. who removed from Watertown to Lancaster in 1665, was killed at the same place by Indians.
September 1st, the Indians fell upon Deerfield, and the next day upon Northfield.
While the Indians were slaying and burning at the latter town, Captain Richard Beers,
Captain Richard Beers was an original proprietor, admitted Freeman March 16, 1636-7: Selectman most of the time from 1644 to 1675; Representative thirteen years, 1663-75.
He was a grantee of seven lots, including twenty-five acres inCaptain Richard Beers was an original proprietor, admitted Freeman March 16, 1636-7: Selectman most of the time from 1644 to 1675; Representative thirteen years, 1663-75.
He was a grantee of seven lots, including twenty-five acres in 1st Great Dividend.
His homestall was near Fresh Pond.
He also purchased another on the south side of Mount Auburn Street, west of the old burying ground.
He was for many years a licensed innholder.—Bond. of Watertown, was making ready to come to its relief.
He and Captain Lothrop had been sent to Brookfield with their companies, from Boston, August 7th.
On the 4th of September, as he drew near the town, still ignorant of the attack that had been made upon it, he was ambushed and himself
Ballots, first elections held by, 34.
Banks, Hon. N. P., residence of, 88.
Bars: boiled, 14; exchanged for bisket-cake, 14.
Basse and other fish, 100,000 taken at Watertown wear, 21.
Bastable, 10 n. 1.
Bearers at funerals, 72.
Beaver Brook named by Gov. Winthrop, 26; and its branches, 26-27; source of, 27; once four rods wide, 83; mouth of changed, 97.
Beaver Brook plowlands, 51; allotted, 53.
Beaver Meadow, 27.
Beavers, dams made by the, 26.
Beers, Capt., Richard, and his company, ambushed, 61.
Bell the first church, 112; sold to Trin Cong.
Soc. of Winchester, 115.
Bellingham, Richard, first deputy-governor elected by ballots, 34.
Belmont separated from Waltham by Beaver Brook, 27; incorporated, 138.
Better currency (a) than specie, 94.
Bemis, Abraham, house of, 119.
Bemis, David, and Dr. Enos Sumner erect a dam across Charles River, 125; built first grist and snuff mill in Watertown at Bemis Station, 125; Isaac, 90.