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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
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n Fay's wife was Mary, and there was no other Fay in Marlborough at that time of suitable age to be the father of John and Samuel before named; and I do not find any Hannah Ward in that town who could represent herself as a daughter of Thomas Brigham, except the wife of William who united with the Brighams in the sale of Cambridge land. This Hannah had been wife of Gershom Eames, and is lands supposed by her descendant Andrew H. Ward (Hist. Shrewsbury, p. 457) to have been daughter of Solomon Johnson of Sudbury; but I think it more probable that Thomas Brigham was her father, and that John Brigham, who witnessed the execution of her will, 30 Oct. 1714, was her brother. Brown, or Browne, Richard, owned land south of the river, which he sold in 1645; but probably was a resident of Watertown. 2. Robert, m. Barbara Eden 8 May 1649. They seem to have had no children. In 1657 he purchased a house and land at the S. E. corner of Holyoke and Bow streets, when the westerly end of Bo
n Fay's wife was Mary, and there was no other Fay in Marlborough at that time of suitable age to be the father of John and Samuel before named; and I do not find any Hannah Ward in that town who could represent herself as a daughter of Thomas Brigham, except the wife of William who united with the Brighams in the sale of Cambridge land. This Hannah had been wife of Gershom Eames, and is lands supposed by her descendant Andrew H. Ward (Hist. Shrewsbury, p. 457) to have been daughter of Solomon Johnson of Sudbury; but I think it more probable that Thomas Brigham was her father, and that John Brigham, who witnessed the execution of her will, 30 Oct. 1714, was her brother. Brown, or Browne, Richard, owned land south of the river, which he sold in 1645; but probably was a resident of Watertown. 2. Robert, m. Barbara Eden 8 May 1649. They seem to have had no children. In 1657 he purchased a house and land at the S. E. corner of Holyoke and Bow streets, when the westerly end of Bo