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Joseph Towne, the youngest son of William and Joanna Towne, was born in 1639, and married Phebe, daughter of Deacon Thomas Perkins of Topsfield. He accompanied his father in his removalfrom Salem to Topsfield, was made a freeman March 22, 1690, was a member of the church at the latter place and died 1718, aged 74. - The History of Bristol Massachusets with Biographical Sketches of Many of its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Duane Hamilton Hurd 1883. 
Towne, Joseph (I1471)
 
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Served in the American Revolution as follows: Holman, Solomon, Lancaster. Corporal, Capt. Ephraim Richardson's company, Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos 13 days. Capt. John White's company which marched to Bennington on alarm 28 July 1777, and served one month eight days under Col. Job Cushing.
- Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Vol 8, p. 158 
Holman, Solomon (I173)
 
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Notes: Revolutionary War service: Holman, Samuel, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Daniel Robbinss co., Col. Asa Whitcombs regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; returned April 28, 1775; service, 11 days; company made up from 2d and 13th cos. in said regiment. - Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols., Vol.8, p.157 
Holman, Samuel (I185)
 
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THE DONALD CAMERON FAMILY
This Donald Cameron was descended from Lochiel, and had several of the earmarks of his renowned ancestor. He settled down on a farm in Judique and was an early immigrant to that district. He was married to Mary Maclnnes, daughter of Robert the Mason, with issue: Duncan (died at age of 18 years) Angus, John, (two boys who died in infancy) Sarah, who was married to Donald MacDougall of Judique Intervale; Isabel, married to John MacDonald (Retland); Nancy, married to Stephen Gillis; Jane, married to Angus MacDonald; Flora married to Hugh MacLean; Jane married to Donald MacDonald, and Mary who died unmarried.
- History of Inverness County Nova Scotia, MacDougall, 1922

Donald Cameron, descended from the West Highland Clan Cameron, Lochiel branch. Born in Scotland, probably Lochaber. 
Cameron, Donald (I2454)
 
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THE MacINNES FAMILY.
In Scotland of old this family name was written and used without the "Mac". The name we now write as Robert Maclnnes would have been written in earlier Scotland as Robert Innes. We presume this was the chief difficulty in proving the rights of this family of Judique to a vast estate left in Scotland to the heirs and next of kin of one Jane Innes.
It would appear that none of that name without the Mac can now be found in Scotland to claim that large legacy, and that the development of the prefix "Mac" is a disqualification for such of the family as have come to America. Hence, the large estate of Innes has to wait, nay grow, and go a-begging for claimants who know their own name. The case is a painful comment on the misfortune of not preserving family names and records.
Some years ago we saw an official statement anent the Innes Estate, a portion of which was then valued at more than Eight Thousand Pounds sterling. We have a strong moral conviction that the true and lawful heirs to that estate are the MacInnes family of Judique: but, as at present advised, we have not the positive legal proof. We believe the Government of the Province would do well to appoint a strong and reliable Commission to trace out the history of this family in Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island and Scotland, in connection with the above estate. According to certain documents which we have read, the direct heir of Jane Innes was one Robert Innes. Who is or was this Robert Innes?
About the year 1800 Robert MacInnes came, with his family, to Judique, where he settled down permanently. For a considerable period of years, just before coming to Judique, Mr. MacInnes had lived and worked at his trade (that of a stone mason) in Prince Edward Island. We think he came to yonder Island in 1772, in the ship A!exander, with a large body of Highlanders brought out hither by Captain John MacDonald, Lord of Glenaladale. He was married to Mary MacEachern, sister to Aeneas MacEachern who afterwards became a Catholic Bishop, with jurisdiction over Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton Island, and Nova Scotia. Two sisters and a brother of Mrs. Maclnnes also settled in Judique. They were Mrs. ZAllan Ban MacK Donnell, Mrs. Michael MacDonald, and Ewen MacEachern elsewhere referred to. The family of Robert Maclnnes by his wife Mary MacEachern consisted of three sons and nine daughters, namely: Alexander, Donald, Robert, Margaret, Mary, Cecily, Isabel, Elizabeth, Jane, Catherine, Mary and Ann.
Alexander (Alisdair Mac Rob) was married to Mary MacEachern of Creignish, and had the following sons and daughters: Hugh, Angus, Robert, Alexander, John, Allan, Charles, Cecily, Mary, Jessie and Flora.
Donald (son of Robert Sr.) was married to Mary Cameron, by whom he had: Charles, Robert, and several daughters.
Rob's daughters were married as follows: Margaret to John MacEachern of Creignish; Mary to Donald Cameron of Rear Judique; Cecily to Alexander MacDonald of East Bay; Isabel to John MacDonald of Little Mabou; Elizabeth to Angus MacDougall of Rear Judique Intervale; Jane to Wm. Sutherland of Little Mabou; Catherine to a MacDonald of Mabou Harbor; Mary (Jr.) was also married at East Bay; and Ann lived out her life on the homestead unmarried.
Robert, son of Alexander, was married to Rebecca Cameron with issue: Alexander, Robert, Allan, Mary, Cecily, Flora, Jessie and Mary.
John, son of Alexander, was married to Catherine Innis and had Alexander, Allan, and Mary. Charles was married to Flora MacLean with issue: Alexander, Allan and Mary.
Alexander, Rob Gow's son, was married to Jessie MacDonald of Port Hastings and had Robert, Duncan, Kate, Ann, Jane, and Mary Jane.
Allan was married to a Miss McInnis of Rear Judique with issue: Robert, Rebecca and Catherine.
Mary married Duncan MacEachern Rear Banks, Flora married Angus Cameron, West Lake Ainslie; Catherine, Hugh Gillis, Port Hood Mines; Jessie married John J. Daly, New York- and Mary married Angus R. MacDougall of Port Hood.
Duncan MacInnes married Martha Livingstone of Little Judique and his children are the sixth generation living successively on the one farm for more than a century.
- https://www.electricscotland.com/canada/inverness/chapter17.htm 
MacInnes, Robert (I2380)
 
