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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 5 1 Browse Search
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int; and she was the daughter of a respectable farmer in the neighboring town of Reading. She was a great invalid; and no tradition remains of her having exercised any leading influence over the characters of her sons, all of whom were men of more than common intellectual endowments. David assiduously labored with his father on the farm until the age of nineteen, when he began to direct his studies with reference to a collegiate education. In these studies he was guided and helped by Rev. Mr. Emerson, of Holliston. Like most young men of that day, he taught a school as a means of support, and entered Harvard College, in 1767, at the age of twenty-one. His age gave him great advantage in mastering the more difficult studies, and he sustained a high rank in his class. His predilections for the ministry had always been dominant; and, immediately after his graduation, he commenced the study of divinity, residing part of his time in Cambridge, and part in Andover. March 10, 1774: O
13; d. 1822. 30-46Isaac Brooks m. Mary Austin, and had--  46-73Margaret, m. Wm. Brigham, June 11, 1840.  74Isaac Austin, b. Apr. 13, 1824. 30-47William S. Brooks m. Eleanor Forman, and had--  47-75Ellen Malvina.   William.  76Horace, m. Mary Emerson, and has three children.  77George.  78Mary E., m. Frank Goodhue.  79Francis.  80Lucy Tarbell, m.----Cabot. 38-56Charles Brooks, author of this history, m. Cecilia Williams, June 27, 1827, who d. Mar. 13, 1837, aged 35. He m., 2d, Charloarah (Taft) Reed, and had--  46 c.-111a.Stephen, b. Jan. 24, 1746.  b.Joseph, b. Feb. 25, 1748.  c. Elizabeth, b. Feb. 28, 1750; m.1st, Benjamin Swinerton. 2d, L. Thompson.  d.John, b. Apr. 26, 1752.  e.Samuel R., b. Jan. 21, 1755.  f.Emerson, b. Apr. 21, 1758.  g.Lucy, b. Jan. 7, 1761; d. Nov. 7, 1777. 14-47Thomas Hall m. 1st, June 30, 1737, Judith Chase; 2d, Huldah----; removed late in life to Cornish, N. H., and there died, 1797. He had--  47-112Percival, b. Mar. 15
30. Burleigh, Charles Calistus [b. Plainfield, Conn., Nov. 3, 1810; d. Florence, Mass., June 13, 1878], career, 1.476; champion of P. Crandall, 416; talk with Mary Emerson, 476; witnesses Boston mob, 2.11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 22, 38, reports it, 44; calls on G. W. Benson, 38; describes Boston after mob, 39; edits Lib., 44, 84; with G on issue as to control of Am. A. S. S., 345; succeeded as organ by Standard, 359; financial strait, 418; after Harrison's election, 428. Embree, Elihu, 1.88. Emerson, George Barrell [1797-1881], Harvard graduate, 1.213, witnesses Boston mob, 2.34. Emerson, Mary Moody, 1.476. Aunt of Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Rev. [1803-1882], s 1.468; opposes Am. Union for the Relief, etc., 469-471, 474, difference with A. Tappan, 471; charged by Recorder with atheism and jacobinism, 472; disliked by Mary Emerson. 476; denounces the religious press, 478, and Am. Christianity, 479, 480; affirms the Bible's supremacy over law, 478; to N. Y. with Thompson, 2.2; at Free Ch