ne of the hotels.
His text was John 15: 14— Ye are my friends, etc. As a result of Brother Brackett's preaching, a Methodist class was formed which met every Sabbath afternoon, and weekly prayer-meetings were held.
These meetings continued until 1823, when the first revival ever known in Medford occurred, and a Methodist Society of forty members was organized.
A building adjoining Cradock bridge called Mead's Hall was leased and fitted up, and a Sunday-school of about twenty members was forme and twenty-one.
The other organizations of the church, subject to its control, are, The Sunday-school, Ladies' Aid Society, Woman's Foreign Missionary Society, Epworth League and Wesley Brotherhood.
The Sabbath-school was organized first in 1823, with about twenty members.
The school steadily increased in interest and numbers for several years, but in 1838, when the public church services were discontinued, the Sabbath-school was also discontinued for a time.
In 1843 it was reorganized,
— Capt.Aug. 31, 180267
Ramsdill,—–July 7, 1803
July 7, 1803
Reed, Captain HenryOct. 12, 182643
Richards, Stephen A. (in canal)June 13, 18423-6
Richardson, JamesJuly 16, 184824
Richardson, John (canal)Feb. 13, 18248
Robbins, JamesApr. 29, 1771
Smith, Francis A.July 6, 182827
Stearns, DanielJuly 2, 182018
Stetson, FrederickMar. 10, 184617-8
Lost at sea, son of Rev. Caleb Stetson—F. A. W.
Swan, Jr., Capt. Samuel
Supposed to have been lost at sea the earlier part of the year 1823.
Vessel and company have never been heard of.
(Was in the slave trade also supposed to have been murdered on the coast of Africa.) —F. A. W,
Symmes, Hitty (insane, drowned herself)July 4, 180123
Tufts, HutchinsonMay 2, 181720
Tufts, Jonathan, Jr.BuriedMay 21, 181833
Tufts, John June 4, 18048
Walker, JohnJune 29, 1806 35
Walker, WilliamAug. 16, 180310
Wilbur, Roland G.Dec.9, 18441-5
Plato (a Negro Servant of Hon. Isaac Royal, Esq.）June 8, 1768
—— , A young man from Boston