Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.
Barnstable, Massachusetts was settled in 1639 when Parson Joseph Hull came to Cape Cod with and his congregation from Weymouth. A little later in the year, the Reverend John Lothrop brought his Congregationalists. They incorporated as the Town of Barnstable.
Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary New Jersey by New Jersey Historical Society
1697 Oct. 9. Deed. Hezekiah Bonham of Piscataway and wife Marie to Edward Jones of Woodbridge, weaver, for two lots in Piscataway, one bounded E. by John Smallie, S. W. George Drake, N. a small brook, S. Daniel Lippentoune, S. E. George Jewell; the other, 30 acres, being the remainder of the land, held by Bonham in right of Daniel Lippentone and bo’t of Zerah Higgens, N. Nicholas Bonham, S. E. George Jewell, S. W. the remaining part of the land, N. W. a brook. 561
Piscataway Township in New Jersey was first settled in 1666 by Quakers and Baptists who had left the Puritan colony in New Hampshire.