Daniel Brown, Ensign, in 1766; and Ephraim Frost, Captain, Daniel Brown, Lieut., and William Adams, Ensign, in 1771.
There are traces also of a Cavalry company styled the Troop, whose Captain and two Lieutenants, like those of the present company of Cadets, ranked as Colonel, Lieutenant-colonel, and Major.
Of this company, probably including members from several towns, some of the commanders were Cambridge men. When the Governor commenced a journey by land for his other government of New Hampshire, Oct. 15, 1716, he was met by Spencer Phips, Esq., with his Troop of horse, the Sheriff of Middlesex, and other gentlemen of the county, and by them conducted to Harvard College in Cambridge, etc.
Boston News Letter, Oct. 22, 1716. Colonel Phips was Lieut.—governor from 1732 until he died in 1757. It is not unlikely that the elder Col. John Vassall may have derived his title from the command of the same company; but I find no definite designation of officers succeeding Colonel Phips u
. Todd, and d. s. p. 11 Ap. 1869.
Aaron the f. d. 27 Nov. 1830; his w. Hannah d. 15 Jan. 1839, a. 76.
22. Abraham. s. of Abraham (16), m. Elizabeth Robbins 9 May 1782, and had a son, b.—July and d. 15 Aug. 1782 she d. 18 June 1783 a. 18, and he m. Ruth Blodgett 9 Sept. 1784.
His residence was in Menotomy.
23. Isaac, s. of Abraham (16), m. Hannah, dau. of Walter Russell, and had Isaac, b. 6; April 1789, a printer by trade and a very active and prominent politician, was Governor of New Hampshire, Senator in Congress, and sustained several other public offices, d. 22 Mar. 1851; Walter, b. 22 Feb. 1790.
Isaac the f. removed from Menot.
24. Joseph, s. of Joseph of Boston, who d. 1727.
m. Priscilla, dau. of Daniel Dana, 24 Aug. 1727, and had Priscilla, b. about 1729, d. unm.
(in the almshouse) 3 Oct. 1805; Joseph, bap. 19 July 1730, d. young; Joseph, bap. 23 Ap. 1732; Benjamin, b. about 1733.4 Abiel, bap. (after the father's death ) 21 May 1738.
Joseph the fat