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n the neck, between Roxbury and Boston, Dec. 6, 1630; but, for several reasons, they abandoned that project, eight days afterwards, and agreed to examine other places. On the twenty-first day of the same month: We met again at Watertown, and there, upon view of a place a mile beneath the town, all agreed it a fit place for a fortified town, and we took time to consider further about it. Savage's Winthrop, i. 45, 46. Dudley, describing the events of 1630, in his letter to the Countess of Lincoln, says, We began again in December to consult about a fit place to build a town upon, leaving all thoughts of a fort, because upon any invasion we were necessarily to lose our houses when we should retire thereinto. So after divers meetings at Boston, Roxbury, and Watertown, on the twenty-eighth of December, we grew to this resolution, to bind all the assistants Winthrop was then Governor, and Dudley Deputy Governor; the Assistants were Sir Richard Saltonstall, John Endicott, Increase No
n the district bounded northerly by Harvard Street and Square, westerly by Brattle Square and Eliot Street, southerly by Eliot and South streets, and easterly by Holyoke Street, which was then very crooked. Further, it is agreed, that all the houses [within] the bounds of the town shall be covered [with] slate or board, and not with thatch. This was a reaffirmation of an agreement made by the original projectors of the town, nearly two years earlier. In his letter to the Countess of Lincoln, dated March 28, 1631, Dudley speaks of recent disasters by fire, and adds: For the prevention whereof in our new town, intended this summer to be builded, we have ordered that no man there shall build his chimney with wood, nor cover his house with thatch. As an additional prevention, the townsmen ordered, Oct. 3, 1636, That no child, under the age of ten years, shall carry any fire from one house to another, nor any other person unless it be covered, upon the forfeiture of XII. pence a
o have volunteered, John Haven was of the college Class of 1776, and Edward Bangs and Daniel Kilham (probably the persons here named), were of the Class of 1777. Lincoln (Hist. Worcester, 233) says that Mr. Bangs remained in Cambridge during the spring vacation of 1775, when the British troops marched to Concord. On the 19th of o have volunteered, John Haven was of the college Class of 1776, and Edward Bangs and Daniel Kilham (probably the persons here named), were of the Class of 1777. Lincoln (Hist. Worcester, 233) says that Mr. Bangs remained in Cambridge during the spring vacation of 1775, when the British troops marched to Concord. On the 19th of o have volunteered, John Haven was of the college Class of 1776, and Edward Bangs and Daniel Kilham (probably the persons here named), were of the Class of 1777. Lincoln (Hist. Worcester, 233) says that Mr. Bangs remained in Cambridge during the spring vacation of 1775, when the British troops marched to Concord. On the 19th of
