Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Nichols College, Dudley, MA
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Nichols College, Dudley, MA

"Nichols College is a private, four-year, not-for-profit, coeducational college located in Dudley, Massachusetts. Founded in 1815 as Nichols Academy, Nichols College... Read MORE...

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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Stevens Linen Mills
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Stevens Linen Mills

"Stevens Linen, the first linen textile mill in the United States, was formed in 1846 in Dudley Massachusetts. Built from granite quarried on site, the original mill (which is... Read MORE...

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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Dudley Hill Inn, Dudley, MA

A 1908 postcard depicting the Dudley Hill Inn. The building was later taken over by Nichols College and converted to Conrad Hall which houses faculty offices.
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Dudley Hill Inn, Dudley, MA

A 1908 postcard depicting the Dudley Hill Inn. The building was later taken over by Nichols College and converted to Conrad Hall which houses faculty offices.
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Street View, Dudley Hill, Mass.
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Street View, Dudley Hill, Mass.
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Birdseye View of Dudley Hill, Dudley, Mass.
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Birdseye View of Dudley Hill, Dudley, Mass.
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Bird's Eye View Dudley Hill, Dudley, Mass
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Bird's Eye View Dudley Hill, Dudley, Mass
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - High Pond and the Birches, Dudley, Mass.
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

High Pond and the Birches, Dudley, Mass.
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Sunset Camp, Echo Lake, Dudley, Mass.
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

Sunset Camp, Echo Lake, Dudley, Mass.
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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - Magiera's Dairy bottle cap
Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA

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Dudley, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Dudley, Massachusetts, USA? 

Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Dudley was first settled in 1714 and was officially incorporated in 1732. The town was named for landholders Paul and William Dudley.
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1731 – 1732 - Dudley set off from Oxford

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June 20, 1732 - First Town Meeting held at Carter House in Dudley

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1734 - Meeting House built in Dudley

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1760 - Capt. Joshua Healy House built in Dudley

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1776 - George Washington Slept Here
In April 1776, on his way to New York City from Boston after his victory in the Siege of Boston, General George Washington camped in the town of Dudley with the Continental Army along what is now a portion of Route 31 near the Connecticut border. During the trip, it is rumored that a "large cache"...Read MORE...


1804 - Black Tavern built on Dudley Hill

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1824 - Congregational Church built in Dudley

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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38. DUDLEY. [Pop. 1,352. Inc 1732.]
This township was granted to Paul and William Dudley, of Roxbury, sons of Governor Dudley.

Dudley once contained part of Southbridge and Webster.

The land is fertile, and well watered by several ponds and by French and Quinebaug rivers.

Woollen cloths and shoes are the...Read MORE...



1845 - Methodist Church built on Dudley Hill

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1848 - Dudley
This township was originally granted to the Hon. Messrs. Paul and William Dudley of Roxbury, while yet in the possession of the aborigines, the tribe which was known by the name of the Pegan tribe. It was incorporated by the general court in 1731, and the name of Dudley was given to it as a token...Read MORE...


1859
DUDLEY, a township of Worcester co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 58 m. SW of Boston, watered by Quinnebaug and French rivers, and in the S by a pond nearly 5 m. in length. Pop. in 1840, 1,352.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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News  1868 - Hon. Wm. Hancock died at his residence, in Dudley, Massachusetts, on the 14th inst, aged 76 years. Colonel Hancock was a lineal descendant of John Hancock of Revolutionary memory.

The Progress-Index
Petersburg, Virginia
June 19, 1868
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News  1873 - A French woman and child in Dudley, Massachusetts, were so badly burned by an explosion of kerosene oil, Saturday night that both died, another child cannot recover.

The Daily Milwaukee News
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
July 8, 1873
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News  1875 - A Useful Sort of Pastor
The Boston Traveller tells a story on Mr. Williams, the ancient pastor of Dudley, Massachusetts, who was a practical christian. One sultry summer Sunday, says the legend, the sound of distant thunder heralded the approach of a shower. Suddenly the preacher stopped, and peering from side to side...Read MORE...


1885 - Nichols Academy Boarding House built in 1885.
It later became the Dudley Inn and then a Nichols College dormitory.
A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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1890 - Congregational Church destroyed by fire in Dudley. Conant Memorial Church built.

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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Dudley Massachusetts, 1890
Dudley is a pleasant and prosperous town lying in the southwesterly part of Worcester County, on the Southbridge Branch of the New York and New England Railroad, which has a station at West Dudley, 67 miles from Boston. The eastern part of the town is accommodated at the eastern border by the...Read MORE...


1916
Dudley, a post-village of Worcester oo., Mass., in Dudley township (town), about 18 miles S. by W. of Worcester. The town is drained by tbe Quinebaug River. It has woollen-mills, etc Pop. of the town in 1900, 3553 ; of the village, about 2800.
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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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1931 - Budleigh Hall, originally the summer home of the Conant family, used by Dudley Bible School and later Nichols Academy was destroyed by fire.

A Commemorative Profile of Dudley Massachusetts by Dudley Bicentennial Committee, 1976
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 41 ancestors who were born in Dudley, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Brandes
immigrant Germany  Louisa Brandes (abt. 1838, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany - 3 April 1903, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Dodge
America/USA  Mary Etta Dodge (29 July 1872, West Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - 11 October 1915, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Gatzke
America/USA  Edward A Gatzke (9 April 1902, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA - 24 April 1973, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Jesse
America/USA  Alex William Jesse (9 May 1871, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - 9 January 1892, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
America/USA  Dorate E Jesse (21 February 1878, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - 26 October 1880, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Jesse (Jassey)
immigrant Germany  Jacob Jesse (Jassey) (July 1839, , Germany - 26 January 1905, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

King
immigrant Germany  Frederick King (abt. 1829, Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany - 19 November 1875, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Korch
 America/USA  Anna R Korch (5 July 1891, East Lyme, Connecticut, USA - 28 October 1971, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
America/USA  Barbara M Korch (26 March 1927, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - 13 March 2007, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Krueger
immigrant   Herman Gustave Krueger (January 1865, , Prussia - 1946, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Plaza
America/USA  Stephen F Plaza (abt. 1917, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - 21 May 2013, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Smith
America/USA  Nathan Smith (24 July 1731, Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA - 1793, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Tomko
immigrant Hungary  George Tomko (1874, , Hungary - 9 April 1913, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)

Williams
America/USA  Elizabeth Williams (22 November 1729, Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA - 1793, Dudley, Massachusetts, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1735
Perley Howe (1710 - 10 March 1753) & Damaris Cady (22 September 1717 - 4 February 1776)
married 27 September 1735

1876
Gustave Shultze (abt. 1841 - ) & Louisa Brandes (abt. 1838 - 3 April 1903)
married 9 December 1876

1897
Herman Gustave Krueger (January 1865 - 1946) & Anna Jesse (October 1868 - 1921)
married 1 May 1897

1923
Walter F Dupre (24 October 1901 - 12 February 1977) & Helena C Walsh (25 September 1903 - 6 May 1979)
married 1923

1926
Alfred A Gaboury (29 August 1906 - July 1985) & Cleytris Marion Walsh (01 May 1910 - 15 October 1995)
married 1926
 




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