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[295] Philemon Russell was a Pet. committeeman and assessor 1778-80, ‘82-84. See Wyman, 840.

13. Seth, s. of Jeremiah—see (6), o. c. here 7 Mar. 1756. His w. Dinah, was adm. Pet. ch. 7 Feb. 1762. (He m. Dinah Harrington, of Worcester, 8 May, 1755—Worc. Rec. ) She d. 15 May, 1802, a. 73. Seth the father was made prisoner by the British, 19 Apr. 1775, and with his fellow-townsman, Samuel Frost, was reported ‘missing’—supposed to be on board one of the men of war (was on the Admiral), about 5 May, 1775. Frost and Russell were exchanged, 6 June, 1775. Seth Russell was Pct. collector, 1762, 1777, 1778. He had Jeremiah, b. 5 Dec. 1755, bap. 7 Mar. 1756; Phebe, b. 1, bap. 3 Aug. 1760; Seth, b. 18, bap. 25 July, 1762; Edward, b. 6, bap. 14 Oct. 1764; Anne Harrington, b. 17, bap. 29 Mar. 1767, m. James Cutter (by Mr. Hilliard, Camb.) 11 Aug. 1785—see Cutter (par. 21); Josiah Harrington, b. 5, bap. 10. Dec. 1769. See Wyman, 836. A nurse male child at Seth Russell's, d. 7 Sept. 1764, a. 14 mos. A nurse negro-child (from Boston) at Seth R.'s, d. 28 Dec. 1767, a. 1 yr. Sarah Diar, a child from its infancy with Seth Russell, bap. (aet. 4) 26 May, 1776.

14. Edward, s. of Jeremiah—see (6), grad. H. U. 1759—styled ‘A. B.’—was adm. Pct. ch. 19 Aug. 1759. [He studied for the ministry, and was licensed as a preacher at Camb. 9 June, 1761, but accepted no pastoral charge and became a physician. He settled in North Yarmouth, Me., where he led an active and useful life, and d. 19 Apr. 1785. Was a justice of the peace and quorum, and colonel of militia.]

15. David, s. of Samuel (7), m. Ruth Locke—see Book of the Lockes, 166. David's child d. 28 Dec. 1807, a. 1 1/2.

16. Amos, s. of Samuel (7), m. Betsey Peirce, 20 Dec. 1793. He d. 13 Oct. 1828, a. 60. Elmira, his dau., m. Micajah Locke, 20 Sept. 1812; Elizabeth, his dau., m. Jonathan Locke, of Woburn, 5 Mar. 1816. (See Book of the Lockes, 136, 137, &c.) Amos, a son (?), had wife, d. 17 Mar. 1837, a. 25.

17. Daniel, s. of Daniel (8), d. 5 Jan. 1803, a. 40.

18. James, s. of Walter (11),m. Rebecca Adams of Camb. 6 Mar. 1783. Both o. c. here 28 June, 1789. She was adm. Pct. ch. 7 Mar. 1802. Had Walter, b. 9 Aug. 1783, Rebecca and James, all bap. 28 June, 1789; William Adams, bap. 16 May, 1790. Rebecca, the dau., m. Amos Whittemore, Jr., 22 Apr. 1804; she was b. 31 July, 1785, and is living (1879) aged 94, in the remarkable possession of her faculties. [Rebecca, the mother, d. 14 Nov. 1831, a. 67. The father m. second, Rebecca, wid. of John Tufts, 13 July, 1833. He d. 13 Feb. 1846, a. 83. His wid. d. 22 Jan. 1862, a. 82.] He was a Pct. committeeman, 1792, 1793, and 1806; Pct. assessor, 1792. Lieut. James Russell was Pet. collector, 1794. See Wyman's Chas., 839.

19. Walter, s. of Walter (11), m. Frances Cutter, 26 June, 1788. (He d. 15 July, 1848, a. 83. She d. 31 Aug. 1849.) Had Frances, m. William Prentiss, 28 Aug. 1808; Nahum; a dau., d. 8 Sept. 1800, a. 8 yrs.; a dau., d. 22 Aug. 1796, a. 19 mos.; Hannah,

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