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em, he should be constrained to quit his farms and town: Mr. Brattle told him he had better do that than lose his life and be hanged for a rebel: he observed that many captains had done it, though not in the Regiment to which he belonged, which was and is under Col. Elisha Jones, but in a neighboring Regiment. Mr. Brattle begs leave humbly to query whether it would not be best that there should not be one commission officer of the militia in the Province. This morning the selectmen of Medford came and received their town stock of powder, which was in the arsenal on quarry-hill, so that there is now therein the King's powder only, which shall remain there as a sacred depositum till ordered out by the Captain-General. To his Excellency General Gage, &c. &c. &c. This letter of Gen. Brattle had been printed in a hand-bill before it appeared in the Gazette, and he had prepared an explanation of it, which was already in the hands of the printer; but its publication was postponed
the construction of the bridge and the location of a toll-house, he put the remainder on the market at the price of three hundred and sixty thousand dollars, in sixty shares of six thousand dollars each. At this price, three shares were conveyed to Harrison G. Otis, three to Israel Thorndike, and one, each, to Ebenezer Francis, William Payne, Thomas H. Perkins, and John Callender, by deeds dated Nov. 30, 1808. The bridge was completed in 1809, and roads were opened to Cambridge Common, to Medford, and elsewhere, to attract travel from the country to Boston over this avenue. To enable the proprietors to manage and dispose of their valuable real estate, which had hitherto remained apparently undivided and uninhabited (except by a single family in the old Phips farm-house), the General Court, by an Act approved March 3, 1810, incorporated Thomas Handasyde Perkins, James Perkins, William Payne, Ebenezer Francis, and Andrew Craigie, being tenants in common of lands at and near Lechmere
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ight hand of Fellowship; and they, together with Rev. Messrs. John Rogers, of Ipswich, and Samuel Angier, of Watertown, imposed hands. Ministers and delegates of eleven churches in Boston, Charlestown, Watertown, Ipswich, Newton, Lexington, and Medford, were invited, says President Leverett, and were all present except Mr. Gibbs, who could not attend by reason of indisposition. The solemnity was carried on with as great decency and good order throughout as has been ever remembered at any timeof this and the neighboring towns, present, the Reverend Messieurs John Hancock of Lexington, William Williams of Weston, John Cotton of Newton, Nathl. Appleton of Cambridge, Warham Williams of Waltham, Seth Storer of Watertown, Ebenr. Turell of Medford, Nicholas Bowes of Bedford, Samuel Cook of Cambridge. The Rev. Mr. Appleton having applied to his brethren of said association for our advice, relating to a request which hath been made to him by a number of his church and congregation, that he
bbath day, through the neglect of the keepers, in the year 1642. On the 8th of March, 1643-4, the Squa-Sachim with four other Indian rulers, voluntarily put herself under the government and jurisdiction of the Massachusetts, to be governed and protected by them, and promised to be true and faithful to the said government. Mass. Col. Rec., II. 55. She is supposed to have died not long before 1662, when a claim was made for land in which she had reserved a life estate. Brooks' Hist. Medford, p. 74. One of the Indian Chiefs, who united with the Squaw-sachem in this act of submission to the government and jurisdiction of the Massachusetts, was Cutshamache, Cutshamakin, or Kuchamakin, who resided at a place called Neponsitt, within the bounds of Dorchester. Coll. Mass. Hist. Soc., i. 169. He is styled Sagamore of the Massachusetts, in his sale of land in Andover to John Woodbridge and his associates, and Sachem of Massachusetts in a similar sale of land in Dorchester to
y-three towns, which, with their respective number of killed are as follows: Acton, 3; Bedford, 1; Beverly, 1; Billerica; Brookline, 1; Cambridge, 6; Charlestown, 2; Chelmsford; Concord; Danvers, 7; Dedham, 1; Framingham; Lexington, 10; Lynn, 4; Medford, 2; Needham, 5; Newton; Roxbury; Salem, 1; Stow; Sudbury, 2; Watertown, 1; Woburn, 2. See Frothingham's Siege of Boston, pp. 80, 81. Certainly some other towns, and probably many, besides these, were represented in this sanguinary conflict. evected, or the old one repaired does not distinctly appear. But, old or new, it is delineated on Marshal's Map as connecting the fortification on Lechmere's Point with Fort No. 3, and crossing Miller's River at or near the spot where the Gore (or Medford) Street Bridge was after wards built. For the next few days the approaches were carried on briskly, nearly to the top of the hill. On the 17th, the morning was foggy. A detachment of 300 men, under the direction of Gen. Putnam, broke ground on
ife; Mercy, m. Maj. Nathaniel Wade, who d. in Medford, 28 Nov. 1707. These names are gathered from1683; his wid. Lucy m. Daniel Epes, and d. at Medford. Her will, dated 20 Dec. 1707, was proved 1141; Anna, b. 10 July 1743, m. Ezekiel Hall of Medford 24 Oct. 1765; Samuel, b. 14 July 1745, d. 21 aron, s. of (Gershom (42), m. Polly Putnam of Medford 23 Aug. 1796, and had Rhoda, b. 31 Mar. 1797;g sections of Charlestown (or Somerville) and Medford. So numerous are its branches, and such a si88, d. young; John, b. 17 Feb. 1689-90, d. at Medford 31 Aug. 1750; Stephen,b. 2 Nov. 1691; Nathanibeth, b. 22 Jan. 1679-80, m. lsaac Shepard of Medford 31 Dec. 1702; Hannah, b. 8 July 1682; Experieb. 9 Feb. 1704-5. Nathaniel. the f. res. in Medford. 8. Stephen, s. of John (5), by w. Elizabemany years in Antigua), and had Col. Isaac of Medford, and Penelope, who m. Col. Henry Vassall of Che d. 26 Nov. 1703, and he m. Sarah Brooks of Medford 18 Oct. 1705. His chil. were James, b. abou[20 more...]
