ber 4, 1869.
His obituary was also written by Mr. Hillard.
A sister, Martha, became the second wife of Chief Justice Cushing, who succeeded her brother John James as Chief Justice of New Hampshire.
When the family moved to Charlestown, in 1822, Mrs. Gilchrist opened a select school for young ladies which was continued for a considerable time.
She was a highly educated lady, and previous to her marriage to Captain Gilchrist had been a teacher in Medford, in the celebrated school of Mrs. Rowson.
Her school soon acquired a wide reputation, and pupils were attracted to it from a great distance.
It was commenced at South Charlestown, but after the death of Captain Gilchrist, in 1827, the family removed to the village and it was continued there.
The school was discontinued about 1833, in consequence of the marriage of her three eldest daughters, from whom she had been accustomed to receive great assistance.
Mrs. Gilchrist, who was born in Woburn, Mass., died in Charlestown, N. H