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ughter still born. On Dec. 29, 1758, a daughter was born, and was baptized on the 30th, Rebecca. (N. B. She was heard some weeks before her birth by the whole family and others, distinctly to cry for some minutes without possibility of mistake.) 1761, Jan. 16, a daughter still—born. February 12, my wife Anna died, aged 38, after having been mother of eleven children; seven survived her, but must follow. I married 25 Nov. 1762, Mrs. Lucy, relict of the late Rev. Nicholas Bowes, of Bedford, e 4, 1783. Mr. Cooke's record of births is prefaced with the expression, Born since Sept. 12, 1739. A star was placed by Mr. Cooke against the names of the children who died—especially in infancy. The record of births is vacant in 1768, 1739, 1761 and 1781. The record of Deaths is vacant in 1768, 1760 and 1779—it is inscribed with the expression, Ah! Quis? Et qualis! Et quando? These records have been used in the compilation of the Genealogical Register at the end of this work. The abst<
750, 1751, 1756-68, 1760. Seth Reed, 1740, 1752-55, 1761-63, 1766-67 (dismissed and thanks voted for past serJr., 1756, 1757, 1759, 1760. Jason Russell, 1768, 1761-63. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1759, 1760, 1765-67. Joseph Wellington, 1761-63. Capt. Thomas Adams, 1764. William Cutler, 1764. Daniel Brown, 1765-67 (1772, im, 1767, for past service. John Cutter, Jr., 1758-61. Dea. Joseph Adams, 1762-67—thanked, 1767, treasur0, 1751, 1756-55, 1760. Seth Reed, 1740, 1752-65, 1761-63, 1765-67. William Dickson, 1741, 1742. JohnJr., 1756, 1757, 1759, 1760. Jason Russell, 1758, 1761-63. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1759, 1760, 1765-1767. Joseph Wellington, 1761-63. Capt. Thomas Adams, 1764. William Cutler, 1764. Daniel Brown, 1765-67. P771—fined). Aaron Cutter, 1760 Joseph Russell, 1761. Richard Cutter, 1752. William Adams, 1753. ussell, 1759. Samuel Russell, 1760. John Swan, 1761. Jason Winship, Jr., 1762—dismissed; again chosen<
ighborhood was set off as a town, of which Amos Smith was minister, 1858-59. Baptist Society.—Meetings of persons friendly to sentiments of this denomination were held in this place as early as the year 1773. For this sketch we are indebted to a History of the Baptist Church in Arlington, mainly written by Dr. Swaim, and published in the Arlington Baptist Church Book. The writer of that sketch quotes Backus's History to the effect that a Baptist church existed in Cambridge as early as 1761. The earliest known records of the society are dated Sept. 4, 1780, when a number of the Baptist Society in Cambridge met at Stephen Robbins's to have some discourse about sending a letter to the Association, to inform them of our circumstances and to desire their prayers for us. This letter was signed by Thomas Williams, John Williams and Stephen Robbins. A compact of six articles, drawn by a committee, of which Capt. Benjamin Locke was chairman, was agreed upon Dec. 15, 1780, by Thomas Wi
ioned in the History of Precinct in this work, under 1761. The latter d. 14 (buried 16) Sept. 1806, a. 84, waeace, &c. &c. He had also a dau. stillborn (16 Jan.) 1761 (Nov. 1760, one entry). The first wife of Rev. Sa1774, 1775. (See Paige. ) He was Pct. treasurer 1758-61. See Wyman, 261, No. 5. 10. Richard, s. of John ( 1771. He was selectman of Cambridge in 1758, 1760, 1761, 1763-68, 1772-77; and assessor 1760, 1761, 1763-68,1761, 1763-68, 1772, 1775-77. He was member of an important Revolutionary committee of Cambridge in 1772—see Paige, 143. HeAug. 1776. A son of John, expired at the birth,———, 1761. Mr. John d. 1 Sept. 1793, a. 70. See Wyman's Chs.,se, 12 May, 1740. He was a Pct. committeeman, 1758, 1761-63, and Pet. assessor the same period. Elizabeth Jo), was adm. Pct. ch. 3 July, 1757. Pct. collector, 1761—see par. 19. See Wyman's Chas., 917. 7. Timothy, Wellington was a Prect. committeeman and assessor, 1761-63. 3. Joseph, s. of Joseph (2), had Thomas, b