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and shrouded with the American flag. His first lieutenant, Ludlow, was mortally wounded in attempting to repel the hesitating boarders of the Shannon, his head and face being almost hewed to pieces by their cutlasses. They were both buried at Halifax with the honors of war. Soon after, Capt. Crowninshield of Salem volunteered to bring them home at his own expense; they were entombed at Salem with great parade, a eulogy being delivered on the occasion by Judge Story. They were afterwards remBroke was welcomed home with great distinction, and knighted. (He died in 1840.) The Chesapeake was a clumsy, unlucky old frigate, built at Baltimore or Norfolk in 1798, and had always been a source of trouble and expense to this country. From Halifax she was taken to England, broken up, and some of her timbers used in the construction of a grist-mill on a small stream that runs into the river Medway, the best use to which they were ever put The Shannon was used for a long time as an old hulk
uisa, d. 28 Jan. 1839, a. 36 (g. s.); and son, d. 21 or 22 Sept. 1839, a. 2. (Timothy Eaton, of Woburn, and Louisa Locke, of W. Camb., m. 5 Apr. 1829.) See Book of Lockes, p. 163. Eddy, Martha, from ch. in Shrewsbury, was adm. to ch. here, ———, 1811. Benjamin, husband of preceding, d. here 11 Aug. 1817, a. 75. Ward, Hist. Shrewsbury, states, he was b. 19 Feb. 1743; was a sea-captain, and early in the Revolution was made prisoner by a British man-of-war, and with his vessel carried to Halifax; his family meantime retired from Boston to Worcester, and with them, he located in Shrewsbury in 1776, in Waltham in 1804, and in West Cambridge [prob. in 1810]. After the Revolutionary War, he for several years commanded vessels out of Boston in the London trade. His wife was Martha Bronson, of Boston. Had children born in Boston, Worcester and Shrewsbury; and his dau. Sarah m. William Cotting and resided here. See Cotting. Edwards, Peter, and Mary B. Dexter, m. 17 Jan. 1813.