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for other improvements, by laying out, on paper at least, several streets. Moreover, Judge Dana and Mr. Jarvis, for the exclusion of salt water from their marsh lands lying south of Pelham's Island and east of Brookline Street, constructed before 1797 a substantial dike, which yet remains, on the outer side of Sidney and Auburn streets. In connection with this dike, Judge Dana opened the Canal which now extends from the head of Goffe's Cove to Brookline Street, about a hundred feet southerly from Auburn Street. Mr. Jarvis laid out Front Street, as far as to the bend near Village Street, and opened a canal from that point southerly to Goffe's Cove, before 1797. The prosperity of this incipient village early received a severe check. In less than five years after the bridge was opened, and before much had been accomplished in the work of reclaiming marshes and swamps, Mr. Jarvis became indebted to the United States in a large sum, and his real estate was seized by the government. In
mbridge; that these petitions seemed by their tenor to proceed from disinterested persons, whereas some of the petitioners were proprietors of the Canal Bridge, and others deeply interested in lands connected with the proposed roads; and Mr. Craigie, who was not a petitioner, supported them in person and with two lawyers, in the absence of all the petitioners; these two petitions being manifestly, as the remonstrants had stated, a continuation of a plan of him and his coadjutors, commenced in 1797, and invariably pursued to 1809, to turn the travel to that quarter; and the same game he is evidently now playing, by the petition signed by T. H. Perkins and others. That such a petition, viz. to lay out roads without number, with courses undefined, by a committee of the Legislature, your remonstrants conceive, never was before offered to any Court, Legislative or Judicial, of Massachusetts; that a Bill reported in accordance with these petitions, was rejected; that the principal object of
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ge of his duties Jan. 2, 1876. The Wardens of Christ Church have been as follows:— 1762, David Phips,John Vassall. 1763, John Vassall,Robert Temple. 1764-1765, Robert Temple,Richard Lechmere. 1766, David Phips,Thomas Oliver. 1767-1770, Thomas Oliver,John Vassall. 1771, John Vassall,Ezekiel Lewis. 1772, Ezekiel Lewis,John Fenton. 1773, Joseph Lee,Jonathan Sewall. 1774, David Phips,John Pigeon. 1791-1795, Jonathan Simpson,Nathaniel Bethune. 1796, John T. Apthorp,Andrew Craigie. 1797-1799, Leonard Jarvis,Samuel W. Pomeroy. 1800, Samuel W. Pomeroy,Abraham Biglow. 1801, Abraham Biglow,Richard Richardson. 1802-1803, Richard Richardson,Jonathan Bird. 1804-1809, William Winthrop,Ebenezer Stedman. 1810-1813, William Winthrop,Abraham Biglow. 1814-1815, Abraham Biglow,Samuel P. P. Fay. 1816-1819, Abraham Biglow,William D. Peck. 1820, Abraham Biglow,J. F. Dana. 1821-1825, Abraham Biglow,Jonathan Hearsey. 1826-1828, Abraham Biglow,Samuel P. P. Fay. 1829-1832, Joseph Fost
