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Rebecca Holmes Bishop, her sister, was born October 20, 1785; died, October 26, 1807.

Lucy Brooks, born June 16, 1775, was the daughter of John and Lucy Smith Brooks. She married Rev. George O'Kill Stuart, York, Upper Canada. (Boston Weekly Magazine, October 8, 1803.)

Lucia Gray is given as the daughter of William Gray of Medford, and married Samuel Swett. Her daughter married the artist, Mr. Francis Alexander. The granddaughter of Lucia Gray is Francesca Alexander, the talented translator and illustrator of ‘Roadside Songs of Tuscany.’ It was Ruskin's enthusiastic appreciation of her work that made the name of ‘Francesca’ widely known. She is a cousin of Mrs. Edwin N. Hallowell of Medford.

Catherine Thompson, born June 24, 1784, was the daughter of Ebenezer and Katherine Thompson; married November 15, 1808, to Noah Johnson of Woburn.

Fanny Tufts, born January 14, 1789, was the daughter of James, Jr., and Elizabeth Tufts.

Sarah Lloyd Wait, born November 29, 1785, was the daughter of Nathan Wait; she married, October 19, 1806, Thomas Symmes; afterwards, November 13, 1821, John Howe, and lived where the Centre Grammar School now stands. She has one son living, Mr. George Howe of Lunenburg.

Harriet Wait, her sister, born December 19, 1788; died August 19, 1813.

Of Mary Warner, I find nothing definite, excepting that in Mrs. Rowson's memoirs she is said to be a teacher in the Taunton Academy. There is also a long letter of recommendation from her teacher to the Rev. Simeon Doggett, who was then preceptor of the academy at Taunton.

In a letter to Hannah Swan, Mrs. Rowson refers to Mrs. Gilchrist of Medford. I am told that Mrs. Gilchrist was Susan Wyman, daughter of James Wyman. She was married to James Gilchrist June 10, 1805, and lived in what is called the Train house.

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