little later these ladies exchanged their quarters with the Swans, who about this time became owners of the property.
About 1815 the west half was occupied by the wife of Captain Trevet of the revenue service.
She was a daughter of Major Warner of Medford.
A Mr. Warner lived on the Bishop lot where later the first Thatcher Magoun erected the building now the home of the Public Library.
Were these Warners identical?
Two years later Mrs. Green returned to the west half, remaining until 1822, when, with the Gilchrist family, she moved to Charlestown, N. H.
This part then became the home of widowed sisters from Georgia, Mrs. Howard and Mrs. Wallace, who were cousins of Mrs. William R. Gray of Boston.
XXI, p. 28.)
The old meeting-house next had for its neighbor one whose religious tenets were quite unlike those of the people who worshipped within its walls.
A French Canadian, a music teacher whose name was Noreau, had a child born to whom the name was given
tled for life.
Into such Medford came the organization of a second church, in 1822, on lines of religious thought held by a few residents fifty years before, whichiate neighboring church, and of late has styled itself A Community Church.
In 1822 it was an adventurer, but it soon had its fellows, sometime rivals, but in the lfly with the early history of the ancient town, the introduction of Methodism in 1822, the speaker told of the West Medford of the seventies into which Methodism cameh edifices is not so ample (proportionally) as that of the town meeting house of 1822.
Surely, Medford is not over-churched but rather (to borrow a word) under-congregationized.
In 1822, the public worship of God was at the town's expense and the house of the Lord built and owned by the town.
Any dissenting from the state (ore is successful.
But how was it in Medford a century ago?
The adventurers of 1822 were but few, almost unknown, not blessed with wealth, as their house of worship