- 22 Phineas3 (s. John2, Ralph1, Edward), b. December 1665-66 in Malden. Took Freeman's Oath March 22, 1690; d. August 29, 1736. He settled about two miles north of his father when he was m. in 1700 to Elizabeth, dau. of John and Mary Green. She was b. February 3, 1673, d. in 1747. At the time of the death of his father which occurred in 1692, he inherited a homestead out of the original Ell Pond farm, which his grandfather Ralph had purchased of the Indians in 1639. At the time of his death, he bequeathed his two farms to his two sons. Phineas, having the Ell Pond farm and Samuel having the old homestead, which in 1761 he deeded to his brother Phineas. Was a soldier in King Philip's War, Three County Troup, etc. ; had rank as "ensign," a title which clung to him. In 1691 for his eighteen weeks' service as Representative, he received fifty cents per day. His home was situated in what is now Melrose, near junction of Florence, Vinton and Maple Streets.
74 Elizabeth. b. Oct. 11, 1690.
75 Mary, b. Oct. 15, 1693.
76 Tabithy, b. Oct. 19, 1696.
77 Phineas, b. Jan. 13, 1700-01.
78 Sarah, b. Jan. 30, 1702.
79 Lois, b. Nov. 18, 1705.
80 Lydia, b. Dec. 11, 1708.
81 Samuel, b. Sept 27, 1712.