previous to the time of its coming into the possession of Captain Bradbury
, and while in another part of this burial place lie other Blanchards, descendants also of the earlier proprietor.
's will was signed April 7, 1800.
His personal estate, according to the inventory, amounted to $1,977.05; his real estate
to $5,866.67, a total of $7,843.72. The personal estate consisted of furniture, cattle, horses, swine, hay, wearing apparel
, tools and notes with interest.
After leaving $40 to each of his five children he left the rest of his property to his wife during the time she remained his widow.
His pew in the Medford
meeting-house is mentioned in the list of property.
His wife, Judith, died May 5, 1818, and May 9, 1818, Dr. Osgood
's diary notes the funeral of Mrs. Bradbury
In 1819 the Bradbury heirs sold their two-thirds part of the estate to James and Isaac Wellington
The signatures of the five heirs and of their wives and husbands are neatly and finely executed.
The deed was signed February 19, 1819, and March 20 of the same year the one-third part then occupied by the youngest child, Edward, was deeded to the Wellington brothers by the heirs of Samuel Greenleaf
's wife being, as we have seen, Wymond's sister Anna.
At this time the house was in Medford
and the greater part of the farm in Malden
was set off from Malden
, that part not made over to Medford
in 1817 fell within the bounds of the new town, but became a part of Medford
, April 20, 1875.
Nine children we have found were born to Captain Bradbury
and his wife, Judith.
The marriage intention of Anna
, the oldest, and Ebenezer Simonds
, is recorded as January 20, 1785.
They were married at Cambridge
by the Rev. T. Hilliard
, April 20, 1785.
They were in Lexington
for awhile, where both were received into the church, April 7, 1793, and at the same