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From: "Mimi Taylor" <myke2 -at-> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: [MAWORCES] FLAGG - men at Lexington battle and residents of Worcester Inquiry Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 21:17:58 -0400 -----Original Message----- From: Farns10th -at- <Farns10th -at-> To: MAWORCES-L -at- <MAWORCES-L -at-> Date: Thursday, October 14, 1999 5:11 PM Subject: [MAWORCES] FLAGG - men at Lexington battle and residents of Worcester Inquiry >Checking all my resources I found the following leads: > >Subject: FLAGG > >Subject: Worcester, City, MA; seat of Worcester County. >Source: Encyclopedia Americana pub. 1829 > >References: Worcester Free Public Library; Worcester >Historical Library. > >Bibliography: >Reminiscences of Worcester, Worcester 1877 by Caleb A. >Wall; History of Worcester and its People, 4 vols, NY >1919 by Charles Nutt; Old Landmarks and Historic Spots >of Worcester, MA, Worcester 1931 by John P. Spears, The >Story of Worcester, Worcester, 1934 by Albert Farnsworth, >This is Worcester, Worcester 1960 by League of Women >Voters. > >Famous Residents: Elias Howard, Eli Whitney, Erastus >Brigham Bigelow, Gen. Artemus Ward, Patriot, Isaiah >Thomas, Patriot and Painter, George Bancroft, Historian, >Gen. Charles Devens of Civil War fame, Col. Timothy >Bigelow, Patriot, Edward Everett Hale, pastor, Pres. >John Adams. > >History: Two attempts were made to settle the area, be- >ginning in 1673 and permanent settlement was effected >in 1713. The place was first called Quinsigamond and >later renamed Worcester. It became a town in 1722 and >a shire town with its first courthouse in 1731. In 1786 >economic distress caused tax-ridden farmers to join >Daniel Shays in what is called Shays' Rebellion which >prevented the court from sitting at Worcester. > >The canalization of the Blackstone River to Providence, >R.I. in 1828 marked the beginning of Worcester's rapid >industrial development. Immigrant workers came from >southern Ireland and following the Civil War French >Canadians joined the population. At the close of the >19th century there began an influx of many divergent >ethnic groups from the European continent. > 02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC) >Subject: FLAGG >Source: Prescott Memorial > >John Prescott/Mary Platts Line, Lancaster, MA > >p. 104 >Sarah Goodhue b. Mar 1, 1774 dau of Colonel David Good- >hue and his wife, Esther Prescott of Westford, MA > >Sarah Goodhue m. Dec. 24, 1794 Dr. Allen Flagg of Ashby, >MA and had one child: Almira Flagg who m. April 27, 1823 >Joel Balcomb of Ashby, MA. > >p.149 >Benjamin Prescott b. at Westford, MA April 20, 1800 son >of Benjamin Prescott Sr., and wife, Polly Read of West- >ford. > >Benjamin Prescott m. 1834 Mary S. Flagg of New Ipswich, >NH. Residence: Westford, MA where he d. Dec. 1840. Four >children but unlisted. > >p.149 >Charles Prescott brother of Benjamin (above) b. at West- >ford, MA April 17, 1803 m. Feb. 11, 1830 Lucy Ann Flagg >of New Ipswich, NH who was b. Jan 11, 1811. He removed >at an early day to the town of Mason, N.H. where he >spent his days in farming. Besides many offices of trust >which he filled with satisfaction, he represented the >town of Mason in the N. H. Legislature in 1856 and 1857 >He died Nov 11, 1861 > 02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)WRG-Robot 02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC) >Subject: FLAGG >Source: Farnsworth Memorial > >Jonathan Farnsworth/Ruth Shattuck Line, Groton, MA > >p.505 >Frances Ann