Johann Most, anarchist, sentenced in New York City to one year's imprisonment and $500 fine for inciting to murder,......June 2, 1886
General tie-up of New York City street-car lines by Knights of Labor......June 5, 1886
Morrison tariff bill defeated in House of Representatives by 157 to 140......June 17, 1886
Judge David Davis, born 1815, dies at Bloomington, Ill.......June 26, 1886
Franking privilege granted to the widow of Gen. U. S. Grant by act of Congress......June 28, 1886
Act to legalize incorporation of national trade unions, headquarters in District of Columbia......June 29, 1886
Act restoring Gen. Fitz John Porter to the army, approved......July 1, 1886
Paul Hamiltons, Hayne, the Southern poet, born 1831, dies near Augusta, Ga.......July 7, 1886
Order of President Cleveland warning office-holders and subordinates against the use of official positions to influence political movements......July 14, 1886
Act taxing and regulating the manufa
om John P. Bigelow.
Was he the John P. Bigelow who was Commander of the Medford Light Infantry, 1821-1823?
Elizabeth Prescott, the youngest daughter, was married June 4, 1839.
Andrew was married soon after his settlement over the church here, and these marriages with Katherine's also, are found on our Medford records, where also to be found are the deaths of the following: Edward, July 1, 1838, aged 38; Helen, unmarried, April 14, 1865, aged 61 years, 8 months; Francis R., unmarried, June 28 1886, aged 80 years, 6 months.
Helen and her brother Francis each led the life of a recluse, using only a portion of the great house, and naturally they fell into ways under such conditions that made them somewhat peculiar.
About the time of the death of Helen, or soon after, Francis left his old home and went to live with Charles Russell, a lawyer, on Forest street, where he spent the remainder of his days.
Under the watchful care of the friends in this home circle he regained his manlin