up there) lived on High street opposite the old Meeting House (Unitarian) until she married Jeremiah Jordan.
She had many a time told us of Lafayette's visit to Medford; that he was entertained at t music and selected the hymns for church service at Rev. Mr. Marvin's (Orthodox) church.
Jeremiah Jordan organized the first Medford Band and was instrumental in bringing Burdett of the Boston Brile of Lexington and Concord and the first to respond to the second call.
My grandfather, Jeremiah Jordan, married Benjamin Floyd's daughter, Patty Floyd.
Grandfather Jordan sailed from PortsmouthJordan sailed from Portsmouth on a privateering expedition and was thrice captured by the British and incarcerated in Dartmoor Prison.
Finally the vessel was captured by pirates and the captain and first mate (grandfather) were ime the family of J. J. lived in Portsmouth and soon after went to Medford, when my father (Jeremiah Jordan 3d) was about ten years of age.
My two brothers, George Webster and Henry Lincoln, enlis