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4, 1772, it was Voted, That the letter and the book sent by order of the town of Boston to the Selectmen of Cambridge, signed in the name and by order of the town, William Cooper, Town Clerk, should be publicly read and acted upon. The Moderator William Brattle, Esq., was the Moderator. In the early part of the struggle he advocated the rights of the people, insomuch that he was negatived as a member of the Council in 1769, by Gov. Barnard. But promotion to the rank of Major-general, in 1771, is generally supposed to have rendered him much more favorable to the Governor and his associates. protested against it, as it was not in the warrant; and the same was read accordingly. Voted, That a committee be appointed to write to the committee appointed by the town of Boston, and to acknowledge the vigilance and care, discovered by the metropolis, of the public rights and liberties, acquainting them that this town will heartily concur in all salutary, proper and constitutional measures
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 15: ecclesiastical History. (search)
land can furnish few, if any, instances of more useful talents, and of more exemplary piety, united with a ministry equally long and successful. Coll. Mass. Hist. Soc., VII. 62. A memorial tablet marks the resting-place of his body in the old burial-ground. The prolonged pastorate of Dr. Appleton was succeeded by the shortest which the church experienced, from its organization in 1636 to its division in 1829. Rev. Timothy Hilliard, born in Kensington, N. H., 1746, H. C. 1764, Tutor 1768-1771, Chaplain at Castle William, 1768, was ordained at Barnstable, April 10, 1771. The climate proving unfavorable to his health he resigned his charge at Barnstable, and was installed at Cambridge as colleague with Dr. Appleton, Oct. 27, 1783. His ministry here did not continue quite seven years, yet it was productive of good fruits. His immediate successor, Dr. Holmes, says of him: Placed by Providence in this conspicuous station, his sphere of usefulness became much enlarged, his labors bei
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
hirty-four years, Dr. Hoppin resigned the rectorship April 20, 1874. His degree of Doctor of Divinity was conferred by Trinity College in 1859. The present Rector, Rev. William-Chauncy Langdon, entered upon the discharge of his duties Jan. 2, 1876. The Wardens of Christ Church have been as follows:— 1762, David Phips,John Vassall. 1763, John Vassall,Robert Temple. 1764-1765, Robert Temple,Richard Lechmere. 1766, David Phips,Thomas Oliver. 1767-1770, Thomas Oliver,John Vassall. 1771, John Vassall,Ezekiel Lewis. 1772, Ezekiel Lewis,John Fenton. 1773, Joseph Lee,Jonathan Sewall. 1774, David Phips,John Pigeon. 1791-1795, Jonathan Simpson,Nathaniel Bethune. 1796, John T. Apthorp,Andrew Craigie. 1797-1799, Leonard Jarvis,Samuel W. Pomeroy. 1800, Samuel W. Pomeroy,Abraham Biglow. 1801, Abraham Biglow,Richard Richardson. 1802-1803, Richard Richardson,Jonathan Bird. 1804-1809, William Winthrop,Ebenezer Stedman. 1810-1813, William Winthrop,Abraham Biglow. 1814-1815, A
