A Genealogy of the Descendants of Richard Porter, who Settled at Weymouth, Mass., 1635, and Allied Families: Also, Some Account of the Descendants of John Porter, who Settled at Hingham, Mass., 1635, and Salem (Danvers) Mass., 1644

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Burr & Robinson, printers, 1878 - 343 strani

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Stran 41 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Alden, 2nd, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the day and year above written.
Stran 330 - ... because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before me ; I also have heard thee, saith the Lord.
Stran 41 - Executors by me in any wise before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I do hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty-fourth of October, in the Year of Our Lord.
Stran 275 - ... his dwelling; she ran to meet him, but only reached him as he expired on their threshold. Caleb Harrington, who had gone into the meeting-house for powder, was shot as he came out. Samuel Hadley and John Brown were pursued, and killed after they had left the green. Asahel Porter, of Woburn, who had been taken prisoner by the British on the march, endeavoring to escape, was shot within a few rods of the common.
Stran 227 - God that gave it and my body I commit to ye earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors...
Stran 11 - Charges be well and truly paid in convenient time after my decease by my Executrix hereafter named Item I...
Stran 241 - my dear son John, we have reason to fear and believe, was lost in a cartel from Halifax to Boston, having been taken prisoner by the British in the armed ship 'Starks' in 1781 and sailed in the cartel from Halifax in December, 1801, for Boston, and never has been heard of.
Stran 83 - Pioneer-Prus. 293 left his lost patient and led his horse to the embankment that protected the woods. He was startled by Indians dashing by him within ten feet. They were rushing along the foot of the little bluff. Their aim was so directed in the line of the flying battalion that Porter's presence was unnoticed. He was unarmed, and his powerful black horse reared and plunged as if he was mad. Porter saw the fate that was in the immediate future if that horse escaped before he was on his back. He...
Stran 46 - Mr. Norton retained his mental and physical powers to a remarkable degree until past the age of 90. For the last year or two he spent most of his time during the day reading, and without glasses, which he never used, with the exception of a short time, and then laid them aside as useless.
Stran 11 - God to call me home, do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following First and principally I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God...

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