New Milford, Connecticut, USA - Village Green and Main St., New Milford, Conn.
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New Milford, Connecticut, USA
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Where is New Milford, Connecticut, USA? 

New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
On October 17, 1711, twelve families (including about 70 people) petitioned the General Assembly to create the town, together with the associated privilege of levying a tax to support a minister. With the legislature's approval, the town was organized the next year. The residents soon secured Daniel Boardman to preach and he was ordained as the minister of the Congregational Church on November 21, 1716.wikipedia

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1819 - New Milford
New-Milford is a large and flourishing post town, in the southwestern extremity of the county, 48 miles southwest from Hartford; bounded on the north by Kent, on the east by Washington, Roxbury and Southbury, on the south by Newtown and Brookfield, in Fairfield county, and on the west by...Read MORE...

Danbury, Conn., Saturday, Nov. 3. There was a large fire in New-Milford last night. It is reported that ten buildings were destroyed, including the Bank, Housatonic House, six stores and two dwellings. The loss is heavy. The fire is still burning.

Danbury, CT., Saturday, Nov. 3. At the fire in...

News  1893 - Fire
NEW-MILFORD, Conn., Oct. 30. - A large barn in Washington, owned by William Wadsworth of New York, was burned last night, with a ton of tobacco, farming tools, and hay. Loss, $3,000; building insured, contents uninsured.
The New York Times
New York, New York
October 31, 1893
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Fire of an unknown origin, which started about 7 o'clock last night, completely destroyed the main building of the Bridgeport wood finishing company's plant at New Milford, Ct. Owing to the high wind which fanned the flames and the limited fire-fighting apparatus, it was impossible to make any...Read MORE...

Train Breaks and Causes Rear End Collision - One Man Killed.

NEW MILFORD, Conn., March 20. - The midnight freight from New Haven to Pittsfield, which goes through here at 1 o'clock was badly wrecked by a rear end collision, caused by the train breaking in two parts a short distance below the...Read MORE...

NEW MILFORD, Conn., Dec. 21. - Fire to-day in Ingleside School, a large and fashionable seminary for girls, conducted by Mrs. William D. Black, caused damage estimated at $40,000.

The servants were the only persons in the building when the fire broke out, the students and instructors of the...Read MORE...

New Milford, a banking post-village in New Milford township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., on the Housatonic River, near the mouth of the Aspetuck and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 14 miles N. of Danbury. It has manufactures of hats, lime, pottery, trucks, and furniture, and an...Read MORE...

Uproots Trees, Wrecks Houses, and Destroys Crops Near New Milford.

NEW MILFORD, Conn., Aug. 28. - A tornado swept through a section three miles long and a quarter of a mile wide here late today, uprooting trees, blowing roofs from houses, and leveling crops. The damage has not been estimated,...Read MORE...

1949 - March 2 - 1st automatic street light (New Milford, Ct)

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

America/USA  Milo B Bostwick (6 December 1807, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 6 May 1880, Comstock, Michigan, USA (Comstock Charter Township) (Galesburg))

immigrant - US to Canada   Daniel Anson Buck (14 August 1769, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 8 May 1814, Sorel, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-de-Sorel))
America/USA  Samuel Buck (26 June 1731, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 14 March 1792, Sorel, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-de-Sorel))

America/USA  Andrew Burritt (11 November 1764, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )

America/USA  Samuel Royce (1 November 1644, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 24 December 1711, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA  Chloe Sherman (26 December 1754, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 13 November 1757, New Milford, Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Chloe Sherman (19 May 1758, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 6 December 1840, , Connecticut, USA)
America/USA  Elizabeth Sherman (23 September 1760, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )
America/USA  Isaac Sherman (17 June 1753, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )
America/USA  John Sherman (8 July 1750, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )
America/USA  Oliver Sherman (25 July 1756, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )
America/USA  William Sherman (12 November 1751, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - , )

America/USA  Eunice Weller (6 August 1739, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 15 March 1835, Hinesburg, Vermont, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

America/USA  Hannah Brown (1691, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - 6 June 1771, New Milford, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA  Edward Coggswell (13 August 1686, Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA - 17 April 1773, New Milford, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA  Elizabeth Hartwell (31 August 1726, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA - 19 October 1760, New Milford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

America/USA  Chloe Sherman (26 December 1754, New Milford, Connecticut, USA - 13 November 1757, New Milford, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA  Franklin Wheatley Slater (19 February 1882, , New York, USA - 05 August 1954, New Milford, Connecticut, USA)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Samuel Buck (26 June 1731 - 14 March 1792) & Mehitable McCoy (abt. 1735 - )
married 1 July 1762

Cemeteries in New Milford, Connecticut, USA

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