6 Jonathan Carver was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on April 13, 1710. Little is known about his life until he joined the colonial militia in 1755 during the French and Indian War. Much of his time in the militia was spent at forts along the frontier. When he mustered out after eight years, Carver held the rank of Captain. By this time, he was 53 years old. With western lands opening up, Carver bought books on cartography and surveying so that he would be able to make maps of the new frontier.
Captain Carver’s opportunity to explore the expanded frontier materialized in 1766 when a party was organized to map part of the new land and find a western water route which flowed to the Pacific Ocean. Carver was charged with documenting geography as well as the number and location of Indians. He was also told to describe the trade posts that they encountered along the way.
Carver spent the winter of 1767 around Saint Anthony Falls and along the Minnesota River. When the rest of the party joined him that spring, they began to explore the area but quickly ran out of supplies and were forced to turn back. During the rest of 1767 and early 1768, Carver spent much of his time at the frontier Fort Michilimackinac in Michigan where he worked on his journals documenting their exploration. He then traveled to London where he found an editor to liven up his journals for wide-spread publication.
Carver’s book, Travels through the Interior Parts of North America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768 was published in 1778 and immediately found critical acclaim. Unfortunately, the book’s profits did not come soon enough for Carver. He died destitute in 1780.
By 1789 praise for the book had faded and many were questioning the validity of Carver’s exploration claims and accused him of plagiarizing the work of other explorers. The controversy was heightened when Carver’s descendants claimed that two Dakotah chiefs had deeded the Captain thousands of acres of land in what is now southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Many, including the federal government, saw this claim as fraudulent and it has never been treated as valid.
The controversy over Travels persisted until the original journals documenting his explorations were discovered at the British Museum in the early 1900s. The journals helped prove that his book’s inaccuracies and plagiarism were based on the work of Carver’s editor, not Carver. And while the validity of his land claim has never been fully resolved to the satisfaction of his descendants, Jonathan Carver’s work as an explorer has been exonerated by most historians. - unknown

From HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF SUNDERLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MONTAGUE & LEVERETT
By John Montague Smith (1899)

