nnah (Shepard), was born March 4, 1690; married Sarah——; had twelve children; died at Medford, September 30, 1769 (?)
V. Aaron Blanchard, Jr., son of Aaron and Sarah ——, was born in Medford, May 21, 1722; married, 1st, Rebecca Hall of Medford, November 13, 1745.
She died November 13, 1749.
He married, 2d, Tabitha Floyd, who was born March, 1729, and died July 31, 1775.
His third wife was Rebecca Tufts, widow of Ichabod, and daughter of Samuel Francis of Medford; they were married November 14, 1776.
She died in Medford, January 28, 1817.
He died in Medford, January 7, 1787.
He was the father of fourteen children.
He was a periwig-maker and was generally referred to in Medford as Barber Blanchard.
Benjamin Crandon Leonard.
Benjamin Crandon Leonard was born in Plymouth, February 16, 1844.
He was a son of Joseph Nelson and Abbie Bishop (Crandon) Leonard, and was a lineal descendant of John Howland and Richard Warren of the Mayflower.
At the age of eighteen he obtain