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Robbins, 1840. Rev. J. C. Waldo, 1842 (excused), 1846, 1847. Luke Wyman, 1842, 1843. Joseph Hill, 1842-44. Josiah H. Russell, 1842, 1844. Moses Proctor, 1842, 1843, 1858-60. George C. Russell, 1842, 1847. George Holden, 1843. Ebenezer P. Peirce, 1843-45, 1847. Rev. William Ware, 1844, 1845. Luke Wyman, Jr., 1844. Rev. Francis Horton, 1845-48, 1863. Rev. George J. Carlton, 1846. Rev. Willard Spalding, 1848. John Field, 1848. David W. Horton, 1849, 1850. Rev. James F. Brown, 1849. Abner Gardner, 1849, 1851, 1852, 1854. John Schouler, 1849. William J. Niles, 1850 (resigned). Thomas P. Peirce, 1850 (excused), 1863. John P. Wyman, 1850, 1856. Dr. Howland Holmes, 1850. Rev. George Hill, 1850, 1851-56, 1868, 1859. Stephen Symmes, Jr., 1851, 1854, 1859-1861. Joseph O. Wellington, 1851, 1852, 1857. Addison Hill, 1851, 1853-55. Joseph Burrage, 1852, 1853. James E. Bailey, 1852. Rev. Joseph Banvard, 1853. Dr. Joseph Underwood, 1854, 18
vited to settle as minister. On Aug. 11, 1845, a communication was received from Mr. Ware resigning his office as pastor of the Society. 1848, Aug. 15. James Francis Brown received a call to settle over this parish as their gospel minister. On Nov. 1, 1848, he was ordained. He died at Springfield, Mass., June 14, 1853, aged 33, and in the fifth year of his ministry at West Cambridge. Funeral, June 15th, from the meeting-house in West Cambridge. James Francis Brown, ordained as the Christian minister of the First Congregational Parish in West Cambridge on Nov. 1, 1848, was born in Boston, Jan. 4, 1820. A stone was erected at his grave in Mount Pledesirous thus to testify their grateful attachment to the memory of their deceased pastor. A sermon preached at West Cambridge on the Sabbath after the death of Mr. Brown, by Rev. Nathaniel Hall, of Dorchester, who officiated at his funeral, by vote of the parish was published. Text, John 17: 4. A work of 96 pages, entitled The
mes, bap. 6 Oct. 1805; Lucy, bap. 15 Nov. 1807 (m. George S. Adams, of Chas., 20 Sept. 1832); Joseph, bap. 17 Dec. 1809; Sally, bap. 20 Sept. 1812, d. 7 July, 1828, a. 16; Mary Ann, bap. 14 May, 1815; Louisa Sophia, bap. 15 Apr. 1821. His dau., Mary Ann, or Mercy Ann, m. Jonathan V. Fletcher, of Medford, 3 Nov. 1836. James the father d. 2 Feb. 1852, a. nearly 79. Mrs. Hill survived him. A sermon preached at West Cambridge, 8 Feb. 1852, on the Sabbath succeeding his death, by his pastor James F. Brown, was published. A few paragraphs from Rev. Mr. Brown's sermon are of interest:— The life of James Hill is intimately connected with a large portion of the history of this church and society. . . . For thirty years he was a member of our choir. . . . He was gentlemanly in his deportment, kind and conciliatory in his spirit, industrious and temperate in his habits. . . . He was devoted to agricultural pursuits, and ranked among the first farmers of our village. . . . He was not impulsiv