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l Kendall, May, 1780; Asa Packard, April, 1783; Lemuel Hedge, July, 1783. All these teachers were graduates of Harvard College. I have not found the materials for a consecutive list at a later period. Very few of them appear to have selected teaching as a permanent employment; only one indeed died in the service, namely, Nicholas Fessenden, Jr., H. C. 1701, who taught about eighteen years, and died of apoplexy Oct. 5, 1719. William Fessenden, Jr., Nephew of Nicholas Fessenden, Jr. H. C. 1737, taught the school eleven years, from 1745 to 1756, but left it two years before he also died of apoplexy, June 17, 1758. Samuel Danforth, H. C. 1715, seems to have chosen teaching as a profession. At a meeting of the selectmen, Oct. 26, 1719, it is recorded, that—Whereas, by reason of the death of Mr. Nicholas Fessenden, our late Schoolmaster, the school in our town is in an unsettled condition; and whereas, Mr. Samuel Danforth of Dorchester has been pleased to manifest his inclinations to
35, 1736, 1754, 1755, 1770. Samuel Danforth, 1734, 1735, 1737, 1738. John Vassall, 1739, 1740, 1747. Samuel Bowman,3, 1748-1757, 1766-1772. Joseph Adams, 1729, 1731, 1732, 1737, 1738. Isaac Watson, 1731, 1737, 1738. Samuel Danfort1737, 1738. Samuel Danforth, 1733, 1734, 1737– 1739. Henry Dunster, 1733, 1734. Samuel Smith, 1733. Benjamin Dana, Jr., 1734-1736, 1742, 17431737– 1739. Henry Dunster, 1733, 1734. Samuel Smith, 1733. Benjamin Dana, Jr., 1734-1736, 1742, 1743. Samuel Sparhawk, 1737-1741. John Vassall, 1739, 1740, 1747. Jonathan Butterfield, Jr., 1739, 1740. Andrew Bord1737-1741. John Vassall, 1739, 1740, 1747. Jonathan Butterfield, Jr., 1739, 1740. Andrew Bordman [2d], 1740-1769. Joseph Bean, 1741. Jacob Hill, 1742. John Winship, 1742. Edmund Trowbridge, 1743-1746. C 1727, 1728, 1736, 1741. Samuel Bowman, 1722-1724, 1727, 1737-1743, 1745, 1746. Ephraim Frost, 1725, 1726, 1730, 1735. 1728, 1729, 1731, 1732. Joseph Adams, 1729, 1731, 1732, 1737, 1738. Andrew Bordman, Jr., 1730. William Brown, 1730 Benjamin Dana, 1734-1736, 1742. Samuel Sparhawk [2d], 1737-1741. Jonathan Butterfield, 1739, 1740. John Winship,
; Henry, bap. 13 Aug. 1732; Timothy, bap. 3 Ap. 1737; Hannah. 30 Aug. 1741; Josiah, b. 3 Dec. 1743, 12. William, s. of William (7), grad. II. C. 1737, m. Mary, dau. of Stephen Palmer, and had Marthof Common Pleas, for the County where he lived [1737-1764], till by reason of bodily infirmities, anTavern. This estate he sold to Joseph Bean, in 1737, and purchased an estate on the northerly side b. 11 June 1729. He removed to Westminster in 1737, where he was a prominent citizen, and d. 30 Nott, b. 6 Dec. 1713, m. Deliverance Parker 7 Ap. 1737. I suspect that John the f. had two wives; andothers who d. in infancy), were Irene, b. about 1737, d. here unm. 29 Ap. 1791, a. 54; Mary, m. Dr. t. 1756; Joseph, bap. 29 Sept. 1734; Hannah, b. 1737, d. 3 Aug. 1764, a. 27, who, says Rev. Mr. Cook3; Joseph, bap. 9 Mar. 1734-5; Walter, b. about 1737; Mary, bap. 22 Ap. 1739, d. young; Philemon, b.. 1796. Samuel the f. was Selectman five years 1737-1741, was elected Deacon 12 Ap. 1734, and d. 14[28 more...]
