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Plainfield, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Plainfield, Connecticut, USA? 

Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, USA
The history of Plainfield officially began with its incorporation by an act of the General Court of Connecticut in May 1699. In the year it was accepted by the legislature as a township and in the five decades preceding it, the area where Plainfield is located was known to European settlers as the Quinebaug country, an English transcription of the Indian name for the tribe or band of Native Americans inhabiting the area, and for the river which flows through eastern Connecticut before joining the Shetucket river at Norwich.www.plainfieldct.org/


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Plainfield, Connecticut, USA - Depot, Plainfield, Conn.
Plainfield, Connecticut, USA

Depot, Plainfield, Conn.
Plainfield, Connecticut, USA - Plainfield Street, Plainfield, Conn.
Plainfield, Connecticut, USA

Plainfield Street, Plainfield, Conn.

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1770 - Plainfield Academy was founded in 1770, just prior to the Revolutionary War.
It’s purpose: “to provide improved facilities for the more complete education of the youth of the...Read MORE...

1819 - Plainfield
Plainfield, a post township, is situated in the southeastern section of the county, 41 miles east...Read MORE...

News  1825 - A gang of counterfeiters has been discovered in Plainfield, Conn., at the house of one Ezekiel Hall, who was cashier of the company.
Hall was arrested, but three or four accomplices, all of whom ahve been inmates of Newgate,...Read MORE...

News  1900 - C. H. CHICKERING'S WIDOWS - Four Women Claim the Estate of a Plainfield (Conn.) Man.
Special to the New York Times.
NEW HAVEN, Dec. 31. - The question as to how many widows C. H....Read MORE...

1906
Plainfield, a post-village of Windham Co., Conn., in Plainfield township (town), on the New York,...Read MORE...

News  1907 - WOMEN CAUSE STRIKE - Cotton Mills in Plainfield, Conn. Practically Close Down - WOULDN'T JOIN UNION
Union Workers Demanded Girl's Discharge and the Company Promptly Refused

Plainfield, Conn., Nov. ...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 44 ancestors who died in Plainfield, Connecticut, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1716
Thomas STEVENS (7 August 1689 - 8 December 1781) & Amy FELLOWS (25 February 1694 - )
married 8 November 1716

1720
Samuel HALL (abt. 1692 - ) & Abigail FELLOWS (13 May 1701 - 24 September 1727)
married 4 January 1720

1721
Isaac FELLOWS (25 March 1694 - ) & Abigail HUTCHENS (14 September 1698 - )
married 9 November 1721

1723
Timothy PIERCE (7 October 1698 - ) & Mary WHEELER (4 March 1703 - )
married 12 June 1723

1728
John FELLOWS (3 March 1703 - 10 September 1757) & Jerusha DOUGLAS (26 April 1706 - 26 November 1786)
married 22 October 1728

1730
Nathan FELLOWS (1 September 1696 - ) & Priscilla WARREN (6 October 1711 - )
married 29 January 1730

1742
Thomas STEVENS (16 April 1723 - 15 November 1755) & Lydia PIERCE (1 November 1724 - )
married October 1742

1961
George LORANGER (9/16/1941 - 10/22/1995) & Patricia BROUSSEAU (9/30/1942 - 2/28/2017)
married 6/3/1961
 

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