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Historical Sketch of Weymouth

Up to the year 1855

 

Index

Intro - A note from the writer.

Chapter I - Geography.  1622, Weston's Colony.  1634, Pequot War.  1635, Gorge's Settlement. 1635, Hull's Company.  1636, Town Government.

Chapter 2 - 1675, King Philip's War [Indian War].

Chapter 3 - 1775, Revolutionary War.  1776, Declaration of Independence.  1780, Massachusetts State Constitution.

Chapter 4 - 1783, Recovering from war, the procuring of town Government, boundary divisions, growth of industry.  1860, The Rebellion [Civil War].

Chapter 5 - Ecclesiastical history.

Chapter 6 - Churches.

Chapter 7 - Public schools, Newspapers, and libraries.

Chapter 8 - Military organizations.

Chapter 9 - Business Enterprises.  Mills, railroads, turnpikes, telegraphs, banks, manufacturing companies, Ship building, and fish mongering.

Chapter 10 - Ministries.

Chapter 11 - Physicians, Part I, Intro to Howe.

Chapter 11 - Physicians, Part II, Howe to female doctors.

Chapter 12 - Military records. Also, please see the Veteran's link on this website.

 

Appendix A - List of Hull Company.

Appendix B - Indian Deed of Weymouth.

Appendix C - Property division 1636 - 1663.

Appendix D - Personal sketches.

Appendix E - Letter written regarding governmental concerns.

 

 

Weymouth Historical Society, 238 Park Ave, PO Box 56, South Weymouth, Massachusetts 02190

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Founded in 1879

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