Ayer, Massachusetts, USA - Globe Hotel and Main Street, Looking West, Ayer, Mass.
Ayer, Massachusetts, USA

Globe Hotel and Main Street, Looking West, Ayer, Mass.
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Ayer, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street, Looking East
Ayer, Massachusetts, USA

Main Street, Looking East
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Ayer, Massachusetts, USA - Town Hall
Ayer, Massachusetts, USA

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Ayer, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Ayer, Massachusetts, USA? 

Ayer, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

Ayer is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. Originally part of Groton, it was incorporated February 14, 1871 and became a major commercial railroad junction.wikipedia


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News  1872 - DESTRUCTIVE CONFLAGRATION AT AYER. ALL THE BUSINESS PART OF THE PLACE DESTROYED.
Ayer, Mass., April 14.
A fire broke out in the building owned by SAMUEL REED, at 11:30 last evening, destroying all the buildings on the north side of Main street between the Worcester and Nashua Railroad and the Lowell freight depot.
All the business portion of the place is destroyed. Not a...Read MORE...



Ayer Massachusetts, 1890
Ayer is a progressive railroad town in the northwestern part of Middlesex County, 35 miles from Boston. Groton lies upon the north Westford and Littleton on the east, and the latter also upon the southeast, Harvard on the south, and Shirley on the west. The land is uneven, and in the north quite...Read MORE...


News  1908 - Skated On Thin Ice.
Ayer, Mass., Jan. 3. - While skating on Sandy pond, William Baker, sixteen years old, and Howard Reynolds, aged fourteen years, broke through the ice and were drowned.
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Frederick, Maryland
January 3, 1908
Added: 11/7/2013 2:52:57 PM - 1  Updated: 6/17/2014 11:07:11 AM - 1

1916
Ayer, air, or Ayer Junction, a banking post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., near the Nashua River and on the Boston and Maine and the Fitchburg Rs., 35 miles WNW. of Boston and 15 miles SW. of Lowell. It has machine-shops, canning establishments, and manufactures of carriages,...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Hadley
America/USA  Florence Emily Hadley (19 June 1889, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA - 29 December 1972, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Arlin
America/USA  William Arlin (1853, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 8 December 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Bass
America/USA  Abigail B. Bass (1792, Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - 22 March 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Bennett
America/USA  Josiah K. Bennett (1832, Groton, Massachusetts, USA - 23 January 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Holden
America/USA  Nathaniel Holden (1800, Shirley, Massachusetts, USA - 30 September 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Johnson
America/USA  Elsie H Johnson (12 March 1916, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA - 2 August 2010, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Kelliher
Ireland  John Kelliher (1846, , Ireland - 7 August 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Mechan
Ireland  Sarah Mechan (1800, , Ireland - 19 April 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Stone
America/USA  Abel Stone (1814, Groton, Massachusetts, USA - 13 August 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Stran
America/USA  Moses Stran (1802, Tufenboro, New Hampshire, USA - 28 December 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Taft
America/USA  Benjamin Taft (1792, Northbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 13 January 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Vinal
America/USA  George Vinal (1797, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA - 5 September 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Whittemore
America/USA  Sophia Whittemore (1799, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA - 19 November 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

Wilkins
England  William Wilkins (1810, , England - 10 March 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)
 


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