ears. Albert Samson lived on Canal street and was bookkeeper for Foster & Co; and Thomas Martin, who set out many of the trees on Grove street and built many cellars, lived in the old Canal House.
Patrick Byron was the former superintendent of the Gorham Brooks estate, Dennis Harrigan, the section master of the railroad.
A. B. Morss lived near Woburn street and later printed the Chronicle.
Rev. Charles Brooks, the able historian of Medford, Rev. D. A. Wasson, the radical preacher, Abner J. Phipps of the Board of Education, and Jefferson Hascall, D. D., were then also residents.
Mr. Cross was the master at the Brooks school and Miss Ellen Lane one of the teachers.
Of the women of the village I can say but little, but must allude to Miss Lucy Ann Brooks and Mrs. Usher, each in their own way rich in good works, and Auntie Cheney, a veritable mother in Israel.
A little later comers were B. C. Leonard, H. B. Nottage, Gardner Chapin, Herman Judkins, and others whom time forbids t