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  • Married: 8 Aug 1664

   General Notes:

A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, John Farmer, Genealogical Publishing Co, Lancaster MA 1829, p318:
WILLARD Samuel, author of the 'Complete Body of Divinity', the first folio volume printed in America, minister of Groton and Boston, son of the preceding, and was b at Concord 31 Jan 1640, grad at Harvard College 1659; was ordained at Groton, probably in 1663, having begun to preach there in 1662, from whence he was driven by the Indians, when that town was burnt in Mar 1676. He was installed pastor of the Old South Church 31 Mar 1678, officiated as vice-president of Harvard fro 6 Sep 1701 to his death 12 Sep 1707 at age 67. He m (1) Abigail Sherman 8 Aug 1664, whose mother was grand-daughter of Lord Darcy, Earl of Rivers; (2) Eunice, daughter of Edward Tyng Abt 1679...

   Marriage Information:

Abigail married Samuel WILLARD, son of Major Simon WILLARD and Mary DUNSTER, on 8 Aug 1664. (Samuel WILLARD was born on 31 Jan 1639/40 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and died on 12 Sep 1707 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)

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