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Milton, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Milton, Massachusetts, USA? 

Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Milton was settled in 1640 as part of Dorchester by a man named Max Carpenter. Referred to as "Unquity", the term used by the Neponset Tribe of the Massachusetts Indians meaning "Lower Falls," which was translated into "Lower Mills" after the establishment of the Stoughton Grist Mill in 1634. In 1662, "that part of the Town of Dorchester which is situated on the south side of the Neponsett River commonly called 'Unquatiquisset' was established as an independent town and named Milton in honor of Milton Abbey, Dorset, England."
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Milton, Massachusetts, USA - Observatory, Blue Hill Reservation. Milton, Mass.
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

Observatory, Blue Hill Reservation. Milton, Mass.
Milton, Massachusetts, USA - Athletic Field from Brook Road, Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

Athletic Field from Brook Road, Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.
Milton, Massachusetts, USA - Village Inn, Milton Lower Mills, Milton, Mass. (1907)
Milton, Massachusetts, USA

Village Inn, Milton Lower Mills, Milton, Mass. (1907)


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12. MILTON. [Pop. 1,822. Inc. 1662.]
Milton, called by the Indians, Uncataquisset, was originally a part of Dorchester, and probably ...Read MORE...

News  1871 - New Public Library
The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a...Read MORE...

News  1886 - "Anna and Wendell Phillips" is to be the inscription on the tombstone of the famous Abolitionist and his wife, at Milton, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
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July 3, 1886
Milton Massachusetts, 1890
Milton is an old suburban town of much scenic beauty, lying in the northeasterly part of Norfolk...Read MORE...

1906
Milton, a banking post-village in Milton township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the Neponset River ...Read MORE...

1938 - "Long Island Express"
The "Long Island Express" was first detected over the tropical Atlantic on September 13, although...Read MORE...

1960 - March 3-5 -Eastern Massachusetts greatest March snowstorm of record -
The storm produced record 24 hour snowfall totals of 27.2 inches at Blue Hill Observatory, 17.7...Read MORE...

1960 - September 12 - Hurricane Donna produced wind gusts to 138 mph at Blue Hill Observatory MA

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Babcock
flag  Mary BABCOCK (28 January 1680, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 14 March 1740, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Baker
flag  Mary BAKER (1795, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 17 July 1873, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Barber
flag  Rebecca BARBER (1800, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 11 August 1875, Dalton, Massachusetts, USA)

Bronsden
flag  Fanny B. BRONSDEN (1790, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 6 March 1874, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)

Brooks
flag  Mary BROOKS (28 January 1674, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 21 August 1698, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA)

Churchill
flag  Joseph M. CHURCHILL (1822, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 23 February 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Sarah CHURCHILL (1816, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 28 June 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Fenno
flag  Rebecca FENNO (23 September 1662, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - July 1741, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA)

Ferry
flag  Rhoda FERRY (1805, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 5 January 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

French
flag  Ruthy FRENCH (1811, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 11 June 1867, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Gulliver
flag  Isaac C. GULLIVER (1821, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 17 October 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Lydia GULLIVER (13 October 1656, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 4 July 1705, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton)) gravestone

Horton
flag  David HORTON (14 October 1679, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 7 January 1752, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Joseph HORTON (1 June 1717, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 2 April 1800, Chester, Vermont, USA) gravestone

May
flag  Polly MAY (1781, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 19 October 1870, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)

Piper
flag  Elijah PIPER (1823, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 26 January 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Robbins
flag  Ann Jean ROBBINS (1790, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 25 May 1867, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Salisbury
flag  Cornelius SALISBURY (7 October 1668, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - abt. 1722, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove))
flag  Cornelius SALISBURY (6 May 1771, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1841, Pamelia, Jefferson, New York, USA) gravestone
flag  Elizabeth SALISBURY (1673, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 24 June 1679, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove))
flag  Joseph SALISBURY (5 May 1675, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 22 June 1714, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville))
flag  Samuel SALISBURY (17 May 1666, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 26 August 1757, Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove))

Tucker
flag  Ebenezer G. TUCKER (1804, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1886, Canton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Ebenezer George TUCKER (5 November 1803, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1886, Canton, Massachusetts, USA)

Wellington
flag  Emma J. WELLINGTON (1846, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 7 August 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


BABCOCK
flag  Mary BABCOCK (28 January 1680, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 14 March 1740, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Boland
flag  Michael BOLAND (1838, , Ireland - 19 June 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Caswell
flag  Oliver G. CASWELL (1810, Northwood, New Hampshire, USA - 2 July 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

CHURCHILL
flag  Joseph M. CHURCHILL (1822, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 23 February 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Sarah CHURCHILL (1816, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 28 June 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Clark
flag  William H. CLARK (1826, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 1 January 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Crowd
flag  Scoville H. CROWD (1865, Canton, Massachusetts, USA - 10 May 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Fenno
immigrant flag  John FENNO (abt. 1629, , England (United Kingdom) - 7 April 1708, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

FERRY
flag  Rhoda FERRY (1805, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 5 January 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Gaudreau
flag  Albert Joseph GAUDREAU (3 June 1895, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA - November 1918, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Gray
flag  William GRAY (1837, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 16 August 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

GULLIVER
flag  Isaac C. GULLIVER (1821, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 17 October 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

HORTON
flag  David HORTON (14 October 1679, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 7 January 1752, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Houghton
immigrant flag  Ralph HOUGHTON (1 May 1623, Lancaster, Lancashire, England - 15 April 1705, Milton, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Pierce
flag  Mary PIERCE (6 October 1718, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA - 26 April 1794, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

PIPER
flag  Elijah PIPER (1823, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 26 January 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Salisbury
flag  Joanna SALISBURY (17 February 1702, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA - 1775, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Martin SALISBURY (4 July 1708, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA - 2 September 1779, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

smith
flag  Francis SMITH (10-24-1910, Old Town, Maine, USA - , Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Stowe
immigrant flag  Jane STOWE (1626, , England (United Kingdom) - 10 January 1700, Milton, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Teele
flag  Carrie A. TEELE (1855, Medford, Massachusetts, USA - 16 January 1894, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

Tucker
flag  Rebecca TUCKER (abt. 1645, Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - 12 June 1690, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
immigrant flag  Robert TUCKER (8 June 1604, Milton, Kent, England - 11 March 1682, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)

WELLINGTON
flag  Emma J. WELLINGTON (1846, Milton, Massachusetts, USA - 7 August 1886, Milton, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1676
John WILLISTON (abt. 1651 - ) & Abigail SALISBURY (abt. 1660 - 15 August 1736)
married 9 June 1676

1688
Dependence FRENCH (7 March 1649 - 11 October 1732) & Rebecca FENNO (23 September 1662 - July 1741)
married 27 April 1688

1702
David HORTON (14 October 1679 - 7 January 1752) & Mary BABCOCK (28 January 1680 - 14 March 1740)
married 10 September 1702

1831
Ebenezer George TUCKER (5 November 1803 - 20 July 1886) & Mary A ATHERTON (19 November 1805 - bef. 1834)
married 20 February 1831

1834
Ebenezer George TUCKER (5 November 1803 - 20 July 1886) & Annie Tisdale ATHERTON (2 April 1804 - )
married 5 October 1834
 

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