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Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Kingston, Massachusetts, USA? 

Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Originally the north precinct of the town of Plymouth, Kingston was first settled by Europeans in 1620, shortly after the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock...

Kingston was incorporated as a distinct town in 1726, following a tax dispute between the residents of north and south Plymouth.

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Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - Old Forge (Drew's Tack Factory)
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Old Forge (Drew's Tack Factory)

"1837. C. DREW & CO. is established at Stony Brook by Christopher Prince Drew and Thomas Bailey. Deacon Seth Drew, ... Read MORE...
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street (1906)
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

Main Street (1906)
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - High School
Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

High School

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14. KINGSTON. [Pop. 1,440. Inc. 1726.]
Kingston, while a part of Plymouth, was called Jones River
Parish, after Captain Jones of the May...

News  1869 - Mr. Caleb Bates, of Kingston, Mass., has recently presented the New England Farmer with some sweet potatoes.
He has raised them successfully for several years, and keeps them in good condition during eight...Read MORE...

News  1869 - The landing of the Franco-American cable was appropriately celebrated at Kingston, Mass., on the 27th, by a grand banquet.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
August 7, 1869
Kingston Massachusetts, 1890
Kingston is an ancient seaboard town in the easterly part of Plymouth County, 33 miles southeast of ...Read MORE...

Kingston, a post- village of Plymouth co., Mass., on the Jones River, 33 miles SSE. of Boston, on...Read MORE...

Kingston, Mass., Sept. 26. - Four school children were killed here today when a trolley arm fell...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag   Francis ADAMS (14 December 1741, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 4 February 1825, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

flag   Nathan CHANDLER (5 September 1780, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 28 October 1857, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

flag   Damaris COOKE (23 May 1703, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - , )
flag   Jacob COOKE (16 June 1691, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 20 November 1753, Mendham, New Jersey, USA) gravestone
flag   John COOKE (23 May 1703, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 8 December 1745, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag   Josiah COOKE (14 May 1699, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 18 September 1752, Tolland, Connecticut, USA)
flag   Margaret COOKE (3 November 1695, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 20 December 1742, Middleborough, Massachusetts, USA (Middleboro))
flag   Rebekah COOKE (19 November 1688, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 14 April 1769, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

flag   Sarah B. MCLAUTHTON (1833, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 4 December 1886, Halifax, Massachusetts, USA)

flag   Mary P. MITCHELL (1813, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 30 May 1886, Halifax, Massachusetts, USA)
flag   Walter F. MITCHELL (1853, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 16 March 1886, Brockton, Massachusetts, USA )

flag   Cornelius SAMPSON (May 1724, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 1 March 1796, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

flag   John D. SWEET (1839, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 9 August 1869, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

flag   Martin P. WASHBURN (1843, Kingston, Massachusetts, USA - 10 January 1905, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 45 ancestors who died in Kingston, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here

Seth PACKARD (13 November 1703 - 22 February 1788) & Mercy (Marcy) BRYANT (19 August 1705 - 23 September 1774)
married 21 January 1726

Cemeteries in Kingston, Massachusetts, USA

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