1740 August 27 (Wednesday). Commencement. Din’d in the Hall. My Kinsman Elias Receiv’d his Degree, but did not dispute. Lodg’d at Father Champney’s, and Cousen Elizabeth, Her Brother and Mr. Halyer at Deacon Sparhawks. Sorrowful News of the Death of Mr. Stoddard of Chelmsford, who dy’d in his Well.
Elias Parkman (HC 1737) was the son of Elias Parkman of Boston. Elias, Jr., became a physician of Boston. SHG, 10:223-224.
Elizabeth, the daughter of Joseph Champney of Cambridge.
Nathaniel Sparhawk. Paige, Cambridge, 657.
Rev. Samson Stoddard (HC 1701), minister of Chelmsford, 1706-1740. SHG, 5:119-122.