Litchfield County CT

Litchfield County CT is the largest and most elevated county in the state. The surface is hilly and in some parts mountainous. The soil is chiefly a gravelly loam, under good cultivation, and very productive of butter, cheese, beef and pork. It abounds in iron ore, which is extensively manufactured. This county contains an area of 885 square miles. This county is watered by numerous ponds; by the beautiful Housatonick, and by many rivers rising in fhe high grounds. The streams give a valuable water power, and flourishing manufacturing establishments are found in almost every town. Litchfield county was incorporated in 1751. It is bounded North by Berkshire County MA, East by Hartford and New Haven counties, South by the counties of New Haven and Fairfield, and West by the state of New York.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Cemeteries

Below is a complete listing of all available online Litchfield County Connecticut cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc. Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. The …

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Clymer, Doris Schnebly – Obituary

Doris Schnebly Clymer, 99, of Issaquah, Washington, died Sunday May 18, 2008 after a short illness. She was born April 3, 1909, in Ellensburg, Washington to Joseph Jay and Elizabeth Barnhart Schnebly. Her early years were spent on the family ranch which was located in the Fairview District, where she attended a one-room schoolhouse. After …

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Bethiah Todd Bartholomew of Plymouth CT

BARTHOLOMEW, Bethiah Todd7, (Bethuel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 1783, died Aug. 1838, married March 10, 1814, Reuben, son of Daniel and Hannah (Sutliff) Bartholomew, who was born March 10, 1784, in Plymouth, Conn., died Sept. 25, 1868. He was a farmer in Plymouth, Conn., in early life until 1812, when he removed …

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Biography of Howard W. Hosford

HOWARD W. HOSFORD, who has risen from humble beginnings to the position of general manager of the Norwood Manufacturing Company, of Florence, a village of Northampton, Massachusetts, has also given of his valued services, technical knowledge and administrative capacity to his home city, having served four consecutive terms twelve years, as a member of the …

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Biography of Sheldon Griswold Catlin

Sheldon Griswold Catlin. A notable figure in the commercial life of the City of Leavenworth was the late Sheldon Griswold Catlin. He was a Yankee, of Connecticut birth and ancestry, and possessed the genius of a typical New Englander for trade. Bulwarking his genius in this direction was a remarkable integrity of character and a …

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Samuel Todd of Plymouth CT

Samuel Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 4, 1741, married Abigail, daughter of William and Abigail (Fredericks) Tuttle, a sister to Hannah Tuttle, who married Samuel Todd’s brother, Edmond. They lived at Todd’s Hollow, in Plymouth, Conn. Children: *313. Oliver, b. Sept. 14, 1771. 314. Samuel, b. March 1, 1774, d. young.

Biographical Sketch of John Whittlesey Walton

Walton, John Whittlesey; merchant and mfgr.; born Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn., Jan. 15, 1845; son of Lucius Clark and Mary Vesta (Whittlesey) Walton; removed in early life to Tallmadge, Summit County, O.; educated, public school and Tallmadge Academy, graduated, 1864, Eastman’s Business College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 6, 1869, L. A. Lyman; issue, …

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