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Browsing named entities in HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks). You can also browse the collection for 1799 AD or search for 1799 AD in all documents.

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ne. Our town rejoiced in a Marm Betty. After all, these schools were more important to society than the march of armies or the sailing of fleets; for they laid well the first foundation-stones of that immortal edifice,--human character. Since 1799, a law had existed in the town, pledging it to pay for the instruction of poor children at the dame schools. Whittling seems native to New England boys. March 7, 1808, the town voted to repair the seats and benches in the schoolhouse. In 18was a professor of Christianity, and a constant attendant on public worship. He died May, 1821, aged fifty-four. Abner Bartlett, Esq., whose name first appears on the town records in 1808, was born in Plymouth, and graduated at Harvard College 1799. He preferred not to appear as an advocate before a jury. His taste led him to the unostentatious duties of a legal life; and for forty years he attended acceptably to all that Medford needed. As a representative, legal adviser, town officer, a
ve done, she being more than ordinarily troublesome. Ten pounds were voted. Dec. 3, 1737: Voted that the town will not choose overseers of the poor. For many succeeding years, Medford took the same care of its poor as did other towns. It was a common custom to board them in private families, at the lowest rates, allowing such families to get what work out of them they could. Accordingly, at the March meeting each year, the poor were set up at auction, and went to the lowest bidder. In 1799, the town voted to pay for the schooling of all the poor children at a woman's school. They had always enjoyed the privileges of the public school like other children. Thomas Seccomb, Esq., who died April 15, 1773, gave by his will some money to the town of Medford. The amount was increased by a donation from his widow, till it reached the sum of £ 133. 6s. 8d. (lawful money), which was just equal to £ 100 sterling of English currency. The interest only was to be distributed annually am
83.  6Jeremiah, b. May 1, 1686. 2-3Nathaniel Lawrence m. Anna----; and d. Sept. 12, 1765. His wife d. Sept. 31, 1758, aged 73. The second son was--  3-7James Lawrence, b. Aug. 26, 1705; m. Mary Martin, 1733; and d. Jan. 27, 1800. His wife d. 1799, aged 87. He had-- 7-8LEMUEL Lawrence, b. 1745; m. Sarah Williams, Jan., 1768; and, dying April 24, 1733, left--  8-9Sarah, b. Oct. 13, 1768.  10Lemuel, b. Aug. 6, 1770.  11Olive, b. Feb. 13, 1772. 8-10LEMUEL Lawrence m. Mercy Perham, Nov. 5173Lydia, b. 1786; d. 1808.  174Bernard, b. 1788; m. Lucinda Tufts.  175Asa, b. 1790; m. Mary Ann Tufts.  176Lucy, b. 1792; m. Gershom Whittemore.  177Mary, b. 1793; d. 1820.  178Edmund, b. 1795.  179Mercy, b. 1797; d. 1820.  180Harriet, b. 1799; m. James Russell.  181Caroline, b. 1801; m. Gershom Whittemore. 66-111Thomas Tufts m. Rebecca Adams, and had--  111-182Thomas, d. 1816, aged c. 24.  183Rebecca, d. aged c. 30.  184Marshall, graduate H. C. 1827.  185Eveline, m. Mr.
718, have been incorporated in the preceding Register. The second volume, covering the period between the years 1718 and 1809, contains many dates of which the limits of this work forbid the insertion. For the assistance of any who may have traced their genealogy to a Medford stock, a list is here inserted of the names not previously mentioned, which are to be found in the second volume of the town-records, and the dates of their appearance thereon. Adams, 1757; Allen, 1757; Andriesse, 1799; Attwood, 1718; Auld, 1750; Austin, 1752. Bacon, 1749; Bailey, 1806; Ballard, 1721: Binford, 1757; Blodgett, 1752; Blunt, 1748; Boutwell, 1753; Bradish, 1745; Brattle, 1747; Bucknam, 1766; Budge, 1762; Burdit, 1761; Burns, 1751; Bushby, 1735; Butterfield, 1785. Calif, 1750; Chadwick, 1756; Cook, 1757; Cousins, 1755; Crease, 1757; Crowell, 1752. Davis, 1804; Degrusha, 1744; Dexter, 1767; Dill, 1734; Dixon, 1758; Dodge, 1749; Durant, 1787. Earl, 1781; Easterbrook, 1787; Eaton, 1755;