t of estate on the east side of Dunster Street from 1733 to 1737, when he sold it, with a new house, to Andrew Bordmnan, Jr.w. Zabilla, had Lydia, bap. 28 Sept. 1735; James, b. 11 Ap. 1737; Rhoda, b. 12 Oct. 1738; David, b. 20 Mar. 1741-2. 3. Jo 8 Nov. 1730; Henry, bap. 13 Aug. 1732; Timothy, bap. 3 Ap. 1737; Hannah. 30 Aug. 1741; Josiah, b. 3 Dec. 1743, d. 11 Dec. 1 living in 1751; Andrew, bap. 20 Feb. 1720-21, grad. H. C. 1737, ordained at Chilmark, 1746, d. of small-pox 19 Nov. 1776; and had Aaron, b. 6 May 1711, a tin-plate worker in Boston, 1737; Zechariah, b. 24 Oct. 1713. Aaron the f. was a saddler, arepresented in the General Court six years between 1718 and 1737. He was also Justice of the Peace, and Selectman of Camb., 8. Josiah, s. of William (7), m. Mary Sever of Brookline 1737. He is supposed to have resided principally in Newton, butrob. d. young; John, bap. 21 Sept. 1735; Mary, bap. 17 Ap. 1737; Sarah, bap. 14 Jan. 1738-9. Samuel the f. prob. d. in 17
ere she resided, in the old red house, until her death. Her will was proved 11 Jan. 1776. 13. Downing, s. of Daniel (7), had Downing, b. abt. 1734, bap. 3 Ap. 1737; Bethia, bap. 1 Jan. 1737-8, perh. m. John Colston 9 Dec. 1779; Joseph, bap. 17 July 1748. Downing the f. was a carpenter; his w. Abigail d. 24 Sept. 1775, a. 68Mar. 1729-30, m. Joseph Frost 8 Feb. 1753; Ephraim, b. 12 Sept. 1732; Mercy, b. 21 Nov. 1733; Abigail. b. 6 Dec. 1735, m. Eben. Tufts 23 Ap. 1760; Mary, b. 17 Ap. 1737; Ann, b. 17 Mar. 1739, d. unm. 7 Ap. 1813; Aaron, b. 20 Dec. 1740; Elizabeth, b. 7 Dec. 1743, m. Thomas Barrett 6 Dec. 1771, and d. 17 Ap. 1785; Martha, b. 6 Feb.Nov. 1756, a. 59; his w. Ann d. 19 May 1753, a. 70. 12. Samuel, s. of William (5), m. Anne Harrington 10 Nov. 1720, and had William, b. 10 Sept. 1721, d. 27 Ap. 1737; Esther, b. 15 Feb. 1722-3, m. Stephen Prentice; ,Samuel, bap. 31 Mar. 1728; Ann, Bap. 8 Feb. 1729-30, m. Walter Dickson 3 May 1750; Rebecca, bap. 12 Mar. 1731-2,
and d. young; Abigail, b. 10 Mar. 1647-8, m.——Thwing, and d. before 1692, leaving an only son William; Mary, b. 17 Jan. 1649-50, m. prob.——Butterfield; Hannah, bap. here, m. Stephen Francis 16 Sept. 1633; John, b. 21 Mar. 1655-6. William the f. d. 5 Aug. 1692, a. 78; his wife Jane d. 4 Dec. 1689, a. 73. 2. John, s. of William (1), m. Margery (or Margaret), dau. of Edward Winship, 12 May 1687, and had Jane, b. 4 Oct. 1688, m. Joseph Robbins, 3 Aug. 1709; he d. and she m. John Green before 1737; Elizabeth, bap. 24 July 1698, m. Hubbard Russell, 9 May 1710; William, bap. 24 July 1698; John, bap. 24 July 1698; Margery, b. 11 Dec. 1698, m. Samuel Carter of Woburn, 30 June 1719; Edward, b. 16 Jan. 1701-2. John the f. d. 22 Mar. 1736-7, a. 81; his w. Margaret d. 6 Oct. 1734, a. 70. 3. William, S. of John (2), m. Ruth, dau. of Solomon Prentice, 12 June 1718, and had William, b. 26 Ap. 1719; Solomon, b. 8 June 1720, d. 3 Aug. 1720; Solomon, bap. 27 Aug. 1721, d. young; Ruth, bap. 21 J
arah, b. 23 Oct. 1708; Nicholas, b. 8 July 1710, a brazier in Boston 1737, and prob. the same who d. there of apoplexy 22 Nov. 1753; Anne, ba. 10 June 1716; Stephen, posthumous, bap. 25 Oct. 1719, grad. H. C. 1737, was a lawyer in Worcester 1742, and is said to have been remarkableddenly (prob. of apoplexy), 5 Oct. 1719; his w. Sarah was living in 1737. 5. Thomas, s. of Nicholas (2), m. Abigail Poulter 1708; she d. 2deceased. 11. Josiah, s. of Nicholas (4), was a brazier in Camb. 1737, and in Boston 1745. He is supposed to be the same who was pub. to resided in Boston. 12. William, s. of William (7), grad. II. C. 1737, m. Mary, dau. of Stephen Palmer, and had Martha, b. 8 June 1740, d.lding wort 19 Aug. 1739, and d. the next day; Katherine, bap. 24 Ap. 1737, d. young; William, bap. 16 Ap. 1738, d. young; Layton, bap. 11 Mar., and Inferior Court of Common Pleas, for the County where he lived [1737-1764], till by reason of bodily infirmities, and from a great scrupu
