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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 40 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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