tornado, in the year 1851, it was found that while Mr. Hathaway's house, being outside the path of the tornado, was not damaged, Mr. Haskins' house was entirely demolished; thereupon Mr. Hathaway wrote to his friend, Let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
Mr. Hathaway served upon the school committee of Medford two years. He was at one time in charge of the Bishop estate.
Five children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Hathaway: Edward Kimball Hathaway, born in Woburn, August 19, 1838, drowned in Mystic River, just below Cradock bridge, Medford, July 9, 1844.
Mariannette Hale Hathaway, born in Woburn, July 21, 1840; died in Medford, December 12, 1873.
Sarah Kimball Hathaway, born in Medford, July 1, 1845; married, April 24, 1867, Abner Loammi Deane, who died in Medford, November 22, 1867. Mrs. Deane married, October 15, 1879, Thomas Chase Thurlow of West Newbury.
Alice Brooks Hathaway, born in Medford, October, 1847; died in Medford, August 24, 1849.