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43. 8. William, s. of George (4), m. Rebecca Locke 6 Mar. 1734-5, and had James, b. 12 Dec. 1735; Isaac, b. 11 Sept. 1737; Asa, b. 29 Dec. 1739, d. unm. at Lex. 20 Feb. 1825; Rebecca, b. 12 Jan. 1741-2, d. unm. 6 Sept. 1767; Lydia, b. 21 Feb. 1743-4, m. Phineas Parker of Reading 23 June 1768, and d. 6 Oct. 1781; Amos, b. 31 May 1746, d. unm. 5 July 1765; Mary, b. 10 Oct. 1748, m. Samuel Sanderson 27 Oct. 1772, d. at Lexington 15 Oct. 1852, aged 104; Hannah, b. 26 Sept. 1751, m. William Porter, Jr., of Woburn 13 Jan. 1774, and d. 28 Mar. 1834; Philemon, b. 30 Oct. 1753; William, b. 29 Aug. 1756. William the f. res. at Lex., and d. 10 July 1778, a. 78; his w. Rebecca d. 9 Oct. 1798, a. 87. 9. Edmund, s. of William (7), m. .Rebecca Harrington 31 Aug. 1768, and had Pamela, b. 17 Sept. 1769, d. 29 Sept. 1770; Rebecca, b. 27 June 1771; Pamela, b. 20 Sept. 1773; Edmund, b. 13 Oct. 1775, a printer in Boston; Abigail, b. 6 Dec. 1777. Edmund the f. res. at Lex. and was one of the
der; Nehemiah M.; Abigail, m. Thaddeus Frost, 29 Nov. 1827. The wife of Joseph was of Lexington origin. He resided in the house now occupied by Timothy Eaton. See Book of the Lockes. 22. William, s. of Joseph (7), m. Hannah Porter (he styled Jr.), 20 July, 1806. He had Caroline, m. Addison Hill; Emeline, m. Thomas P. Peirce, 9 Apr. 1829; Harriet, M. Thomas P. Peirce (his second wife); Henrietta, m. Artemas Locke, Jr. (par. 32); Hannah Munroe, m. Samuel F. Woodbridge, 5 Apr. 1843; William Porter; Frederick James. See Locke Book. 23. Samuel, s. of Francis (8), styled 2d. His wid., Betsey, d. 13 Nov. 1841, a. 62. Had two sons. See Book of the Lockes. 24. Peter, s. of Francis (8), m. Elizabeth Allen, 26 Dec. 1810. He d. 2 Mar. 1827, a. 38. Had Charles Damon, bap. 12 Apr. 1813; Hannah Maria Whittemore, bap. 12 Apr. 1813, m. John B. Perry, 23 Aug. 1835; Francis Davis, bap. 5 Mar. 1815, d. 26 May, 1815, a. 3 mos.; Elizabeth Allen, bap. 14 July,. 1816, m. Life Farmer, 1 Nov.
g Company, and completed the purchase by giving their joint note for $3,000, its original cost having been about $4,200. They occupied the house in May, 1837, the Rev. George Pickering preaching the first sermon. In 1858 the town purchased the ground of the society for the Common for $6,000, and the church was removed to the site of the present one on Moody Street. The lot, including the double house on the corner of Main Street, half of which is used as a parsonage, was purchased of William Porter for $7,000. The church was removed and refitted, but was destroyed by fire on the night of May 27, 1860. The society immediately began the erection of the present edisice, the corner stone of which was laid August 21, 1860. It was completed and dedicated March 13, 1861. The ministers stationed here have been as follows:— Rev. George Pickering, alternating with Rev. O. R. Howard at Watertown, from 1838 to 1839. Rev. E. A. Lyon, from 1839 to 1840. Rev. Horace G. Barrus, from
Cotton Seed gas. --The Rev. Dr. Porter, of Chelsea, Tenn., has discovered that a superior quality of gas can be made of cotton seed, with the addition of a little rosin. His church and dwelling are lighted with it at a trifling cost.
