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Town Hall

878 Tremont St.
Duxbury, MA 02332

Quick History

Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

7 June 1637: "... Ducksburow shallbecome a towneship, ... and to have the prveledges of a towne..." (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. 1, p. 62.)

Archiac name: Ducksburrow, Green Harbor, Namassakeesett, Mattakeeset

Section/Villages within the town: Ashdod, Captain's Hill, Cedar Crest, Duxbury Beach, Fordsville, Gardnerville, Hall's Corner, Hatchville, Island Creek, Millbrook, North Duxbury, Powder Point, South Duxbury, Tarklin, Tinkertown, West Duxbury

Wikipedia

Boundary Changes [1]

2 March 1641: Bounds established.

3 June 1656: Part called the "Duxburrow New Plantation" established as Bridgewater.

2 March 1658: "Namassakeesett" annexex.

5 March 1661: Certrain tract of land granted to Duxbury and Marshfield.

5 July 1670: Bounds between Duxbury and the "Major's Purchase" established.

5 June 1678: Bounds established. 23 February 1683: Bounds between Duxbury and Marshfield established.

21 March 1712: Part included in the new town of Pembroke.

16 Jun 1726: Part included in the new town of Kingston

14 Jun 1813: Bounds between Duxbury andMarshfield established.

14 April 1857: Part annexed to Kingston.

Neighboring Communities

Kingston | Marshfield | Pembroke | Plymouth |

Resources

Biography

Also see: Genealogy, History

Cemeteries (off page site)

Please see the page, due to length of the list.

Census

  • 1855
  • 1865

Church History and Records

Directories

Dwellings

Genealogy

History

Also see: Biography, Genealogy

Land and Deeds Records

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 613907
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Town Records

Vital Records

  1. Google Book - Vital Records of Duxbury to the Year of 1850.

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].

 

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