is now Newton, where he d. 1694. It is said that he was the first Town Clerk in Newton, and also Justice of the Peace. 2. Isaac, parentage not ascertained, by w. Sarah, had Isaac, b. 9 May 1730; Sarah, b. 8 Sept. 1731; John, b. 29 Mar. 1733; Thales, bap. 23 Mar. 1735; Elizabeth, bap. 1 May 1737. Isaac the f. grad. H. C. 1721; was the first Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, to which office he was elected in May 1727; he was a candidate for the Presidency of that College in 1737, and divided the votes of the Corporation equally with Holyoke, who, about a month later, was elected by unanimous vote. He was removed from his Professorship a year afterwards. He held his office ten years and five months (from the time of his inauguration), and might have continued to hold it, with credit to himself and benefit to the College, had his wisdom and firmness been equal to his acknowledged abilities. Little is known of him after his dismission. He went to Charleston, S. C.,
recently known as the old Porter Tavern. This estate he sold to Joseph Bean, in 1737, and purchased an estate on the northerly side of Holmes Place, about midway betn Camb., Hepzibah, bap. 11 Ap. 1736, d. young; and in Newton, Hepzibah, b. 1 Ap. 1737, m. Alexander Sampson 1754; Samuel, b. 1 Aug. 1738; Hannah, b. 20 July 1740, m. sician; John, b. 28 July 1756. Samuel the f. was a tanner, rem. to Newton about 1737, and d. in 1776. 14. Thomas, S. of Stephen (7), m. Lydia Shed of Chs. (pub. Nathaniel Hancock, 18 Dec. 1718, and had Abraham, b. 27 Sept. 1719, grad. H. C. 1737, settled in the ministry at Shutesbury 1742, became obnoxious to the Sons of Libe who m. Elizabeth Russell of Camb. 11 June 1729. He removed to Westminster in 1737, where he was a prominent citizen, and d. 30 Nov. 1768. 11. Simon, s. of Step 8. Ebenezer, s. of John (4), m. Mary, dau. of Joseph Mason of Watertown, 7 Ap. 1737, and had Thomas, b. 14 Aug. 1740; Elizabeth. Ebenezer the f. d. 11 Ap. 1742, a.
ly wife of Edward Wyer; she d. 14 Dec. 1714, a. 79. 2. John, s. of William (1), res. at the Farms, where his children John, Hannah, and Constance, were bap. in 1698-9, and Nathan, 12 Mar. 1699-1700. He had also, by w. Hannah, William, b. 1 Feb. 1700-1, m. Phebe——about 1725, and Tabitha Jones 29 May 1745; Elizabeth, b. 5 Mar. 1702-3; Susanna. b. 23 Jan. 1705; Jonas, b. 22 Nov. 1707, m. Joanna Locke 3 Jan. 1734-5; Martha, b. 6 Dec. 1710; Marrett, b. 6 Dec. 1713, m. Deliverance Parker 7 Ap. 1737. I suspect that John the f. had two wives; and that the second, m. prob. in 1700, was Hannah, dau. of John Marrett, whose first husband, Samuel Hastings, Jr., d. 28 Sept. 1699. 3. William, s. of William (1), by w. Mary, dau. of Thomas Cutler, had Mary, b. 3 Ap. 1699; Abigail, b. 28 June 1701; William, b. 19 Dec. 1703; Thomas, b. 19 Mar. 1706; David, b. 28 Dec. 1708; Ruth, b. 16 Mar. 1711; Hannah, b. 19 Mar. 1713; and by w. Joanna (dau. of Philip Russell), Philip, b. 26 Feb. 1717-18; Sus
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