May 18, 1739

1739 May 18 (Friday).  Rainy, Thunderstorm.  Several men came to the Meeting House freely to work in putting up seats — Shut up middle alley.  Visited Mr. Noah Rice’s sick Child.  In the Night Molly Hicks[1] dy’d, about 11 of the Clock.  My Wife there all night.  Hicks at Cambridge.

[1]Mary was the infant daughter of John and Rebecca Hicks of Westborough.