The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1914 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.
  

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A good source of information about the Painter Family.

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Page xlix - He was prepared for the medical profession, and received the degree of MD from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York City, in 1816.
Page 181 - For these & some other reasons they removed to Leyden, a fair & bewtifull citie, and of a sweete situation, but made more famous by ye universitie wherwith it is adorned, in which of late had been so many learned men. But wanting that traffike by sea which Amsterdam injoyes, it was not so beneficiall for their outward means of living & estats.
Page 88 - Sixth, by the grace of God king of England, France and Ireland : defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland in earth the Supreme head : To all Schoolmasters and teachers of youth.
Page lxx - ... and restrictions, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes.
Page 383 - Proceedings of the New England Historic Genealogical Society at the annual meeting, January 5, 1881.
Page 267 - Painter,1 who §had§ lived at. New Haven and at Rowley and Charlestown, and been scandalous and burdensome by his idle and troublesome behaviour to them all, was now on the sudden turned anabaptist, and having a child born, he would not suffer his wife to bring it to the ordinance of baptism, for she was a member of the .«„,church, though himself were not. Being presented for this, and enjoined to suffer the child to be baptized, he still...
Page 343 - ... pumiced so carefully as to leave no trace of the writing, though the record is otherwise complete from 1549 to 1652. This defaced page is not even now open to inspection. In 1847 Mr. Bromley, an attorney for the heirs, obtained leave as an antiquary to examine the volume, but the rector, finding him searching for Standish's birth, arrested him under some ancient law, and enforced on him a fine of about £75, with the alternative of imprisonment; and he even refused to certify that the register...
Page 159 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as...
Page 158 - Stevens to be my wife, promising through Divine assistance to be unto her a loving and faithful husband until it shall please the Lord by death to separate us, and the said Hannah Stevens did then and there in like manner declare as followeth.
Page 380 - Owners and Occupants of the Lots, Houses, and Shops in the Town of Providence, Rhode Island...

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