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o survived him. His children were, Sarah, b. 30 Mar. 1670, m. John Stedman 9 Ap. 1691, and d. 1 July 1754; Martha, b. 12 Dec. 1671, m.——--Rolfe; Samuel, b. 6 May and 7 Sept. 1688. William the f. d. here, and admn. was granted to w. Abiel, 6 Ap. 1691. He seems to have res. at the Farms. 3. William, prob. s. of William (2), b Justice Francis Dana. Ed — Ward the f. was a tanner, and d. here before 20 Ap. 1691, when ad administration on his estate was granted to his w. Mary. See Thomas Tr1), m. Elizabeth, dau. of Edmund Quincy of Braintree, in 1681; she d. 2 Jan. 1690-91, and he m. Bethia Collicutt 21 July 1692. His children were Daniel, b. 7 July 16 Hannah, b.; and perhaps others. 10. Nathaniel, s. of John (5), was living in 1691, but not named in his brother Edward's will, 1696. 11. Percival, S. of John (eb. 1695-6, was made on board ship. 14. Thomas, s. of John (5), was living in 1691, but not named in his brother Edward's will, 1696. 15. Jonathan, s. of John (<
y wid. of William Russell, 24 May 1683. He d. about 1691; his Inventory is dated 5 Oct. 1691; his w. Martha drad. H C. 1689, taught the Grammar School in Camb. 1691, was ord. at lexington (then called Cambridge Farms) homestead, next to Brattle Street. He was Selectman 1691, 1692, and d. 14 Feb. 1704-5, a. about 70; his w. MaEbenezer Allen; Hannah, b. 13 Mar. 1672-3, d. 16 Ap. 1691; Elizabeth, b. 11 Ap. 1675, d. unm. May 1727; Daniep. 1654, m. John Needham 10 Oct. 1679, d. 4 Feb. 1690-91; Zechariah, b. 27 Sept. 1657; John, b. 10 Ap., d. 4 Jnd his wid. Sarah was appointed administratrix 7 Ap. 1691. 5. Abraham, s. of Abraham (3), by w. Sarah, had land was bequeathed by Justinian to his children in 1691. It is probable that Justinian, Sen., had no childr 1665 Hannah, b. 25 June 1667, m. George Felt before 1691 Mary, b. 21 May 1670, prob. d. before 1691. John t1691. John the f. inherited a part of the homestead, which he sold to his brother Joseph 25 May 1675, having previously re
684, and had Anna, b. 12 Sept. 1685; John, b. 23 Dec. 1687; Thomas, b. 13 Oct. 1690; and others. 4. Thomas, s. of James (1), by w. Elizabeth, had at Billerica, Rebecca, b. 27 Ap. 1689; and probably others. 5. Nathaniel, S. Of James (1), d. unm. at Newton, between 12 Dec. 1690 and 7 Jan. 1690-91, devising his estate to his seven brothers and three sisters, then living. 6. Ephraim, s. of James (1), m. Rachel Crosby 4 Aug. 1685, and had Joseph; Ephraim, b. 26 Ap. 1688; Rachel, b. 1 Ap. 1691; Alice, b. 8 Feb. 1692; Hannah and Dorothy, twins, b. (at Medf.) 2 Sept. 1696; Thomas, b. 3 Aug. 1700; Benjamin, b. 3 Aug. 1702 ; Richard, b. 10 May 1705. Ephraim the f. inherited the homestead at Billerica, where he d. 25 Sept. 1724; his w. Rachel d. in 1721. 7. Stephen, s. of James (1), by w. Mary, had Mary, b. 16 Oct. 1694; Stephen, b. 17 June 1696, d. 21 Jan. 1696-7; Stephen, b. 18 Oct. 1697; Anna, b. 20 Dec. 1699. d. young; Anna, b. 27 July 1701; Elizabeth, b. 29 Sept. 1703, d. of s
. of Mr. Shepard, and purchased the homestead 9 Oct. 1651, consisting of a house on Harvard Street, opposite Holyoke Street, with seven acres of land, now owned by Harvard College. His children, by his w. Margaret, were Margaret, b. 26 Feb. 1652, d. 24 July 1654; Nathaniel, b. 4 Mar. 1655-6, killed by a fall from a horse, 15 July 1673; John, b. 16 Mar. 1657-8, d. 29 Oct. 1659; Samuel, b. 14 Oct. 1660, grad. H. C. 1681, Fellow of the College, was living 6 July 1687, but prob. d. unm. before 1691, as no provision was made for him or his representatives in the settlement of his mother's estate in that year; Margaret, b. 1664, m. Maj. Stephen Sewall of Salem 13 June 1682, and d. 20 Jan. 1735-6, having been the mother of 17 children, eight of whom survived her; one of them was Chief Justice Stephen Sewall, who d. in Sept. 1760; Jonathan, b. about 1667, grad. H. C. 1687, and d. without children 14 Mar. 1694-5, leaving wid. Hannah, who m. Col. Edmund Goffe; she was dau. of Simon Lynde, an
pt. 1680, and d. 15 Aug. 1714, a. 55, was buried here, and her epitaph describes her as daughter of the Rev. Mr. Urian Oakes, sometime President of Harvard College and Pastor of Cambridge. Judge Sewall in noticing her death calls her the only surviving child of her father. 4. Thomas, s. of Edward (1), grad. H. C. 1662, was a physician in Boston. He was eminent in his profession, and also as a politician. He was Representative of Boston and Speaker of the House 1689, and Assistant 1690, 1691, 1692, during a part of which time he was in England, as an agent to assist in procuring a restoration of the Charter. He had been a prominent advocate of the rights of the Colony, and a sturdy opposer of the encroachments by the crown; so much so, that he was selected by Randolph as one of the number against whom he exhibited articles of impeachment in 1681. He was subsequently a Representative for Boston, elected Speaker and Councillor, but negatived by Gov. Dudley, as to both offices, an
