Noted Men and Historical Narrations of Ancient Milton

Paperback | May 12, 2012

byAlbert Kendall Teele

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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. 1900 Excerpt: ...of 1668, gave utterance to those notable words:--"God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilderness." It is with William Stoughton that we have to do from this point, and in all land conveyances. Entire accuracy in these statements is rendered impossible from the fact that many sales, in those days, failed of record, leaving the chain often broken. All conveyances hereinafter mentioned are confirmed by record unless otherwise manifest. William Stoughton, before his death, or John Danforth and Elizabeth his wife, after Mr. Stoughton's death, conveyed to Anthony Gulliver fifty-three acres of the eastern section of this tract of 456 acres, 3 quarters, 4 rods, covering a portion of the Col. Russell estate. Anthony Gulliver came to Milton in 1646; he married Eleanor, daughter of ftev. Stephen Kinsley, and resided near Algerine Corner until his removal to the Stoughton land. He had nine children, among whom was Jonathan, born 1659, one of the leading men of his time. He married Theodora, daughter of Rev. Peter Thacher. On this territory the Gulliver family lived for four generations. There were five houses built by the children and grandchildren of Anthony. One, built by John Gulliver, is now standing on Canton avenue near the corner of Col. Russell's eastern entrance; and another, half way up the avenue, now owned by Col. Russell, in which Deacon Cornelius Gulliver lived, and at a later period Widow Babcock. A short distance east of this, over the boundary wall of Col. Russell on the Churchill land, is an old cellar and well, doubtless indicating the home of the ancient Anthony. Deacon Jonathan Gulliver's house was in the open field, midway between the John Gulliver and Robbins houses. Samuel Keys, who married Hannah G...

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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. 1900 Excerpt: ...of 1668, gave utterance to those notable words:--"God sifted a whole nation that he might send choice grain over into this wilde...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217967450

ISBN - 13:9780217967457

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