edford line, on the west.
This land is now known as Wellington.
The farm remained a part of the town of Charlestown until 1726,, when it was annexed to Malden, but later set off to Medford.
Thomas Blanchard was married twice in England, and married a third wife, Mary——, after coming to New England, his second wife having died on the passage over.
Four of his sons came to this country.
He died on his farm in Charlestown, May 21, 1654; his widow died at Noddle's Island, now East Boston, in 1676.
George Blanchard had two wives and ten children; lived on one-half of the farm inherited from his father, and died there March 18, 1700, aged 84.
His gravestone is in the Medford burying ground.
Joseph Blanchard, eldest son of George Blanchard, by his first wife, was born in 1654; married Hannah, daughter of Thomas Shepard of Charlestown, April 13, 1681.
He had seven children, and died in Charlestown, on the Blanchard Farm, October 24, 1694, aged 40.
His gravestone is in