1742 June 21 (Monday). Broke fast at Dr. Smiths. Came home by Mr. Snells by whom my wife sent Two Piggs to Boston. And I sent to the widow Greenwood by Neighbour Jedidiah How what I was indebted for Books lately bought of her — viz. £4.10.0.
Joshua Smith (1719-1756) of Shrewsbury, b. May 4, 1719, son of Benjamin and Hannah Smith of Newbury (Newbury VR, 1:480).
Probably John Snell of Hopkinton who d. Feb. 19, 1807, a. 93 (HVR, 450). The Hopkinton vital records list the baptism of nine children, 1749-1764, but do not identify his wife or any earlier children.