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He died January 1, 1889, at Albuquerque, New
Mexico.



Rev. Edward Taylor, immi-
TAYLOR grant ancestor of this family,

was born near Hinckley, Lei-
cestershire. England, parish of Sketchly,
about 1642. He came when a youth and
graduated at Harvard College in the class of
1671. He preached in various places before
he was ordained, coming to Westfield in 1668
and being ordained July 5, 167 1, in Boston.
He was the first minister of the Westfield
church, organized August 27, 1679. He was
admitted a freeman in 1678 or 1680; died at
Westfield, June 24, 1729, aged about eigthy-
seven years. He married (first) November
5, 1674, Elizabeth, daughter of Rev. James
Fitch, of Norwich, Connecticut. She died
July 7, 1689, aged thirty-eight years. He
married (second) June 2. 1692, Mrs. Ruth
Willis (or Wyllys) daughter of Hon. SamueL
She died January 27, 1729-30. It is said that
he had fifteen children, of whom we have the
record of fourteen, as follows: By first wife:
1. Samuel, born 1675. 2. Elizabeth, 1676;
died young. 3. James, 1678. 4. Abigail,
1681 ; died young. 5. Bathsheba, 1683; mar-
ried John Pynchon. 6. Elizabeth, 1684; died
young. 7. Mary, 1686; died young. 8. Heze-
kiah, 1687; died young. Children of second
wife: 9. Ruth, born 1693: married, 1720,
Rev. Benjamin Lord. 10. Naomi, 1695. 11.
Ann, 1696. 12. Mehitable, 1699: married
Rev. William Gayer. 13. Keziah, 1702: mar-
ried Rev. Isaac Stiles; their son was the fa-
mous president of Yale College. 14. Eldad,
mentioned below.

(II) Eldad, son of Rev. Edward Taylor,
was born April 10. 1708. when his father was
about sixty-six years old. He died May 21,
1777, at Boston, where he was interred in the
tomb of Hon. Jacob Wendell. Taylor was
one of the most prominent men of his day in
this section ; deacon of the church from 1741
until his death, about thirty-six years in all;
selectman eleven years between 1733 and
1 — 5; town treasurer 1731-32: town clerk



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1747-77; justice of the peace; representative
to general court ; member of council of Pro-
vince of Massachusetts Bay. He married
(first) November 1, 1732, Rhoda Dewey, born
July 10, 1712, at Westfield, died there June
22, 1740, daughter of Jedediah Dewey (2d).
He married (second) December, 1742, Thank-
ful Day, of Springfield, who died August 12,
1803, aged eighty-two years. Children of
first wife: 1. Eldad (2d), born September 5,
1753 ; married Esther Day, daughter of Ebene-
zer Jr. and Mary (Smith) Day, of Spring-
field, born there February 20, 1733; settled at
Becket, Massachusetts. 2. Rhoda, born July
2, died July 10, 1735. 3. Mehitable, born
August 14, 1736; married, 1764, Aaron Ash-
ley. 4. Rachel, born and died June 11, 1740.
Children of second wife: 5. Edward, born
1743. 6. Samuel, November 25, 1745; men-
toned below. 7. Thankful, 1747, died 1819,
married Bohun King. 8. Colonel James,
1750, died 1803. 9. Jedediah, 1752. 10.
John, 1755; died young. 11. Ann, 1757. 12.
Elizabeth, 1760. 13. John, 1762.

(III) Samuel, son of Eldad Taylor, was
born at Westfield, November 25, 1745 ; died
there July 1, 1820. A Samuel Taylor from
this vicinity was in Captain Enoch Nobel's
company, Colonel John Brown's regiment, in
1775. He and his brothers Jedediah and Col-
onel James Taylor were residents of West-
field in 1790, when the federal census was
taken, and he then had in his family three
sons under sixteen and one female. He mar-
ried, February 16, 1786, Tirza Holcomb, born
December 13, 1753, died January 7, 1851,
aged ninety-eight years, daughter of Enoch
and Ann Fowler. Ann Fowler was daughter
of Jonathan Fowler (see Noble). Children:

1. Francis, mentioned below. 2. Oliver, died
August 6, 1803, aged fifteen years. 3. Fanny,
twin, died November 30, 1866. 4. Elihu. 5.
Charles.

