, Edward, Samuel, John, Henry, and James.
Edward Gardner, born in Charlestown March, 1739, married Mehitable Blodgett, of Lexington, and died January 23, 1806.
It was he whose name figures in these pages.
His brother Samuel, born 1741, died at the age of fifty.
He, also, as we have attempted to show, rendered valuable service to his section of the town.
James, the youngest son of Henry Gardner, according to the family genealogist, graduated from Harvard College, and was long located at Lynn as a physician, where he died in 1831.
By way of recapitulation, we add the following table, which is a continuation of the one on page 16, Vol.
III. The larger sum was the whole amount appropriated for schools; the less sum the amount devoted to schools beyond the Neck.
Committee of management for the schools outside the Neck:—
May 13, 1754, Nathaniel Francis, Samuel Kent, Joseph Phipps; £ 180; £ 24.
May, 1755, and May, 1756, Samuel Kent, Joseph Phipps, Henry Putnam (same amounts
ort of the schools.
May 6, 1782.
The selectmen and Edward Gardner; £ 120 (for all the schools).
May 12, 1783 (outside), Timothy Tufts, Philemon Russell, Amos Warren; £ 125 (for all schools).
May 10, 1784, the selectmen (same amount).
May 4, 1785, the selectmen; £ 180 (for all schools).
May 15, 1786, the selectmen and Seth Wyman; £ 185 (for all schools).
May, 1787, the selectmen, Seth Wyman, William Whittemore (same amount).
May 26, 1788, the selectmen, Philemon Russell, Seth Wyman; £ 150 (for all schools).
May 14, 1789, the selectmen, Philemon Russell (same amount); Milk Row, £ 31 2s 8d; Alewife Brook, £ 14 17s 2d; Gardner Row, £ 14 18s 10d.
May, 1790, ‘91, same committee; £ 150, exclusive of the income of the school fund.
May 14, 1792, the selectmen, Richard Devens, Samuel Dexter, Philemon Russell, Seth Wyman; £ 225, including the school fund.
Apportioned February, 1793, for the year preceding, Milk Row, £ 41; Alewife Brook, £ 20; Gardn