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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 61 61 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 30 30 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 16 16 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 5 5 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 4 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
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. 3 3 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 3 3 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 2 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905 2 2 Browse Search
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oseph Adams, the purchaser, was a grandson of John Adams, Senior, above. The town of Charlestown granted John Adams four acres, 3 1/2 rods, in Menotomy Field, in 1658. He bought of Jonathan Bunker three acres in Menotomy Field, east Menotomy River, west Field, north Mystic River, 1677 (Wyman, p. 6). It is probable the senior John Adams resided in Concord or Chelmsford previous to his removal to Cambridge.—See Shattuck Hist. Concord, p. 361, and Midd. Registry Deeds, i. 192. In 1665 Capt. Cooke's mill-lane is named in a deed of John Brown, of Marlboroa, to Robert Wilson, conveying his dwellinghouse and barn with six acres of land, J. Adams east, Charles. town line north, Capt. Cooke's mill-lane west, William Bull south, Oct. 27, 1665. See Paige, 502. This mill-lane was a portion of the road laid out from Watertown line to Cooke's Mill at Menotomy in 1638. The mill-lane is now Water street in Arlington. 1691. Sarah Hill, relict and administratrix of Jacob Hill
hquakes in divers places, and frequently in this land, as foreboding, we may conclude, our present calamities [the British military occupation of Boston]; which we have reason to fear are but the beginning of our sorrows, the loss of our civil and religious liberties, and we left to the will of arbitrary men, to those whose tender mercies are cruelty. Mr. J. B. Russell in an article published in the Boston Transcript enumerates the following earthquakes in Massachusetts. In 1663, two; in 1665, one; in 1727, a dozen shocks in one week, one of them of great violence; in 1728, sixteen in the month of January, and over a dozen during the spring and summer months; in 1729, twenty-seven; 1729 to 1743, fifteen; 1743 to 1770, nineteen. That of November, 1755, was the most violent, being felt in Europe and America, and resulting in the destruction of Lisbon, where 60,000 persons perished. In Boston many chimneys were demolished, and other singular effects were experienced throughout New
, 107, 108, 122-128 Sexton, 107, 108, 114, 143 Sheds at Old Cambridge for Menotomy residents, 20; on parish land, 117, 141 Shooting of a woman in Menotomy in 1770, 42 Sidewalks, 141 Singing, 49, 109, 111, 113, 114, 242; school, 114, 116 Sketch of Major Ingalls, 157, 158; of Rev. S. A. Smith, 169: of Thomas Adams, 149, 160 Smith's West Cambridge on the 19th of April, 1775, 66, 77, 78, 160 Snake hunt, 31 Soldiers in war of 1676, 18,19; enlisted in 1775, 67; war of 1861-65, 339-51 Sons of Temperance, 157 Squa Sachem's Reservation west of Mystic Ponds, 7 State Records, 1, 2, 4, 38 St. John's Church, 179 St. Malachy's Church, 179 Stone house on training field, 145 Stores in West Cambridge, 130 Stoves in meeting-house, 116, 117 Stranger found dead in woods, 33 Streets first lighted with gas by town, 155 Streets, survey of, 145 Suicides, 32, 124 Surrender of Cornwallis, 98, 100; of Fort William Henry, 35 Tax, list for Menotomy, A.