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Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Gregory Stone and some of his descendants (search)
ectmen then performed the duty of assessors, until 1697, except in the year 1694. He was also appointed on a committee to make a rate for the ministry in 1683 and 1691, and was chosen Commissioner in 1693 and 1695. The following quotation from a report of a committee appointed to lay out the bounds of a meadow of eighty acres,o much opposed that the petition was not granted; nor was a second appeal two years later. But The Farmers, feeling the justice of their cause, persevered, and in 1691 were given permission to establish a church, though they remained a part of Cambridge in civil affairs until 1713. Samuel Stone was prominent in this new ventuowever, in Cambridge, as his name is on the tax list of 1688. He was freeman in 1682. He took a prominent part in the establishment of the church at The Farms in 1691 and later, being one of the signers of the first covenant, as has been related. In 1698 his wife was admitted to the church from Concord, and from that time their