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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA ? 

Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Marshfield was first established as a separate settlement in 1632 by Edward Winslow, a Mayflower Pilgrim who became a governor of Plymouth Colony. Edward Winslow was the third signatory to the Mayflower Compact. He became a negotiator and diplomat for the Colony in its dealings with the Native Americans and with the British. Edward Winslow established the first church and the first school in the town, near the cemetery which today still bears the Winslow name.wikipedia


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Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA  - Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA

Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA  - The Original Daniel Webster House, 1869, Marshfield, Mass.
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

The Original Daniel Webster House, 1869, Marshfield, Mass.
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA  - Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA  - Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.
Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA

Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.

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1773 - Tea Rock Hill - On this Hill in December 1773 the Staunch Whig Jeremiah Lowe Applied the Torch and Burned the Tea Confiscated by the Patriots from Public and Private Stores in the Town of Marshfield

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12. MARSHFIELD. [Pop. 1,761. Inc. 1641.]
Marshfield belonged to Plymouth till 1640, and was called Rexham.

It is pleasantly...Read MORE...

1867 - The Marshfield Fair was established in 1862 by the South Marshfield Farmer's Club.
Later called the Fairgrounds Association, it was incorporated as the Marshfield Agricultural and...Read MORE...

News  1869 - There is now living in Marshfield, Mass., an aged couple who are enjoying their 75th year of married life. There are both well, and bid fair to celebrate their diamond wedding.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 13, 1869
Marshfield Massachusetts, 1890
Marshfield is a beautiful seaboard town in the northeastern part of Plymouth County, about 30 miles ...Read MORE...

1906
Marshfield, a post-township (town and village) of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles SE. of...Read MORE...

1906 - Reginald Fessenden - First AM Radio Broadcast
Fessenden reported that on the evening of December 24, 1906 (Christmas Eve), he had made the first...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 32 ancestors who died in Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA .
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1639
Nehemiah SMITH (abt. June 1605 - 8 August 1686) & Sarah Ann BOURNE (18 January 1615 - 12 January 1684)
married 21 January 1639

1661
Justus EAMES (29 April 1627 - 1706) & Mehitable CHILLINGWORTH (19 April 1635 - May 1706)
married 2 May 1661

1673
Joseph WATERMAN (1649/50 - 3 January 1712) & Sarah SNOW (June 1651 - 11 September 1741)
married abt. 1673

1698
Daniel THOMAS (20 November 1659 - January 1733) & Experience TILDEN (abt. 1665 - 18 February 1711)
married 26 April 1698
 

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