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Page v - Clerks of the Writs" in the several towns should record all births and deaths, and deliver a return of the same yearly to the Recorder of the court belonging to the jurisdiction in which they live. Persons authorized to marry were to return the names of persons married by them, and the date of the marriages, to the Recorder of the court.
Page 116 - Athenasum, to which it was given by Elisha Sigourney, July 16, 1810. It was printed in Paris in MDCLXXV. Marguerite Olivier was married three times : At the age of 20, (i) Nov. 18, 1746, Joseph Coolidge, of Boston, who died Sept. 14, 1771 ; at the age of 49, (2) Dec. 26, 1775, " Capt. Israel Jennison, of Worcester & Margaret Coolidge, of Boston, Resident in Lancaster.
Page 4 - WORCESTER. Worcester was settled in 1674. October 15, 1684, " It was ordered that the plantation at Quansigamond be called Worcester and that the town brand mark be as illustrated in the record.
Page 58 - March 19, 1778 Barzillia Willard & Silva Kingman, March 31, 1778 LEICESTER, Feb. 15, 1713. Resolve. The petition of those who purchased lands at a place called Towtaid, near Worcester, confirmed, "the town to be named Leicester." First (Congregational) Church organized 1718. Baptist, 1737, at Greenville. Officiating clergymen mentioned: Rev. Benjamin Forster, Rev. Benjamin Conklin. Joseph Wilson of Leicester & Grace Harrington of Brookfield, Oct. 8, 1745 Ebenezer Tolman & Ann Wilson, April 24, 1746...
Page 84 - Charles Henny& Happy Tompson (negroes), March 3, 1780 Joseph Morse & Sophia Biglow, May 4, 1780 John Parker & Olive Temple, May 25, 1780 WESTMINSTER. Oct. 20, 1759, the plantation called Narragansett Number Two established as the district of Westminster.
Page 13 - Mention be given to the Court's grant to Qunstipauge, heing the township of Qunshapage as it was laid out according to the grant of the General Court, and that Mendon be settled as a town.
Page 185 - ... London, E. Windsor. Book II. contains Branford, New London, Lebanon, Canterbury, Saybrook, E. and W. Hartford, Thompson, Cromwell of Middletown, Newtown, Mansfield, Plainfield. Price (postpaid) per book, $1.50; board, $1.00. Send to the Bureau of American Ancestry (Frederic W. Bailey, Mgr.), PO 60x587, New Haven, Conn.
Page 93 - The precinct consisting of the lands called New Braintree and part of the town of Hardwick is erected into a district." Aug. 23, 1775, the above district made a town. Prov. Laws, Vol. V, p. 419. First (Congregational) Church organized 1754. Beriah Haws & Mrs.