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Tolland, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Tolland, Connecticut, USA? 

Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, USA
Tolland was named in May, 1715, and incorporated in May, 1722. According to some, the town derives its name from being a toll station on the old road between Boston and New York. Alternatively, its name could have been taken after Tolland in Somerset, England.
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1772 - (Tolland, CT) - Originally part of the town of Windsor, it was named in 1715 and incorporated in May of 1772.

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1819 - Tolland
Tolland, the seat of justice for the county, is situated 18 miles east from Hartford, 52 northeast...Read MORE...

1906
Tolland, a banking post-village, capital of Tolland co, Conn., in a township (town) of the same...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Benton
flag  Mary B. BENTON (1789, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 22 March 1871, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Eaton
flag  Mary M. EATON (1845, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 17 June 1874, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Hartford
flag  Clarissa B. HARTFORD (1792, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 27 August 1876, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Higgins
flag  Sally HIGGINS (1795, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 30 August 1878, Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA)

Kingsbury
flag  Samuel KINGSBURY (1763, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 27 September 1851, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Krantz Snyder
flag  Rose KRANTZ SNYDER (11/21/1909, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 3/27/1982, Rockville, Connecticut, USA)

Ladd
flag  David LADD (27 July 1757, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 18 August 1792, Vernon, Connecticut, USA)
flag  Mary LADD (1776, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 13 March 1859, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

LILLIE
flag  Ezra LILLIE (13 August 1780, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 23 November 1842, Woodstock, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Purchase
flag  Jonathan S. PURCHASE (1805, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 17 September 1871, Granville, Massachusetts, USA)

Thomson
flag  Horatio THOMSON (1804, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 5 October 1860, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA)

Woods
flag  Isabel Louisa WOODS (3 January 1837, Tolland, Connecticut, USA - 6 February 1872, Ware, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Abbot
  John ABBOT (1726, - 17 May 1776, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Baker
  Heman BAKER (1749, - 21 January 1777, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Beebe
flag  Bernice I BEEBE (6 June 1920, Manchester, Connecticut, USA - 23 July 2000, Tolland, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Chapman
  Ruben CHAPMAN (1750, - 25 October 1776, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Cobb
  Amos COBB (1751, - 18 November 1776, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Cooke
flag  Josiah COOKE (14 May 1699, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 18 September 1752, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Delano
  Timothy DELANO (1730, - 12 April 1777, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Huntington
flag  John HUNTINGTON (4 July 1691, Norwich, Connecticut, USA - 2 June 1737, Tolland, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  Martha HUNTINGTON (9 December 1695, Norwich, Connecticut, USA - 26 August 1779, Tolland, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

Pinney
  Thankful PINNEY (1752, - 12 June 1776, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)

Worrin
  David WORRIN (1718, - 30 July 1777, Tolland, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
 

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