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     Edward lived on the southwest side of Mill Hill butting southwest on Crooked Lane in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Joanna became a member of the Charlestown church on 8 November 1638, followed by Edward on 23 July 1639. He is on the freeman list there dated 13 May 1640(/1641?). His wife is called a widow on 3 February 1656/1657.(1) He became a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company in 1644, which was organized to regulate military training in the colonies.(2)

children of Edward and Joanna Larkin:

Sarah bap. 4 July 1641, died young

1. Sarah Cushing Paine, Paine ancestry : the family of Robert Treat Paine, signer of the Declaration of Independence, including maternal lines (Boston:1912), p. 227.
2. Roll of Members of the Military Company of the Massachusetts: Now Called the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts (1895), p. 4.

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