CARVER, JONATHAN, from Canterbury, Ct., doubtless descended from Robert Carver (believed to be the grand nephew of John Carver, financier of the Mayflower expedition and first Governor of The Plymouth Colony), who settled in what is now Marshfield, sometime prior to 1636. He married 1746, in Canterbury, Ct., Abigail, daughter of Nathaniel and Phebe (Sevine) Robbins; lived in Montague, perhaps also in Northfield; soldier in the last French and Indian war, and narrowly escaped with his life at the massacre of Fort William Henry; afterwards Captain. In June, 1766, at his own cost and risk, he undertook a journey into the vast territory acquired by Great Britain at the establishment of peace in 1763. "What I had chiefly in view," he says, after gaining a knowledge of the manners customs, languages, soil and natural productions of the different nations that inhabit the back of the Mississippi, was to ascertain the breadth of that vast continent which extends from the Atlantic to Pacific ocean, in its broadest part, between 43 and 46 degrees, northern latitude. Had I been able to accomplish this, I intended to have proposed to government to establish a post in some of those parts about the Straits of Annian, which having been first discovered by Sir Francis Drake, of course belong to the English." The straits of Annian are not known by that name at the present day, but Seattle and Tacoma now flourish in the region where Carver would have established his post. However, the head waters of the Mississippi was the remotest region which he reached. He was everywhere hospitably received by the natives; was five months with the Nandowissies, who made him a chief. But few of them had ever before seen a white man. He arrived at Boston on his return journey, Oct., 1768, and the next year went to London, where he published his book of travels, of which there have been about 20 editions. He entered into a project with Richard Whitworth, Esq., a man of means, to equip an expedition to carry out his original intention and not only that, but to find a passage from the Pacific to Hudson's Bay (The elusive Northwest Passage. King George II was offering a reward of 100,000 Pounds Sterling for its discovery). They were to have erected a fort at Lake Pepin by which to hold the new possessions and open them up to development, but the commencement of the Revolution thwarted their plans.He recognized the value of this section of country, which later explorers pronounced a barren region, incapable of sustaining a large population.

He started on his expedition, from Boston in June, 1766. He travelled in all as much as 7000 miles, by canoe along the shores of the Great lakes alone with one guide, and explored much of the territory in the present State of Minnesota. He spent some time with the Indians, and as a reward for negotiating a peace treaty between them, received from two of their chiefs a deed to 12,000 acres of land on the Mississippi, east of Lake Pepin and the Falls of St. Anthony. (This account is largely thought to have been a fraud or a myth, perpetrated to generate income, but for nearly 50 years a large tract of land appeared on maps of the U.S. designated as "Carver's Tract", and areas of Minnesota still bear his name. See "The Journals of Jonathan Carver" by John Parker, Minnesota Press, for a studied treatment of this issue. ISBN 0-87351-099-2) He returned to Boston in October, 1768, and, having spent his entire fortune in carrying out his explorations, he sailed the next year for England, where he petitioned the Government for a reward for his services. He received nothing, except permission to publish his journal and charts. In 1778 the first edition of his book appeared in London, under the title, "Three Years' Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North America." For this he received nothing except his expenses, and less than two years later he died in poverty. After his death the book had a large sale, and before the close of the century eight editions had been published.

 
Carver, Jonathan (I237)
 