Brigadier-general, as early as 1760, and Major-general of the militia throughout the Province in 1771. During the French War, which commenced in 1753 (though not formally declared until 1756) and coe, 2d Lieut., and Seth Hastings, Ensign, who was soon afterwards succeeded by Thomas Gardner. In 1771, commissions were issued to Honble William Brattle, Esq. Major General of the militia throughout Ensign, in 1766; and Ephraim Frost, Captain, Daniel Brown, Lieut., and William Adams, Ensign, in 1771. There are traces also of a Cavalry company styled the Troop, whose Captain and two Lieutenantf the same company; but I find no definite designation of officers succeeding Colonel Phips until 1771, when his son David Phips was commissioned Captain, and John Vassall Son of the first Col. Johioned as an Ensign in the company commanded by General Brattle in 1765, and Captain Lieutenant in 1771. When Brattie fled to Boston, he became the commander of the company, with Samuel Thatcher L
. John Wyeth, 1750-1756. 30 Gershom Cutter, 1757. William Dana, 1757, 1765-1768. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1758, 1769-1771. Ephraim Frost, Jr, 1758, 1760, 1761, 1763-1768, 1772-1777. Ebenezer Stedman, 1759-1764, 1767– 1776, 1786-1790, 1796ry Prentice, 1761-1765. Abraham Watson, Jr., 1765, 1766. Joseph Wellington, 1769-1773, 1776. Abijah Learned, 1769-1771. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1775. Edward Marrett, 1769-1777. Nathl. Sparhawk, 1772-1775. Samuel Thatcher, 1773-1776,76. Ephraim Frost, Jr., 1760, 1761, 1763 -1768, 1772, 1775-1777. William Dana, 1765-1768. Joseph Wellington, 1769-1771. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1775. John Cutter, Jr., 1774. Nathaniel Sparhawk [2d], 1775. Eliphalet Robbins, 1776, 17-1747. Andrew Bordman [2d], 1747-1769. Elected Aug. 3, 1747, upon the decease of his father. John Foxcroft, 1769-1771. Elected June 2, 1769, in place of Andrew Bordman, deceased. Samuel Thatcher, 1772-1776, 1782– 1786. Andrew Bord
, bap. 11 Aug. 1728 (Mary m. Silas Stone before 1771, and was living in New Braintree 1795); Phebe, he f. d. 23 Feb. 1754; his w. Margaret d. about 1771, and her son Daniel was appointed administrator 1769, d. unm. 3 Sept. 1800; John, bap. 29 Ap. 1771; Mary, bap. 7 June 1772, d. 25 Aug. 1773; David748; John Alford, b. 10 Dec. 1750, grad. H. C. 1771, was Clerk in the Boston Post Office, afterwardydia Hill 21 June 1770, and had Lydia, b. 15 Ap 1771, m. Jonas Pierce; Sarah, b. 10 Feb. and d. 5 Mane was administratrix 27 Ap. 1724, and d. about 1771. 10. Thomas, s. of Nathaniel (6), m. Ruth——, 31 Dec. 1768, d. 21 Oct. 1769; Rhoda, b. 5 Ap. 1771. Patten the f. res. at Menot., probably on thnd d. there in 1816; Samuel Hirst, grad. H. C. 1771, also a refugee, but returned and d. unm. at KLocke 26 Sept. 1771, res. in Medf. as early as 1771, and was living there in 1794; Samuel, bap. 21 , and had Abraham, b. 5 Mar. 1752, grad. H. C. 1771, a physician in Littleton 1786, and in Ackworth[16 more...]<
so long known as Angier's Corner in Newton; John, b. 1 July 1701, grad. H. C. 1724, ordained at East Bridgewater 28 Oct. 1724, and d. 14 April 1787; Ruth, m. Francis Bowman of Lex., and d. 23 July 1754, a. 70; Eunice, d. unm. at E. Bridgewater, 1771, a. 73; Sarah, m. Rev. John Shaw of Bridgewater (she was mother of Rev. Oakes Shaw of Barnstable, H. C. 1758, whose son Lemuel Shaw, H. C. 1800, was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; of Rev. Bezaleel Shaw of Nantucket, H. C. 1762, whose only chi817; Samuel, bap. 11 May 1740, prob. d. young. Nathaniel the f. grad. H. C. 1712, and was Fellow of the Corporation, 1717-1779. He was ordained pastor of the church in Cambridge 9 Oct. 1717, and remained in office more than sixty-six years. In 1771 his Alma Mater conferred on him the degree of D. D., an honor never bestowed before by that college, except on President Mather about eighty years previously. Dr. Appleton d. 9 Feb. 1784, aged ninety years and two months; his w. Margaret d. 17 Ja
