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of the town of Charlestown, were incorporated into a District, generally called Menotomy, since it included all the territory in the two towns on the westerly side of Menotomy River, now Alewife Brook, the stream flowing from the Spy-Pond Brook into the Mystic River. The Mystic River, of which the ancient Menotomy River is a branch, has its source in Mystic Pond, which was shown on Wood's Map of Massachusetts in 1633. It almost has its beginning, continuance and end within the limits of Medford, and hence is often called the Medford River. The names of the Mystic and Menotomy Rivers are apparently aboriginal designations, and like all Indian names probably describe the locality to which they were affixed. Trumbull gives the origin of the name Mystic, anciently written Mistick, as applied to the Medford River, thus: Tuk in Indian denotes a river whose waters are driven in waves by the tides or winds. With the adjectival misi, great, it forms misi-tuk—now written Mystic—the name
eceased, sold four acres in Charlestown—the present Arlington Cemetery lot—southeast on highway leading from Menotomy to Medford, northeast on a range-way, northwest on land of William Cutter, southwest on land of Joseph Adams the purchaser (Midd. hn Cutter's possession, 1737-38; and Elizabeth Bathrick (John's dau.) sold Simon Holden another portion bounded north on Medford lower pond, 1746. See Wyman's Chs.; Paige's Camb. 504; and Goddin Family in Genralogies. 1724. Voted that the road e's, in New England, and now belonging to her, April 19, 1669 (Midd. Registry, III. 417). 1670. Edward Collins, of Medford, attorney of Miss Mary Cooke, of the Parish of Martins-in-the-Fields, to John Rolph (or Rolfe), of Nantucket Island in N Edward Collins sold the same in 1660. Collins bought of Thomas Broughton, 1669. See Wyman's Chs., 136, 312; Brooks's Medford, 393, 606. Turning again to Paige, we find that in Nov. 1675, John Adams (a resident of Menotomy) was impressed as
ge, this town, and the Churches of Lexington, Medford and Watertown assisted in that solemnity. ms of Waltham, Storer of Watertown, Turell of Medford, Bowes of Bedford, and Cooke of Cambridge—vothe late Cyrus Cutter resided—and afterward to Medford (Smith ). He calls himself (deposition at MedMedford, April 25, 1775) of His Majesty's Own Regiment of Foot. He embarked with the light infantry abattle, were collected together and buried at Medford. Menotomy is occasionally confounded with MeMedford by Essex county writers on the battle. On the morning of the 20th, Capt. John Battle, of Dant, an officer on horseback came up from the Medford road, and inquired the circumstances of the ge Buttery—Nov., 1737, went to Col. Royall's, Medford, for a year to instruct his son—and in 1738 rparishioners; for sketch, see Brooks's Hist. Medford, 194-6. Scammel—was mortally wounded and tak Concluding Prayerby the Rev. Mr. Osgood, of Medford. The labors, duties, and trials of a ministe[22 mor
's in Waltham; Church in Lexington; Church in Medford; Mr. Walker's in Charlestown; Dr. Lowell's in, are all, except one, Rev. Dr. Osgood, of Medford, who made the concluding prayer. The introduithin the towns of Cambridge, Charlestown and Medford, were extended to the town of West to his old comrade in arms Gov. Brooks, at Medford (see Hist. Medford, 140-42), and also on hisMedford, 140-42), and also on his visit to the town of Lexington (see Hist. Lexington, 286-88). Kossuth received honors from theber on two or three acres—went back—worked at Medford in the summer making bricks on shares. In th67, and the donation of Hon. P. C. Brooks, of Medford, was $100. 1849 Dogs first licensed by of 72 pages, entitled The Tornado of 1851, in Medford, West Cambridge and Waltham, Middlesex Countyextended across the Mystic River, and entered Medford with unabated force, and continued to the endin body—seven are specified, all belonging to Medford. One (Thomas Huffmaster) lost his life, whil[5 more...
slave. man—servant of Samuel Brooks, Jr., of Medford—was bap. with Rose, his wife, 15 Dec. 1754. 746. He and wife. with Ruth and Daniel, from Medford, became tenants in house of P. De Carteret, 1. to the ch. 10 Mar. 1765, m. Ezekiel Hall of Medford 24 Oct. 1765, and d. 23 June, 1787, a. 44; Saand, slave—man-servant of Samuel Brooks, Jr., Medford—bap. same time). A negro child of Rose, serv See Cutter Book, 82, 381. 75. Daniel, of Medford, m. Patience Hall of Camb. 18 Nov. 1756, dau m. Samuel Prentice; Jane, m. Samuel Teel, of Medford, 3 Apr. 1755; a child, d. 13 Jan. 1740, a. 6 ) Sarah, dau. of Francis Locke, was also bap. Medford, 12 Apr. 1719 (b. 10 Apr. 1719, Camb. R. ). Ann, of Lexington, m. Rev. Caleb Stetson, of Medford, 22 Aug. 1827. Miles, Elizabeth, of Concor Both o. c. here 8 Aug. 1773. Peter, 3d (of Medford), had Hannah, bap. here 22 Aug. 1773. See Wyer's widow and widow of Dea. John Whitmore of Medford. She was b. at Newbury 9 Feb. 1662, dau. of [174 more.
34Lemuel ChisholmF20April 22, 1861, to July 22, 1861. Fifth Regiment Infantry. Daniel Bennem, referred to on page 157 as one of the citizens connected with the fifth Regiment, was probably the Daniel Benham, age 26, Co. E, credited to Medford; discharg. Ed June 29, 1861, disability. (three Months.) Name.Co.Age.Term of service. 35William H. Pattee, 3d lieut.E28May 1, 1861, to July 31, 1861. 36James A. Bailey, sergt.E24May 1, 1861, to July 31, 1861. 37William H. Lawrence, sergt.E2an. 3, 1864, age 27, credited to Cambridge. Transferred March 12, 1865, to 9th Battery. Discharged April 26, 1865, supernumerary. 332. William H. White, Corp., age 23, First Battery Light Artillery (three years), Sept. 13, 1861, credited to Medford. Re-enlisted Jan. 3, 1864, age 26. Transferred March 12, 1865, to 9th Battery. Discharged April 26, 1865, supernumerary. Non-resident soldiers and other buried here. 333. Augustus O. W. Cutter, age 21, Co. G, Ninth Regiment Infantry (th
hn Marrett, relating to events at Menotomy on April 19, 1776, 74, 75; of Rev. Mr. Cooke, to the Rev. Isaiah Dunster, 39, 40 Lexington, Alarm April 19, 1776, 56; and West Cambridge Railroad, 143-45, 147, 148 Library, 108, 122, 127, 141, 142, 143, 166, 163, 165 Likeness of the Rev. Mr. Cooke, 89 Locke School House, 165 Longevity in former times, 123, 148 Lumber yard, 130 Lynn End men in action at Menotomy, April 19, 1775, 62, 71, 73 Market gardening and fruit farms, 146 Medford men killed at Menotomy, April 19, 1775, 67, 72 Meeting house, 22-24, 29, 32, 34, 36, 41, 48, 62, 66, 67, 73-76, 79, 94, 101, 108-117, 120, 122, 126-128, 130,131, 138,139, 150 Menotomy, Bridge, 1642, 6; Church, see Cambridge Second Church; Field, 8, 9, 10, 16; heavy firing of troops at, in Battle of 19 April, 1776, 56, 65, 66, 72, 78, 80, 81; incorporation as a district of Cambridge and Charlestown, 3, 37-39; injuries inflicted by British troops April 19, 1775, 56, 66-69, 74, 79, 82,128;