Records and Files

of the

Quarterly Courts of Essex County Massachusetts,
Volume V

GENERAL INDEX:
B


Babadg, Christopher, 222, 223.

Bachelor's meadow, 40.

Bacher, William, 321.

Bacon, Daniel, 444.

        William, 293, 294.

Bacon, see Food.

Badger, Bager, Hannah, 260.

        John, 260, 288.

Bags, see Utensils, Household.

Bagwell, George, 76.

Bailey, Baily, Balley, Bayley, Bayly, Bealy, —, 255.

        Damaris, 125.

        James, 14, 79, 125, 260, 275, 343, 385, 442, 443.

        John, 224, 326, 384, 398, 401, 404.

        Joseph, 326, 401, 403.

        Lydia, 125.

        Mary, 260.

        Theophilus, 59, 75, 78, 221, 245, 259, 334, 356.

        Thomas, 198.

Baker, —, 8, 9, 29, 37, 139, 142, 160, 223, 288.

        Edward, 192, 198.

        James, 79.

        John, 134, 232, 362, 396.

        Priscilla, 442.

        Thomas, 15, 78, 124, 133, 134, 176, 232, 269, 396, 442.

Balch, —, 108.

        Benjamin, 427.

        Elizabeth, 427.

Balden, Baulding, Arabella, 254.

        John, 254, 431.

Ball, Nathaniel, 196.

Ballard, Balard, Ballerd, Eleaner, 125.

        Elizabeth, 125.

        Joseph, 125.

        John, 43, 197, 227, 338, 386.

        Nathaniel, 251, 346, 384, 386, 398, 424, 426, 436.

Bancraft, Ens., 417, 436.

        Thomas, 106.

Bandeliers, see Weapons.

Banster, —, 341.

Barbadoes, 48, 176, 340.

Barber, Thomas, 164.

        William, 279, 376.

Barefoot, Bearfoot, Capt., 150, 164, 406.

        Walter, 88, 98, 101, 148, 301, 406.

Bark, see Vessels.

Barker, —, 442.

Barzilla, 440.

        James, 224, 269, 277.

        John, 263, 385.

        Lydia, 440.

        Mary, 263, 440.

        Nathan, 440.

        Nathaniel, 440.

        Robert, 66.

        Sara, 263.

        Thomas, 87.

        William, 31.

Barkwell, Balkwell, William, 419, 420.

Barley, see Food.

Barn, see Buildings.

Barnard, Thomas, 235, 293, 296, 299, 300, 405.

Barnes, William, 97, 152, 165, 236, 300.

Barney, Eliza, 197.

        Hannah, 57.

        Jacob, 47, 57, 112, 197, 224, 374.

Barnstable, 244.

Barratry, see Crimes.

Barrel staves, see Manufactures.

Barrels, see Utensils, Household.

Barres, —, 68, 69.

Barret, John, 243.

        Sarah, 348.

Barrill, John, 436.

Barry, Bare, John, 195, 226, 416.

Barsham, Bersham, —, 408.

        John, 100.

Bartholmew, Abraham, 73.

        Elizabeth, 358.

        Henry, 27, 28, 59, 89, 119, 174, 183, 184, 197, 200, 217, 252, 253, 255, 268, 272, 346, 383, 429.

        William, 345, 346.

Bartime, Mathew, 217.

Bartlett, Bartlet, —, 401-404.

        Abigail, 440.

        Anne, 260.

        Hannah, 440.

        John, 6, 162-164, 282, 384, 385.

        Nicholas, 127.

        Mary, 254.

        Richard, 30, 86, 150, 164, 260, 417, 440.

        Robert, 41, 42, 168, 172, 181, 182, 185, 218, 223, 247, 253, 278, 279, 280-282, 421, 42, 168, 172, 181, 182, 185, 218, 223, 247, 253, 278, 279, 280-282, 421, 433.

        Samuel, 230, 440.

Bartoll, Bartell, Bartle, —, 68, 279.

        John, 67, 114, 172, 280, 348.

        Parnell, 67.

        William, 129, 253, 279, 281.

Bartrom, Bartrum, Ellen, 204.

        Hannah, 204.

        William, 113, 126, 204, 426, 439.

Bashame, John, 100.

Basket, see Utensils, Household, and Tools.

Bason, see Utensils, Household.

Bass river, 78, 374.

Basse, William, 363.

Bassett, Basset, Bassit, Elisha, 204.

        Elizabeth, 140, 204.

        Hannah, 204.

        Mary, 204.

