Samuel Davis, of Oxford, Mass., and Joseph Davis, of Dudley, Mass., and Their Descendants

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George L. Davis, 1884 - 610 pages
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Page 101 - Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston. He was also active in Masonry.
Page 3 - ... bodys, only my wive's parte reserved, if she live : my wife paying all charges of my buriall, performing my will in every poynte as I have set downe, my will is she shall injoy and be my full and lawfull executrix [of] all my goods, chattels, moveables, debbts, or whatsoever is mine in all the worlde. This is my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have set to my hand January the third, 1613. By me, ALLEX. COOKE.
Page 178 - NRA, a member of the board of governors of the New York Stock Exchange, and the Investment Bankers Association of America.
Page 10 - French Revolution and the late war; when Mr. Ellis, whose principles and disposition equally led him to disapprove of the French rulers, joined with the Duke of Portland and Mr. Burke in giving countenance to the system of Administration. He was however now too far advanced in years to take an active part in the politics of...
Page 190 - Corporation for the Relief of Widows and Children of deceased Clergymen of the Protestant Episcopal Church, have a fund amounting to about $60,000, and but one family who are annuitants.
Page 521 - The following entry is found in the journal of the Massachusetts Council, Feb. 7, 1776: "In the House of Representatives: The house made choice by ballot of the following gentlemen for field officers of the Fifth Regiment of Militia, in the county of Worcester, viz. : "Jonathan Holman of Sutton, Colonel, Daniel Plympton, Lieut. Colonel, William Learned of Oxford, First Major, Jacob Davis of Charlton, 2nd Major. 'In council: Head and concurred.
Page 8 - In 1735 he was chosen deacon of the church, which office he held until his death. In 1742 and 1747 he was elected representative to the Legislature. In 1744 the town took action upon the most important undertaking of the first century of its history — the building of a large, and, for the times, expensive meeting-house. Of a committee to consider dimensions and cost, and to order materials and to fix the prices of all labor and materials, he was the chairman. In this house after its completion...
Page 274 - How seldom is it that a pastor can be associated intimately with one standing in his relation, and so long, and be able to recall no word that was unkind, no act that was disrespectful, no emotion that was un-Christian, and no look that was cold. And yet there was no want of manly independence, and...

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