The Nicholas White Family: 1643-1900

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Page 31 - Esq :' Captain General and Governor in Chief in and over His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England...
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Page 31 - Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay aforesaid I do by these Presents (reposing especial Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage and good Conduct) constitute and appoint you the said Jonathan Lampson to be Ensign of the fifth Military Company of Foot in the Town of Ipswich whereof Jn.
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Page 10 - Nicholas White was not a prominent figure in church nor in public affairs, but an industrious and enterprising citizen, who in a quiet way did his full share in converting the forests and wild lands into fertile fields and laying the foundations of a city in the wilderness. He was an active participant in promoting the prosperity of Taunton and a large owner in its industries. By energy, industry and frugality he acquired a large property amounting to about three hundred pounds cash value, as appears...
Page 8 - ... since the Petitioners first made this Petition it takes in the most part near all the p'sons & places above mention'd do judge the Court may Grant the Petition* provided they pay all publick Charges especially with the rest of the inhabitants of this Colony Eowd. TYNG. GEORGE CURWIN. HUMPHREY DAVIE. The Deputies approve of the Return of the Committee in answer to this pet. so far as the proviso marked*, our honbl" majestrates Consenting hereto.
Page 10 - By energy, industry and frugality he acquired a large property amounting to about 300 cash value as appears from the inventory of his estate, taken at a time when money was scarce and property held at a low valuation. He died in 1697 and in 1698 his estate was divided between his three sons, Nicholas, John and Joseph and his daughter, Elizabeth. It will be remembered that in 1666 in his petition to the General Court he stated that he had "five small children;" probably one of the five died early,...

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