, J. A. Dodd, Corporal J. C. Clement, W. J. Clement, W. C. Crittendon, J. C. Moss, Private E. Belcher, D. Burnet, A. B. Bishop, W. J. Bush, G. M. Bush, A. Cook, C. Cook, Wm. Cook, J. Cook, J. H. Chapman, P. D. Carter, J. L. Clement, John Clement, J. A. Collins, P. B. Hall, B. F. Hammett, Private D. L. Jackson, Geo. Little, A. C. McDowell, J. Q. McDowell, R. W. McDowell, W. G. McDowell, J. W. McDowell, J. M. McClure, W. B. Nolen, D. M. Prince, W. S. Royston, G. H. Raines, A. Smith, R. P. M. Sansing, A. Solsbee, J. C. Wall, J. M. Wall, R. J. F. Wall, P. A. Wall, J. M. Woody, N. J. Woody, A. D. Wingo, Private J. T.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
Harrell, Private Wm. M. Harrell, D. D. Neal, A. Posten, W. S. Pryor, Wm. S. Pruett, Jacob Runyans. Co. E. 3d Corporal Elihu Briley, Private Jesse Adams, J. S. W. Brown, Lemuel Tyson, R. W. Smith, Private J. E. Bullock, W. H. Gurganus, J. L. Tucker, C. R. White. Co. F. 1st Sergeant Jas. R. Willis, 5th Sergeant A. P. Ivester, 3d Corporal S. J. White, 4th Corporal P. R. White, Private John S. Crow, Private P. M. Shuford, R. J. Hicks, John A. Canipe, Aaron Cook, A. Self. Co. G. 1st Corporal Pinkney Rich, Private David J. Thompson, Private John T. Garris. Co. H. 2d Sergeant Wm. Mullis, Private John Mullis, Private John D. McCurry, Jesse J. Stearnes. Co. I. 1st Sergeant Thos. H. Speed, Private Nathan May, Private Richard Levister, Wm. Dulin. Co. K. 2d Sergeant John P. Cannady, Private Hawkins Jones, D. M. Patterson, Wm. M. Blackwell, Private Robt. Sandford, Jas. Howard, John Dunn. [77] Davis's Brigade.