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Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Litchfield, Connecticut, USA? 

"Litchfield is a town in and former county seat of Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States... The boroughs of Bantam and Litchfield are located within the town. There are also three unincorporated villages: East Litchfield, Milton, and Northfield."wikipedia

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Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - Litchfield High School
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Litchfield High School
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - South Street looking North, Litchfield, Conn.
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

South Street looking North, Litchfield, Conn.
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - Main Street, Litchfield, Connecticut
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Main Street, Litchfield, Connecticut

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1784 - Tapping Reeve established the first law school in the United States in Litchfield.
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1819 - Litchfield
Litchfield, an extensive, wealthy and populous township, and seat of justice of the county, is...Read MORE...

1836 - Litchfield
The tract of land now comprised in the township of Litchfield, was called by the native Indians...Read MORE...

News  1886 - CONNECTICUT. EMBERS FROM THE LITCHFIELD FIRE.
Litchfield was crowded with people all day Saturday, come to view the ruins of the big fire....Read MORE...

News  1888 - A BIG FIRE AT LITCHFIELD. THE NEW COURT HOUSE AND A NUMBER OF OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED.
WATERBURY, Conn., Aug. 9. - For the second time in three years Litchfield suffered the loss of a...Read MORE...

News  1889 - The death of Mrs. Theron Beach occurred on the 8th at her home in Litchfield, Conn., in her one hundred and first year.
During more than a century of life she had lived in one house. That house her grandfather built in...Read MORE...

News  1910 - FIRE IN FAMOUS HOTEL. House In Which Lafayette Was Entertained Damaged $10,000.
Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 23. - The old United States Hotel in...Read MORE...

1916
Litchfield, a banking post-borough and one of the capitals of Litchfield co., Conn., in a township...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Barnes
flag  Abigail Luddington BARNES (14 May 1748, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 November 1815, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Beecher
 flag  Harriet Elizabeth BEECHER (14 June 1812, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1 July 1896, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)

Coe
flag  Ira COE (1797, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 28 March 1873, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)

Hills
flag  James A. HILLS (1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 12 March 1845, Egremont, Massachusetts, USA)

Hunnaston
flag  Orrin HUNNASTON (1792, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 6 July 1859, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)

Merriman
flag  Harlow MERRIMAN (1798, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 20 October 1862, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Peck
flag  Eliada PECK (1794, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 16 March 1876, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Pringle
flag  Charles PRINGLE (12 August 1756, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 11 September 1795, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Stoddard
flag  Abigail STODDARD (1778, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1854, Madison, Connecticut, USA (East Guilford))
flag  Catharine STODDARD (25 October 1827, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - , )
flag  Jasper STODDARD (20 June 1793, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 February 1873, Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Moses STODDARD (14 May 1741, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 21 December 1831, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Warner
flag  Hannah WARNER (10 September 1719, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Barnes
American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Enos BARNES (1 January 1723, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 2 March 1798, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

BARNES
flag  Abigail Luddington BARNES (14 May 1748, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 5 November 1815, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Camp
flag  Sarah CAMP (17 February 1677, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 28 May 1743, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Curtiss
flag  Gideon CURTISS (13 July 1763, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 23 October 1853, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Farnam
flag  Peter FARNAM (7 March 1665, Killingworth, Connecticut, USA - 14 February 1704, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Goodwin
flag  Ruth GOODWIN (7 March 1708, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 19 August 1777, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Luddington
flag  Abigail LUDDINGTON (8 June 1729, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 8 June 1768, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Parmele
  Jehiel PARMELE (1719, - 15 January 1776, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)

Stoddard
flag  John STODDARD (22 February 1674, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 22 January 1727, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Moses STODDARD (20 March 1701, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA - 2 September 1777, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

STODDARD
flag  Moses STODDARD (14 May 1741, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 21 December 1831, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

WARNER
flag  Hannah WARNER (10 September 1719, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA - 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1766
Moses STODDARD (14 May 1741 - 21 December 1831) & Abigail Luddington BARNES (14 May 1748 - 5 November 1815)
married 23 April 1766
 

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