ne, 1749, m. John Hildreth of Boston, 3 Jan. 1776; Hannah, bap. 4 Oct. 1761; Hannah, bap. 3 Oct. 1762; William, bap. 1 July 1764; Margaret, bap. 15 June 1766; Mary, bap. 18 Sept. 1768, m. Edmund Winship, 3 Dec. 1789; Lydia and Hannah, twins, bap. 27 Feb. 1774. William the f. was a Captain in two campaigns, 1758, 1760, in the French War. Towards the close of life he became poor, and d. in the almshouse, 11 Dec. 1796, a. 79. 6. Samuel, s. of Edmund (3), grad. H. C. 1748, taught school at Medford, and preached for several years, though he was probably never ordained. He d. 23 Aug. 1775, a. 53. Appleton, Nathaniel, s. of Hon. John Appleton, and grandson of President Rogers, was b. at Ipswich, 9 Dec. 1693, m. Margaret, dau. of Rev. Henry Gibbs of Wat. 1719-20, and had Margaret, b. 29 Nov. 1720, m. Rev. Joshua Prentice 9 Jan. 1755; Jose, b. 9 Mar. 1722-3, d. 6 June 1723; Nathaniel, b. 22 Feb. 1724-5, d. 1 Dec. 1726; Elizabeth, b. 16 Dec. 1726, m. Dr. Isaac Rand, 10 Jan. 1754; Mehit
iberty to build a seat in the meetinghouse, 1678, and is supposed to have afterwards resided in Medford; Ruth, b. 3 Nov. 1657. His w. d. and he m. Martha, wid. of William Russell, 24 Mar. 1665-6. H Canada Expedition of 1690, in which he lost his life; Mercy, m. Maj. Nathaniel Wade, who d. in Medford, 28 Nov. 1707. These names are gathered from Gov. Bradstreet's will. Some writers name anotheat Charlestown, was settled at New London, and d. 1683; his wid. Lucy m. Daniel Epes, and d. at Medford. Her will, dated 20 Dec. 1707, was proved 11 July 1710. 4. Dudley, s. of Simon (1), m. Ann,s. Thayer's Fam. Mem. 6. Simon, s. of Simon (3), grad. H. C. 1693, preached a few years at Medford, was ordained at Chs. 26 Oct. 1698, and d. 31 Dec. 1741, a. 72. He was distinguished especiallth, widow of Rev. Joseph Green of Danvers, and dau. of Rev. Joseph Gerrish of Wenham; she d. at Medford 26 Nov. 1747. See pp. 282-287. 4. Edward, s. of Thomas (1), settled in Marblehead, was a Ca
second wife: Samuel, b. 2 Aug. 1741, d. 14 Aug. 1741; Anna, b. 10 July 1743, m. Ezekiel Hall of Medford 24 Oct. 1765; Samuel, b. 14 July 1745, d. 21 Aug. 1745; Elizabeth, twin with Samuel, b. 14 July1744, all the before named children were living; his wid. Anne had then m. Nathaniel Francis of Medford. 13. Ammi Ruhamah, s. of William (5), grad. H. C. 1725, was ordained at North Yarmouth 8 No1751; John, b. 25 Oct. 1753; Ammi, b. 22 Oct. 1755; Lydia, b. 26 Oct. 1757, m. Jonathan Teel of Medford 7 Ap. 1776; James, b. 14 Dec. 1759; Benjamin, b. 7 Nov. 1761; Jonas, b. 13 Oct. 1763; Esther Ru 83. His w. Sarah d. 9 Feb. 1840, a. 84. 49. Aaron, s. of (Gershom (42), m. Polly Putnam of Medford 23 Aug. 1796, and had Rhoda, b. 31 Mar. 1797; Maria, b. 22 Ap. 1798; Gershom, b. 12 Mar. 1800; ly in Menotomy, now Arlington, and in the adjoining sections of Charlestown (or Somerville) and Medford. So numerous are its branches, and such a similarity of names occurs in the families, that it
uly 1691, having had eleven children, three of whom were clergymen; Deborah, b. 27 Feb. 1644-5, m. Maj. Jonathan Wade of Medford, and d. about 1685; Joseph, b. 23 Sept. 1647, m. Rebecca, dau. of Edw. Tyng, and was successively Representative of Roxb young; Jonathan, b. 28 Sept. or 27 Oct. 1653; Elizabeth, b. 29 Dec. 1656, was the second wife of Major Jonathan Wade of Medford (by whom she had Elizabeth, b. 1687, d. unm. 19 Aug. 1721; Dorothy, b. 17 Feb. 1689, d. young); Major Wade d. 24 Nov. 1 Colonel Nathaniel Thomas of Marshfield (a Judge of the Sup. Court), about 1714; he d. 22 Oct. 1718, and she returned to Medford, where she d. between 31 May and 8 Nov. 1729. Henry the f. d. at Scituate 27 Feb. 1658-9, and was buried in Cambridge, bigail Eliot, prob. dau. of Francis of Braintree. 5 Dec. 1678; she d. and he m. Deborah, dau. of Maj. Jonathan Wade of Medford (by his first wife), 5 Ap. 1692; after her death he in. Ruth, wid. of Joshua Eaton of Reading,—marriage contract signed
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