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Great Book on Early Watertown, MA

For anyone interested in the dynamics of the early Massachusetts Bay Colony settlers, check out Roger Thompson’s “Divided We Stand:  Watertown, Massachusetts 1630 – 1680” I have just finished reading it and was very impressed with the detail and insight … Continue reading

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Watertown, MA Founder’s Monument

This monument located at 20 Riverside Street in Watertown, MA, lists the original founders of the town including Edward Garfield.

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Will of Edward Garfield

The will and inventory of Edward of Garfield of Watertown, MA, who came to America in 1630.  Edward was born in Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England the on the 28th of July, 1583 to Thomas and Agnes Garfield.  He had three brothers, … Continue reading

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