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n force of character, to the task of steering the straining vessel of state in those stormy times. More than any other man then living in Massachusetts, Thomas Danforth was competent to the stern occasion. Hist. New Eng., II. 332. Danforth did not hesitate to act, though fully conscious that his head was in danger, if King James succeeded in retaining the throne,—the more because he had so long been the leader in opposition to arbitrary authority,— and, even if the Prince of Orange became King, that this seizure of the government, in opposition to the constituted authority, might be regarded and punished as an act of treasonable rebellion. In a letter to Governor Hinkley of Plymouth, dated April 20, two days after Sir Edmund Andros was deposed, he says, I yet fear what the consequences thereof may be. I heartily pray that no bitter fruits may spring forth from this root. We have need of God's pity and pardon; and some do apprehend it will be wisdom to hasten our address to thos
, grad. H. C. 1773, of Topsfield in 1795; William, b. 20 July 1754; Abiqail, b. 15 July 1756, d. 2 Oct. 1756; Abigail, b. 14 June 1758, d. unm. 18 Oct. 1815; Ebenezer King, b. 21 Nov. 1760, d. 19 Dec. 1760; Ebenezer King, b. 24 June 1762, d. 16 July 1796; Timothy, b. 28 Sept. 1763, d. 15 Nov. 1763; Sarah, b. 9. Oct. 1765, d. 5 OcEbenezer King, b. 24 June 1762, d. 16 July 1796; Timothy, b. 28 Sept. 1763, d. 15 Nov. 1763; Sarah, b. 9. Oct. 1765, d. 5 Oct. 1767; James, b. 18 Mar. 1770, d. 4 May 1770. The eldest child, Esther, was b. about 1745; and there may have been others between her and Isaac, the first recorded in Camb. Isaac the f. resided on the homestead. He was a blacksmith, and for several years College Smith; his shop stood on Winthrop Street, opposite the old jail. hn, b. 30 Aug. 1666. By his second wife, Abiah Wright, whom he m. 6 May 1673, he had Timothy, b. 4 Feb. 1673-4, d. 12 Mar. 1673-4; Hannah, b. 28 Mar. 1675, m. Ebenezer King of Watertown 7 Dec. 1699; William, b. 27 June 1677; Mary, b. 2 Sept. 1679; Sarah, Her son, Samuel Robinson, born in Cambridge 4 April 1707, removed to Hardw
fterwards of Camb.) 21 Nov. 1764, and d. 19 Aug. 1840, a. 95; Isaac, b. 3 Nov. 1752, grad. H. C. 1773, of Topsfield in 1795; William, b. 20 July 1754; Abiqail, b. 15 July 1756, d. 2 Oct. 1756; Abigail, b. 14 June 1758, d. unm. 18 Oct. 1815; Ebenezer King, b. 21 Nov. 1760, d. 19 Dec. 1760; Ebenezer King, b. 24 June 1762, d. 16 July 1796; Timothy, b. 28 Sept. 1763, d. 15 Nov. 1763; Sarah, b. 9. Oct. 1765, d. 5 Oct. 1767; James, b. 18 Mar. 1770, d. 4 May 1770. The eldest child, Esther, was b. aEbenezer King, b. 24 June 1762, d. 16 July 1796; Timothy, b. 28 Sept. 1763, d. 15 Nov. 1763; Sarah, b. 9. Oct. 1765, d. 5 Oct. 1767; James, b. 18 Mar. 1770, d. 4 May 1770. The eldest child, Esther, was b. about 1745; and there may have been others between her and Isaac, the first recorded in Camb. Isaac the f. resided on the homestead. He was a blacksmith, and for several years College Smith; his shop stood on Winthrop Street, opposite the old jail. For many years before his death he was jailor; in which office he was succeeded by his son-in-law, John Goodwin, who in turn was succeeded by his son-inlaw, Jacob Watson, the office being to some extent hereditary in the female line. Like many of
prob. of the same family, d. 8 Nov. 1653. 3. Samuel, s. of William (2), rem. early to Billerica, where he subsequently resided, was Representative in 1695 and 1696, Town Clerk six years, and d. 22 Feb. 1710-11. By his first wife, Elizabeth Stearns of Watertown, whom he m. 13 Ap. 1664, he had Samuel, birth not recorded, and John, b. 30 Aug. 1666. By his second wife, Abiah Wright, whom he m. 6 May 1673, he had Timothy, b. 4 Feb. 1673-4, d. 12 Mar. 1673-4; Hannah, b. 28 Mar. 1675, m. Ebenezer King of Watertown 7 Dec. 1699; William, b. 27 June 1677; Mary, b. 2 Sept. 1679; Sarah, Her son, Samuel Robinson, born in Cambridge 4 April 1707, removed to Hardwick, and was a Captain in the French War, 1756 -1763; he afterwards removed to Bennington, Vt., went to England as agent for the settlers on the New Hampshire grants in their controversy with New York, and died at London, of small-pox, in 1767, leaving a large family all born in Hardwick. Two of his sons were particularly distingu
8, 310. Jefferson, 190, 2. Jeffries, 440. Jefts, 62. Jenner, 252. Jennison, 355. Jethro, 391. Jewett, 320. Joel, 388. Johns, 235. Johnson, 3, 6, 18, 43, 4, 69, 83, 321, 32, 82, 97, 428. Jones, 35, 97, 157, 85, 326, 95. Joy, 185. Judd, 33. Karr, 326. Keith, 214, 44. Kelsey, 11, 32. Kempster, 58, 75. Kendall, 327, 37, 55, 80. Kenrick, 80, 1. Kent, 292. Kerley, 401. Keys, 81. Kidder, 292, 305. Kilburn. 327. Kimball, 317. King, 36. Kingsley, 335. Kirkland, 193, 231, 93, 312. Kirman, 8, 32. Knapp, 322. Kneeland, 220, 413, 17. La Fayette, 293. Lambert, 322. Lamson, 35, 40, 256. Lane, 331. Langdon, 310. Lansing, 339. Larkin, 110. Leavitt, 337. Lechmere, 168-70, 5, 83-6, 310. Lee, 151, 3, 68-70, 5, 83, 307, 8, 10, 75, 421, 2, 33. Lemmon, 263. Leonard, 416. Leverett, 63, 77, 286-90, 324, 51, 403. Lewis, 11, 32, 253, 310. Lincoln, 409. Little, 222. Liverm
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