seventy-one, and was buried in West Cambridge
Mr. Phipps served continuously from 1751 to 1757.
He was a descendant of Solomon Phipps, an early settler of Charlestown, and in previous chapters we have given the family due prominence.
According to Wyman, he was the father of Frances, who became the wife of Timothy Trumbull, master of the town school in 1680-2. Mr. Phipps died June 27, 1795, aged seventy-two.
May 12, 1755, Mr. Phipps received an order for £ 5 4s 9d, 1.
m., for Mr. Jabez Whittemore keeping the school [Gardner Row?] without the Neck the year past.
Doubtless this is the Jabez Whittemore who, in 1756 was approbated as inn-holder at his house without the Neck, where his father lived.
Mr. Francis's place on the board was filled by Henry Putnam, who, according to Wyman, was a new-comer from Danvers, and of the Israel Putnam stock.
He continued in office for the next ten years, being elected for the last time: in 1764.
During this decade he distributed for his di