Military Rolls of the Outward Commons: Soldiers of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1730-1840

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The town of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, is located on a tract of land referred to as the Outward Commons. This parcel of land was used as a foraging area for the residents of Springfield until 1685, when it was decided by town meeting to divide the land into lots to be assigned to a group of 125 proprietors. Wilbraham was established in 1763. Like all New England colonial towns, Wilbraham (and its neighbor Hampden) was often called upon to provide soldiers when the safety of the colony was threatened. Despite its small ...

Military Rolls of the Outward Commons: Soldiers of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1730-1840 2014, Heritage Books

ISBN-13: 9780788415418

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