(IV) Francis, son of Samuel Taylor, was
born in Westfield. October 5, 1796, and was
baptized in the Congregational church of that
parish October 23 following. He was a farm-
er, living on Noble street, Westfield. He mar-
ried there January 8, 1807, Fidelia Noble. He
died in 1838, and his widow married (second)
June 23. 1843, Frederick Fowler, born April

2. 1797, son of Frederick and Miriam (Mose-
ley) Fowler. The only child of Francis and
Fidelia Taylor was Samuel Francis Taylor,
mentioned below. Child of Frederick and Fi-
delia (Noble) (Taylor) Fowler: 2. James
Frederick Fowler, born February 21. 1845,



married, March 16, 1876, Celia Miranda Sac-
kett.

(V) Samuel Francis, son of Francis Tay-
lor, was born in Westfield, February 10, 1837,
and died there December 10, 1877. He was ed-
ucated in the public schools of his native town,
and during his boyhood and youth lived on
his father's farm. His father died when he
was a young child. He succeeded to the farm
when he came of age and made a specialty of
raising tobacco. He was also associated with
Lamberton & Oakham, in the real estate busi-
ness in Westfield. He was an able and suc-
cessful business man, alert, enterprising, of
sound sense and high character. His towns-
men held him in the highest esteem and he
had many friends, though not a member of
any club or secret order. In politics he was a
Republican. He was a member and liberal
supporter of the Second Congregational
Church. He was particularly fond of domes-
tic life, and was fortunate and happy in his
home and family. He married, August 9,
1866, Pamelia Lambson Sackett, born Febru-
ary 6, 1845, daughter of Enoch Sackett -and
Pamelia (Lambson) Sackett of Westfield (see
Sackett, VII). Child: 1. Edna Pamelia,
born January 19, 1876, at Westfield; married,
June 24, 1896, Charles N. Lewis, of Westfield,
a dry goods merchant.



The surname Nobel is of great
NOBLE antiquity in England. It first
appears in 1199, in the reign of
Richard I, and the name has been common
since. It is found also in Scotland, and sev-
eral noted merchants of the name lived in
Edinburgh. Families in England, Scotland
and Ireland bore arms. The principal seats
of the family were in Cornwall, Belson and
Bishop's Tentor, county Devon, and Mann-
ing, near Maidstone, county Kent. This fam-
ily bore these arms : Or two lions passant
guard, in place azure between as many
flaunches of the last ; over all a fesse gules
charged with three bezants. Crest: A lion
passant azure.

(I) Thomas Noble, immigrant ancestor,
ancestor, was born as early as 1632, and died
in Westfield, Massachusetts, January 20,
1704, aged at least seventy-two years. He
was an early settler of Springfield, coming
from Boston, where he was an inhabitant
January 5, 1653. He had an account at the
store of John Pynchon in Springfield, and
this account book shows that he visited Eng-
land soon after removing from Boston. In



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1664 he with others was given leave to set up
a sawmill on "a brook below Ensigne Coop-
er's farme over Agawam river". He was an
appraiser of the town. He had lands granted
him in Westfield in July, 1666, on condition
of settlement, and the grant was renewed
January 9, r668. He settled there as early
as January 21, 1669, and was on a committee
to decide the boundary lines. His homestead
was .about two and a half miles from the
jui. sent centre of the town. He served as
constable and took oath of allegiance Janu-
ary 23, 1678. He joined the Westrield church
February 20. 1681, and was admitted a free-
man October 12. [681. He was fined five
shillings at one time for travelling on a fast
day. His home was exposed to Indian at-
tacks during King Philip's war. Rev. Dr.
Davis says : "( )ne night during family pray-
ers, Gray Lock (an old Indian), stepped up
and pulled the string and let the door swing
open, and as soon as all was quiet he would
pull the string again. .Mr. Noble was per-
suaded by his friends to move into town.
( iray Lock said he had several opportunities
of killing most of his children at a shot, but
did ii"t want scalps as much as captives".
( >n March 2, 1696, Thomas Noble was chosen
county surveyor. He was a tailor by trade.
His will was dated May 11. 1697, and proved
September 5, 1704. He married, November
1. [660, Hannah Warriner, born in Spring-
field. August 17, 1643, °nly daughter of Wil-
liam and Joanna (Scant) W'arriner. She join-
ed the Westfield church November 11, 1680.
She married (second) January 24. 1705, Dea-
con Medad Pomeroy, of Northampton. Chil-
dren: 1. John, born March 6, 1662; married
< rir st i A. Sacket; (second) M. Goodman. 2.
Hannah, born February 24. 1664: married
(first) J. Goodman; (second) N. Edwards;
(third) S. Partridge. 3. Thomas, born Jan-
uary 14, 1666; married Elizabeth Dewey. 4.
Matthew ; married Hannah Dewev. 5.
Mark, married Mary Marshall. 6. Elizabeth.
born February 9. 1673; married (first) R.
Church; (second) S. Loomis. 7. Luke, born
July 15. [675; mentioned below. 8. James,
born October I, 1077; married (first) Ruth

