702, and graduated from college in 1721.
In 1724, he was ordained and became the pastor of the church in Medford.
He married first, Jane, daughter of Rev. Dr. Colman, of Boston; second, Lucy Davenport, Oct. 23, 1735, and third, Mrs. Jane Tyler, a daughter of William Pepperell of Kittery.
Parson Turell died Dec. 8, 1778.
He left no children.
His home was afterward known as the Jonathan Porter Homestead, and stood at the corner of Winthrop Street and Rural Avenue. His colleague, Rev. David Osgood, took the place of a son to him, as well as associate pastor.
For the last five years of Mr. Turell's life, hardly a day passed which was not brightened by a visit from the young divine.
Mr. Walter H. Cushing, one of our most active members and instructor in History in the High School, is publishing a series of Medford History Leaflets designed to tell the story of Medford's development from earliest times to the present.
From the subjects announced for forthcomi