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Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Spencer, Massachusetts, USA? 

Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Spencer was first settled in 1717 by Nathaniel Wood, and first permanently settled by Samuel Bemis in 1721. It was officially incorporated on April 12, 1753, splitting from the town of Leicester. Spencer was named after the then-acting governor of Massachusetts, Spencer Phips.wikipedia


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Spencer, Massachusetts, USA - View from High Street, Spencer, Mass.
Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

View from High Street, Spencer, Mass.
Spencer, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street, Spencer, Mass.
Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

Main Street, Spencer, Mass.
Spencer, Massachusetts, USA - B. & A. R. R. Station, Spencer, Mass.
Spencer, Massachusetts, USA

B. & A. R. R. Station, Spencer, Mass.

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

30. SPENCER. [Pop. 1,604. Inc. 1753.]
Spencer was originally a part of Leicester.

The town is on elevated ground,, but the...Read MORE...

1848 - Spencer
The whole of this town was included in the original grant of Leicester. It was made a parish in the ...Read MORE...

News  1873 - Wrong Vaccine
Doctor Fontaine, of Spencer, Mass, was held in $2,000 bonds yesterday for manslaughter in causing...Read MORE...

News  1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors
Elias Howe, inventor of the modern sewing machine; born at Spencer, Massachusetts, in 1819; died in ...Read MORE...

1888 - Spencer Fair
The Spencer Fair was established in 1888.
Spencer Massachusetts, 1890
Spencer is an elevated and beautiful farming and manufacturing town in the southwesterly section of ...Read MORE...

1906
Spencer, a banking post-village in Spencer township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the Boston...Read MORE...

News  1907 - WOMAN HURT AS AUTO TURNS OVER
Spencer, Nov. 24 - Mrs. Justin D. Anderson, wife of the president of the Hartford Rubber Works...Read MORE...

News  1910 - HOTEL BURNED.
Spencer, Mass., Oct. 7. - Through smoke-filled corridors the thirty guests of the Massasoit house,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 33 ancestors who were born in Spencer, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 27 ancestors who died in Spencer, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1760
Jonathan STODDARD (May 1733 - 21 June 1812) & Elizabeth BALDWIN (1736 - 9 November 1798)
married 10 April 1760

1903
James A QUINN (abt. 1874 - ) & Josephine FORCIER (April 1874 - 16 December 1907)
married 28 January 1903

1927
Frank LALIBERTE (1 February 1903 - 4 August 1980) & Ovaline PELOQUIN ( - )
married 1 October 1927
 

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