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Harwinton, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Harwinton, Connecticut, USA? 

Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

The Naugatuck River forms the western boundary of Harwinton, a town on the east-central edge of Litchfield County. Its name, unique in the US, reflects its formation from lands held by the proprietors of Hartford and Windsor. This Hartford and Windsor town (Har-Win-ton) incorporated in 1737...http://connecticuthistory.org/

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1819 - Harwinton
Harwinton is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 23 miles from Hartford; bounded on the north by New-Hartford and Torrington, on the east by Burlington in Hartford county, on the south by Plymouth, and on the west by the Naugatuck river, which separates it from...Read MORE...

1836 - Harwinton
HARWINTON originally consisted of two half townships, one part belonging to Hartford, and the other to the Windsor proprietors. The first settlers were also from Hartford and Windsor. The town is said to have derived its name from the names of the towns Hartford, Windsor, and Farniington,...Read MORE...

1853 - Harwinton Fair
Establishment of the Harwinton Fair, originally known as Harwinton Cattle Show and Fair.
Added: 11/19/2013 10:01:27 AM - 1  Updated: 2/6/2014 1:35:35 PM - 1

HARWINTON, a township of Litchfield co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 24 m. W of Hartford. It has a hilly surface, watered by Naugatuc river, and its affluent, Lead Mine river, and affords excellent pasturage. Pop. in 1840, 1,201.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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One Bolt Struck a Connecticut Schoolhouse and Shocked the Inmates.

Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., April 12. - During a severe electrical storm which broke over East Litchfield and Harwinton yesterday afternoon lightning executed many queer pranks. A bolt struck the west...Read MORE...

Harwinton, a post-village of Harwinton township (town), in Litchfield co., Conn., about 22 miles W. of Hart ford. The town is bounded on the W. by the Naugatuck River. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1213.
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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News  1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents
...Another accident reminiscent of the horse and buggy days occurred last October at the Harwinton Fair. A horse, hitched to a sulky, became frightened and bolted. The driverless sulky knocked down three persons while they were attempting to get out of the way...
Naugatuck News
Naugatuck, Connecticut
Wednesday, January 5, 1949
Added: 11/19/2013 11:23:57 AM - 1  Updated: 11/23/2017 11:18:52 PM - 1

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Nelson Morse (1801, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - 23 May 1849, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield))

flag  Joseph Yale (18 September 1791, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - 13 July 1835, , Connecticut, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

  Andrew Bartholomew (1714, - 16 March 1776, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Jonathan Brace (1708, - 2 December 1787, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Isaac Butler (1694, - 19 February 1777, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Abijah Catlin (1715, - 18 November 1778, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)
  Jonathan Catlin (1715, - 28 November 1784, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Nathan Davis (1689, - 17 December 1785, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Stephen Hinsdale (1743, - 25 September 1772, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Hezekiah Hopkins (1702, - 24 June 1780, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Thomas Lankton (1715, - 12 August 1783, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Rozzel Matthews (1759, - 1 October 1777, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

  Gideon Peck (1714, - 14 June 1781, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

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

flag  Solomon Yale (23 April 1733, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 1790, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Norman Pringle (21 February 1782 - 1836) & Sarah "Sallie" Kellogg (4 July 1783 - 1833)
married 3 November 1803

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