The Fisher Genealogy: A Record of the Descendants of Joshua, Anthony, and Cornelius Fisher, of Dedham, Mass., 1630-1640

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Massachusetts Publishing Company, 1898 - 466 pages

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Page 102 - Oh, Brother Jack, as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I. Just so game, and just so gay, But now, alack, they've stopped my pay. No more I peep out of my blinkers, Here I be — tucked in with clinkers!
Page 42 - In the name of God Amen. I (clerk left out name when copying will into book) of the county of Somersett in the province of Maryland being sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect memory Thanks be to God.
Page 137 - A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold,
Page 3 - Thomas, and Eleazar. Eleazar had no issue; but the progeny of William, Jeffery, and Thomas, in whole or in part, settled in New England. William is described by his grandson as of St. James in South Elmham, and it is said of him, that he fled with his father. His wife was Anne, daughter of Walter Ansty, of Tibnam Long Row, in Norfolk. They had John, Nathaniel, and Eleazar, Eunice, Hannah, and Esther. Eunice died unmarried ; Esther married John Challie of Red Hall, and Hannah, William Candler, and...
Page 18 - Jan. 12, 1662, to look into the matter and reported "they have secured but ten men, and they cannot go with so small a company— 'that they are not desirious to leave the world altogether,' as they put it, but will go if they can 'proceed in a safe way.
Page 75 - Lamson's garden. He had a brass slug in his wrist, which, at the time, was conjectured to have been cut from a warming pan, that had lately been lost by one of the inhabitants.
Page 1 - County Suffolk, England, on the south bank of the Waveney River, which separates Suffolk from Norfolk, on a freehold estate called
Page 6 - Choesen to contriue the Fabricke of a Meetinghouse to be in length 36 Foote & 20 : foote in bredth, & betweene the vpp & nether sell in y* studds 12 : foote, the same to be girte and to order men to worke vpon the same in all workes as they are seu'ally apted accordingly.
Page 6 - April 23, 1591 ; came to New England with his first wife Mary and children, probably from Yarmouth in the ship Rose, arriving in Boston, June 26, 1637, and settled in Dedham.
Page 3 - Gould, who was confined in the Castle of Norwich, and escaped death only by the power of her brothers, who were men of great influence in the county.

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