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r full proportion of the ministerial estate. The order thereon was, that the petitioners serve the town of Cambridge with a copy of this petition, that they show cause at a time stated why the prayer thereof should not be granted. On Nov. 3, 1732, the petition of James Cutler and others, in behalf of the inhabitants of the Northwest Part of Cambridge, praying as entered June 30, 1732, being in Council read again, together with the answer of the town of Cambridge, and the petition of William Russell and others, and the same being fully considered, the question was put whether the prayer of the petition be granted, and it passed in the negative and was therefore dismissed. Paige states that as early as May 10, 1725, the people on the westerly side of Menotomy River desired better accommodation for public worship, and petitioned the town to consent that they might become a separate precinct. The town withheld its consent, on the ground that near one-half of said inhabitants had n
d the Mill Brook, to raise a pond for his sawmill; he in that place flowed William Russell's lands in 1703 and 1704, and suit was brought 1704.—County Court Records., sold to John Cutter, Jr., land joining on the country road to Lexington, William Russell's land being west, the land extending east on said road sixty rods, and thmuel Buck, Samuel Bull, Jonathan Dunster, Justinian Holden, Jason Russell, William Russell, Gershom Swan, John Wellington. A list of taxpayers in Menotomy, fromf the Rocks, and fenced the same for his particular improvement, 1689. William Russell having bought a lot laid out to Nathaniel Hancock; also a lot laid out to close a lot he possessed, laid out to John Sawtelle, was granted, 1694-5. William Russell survived his brother Jason Russell, and died at Menotomy, May 17, 1744, aged 89.—Paige, 647. Sheds. Edward Winship, William Russell, Jason Russell, William Cutter, Joseph Winship, Samuel Kidder, Nathaniel Patten and John Dickson granted
r future and eternal happiness, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen. Subscribed by— William Russell Ebenezer Swan Jonathan Butterfield Ephraim Frost Joseph Adams John Cutter William Winship John tter & John Winship were unanimously chosen Deacons of this Church and accepted soon after. At the same meeting Messrs. William Russell, Henry Dunster, Ephraim Frost, Jonathan Butterfield, jr., and the Pastor were chosen to wait upon the Rev. Mr. Aney were to be paid six months after his ordination, and the remainder at the end of one year after his ordination. William Russell, John Fillebrown, Henry Dunster and John Winship were a committee to wait on Mr. Cooke, and desire his answer. In ont, Samuel Cooke. To the Inhabitants of the Northwest Precinct in Cambridge. To be communicated. Aug. 24, 1739, William Russell, John Fillebrown and Jonathan Butterfield were chosen a committee to sign letters to the neighboring churches in ord
VI. list of public officers. Officers of the Northwest Precinct in Cambridge, 1732-1807. Prudential Committee-men. Henry Dunster, 1733, 1734. James Cutler, 1733, 1736, 1737, 1739, 1740, 1750-62. Ephraim Frost, 1733, 1734, 1738, 1741, 1749. Joseph Adams, 1733-35, 1739-41, 1753. Jonathan Butterfield, Jr., 1733, 1736, 1739, 1748, 1749. John Fillebrown, 1734, 1738. Samuel Whittemore, 1734, 1737, 1738, 1740, 1747. William Russell, 1735. John Winship, 1735, 1737, 1741, 1742. John Butterfield, 1735, 1737, 1743-45. John Swan, 1736. John Cutter, 1736, 1738-46. Abraham Hill, 1736. Walter Russell, 1736. Samuel Cutter, 1737. Thomas Wellington, 1737. Capt. Philip Carteret, 1738, 1739, 1743, 1746. 1750, 1751, 1756-68, 1760. Seth Reed, 1740, 1752-55, 1761-63, 1766-67 (dismissed and thanks voted for past service). William Dickson, 1741. Joseph Russell, 1742, 1747, 1759, 1764. Nathaniel Francis, 1744, 1745, 1748, 1749. Francis L
c. 1755, a. 5 weeks. Richard, m. Eunice Thompson, both Camb., 25 June, 1764. Elizabeth, m. William Russell, 4 Aug. 1799. See Wyman, 528. Hunt, Samuel, and w. Eliza, o. c. 2 Feb. 1794, and had Maof Camb., 19 Apr. 1759. See Wyman, 814. Sarah, m. Jonathan Winship, 4 May, 1769. Mary, m. William Russell, 16 Jan. 1772. Edward, of Concord, m. Anne Wilton, 16 May, 1771. See Paige, 640. Asa, andm. member of Camb. ch. 19 June, 1698. Joseph English, an Indian, man servant living with William Russell, o. c. and was bap. at Camb. 30 Apr. 1727. William R.'s w. Abigail d. Camb., 31 July, 172Pet. ch. 10 June, 1744. Ruth, dau. of Edward, deceased, o. c. here 24 June, 1750, when Rachel Russell, dau. of Ruth, b. 28 Oct. 1749, was baptized. (Rachel d. at Mr. Teel's, 15 Aug. 1778, a. 29—a c on the brook running out of Spy Pond, 6 Apr. 1747. William Withington (1) was grandson of William Russell (1), per Wyman, 1044. 2. Elisha, s. of William (1), m. Mary Prentice here 12 Apr. 1768.