Seller: j4jungle (26,781) 99.5%, Location: Missouri, Ships to: US, Item: 320686395433 History of Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut Compiled by Wilmot Crissey A SEARCHABLE reproduction of the original book on CD Originally published by Massachusetts Pub. Co., Everett, MA in 1900 749 pages CONTENTS Chapter I. Connecticut Prior to the Settlement of Norfolk Chapter II. Sale and Settlement of the Town Chapter III. Events of Interest up to the Time of the Revolutionary War Chapter IV. Connecticut's Early Town System Chapter V. How the Original Title to Land Was Obtained Chapter VI. First Town Meeting Chapter VII. Early Customs and Habits Chapter VIII. The Revolutionary War Chapter IX. Rev. Mr. Robbins' Half-Century Sermon Chapter X. Centennial Anniversary in 1844 Chapter XI. Formation of Norfolk Ecclesiastical Society Chapter XII. Rev. Ralph Emerson Chapter XIII. Mrs. Z. P. Grant-Banister Chapter XIV. Building the Meeting House Chapter XV. The Two Villages, The Cemeteries of the Town Chapter XVI. Litchfield County Centennial in 1851 Chapter XVII. Severe Winters and Great Snows Chapter XVIII. Killing a Panther - Treed by a Bear - A Wolf Hunt Chapter XIX. Manufacturing Chapter XX. Norfolk Merchants Chapter XXI. Period Prior to the Civil War Chapter XXII. Highways Chapter XXIII. The Whipping Post, First Post Office, Temperance, Silk, Indian Story, Banks, Prices, Colored People, Banks, Elevations, Singing Schools, Anecdotes, Old Pastorates, Reminiscences Chapter XXIV. Rev. Ammi R. Robbins Chapter XXV. Rev. Joseph Eldridge Chapter XXVI. The Battells Chapter XXVII. Hopestill Welch and Family Chapter XXVIII. Physiography and Geology of the Town Chapter XXIX. Brief Sketches of Early Settlers and Their Descendants Chapter XXX. Church Organs Chapter XXXI. Modern Norfolk, Robbins School, Norfolk Library, Eldridge Gymnasium, Battell Memorial Fountain, The Village Hall, Norfolk Downs, Water Company, Newspapers, Photography, Summer Residents NORFOLK'S NECROLOGY List of Deaths of Male Heads of Families, 1762 to 1846 Record of Deaths of Adults from 1840 to 1900 Town Clerks Town Treasurers Probate Judges First Selectmen List of Representatives and Senators from 1777 to 1900 Appendix SURNAMES LISTED IN THE INDEX Abernathy, Adams, Aiken, Akins, Albro, Allen, Alvergnat, Ames, Andrew, Andros, Andrus, Apley, Arnold, Ashley, Aspinwall, Atkins, Atwood, Austin, Ayres, Babbitt, Bailey, Baker, Balcom, Baldwin, Bale, Ballard, Bancroft, Bandell, Banister, Barber, Barbour, Barden, Bardwell, Barlow, Barnard, Barnes, Barnum, Bassett, Bates, Battell, Battelle, Beach, Beadle, Beardsley, Beckley, Beckwith, Beebe, Beecher, Beers, Bejornsen, Belden, Bell, Bellamy, Benedict, Bennett, Bettis, Betts, Bevens, Bidwell, Bigelow, Bingham, Bird, Birge, Birney, Bishop, 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