led the Ebenezer Turell or Jonathan Porter house, then again to the former.
Six or seven of their nine children were born in this town, and after a residence of seventeen years the family moved to Charlestown, N. H., where Captain Gilchrist died, 1827.
When we see what was the caliber of the members of this family, we realize that what was our loss was New Hampshire's gain.
John James Gilchrist, born February 16, 1809, and Edward Gilchrist, born February 15, 181, must have received their eaa teacher in Medford, in the celebrated school of Mrs. Rowson.
Her school soon acquired a wide reputation, and pupils were attracted to it from a great distance.
It was commenced at South Charlestown, but after the 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, w