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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 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) 2 0 Browse Search
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prominent merchant of Boston, and in his will, dated March 11, 1676, mentions children:--  1-2Hezekiah, b. June, 1639.  3Elizabeth, m. Hezekiah Browne.  4John, b. Apr. 27, 1648.  5Hannah, m. Peter Butler.  6Sarah, m. Jonathan Tyng.   His second wife, Elizabeth, was dau. of Rev. Zachary Symmes, by whom he had--  7Zachariah, b. Dec. 26, 1654.   He m., 3d, Mary (Butler?). His brothers and sisters were--  8Samuel, who never came to this country.  9Robert, of Conn.  10Elizabeth, m. John Harwood, of London.  11----, m. Robert Rolph, of Twitts, Eng.  12----, m. Robert Alfery, of Mayfield, Eng.  9Robert Usher was of Stamford, Conn., and had--  9-13Robert.  14Elizabeth. 1-2Hezekiah Usher m. Frances, dau. of Lady Alice Lisle, who d. May 25, 1723. She was the widow of Dr. Leonard Hoar, third Pres. H. C., who d. Nov. 28, 1675. By her Hezekiah Usher had--  2-15Hezekiah, b. 6, 4mo., 1639.  16John, b. 11, 7mo., 1643; d. 10mo., 1645.  17Elizabeth, b. 1, 12mo., 1645
ee years, 1671-1673. Thomas (Hist. Printing, II. 409) says, Hezekiah Usher was the first bookseller in English America, of whom I can find any account. He d. May 1676. In his will, dated 11 May and proved 19 May 1676, he names w. Mary; sons Hezekiah and John; dau. Sarah, w. of Jonathan Tyng, and her children John and Mary; grandchildren Hezekiah and Elizabeth Brown, and Elizabeth, dau. of John Usher; son-in-law Samuel Shrimpton; brother Samuel Usher of England; sister Elizabeth, w. of John Harwood, and her children; brother Willis and wife; Robert Usher and his sister Elizabeth; and many others. He left a large property; his inventory being £ 15,358 19 2, from which a deduction was to be made for debts £ 1,325 17 6. 2. Hezekiah, s. of Hezekiah (1), was one of those unhappy men who seem born to disappointment. He engaged largely in land speculations, indulging sanguine hopes of finding rich mines of the precious metals, but his success answered not his expectations. When about
ee years, 1671-1673. Thomas (Hist. Printing, II. 409) says, Hezekiah Usher was the first bookseller in English America, of whom I can find any account. He d. May 1676. In his will, dated 11 May and proved 19 May 1676, he names w. Mary; sons Hezekiah and John; dau. Sarah, w. of Jonathan Tyng, and her children John and Mary; grandchildren Hezekiah and Elizabeth Brown, and Elizabeth, dau. of John Usher; son-in-law Samuel Shrimpton; brother Samuel Usher of England; sister Elizabeth, w. of John Harwood, and her children; brother Willis and wife; Robert Usher and his sister Elizabeth; and many others. He left a large property; his inventory being £ 15,358 19 2, from which a deduction was to be made for debts £ 1,325 17 6. 2. Hezekiah, s. of Hezekiah (1), was one of those unhappy men who seem born to disappointment. He engaged largely in land speculations, indulging sanguine hopes of finding rich mines of the precious metals, but his success answered not his expectations. When about