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and Charlestown was as firm for passage as the solid ground. Jan. 4.—Heard Mr. Will. Fessenden twice, Ps. 89:7, and Num. 23: 10—at home. The prudential committee of the Precinct is this year reduced from five members to three. 1743 Out of five deaths recorded in the Northwest Precinct of Cambridge for this year, two were of persons who hanged themselves, viz., Caesar Cutter, servt. of Dea.—who hanged himself—June 26, 1743, aged 30 yrs., and Joseph Bemis—who hanged himself—Aug. 21, 1743. In 1743 it was voted to keep the public school in the Precinct near the meeting-house, on that land which was left for a burying-place, after a convenient house is erected for that purpose, and a committee was chosen to decide on a place for setting the school-house. 1744 Under date of June 28, 1744, Mr. Cooke preached a sermon (numbered 296) which he entitled, Fast day on ye war. The text was Rev. 2:5. The sermon had a second delivery on April 29, 1756. It contains n
. 6 Oct. 1751, had Lydia, b. 26 June, bap. 6 Oct. 1751; Samuel, b. 4, bap. 14 Apr. 1754. Philip, d. of mortification and fever, 5 Sept. 1778, a. about 53. Lydia, prob. his wife, d. 6 Dec. 1825, a. 97. He was prob. s. of Philip of Camb. (see Paige, 487). See Tisdale. Philip Bemis was a Pct. committeeman and assessor 1773-75. 2. Samuel, prob. s. of Philip (1), m. Elizabeth Robinson of Lexington, 16 Nov. 1775. 3. Widow Bemis, d. 23 Mar. 1741,a. 70. Joseph—who hanged himself-d. 21 Aug. 1743. Merct, d. 13 Sept. 1774, a. 74. Eliza-Beth, d. 10 Oct. 1825, a. 98. Mary, d. 19 Oct. 1825, a. 52. Eliza-Beth, of Watertown, m. Samuel Butterfield, 14 July, 1774. Susan, m. William Mann, 24 Jan. 1813. Zaccheus, and Hannah Maria Garfield, of Camb. m. 5 May, 1839. So far the record. Lydia, dau. of Philip (1), m. Nathaniel Fessenden, and was fatally shot, 30 May, 1770, a. 19.—See History of Precinct, under 1770. Betty (or Elizabeth), of Waltham, m. John Frost, and Abigail, of Wal