1736 May 24 (Monday). Cousen Winchester had brought Calliminco etc. from Boston to make me a pair of Breeches, but no Ferguson this morning (as was agreed) to do the work. Pritty hot. David, with my Oxen, dragging stones down on the south Side. Benjamin Garfield, a Lad, Son of Benjamin Garfield of this Town dyed to day of Sore Throat and Fever, having been taken but the Day before yesterday.
Benjamin, son of Benjamin and Bethiah Gafel, b. May 3,1718, WVR, 51. Death not recorded.