New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - Birdseye view of New Hartford, Conn.
New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - Farmington River, New Hartford, Conn.
New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Where is New Hartford, Connecticut, USA? 

New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

The town of New Hartford is located in eastern Litchfield County, in the northwest corner of the state. Settled in 1733 and incorporated in 1738, the town was part of the “Western Grant” given in 1686 to the proprietors of Hartford and Windsor. Early industry included farms and mills on the abundant waterways...http://connecticuthistory.org/


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1819 - New Hartford
New-Hartford is a post town, situated on the eastern border of the county, being 20 miles northwest from Hartford. It is bounded on the north by Barkhamsted, on the east by Canton, in Hartford county, on the south by Harwinton and Burlington, and on the west by Torrington. It is 6 miles in length...Read MORE...


1859
HARTFORD (New), a township in Litchfield co. in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 20 m. W by N of Hartford. Pop. 1,703.

A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Volume 3 Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

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News  1871 - D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.
His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next day, where, in a few hours, his only child died, and left him in his desolate home, alone.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
July 8, 1871
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News  1885 - A CONSIDERABLE PORTION OF THE VILLAGE DESTROYED.
HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 29. - The village of New-Hartford, in Litchfield County, suffered severely from a fire which broke out in Patrick Myer's saloon at 4 o'clock yesterday morning. This building was totally and speedily destroyed, the fire then communicating with an adjoining wood structure...Read MORE...


News  1905 - GIRL SAVES THREE BOYS.
They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 9. - After a terrible struggle that lasted fifteen minutes in water crested with broken ice, three brothers, Edmund, aged 19, Bennett, 14, and Joseph Moran, 12, of New Hartford, were saved...Read MORE...



1906
New Hartford, a post-village in New Hartford township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Farmington River and on the Central New England and the New York, New Haven and Hartford Rs., 20 miles WNW. of Hartford. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3421.
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
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Benham
America/USA  Phebe Benham (2 July 1747, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 1782, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Bidwell
America/USA  Anna B. Bidwell (1789, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 11 August 1874, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA )

Cowles
America/USA  Correl Cowles (1796, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 14 October 1873, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Douglas
America/USA  John Douglas (1783, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 18 April 1857, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Lee
America/USA  Hetty Lee (1786, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 5 October 1855, West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Andrews
America/USA  John Andrews (5 May 1693, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 6 July 1763, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Phebe Andrews (11 September 1716, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 1760, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Andrus
America/USA  Nehemiah Andrus (1743, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 17 April 1828, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Andrus (Andrews)
America/USA  William Andrus (Andrews) (9 November 1706, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 1778, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Benham
America/USA  Phebe Benham (2 July 1747, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 1782, New Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1765
Nehemiah Andrus (1743 - 17 April 1828) & Phebe Benham (2 July 1747 - 1782)
married 30 October 1765
 




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