819. Timothy Fuller, 1828. Sidney Willard, 1837, 1838. Albion K. P. Welch, 1868. Senators under the Constitution. Elbridge Gerry, 1793. Aaron Hill, 1797, 1801-1808. William Winthrop, 1799. Timothy Fuller, 1813-1816. Asahel Stearns, 1830, 1831. Sidney Willard, 1834, 1835, 1839, 1840. William Parmenter William Whittemore, 1780. Samuel Thatcher, 1783-1786. Thomas Cutter, 1787. Samuel Locke, 1790-1805. Ebenezer Wyeth, 1793-1796. Aaron Hill [2d], 1797-1805, 1807. Josiah Moore, 1806, 1808-1813. Ichabod Fessenden, 1806. George Prentice, 1807. Newell Bent, 1807. Maj. Jonas Wyeth, 1808, 1809, 1812, 1 1769-1779. Elected June 2, 1769, upon the decease of his father. Thomas Farrington, 1780-1782. William Winthrop, 1782-1788. Timothy L. Jennison, 1789-1797, 1806. Aaron Hill, 1798-1805. Timothy Fuller, 1807. William Hilliard, 1808-1816. Levi Farwell, 1817-1826. Thomas Foster, 1827. William J. Whipple,
24 Mar. 1803; Elizabeth, b. 23 July 1773, d. 24 Ap. 1797. Bowtell, John (otherwise written Boutell, Boutti the f. d. 24 Ap. 1770, a. 44; his w. Anne d. 29 Ap. 1797, a. 67. 22. Samuel, S. of Samuel (12). m. Susannapresentative four or five years, up to 1800, Senator 1797, and from 1801 to 1808, and Member of the Council 18l, s. and only child of Samuel (13), grad. at H. C. 1797, was a physician, and res. principally in Lancaster.ed by Judge Fay. He was living in 1784, and dead in 1797. 29. Smith, s. of John (14), res. in Wat., m. Mere rem. to New Hampshire, and was residing in Windham 1797; but afterwards returned and d. here 12 Nov. 1806; hles Tufts, founder of Tufts College; John, b. 30 Ap. 1797, d. 26 Sept. 1801; George, b. 2 Dec. 1799, d. 22 Sepas inscribed on the gravestone at Arlington, 31 May) 1797; his w. Elizabeth d. 22 Oct. 1825, a. 86. 30. SeH. C. 1820, a physician, d. in Illinois; Leonard, b. 1797, settled in New York, and d.—Jan. 1855; Charles, b.—
Susanna, adm. to the Ch. 1777. In his will, dated 19 May 1782, and proved 2 Oct. 1782, are named w. Hannah, grandson Nataniel Bowman, living in his family, and then in College, nephew Samuel Kidder, and son-in-law Nicholas Pike of Newburyport. 11. Solomon, parentage not ascertained, m. Abigail Brown 1 Mar. 1768, and had Abiqail Brown, b. 12 Mar. 1769, m. Ebenezer Cutter of Charlestown, 6 Dec. 1789; Sybil, b. 2 Oct. 1770, m. Nathan Nurse 24 Mar. 1803; Elizabeth, b. 23 July 1773, d. 24 Ap. 1797. Bowtell, John (otherwise written Boutell, Bouttill, and Boutaile), by w. Margaret, had Mary, b. 26 Oct. 1646; Margaret, b. 4 Jan. 1650-51; John, b. 1652, d. 1 Dec. 1673. John the f. d. 30 Aug. 1676, a. about 60 his w. Margaret was living in 1689. Mary, who was burned to death in a fit, 24 Jan. 1701-2, may have been dau. of John. 2. Henry, m. Elizabeth, wid. of George Bowers, 25 June 1657, and d. 24 May 1681; his w. Elizabeth survived him. Brackett, John, m. Sarah, dau. of John Sted
e owned the mill which had long been in the Cutter family, and transmitted it to his posterity. 21. Jonathan, s. of William (11), m. Anne Jennings 23 Nov. 1749, and had William, b. 15 Feb. 1751; Anne, b. 28 Mar. 1753, d. 29 Oct. 1754; Anne, b. 6 Ap. 1755; Rebecca, b. 4 Oct. 1757; Mary, b. 7 May 1760, m. Benj. Richardson 16 Feb. 1783: Jonathan, b. 19 Oct. 1762; Mehetabel, b. 25 Dec. 1765, d. 3 Mar. 1809; Solomon, 1. 23 Ap. 1769. Jonathan the f. d. 24 Ap. 1770, a. 44; his w. Anne d. 29 Ap. 1797, a. 67. 22. Samuel, S. of Samuel (12). m. Susanna Francis of Medf. 28 Ap. 1757, and had Samuel, bap. 26. Feb . 1758; William, bap. 22 July 1759; Susanna, bap. 15 May 1761, m. Thomas Whittemore 1 Nov. 1783; Francis, b. 17 Ap. 1763; Ezekiel, b. 24 Dec . 1764; Ebenezer,, b. 31 Dec. 1766; Abigail, b. 19 Jan. 1769, m. Samuel Cutter 21 Jan. 1787; Anne, b. 25 June 1771, m. William Whittemore, Jr., 2 Feb). 1796; Adam, b. 13 Ap. 1773; Edward, b. 9 June 1775, d. 2 Aug. 1778; Washington, b. Is June
