The Vinton Memorial: Comprising a Genealogy of the Descendants of John Vinton of Lynn, 1648: Also, Genealogical Sketches of Several Allied Families ... With an Appendix Containing a History of the Braintree Iron Works, and Other Historical Matter

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S.K. Whipple, 1858 - Massachusetts - 534 pages
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John Vinton was born in approximately 1620 perhaps in France and emigrated to the United States probably sometime before 1643. His descendents lived in Braintree, Massachusetts for many years. This volume gives the history of the Vinton and many other allied families into the 19th century.

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Very good resource and many families will find great info for
Genealogy research. Best info on Vinton families of Woburn MA but also helpful
Research on Alden and Adams family and Richardson, Thayer Green, and Ma early
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Page 533 - Gabriel Lajeunesse, the son of Basil the blacksmith, Who was a mighty man in the village, and honored of all men ; For since the birth of time, throughout all ages and nations, Has the craft of the smith been held in repute by the people.
Page 415 - He was a member of the convention to revise the constitution of Pennsylvania, in 1789, and for two succeeding years he was representative of the State legislature.
Page iii - There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry, which nourishes only a weak pride; as there is also a care for posterity, which only disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart.
Page 453 - The grant is to seven men of good and honest report, upon condition, that within two year they erect houses for habitation thereon, and so go on to make a Town thereof, upon the Act of Court; these seven men have power to give and grant out lands unto any persons who are willing to take up their dwellings within the said precinct, and to be admitted to...
Page 453 - Medow, and twenty five of Upland, or thereabouts. Thus was this Town populated, to the number of sixty families, or thereabout, and after this manner are the Towns of New England peopled.
Page 298 - Which inspires a Christian. For more than half a century, Whenever his country called for his Labors, In either hemisphere or in any Capacity, He never spared them in her Cause.
Page 462 - The Land affording very good iron stone, divers persons of good rank and quality in England were stirred up by the , provident hand of the Lord to venture their estates upon an iron work, which they began at Braintree...
Page 453 - ... of cattle and hands were like to improve, with eye had to others, that might after come to populate the said town. This they did without any respect of persons ; yet such as were exorbitant, and of a turbulent spirit, unfit for a civil society, they would reject : till they come to mend their manners, such came not to enjoy any freehold.
Page 474 - Buckinghamshire, England, and settled in Salem, Massachusetts, in the year 1634 — bringing with him three sons, viz., Thomas, Nathaniel, and John. Edward Putnam, the son of Thomas, in 1733, made the following record : " From those three proceeded twelve males ; and from these twelve, forty males ; and from the forty, eighty-two males." All of the name in New England are believed to be descended from John. Captain Joseph Putnam, (father of the general,) was the son of John, who was the youngest...
Page 58 - They passed without any noise, not a word among them till they came against this house, when some of them, perceiving me, asked me if I wanted any powder. I replied, No, since it was in so good hands. The reason they gave for taking it was that we had so many Tories here, they dared not trust us with it ; they had taken Vinton...

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