ontemporary municipalities, and not with the Medford of 1902.
The town was relatively wealthy.
By the State census of 1845, it was number twenty-six in that respect, while fifty-two others had a larger number of polls.
Genealogy of Gilbert Blanchard, grocer, and his wife, Mary Blanchard.
I. Thomas Blanchard, the emigrant ancestor of Gilbert Blanchard and his wife, came from England in 1639, and is noticed at length in Medford Historical Register, vol. 6, p. 20.
Samuel, son of Thomas and——, was born in England, August 6, 1627.
He married, 1st, Mary, daughter of Seth Sweetser, January 3, 1655, and 2d, Hannah Doggett, June 24, 1673.
He lived on the Blanchard farm till 1686, and had ten children born there.
In 1686 he removed to Andover, where he was a prominent citizen.
He died there, April 22, 1707, aged 80.
Joshua, son of Samuel and Mary (Sweetser), a carpenter and mason, was born in Charlestown, August 6, 1661, and lived on that part of the Blanchard farm
ec., 1759Taken in by Capt. Whitmore.
Cook, Joseph, Jr. Margery (wife) a boyCambridge, May 10, 1756Nov. 27, 1756Tenant of Joseph Tufts.
Cook, Joseph Margery (wife) Isaac Abigail ChildrenCharlestown, May, 1759Nov. 21, 1759
Cook, Joseph Isaac Abigail Children and the othersBowdoinham at the Eastward, May or June, 1766Nov. 8, 1766
Cook, LydiaFeb. 1, 1780
Cook, MaryCharlestown, Nov. 25, 1766May 16, 1767Young child in family of Benjamin Teel.
Copeland, JamesAug. 31, 1797
Corey, ThomasJan. 30, 1791
Corrigell, James Elizabeth (wife)Boston, July 2, 1760
Crane, DavidJan. 30, 1791
Cowen, ElizabethMaiden, Sept. 3, 1758Maid in family of Simon Tufts.
Cozens, Nathaniel Rebecca (wife) and a childNov. 29, 1754
Cristie, MarthaNotice from Town of Boston, Aug. 27, 1803.
Crocker, John and familyStonehamFeb. 26, 1755
Crowell, Aaron wife and familyJuly 10, 1751
Crowell, Robert wife and familyJuly 10, 1751