History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Volume 3

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Page 146 - He was a member of the convention which formed the constitution of Massachusetts, and of that which adopted the constitution of the United States.
Page 108 - England, with his wife and 2 children and two servants came over the sea, 6 and settled in this Town of Hingham, and he was teacher of the Church. 1638. Mr. Joseph Peck and his wife with 3 sons and daughter, and 2 men servants and 3 maid servants came from Old Hingham 10 and settled in New Hingham 1638.
Page 372 - 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 355 - 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 70 - Hmgham m consideration of xviij" by him pd. & twenty Acres & halfc 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 ] [HO.] meadow, one Acre & half of mcadowe hutting on the sea, betweene widdow Cutler & Thomas Joslins vpland.
Page 102 - Gile, one cow and one pillowber. To Thomas Gile Junior one muskett. To my daughter Anna and my daughter Allice five shillings apiece. To my wife, forty shillings.
Page 372 - ... 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 liued in this towne diuers years in her Widowhood, & We neuer have had any thoughts, or sispition.
Page 248 - Improvement of the one half of my whole Estate Both Real and Personal During her Natural Life...
Page 152 - 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 107 - County of Norfolk. . . . He came with wife and 2 children and 2 servants in the [ship] 'Diligent,' 1638, and on the 28th of November of that year was ordained [teacher] ; freeman 13 March following ; but embarked 27 October, 1641, with wife and son Joseph for home, and went back to his old parsonage ; there died 1656.

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