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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 105 105 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 73 73 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 59 59 Browse Search
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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 10 10 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 8 Browse Search
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idge by the General Court, by a line described thus: To begin at Charles River, and from thence to run in the line between the lands of Simon Coolidge, Moses Stone, Christopher Grant, and the Thatchers, and the land of Colo. Brinley and Ebenezer Wyeth, to the Fresh Pond, so called. Mass. Prov. Rec., XX. 228. Several acres were subsequently added to Cambridge, bounded westerly on Coolidge Avenue, extending to and including the Cambridge Cemetery. Some excitement was occasioned as late as 1754, by the appearance of a bear in the easterly part of Cambridge, long after we might suppose this section of the country to have been rid of wild beasts. The Boston News Letter of September 19, contained this paragraph. On Tuesday last, a Bear, that had wandered down to Cambridge, was discovered on Lieut. Govr. Phips' farm, This farm embraced East Cambridge, and extended westerly nearly to Columbia Street. Five years later, in September, 1759, Dr. Belknap, then a student in Harvard Co
John Leverett, 1696, 1699, 1700, 1706. Speaker in 1700. Jona. Remington, 1714, 1715, 1717, 1718, 1722-1728. Edmund Goffe, 1716, 1720, 1721. Andrew Bordman, 1719, 1720. Spencer Phips, 1721. William Brattle, 1729-1733, 1735, 1736, 1754, 1755, 1770. Samuel Danforth, 1734, 1735, 1737, 1738. John Vassall, 1739, 1740, 1747. Samuel Bowman, 1741. Andrew Bordman [2d], 1742-1751, 1757-1768. Edmund Trowbridge, 1750-1752, 1755, 1763, 1764. Henry Vassall, 1752, 1756. William Fletcher, 1753, 1754. David Phips, 1753. Henry Prentice, 1756. Joseph Lee, 1764, 1765. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1774. John Winthrop, 1774. Abraham Watson, Jr., 1775, 1776. Samuel Thatcher, 1775, 1776, 1779, 1782, 1784-1786. William Bowman, 1776. Eliphalet Robbins, 1776. Stephen Sewall, 1777. Stephen Dana, 17 78, 178 7, 1788, 1792, 1793. Thomas Farrington, 1780. Jeduthun Wellington, 1788, 1793, 1794. 1800-1802, 1804-1806. Aaron Hill [Deac.], 1789, 1790
Thomas, b. 14 Oct. 1709. The parents prob. d. 1754, in which year their son Richard was appointed as a tanner, and bought of Capt. Samuel Gookin, 1754, an estate on the N. E. corner of Holyoke and Mn the homestead on Brattle Street. He d. 11 Ap. 1754, a. 83; his w. Hannah d. 9 Ap. 1754, a. 84. Bo1754, a. 84. Both attended meeting on the previous Sabbath, and both were buried in one grave. 6. Amos, s. of Edo are again named in the division of his estate 1754: Hannah, w. of Thomas Soden; Experience, w. of 0; he d. 19 May 1813; Paul, b. 17 Dec. 1743, d. 1754; Silas, b. 17 Mar. 1745-6, m. Susanna Weeks, d.732; Sarah, b. 20 Feb. 1733-4, d. before 21 Ap. 1754; Mary, b. 27 Dec. 1735, prob. m. Elisha Goddarysician, and was an almanac maker. He d. about 1754, and a second w., Abigail, survived. 12. PelDec. 1716, perhaps the same who d. at Holliston 1754; Rebecca. b. 7 Dec. 1717, m. Elijah Whitney 8 Ddivision of their father's estate. He d. 3 Ap. 1754; his w. Susanna d. 29 July 1789, a. prob. 82. [18 more...]
