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ine to Georgia......September, 1755 Skirmishes with the Indians at Brunswick, New Gloucester, Windham, where the Indian chief Poland is killed, and at Georgetown and Fort Halifax......1756 Possession is taken of the Penobscot country, and Fort Pownal built and garrisoned with 100 men under Jedediah Preble......July 28, 1759 Nauseag, a precinct of Georgetown, the birthplace of Sir William Phipps, first royal governor of the Massachusetts provinces, erected into a town by the name of Woolwich......Oct. 20, 1759 Pownalborough, embracing the present towns of Dresden, Wiscasset, Alna, and Swan Island, is incorporated......Feb. 13, 1760 Peace made with the remnant of the Indian tribes in the vicinity of Fort Pownal......April 29, 1760 General court establishes the counties of Cumberland (that part of Maine between the Saco and Androscoggin) and Lincoln (that part east of the Androscoggin)......June 19, 1760 Mount Desert Island granted to Governor Barnard......1762 T
oel, bap. 12 Nov. 1749; Phebe, bap. 2. Feb. 1752; Amos, bap. 30 Dec. 1753; Samuel, b.——;Ann, born in the boat when they were fleeing to escape the tomahawk and scalping knife of the Indians (Hist. Reed Fam.); Mary. Jonathan the f. removed to Woolwich, Me., soon after 1753, where he d. in 1805; his w. Kezia d. in 1808. A numerous posterity remains near the Kennebec River. 9. Seth, s. of Daniel of Woburn, by w. Lydia, had Samuel, b. 1733, d. 13 June 1749, a. 16; Seth, b. 1735, d. 26 June 174Russell 28 Jan. 1740; John, bap. 8 Dec. 1723, d. young; Ruth, b. 14 June 1726, d. young; John, bap. 1 Sept. 1728, d. young; Ruth, bap. 24 Oct. 1731, m. Ebenezer Shed, Jr., 24 Mar. 1760; Josiah, bap. 28 May 1738, grad. H. C. 1762, ordained in Woolwich, Me., 12 June 1765, d. 2 Sept. 1824; John, b. 3 May 1742; Thankful, b. 14 Mar. 1744-5; Noah, b. about 1747, d. 18 Oct. 1759. John the f. res. in Menot., was Selectman 1742, and one of the first Deacons of the Church there, elected 17 Nov. 1739.
, a. 41.. 8. Jonathan, s. of Timothy of Woburn, b. 10 May 1718, m. Kezia Converse 26 Feb. 1739, and had Jonathan, b. (in Woburn) 15 June 1740; Robert, b. (in Lex.) 3 Aug. 1742; Jude, b. ; Mehetabel, b.——; these four were bap. here 25 Sept. 1748; Joel, bap. 12 Nov. 1749; Phebe, bap. 2. Feb. 1752; Amos, bap. 30 Dec. 1753; Samuel, b.——;Ann, born in the boat when they were fleeing to escape the tomahawk and scalping knife of the Indians (Hist. Reed Fam.); Mary. Jonathan the f. removed to Woolwich, Me., soon after 1753, where he d. in 1805; his w. Kezia d. in 1808. A numerous posterity remains near the Kennebec River. 9. Seth, s. of Daniel of Woburn, by w. Lydia, had Samuel, b. 1733, d. 13 June 1749, a. 16; Seth, b. 1735, d. 26 June 1749, a. 14; Thomas, b. about 1737; Susanna, b. 1739, d. 25 June 1749, a. 10; Daniel, b. 10 Ap. 1742; Lydia, b. 13 June 1745; Susanna, b. 17 Mar. 1749-50, d. 24 Nov. 1753; Hannah, b. 6 Jan. 1751-2, d. 24 Nov. 1753. Seth the f. res. in Menot., and d.
them d. in the almshouse. William the f. res. at Menotomy, and d. 26 Jan. 1774, a. 83. 10. John, s. of Edward (3), m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Wyeth, 2 Oct. 1718, and had Josiah, b. 1 Oct. 1719, d. young; Elizabeth, b. 24 Mar. 1720-21, m. Jason Russell 28 Jan. 1740; John, bap. 8 Dec. 1723, d. young; Ruth, b. 14 June 1726, d. young; John, bap. 1 Sept. 1728, d. young; Ruth, bap. 24 Oct. 1731, m. Ebenezer Shed, Jr., 24 Mar. 1760; Josiah, bap. 28 May 1738, grad. H. C. 1762, ordained in Woolwich, Me., 12 June 1765, d. 2 Sept. 1824; John, b. 3 May 1742; Thankful, b. 14 Mar. 1744-5; Noah, b. about 1747, d. 18 Oct. 1759. John the f. res. in Menot., was Selectman 1742, and one of the first Deacons of the Church there, elected 17 Nov. 1739. He d. 7 Nov. 1759, a. 62; his w. Elizabeth d. 8 Oct. 1759, a. 58. 11. Jason, s. of Edward (3), m. Hannah, widow of Nathaniel Prentice, and dau. of John Wyeth, between 4 Mar. and 13 May 1724, and had Lydia, bap. 13 Dec. 1724, living unm. 1766, pro
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 25 (search)
e of absence to December 1st of the same year, and then resigned. His health was not strong. He had inherited a tendency to pulmonary disorder, and it was thought that foreign travel would be of service, and he went abroad. I gave him a letter to Olenthus Gregory, whose book on the Evidences, etc., had been so connected with the progress of his mind in divine things. In it I related the good it had done under God's blessing. Dr. Gregory was then professor of mathematics in the Military College at Woolwich, and the author of scientific works then used as text-books in the West Point Academy. He was a beautiful example of the highest character for scientific research and attainments, with the humblest and simplest spirit of Christian faith and life. He was delighted to receive his young guest, and to perceive the freshness, devotedness and simplicity of his religious character. Mr. Polk was made an inmate of his house, and greatly enjoyed the society of his distinguished host.
The British Navy and rifled guns The Lords of the Admiralty have given orders for the building of ten line-of-battle and other steamers, to be built at Chatham, in addition to the iron-plated frigates now in progress. At Davenport, the Ocean, a crew ship, 91 guns, has been ordered to be converted into an Iron-plated ship. Her length is 275 feet. It was stated at Woolwich on the 18th of June, at a dinner given by the Duke of Cambridge to the Royal Artillery mess, in recognition of his appointment as Colonel of the regiment, that-- A series of interesting experiments last week was made at Shoe business, with a view of testing the effect of heavy shot on iron batteries, which had been previously found to stand any amount of pounding with the lighter projectiles from a sixty-eight pounder smooth bore. The battery was built up as a solid wall of iron, ten inches thick, on Thornycrott's system of dovetailing, and was backed up in the strongest manner with heavy timber, and