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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; Charlestown line east, Common south, west and north, in 1642. This was outside of the town proper. Capt. George Cooke had the grant of a farm of 600 acres from the town, in the vicinity of his mill, 1640 (Paige, 42); and mention is made in a deed of the Squa-Sachem (widow of the Sagamore) and Webecowit (her then husband) to the town of Charlestown, under date of 15 (2) 1639, of the little runnet that cometh from Capt. Cooke's mill.—Midd. Registry, i. 175. Cooke came to New England in 1635, in the same vessel with Rev. Thomas Shepard, the minister of Cambridge. He was then twenty-five years of age, and he and his brother Joseph Cooke were registered as servants, as a disguise to enable
Medford. She was b. at Newbury 9 Feb. 1662, dau. of John and Mary (Scullard) Rolfe. Her father, John Rolfe, of Cambridge, originally from Newbury, came hither about 1670, from Nantucket Island. She and husband William Cutter were admitted to membership of Cambridge church 28 July, 1700. By Cutter she had ten children, nine of whom attained maturity and gave birth to a numerous progeny. He d. 1 Apr. 1723, aet. 74, and she m. on 3 June, 1724, her second husband Whitmore, who d. 22 Feb. 1739-40, a. 84. She gave six pounds toward procuring utensils for the communion table of the Pct. ch. at organization, 1739. Those constituting her gift are inscribed, The gift of Rebeckah Whitmore to the 2d Church of Christ in Cambridge, 1739. See Cutter Book, 21, 25, 411, &c. 2. Stephen, 3d, of Medford, m. Mary Whittemore of Camb., 14 July, 1763—fee two dollars. He was son of Francis, s. of John, s. of Dea. John (par. 1). Stephen and Mary, of Medford, had sons Samuel and William, both b. her