. The Lappington sisters, Betsey and Rebecca, were orphans who seem to have been brought
up largely in the Palmer and Cranch homes in the Germantown section of Braintree in
the years before the war. See Tyler, Grandmother Tyler's Book
, p. 62–63, 85, 109.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.