or Nancy b Apr 8. 1792
Evidently an error, as Montgomery had a daughter Myra at the school with Mary. b. Oct 1, 1794d. Apr 14. 1817
The above first-mentioned Mary would have been twelve years of age at her father's visit to Medford in 1802, and was under Mrs. Rowson's tuition in 1805 after the removal of the school to Newton (1804). She married, August 26, 1810, Samuel Bachelder (who was six years her senior, and who outlived her ten years). He came to New Ipswich, N. H., in 1808, and was engaged in cotton manufacture there several years.
Having digressed a little to show connection with the above, let us return to our piano subject again.
For information we visited the Medford Public Library and were shown the beautiful little portrait of Mrs. Rowson, from which those in the Register and Medford Past and Present are reproduced.
This was given to Miss Sargent by a granddaughter of Mrs. Bachelder, the Mary Montgomery who attended Mrs. Rowson's school and there (an