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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fay, Jonas 1737-1818 (search)
Fay, Jonas 1737-1818 Patriot; born in Hardwick, Mass., Jan. 17, 1737; received a good English education, and was with a Massachusetts regiment at Fort Edward in 1756. He settled at Bennington in 1766, and became prominent in the disputes between New York and the New Hampshire grants. He was the agent of the grants sent to New York in 1772 to inform Governor Tryon of the grounds of their complaint. Mr. Fay was clerk to the convention (1774) that resolved to defend Ethan Allen and other leaders who were outlawed by the New York Assembly, by force if necessary. Being a physician, he was made surgeon of the expedition against Ticonderoga in May, 1775, and was afterwards in Colonel Warner's regiment. He was also a member of the convention in 1777 that declared the independence of Vermont, and was the author of the declaration then adopted, and of the communication announcing the fact to Congress. Dr. Fay was secretary of the convention that formed the new State constitution in 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Paige, Lucius Robinson 1802-1896 (search)
Paige, Lucius Robinson 1802-1896 Author; born in Hardwick, Mass., March 8, 1802; received an academic education; became a Universalist minister in 1823; retired from pastoral work in 1839. His publications include Universalism defended; History of Cambridge, Mass., 1630-1877; History of Hardwick, Mass., etc. He died in Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 2, 1896. Paige, Lucius Robinson 1802-1896 Author; born in Hardwick, Mass., March 8, 1802; received an academic education; became a Universalist minister in 1823; retired from pastoral work in 1839. His publications include Universalism defended; History of Cambridge, Mass., 1630-1877; History of Hardwick, Mass., etc. He died in Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 2, 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
at Savannah......Jan. 15, 1751 Henry Parker chosen president of colony......April 8, 1751 First general muster of militia in lower districts at Savannah......June 13, 1751 Trustees hold last meeting, surrender charters, and the government passes to the board of trade and plantations......June 23, 1752 Community of Anglican Church people, after preliminary examination of lands in 1752-53 and procuring grant of about 32.000 acres of land between Ogeechee and Altamaha, settle at Midway, Ga.......March, 1754 Patrick Graham elected president of colony......1754 Silver seal made for colony under King's direction......June 21, 1754 Capt. John Reynolds, of the British navy, appointed governor of Georgia in August, arrives at Savannah......Oct. 29, 1754 Reynolds dissolves board and forms a royal council under letters patent from the crown......Oct. 30, 1754 First General Assembly of freeholders of estates of not less than 500 acres, meets at Savannah......Jan. 7,
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
1862,$6,112.29; in 1863, $6,976.04; in 1864, $8,300.00; in 1865, $5,500.00. Total amount, $28,530.86. The Ladies' Soldiers-Aid Society of the town raised one thousand and twenty-five dollars, which was expended in the purchase of under-clothing and other comforts for the soldiers at the front; in addition to which between two and three hundred pairs of woollen socks were knit by the ladies and sent to the soldiers. Many other contributions were made by citizens for the same purpose. Hardwick Incorporated Jan. 10, 1738. Population in 1860, 1,521; in 1865, 1,968. Valuation in 1860, $934,532; in 1865, $1,099,438. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Joseph W. Powers, Henry B. Gould, George Manly; in 1863, Constant Southworth, Orin Trow, Elbridge Mandell; in 1864, Constant Southworth, Samuel S. Dennis, Nathan W. Sargent; in 1865, Samuel S. Dennis, Charles C. Spooner, Orin Trow. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Albert E. Knight. The town-treasurer in 18
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ut the first of May, 1832, he removed to Baltimore, and was for a time engaged in teaching. He subsequently preached in several places, and at length settled in Chicago, Ill. He died August 12, 1858, aged 48. Rev. Lucius R. Paige was born in Hardwick, March 8, 1802, commenced preaching June 1, 1823, and was ordained June 2, 1825. After laboring in several places, as an evangelist, more than two years, and performing the duties of a settled pastor nearly four years at Springfield, and about ed him to desist. During his pastorate he published Selections from Eminent Commentators, in 1833, and Questions on Select Portions of the Gospels, designed for the use of Sabbath Schools and Bible Classes, in 1838; also a Centennial Address at Hardwick, 1838. He subsequently wrote a Commentary on the New Testament, in six volumes, of which the first was published in 1844 and the last in 1870. While engaged in this work, as a relaxation from severer studies, he gathered materials for this His
. 1717; John, b. 30 Aug. 1719, who removed to Hardwick, 1742, in. Mary Green of Southborough 1746, ag. 1702; Walter, b. 24 Mar. 1703-4, and d. in Hardwick 6 July 1792; Abigail, bap. 19 May 1706; Danien, born in Cambridge 4 April 1707, removed to Hardwick, and was a Captain in the French War, 1756 -1, in 1767, leaving a large family all born in Hardwick. Two of his sons were particularly distinguileford, grad. Y. C. 1768, was a physician in Hardwick several years. Seth Paddleford, grad. Y. C. 1770, was a lawyer in Hardwick, removed to Taunton, was Judge of Probate, and received the degree osided a short time in Grafton, and removed to Hardwick in 1735 or 1736. His chil., all recorded in Sept. 1827 (his son Samuel Leonard settled in Hardwick, d. 18 Jan. 1863, a. nearly 96, and left postge. Samuel the f. was Deacon of the Church in Hardwick, and Captain in the French War. In 1761 he re had sons Joseph and Jonathan, who removed to Hardwick; Joseph was a Capt. in the French War, and s[2 more...]
