dered, That there shall be levied out of the several plantations the sum of thirty pounds, for the making of the creek at the New Town, —but no portion of this sum was assessed upon the New Town.
Again, Feb. 3, 1631-2, It was ordered, That there should be three score pounds levied out of the several plantations within the limits of this patent, towards the making of a pallysadoe about the New Town; viz. Watertown, VIII.l. the New Town, III.l. Charlton, VII.l. Meadford, III.l. Saugus and Marble Harbor, VI.l. Salem, IV.l. x. s. Boston, VIII.l. Rocksbury, VII.l. Dorchester, VII.l. Wessaguscus, v.l. Winettsemet, XXX.s.
Mass. Col. Rec., i. 98. Winthrop says that Watertown objected against the validity and justice of this assessment: and his learned editor says: To the agitation of this subject we may refer the origin of that committee of two from each town to advise with the court about raising public moneys so as what they should agree upon should bind all, under date of May of this yea
ative of Salem Village in 1689, and suspected of witchcraft in 1692.
Angier, Edmund, The youngest of four sons of John Angier, a person of good account and property at Dedham, England (Coll.
Mass. Hist. Soc., XXX. 166), was here in 1636; m. Ruth Ames, daughter of that famous light, Dr. Ames, who d. 3 July 1656; he m. Anna Batt of Newbury 12 June 1657, who d. 3 Oct. 1688, a. 57.
His children were John, b. 21 Aug. 1645, d. 2 Jan. 1647-8; Ruth, b. 28 Sept. 1647, m. Rev. Samuel Cheever of Marblehead; John, b. 22 Ap. 1649, d. young; Ephraim, b. 1652, d. unm.
16 Jan. 1678-9, a merchant; Samuel, b. 17 Mar. 1654 or 1655; John, b. 2 June 1656, d. 25 Jan. 1657-8; Edmund, b. 20 Sept. 1659, d. young; Anna, b. 9 Dec. 1660, d. unm.
23 Jan. 1690-1; Mary, bap. 10 May 1663, d. young; John, bap. 15 May 1664, d. 3 July 1664; Nathaniel, bap. 14 May 1665, d. young: Elizabeth, bap. 22 Sept. 1667, m. Rev. Jonathan Pierpont of Reading; Mary, b.——, m. John March of Newbury; Sarah, b.——, m. Rev. Christo
Sept. 1711; Mary. Ebenezer the f. was a blacksmith, and was described in a deed, as of Camb.
1697. His estate was settled 6 July 1733.
3. Jonathan, s. of John (1), by Elizabeth had Hannah, m. John Gross of Boston, 17 Ap. 1710, and——Shepard of Boston, and was living in 1746; Sarah, m. John Gay, and d. 1772; John, b. 1695, grad.
H. C. 1712, Master of the Grammar School at Salem 1719-1749, Ruling Elder of a new church at Salem 1736, Notary Public 1755, Collector of Customs at Salem and Marblehead 1768, and d. 20 May 1790; Jonathan; these four were bap. here, 18 July 1697; Elizabeth, bap. 9 Oct. 1698, d. unm.
between 20 Ap. and 2 June 1785; Samuel, b. 1 Aug. 1701; James, bap. 25 Ap. 1703; Ebenezer, bap. 25 Mar. 1705; prob.
d. young; Mary, m. Paul Nowell of York, living in 1785.
Jona-than the f. was a gunsmith and locksmith; in 1695 he bought house and land at the N. E. corner of Bow and Holyoke streets, but at a later period he owned and occupied the square inclosed by Dunster, W