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Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA

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Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants beginning in 1664 and was originally considered part of Northampton. In 1785, the village of Easthampton was formally named its own separate political entity, and in 1809, it officially became a town.wikipedia


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Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants beginning in 1664 and was originally considered part of Northampton.

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In 1785, the village of Easthampton was formally named its own separate political entity.

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1809 - Easthampton officially became a town.

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22. EASTHAMPTON. [Pop. 717. Inc. 1809.]
Easthampton was taken from Northampton and Southampton.

Manhan River enters the...Read MORE...

News  1845 - The Gale at Easthampton, Mass.
It is a matter of astonishment that no injury to person or life was the consequence of the disaster ...Read MORE...

1847 - The Williston-Knight Button Company, was established in Easthampton by Samuel Williston, son of the town’s first minister, a Congregationalist named Payson Williston.
The company specialized in cloth-covered buttons – a coveted item at the time – and to facilitate...Read MORE...

1864 - Easthampton's first high school and first national bank opened.

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1869 - Easthampton Town Hall is built.

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1881 - Easthampton Public Library opened.

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Easthampton Massachusetts, 1890
Easthampton is a delightful and prosperous manufacturing, educational and farming town in the...Read MORE...

In 1899, the West Boylston Manufacturing Company and the Hampton Company, both specializing in cloth production, moved to Easthampton, recruiting a larger immigrant labor force, particularly from Poland and Canada.

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In 1912, a new high school was built in Easthampton.

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1916
Easthampton, a post-township (town) of Hampshire co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Alvord
flag   Justus B. ALVORD (1815, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 5 June 1861, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA)

Bader
flag    George Harry BADER (23 October 1900, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 14 January 1980, Covington, Kentucky, USA) gravestone

Blood
flag   L. Augustus BLOOD (1835, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 18 October 1858, Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben))

Brouilette
World War II Soldier flag    Clarence Bader BROUILETTE (3 July 1910, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 26 August 1988, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)) gravestone
flag    Eileen Harriet BROUILETTE (26 September 1913, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 26 May 1985, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone

Brouilette (Brulett)
World War II Soldier flag    Richmond Douglas BROUILETTE (BRULETT) (1 January 1924, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 12 April 2005, Farmville, Virginia, USA) gravestone

Chapman
flag   George CHAPMAN (8 February 1801, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 9 November 1857, Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)) gravestone

Clark
flag   Elihu CLARK (1783, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 29 November 1873, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)) gravestone

Day
flag   William DAY (1804, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 6 September 1849, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Dickinson
flag   Susan E. DICKINSON (1839, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 2 May 1861, Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)) gravestone

Farley
flag   Kate FARLEY (1785, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 13 April 1865, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA)

Flinn
flag   John FLINN (1823, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 14 August 1871, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA)

Knight
flag   Lathrope E. KNIGHT (1812, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 18 October 1865, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Lyman
flag   Olive LYMAN (1845, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 6 November 1872, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Mitchell
flag   Donna Powell MITCHELL (23 October 1938, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 24 August 2014, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone
flag   Edmund Babcock MITCHELL (08 January 1900, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 29 October 1969, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone

Starr
flag   Caroline STARR (1801, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 2 May 1856, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Strangford
flag   William Alexander STRANGFORD (16 January 1873, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 13 March 1952, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )

Terry
flag   Huron TERRY (1799, Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA - 5 October 1860, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 104 ancestors who died in Easthampton, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1905
William Alexander STRANGFORD (16 January 1873 - 13 March 1952) & Anna Louise BADER (26 October 1884 - 12 January 1967)
married 22 July 1905
Theodore ETHIER (14 June 1882 - ) & Dinah ETHIER (AKEY) (abt. 1880 - )
married 27 November 1905

1906
Jesse Horatio PRATT (22 May 1873 - 1926) & Lillian Alice BADER (5 May 1886 - 25 October 1968)
married 27 January 1906

1909
Albert Bertram BROUILETTE (16 January 1887 - 7 October 1962) & Edith Leona BADER (5 June 1892 - 6 January 1990)
married 24 November 1909

1914
Horace Anthony ETHIER (12 December 1884 - 16 December 1975) & Alma BONNEVILLE (4 March 1892 - 1972)
married 7 September 1914

1917
Otis Raymond THAYER (26 July 1885 - 28 September 1948) & Clara Minnie BADER (28 June 1888 - 5 February 1932)
married 21 July 1917
 

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