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f the garments had. The last verse, to which the Judge seems to allude in what he said to the bridegroom, as he presented the turkey-leather Psalm-book, read thus:-- Thy name remembered I will make In generations all; Therefore, for ever and for aye Thy people praise thee shall. The tune selected seems to us a singular one for the occasion. Windsor is a proper tune for a funeral; but, for a wedding, how dull! So thought not our ancestors. While they gloried in singing sprightly York or St. David's on Sunday, solemn Windsor or Low Dutch (Canterbury) was their frequent choice at weddings and other festal occasions. Mr. and Mrs. Porter came to Medford immediately after their marriage, and lived happily together. They were highly esteemed by their uncle, Judge Sewall, who frequently called on them when going to Salem and Newbury. His diary says:-- July 28, 1714: According to my promise, I carried my daughter Hannah to Meadford, to visit Cousin Porter. In her mother'
ery curious and learned collection of texts and comments. There is also a funeral sermon extant, preached on his death by Samuel Bury, printed in 1707. There were several other families of this name: one settled at Cradock Hall, in Richmond, co. York; another at Husband's Bosworth; another at Glanmorganshire (descended from Caradoc ap Ynir ap Ivor, lord of Dyfed); and a fourth is recorded in Burke's Commoners. The name is a very ancient one, and occurs in the ballads concerning King Arthur. [See Percy's Reliques.   Cummings, Mary, dau. of Abraham and Mary C., b. Feb. 19, 1717.   Curtis, Thomas (1), came from York with his three brothers, Richard, John, and William, to Scituate, before 1648. (Vide Deane's History of Scituate. ) He had a son, Samuel, b. 1659, who had a son, Benjamin (2), b. 1699, who m. Rebecca House, 1723, and had several children. Of these, Elijah (3), b. 1740, m. Abigail Sole, 1756, and lived on Curtis's Hill, in Scituate. By his second wife, Zeporah Ra<