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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 18., An old-time Public and private School teacher of Medford, Massachusetts. (search)
of residence as nearly correct as it was possible to obtain them:— From Medford. Emily Angier. Harry Bradlee. Eliza Bishop. Josephine L. Bates. Joseph D. Cushing. Sarah M. Cushing. Julia Cushing. Nellie Evans. George G. Floyd. Eliza M. Gill. Eleanor H. Green. Samuel S. Green. Edmund F. Hooper. Agnes E. Hathaway. Sarah K. Hathaway. Ned Hastings. Edward Holman. Herbert Holman. Samuel C. Lawrence. Otis F. Litchfield. Horace E. Morse. Herman Mills. Helen E. Mills. Thatcher Magoun, 3d. Sarah Miller. Emily Nason. Helen Porter. Elisha Pierce. Georgianna Pierce. Julia Raymond. Agnes Raymond. The Misses Revalion. Marietta T. Reed. Milton F. Roberts. Frank Stevens. Thomas Silsby. Edward Thorndike. Charles Thorndike. Mary J. Tay. Samuel Vaughn. George Wise. From Malden. Charles G. Fall. Albert W. Moore. From Boston. George Evans. Alfred Evans. Josephine Smith. From Everett. Julian Van Voorhies. Fred. Van Voorhies. From Newbury.
nsion. It was then but a few years built, as also the Tufts residence that adjoined it. This had then no outer chimney, but there was a massive fence along the sidewalk, painted, as was the house, in colors blue. The next house and that of Thatcher Magoun need no description, except to mention the high fence and gateways with lantern over, and the well-kept grounds, and the statuary. Next a large house with mansard roof, a porch over the front entrance, and the ground below the street slopinsh Church, of course, replaces the old edifice, the St. Joseph's parochial residence the old Unitarian parsonage, and the Magoun residence has become the Public Library. St. Joseph's Church has been built, as has also the armory, on whose site Mr. Magoun built, in the early seventies, an elaborate stable for his cows, which later became a dwelling-house. The old Episcopal Church has become a double dwelling, the Dr. Bemis house enlarged, and two more built just below it. James Bean's house, no
ther that brought them into their final and familiar shape. It is of the business there conducted and of its promoters that we deal, now a timely subject. There have been three Henry Withingtons. The first appears on the Medford tax list first in 1799, and lived in the old brick building called the College, which faced the river on the way to Blanchard's, afterward called Ship street. There the second Henry was born on August 9, 1800, just prior to the beginning of ship building by Thatcher Magoun. The old mill beside the river, and the lighters and molasses-laden vessels to the distillery, had his boyish attention, and perhaps he may have assisted his father at the toll-gate on the Andover turnpike a mile from the market-place. Evidently his youthful mind did not fix itself on his father's trade, that of a cordwainer or shoemaker, for he found employment in the household of Hon. Timothy Bigelow. As scullion, he styled himself, and perhaps his service in Squire Bigelow's hous