The Genealogy of the Descendants of Richard Haven: Of Lynn, Massachusetts, who Emigrated from England about Two Hundred Years Ago; Among Whom Through His Sons John, Nathaniel, and Moses, of Framingham, are All the Graduates of that Name at Cambridge, Dartmouth, Providence, and Amherst

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W. White & H.P. Lewis, 1843 - 54 pages
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Page 3 - That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past.
Page 3 - ... is that which shall be ; and that which is done is that which shall be done : and there is no new thing under the sun.
Page 3 - The thing which hath been, it is that which shall be, and there is no new thing under the sun. One generation passeth away, and another cometh; but the earth abideth forever.
Page 23 - The good Being, whom he loved with supreme devotion, was pleased to grant him many years of prosperity and gladness, and to add not a few of affliction and sorrow. The first, he enjoyed with moderation and gratitude ' and, in the last, he exhibited the power of Religion to sustain and comfort the practical Christian. To his people, and his family, he was ardently attached, and spent his life in exertions and prayers for their welfare ; and they have placed this inscription to testify their reverence...
Page 21 - In his person, he was dignified and modest ; in his intellect, vigorous and sound ; in his heart, benevolent and devout. His preaching was plain and practical, and his example added greatly to its power. The scriptures were his study and delight; and, while he exercised the Protestant right of expounding them for himself, his candor toward the sincere, who differed from him, was in the spirit of the Gospel. The good Being, whom he loved with supreme devotion, was pleased to grant him many years of...
Page 7 - ... 1651; SUSANNA, 24 April, 1653; SARAH, 4 June, 1655 ; JOHN, 10 Dec. 1656; MARTHA, 16 Feb'y, 1658, died 14 June 1659; SAMUEL, latter end of MAY, 1660, died 1 Dec. 1660 ; JONATHAN, 18 Jan'y, 1662, died 3 July, 1664; NATHANIEL, 30 June, 1664; MOSES, 20 May, 1667. The mother died at Lynn, 7 Feb'y, 1682. In 1692, it was
Page 4 - ... about two hundred years ago. To them they are respectfully offered, as containing some account of their ancestry , and collateral kindred, which may be interesting to most of them, and which they might not otherwise have obtained. The town and church records of Lynn, Framingham, Hopkinton, Holliston and Sherburne, and the Registries of Probate, and of Deeds, at Cambridge, have been principally relied on. And much assistance has been derived by comparing these with the recollections of aged persons,...
Page 7 - Trav. Vol. 3, pp. 307 and 313.) In my researches I have not discovered any appearance of connexion, or even acquaintance, between the different branches. Little is known of the situation and character of Richard Haven, and nothing of his origin. There is a deed of 13 June, 1681, from John Wastol, of Saybrook, Conn, to the children of his
Page 21 - ... of the late Abraham B., Esq. of Cambridge. He was ordained over the 3d church in Reading in 1770, anc1 died 7 May, 1782, aged 39. His wife died 10 June, 1776, aged 21. The following is an extract from the inscription on his tomb-stone, at Reading, written by the Rev. Dr. Cummings of Billerica : — "A genius, unfettered by bigotry, improved by study, ennobled by religion and by an evangelical temper, and enlarged by the most diffusive benevolence, has taken its flight to its native country.
Page 27 - Haven, Esq. of Boston, who is her mother's 4th cousin. MEHITABEL MARSHALL4, sister of the above, married RICHARD SEARS, (late Hon. Mr. Sears of Chatham), 25 Nov. 1778, and is now living his widow, aged 85. By him she had 1. SALLY, who married REV. ISAAC BRIGGS of Boxford (Brown Univ. 1795), and had Charles M. of Boston ; Mary, now widow of Gilman Prichard of Boston ; Richard, who died in South America; and George, a ship master.

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