January 4, 1742

1742 January 4 (Monday).  Town Meeting.  Great Disquietment in Town about Dividing the Town.  William Pierce[1] and Cornelius Biglo[2] cutt wood for me part of the Day.  Snow.  Mr. Jenison was was [sic] very bad, much Stuffed and choaked up with his Cold.

[1]William and Sarah Pierce had owned the covenant in Hopkinton (WCR, 32: June 24, 1733).  They were admitted to the Westborough church by dismissal from the Southborough church (WCR, 66: June 5, 1743).

[2]Cornelius Biglo (or Biglow) was b. Nov. 20, 1710, son of Samuel and Ruth Biglo; MVR, 30.  He married Mary Greaves, Dec. 27, 1731; WVR, 123.