s number eleven, and are dated June, 1804, when the names of the members were,— Artemas Kennedy, Ephraim Cutter, Benjamin Harrington, James Hill, Daniel Locke, Jason Kennedy, John Perry, Isaac Locke, Timothy Swan, Amos Locke, William Hill, Jr., David Hill, Joseph Adams, Amos Hill, William Wyeth, Amos Davis, Ichabod Fessenden, Ebenezer Hall, Jr., William Adams, Jr., Samuel Hill, Walter Russell, James Russell, Jr., Francis Locke, Jr., Thomas Fillebrown, Daniel Wilson, Moses Cutter, Joseph Hill, Jahearse procured for the benefit of the parish.
Fifty dollars were appropriated this year for the encouragement of singing.
The officers of the Northwest Parish of Cambridge Singing Society, on June 7, 1805, were Artemas Kennedy president, David Hill secretary, A. Kennedy chorister, Walter Russell and John Perry bass assistants, Isaac Locke tenor assistant, Jason Kennedy treble assistant, Ichabod Fessenden treasurer.
At the meeting of the society in Dec. 1805, Artemas Kennedy was chosen pr
, Abijah Cutter, Amos Hill, Benjamin Harrington, John Perry, W. B. King, Nathan Locke, Thomas Hill, Samuel Ames, William Mann, Jonas Adams, Philip B. Fessenden, David Hill, Asa Frost, William Frost, John Crosby, Ammi Cutter, Ephraim Frost, 3d, Thaddeus Frost.
One article of the constitution provided that every member shall sit incarried on a market garden and fruit-farm in West Cambridge, on a portion of the land which had been in the possession of the Hill family for two hundred years. David Hill, the father of John, and James Hill, of the same neighborhood, cousin of David, perhaps found no equal in the market in producing the first and earliest green ps Frost, $440; William Hill, 2d, $750; Francis S. and Newell Frost, $440; Henry Frost, $1,150; Jonathan Frost, $600; Warren S. and Varnum Frost, $200; estate of David Hill, $500; Silas Frost, $475; Edward Fillebrown, $93; Timothy Swan, $940; David W. Horton, $400; Charles Hill, $510; Mrs. Phebe Swan, $1,072; John Batchelder, $50;
Samuel Butterfield, 1785, 1786.
Jeduthun Wellington, 1786-90, 1794, 1796.
Seth Wyman, 1786-90, 1794.
George Prentice, 1787-90, 1799, 1800, 1803-05.
Samuel Locke, 1791-93, 1795.
Philip Whittemore, 1791.
James Russell, 1792.
Jonathan Perry, 1793.
Benjamin Cutter, 1795, 1796, 1801, 1802.
Capt. Stephen Frost, 1796, 1797.
Daniel Reed, 1797-99.
Seth Frost, 1797, 1798.
Ebenezer Hall, 1798-1800.
James Cutter, 1799—declined.
Ebenezer Cutter, 1800.
David Hill, 1801, 1802.
John Estabrook, 1801.
Jonathan Whittemore, 1802.
Ichabod Fessenden, 1803, 1804.
Daniel Reed, 1803-07.
Jonas Peirce, 1805-07.
William Hill Jr., 1806.
John Winship, 1733.
Ephraim Cook, 1734—fined for failing to serve.
Jason Winship, 1734.
William Cutter, 1735.
Zechariah Hill, 1736.
Joseph Bemis, 1737.
David Dunster, 1738—fined for refusing to serve.
John Fillebrown, 1738.
William Butterfield, 1738.
d John, b. 7, bap. 19 June, 1774; James, b. 17, bap. 19 May, 1776, d. 24 Aug. 1776, a. 4 mos. By w. Elizabeth had, James, b. (28) 30 July, bap. 12 Aug. 1778, d. (unm.) W. Camb. 16 Dec. 1818, a. 40; Bette, or Betsey, b. 24, bap. 27 Feb. 1780, m. David Hill 13 Sept. 1799; Joseph, b. 15, bapt.
21 Apr. 1782; Sarah, m. Thomas Fillebrown, Jr., 31 Jan. 1808 (she d. 24 Oct. 1877, a. 92). By w. Hannah had William, bap. 11 Jan. 1789; Samuel, bap. 3 Oct. 1790; Amos, bap. 19 Aug. 1792, d. (29) Sept. 1794, of John (6), m. Betsey Adams, 13 Sept. 1799.
A son of David, d. 13 Mar. 1822, a. 5; a dau. Elizabeth, m. Kendall Crosby, of Boston, 23 Apr. 1826; Lydia, m. Kendall Crosby, of Boston, 9 Feb. 1834, W. C.; Charles, m. Hannah Swan, 28 Oct. 1841.
David Hill was a Pct. assessor, 1801, 1802.
15. William, s. of Zechariah (5), styled 3d, m. Mary Bowman, 4 Apr. 1802.
Had Mary Bowman, bap. 16 Jan. 1803; William, bap. 24 Mar. 1805; Addison, bap. 7 June, 1807;Adeline Nourse, bap. 3 Sept. 1809, d. Sept