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Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Whitman, Massachusetts, USA? 

Whitman, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Whitman was first settled by Europeans in 1670 and was officially incorporated in 1875. Prior to becoming Whitman, it was formally the southern parish of the town of Abington. The new name, Whitman, was taken from Augustus Whitman, whose family who grew up in South Abington, and was adopted in 1886. Though before adopting the name Whitman, the small town was known as Little Comfort.
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Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - High School
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

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Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - Washington St. Looking South, Whitman, Mass.
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

Washington St. Looking South, Whitman, Mass.
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - Post Office Block and Main Street
Whitman, Mass.
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

Post Office Block and Main Street
Whitman, Mass.
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - Old Whitman Homestead, Whitman, Mass.
Whitman, Massachusetts, USA

Old Whitman Homestead, Whitman, Mass.

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Whitman Massachusetts, 1890
Whitman is a lively manufacturing town of small area in the northwestern section of Plymouth...Read MORE...

1906
Whitman, a banking post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., 21 miles S. of Boston, on the New York, New ...Read MORE...

1930 - First Chocolate Chip Cookie
Ruth Wakefield invented the first chocolate chip cookie at the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Ma. by...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Hayes
flag   Michael Frances HAYES (1885, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Randall
flag   Mary RANDALL (May 12 1926, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA - October 15 2010, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores))
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Anger
flag   Arthur ANGER (abt. 1908, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 1952, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)
flag   Eva M ANGER (14 July 1886, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 11 February 1965, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag   Irene ANGER (29 December 1909, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - October 1967, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

ANGER
flag   Napoleon ANGER (20 December 1879, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - 1948, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Benson
flag   Hubbard D. BENSON (1820, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 22 August 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

BONNEY
US Civil War Soldiers flag   Jacob D. BONNEY (20 January 1840, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - 21 December 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Carthell
flag   Sherebiah CARTHELL (1803, Halifax, Massachusetts, USA - 7 August 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Humphrey
flag   Sidney HUMPHREY (1807, Farmington, Connecticut, USA - 28 November 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Johnson
flag   Andrew J. JOHNSON (1865, New Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - 26 August 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Ladouceur
flag   Elmira LADOUCEUR (abt. 1885, Millbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1953, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Leonard
flag   Henry F. LEONARD (1828, Taunton, Massachusetts, USA (East Taunton) - 26 December 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

McEnroe
flag   John Francis MCENROE (2 December 1884, Rockland, Massachusetts, USA - 1937, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Meany
flag   Julia MEANY (1858, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 5 November 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Millett
flag   Francis MILLETT (1816, North Leeds, Maine, USA - 7 May 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Noyes
flag   John NOYES (1809, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 10 May 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)
US Civil War Soldiers flag    Luke Bicknell NOYES (13 May 1837, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 6 December 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Ramsdell
flag   Henry A. RAMSDELL (1829, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 26 November 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Reed
flag   Charles S. REED (1817, Abington, Massachusetts, USA - 13 May 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)

Sullivan
immigrant flag   James O. SULLIVAN (1806, , Ireland - 19 August 1886, Whitman, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1906
Napoleon ANGER (20 December 1879 - 1948) & Elmira LADOUCEUR (abt. 1885 - 1953)
married 29 January 1906

1907
Charles A GAUCHER (1888 - ) & Marie FORCIER (March 1882 - )
married 15 July 1907

1913
Joseph A PELLETIER (1886 - ) & Emma FORCIER (August 1883 - )
married 19 October 1913

1915
Michael Frances HAYES (1885 - ) & Florence FORCIER (August 1885 - )
married 26 September 1915
 

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