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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Incidents and reminiscences of the Fire Department of Medford. (search)
uckets inscribed as follows: One, John A. Fulton1785. Two, Nathan Wait1810. The following are those in the hook and ladder carriage room: Two, J. Swan1785. Two, Ebenezer Hall1785. Two, Benjamin Fisk1800. One, Daniel Swan1821. Two, Robert Bacon1822. Two, Thomas R. Peck1827. Two, Abnah Bartlettno date. One, E. Hallno date. One, Daniel Lawrence1841. One, Timothy Cottingno date. One, Samuel Chaseno date. Two, Andrew Blanchard, Columbian Eagle Fire Society. One, Nathan Sawyerno date. One, Gov. BrooksNo. 1 One, Gen'l JacksonNo. 2. We have now in the service of the city an organization bearing the name of Washington Hook and Ladder Company which has been in existence for seventy-two years without interruption. From time to time this has been composed of many of our best and most influential citizens, who were imbued with the same sympathetic spirit that characterized the members of the former organization. They were organized under an act of the General
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Medford Historical Society. (search)
ph E. Oldfield, Miss Ada. Page, Mrs. Annie M. Papkee, J. A. Parker, Charles H. Parker, William I. Parker, Mrs. Anne B. Peak, Irvin E. Peak, Mrs. Esther R. Phemister, Edward A. Pike, Chester J. Plummer, Mrs. J. M. G. Deceased.Porter, Miss Helen. Randall, Edward S. Remele, George H. Russell, Miss Cora L. Russell, Harriet J. Sampson, Elisha J. Sampson, George T. Sargent, Miss Mary E. Saville, George W. W. Saville, Mrs. Helen E. Sawyer, Miss Z. Segitz, Myra E. Shultis, Mark. Shultis, Mrs. Kate D. Simpson, James B. Start, Prof. Edwin A. Start, Mrs. Philena C. Stetson, George W. Stickney, Allison M. Stickney, Mrs. Allison M. Stone, Miss Katherine H. Street, John D. Street, Miss Mary B. Sturtevant, James S. Deceased.Swan, Charles H. Swift, Miss Caroline E. Symmes, Amelia M. Symmes, Arthur C. Tay, Mrs. Anna J. Teele, Edward W. Thompson, Abijah. Thompson, Mrs. Sus
was from time to time enlarged until it assumed goodly proportions. The barn was built by Mr. Sprague, at the raising of which many of the neighbors helped. Here he kept the oxen which he used in the ship-yard for hauling timber. Mr. William Sprague and Mr. Isaac Sprague, his sons, still live in Medford. He died Jan. 12, 1852, aged sixty-nine years. A low one-storied house with large chimney and sloping roof, nestling amid lilacs and bright flowers, is remembered as the home of Mr. Nathan Sawyer, just this side of Mr. Sprague's. He came to Medford in 1827 and in 1836 bought this house of a Mrs. Hatch, living here until he died in 1873. He had charge of making all the ironwork used by Sprague & James in the building of their ships, and owned two or three shops, having many men to work for him. Paul Curtis, a name well-known. When serving time as apprentice he was called honest Paul. He was born in South Scituate, Dec. 26, 1800, and came to Medford at the age of eighteen,