        Meriam, 204.

        Samuel, 204.

        Sarah, 204.

        William, 41, 60, 107, 108, 126, 183, 192, 193, 198, 203, 356, 357, 367.

Bastardy, see Crimes.

Batchelder, Bacheller, Bachelor, Batcheller, —, 16, 389.

        Elizabeth, 291.

        John, 94, 127, 220, 245, 259, 291.

        Joseph, 276.

        Mark, 41, 124, 175, 203, 213.

        Nathaniel, 235, 238, 244.

Bates, Baites, Francis, 133.

        Richard, 83, 84.

        Robert, 130, 131, 132, 353, 354.

        Sarah, 352, 354, 358.

Bath, William, 222, 258, 266, 363.

Batt, Ann, 178.

        Christopher, 177.

        Jane, 177.

        Paul, 294.

        Timothy, 238, 239.

Batter, —, 160, 375, 420.

        Edmond, 4, 18, 64, 108, 117, 119, 123, 138, 170, 174 , 183, 184, 197, 200, 209, 211, 253, 255 -257, 268, 272, 333, 335, 383, 419, 420, 429, 437

Battery, see Crimes.

Baxter, —, 209.

        Daniel, 208.

Bay, the, 19.

Beacham, Edward, 53.

        Robert, 127.

Beacker, John, 92.

Beadle, Bedle, Beedle, Judith, 261.

        Nathaniel, 41, 168, 171, 316, 374, 375.

        Robert, 35, 261, 440.

        Samuel, 168.

Beale, Beall, Bealle, James, 42.

        Martha, 169, 245.

        Samuel, 4, 42.

        Thomas, 60, 76.

        William, 4, 41, 121, 168, 245, 278, 279, 281-283.

Beaman, Edmond, 261.

        John, 261.

Bean, Mary, 405.

Beasly, Robert, 121.

Beaver brook, 74.

Beaver dam, 25-29.

Beckett, Mary, 348.

Bed, see Furnishings, Household.

Bedford, Bedfourd, Richard, 6, 21, 23.

Bedstead, see Furniture.

Beef, see Food.

Beehives, 72.

Beer, see Drinks.

Bees, 72, 390.

Belancher, Thomas, 233.

Belcher, Belchar, Jeremiah, 126, 220.

        Samuel, 7.

Bellingham, Belingham, —, 390.

        Richard, 85.

Bellows, see Utensils, Household.

Bendall, Freegrace, 2, 8-12.

Bendesert, —, 166.

Bennett, Benit, Benitt, Bennet, —, 45, 95, 136.

        Dr., 30, 159.

        Aaron, 427.

        Christian, 120.

        David, 125, 154.

        Edmund, 421.

        Edward, 180.

        Elizabeth, 125.

        Henry, 68, 114, 127, 284-286, 345, 346, 356, 385, 439, 444.

        Jacob, 145, 284.

        Jeremiah, 120, 374.

        John, 146, 280.

        Joseph, 347.

        Margaret, 279.

        Mary, 125.

        Samuel, 113, 116, 126, 192-194, 218, 316, 379, 384, 386, 387, 426, 438, 439.

        William, 136.

Bennick, Arthur, 100, 152, 258, 301, 407.

Berry, —, 144.

        Edward, 46, 56, 111, 112, 122.

        Eliza, 46.

        Elizabeth, 56, 111, 112.

        Hannah, 143.

Berry, see Barry.

Bartram, see Bartram.

Besgue, Nicholas, 92.

Bess (negro), 409.

Bessoon, John, 221, 259.

Bessoon, see also Bisson.

Best, John, 222, 359.

Bette , James, 124, 211, 220, 221.

Beverly, 77, 78, 127, 140, 218, 221, 222, 252, 255, 257, 259, 288, 289, 291, 346, 364, 367, 374, 376, 378, 383, 427, 436.

Bex, John & Co., 44, 334.

Bibles, see Books.

Bill of lading, 48.

Binmore, Elizabeth, 228.

Birch, see Burch.

Birch plain, 47, 112.

Biscuit, see Food.

Bishop, —, 335, 442.

        Edward, 47, 273, 378.

        Margaret, 78, 88, 89, 136, 173, 217, 246, 265, 267, 287, 395, 425, 438.

        Nathaniel, 89.

        Samuel, 88, 89, 137, 140, 173, 267, 287, 288, 385, 395, 404, 425.

        Thomas, 31, 32, 77, 78, 88, 89, 135, 136, 147, 173, 245, 246, 265, 269, 286, 287, 316, 378, 423, 425, 427, 438.