is a real change in him for the better, and not only to attain his ends thereby .... But if in all these years he will not be reclaimed, then the property shall go to others. In sundry documents he is styled of Boston 1676, and of Newport, R. I., 1691-1711. He had wife Freelove in 1693, and is said to have had a previous w. Godsgift, dau. of Gov. Benedict Arnold of Newport; Savage suggests that the two wives may have been sisters. His chil. were Edward and Thomas, to whom he conveyed all hisor his garden, and resided on the westerly side of Dunster Street, between Harvard and Mount Auburn streets, in 1673. He may have been son of Stephen (1), but the traces of his early history have been obliterated. He d. between 28 Mar. and 7 Ap. 1691; and bequeathed his whole estate to Nathaniel Hancock, directing him to pay £ 30 to his heirs at law, viz.: to dau. Rebecca Post, now dwelling in England, near Gravesend, to grandson Thomas Post, and to grandson John Satle (Sawtell), which last na
sell, John, was here as early as 5 Oct. 1635, and resided at the N. W. corner of Holyoke and Mount Auburn streets, in a house purchased of Daniel Abbott. He was Surveyor of Arms 1638, Selectman 1642 and 1643, Constable in 1648, Clerk of the Writs 1645, and an active citizen. He was father of John, who grad. H. C. 1645, and was Minister at Weathersfield and Hadley, the trusty protector of the Regicide Judges. 2. William, by w. Martha, had Joseph, b. in England about 1636 (55 years old in 1691, Depo.), and after his arrival here, Benjamin; John, b. 11 Sept. 1645; Martha; Philip, b. about 1650; William, b. 28 Ap. 1655; Jason, b. 14 Nov. 1658; Joyce, b. 31 Mar. 1660, m. Edmund Rice of Sudbury before 1681. It is not known that this family was connected with that of John (1), or that of Richard of Chs. William the f. was a carpenter, and appears to have res. in Menot. He d. 14 Feb. 1661; his w. Martha m. Humphrey Bradshaw 24 Mar. 1665, and after his death, m. Thomas Hall 24 May 1683;
early 82. Sawtell, John (otherwise written Sawtle, and Satle), a grandson of Thomas Post, as appears by Mr. Post's will 1691, had grants of land here in 1689. He prob. had w. Anna, but no children; he resided at the N. W. corner of Holyoke and My the Indians at Groton, 21 July 1706; Elizabeth, b. 28 Aug. 1682; Henry, b. 25 Sept. 1686; Mary, b. 21 Jan. 1689; Job, b. 1691; Mercy; Thankful, b. 24 Ap. 1695. Henry the f. lived on the south side of the river, in what is now Newton. Sewall, JoJohn being her only surviving child. 4. John, s. of John (3), m. Sarah, dau. of Samuel Gibson, by his first wife, 9 Ap. 1691, and had John, b. about 1692, grad. H. C. 1712, and d. 5 Sept. 1719; Elizabeth, bap. 1 Aug. 1697, m. Dr. Lawrence Dolhond82-3, a. 73. His w. Isabel was living 12 June 1697, and was prob. the wid. Swoetman who received charity from the Church 1691-1709, about which last date she prob. died. Symmes, Mrs. Sarah, had a grant of land 1639. She appears to have been a
garet Harty. His chil. were Elizabeth, b. 2 May 1649, m. Daniel Markham 3 Nov. 1669; Francis, b. 12 Oct. 1650, living in 1691; John, b. 1 Oct. 1654; Samuel, b. 1 May 1658; Abigail, b. 3 July 1660, m.—— Wilcox; Sarah, b. 7 Mar. 1662, m. William Loc. 16 Feb. 1667, d. young; Hannah, b. 9 Feb. 1668; Frances, b. 3 Mar. 1671, m. Jonathan Thompson; Thomas; Joseph, living in 1691, perhaps m. Mary Kendall of Woburn 13 Feb. 1698-9, and d. about 1720. Francis the f. was a tailor, resided several years b. 1 June 1686, m. Walter Russell 3 Ap. 1706; Ephraim, b. 4 Feb. 1687-8; Nathaniel, b. 16 Feb. 1689-90; William, b. about 1691; John, b. about 1697; Jason, bap. 29 Oct. 1699. Edward the f. res. at Menot. and was Selectman eleven years, up to 1701d. 26 or 28 Nov. 1710, a. 39, and he m. a second Sarah; his chil. were Joanna, b. 14 Jan. 1689, d. young; Sarah, b. about 1691, m. Nathaniel Carter of Chs. 11 Dec. 1712, and d. before 1726; Susanna, b. about 1693, m. Thomas Carter of Woburn 1 Ap. 17
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.18 (search)
be regarded as unimportant fruit. The Indians, like those of our own day, were perverse pupils. Nevertheless, efforts for their enlightenment did not cease. The Brafferton school at William and Mary College, endowed by the Hon. Robert Boyle in 1691, it is noted by an English traveller, exercised its useful offices in 1759, Travels of Rev. Andrew Burnaby, Virginia Historical Register, Volume III, page 87. and it is believed they were continued until the period of the Revolution. Governor e American plantatious. A Perfect Description of Virginia, 1649, page 15. Force's Tracts, Volume II. Other free schools followed in the benefactions of Virginia planters — in Gloucester county in 1675, founded by Henry Peasley; in Yorktown in 1691, by Governor Francis Nicholson; Of this school Robert Leightonhouse, who died in 1701, was the first teacher. The school-house was standing in Yorktown at the beginning of our late war. in Westmoreand in 1700, by William Horton; in Accomac in
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