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corn, yet with singular misgivings. The crop of the next year was small, owing to the shortness and humidity of the summer. Their fields were not generally fenced, and boundary lines were often unsettled. After a few years, fences became more necessary; and Sagamore John was made to fence his field, and promised to indemnify the whites for any damages his men or cattle should do to their cornfields. There were many lands held in common by companies of farmers, as lands are now held in Nantucket. These large tracts were enclosed by fences, planted by the whole company; and, at the harvest, each received according to his proportion in the investment. This complicated plan brought its perplexities; and the General Court, to settle them, passed the following law, May 26, 1647: Ordered, That they who own the largest part of any lands common shall have power to order and appoint the improvement of the whole field. The farmers here experienced great inconvenience and alarm from the
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8-87Ebenezer Hall m., Apr. 12, 1770, Martha Jones, sister of the wives of Richard and Benjamin, ante. She was born June 19, 1750; and d. Dec. 22, 1835. He d. Mar. 21, 1735, and had--  87-160Ebenezer, b. May 11, 1771.  161Richard, b. Feb. 24, 1774; d. Oct. 19, 1798.  162Ephraim, b. Feb. 17, 1776; m., Feb. 2, 1819, J. T. Reynolds.  163Martha, b. June 24, 1778; d. June 23, 1780.  164Lucy, b. Nov. 28, 1782; m. Josiah Bradlee, of Boston.  165Isaac, b. Mar. 12, 1783; m. Susan Mitchell, of Nantucket.  166 Andrew, b. Oct. 21, 1788; m.1. Ann Gray, Dec. 20, 1815. 2. Ann G. Moor, Sept., 1819. 31-89Willis Hall m. Sarah----, who d. Nov. 11, 1790; and had--  89-167George H., b. Jan. 8, 1763.  168Willis, b. Sept. 10, 1764.  169Nathaniel, b. Mar. 12, 1767.  170Ann, b. Oct. 10, 1770.  171Mary, b. Sept. 28, 1772.  172Edward, b. Jan. 19, 1778.  173Sarah, b. Oct. 12, 1780.  174Elizabeth, b. Jan. 13, 1783. 31-90Stephen Hall, the 4th, had wife Mary----, and had--  90-175St