mon. Appleton, John. Ayres, James. Alexander, Henry. Bangs, Isaiah. Bardwell, Seth. Barker, John. Barker, Mark. Barton, Charles. Bates, Jacob H. Bates, William. Beers, Joseph. Bent, Newell. Bigelow, Benjamin. Bigelow, Thaddeus B. Biglow, Abraham. Boardman, Andrew. Boardman, John. Boardman, William. Bos worth, Isaac. Bowman, Benjamin. Brackett, John. Brackett, Joseph. Bradford, Gamaliel L. Bray man, Daniel P. Brigham, Lincoln. Brigham, Taylor. Brooks, Cyrus. Brown, Edward. Brown, William. Bruce, Abel W. Bruce, Chandler. Bruce, Sylvanus. Bryant, Amos. Burridge, Joseph. Burrows, James. Butler, Aaron. Brooks, Calvin. Bogle, William. Barnard, Alpha. Barnard, Silas. Baker, George. Baxter, Valentine. Cambridge, Frederick. Carpenter, Benjamin. Chamberlin, Ephraim. Chamberlin, John. Chaplin, James P. Cheney, Artemas. Child, James. Child, Oliver L
ly 1730, m. Dorcas Reed of, Lex. and rem. to Western; Joseph, b. 31 May 1733,m. Rebecca Howe of Lincoln, who d. and he m. Mary Reed of Western, to which town he rem.; Isaac, b. June 1736, d. Jan. 173y 99; his w. Lydia d. 10 Nov. 1802, a. 71. 25. Samuel, s. of Samuel (24), m. Lydia Nelson of Lincoln 1 Oct. 1778, and had Lydia, b. 20 Feb. 1780, m. Nehemiah I. Ingraham of Boston; Samuel, b. 15 Det, b. 12 July 1795, m. Elias Smith 8 Aug. 1819; James, b. 5 Oct. 1797. Samuel the f. res. in Lincoln, near Lex., and d. 8 Jan. 1834; his w. Lydia d. 5 Ap. 1829, a. 71. 26. Edward, parentage notN. Glover of Quincy; Julia A., b.--Feb. 1810, m. V. D. Cushman; James G., b.--Ap. 1811, m. Harriet Lincoln, of Boston, who d. 18 Feb. 1856; he was a merchant, resided in Camb. a few years before hi11 Mar. 1851, a. 83. 12. Timothy, s. of Timothy (9), m. Hannah W., dau. of Joseph Abbott of Lincoln, and had Rebecca Stone, b. 5 Feb. 1777, m. John K. Coolidge 23 Ap. 1799; Timothy, b. 29 Mar. 17
iam, b. 3 Ap. 1717; Thankful, bap. 24 Mar. 1719 Robert, b. 3 Ap. 1721; Alice, b. 27 Nov. 1729, m. Ephraim Jones, .Jr., of Concord 16 Nov. 1752. James the f. d. at Menotomy 16; Sept. 1756, a. abt. 70; his w. Alice d. 22 Sept. 1756, a. 67. 8. David, s. of Thomas (6)m. Mary, dau. of Joseph Tidd and had Abigail, b. 1 May 1728, m. Samuel Hodgman of Western (now Warren) 7 May 1755; David, b. 15 July 1730, m. Dorcas Reed of, Lex. and rem. to Western; Joseph, b. 31 May 1733,m. Rebecca Howe of Lincoln, who d. and he m. Mary Reed of Western, to which town he rem.; Isaac, b. June 1736, d. Jan. 1737; Mary, b. 12 Aug. 1738, m. John Paige of Hardwick 15 Sept. 1758,; Solomon, b. 15 May 1740, m. Rebecca, a Paige of Bedford; Thomas, b. 5 May 1742, m. Abigail Reed of Western; Elizabeth, b. 5 Aug. 1745, m. Benjamin Moore of Lex. 3 May 1768; Amittai, b. 15 July 1748, m. Nathan Leonard of Hardwick 6 Nov. 1766. David the f. d. of small-pox 5 Dec. 1760; his w. Mary d. 25 May 1797, a. 93. 9. James,
