November 14, 1750

1750 November 14 (Wednesday).  Mr. William Rogers makes Cyder here, and dines with us.  Mr. Larkin Williams[1] of Marlborough likewise.  He tells me that Lieutenant Beeman lyes dead.  A very observable providence!  P.M. I visited Mrs. Beeman (widow of the late Eleazer) and her son Abraham who is Sick, but grows better.  Visited also Two Children of Mr. Adams which are taken sick.  At Lieutenant Bruce’s in the Eve.  Rode home accompany’d by the widow Smith, alias Devereux.

[1]The son of Colonel Abraham Williams of Marlborough, Parkman’s brother-in-law.  Hudson, Marlborough, p. 470.