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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - The Library
Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
The Library
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Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
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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.
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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 Milddlebury, and on the west by Woodbury and Bethlem.

The township comprises an area of about 27 square miles; being of an average length of 6 and a half miles, and an average breadth of more than 4 miles...

A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care and Impartiality, from Original and Authentic Materials : Consisting of Two Parts ... : with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each State
Authors John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles
Publisher W.S. Marsh, 1819



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 firma, and gave him such a drubbing that he was glad ... Read MORE...




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Abbott
male John Vincent Abbott (09 Sep 1877, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 10 Oct 1968, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Grannis
male Joseph Grannis (12 Mar 1676, Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1753, East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
 


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