        Townsend, 322-325.

Bisson, John, 267, 275, 276, 310.

Bisson, see also Bessoon.

Bixby, Bexby, Biggsbee, Bigsbee, Bixbee, Sergt., 31.

        Benjamin, 31, 351, 385.

        Daniel, 31, 355.

        Joseph, 31, 176, 224, 351, 354.

        Sarah, 353.

Black, Blacke, Daniel, 130, 134, 215, 227, 230, 262, 441, 442.

        Edmond, 442.

        Faith, 262, 354, 441, 442.

        Freeborn, 216, 291.

        John, 216, 262.

        Mehitable, 441.

Black Point, 92.

Black staff, 91, 156, 181.

Blacksmith, see Trades.

Blake, —, 352.

Blancher, Thomas, 233.

Blaner, Hannah, 74, 75.

Blanket, see Furnishings, Household.

Blano, John, 374, 423.

Blazdal, Henry, 402.

        Mary, 402.

Blichman, Elizabeth, 396.

Blindness, see Diseases.

Blinman, —, 361.

Blood's neck, 266.

Blunt, Elizabeth, 263.

        Samuel, 263.

        William, 263, 350, 374, 375.

Board and lodging, 83, 84, 101, 160, 166, 236, 267, 326, 396, 418.

Boardman, see Borman.

Boards, see Manufactures.

Boaston, Borson, Bosen, Bouston, Walter, 110, 222, 246, 247, 255, 433.

Boat, see Vessels.

Bolster, see Furnishings, Household.

Bolton, Bolten, Elizabeth, 440.

        William, 164, 440.

Bond, John, 182, 241.

        Joseph, 241.

Bonfeild, Bonfielde, George, 245, 281, 282.

        Rebecca, 199, 245.

Bongraine, Bengrain, Bongraine, Boonegraine, Benjamin, 92, 101, 152.

Bonnet, see Clothing.

Booby, Joseph, 118.

Books, 65, 72, 76, 160, 204, 207, 210, 214, 224, 252, 300, 327, 335, 366, 367, 390, 433, 435.

Baxter's “Call to the Unconverted”, 73.

Bibles, 65, 72, 73, 94, 161, 202, 203, 204, 207, 224, 300, 364, 366, 369, 372, 433.

        Great Assizes, The, 73.

        Law, 98, 274.

        Mathematics, written book of, 65.

        Original sin, 161.

        Psalm book, 369.

        Voice of the Rod, The, 73.

Borman, Boarman, Boreman, —, 357.

        Daniel, 21, 160, 167, 349.

        Elizabeth, 267.

        Joanna, 167.

        Margaret, 267.

        Thomas, 167, 195, 223, 284, 321, 416.

Boston, 2, 70, 128, 132, 137, 169, 177, 193, 225, 230, 268, 273, 322, 323, 325, 334, 338, 345, 379, 387, 388, 393, 397, 403.

Bosworth, Hananiel, 103.

Boulter, —, 242.

        Nathaniel, 98, 99, 100, 105, 149, 150, 165, 238, 241-244, 302.

Bounker, Elizabeth, 353.

Bowden, Bouden, Michael, 160.

        Samuel, 412, 413.

Bowditch, —, 338.

        William, 194.

Bowen, Boin, Bowing, Thomas, 42, 115, 247, 264, 279, 282, 346-348, 372.

Bowles, Christopher, 321, 414, 416.

Bowls, see Utensils, Household.

Boynton, —, 442.

        Ann, 262.

        Caleb, 260, 441.

        Joseph, 262, 263, 268.

        William, 87, 188, 189, 224, 260, 303.

Boys, Antipas, 317.

        Mathew, 17.

Brabrook, Brabrooke, Braybrooke, —, 38.

        Richard, 127, 197, 255.

Brackett, —, 71, 72.

        Peter, 284, 285.

Bradbury, Capt., 297.

        Eliza, 167.

        Jabez, 167.

        John, 167, 243.

        Rebecca, 167.

        Thomas, 105, 148-150, 153, 174, 236, 237, 241-244, 294, 301, 302, 406, 411.

        William, 167, 236.

Bradford, Robert, 39, 137, 163, 216, 263, 264, 269, 270, 384, 385, 441.

Bradforth street, 16, 40.

Bradstreet, Bradstreete,Broadstreet, —, 27, 128, 133, 212.

        Ann, 126, 367.

        Dudley, 31, 33, 263, 288, 289, 384, 425, 429.

