Wads worth, Ira.
Watson, Samuel, 2d.
Whipple, William J.
Worcester, Joseph E
Wyeth, Jonas, 2d.
Wheelock, L. J.
For nearly two hundred years after its foundation, Cambridge increased very slowly in population and wealth.
Most of the inhabitants were employed in agriculture and ordinary hand
m.—— Doubleday; Rebecca, b. 12 Sept. 1720, m. Samuel Kent 27 Nov. 1740; Lucy, b. 29 Oct. 1722, m. John Cutter, Jr.. 21 May 1745, and d. 17 Ap. 1810; William, b. 12 Jan. 1724-5; Anne, b. 8 July 1729, m. Peter Tufts, Jr., of Charlestown, 19 Ap. 1750; Mary, b. 12 May 1733, m. Nathan Tufts of Charlestown, 6 June 1751.
Joseph the f. was selectman five years, and d. 18 Oct. 1774, a. 86.
His w. Rachel d. 1 Aug. 1775, a. 85.
4. Thomas, s. of Joseph (3), m Anna Frost, 22 Sept. 1737; she d. at Worcester 6 Oct. 1740, and he m. Lydia Chadwick; she also d. at Worc., 1748, and he m. Elizabeth Bowman of Camb.
15 Sept. 1754.
were Joseph, b.——, d. at., 1740; Hannah, b. 13 Ap. 1743, m. Walter Russell 17 Dec. 1761, and (2d) Enos Jones 26 Dec. 1790; John, b. 22 Jan. 1744-5, m. Joanna Munroe of Lexington, by whom he had nine children, all b. in Ashburnham, from which place he removed, in his old age, to Hartford, Penn., where he d. 26 Feb. 1849, aged one hundred and four years and one