ill, and this Society is the residuary legatee of portraits of historic value— one of them being that of the builder of this house, Convers Francis—and other appropriate gifts.
Let us therefore say as Whittier did of her noble husband; may she not also—
Hear the blessing, Good and faithful enter in! Henry C. Delong, Walter C. Wright, Calvin H. Clark.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell. by Helen T. Wild.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell was the son of Samuel and Lydia (Stoddard) Turell.
He was born Feb. 15, 1702, and graduated from college in 1721.
In 1724, he was ordained and became the pastor of the church in Medford.
He married first, Jane, daughter of Rev. Dr. Colman, of Boston; second, Lucy Davenport, Oct. 23, 1735, and third, Mrs. Jane Tyler, a daughter of William Pepperell of Kittery.
Parson Turell died Dec. 8, 1778.
He left no children.
His home was afterward known as the Jonathan Porter Homestead, and stood at the corner of Winthrop Street and Rural Avenue. His colleague, Rev. <