rom Main St. to Charlestown line on the road to Lechmere point Court Street from Main St. near Nathan Adams' house to Charlestown line leading to Harvard College, Cambridge St.
from Benjamin Tufts corner to Stoneham line Mountain St.
from Ship St.
to Salem St. by the new burying ground—Cross St.
from Furness Corner to Woburn line, Purchase St—from High St. by Jona Brooks the old road to Purchase St. Woburn St—from high St. near Canal bridge by P. C. Brooks' to Symmes' Corner, Grove St. John Howe, Chairman. Voted that said report be accepted and recorded & the streets therein mentioned be hereafter known by the names therein written.
The above is the first record of street names, and includes all public roads then in existence in Medford.
Prior to 1829, High street had been known as the road to Woburn or road to Menotomy.
The bridge at the Weirs then connected Medford with Charlestown that section of Arlington not being set off to West Cambridge till 1842.
made the name of Francesca widely known.
She is a cousin of Mrs. Edwin N. Hallowell of Medford.
Catherine Thompson, born June 24, 1784, was the daughter of Ebenezer and Katherine Thompson; married November 15, 1808, to Noah Johnson of Woburn.
Fanny Tufts, born January 14, 1789, was the daughter of James, Jr., and Elizabeth Tufts.
Sarah Lloyd Wait, born November 29, 1785, was the daughter of Nathan Wait; she married, October 19, 1806, Thomas Symmes; afterwards, November 13, 1821, John Howe, and lived where the Centre Grammar School now stands.
She has one son living, Mr. George Howe of Lunenburg.
Harriet Wait, her sister, born December 19, 1788; died August 19, 1813.
Of Mary Warner, I find nothing definite, excepting that in Mrs. Rowson's memoirs she is said to be a teacher in the Taunton Academy.
There is also a long letter of recommendation from her teacher to the Rev. Simeon Doggett, who was then preceptor of the academy at Taunton.
In a letter to Hannah Swan,