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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA? 

Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
"Glastonbury is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, founded in 1693... The town was named after the history filled town Glastonbury in Somerset, England. Glastonbury is located on the banks of the Connecticut River, 7 miles southeast of Hartford."wikipedia


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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Williams' Jersey Cream Toilet Soap
The J.B. Williams Co., Glastonbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Franklin's Drug Store, in the center of Glastonbury, Conn., A friendly town to live in
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Section of Main St., Glastonbury, Conn.
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Main Street, looking North, Glastonbury, Conn. (1911)

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1655 - Dating back to 1655, Glastonbury has the oldest continually operating ferry in the United States. It runs between South Glastonbury and Rocky Hill.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/
1693 - (Glastonbury, CT) Founded in 1636 as part of Wethersfield and called Pyaug, the area was incorporated in 1693.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ glastonbury/
1819 - Glastenbury
Glastenbury is a post town situated upon the east side of Connecticut river, near the south east...Read MORE...

News  1879 - Julia Smith marries
Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last ...Read MORE...

News  1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., ...Read MORE...

1916
Glastonbury, gloss'on-ber-e, a post-village of Hartford co., Conn., in Glastonbury township (town), ...Read MORE...

News  1949 - Highway Safety Commission Lists 1948 Freak Accidents - Tomato Accident
...Perhaps the freakiest of the runaway accidents was caused by a tomato in Glastonbury last...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Abby
American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   Samuel ABBY (27 July 1726, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 10 August 1806, Portland, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Blessing
flag   Constance Grace BLESSING (17 August 1926, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 1 March 2005, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag   Dorothy A BLESSING (3 October 1912, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 2000, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag   Marion BLESSING (13 February 1923, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 27 February 2018, Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
flag   Thelma Louise BLESSING (13 February 1923, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 23 September 2002, East Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag   Woodrow Wilson BLESSING (4 September 1919, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 8 March 1998, Hartford, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Gaslee
flag   Fidelia L. GASLEE (1837, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 13 July 1877, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA)

Goodrice
flag   Lucretia GOODRICE (1769, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 2 September 1851, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Hodge
flag   Alfred HODGE (1812, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 9 June 1874, Granville, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag   Henry HODGE (1802, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 16 February 1863, Granville, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Holister
flag   Lucretia HOLISTER (1773, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 24 July 1868, Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA)

House
flag   Jonathan HOUSE (21 October 1723, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 3 October 1788, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Mosely
flag   Joseph MOSELY (29 August 1798, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 1 July 1838, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag   William MOSELY (6 February 1806, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 19 March 1868, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Blessing
flag   Charles Henry BLESSING (14 April 1882, Meriden, Connecticut, USA - December 1969, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

BLESSING
flag   Dorothy A BLESSING (3 October 1912, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 2000, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Garavelli
flag   Frank A GARAVELLI (30 September 1913, , Connecticut, USA - 10 July 1988, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Goodale
   Joseph GOODALE (1719, - 11 October 1793, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

House
   William HOUSE (1715, - 20 March 1788, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

HOUSE
flag   Jonathan HOUSE (21 October 1723, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA - 3 October 1788, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Lasker
flag   Joseph LASKER (08 April 1908, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 13 December 1999, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Sparks
   Isaac SPARKS (1768, - 28 May 1787, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Spencer
immigrant flag   Thomas SPENCER (29 March 1607, Stotfold, Bedfordshire, England - 11 September 1687, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Stocking
   Ansel STOCKING (1764, - 1 March 1796, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Tryon
   David TRYON (1758, - 28 March 1777, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Welles
   William WELLES (1725, - 12 April 1778, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA)

Wells
   Elijah WELLS (9 October 1764, - 3 August 1798, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

 

Cemeteries in Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

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