July 1, 1724

1724 July 1 (Wednesday).  Commencement.  Happen’d to be the Day I receiv’d my Master’s Degree.[1]

[1]Parkman married Mary Champney, a daughter of Samuel and Hannah Champney of Cambridge on July 7, 1724 in Cambridge.  See Paige, Cambridge, p. 507, and Cambridge Vital Records, II, 299.  DeForest and Bates, Westborough, p. 71, incorrectly give the place and date of the marriage as Boston, Sept. 14,1724.