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Gill, Massachusetts, USA - Fireplace in the Pine Room of The Old Red House, Riverside, Gill, Mass. Built 1736.

Gill, Franklin, MA

Gill, incorporated September 28, 1793, was originally part of Deerfield and was included in the portion set off from Deerfield June 9, 1753, as the district of Greenfield, which became a township that same year. The first settlers on the land that became Gill, who arrived before 1753 and lived later that 1793, were therefore inhabitants of the towns of Deerfield, Greenfield and Gill, successively, even though they never moved.

Gill includes: French King and Riverside. mass_lookup.htm

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Fireplace in the Pine Room of The Old Red House, Riverside, Gill, Mass. Built 1736.

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Entrance to Mt. Hermon Schools

"Northfield Mount Hermon, commonly referred to as NMH, is a co-educational college-preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9–12 and postgraduates. The school is located on the banks of the Connecticut River in Gill, Massachusetts, United States.

Originally two neighboring schools — the Northfield School for Girls, founded in 1879, and the Mount Hermon School for Boys, founded in 1881 — NMH merged into a single institution in 1972 and consolidated on one campus in 2006...

The school was originally founded by Protestant evangelist Dwight Lyman Moody as the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies in 1879 (later called the Northfield School for Girls) and the Mount Hermon School for Boys in 1881. Moody built the girls' school in Northfield, Massachusetts, the town of his birth, and the boys' school a few miles away in the town of Gill. Moody's goal was to provide the best possible education for young people without privilege, and he... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Gill, Massachusetts, USA

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male ancestorObed SEVERANCE (17 April 1792, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 13 April 1869, Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA)
female ancestorMary LAWSON (1793, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 11 October 1874, Worthington, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorIra STOUGHTON (17 July 1794, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 7 October 1873, Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorJedediah DARLING (1798, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 8 December 1870, Leverett, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorAndrew CORBIT (1802, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 28 February 1861, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)
female ancestorEliza Maria HOLLISTER (1802, - 4 April 1881, Gill, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorAlvin MORLEY (28 October 1802, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 14 November 1880, Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain) (Boston Township))
male ancestorCharles DOOLITTLE (6 January 1806, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 4 October 1848, Northfield, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorHoratio Nelson JACKSON (3 March 1810, Gill, Massachusetts, USA - 18 February 1896, Barre, Vermont, USA (Graniteville) (South Barre))

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male ancestorEdward KNEELAND (24 March 1807 - 28 August 1877) and female ancestorSamantha DAY (5 June 1809 - 29 May 1869) married 7 November 1835
male ancestorRaymond Frederick PERKINS (22 September 1914 - 7 July 1986) and female ancestorGladys Mae NAYLOR (21 October 1925 - May 1964) married 21 October 1944
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