Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA People, Pictures and News From the Past
Where is Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA?
Milton was settled in 1640 as part of Dorchester by a man named Max Carpenter. Referred to as "Unquity", the term used by the Neponset Tribe of the Massachusetts Indians meaning "Lower Falls," which was translated into "Lower Mills" after the establishment of the Stoughton Grist Mill in 1634. In 1662, "that part of the Town of Dorchester which is situated on the south side of the Neponsett River commonly called 'Unquatiquisset' was established as an independent town and named Milton in honor of Milton Abbey, Dorset, England." wikipedia
1871 - New Public Library The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a public library, and an equal amount has been raised by subscription. St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan January 14, 1871 Added: 4/3/2014 1:21:48 PM - 1 Updated: 6/17/2014 7:09:11 PM - 1
1886 - "Anna and Wendell Phillips" is to be the inscription on the tombstone of the famous Abolitionist and his wife, at Milton, Mass.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan July 3, 1886 Added: 4/3/2014 7:02:00 PM - 1 Updated: 6/17/2014 7:09:35 PM - 1
Milton Massachusetts, 1890 Milton is an old suburban town of much scenic beauty, lying in the northeasterly part of Norfolk County. It is bounded on the north by Boston (Dorchester district), east by Quincy, south by the same and Randolph and Canton; by the latter also on the southwest; and on the west by Hyde Park. The asses...Read MORE...
1938 - "Long Island Express" The "Long Island Express" was first detected over the tropical Atlantic on September 13, although it may have formed a few days earlier. Moving generally west-northwestward, it passed to the north of Puerto Rico on the 18th and 19th, likely as a category 5 hurricane. It turned northward on September...Read MORE...
1960 - March 3-5 -Eastern Massachusetts greatest March snowstorm of record - The storm produced record 24 hour snowfall totals of 27.2 inches at Blue Hill Observatory, 17.7 inches at Worcester, and 16.6 inches at Boston. Winds gusted to 70 mph. The Weather Channel Added: 6/2/2014 12:52:52 PM - 1 Updated: -
1960 - September 12 - Hurricane Donna produced wind gusts to 138 mph at Blue Hill Observatory MA
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here
(7 October 1668, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - abt. 1722, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA)
(06 May 1771, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1841, New York, USA)
(1673, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 24 June 1679, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA)
(5 May 1675, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 22 June 1714, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA)
(17 May 1666, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 26 August 1757, Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA)
Ebenezer George Tucker
(05 November 1803, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1886, Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA)
Ancestors Who Died Here
Albert Joseph Gaudreau
(3 June 1895, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - November 1918, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA)
(17 February 1702, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 1775, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA)
(4 July 1708, Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 2 September 1779, Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA)
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