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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
ton Incorporated May 7, 1662. Population in 1860, 2,669; in 1865, 2,769. Valuation in 1860, $3,393,720; in 1865. $4,271,263. The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel Cook, Timothy Tucker, George K. Gannett; in 1862, George K. Gannett, Charles L. Copeland, Stillman L. Tucker; in 1863, Stillman L. Tucker, James Breck, Joseph R. Webster; in 1864, Stillman L. Tucker, Samuel Cook, Amos Poole; in 1865, Stillman L. Tucker, Samuel Cook, John H. Burt. The town-clerk and town-treasurer all through the years of the war was Jason Reed. 1861. A legal town-meeting was held April 24th, to consider what action the town will take in view of the present national crisiSamuel Cook, John H. Burt. The town-clerk and town-treasurer all through the years of the war was Jason Reed. 1861. A legal town-meeting was held April 24th, to consider what action the town will take in view of the present national crisis. A committee of five was appointed who presented the following resolutions, which were adopted— Resolved, That five thousand dollars be and are hereby appropriated in preparing citizens for military service, and in aiding towards the support of the families of such as shall enter the public service during their absence. R
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
efield into his pulpit, in accordance with the advice of his brethren, which was published in the Boston Evening Post, Jan. 7, 1745, as follows:— Cambridge Jan. 1, 1744-5. At a meeting of the Association of this and the neighboring towns, present, the Reverend Messieurs John Hancock of Lexington, William Williams of Weston, John Cotton of Newton, Nathl. Appleton of Cambridge, Warham Williams of Waltham, Seth Storer of Watertown, Ebenr. Turell of Medford, Nicholas Bowes of Bedford, Samuel Cook of Cambridge. The Rev. Mr. Appleton having applied to his brethren of said association for our advice, relating to a request which hath been made to him by a number of his church and congregation, that he would invite the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield to preach in Cambridge; after supplications to God and mature consideration of the case proposed, and the several pleas made in favor of said request, and the state of the town, as also the many weighty objections which lie against the said Mr
ir Chamber at Mr. Steward Hastings' house. Hospitals were established in many private houses. It was ordered, April 22d, that a sergeant and six men mount daily to guard the wounded at Mr. Abraham Watson's house. General Ward's Orders. Watson's house was on North Avenue, near Coggswell Avenue. The Provincial Congress, June 20, resolved that the house of Mr. Hunt, at Cambridge, be hired for a hospital, and on the previous day the Committee of Safety resolved, that the house of the Rev. Samuel Cook, of Menotomy, be improved, as a hospital for the colony army, Journals of each Provincial Congress, pp. 360, 571. Hunt's house was at the southwesterly corner of Mount Auburn and Eliot streets. and as many other houses in that parish as might be necessary. In addition to these, the General Orders indicate other hospitals: it was ordered, June 28, that Lieut.-col. Bond occupy one room in the south-east corner of Col. Vassall's house, upon the second floor, for the sick belonging to
