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47 Tyngsborough,799 Waltham,4,464 Watertown,2,837 Wayland,1,115 West Cambridge,2,202 Westford,1,473 Weston,1,205 Wilmington,877 Winchester,1,253 Woburn,3,954 ——— Total,161,385 Census of 1840,106,611 Inc. in 10 years,54,774 ——— Somerville town Government for 1851-52. Selectmen, John S. Edgerly (chairman), Thomas J. Leland, Charles Miller, Chester Guild, John Runey. Treasurer, Robert Vinal. School Committee, Augustus R. Pope (chairman), Edwin Leigh (secretary), Charles Forster, Fitch Cutter, George O. Brastow, Edwin Munroe, Jr., Isaac F. Shepard. Town clerk, Charles E. Gilman. Assessors, John C. Magoun (chairman), William Bonner, Abel Fitz. Overseers of Poor, Columbus Tyler (chairman), Oliver Tufts, John S. Edgerly. Constables, Hugh Moore, William Higgins. Collector, Hugh Moore. Auditors, Columbus Tyler, Edward L. Stevens, Samuel T. Frost. Fence Viewers, Hugh Moore, William A. Tufts, David A. Sanborn. Field Drivers, Hugh Moore, Th
a, b. merchant tailor, h. Mount Vernon. Fitz, Abel, h. Mount Vernon. Fisher, Mrs., widow, h. Porter. Flemmin, Nicholas, laborer, Beacon. Flanagan, Edward, laborer, h. Milk. Flanagan, John, laborer, h. Spring hill. Foley, William, laborer, h. Medford. Fogg, George S., b. clerk, h. Cross. Forbes, John, h. Joy. Foy, Oliver, brickmaker, h. Linwood. Fox, Joseph, engineer, h. Beacon. Fox, Lewis M., brickmaker, h. Derby. Foster, Robert, lumber dealer, h. Bow. Forster, Charles, cabinet dealer, h. Broadway. Fosdick, Daniel, shoe dealer, h. Milk near bleachery. Freeman, Moses H., b. machinist, h. Spring. French, George, brickmaker, h. Medford. Frost, Samuel T., yeoman, h. Milk. Fultz, Joseph, blacksmith, h. Elm. Fulsom, Benjamin W., furniture dealer, Lime. Fullick, G. K., painter, h. Bow. Garrett, Robert, h. Beacon. Galletly, James, twine manufacturer, h. Cambridge. Gates, William, provision dealer, h. cor. Cambridge and Dane
Tufts in this house. The house is now located in the rear of Dr. Willis' residence, on the opposite side of Broadway. A house, new at that time, came next, owned and occupied by J. P. Staniels. Four years later it was owned and occupied by Charles Forster,—as saintly a person as ever walked the earth. His religion was a reality, and not a pretense or a cover. He lived in Charlestown before he came to Somerville. It was related of him at the time by a Charlestown baker that his bill against Mr. Forster in one year for bread was over four hundred dollars, not one loaf of which went to his own house. Of late years his house has been owned and occupied by Mrs. E. R. Sawyer, but has now been removed to the rear. One rangeway more, now Central street. On the first corner stood a house owned and occupied by Edmund Tufts,—the first treasurer of Somerville,—and his sister, Abby Tufts. The house is now a thing of the past. The next house was owned and occupied by John C. Magoun, f<