History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Page 379 - Warren of Plymouth, we knowing that she was brought up in this place, & in her younger time had been a person of great affliction before she was married, and hath lived in this...
Page 77 - of xviij" by him pd. & twenty Acres & halfe of land Arable meadow & pasture being in Hingham, six acres thereof arable abutting one end on the sea, lyeing betweene the lands of John Palmer & Samuel Parker one peece of vpland of ten Acres butting [ ] Waymouth River neere to John [ ] meadow, one Acre & hälfe of meadowe butting on the sea, betweene widdow Cutler & Thomas Joslins vpland.
Page 109 - to my daughter Margaret Burton and her three children twenty shillings amongst them, a small brasse pot, and a canvass skillet.
Page 362 - Some of the inhabitants, to the number of forty-two, being mostly women and children, among whom were Abraham Josselyn and his family, took shelter in the fortified house of the Rev. Joseph Rowlandson. This they defended upwards of two hours, during which time several of them were killed by the bullets which were showered upon it. At length the house was set on fire, and the people within were reduced to the sad necessity of either perishing in the flames or resigning themselves to the savages. In...
Page 159 - Ralph Smith, all of the town of Eastham, in the colony of New Plymouth, in New England, deceased, on all the goods and chettells of sd Rnlph Smith.
Page 377 - Thompson was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts.
Page 114 - Another native was the Rev. Robert Peck, a great schismatic, who being prosecuted for various illegal alterations he had made in the church fled to America. ... He returned to England when his party got into power.
Page 154 - August 30, 1802, aged 80. lie was a member of the Convention which formed the Constitution of the United States. He preached the Artillery Election Sermon in 1767, and the Election Sermon in 1768.
Page 25 - all my great lot containing 16 acres, lately given me by Thomas Lincklon my father, lying in the township of Hingham on the Great Plaine, and was given by the inhabitants of Hingham unto the said Thomas Lin kon my father
Page 362 - Mag.) ; but, hitherto, the son has not been duly distinguished from his father of the same name. Early in the morning of the 10th of February, 1675-6, Lancaster was surprised by a large number of Indians, who made their attack in five distinct bodies and as many places, burning the houses in their way, and destroying the people found therein. Some of the inhabitants, to the number of forty-two, being mostly women and children, among whom were Abraham Josselyn and his family, took shelter in the fortified...

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