one-time owner of the Watson house, and Abigail Donnahew of Medford were married by the Rev. Ebenezer Turell, August 19, 1746.
There were several daughters by this marriage, and Hannah married Joseph Barrel of Boston, November 26, 1771.
John Brown Fitch of Boston and Hepziah Hall of Medford were married by Rev. David Osgood, January 27, 1785.
In this marriage triangle of the Barrel, Fitch and Hall families we understand why Joseph Barrel, Jr., became a resident of our town.
He married ElFitch and Hall families we understand why Joseph Barrel, Jr., became a resident of our town.
He married Electa Bingham of Boston, also given as of Stockbridge, the Rev. S. West performing the ceremony July 5, 1795.
XIX, p. II.)
Hannah Barrel, sister of Joseph, Jr., was married by the Rev. Jedediah Morse of Charlestown, February 8, 1798, to Benjamin Joy, a well-known physician of Boston.
The senior Barrel was a well-known wealthy Boston merchant who had a fine house and an elegant garden on Summer street, when it was a residential section of the city, where there were many fi