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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Braintree, Massachusetts, USA? 

Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Braintree was founded on land first colonized in 1625 by Captain Wollaston, and initially named Mount Wollaston. Under the rule of Thomas Morton it was renamed Merry Mount. The area was resettled and incorporated as the town of Braintree, named after the English town of Braintree in 1640, on land which is now part of the current town of Braintree, from which Randolph, Holbrook, the City of Quincy, and part of Milton were split off.
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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station
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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Cochato Club
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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - Thayer Public Library
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Braintree, Massachusetts, USA - 1910 Washington Street, Braintree, Mass.
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

1910 Washington Street, Braintree, Mass.

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Braintree was founded on land first colonized in 1625 by Captain Wollaston, and initially named Mount Wollaston.

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8, BRAINTREE. [Pop. 2,168 Inc.1640.]
Braintree formerly included Quincy and Randolph. The town of Quincy contains the oldest...Read MORE...

1848 - Braintree
This town formerly included Quincy and Randolph, and was at first called Mount Wollaston, and is...Read MORE...

Braintree Massachusetts, 1890
Braintree, one of the most respectable and ancient towns of the State, lies in the northeastern...Read MORE...

1916
Braintree, a post-village of Norfolk co., Mass., in Braintree township (town), on the New York, New ...Read MORE...

Braintree is the site of the infamous 1920 murders that led to the trial of Sacco and Vanzetti.

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 100 ancestors who were born in Braintree, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1643
Henry ADAMS (1610 - 21 February 1676) & Elizabeth PAINE (23 July 1620 - 29 February 1675)
married 17 November 1643

1648
Francis GOULD (abt. 1622 - 27 March 1676) & Rose WHITEHALL? (abt. 1627 - 1679)
married 1648

1650
Joseph ADAMS (9 February 1626 - 6 December 1694 ) & Abigail BAXTER (28 September 1634 - 27 August 1692)
married 26 November 1650

1652
Ferdinando THAYER (18 April 1625 - 28 March 1713) & Huldah HAYWARD (7 October 1636 - 1 September 1690)
married 14 January 1652

1653
Thomas FAXON (11 July 1630 - 25 May 1662) & Deborah THAYER (27 March 1634 - 31 May 1662)
married 11 April 1653

1655
Samuel KINSLEY (1630 - 21 May 1662) & Hannah BRACKETT (4 June 1634 - 3 July 1706)
married abt. 1655

1657
Isaac LEONARD (abt. 1650 - 10 December 1717) & Deliverance AMES (6 December 1653 - )
married 1675
James THORPE (1 April 1636 - 18 September 1691) & Hannah NEWCOMB (15 October 1637 - 10 February 1709)
married 8 November 1657
John BASS (18 September 1630 - 12 September 1716) & Ruth ALDEN (abt. 1637 - 12 October 1674)
married 13 February 1657

1662
John ROCKWOOD (1 December 1641 - ) & Joanna FORD (8 July 1643 - 1724)
married 15 July 1662
Dennis DARLING (abt. 1644 - 25 January 1718) & Hannah FRANCIS (abt. 1642 - aft. 9 March 1713)
married 3 November 1662

1678
Jonathan PADELFORD (13 August 1656 - 1710) & Hannah THAYER (abt. 1640 - abt. 1698)
married abt. 1678

1680
William SAVILLE (17 July 1652 - 1 February 1700) & Deborah FAXON (28 May 1654 - 27 July 1692)
married 1 January 1680

1688
Joseph ADAMS (24 December 1654 - 12 February 1737) & Hannah BASS (22 June 1667 - 24 October 1705)
married 8 February 1688

1692
Ephraim THAYER (17 January 1670 - 15 June 1757) & Sarah BASS (29 March 1672 - 19 August 1751)
married 7 January 1692

1695
Joseph JONES (May 1663 - 18 December 1740) & Lydia NEALE (10 October 1672 - 1719)
married 24 July 1695

1707
Jonathan PADDLEFORD (PADELFORD) (15 March 1679 - 4 August 1747) & Hannah KING (15 April 1681 - 7 August 1754)
married abt. 1707

1716
Benjamin SAVELL (SAVIL) (20 October 1692 - 4 May 1775) & Mary BRIDGE (23 November 1694 - 1 January 1772)
married 10 January 1716

1750
Seth TURNER (7 April 1727 - 29 January 1806) & Rebecca VINTON (15 August 1729 - 22 September 1801)
married 6 December 1750

1784
Samuel Vinton TURNER (29 July 1762 - 22 August 1809) & Abigail WILD (abt. 1766 - 25 November 1848)
married 14 August 1784

1800
Gideon THAYER (7 November 1783 - 23 April 1841) & Jemima VINTON (2 September 1778 - 11 March 1801)
married 24 April 1800
 

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