A Porter Pedigree: Being an Account of the Ancestry and Descendants of Samuel and Martha (Perley) Porter of Chester, N.H., who Were Descendants of John Porter, of Salem, Mass., and of Allan Perley, of Ipswich, Mass
John Porter was born in England about 1596 and immigrated in 1637 to Hingham, Massachusetts. In 1643 he moved to Salem Village (now Danvers), Massachusetts. He died in 1676.
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Halaman 19 - ...After the fashion that prevailed a hundred years ago, the most illustrious of Americans felt little interest in his ancestry; but with the keener historic sense and broader scientific outlook of the present day, the importance of such matters is better appreciated. The pedigrees of horses, dogs and fancy pigeons have a value that is quotable in terms of hard cash. Far more important, for the student of human affairs, are the pedigrees of men. By no possible ingenuity of constitution-making or...
Halaman 75 - Bold was the chief, from whom their line they drew, Whose nervous arm the furious bison slew ; The bison, fiercest race of Scotia's breed, Whose bounding course outstripped the red deer's speed. By hunters chafed, encircled on the plain, He frowning shook his yellow lion-mane, Spurned with black hoof in bursting rage the ground.
Halaman 23 - ... walk forth in the time of God's worship to take notice of such as either lye about the meeting house, without attending to the word and ordinances, or that lye at home or in the fields without giving good account thereof, and to take the names of such persons, and to present them to the magistrates, whereby they may be accordingly proceeded against.
Halaman 50 - Legacies and Executors, by me in any way before this Time Named, Willed and bequeathed, Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the day and Year above written.
Halaman 19 - ship, vent on energetically to remark that, could he "ever suppose that family pride were any way excusable, [he] should think a descent from a line of virtuous, independent New England farmers for a hundred and sixty years was a better foundation for it than a descent through royal or noble scoundrels ever since the flood.
Halaman 26 - God that gave it and my body I commit to ye earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors...
Halaman 88 - Iflnds att Carswell in Marshfield after my wifes decease. Item I give unto John Paybody the son of William my lott of land att the new plantation Item. I give and bequeath all the rest of my goods that are knowne to be mine leaving a Dead unto my wife Isabell Paybody whom I make my sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament Memorandum All these legaises before sett down are to be payed by William Paybody my youngest son when they shall be demanded.