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logical Register of Paige's History. 1693 The town granted Menotomy people a quarter of an acre of land, upon their common, near Jason Russell's house, near the highway, for the accommodation of a school-house (Paige, 373). Some entries from the Proprietors' Records of Cambridge are here inserted, to show a few transactions of interest relating to this part of the town. 1689. The names of the inhabitants who are not proprietors, who have granted to them lands at Menotomy: Abraham Watson, John Dickson, Samuel Cooke, Philip Cooke, Joseph Adams, Gershom Cutter, William Cutter, Jonathan Dunster. Ministry Lot, 1689. Forty acres for the ministry, bounded Concord Road northeast, the small farms northwest, common land yet undivided southwest, last range of lots, &c., southeast. Jason Russell bought Mr. Pelham's lot of twenty acres in the first Division of the Rocks, and fenced the same for his particular improvement, 1689. William Russell having bought a lot laid out
members, Gerry, Orne, and Lee, remained to lodge at Newell's (otherwise Wetherby's), while two, Watson and Devens, departed in Devens's chaise at sunset, but soon meeting on the road a great number oand rode by. They then left their friends, and Devens rode home, to Charlestown, after leaving Mr. Watson at his house. Devens, after arrival home, soon received intelligence from Boston that the enid not choose to encumber themselves with prisoners, either wounded or not, as the marks left at Watson's, Corner [see Paige's Hist. Camb, 411], and on the height above Menotomy meeting-house, evinceal disorder in the camp or elsewhere. On May, 10, 1775, the Committee of Safety voted, that Mr. Watson be directed and empowered to remove to Cambridge, the boats now in Menotomy river, and to imprk. The above was John Butterfield, who died Jan. 6, 1749, e. 60, whose wife Mary married Abraham Watson, Jan. 4, 1760, and died here Mar. 4, 1789, aged 93.— See Genealogies. 1791 Seth Ston
anization, 9 Sept. 1739; and Jonathan, Jr., and w. Ra-Chel, Jonathan Butterfield of Camb. m. Rachel Stone of Lexington, 2 Jan. 1721-2.—Lexington Records. and Mary, w. of John, joined likewise at same time. Jona-than the father had sons Jonathan, John who m. Mary Hill (1 Mar. 1725-6), and William. See Paige, 505. Jonathan the father d. 2 June, 1744, a. 73. His wife, the Widow Ruth, d. of old age, 11 Jan. 1754, a. 80. John, s. of these, d. 6 Jan. 1749, a. 50. Mary, wid. of John, m. Abraham Watson, 4 Jan. 1750 (see Paige, 679; Wyman, 161-62, 1000). 2. William, s. of Jonathan (1), had dau. Mary, d. 26 July, 1753, a. 16 yrs.; and Sarah, b. 20 Apr., bap. 31 May, 1741, d. 24 June, 1741, a. 3 mos.; William, b. 26 Feb., bap. 6 Mar. 1743; Jonathan, b. 25 Jan., bap. 27 Jan. 1745; John, b. 9, bap. 11 Jan. 1747; Samuel, b. 9, bap. 15 Apr. 1750; Sarah, b. 11, bap. 16 Feb. 1752, m. John Dickson, Jr., 6 Oct. 1771; Mary, b. 24, bap. 25 Aug. 1754, m. Joseph Locke, 19 Nov. 1772; Abel, b. 2, ba
nd Waitt, 219,261, 312 Wakefield, 262, 312 Waldo, 154,172, 177, 228 Waldron, 237, 312 Walker, 119, 178, 189, 199, 297, 313, 330 Wallis, 67, 70 Walton, 270, 272, 273, 313 Ward, 343 Ware, 120, 172, 174, 226 Warland, 20, 286, 313 Warner, 164 Warren, 65, 83, 100. 112, 143, 144, 145, 167-69, 175, 194, 231, 247, 266, 276, 285, 298, 299, 306, 313, 317, 339 Warrior (Negro). 313 Warrow (or Worrow), 313 Washington, 83, 99, 10 8, 157, 162, 185, 225, 231, 270 Watson, 19, 59, 79, 83, 95, 107, 110, 199, 210, 269, 300, 304, 313, 331 Watts, 239, 304, 314 Webb, 67, 237, 314 Webber, 216, 276, 298, 314 Webecowit, 6 Weeks, 299, 314 Welch, 18, 76, 289 Wellington and Willington, 19, 27, 83, 93, 97, 105,110, 112, 113,117-19, 121, 131, 133, 136, 140, 142, 144-46, 154, 155, 167-72, 188, 204, 229, 230, 236,258, 262, 270, 274-76, 279, 282, 289, 302, 303, 308, 314, 315, 324, 335 Wellman, 289, 316 Wells, 173 Welsh, 203 Wesson, 145, 245,