Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA? 

Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
"Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, founded in 1693... The town was named after the history filled town Glastonbury in Somerset, England. Glastonbury is located on the banks of the Connecticut River, 7 miles southeast of Hartford."wikipedia


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1655 - Dating back to 1655, Glastonbury has the oldest continually operating ferry in the United States. It runs between South Glastonbury and Rocky Hill.

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1693 - (Glastonbury, CT) Founded in 1636 as part of Wethersfield and called Pyaug, the area was incorporated in 1693.

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1819 - Glastenbury
Glastenbury is a post town situated upon the east side of Connecticut river, near the south east border of the county, being eight miles south east from Hartford; bounded on the north by East-Hartford, on the south by Chatham and Marlborough, on the east by Marlborough, Hebron and Bolton, and on...Read MORE...


News  1879 - Julia Smith marries
Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last week to Amos G. Parker, of New Hampshire, who is 86 years of age. The bride is very wealthy but she refused to pay any taxes. She is the only one of five sisters who married. They were the daughters...Read MORE...


News  1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap powder and ivorine, were burned to-night. The fire caught near the boilers in one of the old buildings, and inside of an hour and a quarter the three ...Read MORE...


1916
Glastonbury, gloss'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hartford co., Conn., in Glastonbury township (town), on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, 7 miles below Hartford. It contains the Glastonbury Free Academy. The town has knitting-, woollen- and paper-mills, etc. Pop. in 1900, 4260 ; of the village,...Read MORE...


News  1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents - Tomato Accident
...Perhaps the freakiest of the runaway accidents was caused by a tomato in Glastonbury last September. A woman had placed a basket of tomatoes on the front seat of her car and started to drive home. One of the tomatoes kept tipping precariously atop the pile and finally rolled off. The woman...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Blessing
flag  Constance Blessing (17 August 1926, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 01 March 2005, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Dorothy A Blessing (3 October 1912, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 2000, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Thelma Louise Blessing (13 February 1923, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 23 September 2002, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Woodrow Wilson Blessing (4 September 1919, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 8 March 1998, Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Gaslee
flag  Fidelia L. Gaslee (1837, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 13 July 1877, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA)

Goodrice
flag  Lucretia Goodrice (1769, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 2 September 1851, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Hodge
flag  Alfred Hodge (1812, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 9 June 1874, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Henry Hodge (1802, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 16 February 1863, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)

Holister
flag  Lucretia Holister (1773, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 24 July 1868, Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Blessing
flag  Charles Henry Blessing (14 April 1882, Meriden, Connecticut, USA - December 1969, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Dorothy A Blessing (3 October 1912, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 2000, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Garavelli
flag  Frank A Garavelli (30 September 1913, , Connecticut, USA - 10 July 1988, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Goodale
  Joseph Goodale (1719, - 11 October 1793, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

House
  Jonathan House (1723, - 3 October 1788, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)
  William House (1715, - 20 March 1788, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Lasker
flag  Joseph Lasker (08 April 1908, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 13 December 1999, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Sparks
  Isaac Sparks (1768, - 28 May 1787, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Spencer
immigrant   Thomas Spencer (29 March 1607, Stotfold, Bedfordshire, England - 11 September 1687, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Stocking
  Ansel Stocking (1764, - 1 March 1796, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Tryon
  David Tryon (1758, - 28 March 1777, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Welles
  William Welles (1725, - 12 April 1778, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Wells
  Elijah Wells (1764, - 3 August 1798, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)
 


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