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removed to Worcester. and Josiah Robbins were chosen a committee to provide for a reading and writing school in the Precinct. The following Charlestown inhabitants entered into agreement on Oct. 8, 1733, to assist in building the meeting-house, near Mr. Joseph Adams's, on land which hath been left for a burying-place; and also for settling and supporting preaching in the Precinct; viz., Samuel Cutter, George Cutter, Samuel Godding, Joseph Russell, William Dickson, Philip Carteret and David Dunster. 1733 On April 1, this year, the venerable Rev. John Hancock of Lexington, and grandfather of the celebrated Gov. John Hancock, baptized Thomas Osborn; and this was the first child baptized in the congregation at the school-house at Menotomy. This congregation had probably first united to spend a part of the evening of the Lord's day in worship in this place (Sermon by Rev. S. Cooke in 1772). The origin of the schoolhouse was probably as follows: At Cambridge, Jan. 16, 1692-3, it
t, 1797, 1798. Ebenezer Hall, 1798-1800. James Cutter, 1799—declined. Ebenezer Cutter, 1800. David Hill, 1801, 1802. John Estabrook, 1801. Jonathan Whittemore, 1802. Ichabod Fessenden, 1803, 1804. Daniel Reed, 1803-07. Jonas Peirce, 1805-07. William Hill Jr., 1806. Precinct Collectors. John Winship, 1733. Ephraim Cook, 1734—fined for failing to serve. Jason Winship, 1734. William Cutter, 1735. Zechariah Hill, 1736. Joseph Bemis, 1737. David Dunster, 1738—fined for refusing to serve. John Fillebrown, 1738. William Butterfield, 1738. Moses Harrington, 1739. Walter Russell, Jr., 1740. James Cutler, Jr., 1741. Joseph Belknap, 1742—fined. William Robbins, 1742. Samuel Swan, 1743. George Cutter, 1744. William Withington, 1745. William Winship, Jr., 1746. Francis Locke, 1747. Timothy Swan, 1748. Joseph Frost, 1749—fined for not serving. Samuel Frost, 1749 (1771—fined). Aaron Cutter, 176
beth, in Arlington burying-ground. Philip Carteret witnessed the deed of his brother-in-law David Dunster's sale of his home place to Joseph Winship, 12 March, 1742. He was prob. a mariner. Wymanin 1646 to Henry Dunster, President of Harvard College, being purchased by Joseph Winship of David Dunster, a grandson of President Dunster, 12 Mar. 1742. Winship was grandfather of Mrs. Anna CutterPresident Dunster, 12 Mar. 1742. Winship was grandfather of Mrs. Anna Cutter, and in consideration of her husband assuming the maintenance of her grandmother Anna Winship, who d. in 1806, aged 101, the estate was relinquished by the heirs to him, after 1784. Benjamin and w.746, a. 24. He resided in the Charlestown part of the Pct. where he purchased the estate of David Dunster, of Narragansett Township, Worcester Co., Mass., in 1742, bounded east and northeast by Medf leading from Medford over the weirs to Menotomy, running through it. The home place, bought of Dunster, was northwest of the road, where Benjamin Cutter, about 1798, built another house, since demol