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Strangers in Medford, (continued from Vol. 6, no. 4).
Major. Tavern keeper.Boston, June 2, 1760Tenant of Col. Royall.
Gould, AbrahamMar. court, 1758Servant of Benj. Peirce.
Gould, ElizabethReading, April 12, 1762In house of Nathan Tufts.
Gray, John, and familyDec. 28, 1750
Green, Francis (?)Aug. 31, 1797
Green, IsaacApr. 16, 1784(Wife and family.)
Maria (wife)Brookline, Mayor June, 1764Dec. 3, 1764
Greenough, Andrew (Hall?)Boston, September, 1769Oct. 8, 1770In family of Andrew Hall.
Greenough, JohnJan. 30, 1791
Hadley, AbigailStoneham, Aug. 23, 1766In family of Widow Sarah Connory.
Son of Samuel.Stoneham, February, 1762Jan. 1, 1763Apprentice to Benj. Willis.
the business was completed.
History told by names of streets.
[Continued from Vol.
VII., Page 22.]
STREETS laid out within the last forty years have been very generally named for land owners who, at some time in the history of the town, held property in the neighborhood.
Dexter street was named in honor of Samuel Dexter, who, when the Royall farm was broken up into smaller holdings, became the owner of land on both sides of Main street, east of Two Penny brook, so called.
Nathan Tufts bought the land of Mr. Dexter, and bequeathed it to his nephews, the Tufts brothers, for whom William, Joseph and Edward streets are named.
Henry and Alfred streets are named for two sons of Joseph Tufts.
Tufts square, honors the family and in particular Mr. George F. Tufts of Charlestown, who gave the land for the Tufts schoolhouse.
Albion street was suggested by the residence of Joseph Tufts, Albion place, Charlestown.
Adams street is named for the Adams family of Quincy, who