7 "During the years of the active business life of Dr. John Lemaire in Charles County and of Thomas and Peter Lamar in Calvert County, which then adjoined Charles County, a number of public records in Charles County make mention of John Lamarr. The name is spelled in a number of different ways, but always pronunciation would be the same as that of Thomas and Peter Lamar, and rather different than that of Dr. John Lemaire. In view of the imperfect and incomplete condition of the public records of Charles County at that time it is impossible to determine whether in fact these records refer to a different man than the physician, for there are a few instances in documents other than those herein mentioned where the spelling is used both ways in the same document. The facts which may indicate that the third brother of Thomas and Peter Lamar lived in Charles County are not at all conclusive but are as follows:
In 1675 John Lemarr was a beneficiary under the last will and testament of Giles Cole who was mortally wounded in a battle with the 'Northern Indians.' Other beneficiaries under the will were Henry Hawkins, Thomas Hawkins, Eliza Hawkins and John Hawkins, Jr. Henry and John Hawkins later moved to Queen Anne county, across Chesapeake Bay, where they became the owners of 'Hawkins Charcolia,' a plantation which was later sold to Charles Lemar, who in turn was apparently related to the children of Peter Lamar. [MD Calendar of Wills, V. 1, p. 110] Furthermore, Charles County Judgment Record Index, Liber WC, at pages 666 and 701 makes mention of a suit brought by Lemarre against Wheeler, while page 785 mentions a suit brought by John Lamarr against James Wheeler. It is to be noted that the Wheeler family also moved to Queen Anne County, where one of the sons of Charles Lemar, above mentioned, married Mary Wheeler in 1733. In Will Book, Vol. 4, at page 160, Charles County records, the will of Edward Gale appears. It bears date of February 1, 1685, and was witnessed by J. lemare. Court Records Book P, at page 54 mentions a suit brought by John Lemar against Francis Hemersley. Maryland Archives, Vol. 7, page 249, refers to an act passed by the Legislative Assembly ordering payment of 1,500 pounds of tobacco to John Lamarr in compliance with a former act 'paying the assessment of the Public charge of the Province for services or money due.' A resurvey of 'Love Plantation' in Charles County was ordered and the record shows this plantation was owned by John Lemare."
Lemar mention that prior to 15 Jan 1677, a Jane Lemarr had arrived in the colony as evidenced by the bonus land application of Capt. John Bull. He did not know the relationship but thought that she might have been the wife of John Lamarr or a sister to Thomas, Peter, and John. Maybe she is the Jane Simmons that you mention above and was the wife of John. The only other record he found was in Calvert Papers Number 882 at page 64 and Rent Rolls, Land Records of Calvert County at page 73, which show a "widow Delamarre" as owner of 100 acres of land in Calvert County known as "Lowrys Reserve" plantation. Record shows that her ownership was sometime betwen 1651 and 1723. He goes on to say that no record has ever been found that Peter Lamar ever owned a tract of land with this name and that this could not be the wife of Dr. John Lemaire as she was a resident of Charles County and died a few days after becoming a widow. Thomas Lamar did not die until 1712 and was in Prince George County. So he believed that this reference may have been to the wife and widow of John Lamarr.
He then goes on to show how he believes Charle Lemar, a possible son of this John, was related to the daughters of Peter Lamar. One of the daughters, some years after the death of her father, made her home with Charles Lemar and his wife in Queen Anne County.
Wife was possibly Jane SIMMONS per Col. Donald M. Fehlings. Mary SIMMONS left a legacy to her grandson, Charles (II) who would have probably been about 2 in 1712 when the will was made in Charles County. 
Lemar, John (I3151)
 
