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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McCall, Edward R. 1790-1853 (search)
McCall, Edward R. 1790-1853 Naval officer; born in Charleston, S. C., Aug. 5, 1790; entered the navy as midshipman in 1808, and in the summer of 1813 was lieutenant of the brig Enterprise. In the action with the Boxer, Sept. 4, 1813, his commander (Lieutenant Burrows) was mortally wounded, when the command devolved upon McCall, who succeeded in capturing the British vessel. For this service Congress voted him a gold medal. He was made master-commander in 1825, and captain in 1835. He died in Bordentown, N. J., July 31. 1853.
. in Menot., and d. 13 Feb. 1774, leaving six children, who were bap. 16 Ap. 1775, viz., Phebe, m. Joel Winship 14 Nov. 1792; Martha; Daniel; Nathaniel; Lydia; Deborah, d. 10 Mar. 1791, a. 23. His w. Lydia d. 7 Feb. 1835, a. about 95. 15. Aaron, s. of Abraham (9), m. Susanna Tainter of Watertown 31 May 1753, and had Susanna, bap. 28 Sept. 1755. d. young; Aaron, b. about 1758; Susanna, bap. 5 Oct. 1760, d. unm. 20 May 1830; William, bap. 17 Nov. 1765, grad. H. C. 1788, d. at Tobago, 5 Aug. 1790. Aaron the f. was a mason, and inherited the homestead; he was Selectman 1777, 1778, 1787, 1788, and Deacon of the Church from 14 July 1772 until he d. of small-pox 16 Oct. 1792, a. 62. His w. Susanna d. of the same disease 2 Oct. 1792, a. 63. (Such are the dates on the gravestones; but Dr. Holmes, on the Church Record, gives the dates eight days later.) 16. Abraham, s. of Zechariah (11), m. Susanna Wellington 17 Dec. 1757, and had Abraham, b. 6 Dec. 1758; Susanna, bap. 13 July 1760
. in Menot., and d. 13 Feb. 1774, leaving six children, who were bap. 16 Ap. 1775, viz., Phebe, m. Joel Winship 14 Nov. 1792; Martha; Daniel; Nathaniel; Lydia; Deborah, d. 10 Mar. 1791, a. 23. His w. Lydia d. 7 Feb. 1835, a. about 95. 15. Aaron, s. of Abraham (9), m. Susanna Tainter of Watertown 31 May 1753, and had Susanna, bap. 28 Sept. 1755. d. young; Aaron, b. about 1758; Susanna, bap. 5 Oct. 1760, d. unm. 20 May 1830; William, bap. 17 Nov. 1765, grad. H. C. 1788, d. at Tobago, 5 Aug. 1790. Aaron the f. was a mason, and inherited the homestead; he was Selectman 1777, 1778, 1787, 1788, and Deacon of the Church from 14 July 1772 until he d. of small-pox 16 Oct. 1792, a. 62. His w. Susanna d. of the same disease 2 Oct. 1792, a. 63. (Such are the dates on the gravestones; but Dr. Holmes, on the Church Record, gives the dates eight days later.) 16. Abraham, s. of Zechariah (11), m. Susanna Wellington 17 Dec. 1757, and had Abraham, b. 6 Dec. 1758; Susanna, bap. 13 July 1760