Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station and Holtzer Cabot Electric Co.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Railroad Station and Holtzer Cabot Electric Co.

"...Holtzer-Cabot Electric Company was started in 1875 in Brookline as the Holtzer Co. Charles W. Holtzer began the company to make simple... Read MORE...


Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Free Hospital for Women, from Parkway, Brookline, Mass.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Free Hospital for Women, from Parkway, Brookline, Mass.

Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Brookline Public Bath Building, Brookline, Mass.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Brookline Public Bath Building, Brookline, Mass.

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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Brookline, Massachusetts, USA? 

Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Brookline was known as the hamlet of Muddy River and was considered a part of Boston until the Town of Brookline was independently incorporated in 1705.

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On Sunday, between the hours of worship, the house owned and occupied by Capt. Benj. Bradlee, on the Worcester turnpike, in Brookline, with all the outbuildings, excepting the barn, were totally destroyed by fire, the furniture being practically saved. The fire took from one of the chimneys, and...Read MORE...

17. BROOKLINE. [Pop. 1,365. Inc. 1705.]
Brookline so called, it is supposed, because separated from Cambridge and Roxbury by Brooks, was once a part of Boston, and called Muddy River.

In 1821, it was connected with Boston by the Mill Dam, or Western Avenue, on which is one of the best roads in the country.

Brookline is...

1848 - Brookline
This town, before its incorporation in 1705, belonged to Boston, from which it was separated by a bay formed by Charles river. Wood, the author of "New England's Prospect," in describing &ston and other places in the vicinity, in 1633, says- "The inhabitants of this place, [Boston] for their...Read MORE...

BROOKLINE, a township of Norfolk co., in the state of Massachusetts, 4 m. SW of Boston. It presents a diversified and richly cultivated surface, and is adorned with may fine villas. Pop. 1,365.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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News  1888 - The wire works of Morse & Whyte at Brookline, Mass., burned on the 24th. Loss $50,000; covered by insurance.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
December 1, 1888
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Brookline Massachusetts, 1890
Brookline is a wealthy and beautiful suburban town on he southwestern side of Boston, lying like a wedge between the Back Bay section and the Brighton district of that city. Its northeastern point almost reaches the Charles River, while its broad southwestern end abuts in equal extent against the...Read MORE...

Justice Drew of Brookline filed with the Clerk of Courts in Dedham yesterday his report of an inquest into the cause of the death of Frank Knox of Brookline, who was struck by an outward-bound car of the Boston Elevated Railroad Company in Brookline, March 16, and died the next day.

In his...

News  1901 - WORKMAN KILLED. Pasquale Paccillo Fell Down an Elevator Well in an Unfinished House on Beaconsfield Terrace.
While working on the third floor of the unfinished Beaconsfield Terraces, in the rear of Marguerite Circle, near Beacon Street, Brookline, early yesterday, Pasquale Paccillo, a laborer, fell down the elevator well and was instantly killed. Paccillo lived at 29 North Square, this city, with his wife ...Read MORE...

News  1915 - BROOKLINE WOMAN RUN OVER BY CAR Quick Work of Motorman Saves Life of Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy.
Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy, an elderly woman residing at 1589 Beacon street, Brookline, is suffering from severe injuries sustained yesterday when she was struck by an inward bound car on Beacon street, opposite Jordan Steps, shortly after noon. It was the quick work of the motorman that saved her from...Read MORE...

Brookline, a banking post-township (town) and village of Norfolk co., Mass., is about 3 miles SW, of Boston, and is bounded on the NE. by the estuary of the Charles River. It is on the Boston and Albany R. and connected with Boston by electric tramway. Here are numerous elegant villas and...Read MORE...

1920 - December 19 - 1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

America/USA  Susanna Boylston (5 March 1708, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 17 April 1797, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

America/USA  Sarah Buckmaster (1637, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 1690, Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA)

America/USA  Louise Augusta Egan (31 March 1889, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - , )

America/USA  Dora Holman (15 December 1887, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 2 February 1919, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)) gravestone

 U.S. President America/USA  John Fitzgerald Kennedy (29 May 1917, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 22 November 1963, Dallas, Texas, USA) gravestone

America/USA  John Sharp (14 July 1703, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 10 May 1779, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA  Joseph Stedman (2 July 1710, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 26 April 1776, Weston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

America/USA  Mary Watson (2 May 1644, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 31 January 1704, Newton, Massachusetts, USA (Auburndale) (Nonantum) (Oak Hill) (Thompsonville) (Waban) (West Newton)) gravestone

Ancestors Who Died Here

  Edward Devotion (abt. 1621, - 21 September 1685, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

immigrant England  Edward Kibbe (11 May 1611, Exeter, Devon, England - 15 August 1661, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

America/USA  Thomas Stedman (1670, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1 February 1735, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

America/USA  Mary Trowbridge (11 June 1670, Newton, Massachusetts, USA (Auburndale) (Nonantum) (Oak Hill) (Thompsonville) (Waban) (West Newton) - 14 April 1724, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

John Adams (8 February 1691 - 25 May 1761) & Susanna Boylston (5 March 1708 - 17 April 1797)
married 23 November 1734

Adolphus N Murray (abt. 1850 - ) & Lizzie M Lincoln (abt. 1858 - )
married 14 February 1883

Cemeteries in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

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