8 "George (1) Ricker and his younger brother Maturin (2) as previously indicated from fairly well authenticated family tradition came from The Isle of Jersey, an island about twenty miles off the coast of that part of France formerly called Normandy, but ruled by the English Crown. The exact year and point of emigration is unknown. The nearest principal English points of departure of emigrants at that time were Cowes, Plymouth, Falmouth, Portsmouth and Southhampton,. Many settlements in this country were named after the places from which the emigrants came. the earliest record books of Dover, New Hampshire to which George and Maturin came are lost, The earliest begins with 1 October 1647. It is known however, that Edward Hilton, William Hilton and Thomas Roberts, and perhaps others with their families were there as early as the Spring of 1623. Others have not been recorded until 1631. Captain Thomas Wiggins, the first govenor of Cocheco, went to England in 1632 and returned in 1633 with a large accession to the colony. Dover was incorporated in 1641. A fort was ordered constructed by a Mr. Coffin on Dover Neck at the Selectman's meeting 4 and 5 September 1667 to be 100 feet square, with sconses 16 feet square, all timber 12 inches thick with walls 5 feet high. the Selectmen were to pay him 100 pounds, in days worked at 2 shillings sixpence (about 60 cents) each day. The mound where this fort surrounded the meeting house could be seen in 1851.
George Ricker first appeard at Dover, New Hampshire, as far as records show, in 1670. He is first taxed in 1672. Unverified family tradition says that he came over with Parson Rayner and at his expense and that after paying the Parson his next earnings went to bring his younger brother Maturin over. Maturin was not taxed in 1672 and the next lists are lost. Parson Raynor, born at Gildersome, County York, England came to Plymouth Massachusetts in 1665 on the ship Coplin Chapel with Johathan Mitchel, Richard Matthew, Richard Dinton, Peter Proder, Michael Wigglesworth, and 100 other passengers from around Harfordshire, England. Parson Raynor was chosen teacher at Plymouth and lands were granted him 6 February, 1636. He left Plymouth for Boston in 1655. He was called to Dover, NH where he died 21 February, 1669. His will, proved at Exeter, NH mentions his lands in Gildersome Parish of Ratley, County York, England. It would therefore seem from this that family tradition on our Ricker ancestors arriving with Parson Rayner was in error unless he made other trips and they came over before he died.
In Dover, New Hampshire tax list of 1670 the name of George (1) is given as RICKER as it is called on a petition signed by both George and Maturin in 1689, but in this they did not sign their own names, making their mark (X) instead. The first available actual signatures of either is of George on 18 May, 1697 on an inventory of the estate of Nicholas Otis, who was killed by the Indians on 26 July, 1696, at a time when there was open hostility, in which he spells his name RICARD. In one sentence in Pike's journal it was spelled RICCAR, but it was only a very short time before all of them adopted the present spelling.
The first real Indian war at Dover resulted in the destruction of the garrison and burning of the old fort commanded by Major Waldron. Fighting began on the morning of 18 June, 1689. This fighting continued for five years. The Waldron Garrison stood on Second Street in the rear of Morrill's Block and opposite the Court House.
George and Maturin were both killed by the Indians on 4 June, 1706. George was killed while running up the lane near Heard's Garrison which stood in the garden of the late Friend Bangs. The lane was the crossroad at the Southern base of Garrison Hill. Maturin was killed in his field and his little son Noah was carried away. With them and killed were Mary Jones, Richard Otis, Anthony Rounder, Experience Heard, Nicholas Otis and a Mr. Evans, probably the father of Eleanor, wife of George. Mr. Evans was burned to death in his barn. A young George Evans was chased by the Indians, was captured and died soon after.
Most of the early information on the Dover, New Hampshire Ricker's has been obtained from the Journal of Rev. John Pike, Minister at Dover.
George and Maturin were buried in a cemetery on ground that was owned in 1908 by Andrew Rollins and who sold it to C.L. Howe. In 1914 it was owned by a Greek. Andrew Rollins states that the ground was purchased about 1827 by William Rollins from Paul Ricker, great grandson of the first George Ricker. The locations of the graves were supplied to Dr. John Ham by Lydia Ricker who lived on Washington St., Dover, NH and died in 1881, age 65 years. She was the daughter of Nicholas (4). Only two stones could be located in the above cemetery in 1914. One was Lydia, wife of Otis Balser, who died 17 January 1757 at the age of 23 years and the other marked S.B. 1757.
Other extremely valuable data was furnished by Rebecca (360) Ricker, daughter of Moses (3) of Lebanon, Maine who died in 1879 at the age of 96 years; and George D. Ricker, son of Paul (4). His father Paul was most interested in the family History and contributed many valuable records. George W. Ricker (6), son of Jacob (5), an Apothecary of Boston, contributed the first notes on the family in 1851." - Ricker Genealogy Vol. I and II. found at the Springvale Maine Library. 
Ricker, George (I4454)
 
9 "Goodman Richard Gale" came to the house of Henry and Mehitable Spring to ask their "goodwill to make a match between our daughter Elizabeth and his son John. He promised to give his son John half his farm" (E.C. Gale) Gale, John H. (I138)
 
