Plymouth County MA

Plymouth County MA, located in the southeastern part of Massachusetts, is a region steeped in American history and natural beauty. Established in 1685, the county holds the distinction of being one of the first governmental units in the United States, formed just 65 years after the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620. This area, named after Plymouth, England, serves as a living museum of the early colonial era, featuring landmarks such as Plimoth Plantation and the Mayflower II, replicas of the original settler’s community and their ship. Geographically, Plymouth County is characterized by its varied landscapes that include coastal shorelines, dense forests, and clear ponds, making it a picturesque representation of New England’s charm. The county’s development over the centuries has seen a blend of agricultural, maritime, and industrial growth, reflecting the broader evolution of the region.

Descendants of John Saxton Kent of North Bridgewater, MA

HON. JOHN SAXTON KENT, ex-mayor of the city of Brockton, and one of that city’s leading manufacturers, is as well one of the most enterprising and progressive citizens who have made their way to success in this Commonwealth. Merit commands recognition, and the deserving find doors opening and the way growing plainer as they go […]

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1867 Marshfield Massachusetts Directory

Alden Eben, jr. Clergyman Ames Edwin, farmer Ames Elijah, farmer Ames George, shoemaker Ames Isaac, shoemaker Ames Tilden, farmer Arnold F. P. shoe manufacturer Atwell Charles, soldier Atwell Edwin Atwell Seth, laborer Baker Artemus, shoemaker Baker Benjamin, shoemaker Baker Dwelley, laborer Baker George M. trader Baker Horace E. carpenter Baker .James, farmer Baker James E.

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First two hundred years of the Oldham family in America

Title:  First two hundred years of the Oldham family in America Author:  Eddy, Ruth Story Devereux Publication date:  1939 Publisher:  Self Published; Providence, R.I. Digitizing Sponsor:  Internet Archive Contributor:  Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center Repository: Internet Archive For over 40 years I have known that my grandmother’s grandmother was Betsey Oldham of Hanover, Mass.

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Descendants of Charles Keith of Bridgewater, Massachusetts

For the ancestry of Charles Keith, please see Descendants of Rev. James Keith of Bridgewater, Massachusetts (VI) Charles Keith, son of Benjamin, was born Aug. 8, 1794, and married Dec. 8, 1817, Mehitable Perkins, born March 23, 1795, daughter of Josiah and Anna (Reynolds) Perkins, of North Bridgewater, both of whom were descendants of historic

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Thompson Family of Brockton, MA

Albert Cranston Thompson, a resident of Brockton, Plymouth county, for over forty years, was a citizen of proved worth in business and public life. His influence in both is a permanent factor in the city’s development, a force which dominates the policy of at least one phase of its civil administration, and his memory is cherished by the many with whom he had long sustained commercial and social relations. As the head of an important industrial concern for a period of over thirty years, as chairman for nearly ten years, up to the time of his death, of the sewerage commissioners of Brockton, as president of the Commercial Club, as an active worker in church and social organizations, he had a diversity of interests which brought him into contact with all sorts and conditions of men and broadened his life to an unusual degree. Good will and sympathy characterized his intercourse with all his fellows. As may be judged from his numerous interests and his activity in all he was a man of many accomplishments, of unusual ability, of attractive personality and un-questionable integrity. He was earnest in everything which commanded his attention and zealous in promoting the welfare of any object which appealed to him, and his executive ability and untiring energy made him an ideal worker in the different organizations of every kind with which he was connected. Mr. Thompson was a native of the county in which he passed all his life, having been born Dec. 19, 1843, in Halifax, a descendant of one of the oldest and best known families of that town. The families of Thompson and Fuller were very numerous and prominent in that region, so much so that according to tradition a public speaker once, in opening his address, instead of beginning with the customary “Ladies and Gentlemen” said “Fullers and Thompsons.” So much for their numbers. The line of descent is traced back to early Colonial days.

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Descendants of Lucius Reed, of Abington, Massachusetts

Lucius Reed, of Abington, Mass., was a descendant of (I) William Reade, who came to this country in the vessel “Assurance de Lo” in 1635, fifteen years after the arrival of the “Mayflower,” and settled in Weymouth, Mass. The line is through his son William Reed, who married Esther Thompson, of Middleboro, whose mother was Mary Cooke, daughter of Francis Cooke, who landed in 1620, from the “Mayflower.”

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Historical Leaders of Plymouth County Massachusetts

Incorporated June 2, 1685 – Shire Town – Plymouth. County Officers Judge of Probate and Insolvency, Wm. H. Wood, Middleboro. Register of Probate and Insolvency, Daniel E. Damon, Plymouth. Clerk of Courts, William H. Whitman, Plymouth. Register of Deeds, William S. Danforth, Plymouth County Treasurer, William E. Sever, Plymouth. Overseers of House of Correction William

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Descendants of Davis Snow Packard of Bridgewater, Massachusetts

In the death of Davis Snow Packard, which occurred in Brockton, Mass., July 31, 1900, the city lost one of its foremost citizens as well as one of its most successful manufacturers. Mr. Packard was a native of the town of North Bridgewater, now the city of Brockton, born June 24, 1826, son of Apollos

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Genealogy of Nicholas Baker of Scituate Massachusetts

K155 NICHOLAS BAKER: b. in England, 1610; d. in Scituate, Mass., 1678; St. John’s College, Cambridge, Eng., 1632; M.A. 1635; ordained as a minister in Scituate, and served the Puritan Church there until death; may have married his first wife in Eng.; m. (2), 1663. Samuel: 1628-1714; m. Fear Robinson; m. (2), Abigail (Lathrop) Huntington;

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Walter Woodworth

Walter Woodworth came from Kent Co., England, to Scituate, Mass., 1635. Was assigned the third lot on Kent St., which runs along the ocean front, at the corner of Meeting House Lane, and there he built a house. In that year he owned other land, a tract on the First Herring Brook not far below

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1867 Duxbury Massachusetts Directory

Adams John, farmer Alden Benjamin, auctioneer Alden Henry, laborer Alden Ichabod, laborer Alden James, farmer Alden John, trader Alden John, jr. master mariner Alden Samuel, boat-builder Alden Thomas, farmer Alden William J. deputy sheriff Alden William J. jr. shoemaker Ames Thomas K. shoemaker Armstrong John, shoemaker Arnold Abel C. shoemaker Arnold Gamaliel, shoemaker Arnold Orson

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