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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 18 0 Browse Search
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of Captain Samuel Brooks in part, and part on river and salt marsh now improved by Josiah Whittemore; and south-east, on land of said Whittemore, lying on both sides of Medford or Mystic Road. Colonel Royal came here with his family in 1738. He died in Medford on Thursday, June 7, 1739, in the forenoon, was buried in Medford on Saturday, 10th inst., and was carried, the same night, to Dorchester, and there buried in his marble tomb. His wife died April 21, 1747, and was buried from Colonel Oliver's house, in Dorchester. The tomb is entire at this time. His son, who seemed also to inherit his father's title of colonel, fixed his residence in the house now standing, and which is yet called the Royal house. It was built by Colonel Royal, into its present form, by enlarging the house built by Lieutenant-Governor Usher on that spot. A thick wall, running through its centre, shows the outer wall of the former building. Some diversities in the height of rooms indicate the same fact
the revolutionary army. He m., 1785, Mary Marble, and had--  115 g.-216 h. Oliver, b. Dec. 1, 1785;for many years town-clerk of Sutton, where he now lives.  i.children were--  14-18Jacob, b. Apr. 5, 1747.  19Simon, b. July 11, 1749.  20Oliver, b. Feb. 10, 1751.  21Benjamin, b. May 23, 1754.  22Ruth, b. June 23, 1763.  23Ede, b. Apr. 2, 1769.   Of these children, Oliver was wounded in the right shoulder at the battle of Bunker Hill. Simon was wounded in his thigh at the battle of20OLIVER Patch m. Alethea, dau. of Silas Blood, Jan. 26, 1778, and had--  20-24Oliver, b. Nov. 30, 1778.  25William, b. Sept. 14, 1780.  26Reuben, b. Jan. 8, 1783. R., in her will, mentions gr.-ch., Dr. James, Thomas, Isaac, Richard, and Elizabeth Oliver. Children:--  5-10Asaph, b. Apr., 1699; d. July 24, 1699.  11Isaac.  1Sanborn.  165Leonard, m. Hepzibah Fosdick.  166Asa, m. Dorothy Danforth.  167Oliver, b. 1801; m. widow of his brother Asa. 66-109ASA Tufts m. Martha A
s Brooks had lot assigned 1634, not 1631. Page 506.Hannah, second wife of Caleb Brooks (No. 1-3), was born March 5, 1644. Page 518.John Hall (No. 2-10) married Jemima, daughter of Captain Joseph Sill. Page 519.Percival Hall was not representative to Provincial Congress, as he died twenty-two years previously. Page 538.Mr. Savage declines the responsibility of more than the early part of the record of the Royalls. Page 538.The wife of Isaac Royall (No. 2-5) was buried from the house of Dr. Oliver, at Dorchester; which strengthens the probability of her first marriage. He had a daughter Elizabeth, born 1741; died July 9, 1747. Page 538.Colonel Royall (No. 5-11) had a daughter, who married George Erving, of Boston. He (Colonel R.) died 1781; and his wife died 1770. Page 542.Rev. Zechariah Symmes had twelve children: names as given in their place. Page 550.There is no probability, considering the dates, that James (No. 246) was son of Peter (No. 1). Page 555.Lydia, wife of Danie
. Manning, 36. Mansor, 530. Map, 421. Markham, 36, 42. Martin, 36. Mather, 205. Mayhew, 36. Maverick, 2. McClure, 49. Medford a Town, 119. Melvin, 44. Methodist Society, 270. Michelson, 42. Middlesex Canal, 295. Mills, 392. Moore, 36. Mystic Church, 273. Mystic River, 6. Name, 1. Newell, 36, 44. Norton, 74. Nowell, 3, 7, 9, 14, 37, 43. Noyes, 36, 97, 121. Nutting, 531. Oakes, 36. Oldham family, 531. Oldham, 89, 100. Oliver, 538, 570. One Hundred Laws, 101. Osgood, 236, 240, 531. Oysters, 387. Palmer, 37. Parker, 51, 52, 531. Patch family, 532. Paterson, 533. Patten family, 533. Pauperism, 441. Peirce family, 533. Pemberton, 36. Pepperrell, 538. Perkins, 534. Perry, 534. Physicians, 302. Pierpont, 262, 312. Polly, 151, 534. Ponds, 5. Population, 451. Post Office, 421. Porter family, 534. Porter, 36, 49, 51, 52, 211, 309. Pounds, 449. Prices C