Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts: With a History of Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 1
Ellery Bicknell Crane
Lewis Publishing Company, 1907 - Worcester County (Mass.)
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Abigail aged April 19 April 20 August 23 baptized Benjamin born April born August born December born February born in Worcester born January born July born June born March born November born October born September Boston brother Captain cester Charles child church chusetts Colonel Company Connecticut Daniel daugh daughter David Deacon December 16 December 25 died April died August died December died February died January died July died June died March died October died September died young Ebenezer Edward Eliza farm father February 22 George graduated Green Hampshire Hannah Harvard Henry James January 16 January 29 John Jonathan Joseph Lancaster land lived Lydia March 13 March 25 married Mary married second Martha Massa Massachu Massachusetts Nathaniel November 25 October 22 Putnam resided ried Samuel September 17 settled street Thomas town Vermont Warren Washburn Watertown widow wife William Worcester County
Page 216 - We the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets and Armies against the United American COLONIES.
Page 38 - ... anecdotes. What is more striking, we find that when one James Brown, of Swanzey, brought him a letter from Plymouth, just before hostilities commenced, and the young warriors were upon the point of killing him, Philip interfered and prevented it, saying, that "his father had charged him to show kindness to Mr. Brown." Accordingly, it is recorded in Hubbard, that a little before his death, the old sachem had visited Mr. Brown, who lived not far from Montaup, and earnestly desired that the love...
Page 183 - The design of the normal schools is strictly professional ; that is, to prepare, in the best possible manner, the pupils for the work of organizing, governing and teaching the public schools of the Commonwealth.
Page 28 - Green was a member of the New York Historical Society, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, and many other societies devoted to geography, history, the fine arts, science and philanthropy.
Page 114 - At a Great and General Court or Assembly for his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England begun and held at Boston, upon Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May 1755, being convened by his Majesty's Writts.
Page 301 - I was persecuted in the land of my father's sepulchres, for not bowing at the name of Jesus, and observing other ceremonies in religion, forced upon me, at the instance of Bishop Wren, of Norwich, and his chancellor Dr. Corbet, whose violent measures troubled me in the Bishop's Court, and returned me into the High Commissioner's Court.
Page 64 - Sarah was born here; he lived a very religious and godly life among us, and fell into a consumption to which he had, a long time, been inclined; He lay near a yeare sick, in all which time his faith, patience & Godliness & Contentation So Shined that Christ was much glorified in him...
Page 301 - Sep' 1636 ; being by tempests tossed up and down the seas till the Christmas following ; then veering about to Plymouth in Old England ; in which time I met with many sore afflictions. Leaving the ship, I went down to Yarmouth, in Norfolk county, whence'I shipped myself and family, to come to New England ; sailed 15th April, 1637, and arrived three days before midsummer, with my wife, nine children, and a servant.
Page 292 - Cary accepted, between whom a cruel encounter and a long and doubtful combat was waged in Smithfield, London. But at length this noble champion vanquished the presumptuous Aragonois, for which King Henry V. restored unto him a good part of his father's lands, which, for his loyalty to Richard II., he had been deprived by Henry IV., and authorized him to bear the arms of the Knight of Aragon, which the noble posterity continue to wear unto this day...
Page 240 - America in the fall of 1635 or early in 1636, and remained at Dorchester or Roxbury, making the acquaintance there of William Pynchon and others who were considering a plan of settlement in the Connecticut valley. At any rate he was with Pynchon and his associates on May...