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ward the relief of some of our Poor, (viz. Robert Webber and Richard a negro, and his wife,) be referred to the Committee formerly appointed, (viz. Capt. Oliver, Mr. Remington, and Andrew Bordman,) to debate further upon, who are fully empowered in behalf of the town, either to insist upon the said article or to consent to their being dismissed from the town upon the articles aforementioned which they have complied with. In accordance with this agreement, the Farmers were incorporated March 20, 1712-13, by an act of the General Court, which provided that the tract of land known by the name of the northern precinct in Cambridge be henceforth made a separate and distinct town, by the name of Lexington, upon the articles and terms already agreed on with the town of Cambridge. Mass. Prov. Rec., IX. 258, 259. During this period and half a century afterwards, very few public events occurred, materially affecting the welfare of Cambridge. Some facts, however, though of a more priva
ntaining the bridge be defrayed and borne as followeth: (that is to say) two sixth parts thereof by the town of Cambridge, one sixth part by the said Village, Newton was at first called Cambridge Village. and three sixth parts at the public charge of the county of Middlesex. Newton continued to pay its proportion of the expense until May 4, 1781, when it was exempted from further liability by the General Court. Mass. Rec., XLII. 98. In like manner, when Lexington was incorporated, March 20, 1712-13, and West Cambridge, Feb. 27, 1807, they were required to share with Cambridge the expense of maintaining the bridge, in proportion to the respective valuation of the several towns, which they continued to do until they were released from that obligation, March 24, 1860, by the General Court. Mass. Spec. Laws, XI. 56. In the meantime, various expedients were adopted by the Court to aid Cambridge in sustaining what was considered, and what actually was, a grievous burden. Thus, in
4. Martin, aged 40, came to New England in 1635 with w. Rachel, and settled at Braintree. His w. d. 15 Sept. 1651, and he m. Elizabeth, widow of Roger Bancroft of Camb., and d. 4 Aug. 1658. He was the ancestor of the Camb. family bearing that name, as appears by the Saunders Family Record and Genealogy, of which what follows is an abstract. 5. John, s. of Martin (4), d. in Braintree 1688. 6. John, s. of John (5), m. Hannah Penniman 15 Dec. 1692. 7. John, s. of John (6), bap. 20 Mar. 1712, m. Mary Spear 3 June 1735, and had six children of whom the fifth was William, b. in Quincy 1747. 8. William, s. of John (7), res. in Cambridge from 1770 to 1775, when he returned to his native town, and m. 20 Nov. 1782 Ann, the eldest dau. of Dr. Elisha Savil, H. C. 1743, by whom he had William, b. 14 May 1787, and four daughters. William the f. d. 27 Oct. 1830; his w. Ann d. 2 Ap. 1826. 9. William, s. of William (8), removed to Camb. in 1801, m. Sarah Flagg 8 June 1815, and ha
4. Martin, aged 40, came to New England in 1635 with w. Rachel, and settled at Braintree. His w. d. 15 Sept. 1651, and he m. Elizabeth, widow of Roger Bancroft of Camb., and d. 4 Aug. 1658. He was the ancestor of the Camb. family bearing that name, as appears by the Saunders Family Record and Genealogy, of which what follows is an abstract. 5. John, s. of Martin (4), d. in Braintree 1688. 6. John, s. of John (5), m. Hannah Penniman 15 Dec. 1692. 7. John, s. of John (6), bap. 20 Mar. 1712, m. Mary Spear 3 June 1735, and had six children of whom the fifth was William, b. in Quincy 1747. 8. William, s. of John (7), res. in Cambridge from 1770 to 1775, when he returned to his native town, and m. 20 Nov. 1782 Ann, the eldest dau. of Dr. Elisha Savil, H. C. 1743, by whom he had William, b. 14 May 1787, and four daughters. William the f. d. 27 Oct. 1830; his w. Ann d. 2 Ap. 1826. 9. William, s. of William (8), removed to Camb. in 1801, m. Sarah Flagg 8 June 1815, and ha