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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
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evidently according to the preceding order, though not immediately succeeding it on the record, I preserve the original orthography, together with the number of rods, indicating the relative shares in the impaled ground. Common pales divided as follows:— John Haynes, Esq.70 rods.Steven Hart8 rods. Thomas Dudly, Esq.40 rods.William Wadsworth7 rods. Mr. Symon Bradstreet20 rods.George Steele6 rods. John Benjamin50 rods.Richard Goodman6 rods. John Talcott36 rods.John Bridg.6 rods. Mathew Allen45 rods.Symon Sackett6 rods. William Westwood30 rods.Richard Butler6 rods. James Omstead25 rods.Capt. Patrike5 rods. Daniell Denison25 rods.Richard Web5 rods. Samuell Dudly25 rods.John Masters4 rods. Andrew Warner20 rods.Antho. Colby4 rods. William Goodwine16 rods.John Clark3 rods. John White15 rods.Nath. Richards3 rods. John Steele14 rods.Richard Lord3 rods. Edward Stebinge12 rods.Abraham Morrill3 rods. William Spencer12 rods.William Kelse3 rods. Thomas Hosmer10 rods.Jonath.
he will no further prosecute this indictment. In due time the building was removed, and the Square has since remained open and unobstructed. The enclosure at the corner of North Avenue and Garden Street is generally supposed to be the most ancient burial-place in Cambridge. It was used for that purpose as early as January, 4, 1635-6, when it was ordered, that the burying-place shall be paled in; whereof John Taylcot is to do 2 rod, Georg Steele 3 rod and a gate, Thomas Hosmer 3 rod, Mathew Allen 1 rod, and Andrew Warner appointed to get the remainder done at a public charge; and he is to have IIIs. a rod. But at an earlier date, April 7, 1634, we find this record: Granted John Pratt two acres by the old burying-place, without the common pales. This evidently refers to some spot devoted to the burial of the dead, earlier than the one then in use. Its location is not certainly known, yet it is indicated with some degree of probability by two circumstances: (1.) The lot owned by J