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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Charlestown School in the 17th century. (search)
eacher of Charlestown will not be amiss. Rev. William Witherell (the name admits of various spellings) came from Maidstone, Kent, Eng., in 1635, under certificate from the mayor of that place, where he had been schoolmaster. He was bred at Corpus Christi, Cambridge, took his degree of A. B. in 1623, and his master's degree in 1626. In the ship Hercules, which sailed from Sandwich, there came with Mr. Witherell his wife, three children, and a servant. Savage adds that, after preaching in Duxbury, he became the minister of the second parish of Scituate in 1645, that several children were born to him in this country, and that he died April 9, 1684. A recent genealogical note in the Boston Evening Transcript gives his age as twenty-five in 1627, when he married in Canterbury, Eng., Mary Fisher. That he was for several years the schoolmaster of Charlestown appears from the following:— 11: 12 mo. 1636. Mr. Wetherell was granted a House plott with his cellar, selling his other house
Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Charlestown Schools in the 18th century. (search)
’ These gentlemen reported, January 10, 1705, ‘that all gave incoridgment & declare their opinion that as to Mr. Wissell's Learning & other qualifications he was a fitt person for sd work.’ This report was accepted, and these three gentlemen, along with Mr. Ebenezer Austin as a fourth, were authorized, any two of them, to treat with Mr. Wissell for a term of six months. Peleg Wiswell (Wiswall) was the son of Rev. Ichabod and Priscilla (Peabody) Wiswall, and was born February 5, 1684, at Duxbury, where his father was ordained and settled. He graduated from Harvard in 1702, and died in 1767. A printed genealogy of the Wiswall family may be consulted. If we remember rightly, he taught many years in the North End School, Boston. March 4, 1706. It became the duty of the selectmen to provide a schoolmaster for the town, and on the twenty-sixth they empowered Captain Samuel Heyman, Joseph Whittemore, Mr. Bateman, and Robert Wyer ‘to inquire & treat with Mr. Samuel Burr with refer
Jr.35 Cutler, Nathaniel60 Cutler, Timothy40 Cutter, Edward43 Cutter, Fitch44 ‘Dame Schools,’ Charlestown60 Danforth, Samuel34 Dartmouth Street, Somerville44 D. A. R., National Society of7 D. R., Prospect Hill Chapter76 Dauphiny, France11, 12 Dawson, H. B., Historian97 De Mallet, Antoine10 De Molay Commandery101 Denmark10 Dorchester, Mass.82 Downer, Mrs. Roswell C.100, 101 Dows, Captain Jonathan63 Dows, Nathaniel38, 41, 61 Drake, Colonel S. A.87, 89 Dudley, Governor12 Duxbury, Mass.16, 62 Edwards, Thomas62 Elector of Saxony10 Elliot, Charles D.74 Ellis, Rev. George E., D. D.97 Emerson, Rev. John, Schoolmaster, 169139, 40 Emerson Genealogy, The40 Emerson, Nathaniel (Thomas)40 Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England 20 English and Classical School, Walpole, Mass.103 Everett Ave., Somerville44 Everett, Edward1 Fairbanks, Asa104 Fairfield, Conn.11, 13, 62, 63 Faneuil Family, The12 Farmer, Mrs. Ann19 Fernandina, Fla.23 Fisher, Caroline M.27 Fisher, Mary16<