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e first Division of the Rocks, and fenced the same for his particular improvement, 1689. William Russell having bought a lot laid out to Nathaniel Hancock; also a lot laid out to Owen Warland; with a lot laid out to his mother, the Widow Hall, he desired to make particular improvement, and applied, &c., 1689 (?). To the same, liberty to enclose a lot he possessed, laid out to John Sawtelle, was granted, 1694-5. William Russell survived his brother Jason Russell, and died at Menotomy, May 17, 1744, aged 89.—Paige, 647. Sheds. Edward Winship, William Russell, Jason Russell, William Cutter, Joseph Winship, Samuel Kidder, Nathaniel Patten and John Dickson granted liberty for the erecting of a conveniency (against the college fence, northward of our Meeting-House) for the standing of their horses on Sabbath-days, 1703. This was the meeting-house of the First Parish at Old Cambridge, where the above persons, mostly residents of Menotomy, then worshipped. Allotments on the north s
h this Precinct—see History, Chap. I. He m. Abigail Winship in Camb. 18 Mar. 1682-3, and with w. Abigail was adm. member of Camb. ch. 19 June, 1698. Joseph English, an Indian, man servant living with William Russell, o. c. and was bap. at Camb. 30 Apr. 1727. William R.'s w. Abigail d. Camb., 31 July, 1727. His name heads the list of lay male subscribers to the covenant of the Second Church, 1739. He was chosen one of an important committee by that church 17 Nov. 1739. William d. 17 May, 1744, a. 89 (g. s.), or 90 (Cooke ). Had William, b. 5 Apr. 1687, Camb.; Abigail, b. 31 Dec. 1688, do., d. 20 June, 1710, a. 21 yrs. 6 mos. (g. s.—Old Camb.); Edward, d.—s. of Wm. and Abigail —21 Jan. 1695, a. 11 mos. (g. s. Old Camb.); Edward, bap. Camb. 10 Oct. 1697; Huldah—dau. of Wm. and Abigail (in covt. with ye ch. in Camb.) bap. Charlestown, 28 June, 1696—adm. Camb. ch. 23 Apr. 1721, m. Richard Rose, 4 Oct. 1722, Camb. The father was a selectman of Camb. nine years, 1697-1714