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Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA? 

Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA

The name of Wilbraham comes from the villages of Little Wilbraham and Great Wilbraham located near Cambridge, England.

Wilbraham was originally divided between North Wilbraham and Wilbraham.

Wilbraham is made up of several neighborhoods, known as Wilbraham Center, North Wilbraham, East Wilbraham, Wilbraham Mountain, South Wilbraham, Boston Road Corridor and the Pines Section. In 1878, the south end of Wilbraham officially broke away from Wilbraham and formed the Town of Hampden.wikipedia


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Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - M. E. Church
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

M. E. Church
Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - Rich Hall, Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Rich Hall, Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass.
Wilbraham,  Massachusetts, USA - Belli's Restaurant and Night Club
Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Belli's Restaurant and Night Club

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

6. WILBRAHAM. [Pop. 1,864 Inc. 1763.]
Wilbraham was once a part of Springfield, and was called Springfield Mountains till its...Read MORE...

News  1857 - FIRE AT WILBRAHAM
The newly erected dormitory of Wesleyan Academy, at Wilbraham, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday...Read MORE...

Wilbraham Massachusetts, 1890
Wilbraham occupies a central position in the eastern section of Hampden County, and is 89 miles...Read MORE...

1906
Wilbraham, a post-village in Wilbraham township (town), Hampden co., Mass., 10 miles E. by N. of...Read MORE...

News  1909 - MODOC EXPRESS WRECKED
SPRINGFIELD, MASS., April 29 - The Modoc Express from the West, on the Boston and Albany, was...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 30 ancestors who were born in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Blair
  Joseph BLAIR (1815, - 17 October 1836, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

Moulton
flag  Mace MOULTON (29 June 1827, Monson, Massachusetts, USA - 7 December 1870, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

Simpson
flag  Charles Amos SIMPSON (April 1, 1875, Medford, Massachusetts, USA - June 14, 1948, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA)

Taberski
flag  Helen TABERSKI (27 July 1901, Webster, Massachusetts, USA - 29 March 1989, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 

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