10 "Lieut. Isaac BUCK, Blacksmith was a brother of John, and was in Scituate before 1647. He purchased the house of Jeremiah BURROUGHS, which had been that of Resolved WHITE at Belle house neck. In 1660, he built a house near the Harbour, on the Buck field, so called even now. The house of Anthony WATERMAN, lately deceased, occupies the spot. He was a very useful man, often engaged in publick business, and the Clerk of the Town for many years. He was a Lieut. in Philip's War, and repulsed the Indians with great bravery from Scituate in March 1676. He died intestate 1695. Commissioners divided his estate as follows: "To Frances the widow the house in which she now lives. To Thomas, the land where his house stands. To the heirs of the second son James, & c. To Joseph - to Jonathan and Benjamin, (sons of Lieut. B.) To Elizabeth, wife of Robert WHITCOMB To Mehitabel, wife of Stephen CHITTENDEN To Ruth, wife of Joseph GARRETT, and Deborah wife of Henry MERRITT."Beside these children there is a son Isaac amongst the baptisms: but he may have died early. A son John is also incidentally mentioned in other records. He left a son Dea. Isaac, who was the last of the name in Scituate. He lived at the northeast of Hoop-pole hill, thirty rods south of late Judge Nathan CUSHINGS's residence. He deceased more than seventy-five years since." - History of Scituate, Massachusetts, From It's First Settlement to 1831
The colony's soldiers were rewarded with land, as had been promised by the court. On 10 March 1675/76 the court observed that soldiers sent out on the first expedition had been promised money or land, and, there being no money, certain tracts of land valued at £1,000 would be given them. On 21 July 1676 a list of names of twelve men from Scituate was approved by the Council of War to receive lands ranging in value from £21 for William Hatch to £10 for Lt. Isaac Buck." - Plymouth Colony: Its History and People 1620-1691
"Isaac BUCK was a Representative in the Town of Scituate in 1663, 1664, 1665. He was a Selectman in 1668, 1677, 1678, 1679, 1680 and the Town Clerk from 1674 to 1677." - Civil, military and professional lists of Plymouth and Rhode Island colonies: 1621-1700 
Buck, Lieut. Isaac (I3702)
 
11 "On the other side of the road from Willcutt's saw-mill, in 1810 was a flax-dressing mill, owned and run by Noah and Irani Packard. About 1816, Reuben Hamlen and Otis Pratt built on the same site a factory for the manufacture of satinets and woolen goods. In 1820 the building which is now the Willcutt mill was removed across the road where it now stands. Mr. Pratt sold his share to Erastus Bates, who moving West in 1834 left Mr. Hamlen to manage the mill alone. After a few years the business was given up." - History of the Town of Plainfield (1891) Pratt, Otis (I2334)
 
