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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
of a popular opera-cantata, called The Cranberry Pickers. He died December 9, 1898, aged fifty-eight years. As a means of preparing for an easy transition a little later from the men to the women writers of Somerville, let us speak of the Munroe family. Edwin Munroe, of Scotch descent, married Eliza (?) Fowle, of Lexington. Three children of these parents, a brother and two sisters, have intimate relation with the literary history of Somerville. These are Edwin Munroe, who married Nancy Thorning, Eliza Ann Munroe, who married Rev. Henry Bacon, and Martha Fowle Munroe, who married Rev. Elbridge Gerry Brooks. The son of the last-named marriage is known to all residents of Somerville, and to many throughout the land. In industry and consequent fruitfulness, it is not too much to say that Elbridge Streeter Brooks is the leading writer among those who, in life and death, have been identified with the city of Somerville. He has written biography, fiction, and history, to the num
rles8, 104 Swan, Caleb52 Swan, Mary (Lamb) 58 Swan, Samuel52, 53 Swan, Thomas, Schoolmaster, 170041 Swan, Thomas58, 59 Swan, Dr. Thomas58 Sweden10 Swett, Constable17 Swett, Colonel Samuel89 Sycamore Street, Somerville44 Symms's River53, 54 Symmes, Zechariah60 Tarbox, Dr. Increase N.92 Taylor, George, Schoolmaster, 172265 Thacher, Peter34 Thompson, Anna33 Thompson, Benjamin, Schoolmaster, 1631,32, 33, 34 Thompson, Samuel53, 55 Thompson, Susanna33 Thompson, Rev. William33 Thorning, Nancy6, 25 Thorp, Ira45 Thurston Street, Somerville44 Topsham, Me.15 Town Hill21, 34, 63 Town Hill School39 Town Pound, The42 Towne Residence, The44 Treadway, Josiah39 Tufts College26 Tufts College Divinity School27 Tufts, Peter, Jr.61 Tufts, Thomas, Schoolmaster, 170361 Tylor, Edward34 Tyngsboro, Mass.56 Tyngs Island50, 57 Union Flag, The93, 95 Union Flag, Raising of, on Prospect Hill78 Union Locks and Canal57 Union Square, Somerville46, 47 Unitarian Church, The4 Unit