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Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA? 

Clarksburg, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
Clarksburg was first settled in 1764 and was officially incorporated in 1798.

Captain Matthew Ketchum, Colonel William Bullock, and Nicholas Clark are credited with having originally settled the eventual township in 1769, and the latter ultimately became Clarksburg's namesake.

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Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - Hairpin turn, Clarksburg - Mohawk Trail
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29. CLARKSBURG. [Pop. 370. Inc. 1798.]
This town was named after the family of Clark, which is numerous in the settlement....Read MORE...

Clarksburg Massachusetts, 1890
Clarksburg lies in the form of a parallelogram, seven miles long and two and a half miles wide, at...Read MORE...

Clarksburg, a township .(town), of Berkshire co., Mass., on the Vermont line. Pop. in 1900, 943.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
News  1926 - Wind Storm
Gale Plays Havoc with Trees, Wires And Windows, Causing Heavy Damage
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag   Annie CASNO (15 April 1889, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag   George Whitman EDWARDS (1816, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - 5 September 1863, Lanesborough, Massachusetts, USA (Berkshire))

flag   Janet Dunlop Weild MCLEAN (24 April 1910, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - 16 July 1998, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)) gravestone

flag   Anna J SINCLAIR (30 May 1870, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag   Herbert Lebbers WHITCOMB (28 May 1852, Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 55 ancestors who died in Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Edson S SLADE (10 July 1913 - 17 September 1983) & Mary Ellen CHAVARRY (14 April 1937 - 4 January 2004)
married 28 August 1964

Cemeteries in Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA

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