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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), Some Cambridge schools in the olden time. (search)
e know on high poetical authority, consisted of the nephew of the President, and the Professor's son. To complete the proper school equipment, we find an order, to see to the educating of children as follows: it is ordered, that John Bridge shall take care of all the families of that side the highway his own house stands on; Sergeant Winshepe is to see to the families on the other side and all the families in the lane going from the meetinghouse down to the river and so Watertown-ward; George Cooke to take care of all the families between the way appointed for Russell to see to [Russell's directions are worn off from the record and cannot be read] and the highway going from the meeting house into the neck. All Dana Hill was part of the Neck, and the meeting house was about where Dane Hall now is. The record continues-My brother Oakes all on the other side the river. Is not this a rudimentary school committee? They cannot be mere truant officers. In after years we have regular
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Key to the plan of Cambridge in 1635 . (search)
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. 63William Kelsey.John Sill. 64Andrew Warner.George Cooke. Cambridge in 1635. 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. 63William Kelsey.John Sill. 64Andrew Warner.George Cooke. Cambridge in 1635.
, 1635, and upon Oct. the 3d, we arrived with my wife, child, brother Samuel, Mr. Harlakenden, Mr. Cooke, &c., at Boston.—When we had been here two days, upon Monday Oct. 5, we came (being sent for b Shepard, edition of 1832, pp. 42-58. Besides those who are here named by Mr. Shepard, another Mr. Cooke and William French came in the same ship (The Defence) with him; and the larger portion of thoord. Clement Chaplin. Removed to Hartford. Thomas Chesholme. Remained here. George Cooke. Remained here. Joseph Cooke. Remained here. Simon Crosby. Remained here. ons, to wit: to Samuel Shepard 400 acres adjoining and beyond the farm of Joseph Cooke; to Capt. George Cooke, 600 acres; to Edward Goffe, 600 acres; to John Bridge, 350 acres; severally about the outall be chief general. Mass. Coll. Rec., i. 186, 187. March 9, 1636-7. For Newetowne, Mr. George Cooke chosen captain; Mr. Willi: Spencer, leiftenant; Mr. Sam: Shepard, ensign. Ibid., i. 190.
ch she sustained through their default. The Town Records show that, on the 10th of April, 1643, agreed with the Indians, by the present townsmen, to pay to Squa-Sachem 8 bushels of Indian corn, after next harvest. It is agreed likewise, that George Cooke being at the charge to make a fence of two sufficient rails in the town line, about half a mile in length, the fence to begin at the outside of George Cooke's land, running out northward to meet Captain Gibbines his fence, to secure the IndianGeorge Cooke's land, running out northward to meet Captain Gibbines his fence, to secure the Indian's corn, it is agreed that the town will pay for the making the fence. Again, Nov. 11, 1643, Agreed, that the cow-keepers shall pay six bushels of corn to Squa-Sachem, for the damage done to her corn, upon the Sabbath day, through the neglect of the keepers, in the year 1642. On the 8th of March, 1643-4, the Squa-Sachim with four other Indian rulers, voluntarily put herself under the government and jurisdiction of the Massachusetts, to be governed and protected by them, and promised to be tr
ed to command the militia in the several towns: For Newetowne, Mr. George Cooke chosen captain; Mr. Willi: Spencer, leiftenant; Mr. Sam: Shepaass. Col. Rec., i. 190. All these exhibited a military spirit. Captain Cooke was one of the earliest members of the Ancient and Honorable Ary in the General Court. Ensign Shepard returned to England with Captain Cooke, being excused by the General Court in October, 1645, from furtgland. He was a Major in Cromwell's army, and very probably in Colonel Cooke's regiment. He is represented in Mitchell's Church Record, 165y do not give them satisfaction. The three commissioners are Capt. George Cooke, Humfrey Atherton, and Edward Johnson; and Capt. Cooke to comCapt. Cooke to command in chief, and Hum: Atherton to be his Leift: of the military force. 1 Mass. Col. Rec., II. 44. In this expedition Thomas Parris of ut sixty years, attaining the rank of Captain in 1689. When Captain Cooke returned to England in 1645, the General Court thought meet to