        John, 31, 154, 391.

        Mary, 126.

        Moses, 268.

        Samuel, 3.

        Simon, 1, 20, 40, 46, 67, 105, 117, 126, 128, 138, 168, 288, 289, 350, 351, 396.

Bragg, Brag, Edward, 234, 269.

        Thomas, 146.

Brandy, see Drinks.

Branerder, Alexander, 124.

Bratle, Thomas, 3.

Breach of the peace, see Crimes.

Bread, Allen, 74, 183, 192.

        Elizabeth, 117, 426.

Bread, see Food.

Bream, Joshua, 162.

Breeches, see Clothing.

Brett, Robert, 323.

Brewer, Bruer, Crispus, 46, 76, 106 -108, 183, 194, 218, 251, 266.

        John, 136, 314.

        Judith, 412.

        Peter, 331, 406.

        Thomas, 108.

Brewhouse, see Buildings.

Bricket, Nathaniel, 260.

Brickkiln field, 208.

Bricks, see Manufactures.

Bride hill, 238.

Bride's brook, 193, 387.

Bridge, 23, 25, 26, 27, 36, 37, 65, 76, 80, 89, 117, 120, 183, 184, 203, 241, 268, 272, 295, 302, 323, 363.

Bridge, draw, 188.

Bridges, Bredges, Bridg, Capt., 44, 52, 266, 332.

        Edmond, 1, 63, 84, 88, 89, 116, 132, 133, 173, 186, 196, 197, 219, 224, 264, 285, 353-355, 422, 425, 435, 443.

        Edward, 249.

        Hackaliah, 1.

        James, 125.

        John, 125, 130, 220, 227, 232, 233.

        Obadiah, 1, 13, 14, 33, 34, 89, 230, 268, 315.

        Robert, 44, 45, 191, 332.

        Sarah, 125.

Bridgman, John, 209.

Bridle, see Horse equipment.

Briers, Bryer, Richard, 37, 68.

Brigham, Capt., 80.

        Sebastian, 86, 87.

Brimblecom, John, 279, 282.

Brimstone, 329.

Bristol, 330.

Bristol, Eng., 91.

Broadcloth, see Cloth.

Brock, —, 70.

        John, 90-92, 218, 372.

Brocklebank, Brocklebanke, —, 442.

        Joseph, 441.

        Samuel, 15-17, 40, 86, 160, 164, 277, 313, 314, 344, 345, 389, 390, 441.

Brogh, Simon, 13.

Bromigum, 37, 173.

Broughton, Thomas, 388, 395, 416.

Broumage, Edward, 155.

Brown, Browne, —, 70, 94, 116, 121, 315, 372, 379, 384, 406.

        Anne, 245.

Beriah, 23, 97, 262.

        Christopher, 426.

        Elizabeth, 172, 181, 302, 418.

        Francis, 385.

        George, 102, 106, 405.

        Hannah, 103, 357.

        Henry, 103, 105, 147, 152, 234, 243, 301.

        Isaac, 385, 440.

        Jacob, 410.

        James, 41, 170, 171, 172, 217, 245, 264.

        John, 85, 93, 114, 168, 217, 223, 238, 318, 321, 322, 357, 405, 407, 414, 415, 429, 438.

        Joshua, 288.

        Judith, 142-144, 146, 190, 220.

        Mary, 365.

        Nathaniel, 89, 95, 103, 124, 136, 138, 142, 143, 146, 189, 190, 218, 219, 220, 310, 315, 319, 321, 375, 414, 415.

        Nicholas, 85, 302.

        Joseph, 223, 286.

        Rebecca, 385.

        Richard, 12, 439.

        Samuel, 245, 246.

        Sarah, 235, 245, 358.

        Thomas, 365, 385.

        William, 12, 25, 42, 55, 58, 77, 108, 119, 122, 123, 126, 127, 147, 162, 169, 170, 197, 198, 217, 218, 221, 246, 253, 255, 264, 265, 272, 285, 349, 357, 371, 422, 429, 434, 438, 439.

Browning, Thomas, 133.

Brownson, John, 88.

Bryden, —, 19.

Bucket, see Utensils, Household.

Buckley, Buckly, Esther, 144.

        Sarah, 144, 146.

        William, 129, 359.

Buffam, —, 405.

Buildings, construction, etc.

        Barn, 20

        Brewhouse, 62, 95, 127.

        Buttry, 95.

        Casement, 32, 329.

        Coal house, 130, 196.

        Court house, 233.

