Free Mason for many years and a charter member of the Medford lodge.
He recently joined the Knights of Malta.
He and his brother, Theophilus, were master carpenters and builders in Medford.
Later he carried on the business alone, and finally worked at jobbing until his last sickness.
He was quite a collector of antique articles.
He was a fine workman and well posted in all branches of his trade; a great reader of the Bible and mechanical papers.
Early in the fifties he married Eliza Sawtell of Medford, who died about twelve years ago, since which time he has lived alone in the same house they occupied at her death.
They had no children.
He was buried from the Unitarian Church, Sunday, December 21, 1902.
Mrs. Fanny Russell Leary.
Mrs. Fanny Russell Leary died November 24, 1902, at her temporary home in Hartford, Ct. She was born in South Hadley, August 16, 1838, and was a descendant of Rev. John Russell, one of the earliest settlers of that town.
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