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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 57 57 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 38 38 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 22 22 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 12 12 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 10 10 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 7 7 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. 3 3 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 3 3 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 16., Distinguished guests and residents of Medford. (search)
he death of Captain Gilchrist, in 1827, the family removed to the village and it was continued there. The school was discontinued about 1833, in consequence of the marriage of her three eldest daughters, from whom she had been accustomed to receive great assistance. Mrs. Gilchrist, who was born in Woburn, Mass., died in Charlestown, N. H., March 20, 1858, at the age of seventy-four. Two won their laurels in the dramatic profession. T. Allston Brown in his History of the American Stage 1733-1870, says Mrs. Bannister was born in Chester, N. H., and that her maiden name was Green. Records of the New York Stage 1750-1860, by Joseph N. Ireland, states that she was born of a respectable family in the State of New Hampshire, and a third authority says that her maiden name was Green. Over against these statements, stand those of the members of this society before mentioned in this paper, and to them we give credence as again it is a matter of family history, for the lady whom we a
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 16., Volume II of Medford records. (search)
on custom, after the election of selectmen or assessors, to vote to add to the number from one to three more, also to vote each year whether or not to choose a representative to the General Court, and frequently the vote was not to do so. Evidently competition for this office was not as great as it is at the present day. Among the most important offices were those of constable (to which position, if a man was elected, he was obliged to serve or pay an amount to be excused At March meeting, 1733, Andrew Hall chosen constable and paid £ 5 to be excused from serving.); tithing-man (whose duty it was to keep order in the church and not allow any one to snore loud enough to disturb the meeting); and hogreeve, who had charge of the hogs that ran at large to see that they did not trespass or do damage, and to yoke, or ring them through the nose to prevent it. But I am straying away from the subject a little—that is, telling you what is in Volume II of our records. On August 18, 1718