igh and Salem streets from the Seccomb lot to the lot on which stands the church of the Mystic Congregational Society.
His wife, Susanna, was a daughter of Major Jonathan Wade, whose house is now standing on Pasture hill (or Governors) lane in the rear of the Savings Bank building.
The lot on which the old house stood was 23 feetan house (now the Home of the Aged) may be correct, but the fact remains that a house stood on that location prior to the year 1689.
It was the property of Major Jonathan Wade, who died in the year 1689.
In the division of his estate it was set off to his daughter Katherine, who married Elizer Wyer—To Katherine Wyer, she hath theto John Hall and others five hundred acres of land, part of the Cradock farm.
This land was bounded westerly on Thomas Brooks and Timothy Wheeler, easterly on Jonathan Wade, northerly on Charlestown woodlots, and southerly on Mystic river, together with all tenements in the possession of Thomas Shepard, Daniel Markham and Thomas E
ily there is a tradition that their ancestor, Major Jonathan Wade gave to the town, about the year 1680, the lald it, with twelve hundred acres of his land, to Jonathan Wade who lived near the bridge on the south side of tdary was the eastern shore of the lower pond.
Jonathan Wade. . . bought land on the south side of the river. [P. 43.]
As has before been stated, Jonathan Wade did not own land on the south side of river.
Governorrecords, Richard Russell of Charlestown sells to Jonathan Wade of Ipswich 3/4 part of the land purchased of Edwins to Russell called a dwelling house by Russell to Wade.
They are identical.
Next in Book 8, page 35, of line, southerly with Mistick river, westerly with Mr. Wade's land, easterly on land of the said Peter Tufts (athan's was.
The third house was built by Major Jonathan Wade who died in 1689. . . . When first built it wize. [P. 48.]
By reference to the division of Major Wade's estate in Volume 4, page 48, of the Register, i