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26. James, s. of James (18), b. at Chas. 14 Jan. 1788, d. at W. Camb. 9 Dec. 1863, grad. H. U. 1811, adm. to the bar 1814, State Senator 1840; ‘an honored citizen, a faithful lawyer, and upright man.’ Harriet, his wid., d. 2 Aug. 1866, a. 67 (monument). He m. Harriet Tufts (by Rev. Dr. Walker, Charlestown, 24 May, 1821). No issue. See Wyman, 839, 1068.

27. William Adams, s. of James (18), b. (14 May, 1790),m. Kezia Teel of Chas. 16 June, 1811. Both o. c. here 2 July, 1815. Had William Adams, bap. 2 July, 1815, m. Harriet Hill, 24 June, 1838; Kezia, bap. 2 July, 1815; an infant, d. 11 Feb. 1816; James, bap. 22 June, 1817, d. (at New York), buried here 5 Jan. 1838, a. 21; Lucretia Tufts, bap. 7 Nov. 1819; John Quincy Adams, bap. 9 June, 1822; Rebecca, bap. 12 Sept. 1824; Charles Henry, bap. 28 Aug. 1828. See Wyman, 839.

28. Jeremiah, s. of Edward (23), m. Esther Hall, 28 Oct. 1807. Both o. c. here 3 June, 1810. He d. 29 Jan. 1827, a. 40. His wid. Esther d. 21 Nov. 1836, a. 48 (g. s.). Had Jeremiah, bap. 3 June, 1810, m. Lucinda Stearns, 24 May, 1833, was of Lexington in 1842; Esther, bap. 3 June, 1810, m. Benjamin F. Cutter, 29 Apr. 1828, and d. here 3 Mar. 1830, a. 22 (g. s.); James Sullivan, bap. 19 May, 1811; John Adams, bap. 12 Apr. 1813, was of Lexington in 1842; Sarah Ball, bap. 11 June, 1815, m. B. F. Cutter (husband of her sister Esther) 13 Mar. 1831, was of Pelham, N. H., in 1842—see Cutter (par. 77)—and d. 9 Jan. 1844; Lydia Adams, bap. 25 May, 1817, d. 27 Apr. 1827, a. 10; Benjamin Franklin, bap. 6 June, 1819, m. Cynthia Cutter, intention 30 Apr. 1843; Maria Louisa, bap. 29 Dec. 1822, m. Cyrus H. Cutter, 24 Dec. 1846. See Cutter (par. 67, and 55).

29. Jason (s. of Hubbard, s. of Jason, s. of William the emigrant), m. Elizabeth Winship, 28 Jan. 1740. He was bap. at Medford 14 Apr. 1717, and was adm. Pct. ch. 20 Apr. 1740. He sold Rev. Samuel Cooke, first pastor of the church, an acre of ground for a house, 12 May, 1740. He was a Pct. committeeman, 1758, 1761-63, and Pet. assessor the same period. Elizabeth Johnson d. at his place 8 Feb. 1751, a. 17 yrs. Kate, his negro child, was bap. 17 Mar. 1754, a. 3 mos. He was the famous Jason Russell, an invalid and noncombatant, who was barbarously butchered in his own house here by the British troops on their retreat from Lexington and Concord on the 19th of April, 1775. He had refused to flee, exclaiming, an ‘Englishman's house is his castle!’ He was shot with two bullets, and eleven bayonet stabs were found on his body. A simple slate gravestone in the old burying ground contains the inscription inserted on p. 69 of this work. His wid. Elizabeth d. 11 Aug. 1786, a. 65 (g. s.). A Bible that formerly belonged to her, contained this inscription: ‘Purchased with money given her by some unknown friend in England, in consideration of the loss of her beloved husband, on the 19th of April, 1775, who was inhumanly murdered by the British troops, under the command of Gen. Thomas Gage, to the eternal infamy of the British nation.’ He had Jason, b. 7, bap. 14 Mar. 1742; Elizabeth, b. 28 Dec.

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