Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA People, Pictures and News From the Past
Where is 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. www.watertownct.org/ content/ 10339/ 6913/ 7102/ default.aspx
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 Milddlebu...Read MORE...
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 fir...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 Added: 10/22/2014 8:18:54 PM - 1 Updated: 10/23/2014 11:23:57 AM - 1
Ancestors Who Were Born Here
(12 March 1676, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1753, East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
Ancestors Who Died Here
John Vincent Abbott
(09 September 1877, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 10 October 1968, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
Ancestors Who Were Married Here
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