in 1789. Samuel the f. res. in Lex. and d. 8 Feb. 1820, a. nearly 99; his w. Lydia d. 10 Nov. 1802, a. 71. 25. Samuel, s. of Samuel (24), m. Lydia Nelson of Lincoln 1 Oct. 1778, and had Lydia, b. 20 Feb. 1780, m. Nehemiah I. Ingraham of Boston; Samuel, b. 15 Dec. 1781, d.—Sept. 1798; Jonathan, b. 17 Aug. 1783; Dorcas, b. 27 J.; Hepzibah, b. 24 May 1793, m. Peter Wellington 24 May 1813; Harriet, b. 12 July 1795, m. Elias Smith 8 Aug. 1819; James, b. 5 Oct. 1797. Samuel the f. res. in Lincoln, near Lex., and d. 8 Jan. 1834; his w. Lydia d. 5 Ap. 1829, a. 71. 26. Edward, parentage not ascertained, had Lydia, b. about 1767, d. 24 Ap. 1804, a. 37; John5 Oct. 1803, d. 6 Oct. 1803; Martha T., b. 3 Oct. 1704, m. Horatio N. Glover of Quincy; Julia A., b.--Feb. 1810, m. V. D. Cushman; James G., b.--Ap. 1811, m. Harriet Lincoln, of Boston, who d. 18 Feb. 1856; he was a merchant, resided in Camb. a few years before his death, a Member of the Common Council 1855, 1856, Alderman 1857,
gaged in other public enterprises; he was sanguine in his projects, and very impatient of opposition. Even in his old age he entered zealously, not to say fiercely, into the contest concerning the fencing of the Cambridge Common, and was one of the most conspicuous opposers of that measure, as long as the slightest possible hope of success remained; he d. 25 Nov. 1838, a. 88; his w. Elizabeth d. 11 Mar. 1851, a. 83. 12. Timothy, s. of Timothy (9), m. Hannah W., dau. of Joseph Abbott of Lincoln, and had Rebecca Stone, b. 5 Feb. 1777, m. John K. Coolidge 23 Ap. 1799; Timothy, b. 29 Mar. 1778, drowned 8 Ap. 1781; Nehemiah, b. 1 Jan. 1780, m. Nancy Stearns 16 May 1805, and d. 11 May 1857; Timothy, b. 8 Oct. 1781; Hannah, b. 4 July 1783; Joseph Abbott, b. 14 July 1785. Tim-Othy the f. res. in Lex. 13. Nehemiah, s. of Timothy (12), m. Nancy Stearns of Waltham 16 May 1805, and had Ann Eliza, b. 2 Mar. 1806, d. 3 Oct. 1822; Augustus, b. 15 June 1807; Hannah Maria, b. 17 Nov. 1809, m
Kilburn. 327. Kimball, 317. King, 36. Kingsley, 335. Kirkland, 193, 231, 93, 312. Kirman, 8, 32. Knapp, 322. Kneeland, 220, 413, 17. La Fayette, 293. Lambert, 322. Lamson, 35, 40, 256. Lane, 331. Langdon, 310. Lansing, 339. Larkin, 110. Leavitt, 337. Lechmere, 168-70, 5, 83-6, 310. Lee, 151, 3, 68-70, 5, 83, 307, 8, 10, 75, 421, 2, 33. Lemmon, 263. Leonard, 416. Leverett, 63, 77, 286-90, 324, 51, 403. Lewis, 11, 32, 253, 310. Lincoln, 409. Little, 222. Livermore, 201, 44, 312, 448. Locke, 376, 410, 26, 8. Lockwood, 8, 17, 20, 32, 341, 463 Longfellow, 126, 68. Longhorn, 54, 8, 75, 218. Longshaw, 435, 8. Lord, 11, 32. Loring, 288. Lovejoy, 326. Lovell, 313, 69. Lowell, 4, 168. Ludlow, 6, 8. Luke, 329. Lum, 310, 28, 9. Lusher, 69, 86. Luxford, 76. Lynde, 255, 87. Mackay, 199. Mackintosh, 333. Maguire, 319. Makepeace, 176-82, 9, 202, 4, 6, 7, 21, 30, 9. Ma
l. Homwood, 588. Hooker, 589. Ames. Cotton. Leverett. Mitchell. Newton. Shepard. Wigglesworth. Wilson. Hopkins, 589. Hosmer, 589. Houghton, 589. Phipeny. house, 589. Hovey, 589-91. Angier. Atwood. Ayers. Barlow. Bradbury. Brimhall. Brown. Chamberlin. Chapouil. Cooke. Cushman. Denny. Forbes. Foster. Gardner. Glover. Greenwood. Hammond. Hodgkins. Hoppin. Jordan. Leather. Lee. Lincoln. Livermore. Marrett. Mason. Murray. Parker. Peirce. Pratt. Prentice. Remington. Sampson. Scott. Seaver. Stone. Swett. Tapley. Walker. Watson. Wheat. Willis. Wilson. Winchester. Winship. Hubbard, 591. Bowes. Champney. Durant. Hamlet. Ives. Prentice. Russell. Winship. Hudson, 592. Atherton. Waters. Hunt, 592. Isaac. Hyde, 592. Barnes. French. Jackson. Kendrick. Osland.