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The History of Redding, Connecticut

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The History of Redding, Connecticut

from its first settlement to the present time : with notes on the Adams, Banks, Barlow, Bartlett, Bartram, Bates, Beach, Benedict, Batts, Burr, Burritt, Burton, Chatfield, Couch, Darling, Fairchild, Foster, Gold, Gorham, Gray, Griffin, Hall, Hawley, Heron, Hill, Hull, Jackson, Lee, Lyon, Lord, Mallory, Meade, Meeker, Merchant, Morehouse, Perry, Platt, Read, Rogers, Rumsey, Sanford, Smith, Stow, and Strong families

  • by Charles Burr Todd (b.1849)
  • published by J. A. Gray Press, New York, 1880
  • published Grafton Press, New York, 1906
  • BYU copy includes:
  • tipped in handwritten correspondence from Mrs. Mary C.S. Bradley to Mr. Charles Burr Todd, concerning mistakes in the Hull family history, dated July 23, 1907
  • tipped in handwritten "Story of Old Aunt Miriam" by Mrs. M.C.S. Bradley dated July 24, 1907
  • tipped in correspondence from Mr. C.S. Bradley to Harold J. Edwards, Rector, Christ Church, Redding Conn., dated Aug 19-29, 1927
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Available online at these locations:

  • (1880) First Edition
  • (1906) Second Edition

Table of Contents

  • Chapter I. Preliminary Settlement - Page 1
  • Chapter II Redding As a Parish - Page 15
  • Chapter III Town History - Page 21
  • Chapter IV Revolutionary History And Incidents - Page 29
  • Chapter V Putnam Camp Ground - Page 45
  • Chapter VI Gen. Parsons And William Heron - Page 58
  • Chapter VII Men of Redding in The Army of The Revolution - Page 63
  • Chapter VIII The Redding Associations And The Loyalists - Page 75
  • Chapter IX The Congregational Church 1729-1906 - Page 83
  • Chapter X Christ Church - Page 93
  • Chapter XI Methodist Episcopal Church - Page 106
  • Chapter XII The Baptist Church in Georgetown - Page 117
  • Chapter XIII The Methodist Protestant Church in Georgetown Now The Congregational - Page 120
  • Chapter XIV History of Schools - Page 122
  • Chapter XV Manufactures - Page 125
  • Chapter XVI The Gilbert Bennett Manufacturing Company - Page 128
  • Chapter XVII Miscellaneous - Page 130
  • Chapter XVIII Redding in The Civil War - Page 138
  • Chapter XIX Biographical - Page 146
  • Chapter XX The Summer Colony - Page 181
  • Chapter XXI The Literary Colony - Page 183
  • Chapter XXII The Redding Institute - Page 187
  • Chapter XXIII Parish Register of The Congregational Church - Page 193
  • Chapter XXIV The Early Families of Redding - Page 222
  • Appendix 1, Representatives in The Legislature - Page 283




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