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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Brookline, Massachusetts, USA? 

Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Brookline was known as the hamlet of Muddy River and was considered a part of Boston until the Town of Brookline was independently incorporated in 1705.
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Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station and Holtzer Cabot Electric Co.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Railroad Station and Holtzer Cabot Electric Co.

"...Holtzer-Cabot Electric Company was started in 1875 in Brookline as the Holtzer Co. Charles W.... Read MORE...
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Free Hospital for Women, from Parkway, Brookline, Mass.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Free Hospital for Women, from Parkway, Brookline, Mass.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - Brookline Public Bath Building, Brookline, Mass.
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

Brookline Public Bath Building, Brookline, Mass.

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News  1838 - FIRE AT BROOKLINE.
On Sunday, between the hours of worship, the house owned and occupied by Capt. Benj. Bradlee, on...Read MORE...

17. BROOKLINE. [Pop. 1,365. Inc. 1705.]
Brookline so called, it is supposed, because separated from Cambridge and Roxbury by Brooks, was...Read MORE...

1848 - Brookline
This town, before its incorporation in 1705, belonged to Boston, from which it was separated by a...Read MORE...

1859
BROOKLINE, a township of Norfolk co., in the state of Massachusetts, 4 m. SW of Boston. It presents ...Read MORE...

News  1888 - The wire works of Morse & Whyte at Brookline, Mass., burned on the 24th. Loss $50,000; covered by insurance.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
December 1, 1888
Brookline Massachusetts, 1890
Brookline is a wealthy and beautiful suburban town on he southwestern side of Boston, lying like a...Read MORE...

News  1900 - MOTORMAN BLAMED.
Justice Drew of Brookline filed with the Clerk of Courts in Dedham yesterday his report of an...Read MORE...

News  1901 - WORKMAN KILLED. Pasquale Paccillo Fell Down an Elevator Well in an Unfinished House on Beaconsfield Terrace.
While working on the third floor of the unfinished Beaconsfield Terraces, in the rear of Marguerite ...Read MORE...

News  1915 - BROOKLINE WOMAN RUN OVER BY CAR Quick Work of Motorman Saves Life of Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy.
Mrs. D. P. Lovejoy, an elderly woman residing at 1589 Beacon street, Brookline, is suffering from...Read MORE...

1916
Brookline, a banking post-township (town) and village of Norfolk co., Mass., is about 3 miles SW,...Read MORE...

1920 - December 19 - 1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Boylston
flag  Susanna BOYLSTON (5 March 1708, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 17 April 1797, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Buckmaster
flag  Sarah BUCKMASTER (1637, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 1690, Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA)

Davis
flag  Michael F. DAVIS (1863, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 8 February 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Egan
flag  Louise Augusta EGAN (31 March 1889, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Holman
flag  Dora HOLMAN (15 December 1887, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 2 February 1919, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)) gravestone

Kennedy
 U.S. President flag  John Fitzgerald KENNEDY (29 May 1917, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 22 November 1963, Dallas, Texas, USA) gravestone

Morse
flag  James MORSE (1815, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 2 October 1897, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Lyman Whitman MORSE (9 November 1822, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 10 April 1885, Newton, Massachusetts, USA)

O'Hearn
flag  Thomas O'HEARN (1868, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 21 March 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Sharp
flag  John SHARP (14 July 1703, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 10 May 1779, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA)

Stedman
flag  Joseph STEDMAN (2 July 1710, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 26 April 1776, Weston, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Watson
flag  Mary WATSON (2 May 1644, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 31 January 1704, Newton, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Benigan
flag  Mary BENIGAN (1852, , Ireland - 16 December 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Brennan
flag  James BRENNAN (1837, , Ireland - 20 March 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Commer
flag  Bridget COMMER (1856, , Ireland - 27 November 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

DAVIS
flag  Michael F. DAVIS (1863, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 8 February 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Devotion
  Edward DEVOTION (abt. 1621, - 21 September 1685, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Edger
flag  John EDGER (1837, , Ireland - 13 July 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Evans
flag  Henry L. EVANS (1863, , New Brunswick, Canada - 28 December 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Flint
flag  Edward A. FLINT (1833, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 23 January 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Freeman
flag  Warren K. FREEMAN (1819, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, USA - 1 December 1897, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Kasparson
flag  Josephina KASPARSON (1854, , Sweden - 23 June 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Kibbe
immigrant flag  Edward KIBBE (11 May 1611, Exeter, Devon, England - 15 August 1661, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Lapprey
  Adeline LAPPREY (1843, - 26 October 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Mccarthy
flag  Timothy MCCARTHY (1851, , Ireland - 15 January 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Morrison
flag  Julia E. MORRISON (1861, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 23 January 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

O'HEARN
flag  Thomas O'HEARN (1868, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA - 21 March 1886, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Palme
flag  Natalie PALME (7/24/1931, East Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 4/2/2015, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Stearns
flag  George M. STEARNS (1831, Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA - 31 December 1894, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA)

Stedman
flag  Thomas STEDMAN (1670, Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1 February 1735, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Trowbridge
flag  Mary TROWBRIDGE (11 June 1670, Newton, Massachusetts, USA - 14 April 1724, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1734
John ADAMS (8 February 1691 - 25 May 1761) & Susanna BOYLSTON (5 March 1708 - 17 April 1797)
married 23 November 1734

1814
George MORSE (1789 - ) & Hannah DARBY (26 April 1789 - 10 March 1874)
married 26 April 1814

1883
Adolphus N MURRAY (abt. 1850 - ) & Lizzie M LINCOLN (abt. 1858 - )
married 14 February 1883
 

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