as Prentice1 Ebenezer Wyeth4 Col. [Samuel] Thatcher2 Seth Hastings3 Thomas Fayerweather2 Judge [Joseph] Lee1 Col. [Ebenezer] Bridge2 Deac. [Aaron] Hill1 James Munroe2 Josiah Moore1 Josiah Mason2 Corp Rather, number of ratable polls. Prentice1 Jonas Wyeth1 Widow Wyeth4 Daniel Prentice1 Noah Wyet 1 John Prentice1 Noah Bowman2 Thomas Goddard1 Mansfield Tapley1 Nathaniel Prentice3 Thomas Prentice1 Esq. [Abraham] Watson3 Daniel Watson2 Jacob Watson2 Henry Dickson1 Samuel Cook1 Edward Dickson3 Walter Dickson2 John Dickson1 Nathaniel Kidder3 Gideon Frost2 Torrey Hancock1 Samuel Hastings1 John Wyeth1 Nathaniel Jarvis1 William Bordman1 Capt. [John] Walton1 Jotham Walton 1 John Hastings1 Moses Richardson1 Stewd [Jona.] Hastings1 John Foxcroft2 ——Frost3 John Kidder1 William Manning2 [Thomas] Farrington3 Samuel Chandler1 Thomas Barrett1 Stephen Palmer3 James Read 1 Samuel Hill1 Robert Twadwell1 Joseph Welch1 Samuel Champney1 John Wyman
Brookfield as he was returning home. His w. Lucy m. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menotomy 25 Nov. 1762, and d. 12 Sept. 1768, aged zabeth Cox 24 July 1766; she d. and he m. Sarah, dau. of Samuel Cook, 15 Nov. 1774; she d. about 1785, and he m. Mercy--. Hion 31 Dec. 1700. Ezekiel, of Medf. m. Anna, dau. of Rev. Samuel Cook, 24 Oct. 1765. Stephen, 4th, of Medford m. Mary, dau73; Samuel, b. 5 May 1707; Joanna, b. 5 Feb. 1709-10, m. Samuel Cook 31 Mar. 1726; Ebenezer, b. 29 May 1712; Sarah, b. 11 MarWilliams 24 Nov. 1785. According to a record kept by Rev. Samuel Cook of Menotomy, he had a child, b. 26 Sept. 1763, and a grant from Dorchester, and had a son, Westwood Cook. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menot. was a descendant. Whaley, George, by w.n. 1724. His w. Elizabeth having d. he m. Mary, dau. of Samuel Cook, 23 Jan. 1728-9, and rem. to Sutton before 29 Nov. 1731.where he d. 13 May 1763, a. 79, and was buried at Menot. Mr. Cook calls his age 84, and the Lex. Church Record 82; but both
was bap. here, 31 Jan. 1702-3. 2. Nicholas, prob. s. of Nicholas (1) by his second wife, m. Lucy, dau. of Rev. John Hancock of Lexington, and had William; Lucy. m. Rev. Jonas Clark of Lex.; Nicholas; Elizabeth; Dorcas, m. John Hill; Lydia; Mary; all of whom were living in 1768. Nicholas the f. grad. H. C. 1725, was ordained at Bedford. 15 July 1730, and dism. in 1754; was Chaplain in the Army at Fort Edward in 1755, and d. at Brookfield as he was returning home. His w. Lucy m. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menotomy 25 Nov. 1762, and d. 12 Sept. 1768, aged 56. Elizabeth, m. Rev. Henry Ware, 15 Sept. 1807. Widow Hannah, d. 18 July 1848, aged 81. Bowman, Nathaniel, was a proprietor then inhabiting Watertown, 4 Feb. 1636-7, but removed to Cambridge Farms (Lexington) about 1650, and d. 26 Jan. 1681-2. His chil. were Francis, b. 1630; Mary, bur. 1 Jan. 1637-8; Joanna, bur. 20 Nov. 1638; Dorcas, buried 6 Feb. 1638-9, aged 7 days; Nathaniel, b. 6 Mar. 1640-41; Joanna, b. 20 Nov. 1642,
