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urchases and sales in this neighborhood, we find him making investments elsewhere: for example, Dec. 10, 1655, he sells to Richard Champney five hundred acres in Billerica. In 1660 he sold four hundred acres for £ 404, in West Medford, to Thomas Brooks and Timothy Wheeler. These lands, held under the old Indian deed, have continue conclude, according to our weak apprehensions, that as few bridges should be built at the county's charge as possibly may be; only those two bridges, i. e., at Billerica and Mistick, to be finished at the county's charge, and for time to come maintained in repair by the towns and precincts in which they are, and those towns that dges, and their abatements to be satisfied to the undertakers of those bridges, or repaid again to such as have paid, as followeth: i.e., Chelmsford, two pounds; Billerica, one pound; Charlestown, ten pounds; Meadford, two pounds; and what these shall fall short of satisfying those above-mentioned abatements, made up out of the cou
p the valley, through the east part of Woburn, to Wilmington, and found an easy and very regular ascent until they reached Concord River; a distance travelled, as the surveyor says, from Medford Bridge to the Billerica Bridge, about twenty three miles; and the ascent he found to be, from Medford River to the Concord, sixty-eight and one-half feet. The actual elevation, when afterwards surveyed by a practical engineer, was found to be one hundred and four feet. By the original survey from Billerica to Chelmsford, the surveyor says, The water we estimate in the Merrimac at sixteen and one-half feet above that at Billerica Bridge, and the distance six miles; when, in fact, the water at Billerica Bridge is about twenty-five feet above the Merrimac at Chelmsford. This report shows one of the many difficulties the directors had to contend with for the want of requisite scientific knowledge. On the first (lay of March, the directors passed a vote, appointing Loammi Baldwin, Esq., to re
njamin Fletcher.  103Abigail, b. July 19, 1734; m.----Abbot, of Billerica.  104Ann, b. Apr. 22, 1736; m. L. Whiting, of Hollis, N. H.  10resh Pond and Menotomy River, whence he removed to Shawshine, now Billerica. He had twelve children, of whom Samuel (8) was the youngest, whufts. 2d, Susan Tufts.  207John.  208Hannah, m. Mr. Davis, of Billerica. 77-133HUTCHINSON Tufts, jun., m. Mary----, and had--  133-209Hinda Tufts (No. 203), and had--  174-234Joseph Bernard, lives in Billerica.  235Edmund.  236Alfred, b. c. 1837. 110-175ASA Tufts m. Mary ua Symonds, jun. May 23, 1781.Sarah Tufts, m. Asa Richardson, of Billerica. Mar. 31, 1783.Abigail Tufts, m. Joseph Tufts, of Charlestown. d, he owned the house shown on a preceding page, and also land in Billerica and Charlestown. He was in service, under Major Swayne, against mas Willis m. Grace----, who d. Jan. 23, 1716. He lived first in Billerica, where he had three or four children. He moved afterwards to M
married Elizabeth Slidgett, not Sidgett. Page 558.Jonathan Wade (No. 1) had Mary, baptized October, 1663, who married William Symonds; also daughter Sarah. Prudence (No. 5) married, second, Rev. Seaborn Cotton. Page 558.Jonathan (No. 1-2) had Deborah, baptized March 24, 1667; Prudence, June 6, 1669; Catharine, Aug. 27, 1671,--died soon; Catharine, June 22, 1673; Susanna, June 10, 1677; Dorothy, July 10, 1681; all before Dudley (No. 2-8). Page 563.Technically, Bedford was a precinct of Billerica when John Whitmore resided there. Page 568.I am authorized to say that John Willis was very probably the same as No. 3-11. note.--The compiler desires to offer his thanks to the following gentlemen for valuable aid in pursuing his investigations: to Dr. Booth and Dean Dudley, Esq., for the Tufts; to Rev. A. H. Quint, for the Halls; to T. B. Wyman, jun., for the Wymans, and others; and, finally, to Hon. James Savage, for very many facts and corrections throughout the whole extent of