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am was that which Thomas Cutter and others, co-heirs of Gershom Cutter, to the same Stephen Cutter, quitclaimed their interest in 1778; described as a certain gristmill in Cambridge, with all and singular the dam, blooms, mill-pond, &c. Stephen Cutter, miller, sold the above property and other lands to Ichabod Fessenden, miller, in 1795, specifying a house, barn and gristmill, dams, flooms, &c. (Midd. Registry, CXXV. 27, 28). This property was sold by Ichabod Fessenden to John Perry and Stephen Locke, millers, in 1809, with all buildings, the gristmill and privileges, dams, flooms, mill-ponds, &c. (Midd. Reg. CLXXXII. 256, &c.). The privilege is now the property of Charles Schwamb. Gershom Cutter, who died in 1807, probably erected a mill on the privilege next east of this, and nearly opposite the old upper schoolhouse, for turning and grinding edgetools, where his son Aaron Cutter had a mill previous to 1817. The privilege is now the property of Theodore Schwamb. In 1805 Ab
se, a cheap brick structure, stood on the left-hand bank of Spring Valley (at the south part of the town), near the brink of the hill where the valley empties into Spy Pond, so that in case of explosion the contents might be blown into the pond. J. B. Russell. In 1811 the West Cambridge Light Infantry was organized, and made their first appearance in September of that year, in a handsome uniform dress, under the command of Capt. Stephen Wheeler, with Joseph Adams as lieutenant, and Stephen Locke, ensign. Capt. David Hill having resigned, Charles Wellington was elected captain of the old militia company, with his brother Henry, lieutenant, and Jeremiah Russell, ensign. In the same year, an exciting volunteer muster took place in the upper part of the town, where a fort was built on an immense boulder rock, about one fourth of a mile back of the old Baptist meeting-house, that stood empty for many years, just above Tufts's tavern. The fort, with its white-washed walls land tall
Davenport, John, who m. Abigail Whittemore, 4 May, 1801, o. c. here 13 Apr. 1806; had Elmira, bap. 13 Apr. 1806, and John, bap. 1 June, 1811. [John the father bought 12 Sept. 1806, of Josiah Wellington, the once famous tavern (which yet stands) on the westerly corner of North Avenue and Beach Street, Cambridge, which Wellington conveyed to John Bridge 8 Sept. 1796, and re-purchased of Bridge on 28 Oct. 1803.] See Wyman, Charlestown Genealogies and Estates, 277. Davidson, Sarah, m. Stephen Locke, 6 Feb. 1809. Davis, John, of Charlestown, m. Sally Munroe of Camb. 16 Feb. 1800. He o. c. here 25 Oct. 1801, and his w. Sally o. c. and was bap. 17 Nov. 1805. Had John, bap. 25 Oct. 1801; Mary Huntington, bap. 1 Aug. 1802; Horatio, bap. 19 May, 1805, d. 9 Aug. 1805, a. 3 mos.; Horatio, bap. 28 Sept. 1806; Leander Austin, bap. 24 June, 1810. See Wyman's Charlestown, 282. 2. Thomas, of Boston, m. Clarissa Whittemore of W. Camb. 2 Oct. 1808. He d. here 14 Mar. 1809, a. 26. Clar