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Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA? 

Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Weymouth is the second oldest town in the Commonwealth, developed as a trading post not long after the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth. Weymouth is also the site of the very first town meeting. The recorded history of Weymouth begins in 1622...www.weymouthhistoricalsociety.org/


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Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - (1905)
Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

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Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - Dam at Old Hobart Mill, Monatiquet River (1910)
Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Dam at Old Hobart Mill, Monatiquet River (1910)
Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - Washington Square, Weymouth, Mass.
Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

Washington Square, Weymouth, Mass.

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The site of Weymouth first saw European inhabitants in 1622 as Wessagusset Colony, a colony founded by Thomas Weston, who had been the main backer of the Plymouth settlement.
The settlement was a failure. The sixty men taken from London were ill-prepared for the hardships...Read MORE...

3. WEYMOUTH. Set. 1622. Inc. 1635. Pop. 3,738.
Weymouth was named from Weymouth in England, from which some of the second company of settlers...Read MORE...

Weymouth Massachusetts, 1890
Weymouth is a busy industrial and progressive town situated at the southerly extremity of Boston...Read MORE...

News  1898 - Big Fire in Weymouth, Mass.
Weymouth, Mass., Sept. 29. - The factory buildings of the Bradley Fertilizer works in North...Read MORE...

1906
Weymouth, a banking village in Weymouth township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York, New...Read MORE...

1914 - Weymouth Town Hall destroyed by fire

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1928 - New Town Hall opens in Weymouth. It is a replica of the old Massachusetts State House in Boston.

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1973 - (Weymouth) - Stetson Shoe Company closed its doors.

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 62 ancestors who were born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 158 ancestors who died in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1659
Daniel FAIRFIELD (abt. 1640 - ) & Sarah LUDDEN (5 June 1642 - 1679)
married 4 January 1659

1660
Abraham STAPLES (20 October 1637 - 20 October 1703) & Mary RANDALL (20 March 1642 - 9 March 1712)
married 17 September 1660

1661
Shadrach THAYER (10 May 1629 - 19 October 1678) & Deliverance PRIEST (abt. 1644 - 17 January 1723)
married 12 July 1661

1680
Jacob LEONARD (abt. 1647 - aft. 19 December 1717) & Susanna KING (6 May 1659 - )
married abt. 1680

1764
John ADAMS (30 October 1735 - 4 July 1826) & Abigail SMITH (11 November 1744 - 28 October 1818)
married 25 October 1764
 

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