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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 20 0 Browse Search
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d by Richard Harlakenden, the land was subsequently granted to his brother, Roger Harlakenden, who died in 1638. Herbert Pelham married the widow of Harlakenden, and became the owner of his real estate; he bequeathed this property to his son Edward Pelham, who conveyed by deeds, Oct. 28, 1693, to Benjamin Muzzey 206 acres in Cambridge, towards Concord, being a part of Mr. Pelham's farm, and to John Poulter 212 acres of the same farm. Precisely when the first houses were erected and actual setMr. Pelham's farm, and to John Poulter 212 acres of the same farm. Precisely when the first houses were erected and actual settlements commenced at the Farms, so called, does not appear on record; but as early as 1682, about thirty families were there, generally styled Farmers. They had then become so numerous and so strong, that they desired a separation from the parent town; but they petitioned at first to be made a distinct parish. Although they were unsuccessful for nine years, and did not fully accomplish their purpose for more than thirty years, their petition and the reply to it are inserted, as they indicate
estate in some lands in England; he also bequeaths certain personal property to my son Winslow for the use of my son Edward Pelham, to be paid unto him in New England, if he reside there, upon the conditions hereafter expressed; that is to say, if to Rev. John L. Sibley, Librarian of Harvard College, announcing this purchase, dated 19 Jan. 1867, Mr. Bolton says, Edward Pelham died at Newport, R. I., 1740, leaving two daughters: 1st Hermione, who m. John Bannister, from whose granddaughter Elpurpose of becoming a colleague with Mr. Shepard. The Church paid the expense of his removal, and fitted up a house of Mr. Pelham for his use. He remained here about a year, during which time he erected a house on the northerly side of Kirkland Streenry, bap. 30 Dec. 1759, a saddler, d. unm. 1794. Caleb the f. is styled yeoman; in 1747 he bought of the assigns of Edward Pelham two and a half acres, lying between Harvard Square and Brattle, Palmer, and Church streets, portions of which he afte
estate in some lands in England; he also bequeaths certain personal property to my son Winslow for the use of my son Edward Pelham, to be paid unto him in New England, if he reside there, upon the conditions hereafter expressed; that is to say, if to Rev. John L. Sibley, Librarian of Harvard College, announcing this purchase, dated 19 Jan. 1867, Mr. Bolton says, Edward Pelham died at Newport, R. I., 1740, leaving two daughters: 1st Hermione, who m. John Bannister, from whose granddaughter Elpurpose of becoming a colleague with Mr. Shepard. The Church paid the expense of his removal, and fitted up a house of Mr. Pelham for his use. He remained here about a year, during which time he erected a house on the northerly side of Kirkland Streenry, bap. 30 Dec. 1759, a saddler, d. unm. 1794. Caleb the f. is styled yeoman; in 1747 he bought of the assigns of Edward Pelham two and a half acres, lying between Harvard Square and Brattle, Palmer, and Church streets, portions of which he afte