— ■ : (second) C. Higley. 9. Mary, born

June 29, [680 : married Ephraim Colton. 10.
Rebecca, burn January 4. 1683 ; married Sam-
uel Loomis.

(II) Sergeant Luke, son of Thomas Noble,
was born in Westfield. July 15, 1675. and died
there March 21. 1744. Tie was a' farmer in
Westfield, and joined the church there Novem-



ber 24, 1700. His will was dated April 21,
1741. and proved April 16, 1744. He married
(first* February 1. 1700, Hannah Stebbins,
born December 22. 1680. died June 26, 1705.
daughter of Thomas and Abigail (Munn)
Stebbins. He married (second) May 5, 1708,
Ruth Wright, born April 2<>. 1(187. daughter of
Joseph and Ruth (Sheldon) Wright, of North-
ampton. He married (third) Mrs. Sarah Dew-
ev, probably widow of Deacon David Dewey,
of Westfield. She died August 3. 1756, aged
seventy- four. Children of first wife, born in
Westfield: 1. Luke. October 23, 1700; mar-
ried (first) E. Sackett ; 1 second) H. Welsh. 2.
Samuel. January 31. 1703; died November 1,
1710. Children of second wife : 3. Ruth, born
January o, 1700: died August I. 1714. 4.
Moses, born April 1. 1710; married Mary
Grant. 5. Aaron, born November 10. 171 1;
died unmarried February 16, 1790. 6. Asa,
born January 16, 171 5 : married Bethia Noble.
7. Naomi, born March 8, 1 7 17 ; married Sam-
uel Fowler. 8. Samuel, born August 5, 1722;
married Catherine Fowler. 9. Jacob, born
March 5. 1725; mentioned below. 10. Ruth,
born February, \~2(i; died April 6, 1744. 11.
Ephraim. born June 2?. 1729; died August 12,

i/'.U-

(III) Tacob. son of Sergeant Luke Noble,
was born at Westfield. March 5. 1725. and died
there November 11, 1 j< )( >. He was admitted to
the church October 2j. 1741. He resided where
Oliver Mosely lived in 1852. about a third of a
mile south of the academy at Westfield. He
married. May 3. 1750. Hannah Sacket. born
in Westfield. October 10. 1726, died October
13. 1799, daughter of Joseph and Abigail Sac-
ket. Children, born in Westfield: I. Jacob,
January 29. 1751 : died May 8. 1752. 2. Han-
nah. November 22, 1752; married Samuel
Pitts. 3. Elizabeth, November 24. 1754: mar-
ried Toseph Loomis. 4. Mercy (twin), July
l 7- I 757- married (first) W. Everton ; (sec-
ond) E. Griswold. 5. Thankful, (twin with
Mercy 1. married (first) May. 1778. Noah
Ashley : 1 second ) Judah Barnes : died October
3. 1825. 6. Jacob, November 28, 1759: men-
tioned below. 7. Benjamin. May 13. 1762:
married Mary Sikes. 8. Princes, baptized
September 6. 1767: married Thomas Root.

