History of the Military Company of the Massachusetts, Now Called the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts; 1637-1888 . .

History of the Military Company of the Massachusetts, Now Called the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts; 1637-1888 . .

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...Hudson (1640), at Taunton, i'n 1671. He was selectman of Boston thirteen years, from 1671 to 1683 inclusive, and was prominent in town affairs for many years. His wife died very suddenly, at a wedding in her own house, Nov. 9, 1682; and he died April 5 following, leaving probably the largest estate in New England. Major-Gen. William Brattle (1729), the son of Rev. William, of Cambridge, was a grandson of Capt. Thomas (1675). Some of the estate of Thomas (1675) was in Brattle Street, for whom that street is named. Andrew Clarke (1675), of Boston, was a son of Thomas Clarke, of Plymouth. He was married and had three children born in Boston; the first was born July 10, 1672, and the third Dec. 8, 1676. In 1677, moved to Harwich. He was elected a town officer, March 12, 1676-7. Joseph Davis (1675), of Boston, --whom Mr. Whitman (1810) wrongfully calls son of Capt. William Davis 1643 and bom in 1645,"--married, May 7, 1662, Elizabeth, daughter of David Saywell (1664), became a freeman in 1666, and appears as one of the founders of the Old South Church in 1669. ' William Gibson (1675), of Boston in 1665, a cordwainer, was admitted to be a freeman in 1677. He held the ofiice of sealer of leather several years, viz., 1665, 1671, 1677, and 1684 to 1690. He was constable in 1678-9, clerk of the market in 1666-7, and tithing-man in 1690. Mr. Savage says he supposes this Gibson is the gifted preacher mentioned by Backus, I., 435. Lieut. William Gibson (1675) was second sergeant of the Artillery Company in 1684. William Greenough (1675), of Boston, shipwright, was bom in England, and became a freeman in 1673. He was captain of one of the Boston companies, and served in King Philip s War in 1676; was first sergeant of the Artillery Company in...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236611624
  • 9781236611628