Anyone with ancestry in or near Stoughton, Massachusetts will be interested in a new web site created by David Lambert. StoughtonHistory.com contains everything from historic maps to biographical and genealogical sketches of local families.
Here is a list of some of the resources available on this free site:
- Online editions of local history of Stoughton "Beyond the Blew-Hills" by John E. Flynn (reproduced with permission from the Stoughton Historical Society)
- Time Line of Stoughton History edited and expanded from "Beyond the Blew Hills"; listing of all known clergy from Stoughton 1726-1955
- Stoughton cemeteries
- Stoughton Veteran's Roll of Honor Memorial to fallen soldiers at Faxon Park (Revolutionary War to Vietnam)
- A complete muster roll of Stoughton's World War I Veterans
- Stoughton Families (Genealogical sketches)
- Stoughton Ancestors WANTED - where you can submit information about your ancestor for the website
- Stoughton's Richest Tax Payers in 1888 who were assessed a rate over $100
- Stoughton Houses built before 1826. Including those now torn down, and those still standing within the boundaries of present day Stoughton; Historic Stoughton Maps
- Stoughton Photographers of the 19th & early 20th Century
- Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Stoughton - List of Past Masters since 1799
- Mt. Zion Royal Arch Chapter of Stoughton - Lists of Past High Priests since 1820
- Stoughton's Odd Fellows Lodge # 72 (I.O.O.F.) since 1845
- Letters from Stoughton in the 19th century.
The information here is mostly transcriptions of original records. All of this is high quality data, as one could expect from David Lambert. He is the Online Genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. He also lives in Stoughton and obviously has a strong interest in the town's history and early families.
You can see all the above data at http://www.StoughtonHistory.com