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Westport, CT
Posted by: G. Putt (ID *****0466) Date: October 25, 2012 at 10:37:08
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Hi...is there anyone out there from Westport who knows a bit of history there? Family tradition says that my ancestor, William H. Smith, b. 1787 in England, came to Westport around 1800 and engaged in the thread manufacturing business. Haven't found anything on line to help confirm that..are there old mills there - any history on them? Thanks for any help that can be offered.


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