Browsing named entities in Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct.. You can also browse the collection for January 4th or search for January 4th in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

st have been a good deal of familiarity among all undergraduates. Six pounds were raised this year for the necessary expenses of the Precinct. 1742 The remarks found in the Rev. Mr. Cooke's diary are continued: 1742, Jan. 3.—P. M., went to Boston, visited Mr. Allen, Phillips, Eliot, Hurd—cui pecun. red. £ 14; returned by the way of Cambridge; called on Mr. Emerson, Mayhew, Gay, Wheelwright. The sea between Boston and Charlestown was as firm for passage as the solid ground. Jan. 4.—Heard Mr. Will. Fessenden twice, Ps. 89:7, and Num. 23: 10—at home. The prudential committee of the Precinct is this year reduced from five members to three. 1743 Out of five deaths recorded in the Northwest Precinct of Cambridge for this year, two were of persons who hanged themselves, viz., Caesar Cutter, servt. of Dea.—who hanged himself—June 26, 1743, aged 30 yrs., and Joseph Bemis—who hanged himself—Aug. 21, 1743. In 1743 it was voted to keep the public school
two wives [first, Joanna Munroe of Lexington 9 July, 1770, d. 26 Nov. 1822 (Locke Book, 48). She was born, according to his bible, 12 Apr. 1747; their chil. were born, John, 27 Apr. 1771; Live (or Levi), 31 Dec. 1773; Joanna, 18 June, 1775; Jonas, 8 Apr. 1777; James, 10 June, 1779; Rebecca, 22 Feb. 1781; Water-Russell 5 Apr. 1783; Betsey, 30 Oct. 1785; Polly, 25 Jan. 1789.] John the father lived the greater part of his life in Ashburnham, and d. at Harford, Pa., 26 Feb. 1849, a. 104 years, 1 mo. 4 days. Some letters written by him at the age of 102 were published. [The last days of this venerable man are described in two letters of his son, James Adams, to the late Dr. Benjamin Cutter, of Woburn, Mass. In one dated at Harford, Pa., 27 Dec. 1848, he says of his father at that date: The greatest trouble he has is in conversing with people, he is so deaf; he thinks it a burden for people to converse with him. I presume there have been hundreds call to see him since he was an hundred