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Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Watertown, Connecticut, USA? 

Watertown, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
More than 210 years ago the area that is now Watertown belonged to the local Paugasuck Indians. But in 1684, Thomas Judd and 35 other proprietors bought the land from the Indians and Town history began.
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Watertown, Connecticut, USA - THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.
Watertown, Connecticut, USA

THE HEMINWAY AND BARTLETT SILK COMPANY, WATERTOWN, CONN.

"...Gen. Meritt Heminway (1800-1886) started his "M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co." in... Read MORE...
Watertown, Connecticut, USA - Main St. II. Watertown, Conn.
Watertown, Connecticut, USA

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1780 - (Watertown, CT) - In 1738 the First Ecclesiastical Society of Westbury formed, and in 1780 the town separated from Waterbury and incorporated as Watertown.

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1819 - Watertown
Watertown is a post township, situated in the southeastern section of the county, 26 miles from...Read MORE...

News  1856 - A Fowl Story
The New York Clipper contains an account, from a correspondent in Watertown, Conn., of a fight...Read MORE...

1906
Watertown, a post-village and summer-resort in Watertown township (town), Litchfield co., Conn., 6...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Bronson
flag  Uri BRONSON (22 March 1776, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 3 July 1862, Egremont, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Cole
flag  Experience COLE (1783, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 16 October 1860, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Grannis
flag  Joseph GRANNIS (12 March 1676, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 1753, East Haven, Connecticut, USA)

Manville
flag  Clark MANVILLE (1776, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 9 October 1854, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Martindale
flag  Frances MARTINDALE (1751, Watertown, Connecticut, USA - 17 March 1825, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA)
 

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