akeing a village there; and the land between them and Concord is granted them, all save what is formerly granted to the military company or others, provided the church and present elders continue at Cambridge.
and included the present town of Billerica, parts of Bedford and Carlisle, and a part of Tewksbury, or of Chelmsford, or of both.
The terms of the grant—all the land lying between Concord and Merrimac rivers—would seem to include Lowell; yet an Indian village then occupied that territo amicable arrangement was made between the town and those of its inhabitants who had erected houses at Shawshine, for a separation; this arrangement was confirmed by the General Court, and Shawshine was incorporated as a town, under the name of Billerica.
Mass. Col. Rec., III. 387. Soon afterwards the inhabitants on the south side of the river, in what is now Newton, where a church was organized July 20, 1664, petitioned for incorporation as a separate town.
Cambridge objected; and a long and
w. Joanna m. Golden Moore, before 1642, and d. at Billerica 18 Feb. 1675-6.
The General Court, 15 Oct. 1650, nefit of the children, who soon afterwards went to Billerica with their mother and her husband.
2. Richard, o d. 30 Dec. 1689, and she m. Jonathan Danforth of Billerica 17 Nov. 1690, and d. 5 Ap. 1713, a. 80; Mary, b. O. May 1638; Mary, b. Nov. 1639, m. Jacob French of Billerica 20 Sept. 1665, and d. 1 Ap. 1681; John, b. 23 May f these children, Dorcas m. Rev. Samuel Whiting of Billerica 12 Nov. 1656; Prudence m. Mr. Thomas Russell of Chance, Sen., sold all his real estate in Camb.
and Billerica to Daniel Hudson of Lancaster, and said Hudson agr6-7; Abigail, b. 31 Mar. 1688, m. Joseph Farley of Billerica, 8 May 1712; Mary, b.——, m. Jonathan Willard 23 Jale.
4. Simon, s. of Simon (2), removed early to Billerica, was the first Innholder in that town, and Represehe d. 24 Feb. 1786, a. 65.
He m. Hannah Crosby of Billerica; she d. and he m. Elizabeth Fiske of Lexington 3 S
4. Jonathan, s. of Nicholas (1), was one of the first settlers in Billerica, where he spent his long and useful life.
He was the first Captain of BillerBillerica, was chosen Representative in 1684, Town Clerk 20 years, and one of the most eminent land surveyors of his time.
（Farmer.) He m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Poultersters of that period.
7. Jonathan, s. of Jonathan (4), resided in Billerica, m. Rebecca Parker 27 June 1682, and d. 1710; his w. d. prob.
1755, when hers Rebecca, Elizabeth, and Sarah.
8. Samuel, S. of Jonathan (4), resided in Billerica and was perhaps the same whose estate was divided in 1742, to wid. Hannah, anngland, gentleman, was in New England 12 Nov. 1669, and purchased the farm in Billerica, 700 acres, belongings to Cambridge Church.
He remained in Billerica severalBillerica several years, and is said to have resided subsequently in Andover.
No record is found of wife or children.
Davis, Dolor (Dolard, Dollard, and Doller, on the Record), o