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Names of those whose graves were marked by the Historical Society, April 19, 1898:

John Blanchard,

Thomas Bradshaw,

Thomas Binford,

Capt. Caleb Brooks,

Lt.-Col. John Brooks (received title “General” after close of war),

Rev. Edward Brooks (Chaplain),

Hezekiah Blanchard,

Hezekiah Blanchard, Jr.,

Jonas Dickson,

Benjamin Francis,

Benjamin Floyd,

Benjamin Floyd,

John Le Bosquet,

Rev. David Osgood (Chaplain),

John Oakes,

Lt. Jonathan Porter,

James Richardson,

John Stimson,

Johnes Symmes,

Thomas Savels or Sables,

Maj. Samuel Swan (received title after close of war),

Benjamin Tufts,

Samuel Tufts,

Samuel Tufts, 3d,

Corp. James Tufts, Jr.,

Samuel Teal,

Ebenezer Tufts,

Jonathan Tufts,

David Vinton.

Unknown soldiers, probably from New Hampshire or Maine, who died in Medford during siege of Boston.

Mr. John H. Hooper, whose portrait appears in this number of the Register, and whose article on the bridges in Medford will be found of valuable interest, is a recognized authority on the landmarks and boundary lines of Medford, his knowledge and experience having been gained by many years' connection with town affairs.

He was for ten years a member of the Board of Selectmen, acting as Chairman for eight years. Assessor for eighteen years, Chairman of the Board for fifteen years. Road Commissioner three years. On the Board of Health three years. Representative to the General Court four years. Moderator of twenty-seven town meetings, eleven of them being annual meetings, and has served on many committees.

Mr. Hooper is not a native of Medford, but is descended from the early settlers of the place.

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