occupants of which, with the exception of Mr. Smith
, a broom manufacturer, and Captain Donnell
, a ship master, I do not recall; and these may have lived in the block later than 1846.
In later years this block was moved around the corner on to Somerville avenue, raised, and a new story built under it, and is still in existence.
Next to this block on Bow street was the estate of David Bolles
; then came the house of Levi Orcutt
, afterwards owned by Thomas Goodhue
; then that of A. W. Russell
; and still on the same side of Bow street the house and shop of Leonard Arnold
, sashmaker, a skilled artisan, genial man, and a member of the Cincinnati
This residence still remains, and his son, J. Frank Arnold
, is still a resident of Somerville
Next to Mr. Arnold
's, at the corner of Bow and Milk streets, where Drouet's block now is, was the home of Theophilus Griffin
was an owner of sand and brick teams, and one of the most prominent men in that line of business.
Mrs. Dr. J. French Smith
was his daughter.
Returning again to Union square, the estate east of Deacon Vinal
's was that of Messrs. Jonathan
and Nathaniel T. Stone
. Stone avenue now runs through the old Stone
estate, and Stone
block is on the front of the old Stone
F. W. Stone
, treasurer of the Somerville savings bank, and the Misses Sara
and Lucy Stone
, Mrs. Jonathan Stone
, and Mrs. N. T. Stone
, are the present representatives of the Stone
East of the Stone
estate was that of David A. Sanborn
, brother of Robert Sanborn
, already mentioned, and father of David A., Jr., Daniel
A., and Adeline E. Sanborn
, all deceased.
David A., Jr., was a carpenter and builder, and was for some time captain or chief of our fire department, and also held various public offices for many years in the town and city; he married a daughter of John C. Magoun
, of Winter Hill
Daniel A. Sanborn
was a well-known and successful civil engineer, and founder of the Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company of New York.
Miss Adeline E. was a teacher in our public schools, under whom the writer studied; the family is now represented here in Somerville
by Miss Adeline L. Sanborn