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[270] wid. Mary d. 29 Dec. 1809, a. 71. ‘He lived where his son William afterward did, and d. 7 Dec. 1791, a. 53.’ He was a selectman of Camb. 1777, 1778, and assessor 1778, 1788. 1789; was captain of the company of Menotomy minute-men in April, 1775, afterward in Col. Thomas Gardner's regiment, and engaged in Bunker Hill Battle. This regiment was stationed, after the battle, in the lines of the Continental Army, on Prospect Hill.

6. Samuel, s. of Samuel (2), m. Margaret Adams, 16 May, 1771. Had Deborah, b. 10, bap. 15 Mar. 1772, m. Ephraim Cutter, 13 Mar. 1791 (par. 24); Samuel, b. 12, bap. 15 Mar. 1773; Nathan, b. 4, bap. 7 Aug. 1774; Joseph (b. 7 Sept. 1775); Margaret, b. 3, bap. 8 June, 1777, m. James Frost, 3d, 1 Feb. 1795; Martha, b. 3, bap. 4 Oct. 1778, m. Peter Tufts Jr., of Medford, 5 Apr. 1798; Daniel, b. 28, bap. 31 Oct. 1779; Isaac,(b. 27 June,)bap. 1 July, 1781; Anna, b. (3), bap. 9 Feb. 1783, m. Charles Wellington, 12 Jan. 1809; John, b. (17), bap. —June, 1784, d. 22 June, 1784, a. 5 wks. (g. s.); Amos, h. (11), bap. —June, 1785; Joel, b. (1), bap.—Jan. 1787; Jonas, b. (15), bap. 15 Mar. 1789; Leonard, b. (5), bap. 10 July, 1791, d. 18 Sept. 1791, a. 2 mo. (10 w.—g. s.); Oliver, b. (14), bap. 16 Sept. 1792. Mar-Garet (w. of Samuel) d. 29 Oct. 1808, a. 59. Samuel the father d. 13 Sept. 1819, a. 71. He was a selectman of Camb. 1789, 1790, and assessor, 1790-1805. He resided at the South part of West Cambridge [now Belmont], known as Flob-end. He was a sergeant in Capt. William Adams's Company, in Col. Thatcher's Regiment of Militia, which marched at the request of General Washington at taking possession of Dorchester Heights, 4 March, 1776. He was detached from Capt. John Walton's Company of Militia for Noddle's Island, 8 Dec. 1776, and was Lieutenant of same company. ‘Cambridge, May 9, 1777. Received of Capt. John Walton my wages, Sergt. Belknap's, Corp. Perry's, together with 25 men that were with me out of Capt. Locke's Company at Noddle's Island in Dec. 1776— per me Samuel Locke, Lieut.1 (Capt. Locke's Company was that of his brother Benjamin Locke, which belonged to the regular Continental Army.)

He was a Pct. committee man, 1791-93; Pct. clerk, 1789-1805; elected Pct. treasurer in 1787 and ‘88, but excused from serving; Pct. assessor, 1791-93, ‘95. See Wyman, 623.

7. Joseph, s. of Francis (3), m. Mary Butterfield, 19 Nov. 1772. Had (Joseph ), b. 22 June, 1773; (William ), b. 6 Jan. 1775; (Mehitable, b. 10 Jan. 1777), she m. Joseph Locke, 3d, 2 Mar. 1800; (Jonathan ), b. (12 Feb.) 1780—See Wyman's Chs., 623; Stephen, who m. Sarah Davidson, 6 Feb. 1809; Mary, who m. John Perry, 29 Jan. 1809; Abel, who m. Elizabeth Whittemore of Chas. 21 Mar. 1815;

1 See Paige, 428. In the Rolls of Capt. John Walton's Company of Militia, ‘that was detached for Noddle's Island in consequence of orders from the Council of this State on the 8th of December last, 1776,’ are the names of Samuel Locke, lieut., Joseph Belknap, sergt., and James Perry, corp. The company was made up of men from Cambridge First and Second Parishes.

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