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History of the Town of Duxbury, Massachusetts with Genealogical Registers
Limited preview - 2009
Abigail acres afterwards Alice Anna April April 25 Arnold Barker Bartlett Benj Benjamin Boston Bradford Brewster Bridgew Bridgewater Capt Captain Chandler church colony Court Daniel Deborah Delano died Duxbury Ebenezer Edward Elisha Elizabeth Ezra Francis Freeman George George Soule grant Gurnet Hannah Henry Hist Howland Ichabod Indians Isaac James John Alden John Wadsworth Jonathan Jones River Joseph Joshua Joshua Soule Josiah Judah July July 22 June June 16 land Little Compton Loring Lucy Lydia March Marshfield Martha Mary Mercy Nathaniel Nathl Pabodie Partridge Peleg Peleg Wadsworth Pembroke Peterson Plymouth Priscilla Rebecca records removed Robert Rogers Ruth Saml Sampson Samuel Samuel Seabury Sarah Scituate Seabury Sept Seth Simmons Soule South river Southworth Sprague Standish Thomas town voted Weston widow William Winslow Winsor Wiswall
Page 49 - Baptist, his harbinger, or, if he was ever there* had forgot his first lessons, to offer violence to no man, and to part with the cloak rather than needlessly contend for the coat, though taken away without order. A little chimney is soon fired ; so was the Plymouth Captain, a man of very little stature, yet of a very hot and angry temper.
Page 50 - we know it, but fear him not, neither will we shun him ; but let him begin when he dare, he shall not take us at unawares.
Page 125 - I AB do solemnly and sincerely, in the Presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, upon the true Faith of a Christian, That I will never exercise any Power, Authority, or Influence which I may possess by virtue of the Office of to injure or weaken the Protestant Church as it is by Law established in England...
Page 72 - Forasmuch as the maintenance of good literature doth much tend to the advancement of the weal and flourishing state of societies and republics, this Court doth therefore order, that in whatever township in this government, consisting of fifty families or upwards, any meet man shall be obtained to teach a grammar school, such township shall allow at least twelve pounds, to be raised by rate on all the inhabitants.
Page 234 - They shall call the people unto the mountain; There they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness : For they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, And of treasures hid in the sand.
Page 25 - Scenes must be beautiful, which daily viewed Please daily, and whose novelty survives Long knowledge and the scrutiny of years.
Page 71 - the court did freely give and grant all such profits as might or should accrue annually to the colony for fishing with nets or seines, at cape Cod, for mackerel, bass, or herring, to be improved for and towards a free school in some town of this jurisdiction, for the training up of youth in literature for the good and benefit of posterity, provided a beginning be made within one year after said grant,
Page 29 - I now advise you to prepare for your departure as soon as possible, but me ye shall bring to the promontory, where I thought it good to dwell ; it may be that it was a prophetic word that fell from my mouth about my abiding there for a season ; there shall ye bury me, and plant a cross at my head, and another at my feet, and call the place KROSS-A-NES (Crossness) in all time coming.