12 "Robert Lovell, a husbandman, aged 40, Elizabeth his wife, aged 35, Zaccheus his son, aged 15, Anne his daughter, aged 16, John his son, aged 8, Ellen his daughter, aged 1 year, James his son aged 1 year and Joseph Chickin, his servant, aged 16 years, sailed from Weymouth, in Dorset, on or near 20 Mar. 1634-35, and arrived at Dorchester 7 June, 1635. He was a member of Rev. Joseph Hull's Company, and with the company removed to Weymouth that year. He was made a freeman of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 2 Sep. 1635. he died at Weymouth shortly before 25 June, 1672. Robert Lovell of Weymouth, 'being sicke & weake,' made his will 3 Apr. 1652, and it was probated 25 June, 1672. to his wife he gave the use of his dwelling house and land 'all the time of her Widow hood' and then to his son John 'after my Wives Widowhood,' and four acres that was Carpenters, and three acres bought of Hart, and half the meadow bought of Smith, and half the meadow bought of Hollbrook, and my lot by the Mill, eighteen acres. To son James his great lot of 36 acres and other half of lots given to son John. to his son-in-law Andrew Ford, one heifer. To Ford's eldest son one heifer and to his youngest son one calf. To John Lovell's son my yearling bull. Wife executrix. Witness: Tho: Dyer, Tho: Bayley. Thomas Bayley made oath to it, 25 June, 1672. - History of Weymouth, 1923
Robert Lovell (4) was a member of the company of Rev. Joseph Hull at Weymouth Eng. 28 Mar 1635. They came to Wessaguscs, New England during the following Summer. They renamed it Weymouth in kindly remembrance of the port from which they sailed. He is termed a Husbandman and his age set down at 40 years. He brought with him his servant named Joseph Chicken, aged 16 years. His will was dated the 3 (2) 1652, probated 25 Jun 1672. His will names John and James and Andrew Ford, husband of Ellen. His property extended from the Tide Mill to King Oak Hill in scattered lots, and probably covered the place on the East side of the latter hill which was in aftertimes the homestead of Cpt. Enoch Lovell, the grandfather of Gen. Soloman. - Family Records and Pioneers of Massachusetts
Chapter XV THE COMING OF THE HULL COMPANY. During the summer of 1634, according to a record in the Town Records of Dorchester, "there went out to New England 20 ships, with 2000 planters." (See the Western Antiquary, Vol.6, p.88.) In 1635 Weymouth was numbered among the towns of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The Gorges' claim had now become of no weight, and the Gorges party had transferred this interest to the Province of Maine. Weymouth began to take a prominent part in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In 1635 there came a large addition to the population of Weymouth. This was the Hull Company, already mentioned and a statement made where their names can be found, but it seems best that the list should be given. They came from Weymouth in England, but some of them were from other towns in Dorset and in counties near by.
We now find that the influence of Boston is felt as the center of the Bay State Colony, for permission had to be given to Hull and his company to settle in Wessagusset. Thus on July 8, 1635, the General Court of Boston passed an order giving permission to the Rev. Joseph Hull, with twenty-one families numbering about one hundred persons, to settle at Wessagusset.
The people of this company became prominent in the affairs of Weymouth, and some of their descendants hold that position to-day. In 1870 Mr. H. G. Somerby, who had been making investigations in England, discovered a list of the Hull passengers and sent it to Mr. William L. Appleton of Boston, with the following letter:
LONDON, September, 1870.
My DEAR MR. APPLETON: - Amongst a bundle of miscellaneous manuscripts just turned up in the Public Record Officer I find with other documents relating to New England, the following list of passengers which I have the pleasure of sending to you for publication in the Register.
I remain, yours very truly, H. G. SOMERBY.
Mr. Appleton gave the list to the Register and it was published in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. XXV, pages 13, 14 and 15, January, 1871. -
74 Robert LovelI, husbandman, aged 40 years; 75 Elizabeth Lovell, his wife, aged 35 years; 76 Zachetis Lovell, his son, aged 15 years; 77 Anne Lovell, his daughter, aged 16 years; 78 John Lovell, his son, aged 8 years; 79 Ellyn Lovell, his daughter, aged 1 year; 80 James, his son, aged 1 year; 81 Joseph Chickin, his servant, aged 16 years.
- History of Weymouth Massachusetts [1923] 
Lovell, Robert (I2575)
 
13 "The last will and Testamt of me Peregrine Stanbrough yoeman of or belonging to S/hampton in ye County of Suffolk upon ye Island of Nassau alias Long Island within ye province of N. York as followeth - First - I having given long since my soul to God & Christ do continue ye same & my body to ye grave where I expect its glorious resurrection to life again at ye last day - My estate as followeth - 1. I give to my beloved wife SARAH... 2. I give to my son JOHN Stanbrough & to his heirs forever... 3. I give to my son JAMES Stanbrough & to his heirs forever... 4. I give to my daughter OLIVE... 5. I give to my daughter HANNAH wife to JOHN LUPTON...and after their death I give it to my grandson JOSIAH LUPTON and to his heirs forever. 6. I give to my daughter MARY ye wife of JONATHAN STRICKLAND twelve acres of land lying next to that willed to my son LUPTON provided JONATHAN STRICKLAND pay to my youngest daughter ANNE nine pounds current money of this Province when ANNE comes of age if not six acres of ye twelve to return to ANNE & her heirs forever but if he pay not my wife that forty pounds I willed to her which he is to pay according to his obligation then I give the other six acres to my son JOHN Stanbrough. 7. I give to my daughter SARAH wife of JAMES HERRICKE... 8. I give to EUNICE my daughter... 9. I give to ELIZABETH...10. I give to ANN my youngest daughter...I give to my daughter MARTHA and to her daughter ABIGAIL... I give to my grandson JOSIAH Stanbrough... I give to my grandson DAVID LUPTON... and I give to HANNAH LUPTON's little child SARAH... I give to SARAH HERRICKs child...and to RUTHs child... I constitute my beloved wife Sarah my son John Stanbrough & my son James Stanbrough to be Co. or joint Executors of this my last Will & testamt - I desire my good friends Ebenezer White & Theophilus Howell to be overseers of this my will for ye due performance of ye same for ye ratification & confirmation of this my last Will & Testamt. I do set to my hand & fix my seal this seventeenth of May 1699. By ye tenor of these prsents Know ye that on ye 2d day of Sept Anno Dom. 1702 at ye Manor of St. Georges in ye County of Suffolk before Coll William Smith Judge of ye Prerogative Court in ye sd County was proved and approved ye lst Will & testamt of Peregrine Stanburgh late of S/hampton in ye sd County deceased on ye 15 day of Jan 1701/02." - Complete copy found on pgs. 233-238 Early Long Island Wills of Suffolk County 1691-1703 by William S. Pelletreau, A.M. printed 1897. Stanbrough, Peregrine (I1177)
 
