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Marshall Symmes of Upper Medford. Since the preceding article on the 18-18 Boys was prepared, Marshall Symmes, the last of the company, has passed away. His death occurred on July 19, 1911, at Marshall Symmes, the last of the company, has passed away. His death occurred on July 19, 1911, at his home in Winchester, of which town he was the oldest resident. He always lived near his birthplace, which was, in 1818 and till 1850, in that part of Upper Medford known as Symmes' Corner. He waSymmes' Corner. He was seventh in descent from Rev. Zachariah Symmes, the first minister of the Charlestown church. The ancestral home was upon the minister's farm, granted to him in those early colonial days. Some po
ot of Medford, as has been stated), having been born in what became the former residence of Marshall Symmes, and at a date prior to the annexation to Medford.
Reverend Zachariah had a large poster resent time the Marshall Symmes farm is passing somewhat into residential sites, but the name of Symmes' Corner clings to the locality, with its diverging streets, though that of Upper Medford has bee