Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - Litchfield High School
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Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Litchfield, Connecticut, USA? 

"Litchfield is a town in and former county seat of Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States... The boroughs of Bantam and Litchfield are located within the town. There are also three unincorporated villages: East Litchfield, Milton, and Northfield."wikipedia

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1784 - Tapping Reeve established the first law school in the United States in Litchfield.
www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/
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1819 - Litchfield
Litchfield, an extensive, wealthy and populous township, and seat of justice of the county, is situated in north lat. 41 degrees 50', being 30 miles west from Hartford, 36 northwest from New-Haven, and 100 from New-York; bounded on the north by Goshen and Torrington, on the east by the Nagugatuck...Read MORE...


1836 - Litchfield
The tract of land now comprised in the township of Litchfield, was called by the native Indians Bantam. In 1718, it was purchased of the colony of Connecticut by a company, who divided their purchase, (which was intended to cover ten miles square,) into sixty shares, under the name of "Proprietor's ...Read MORE...


News  1886 - CONNECTICUT. EMBERS FROM THE LITCHFIELD FIRE.
Litchfield was crowded with people all day Saturday, come to view the ruins of the big fire. Farmers drove in from miles around and the hotels were overflowing with summer residents from Hartford, New Haven and other cities, drawn by rumors of the loss of their own property. The stores had stocked...Read MORE...


News  1888 - A BIG FIRE AT LITCHFIELD. THE NEW COURT HOUSE AND A NUMBER OF OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED.
WATERBURY, Conn., Aug. 9. - For the second time in three years Litchfield suffered the loss of a large portion of her business blocks this morning. At 1 A. M. flames were discovered breaking was entirely of wood and burned so rapidly that no attempt to save it was made. The lower floor was occupied ...Read MORE...


News  1889 - The death of Mrs. Theron Beach occurred on the 8th at her home in Litchfield, Conn., in her one hundred and first year.
During more than a century of life she had lived in one house. That house her grandfather built in 1785, and there she was born and there she died.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
April 13, 1889
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News  1910 - FIRE IN FAMOUS HOTEL. House In Which Lafayette Was Entertained Damaged $10,000.
Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 23. - The old United States Hotel in Litchfield, built about 130 years ago and the scene of a ball in honor of Marquis Lafayette when he visited this country in 1824, was damaged to the extent of $10,000 by fire and water to-day.

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1916
Litchfield, a banking post-borough and one of the capitals of Litchfield co., Conn., in a township (town) of the same name, 30 miles W. of Hartford, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. It is surrounded by beautiful scenery and commands a view of Bantam Lake. Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Barnes
America/USA  Abigail Luddington Barnes (14 May 1748, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 November 1815, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Beecher
 America/USA  Harriet Elizabeth Beecher (14 June 1812, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1 July 1896, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Coe
America/USA  Ira Coe (1797, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 28 March 1873, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)

Hills
America/USA  James A. Hills (1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 12 March 1845, Egremont, Massachusetts, USA)

Hunnaston
America/USA  Orrin Hunnaston (1792, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 6 July 1859, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)

Pringle
America/USA  Charles Pringle (12 August 1756, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 11 September 1795, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Stoddard
America/USA  Abigail Stoddard (1778, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1854, Madison, Connecticut, USA )
America/USA  Catharine Stoddard (25 October 1827, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - , )
America/USA  Jasper Stoddard (20 June 1793, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 February 1873, Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Moses Stoddard (14 May 1741, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 21 December 1831, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Warner
America/USA  Hannah Warner (10 September 1719, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Barnes
America/USA  Abigail Luddington Barnes (14 May 1748, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 November 1815, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Enos Barnes (1 January 1723, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 2 March 1798, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Camp
America/USA  Sarah Camp (17 February 1677, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 28 May 1743, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Curtiss
America/USA  Gideon Curtiss (13 July 1763, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 23 October 1853, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Farnam
America/USA  Peter Farnam (7 March 1665, Killingworth, Connecticut, USA - 14 February 1704, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Goodwin
America/USA  Ruth Goodwin (7 March 1708, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 19 August 1777, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Luddington
America/USA  Abigail Luddington (8 June 1729, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 8 June 1768, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Stoddard
America/USA  John Stoddard (22 February 1674, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 22 January 1727, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Moses Stoddard (14 May 1741, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 21 December 1831, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Moses Stoddard (20 March 1701, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 2 September 1777, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Warner
America/USA  Hannah Warner (10 September 1719, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1766
Moses Stoddard (14 May 1741 - 21 December 1831) & Abigail Luddington Barnes (14 May 1748 - 5 November 1815)
married 23 April 1766
 




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