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A Sepoy captive was so frightened in the India war that actually, under observation, within the space of half an hour, his hair became grey on every portion of his head; it having been, when first seen, of the glossy at black of the Bengali. Lieut. Boggs, formerly of the United States Army, has been appointed by Gov., Brown, Chief of Ordnance for the Republic of Georgia. A. B. Hendren, a Norfolk (Va.) boy, now editor of the Athens (Ala.) Banner, has been elected Mayor of that city. In Hancock county, Va., Geo. McPorter has beaten his uncle, William Porter, for the State Convention, 11 votes.
Bloody Rencontre. --The Nashville Gazette, of the 18th inst., says: A truly melancholy occurrence took place at Columbia, Tenn., yesterday morning. Mr. Reynolds got into a difficulty with his brother-in-law, Mr. Wm. Porter, Deputy Sheriff of Maury county. Mr. Porter was shot and instantly killed. One of the balls from Mr. Reynold's pistol by accident struck a Mr. Burgess, from Pulaski, and wounded him so severely as to cause his death in a few moments. To add still further to eputy Sheriff of Maury county. Mr. Porter was shot and instantly killed. One of the balls from Mr. Reynold's pistol by accident struck a Mr. Burgess, from Pulaski, and wounded him so severely as to cause his death in a few moments. To add still further to the deplorable character of this occurrence, Mrs. Reynolds, who was present during the shooting, received a ball through one of her hands, inflicting a painful wound. Two shots also struck Mr. Reynolds, but he was not very badly hurt.
een organized, and most of them are now in active service. The "Culpeper Minute Men" are commanded by a gentleman formerly of Richmond, and a nephew of the immortal Captain of the Minute Men of the Revolution, concerning whom Mr. Randolph remarked in the United States Senate: "They were summoned in a minute, marched in a minute, fought in a minute, and vanquished in a minute." This company was among the first to go to Harper's Ferry about six weeks ago, and are now there. Company "E, " Capt. Porter, numbers about 85 men, of the first respectability. Capt. P.'s father, who resides about four miles from this place, has six sons in the Southern Army. Company "F" is commanded by Captain Taylor, one of our most opulent and influential citizens. It numbers about sixty at this time, with recruits daily coming in. In his ranks are seven brothers by the name of Brown.--This beats anything I have heard of except an old lady in Nelson county, who, I understand, has nine sons in our our army
Fatal shooting --In a difficulty at the depot at Columbia, Tenn., a few days ago, W. C. Reynolds shot and killed his brother-in-law, Wm. Porter, and also killed, by an accidental shot, Mr. Burgess, a volunteer from Giles county. In the course of the unfortunate rencontre, Mr. Reynolds was wounded by a pistol shot in the shoulder, and severely beaten on the head with a stick. Reynolds has been arrested and will be brought to trial.
iel Fergus, W. A. Williams, James C. Hall, William Davis, L. Meginny, D. A. Smith, Nathaniel Jacobi, J. Van Sickle, J. C. Wood, Dr. Halden, J. G. Bauman, F. M. Augostini, M. Augostini, M. Hinning, James Mitchell, J. H. Parsons, T. O Whitaker, T. J. Johnson, J. P. Sharpstein, A. Martin. G. W. Williams, John Bremer, William Patten, Dr Anderson, R. J. Price, John Griffith, M. Carr, L. Madison, J. D. Wallace, John Wright, J. W. Corbett, J. Petteway, William Petterway, C. Tincken, C. Polvogt, William Porter, H. Girkin, Owen Hanchey, H. Loeb, James Milvin, A. V. W. Hewlett, D. T. Anderson, John Davis, H. M. Jenkins, A. Adrian, J. Meier, W. H. Woodhull. In the dress circle were seated a large number of ladies, who seemed to be eagerly interested in the proceedings. A Yankee band played "Rally Round the Flag" and the "Star Spangled Banner, " and, after that, John Dawson, the Mayor, made a speech, from which we take the following: The arms of the United States have been victorio
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