(IV) Colonel Jacob (2), son of Jacob (1)
Nobel, was born in Westfield, November 28,
1750. an '' died there August 2. 1828. He was
in the revolution, under Captain Gray, and was
in the battle at Stone \rabia. Having taken
part " ith the insurgents in Shays Rebellion,
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He married, November 29, 1792. Eunice
Moseley, born in Westfield, October 18. 1771.
daughter of Azariah and Miriam (Parsons)
Moseley. She retained her health and facul-
ties to a wonderful degree until her death,
June 13. 1856, aged eighty-four. Children,
born in Westfield: 1. Claris-a, November 23,
1793: married Joseph Avery. 2. Jacob Mose-
ly. January 13, 1797; married Eliza Alderman.
3. Roland. October 4. [799; died unmarried,
October 25. 1849. 4. Alvena, December 5,
1801 : married Dennis Hedges. 5. Fidelia.
January 8. 1807; married (first) October 16,
1834. Francis Taylor (see Taylor. IV I ; (sec-
ond) June 23, 1843. Frederick Fowler.



This family is ancient in
SACKETT England, and its ancestors
came from Normandy with
William the Conqueror. The name is sup-
posed to have come from one Adam le Sack-
ere (Adam the sacker), who was a man en-
gaged in the purchase and exporting of wool,
which was put up in sacks. In 1340 King Ed-
ward III was granted thirty thousand sacks
of wool to enable him to carry on the French
War. The names Sackett, Sackett and Sack-
ville are of the same family. In England,
Thomas Sackville, Earl of Dorset, born 1636,
bore arms, and was a lineal descendant of one
of the band who accompanied William the
Conqueror to England. The American immi-
grants Simon and John were without doubt
of the same family, but the connection is not
known.

( I ) Simon Sackett. immigrant ancestor,
with his brother John and nephew John, came
to New England in the ship "Lion." which
sailed December 1, 1630, from Bristol, Eng-
land. He was in the company with Roger
Williams. With Simon were his wife Isabel
and their infant son Simon Jr. They landed
after an unusually stormy voyage, at Boston,
February 5, 1631. He settled in Cambridge,
and his house was on the north side of what
is now Winthrop street, in the centre of the
block between Brighton and Dunster streets.
He lived but a short time after coming to
America, and died in October, 1635. Novem-
ber 3 following, his widow Isabel was granted
leave to administer on his estate. At the same
session of the court the memorable decree
was entered which banished Roger William
from the colony. The widow Sackett and her
two sons were among the companv which
made the hard journey to form the settlement
at Hartford. Connecticut. She married there



(second) William Bloomfield. Children of
Simon and Isabel Sackett: 1. Simon, born
1630: died July 9, 1659; married Sarah
Bloomfield. 2. John, mentioned below.

(II) John, son of Simon Sackett, was born
in 1632, in Cambridge, and is supposed to be
the first white child born there. In 1653 he
became a resident of Springfield and was
granted land there. He married (first) No-
vember 2^, 1659, Abigail Hannum, born 1640,
died October 9, 1690, daughter of William
and Honor ( Capen ) Hannum. Soon after-
wards he sold his house and land at Spring-
field and removed to property he had pur-
chased at Northampton. He lived here un-
til 1665, when he again sold out and went to
a farm bought of one Chapin, near Westfield,
on what are now Sackett' - Meadows. He was
"lie of the first settlers at Westfield. He built
a house and barn, both of which were burned
October 27, 1675, by the Indians, who at the
same time destroyed a large amount of other
property and drove off his cattle. He rebuilt
his house and barn, and erected a saw mill on
a creek which ran into the Westfield river.
The building of this mill brought about a law
suit brought against him by the Deweys, who
claimed that by the erection of this mill the
water was backed up on their grist mill. The
dam was ordered removed, with the help of
the plaintiff's hired man and oxen for nine
days. John Sackett was selectman in West-
field in [672 and at various times afterwards,
as late as 1693. He married (second) Sarah,
daughter of John Stiles, widow of John
Stewart, of Springfield. His will, dated May
10. 1718. was proved May 20, 1719. He gave
all his real estate away before his death. Chil-
dren : 1. John, born November 4, ififio: men-
tioned below. 2. William, born April 20.
1602; died March 28, 1700: married Hannah
Craves. 3. Abigail, born December I, 1663;
died July 3. 1683: married John Noble. 4.
Mary, born 1665: died November 19, 166".
5. Hannah, born March 7, 1669: died August
30. 1740: married (second) Benjamin New-
bury. 6. Marv. born June 8, 1672: died
1721): married Benjamin Moseley. 7. Sam-
uel, born September 16. 1674: died November

8, 1709; married Elizabeth Bissell. 8. Eliza-
beth, born May 27, 1077: died June 16, 1682.

