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[112] store of Thomas Russell & Son, mentioned in town records in 1808. The dedication of the new meeting-house was appointed to be on Wednesday, March 20, 1805, at two P. M.1

Pew-holders in New meeting-house, A. D. 1805.

‘A Record of the Pews in the Meeting-house in Cambridge Second Parish, that were sold agreeable to a former vote of said parish, directing every pew, when paid for, to be recorded in the parish book, with its number and price; and when so recorded, that to be considered as a complete title to the purchaser, their name being annexed to the number they purchased, A. D. 1805.’

Names.No.Price paid.
John Adams5$242.00
William Adams33165.00
John Adams6 gal.95.00
Daniel Adams83141.00
Jason Belknap81141.00
Samuel Butterfield20191.00
Samuel & Jona. Butterfield12227.00
Samuel & Jona. Butterfield60138.00
Eben Cutter, Hall & Tufts23165.65
William Cutter15205.00
Nehemiah Cutter72133.00
Mehitable Cutter68147.00
Ephraim Cutter60192.00
Joseph Cutter4785.00
Abigail Convers4670.00
Caleb Cole18204.00
Ebenezer Cutter35170.00
William Dickson74121.00
Moses Cutter36174.95
Wm. Dodd, executor to estate of Sally Mackie944.10
Aaron Dickson92106.00
John Davenport17209.00
Nahum Ball82175.38
Elizabeth Estabrook89 bal.21.74
Ephraim Frost11235.00
Seth Frost, Jr.4486.00
Ichabod Fessenden73139.00
T. Hutchinson & W. Adams, Jr.26131.00
William Hill69165.00
William Hill, Jr.4388.00
James Otis16207.00
Jonas Peirce40142.00
James Perry58170.00
George Prentiss66183.00
George Prentiss, Jr.61103.00
Richard Sullivan87184.00
John & William Swan22187.00
Reuben Swan21185.00
Sarah Smith68129.00
Benjamin Teel84166.00
Peter Tufts, Jr.86157.00
Joel Tufts5 gal.100.00
Thomas Russell31206.00
Daniel Russell101.64
Edward Russell & Jeremiah his son78124.99
Samuel Locke6239.00
Joseph Locke, Jr.38152.00
Ebenezer Lane54166.00
Walter Russell70145.00
Noah Russell71168.00
James Russell67157.00
Jas. Russell & son Walter11 gal.101.00
Solomon Prentiss & Nathan Robbins5776.32
Daniel Reed64132.00
Amos Warren79122.22
Jonathan Whittemore32
Samuel Whittemore80146.00
Amos Whittemore4248.00
William Whittemore, Jr.1264.00
William Whittemore, Jr.10232.00
William Whittemore, Jr.39148.00
William Whittemore, Jr.41136.00
Amos Whittemore, Jr.59171.00
Jeduthun Wellington3240.00
Seth Wyman7247.00
Samuel F. Wyman88128.00
Gershom Williams75125.00
Jona. & Thaddeus Winship1 gal.98.00
Joseph B. Wyman42120.00
Stephen Wheeler14214.00

1 The following memorandum was made on the Precinct Records: ‘March the 20th, 1805, the dedication was made.’ Nine children were baptized on March 24, 1805—(Fiske). The ‘Baptisms on the first Sabbath in the new Meeting-House of Worship’ were Amos, son of John Adams; Martha Wyman, daughter of Daniel Reed; Elmira, daughter of Josiah H. Russell; Albert, son of Jonas Cutter; William, son of William Hill, 3d; William Augustus, son of William Whittemore, 3d; Ann Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Wyman; William, son of Joshua Cutter; Winslow, son of Jonathan Whittemore.

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