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History of the Town of Westford, in the County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1659-1883

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Published by Morning Mail Co. .
Written in English


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It was composed of History of the Town of Westford of the First Church, who withdrew on account of doctrinal differences, and a few others who were members of churches in other towns, but residents here. Burleigh with list of landmarks According to the United States Census Bureauthe town has a total area in the County of Middlesex This work follows the familiar method of used in the late s of documenting local histories, and includes the following: Information and background on Westford Town History Association; the early history of Westford from settlement to incorporation; town involvement in the Revolutionary War, and extracts from town records spanning the Revolution to ; the War of ; the Civil War, including an alphabetical list of soldiers with dates of service and regiment ; topography; industry and manufacturers; ecclesiastical and educational histories; biographical sketches of significant figures; genealogies of principal Westford families prior to ; military companies and chronologically arranged lists of town officials, marriages, marriage intentions, and births and deaths. Paul Revere's son attended Westford Academy and a bell cast by Revere graces its lobby today. The struggle for separation from the old town began inand lasted fourteen years.

Besides the Sheriff and the two Registers of Deeds, the Middlesex District Attorney, the Middlesex Register of Probate and Massachusetts Middlesex Clerk of Courts which were already part of state government before the abolition of Middlesex County government are all elected countywide to six-year terms. By the s, with the advent of Massachusetts Technology BeltWestford began to act as a suburb for high-tech firms in BurlingtonWoburnand other areas, and later became a center of technology itself. Paul Revere's son attended Westford Academy and a bell cast by Revere graces its lobby today. Citizens from Westford also had some notable involvement in the Revolutionary War. Since the first quarter ofthe Superior Courthouse [8] [9] has been seated in the city of Woburn ; [10] [11] the Sheriff's Office is now administratively seated in the city of Medford and the Cambridge-based County Jail [12] has since been amalgamated with another county jail facility in Billerica.

Since the first quarter ofthe Superior Courthouse [8] [9] has been seated 1659-1883 book the city of Woburn ; [10] [11] the Sheriff's Office is now administratively seated in the city of Medford and the Cambridge-based County Jail [12] has since been amalgamated with another county jail facility in Billerica. Albro, D. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Westford primarily produced graniteapplesand worsted yarn. The Abbot Worsted Company was said to be the first company in the nation to use camel hair for worsted yarns. It was composed of members of the First Church, who withdrew on account of doctrinal differences, and a few others who were members of churches in other towns, but residents here. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.


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This work follows the familiar method of used in Massachusetts late s of documenting local histories, and includes the following: Information and background on Westford Town History Association; the early history of Westford from settlement to incorporation; town involvement in the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts extracts from town records spanning the Revolution to ; the War of ; the Civil War, including an alphabetical list of soldiers with dates of service and regiment ; topography; industry and manufacturers; ecclesiastical and educational histories; biographical sketches of significant figures; genealogies of principal Westford families prior to ; military companies and chronologically arranged lists of town officials, marriages, marriage intentions, and births and deaths.

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It is located in the North-central area of the state. Middlesex County, Massachusetts Record Dates. Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records. Statewide registration for births and deaths started in General compliance year unknown.

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