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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 12., The first Methodist Episcopal Church of Medford. (search)
d wise counsel were the support and help of all her friends; Mrs. Mary E. Child, tireless worker and always full of zeal for missions, and many, many more. Truly the Medford Methodists may raise their rock Ebenezer, and say with Samuel and Joshua of old,Hitherto hath the Lord helped us, and The Lord our God will we serve and his voice will we obey. Church Officials. Pastor.—Rev. Edgar Cary Bridgham. Board of Trustees.—Augustus L. Ordway, Levi W. Adams, William F. Wiltshire, William H. Magoun, Edgar A. Thomas, William Walters. Board of Stewards.—Charles N. Jones, Mrs. Abby D. Saxe, L. Frank Cole, Mrs. Ida M. Smith, Joseph A. Paine. Bliss P. Boultenhouse, William Hindle, George G. Colby, Arthur W. Merrill, William G. Chanter. Superintendent Sunday-school.—Arthur W. Merrill; Secretary, Katharine D. Saxe. President Ladies' Aid Society.—Mrs. Ida M. Smith; Secretary, Ella L. Alden. President Woman's Foreign Missionary Society.— Mrs. Walter S. Rust; Secretary, Mr
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 12., Some old Medford Fish stories. (search)
Some old Medford Fish stories. [From the unpublished manuscripts of Caleb Swan.] Old Mr. Isaac Greenleaf of Medford whose house was where Mr Magoun now lives [1856] is said to have taken a peck of Tom-Cod about 1800—that were frozen stiff and hard, and put them in an upper loft, to eat them as they were wanted. After a week or two a general thaw came, and on going to get some of the fish for dinner, they were flapping and moving on the floor at a great rate. This account was common tradition in Medford and generally believed. Just after the history was published, Mr. Swan inserted in his copy the following item he had made note of fourteen years before:— new York, May 12, 1842. Mr Joseph Swan of Medford (now here) says that Mr. Russell of Medford took this month, from the Creek between the upper shipyard and Wears Bridge 107,000 alewives at one haul of the net. C. Swan. As the upper ship-yard of that time was located near the site of the present Wi