arles T. Russell, 1877. Representatives in the General Court. styled Deputies, under the first Charter. William Goodwin, 1634. William Spencer, 1634-1638. John Talcott, 1634-1636. John Steele, 1635. Matthew Allen, 1636. George Cooke, 1636, 1642-1645. Speaker in 1645. Clement Chaplin, 1636. Joseph Cooke, 1636-1641. Nicholas Danforth, 1636, 1637. Richard Jackson, 1637-1639, 1641, 1648, 1653, 1655, 1661, 1662. John Bridge, 1637-1639, 1641. Joseph Isaac, 1 1641, 1644, 1654, 1656. Edward Goffe, 1636, 1637, 1639, 1641, 1643, 1644, 1646-1655. Simon Crosby, 1636, 1638. Barnabas Lamson, 1636. Edward Winship, 1637, 1638, 1642– 1644, 1646, 1648, 1650, 1651, 1662, 1663, 1673, 1682, 1684. George Cooke, 1638, 1642, 1643. Samuel Shepard, 1638. Joseph Isaac, 1638. Thomas Parish, 1639, 1640. Thomas Marritt, 1639-1641, 1644, 1646, 1647. John Moore,* 1639. Thomas Brigham, 1639, 1640, 1642, 1647. Edmund Angier,* 1640. John St
Joseph Cooke to improve the estate of Col. George Cooke, deceased, for the good of Mary Cooke, the daughter of the said Col. George Cooke, deceased, as also to dispose of the said Mary Cooke for herwhich I recovered by law from the estate of George Cooke, Coronell, for the education of his daughter. (Mid. Deeds, i., 109). Col. Cooke probably resided on the northerly corner of Brighton and Eliotat is now Lex., formerly the estate of Col. George Cooke. He was taken suddenly sick at the house o8; she d. 1 Dec. 1759, a. 23 (according to Rev. Mr. Cooke's record, but the gravestone is inscribed spirit, and was closely associated with Col. George Cooke; they came together, served here togethe for Captain. In Oct. 1645, he and his friend Cooke were excused from their duties as members of tat time, both were engaged for the Parliament, Cooke as Colonel, and Shepard as Major. Mitchell inf the town. He sold his estates here to Capt. George Cooke 20 Dec. 1636, and rem. to Connecticut. [3 more...]
and; and the County Court, 5 Oct. 1652, empowered Mr. Henry Dunster and Mr. Joseph Cooke to improve the estate of Col. George Cooke, deceased, for the good of Mary Cooke, the daughter of the said Col. George Cooke, deceased, as also to dispose of theCol. George Cooke, deceased, as also to dispose of the said Mary Cooke for her education as they shall apprehend may be for her best good. Perhaps she was placed in the custody of John Fownell of Charlestown, millwright, as guardian or agent, who sold thirteen acres of land in 1655, describing it as the same which I recovered by law from the estate of George Cooke, Coronell, for the education of his daughter. (Mid. Deeds, i., 109). Col. Cooke probably resided on the northerly corner of Brighton and Eliot streets. 2. Joseph, elder brother to GCol. Cooke probably resided on the northerly corner of Brighton and Eliot streets. 2. Joseph, elder brother to George (1), came to New England in the same vessel with him, in the same disguise, and like him became a prominent citizen. His residence was on the east side of Holyoke Street, near Holyoke Place. Connected with his house were several acres of land,
han, b. 27 Aug. 1670; Elizabeth, b. 28 July 1679, m. John Holland. Thomas the f. d. 11 Aug. 1689; his w. Abigail d. 3 Feb. 1691, and his estate was divided 12 Mar. 1693-4, to eight surviving children. 3. Edward, before 1648 purchased of Col. George Cooke, a house at the N. W. corner of Brighton and Mount Auburn streets, with several parcels of outlands; to which the town added a grant of seventy-two acres on the Rocks. It is not certain that he ever resided here, or even crossed the Atlantic; he may have made the purchase in England, whither Cooke had returned and entered the military service of Cromwell. These parcels of real estate were conveyed to John Stedman 1 June 1655, by Henry Parks of London, merchant, son and heir of Edward Parks of London, merchant, deceased, to whom they had been devised by will. Parlen, Nicholas (otherwise written Parlyn), m. Sarah Hanmore 30 Nov. 1665, and had John, b. 31 Mar. 1666; Sarah, b. 1 Aug. 1668; Hannah, b. 8 Aug. 1670; Elizabeth, b. 8
., except John, and it is not known that he left posterity. John the f. was a millwright. In 1670 he purchased a mill and lands at Menot. and 600 acres of wild lands in the northeasterly part of what is now Lex., formerly the estate of Col. George Cooke. He was taken suddenly sick at the house of his brother Benjamin at Newbury, executed a nuncupative will 30 Sept. 1681, and died before the next morning. His w. Mary survived, and was here 2 Oct. 1683. Roscoe, William (otherwise written R. 5 Ap. 1771. Patten the f. res. at Menot., probably on the Chs. side, and d. 19 Jan. 1802; his w. Mercy d. 12 Feb. 1813, a. 82. 28. Walter, s. of Joseph (18), m. Mary Wyman of Woburn 14 Dec. 1758; she d. 1 Dec. 1759, a. 23 (according to Rev. Mr. Cooke's record, but the gravestone is inscribed 1760), and he m. Hannah Adams 17 Dec. 1761. His chil. were a son, b. 18 and d. 21 Oct. 1759; James, b. 30 Ap. 1763; Walter, b. 3 May 1765, m. Frances, dau. of Ammi Cutter, 26 June 1783; perhaps f. o
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