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Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

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Where is Taunton, Massachusetts, USA? 

Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Taunton was founded by settlers from England and officially incorporated as a town on September 3, 1639. Most of the town's settlers were originally from Taunton in Somerset, England, which led early settlers to name the settlement after that town.wikipedia


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Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - Alkalol
Alkalol is a nasal wash and oral rinse. Alkalol dissolves mucus, cleans and moisturizes the nasal airways, and provides relief to agitated sinus, nasal passage and throat tissue. It is an alkaline saline solution that includes a mix of menthol, camphor, eucalyptol, thymol, benzoin, and oils of wintergreen, spearmint, pine, and cinnamon, as well as potassium and sodium salts. First formulated by James P. Whitters in 1896 in a small laboratory above the A.J. Barker pharmacy in Taunton, Massachusetts, Alkalol is one of the oldest over-the-counter pharmaceutical products sold in the United States.
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Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

Alkalol
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Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - Westville Mill near Taunton, Mass.
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

Westville Mill near Taunton, Mass.
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - Prospect Street Looking South. Taunton, Mass.
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

Prospect Street Looking South. Taunton, Mass.
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - S. A. DUDLEY 
Taunton, Mass.
Manufacturers of SHUTTLES of every description
Dudley Patent
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)

S. A. DUDLEY
Taunton, Mass.
Manufacturers of SHUTTLES of every description
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1637 - Taunton founded

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1774 - October 21 - First display of the word "Liberty" on a flag, raised by colonists in Taunton, Massachusetts and which was in defiance of British rule in Colonial America

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2. TAUNTON. [Pop. 7,645. Inc. 1639.]
The Indian name of this ancient town was Cohannet. It included within its limits, Berkeley,...Read MORE...

News  1853 - ANOTHER FRIGHTFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
Saturday afternoon, as we learn from the Gazette, at half past two o'clock, as the New Bedford and...Read MORE...

News  1868 - 6,000 Employed
About six thousand inhabitants of Taunton, Mass., are employed in its thirty factories, and there...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Shovel Manufactory Burned
An extensive shovel manufactory at Taunton, Mass., was burned a few days ago, involving a loss of...Read MORE...

Taunton Massachusetts, 1890
TAUNTON is a prosperous and in some respects a model manufacturing city, lying in the northeasterly ...Read MORE...

1906
Tannton, a city and one of the capitals of Bristol co., Mass., is situated at the head of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1675
James LEONARD (abt. 1642 - 1 November 1726) & Lydia GULLIVER (13 October 1656 - 4 July 1705)
married 29 October 1675

1683
Samuel THRASHER (26 January 1663 - ) & Bethia BROOKS (29 April 1662 - )
married 5 December 1683

1685
Robert GODFREY (January 1660 - 25 April 1726) & Hannah HACKETT (25 January 1666 - )
married 14 January 1685

1694
Increase ROBINSON (1670 - 1 March 1738) & Mehitable WILLIAMS (7 June 1676 - )
married 11 February 1694

1696
Thomas RANDALL (1673 - 4 June 1752) & Rachel LINCOLN (16 September 1677 - 18 February 1715)
married 20 January 1696

1699
John DEAN (18 September 1674 - 31 July 1724) & Hannah BIRD (16 December 1677 - 15 July 1748)
married 21 September 1699

1701
Seth WILLIAMS (1675 - 13 May 1761) & Mary DEAN (15 July 1680 - 8 June 1746)
married 1 February 1701

1702
Peter PITTS (abt. 1663 - 8 July 1745) & Bethia ROBINSON (abt. 1669 - 1747)
married 11 March 1702

1711
Stephen GARY (abt. 1691 - abt. February 1749/50) & Mary (Mercy) GILBERT (1691 - 1782)
married 9 November 1711

1734
Eliphalet BRIGGS (abt. 1713 - 26 June 1780) & Abigail GARY (abt. 1720 - 14 March 1816)
married 28 November 1734

1736
Jabez CUSHMAN (11 August 1713 - 21 May 1784) & Sarah PADDLEFORD (PADELFORD) (19 February 1711 - 14 June 1803)
married 2 December 1736

1740
Elijah GARY (1718 - 1803) & Ruth HASKINS (1720 - 5 February 1777)
married 16 December 1740

1764
Elijah GARY (abt. 1743 - 1803) & Betty CONENDER ( - )
married 26 November 1764

1765
John DEAN (1740 - 18 September 1776) & Sarah THRASHER (12 October 1746 - 30 December 1784)
married 22 January 1765

1784
Abisha DEAN (abt. 1750 - ) & Olive LEONARD ( - 2 March 1817)
married 17 October 1784

1798
Isaac WASHBURN (1 February 1755 - 3 November 1832) & Elizabeth RICHMOND (16 February 1770 - 11 July 1855)
married 27 May 1798

1808
William DURFEE (5 August 1784 - ) & Hannah CLARK (abt. 1774 - abt. 1860)
married

1828
Barney DEAN (4 February 1796 - 24 January 1840) & Fanny WASHBURN (16 December 1805 - 3 June 1876)
married 10 May 1828

1862
William E WILCOX (1840 - ) & Elisabeth P PAINE (1843 - )
married 27 September 1862

1869
Nelson Root REED (1847 - 11 February 1906) & Sophia Richmond LAWTON (5 April 1846 - 19 July 1900)
married 7 January 1869

1881
Edouard CYRIAC dit RAPONNEAU (TIRIAC) (23 September 1854 - 8 July 1938) & Melvina LORANGER (April 1861 - 13 November 1925)
married 19 September 1881

1909
Wilfred-A SOUCY (12 February 1886 - ) & Annie LAWRENCE (abt. 1890 - )
married 12 January 1909
 

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