9. Abigail, born 1683; died September, 1721 ;
married David King.

(Ill) John (2), son of John (1) Sackett,
was born in Westfield, November 4, 1660,
and died December 20, 1745. He married
1 first) December I, 1686. Deborah, daughter



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of William and Margaret Filley, of Windsor,
Connecticut; (second) May 17, 1702, Mehit-
able, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth
(Swift) Danks, and widow of John Harris.
Children of first wife: 1. John, born March

3, 1688 ; married Sarah Macerany. 2. Abi-
gail, born October 16, 1690; married Captain
Griswold. 3. Daniel, born August 14, 1693;
died February 9, 1776; married Mary Weller.

4. David, born July 7, 1696. 5. Benjamin,
born October 31, 1698; died 1753; married
Thankful King. 6. Deborah, born Novem-
ber 16, 1701. Children of second wife: 7.
Isaac born February 14, 1703; died October
2 9- l 77$' married Elizabeth Shepard. 8.
Ezra, born 1704; died May 13, 1706. 9. Is-
rael, born March 6, 1706; died 1786. 10
Eleakim, born March 12, 1712; mentioned
below. 11. Mary, born March 5, 1715.

(IV) Eliakim, son of John (2) Sackett, was
born March 12, 17 12, and died in 1764. He
married July 5, 1738, Bethesda, born 1717,
daughter of Samuel and Maria (Root) Fow-
ler. His will was dated July 5, 1764. Chil-
dren : 1. Eliakim, born November 23. 1739;
died August 26, 1758, unmarried. 2. Rhoda,
born December 21, 1740; married Josiah
Ashley. 3. Mercy, born November 25, 1742 ;
married Oliver Weller. 4. Justice, born Oc-
tober 14. 1745; died 1778; married Naomi
Weller. 5. Stephen, born May 2^, 1748;
died 1830 ; married Emma Ross. 6. Ezra,
born November 15. 1750; mentioned below.
7. Pliny, born May 24, 1753; married Eliza-
beth Kellogg. 8. Eunice, born February 19,
1756: married Israel Sackett. 9. Sarah, born
August 29, 1758; married Elna Hoyt. 10.
Molly, born November 23, 1761.

(V) Ezra, son of Eliakim Sackett, was born
November 15, 1750, and died in 1834. He
was a soldier in the revolution, and served
three months from October 20, 1777, under
Captain Daniel Sackett, in the Department
of the North. He married, Februarv 14, 1779,
Lydia Lovering, born 175 1, of Ipswich.
Children: 1. Charles, born December 6,
1783: married Abigail Otis. 2. Lydia, mar-
ried Joel Atwater. 3. Charlotte, married
Horace Nelson. 4. Electa, born August 5.
1788: died February 1, 1861 ; married C. C.
Dewey. 5. Clarissa, born 1790; died Febru-
arv 19, 1840: married Timothy Dewey. 6.
Julia, married Lyman Norton. 7. Olive.
married Manning Blakely. 8. Ezra. 9.
Roland, mentioned below.

(VI) Roland, son of Ezra Sackett. was
born in Westfield. September 5, 1790. died July



7, 1882. He married, October 20, 1812, .Sarah
Phelps, of Westfield, born February 28, 1791,
died February 23, 1870. Children: 1. Rachel,
born January 18, 1814, died December 14,
1850. 2. Enoch, March 11, 1816, mentioned
below. 3. Roland, April 16, 1818. 4. Miran-
da, June 22, 1820, died January 2, 1878. 5.
Ashmon, December 21, 1822. 6. Amanda,
April 30, 1824, died August 6, 1875. 7. Rich-
ard, July 28, 1827, died February 18, 1855. 8.
Augusta, September 7, 1830. 9. Merilla, April
5- 1833.

