Stoneham was first settled in 1634 and was originally a part of Charlestown.
...on December 17, 1725, the General Court passed an act to establish the new township of Stoneham, separating it from Charlestown, and releasing its residents from the obligation to pay taxes to Charlestown, provided that within two years they would erect a suitable church and hire a minister and a schoolmaster...wikipedia
34. STONEHAM. [Pop. 1,017. Inc. 1725.] Stoneham is said to have been named from its rocky soil. In the south part of the town is a beautiful pond, called Spot Pond, from which the city of Boston once thought of building an aqueduct.
The principal occupation of the inhabitants is the manufacture of shoes.
1848 - Stoneham This town was incorporated in 1725. It is about four miles in length, and two in breadth. The surface of the township is rather rocky and uneven, and a considerable portion of it is wooded. There is a beautiful pond in the south part of the town, called Spot Pond, filled with pure water. The...Read MORE...
1870 - Crushed Under Wheels In Stoneham, Mass., on Friday, a seven year old boy named Moses Downes, stepped from the forward end of a horse-car and fell under the wheels which passed over and killed him. The New Hampshire Patriot Concord, New Hampshire April 13, 1870 Added: 11/7/2013 7:06:48 PM - 1 Updated: 6/18/2014 8:55:19 AM - 1
Stoneham Massachusetts, 1890 Stoneham is a brisk and thriving town situated on high land in the eastern part of Middlesex County, about nine miles from Boston, with which it is connected by the Stoneham Branch of the Boston and Lowell Railroad. A street railroad also connects it with Woburn, and on the other side with Boston,...Read MORE...
1906 Stoneham, a banking post-village in Stoneham town ship (town), Middlesex CO., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 8 miles N. of Boston. It has a high-school and extensive manufactures of boots and shoes, automobiles, and chemicals. Pop. of the town in 1900, 6197. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe
Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906 Added: 11/6/2014 11:04:29 AM - 1 Updated: -
1907 - PHYSICIAN AND WIFE HURT IN AUTO CRASH Dr. and Mrs. M. E. Brand of Reading Thrown Out in Stoneham When Touring Car Hits Runabout at Blind Corner.
Stoneham, Nov. 24. - Dr. M. E. Brand of Reading and his wife were injured as a result of a collision between their automobile and the machine of Fred H. Goss of Melrose just outside of...Read MORE...
Ancestors Who Were Born Here
Ancestors Who Died Here
(10 March 1655, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - 20 December 1687, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA)
(1857, Keeseville, New York, USA - June 10, 1939, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA)
Thomas Geary (Gerry)
(26 October 1700, Reading, Massachusetts, USA - 1791, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA)
(5 August 1648, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA - 24 January 1712, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA)
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