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a colonel in Cromwell's army, and sacrificed his life in the service of the Commonwealth—being reported to be slain in the wars in Ireland in the year 1652. Samuel Shepard, chosen ensign in 1637, when Cooke was chosen captain, returned to England with him, both being excused by the General Court in October, 1645, from further attendance as members, being to go for England. Shepard was a major in Cromwell's army, very probably in Colonel Cooke's regiment, and was represented in Mitchell's Church Record, 1658, as then living in Ireland, where he probably died about 1673. In 1652 the inventory of the estate of Colonel George Cooke was accepted, and Mr. Henittee (with general powers like board of selectmen) in 1706. In 1701 he was on committee of eleven—named as the following influential men, to negotiate with Rev. Mr. Shepard for ordination as their minister. [He was millwright, of Woodbridge, 1706.] Benjamin Rolph's lands are named in a description by boundaries in 1714. Ben