1740 February 7 (Thursday). Very Pleasant. John White went to Cambridge for my Horse. It was late before I mounted at Charleston, being after 11. Stop’d at College at sister Barretts and rode over to Father Champney’s. After 1 p.m. I set out from thence. N.B. Sister Lydia rode up with Brother Hicks on the 4th in a Whirry. Levi Brigham — my Company part of the Way. Got home at 7 1/2 in the Eve.
Ruth Champney, sister of Parkman’s first wife, married John Barrett, May 5, 1737. Paige, Cambridge, 507.
Samuel Champney, Sr., of Cambridge, Parkman’s first father-in-law.
Lydia Champney, Parkman’s sister-in-law.