Watertown, Connecticut, USA - THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
Watertown, Connecticut, USA

THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.

"...Gen. Meritt Heminway (1800-1886) started his "M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co." in Watertown in 1846. The company was the first to produce ... Read MORE...

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Watertown, Connecticut, USA - Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
Watertown, Connecticut, USA

Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
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Watertown, Connecticut, USA
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Where is Watertown, Connecticut, USA? 

Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
More than 210 years ago the area that is now Watertown belonged to the local Paugasuck Indians. But in 1684, Thomas Judd and 35 other proprietors bought the land from the Indians and Town history began.
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1780 - (Watertown, CT) - In 1738 the First Ecclesiastical Society of Westbury formed, and in 1780 the town separated from Waterbury and incorporated as Watertown.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ watertown/
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1819 - Watertown
Watertown is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 26 miles from New-Haven, and 30 from Hartford; bounded on the north by Litchfield, on the east by West branch and Naugatuck river, which separates it from Plymouth and Waterbury, on the south by Waterbury and...Read MORE...


News  1856 - A Fowl Story
The New York Clipper contains an account, from a correspondent in Watertown, Conn., of a fight between a hawk and a hen. - The hawk seized one of the hen's chicks and made off with it, upon which the parent hen immediately took flight after the thief, which she overtook about 100 feet from terra...Read MORE...


1906
Watertown, a post-village and summer-resort in Watertown township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., 6 miles NW. of Waterbury, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. The town has manufactures of silk goods, umbrella-trimmings, traps, etc. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3100.
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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bronson
America/USA  Uri Bronson (1776, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 3 July 1862, Egremont, Massachusetts, USA)

Grannis
America/USA  Joseph Grannis (12 March 1676, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 1753, East Haven, Connecticut, USA)

Harmon
America/USA  Experience Harmon (1783, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 16 October 1860, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Manville
America/USA  Clark Manville (1776, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 9 October 1854, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)
 


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Abbott
America/USA  John Vincent Abbott (9 September 1877, Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - 10 October 1968, Watertown, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 


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