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Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA? 

Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA

The name of Wilbraham comes from the villages of Little Wilbraham and Great Wilbraham located near Cambridge, England.

Wilbraham was originally divided between North Wilbraham and Wilbraham.

Wilbraham is made up of several neighborhoods, known as Wilbraham Center, North Wilbraham, East Wilbraham, Wilbraham Mountain, South Wilbraham, Boston Road Corridor and the Pines Section. In 1878, the south end of Wilbraham officially broke away from Wilbraham and formed the Town of Hampden.wikipedia

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Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - M. E. Church
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

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Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - Rich Hall, Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Rich Hall, Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - Belli's Restaurant and Night Club
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Belli's Restaurant and Night Club

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

6. WILBRAHAM. [Pop. 1,864 Inc. 1763.]
Wilbraham was once a part of Springfield, and was called Springfield Mountains till its...Read MORE...

The newly erected dormitory of Wesleyan Academy, at Wilbraham, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday...Read MORE...

Wilbraham Massachusetts, 1890
Wilbraham occupies a central position in the eastern section of Hampden County, and is 89 miles...Read MORE...

Wilbraham, a post-village in Wilbraham township (town), Hampden co., Mass., 10 miles E. by N. of...Read MORE...

SPRINGFIELD, MASS., April 29 - The Modoc Express from the West, on the Boston and Albany, was...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Marcius BEEBE (1839, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 3 January 1880, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Abigail BLISS (1800, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 3 October 1877, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Betsey BLISS (1770, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 26 September 1854, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Jeremy BLISS (1784, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 25 September 1857, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard))
flag  Levi BLISS (1824, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 9 March 1850, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Lucinda B. BREWER (1788, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 2 May 1872, Dalton, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Celia CHAPIN (1790, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 1 May 1875, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Asa CLARK (1777, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 20 September 1873, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Albert COLTON (1820, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 14 February 1868, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

flag  Arvilla S CROCKER (1840, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 25 August 1865, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  William H. EATON (1837, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 24 January 1870, Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben))

flag  Sabra JONES (1847, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 16 December 1868, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

flag  Lois KILBOUNN (1788, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 14 April 1859, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  John S KOBEY (1788, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 10 May 1862, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard))

flag  James C. LANGDON (1841, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 28 January 1873, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard))

flag  Edward MORRIS (21 July 1784, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 20 August 1824, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

flag  Pliny SHAYLOR (1786, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 13 January 1863, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Seth SMITH (1775, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 15 December 1856, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

flag  Cheney SOLANDER (1797, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 21 April 1877, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  William TORREY (1814, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 19 August 1856, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Lucian M. UFFORD (1817, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 3 April 1878, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

flag  Albert H. WARRINER (1841, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 30 August 1873, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)) gravestone
flag  Bathsheba WARRINER (1786, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 12 January 1863, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Reuben WOOD (1787, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA - 15 August 1849, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

  Joseph BLAIR (1815, - 17 October 1836, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Mace MOULTON (29 June 1827, Monson, Massachusetts, USA - 7 December 1870, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Charles Amos SIMPSON (April 1, 1875, Medford, Massachusetts, USA - June 14, 1948, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

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