John Bradish, all of Camb., James Bradish of Westborough and Thomas Ford and w. Ruth of Marshfield, describing themselves as children of Joseph Bradish, late of Cambridge, yeoman, deceased, who was son of Robert Bradish, formerly of Cambridge aforesaid, yeoman, also deceased. 3. James, S. of Joseph (2), rem. to Marlborough where he m. Damaris Rice 16 June 1708, and had Hepzibah, b. 1709; Sarah, b. 1711; Robert, b. 1712; Mary, b. 1715; James, b. 1717; John, b. 30 Aug. 1719, who removed to Hardwick, 1742, in. Mary Green of Southborough 1746, adm. Hardwick Church, 1746, chosen Deacon, 1774, and removed to Cummington, 1778; Jonas, b. 7 Aug. 1724; Sarah, b. about 1727, d. 27 Aug. 1740, in her 13th year; Anna, b. 6 June 1729; Joseph, b. 26 Feb. 1731-2, d. 28 Aug. 1740 4. John, s. of Joseph (2), m. Hepzibah——, and had Hannah, b. 27 Oct. 1705: John, b. 10 Sept. 1717; James, b. 30 July 1709; Elizabeth, b. 1 Feb. 1711-12, m. John Wood of Charlestown, 1732; Jonathan, b. 16 Sept. 1713; Willi
hen he petitioned the General Court for relief, describing himself as late of Cambridge, and representing that in 1690 he was in an expedition against the Indians, and that near Exeter he was wounded by a shot close by his eye, which destroyed its sight. The Court granted him £ 10, money. In July 1716 he rem. to Weston, where he d. 27 Feb.. 1724-5. 10. Daniel, s. of John (4), m. Abigail Cooksey 13 Nov. 1701, and had Abigail, b. 9 and . 27 Aug. 1702; Walter, b. 24 Mar. 1703-4, and d. in Hardwick 6 July 1792; Abigail, bap. 19 May 1706; Daniel, b. 8 Jan. 1708-9; Sarah, bap. 9 May 1714. Daniel the f. was a blacksmith, and his house and shop were at the easterly corner of Brattle and Mason streets. He removed to Marlborough before 6 June 1722, when he sold his Camb. homestead to Dr. Samuel Wheat of Needham; he was residing in Sudbury 1727, in Oxford 1732, after which he rem. to Hardwick, where he d. 25 Jan. 1755. 11. Jonathan, s. of Jonathan (5), m. Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. John C
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 distinguished: Moses, who was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Senator in Congress, and Governor of Vermont; and Jonathan, who was also Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and Senator in Congress, for the same State. Another son, Samuel, served as Adjutant in the French War, commanded a company in the Bennington Battle, and became Colonel of a regiment of militia. b. 26 Aug. 1681, m. Samuel Robinson of Camb. 23 Mar
She subsequently removed with her husband and family to Sudbury, and thence to Framingham, where she had five children, and was killed by the Indians at Framingham 1 Feb. 1675-6. Barry. John Paddleford, grad. Y. C. 1768, was a physician in Hardwick several years. Seth Paddleford, grad. Y. C. 1770, was a lawyer in Hardwick, removed to Taunton, was Judge of Probate, and received the degree of Ll.D. at Brown University. The name, now generally written Padelford, still exists in the southerHardwick, removed to Taunton, was Judge of Probate, and received the degree of Ll.D. at Brown University. The name, now generally written Padelford, still exists in the southerly part of the Commonwealth, and in Rhode Island; and the descent from Jonathan of Camb. is duly set forth in a chart of the family. Paine, Moses (or Payne), is styled Mr. on our Records 1639. In 1642 he owned house and land at the S. E. corner of South and Dunster streets, which he sold in 1646. Palfrey, John (otherwise written Palfray, Palfraye, Palfry, Palfory, Paulfrey, Paulfery), m. Rebecca, dau. of William Bordman, 4 Aug. 1664, and had Rebecca, b. 15 Sept. 1665, m. Joseph Hicks 24
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