assing a few days with his father's uncle, William Sumner, who lived on what is now River Street, ins, where now are streets and dwelling-houses.
Sumner rowed on the river, strolled over the fields, vior would be in every way respectful to Mr. William Sumner, on account of his age and character,—ad which horses and teams were carried over that Sumner had ever seen, the boat being moved by two horbetween the Indians and the first settlers.
Sumner, in the afternoon, went on to Greenfield, ridiMountains, about the highest eminence on which Sumner had ever stood, with a view extending from sixand movements of the hostile forces; and these Sumner recorded with particularity.
Leaving the housgood idea of a cataract.
The next day (25th), Sumner alone ascended Mt. Defiance, to obtain a view Babcock went directly to Saratoga Springs; but Sumner, persevering in sightseeing, repaired alone toe stage for Schenectady, on his way to Utica.
Sumner, now left alone, still persevered, arriving at
7 yrs, Esther, of Woburn, m. Jonathan Eastman, of Concord, New Hamps, 15 Sept. 1776.
Reuben, of Woburn, and Keziah Baldwin, of Woburn, m. 5 Aug. 1777.
Seth, of Woburn, m. Abigail Symmes.
of Medford, 10 Feb. 1780.
Frederick, and Rhoda Reed, m. 16 Oct. 1783.
2. Reuben, m. Sarah Abbott Warren, of Charlestown, 20 May, 1810.
Sarah Abbott d. 29 Apr. 1811, a. 21; and Reuben's infant d. 11 May, 1811.
Reuben, m. Rachel Buckman, 24 Oct. 1826.
Had Sarah Ann, a. 10 yrs., bap. 7 July, 1837; William Sumner, d. 7 Jan. 1836, a. 1; Reuben Sumner, bap. (a. 6 days) 7 July, 1837, d. 19 Jan. 1838, a. 61 mos. Reuben the father d. previously to the death of this last one, viz., on 16 July, 1837, a. 55.
See Wyman, 562.
3. Leonard, who m. Hannah Winship, of Lexington, 2 Apr. 1812, was the Leonard buried 30 Mar. 1835, a. 50; and Mrs. Hannah (his wid.) m. John Frost, 23 June, 1836.
See Frost (par.
31). Miss Olive, prob.
dau. of Leonard (3), d. 29 Oct. 1841, a. 25.
Jones, Ephraim, Jr., of Conc