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Harwinton, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Harwinton, Connecticut, USA? 

Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

The Naugatuck River forms the western boundary of Harwinton, a town on the east-central edge of Litchfield County. Its name, unique in the US, reflects its formation from lands held by the proprietors of Hartford and Windsor. This Hartford and Windsor town (Har-Win-ton) incorporated in 1737...http://connecticuthistory.org/


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Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - Mowing Scene, Harwinton, Conn.
Harwinton, Connecticut, USA

Mowing Scene, Harwinton, Conn.
Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - Center Congregational Church, Dedicated 1808. Harwinton, Conn.
Harwinton, Connecticut, USA

Center Congregational Church, Dedicated 1808. Harwinton, Conn.
Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - Huntington Chapel, Harwinton, Conn.
Harwinton, Connecticut, USA

Huntington Chapel, Harwinton, Conn.

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1819 - Harwinton
Harwinton is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 23 miles from...Read MORE...

1836 - Harwinton
HARWINTON originally consisted of two half townships, one part belonging to Hartford, and the other ...Read MORE...

1853 - Harwinton Fair
Establishment of the Harwinton Fair, originally known as Harwinton Cattle Show and Fair.
1859
HARWINTON, a township of Litchfield co., in the state of Connecticut, U.S., 24 m. W of Hartford. It ...Read MORE...

News  1902 - LIGHTNING'S QUEER PRANKS.
One Bolt Struck a Connecticut Schoolhouse and Shocked the Inmates.

Special to The New York...Read MORE...

1916
Harwinton, a post-village of Harwinton township (town), in Litchfield co., Conn., about 22 miles W. ...Read MORE...

News  1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents
...Another accident reminiscent of the horse and buggy days occurred last October at the Harwinton...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Morse
flag  Nelson MORSE (1801, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - 23 May 1849, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield))

Yale
flag  Joseph YALE (18 September 1791, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA - 13 July 1835, , Connecticut, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Bartholomew
  Andrew BARTHOLOMEW (1714, - 16 March 1776, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Brace
  Jonathan BRACE (1708, - 2 December 1787, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Butler
  Isaac BUTLER (1694, - 19 February 1777, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Catlin
  Abijah CATLIN (1715, - 18 November 1778, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)
  Jonathan CATLIN (1715, - 28 November 1784, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Davis
  Nathan DAVIS (1689, - 17 December 1785, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Hinsdale
  Stephen HINSDALE (1743, - 25 September 1772, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Hopkins
  Hezekiah HOPKINS (1702, - 24 June 1780, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Lankton
  Thomas LANKTON (1715, - 12 August 1783, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Matthews
  Rozzel MATTHEWS (1759, - 1 October 1777, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

Peck
  Gideon PECK (1714, - 14 June 1781, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)

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

Yale
flag  Solomon YALE (23 April 1733, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA - 1790, Harwinton, Connecticut, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1803
Norman PRINGLE (21 February 1782 - 1836) & Sarah "Sallie" KELLOGG (4 July 1783 - 1833)
married 3 November 1803
 

Cemeteries in Harwinton, Connecticut, USA

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