Farnsworth b. July 17, 1855 dau of Joseph >Abel Farnsworth and wife, Mary A. Balcom of Shirley, MA > >Frances Ann Farnsworth m. July 18, 1874, Willis Flagg. >Record ends. > >Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth >_______________________________________________________ >Subject: FLAGG >Source: Savage Dictionary of First Settlers >FLAGG, ALLEN, Watertown, youngest ch. of Thomas, m. 12 Mar. 1685, Sarah, d. >of John Ball, had Sarah, b. 6 Aug. 1686; Mary; Allen, 9 Feb. 1691; Daniel, 16 >Oct. 1637; Dinah, 1699, d. at 5 yrs.; Mercy, and Deliverance, tw. 13 May >1702; Jonathan, 1 May 1704; and Dinah, Dec. 1709; and d. 1711. BARTHOLOMEW, >Watertown, was a br. of the preced. and serv. in Moseley's comp. Dec. 1673, >in the great Narraganset campaign of Philip's war. His name in Geneal. Reg. >VIII. 241, is curious. pervert. to Bolthomy. BENJAMIN, Watertown, s. of >Thomas, m. 26 Sept. 1690, Experience, d. of Richard Child, had Benjamin, b. >25 Aug. 1691; Experience, 5 May 1693; Abigail, 16 Apr. 1694; Bartholomew, 16 >Nov. 1697; Elizabeth 28 Dec. 1699; Gershom, 11 July 1702; Mary, bapt. 9 Apr. >1704; Ebenezer, 21 Jan. 1706; and Richard, 30 May 1608; was freem. 1690, and >d. 3 May 1741; his wid. d. 1747. ELIEZUR, Concord, prob. br. of the preced. >freem. 1690, had Eliezur, Joseph, and Priscilla. His will, says Barry, was >pro. 1722. GERSHOM, Woburn, by Bond thot. s. of Thomas of Watertown, freem. >1674, m. M Apr. 1668, Hannah Leffingwell, had Gershom, b. 10 Mar. 1669; >Eleazer, 1 Aug. 1670; John, 25 May 1673; Hannah, 12 Mar. 1675; Thomas, 22 >June 1677; Ebenezer, 21 Dec. 1678; Abigail, 8 Jan. 1681; Mary, 2 Feb. 1683; >Thomas, 19 Apr. 1685; and Benoni, 19 Aug. 1687, d. same day; was a lieut. k. >in fight with the Ind. at Wheel wright's pond, 6 July 1690. His wid. m. 10 >Dec. 1696, Israel Walker. JOHN Watertown, eldest ch. of Thomas, m. 30 Mar. >1670, Mary, d. of Richard Gale, had Mary, wh. m. Ebenezer Pratt; Sarah, b. 5 >June 1675, d. soon; and John, 6 Nov. 1677; was freem. 1682, and d. 1697. >MICHAEL, Watertown, s. of Thomas, m. 1673, Mary, d. of John Bigelow, had >Abigail, b. 1685; Michael, 1689; and Mary, 1691; by sec. w. Mary Earle, m. >1704, he had Earl, b. 29 May 1706; Prudence, 1708; and Bezabel. his will was >pro. 1711. THOMAS, Watertown, came as serv. of Richard Carver from Scratby in >the hundred of East Flegg, Co. Norf. a few miles N. of Yarmouth, where they >emb. 1637, aged 21; by w. Mary, had John, b. 15 June 1643; Bartholomew, 23 >Feb. 1645; Thomas, 28 Apr. 1646; Michael, 23 Mar. 1651; Eliezur, 14 May 1653; >Elizabeth 20 Mar. 1655; Mary, 14 June 1657; Rebecca, 5 Sept. 1660; Benjamin, >25 June 1662; and Allen, bef. ment. 16 May 1665. Barry, from wh. I copy in >part, says he was liv. 1691. Elizabeth and Mary m. Joshua, and Samuel, s. of >John Bigelow, and brs. of Mary, w. of Michael F. In the rec. of W. the name >is spell. Fleg, or Flegg, in conformity, as in our Eng. patronymics is so >usual, with its geograph. deriv. but, in general, at other places, conform. >to the sound. THOMAS, Watertown, s. of the preced. m. 18 Feb. 1668, Rebecca, >d. of Edward Dikes or Dix, had Mary, b. 19 Dec. 1668; Hannah, 24 Apr. 1671; > > [vol. 2, p. 172] > >Rebecca, 31 Jan. 1674; Jemima; Hepzibah; and Thomas; and d. 1719, at the pt. >of the town wh. bec. Weston. William Lancaster, k. by the Ind. 22 Aug. 1675, >as Willard, 37, in the Hist. has it, possib. was s. of first Thomas. >02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC)WRG-Robot 02:02, 11 July 2010 (UTC) >

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