which he served about a year and a half: returned and studied medicine with Dr. Joshua Brackett of Portsmouth, N. H.; went to sea as surgeon, and was twice taken prisoner. He afterwards became a merchant in Portsmouth, but being unsuccessful in trade, he returned to Camb. about 1792. He inherited the homestead, which he bequeathed to his children. He was Selectman twelve years, from 1795 to 1807, Town Clerk eight years, 1798 to 1805, Representative four or five years, up to 1800, Senator 1797, and from 1801 to 1808, and Member of the Council 1810, 1811, 1824, 1825. He was appointed Post-master for Boston in 1808, and held that office about twenty years, after which he once more returned to his birth place, and here spent the evening of his days. He. m. Hannah, dau. of Samuel Quincy, the refugee Solicitor-general of the Province, and had, at Portsmouth, Sophia; Harriet, m. Willard Phillips, Esq., 3 Sept. 1838, d. 16 Jan. 1856 Thomas Quincy, a merchant, d. at sea, when on a voyage
esiding in Cambridge. 15. William, s. of William (10), was a cordwainer, and resided on the westerly side of Harvard Square, on an estate which he purchased in 1778, and which after his death was sold to Harvard College. He m. Rebecca Oliver 26 Nov. 1772, and d. 10 Dec. 1804, a. 69. She d. 13 Ap. 1821, a. 81. Their children were Rebecca, b. 7 Sept. 1774, and d. 21 Sept. 1774; William, b. 4 Nov. 1775, and d. 22 Sept. 1777. 16. Samuel, s. and only child of Samuel (13), grad. at H. C. 1797, was a physician, and res. principally in Lancaster. He returned to Camb. in 1821, and d. in Oct. 1822. His first wife was Lucy Cogswell, by whom he had Samuel, grad. at H. C. 1822, res. in Baltimore, and d. 16 May 1857; Mary W., m. Dr. A. B. Cleaveland of Baltimore; William, a physician in Michigan; Rebecca, deceased; Joseph and Charles, both of Baltimore. His second wife was Elizabeth B., dau. of Thomas Warland, and widow of Rev. John L. Abbott, to whom he was m. 20 Mar. 1822, a few mo
cooper, and was generally styled on the Records, Henry Prentice 3d, and in conversation, Cooper Prentice. He res. on the easterly corner of Garden and Mason streets, on the estate afterwards owned by Judge Fay. He was living in 1784, and dead in 1797. 29. Smith, s. of John (14), res. in Wat., m. Mercy Learned 13 Oct. 1743, and had Benjamin, b. 17 Mar. 1744-5; Mary, bap. 15 July 1753, m. Benjamin Bird of Watertown 9 Nov. 1775; and several others. 30. Ebenezer, s. of Ebenezer (18), pub. Abllips; they bought a house and two rods square of ground, on the east side of North Avenue, opposite the Common, 16 Nov. 1778, which was seized on execution by Dr. William Gamage 20 Jan. 1791. He rem. to New Hampshire, and was residing in Windham 1797; but afterwards returned and d. here 12 Nov. 1806; his w. Elizabeth d. 24 Feb. 1807. They had children Henry and Thomas (felo de se), and perhaps others. 41. Benjamin, s. of Smith (29), m. Ruth Worthylake 10 Dec. 1767, in Wat., and had Benjami
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