Washington, Connecticut, USA - Gunn Memorial Library
Washington, Connecticut, USA

Gunn Memorial Library

Washington, Connecticut, USA - Wykeham Rise School
Washington, Connecticut, USA

Wykeham Rise School

"Fanny Emma Davies, the founder of Wykeham Rise, was born in Winchester, England, in 1862. After studying in Paris and at Oxford, she received her degree from St. Andrew's... Read MORE...


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Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Washington was incorporated in 1779, with lands carved from the towns of Woodbury, Litchfield, Kent and New Milford. The town was named after George Washington, who traveled through the area several times during the American Revolution...wikipedia

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1779 - (Washington, CT) - Named after George Washington, the town incorporated in 1779 from parts of Woodbury, Litchfield, Kent, and New Milford.

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1819 - Washington
Washington is a post township, situated in the southwestern section of the county, 40 miles southwest from Hartford; bounded on the north by Warren, on the east by Litchfield and Bethlem, on the south by Woodbury and Roxbury, and on the west by New-Milford and Kent.

The average length of the...

1836 - Washington
WASHINGTON was incorporated by the General Assembly in 1779. Judea, the first society in this town, was incorporated by the General Assembly in 1741; before this period it was included in the ecclesiastical society of Woodbury. The first settlement in the limits of Judea was made by Joseph...Read MORE...

1850 - (Washington, CT) - Gunnery, a college preparatory school was established in 1850.

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Washington, a post-village in Washington township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., about 15 miles WNW. of Waterbury. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1820.
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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Eighteen Passengers Shaken and One Hurt on Litchfield Express.

WASHINGTON, Conn., July 8. - Eighteen passengers were well shaken up and one man suffered a serious scalp wound when the rear parlor car of the Litchfield express, on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad, outward bound from...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Sophia Hubbard (1798, Washington, Connecticut, USA - 4 August 1861, Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

  Wait Abernethy (1779, - 18 May 1877, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

  Hezekiah Ackley (1763, - 6 October 1816, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  John D. Ackley (1802, - 13 February 1880, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  Leman Ackley (1728, - 5 March 1804, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

  George W. Beardsley (1837, - 31 March 1863, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  Ruggles Beardsley (1780, - 2 October 1806, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

  Basil Candee (1820, - 11 August 1864, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

  Eugene W. Kenyon (1842, - 3 December 1862, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

flag  Jabez Warner (30 March 1710, Middletown, Connecticut, USA - June 1787, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

  Frank E Wilcox (1843, - 9 November 1862, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Jasper Stoddard (20 June 1793 - 5 February 1873) & Sophia Hubbard (1798 - 4 August 1861)
married 11 July 1813

Cemeteries in Washington, Connecticut, USA

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