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Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Quincy, Massachusetts, USA? 

Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Following the American Revolution, Quincy was officially incorporated as a separate town named for Col. John Quincy in 1792, and was made a city in 1888.wikipedia


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Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - Hancock Street
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Hancock Street
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - Battle Ship Rhode Island At Fore River Iron Works Quincy, Mass. (1906)
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Battle Ship Rhode Island At Fore River Iron Works Quincy, Mass. (1906)
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - Hancock Street (1912)
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Hancock Street (1912)

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1826 - First American Railroad
First American railroad built in Quincy

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1832 - July 25 - 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Mass-1 dies

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4. QUINCY. [Pop. 3,486. Inc. 1722.]
This town was originally settled in 1625, and was the first parish
of Braintree.

It was called...Read MORE...

1890 Quincy Massachusetts
QUINCY is a handsome city in the northeastern part of Norfolk County, eight miles southeast of...Read MORE...

News  1890 - DEAD BY DOZENS. THE GRIM TERROR REAPS A GHASTLY HARVEST. FRIGHTFUL DISASTER ON THE RAIL. SIXTEEN SOULS HURRIED TO ETERNITY AND MORE THAN A SCORE OF PEOPLE SCALDED AND MUTILATED.
Boston, Aug. 20. - The Cape Cod and Woods' Hole train on the Old Colony railway was wrecked at...Read MORE...

1906
Quincy, a city of Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 8 miles SE. of...Read MORE...

News  1911 - Auto Accident
Four year old Daniel Dhooge ran from his home on Glen Cove place, Quincy, yesterday afternoon out...Read MORE...

1954 - Februray 26 - 1st typesetting machine (photo engraving) used, Quincy Mass

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1961 - First Nuclear-Powered Surface Vessel
First nuclear-powered surface vessel launched at Quincy

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Anderson
flag  Agnes Marie ANDERSON (29 March 1921, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 16 June 2003, Prescott, Arizona, USA) gravestone

Cleverly
flag  Joshua CLEVERLY (20 November 1802, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 16 November 1838, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Crane
flag  Alice CRANE (, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - , Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)

Curtis
flag  Samuel CURTIS (11/11/1897, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - , Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Samuel CURTIS (, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - , Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)

Grant
flag  Charles Victor GRANT (abt. 1881, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Jackson
flag  Eliza JACKSON (1787, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 4 December 1860, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Marsh
flag  Ambrose MARSH (7 November 1790, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 25 June 1814, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Nightingale
flag  Ebenezer NIGHTINGALE (25 November 1759, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 24 October 1823, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Packard
flag  Samuel Oliver PACKARD (11 April 1807, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 18 April 1837, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Skidmore
US Civil War Soldiers flag  William J. SKIDMORE (1840, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 31 May 1864, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)) gravestone

Veazie
flag  John VEAZIE (28 September 1783, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 24 October 1833, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Whiting
flag  E. Edwin WHITING (1836, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - 10 April 1886, Hanover, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 168 ancestors who died in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1913
Frank Porter WATERHOUSE (2 October 1856 - 26 May 1935) & Alice Dunbar BRIGHAM ( - )
married 6 September 1913

1945
Clifford A PAYNE (28 January 1922 - 21 November 1998) & Agnes Marie ANDERSON (29 March 1921 - 16 June 2003)
married 1945

1954
Ronald Cameron "Jake" COOK (20 November 1922 - 14 September 2011) & June Marie HUGHES ( - 1987)
married 17 October 1954
 

Cemeteries in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

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