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One of the bounds is given as bordering on land belonging to Rev. Mr. Storer. In addition, there was pasture land in Waltham, twenty-one acres, right of land in Townsend, 300 acres, also in Concord Bridge, and the little orchard near Ebenr Chenny's, one and three-fourths acres. The inventory contains even more than the usual he house and land in Watertown, and all the wood and timber standing on the pasture in Waltham was set off to the oldest son, Jonathan. All the right of land in Townsend was allotted to the other two sons. What the four daughters received does not appear. That all the children signed a paper declaring themselves contented with their husbands were the said commissioners; so it would seem to have been wholly a family affair. The settlement of the estate involved a three-days' trip to Townsend on horseback, and the expense is duly charged in the account of the administrator. The next year Jonathan married Martha Cutler, or Cutter, of West Cambridge,
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910, The Author of Mary had a little lamb. (search)
The Author of Mary had a little lamb. By Miss Mary A. Haley. [Read Before the Somerville Historical Society December 8, 1908.] Columbus Tyler was born in Townsend, Vt., in 1805. He had no special education save the training of the farm, the home, the meeting-house, and the common school. At the age of twenty-one he came to Boston, and in a few months secured the position of attendant at the McLean Asylum in Somerville, Mass., and in a few years he had passed through all the grades of its services. He remained there thirty-six years. He was associated with such distinguished men as Dr. Wyman, Dr. Luther V. Bell, and Dr. Booth, and was on most friendly terms with those who succeeded him. In 1835 he married Miss Mary E. Sawyer, of Sterling, Mass. In 1862 he gave up his position at the asylum, and built a handsome residence near the corner of Central and Summer Streets. This house is now occupied by the Unitarian minister and his wife. In the house are two full-length port
ffolk, The, 81. Summer Street, 6, 25. Sumner, Me., 82. Sutton, Mass., 22. Swan, George, 46. Swan, James, 44, 45. Swan, Reuben, 44, 45. Swan, Samuel, 23. Swan, Samuel (or Richard), 46. Swansea, Mass., 53. Sycamore Street, 82. Taunton, Mass., 53. Taunton North Purchase, 53. Taylor, —, 66. Teel, Emeline, 46. Teel, Horatio, 46. Teel, Louisa, 46. Teel, Ruth, 45. Teel, Samuel P., 43. Teel, Thomas E., 46. Ten Hills Farm, 50, 51. Texas, 81. Townsend, Mass., 2, 3, 4. Townsend, Vt., 25. Trumpet, The, 55. Tucker, Abigail (Newell), 55. Tucker, Sibil (Laurence), 55. Tucker, Captain, Stephen, 55. Tucker, Stephen, Jr., 55, 56. Tucker, Zenora, 55. Tufts, Ann Adams, 5. Tufts, Benjamin, 5. Tufts, Charles, 17, 62, 63. Tufts College, 15, 17, 73. Tufts, Elizabeth Perry, 6. Tufts, John, 5. Tufts, Mary, 6. Tufts, Mary Pierce, 6. Tufts, Nathan, 14, 51. Tufts, Nathaniel, 6. Tufts, Peter, 5, 6. Tufts, Captain, Peter, 6. Tufts, Samuel, 7. Tufts, Timo