        Cow house, 4, 319, 425.

        Glass, 245.

        Glass windows, 311.

        Hinges, 36.

        Hogcote, 270.

        House, 2, 3, 7, 20, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 46, 47, 49, 51-54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 94, 95, 96, 104, 105, 107, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 120, 129, 133, 136, 138, 140-145, 146, 150-152, 155-157, 159-161, 163, 165, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 174, 175, 177, 178, 179, 181, 182, 184, 186, 187, 188, 189, 191, 199, 201 -205, 207, 209, 210, 212-215, 217-220, 223, 225, 228-230, 236, 239, 242, 245, 246, 248, 249, 250, 254-259, 260, 265, 266, 268, 269, 270, 271, 277, 282, 287, 290, 294, 297, 299, 300-303, 309, 310 -311, 313, 314, 317, 319, 321, 322, 329, 334, 336, 341, 342, 343, 345, 346, 347, 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 357, 358, 360, 363, 365, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370, 375, 380, 383, 384, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 392, 393, 396, 397, 398, 399, 401, 402, 404, 405, 407, 412, 413, 414, 415, 417, 418, 419, 420-423, 425, 426, 430, 431, 432, 434, 435, 436, 437, 438.

        House frame, 123.

        Key, 156, 326, 329.

        “King's Arms,” 34.

        Knocker, 60.

        Latch, iron, 350.

        Latch string, 354.

        Leanto, 145, 146.

        Lime kiln, 189.

        Lock, 156, 329, 433.

        Lock, spring, 350.

        Mill, 25, 80, 98, 138, 139, 151, 212, 221, 236, 243, 258, 302, 310, 318, 320, 356, 359, 366, 386, 411, 431.

        Mill, cider, 158, 195.

        Mill, grist, 304, 305.

        Mill, water, 78, 338.

        Pentice, 397.

        Porch, 92, 386.

        Pot house, 184.

        Prison, 141, 142, 148, 166, 235, 244, 249, 272, 293, 326, 335, 337, 351, 358, 384, 406, 410, 414, 439.

        River house, 432.

        Saw mill, 26, 29, 46, 100, 150, 151, 235, 237, 284, 295, 302, 324, 365, 414.

        Shop, 3, 41, 42, 49, 155, 156, 159, 189, 201, 217, 266, 289, 315, 360, 379, 383, 411, 420-422, 432.

        Sink, 226.

        Soap house, 189.

        Stable, 292, 321, 392, 415, 416, 423, 431.

        “The Bear” 49.

        Tanhouse, 313.

        Wainscot, 306.

        Warehouse, 86, 98, 189, 366, 398, 411, 431.

        Watchhouse, 240.

        Windmill, 108.

Bullets, see Weapons.

Bunker, see Bounker.

Bunker's meadow, 47.

Burbank, Burbanke, Caleb, 263.

        John, 16, 182, 249, 330, 331.

Burch, Abigail, 118.

        Elizabeth, 118.

        George, 118.

        John, 118.

        Mary, 118.

Burgis, Borgis, Robert, 61, 63, 103, 192, 193, 202, 266, 365, 370, 386, 436.

        Sarah, 61.

Burials, 160, 206, 254, 371, 372, 431.

Burkby, Burkbee, Thomas, 17, 18.

Burly, Andrew, 415.

Burnam, Bornham, Burnum, —, 156, 315.

        Sergt., 305, 315, 375.

        Abigail, 306, 307, 318.

        James, 145, 305, 307, 319, 375.

        John, 38, 127, 339-341, 385.

        Josiah, 318.

        Sarah, 311.

        Thomas, 37, 96, 128, 142, 306, 375, 413.

Burns, William, 243.

Burr, John, 31, 32, 33, 37, 223.

        Mary, 223.

Burrill, Burall, Burell, Francis, 60, 105, 204, 222, 259.

        John, 60, 61, 78, 183, 334, 356, 357, 417, 423.

        Lydia, 204.

Burrowes, John, 346.

Burt, Ann, 203, 204.

Busby, Abraham, 137.

Bushnell, John, 334.

Buswell, William, 98, 103, 149, 299, 405.

Butcher, see Trades.

Butler, Daniel, 55, 93.

        William, 7.

Butter, see Food.

Buttolph, Thomas, 388, 395.

Button, Butten, Daniel, 40.

        Hanah, 233.

        Matthias, 51, 102, 104, 153, 182, 183, 240, 297.

Buttons, see Clothing.

Buxton, Buxston, Anthony, 434, 435.

        John, 273.