October 10, 1742

1742 October 10 (Sunday).  Sacrament.  On Gal. 2.20.  Some Number of Strangers — Hopkinton people especially.  Mr. Thurston of Upton and his wife here, and Mrs. Lambson[1] of Ipswich, Mrs. Whipple,[2] and all dined here besides Deacon Fay.  I hope it was a Time of Some Instruction and quickening among God’s people.

[1]Probably Abigail (Mrs. Thomas) Lamson whose daughter Abigail married Francis Whipple of Westborough (Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (2 vols.; Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1910), 2:271).  The younger Abigail Lamson was b. Feb.15, 1708 (ibid., 1:233).

[2]Abigail, wife of Francis Whipple.