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History of New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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Joyceland - The Tourist Home, Lake Candlewood, New Fairfield, Conn.
"Joyce land Tourist Home, 1927 This popular vacation spot was situated on Squantz Pond. When excavations began for this building (still standing today), an entire skeleton was unearthed, believed to be Chief Squantz resting in his camping ground. Keith Joyce also found arrowheads, tomahawks,and other implements on the property." www.preservenewfairfield.org
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1740 - Incorporated in 1740, New Fairfield’s early residents farmed and maintained small enterprises.
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1819 - New Fairfield
New-Fairfield is an inconsiderable town, situated in the northwest section of the county, 64 miles distant from Hartford, and is bounded on the north by Sherman, on the east by New-Milford, in Litchfield county, and Brookfield, on the south by Danbury and Ridgefield, and on the west by the State of New-York. Its average length is 5 miles, and its average breadth 4 and a half miles, comprising 22 and a half square miles...
A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care and Impartiality, from Original and Authentic Materials : Consisting of Two Parts ... : with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each State
Authors John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles
Publisher W.S. Marsh, 1819
1839 - New Fairfield
New Fairfield, Connecticut
Fairfield county. This is a small township, rough and hilly, with a hard and gravelly soil. It lies 64 miles S.W. from Hartford and 7 N. from Danbury. Incorporated in 1740. Population, 1830, 940.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
1854 - New Fairfield
New Fairfield, a post-township in Fairfield co., Connecticut, 64 miles S. W. from Hartford. Population, 927.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1895 - New Fairfield
New Fairfield, a post-office of Fairfield co, Conn., in New Fairfield township, 6 miles N.N.W. of Danbury. It has 2 churches and a churn-factory, Pop. of township, 870.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
New Fairfield, a post-village of Fairfield co., Conn., in New Fairfield township (town), 6 miles NNW. of Danbury. Pop. of the town in 1900, 584.
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 ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in New Fairfield, Connecticut, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were born or died in New Fairfield.
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Thomas BRUSH (1715, Huntington, Suffolk, New York, USA - 1 November 1802, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Lucy BALL (1717, East Haven, Connecticut, USA - 25 June 1811, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Abel SHERWOOD (20 December 1720, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (Southport) (Greenfield Hill) - September 1761, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Samuel HUNGERFORD (10 May 1725, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA (Goodspeed's Landing) (Moodus) (Leesville) (Hadlyme) - 3 September 1789, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Mary GRAVES (20 January 1728, Colchester, Connecticut, USA (Westchester) - 13 March 1793, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Hannah FOUNTAIN (2 April 1729, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (Southport) (Greenfield Hill) - 1818, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
David Seymour TREADWELL (26 July 1732, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (Southport) (Greenfield Hill) - 12 October 1829, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Nehemiah BEARDSLEY (1732, - 31 March 1811, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Phineas BEARDSLEY (1734, - 30 January 1812, New Fairfield, Connecticut, USA)
Ancestors Who Were Married in New Fairfield, Connecticut, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were married in New Fairfield.
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William BROWNELL (2 February 1715 - May 1763) and Patience MOSHER (2 June 1724 - April 1761) married 28 February 1748
Josiah BUCK (25 January 1756 - 14 July 1813) and Mary "Polly" TOWNER (1760 - 13 October 1802) married 14 April 1779
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