A Genealogy of the Folsom Family: John Folsom and His Descendants, 1615-1882

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Republican Press Association, 1882 - 297 pages
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Page 233 - God, hoping through the merits, death & passion of my Savior, Jesus Christ, to have full & free pardon & forgiveness of all my sins, & to Inherit everlasting life...
Page 234 - Foulsam have to this my last will & Testament set my hand & seal this twenty fourth day of November Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and fifteen Annoq.
Page 233 - Christ to have free and full pardon, and forgiveness of all my sins, and to inherit everlasting life, and my body, I commit to the earth, to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor, hereafter named.
Page 5 - ON the 26th of April, 1638, the ship " Diligent, of Ipswich," Eng., of 350 tons burden, John Martin, master, set sail from the mouth of the Thames for Massachusetts Bay, having on board nineteen families and six or eight single persons, in all one hundred and thirty-three. Twelve of these families, numbering eighty-four souls, were from old Hingham, the rest from the immediate vicinity; and they had all embarked for the purpose of joining a colony settled in Hingham, Mass., 1633-37 (consisting of...
Page 7 - ... servants, also formed part of the company. The immediate occasion of their departure seems to have been trouble in ecclesiastical matters. Their rector, doubtless with the sympathy and aid of most of those constituting the emigrating party, had pulled down the rails of chancel and altar, and levelled the latter a foot below the church, as it remains to this day. Being prosecuted by Bishop Wren, he left the kingdom, together with his friends — who sold their estates at half their real value...
Page 5 - Hon. George Folsom, in one of the MSS. left by him, says " It arose, upon the adoption of surnames in England, from the town of Foulsham, a village in the county of Norfolk, England [six or eight miles north of Hingham], in which county the family was seated for mauy centuries, possessing estates in fifteen different places.
Page 7 - Gushing), resumed his rectory, and died 1656. Edward Gilman had with others obtained a grant of land eight miles square in a place now called Rehoboth, near the Rhode Island line, in 1641. In 1647 his name is recorded in Ipswich. Soon afterward he went to Exeter, NH, where his sons were already established in business. John Folsom and wife, with their children, followed her father and mother to Exeter, probably not earlier than 1650 ; the first authentic record of their residence in that town being...
Page 9 - prases provincialis" of all England. In all probability he belonged to a family of which the Folsoms are lineal descendants. He was DD of Cambridge, and, according to Pitt, is spoken of in John Bayle's Catalogue of Eminent Writers (p.
Page 11 - XXII. at Rome (1316-34), with whom he corresponded, and some of his letters to whom were published. The first traceable ancestor of John Foulsham is (1) ROGER Foulsham, of Necton, county of Norfolk, Eng., whose will is dated 1534. (2) WILLIAM, his son, married Agnes Smith, alias Foulsham, of Besthorpe, and was father of (3...
Page 233 - Christ to have full and free pp. rdon and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life, and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named, and as touching the...

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