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City and town of Taunton in Bristol County, Massachusetts.


History

Taunton is one of the first communities where a woman was instrumental in it's founding and the heroic patriots of Taunton raised the Liberty and Union flag on Taunton Green on October 21, 1774 presenting the first patriotic flag to fly in the American colonies.

Migration

Migration routes for early European settlers to and from Taunton, Massachusetts included:[1]

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. WorldCat entry; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

Adjacent towns: Bristol Co.: Berkley | Dighton | Easton | Norton | Raynham | Rehoboth | Plymouth Co.: Lakeville | Middleborough


 

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