Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation Volume 3

Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...and as early as 1673 Bartlett attempted to put up a house on this land and was frustrated by Clark, who pulled down what Bartlett put up, but he was sued and had to pay damages. It was afterwards proved that Clark was the rightful owner of the land in question. About 1688 he built mills at Newton Upper Falls, being the first to build mills on the Charles river within the limits of Newton. His will was dated January 23, 1694-5. His inventory was over 660 pounds. He left land on the river near the saw mill. His widow deeded the homestead and thirty acres of land to her brother, ='illiam Norman. He married (first) Abigail. He probably married (second) Lydia Buckminster. His last wife was Elizabeth Norman, of Boston. Child of first wife: John, born December 11, 1682; children of wife Elizabeth: William, born June 20, 1686, mentioned below; Ann, May 18, 1688; Martha, January II, 1690; Esther, March I, 1692; Hannah, 1693; Moses, June 2o, 1695. (III) William, son of John Clark, was born June 2o, 1686. and died in 1737, at Newton. He deeded to Noah Parker, in I725, seven acres of land bounded west by Charles river and along his (Clark's) land and land of Gershom Beale; also a quarter interest in the sawmill, fulling mill, grist mill, stream and dam at Upper Falls. His dwelling house was burned March 18, 1729. He married, at Newton, February, 1708. Hannah Kee, who died in 1756, aged seventy-eight years. Children: Elizabeth, born August 23, 1709; Norman, February 13, 1711; Sarah, March 26, 1714; William, December 10, 1716, mentioned below; Caleb, October, 1717; Hannah, December 3. 1719; Joanna. (IV)-Villiam (2), son of Villiam (I) Clark, was born at Newton, December 10, 1716. He was a soldier in the revolution. and took part in the battle of...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236775597
  • 9781236775597