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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 28 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 14 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 10 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 6 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 2 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 3 1 Browse Search
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an for that day, it was thought best to notify all the towns in this county to meet by their committees, at the house of Capt. Brown, innholder in Concord, on the 23d day of August next, to consult upon matters of public grievances and embarrassments that the people of this Commonwealth labor under, and to find out means of redress, &c. By order of the committee: John Nutting, Chairman. Groton, July 19. 1786. N. B. It is expected that a committee front the Convention that is to set in Worcester County, the 15th of August, will attend. To Capt. John Nutting, Pepperell, &c., &c. Cambridge, 24th July, 1786. Sir, Your letter, dated June 29, 1786, desiring the concurrence of this town in a proposed Convention, for the redress of grievances, we have received and laid before the inhabitants at a meeting. Agreeably to their request, we shall give you their sentiments on the subject. The government under which we live, the government which we have expended much blood and treasure to e
o Sachem, and had no more right or title to any lands in the Nipmuk country within [the bounds] of Massachusetts than any other common Indians; and therefore they disclaimed and repudiated all sales or gifts of land pretended to have been made by him. Mass. Arch., XXX. 260. Under the joint instruction and superintendence of Eliot and Gookin, slow but encouraging progress was made in civilizing and Christianizing the Indians in Massachussetts, as far west as the westerly border of Worcester County; and a similar good work was accomplished in the Colony of Plymouth. The two races maintained peaceful relations with each other until 1675, when that terrible contest commenced, which is generally known as Philip's War. And even then, Gookin insists that the Christian Indians, in the seven old praying towns, were true friends to the English, and rendered them important assistance; and he intimates that the magistrates agreed with him in opinion, while the popular branch of the governm
om this family descend Gov. John Davis and a numerous race of that name in Worcester County. Daye, Stephen, resided at the westerly corner of Harvard and Dunster sther, Ruth, and one unborn. Many of his descendants may be found in the County of Worcester, especially in the vicinity of Shrewsbury. Abraham (w. Lydia), Zechariae, the family having become extinct here, the heirs residing in Essex and Worcester counties sold the real estate, and the noble farm of Danforth and the Foxcrofts wahority that the Committee of Correspondence for the several Towns in the County of Worcester have ssembled, are in high spirits. and perfectly united. The Committetled in Marlborough, and was ancestor of a numerous posterity there and in Worcester County; George, b. 6 Ap. 1678, d. 23 May 1679; Amos, b. about 1680; Jonathan, b. be. was the same who rem. to Worcester, and was the first High Sheriff of Worcester County, from 1731 until his death in 1743. Wor. Mag., II. 206. 9. Daniel, S.
n the Record), owned a house lot, in 1635, on the easterly side of Dunster Street, between Winthrop and South streets. he removed early; was a proprietor of Groton in 1656, and an early planter of Barnstable, where he d. in 1673. He m. Margery, sister of Major Simon Willard. His sons were John, Simon, and Samuel. Simon and Samuel lived in Concord, the former of whom was Representative in John 1689. (Farmer.) From this family descend Gov. John Davis and a numerous race of that name in Worcester County. Daye, Stephen, resided at the westerly corner of Harvard and Dunster streets in 1656. By his w. Rebecca (wid. Of——Bordman, and another of William Bordman), he had and brought to New England with him, Stephen, who d. 1 Dec. 1639, and Matthew. Stephen the f. d. 22 Dec. 1668, a. about 75; his w. Rebecca d. 17 Oct. 1658. Mr. Daye was unquestionably the first printer in New England, though it may be doubted whether he ever served a regular apprenticeship to that trade. In his agreeme<
d he m. Hester Cole (Lydia, wid. of Arthur?) 13 Ap. 1680. His children, born here, were Zerubbabel, b. 8 June 1672; Martha, b. 26 Nov. 1674; Ruth, b. 1 Feb. 1677; Sarah, b. 25 June 1679; Margaret, b. 25 May 1681. William the f. d. at Marlborough 4 Ap. 1690; in his will, dated Dec. 1687, he speaks of his w. Lydia, and children, William, Zachary, Abraham, Zerubbabel, James, Jacob, Sarah, Margaret, Mercy, Lydia, Esther, Ruth, and one unborn. Many of his descendants may be found in the County of Worcester, especially in the vicinity of Shrewsbury. Abraham (w. Lydia), Zechariah (w. Elizabeth), Zerubbabel (m. Hannah Kerly 1697), had children in Marlborough, from about 1693. Barry's Hist. Fram. In Camb., Mercy m. David Morse of Newton 1 May 1706, and Margaret m. Isaac Manning 8 Ap. 1708. Eames. Thomas (having previously resided at Dedham, where he had John, b. 16 May, 1641, d. 17 Sept. 1641; John, b. 6 Oct. 1642, and Mary, b. 24 May, 1645), m. Mary, wid. of Jonathan Paddlefoot, and
uch more congenial to his natural disposition than a more active employment. He heeded the request of his father and retained possession of the homestead, having obtained the rights of the other heirs by purchase, and probe. resided in the mansion-house until it was destroyed by fire 24 Jan. 1777. He afterwards owned and occupied the estate at the N. W. corner of Dunster and Winthrop streets. After his decease, the family having become extinct here, the heirs residing in Essex and Worcester counties sold the real estate, and the noble farm of Danforth and the Foxcrofts was cut up into fragments. The only considerable portion of it which remains undivided is the valuable estate of the late Professor Norton. 7. Francis, s. of Francis (3), grad. H. C. 1764, was an eminent physician in Brookfield, where he in. Sarah, dau. of Dr. Jabez Upham, 5 May 1768, and d. 15 Feb. 1814, a. 69; his w. Sarah d. at Claremont, N. II., April 1827. Their children were Sarah, m. Samuel Fiske, Esq.,
people of this Province, both in sentiment and action. I am informed from good authority that the Committee of Correspondence for the several Towns in the County of Worcester have ssembled, are in high spirits. and perfectly united. The Committee for Cambridge and Charlestown are to have a conference tomorrow, and I trust the wniel Sparhawk; Simon, b. 1 Sept. 1673, 12 Jan. 1675-6; Simon, b. 5 Jan. 1675-6, settled in Marlborough, and was ancestor of a numerous posterity there and in Worcester County; George, b. 6 Ap. 1678, d. 23 May 1679; Amos, b. about 1680; Jonathan, b. 22 June 1683; Samuel, b. 11 Aug. 1685; Margaret, b. 13 Aug. 1689, m. James How. Simy, b p. 24 Ap. 1720; Sarah, bap. 21 Oct. 1722; Samuel, bap. 31 Jan. 1724-5. He probe. was the same who rem. to Worcester, and was the first High Sheriff of Worcester County, from 1731 until his death in 1743. Wor. Mag., II. 206. 9. Daniel, S. of Richard (6), m. Hannah Child 24 Dec. 1761; she d. 7 May 1769, and he m. Susanna