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Browsing named entities in HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks). You can also browse the collection for 1839 AD or search for 1839 AD in all documents.

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Hall1789. Ebenezer Hall1790. Richard Hall1794. John Brooks1796. Ebenezer Hall1798. John Brooks1803. Caleb Brooks1804. Jonathan Porter1808. Nathan Waite1810. Nathaniel Hall1812. Luther Stearns1813. Jeduthan Richardson1821. Nathan Adams1822. Turell Tufts1823. Joseph Swan1826. Dudley Hall1827. Turell Tufts1828. John Howe1829. John B. Fitch1830. John King1831. John Symmes, jun1832. Thomas R. Peck1834. Galen James1836. James O. Curtis1837. Galen James1838. Lewis Richardson1839. Thomas R. Peck1840. Alexander Gregg1841. Timothy Cotting1844. Alexander Gregg1845. Henry Withington1847. Peter C. Hall1849. James O. Curtis1850. Peter C. Hall1853. Benjamin H. Samson1855. Names of the treasurers. Stephen Willis1696. John Bradstreet1700. Samuel Wade1709. John Whitmore1714. William Willis1725. John Richardson1727. Edward Brooks1728. Samuel Brooks1729. Stephen Hall1733. Edward Brooks1735. Benjamin Parker1743. Edward Brooks1750. Thomas Brooks1756
r was there a house that received fewer repairs. In 1814, they who are first to discover needs, and quickest to relieve them, subscribed one hundred and fifty dollars; and soon the pulpit wore a new color, showed a new cushion, and rejoiced in new curtains. One gentleman was admitted to participation in this pious offering of the ladies, by presenting a copy of the Sacred Scriptures in two volumes. Second Congregational meeting-house, 1824. First parish meeting-house (Unitarian), 1839. Methodist meeting-house, 1844. Mystic church (Congregational), 1849. Grace church (Episcopal), 1860. Schoolhouses. Where the first schoolhouse stood is not known; but it was probably near the meeting-house, at the West End. The second was built according to the following order of the town, Oct. 5, 1730: Voted to build a new schoolhouse, twenty-four feet long, twenty feet wide, and ten feet stud, on town's land, by the meeting-house. It was near Marble Brook, on the nor
rst record of the organization of a new engine-company. 1831, the town voted to give a supper each year to the firemen. Nov. 14, 1836: Voted to purchase a new engine. Nov. 9, 1835: The town voted that the fire-engines may be employed to water ships, and that proper compensation be required therefor. March 6, 1837: At this time there was a general call for a more extended and efficient defence against fire; and the town voted that it approves of the Revised Statutes, sections 19-21. 1839: The town voted to petition the Legislature for an act of incorporation for their fire-department. This petition suggests to the Legislature the importance of considering the whole subject; and accordingly they reconstruct the laws; and, on the 9th of April, the present law was passed. The next day, they authorized the town of Medford to organize a fire-department, according to their petition. The form runs thus:-- An act to establish a fire-department in the town of Medford. Be
IMOTHY Dexter m. Ruth----, and had--  2-7Timothy, b. Dec. 4, 1794; d. May 10, 1823.  8Samuel Webster, b. Nov. 2, 1796; m. Ann Whitney, 1818.  9 Anson, b. Oct. 28, 1798; m.1. Sarah Brigham, 1822. 2. Lucy Richards, 1835. 3. Sarah Joselyn, 1839.  10Nancy S., b. Aug. 8, 1800; m. John W. Durgin, 1834.  11William Mansire, b. Feb. 7, 1802; d. July 1, 1805.  12Jonathan W., b. July 3, 1804; d. Nov. 1, 1824.  13William M., b. Apr. 10, 1806; d. Jan. 1, 1807.  14Abigail P., b. Dec. 21, 1807, 1820. He m., Jan. 22, 1798. Hannah, dau. of Dea. Daniel Emerson, of Hollis, b. Dec. 7, 1773, and d. May. 22, 1832. Children:--  116-217Hannah E., b. Nov. 9, 1798; m. Rev. Abijah Crane.  218 Willis, b. Apr. 1, 1801;Attorney-General N. Y., 1839; m. Mrs. H. Handley.  219 Nathaniel E.,m. Mary Fell, and lives at Granville, N. Y.  220Eliza.  221Richard B.  222 Daniel E., b. May 9, 1810;Y. C. 1834; m. D. E. Kennedy; d. Apr. 24, 1852.  223David Brainerd, a minister at Cle