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Hanover, Massachusetts, USA - North River

Hanover, Plymouth, MA

The area of Hanover was first settled by English settlers in 1649 when William Barstow, a farmer, built a bridge along the North River at what is now Washington Street. The land was the westernmost portion of the town of Scituate, and it would officially separate and be incorporated as a town June 14, 1727. The name "Hanover" is probably a tribute to King George I, the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain. wikipedia

Hanover includes: Assinippi (Snappy), Curtis Crossing Station, Standish, West Hamilton, and Winlows Crossing. mass_lookup.htm

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Odd Fellows Hall, Hanover, Mass.

Hanover, Massachusetts, USA

The Portiuncula Chapel

"The Portiuncula Chapel, on the grounds of Cardinal Cushing Centers, Hanover, Massachusetts, is the final resting place of Cardinal Richard Cushing. It was his desire to be laid to rest close to his beloved exceptional children.

The word Portiuncula means “little portion” in Italian. When constructed on the Hanover campus in 1953, Cardinal Cushing made a point of making sure that every stone, every fresco, and every part of his Chapel came from Assisi—where, over 700 years ago, St. Francis himself built the chapel that inspired it..."

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

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female ancestorRebecca GRAY (1660, Scituate, Massachusetts, USA - 12 October 1712, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorFranklin BEAL (1820, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 21 March 1899, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorCharles DYER (14 July 1831, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA - 13 April 1904, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
female ancestorMaria Frances HOLMES (1834, , Ireland - 7 August 1871, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorE. Edwin WHITING (1836, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 10 April 1886, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorAnthony Patrick MCENROE (24 June 1843, Oldcastle, Co Meath, Ireland - 5 August 1896, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorWilliam E TRIBOU (16 November 1846, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA - , )
female ancestorLucy Lavinia WATERS (6 October 1847, Hingham, Massachusetts, USA - 2 December 1885, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorMichael BAGAN (1860, Rockland, Massachusetts, USA - 7 February 1886, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)

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male ancestorCharles DYER (14 July 1831 - 13 April 1904) and female ancestorMaria Frances HOLMES (1834 - 7 August 1871) married 10 February 1856
male ancestorClyde Alderson BOWKER (23 April 1895 - 25 May 1973) and female ancestorMabel Frances DYER (21 October 1894 - November 1976) married 9 November 1920
male ancestorRichard Ward THOMPSON (25 May 1925 - 14 September 1994) and photo of Celia Dyer BOWKER Celia Dyer BOWKER (23 September 1927 - 8 November 1997) married 1950
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