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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA? 

East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
The lands that would become East Bridgewater were first settled by Europeans in 1630 as an outgrowth of the Plymouth and Duxbury plantations. It was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723, until it officially separated from Bridgewater and incorporated on June 14, 1823.
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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - The Brockton Dahlia Farm
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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - Old Blacksmith Shop
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1723 - East Bridgewater was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723.

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1823 - East Bridgewater separated from Bridgewater and incorporated on June 14, 1823.

11. EAST BRIDGEWATER. [Pop. 1,950. Inc. 1823.]
This town was a part of the ancient Bridgewater,

It manufactures many boots and shoes,...Read MORE...

1859
EAST BRIDGEWATER, a township in Plymouth co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 25 m. SSE of...Read MORE...

East Bridgewater Massachusetts, 1890
East Bridgewater is a flourishing farming and manufacturing town in the northwesterly part of...Read MORE...

1893 - May 21 - (East Bridgewater) - a fire wiped out the Old Colony Iron Foundry and Machine Shop, levelled the Methodist Church and two large warehouses.
The loss was estimated at $100,000.00. At one time 15 of the buildings were on fire. The cause of...Read MORE...

1900 - The population of East Bridgewater was 3,025

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich
1916
East Bridgewater, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township (town) of its own name, on...Read MORE...

1938 - (East Bridgewater) The old First Church had its steeple blown off in the hurricane of 1938.

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich
1940 - The population of East Bridgewater was 3,822

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bonney
flag  Jacob D. BONNEY (1840, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 21 December 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Edson
flag  Albert C. EDSON (1845, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 3 February 1886, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA )

Mahoney
flag  Hannah MAHONEY (1855, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 20 January 1886, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA )

Mahony
flag  Hanora F. MAHONY (1860, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 10 December 1886, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA )

Mitchell
flag  Timothy MITCHELL (1800, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 20 October 1886, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA )

Shepard
flag  Arthur SHEPARD (7/2/1889, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 10/16/1964, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag  Robert SHEPARD (4/3/1928, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 9/3/2000, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone

Whitman
flag  Nathaniel WHITMAN (1785, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 29 October 1869, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA (South Deerfield))

Whitmarsh
flag  Judith WHITMARSH (9/2/1669, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 2/8/1760, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)

Wolschendorf
flag  Dorothy Gertrude WOLSCHENDORF (01 July 1909, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 03 October 1997, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Evelyn Lois WOLSCHENDORF (6 October 1910, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 4 August 2005, Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Gloria WOLSCHENDORF (29 January 1917, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - July 1983, Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi?)
flag  Harold Orcutt WOLSCHENDORF (6 November 1906, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 1935?, )
flag  Irving Quinn WOLSCHENDORF (13 June 1910, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - , )
flag  Mildred May WOLSCHENDORF (31 January 1903, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - aft. 1923, )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Chabot
immigrant - Canada to US   John Baptiste CHABOT (5/3/1853, Iberville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Athanase-de-Bleury) - 5/16/1929, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Hansen
immigrant flag  Clara E HANSEN (October 1851, , Denmark - 12 October 1919, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)

Latham
flag  Betty LATHAM (1701, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 14 October 1782, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Orcutt
flag  Charles Jones ORCUTT (30 April 1853, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 15 September 1906, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

SHEPARD
flag  Arthur SHEPARD (7/2/1889, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 10/16/1964, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

St. Denis
immigrant - Canada to US   Julienne Mary ST. DENIS (1/29/1854, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 12/14/1915, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Whitehouse (Leavitt?)
flag  Martha Belle WHITEHOUSE (LEAVITT?) (October 1870, Athens, Maine, USA - 27 February 1925, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)

Wolschendorf
flag  George Edward WOLSCHENDORF (19 July 1877, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA - 1950, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)
immigrant flag  William WOLSCHENDORF (March 1849, , Denmark - 1 August 1919, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1645
John WASHBURN (WASHBORNE) (26 November 1620 - 12 November 1686) & Elizabeth METCHELL (MITCHELL) (abt. 1628 - )
married 6 December 1645

1752
Jonathan PACKARD (12 November 1730 - 27 May 1805) & Martha WILLIAMS (24 May 1728 - 11 March 1810)
married 28 September 1752

1777
Sylvanus PACKARD (27 January 1752 - ) & Elizabeth MARSTON (abt. 1750 - )
married 19 August 1777

1900
George Edward WOLSCHENDORF (19 July 1877 - 1950) & Alice Mildred ORCUTT (5 April 1879 - August 1923)
married 20 September 1900
 

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