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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 28 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 3 1 Browse Search
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ridge. During the fifty years of the charter, twenty-two citizens have served as mayor. The years in which each administered the office, and also the important personal facts regarding them, may be gathered from the following table:— Years as Mayor.Born.Died.Native of. Occupation. James D. Green.1846-47, 1853, 1860-61.1798.1882.Maiden, Mass. Clergyman. Sidney Willard.1848-49-50.1780.1856.Beverly, Mass. Professor. George Stevens.1851-52.1803.1894.Norway, Maine. Manufacturer. Abraham Edwards.1854.1797.1870.Boston, Mass. Lawyer. Zebina L. Raymond.1855-1864.1804.1872.Shutesbury, Mass. Merchant. John Sargent.1856-57-58-59.1799.1880. Hillsboroa, N. H. Chas. Theo. Russell.1861-621815.1896. Princeton, Mass. Lawyer. Geo. C. Richardson.1863.1808.1886.Royalston, Mass. Merchant. J. Warren Merrill.1865-661.1819.1889.South Hampton, N. H. Merchant. Ezra Parmenter.1867.1823.1883.Boston, Mass. Physician. Chas. H. Saunders.1868-69.1821.Cambridge, Mass. Merchant. Hamlin R. Harding.1
ound were purchased on Broadway, at the corner of Norfolk Street. This was used nearly a half century, mostly by the inhabitants of those sections of the town, until the year 1854, when the present cemetery on Coolidge Avenue was laid out under the direction of a committee appointed by the city government. The services of consecration were held on the premises November 1, 1854, and this beautiful spot was sacredly set apart for its new purpose. Remarks on the occasion were made by Hon. Abraham Edwards, then mayor, and the consecration address was given by Rev. John A. Albro, D. D., who aptly said in reference to the place: Its locality,—its natural features,—its seclusion from the great thoroughfares of life, make it a spot preeminently adapted to the end for which it has been chosen. Within these grounds, and not far from where we are now standing, the first Christian proprietor of this soil, Simon Stone, a companion in faith and tribulation of our Shepard, and one of the noble