shment. But soon afterwards he received new light concerning the matter in dispute between the Provinces and Great Britain, and was allowed to resume his seat in the Council. As a further reward for his political conversion, he was appointed, in 1771, Major-general of the Militia throughout the Province; and from this time the Government had not a more devoted servant. On the other hand. his subserviency to British power did not secure all which he desired. He was doubtless gratified with tlisha, b. 12 Mar. 1689-90; John, b. 1693, d. 2 Ap. 1698 John, bap. 25 June 1699, d. 14 Jan. 1720-21; William, b. 11 Ap. 1703; Samuel, b. 23 Ap. 1705; Robert, b. 3 July 1707; Deborah, b. 1 July 1710, was non comp. from her birth, and was living in 1771. Deborah the m. d. 7 Ap. 1722. 4. William, S. of Elisha (3), was a public charge, and d. prob. unm. before 1755. His brother Robert left a legacy to the Town, of £ 40, in consideration of the expense incurred for the support of William, and
lliam, b. 23 Dec. 1753, a physician in Warren and Hardwick, m. Rebecca Cutler of Western (now Warren) 2 Nov. 1780, and d. 9 Feb. 1832; James, b. 24 Sept. 1756, d. 8 Oct. 1856; Elizabeth, b. 2 June 1758, d. 4 Nov. 1758; Ebenezer, b. 17 July 1759, d. unm. 26 June 1839; James, b. 5 Sept. 1761, d. 27 Mar. 1768; Amos, b. 11 Oct. 1763, d. 15 Ap. 1764; Elizabeth, b. 2 May 1766, m. Benjamin Harwood, and d. in Nov. 1849; Alice, b. 23 Nov. 1768, m. Jairus Howard, and d. 29 June 1811; Samuel, b. 16 Ap. 1771, d. 7 May 1771; James, b. 23 May 1772, d. 3 Oct. 1773. Cutter, Elizabeth, a widow aged 87 years, executed a will, dated 16 Feb. 1662-3, proved 5 Ap. 1664, in which she declares herself to have resided for about twenty years with her dau. Barbary, w. of Elijah Corlett. She had three children who resided here: William; Richard; and Barbary, m. Elijah Corlett. 2. William, s. of Elizabeth (1), about 1638, owned and occupied the estate at the S. W. corner of Dunster and Winthrop streets. H
; Ruth, b. 17 Mar. 1721-2, m. Josiah Fessenden, pub. 25 Oct. 1755; Thomas, bap. 9 Feb. 1723-4; Silas and Mary, twins, bap. 11 Aug. 1728 (Mary m. Silas Stone before 1771, and was living in New Braintree 1795); Phebe, bap. 26 Sept. 1731, in. Nathaniel Francis, Jr., 11 Ap. 1751; Jonathan (perhaps the same who is called John, in the mother's will, 1771), bap. 25 Feb. 1732-3; Sarah, b. about 1736, named in her mother's will, d. unm. 17 May 1825, a. 89; Lydia, b. 29 Aug. 1740. Thomas the f. res. in Menot., and d. 3 May 1765, a. 77; his w. Mary d. 10 Mar. 1774, a. 77. 12. Ebenezer, s. of Ephraim (6), m. Deborah Martin 2 July 1723, and had Abraham, b. 7 Mar.n Cutter, pub. 16 Mar. 1739, and had Anna, b. 22 Oct. 1740, d. 20 Nov. 1740; Ephraim, b. 29 Sept. 1742; Jonathan, b. 15 Dec. 1744, grad. H. C. 1767, and d. 25 Ap. 1771; Stephen, b. 18 June 1747; Ruhamah, b. 4 Nov. 1749, m. John Russell 31 Aug. 1769; Mary, b. 4 Mar. 1752, m. Jonathan Locke 3 Jan. 1775; Anna, b. 3 Oct. 1754; Lydia,
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