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12. Lucy Apthorp's parents were James Apthorp and Sarah Wentworth Apthorp. The { 377 } “former occasion of the same kind” was probably the marriage of their daughter Sarah to the Boston lawyer Perez Morton in 1781. James Apthorp was an outspoken loyalist, while Morton was a prominent patriot (Sibley's Harvard Graduates, 17:555–557).
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.
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