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Mills at Menotomy.—Proprietors' Records of Cambridge. This mill, probably erected in 1637, or the year previous, was the first erected in Menotomy, since Arlington, and the earliest, with the exception of a windmill—see Paige, 20—in Cambridge. Col. George Cooke, its owner, was slain in Ireland in the wars in 1652. His mill is now Fowle's, near Arlington Centre, long known as Cutter's Mill. Gov. John Winthrop and M. Cradock were granted by the General Court the wear at Menotomy, 1633-4. See Wyman's Charlestown, 246, 1043. This wear or fishing dam was in Mystic River, at outlet of Pond. The early transfers of land in the Charlestown part of Menotomy are particularly mentioned in the late T. B. Wyman's great work entitled the Charlestown Genealogies and Estates, 1629-1818 (Boston, 1879). 1642 The Proprietors' Records contain the statement that Capt. Cooke, or Mr. George Cooke, had imprimis, one dwelling-house, with mill and out-houses, with twenty acres of land; Cha<
on his father's side to Aaron Cooke, Esq., and Sarah Cooke; and the great-grandson of Major Cooke, of Northampton, and of William and Sarah Westwood, of Hadley, who came from Old England. These arrived with their families at Cambridge, N. E., in 1634 or 1635, and removing with others settled at Hartford. About the year 1650, they with others removed up Connecticut river, and began new settlements—Major Cooke at Northampton, and Mr. Westwood at Hadley. Sylvester Judd, Esq., the well-known hserts, from written authentic sources, that Major Cooke settled first in Dorchester and removed thence to Windsor; whereas William Westwood settled first at Cambridge, and removed thence to Hartford, and was at Cambridge three or four years before 1634-5. He further declares Westwood could not have removed to Hadley and Maj. Cooke to Northampton about 1660, for the settlement of Hadley was not begun until 1659, and Northampton till 1654. Moreover, they removed up the river in 1660-1, and Westw
at from Concord, on the 19th inst. He was about 70 years old.—Medf. Rec.] 2. Eleazer, of Charlestown, and w. Mary, o. c. here 24 Nov. 1765. See Wyman, 779. Had sons William, aet. 4, John, aet. 3, Ezra, et. 1, bap. 24 Nov. 1765. (The name is sometimes Putman.) Eben-Ezer, had dau. Clarissa, d. 13 Nov. 1835, a. 16. He m. Sally Patterson, 25 Apr. 1806. Polly, m. Aaron Cutter, 23 Aug. 1796; she of Medford, he of Camb. See Cutter (par 62). John Putnam came from Buckinghamshire, Eng., in 1634, and settled in Salem, Mass. Sons Nathaniel, Thomas and John came with him. He died suddenly, at the age of 80. 2. John, s. of John (1), had sons Jonathan, John, Eleazer and James. 3. Eleazer, s. of John (2), had sons Samuel, Jeptha, Henry and Samuel. 4. Henry, s. of Eleazer.(3)—see text—had sons Benjamin, John, Roger, Billings, Elijah, Henry and Eleazer. Israel, the General of Revolutionary fame, a second cousin of Henry (4), the gr.—gr.—father of Jefferson Cutter, through Joseph,3