Read and concurred.
Nathaniel Gorham, Speaker.
Approved. John Hancock.
A true copy.
Attest, John Avery, Sec.
Medford, Nov. 6, 1781.
Received of Simon Tufts, Esq., agent for the estate of Isaac Royal, Esq., an absentee, the silver cup mentioned in the above order of court. David Osgood.
By a resolve of the church, in 1824, the pewter dish was sold, and a silver one purchased,--thus making the furniture of the table entire and appropriate.
Rev. Aaron Porter,SettledFeb. 11, 1713.DiedJan. 23, 1722.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell,SettledNov. 25, 1724.DiedDec. 8, 1778.
Rev. David Osgood.SettledSept. 14, 1774.DiedDec. 12, 1822.
Rev. Andrew Bigelow,SettledJuly 9, 1823.ResignedJan. 9, 1827.
Rev. Caleb Stetson,SettledFeb. 28, 1827.ResignedMar. 24, 1848.
Rev. John Pierpont,SettledAug. 1, 1849.
Desiring that full justice should be done to the history of each religious society in the town, I gave public notice in 1853, that whatever account shoul
, in 1659; and d. 1689, leaving seven children.
2-3Samuel Porter, son of the last, was b. Apr. 6, 1660; afterwards judge; m. Joanna, dau. of Aaron Cook, of Hadley.
He d. July 29, 1722, aged 62, leaving three sons and four daughters.
3-4Rev. Aaron Porter, second son and third child of the last, was b. July 19, 1689.
Grad. H. C., 1708; and m., in 1709, Susanna Sewall, sister of the chief justice; and had--
4-5Aaron, b. July 9, 1714; d. young.
6Susanna, b. Mar. 1, 1716; m., Aug. 4, 1739,2, 1719; m., Jan. 1, 1735, Josiah Cleveland.
He died Jan. 24, 1722, and has many descendants through the Clevelands; especially, of those now alive, are Rev. Charles Cleveland, of Boston, and Professor Charles D. Cleveland, of Philadelphia.
9Porter, John, came from England, 1632; of Salem, 1637; was made freeman, 1646.
Had children, who settled at Topsfield and Wenham, from which latter place Deacon William Porter removed to Braintree, about 1740; his son, Jonathan, moved to Malden, about