The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 35

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New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1881 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.

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Page 399 - and the executions went on. " When he was cut down, he was dragged by the Halter to a Hole, or Grave, between the Rocks, about two Foot deep, his Shirt and Breeches being pulled off, and an old pair of Trousers of one Executed, put on his lower parts, he was so put in, together with
Page 312 - College, where he received the degree of MB in 1811 ; then attended the Lectures of Drs. Rush, Barton, Wistar, Physick, and others, in Philadelphia, and received the degree of MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1812. He settled as a physician in his native town."
Page 234 - "the chimney of Mr. Sharp's house in Boston took fire, (the splinters being not clayed at the top) and taking the thatch burnt it down, and the wind being NW drove the fire to Mr Colburn's house, being [blank] rods off, and burnt that down also, yet they saved most of their goods."
Page 122 - of the prophets, and such as were dedicated to god, were brought up in a way of mortification and humility, we beseech you to consider amos. 2. 11. 12. I raised up of your sons to be prophets, and of your young men to be Nazarites, is it not even thus o ye children of Israel saith the lord, but ye have given the
Page 197 - his famous order : " If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot."
Page 278 - taken away from New England when she was not above ten years old by the French and Indians. She is now upwards of fifty, has an Indian husband and several children. Her name is Mary Harris." Can any one tell whence she was taken, or anything about her?
Page 244 - 1634. he brought his wife & 6 children: Thomas. Elizabeth. John. Nathaniel. Samuel. Thankfull. Elizabeth Stow the wife of John Stow, she was a very godly matron, a blessing not only to her family, but to all the church, & when she had lead a Christian
Page 143 - teach them to our sons. And they again to theirs, That generations yet unborn May tell them to their heirs."
Page 58 - of those Northern parts, so vnlike each to other, and most so differing from any true proportion, or resemblance of the Countrey, as they did me no more good, then so much waste paper, though they cost me more."||
Page 344 - the said Garde, the mayor, and one Edward Johnson, •who confessed it openly at the time of her execution ; but the mayor denied it, and it gave some likelihood that he was not guilty because he had carried himself very zealously and impartially in discovery of the murder."

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