(VII) Enoch, son of Roland Sackett, was
born in Westfield, March 11, 1816, died Sep-
tember 20, 1897. He married, April 18, 1844,
Pamelia Lambson. Children: 1. Pamelia
Lambson, born February 6, 1845 ! married, Au-
gust 9, 1866, Samuel Francis Taylor. (See
Taylor, V). 2. Celia M., October 18, 1847;
married James F. Fowler, who died March 16,
1876. 3. Ellen F., May 8, 1849; unmarried.
4. Jennie E., November 7, 1852 ; married, Au-
gust 2, 1893, Joseph F. Allen, who died June 3,
1908. 5. Fannie, March 3, 1855 ; unmarried.



The earliest mention of the
GRANGER surname Granger in England

is in the Roll of Battle Abbey,
1066. The word Grange is of French origin
and was applied in England to the farm house
or homestead, and the bailiff who presided
over a farm was called Ate Grange, and after-
wards. Granger. There are several crests
known to have been borne by the Granger
family, the most common being a dexter arm
couped and embowed, in hand three wheat ears
all proper. The Grangers of Staffordshire
bore : A griffin passant ; and the Essex family
bore: a dexter arm bearing a portcullis.

(I) Launcelot Granger, immigrant ancestor.
came from England to New England, was a
resident of Ipswich, Massachusetts, in 1648.
There is a tradition concerning him which ap-
pears in several different branches of the fam-
ily thus giving the story some measure of prob-
ability. The story is as follows : "Launcelot
Granger was born in the west of England, and,
when a lad of twelve or fourteen years of age,
he was stolen from his mother (his father be-
ing dead), and brought to Plymouth in Massa-
chusetts, where he was sold (apprenticed) to
serve two years for his passage. He had served
on ship as a cabin boy. He afterward married
a lady named Adams, and settled east of Bos-
ton, where he lived until two children had been
born. Being the eldest of his family, he re-
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On the way from the place where he landed
to his mother's house, to which he travelled on
foot, he had to pass through an uninhabited
country, and, just before night, stopped at a
little cottage. The old man of the house told
him that frequent robberies had been com-
mitted on the road a short distance ahead, and
advised him to put up for the night. But, not
knowing but what he would be in as much dan-
ger at the cottage as on the road, and being
in haste, he determined to proceed. After he
had advanced some distance into the woods
he perceived by the light of the moon a man
step into the road before him and move on
slowly until a second one joined him. When
he came up to them they demanded his money.
He told them he had but one crown, which
was barely sufficient to pay his expenses to his
friends, who lived at some distance. They,
however, told him he must give up his money
or they would take his life. He replied that
if they got his money they must fight for it,
on which they attacked him with their swords,
while he defended himself with his quarter
staff. With the butt end of this he knocked
down one and dispatched him, and the other
ran away. When he arrived at the next vil-
lage he made oath before a magistrate to what
he had done, and was suffered to proceed on
his journey. The inhabitants of the village
found the man who was slain to be one of
their "honest" citizens.

"When he arrived at his mother's house he
found his younger brother in possession of
the estate, and very much displeased to see
him, and, it is supposed, hired assassins to dis-
patch him. He walked out with them under
the pretence of viewing the farm, and when
behind a piece of woods, they attacked him
with their swords, but he defended himself so
manfully with his quarter staff that he killed
two of them and the other fled. He returned
and made known what he had done to the
magistrates, who upon investigation, acquitted
him of all blame. Meeting, however, with dif-
ficulties in obtaining his inheritance, he aband-
oned it and returned to America. Launcelot
was a man of great resolution, was of full me-
dium height and stockily built."

Launcelot Granger removed from Ipswich
to Newbury at the time of his marriage in
1654 and leased the farm of Stephen Kent on
Kent's Island. The site of his house there
may still be seen. The house was torn down
in 1884. About 1674 he removed to Suffield,
Connecticut, and on September 14 of that
year received a grant of sixty acres, and forty



acres each for his two sons. He did not set-
tle there permanently, however, until after the
Indian hostilities were over, and in 1678 he
was living on High street. During King
Philip's war he lived at the stockade in West-
field. Rev. Mr. Taylor in a narrative re-
garding the Indian fight at Westfield. October
2 7- ID 75, says that a Mr. Granger was seri-
ously wounded in the leg. There is scarcely
any doubt that it was Launcelot Granger, as
the circumstance is well authenticated by the
family. He lived in Suffield until his death
in 1689. A large maple tree which was planted
by him still stands in front of the site of his
house, and is known at the present time as the



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