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Foxborough, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA

Settled in 1704 and incorporated in 1778, the town of Foxborough was named for Charles James Fox, a Whig member of Parliament and a staunch supporter of the Colonies in the years leading up to the American Revolution...wikipedia

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18. FOXBOROUGH. [Pop. 1,298. Inc. 1778.]
Foxborough was originally a part of Stoughton, and, with that, a part of Dorchester.

Its chief manufactures consist of straw bonnets, cotton and woollen goods, and iron.

Distance from Dedham, 15 miles; from Boston, 24.

An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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1848 - Foxborough
This town was originally a part of Stoughton; it was incorporated in 1778. The Rev. Thomas Kendall, the first minister, was ordained here in 1786. The church was embodied in 1779. Mr. Kendall continued its pastor till. 1800. The Rev. Daniel Loring, his successor, was settled here in 1804, and...Read MORE...

Foxborough Massachusetts, 1890
Foxborough is a busy and prosperous town in the southwestern part of Norfolk County, about 20 miles southwest of Boston. The Providence Branch and the Northern Division of the Old Colony Railroad pass through it, having stations at Foxborough (centre), Foxvale, and East and North Foxborough. The...Read MORE...

Foxboro, Mass., May 29. - The complete destruction of the Union straw works by fire caused a loss to the company of nearly $150,000, and proves a severe blow to the community, as the straw plalting was the only industry of this town. The fire started, probably, from what is known as the slug...Read MORE...

By Associated Press to The Sun.
Taunton, Mass., June 4. - A special from Foxboro, says:
This town is today dazed and panic-stricken. The town hall was burned probably by an incendiary this morning and though it was early in the morning, yet it has resulted in the death of one citizen, the fatal...Read MORE...

Foxboro, a post-village in Foxboro township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 22 miles SSW. of Boston. It has iron-works and manufactures of straw goods, soap, hats, etc. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3266.
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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Daniel Morse (1776, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA (Foxboro) - 15 March 1864, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Helen Lorraine Nickerson (12 July 1899, Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA (Foxboro) - August 1982, ) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Edwin Ashbel Willard (19 August 1857 - 6 October 1906?) & Georgianna Armstrong ( - )
married 6 October 1886

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