lestown, 3 May 1750, and had Anna, b. 1 Oct. 1752, m. Richard Peirce 21 Oct. 1777; Mary, b. 23 Mar. 1755, m. Jonathan Butterfield 4 Aug. 1772; Esther, b. 23 Aug. 1757, m. Joseph Tufts 23 Dec. 1779; Rebecca, b. 16 Oct. 1759, d. 29 July 1765; Lucy, b. 12 May 1764, living unm. in 1798; Walter, b. 9 Dec. 1767, m. Anna Tufts 3 Jan. 1793. Walter the f. d. 1798; his w. d. at Groton, 4 Ap. 1819, a. 89. 10. Henry, S. of Edward (5), m. Elizabeth Cox 24 July 1766; she d. and he m. Sarah, dau. of Samuel Cook, 15 Nov. 1774; she d. about 1785, and he m. Mercy--. His children were Elizabeth, b. 1767, d. unm. 3 Mar. 1800; Eunice Cook, bap. 17 May 1778, m. John Goddard 21 Dec. 1806; Henry, bap. 21 Feb. 1790. Henry the f. resided at the easterly corner of North Avenue and Cedar Street, and d. 23 Sept. 1815, a. 74, leaving only one surviving child, Mrs. Goddard. who inherited the homestead; his w. Mercy d. 4 Dec. 1815, a. 69 or 71. 11. Gilbert, s. of Edward (5), m. Martha——, and had in Pepper
Ruhamah, dau. of Ammi Cutter, 26 Mar. 1786, and had Ebenezer, b. 12 Oct. 1786, d. 20 Dec. 1826; Esther, b. 10 July 1788; Sarah Cutter, b. 14 Mar. 1790; Ammi, b. 18 Feb. 1792, d. 5 Ap. 1794; Isaac, bap. 16 Mar. 1794; Hannah, bap. 17 Ap. 1796; Ammi, bap. 21 Jan. 1798; Thomas, bap. 20 Oct. 1799; a child, b. 3 and d. 6 Jan. 1804; and perhaps others. Ebenezer the f. res. at Menot. and d. 7 Jan. 1840. Abigail, m. Jonathan Ward of Newton 31 Dec. 1700. Ezekiel, of Medf. m. Anna, dau. of Rev. Samuel Cook, 24 Oct. 1765. Stephen, 4th, of Medford m. Mary, dau. of Abraham Hill, 12 July 1770. Hamlet, William, appears as an inhabitant in 1651. He m. wid. Sarah Hubbard, and had Jacob and Rebecca, before 1658. Hammerston, Edward, was buried 24 Aug. 1646. Hammond, Thomas, was in Hingham 1636. In 1650, he and Vincent Druce (also from Hingham) purchased a tract of land in what is now Newton, adjoining Brookline, which they divided in 1664. He d. 1675, leaving a large estate to his wi
illiam Dickson 12 June 1718; Lydia, b. 8 Mar. 1702-3, m. John Cooper 6 Ap. 1721, and Thomas Kidder 8 Ap. 1725; Solomon, b. 11 May 1705, grad. H C. 1727, minister at Grafton, d. 22 May 1773; Samuel, b. 5 May 1707; Joanna, b. 5 Feb. 1709-10, m. Samuel Cook 31 Mar. 1726; Ebenezer, b. 29 May 1712; Sarah, b. 11 Mar. 1714-15, m. Jonathan Cooper 25 Oct. 1732; Daniel, b. 17 May 1717; Stephen, b. 26 Feb. 1719-20, m. Esther Cutter 6 Aug. 1741, rem. to Grafton; Mary, b. 25 Sept. 1723. Solomon the f. res Mary, bap. 15 July 1753, m. Benjamin Bird of Watertown 9 Nov. 1775; and several others. 30. Ebenezer, s. of Ebenezer (18), pub. Abigail Hovey of Newton 26 June 1762, and m. Experience Williams 24 Nov. 1785. According to a record kept by Rev. Samuel Cook of Menotomy, he had a child, b. 26 Sept. 1763, and a son, b. 10 Ap. 1767; both d. young, and their names if any are not recorded. Ebenezer the f. res. in Menot., and d. 23 Ap. 1803; his w. Experience d. 22 Sept. 1810, a. 55. 31. Solomon
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 Whertained, by w. Elizabeth, had Abigail, b. 18 Sept. 1716; Josiah,;bap. 21 Oct. 1722; Benjamin, bap. 5 Jan. 1724. His w. Elizabeth having d. he m. Mary, dau. of Samuel Cook, 23 Jan. 1728-9, and rem. to Sutton before 29 Nov. 1731. Williams, Isaac, s. of Robert. Williams, b. at Roxbury 1 Sept. 1638, m. Martha, dau. of Deac. Will Winship, deceased, in a deed dated 13 Dec. 1763. Edward the f. was a wheelwright and resided at Lex., where he d. 13 May 1763, a. 79, and was buried at Menot. Mr. Cook calls his age 84, and the Lex. Church Record 82; but both are wrong if I am correct as to his parentage. 7. Ephraim, s. of Edward (3), m. Hannah, dau of Willi
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