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. Rev. Nathan Webb (1705–1772), who in 1731 had married Ruth, a younger sister of Deacon John Adams of Braintree.
Webb, who graduated at Harvard in 1725, was settled as the first minister at Uxbridge,
Mass., in the year of his marriage and enjoyed a pastorate there of over forty years
(Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.