Ancient Middlesex with brief biographical sketches of the men who have served the country officially since its settlement

 
9781130818345: Ancient Middlesex with brief biographical sketches of the men who have served the country officially since its settlement

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. 1905 Excerpt: ...Middlesex County: still another was Jeremiah, one of the most brilliant men of his day. He died December 14, 1079, aged eighty years. Gov. Richard Bellingham, of Boston, May 17, J 637. He came over in 1634, and became very prominent in public affairs. His mansion was situated on Tremont street, nearly opposite the northerly end of Kings Chapel burying ground. He was Deputy Governor in 1635. and in a heated campaign was elected Governor in K541 by a majority of six votes over John W inthrop. He was re-elected in 10.',4 and again in K,65. In 1064 he was Major-General. He appears to have served thirteen years as Deputy Governor and ten years as Governor, dying in the latter office December 7. 1072. aged eighty years. Captain William Tyng of Boston, May 13, 1640. Came on the ship Xicholas in 1638. He was a very prominent and wealthy merchant of Boston, whose mansion house and gardens occupied the present site of Adams Square, and its immediate vicinity. He was Selectman from 1639 to 1044 and Representative in 163!M0-41-42-43 and '47. He was again elected to represent the town of P.raintree in 1 049-50 and '51. He died January 18, 1052. Hon. Richard Russell, of Charlcstown, November 13, 1644. He was born in Hereford, England, in 1611, and came over in 1040. Like his predecessor in office he became a very successful merchant, whose position and character was of the highest order. He was First Lieutenant of A. H. A. Company, Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1047-48-54-50 and '58. and an Assistant from 1059 to 1076. He died May 15, 1077, aged TREASURERS OF MIDDLESEX COUNTY SINCE 1654. Hon. Thomas Danforth, of Cambridge, 1654 to 1657 i3 years). He was one of the wealthiest and most influential men in the colony. His official career, which was varied and co...

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