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m 24 Nov. 1741 to 14 July 1774, when he resigned on account of his advanced age. He inherited the homestead on the westerly side of the Common: he also purchased in 1729 a large part of the Holden Farm, bounded south on Fresh Pond and east on Alewife Brook, being the former southeasterly corner of Arlington. He retained possession of both estates through life; but what proportion of the time he resided on each, has not been ascertained. When the War of the Revolution commenced, and Camb. bec7; Mary, bap. 22 Ap. 1739, d. young; Philemon, b. 1 Aug. 1740; Mary, b. 20 May 1743, d. unm. 16 Oct. 1762. Joseph the f. was a farmer and res. on the northerly side of the main road in Menot., on the first estate westerly from the river, or Alewife Brook, until the spring of 1730, when he exchanged estates with Capt. Samuel Whittemore, and removed into the westerly border of Chs. (now Somerville) on the road leading to Winter Hill. He d. 13 Nov. 1776, a. 73, and was buried at West Cambridge,
grad. H. C. 1756, a merchant in Berwick, Me., m. Mehetabel Spencer, and d. here 29 July 1769; Sarah, bap. 25 Jan. 1740-41, m. Charles Hill of Berwick 15 Sept. 1757. Henry the f. was a husbandman and brickmaker; Deacon of Dr. Appleton's Church from 24 Nov. 1741 to 14 July 1774, when he resigned on account of his advanced age. He inherited the homestead on the westerly side of the Common: he also purchased in 1729 a large part of the Holden Farm, bounded south on Fresh Pond and east on Alewife Brook, being the former southeasterly corner of Arlington. He retained possession of both estates through life; but what proportion of the time he resided on each, has not been ascertained. When the War of the Revolution commenced, and Camb. became the headquarters of the Continental Army, Deac. Prentice retired to the house of his son, Rev. Joshua Prentice of Holliston, where he d. 18 Oct. 1778, a. 84; his w. Elizabeth d. 7 Ap. 1775, a. 78. 14. John, s. of Henry (8), m. Mary Smith 5 Ja
1 June 1729). 18. Joseph, s. of Walter (9), m. Mary Robbins 9 Oct. 1724, and had Mary, b. 9 Mar. 1726-7; Lucy, bap. 16 Mar. 1728-9, d. young; Lucy, bap. 17 Jan. 1730-31; Patten, bap. 28 Jan. 1732-3; Joseph, bap. 9 Mar. 1734-5; Walter, b. about 1737; Mary, bap. 22 Ap. 1739, d. young; Philemon, b. 1 Aug. 1740; Mary, b. 20 May 1743, d. unm. 16 Oct. 1762. Joseph the f. was a farmer and res. on the northerly side of the main road in Menot., on the first estate westerly from the river, or Alewife Brook, until the spring of 1730, when he exchanged estates with Capt. Samuel Whittemore, and removed into the westerly border of Chs. (now Somerville) on the road leading to Winter Hill. He d. 13 Nov. 1776, a. 73, and was buried at West Cambridge, as were most of the Russell family of Menot., whether residing on the Camb. or Chs. side of the line; his w. Mary d. 28 Dec. 1781, a. 80. 19. Jeremiah, s. of Walter (9), m.——, and had Seth, b. 1732, bap. 31 Mar. 1734; Edward, bap. 10 Nov. 1734.