Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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William Richard Cutter
Lewis historical Publishing Company, 1908 - Boston (Mass.)
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I wanted to know about my family so i asked my grandma for papers about our family. I also was looking on the internet for information about the Brooks family. That is my great grandmothers maden name. I found this book by William Cutter. It had information about the Brooks family and it had all my relatives names that my grandma gave me! I actually found some of my family. Also the book says they do not know when Henry Brooks was born or where he was from. I have that information. He was born in 1591 in England or Scotland my grandma says. And from there he went to Woburn Mass. So if anyone ever reads this and has more info on my family history or think we could be related write a review and i will check every so often.Thanks!! 

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Tenney p 1123 (re: marriage to Susanna Woodbury)
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Page 1102 - We whose names are underwritten do here solemnly in the presence of Jehovah, incorporate ourselves into a Bodie Politick, and as he shall help, will .submit our persons, lives and estates unto our Lord Jesus Christ, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, and to all those perfect and most absolute laws of his given us in his holy word of truth, to be guided and judged thereby.
Page 805 - Massachusetts, and prominent events from 1860 to 1910, including brief allusions to many individuals, and an account of the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town.
Page 1056 - We do, therefore, hereby signify to all in general, [and to the surviving sufferers in special] our deep sense of, and sorrow for, our errors, in acting on such evidence to the condemning of any person; and do hereby declare, that we justly fear that we were sadly deluded and mistaken; for which we are much disquieted and distressed in our minds; and do therefore humbly beg forgiveness, first of God, for Christ's sake, for this our error; and pray that God would not impute the guilt of it, to ourselves,...
Page 853 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Page 804 - The history of the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Westfield.
Page 1102 - Whereas the opinions and revelations of Mr. Wheelwright and Mrs. Hutchinson have seduced and led into dangerous errors many of the people here in New England...
Page 588 - Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the Township of Braintree, incorporated in the year 1639.
Page 738 - Biscoe were appointed by the selectmen "to consider how the bridge over the river shall be built, and to agree with the workmen for doing it, according to their best discretion.
Page 928 - ... of the estate to Nero, but to no purpose, for no sooner was the king dead than the officers of Nero seized everything in their power. Queen Boadicea being a woman of great abilities and valor, opposed these vile proceedings, for which Nero ordered her to be publicly whipped. This so enraged the Britons that the Queen revolted, and with the assistance of her kinsman, a patriarch in one of the tribes, named Boadie, put herself at the head of the Britons, fought many desperate battles with various...
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