1742 June 20 (Sunday). I preached at Shrewsbury on Eph. 5.14 a. and p.m. N.B. Mrs. Robins (Mrs. Cushings sister) and Mrs. Abigail Smith (the Doctors sister) dined with us. I understand that Shrewsbury North End are set off by an Act of Court. At Eve Mr. Cushing returned.
Abigail Smith, sister of Dr. Joshua Smith of Shrewsbury, b. Dec. 18, 1723, dau. of Benjamin and Hannah Smith of Newbury; Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1911), 1:477.