History of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, from the Grant of Dorchester Canada to the Present Time, 1734-1886: With a Genealogical Register of Ashburnham Families (Google eBook)

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town, 1887 - Ashburnham, Mass - 1022 pages
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"Ebenezer Conant, from Concord, settled probably near and west of Rice Pond. He resided hear in 1763. He was sixty-four yearsof age at that time. With him came his son, Ebenezer Conant, Jr."

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