1740 December 31 (Wednesday). John McClung left us, carrying Letters for us, to my Kinsman Benjamin Parkman at Philadelphia, and Mrs. Pierpont at New Haven. I went to the Funeral of Mr. Beemans little Daughter. His son Eleazer thought to be irrecoverable. Dr. Gotts young man, Hall, was my Company to Marlborough to Captain Nathan Brigham who was Still in a Melancholly, disconsolate Condition. I din’d late at Captain Brighams. Colonel Ward there at Evening. Had his Company as far as his House, where I call’d; as I did also at Mr. Jacob Amsdens, it being exceeding Cold. After I got home I marry’d Two Couple. Mr. Thomas Joslin to Lucy Forbush and Nathaniel Johnson to Sarah Forbush.
Mrs. James Pierpont. Parkman must not have realized she had died Nov. 1, 1740.
William Ward of Southborough.
Son of Nathaniel Joslin of Marlborough.
Daughter of Aaron Forbush of Westborough.
Son of John Johnson of Marlborough.
Daughter of Aaron Forbush. She and her husband lived in Marlborough. Pierce, Forbes and Forbush Genealogy, 26-27.