christ, born February 15, 181, must have received their early education here.
The former was a pupil at the school of John Angier.
He graduated from Harvard, 1828, and upon being admitted to the bar established himself in Charlestown, N. H. He mard lived for four years being the one called the Peter C. Hall house on Winthrop street, now numbered 343.
He attended John Angier's private school on Forest street, roamed the Middlesex Fells, gaining a love of nature and a knowledge of woods and fmust be the spice, not the substance, of life.
John Quincy Adams visited his favorite niece, Abby S. Adams, wife of John Angier, in the house built by Mr. Angier, which became the property of our esteemed townsman, the late Eleazar Boynton.
We cMr. Angier, which became the property of our esteemed townsman, the late Eleazar Boynton.
We can determine the time of his being here by the dates of the marriage and death of his niece, 1831 and 1845.
On this estate, on the west side of the lawn, is a Scotch laburnum and an English oak planted by Mr. Adams.
He brought them as small cutting
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It is pathetic to read of little children dying away from home.
There were three who were (probably) not children of our towns-people, as the school the child attended is stated each time.
William S. G. Brill, mentioned above, was a pupil at Dr. John Hosmer's private school, as was one whose name was not recorded who died March 3, 1806.
Lousianna Galluzza, a Native of Havanna Cuba, who died September 24, 1838, was a pupil at Mr. John Angier's school.
These schools were kept in a house on Forest street, on the site of the one now standing, lately occupied by Joseph K. Manning (No. 37). The last two deaths were not by drowning.
A tragic accident which excited much sympathy in Medford was the death by drowning at Sheffield, Mass., of Gertrude and Mary Lemist, August, 1859.
They were children of Mr. and Mrs. George Lemist, whose first years of married life were spent in this town,
Her father built for her the house lat
times banked in winter for warmth of cellar.
Like the Watson house, it was enlarged rearward at a later date, but with the same style of gambrel roof, with skylights and larger chimney.
Mr. Caleb Swan filed the following away at about 1856 relative thereto.
After Mr. Turell's death (1778) his house was occupied by Mr. Timothy Fitch from Nantucket, who married Mrs Plaisted a Quaker widow—he had previously owned the house of Mrs Saml Swan, [Watson house] which he bought of Mrs Samuel Angier about 1780. Mr Fitch died 28th Sept. 1790.
The house was then bought of Nathl Gorham, (son of Judge Gorham) and sold by him to John Coffin Jones, Merchant of Boston, in Dec. 1794. Mr Jones & family passed his summers there till April 1805, when he sold it to Josiah Bradlee, merchant of Boston, for $5,000. —Mr Bradlee sold it to Mr John Prince, Merchant of Boston, for his Father Dr John Prince formerly of Salem, widower—who lived there with his two daughters, Mrs Apthorp and Miss Patty, who <