Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference 29 feet, Wethersfield, Conn.
Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA

The Big Elm Tree, Height 97 feet, Circumference 29 feet, Wethersfield, Conn.
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Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - Bird's Eye View
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Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - Main Street (1926)
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Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA? 

Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Wethersfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Many records from colonial times spell the name Weathersfield, while Native Americans called it Pyquag. The population was 26,271 at the 2000 census.wikipedia


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1634 - Wethersfield Beginnings
The English establish a settlement, under Captain John Oldham, south of the Dutch trading post at Hartford. This site later becomes the Town of Wethersfield.
Connecticut Society of Genealogists - Timeline of Connecticut History
Added: 3/28/2013 3:25:14 PM - 1  Updated: 6/16/2014 10:46:22 AM - 1

1781 - Meeting
Washington and Rochambeau confer at Webb House in Wethersfield.
Timeline of Connecticut History
Added: 3/28/2013 3:39:42 PM - 1  Updated: 3/7/2014 11:51:59 PM - 1

1787 - August 15 - Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.

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1819 - Wethersfield
Wethersfield, an ancient and populous town, is situated on the west side of Connecticut river, four miles south of Hartford, and 34 north of New-Haven. It is bounded north by Hartford, south by Middletown and Berlin, west by Farmington and Berlin, and east by Connecticut river, which separates it...Read MORE...


News  1874 - DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN.
Mrs. Abigail Broadbent, of Wethersfield, Conn., whose one hundredth birthday was celebrated in June last, died Tuesday night, after a brief illness. The Hartford Times of the 28th says: "Mrs. Broadbent was born on the 6th of June, 1773, and at the time of her death was 100 years and nearly eight...Read MORE...


News  1875 - "Onion-Town"
Wethersfield, Conn., sometimes called Onion-town, derived its nickname from the fact that a church bell hung in 1775 was paid for by contributions of onions from the parishioners.
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Jamestown Journal
New York
November 26, 1875
Added: 11/3/2010 11:24:33 AM - 1  Updated: 6/4/2015 10:18:15 AM - 1

1906
Wethersfield, a post-village in Wethersfield township (town), Hartford co., Conn., on a plain on the W. bank of the Connecticut River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 3 1/ 2 miles S. of Hartford. The town has manufactures of office specialties, shoes, and overalls. Wethersfield was...Read MORE...


News  1914 - New Trial for Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield
WETHERSFIELD, Conn., April 16. - Mrs. Bessie J. Wakefield was awakened from a sound sleep late to-night and informed by the prison matron that a new trial had been granted to her.

"Is it really true?" she asked. Being reassured, she cried: "Thank the Lord!" Then she broke down, sobbing...Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 40 ancestors who were born in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Abbe
American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  John Abbe (27 September 1692, Enfield, Connecticut, USA - 30 October 1790, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Bellows
England  Ann Bellows (1617, , England - 1691, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)

Betts
immigrant England  John Betts (1597, Claydon, Oxfordshire, , England - 3 May 1638, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant England  Mary Betts (29 March 1623, Claydon Cherwell District Oxfordshire, England - 3 August 1684, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Blessing
 World War I Soldier America/USA  Burton Judd Blessing (11 March 1898, Meriden, Connecticut, USA - 8 November 1982, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)

Boardman (Borman)
America/USA  Daniel Boardman (Borman) (4 August 1658, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 20 February 1724, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant England  Samuel Boardman (Borman) (20 August 1615, Banbury, Oxfordshire, , England - April 1673, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Butler
America/USA  Mary Butler (abt. 1635, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 12 September 1689, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Churchill
immigrant England  Josiah Churchill (abt. 1613, , England - 17 November 1686, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Curtis
America/USA  Elizabeth Curtis (1649, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 1704, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)

Foote
immigrant England  Elizabeth "Eleanor" Foote (8 September 1616, Colchester, Essex, England - 8 September 1700, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant England  Mary Foote (1623, , England - December 1684, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
America/USA  Nathaniel Foote (10 January 1648, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 12 January 1703, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Grant
America/USA  Sarah Grant (10 September 1761, East Windsor, Connecticut, USA - 3 July 1844, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Hurlbut
immigrant England  Thomas Hurlbut (26 March 1610, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England - 12 October 1671, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Loomis
immigrant England  Sarah Loomis (1 April 1617, Braintree, Essex, England - 28 August 1689, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Nott
America/USA  Elizabeth Nott (1646, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 16 April 1675, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)
immigrant England  John Nott (1618, , England - 25 January 1681, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)

Nye (Ney)
immigrant England  Sarah Nye (Ney) (1612, , England - 1679, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Salmon?
immigrant England  Elizabeth Salmon? (abt. 1622, , England - bef. 6 March 1681, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA)

Stoddard
America/USA  Anthony Stoddard (9 August 1678, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - 6 September 1760, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
America/USA  John Stoddard (12 April 1646, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 4 December 1703, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant England  John Stoddard (21 December 1623, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England - December 1664, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Wright
America/USA  Hannah Mary Wright (4 December 1655, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 25 February 1746, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
immigrant England  Samuel Wright (14 September 1636, South Weald Brentwood Borough Essex, England - 13 February 1690, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Edward Mason ( - 1640) & Mary UNKNOWN (Conway) (Lock) ( - 20 February 1659)
married

1641
Thomas Tracy (7 November 1610 - 7 November 1685) & Mary UNKNOWN (Conway) (Lock) ( - 20 February 1659)
married 1641

1649
John Hubbard (1630 - August 1706) & Mary Sheaf? Merriam? (abt. 1625 - 8 March 1721)
married abt. 1649

1655
Samuel Wright (14 September 1636 - 13 February 1690) & Mary Butler (abt. 1635 - 12 September 1689)
married

1662
John Catlin (21 July 1643 - 29 February 1704) & Mary Baldwin (1644 - 4 April 1704)
married 23 September 1662

1674
John Stoddard (12 April 1646 - 4 December 1703) & Elizabeth Curtis (1649 - 1704)
married 26 May 1674

1683
Daniel Boardman (Borman) (4 August 1658 - 20 February 1724) & Hannah Mary Wright (4 December 1655 - 25 February 1746)
married 8 June 1683

1919
Albert A Blessing (7 September 1893 - 31 October 1964) & Helen Louise Fratscher (6 February 1901 - 27 April 1983)
married 8 July 1919

1920
Burton Judd Blessing (11 March 1898 - 8 November 1982) & Dorothy E Harris (30 January 1901 - 7 March 1989)
married 17 February 1920
 




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