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Website Updates:

September 2018
1790 Census, New Bedford
1790 Census, Norton
1790 Census, Raynham

William Augustus Cushman
George Francis Cushman, D.D.
Henry Martyn Dexter, D.D., LL.D.
George Whitefield Hathaway
John Summers Holmes
Eugene William Leach
Hezekiah Danford Perry

Newspaper - Marriages:
Leach - Paige
Young - Nute

August 2018
1790 Census, Attleborough
1790 Census, Berkley
1790 Census, Dartmouth
1790 Census, Dighton
1790 Census, Easton
1790 Census, Freetown
1790 Census, Mansfield
U. S. Massachusetts Military Fatal Casualties of the Korean War
U. S. Massachusetts Military Fatal Casualties of the Vietnam War

July 2018
News-Birthday: Rev. Frederick Upham- - Contributed by Robin Line

January 2018
Death Notices: Charles Cobb, Davis Hawes, Betsey Sampson, Abraham Russel

October 2017
Death Notices from the 1830 Barnstable Patriot:
Samuel Baker ... Mrs. Mary Ball ... J. Bennett ... Mrs. Mary Butts ... John Coggeshall ... Thaddeus Dickens ... Jonathan Haskins ... Mrs. Hannah Lewis ... Abby Loring ... Philip Wing
Marriage Notices from the 1830 Barnstable Patriot:
1830 New Bedford Fire, Grafton Woolen Factory Destroyed by Fire
Death Record:
Rhoda Church

July 2017
Obit: Victoria Berube - Contributed by Robin Line
Death Notice: John Gilmore, Mary Ann Chilcott

Bristol County

Founded June 2, 1685 (from Plymouth Colony)
Named for Bristol, Rhode Island
County Seat: Taunton
Largest city: New Bedford

Street Scene in New Bedford Mass.
Fall of 1940

Cities, Towns and Villages
Acushnet * Acushnet Center * Attleboro * South Attleboro * Berkley * Myricks * Dartmouth * Bliss Corner * Hixville * Smith Mills * Padanaram * Dighton * North Dighton * Easton * North Easton * Five Corners * South Easton * Fairhaven * Fall River * Flint Village * Bowensville * Highlands * Fall River Station * Steep Brook * Globe Village * Freetown * Assonet * East Freetown * Mansfield * Mansfield Center * New Bedford * North Attleborough * North Attleborough Center * Norton * Norton Center * Raynham * Raynham Center * Tracy Corner * North Raynham * Squawbetty * Prattville * Gushee Pond * Pleasantfield * Ramblewood * Rehoboth * Four Corners * Hornbine * Kingmans Corner * North Rehoboth * Pecks Corner * Perrys Corner * Perryville * Rehoboth Village * South Rehoboth * Seekonk * North Seekonk * Somerset * Pottersville * Swansea * Hortonville * Ocean Grove * Taunton * East Taunton * Weir Village * Whittenton Junction * Britannia * North Taunton * Oakland * Westville * Wade's Corner * Whittenton * Westport * North Westport  

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Surrounding Counties
Norfolk County (north)
Plymouth County (northeast)
Newport County, Rhode Island (southwest)
Bristol County, Rhode Island (west)
Providence County, Rhode Island (northwest)

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