Groton, Massachusetts, USA - Groton Inn, Built 1770, Groton, Massachusetts
Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Groton Inn, Built 1770, Groton, Massachusetts

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Groton, Massachusetts, USA - Groton HIgh School, Groton, Mass.
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Groton, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Groton, Massachusetts, USA? 

Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
The town was officially settled and incorporated in 1655, named for Groton in Suffolk, England, the hometown of John Winthrop, an early selectman. Called The Plantation of Groton, it included all of present-day Groton and Ayer, almost all of Pepperell and Shirley, large parts of Dunstable, Littleton, and Tyngsborough plus smaller parts of Harvard and Westford, as well as Nashua, New Hampshire and Hollis, New Hampshire.wikipedia


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1655 - Groton founded

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1704 - Groton attacked
In August 1704, the Abernaki, with strong support from the French, attacked Groton, another village not far from Boston.
History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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13. GROTON. [Pop. 2,189. Settled 1655.]
The name of Groton was given to part of the Indian district of Petapaway, in honor of a town in England from which Governor Winthrop's family came.

This town, and several others in its vicinity, were included in a grant, eight miles square, made by the General Court to Dean Winthrop, a...Read MORE...



1848 - Groton
GROTON was originally a grant by the general court, made May 23, 1655, of eight miles square, to Mr. Dean Winthrop and others, at a place called Petapaway, and included the greatest part of the towns of Pepperell and Shirley, and parts of Dunstable, Westford, Littleton, and Harvard. Mr. Dean...Read MORE...


News  1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
...At Groton Junction the side of a brick building, occupied by a blacksmith, was blown in...

The New York Times
New York, New York
March 21, 1854
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1859
GROTON, a township in Middlesex co., in Massachusetts, 33 m. NW of Boston.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
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News  1868 - 17 Pound Tumor
Mr. Luther Shattuck, of Groton, Mass., had a tumor removed from his neck, on the 11th inst., 16 inches long, 11 inches wide, 7 inches thick, weighing 17 pounds. The operation was skillfully performed by Dr. Norman Smith, of that place.
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The Farmers' Cabinet
New Hampshire
June 18, 1868
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Groton Massachusetts, 1890
Groton is an ancient, handsome and nourishing town, situated in the northwesterly section of Middlesex County, about 32 miles northwest of Boston. It is bounded on the north by Pepperell and Dunstable, on the east by Tyngsborough and Westford, on the south by Ayer, on the west by Shirley and...Read MORE...


1916
Groton, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Groton township (town), 31 miles NNE. of Worcester, on tho Boston and Maine R. It has paper-mills, etc., and is the seat of the Lawrence Academy and the Groton School. Pop. of the town in 1900, 2052 ; of the village, about 1600.
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, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 83 ancestors who were born in Groton, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1666
Thomas Tarbell (abt. 1644 - 27 April 1678) & Hannah Longley (abt. 1646 - 29 December 1680)
married 30 June 1666

1667
James Roberson (Robinson) (abt. 1632 - 5 December 1720) & Elizabeth Farnsworth (abt. 1647 - 22 December 1729)
married 16 January 1667

1681
Matthias Farnsworth (1649 - 8 November 1693) & Sarah Nutting (7 January 1659 - 16 September 1731)
married 1 March 1681

1686
John Farnsworth (abt. 1652 - 17 October 1729) & Hannah Aldis (4 July 1666 - )
married 8 December 1686

1695
Benjamin Farnsworth (16 November 1657 - 15 August 1733) & Mary Prescott (3 February 1674 - 28 October 1735)
married 1695

1706
Samuel Farnsworth (8 October 1669 - 1727) & Mary Whitcomb (abt. 1676 - abt. 1727)
married 12 December 1706

1707
Ebenezer Farnsworth (1684 - abt. 1729) & Elizabeth Whitney (abt. 1686 - abt. 1750)
married 17 April 1707

1719
Josiah Farnsworth (24 February 1687 - 7 September 1744) & Mary Pierce (abt. August 1696 - )
married March 1791/20

1722
John Stone (23 September 1699 - 28 September 1784) & Elizabeth Farwell (31 December 1703 - )
married 22 December 1722
Jonathan Shedd (abt. 1686 - ) & Sarah Farnsworth (1688 - )
married 3 April 1722

1726
James Stone (23 January 1701 - 27 November 1783) & Mary Farwell (5 February 1709 - 29 March 1804)
married 20 December 1726

1728
Joseph Blanchard (11 February 1704 - 7 April 1758) & Rebecca Hubbard (11 February 1710 - 17 April 1774)
married 26 September 1728

1741
Daniel Shed (13 June 1716 - ) & Mary Tarbell (14 September 1721 - )
married 6 October 1741
 




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