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Wales, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Wales, Massachusetts, USA? 

Wales, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Wales was first settled in 1726 and was officially incorporated on August 23, 1775, as South Brimfield, a name it kept until February 20, 1828. The town was renamed after James Lawrence Wales, a local benefactor.wikipedia


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Wales, Massachusetts, USA - The Dell Mill (1903)
Wales, Massachusetts, USA

The Dell Mill (1903)
Wales, Massachusetts, USA - Hegan Mill and Street. Wales, Mass.
Wales, Massachusetts, USA

Hegan Mill and Street. Wales, Mass.
Wales, Massachusetts, USA - View of Main Street. Wales, Mass.
Wales, Massachusetts, USA

View of Main Street. Wales, Mass.

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16. WALES. [Pop. 686. Inc. 1762.]
This town, formerly the south part of Brimfield, was named after one of its principal citizens,...Read MORE...

1890 Wales Massachusetts
Wales is a small mountainous town of 853 inhabitants, 166 dwelling-houses, and a valuation of $...Read MORE...

1906
Wales, a post-village in Wales (township) town, Hampden co., Mass., about 22 miles E. by S. of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 39 ancestors who were born in Wales, Massachusetts, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Cutler
flag  Phebe R. CUTLER (1819, Walpole, New Hampshire, USA - 22 November 1871, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Dimick
flag  James DIMICK (1781, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 26 September 1858, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Green
flag  Abigail N. GREEN (1803, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 13 September 1867, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Griggs
flag  Orlando GRIGGS (1792, Union, Connecticut, USA - 8 February 1869, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Hitchcock
flag  Eudocia Melina HITCHCOCK (29 December 1799, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA - 6 August 1870, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Moulton
flag  Needham MOULTON (24 August 1788, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 16 March 1863, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Munger
flag  Seba MUNGER (4 December 1793, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 5 October 1833, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Nelson
flag  Amanda NELSON (1796, Salem, Massachusetts, USA - 25 January 1826, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Reinhardt
flag  Herman E REINHARDT (11 April 1859, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - 19 February 1913, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Robinson
flag  Amariah ROBINSON (22 April 1766, Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA - 23 December 1851, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Stewart
flag  William H. STEWART (1842, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 1 March 1865, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)

Wales
flag  Royal Porter WALES (1806, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 5 May 1868, Wales, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Works
flag  John N. WORKS (1825, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA - 21 June 1872, Wales, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1940
Eugene E ARMSTRONG (13 September 1921 - 26 September 1983) & Charlotte KORCH (27 March 1922 - 26 January 1992)
married 18 October 1940
 

Cemeteries in Wales, Massachusetts, USA

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