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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Southborough, Massachusetts, USA ? 

Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Southborough was first settled in 1660 and was officially incorporated in July 1727. Southborough was primarily a farming community until mills began to tap the small rivers that ran through the town. By the end of the 19th century, Southborough was home to the manufacture of plasters, straw bonnets, boots, and shoes, among other things.
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA  - The High School, Southboro, Mass.
Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

The High School, Southboro, Mass.
Southborough, Massachusetts, USA  - St. Marks School, Southboro, Mass.
Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

St. Marks School, Southboro, Mass.
Southborough, Massachusetts, USA  - Town Hall and Congregational Church, Southboro, Mass. (1915)
Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

Town Hall and Congregational Church, Southboro, Mass. (1915)

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

48. SOUTHBOROUGH. [Pop. 1,145. Inc. 1727.]
This town was called Southborough because, before it was incorporated, it was the south part of...Read MORE...

1848 - Southborough
This town was taken from the ancient town of Marlborough. and derived its name from the...Read MORE...

Southborough, Massachusetts, 1890
Southborough is a pleasant and thriving town forming the eastern extremity of Worcester County, 28...Read MORE...

1906
Southboro, a post-village in Southboro township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the New York, New...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Davis
 World War II Soldier flag  John Augustus DAVIS (24 March 1917, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 27 December 2013, East Lansing, Michigan, USA)
flag  Mary Landry DAVIS (2 March 1916, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 19 March 2004, )
World War II Soldier flag  Walter Moody DAVIS (23 June 1922, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 29 October 2015, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )

Fay
flag  Comfort FAY (26 December 1737, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - , )
flag  Lovinia FAY (1783, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 18 December 1860, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA)

Graves
flag  Ellen F. GRAVES (1836, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 29 March 1869, Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA)

Jennison
flag  Dana JENNISON (24 August 1799, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 31 August 1835, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )
flag  Walter Augustine JENNISON (8 December 1866, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 19 June 1914, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA (Marlboro))
flag  William JENNISON (11 September 1824, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 23 March 1896, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )

Johnson
flag  Samuel JOHNSON (18 December 1803, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 5 May 1888, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA ) gravestone
flag  William JOHNSON (14 July 1743, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 14 June 1830, Westborough, Massachusetts, USA (Westboro)) gravestone

Newton
flag  Abigail NEWTON (19 March 1741, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 8 June 1811, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )
flag  Hephzibah NEWTON (21 March 1768, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 19 October 1824, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )
flag  Joel NEWTON (28 October 1736, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 31 March 1796, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA )

Parker
flag  Sally PARKER (18 May 1774, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - , )

St George
flag  Felix Eusebe ST GEORGE (4 December 1872, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - , )

St. Onge
flag  Gabriel J ST. ONGE (18 March 1915, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - July 1958, Charlton, Massachusetts, USA)

Stow
flag  Meriam STOW (23 May 1750, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - , )
flag  Rufus STOW (16 August 1771, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Witherbee
flag  Caleb WITHERBEE (1780, Southborough, Massachusetts, USA - 3 January 1853, Marlborough, Massachusetts, USA (Marlboro))
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 27 ancestors who died in Southborough, Massachusetts, USA .
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1718
Isaac JONES (18 September 1757 - 26 October 1818) & Martha BUTLER (6 December 1759 - 25 April 1848)
married 18 October 1781

1737
Moses FAY (7 October 1712 - 11 December 1780) & Mary PIKE (21 January 1715 - 30 October 1751)
married 6 April 1737

1885
Walter Augustine JENNISON (8 December 1866 - 19 June 1914) & Alice Frances NURSE (4 April 1866 - 18 December 1945)
married 13 September 1885
 

Cemeteries in Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

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