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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 88 88 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 44 44 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 42 42 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 12 12 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 8 Browse Search
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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 7 7 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 4 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 4 4 Browse Search
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Librarian of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. 1759 On Nov. 7, 1759, died Deacon John Winship, aged 66 years; Elizabeth, his wife, dying Oct. 8, 1759, aged 58; and Noah, their son, dying Oct. 18, 1759, aged 25 years. On the death of these, the Rev. Mr. Cooke preached a sermon on Nov. 11, 1759, from Ps. 27:10, the original draft being still extant. See Genealogies. The death of Deacon Winship was the occasion of the following event, entered on the Church Records: 1759, Dec. 5. At a Church Meeting, after a sermon preached from Acts 6:3, Thomas Hall and Joseph Adams, Jr., were chosen Deacons; and took their seat Dec. 23d. 1761 No. 703 of Mr. Cooke's manuscript discourses is a sacramental lecture, dated July 12, 1761; repeated Oct. 10, 1773, and Nov. 16, 1777. Text, John 16:32. Sept. 28, 1761, it was voted to prefer a petition to the Great and General Court, praying that we (with those of our neighbors, belonging to several adjacent towns, who ar
t service). William Dickson, 1741. Joseph Russell, 1742, 1747, 1759, 1764. Nathaniel Francis, 1744, 1745, 1748, 1749. Francis Lock Cutter, 1754-58 (1775—declined). Ephraim Frost, Jr., 1756, 1757, 1759, 1760. Jason Russell, 1768, 1761-63. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1759, 1759, 1760, 1765-67. Joseph Wellington, 1761-63. Capt. Thomas Adams, 1764. William Cutler, 1764. Daniel Brown, 1765-67 (1772, 1781—decline 1747. Zechariah Hill, 1746, 1750, 1751. Joseph Russell, 1747, 1759, 1764. Francis Bowman, 1748. Ephraim Frost, Jr., 1756, 1757, 11759, 1760. Jason Russell, 1758, 1761-63. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1759, 1760, 1765-1767. Joseph Wellington, 1761-63. Capt. Thomas Adams,1759, 1760, 1765-1767. Joseph Wellington, 1761-63. Capt. Thomas Adams, 1764. William Cutler, 1764. Daniel Brown, 1765-67. Patten Russell, 1767-70. William Bowman, 1768-70. Samuel Frost, 1768, 1769. Samuel Locke, 1757. Jonathan Cutter, 1758. Patten Russell, 1759. Samuel Russell, 1760. John Swan, 1761. Jason Winship, Jr.,
on fire, &c. Deacon Adams was a Selectman of Camb. four years, between 1758 and 1771; Precinct committeeman and assessor, 1759, 1760, 1765-67; Precinct treasurer, 1762-81, nineteen years; Precinct collector, 1786. He d. in Menotomy 3 May, 1794, a. member of an important Revolutionary committee of Cambridge in 1772—see Paige, 143. He was a Pct. committeeman 1756, 1757, 1759, 1760, and Pct. assessor the same period. Capt. Ephraim Frost was member of the Convention of Middlesex County, Concord, y. 2 m. 16 ds., g. s.)—engaged to John Williams, bro. of Gershom Williams. The father was a Pct. committeeman 1742, 1747, 1759, 1764, and Pet. assessor. 3 yrs. See Paige, 648; Wyman, 838. 5. Walter, s. of Walter (2), was adm. to Pet. ch. at orgchild from its infancy with Seth Russell, bap. (aet. 4) 26 May, 1776. 14. Edward, s. of Jeremiah—see (6), grad. H. U. 1759—styled A. B.—was adm. Pct. ch. 19 Aug. 1759. [He studied for the ministry, and was licensed as a preacher at Camb. 9