The Driver Family: A Genealogical Memoir of the Descendants of Robert and Phebe Driver, of Lynn, Mass. With an Appendix, Containing Twenty-three Allied Families. 1592-1887
author, 1889 - Lynn (Mass.) - 531 pages
Robert Driver was born in England, ca. 1592. He and his wife, Phebe, immigrated to America and settled at Lynn, Massachusetts, ca. 1630. They were the parents of five children, born ca. 1631-ca. 1637. Descendants lived in Massachusetts and elsewhere.
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Abigail acres aged Appendix April 15 Archer Babbidge bapt Beckford Benjamin Beverly born April born Aug born Dec born Feb born in Salem born Jan born July born June born March born md born Nov born Oct born Sept Boston Bray brother Buswell Capt Children Church of Salem Daland Daniel daughter Derby died April died Aug died Dec died Feb died in Salem died July died June died March died Oct died Sept Driver Family Dyve Edward Elizabeth England Essex father Flint George Hannah heirs Henry Herrick Ipswich Ives James John John Driver Jonathan Joseph Metcalf July 13 July 27 June 15 June 27 Kimball Kimball4 land living in 1885 Lydia Lynn March 17 March 20 marriage married second Martha Mary Mass Nathaniel Richard Richard Kimball Robert Driver Robert Potter Samuel Sarah Sarah Bray Stephen Driver Susanna Thomas Metcalfe town unmarried widow
Page ii - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise: So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Page 326 - Executors nothing doubting but at the general Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me...
Page 326 - Testament; that is to Say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it, and my Body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executors, Nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I Shall receive the Same again by the mighty Power of God.
Page 326 - Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my Last Will & testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal...
Page 30 - Moreover, I do solemnly bind myself, in the sight of God, that, when I shall be called to give my voice touching any such matter of th,is state wherein freemen are to deal, I will give my vote and suffrage as I shall judge in mine own conscience may best conduce and tend to the public weal of the body, without respect of persons or favor of any man. So help me God, in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Page 30 - I, AB, being by God's providence an inhabitant and freeman within the jurisdiction of this Commonwealth, do freely acknowledge myself to be subject to the Government thereof, and, therefore do here swear by the great and dreadful name of the Everlasting God, that I will be true and faithful to the same...
Page 132 - ... distance, full into the bows of our van ships. It was received in silence: the men on board every ship were employed aloft in furling sails, and below in tending the braces and making ready for anchoring.
Page 308 - Ericks, who derive their lineage from Erick the forester, a great commander, who raised an army to oppose the invasion of William the Conqueror, by whom he was vanquished, but afterward employed to command that prince's forces ; and in his old age retired to his house in Leicestershire, where his family hath continued ever since, but declining every age, and are now in the condition of very private gentlemen.
Page 141 - England, and having not changed their nature in this, between them both they have kept men to their standcr hitherto, almost doubling the price of their commodities according to the rate they were sold for in England, and yet the plenty of leather is beyond what they had there, counting the number of the people ; but the transportation of boots and shoes into forraign parts hath vented all, however.