ner of Holyoke and Mt. Auburn streets; and he afterwards inherited house and about two acres bounded S. and E. on Bow Street. He m., 9 Ap. 1717, Abiel, wid. of John Hovey, who had for several years owned and kept the original Blue Anchor Tavern, at the N. E. corner of Brighton and Mt. Auburn streets, which tavern Mr. Angier appears to have kept for the remainder of his life. Their children were William, b. 9 Dec. 1717; Mary, b. 7 May 1719, m. Rev. Joshua Prentice of Holliston 9 Nov. 1743, d. 1754; Samuel, b. 15 July 1722. Edmund the f. d. 4 Ap. 1724, a. 38, and his w. Abiel m. Isaac Watson, 27 Aug. 1725. 31 4. Samuel, s. of Samuel (2), was a shoemaker, and resided at the homestead of his grandfather, N. W. corner of Dunster and Mt. Auburn streets, and used the old store on the opposite corner for a shop. He m. Dorothy—— and had Dorothy, b. 16 Oct. 1713, m. Rev. Gad Hitchcock of Pembroke 22 Dec. 1748; Hannah, b. 11 Feb. 1715-6, m. Rev. Ebenezer Gay of Suffield 7 July 1742; Sybil,
ck of Lexington, and had William; Lucy. m. Rev. Jonas Clark of Lex.; Nicholas; Elizabeth; Dorcas, m. John Hill; Lydia; Mary; all of whom were living in 1768. Nicholas the f. grad. H. C. 1725, was ordained at Bedford. 15 July 1730, and dism. in 1754; was Chaplain in the Army at Fort Edward in 1755, and d. at Brookfield as he was returning home. His w. Lucy m. Rev. Samuel Cook of Menotomy 25 Nov. 1762, and d. 12 Sept. 1768, aged 56. Elizabeth, m. Rev. Henry Ware, 15 Sept. 1807. Widow Hanna in Sudbury, 1662, in Framinghaim, 1672, and returned to Camb. about 1678. He m. Mary——, and had Mary, b. 10 Ap. 1665, m. John Green 22 Nov. 1684; Sarah, b. 6 May 1667, prob. d. young; Hannah, b. 14 Jan. 1669-70, m. Edward Marrett, and d. 9 Ap. 1754 (Barry says she first m. Joseph Stanhope. Hist. Fram.); Joseph, b. 28 Nov. 1672, prob. the pirate sent to London, 1699, and executed; James; Ruth, m. Thomas Ford of Marshfield, 5 Ap. 1711; John, b. 18 Sept. 1678. Joseph the f. d. before 2 Ap. 1
1700; Solomon, b. 17 Mar. 1701-2; Noah, b. 14 Sept. 1704; Downing, bap. 10 Mar. 1705-6; Richard, bap. 23 Nov. 1707; Thomas, b. 14 Oct. 1709. The parents prob. d. 1754, in which year their son Richard was appointed administrator of their joint estates. 8. Samuel, s. of Samuel (5), m. Abigail Stearns of Concord 1739, had Mary, b. 9 Aug. 1750, living unm. 1784; Samuel, b. 29 Mar. 1752, grad. H. C. 1772, d. in Boston, suddenly, 2 Jan. 1795, leaving no posterity; Han-nah Gibbs, b. 17 Ap. 1754, m. Henry Bradshaw 3 June 1781, and d. 21 Jan. 1793; Rebecca, b. 29 Dec. 1758, d. 2 Feb. 1778. Mr. Cooke is described in his epitaph, as social friend, a man of sc0-41, m. James Phillips 14 May 1778; Walter, bap. 7 Oct. 1744; Samuel, bap. 28 Sept. 1746; Matthew, bap. 27 Mar. 1748; William, bap. 8 Ap. 1750; Phebe, bap. 14 Ap. 1754, m. John Hobbs 24 June 1777; Benjamin, bap. 7 Mar. 1756. Matthew the f. was instantly killed by a fall from an apple tree, which he was pruning, 16 Feb. 1756; his
28 Mar. 1768, a. 73. His w. Mehetabel d. at Andover 4 May 1782, a. 79. 4. Thomas, s. of Francis (1), grad. H. C. 1714, was selected by Pres. Leverett to salute the Governor in a Latin Oration, on a formal visitation of the College, 1716, was ordained minister of the First Church in Boston 20 Nov. 1717, m. Anna Coney 9 March 1718-9, and d. of apoplexy 16 or 18 June 1769, a. 72. He was eminent in his profession, and well sustained the character of his family. His son Samuel, grad. H. C. 1754, was ordained minister at New Gloucester, Me., 16 Jan. 1765, was honorably dismissed, 1793, Justice of the Peace for the County of Cumberland, and died suddenly 2 Mar. 1807, in the 72d year of his age. Alden's Epitaphs, and Winthrop's (Ms.) Catalogue. 5. Daniel, s. of Francis (3), grad. H. C. 1746, and d. unm. 3 Jan. 1756, aged 29. 6. John, s. of Francis (3), grad. H. C 1758, m. Sarah [Deane?], and d. without issue 23 Dec. 1802, a. nearly 63; his w. Sarah fell from her chair and ins