14 "WILLARD ANCESTORS"
ITALY, FRANCE, and ENGLAND
The Willard family is a very old English and Norman family, and before that, Italian family. The Willards descend from Othon, Count Bianchi di Villard of Naples of the year 1230. When Othon died in 1240, the title passed to his brother, Humbert.
The German persecution drove Count Humbert from his home in Italy and he, with Pope Innocent IV, fled to Lyon, France. Humbert died there in 1260. He left two sons and the youngest, also named Humbert, removed to Marseilles. In 1267 Humbert was made a Cardinal by Pope Clement IV. Cardinal Humbert's youngest son, also named Humbert, became the Commander of the Papal Army in 1306, fought in the Crusade, and was with the Knights of St. John in 1309 at the capture of Rhodes.
The oldest son of Count Humbert was named Othon for his grandfather, and it was he who inherited the title. Othon went to Rouen and from there to Caen. In Caen, he no longer used the title and went only by the name of Villard. In 1310 he was suspected of being disloyal to the French Crown, and he fled with his family to England.
In England, "Henri, Count Willard" (Othon) was awarded grants of land in Sussex and Kent by King Edward III. Later King Richard appointed him a Magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant of the five counties. He was also granted a coat of arms described as "Argent a chevron sable between three fish weirs proper five ermine spots." The family motto is Patientia Duris; Endure with strength.
Othon, also known as Henri, Count Willard, was the ancestor of the Willard lines of England. His descendent Richard Willard is the earliest positively identified Willard ancestor of the Stephen line. Richard was a yeoman at Brenchley and was the great grandfather of the American emigrant. Richard's son Symon had two sons, Thomas and Richard. Richard was the father of the emigrant and he lived at Horsemonden, County Kent, England.
- "Willard Genealogy," Charles Henry Pope, 1915 
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50 (except regarding Samuel Owen Russell family from Genealogy and biography of leading families of the city of Baltimore and Baltimore County, Maryland , 1879) WILLIAM L. RUSSELL, station agent at Arlington and postmaster at Station E, was born in Mobile, Ala., October 11, 1857, the son of Samuel Owens [Owen] and Ellen (Owens) [Odom] Russell, also natives of Alabama. Little is known concerning the ancestral history of the Russell family, save the fact that they came to America from England in a very early day. The father of our subject was a large cotton dealer, having mills in both Alabama and Mississippi, and spending the principal years of his life in Alabama, but his last days in Mississippi, where he died in 1870 [1868]. In political views he was an ardent Democrat. From the breaking out of the Civil war until its close he served in the Confederate army. He was a typical southerner, fond of the south and in sympathy with it in every public issue, a genial, hospitable gentleman, who had many warm friends in the locality where he dwelt. The family of Samuel Owens [Owen] Russell consisted of six children, three sons and three daughters, of whom the others besides our subject are named as follows: Allen, who died in childhood; Charles, a railroad man, now living in Mississippi; Jennie, wife of William D. Martin, who is connected with the railroad and lives at Jackson, Tenn.; Ellen, wife of A. B. Chase, of Alabama; and Delphia Anne, who married J. A. Wimbish and resides at Moselle, Miss. At the time of his father´s death our subject was thirteen years of age, and there-after the support of his mother and a younger brother fell upon him, but he was faithful to the trust and affectionately provided for his mother until she passed from earth in 1888. His education, which was limited, was obtained in the schools of Waynesboro, Miss. At the age of fifteen he went to Jackson, Tenn., where he had charge of a large store for his brother-in-law, remaining there for four years. Russell, Samuel Owen (I240)
 

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