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Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Waltham, Massachusetts, USA? 

Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Waltham was first settled in 1634 as part of Watertown and was officially incorporated as a separate town in 1738.wikipedia


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Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - Waltham Canoe Club, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Waltham Canoe Club, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - Soldier's Monument and Common, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Soldier's Monument and Common, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - Falls and Moody Street, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Falls and Moody Street, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - St. Mary's Church, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

St. Mary's Church, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - Waltham Watch Factory and Adjacent Parks, Waltham, Mass.
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Waltham Watch Factory and Adjacent Parks, Waltham, Mass.

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

1812 - May 4 - Nine inches of snow fell at Waltham, MA

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1813 - February 23 - 1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Mass

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1816 - July 08 - Frost in Waltham, MA

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8. WALTHAM. [Pop. 2,504. Inc. 1738.]
Waltham was formerly the western part of Watertown.

This town is built on Charles River, ...Read MORE...

1848 - Waltham
This town was incorporated January 4th, 1737-38; previous to this time it was the western precinct...Read MORE...

1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
...In Waltham, the car-house of the Fitchburg Railroad Company, 70 feet in length, was totally...Read MORE...

1854 - October 01 - The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American System of Watch Manufacturing.

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Waltham Massachusetts, 1890
WALTHAM, the " City of Watches," is situated in the southeasterly section of Middlesex County, 10...Read MORE...

Waltham -The Gateway to History


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1906
Waltham, a city of Middlesex co., Mass., is situated on both banks of the Charles River and on the...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Ball
flag   Nathan BALL (27 April 1736, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 29 December 1797, Lee, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Brewer
flag   Fanny BREWER (1780, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 29 June 1875, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Follan
flag   George F. FOLLAN (1863, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 24 February 1886, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA)

Hastings
flag   Susan HASTINGS (1788, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 25 July 1862, Dalton, Massachusetts, USA)

Hewitt
flag   Walter S HEWITT (16 May 1891, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - , )

Livermore
flag   Isaac LIVERMORE (1798, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 8 November 1879, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville))

Mansfield
flag   James MANSFIELD (28 June 1739, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 15 June 1849, Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA)

Moulton
flag   Charles Tilton MOULTON (2 April 1848, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 30 October 1877, Elgin, Illinois, USA)

Sanger
flag   Herbert SANGER (13 May 1845, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 23 June 1889, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Smith
flag   Etta Irene SMITH (08 July 1882, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 2 January 1942, Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Stearns
flag   Lydia STEARNS (1778, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 5 November 1871, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Stetson
flag   Clara A.S STETSON (1823, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 30 March 1878, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Trahan
flag   Bertha TRAHAN (14 April 1905, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 5 July 1976, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Whitney
flag   George H WHITNEY (1827, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 20 April 1874, Dana, Massachusetts, USA*)

Wilson Harrigan Sevigny
flag   Margaret Mary WILSON HARRIGAN SEVIGNY (1-20-1901, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 8-26-1998, Winchester, Massachusetts, USA)

Wyman
flag   George H. WYMAN (1853, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 20 July 1879, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1929
Harold Eldridge JUSTASON (2 June 1906 - 11 August 2001) & Neidre Isabella SMITH (23 October 1907 - 3 January 2000)
married 15 April 1929
 

Cemeteries in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

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