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inship. Mar. 4, 1733-4, the standing committee were authorized to provide preaching. A Mr. Smith was preaching here in 1734; possibly Rev. William Smith, H. U. 1725, who inherited a farm in this vicinity, and who was settled pastor of the First Church in Weymouth, 1734. His estate in this neighborhood was taxed in 1727 and 1736. See Wyman's Charlestown, 874-5. He was father-in-law of President John Adams. Rev. John Whiting mentioned in this year, like Dr. Appleton, may have been a proprieed pounds was granted by vote to support preaching the present year. A gift of fifty pounds from various individuals in 1734 was made toward building the meeting-house. Capt. Samuel Hendley, named on records here in 1733, gave fifteen pounds of td previously by vote of the inhabitants of this Precinct, been desired to preach with us on the first Sabbath in February 1734-5, we may presume he presided over the exercises at the dedication of the first meeting-house of his former parishioners i
om a parish connected with, and in some measure dependent on another, you have become an incorporated town, and transact all your public concerns, with convenience and advantage to yourselves. The parish was incorporated into a town, by its present name, Feb. 27, 1807. A small and inconvenient house of worship is now exchanged for this spacious, elegant, and commodious temple, whose tower is adorned and enriched with an excellent and beautiful clock. The first-meeting house was built in 1734, and opened and consecrated on the first day of Feb. 1735. The area of the building was 60 by 40 feet, and stood just seventy years. The present house of worship was built during the ear 1804, on the ground where the former house stood, and was dedicated arch 20, 1805. The building is 70 feet long and 66 feet wide, with a tower projecting in front, and extending above, is terminated by a handsome vane 100 feet from the foundation. The house cost $12,175. It contains 106 pews; 92 on the flo
udential Committee-men. Henry Dunster, 1733, 1734. James Cutler, 1733, 1736, 1737, 1739, 1740, 1750-62. Ephraim Frost, 1733, 1734, 1738, 1741, 1749. Joseph Adams, 1733-35, 1739-41, 1753. 33, 1736, 1739, 1748, 1749. John Fillebrown, 1734, 1738. Samuel Whittemore, 1734, 1737, 1738, 1734, 1737, 1738, 1740, 1747. William Russell, 1735. John Winship, 1735, 1737, 1741, 1742. John Butterfield, rers. John Fillebrown, 1733. John Cutter, 1734. Joseph Adams, 1735-50—thanks extended to hi Precinct assessors. Ephraim Frost, 1733, 1734, 1736, 1738, 1741, 1749. Joseph Adams, 1733, 1734, 1753. Jonathan Butterfield, Jr., 1733, 1734, 1736, 1739, 1747-49. John Butterfield, 1731734, 1736, 1739, 1747-49. John Butterfield, 1735, 1743-45. Gershom Cutter, Jr., 1735. Thomas Hall, 1735, 1752-55. James Cutler, 1736, 1737ectors. John Winship, 1733. Ephraim Cook, 1734—fined for failing to serve. Jason Winship, 11734. William Cutter, 1735. Zechariah Hill, 1736. Joseph Bemis, 1737. David Dunster, 1738
re adm. to the Pct. ch. at organization 9 Sept. 1739. James, Sen., d. 16 Sept. 1756, a. 72. He was an innholder here in 1734.—See Wyman, 259. Alice, wife of the above James, d. 22 Sept. 1756, a. 67. Alice, their dau., m. Ephraim Jones, Jr., of Co741; selectman, 1728, 1736, 1741; Pct. committeeman, 1736, 1738-46; Pct. clerk, 1733-65, thirty-two years; Pct. treasurer, 1734, also Pct. assessor five years. Lydia, w. of Dea. John, d. 7 Jan. 1755, a. 64 (g. s.)—maiden name Harrington (see Bond's Wcke, 15 Mar. 1759. His children are carefully specified by Paige. Henry Dunster was one of the Precinct committee, 1733, 1734. See Wyman, 312. 2. David, a bro. of Henry (1), had w. Mary, adm. Pct. ch. 6 Sept. 1741; maiden name Russell. He was the father d. (2) or 3 Feb. 1793, a. 99; otherwise 96, and 98 (g. s.). He was one of the Pct. committeeman 5 yrs. between 1734 and 1747; Pct. treasurer, 1751-57, and Pct. assessor four years; selectman and assessor sixteen years, 1743-46, '48-57, '5