. 1716; Susanna, bap. 18 Sept. 1720; Samuel; Sarah, m. William Jones, Framingham, 31 Mar. 1748. Amos the f. rem. to Brookline, thence to Framingham, and d. about 1754. 5. Jonathan, S. of Simon (3), by w. Persis, had two children, bap. 2 Aug. 1713, and 8 Jan. 1715-16, names not recorded; Jonathan, bap. 20 Oct. 1717; Persis, baStone, was a schoolmaster in Boston. rem. to Fram-Ingham, was Selectman, Town Clerk, Representative nine years, member of the Council three years, and d. 9 Felt. 1754. Goddard Gen., pp. 8-10; Bond's Hist. Wat., pp. 237, 238. 3. Benjamin, s. of William (2), m. Martha, dau. of John Palfrey, 30 May 1689, and had Nathaniel, b. 1Crier. Towards the close of life, his financial affairs appear to have become embarrassed. Having disposed of sundry other lots of land, he sold the homestead in 1754, reserving a life-estate therein to himself and his wife. His life-estate he sold to Rev. East Apthorp, in 1760, and purchased a house and lands at the N. W. corn
m. Hepzibah, dau. of Daniel Dana, 8 May 1735, and had in Camb., Hepzibah, bap. 11 Ap. 1736, d. young; and in Newton, Hepzibah, b. 1 Ap. 1737, m. Alexander Sampson 1754; Samuel, b. 1 Aug. 1738; Hannah, b. 20 July 1740, m. Caleb Aspinwall 1763, and Stephen Winchester; Mary, b. 1 Dec. 1742, m. Howard; Joseph Stacy, b. 9 Feb. 1745, g Bell 9 Aug. 1767; Sarah, bap. 7 Oct. 1733, m. Rev. Nathan Fiske of Brookfield 19 Oct. 1758; Tabitha, bap. 4 Jan. 1735-6; Lucy, bap. 16 Dec. 1739, d. prob. before 1754. Abraham the f. was a mason, and res. at the westerly corner of Brattle and Mason streets, near the spot where St. John's Memorial Church now stands; this estate,ll. He d. about 1738, and his w. Priscilla m. Capt. Samuel Gookin 15 May 1740. 25. Joseph, s. of Joseph (24), was a tanner, and bought of Capt. Samuel Gookin, 1754, an estate on the N. E. corner of Holyoke and Mount Auburn streets. He prob. d. before 1765, and no record is found of his family. 26. Benjamin, s. of Joseph
s of Northborough, 18 Aug. 1724, d. 8 Sept. 1775, leaving several children; John, b. 29 July 1711, d. of small-pox in Boston, a. 18; Edward, b. 5 Nov. 1713. Edward the f. was a glazier, and resided on the homestead on Brattle Street. He d. 11 Ap. 1754, a. 83; his w. Hannah d. 9 Ap. 1754, a. 84. Both attended meeting on the previous Sabbath, and both were buried in one grave. 6. Amos, s. of Edward (5), m. Mary, dau. of Henry Dunster 21 Sept. 1732, and had Abigail, b. 25 Aug. 1733, d. young; 1754, a. 84. Both attended meeting on the previous Sabbath, and both were buried in one grave. 6. Amos, s. of Edward (5), m. Mary, dau. of Henry Dunster 21 Sept. 1732, and had Abigail, b. 25 Aug. 1733, d. young; Ruth, b. 30 Ap. 1735, d. unm. 2 May 1766, and was buried at Lexington; Amos, hap. 17 July 1737, d. young; Amos, b. 8 Feb. 1738-9; Mary, b. 17 Aug. 1740, d. 17 Oct. 1754; John, b. 10 Sept. 1741, grad. H. C. 1763, ordained at 2d church in Woburn (now Burlington) 21 Dec. 1774, m. Martha, dau. of his predecessor, Rev. Thomas Jones, and d. 18 Feb. 1813, leaving an only dau. Martha, who in. his successor, Rev. Samuel Sewall, the distinguished ecclesiastical antiquarian. Amos the f. was a glazier an
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