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Washington, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Washington, Connecticut, USA? 

Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA

Washington was incorporated in 1779, with lands carved from the towns of Woodbury, Litchfield, Kent and New Milford. The town was named after George Washington, who traveled through the area several times during the American Revolution...wikipedia


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Washington, Connecticut, USA - Gunn Memorial Library
Washington, Connecticut, USA

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Washington, Connecticut, USA - Wykeham Rise School
Washington, Connecticut, USA

Wykeham Rise School

"Fanny Emma Davies, the founder of Wykeham Rise, was born in Winchester, England, in 1862. After studying in Paris and at... Read MORE...
Washington, Connecticut, USA - The Green - Washington, Conn.
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1779 - (Washington, CT) - Named after George Washington, the town incorporated in 1779 from parts of Woodbury, Litchfield, Kent, and New Milford.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ washington/
1819 - Washington
Washington is a post township, situated in the southwestern section of the county, 40 miles...Read MORE...

1836 - Washington
WASHINGTON was incorporated by the General Assembly in 1779. Judea, the first society in this town, ...Read MORE...

1850 - (Washington, CT) - Gunnery, a college preparatory school was established in 1850.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ washington/
1906
Washington, a post-village in Washington township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., about 15 miles...Read MORE...

News  1911 - PARLOR CAR JUMPS TRACK.
Eighteen Passengers Shaken and One Hurt on Litchfield Express.

WASHINGTON, Conn., July 8. -...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Hubbard
flag  Sophia HUBBARD (1798, Washington, Connecticut, USA - 4 August 1861, Morris, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Abernethy
  Wait ABERNETHY (1779, - 18 May 1877, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Ackley
  Hezekiah ACKLEY (1763, - 6 October 1816, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  John D. ACKLEY (1802, - 13 February 1880, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  Leman ACKLEY (1728, - 5 March 1804, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Beardsley
  George W. BEARDSLEY (1837, - 31 March 1863, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
  Ruggles BEARDSLEY (1780, - 2 October 1806, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Candee
  Basil CANDEE (1820, - 11 August 1864, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Kenyon
  Eugene W. KENYON (1842, - 3 December 1862, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Warner
flag  Jabez WARNER (30 March 1710, Middletown, Connecticut, USA - June 1787, Washington, Connecticut, USA)

Wilcox
  Frank E WILCOX (1843, - 9 November 1862, Washington, Connecticut, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1813
Jasper STODDARD (20 June 1793 - 5 February 1873) & Sophia HUBBARD (1798 - 4 August 1861)
married 11 July 1813
 

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