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Rehoboth (MA: Town)



Rehoboth was established in 1643, originally by Walter Palmer (born 1585) and William Sabin, it was incorporated in 1645, one of the earliest Massachusetts towns to do so. Early Rehoboth, known as "Old Rehoboth," included all of what is now Seekonk, Massachusetts, and East Providence, Rhode Island, as well as parts of the nearby communities of Attleboro, North Attleborough, Swansea, and Somerset in Massachusetts, and Barrington, Bristol, Warren, Pawtucket, Cumberland, and Woonsocket in Rhode Island.

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Rehoboth (MA: Town) records

Identifier: MS-57
Date(s): 1772 to 1857

Rehoboth (MA: Town). The collection contains deeds, tax, and selectmen's records of the town. Includes papers relating to the legal career of Christopher Carpenter and genealogical information relating to the Carpenter family of Rehoboth

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